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Season 1

Unaired Pilot

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A slayer, trying to escape her destiny comes to a new town looking for a fresh start, but finds anything but.
Starring Roles: Riff Regan as Willow Rosenberg |
Guest Stars: Nicole Bilderback as Cordette | Amy Chance as Aprodeshia | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Julie Benz as Darla | Stephen Tobolowsky as Principal Flutie | Persia White as Aura
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Dionne Farris -- I Know, Rancid -- Salvation

1 :01x01 - Welcome to the Hellmouth (1)

Mar/10/1997
Vampire Slayer Buffy Summers hopes to start anew in the small town of Sunnydale. However, she soon finds that she can't outrun fate, as not only is her new home a fountain of supernatural activity, but her arrival coincides with the arising of a great evil. Now Buffy must embrace her responsibilities to help her new friends.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | Brian Thompson as Luke | David Boreanaz as Angel | Ken Lerner as Principal Flutie | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Julie Benz as Darla | J. Patrick Lawlor as Thomas | Eric Balfour as Jesse |
Co-Guest Stars: Natalie Strauss as Teacher | Carmine Giovinazzo as Boy (credited as Carmine D. Giovinazzo) | Amy Chance as Girl #1 | Tupelo Jereme as Girl #2 | Persia White as Girl #3 |
Uncredited: Sprung Monkey as Themselves
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Sprung Monkey -- Believe, Mindtribe -- Losing Ground, Sprung Monkey -- Right My Wrong, Sprung Monkey -- Saturated, Sprung Monkey -- Swirl, Sprung Monkey -- Things Are Changing

2 :01x02 - The Harvest (2)

Mar/10/1997
Following their encounter, Buffy's new friends are now aware of vampires and that she is a Slayer. Before they can get adjusted, Watcher Giles discovers the nature of the Harvest. They must now put a stop to an event that will free the dreaded vampire known as the Master and bring with him a literal Hell on Earth.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | Brian Thompson as Luke | David Boreanaz as Angel | Ken Lerner as Principal Flutie | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Julie Benz as Darla | Eric Balfour as Jesse |
Co-Guest Stars: Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Jeffrey Steven Smith as Guy in Comp. Class | Teddy Lane, Jr. as Bouncer | Deborah Brown as Girl |
Uncredited: Chris Doyle as Colin | Kerry Zook as First Female Victim
Director: John Kretchmer
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Dashboard Confessional -- Ballad for Dead Friends, Dashboard Confessional -- Wearing Me Down

3 :01x03 - Witch

Mar/17/1997
In an attempt to lead a normal teenage life, Buffy auditions to be a cheerleader. She soon discovers that someone else wants to make the squad and is casting spells to cut out the competition.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Robin Riker as Catherine |
Co-Guest Stars: Jim Doughan as Mr. Pole | Nicole Prescott as Lishanne | Amanda Wilmshurst as Senior Cheerleader | William Monaghan as Dr. Gregory
Director: Stephen Cragg
Writer: Dana Reston
Songs: Humbucker -- Count the Time, 2 Unlimited -- Twilight Zone

4 :01x04 - Teacher's Pet

Mar/25/1997
Xander's hormones shift from Buffy to Miss French, a substitute for the deceased biology teacher. While tracking his killer and a dangerous vampire, Buffy begins to figure out that there's more to the new teacher than meets the eye.
Guest Stars: David Boreanaz as Angel | Ken Lerner as Principal Flutie | Musetta Vander as Miss Natalie French | Jackson Price as Blaine | Jean Speegle Howard as Real Miss French |
Co-Guest Stars: William Monaghan as Dr. Gregory | Jack Knight (1) as Homeless Guy | Michael Ross Verona as Teacher | Karim Oliver as Bud #1 | Super Fine as Themselves
Songs: Superfine -- Already Met You, Superfine -- Stoner Love

5 :01x05 - Never Kill a Boy on the First Date

Mar/31/1997
While trying to maintain a normal dating life, Buffy finds it interrupted by the fulfilment of an ancient prophesy that foretells the rising of a vampire known as the Anointed One, a powerful warrior to the Master.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | David Boreanaz as Angel | Christopher Wiehl as Owen Thurman | Geoff Meed as Andrew Borba |
Co-Guest Stars: Paul-Felix Montez as Mysterious Guy | Robert Mont as Van Driver | Andrew J. Ferchland as Boy | Velvet Chain as Themselves
Director: David Semel
Songs: Rubber -- Junkie Girl, Kim Richy -- Let the Sun Fall Down, Three Day Wheely -- Rotten Apples, Velvet Chain -- Strong, Velvet Chain -- Treason

6 :01x06 - The Pack

Apr/07/1997
Along with four bullies, Xander becomes possessed with a hyena spirit and they begin to roam the school as a pack, taunting and picking on weaker students. However, their behaviour begins to become increasingly animalistic and even dangerous, leaving Buffy, Giles, and Willow to undo the possession before things get worse.
Guest Stars: Ken Lerner as Principal Flutie | Eion Bailey as Kyle | Michael McCraine as Rhonda | Brian Gross as Tor | Jennifer Sky as Heidi | Jeff Maynard as Lance | James Stephens (1) as Dr. Wierick |
Co-Guest Stars: David Brisbin as Mr. Anderson | Barbara Whinnery as Mrs. Anderson (credited as Barbara K. Whinnery) | Gregory White as Coach Herrold | Justin Jon Ross as Joey | Jeffrey Steven Smith as Adam | Patrese Borem as Young Woman
Songs: Dashboard Confessional -- All You Want, Far -- Job's Eye, Sprung Monkey -- Reluctant Man

7 :01x07 - Angel

Apr/14/1997
As the Master ramps up his attacks on the Slayer, so does the romantic tension between Buffy and Angel. Ultimately, a moment of weakness between the two leads to the secret that Angel has been holding back since their first encounter.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | David Boreanaz as Angel | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Julie Benz as Darla |
Co-Guest Stars: Andrew J. Ferchland as Collin | Charles Wesley as Meanest Vamp
Director: Scott Brazil
Songs: Sophie Zelmani -- I'll Remember You

8 :01x08 - I, Robot... You, Jane

Apr/28/1997
Willow begins an online relationship with a boy named Malcolm. Worried about who Malcolm is and his motives, Buffy begins investigating and soon she, Xander, and Giles discover that Willow is actually chatting with Moloch, a demon who draws devoted followers. Originally bound in a book, he is now trapped in cyberspace where his access to knowledge has him becoming more dangerous than he ever was as a flesh-and-blood demon.
Guest Stars: Robia LaMorte as Ms. Calendar | Chad Lindberg as Dave | Jamison Ryan as Fritz |
Co-Guest Stars: Pierrino Mascarino as Thelonius | Edith Fields as School Nurse | Damon Sharp as Male Student | Mark Deakins as Moloch |
Uncredited: Joss Whedon as Radio Host | Michael Deak as Moloch

9 :01x09 - The Puppet Show

May/05/1997
The Scoobies go up against their most horrific obstacle yet when the new principal puts Giles in charge of the Sunnydale High School talent show and forces Buffy, Xander, and Willow to participate. In the meantime, something is killing and harvesting body parts. Their prime suspect soon becomes a creepy ventriloquist dummy who may have a life of its own.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Richard Werner as Morgan | Burke Roberts as Marc | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Lenora May as Mrs. Jackson | Chasen Hampton as Elliot | Natasha Pearce as Lisa | Tom Wyner as Sid | Krissy Carlson as Emily (Dancer) | Michelle Miracle as Locker Girl

10 :01x10 - Nightmares

May/12/1997
Sunnydale finds out that nightmares do come true when everyone's worst fears begin manifesting in reality. The only connection is a young boy seen around each incident who is himself being stalked by a monstrous looking man.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Jeremy Foley as Billy Palmer | Andrew J. Ferchland as The Anointed One |
Co-Guest Stars: Dean Butler (1) as Hank Summers | Justin Urich as Wendell | J. Robin Miller as Laura | Terry Walters as Ms. Tishler (credited as Terry Cain) | Scott Harlan as Aldo Gianfranco | Brian Pietro as Coach | Johnny Green (2) as Way Cool Guy | Patty Ross as Cool Guy's Mom | Dom Magwili as Doctor | Sean Moran as Stage Manager
Story: Joss Whedon | Teleplay: David Greenwalt

