Episode 186 – End of Line

Episodes discussed: BSG 3×6 Torn and Angel 3×19 The Price

Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-56:25; Angel 56:25 to the end

Torn

Written by  Anne Cofell Saunders; Directed by Jean de Segonzac

Starbuck and Tigh exacerbate divisions within the BSG crew. Discussion points include:

  • Baltar returns to his imaginative world
  • Quest for the holy land
  • Immersion in the Cylon world: the Final Five, projection, and the Hybrid
  • The Cylon plague
  • Starbuck and Tigh “hold court”
  • Adama’s ultimatum
The Price

Written by David Fury; Directed by Marita Grabiak

Angel’s dark magic creates a series of demonic invasions into the hotel. Discussion points includes:

  • Even more consequences of dark magic
  • Cordy’s priorities
  • Everyone’s attitude toward Wesley
  • Monster without much metaphor
  • Wesley’s reluctance
  • The final reveal

Next time: Buffy 6×18 Entropy and BSG 3×7 A Measure of Salvation.

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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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