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    ___Mr_Nasty___

    [101]Jun 11, 2009
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    joxerlives wrote:
    His plan is pretty stupid, surely after a while someone will notice and pull the plug? And won't the time freeze affect the demons too? And won't the time freeze stop the electricity thus disrupting the process?


    1) Uh, no because time will be frozen.

    2) Uh, yes. That's what they want.

    3) Uh, no because time will be frozen.
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    TwistedConverse

    [102]Jun 11, 2009
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    This episode is complete rubbish and one of the worst of the entire show IMO.
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    ___Mr_Nasty___

    [103]Jun 11, 2009
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    Has it's moments. I say 5/10.
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    joxerlives

    [104]Jun 11, 2009
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    ___Mr_Nasty___ wrote:
    joxerlives wrote:
    His plan is pretty stupid, surely after a while someone will notice and pull the plug? And won't the time freeze affect the demons too? And won't the time freeze stop the electricity thus disrupting the process?
    1) Uh, no because time will be frozen. 2) Uh, yes. That's what they want. 3) Uh, no because time will be frozen.

    1. Gene only intended to freeze himself and his girl, he had no idea the effect would spill out and it wouldn't have except for the demons

    2. I thought the demons wanted rid of humanity but as we see this would affect them too

    3. If the machines that Gene is using to generate the field are frozen in time then how can they keep generating it?

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    joxerlives wrote:
    1. Gene only intended to freeze himself and his girl, he had no idea the effect would spill out and it wouldn't have except for the demons 2. I thought the demons wanted rid of humanity but as we see this would affect them too 3. If the machines that Gene is using to generate the field are frozen in time then how can they keep generating it?


    Ah well, fair enough on number 1 since his plan didn't involve the part where the demons freeze everything.

    2. Well, they wanted to bring about the end of days or something didn't they? I guess they didn't want to go on either. Whatever the case, it was part of their plan.

    3. Well if the machine and everything else was frozen in time then it wouldn't need to generate any more electricity because time wouldn't be moving forward anymore. I guess what you're meaning is that it seems like poor science to assume the bubble could continue to grow after it's power supply had been frozen. I'd put that down to bad sci-fi writing rather than a stupid plan on Gene's plan. Especially since as you say he didn't intend for the source to be frozen in the first place.
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    Jon_MW_14

    [106]Jun 11, 2009
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    TwistedConverse wrote:
    This episode is complete rubbish and one of the worst of the entire show IMO.

    I agree.
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    joxerlives

    [107]Jun 12, 2009
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    I think Happy Anniversary is a necessary ep to get Angel back on track. And come on, Wes and co as Agatha Christie is great

    THIN DEAD LINE

    The Good;

    Excellent ep, lovely to see Anne again, good story, especially like the Jackson/Gunn confrontation. Also a nice little role for the desk sergeant.

    The Bad;

    Could this really all happen without anyone knowing about it? Or should I ask without anyone caring? Doesn't anyone hear the gunshots in the police station?

    Best line:

    Angel; "I just killed a cop"

    Kate; (looking around the police station) "I wouldn't say that in here no matter how immortal you think you are"

    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    Once again man's (or should that be zombie's?) inhumanity to man always more disturbing than the supernatural.

    Apocalypses: 5

    Angel Cliches

    Damsel in distress; 17

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    In disguise; 8

    DB get's his shirt off; 11

    Cordy's tattoo; oh yeah, we see it at the siege at the refuge

    4

    Cheap Angel;

    6

    Fang Gang in bondage:
    Cordy: 5
    Angel: 8
    Wes: 3

    Fang gang knocked out:Wes passes out after being shot
    Cordy: 10
    Angel: 12
    Wes: 6
    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Kills:
    Cordy: 5 vamps, 1½ demons
    Angel; 22 vamps, 31 and 1/2 demons, 3 humans and 1 zombie
    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 1 demon

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 5 vamps+ 2 demons.

