Buffy 2: Halloween: A simple Twilight
Zone kind of episode, but it was cool change to see the cast out of
Buffy 3: The Wish/Doppelgangland: The Wish was one of what felt like one of the many episodes that didn't necessarily progress the story at all gave an interesting look at an alternate universe. But what amazed me was the second use of that universe 7 episodes later in Doppelgangland. I wasn't expecting to look into that ever again.
Angel 1: Hero : one that took me by surprise in the way of the plot. And the call back at the end of the episode to the video they record towards the beginning was really emotional. An excellent episode for the short lived character Doyle.
Buffy 4: Hush: anytime the plot changes
the feeling of the show I'm relieved. By removing voices and speech,
a higher emphasis on score gave this an interesting feel.
Angel 2: Through the looking Glass: being in another dimension, the score changed to fit with the semi renaissance setting. Plus Fred was introduced.
Buffy 5: The Gift: This seasons finale felt like it had the largest build up to pay off. Ever sense the reveal of Dawn's true self in the 5 episode this season ramped up to a rather dramatic finish.
Angel 3: Sleep Tight: this season was
hard to pick one because mostly its all blended together in my mind
but this episode has a lot going on and the plot takes a sharp turn in this one.
Buffy 6: Seeing Red: I tried hard to
not pick “Once More, with Feeling” because I think that's the
most re-watchable being the musical episode. But I've gone with
Seeing red due to the plot, some very serious issues develop in this
episode and it ends with a bang.
Angel 4: Spin the Bottle: this again is one of those “change it up a bit” episodes and it may be the funniest episode of Angel and for some reason I found myself laughing hardest at something simple like Wesley falling down the stairs, cause if you look he totally starts laughing himself before he says his next line. I feel the need to watch this one with the commentary someday.
Buffy 7: It's hard to pick a single
episode because I watched this in such a quick succession but
“Lessons” the first episode has a favorite moment of mine. The
First comes and takes the form of all of the past villains and I
thought that was an awesome way to demonstrate the First while
recapping/fan serving at the same time. And the series finale was a rather quick closure to the series but it leaves enough to make you want more.
Angel 5: Smile Time/Not Fade Away. I chose two because these episodes are polar opposites. Smile Time is a good last comedic episode right before everything gets rather serious. Not Fade Away was a seriously solid way to end the series, it had its emotional bits and it built up to a stinger of an ending.
Now that I'm done with these shows I know I'll eventually proceed to the continuing comics while slowly filling out wiki pages on screened, but I need a break because it's been been almost nothing but Buffy and Angel for a couple weeks now. I seriously encourage anyone else to sit though these, they are well worth the investment.