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OMWF - Episode 11 - Prophecy Girl

May 30th, 2017

The Watchers gatherered for the Buffy Season One finale, Prophecy Girl.

 

Buffy doesn’t want to be Xander’s date to the dance and Willow doesn’t want to be Xander’s consolation prize. Buffy overhears Angel and Giles discussing the prophecy that she’s going to die. Cordelia is earning points towards her Slayerette badge. And we have thoughts about all of this.

Also, never ever use Xander’s CPR technique. It’s bad.

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Written by: Joss Whedon

Air date: June 2, 1997

 

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OMWF - Episode 10 - Out of Mind, Out of Sight

May 23rd, 2017

The watchers gathered for Out of Mind, Out of Sight, a story about a girl so overlooked at Sunnydale that she became invisible. And then started hunting people.

Even the Watcher’s loyal hound Maddox had opinions about this episode.

 

 

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Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Reza Badiyi

Written by: Joss Whedon (story). Ashley Gable, Thomas A. Swyden (teleplay)

Air date: May 19, 1997

 

Have a great summer!

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OMWF - Episode 9 - Nightmares

May 16th, 2017

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This episode contains some discussion of violence towards a child.

The watchers gathered for Nightmares, where Sunnydale's nightmares are becoming real. The watchers discuss our own nightmares and the particular nightmares of the Scoobies.

Also, coulrophobia is totally a real thing, you guys.

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OMWF - Episode 8 - The Puppet Show

May 9th, 2017

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The watchers gathered for The Puppet Show. Someone killed the ballerina, and Sunnydale staff is just so done with dead students.

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Who's the bad guy? Is it the creepy puppet? His owner? The scary new ferengi principal? Or one of the other talentless talent show entrants Gile's has been forced to corral?

IMDB Full Synopsis

Director: Ellen S. Pressman

Writer: Rob Des Hotel, Dean Batali

Air Date: May 5, 1997

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OMWF - Episode 7 - I, Robot

April 25th, 2017

"Do you love me?" - Moloch

The watchers gathered to watch Willow get catfished by an ancient demon trapped in a book then released into the terrifying wilds of 1997's internet.

This episode introduced Miss Calendar - the technopagan - as the computer teacher and Gile's love interest.

In addition to the episode, we talk about wardrobe (our own and the show), that Xander is growing into the character we remember loving, the BS book v computer debate and the BS 'dangers of the internet' theme that kept popping up in the 90's.

 

 

IMDB Full Synopsis

Directed by: Stephen L. Posey

Written by: Ashley Gable & Thomas A. Swyden

Airdate: April 28, 1997

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OMWF - Episode 6 - Angel

April 18th, 2017

 Angel and Joyce

The Watchers gathered for Angel - the mythology episode that revealed Angel's vampiric truth. 

We discuss racial slurs, proper semi-automatic pistol firing technique, Hamilton (but, c'mon. I mean... we always discuss Hamilton), 90's fashion (another thing we always do), Problematic Xander is problematic, why Angel doesn't tell Buffy that Darla has permission to come into her house, and how it's hard to take Neidermeyer seriously as the Master (spoiler - it's cause he's Neidermeyer)

 

Darla looking all cute in her schoolgirl outfit.

 

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Cause I'm a creep...

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OMWF - Episode 5 - The Pack

April 11th, 2017

Xander got hot all of a sudden. 

 

We talk about the attraction of bad boys, the non-benefits of forgetting, and whether lines where crossed by Xander.

Willow is still smart, Buffy is kind, and when not possessed by an evil hyena spirit, Xander is good.

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OMWF - Ep 4 - Never Kill a Boy on the First Date

April 4th, 2017

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"The Five will die, and from their ashes the Anointed shall rise."

...but in the meantime, Buffy has a date and none of the men in her life are OK with it.

Conversation topics include Sunnydale High's dress code, which Hogwart's houses the Scooby Gang would belong to, which Hogwart's houses the Watchers would belong to, remaining friends after a break up, and whether Owen should have just joined up with the Scooby Gang.

Also, we should really learn to listen to each other more and be good allies and people worthy of having an ally.

 

Also, SMG is super short.

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OMWF - Episode 3 - Teacher’s Pet

March 28th, 2017

The Watchers discuss Teacher's Pet. A new teacher comes in to teach biology, and she plans to teach Xander a LOT about biology. In this episode the Watchers discuss the difficulties of being a teenager, including the stigma attached to virginity, Angel's bizarre devotion to being cryptic, The Jacket, and a lot of talk about Xander's character.

Ms. French and Xander

Also in this episode - it's super important to listen to each other. The more you know...

This is super inappropriate

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OMWF - Episode 2 - The Witch

March 21st, 2017

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Buffy wants to be a cheerleader, but there's a witch in her way.

Introduces the character of Amy, who will be influential throughout the series.

Xander continues to be a teenage boy, Cordilia continues to be the queen of Sunnydale High, even while blind, and Willow continues to be a quiet badass.

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