11 :01x11 - Out of Mind, Out of Sight

May/19/1997
As Cordelia prepares to become May Queen, she is distracted by an assault on those close to her. Discovering the culprit is an invisible girl whose condition came from being ignored by those around her, Buffy and friends must set aside their differences with Cordelia in order to protect her from a revenge plot.
Guest Stars: David Boreanaz as Angel | Clea DuVall as Marcie Ross | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Ryan Bittle as Mitch | Denise Dowse as Ms. Miller | John Knight (1) as Bud #1 | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Mark Phelan as Agent Doyle | Skip Stellrecht as Agent Manetti | Julie Fulton as FBI Teacher
Director: Reza Badiyi
Songs: Jean-Sébastien Bach -- Siciliano

12 :01x12 - Prophecy Girl

Jun/02/1997
Buffy learns of an ancient prophecy that foretells the rising of the Master and her subsequent death. Horrified to learn this, she struggles to defeat her fate, either by avoiding it or facing it head-on.
Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | David Boreanaz as Angel | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Ms. Calendar | Andrew J. Ferchland as The Anointed One |
Co-Guest Stars: Scott Gurney as Kevin
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Patsy Cline -- I Fall to Pieces, Jonatha Brooke -- Inconsolable

Season 2

13 :02x01 - When She Was Bad

Sep/15/1997
Buffy returns from L.A. to begin the new school year. It soon becomes evident that Buffy's behaviour has changed for the worse, and everyone suspects that it's linked to her fateful encounter with the Master. Unbeknownst to the gang, the Anointed One and his followers plot to resurrect the vampire, forcing Buffy to stop them or face the Master again.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Ms. Calendar (credited as Robia La Morte) | Andrew J. Ferchland as The Anointed One | Dean Butler (1) as Hank Summers | Brent Jennings as Absalom | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Tamara Braun as Tara | Cibo Matto as Themselves
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Alison Krauss & Union Station -- It Doesn't Matter, Cibo Matto -- Spoon, Cibo Matto -- Sugar Water

14 :02x02 - Some Assembly Required

Sep/22/1997
The Scoobies discover open graves that are the result of a collective grave robbery. After happening upon the bodies with missing parts, they find out that someone is trying to construct a woman. With no missing heads, Buffy races to stop the wannabe Dr Frankenstein from taking a fresh one and completing their twisted science experiment.
Guest Stars: Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar (credited as Robia La Morte) | Angelo Spizzirri as Chris Epps | Michael Bacall as Eric | Ingo Neuhaus as Daryl Epps | Melanie MacQueen as Mrs. Epps |
Co-Guest Stars: Amanda Wilmshurst as Cheerleader

15 :02x03 - School Hard

Sep/29/1997
Between Snyder and her mother, Buffy dreads Parent-Teacher night. However, it might be moot given the upcoming Night of Saint Vigeous where the Anointed One and his followers plan to attack in full force. Things are made even worse by the arrival a vampire named Spike who has killed two Slayers in the past and promises to make Buffy his hat trick.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar (credited as Robia La Morte) | Andrew J. Ferchland as The Anointed One | James Marsters as Spike | Alexandra Johnes as Sheila | Gregory Scott Cummins as Big Ugly | Andrew Palmer (1) as Lean Boy | Brian Reddy as Police Chief Bob | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Keith MacKechnie as Parent | Alan Abelew as Brian Kirch | Joanie Pleasant as Helpless Girl | Nickel as Themselves
Director: John Kretchmer
Songs: Nickel -- 1000 Nights, Nickel -- Stupid Things

16 :02x04 - Inca Mummy Girl

Oct/06/1997
An Incan mummy is released and assumes the identity of the foreign exchange student living with the Summers. Xander is immediately smitten with her, and while the two begin a loving relationship, he and the others are unaware that she must drain the life force from others to remain alive.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Ara Celi as Inca Mummy/Ampata | Seth Green as Oz |
Co-Guest Stars: Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Henrik Rosvall as Sven | Clayne Crawford as Rodney (credited as Joey Crawford) | Danny Strong as Jonathan | Kristen Winnicki as Gwen | Gil Birmingham as Peru Man (Bodyguard) | Samuel Jacobs as Peruvian Boy (Ampata Gutierrez) |
Uncredited: Bernard White as Tour Guide
Songs: Four Star Mary -- Fate, Four Star Mary -- Shadows

17 :02x05 - Reptile Boy

Oct/13/1997
Buffy feels she has no social life due to Giles's taxing schedule and Angel's reluctance to dating. She rebels by setting aside her better judgement and going with Cordelia on a double-date with a couple of college boys. What they do not know is that the fraternity they belong to has built its power on a long tradition of worship and sacrificing girls to a demon.
Guest Stars: Greg Vaughan as Richard | Todd Babcock as Tom Warner | Jordana Spiro as Callie |
Co-Guest Stars: Robin Atkin Downes as Machida | Danny Strong as Jonathan | Christopher Dahlberg as Tackle | Jason Posey as Linebacker | Coby Bell as Young Man |
Uncredited: Scott Duthie as Frat Brother #2 | Kavan Smith as Man
Director: David Greenwalt
Songs: Act of Faith -- Bring Me On, Louie Says -- She

18 :02x06 - Halloween

Oct/27/1997
While chaperoning trick-or-treaters on Halloween, Buffy, Xander, and Willow, as well as several others in town, find themselves transforming into the personas of their costumes. Spike sees the chaos as an opportunity, especially when he finds that Buffy is now stuck in the role as a helpless noble woman.
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | James Marsters as Spike | Robin Sachs as Ethan Rayne | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Larry Bagby as Larry | Abigail Gershman as Girl |
Uncredited: Marjorie Lovett as Mrs. Parker
Songs: Treble Charger -- How She Died, Epperley -- Shy

19 :02x07 - Lie to Me

Nov/03/1997
Buffy is visited by Ford, an old friend from her old high school. While she is relieved that she doesn't have to hide her Slayer identity from him, a jealous Angel, along with Willow and Xander, discover that Ford is himself hiding something from Buffy.
Guest Stars: Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar (credited as Robia La Morte) | James Marsters as Spike | Jason Behr as Billy "Ford" Fordham | Jarrad Paul as Diego | Juliet Landau as Drusilla |
Co-Guest Stars: Will Rothhaar as James | Julia Lee as Chanterelle |
Uncredited: Julie Michaels as Julia | Todd McIntosh as Sunset Club Greeter
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Shawn Clement & Sean Murry -- Blood of a Stranger, Willoughby -- Lois on the Brink, The Sisters of Mercy -- Never Land, Creaming Jesus -- Reptile

20 :02x08 - The Dark Age

Nov/10/1997
Giles learns that he can't outrun his sins when a demon he helped summon during his rebellious youth comes back for he and his then circle of friends. With the demon now narrowing its target onto Giles, he soon finds those closest to him in danger due to the reckless past he had hoped they would never discover.
Guest Stars: Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar (credited as Robia La Morte) | Robin Sachs as Ethan Rayne | Stuart McLean as Philip Henry |
Co-Guest Stars: Wendy Way as Dierdre | Michael Earl Reid as Custodian | Daniel Henry Murray as Creepy Cult Guy | Carlease Burke as Detective Winslow | Tony Sears as Morgue Attendent | John Bellucci as Man |
Uncredited: Chris O'Hara as Vampire

21 :02x09 - What's My Line? (1)

Nov/17/1997
Career Week at Sunnydale High leads Buffy to question where her Slayer duties will leave her in terms of a stable future. In the meantime, she must be on guard for the Order of Taraka, a collection of assassins who Spike has sicced on Buffy to distract her as he tries to find a way to restore Drusilla to full health.
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | James Marsters as Spike | Eric Saiet as Dalton | Kelly Connell as Norman Pfister | Bianca Lawson as Kendra | Saverio Guerra as Willy | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Michael Rothhaar as Suitman | Patricia Bethune as Mrs. Kalish |
Uncredited: Spice Williams as Patrice | Scott Duthie as Vampire
Director: David Solomon

22 :02x10 - What's My Line? (2)

Nov/24/1997
The revelation of a new Slayer relieves Buffy of worry of her duties, but she soon finds herself back in battle when she discovers that Spike has taken Angel who is the key to curing Drusilla. The two Slayers must coordinate their methods to stop the upcoming ritual.
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Saverio Guerra as Willy | Kelly Connell as Norman Pfister | Bianca Lawson as Kendra | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Hostage Kid |
Uncredited: Spice Williams as Patrice
Director: David Semel
Writer: Marti Noxon

