Episodes discussed: Angel 4×15 Orpheus and the 2016 Doctor Who Christmas Special The Return of Doctor Mysterio
Time Stamps: Angel 00:00-1:17:00; DW 1:17:00 to the end
Written by Mere Smith; Directed by Terrence O’Hara
Faith journeys through Angel’s subconscious in order to save him from Angelus. Discussion points include:
- Fred calls in the big guns
- Willow and Wes compare darknesses
- Cordy’s desperation
- Angel’s psyche
- Shouldn’t it be Morpheus?
The Return of Doctor Mysterio
Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Ed Bazalgette
The Doctor befriends a little boy who accidentally becomes a superhero. Discussion points includes:
- Two years later (or is it twenty-four?)…
- What’s so great about superheroes?
- Comics and cartoonishness
- Family values
- What’s up with Nardole?
- The escape from loneliness
Next time:DW 10×1 The Pilot and Buffy 7×17 Lies My Parents Told Me.