    Fang Gang go evil:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 2

    Alternate Fang Gang:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 6

    Characters killed:

    30

    Recurring characters killed;

    4;

    Total number of Angel Investigations: 3/1?
    4, Angel, Cordy, Wes and Gunn

    Angel Investigations shot: yes, Wes by the zombie cop
    Angel: 10

    Wes; 1

    Packing heat;

    Wes; 2

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 1

    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost:
    Cordy: 2 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast
    Angel: 1;Buffy

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Kinky dinky:

    No time for that

    Captain Subtext;

    Or that!

    Know the face, different character; 2

    Parking garages;

    5,

    Guantanamo Bay;

    Merle moves and I don't blame him. The whole thing is one big discussion of The End Justifies the Means, the police Captain uses vigilante methods to eradicate the crime in his area but at what cost? Angel is happy to give the area back to the Jackson's of the world because that's human trouble rather than supernatural.

    Buffy characters on Angel; 14

    Wetherby, Collins and Smith. Angel, Cordy, Oz, Spike, Buffy, Wes, Faith, Darla, Dru, Master, Anne

    Questions and observations;

    Nice mislead, you think Anne is going to Angel but instead she goes to Gunn. Gunn himself starts to feel removed from his old gang. Angel and Kate seem to have restored their working relationship after the Shroud of Rashamon. Love the Cordy's clothes gag. The whole ep is reminiscent of the old Maniac Cop horror film series (which also featured a vigilante zombie cop ressurected through voodo) with hints of Night of the Living Dead, Magnum Force and Assault on Precinct 13 (the original, forget the remake even if it has Gay Byrne)

    Marks out of 10; 7/10, enjoyable but a step outside the arc.

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    TwistedConverse

    [108]Jun 12, 2009
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    I like this episode and agree with your rating for once . It's not a great episode but still good and enjoyable.
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    joxerlives

    [109]Jun 13, 2009
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    REPRISE

    The Good;

    Hell of a shock when Darla makes the Angel/Darla shish kebab. Good scenes at WR&H and the Darla/Lindsey stuff is great.

    The Bad;

    How come Angel can sense Darla at the Hyperion but not when she's evesdropping on him and Denver?

    Best line:

    Lilah; "Stake the bitca!"

    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    One of the WR&H employees pulls their child out of daycare as a sacrifice? Killing the mom and her family is horrible! Kate's suicide attempt also ain't nice.

    Apocalypses: 5

    Angel Cliches

    Damsel in distress; 17

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    In disguise; 8

    DB get's his shirt off; at the end Darla rips it off

    12

    Cordy's tattoo;4

    Cheap Angel;

    6

    Fang Gang in bondage:
    Cordy: 5
    Angel: 9
    Wes: 3

    Fang gang knocked out:
    Cordy: 10
    Angel: 12
    Wes: 5
    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Lorne; 1

    Kills:
    Cordy: 5 vamps, 1½ demons
    Angel; 22 vamps, 31 and 1/2 demons, 3 humans
    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 1 demon

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 5 vamps+ 2 demons.

    Fang Gang go evil:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 2

    Alternate Fang Gang:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 6

    Characters killed: Denver plus the family

    35

    Recurring characters killed; byebye Denver

    5;

    Total number of Angel Investigations: 3/1
    4, Angel, Cordy, Wes and Gunn

    Angel Investigations shot:
    Angel: 10

    Wes; 1

    Packing heat;

    Wes; 2

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 1

    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost: Angel and Darla and how!
    Cordy: 2 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast
    Angel: 2; Buffy and Darla

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Kinky dinky:

    The Claimac demons apparently 'raped' the villages of man in addition to laying them waste. Speaking of which Angel 'taking' Darla at the end is about as close to rape as you'll ever see from a heroic character on TV. Their foreplay is him chucking her through a glass door!

