This week on Buffy and the Art of Story – Wild At Heart (Season 4 Episode 6 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer), where Willow notices Oz noticing someone else, and he learns more about his inner wolf. This podcast episode looks at:
(1) An intertwined plot and subplot; (2) whether the antagonist is always the bad guy; (3) escalating conflict and the next worst thing; and (4) is the theme here what the writers think it is?
Spoiler-free, except at the end (with plenty of warning).
Next Up: The Initiative (S4 E7)
Last Episode: Beer Bad (S4 E5)
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