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Season 4

57 :04x01 - The Freshman

Oct/05/1999
Buffy begins her life as a college student, but soon finds herself overwhelmed by her new environment. Even her Slayer duties are too much when a group of vampires working the campus humiliate her into defeat.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Dagney Kerr as Kathy Newman | Pedro Balmaceda as Eddie | Katharine Towne as Sunday | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Mike Rad as Rookie | Shannon Hillary as Dav | Mace Lombard as Tom | Robert Catrini as Prof. Riegert | Scott Rinker as R. A. | Phina Oruche as Olivia | Denice J. Sealy as Student Volunteer | Evie Peck as Angry Girl | Anil Raman as Earnest Fellow | Jason Christopher as Nonserious Guy | Jane Silvia as Conservative Woman | Mark Elliott Silverberg as Passing Student (credited as Mark Silverberg) | Walter Borchert as New Vampire (credited as Walt Borchert) | Angie Hart as Herself (credited as Splendid) |
Uncredited: David Boreanaz as Angel
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: The Muffs -- I Wish That I Could Be You, David Bowie -- Memory of a Free Festival, Stretch Princess -- Universe, Splendid -- You and Me

58 :04x02 - Living Conditions

Oct/12/1999
Buffy's roommate Kathy is wearing on her nerves. However, the Scoobies attribute her change in attitude toward a demon encounter. A subsequent series of strange dreams lead to the possibility that Buffy has become possessed.
Guest Stars: Dagney Kerr as Kathy Newman | Adam Kaufman as Parker Abrams |
Co-Guest Stars: Clayton Barber as Demon 1 | Walter Borchert as Demon 2 | Roger Morrissey as Tapparich | David Tuchman as Freshman |
Uncredited: Paige Moss as Veruca | Heath Castor as Student
Director: David Grossman
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Cher -- Believe, Four Star Mary -- Pain

59 :04x03 - The Harsh Light of Day

Oct/19/1999
Buffy accepts a date with Parker and it doesn't take long for things to progress. However, her ideal return to dating doesn't hold up well soon after. To make things worse for Buffy, Spike has returned to town on the hunt for a legendary vampiric artefact, having also begun dating anew. Meanwhile, Anya has also returned to Sunnydale to examine the nature of she and Xander's relationship.
Guest Stars: Emma Caulfield as Anya | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Adam Kaufman as Parker Abrams | James Marsters as Spike |
Co-Guest Stars: Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Melik as Brian | Bif Naked as Herself (Performer)
Songs: Bif Naked -- Anything, Four Star Mary -- Dilate, Devil Doll -- Faith in Love, Dollshead -- It's Over, It's Under, Bif Naked -- Lucky, Bif Naked -- Moment of Weakness, Psychic Rain -- Take Me Down

60 :04x04 - Fear, Itself

Oct/26/1999
Buffy, Willow, Xander, and Oz visit a haunted house on campus for Halloween. Not only is the house truly haunted, but they soon find themselves trapped inside with each of their own fears manifesting into reality.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Adam Kaufman as Parker Abrams | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Marc Rose as Josh | Sulo Williams as Chaz | Aldis Hodge as Masked Teen | Walter Jones as Edward (credited as Walter Emanuel Jones) | Adam Bitterman as Gachnar | Michele Nordin as Rachel | Adam Grimes as Lobster Boy | Darris Love as Hallmate | Larissa Reynolds as Present Girl
Director: Tucker Gates
Writer: David Fury
Songs: 28 Days -- LA Tune, Third Grade Teacher -- Ow Ow Ow, Verbena -- Pretty Please

