Episode 172 – Maybe It’s Just Her Time

Episodes discussed: BSG 2×13 Epiphanies and Angel 3×11 Birthday

Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-1:13:00; Angel 1:13:00

Epiphanies

Written by Joel Anderson Thompson; Directed by Rod Hardy

As Roslin’s cancer starts killing her, she wrestles with what to do with Sharon and Helo’s baby. Discussion points include:

  • Roslin’s condition
  • “Damned odd” blood
  • Baltar’s revelation
  • Personal, private, and political
  • Cylon sympathizers
  • Taking scripture literally
Birthday

Written by Mere Smith; Directed by Michael Grossman

On Cordy’s birthday she is confronted with a choice about her visions. Discussion points includes:

  • Not experimental enough
  • Cordy’s condition
  • The Powers That Be get proactive
  • The mechanics of vision transferal
  • Angel’s love for Cordy
  • Cordy chooses a path

Next time: Angel 3×12 Provider and BSG 2×14 Black Market.

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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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