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SYC: Immortal, Invulnerable, and Insane

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Episode 5.13 “Blood Ties” February 06, 2001 Life is challenging these days. Without getting into too many details or waxing too political, let’s just say that every day brings more reason for frustration. It’s often quite … Continue reading

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SYC: Out For a Walk…

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Episode 5.5 “No Place Like Home” October 21, 2000 Are you Team Angel, or Team Spike? (Or, yawn… Team Riley?) I am in the Team Spike camp, with a few reservations. He has no time, skill, or … Continue reading

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SYC: It may SEEM like insanity, but it’s SNOT

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Episode 5.9 “Listening to Fear” First Aired November 28, 2000   This episode was really unsettling. This is the only time a bad guy hits Sunnydale from outerspace – what can Buffy possibly do to combat … Continue reading

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SYC: The Dawn of a New Season

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Episode 5.2 “The Real Me” First Aired October 3, 2000 (Some spoilers – but who hasn’t watched all of Buffy by now, really?!?) It wasn’t the moon landing, or the day Reagan was shot, or the … Continue reading

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Sunnydale Yarn Club

Angel Season 1, Episode 18 “Five by Five” First Aired 04.25.2000 Angel Season 1, Episode 19 “Sanctuary” First Aired 05.02.2000 Faith is on a long journey to maturity and, well, sanity in the Buffy Verse. She takes the long way around, but … Continue reading

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Sunnydale Yarn Club: Father Doesn’t Always Know Best

Angel Season 1, Episode 15 “The Prodigal” First Aired 02.22.2000 Colorway: Daddy Issues     From what I can find on the IntarWebs (so it must be true), Joss Whedon (all hail…) seems to have had a decent relationship with his … Continue reading

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Sunnydale Yarn Club: BDH

Angel Season 1, Episode 9 “Hero” Colorway: Big Damn Hero There are times when I just want to wring Cordelia’s neck. Not because she is stunning, not because she has legs for days, but because she can be absolutely oblivious. Sure, … Continue reading

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