23 :02x11 - Ted

Dec/08/1997
Buffy discovers that her mother has a boyfriend. Everyone quickly takes to Ted, except Buffy. While many dismiss it as stepfather issues, the more Buffy finds out about Ted, the more her dislike for him is justified.
Special Guest Stars: John Ritter as Ted |
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | Ken Thorley as Neal | James MacDonald (1) as Detective Stein (credited as James G. MacDonald) |
Co-Guest Stars: Jeff Langton as Vampire |
Uncredited: Jeff Pruitt as Vampire

24 :02x12 - Bad Eggs

Jan/12/1998
As if hunting down a couple of cowboy vampires is enough for Buffy, she also has to take care of an egg for a health class assignment. After a few tireless nights, she discovers that there's something amiss with her egg.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Jeremy Ratchford as Lyle Gorch | James Parks as Tector Gorch | Rick Zieff as Mr. Whitmore |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Johnathan | Brie McCaddin as Cute Girl | Eric Whitmore as Night Watchman
Director: David Greenwalt
Writer: Marti Noxon

25 :02x13 - Surprise (1)

Jan/19/1998
Buffy's 17th birthday is approaching, but she is more concerned about Angel, due to a troubling dream where he was killed by Drusilla. The fear is not unwarranted, as a healthy Drusilla and wheelchair-bound Spike have begun assembling The Judge, a powerful demon with the ability to burn down humanity.
Special Guest Stars: Vincent Schiavelli as Enios |
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | Brian Thompson as The Judge | Eric Saiet as Dalton | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla |
Uncredited: Roger Stoneburner as Vampire
Director: Michael Lange
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Shawn Clement & Sean Murry, Vocals by Care Howe -- Anything, Rasputina -- Transylvanian Concubine

26 :02x14 - Innocence (2)

Jan/20/1998
As if the apocalyptic situation with The Judge isn't bad enough, the curse inflicted upon Angel has been lifted. With no soul, Angel has reverted to his evil ways and joined forces with Spike and Drusilla. Buffy must now put aside her feelings for the man she once loved and come to terms with the monster he's become.
Special Guest Stars: Vincent Schiavelli as Enios |
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | Brian Thompson as The Judge | Ryan Francis as Soldier | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla |
Co-Guest Stars: James Lurie as Teacher | Carla Madden as Woman | Parry Shen as Student
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon

27 :02x15 - Phases

Jan/27/1998
With Buffy dealing with the loss of Angel, Cordelia is frustrated with Xander, and Willow yearns to develop a more affectionate relationship with Oz.

Meanwhile, a werewolf is on the loose in Sunnydale, and the Scoobies race to find out who it is. They must stop the creature, not just from others, but also for its own sake, as a hunter aims to kill it to sell its pelt.
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Camila Griggs as Miss Litto | Jack Conley as Cain |
Co-Guest Stars: Larry Bagby as Larry | Megahn Perry as Theresa | Keith Campbell (1) as Werewolf | Lotion as Themselves
Songs: Lotion -- Blind for Now

28 :02x16 - Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

Feb/10/1998
Under pressure from her friends, Cordelia breaks up with Xander, on Valentine's Day of all days. Hoping to get her back, he has Amy preform a love spell for him. Unfortunately, it has the opposite effect, making every woman in sight but Cordelia go crazy over Xander.
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Lorna Scott as Miss Beakman | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla |
Co-Guest Stars: Jason Hall (1) as Devon | Jennie Chester as Kate | Kristen Winnicki as Cordette | Tamara Braun as Frenzied Girl | Scott Hamm as Jock
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Naked -- Drift Away, Average White Band -- Got the Love, Four Star Mary -- Pain

29 :02x17 - Passion

Feb/24/1998
At Buffy's urging, Giles and Jenny try to reconcile their relationship. As Jenny is on the verge of cracking a spell that could restore Angel's soul, Angel's emotional torture of Buffy is getting worse, eventually leading to an act that will haunt Buffy and friends for a long time to come.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | Richard Assad as Shopkeeper | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Student | Richard Hoyt Miller as Policeman
Songs: Morcheeba -- Never an Easy Way, Giacomo Puccini -- O soave fanciulla

30 :02x18 - Killed by Death

Mar/03/1998
Buffy is overcome with the flu and taken to the hospital. She is eager to get out due to a phobia of hospitals that stems from a childhood incident, but soon discovers that something is stalking the children's wing.
Guest Stars: Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Richard Herd as Dr. Stanley Backer | Willie Garson as Guard | Andrew Ducote as Ryan | Juanita Jennings as Dr. Wilkinson |
Co-Guest Stars: Robert Munic as Intern | Mimi Paley as Little Buffy | Denise Johnson as Celia | James Jude Courtney as Kindestod
Director: Deran Sarafian

31 :02x19 - I Only Have Eyes For You

Apr/28/1998
A violent lovers spate is reenacted again and again in the halls of Sunnydale High School. With the spirits of a student and his teacher repeatedly possessing people and carrying out the murder-suicide that occurred forty-three years earlier, the Scoobies scramble to put an end the tragic cycle.
Guest Stars: Meredith Salenger as Grace Newman (credited as Meredith Salinger) | Christopher Gorham as James Stanley | John Hawkes as George | Miriam Flynn as Mrs. Frank | Brian Reddy as Police Chief Bob | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder | Brian Poth as Fighting Boy | Sarah Bibb as Fighting Girl |
Co-Guest Stars: James Lurie as Mr. Miller | Ryan Taszreak as Ben | Anna Coman-Hidy as 50's Girl #1 | Vanessa Bednar as 50's Girl #2 | Angie Hart as Herself (credited as Splendid)
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Splendid -- Charge, The Flamingos -- I Only Have Eyes for You

32 :02x20 - Go Fish

May/05/1998
A creature appears to be targeting members of the swim team, with two already found by nothing more than their skin. Buffy keeps a watchful eye on the most likely next target, while the others try to find out about the origin of the monster.
Guest Stars: Charles Cyphers as Coach Marin | Jeremy Garrett as Cameron Walker | Wentworth Miller as Gage Petronzi | Conchata Ferrell as Nurse Greenliegh | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Jake Patellis as Dodd McAlvy | Shane West as Sean
Director: David Semel
Songs: Nero's Rome -- If You's Listen, Naked -- Mann's Chinese

33 :02x21 - Becoming (1)

May/12/1998
Buffy has resolved to finally fight Angel just as he plans to awaken the demon Acathla and suck the world into Hell. However, her decision is clouded by the discovery of Jenny's spell that could restore Angel's soul.
Special Guest Stars: Max Perlich as Whistler |
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Julie Benz as Darla | Bianca Lawson as Kendra | Jack McGee as Doug Perren | Richard Riehle as Merrick | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Shannon Welles as Gypsy Woman | Zitto Kazann as Gypsy Man | Ginger Williams as Girl | Nina Gervitz as Teacher |
Uncredited: Dean Butler (1) as Hank Summers | Sophia Crawford as Vampire
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon

34 :02x22 - Becoming (2)

May/19/1998
With Giles being tortured by Angel to reveal the secret to awakening Acathla, Buffy is in a race against time. Even with an unlikely ally helping her, Buffy will have to face heartbreak and hardship along her way to face Angel alone.
Special Guest Stars: Max Perlich as Whistler |
Guest Stars: Seth Green as Oz | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers | Robia LaMorte as Jenny Calendar | James MacDonald (1) as Detective Stein (credited as James G. MacDonald) | James Marsters as Spike | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Armin Shimerman as Principal Snyder |
Co-Guest Stars: Susan Leslie as First Cop | Thomas G. Waites as Second Cop |
Uncredited: Roger Stoneburner as Vampire
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Sarah McLachlan -- Full of Grace

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

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-Saéns -- 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

Season 5

79 :05x01 - Buffy vs. Dracula

Sep/26/2000
Dracula, the most famous of all vampires, arrives in Sunnydale with his sights set directly on Buffy. Having been questioning the origin of her nature as of late, the legendary count offers the Slayer a taste of the source of her powers.
Guest Stars: Rudolf Martin as Dracula | Michelle Trachtenberg as Dawn Summers | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: E.J. Gage as Mover #1 | Scott Berman as Mover #2 | Marita Schaub as Vampire Girl #1 | Leslee Jean Matta as Vampire Girl #2 | Jennifer Slimko as Vampire Girl #3
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Vertical Horizon -- Finding Me

80 :05x02 - Real Me

Oct/03/2000
We follow a day in the life of Buffy's little sister, Dawn, as she spills her thoughts into her journal.

