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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

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.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x16
Production Number: 5V16
Airdate: Tuesday February 10th, 1998
Network: WB

Director: James A. Contner
Writer: Marti Noxon


  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Seth Green
As Oz
Recurring
Kristine Sutherland
As Joyce Summers
Recurring
Robia LaMorte
As Jenny Calendar
Recurring
Elizabeth Anne Allen
As Amy Madison
Recurring
Mercedes McNab
As Harmony
Recurring
James Marsters
As Spike
Recurring
Juliet Landau
As Drusilla
Recurring
Lorna Scott
As Miss Beakman

Co-Guest Stars
Jason Hall (1)
As Devon
Recurring
Kristen Winnicki
As Cordette
Recurring
Tamara Braun
As Frenzied Girl
Recurring
Scott Hamm
As Jock
Main Cast
Sarah Michelle Gellar
As Buffy Anne Summers
Nicholas Brendon
As Alexander "Xander" Harris
Alyson Hannigan
As Willow Rosenberg
Anthony Stewart Head
As Rupert Giles
Charisma Carpenter
As Cordelia Chase
Episode Notes
This episode scored a 6.2/9 in the ratings.

This episode ranked 2nd out of 14 WB shows for the week.

First Valentines Day themed episode of the series.

This episode scored a 4.5 in the fast nationals.

Ranked 68 out of 93 prime time shows.

This is one of Nicholas Brendon's favorite episodes. He found it hard not to laugh throughout the filming of the various seduction scenes.

Buffy was turned into a rat during this episode so Sarah Michelle Gellar had more time to rehearse for her appearance on Saturday Night Live as a guest host.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Average White BandGot the Love 
Four Star MaryPain 
NakedDrift Away 


Episode Quotes
Drusilla: How do you feel about eternal life?
Xander: We couldn't just start with a coffee?



Other Episode Crew

CreatorJoss Whedon
Executive ProducerKaz Kuzui  |  Fran Rubel Kuzui  |  Gail Berman  |  Sandy Gallin  |  Joss Whedon
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Greenwalt
ProducerGareth Davies
Co-ProducerDavid Solomon  |  Gary Law
Production DesignerCarey Meyer
EditorRegis Kimble
CastingMarcia Shulman
Unit Production ManagerGary Law
First Assistant DirectorRobert D. Nellans
Second Assistant DirectorAlan Steinman
Music EditorFernand Bos
Costume DesignerCynthia Bergstrom
HairstylistJeri Baker Sadler
Key GripTom Keefer
Camera OperatorHerbert Davis
Set DesignerCaroline Quinn-Decker
Set DecoratorDavid A. Koneff
Location ManagerJordana Kronen
Transportation CoordinatorRobert Ellis (2)
Property MasterKen Wilson (2)
Construction CoordinatorSteve West
Production Sound MixerRobert Eber
Script SupervisorKelly Akers
Production CoordinatorPhyllis Saldutti
Script CoordinatorDavid H. Goodman
Assistant EditorGolda Savage
Supervising Sound EditorCindy Rabideau
Re-Recording MixerKevin Burns (2)  |  Jim Fitzpatrick (3)  |  Todd Orr
LeadmanGustav Gustafson
Director of PhotographyKenneth D. Zunder
Story EditorMarti Noxon
Stunt CoordinatorJeff Pruitt
Post Production CoordinatorBrian Wankum
Executive Story EditorRob des Hotel  |  Dean Batali
Main Title DesignMontgomery/cobb
Chief Lighting TechnicianDayton Nietert
ScoreChristophe Beck
AssistantR.D. Price  |  Caroline Kallas  |  Marc D. Alpert  |  George Snyder
Special Effects CoordinatorBruce Minkus
Makeup ArtistJohn Maldonado
Special Effects Make-upJohn Vulich
Paint ForemanLisa Gamel
Make-up SupervisorTodd McIntosh
Theme ByNerf Herder
Production AuditorEdwin L. Perez
 
Warning: Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 2 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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