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Season 3

35 :03x01 - Anne

Sep/29/1998
Buffy is lying low by settling for a lonely life in L.A. However, her old life comes back when someone from her past comes to her in need of help.

Meanwhile, the Scoobies take on slaying duties, as Joyce continues to come to grips with the secret life her daughter kept from her.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Julia Lee as Lily | Carlos Jacott as Ken | Mary-Pat Green as Blood Bank Nurse | Chad Todhunter as Rickie |
Co-Guest Stars: Larry Bagby as Larry | James Lurie as Teacher | Michael Leopard as Roughneck | Harley Zumbrum as Demon Guard | Barbara Pilavin as Old Woman | Harrison Young as Old Man | Alex Toma as Aaron | Dell Yount as Truck Guy | Bellylove as Themselves |
Uncredited: Jeff Pruitt as Demon Bouncer
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Bellylove -- Back to Freedom

36 :03x02 - Dead Man's Party

Oct/06/1998
Buffy's return fills everyone with joy, yet all go out of their to keep their emotional distance from her. The tension comes to a head when they throw a party for her that soon gets crashed by the undead.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Nancy Lenehan as Pat | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Paul M. Stetler as Young Doctor (credited as Paul Morgan Stetler) | Chris Garnant as Stoner #1 |
Uncredited: Heath Castor as Party Guest | Scott Duthie as Zombie
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Four Star Mary -- Never Mind, Four Star Mary -- Pain, Four Star Mary -- Sway

37 :03x03 - Faith, Hope & Trick

Oct/13/1998
Just as Buffy's life begins to fall back into normalcy, she is overshadowed by a new Slayer by the name of Faith who easily wins everyone over. However, Faith is sheltering a dark secret that has followed her to Sunnydale.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | K. Todd Freeman as Mr. Trick | Fab Filippo as Scott Hope | Jeremy Roberts as Kakistos | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: John Ennis as Manager | Darling Violetta as Themselves |
Uncredited: R.D. Price as Pizza Delivery Guy
Songs: Darling Violetta -- Blue Sun, Darling Violetta -- Cure, The Brian Jonestown massacre -- Going To Hell, Third Eye Blind -- The Background

38 :03x04 - Beauty and the Beasts

Oct/20/1998
When a mutilated body is discovered, everyone fears that Oz, having transformed into a wolf the night of the attack, may have escaped and committed the act. Buffy, however, has greater concerns when she discovers that Angel has returned, but is left in a feral state.
Guest Stars: Fab Filippo as Scott Hope | John Patrick White as Pete Clarner | Danielle Weeks as Debbie | Phill Lewis as Mr. Platt | Eliza Dushku as Faith
Writer: Marti Noxon

39 :03x05 - Homecoming

Nov/03/1998
Fearing that she won't be remembered at Sunnydale High, Buffy engages Cordelia in a battle for homecoming queen. Little does she know that Mr. Trick has gathered an assortment of rogues to compete in a contest to kill both Slayers. Meanwhile, Xander and Willow hide from everyone that they've discovered their feelings for each another.
Guest Stars: K. Todd Freeman as Mr. Trick | Jeremy Ratchford as Lyle Gorch | Fab Filippo as Scott Hope | Ian Abercrombie as Old Man | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Jack Plotnick as Deputy Mayor | Billy Maddox as Frawley | Joseph Daube as Hans | Jermyn Daube as Frederick | Lee Everett as Candy Gorch | Tori McPetrie as Michelle | Chad Stahelski as Kulak |
Uncredited: Jennifer Hetrick as Ms. Moran
Director: David Greenwalt
Songs: Lori Carson -- Fell Into the Loneliness, Fastball -- Fire Escape, Lisa Loeb -- How, The Pinehurst Kids -- Jodie Foster, Four Star Mary -- She Knows

40 :03x06 - Band Candy

Nov/10/1998
Feeling as though she's being treated like a child by her mother and watcher, Buffy finds the tide of maturity turned when all the adults begin acting out as teenagers. Little does anyone suspect that the whole thing is to mask a much more sinister plot involving the Mayor and a familiar enemy.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | K. Todd Freeman as Mr. Trick | Robin Sachs as Ethan Rayne | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Peg Stewart as Ms. Barton
Director: Michael Lange
Songs: Mad Cow -- Blas, Every Bit Of Nothing -- Slip Jimmy, Cream -- Tales of Brave Ulysses, Four Star Mary -- Violent

41 :03x07 - Revelations

Nov/17/1998
The Council sends a new Watcher for Faith, a woman by the name of Gwendolyn Post who warns of a powerful weapon that is being sought in Sunnydale. Things get worse when everyone else finds out that Angel is back and that Buffy has been hiding him.
Guest Stars: Serena Scott Thomas as Gwendolyn Post | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Kate Rodger as Paramedic
Songs: Four Star Mary -- Run, Lolly -- Silver Dollar, Lotion -- West of Here

