Angel

Season 3 Episode 19

The Price

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Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Apr 29, 2002 on The WB
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  • The in the snowglobe ep

    5.0
    THE PRICE



    The Good;

    Very much an 'in the bottle episode'. Do like Fred drinking the snowglobe.



    The Bad;

    I think the Schlucks (or however you spell it) are deeply stupid, this doesn't really work for me



    Best line:

    Cordy; "We have a pool?"



    Jeez, how did they get away with that?

    The poor guy crumbling. Also Lilah's assertion that when a co-worker at WR&H pats you on the back you should check to feel for the knife.



    Apocalypses: 5



    Angel Cliches

    Inverting the Hollywood cliche;

    In disguise; 8



    DB get's his shirt off; 12



    Cordy's tatt; 10



    Cheap Angel; 9



    Fang Gang in bondage:

    Cordy: 5

    Angel: 11

    Wes: 6

    Gunn; 4

    Lorne; 3

    Fred; 2



    Fang gang knocked out:

    Cordy: 11

    Angel: 14

    Wes: 5

    Doyle; 1

    Gunn; 1

    Lorne; 3



    Kills:

    Cordy: 5 vamps, 3 demons

    Angel; 39 vamps, 57 and 1/2 demons, 7 humans

    Doyle; 1 vamp

    Wes; 12 demons+3 vamps, 2 humans

    Kate; 3 vamps

    Faith; 16 vamps, 6 demons, 3 humans.

    Gunn; 10 vamps+ 11 demons.

    Groo; 1 demon

    Fred; 1 vamp



    Fang Gang go evil:

    Cordy: 2

    Angel: 2

    Gunn; 1

    Wes; 1



    Alternate Fang Gang: schluck possessed Fred

    Cordy: 2

    Angel: 8

    Fred; 1



    Characters killed: the poor guy who get's dusted

    46



    Recurring characters killed;

    8;



    Total number of Angel Investigations: Wes makes his first moves towards returning back to the fold

    6, Angel, Cordy, Gunn, Fred, Lorne and Groo



    Angel Investigations shot:

    Angel: 11

    Wes; 1



    Packing heat;

    Wes; 6

    Doyle; 1

    Angel; 2

    Gunn; 1



    Notches on Fang Gang bedpost:

    Cordy: 4 ?+Wilson/Hacksaw Beast+Phantom Dennis+Groo

    Angel: 5; Buffy, Darla and The Transcending Furies

    Wes; 2; Virginia and the bleached blonde

    Gunn; 1 Fred

    Fred; 1 Gunn

    Groo; 1Cordy



    Kinky dinky:

    Depending on how much you're into the Alien mythology you could interpret the Schlucks possessing Fred and the guy as metaphorical rape. CC describes Groo as 'sexy, well-built, go-all-night'



    Captain Subtext;

    Groo starting to pick up on CC's feelings for Angel.



    Know the face, different character; 4



    Parking garages;

    5,



    Buffy characters on Angel; 16

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



    Questions and observations;

    Drawing from Alien, Invasion of the Bodysnatchers and The Thing a great deal. Our first appearance of grown up Connor for good or ill. Love Lilah's tarantula, once asked Stephanie Romanov at a convention did she have a problem with that scene but she said no, they're 'furry like a kitten'? Groo's mother was called Pomegranate? 'Puppy-dog' is how CC describes the Groo and how she described Jesse in the first ep of Buffy. Gunn once again demonstrates his loathing of creepy-crawlies. 'Thaunmogenisis' is also the term used for the demon created when Buffy was ressurected. Love Lorne's hat. Note when Fred drinks from from the snowglobe she cuts her lip a little. Powerful scene between Gunn and Wes. First real signs of CC's greater power. Lorne uses the traditional Buffyverse line "Standing right here".

    Marks out of 10; 5/10 not one of my favourites





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