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Restless: Trippy, Dippy...writer on mushrooms?

Discussion in 'Season 4' started by Anyanka Bunny Killer, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. Anyanka Bunny Killer

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    Black Thorn
    Great episode, yes. But wow, it was almost psychedelic. I had to watch it a few times before it sank in.

    The cheese man was brilliant lunacy. And Joyce living in a wall..."A mouse is playing with my knees." :D

    George Hertzberger is GORGEOUS without the Adam make-up. My God.
     
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    I'm definitely the minority but I don't count this as one of my favourite episodes - not even a favourite in the season. I just found it a bit annoying. I'm rewatching it tomorrow though so maybe I'll change my mind.

    And YES completely agree with the Adam comment!
     
    Fuffy Baith: Rewatch it and let us know if you still feel the same.
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    I love it. I love the focus on the core four and the surreal quality to it all- like the sets all blending together
    Plus Oz and Snyder! I just wish they could've had all the cameos that were originally planned.
     
    Anyanka Bunny Killer: Snyder was all Apocalypse Now in this episode. lol
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    Lol. Well it is set in dreams. They tend to be trippy and not make sense. But what I like about Restless is that just because it's a dream doesn't mean it's all nonsense. Each character's insecurities and identities are explored through the dream like elements, which I think are cool.

    Haha. Even with the Adam makeup I could tell that he was good looking underneath. lol. And I really like Adam in that scene, so I don't blame the actor for why Adam didn't work.
     
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    Oooo what other cameos were planned?
     
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    Oz! I wish Cordelia would have been in the classroom scene too in Willow's dream. Since Cordy use to pick on her. But I do like Oz and Tara flirting a bit.
     
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    Same - I think the actor himself was very believable and Adam was consistent as a character.
     
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    Faith and Angel- since both of them had already done crossover stuff.
    They were both going to be in Buffy's dream- something to do with the First slayer, so it would make sense that Faith would be there. :)
     
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    Jenny was supposed to be in Giles' dream instead of Olivia.
     
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    I would have looooooooved it if Faith showed up in Buffy's dream. It would have made a lot of sense. God dang.
     
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    Yea I think I heard Angel was suppose to have Tara's part in Buffy's dream. Did not know Faith was supposed to show up. That would have been great! And would make sense with the Slayer Dreams they share. Jenny would have been great too instead of Olivia, we just didn't spend enough time with her and Giles to really care.
     
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    Currently watching it now and listening to Joss' commentary. I'm enjoying it more with Joss explaining the decisions. Also - how cute is Buffy when she smiles at the pocket watch?!

    With the scene in the sandbox when Buffy calls Xander brother - why do they have that stare moment for ages?
     
    Fuffy Baith: I really need to get the DVDs so I can listen to the commentary!
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    I'm doing that right now! Very entertaining and informative.
     
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    Reading some opinions of this episode (not necessarily the ones in this thread, just in general), some people must have boring straight-laced dreams because for me this was a perfect depiction of what dreams are like.
     
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    I liked the dreams in there . You could see some parts of them you would never see before .
    I liked how Xander keep thinking of sex in his dream . Also I loved how at the end of Willow dream
    we saw her in the clothes she wore at the beginning of the series :D

    Just one Question . Who/What was the Cheese Man ?
     
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    The cheese man was just a piece of random humour.
     
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    So nothing deep about the Cheese man :confused::p
     
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    I'd have to watch it again to try to figure out why, but I recall upon a rewatch that the dream of Joyce in the walls could be some subtle foreshadowing of her brain tumor in the next season.
     
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    Now I need to watch it again to check that out .
     
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    Well it makes sense, all he thinks about in Earshot is sex.lol. I love seeing Willow in her old S1 outfit. That's who Willow is afraid people see her as. And I think the lesson is that yes she has grown as person, but there's nothing wrong with her being the old Willow,is about finding the balance, cause that's who I think Willow is at her core.