Episode 225 – We’re Caught in the Middle of a Maelstrom

Episodes discussed: Angel 4×13 Salvage and the BSG Season 4 Series Recap

Salvage

Written by David Fury; Directed by Jefferson Kibbee

Wesley recruits a new ally to help him capture Angelus. Discussion points include:

  • Head Lilah
  • Wesley’s development
  • Connor’s anti-magical stance
  • Saving Angel with Faith
  • Cordy’s pregnancy
The Battlestar Galactica Season 4 & Series Recap

We discuss our favorite episodes of Season 4 as well as the broader themes and character development across the series. Discussion points includes:

  • End of series acclaim
  • Good fathers and absent fathers
  • The “frak Earth” period
  • The real climax of BSG?
  • Revisiting the mission statement
  • Putting the opera back in space opera
  • Spinoffs, prequels, sequels, and reboots
  • Guillermo Adama

You can read BSG’s Mission Statement and Series Bible, written by Ron Moore, here.

Next time: BSG’s TV movie The Plan and Angel 4×14 Release.

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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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