Episodes discussed: Angel 3×15 Loyalty and BSG 2×20 Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2.
Time Stamps: Angel 00:00-1:07:38; BSG 1:07:38 to the end
Written by Mere Smith; Directed by James A. Contner
Wesley struggles with what to do after the revelation of the prophecy about Angel and Connor. Discussion points include:
- Cordy’s conspicuous absence
- Wesley’s burdens
- A false sense of security
- Who is the father?
- Wesley starts to snap
- Dreadful surrealism
Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2
Written by Anne Cofell Saunders & Mark Verheiden; Directed by Michael Rymer
Election Day arrives and produces seismic results for the Fleet. Discussion points includes:
- Bookending the story with occupations
- Ambiguous relationships and reconciliations
- Rigging the election
- Gaeta dooms them all with good intentions
- In bed with the enemy
- One year later…
Next time: BSG Season 2 Recap and Buffy 6×15 As You Were.