Meanwhile, Buffy begins her training with Giles, and Harmony - much to everyone's amusement - tries to start her own gang.
Guest Stars: Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Bob Morrisey as Crazy Guy | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Brian Turk as Mort | Chaney Kley as Brad (credited as Chaney Kley Minnis) | Faith Abrahams as Peaches (credited as Faith S. Abrahams) | Tom Lenk as Cyrus
Director: David Grossman
Writer: David Fury

81 :05x03 - The Replacement

Oct/10/2000
Following a demon attack, Xander wakes up to find that his life has been taken over by a doppelgänger. As his luck seems to sink lower in his quest to get help, Xander begins to realise that his rogue may even be living his life better than he has.
Guest Stars: Michael Bailey Smith as Toth | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Kelly Donovan as Xander Double | Cate Cohen as Building Manager | David Reivers as Foreman | Fritz Greve as Construction Worker

82 :05x04 - Out of My Mind

Oct/17/2000
When Joyce suffers a brief episode that puts her in the hospital, it's discovered that Riley is in danger because of the medication he was given during his time with the Initiative.

When Spike hears that an Initiative doctor has been called in, he takes it as an opportunity to get his inhibitor chip out of his head, so he can finally be rid of the Slayer.
Guest Stars: Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Charlie Weber as Ben | Time Winters as Initiative Doctor | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Dierdre Holder as Hospital Doctor |
Uncredited: Erik Betts as Agent Brown | Christopher Leps as Agent Goodman
Director: David Grossman
Songs: Nickelback -- Breath

83 :05x05 - No Place Like Home

Oct/24/2000
Buffy is warned of a danger aimed at her family soon after finding a mysterious object. Believing that something supernatural is behind her mother's recent illness, Buffy undergoes a spell to find whatever magic is responsible. She discovers, instead, a far more shocking discovery hiding in her family.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Ravil Isyanov as Monk | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: James Wellington as Nightwatchman | Paul Hayes (1) as Older Nightwatchman | Staci Lawrence as Customer | John Sarkisian as Old Monk |
Uncredited: Pavel Lychnikoff as Other Monk
Director: David Solomon

84 :05x06 - Family

Nov/07/2000
Tara's birthday approaches, but the arrival of her family brings about fear that a horrible secret will be revealed to her friends.

Meanwhile, Buffy shows a sudden overprotection for Dawn, beginning a sense of distance from her Riley has been feeling.
Guest Stars: Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Amy Adams (1) as Cousin Beth | Steve Rankin as Mr. Maclay | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Ezra Buzzington as Bartender | Peggy Goss as Crazy Person | Torry Pendergrass as Damon | Megan Gray as Sandy | Brian Tee as Intern | Kevin Rankin as Donny
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Motorace -- American Shoes, My Vitriol -- Cemented Shoes, Melanie Doane -- I Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Yo La Tengo -- Tears Are In Your Eyes

85 :05x07 - Fool for Love

Nov/14/2000
After being overpowered and nearly killed by a common vampire, Buffy sets out to learn what mistakes past Slayers made that costs them their lives. For her to learn the secret, Spike takes her through his transformation and his fights with the two Slayers he killed.
Guest Stars: David Boreanaz as Angel | Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Julie Benz as Darla | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Kali Rocha as Cecily Addams | Edward Fletcher as Male Partygoer | Katharine Leonard as Female Partygoer | Matthew Lang as 2nd Male Partygoer | Christopher Daniels as Stabbing Vampire (credited as Chris Daniels) | Ken Feinberg as Chaos Demon | Steve Heinze as Vampire #1 | Ming Liu as Chinese Slayer | April Weeden-Washington as Subway Slayer (credited as April Wheedon-Washington)
Director: Nick Marck
Songs: Felix Mendelssohn -- A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Killingtons -- Balladovie, Virgil -- Heal Yourself, Johann S. Bach -- Partita #3 in E Major, Avenue A -- Run Cold, Crushing Velvet -- XXX

86 :05x08 - Shadow

Nov/21/2000
Joyce is found to have more a serious medical issue than previously thought. Emotionally swallowed by the fear and worry about what this means, Buffy further puts Riley on the outside.

Glory, meanwhile, sets out to recover her Key. To do this, she must gather ingredients to perform a spell, and only one place in town has what she needs.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Kevin Weisman as Dreg | William Forward as Dr. Isaacs | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Megan Gray as Sandy
Director: Daniel Attias
Writer: David Fury

87 :05x09 - Listening to Fear

Nov/28/2000
An extraterrestrial creature falls to earth and begins killing the mentally ill. The Scoobies try to tackle the situation, so as to allow Buffy to take care of her mother before her surgery. Unfortunately, Joyce's tumour causes her a slight mental instability that sets her up as a target for the creature.
Guest Stars: Charlie Weber as Ben | Nick Chinlund as Major Ellis | Kevin Weisman as Dreg | Randy Thompson as Doctor Kriegel | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Paul Hayes (1) as Older Nightwatchman | Keith Allan as Skinny Mental Patient | Erin Leigh Price as Vampire Chick | April Adams (1) as Nurse Lampkin | Barbara C. Adside as Creature | Debbie Lee Carrington as Creature |
Uncredited: Bailey Chase as Graham Miller
Director: David Solomon

88 :05x10 - Into the Woods

Dec/19/2000
Riley's feelings on his relationship with Buffy comes to the surface when she discovers that he's been allowing vampires to feed on him. When the military offers him a job that would take him out of the country, Riley presents Buffy the choice of whether he stays or leaves.
Guest Stars: Bailey Chase as Graham Miller | Nick Chinlund as Major Ellis | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Randy Thompson as Doctor Kriegel | Rainy Jo Stout as Junkie Vampire Girl | Emmanuel Xuereb as Whip | Adam G. as Tough Vamp
Director: Marti Noxon
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Emilana Torrini -- Summerbreeze

89 :05x11 - Triangle

Jan/09/2001
Giles takes a leave for England to seek information about Glory from the Watchers Council. In his absence, Anya is left in charge of the Magic Box, upping the bickering between she and Willow, which begins to wear on Xander. When this leads to the conjuring of a troll, they have to work together as it rampages through Sunnydale.
Guest Stars: Abraham Benrubi as Olaf the Troll | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Ranjani Brow as Young Nun
Songs: The Dandy Warhols -- Bohemian Like You, Blur -- There's No Other Way

90 :05x12 - Checkpoint

Jan/23/2001
The Watchers Council arrive in Sunnydale with information about Glory. However, rather than give it to Buffy, they put her through a rigorous review to see if she is prepared to deal with it.

Things become worse for Buffy when Glory visits the Summers' home regarding her Key, and later discovers that she's in the crosshairs of someone else prepared to do anything to stop Glory.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Cynthia Lamontagne as Lydia | Oliver Muirhead as Phillip | Kris Iyer as Nigel | Kevin Weisman as Dreg | Troy Blendell as Jinx (credited as Troy T. Blendell) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Harris Yulin as Quentin Travers | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Ace Mask as Professor Roberts (credited as Wesley Mask) | Justin Gorence as Orlando | Peter Husmann as Mailman | Jack Thomas as Council Member #4 | John O'Leary as Council Member #5
Director: Nick Marck

91 :05x13 - Blood Ties

Feb/06/2001
It's Buffy's birthday, but everyone is thinking about Dawn after Buffy hesitantly tells them about the Key. Everyone that is but Dawn herself who notices that everyone is beginning to behave odd around her now. She then sets off to find out why and discovers the truth about herself.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Troy Blendell as Jinx (credited as Troy T. Blendell) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Justin Gorence as Orlando | Michael Emanuel as Burly Guard | Joe Ochman as Janitor | Paul Bates (1) as Crazie #1 | Carl J. Johnson as Crazie #2 | Candice Nicole as Young Buffy | Elyssa D. Vito as Young Dawn
Songs: Star Ghost Dog -- Holiday

92 :05x14 - Crush

Feb/13/2001
Buffy discovers Spike's feelings for her, and is utterly repulsed. However, Spike's love-life takes a new turn when Drusilla returns to Sunnydale with the temptation to return him to his old self.
Guest Stars: Mercedes McNab as Harmony | Charlie Weber as Ben | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Frederick Dawson as Porter | Greg Wayne as Student | Joseph Digiandomenico as Matt | Walter Borchert as Jeff | Asher Glaser as Boy in Bronze | Jennifer Bergman as Girl in Bronze | Nell Shanahan as Waitress | Summercamp as Themselves | Devics as Themselves
Director: Daniel Attias
Writer: David Fury
Songs: Summercamp -- Happy, Devics -- Key, Summercamp -- Play It By Ear

93 :05x15 - I Was Made to Love You

Feb/20/2001
Buffy is still reeling with disgust over Spike's profession of love, further putting him on the out, as Joyce tries to get back into the dating pool.

