Episode 160 – Completely Without Focus

Episodes discussed: BSG 2×1 Scattered and Buffy 6×5 Life Serial

Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-1:23:15; Buffy 1:28:15 to the end

Scattered

Written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle; Directed by Michael Rymer

In the aftermath of Adama’s shooting, the BSG loses the rest of the fleet. Discussion points include:

  • The oldest 30 year olds ever
  • Adama and Tigh’s one-way relationship
  • Kelly’s resistance and Gaeta’s ingenuity
  • Tigh’s leadership
  • #nevertigh
  • Incompetent leadership on Kobol
Life Serial

Written by David Fury & Jane Espenson; Directed by Nick Marck

The Trio decide to have a contest to see who can harass Buffy the most effectively. Discussion points includes:

  • Buffy’s long-term life goals
  • Geeky villains
  • Harassment of Buffy
  • Stuck in retail hell
  • Playing for kittens
  • Giles’ uncertain status

Next time: Angel 3×6 Billy and BSG 2×2 Valley of Darkness.

 

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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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