First episode to air on Tuesdays at 8:00, which was the timeslot it stayed in for the rest of its run.
Joss Whedon's favorite Buffy episode.
This episode scored a 6.7/10 in the ratings.
This episode ranked 1st out of 14 WB shows for the week.
Ranked 85 out of 118 prime time shows.
Kristine Sutherland told BBC that this is her favorite episode as a fan. She had the most fun shooting "Band Candy".
This episode was the highest rated episode of Buffy ever, scoring a 5.2 Neilsens rating and a 6.7 over night rating, with each ratings point representing 980,000 households. In millions this episode scored the biggest of the series which was 8.2 million.
Drusilla: I'm naming all the stars.
Spike: You can't see the stars, love. That's the ceiling. Also, it's day.
Drusilla: I can see them, but I've named them all the same name and there's terrible confusion.
Drusilla: Psst. We're going to destroy the world. Want to come?
Angelus: Yeah, destroying the world. Great. I'm really more interested in the Slayer.
Spike: Well, she's in the world, so that should work out.
Spike: You've really got a yen to hurt this girl, haven't you?
Angelus: She made me feel like a human being. That's not the kind of thing you just forgive.
(seeing Buffy holding a rocket launcher)
The Judge: What's that do?
Angelus: You can't do it. You can't kill me.
(she kicks him in the groin)
Buffy: Give me time.