Episode 169 – I’m Done Being Your Whipping Boy

Episodes discussed: Buffy 6×10 Wrecked and BSG 2×10 Pegasus

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

Wrecked

Written by Marti Noxon; Directed by David Solomon

Buffy and Willow’s lives deteriorate as they pursue their different addictions. Discussion points include:

  • The slippery slope of addiction
  • The Sorites Paradox
  • Standing on the precipice
  • Willow breaks down while Buffy functions
  • Too sharp of a decline?
  • Can they stick to it?
Pegasus

Written by Anne Cofell Saunders; Directed by Michael Rymer

The BSG runs into another colonial battlestar which escaped the Cylon genocide. Discussion points includes:

  • Coming together and falling apart
  • The Bizarro BSG
  • Getting help from the other side
  • Military law divorced from civilian morality
  • The Cylon POW’s
  • Cain vs. Adama

Next time: BSG 2×111 Resurrection Ship: Part 1 and Angel 3×10 Dad.

 

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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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