Episode 157 – I Wake Up in the Morning and Wonder Who I Am

Episodes discussed: Angel 3×4 Carpe Noctem and BSG 1×12 Kobol’s Last Gleaming: Part 1

Time Stamps: Angel 00:00-44:35; BSG 44:35 to the end

Carpe Noctem

Written by Scott Murphy; Directed by James A. Contner

Angel switches bodies with an old dude. Discussion points include:

  • A rather thin monster of the week
  • Letting Angel act out of character
  • Fred’s idea of a deep person
  • Humor at Wesley’s expense
  • Infighting at Wolfram & Hart
  • “Reunion”

Link to the Buffy comic Reunion published by Dark Horse.

Kobol’s Last Gleaming: Part 1

Written by Ronald D. Moore, Story by David Eick; Directed by Michael Rymer

Roslin and Adama disagree on the next course of action. Discussion points includes:

  • The metaphorical prologue
  • The Adamas (not) sparring
  • Crashdown crashes down
  • Roslin becomes a true believer
  • Polite disagreement
  • Baltar’s new low

Next time: BSG 1×13 Kobol’s Last Gleaming: Part 2 and Buffy 6×04 Flooded.

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About Katherine Sas

I graduated from Messiah College in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature. I'm a student of all things arts and humanities, in particular Tolkien, the Inklings, and the fantastic and imaginative tradition in storytelling.

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