61 :04x05 - Beer Bad

Nov/02/1999
Still wounded from Parker's one-night stand, Buffy seeks solace from the company of four intellectual students who frequent the pub Xander has begun working in. Joining them in beer, Buffy soon drowns her sorrows, but finds herself in a devolved state while her new drinking buddies are thrown back even further down the evolutionary scale. In the meantime, Willow, noticing Oz's fixation on a female singer, decides to confront Parker.
Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Adam Kaufman as Parker Abrams | Paige Moss as Veruca | Eric Matheny as Colm | Steven Porter as Jack (credited as Stephen M. Porter) | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Kal Penn as Hunt | Jake Phillips as Kip | Bryan Cuprill as Roy | Lisa Johnson (1) as Paula | Joshua Wheeler as Driver | Patrick Belton as College Kid #1 | Kaycee Shank as College Kid #2 | Steven Jang as College Kid #3 | Cameron Bender as Stoner | Kate Luhr as Young Woman |
Uncredited: Michael Beardsley as UC Sunnydale Student | Heath Castor as Student
Director: David Solomon
Songs: Paul Trudeau -- I Can't Wait, Ash -- I'm Gonna Fall, Paul Trudeau -- It Feels Like I'm Dying, Lucious Jackson (featuring Emmylou Harris) -- Ladyfingers, Kim Ferron -- Nothing But You, THC -- Overfire, Paul Trudeau -- People Will Talk, Lauren Christy -- Perfect Again, Smile -- The Best Years, Collapsis -- Wonderland

62 :04x06 - Wild At Heart

Nov/09/1999
Oz's attraction to Veruca grows and he soon discovers why when he finds out that she is also a werewolf. Having embraced her animal side as well as her attraction to him, Oz must battle with his own animalistic nature and the human part of himself that is grounded in his love for Willow.
Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Paige Moss as Veruca | James Marsters as Spike | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh
Director: David Grossman
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: THC -- Dip, 8Stops7 -- Good Enough, THC -- Need To Destroy

63 :04x07 - The Initiative

Nov/16/1999
Spike awakens to find himself being held in a government facility. He soon stages an escape to target Buffy, unaware of what this governmental operation is up to and what it means for him.

Meanwhile, Riley realises that he's fallen for Buffy and tries to woo her. Little do either know of the secret life the other is hiding.
Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Adam Kaufman as Parker Abrams | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Mace Lombard as Tom | Scott Becker as Lost Freshman
Songs: Moby -- Bodyrock, Four Star Mary -- Fate, Deadstar -- Lights Go Down, That Dog -- Never Say Never, Jake Lee Rau -- Welcome

64 :04x08 - Pangs

Nov/23/1999
Buffy tries to enjoy her first Thanksgiving away from home, but her hopes are hampered by a Native American spirit awoken to bring vengeance for the atrocities brought upon his people. Little does she know that she is being helped by an Angel in the shadows.
Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Todd Thawley as Hus | David Boreanaz as Angel |
Co-Guest Stars: Margaret Easley as Curator | William Vogt as Jamie | Mark Ankeny as Dean Guerrero
Director: Michael Lange

65 :04x09 - Something Blue

Nov/30/1999
Still hurting from Oz's departure, Willow attempts to ease her pain with a spell. However, it goes awry, granting her wishes without her knowledge. This causes problems while Giles and Buffy are trying to pry information about the Initiative from Spike.
Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison |
Co-Guest Stars: Andy Umberger as D'Hoffryn
Director: Nick Marck
Songs: Blink 182 -- All the Small Things, Sue Willett -- Night Time Company

66 :04x10 - Hush

Dec/14/1999
A group of demons arrive in town and usher with them a blanket of silence from everyone in Sunnydale, becoming a troublesome obstacle as the Scoobies' struggle to develop and maintain their relationships. The inability for anyone to communicate becomes even more harrowing as the demons begin collecting human hearts.
Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Phina Oruche as Olivia | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Brooke Bloom as Nicole | Jessica Townsend as Cheryl | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Doug Jones (1) as Gentleman | Camden Toy as Gentleman | Don W. Lewis as Gentleman | Charlie Brumbly as Gentleman | Carlos Amezcua as Newscaster | Elizabeth Thuax as Little Girl | Wayne Sable as Freshman |
Uncredited: Andy Hallett as Student
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Camille Saint-SaƩns -- Danse Macabre

67 :04x11 - Doomed

Jan/18/2000
Still dealing with each other's secret identities, Buffy and Riley group their respective resources to combat a set of demons gathering ingredients to bring on an apocalypse.
Guest Stars: Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Ethan Erickson as Percy West |
Co-Guest Stars: Anastasia Horne as Laurie | Anthony Anselmi as Partier
Songs: The Hellacopters -- Hey, Echobelly -- Mouth Almighty