While Buffy considers beginning a relationship with Ben, a lovesick robot shows up in town, looking for her boyfriend. What she doesn't know is that her builder has moved on.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Shonda Farr as April | Adam Busch as Warren | Troy Blendell as Jinx (credited as Troy T. Blendell) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Amelinda Smith as Katrina (credited as Amelinda Embry) | Paul Darrigo as Driver | Gil Christner as Resident | Kelly Felix as Teenager | Paul Walia as Friend
Songs: Mellonova -- Hideeho, Los Straitjackets -- Kawanga, Caviar -- OK Nightmare

94 :05x16 - The Body

Feb/27/2001
Buffy, her sister, and friends must all cope with the sudden and unexpected death of Joyce.
Guest Stars: Randy Thompson as Doctor Kriegel | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Kevin Cristaldi as First Paramedic | Stefan Umstead as Second Paramedic | Loanne Bishop as 911 Operator | J. Evan Bonifant as Kevin | Kelli Garner as Kristie | Rae'Ven Larrymore-Kelly as Lisa (credited as Rae'ven Larrymore Kelly) | Tia Matza as Teacher | John Michael Herndon as Vampire
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon

95 :05x17 - Forever

Apr/17/2001
Everyone continues to deal with the emotional aftermath of Joyce's passing. As Buffy keeps herself occupied, Dawn discovers a supernatural and potentially dangerous means of bringing back their mother.
Guest Stars: David Boreanaz as Angel | Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Troy Blendell as Jinx (credited as Troy T. Blendell) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Joel Grey as Doc |
Co-Guest Stars: Todd Duffey as Murk | Andrea Gall as Customer | Alan Henry Brown as Funeral Director | Darius Dudley as Minister | Annie Talbot as Lady with Baby | Noor Shic as Lady with Rosary
Director: Marti Noxon
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: Cream -- Tales of Brave Ulysses, Splendid -- Tommorrow We'll Awake

96 :05x18 - Intervention

Apr/24/2001
When Buffy starts to worry that she's losing her ability to be emotionally open to others, Giles helps by taking her on a vision quest. While gone, Spike receives his own robotic version of Buffy from Warren. Unaware of the Buffybot, the Scoobies mistake it for the real Buffy and worry about her strange behaviour. Glory, meanwhile, seeks out whoever the Slayer values, leading to confusing Spike for the Key.

Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Adam Busch as Warren | Troy Blendell as Jinx (credited as Troy T. Blendell) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Sharon Ferguson as Primitive | Todd Duffey as Murk | Kelly Donovan as Xander stunt double

97 :05x19 - Tough Love

May/01/2001
Buffy continues to be protective of Dawn when she learns that she's been skipping school and is in danger of being taken away.

Meanwhile, Tara and Willow's relationship is put through a trial when they have a spat and Glory misidentifies Tara as the Key.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Troy Blendell as Jinx (credited as Troy T. Blendell) | Anne Betancourt as Principal Stevens | Leland Crooke as Professor Lillian | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Todd Duffey as Murk | Alan Heitz as Slook |
Uncredited: Pat Skipper as Doctor
Director: David Grossman

98 :05x20 - Spiral

May/08/2001
Now that Glory knows that Dawn is the Key, and realising that she is unstoppable, Buffy decides to simply flee. Their escape plan is sidetracked when the Knights of Byzantium catch up to them and trap them with diminishing options.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Wade Williams as General Gregor (credited as Wade Andrew Williams) | Karim Prince as Dante | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Justin Gorence as Orlando | Lily Knight as Gronx | Todd Duffey as Murk | Jack Donner as Cleric #1 | Bob Morrisey as Crazy #1 | Paul Bates (1) as Crazy #2 | Carl J. Johnson as Crazy #3 | Mary Sheldon as Nurse

99 :05x21 - The Weight of the World

May/15/2001
With Dawn having been taken by Glory, Buffy has fallen into a catatonic state, leaving Willow to go into her mind to get her out and wake her up. While the others try to find anything they can to stop Glory or the ritual, Glory and Ben have a tug-of-war of conscious.
Special Guest Stars: Joel Grey as Doc |
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Dean Butler (1) as Hank Summers | Lily Knight as Gronx | Bob Morrisey as Crazy | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Co-Guest Stars: Todd Duffey as Murk | Alexandra Lee as Young Buffy | Paul Bates (1) as Crazy #2 | Carl J. Johnson as Crazy #3 | Matthew Lang as High Priest Minion
Director: David Solomon

100 :05x22 - The Gift

May/22/2001
Knowing that killing Dawn is the only way to stop Glory's ritual once it starts, Buffy is adamant not to sacrifice her for the world. With time running out, everyone prepares to engage Glory, ready for the possibility that it may be their final battle.
Guest Stars: Clare Kramer as Glory | Charlie Weber as Ben | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Joel Grey as Doc |
Co-Guest Stars: Todd Duffey as Murk | Craig Zimmerman as Minion #1 | Josh Jacobson as Teen | Tom Kiesche as Vampire
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon

Season 6

101 :06x01 - Bargaining

Oct/02/2001
With the Buffybot being utilised to keep both the world and underworld from knowing that the Slayer’s dead, the Scoobies are still grieving. However, without the knowledge of the others, Willow, Xander, Anya, and Tara have been plotting to take advantage of a rare opportunity to resurrect Buffy from the dead.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Franc Ross as Razor | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Geoff Meed as Mag | Mike Grief as Klyed | Paul Greenberg as Shempy Vamp | Joy DeMichelle Moore as Ms. Lefcourt | Bru Muller as Teacher | Robert Vito as Cute Boy | Harry Johnson (1) as Parent #1 | Kelly Lynn Warren as Parent #2 | Hila Levy as Pretty Girl | Richard Wharton as Homeowner
Director: David Grossman
Songs: Static-X -- Permanence

102 :06x02 - After Life

Oct/09/2001
As Buffy tries to get used to being alive again, an entity haunts the Scoobies that’s tied to the Slayer’s resurrection.
Guest Stars: Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Lisa Hoyle as Demon
Director: David Solomon

103 :06x03 - Flooded

Oct/16/2001
When a pipe breaks in the Summers basement, Buffy finds herself in a battle with debt. Trying to get a loan, she finds the bank is attacked by a demon that was hired out by a trio of upstarting nerds bent on crime. Meanwhile, Giles returns and tries to take in what went down in his brief absence.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Todd Stashwick as M'Fashnick Demon | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Michael Merton as Mr. Savitsky | John Jabaley as Tito | Brian Kolb as Bank Guard
Director: Douglas Petrie

104 :06x04 - Life Serial

Oct/23/2001
Buffy is presented with the question of the future of her life. From there, she audits classes with Willow and Tara, attends Xander’s construction site, and tries to work in the Magic Box. However, each time, she experiences weird phenomenon. Little is she aware that she is being tested by the Trio to test her abilities as an upcoming adversary to their plans.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Paul Gutrecht as Tony | Noel Gugliemi as Vince (credited as Noel Albert Gugliemi) | Enrique Almeida as Marco | Jonathan Goldstein as Mike | Winsome Brown as Woman Customer | Christopher May as Male Customer | David Meunier as Rat-Faced Demon (credited as David J. Miller) | Andrew Cooper Wasser as Slime-Cover Demon | Richard Beatty as Small Demon | James C. Leary as Loose Skinned Demon | Jennifer Shon as Rachel | Jabari Hearn as Steve | Derrick McMillon as Ron | Clint Culp as Bartender | Mark Ginther as Horned Demon | Alice Dinnean as Mummy Hand (credited as Alice Dinnean Vernon) |
Uncredited: Marcia Ann Burrs as Professor Bellamy
Director: Nick Marck

