quickie update as I get re-acclimated to how all the projects are going:
Ep 2 has been re-ripped and is in stage 1 of the three-stage process I'm doing for it (in other words, the long-ass deinterlacing step. Hoping to have it finished and ready for the filter run in an hour or two. If all goes well, a release within the next day or two? We shall see...