Episode 170 – We All Want the Same Thing

Episodes discussed: BSG 2×11 Resurrection Ship: Part 1 and Angel 3×10 Dad

Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-1:13:10; Angel 1:13:10 to the end

Resurrection Ship: Part 1

Story by Anne Cofell Saunders; Written and Directed by Michael Rymer

The BSG and Pegasus narrowly avoid coming to blows after the discovery of a tempting Cylon target. Discussion points include:

  • Choreographed conflict
  • Cain’s not so high horse
  • Assassination plots
  • Where good Cylons go when they die
  • Baltar bonds with Prisoner Six
  • Cain’s protégé
Dad

Written by David H. Goodman; Directed by Fred Keller

The hotel is under siege as different groups vie for Angel’s baby. Discussion points includes:

  • Everyone fights over Connor
  • Angel reconfirms his commitment to the group
  • Controversial Connor
  • Reconstructing the story
  • Angel’s archive
  • Holtz & Justine

Next time: Buffy 6×11 Gone and BSG 2×12 Resurrection Ship: Part 2.

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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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