This episode scored a 6.4/10 in the ratings.
This episode ranked 2nd out of 14 WB shows for the week.
This episode scored a 4.9 in the fast nationals.
Ranked 85 out of 109 prime time shows.
Guest star Jack Conley would later portray recurring character Sahjhan (primarily during Season 3) on Angel.
Larry: I would love to get me some of that Buffy and Willow action, if you know what I mean.
Oz: That's great, Larry, you've really mastered the single entendre.
Willow: Great. I'll give Xander a call. What's his number? Oh, yeah, 1-800-I'm-Dating-A-Skanky-Ho.
Giles: You see, the werewolf, uh, is such a potent, extreme representation of our inborn, animalistic traits that it emerges for three full consecutive nights: the full moon, and, uh, the two nights surrounding it.
Willow: Quite the party animal.
Giles: Quite. And, it, uh, acts on pure instinct, no conscience. Predatory and - and aggressive.
Buffy: In other words, your typical male.
Xander: On behalf of my gender: Hey!
Giles: Yes, let's not jump to any conclusions.
Buffy: I didn't jump. I took a tiny step, and there conclusions were.