105 :06x05 - All The Way

Oct/30/2001
While everyone celebrates Xander and Anya’s engagement announcement, Dawn spends Halloween hanging with her friend and two boys. When she’s found to be lying about her whereabouts, everyone goes out looking for her, including Tara and Willow who get into a heated talk concerning the latter’s overuse of magick.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: John O'Leary as Kaltenbach | Kavan Reece as Justin | Amber Tamblyn as Janice | Dave Power as Zach | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Charles Duckworth as Glenn | Dawn Worrall as Christy | Emily Kay as Maria | Adam Lieberman as Carl (credited as Adam Gordon) | Steven Anthony Lawrence as Chunky Kid | Sabrina Speer as Girl | Chad Erikson as Guy | Dominic Rambaran as Paramedic #1 | Anthony Sago as Paramedic #2 | Lorin Becker as Witch Woman | Lily Jackson as Witchy Poo
Director: David Solomon
Songs: Hope Sandoval -- Around My Smile, Nikka Costa -- Everybody Got Their Something, Man of the Year -- Just as Nice

106 :06x06 - Once More, With Feeling

Nov/06/2001
Everyone in Sunnydale, including the Scoobies, find themselves bursting into song and dance. It seems innocent at first, but turns serious when burned up bodies begin to turn up. Buffy and the others also find themselves belting out their buried fears and feelings, so that before the curtain falls, certain secrets will be unveiled.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Hinton Battle as Sweet | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: David Fury as Mustard Man | Marti Noxon as Parking Ticket Woman | Daniel Weaver as Handsome Young Man | Scot Zeller as Henchman | Zachary Woodlee as Demon/Henchman | Timothy Anderson (1) as Henchman | Alex Estronel as Henchman | Matt Sims as College Guy #1 | Hunter Cochran as College Guy #2
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon

107 :06x07 - Tabula Rasa

Nov/13/2001
As everyone reels from Buffy’s revelation, Giles readies himself to again leave for England for the sake of Buffy. Tara reveals to Willow that she knows about the memory spell she used on her to make her forget their last fight. In order to solve both problems, Willow casts another amnesia spell, but it backfires and everyone loses their memories, leaving the Scoobies to try to piece together who they are.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Raymond O'Connor as Teeth | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Geordie White as Vamp #1 | Stephen Triplett as Vamp #2 | Dave Franco as Vamp #3 | Michelle Branch as Herself (Performer)
Director: David Grossman
Songs: Michelle Branch -- Goodbye To You

108 :06x08 - Smashed

Nov/20/2001
Despondent over Tara leaving, Willow returns Amy to her human form, so as to have another bewitched playmate. As the Scoobies investigate a jewellery heist that left a guard frozen, Spike discovers that something is amiss with his chip.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Patrice Walters as Woman | John Patrick Clerkin as Man | Jack Jozefson as Rusty | Rick Garcia as Reporter | Kelly Smith (1) as Innocent Girl | Jordan Belfi as Ryan | Adam Weiner as Simon | Melanie Sirmons as Brie | Lauren Nissi as Girlfriend
Director: Turi Meyer

109 :06x09 - Wrecked

Nov/27/2001
When Willow find her powers have burned out, Amy takes her to a warlock to hook her up with unlimited juice. Buffy is racked with disgust and guilt over her sexual romp with Spike, but needs his help when she finds out about Willow’s addiction and that Dawn is out with her.
Guest Stars: Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Jeff Kober as Rack | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Fleming Brooks as Mandraz | Mageina Tovah as Jonesing Girl | Michael Giordani as Jonesing Guy | Colin Malone as Creepy Guy
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Marti Noxon

110 :06x10 - Gone

Jan/08/2002
With Spike’s continuing advances and a Social Services worker watching her back, Buffy is all too happy to disappear after the Trio accidentally hits her with their invisibility gun. Unfortunately, Willow gets suspected, as she tries to go cold turkey on magick.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Daniel Hagen as Frank (Social Services Supervisor) | Susan Ruttan as Doris Kroeger |
Co-Guest Stars: Jessa French as Cleo | Kelly Parver as Girl in Park | Jeffrey Jacquin as Meter Man | Dwight Bacquie as Security Guard | Lyndon Smith (1) as Little Boy | Melina Webberley as Little Girl | Elin Hampton as Co-Worker
Director: David Fury
Writer: David Fury

111 :06x11 - Doublemeat Palace

Jan/29/2002
Buffy gets a job working at the fast-food restaurant Doublemeat Palace to help with finances. Observing the strange behaviour of the workers, added to the oft-disappearing employees and the mystery surrounding the secret ingredient, Buffy puts a sickening picture together. Meanwhile, Willow’s recovery gets hampered when Amy gives her some unwanted power.
Guest Stars: Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Pat Crawford Brown as Wig Lady | Brent Hinkley as Manny | Kirsten Nelson as Lorraine Ross | Kali Rocha as Halfrek |
Co-Guest Stars: T. Ferguson as Gary | Marion Calvert as Gina | Douglas Bennett as Phillip | Andrew Reville as Timothy | Kevin C. Carter as Mr. Typical | John F. Kearney as Elderly Man | Sara LaWall as Housewife Type | Victor Z. Isaac as Pimply Teen
Director: Nick Marck
Songs: Trespassers William -- I Know

112 :06x12 - Dead Things

Feb/05/2002
As Buffy sinks further into the dark with Spike, the Trio use an instrument to get women to do their bidding. However, things get out of hand and their situation turns deadly serious. They then use Buffy as a means of covering their tracks, forcing the Slayer to see where she really is.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Amelinda Smith as Katrina (credited as Amelinda Embry) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Marion Calvert as Gina | Rock Reiser as Desk Sergeant | Bernard K. Addison as Cop #1 | Eric Prescott as Cop #2
Songs: Bush -- Out Of This World

113 :06x13 - Older and Far Away

Feb/12/2002
The Scoobies and a few other friends gather at the Summers home to throw Buffy a birthday party. However, they soon find that even when they try, they can’t seem to make themselves leave the house. The enclosed environment brings up tension among them, especially when a demon is freed inside.
Guest Stars: Kali Rocha as Halfrek | Ryan Browning as Richard | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Laura Roth as Sophie | James C. Leary as Clem | Elizabeth Cazenave as Teacher

114 :06x14 - As You Were

Feb/26/2002
Riley unexpectedly returns to Sunnydale to enlist Buffy in a special mission. Buffy’s relief at Riley’s presence is destroyed when she quickly finds out he’s now married.
Special Guest Stars: Marc Blucas as Riley Finn |
Guest Stars: Ivana Milicevic as Sam |
Co-Guest Stars: Ryan Raddatz as Todd | Adam Paul as Skanky Vamp | Marilyn Brett as Lady | Alice Dinnean as Baby Demon Puppeteer (credited as Alice Dinnean Vernon) |
Uncredited: Mitch Morris as Cute Boy
Director: Douglas Petrie

115 :06x15 - Hell's Bells

Mar/05/2002
A nervous Xander readies to wed Anya. However, a stranger claiming to be himself from the future tries to warn Xander of the consequences of their marriage.
Guest Stars: Casey Sander as Tony Harris | Kali Rocha as Halfrek | Andy Umberger as D'Hoffryn | Lee Garlington as Jessica Harris | Jan Hoag as Cousin Carol | George D. Wallace as Future Xander | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Steven Gilborn as Uncle Rory |
Co-Guest Stars: James C. Leary as Clem | Daniel McFeeley as Warty Demon | Rebecca Jackson as Tarantula | Mel Fair as Tentacle Demon | Nick Kokich as Demon Teen | Robert Noble as Night Manager | Julian Franco (1) as Young Bartender | Susannah L. Brown as Caterer Girl | Joey Hiott as Josh Age 10 | Abigail Mavity as Sara Age 8 | Christopher Emerson as Josh Age 21 | Ashleigh Ann Wood as Sara Age 18 | Megan Vint as Karen
Director: David Solomon

116 :06x16 - Normal Again

Mar/12/2002
After Buffy is attacked by a demon as she gets close to the Trio’s lair, she begins experiencing hallucinations of herself in a mental hospital with her still married parents looking out for her. Initially, dismissing them, the recent burdens of her life and her own history in a mental hospital make Buffy question whether she is the Slayer or if she's still in an institution.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Dean Butler (1) as Hank Summers | Michael Warren as Doctor | Kirsten Nelson as Lorraine Ross | Amber Benson (1) as Tara | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce |
Co-Guest Stars: Sarah Scivier as Nurse | Rodney Charles as Orderly | April Dion as Kissing Girl
Director: Rick Rosenthal

117 :06x17 - Entropy

Apr/30/2002
Anya returns, and, unbeknownst to anyone, as a vengeance demon. Unable to inflict pain on Xander herself, Anya tries to cajole his friends to wish up a proper punishment. Meanwhile, Spike is locked out from Buffy and is frustrated she won’t tell her friends about them. He then moves on to find a way to numb his pain.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Kali Rocha as Halfrek | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: Edie Caggiano as Mother
Songs: Tom McRae -- Sau Paulo Rain, Alison Krauss -- That Kind of Love