    Captain Subtext;

    Know the face, different character; 2

    Parking garages;

    5,

    Guantanamo Bay;

    Buffy characters on Angel; 14

    Wetherby, Collins and Smith. Angel, Cordy, Oz, Spike, Buffy, Wes, Faith, Darla, Dru, Master, Anne

    Questions and observations;

    Why no commentary on all these great eps? Why do people sacrifice goats? They're the nicest animals out but they always seem to be associated with evil. Must have been fun to have them on the set that day. David Fury of course is one of the sacrificers. First mention of Lilah's mum. Lorne doesn't like Lloyd Webber, not even 'Memory'? Wes and Virginia breaking up, awwwww! Cordy remarks she has no friends in LA, I guess she didn't keep up with the girls from 'Expecting' or 'She' (you'd think being knocked up against their will by a demonic entity and ending up in his breeding hot tub together would have bound them closer?). Darla with the glove rather reminds me of the old TV series Witchblade. Last appearance of Holland, not a nice guy but a great character. He's right of course, supernatural evil depends on human weakness. Poor Kate!

    Marks out of 10; 9/10, truly great

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    TwistedConverse

    [110]Jun 13, 2009
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    I love this episode . Especially the elevator scene "If there wasn't evil in all these people ... they wouldn't be people. They'd all be angels" I love that line.
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    joxerlives

    [111]Jun 15, 2009
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    EPIPHANY

    The Good;

    All of it, just magnificent, especially love the Lindsey/Angel fight and the truck crashing through the window.

    The Bad;

    Anyone?

    Best line:

    Gunn; "So what, you had a epiphany? Just wake up and bang?"

    Angel; "Sort of the other way around"

    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    Even though it's just plastic you wince when Angel smashes Lindsey's hand

    Apocalypses: 5

    Angel Cliches

    Damsel in distress; 18 Cordy this time around

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    We all expect Angel to lose his soul but he doesn't only Buffy can do that to him

    In disguise; 8

    DB get's his shirt off; still off from last week so yes

    12

    Cordy's tattoo;4

    Cheap Angel;

    6

    Fang Gang in bondage: Wes and Gunn at the house
    Cordy: 5
    Angel: 9
    Wes: 4

    Gunn; 1

    Fang gang knocked out: Cordy post-impregnation
    Cordy: 11
    Angel: 12
    Wes: 5
    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Lorne; 1

    Kills: 1 demon for Angel and one for Wes
    Cordy: 5 vamps, 1½ demons
    Angel; 22 vamps, 32 and 1/2 demons, 3 humans
    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 2 demon

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 5 vamps+ 2 demons.

    Fang Gang go evil:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 2

    Alternate Fang Gang:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 6

    Characters killed:

    35

    Recurring characters killed;

    5;

    Total number of Angel Investigations:
    4, Angel, Cordy, Wes and Gunn

    Angel Investigations shot:
    Angel: 10

    Wes; 1

    Packing heat; Wes for the third time with his shotgun

    Wes; 3

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 1

    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost:
    Cordy: 2 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast
    Angel: 2; Buffy and Darla

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Kinky dinky:

    Darla and Angel have sex three times. Darla considers herself very good in the sack as she's been doing it for 400years and used to be a professional. She asks Angel was she "Not good?" which is exactly what Buffy says in Innocence. Lorne suggests that Angel give Darla cab fare (I had a friend who always said that if a guy does that/cooks you breakfast afterwards it made you a prostitute. Strangely she is now an unmarried mother). On that topic Cordy impregnated by a demon against her will for the second time. And we always thought Xander was the demon magnet?

    Captain Subtext;

    Apparently the way to tell Angel and Angelus apart is that Angelus wears leather pants? Keith Topping suggests that at the end of the ep Lindsey is 'struggling with his sexuality' but I'm not so sure?

