Welcome to I Missed It, the podcast where we watch a show or film that one of us wanted to watch again and the other one missed. We also take a hard look at whether or not the show would be made in today's culture and how different it would have to be.
Join us first for one of Brittany's favorites, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
July 28th, 2020 | 39 mins 45 secs
Ryan watches an incredibly intricate episode with a convincing twist and a brilliant, individual acting performance. Brittany is bored on the rewatch.
Discussion Points Include: Incredible Storytelling With Low Rewatch Value. , Editing Out the Dark Moments, A Simple Favor Fancast, Ken Forley Fancast, The Evolution of the Throw-Away Line, Xander is always eating something, Show Your Sadness By Wearing Oversized Clothing, Giles’ Duffel Bag, Rules for Slayers, Book Cracker Buffy, Giles Gets Shot
July 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
It's a two-parter, so we watched them both and made 1 big episode! We also meet a new slayer.
Discussion Points Include: Willy the Snitch, Scooby Gang name-drop, Ice Time, Principal Snyder rips Xander a new one, Poor Buffy episode release schedule, Inconsistent Slayer Lore, Portrayal of Minorities, How to Restrain a Vampire, and Can Vampires Run Through Walls?
July 14th, 2020 | 24 mins 11 secs
We get Giles plot! Ryan is delighted, but Brittany is less than impressed.
Discussion Points Include: Are The Buffy Episodes out of order?, Giles’ Peephole, Demon Flashbacks, Vampire Doctors, Michael Earl Reed, and David Boreanaz’s Acting Chops
July 7th, 2020 | 39 mins 54 secs
We watch what turns out to be Ryan's favorite episode to date.
Discussion Points Include: The Buffy Writer’s Room, Buffy reboot?, Willow’s Bedroom, ‘The Grudge’ fancast, Vampires speak dolphin, Angel is a Bossy Cow, Spike’s Range of Emotions, Drusilla is Ophelia
June 30th, 2020 | 46 mins 34 secs
Spike and Drusilla are back! Plot exists! This episode reminds us all why Buffy can be so good.
Discussion Points Include: Ryan’s Bad Captain Holt impression, Trick-Or-Treating Traditions, Xander the good friend, The W-Files, SMG can’t do accents, Giles Got Backstory, Permanent Character Growth?
June 23rd, 2020 | 24 mins 58 secs
This is a Bad One. Not only is the writing poor, but the entire episode is problematic.
Discussion Points Include: PROBLEMS, PROBLEMS, and PROBLEMS. Also the Cordelia Kidnap Count, Why Can't Angel Talk to Girls?, Angel/Buffy vs. Edward/Bella, and Poorly Engraved Gravestones
June 16th, 2020 | 27 mins 13 secs
Another mediocre Buffyverse filler-episode, except for a cameo introduction of a very important character that Brittany is very excited to see.
Discussion Points Include: Seth Green, Not Good Not Bad Just Meh, My Stepmother is an Alien fancast, The Gil Birmingham fancast, Cultural Portrayal in the 1990s, Lip Gloss Problems, and Cross-Country Hockey Fandom.
June 9th, 2020 | 41 mins 10 secs
angel, dracula reboot, prop, school
Every show about high school students has to have an episode where those students get trapped in the school. Turns out, this one's pretty good.
Discussion Points Include: Ryan’s bad Angel Impression, Secret Draculas, David Boreanaz as Batman, Hair so big you can hide your stakes, a Buffy Reboot, and Bad Prop Purses.
June 2nd, 2020 | 26 mins 13 secs
Ryan and Brittany watch Joss Wheedon attempt to fit every Teen Movie Plot Ever (tm) into a single episode.
Discussion Points Include: Angel's Wingtips, Buffy's need for a weather forecast, Giles' stutter, and the continuation of the Cordelia Kidnap Count.
May 26th, 2020 | 45 mins 52 secs
Ryan and Brittany return to Buffy for season 2, and Buffy has a real Joan Collins 'tude about coming back to school.
We don't know what that means either, but it's in the episode.
Discussion Points include: Critical Comparison of David Boreanaz and Taylor Lautner, The need for true triple threats, The Cordelia Kidnap Count (tm), Using a tree as a stake, and the incredible career of Principal Snyder.
Also, special shout-out to friend of the show, Darren Criss.
May 19th, 2020 | 45 mins 22 secs
We take a break from vampires for a good old-fashioned palette cleanse. With Zombies.
Discussion points include: The evolution of the zombie film, the tv show iZombie, incredible camerawork, A+ writing, and the similarities between a zombie outbreak and a global pandemic.
May 12th, 2020 | 31 mins 38 secs
We watch the season 1 finale! Buffy finally faces down Voldemort, and it's very important that she's in a white dress. Like, incredibly important.
Discussion points include: Buffy's dress, Unexplained powers, Voldemort's master plan, and what we have in store for season 2.