Episodes discussed: BSG 2×9 Flight of the Phoenix and Buffy 6×9 Smashed
Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-1:01:20; Buffy 1:01:20 to the end
Flight of the Phoenix
Written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle; Directed by Michael Nankin
While the CIC crew try to eliminate a computer virus which has infected the BSG, Chief Tyrol leads the deck crew in a project to raise everyone’s spirits. Discussion points include:
- Snapping under pressure
- Helo ostracized
- Sharon’s humanity
- The Chief’s passion project
- Telling them what they need to hear
- Tyrol and Sharon save the day
Written by Drew Z. Greenberg; Directed by Turi Meyer
When Amy is turned back into a human she and Willow start experimenting more heavily with magic. Discussion points includes:
- Intuitive magic
- Willow unleashed!
- Where is everybody?
- Buffy and Spike’s relationship escalates
- Watch out for the responsible ones
- Buffy a demon?
Next time: Buffy 6×10 Wrecked and BSG 2×10 Pegasus.