42 :03x08 - Lovers Walk

Nov/24/1998
Spike is back in Sunnydale, this time drunk and heartbroken. Bitter that Dru has left due to the truce he made with Buffy, Spike seeks out payback. While Xander and Willow are still being torn apart by their feelings, Spike kidnaps them so Willow can perform a love spell for him.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | James Marsters as Spike |
Co-Guest Stars: Jack Plotnick as Deputy Mayor | Mark Burnham as Lenny (credited as Marc Burnham) | Suzanne Krull as Clerk
Director: David Semel
Writer: Dan Vebber
Songs: Gary Oldman -- My Way

43 :03x09 - The Wish

Dec/08/1998
Cordelia tries to bounce back from her relationship with Xander, but is welcomed only with humiliation. She soon realises that it is actually Buffy who is the source of her problems. When Cordelia makes an offhand wish, she finds out how dramatically different Sunnydale would be had Buffy never came.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | Emma Caulfield as Anyanka | Larry Bagby as Larry | Mercedes McNab as Harmony |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Nicole Bilderback as Cordette #1 | Nathan Anderson as John Lee | Mariah O'Brien as Nancy | Gary Imhoff as Teacher | Robert Covarrubias as Caretaker
Director: David Greenwalt
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Plastic -- Dedicated to Pain, Gingersol -- Never Noticed, The Spies -- Tired of Being Alone

44 :03x10 - Amends

Dec/15/1998
As Christmas approaches, Angel is haunted by the spirits of those he slaughtered while a soulless monster. An entity known as the First Evil is tormenting Angel so that he'll surrender to his bestial nature.

Meanwhile, Willow tries to repair her relationship with Oz.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Saverio Guerra as Willy | Shane Barach as Daniel | Edward Edwards as Travis | Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy as Margaret | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Mark Kriski as Weatherman | Tom Bailey (1) as Tree Seller Guy
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Barry White -- Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe

45 :03x11 - Gingerbread

Jan/12/1999
Joyce is horrified when she discovers the bodies of a couple of children in the park. With markings of magic practice at the scene, Joyce rallies the adults in Sunnydale to go on a literal witch-hunt, which includes Buffy.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Jordan Baker as Sheila Rosenberg | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Lindsay Taylor as Little Girl | Shawn Pyfrom as Little Boy | Blake Soper as Michael (credited as Blake Swendson) | Grant Garrison as Roy | Roger Morrissey as Demon | Daniel Tamm as Mooster

46 :03x12 - Helpless

Jan/19/1999
As Buffy prepares to turn 18, she finds herself drained of her Slayer powers. What she doesn't know is that she is being set up for a dangerous test by the Watchers Council, as administered to the few Slayers who reach such an age. To make matters worse, the Council insists on going through with the test despite the circumstances having gotten out of control.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Jeff Kober as Zachary Kralik | Harris Yulin as Quentin Travers |
Co-Guest Stars: Dominic Keating as Blair | David Haydn-Jones as Hobson | Nick Cornish as Guy | Don Dowe as Construction Worker
Writer: David Fury

47 :03x13 - The Zeppo

Jan/26/1999
The Scoobies gear up to stop another apocalypse, but fear that Xander will only wind up getting himself hurt. While being sent out of harm's way, Xander tries to find his rightful place by setting out on a quest to obtain his coolness. Little does he know that it will lead him on a very harrowing adventure and a lesser danger only he can stop.
Guest Stars: Saverio Guerra as Willy | Channon Roe as Jack | Michael Cudlitz as Bob | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Darin Heames as Parker | Scott Torrence as Dickie | Whitney Dylan as Lysette | Vaughn Armstrong as Cop
Writer: Dan Vebber
Songs: Tricky Woo -- Easy, Supergrass -- G-Song

48 :03x14 - Bad Girls

Feb/09/1999
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce arrives to take over as Watcher for Buffy and Faith just as a vampire sect surface looking for an amulet to restore power to their demon leader. The two Slayers blow off the stuffier and much more bossy Watcher to spend quality slaying time together where Faith's bad behaviour begins to rub off on Buffy.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | K. Todd Freeman as Mr. Trick | Jack Plotnick as Allan Finch | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Christian Clemenson as Balthazar | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Alex Skuby as Vincent | Wendy Clifford as Mrs. Taggert | Ron Roggé as Cop
Director: Michael Lange
Songs: Curve -- Chinese Burn

49 :03x15 - Consequences

Feb/16/1999
The discovery of Finch's body further presses guilt onto Buffy while Faith continues to show no remorse. Having discovered her crime, the gang tries to figure out the best way to help her, but any attempt maybe sabotaged and risk sending her over the line.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | K. Todd Freeman as Mr. Trick | Jack Plotnick as Allan Finch | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | James MacDonald (1) as Detective Stein (credited as James G. MacDonald) | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Amy Powell as T.V. News Reporter | Patricia Place as Woman |
Uncredited: Scott Duthie as Henchman
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Kathleen Wilhoite -- Wish We Never Met

