ReWatchable Episode #220: ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ 6x08, 'Angel' 3x08 - Dominant Soul Genes

Jul 03, 2017, 04:00 PM

Join us as we discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 8, "Tabula Rasa" and Angel season 3, episode 8, "Quickening."

Superfans: Karen and Natalie Newbies: Kristen and Brittany

Fun Facts: "Once More with Feeling"

Brittany, Natalie, and Karen talk about "Once More with Feeling." Brittany never needs to see it again, but thinks it did what it needed to do. The episode is one of Natalie's most watched episodes of television and it is a turning point in the show for her. Karen loves it, but didn't remember it at the start. Also, Kristen is here!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 8, "Tabula Rasa": -Synopsis -A literal loan shark appears! -Giles is leaving and Brittany finally relates to Buffy -Is Giles' decision to leave the right move? -How can this help Buffy? -Willow's arrogance is shown even in her personal pronouns of her sentences -How long was Willow's arc building for the creators? -CAN YOU NOT WILLOW -Tara is gone, what more will it take to get some sense knocked into her? -RANDY AND RUPERT -"Restless" callback! -Would Spike remember to be on the side of good? -Anya and Giles are a shockingly great couple -Xander and Willow... not so much anymore -Buffy gets knocked down...and does not get up again -Spike and Buffy TROLL Angel -Where are we on the Buffy and Spike spectrum? -Willow and Tara break up (YAY, but also BOO) -Favorite Scenes -Favorite Lines


Now back to the episode...

Angel season 3, episode 8, "Quickening": -Synopsis -Important correction, ANGELUS killed a baby -Is Holtz a good villain? -Dominant soul genes -How did Wolfram and Hart not know about this vampire baby? -Does Darla change when she finds out it's a human child? -Brittany solves the entire baby plot -They don't even have an RV! -Everyone has baggage, these guys have Nyazian scrolls -We are in serialization mode and since that's the case, we don't have much to talk about -Favorite Scenes -Favorite Lines

Listener Feedback: -The Cordy and Angel joy is spreading! -Could Angel actually be affected by Billy? -We have some different opinions on Spike's "Once More with Feeling" performance!

Brittany's Brainstorms/Kristen's Kontemplations:

–Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 9, "Smashed" –Angel season 3, episode 9, "Lullaby"

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