Episode 174 – A Taste for Nuggets

Episodes discussed: BSG 2×15 Scar and Buffy 6×12 Doublemeat Palace

Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-1:02:00; Buffy 1:02:00 to the end

Scar

Written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle; Directed by Michael Nankin

Starbuck, Kat, and the rest of the pilots go head to head with the fiercest and deadliest Cylon raider. Discussion points include:

  • Dead-end jobs
  • Kat goes from nugget to lifer
  • Starbuck’s new perspective
  • Following the structure
  • Starbuck and her Mini Me
  • The final roll call
Doublemeat Palace

Written by Jane Espenson; Written by Nick Marck

Buffy gets a job at the local fast food chain. Discussion points includes:

  • The Trio’s varying degrees of evil
  • Buffy becomes a productive member of society
  • The regulars
  • The deep, dark veggie secret
  • Halfrek stirs the pot
  • The convenience of magic

Next time: Angel 3×13 Waiting in the Wings and BSG 2×16 Sacrifice.

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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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