50 :03x16 - Doppelgangland

Feb/23/1999
When Anya attempts to retrieve her lost powers, she inadvertently pulls the Willow from the alternate universe created by Cordelia's wish. As the real Willow feels everyone sees her as routine and reliable, her vampiric doppelgänger attempts to make Sunnydale the way she knew it, starting with the Bronze.
Guest Stars: Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Ethan Erickson as Percy | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Michael Nagy as Alfonse | Andy Umberger as D'Hoffryn | Megan Gray as Sandy | Norma Michaels as Older Woman | Corey Michael Blake as Waiter | Jennifer Nicole as Body-Double Willow | K's Choice as Themselves
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Spectator Pump -- Priced 2 Move, K's Choice -- Virgin State of Mind

51 :03x17 - Enemies

Mar/16/1999
Buffy and Faith are approached by a demon on the Books of Ascension, which would be very useful to the Mayor. As everyone tries to figure out what these books mean to the Mayor, he and Faith try to win over a powerful ally: Angelus.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Michael Manasseri as Horned Demon | Gary Bullock as Shrouded Man | Eliza Dushku as Faith
Director: David Grossman

52 :03x18 - Earshot

Sep/21/1999
Following a battle with a demon, Buffy develops the power of telepathy. At first excited, Buffy is soon overwhelmed with everyone's thoughts swimming in her head with no way to filter any out. Struggling to maintain sanity, she is also plagued with the knowledge that someone is planning on committing mass murder at school.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Ethan Erickson as Percy | Danny Strong as Jonathan |
Co-Guest Stars: Larry Bagby as Larry | Keram Malicki-Sanchez as Freddy | Justin Doran as Hogan | Lauren E. Roman as Nancy (credited as Lauren Roman) | Wendy Worthington as Lunch Lady | Robert Arce as Mr. Beach | Molly Bryant as Ms. Murray | Rich Muller as Student | Jay Michael Ferguson as Another Student
Director: Regis Kimble

53 :03x19 - Choices

May/04/1999
With Graduation Day on the horizon, Buffy's college admissions give her the opportunity to leave Sunnydale. However, the Mayor's Ascension is also looming. To free herself, Buffy decides to make a preemptive move and steal a valuable piece for his Ascension. Unfortunately, Willow is caught and the Scoobies have to make the choice between stopping the Mayor now or getting her back.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Keith Brunsmann as Vamp - Lackey (credited as Keith Brunsman) | Jimmie F. Skaggs as Courier | Michael Schoenfeld as Security Guard #1 | Seth Coltan as Security Guard #2 | J.R. Reed as Vamp - Guard (credited as Jason Reed) | Bonita Friedericy as Manager | Brett Moses as Student
Writer: David Fury

54 :03x20 - The Prom

May/11/1999
Buffy's anticipation for the prom is overshadowed when Angel breaks up with her. She works through her heartache by trying to stop a student from unleashing hellhounds at the prom.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Brad Caleb Kane as Tucker Wells (credited as Brad Kane) | Emma Caulfield as Anya |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Bonita Friedericy as Mrs. Finkle | Andrea Baker as Sales Girl (credited as Andrea E. Taylor) | Mike Kimmel as Harv | Tove Kingsbury as Tux Boy | Michael Zlabinger as Student at Mic | Monica Serene Garnich as Pretty Girl | Joe Howard as Priest | Damien Eckhardt as Jack Mayhew | Stephanie Denise Griffin (1) as Tux Girl
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Kool & The Gang -- Celebration, The Lassie Foundation -- El Rey, Fatboy Slim -- Praise You, Cracker -- The Good Life, The Sundays -- Wild Horses

55 :03x21 - Graduation Day (1)

May/18/1999
With the Ascension just around the corner, the Mayor works to close up any loose ends, including poisoning Angel to distract Buffy. The only cure leads Buffy to an inevitable face-off with Faith.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Ethan Erickson as Percy | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: James Lurie as Mr. Miller | Hal Robinson as Lester | Adrian Neil as Vamp Lackey #1 | John Rosenfeld as Vamp Lackey #2
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Spectator Pump -- Sunday Mail

56 :03x22 - Graduation Day (2)

Jul/13/1999
With Angel cured and Faith in the hospital, everyone plans for the upcoming battle. As the Mayor prepares for the events that will ensue his Ascension, the Scoobies try to use the clues they have to figure out a way to stop the Mayor in demon form.
Guest Stars: Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Alexis Denisof as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce | Danny Strong as Jonathan | Larry Bagby as Larry | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Ethan Erickson as Percy | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Paulo Andres as Dr. Powell | Susan Chuang as Nurse | Thomas Bellin as Dr. Gold | Samuel Bliss Cooper (1) as Vamp Lackey
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Horror/Supernatural | Mystery | Sci-Fi
Status: Ended
Network: UPN ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: March 10, 1997
Ended: May 20, 2003
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