Episode 167 – They Will Keep All Peril from You

Episodes discussed: Angel 3×9 Lullaby and BSG 2×8 Final Cut

Time Stamps: Angel 00:00-59:00; BSG 59:00 to the end

Lullaby

Written and Directed by Tim Minear

Darla goes into labor while Holtz comes to get his revenge on Angel. Discussion points include:

  • Holtz’s tragedy
  • The twisted lullaby
  • The cosmic convergence
  • Unpredictable prophecies
  • Darla’s feels
  • The Darth Vader moment
Final Cut

Written by Mark Verheiden; Directed by Robert M. Young

An investigative journalist shoots a documentary about the crew of the BSG. Discussion points includes:

  • Investigative journalism in the fleet
  • Kat’s emotional breakdown
  • Tigh’s downfall
  • Getting to know the secondary characters
  • There are no replacements
  • D’Anna’s respect for humanity

Next time: Buffy 6×9 Smashed and BSG 2×9 Flight of the Phoenix.

About Katherine Sas

Graduate of Messiah College and Signum University with degrees in literature. I'm a student of the imaginative literature, TV, and film, particularly Tolkien and the Inklings, Doctor Who, and the fairy tale tradition.

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