118 :06x18 - Seeing Red

May/07/2002
While Willow and Tara have reunited, Buffy's friendship with Xander is endangered following the revelation of her sexual relationship with Spike. In the aftermath of the heartache caused from his tryst with Anya, Spike is dead set to prove he truly loves Buffy, bringing him to carry out an unthinkable act.
Starring Roles: Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Amy Hathaway as Christine | Nichole Hiltz as Diana |
Co-Guest Stars: James C. Leary as Clem | Garrett Brawith as Frank | Tim Hager as Administrator | Stefan Marks as Guard #1 | Christopher James as Guard #2 | Kate Orsini as Girl at Bronze |
Uncredited: Troy Brenna as Nezzla Demon
Songs: Azure Ray -- Displaced

119 :06x19 - Villains

May/14/2002
With his cohorts in jail, Warren claims to have killed the Slayer, unaware that he actually killed Tara and Willow has embraced the darkest of magicks to reap bloody vengeance. Meanwhile, Spike has fled Sunnydale to Africa to find a means of restoring himself to what he once was.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Jeff Kober as Rack | Amelinda Smith as Katrina (credited as Amelinda Embry) | Amber Benson (1) as Tara |
Co-Guest Stars: James C. Leary as Clem | Steven W. Bailey as Cave Demon | Tim Hodgin as Coroner | Michael Matthys as Paramedic | Julie Hermelin as Clerk | Alan Henry Brown as Demon Bartender | Mueen Jahan Ahmad as Doctor (credited as Mueen J. Ahmad) | Jane Cho as Nurse #1 | Meredith Cross as Nurse #2 | David Adefeso as Paramedic #2 | Jeffrey Nicholas-Brown as Vampire (credited as Jeffrey Nicholas Brown) | Nelson Frederick as Villager
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Marti Noxon
Songs: The Misfits -- Die, Die My Darling

120 :06x20 - Two to Go (1)

May/21/2002
Buffy, Xander, and Anya race to keep Andrew and Jonathan safe from becoming Willow’s next targets in her magick-induced thirst for retribution. Having now taken a life, she has become fully enveloped in dark power and isn’t hesitant about eliminating anyone who gets in her way.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Jeff Kober as Rack |
Co-Guest Stars: James C. Leary as Clem | Jeff McCredie as Officer | Damian Mooney as Patrol Cop | Michael Younger as Truck Driver | Steven W. Bailey as Cave Demon |
Uncredited: Tanoai Reed as Fire Demon
Director: Bill L. Norton

121 :06x21 - Grave (2)

May/21/2002
As the others continue to protect Jonathan and Andrew, Willow battles Giles when she is forced to take his power. Now overwhelmed with emotion, Willow feels the suffering of the world and decides to end it... by ending the world itself.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Tom Lenk as Andrew |
Co-Guest Stars: Brett Wagner as Trucker | Steven W. Bailey as Cave Demon
Writer: David Fury

Season 7

122 :07x01 - Lessons

Sep/24/2002
Buffy is instructing Dawn on how to deal with creatures of the Hellmouth, as she’s about to attend her first day of Sunnydale High School, rebuilt on the very same ground the Scoobies attended years earlier. Buffy soon finds her fears justified as the manifested spirits of three individuals haunt the new school.

Meanwhile, Willow is in England being rehabilitated by Giles.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Alex Breckenridge as Kit Holburn | Kali Rocha as Halfrek | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Mark Metcalf as The Master | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | Harry Groener as Mayor Wilkins | George Hertzberg as Adam | Clare Kramer as Glory | Adam Busch as Warren | David Zepeda as Carlos | Jeremy Howard as Dead Nerd | Ken Strunk as Dead Janitor | Rachael Bella as Dead Girl | Ed F. Martin as Teacher | Simon Chernin as Student | Jeff Denton as Vampire |
Musical Guests: Strange Radio as Themselves
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Songs: Strange Radio -- So High

123 :07x02 - Beneath You

Oct/01/2002
Buffy gets a premonition, warning: “From beneath you, it devours.” When Xander happens upon a woman whose dog was eaten by a giant, worm-like demon, Buffy is surprised when a suddenly sane and composed Spike offers to help.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Kaarina Aufranc as Nancy | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Tess Hall as Punk Girl | Benita Krista Nall as Young Woman | Jack Sundmacher as Ronnie
Director: Nick Marck

124 :07x03 - Same Time, Same Place

Oct/08/2002
Willow returns to Sunnydale, but can’t find Buffy, Xander, and Dawn. Meanwhile, Buffy, Xander, and Dawn await Willow’s return, but she never shows up. They fear the worst when a dead body is found flayed.
Co-Guest Stars: Camden Toy as Gnarl | Anthony S. Johnson as Father | Matt Koruba as Teen Boy | Nicholette Dixon as Sister | Marshe Daniel as Brother

125 :07x04 - Help

Oct/15/2002
In Buffy’s first week as the school’s guidance counsellor, she encounters a student who believes she is going to die this Friday. When Buffy believes she’s precognitive, the Scoobies try to find out what maybe the cause and how to prevent it.
Guest Stars: Azura Skye as Cassie Newton | Zachery Ty Bryan as Peter (credited as Zachery Bryan) | Glenn Morshower as Mr. Newton | Rick Gonzalez as Thomas | Kevin Christy as Josh | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Beth Skipp as Lulu | Anthony Harrell as Matthew | Jarrett Lennon as Martin Wilder | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: J. Barton as Mike Helgenburg | Daniel Dehring as Red Robed #1 | A.J. Wedding as Red Robed #2 | Marcie Lynn Ross as Dead Woman |
Uncredited: Troy Brenna as Avilas Demon
Director: Rick Rosenthal

126 :07x05 - Selfless

Oct/22/2002
Anya finally gets back to her legendary vengeance ways by killing a room full of frat boys. While Willow and Xander try to reach out to help her, Buffy takes it as her duty to slay Anya.
Guest Stars: Abraham Benrubi as Olaf | Andy Umberger as D'Hoffryn | Kali Rocha as Halfrek | Joyce Guy as Professor | Jennifer Shon as Rachel |
Co-Guest Stars: Taylor Sutherland as Villager #1 | Marybeth Sherr as Villager #2 | Alessandro Mastrobuono as Villager #3 | Daniel Spanton as Viking #1 | John Timmons as Viking #2 |
Uncredited: David Fury as Mustard Man | Marti Noxon as Parking Ticket Woman
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Drew Goddard
Songs: Anya (Emma Caulfield) -- I Will Be His Mrs.

127 :07x06 - Him

Nov/05/2002
Dawn falls in love with football player R.J., becoming totally obsessed. When Buffy tries to control the situation, she finds herself falling for R.J. as well. And the Summers aren’t the only girls that seem to be falling for the jock at first sight.
Guest Stars: Thad Luckinbill as RJ Brooks | Brandon Keener as Lance Brooks | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Yan England as O'Donnell | Angela Sarafyan as Lori | David Ghilardi as Teacher | Riki Lindhome as Cheryl |
Musical Guests: The Breeders as Themselves
Songs: The Breeders -- Little Fury, The Shins -- New Slang, The Breeders -- Son of Three (Viva), Coldplay -- Warning Sign

128 :07x07 - Conversations with Dead People

Nov/12/2002
On the night of November 12, 2002, some of the Scoobies are visited by various different incarnations of the dead:
•Buffy is psychoanalysed by a vampire.
•Willow is given a message from Tara.
•Dawn believes her mother is trying to communicate to her.
•At the urging of Warren, Andrew has Jonathan help him unearth something unholy in the school basement.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Jonathan M. Woodward as Holden "Webs" Webster | Azura Skye as Cassie Newton | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce |
Co-Guest Stars: Stacey Scowley as Young Woman |
Musical Guests: Angie Hart as Herself
Director: Nick Marck
Songs: Angie Hart -- Blue

129 :07x08 - Sleeper

Nov/19/2002
Buffy has intense concern that Spike has begun killing, despite his chip. As she keeps tabs on him to find out, Spike begins recovering memories that lead him to doubt his innocence.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Robinne Lee as Sired Vampire | Rob Nagle as Robson |
Co-Guest Stars: Lisa Jay as Linda | Kevin Daniels as Bouncer | Stacey Scowley as Young Woman | Lindy Christopher as Nora |
Musical Guests: Aimee Mann as Herself
Director: Alan J. Levi
Songs: Aimee Mann -- Pavlov's Bell, Aimee Mann -- This Is How It Goes

