SDFJSLDK BEN I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU HAD NEVER SEEN THIS MASTERPIECE BEFORE:
sdklfjskldjf RIGHT THOUGH omg honestly it’s one of my favourite episodes for sarah jane of allll time she’s so proactive and witty and funny in it and her and three have such a fun dynamic and klfjsdklfj
shinyopals said: yeah, I enjoyed the ep but it definitely didn’t function as an actual heist episode a la Leverage/Hustle/White Collar etc. It was fairly enjoyable for other reasons, but it didn’t have the up-front planning I was hoping for.
stardust-musings said: lol yes, explaining the plan before they go in (and seeing how it’s supposed to be before inevitably something goes ~wrong~) is always my fave part of these things
brighterthanroses said: yeah my biggest complaint is that we didn’t really know WHY they wanted to rob the bank until the end
YES exactly! the montage at the start is always the best part. Is a shame the entire plot was structured…the way it did because it made it impossible to have that lol.
morgeil said: Good point. The supporting characters were great, though. Plot execution needed some work.
yeah ia, having those two was a brilliant idea, they had an interesting bio and the actors made them likeable- but we just needed a little more focus on them.
on a constant struggle of resisting to block the entire classic who fandom out of my dash.
This episode honestly had absolute top 10 potential for me but it just-
I think the problem was that heists aren’t really that much fun if the audience isn’t on with the plan prior to the start, bc then you spend the entire time trying keep on with what they’re accomplish- instead of focusing on the suspense of pulling of each thing in real-time and seeing if every specific timmed act in the elaborate plan is going to work or not.