    Know the face, different character; 2

    Parking garages;

    5,

    Guantanamo Bay;

    Buffy characters on Angel; 14

    Wetherby, Collins and Smith. Angel, Cordy, Oz, Spike, Buffy, Wes, Faith, Darla, Dru, Master, Anne

    Questions and observations;

    The PTB decide to save Kate, well you would, wouldn't you? How much do I love Lindsey as a lonely drunken teenage buck with a pink carnation, pick up truck, cowboy boots and sledgehammer? Angel uses the 70s term 'pad', well he was about back then, a groovy cat if there ever was one. Angel smashing Lindsey's hand is SUCH a powerful moment, even when you know it's plastic it still makes you wince. Goodbye to Kate who leaves LA, changes her identity and becomes a district attorney in New York before returning to Angel in season 6. Angels observation that if it all means nothing then the smallest act of kindness means everything is just wonderful. Lovely ending too with Cordy being caught by Angel, the gang is back together.

    Marks out of 10; 10/10

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    TwistedConverse

    [112]Jun 15, 2009
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    Great episode, not the best of the season but still awesome. I give it a 9/10.
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    ___Mr_Nasty___

    [113]Jun 15, 2009
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    Yeah Epiphany is great!

    I like the bit where Wes is all toppling over it's like

    Gunn: Whoa, don't fall over dude!
    Wes: I can't help it man, I'm not well.
    Gunn: How's we gonna fight demons when you're all falling over all the time?
    Wes: I dunno but maybe I could fall on one of them?
    Gunn: You're falling over again already and we're still in the garden, dude!
    Wes:
    Gunn: Let's go and hopefully Angel will come save us.
    Wes: Good plan, stupid guy. Let's do it!

    Then they get caught and Angel saves them. Just like they planned!!
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    Jon_MW_14

    [114]Jun 15, 2009
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    Epiphany is awesome! I give it a 9/10.
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    joxerlives

    [115]Jun 16, 2009
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    DISHARMONY

    The Good;

    Wes and co take delight in humiliating Angel and it is funny as hell. All the Harmony stuff is excellent.

    The Bad;

    Understandably a lightweight ep, Cordy pretty much in denial throughout, she needs a friend and wants to believe she can trust Harmony. Harmony says that there are over 100 vamps in the theatre but they seem to almost all flee at the sight of the 5 strong AI team?

    Best line:

    Gunn "I say nuh and uh"

    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    The all you can eat vamp buffet

    Apocalypses: 5

    Angel Cliches

    Damsel in distress; 18

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    In disguise; 8

    DB get's his shirt off; 12

    Cordy's tattoo; yep, definitely as CC stands up.

    5

    Cheap Angel;

    6

    Fang Gang in bondage:
    Cordy: 5
    Angel: 9
    Wes: 4

    Gunn; 1

    Fang gang knocked out:
    Cordy: 10
    Angel: 12
    Wes: 5
    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Lorne; 1

    Kills: 4 vamps for Angel, 2 for Gunn
    Cordy: 5 vamps, 1½ demons
    Angel; 26 vamps, 32 and 1/2 demons, 3 humans
    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 2 demon

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 7 vamps+ 2 demons.

    Fang Gang go evil:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 2

    Alternate Fang Gang:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 6

    Characters killed:

    35

    Recurring characters killed;

    5;

    Total number of Angel Investigations:
    4, Angel, Cordy, Wes and Gunn

    Angel Investigations shot:
    Angel: 10

    Wes; 1

    Packing heat;

    Wes; 2

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 1

    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost:
    Cordy: 2 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast
    Angel: 1;Buffy

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Kinky dinky:

    Harmony is so cute in her babydoll nightie. Her ode to the joys of human blood seems to even tempt Angel. Gunn also seems beguiled by Harm and vice versa until he discovers she's a vampire

    Captain Subtext;

    Lesbian subtext between Cordy and Harmony and then more explicit lesbian text between Cordy and Willow, CC not aware of Will's relationship with Tara up until this point. The cult leader wants to turn Wes and Gunn and eat Cordy suggesting women aren't really his thing. Cordy praises Angel as having a 'gay man's taste in clothes'.

