Monthly Archives: September 2018

Episode 250 – Well, That Was a Slap and a Tickle

Episodes discussed: Class 1×8 The Lost and Angel 5×8 Destiny

Time Stamp: Angel starts 1:30:20

The Lost

Written by Patrick Ness; Directed by Julian Holmes

Charlie has to finally decide whether or not to use the Cabinet when the Shadow King returns. Discussion points include:

  • A two-parter with no second part
  • What to expect when Quill’s expecting
  • Love interest Matteusz
  • Pro and anti-Cabinet factions
  • Favorite episodes and Big Finish Continuations
  • April’s fate and the Weeping Angels
Destiny

Written by David Fury & Stephen S. DeKnight; Directed by Skip Schoolnik

Angel and Spike vie for the title of resident champion and hero. Discussion points include:

  • Angel and Spike’s frenemyship
  • Fighting over the girls
  • The notable absence of Wesley
  • Office conflict
  • Lindsey and Eve
  • The Holy Grail (filled with Mountain Dew)

Next time: Angel 5×9 Harm’s Way and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell 1×1 The Friends of English Magic.

Episode 249 – It Comes Down to Trust

Episodes discussed: Angel 5×7 Lineage and Class 1×7 The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did

Linage

Written by Drew Goddard; Directed by Jefferson Kibbee

Wesley’s father comes to Wolfram & Hart. Discussion points include:

  • The One with Wesley’s Dad
  • What are Wes’ mistakes?
  • Angel’s forgiveness
  • Who is Eve, again?
  • Roger Wyndham-Price
  • Fred’s affections
The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did

Written by Patrick Ness; Directed by Wayne Che Yip

We find out where Quill went during the gang’s detention. Discussion points include:

  • Quill’s “chip”
  • Ames’ motivations and interests
  • (Sir) Ballon
  • The Metaphysical Engine
  • Time in the Cabinet
  • Quill’s back again

Next time: Class 1×8 The Lost and Angel 5×8 Destiny.

Episode 248 – Athletes Can Have Brains

Episodes discussed: Class 1×6 Detained and Angel 5×6 The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco

Detained

Written by Patrick Ness; Directed by Wayne Che Yip

Quill gives the gang detention. Discussion points include:

  • Cabin scenario?
  • Why does Quill lock them in?
  • The nature of their prison
  • Telling half-truths
  • The problem of Susan
  • Uncontrolled emotion
Brave-ish Heart

Written and Directed by Jeffrey Bell

Angel wonders if he’s lost passion for his work. Discussion points include:

  • Angel’s disconnect
  • Gunn’s fulfillment
  • Wesley’s sins erased
  • Number Five himself
  • Other candidates for the Prophecy
  • Angel’s passion

Next time: Angel 5×7 Lineage and Class 1×7 The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did.