130 :07x09 - Never Leave Me

Nov/26/2002
Buffy watches over Spike to try and figure out what’s been manipulating him to kill and for what reason. Meanwhile, Andrew is discovered to be back in town and Xander and Anya interrogate him to find out why.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Cynthia Lamontagne as Lydia | Oliver Muirhead as Philip | Kris Iyer as Nigel | Harris Yulin as Quentin Travers | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Donald Bishop as Butcher | Camden Toy as Ubervamp | Bobby Brewer as Hoffman | Roberto Santos as Grimes
Director: David Solomon
Writer: Drew Goddard

131 :07x10 - Bring On The Night

Dec/17/2002
Giles arrives with three potential Slayers to inform the Scoobies of the First Evil’s plan to eliminate the Slayer line. Buffy soon discovers a more immediate threat when she finds that the First has raised a powerful and ancient vampire, the Turok-Han.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers |
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Clara Bryant as Molly | Courtnee Draper as Annabelle | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Camden Toy as Ubervamp | Chris Wiley as Roger
Director: David Grossman

132 :07x11 - Showtime

Jan/07/2003
As more potentials are gathered, Buffy hopes to get Spike back, but must first find a way of getting past the ubervamp.

Meanwhile, Anya and Giles seek out information on how to defeat the First Evil.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Clara Bryant as Molly | Indigo as Rona | Amanda Fuller as Eve |
Co-Guest Stars: Camden Toy as Ubervamp | Lalaine Paras as Chloe (credited as Lalaine) | Felicia Day as Vi |
Uncredited: Josh Braaten as Torg
Writer: David Fury

133 :07x12 - Potential

Jan/21/2003
As Buffy begins training the potentials, Dawn finds herself cast to the side. However, she tries to prove herself when she finds she is the target of a spell of Willow’s used to locate a potential in Sunnydale.
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Clara Bryant as Molly | Indigo as Rona |
Co-Guest Stars: James C. Leary as Clem | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Felicia Day as Vi | Derek Anthony as Imposing Demon

134 :07x13 - The Killer In Me

Feb/04/2003
Giles takes the potentials on a vision quest, except for Kennedy who fakes being sick so as to spend some time with Willow. However, their date comes to an abrupt end when Willow finds herself appearing as Warren.

Meanwhile, Spike’s chip has begun malfunctioning, leading he and Buffy to revisit the Initiative for answers. The remainder of the Scoobies get a phone call that causes them to ponder if Giles has been assumed by the First.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison | Megalyn Echikunwoke as Vawn | Rif Hutton as Initiative Leader |
Co-Guest Stars: Terence Bernie Hines as Shop Keeper | Anna Maria Maccarrone as Waitress |
Musical Guests: Aberdeen as Themselves
Director: David Solomon

135 :07x14 - First Date

Feb/11/2003
When Principal Wood invites Buffy to dinner, she accepts for the opportunity to better assess who he is and which side he’s fighting on. Coincidently, Xander meets a girl who he asks on a date for that same night.

Meanwhile, the First reaches out to Andrew to carry out another evil task.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Ashanti as Lissa |
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Kristy Wu as Chao-Ahn | K.D. Aubert as Nikki Wood | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood
Director: David Grossman

136 :07x15 - Get It Done

Feb/18/2003
With the First cutting deeper into the Scoobies’ army, Buffy gets fed up. After receiving from Wood a bag passed down to Slayers, Buffy reaches in for answers, but is instead made an offer.
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Clara Bryant as Molly | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Indigo as Rona | Kristy Wu as Chao-Ahn | Lalaine Paras as Chloe (credited as Lalaine) | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Camden Toy as Ubervamp | Felicia Day as Vi | Sharon Ferguson as Primitive | Geoffrey Kasule as Shadow Man #1 | Karara Muhoro as Shadow Man #2 | Daniel Wilson (1) as Shadow Man #3
Director: Douglas Petrie

137 :07x16 - Storyteller

Feb/25/2003
With the high school experiencing a steady increase in violent and supernatural activity, Buffy and Wood figure out its connection to the Hellmouth seal. While Andrew is busy narrating and weaving stories, he must reveal the events that led him to the seal in the first place.
Guest Stars: Danny Strong as Jonathan | Adam Busch as Warren | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Indigo as Rona | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Alan Loayza as Stressed Out Boy | Corin Amber Norton as Crying Girl | Sujata DeChoudhury as Shy Girl | T.W. Leshner as Feral Teen
Director: Marita Grabiak

138 :07x17 - Lies My Parents Told Me

Mar/25/2003
To discover the source of the trigger the First has been using on him, Spike recovers repressed memories of his vampiric relationship with his mother. While Giles continues to voice concern over the removal of Spike’s chip, Wood takes the opportunity for his help in taking revenge against what they both see as a threat.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles |
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Indigo as Rona | Caroline Lagerfelt as Anne | K.D. Aubert as Nikki Wood | Juliet Landau as Drusilla | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Damani Roberts as Young Robin | Ira Steck as New Vamp
Director: David Fury

139 :07x18 - Dirty Girls

Apr/15/2003
Willow returns from L.A. with Faith in tow. Their arrival coincides with the surfacing of a powerful ally to the First.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Nathan Fillion as Caleb |
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Indigo as Rona | Clara Bryant as Molly | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Kristy Wu as Chao-Ahn | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Mary Wilcher as Shannon | Dania Ramirez as Caridad | Rachel Bilson as Colleen | Carrie Southworth as Betty | Christie Abbott as Helpless Girl
Writer: Drew Goddard

140 :07x19 - Empty Places

Apr/29/2003
While combing for clues about Caleb, Spike is sent with Andrew to investigate a lead. Buffy believes he and the First are distracting them from something else, but following the defeat at the hands of Caleb, everyone begins to question her leadership.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Nathan Fillion as Caleb |
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Indigo as Rona | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Kristy Wu as Chao-Ahn | Dorian Missick as Policeman | Larry Clarke as Monk | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Mary Wilcher as Shannon | James C. Leary as Clem | Justin Shilton as Munroe | Nathan Brooks Burgess as Duncan | David Grammer as Crazy Citizen |
Musical Guests: Nerf Herder as Themselves
Songs: Nerf Herder -- Mr. Spock, Nerf Herder -- Rock City News

141 :07x20 - Touched

May/06/2003
Cast out from the others, Buffy is left to wonder before Spike returns to reassure her. Back at the Summers home, the others finally coalesce to form a plan of attack against the First’s forces.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Nathan Fillion as Caleb |
Guest Stars: Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Harry Groener as Mayor Richard Wilkins III | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Felicia Day as Vi | Dania Ramirez as Caridad | Lisa Ann Cabasa as Injured Girl | Lance E. Nichols as Middle-Aged Man
Director: David Solomon

142 :07x21 - End of Days

May/13/2003
Having taken from Caleb a powerful, yet unknown weapon, Buffy reunites with the others to help discover the origin and power of the scythe. Rejuvenated by Buffy’s return, yet devastated by Faith’s failed plan, everyone preps for the upcoming battle that is almost here.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Nathan Fillion as Caleb |
Guest Stars: David Boreanaz as Angel | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Christine Healy (1) as Guardian |
Co-Guest Stars: Felicia Day as Vi | Dania Ramirez as Caridad | Lisa Ann Cabasa as Injured Girl
Director: Marita Grabiak

143 :07x22 - Chosen

May/20/2003
Discovering the source of the scythe, and having been given an amulet by Angel, Buffy devises a plan to defeat the First. Not only could it foil it’s plot, but could forever change the very destiny of the Slayer.
Special Guest Stars: Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles | Eliza Dushku as Faith | Nathan Fillion as Caleb |
Guest Stars: David Boreanaz as Angel | Tom Lenk as Andrew | Iyari Limon as Kennedy | Sarah Hagan as Amanda | Indigo as Rona | D.B. Woodside as Principal Wood |
Co-Guest Stars: Felicia Day as Vi | Mary Wilcher as Shannon | Demetra Raven as Girl at Bat | Katie Gray (1) as Indian Girl | Lisa Ann Cabasa as Injured Girl | Ally Matsumura as Japanese Girl | Kelli Wheeler as School Girl | Jenna Edwards (2) as Trailer Girl | Julia Ling as Potential with Power #2
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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