Episode 159 – You Haven’t Run Far Enough

Episodes discussed: Angel 3×5 Fredless and the BSG Season 1 Recap

Time Stamps: Angel 00:00-48 mins; BSG 48 mins to the end

Fredless

Written by Mere Smith; Directed by Marita Grabiak

When Fred’s parents come looking for her, she has to make a decision about whether to stay or leave. Discussion points include:

  • The Fredisode
  • What is Fred’s “thing”?
  • Fred’s too normal family
  • Running from demons in order to face them
  • Lorne’s pity party
  • Part of the team
BSG Season 1 Recap

We discuss the broader themes and character development of Season 1 of Battlestar Galactica. Discussion points includes:

  • A strong, steady start to the series
  • Assembling a good ensemble
  • The struggle for survival
  • Big picture philosophy
  • Humanizing the other
  • Satisfying resolution

Next time: BSG 2×1 Scattered and Buffy 6×5 Life Serial.

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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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