    Know the face, different character; 2

    Parking garages;

    5,

    Guantanamo Bay;

    Buffy characters on Angel; add Willow and Harmony so 16

    Wetherby, Collins and Smith. Angel, Cordy, Oz, Spike, Buffy, Wes, Faith, Darla, Dru, Master, Anne, Willow, Harmony

    Questions and observations;

    Cordy's jacket makes her look like a Prussian Hussar or something. Interesting to see Wes and Angel silently vie for the leadership role. Now I know an awful lot of people hate this ep with a vengence but I think it's great, Harmony is such a breath of fresh air, a nice light ep after the intensity of the Darla arc. Love Wes' Xena moment, "Kill'em all!"

    Marks out of 10; 8/10

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    TwistedConverse

    [116]Jun 16, 2009
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    I love this episode, I find it pretty hilarious. Harmony ruining Wes' book and then saying "It's not like I ruined a new one then is it?" cracks me up.
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    Jon_MW_14

    [117]Jun 16, 2009
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    I love this episode too!
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    joxerlives

    [118]Jun 23, 2009
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    DEAD END

    The Good;

    Well if you like gross horror concepts this one's for you! A very nice end to the Lindsey story arc (for now) and some good humour about corporations and how they work. Very clever scene where we see around Lindsey's apartment with all the little features showing his life with 1 hand.

    The Bad;

    When Lindsey shoots up the boardroom where the heck are WR+H's crack security team who always seem to turn up on every other occasion?

    Best line:

    Lindsey "Stop it evil hand!"

    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    Eye stabbing anyone? Or living organ donors? Plus Angel garrotting the parole officer.

    Apocalypses: 5

    Angel Cliches

    Damsel in distress; 18

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    In disguise; 8

    DB get's his shirt off; 12

    Cordy's tattoo;

    Her green top shows it to great advantage so 6

    Cheap Angel;

    6

    Fang Gang in bondage:
    Cordy: 5
    Angel: 9
    Wes: 4

    Gunn; 1

    Fang gang knocked out:
    Cordy: 10
    Angel: 12
    Wes: 5
    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Kills:
    Cordy: 5 vamps, 1½ demons
    Angel; 26 vamps, 32 and 1/2 demons, 3 humans
    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 2 demon

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 7 vamps+ 2 demons.

    Fang Gang go evil:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 2

    Alternate Fang Gang:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 6

    Characters killed: Lindsey's donor

    36

    Recurring characters killed;

    5;

    Total number of Angel Investigations:
    4, Angel, Cordy, Wes and Gunn

    Angel Investigations shot: Angel by the parole officer.
    Angel: 11

    Wes; 1

    Packing heat;

    Wes; 3

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 1

    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost:
    Cordy: 2 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast
    Angel: 1;Buffy

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Kinky dinky:

    Of course this being LA even the organ donors are insanely pretty. Lindsey pinches Lilah on the way out, well you would, wouldn't you?

    Captain Subtext;

    Angel seems to yearn for the parole officers 'butterfat'? (Yuck!)

    Know the face, different character; 2

    Parking garages;

    5,

    Guantanamo Bay;

    Buffy characters on Angel; 16

    Wetherby, Collins and Smith. Angel, Cordy, Oz, Spike, Buffy, Wes, Faith, Darla, Dru, Master, Anne, Harmony, Willow

    Questions and observations;

    Once again Wes and Angel subtly compete for leadership. Love Wes delegating Angel to help Cordy. Lilah suffers a death of the thousand cuts, constantly humiliated by Lindsey, treated as a secretary by Lindsey's client. No offence to Christian Kane but I really don't think he's that good as a singer. Kate is sorely missed by AI who now have to pay an outside contractor. Poor Cordy, the visions really starting to take their toll. Interestingly Angel warns Lindsey to never come back and Lindsey warns Angel never to play WR&H's game. NEITHER listens to each other's advice.

