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Why was Cordelia absent for 3 episodes in season 3?.

Discussion in 'Season 3' started by Benz, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Benz

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    Does anyone know why?.
     
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    Because if Cordelia had been around, the whole plot regarding the kidnap of baby Connor wouldn't have been able to go ahead.
     
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    It's when Charisma suffered a miscarriage and took a little time off to recover from it
     
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    Gosh, that's sad.
     
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    Do you mean because of the visions or just because she would have been around the office? Good catch anyway:)

    Not a fan of the Cordy-Groo plot. But think there was some logic to this part of it.
     
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    Bit of both I figured, but I didn't know CC had a miscarriage at that time, so I guess my theory was incorrect anyway.
     
  7. Mr Trick

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    I figured it might had been around that time as the timing does fit. It was a good theory anyway.
     
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    Like Athena said, if Cordelia had been in those episodes, it would have prevented that whole plot from moving the way the writers wanted it to. I'm pretty sure Wesley would have gone to Cordelia about the prophecy and ask her how they should procced and Cordy being Cordy would have gone straight to Angel. Conflict over.

    I really disliked how Cordelia didn't even have a scene visiting Wesley at the hospital after hos throat was slit though. That's so out of character for her. But according to a lot of people, most of the latter half of season 3 is.
     
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    I'm actually at this stage right now on the rewatch. Don't remember if Cordy knew about Wes being in the hospital? Yeah I think she peaked during S3 and the decline is from then on.
     
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    I didn't mind season 4 Evil Cordy. but I hate hate hate her sleeping with Connor.
     
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    I don't mind the idea which was rumoured of Cordy taking Jasmine's place and facing Angel as the season's big bad (though it does feel a bit ripped off of what Buffy S6 did with Dark Willow). But in general I hated the Dark Cordelia stuff and like you am not a fan of the storyline with her and Connor.

    I've only seen S4 the once and remember really liking it besides the Jasmine arc and the Cordy-Connor stuff. That might change on a rewatch who knows.
     
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    I would have liked an actual showdown between her and Angel. He trained her, loved her, taught her everything she knows so it would have been very compelling to see her use all of that against him in the end. But we got mystical coma. Those are fun too.
     
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    Yeah I just never bought into the Angel-Cordy tandem. I think thety work quite well as friends and co-workers. But I didn't ship them and didn't buy into him as her mator.
     
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