Episode 262 – I Didn’t Come Back to be a Monster

Episodes discussed: The Fades Episode 5 and Angel 5×20 The Girl in Question

Time Stamp: Angel starts 1:02:12

The Fades Episode 5

Written by Jack Thorne; Directed by Tom Shankland

The town evacuates as the Fades take over. Discussion points include:

  • Accelerated storytelling
  • The passage of time
  • Why are the Fades so angry?
  • Paul’s obliterating power
  • Neil targets Mac
  • Sarah and Neil
The Girl in Question

Written by Steven S. DeKnight & Drew Goddard; Directed by David Greenwalt

Angel and Spike track Buffy to Rome. Discussion points include:

  • Spike and Angel’s adventures in Italy
  • The Immortal
  • The retcon
  • Suave Andrew
  • Wolfram & Hart, Rome
  • Illyria plays Fred

Next time: Angel 5×21 Power Play and The Fades Episode 6.

About Katherine Sas

Graduate of Messiah College and Signum University with degrees in literature. I'm a student of the imaginative literature, TV, and film, particularly Tolkien and the Inklings, Doctor Who, and the fairy tale tradition.

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