68 :04x12 - A New Man

Jan/25/2000
On Buffy's 19th birthday, Giles discovers how out of the loop he is. His dour mood shifts into a race against time when Ethan Rayne turns him into a demon. Unaware of his transformation, Buffy and Riley try to track him down while Giles tries not to disappear into the demon and reaches out to an unlikely ally to keep from being slain.
Guest Stars: Robin Sachs as Ethan Rayne | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Elizabeth Penn Payne as Waitress | Michelle Ferrara as Mother
Songs: 12 Volt Sex -- Over Divine, Other Star People -- Then There's None

69 :04x13 - The I In Team

Feb/08/2000
Buffy is introduced to the Initiative, which preoccupies her from her friends, leading Willow to begin spending more time with Tara. Buffy's introduction into the Initiative is not given a warm welcome by all with Professor Walsh seeing the Slayer as a threat.

Meanwhile, Spike is desperate to be rid of a tracer.
Guest Stars: Amber Benson (1) as Tara | George Hertzberg as Adam | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Jack Stehlin as Doctor Angleman | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Neil Daly as Mason
Writer: David Fury
Songs: Black Lab -- Keep Myself Awake, Delirium -- Window to Your Soul

70 :04x14 - Goodbye Iowa

Feb/15/2000
In the wake of Walsh's murder, cracks begin showing in Riley's worldview. Buffy and the Initiative scramble to find the demon responsible, unaware that the true murderer is the first step in a secret project Walsh herself was brewing up.
Guest Stars: Amber Benson (1) as Tara | George Hertzberg as Adam | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Jack Stehlin as Doctor Angleman | J.B. Gaynor as Little Boy | Saverio Guerra as Willy | Emma Caulfield as Anya |
Co-Guest Stars: Amy Powell as Reporter | Andy Marshall as Scientist #1 | Paul Leighton as Rough-Looking Demon | Karen Charnell as Shady Lady
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Lou Reed -- Romeo Had Juliet

71 :04x15 - This Year's Girl (1)

Feb/22/2000
The Scoobies' hunt for Adam takes a hiccup when Faith wakes up from her coma. Reeling from the pain of her loss and Buffy's fast ability to move on, Faith is eager for vengeance. Meanwhile, when news of Faith's escape gets out, the Watchers Council sends out a special team to retrieve the rogue Slayer.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Chet Grissom as Detective | Alastair Duncan as Collins | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | Eliza Dushku as Faith |
Co-Guest Stars: Jeff Ricketts as Weatherby | Kevin Owers as Smith | Mark Gantt as Demon | Kimberly McRae as Visitor | Sara Van Horn as Older Nurse | Brian Hawley as Orderly | Jack Esformes as Doctor

72 :04x16 - Who Are You? (2)

Feb/29/2000
Having swapped bodies with Buffy, Faith sets out to cause mischief and bask in the spoils of being a good girl.

In the meantime, Buffy, trapped in Faith's body, tries to escape custody of the Watchers Council, as Adam begins gaining followers.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | George Hertzberg as Adam | Chet Grissom as Detective | Alastair Duncan as Collins | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Eliza Dushku as Buffy |
Co-Guest Stars: Rick Stear as Boone | Jeff Ricketts as Weatherby | Kevin Owers as Smith | Amy Powell as Reporter | Rick Scarry as Sergeant | Jennifer S. Albright as Date |
Uncredited: Craig Patton as E.R. Doctor
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Headland -- Sweet Charlotte Rose, Nerf Herder -- Vivian, The Cure -- Watching Me Fall

73 :04x17 - Superstar

Apr/04/2000
Jonathan is a superstar and renaissance man. A genius, uber-talented, and all around celebrity, there is nothing that Jonathan can fail at. However, a series of attacks by a demon has Buffy beginning to think that there is something amiss about he and his abilities.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Robert Patrick Benedict as Jape | John Saint Ryan as Colonel Haviland | George Hertzberg as Adam | Emma Caulfield as Anya |
Co-Guest Stars: Erica Luttrell as Karen | Adam Clark as Cop | Chanie Costello as Inga | Julie Costello as Ilsa | Brad Caleb Kane as Additional vocals (credited as Brad Kane)
Director: David Grossman
Songs: Royal Crown Revue -- Hey, Sonny, Royal Crown Revue with Brad Kane -- Serenade in Blue, Royal Crown Revue -- Trapped (In the Web of Love)