    Marks out of 10; 8/10 great stuff and the last we'll see off Lindsey for 3 whole seasons.

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    TwistedConverse

    [119]Jun 23, 2009
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    I like this episode and I remember being extremely happy that Lindsey left .
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    joxerlives

    [120]Jun 24, 2009
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    Because you liked him or because you didn't?

    BELONGING

    The Good;

    Very clever opening with the mirror in the resteraunt. The scene with Angel on the false beach is also great and all the stuff between Lorne (aka Krevlorneswath of the Deathwok clan) and his cousin "Again ,NOT a coward!"

    The Bad;

    Awful to see Cordy humiliated by the director, CC a veteran of loads of commercials in real life, I wonder if this was an experience she had? As Angel says, I thought demon violence was impossible in Caritas.

    Best line:

    Rondell "We been waiting on you for months, bro"

    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    The poor guys whom the Drakken eats

    Apocalypses: 5

    Angel Cliches

    Damsel in distress; the girl the Drakken takes as food 19

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    In disguise; 8

    DB get's his shirt off; 12

    Cordy's tattoo; 6, they actually go to great lengths not to show it during the commercial shoot.

    Cheap Angel; 7

    Treats the gang to a fancy dinner but insists on getting his money's worth. Says he's not cheap just old.

    Fang Gang in bondage:
    Cordy: 5
    Angel: 9
    Wes: 4

    Gunn; 1

    Fang gang knocked out:
    Cordy: 10
    Angel: 12
    Wes: 5
    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Lorne; 1

    Kills: Wes kills the Haclaar, Angel kills the Drakken
    Cordy: 5 vamps, 1½ demons
    Angel; 26 vamps, 33 and 1/2 demons, 3 humans
    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 3 demons

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 7 vamps+ 2 demons.

    Fang Gang go evil:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 2

    Alternate Fang Gang:
    Cordy: 2
    Angel: 6

    Characters killed: 2 guys by the Drakken

    37

    Recurring characters killed; Gunn's friend George

    6;

    Total number of Angel Investigations:
    4, Angel, Cordy, Wes and Gunn

    Angel Investigations shot:
    Angel: 11

    Wes; 1

    Packing heat; Gunn suggests using a flamethrower against the demon, we've seen a member of his gang use one in War Zone

    Wes; 3

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 1

    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost:
    Cordy: 2 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast
    Angel: 2; Buffy and Darla

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Kinky dinky:

    Angel remembers when you could get a tavern wench for a few bob (presumably when he was Liam the drunken whoring layabout rather than Angelus). Needless to say Cordy looks incredible in her seashell bikini as indeed does her gorgeous blonde co-star who seems quite smitten with Angel and very taken aback that he doesn't notice her considerable charms on display. When Angel relates the description of Cordy's bikini to Gunn and Wes they seem very interested (still think of CC sexually?). And check out Angel fondling his axe as he tells them. Apparently Haclaar beasts feed and mate at the same time.

    Captain Subtext;

    Cordy describes Fred as pretty. Lorne says he used to chat up the senoritas at the bar when the other Pylean men were out hunting once again painting him as bi.

    Know the face, different character; 2

    Parking garages;

    5,

    Guantanamo Bay;

    Buffy characters on Angel; 16

    Wetherby, Collins and Smith. Angel, Cordy, Oz, Spike, Buffy, Wes, Faith, Darla, Dru, Master, Anne, Willow and Harmony

    Questions and observations;

    Wes phones home, when we see his dad in 'Lineage' we understand this conversation better. Lorne performs an excellent version of Stevie Wonders 'Superstition', Andy Hallet's second best song on the show in my opinion. Fred for the first time. Love the way the librarian rationalises Lorne's appearance. He refers to Harry Potter, I don't know if it's deliberate but Wes the sorcerer has a little zigzag scar on his forehead throughout the ep.

    Marks out of 10; 6/10 ok ep but not brilliant, promises much to come

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