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Old June 28th 10, 02:17   #211
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The Nazi demons were in "Hero," right? You're really blasting along at season one of Angel. I'm glad you seem to be enjoying it, given your previously expressed boredom/annoyance with the character Angel.
Well as I hinted at before, I'm spending the day at home. I'm also kinda doing other stuff like winning the out of print gold CD of Creedence Clearwater Revival's Willy & the Poor Boys on ebay, using the down-time to actually add fabric softener to my laundry which I usually forget, email apologies to various women, etc. This is why I compared it to a procedural show- it makes good "background" TV.

As for Angel himself, he was annoying on Buffy because of the romance emotional crap that the actor just wasn't as good at. There's almost none of that here- he's pretty much just kicking ass, and he's very good at that.

Of course there was Buffy's visit, and I'll admit I got a little swept up in all that drama, and how one remembers the perfect day and the other doesn't (thus cleverly not effecting the action for Buffy-only viewers).

Also, you know what's awesome? Cordelia's chest. Sorry, I know that's crass, but the costume deparment insist on these tight sweaters and half-shirts.
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Old June 28th 10, 02:38   #212
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Also, you know what's awesome? Cordelia's chest. Sorry, I know that's crass, but the costume deparment insist on these tight sweaters and half-shirts.
Just you wait until the last three episodes of season two.
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Old June 28th 10, 11:05   #213
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Also, you know what's awesome? Cordelia's chest. Sorry, I know that's crass, but the costume deparment insist on these tight sweaters and half-shirts.
Why the hell are you apologising for that? Cordelia's chest was by far the best thing about season 1 of Angel.
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Old June 29th 10, 03:21   #214
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Professer-Commander Walsh's turn on Buffy was both illogical and poorly planned.

I actually like Riley a lot- not necessarily as a personality, but for his role on the show, as a contrast to Buffy's style of being a hero. And I'm a sucker for stories about military types in moral peril.

Right now the most interesting mystery became why Willow's witch partner (and probable future romantic partner) sabotaged the demon-finding spell.

Anya has Oz-hair.
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Old June 29th 10, 03:56   #215
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Professer-Commander Walsh's turn on Buffy was both illogical and poorly planned.
Walsh has a certain obession with Riley and she didn't like how much Riley likes Buffy.

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You won't find out why until next season.
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Old June 29th 10, 22:30   #216
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The idea of bringing Faith in the mix right when all the other stuff with Frankenstein and the army guys is hitting its highest conflict mode is an inspired move. In terms of pure plot development, it's my favorite idea in the whole series.

My favorite specific scene that Faith-in-Buffy had was the altercation with Spike. Can't wait to see the consequences of that.

And also it was nice to finally see what else the Watcher's Council had up their sleeves besides wimpy British stereotypes in libraries.
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Old June 29th 10, 23:31   #217
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So, you're most recent Buffy was the Faith's return two parter? Did you catch all the way up on Angel to alternate between Buffy and Angel? If not, don't watch Buffy's "The Yoko Factor" until after you watch Angel's "Five By Five" and "Sanctuary."
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Old June 30th 10, 00:16   #218
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So, you're most recent Buffy was the Faith's return two parter? Did you catch all the way up on Angel to alternate between Buffy and Angel? If not, don't watch Buffy's "The Yoko Factor" until after you watch Angel's "Five By Five" and "Sanctuary."
Yeah- and my other Angel download, the one for the complete series, just finished, so I can watch whatever I want in whatever order, so I'm gonna try alternating tonight. It also means I won't have to switch the audio channel from German to English periodically.
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Old June 30th 10, 20:01   #219
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When I watch serialized TV shows I really really like being fucked with. Go ahead, TV, confuse me, stun me, make go "huh? lol!"

Opening an episode with Buffy & Friends seeking help from Jonathan the eternal loser and putting him in the credits was genius.

The only minor quibble was that they went so overboard with everyone's worship of him that it was easy to guess that it was a spell real early into the ep. But the fact that they were simultaneously able to advance the various story lines while doing this gimmick was inspired.

And then they did a really lame episode where they attack both sexually active people and puritanical types. This show's attitude on sexuality is really disturbing to me.
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That Buffy-Riley sex romp episode -- "Were The Wild Things Are" -- was written specifically so that Buffy wouldn't have much to do in the episode as SMG was a might bit busy filming something else at the same time. I find it to be a rather uninteresting episode.
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