Episode 173 – Not All Good Deeds and Happy Endings

Episodes discussed: Angel 3×12 Provider and BSG 2×14 Black Market

Time Stamps: Angel 00:00-48:08; BSG 48:08 to the end

Provider

Written by Scott Murphy; Directed by Bill Norton

Angel becomes the voice of fiscal practicality while Cordy focuses on the mission. Discussion points include:

  • Security vs. mission
  • Favoring the rich
  • The ambiguously gay duo
  • Wes & Gunn provide a service
  • Fred’s good head
  • Justine passes the test
Black Market

Written by Mark Verheiden; Written by James Head

Lee is assigned to investigate the growing power of the fleet’s seedy underbelly. Discussion points includes:

  • The not-free market
  • Phelan’s omnipotence
  • Lee’s companion
  • Girls of the past and future
  • Trying too hard not to care
  • Laying out the rules

Next time: BSG x215 Scar and Buffy 6×12 Doublemeat Palace.

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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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