Episode 177 – Here’s Me Basking in the Love

Episodes discussed: Buffy 6×14 Older and Far Away and BSG 2×18 Downloaded

Time Stamps: Buffy 00:00-57:40; BSG 57:40 to the end

Older and Far Away

Written by Drew Z. Greenberg; Directed by Michael Gershman

A wish of Dawn’s goes disastrously awry. Discussion points include:

  • Older and farther than what?
  • Flavors of vengeance demons
  • William and Cecily
  • Patronizing Dawn
  • Normal vs special
  • Tara and Willow starting to reconcile
Downloaded

Written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle; Directed by Jeff Woolnough

The second lives of Caprica Six and Boomer are explored. Discussion points includes:

  • Caprica Six and Head Baltar
  • “We’re alive”
  • Is this Three D’Anna?
  • Boomer’s humanity
  • The power of love
  • Revolutionary thinking

Next time: BSG 2×19 Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 1 and Angel 3×14 Couplet.

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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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