Join ReWatchable as we discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 17, “Normal Again,” and Angel season 3, episode 17, “Forgiving.”

Superfans: Caitlin and Maj
Newbies: Brittany and Ariana

Fun Facts:
Ariana has been binge-watching The Crazy Ones, Robin Williams’ last TV show starring Sarah Michelle Gellar! Maj is podcasting from the FUTURE (and we love her for stepping in). Brittany finds out a fun fact about her decision to draft a New England Patriot in the fourth round of her draft each year. Caitlin is ready for fall and Gage went to the park!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 17, “Normal Again”:
-Controversy! Newbies weigh in.
-The concept is all right, but is this the right place and right time for this episode?
-Buffy needs to either live in a fantasy world or a world that seems more grounded in reality.
-Xander smacking needs to happen every season.
-Do the Scoobies feel more like siblings here?
-Brittany is a bad friend.
-Credits are spoilers.
-The bad watcher Olympics.
-The trio is actually… a threat?
-Let’s talk about the writing lamp-shading the writing.
-So, Buffy was committed! News!
-Which is your favorite Joyce: Dead or Zombie?
-Dawn is so out of character.
-“Dawn could have taken out the garbage!”
-Willow and Tara — can they be happy?
-Soap opera trivia!
-International titles
-Favorite Scenes
-Favorite Lines

Angel season 3, episode 17, “Forgiving”:
-Cordelia is still MIA.
-Lilah is pretty great, but she still sucks.
-Angel is also not being very nice.
-He needs to work at being a good person.
-Can Wesley be good at prophecies, or is it a fundamental show problem?
-OR is this an actual point the shows are trying to make?
-Is this too important for Wes to ignore?
-Angel looks like he might forgive Wesley, but nah.
-Favorite Scenes
-Favorite Lines

Listener Feedback:
-WHAT IS THE JAPANESE TITLE FOR “NORMAL AGAIN”?
-Diego Gutierrez writing credit!
-William’s poetry!

Brittany’s Brainstorms/Ariana’s Assumptions:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 18, “Entropy”
Angel season 3, episode 18, “Double or Nothing”

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