74 :04x18 - Where the Wild Things Are

Apr/25/2000
Having patched up their rough spot, Buffy and Riley begin spending a good deal of intimate time together. Unbeknownst to them, their sexual activity in the fraternity house unleashes paranormal powers that is linked to its past.
Guest Stars: Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Kathryn Joosten as Mrs. Holt | Emma Caulfield as Anya |
Co-Guest Stars: Casey McCarthy as Julie | Neil Daly as Mason | Jeff Wilson (1) as Evan | Bryan Cuprill as Roy | Jeffrey Sharmat as Drowning Boy | Jeri Austin as Running Girl | Danielle Pessis as Christy | David Engler as Intiative Guy | James Michael Connor as Scientist (credited as James Michael Conner)
Director: David Solomon
Songs: Anthony Stewart Head (John Kinh on guitar) -- Behind Blue Eyes, Caviar -- I Thought I Was Found, Fonda -- One of a Kind, Crooner -- Parker Posey, Lumirova -- Philo, Face To Face -- The Devil You Know (God Is a Man)

75 :04x19 - New Moon Rising

May/02/2000
Oz surprises Willow when he returns to Sunnydale, having controlled his werewolf nature. Assuming their relationship can pick up where they left it, Oz is unaware of Willow's relationship with Tara.

Riley's black-and-white vision of the world is further blurred, putting him in a compromising situation.

Adam approaches Spike to help him in exchange for removing his chip.
Guest Stars: Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Robert Patrick Benedict as Jape | Conor O'Farrell as Colonel McNamara | George Hertzberg as Adam | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Seth Green as Oz |
Co-Guest Stars: James Michael Connor as Scientist #1 (credited as James Michael Conner) | Mark Daneri as Scientist #2 | Doron Keenan as Commando #2
Writer: Marti Noxon

76 :04x20 - The Yoko Factor (1)

May/09/2000
Spike initiates Adam's plan of isolating Buffy from her friends by planting the seeds of separation that has been brewing over the year.

Buffy's visit to L.A. worries Riley, especially when he learns about Angel's curse.
Guest Stars: Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Conor O'Farrell as Colonel McNamara | George Hertzberg as Adam | Emma Caulfield as Anya | David Boreanaz as Angel |
Co-Guest Stars: Bob Fimiani as Mr. Ward | Jade Carter as Lieutenant
Director: David Grossman
Songs: Anthony Stewart Head -- Freebird

77 :04x21 - Primeval (2)

May/16/2000
Adam reveals to Riley the plan Walsh had for the both of them. The last step involves Buffy, but Spike's plan backfires, leading the Slayer with friends in tow to break into the Initiative to stop Adam.
Guest Stars: Leonard Roberts as Forrest Gates | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Jack Stehlin as Doctor Angleman | Conor O'Farrell as Colonel McNamara | George Hertzberg as Adam | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Lindsay Crouse as Maggie Walsh |
Co-Guest Stars: Bob Fimiani as Mr. Ward | Jordi Vilasuso as Dixon
Writer: David Fury

78 :04x22 - Restless

May/23/2000
Weary from the enjoining spell they cast, Buffy, Xander, Willow, and Giles fall asleep in the Summers living room. Each are then plagued with strange dreams that peaks into their psyche, as well as their windows into their past and even future.

However, each find themselves being chased down by the primeval embodiment of the first Slayer.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | David Wells (1) as The Cheese Man | Michael Harney as Xander's Father | George Hertzberg as Adam | Emma Caulfield as Anya | Seth Green as Oz | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Sharon Ferguson as Primitive | Phina Oruche as Olivia | Rob Boltin as Soldier
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Anthony Stewart Head w/Chris Beck & Four Star Mary -- The Exposition Song
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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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