This episode scored a 5.4/8 in the ratings.
This episode ranked 3rd out of 16 WB shows for the week.
This episode scored a 4.1 in the national ratings.
Ranked 94 out of 133 prime time shows.
Nicholas Brendon cried when he read the script for this episode because he was "so delighted with it, and its meaning for [his] character."
Xander: Why is it that I've come face-to-face with vampires, demons, the most hideous creatures Hell ever spit out, and I'm still afraid of a little bully like Jack O'Toole?
Cordelia: Because, unlike all those other creatures that you've come face-to-face with, Jack actually noticed you were there.
Xander: You're in a band. That's like a business-class ticket to cool with complementary mojo after takeoff. I gotta learn an instrument. Is it hard to play guitar?
Oz: Not the way I play it.
Xander: (to Dickie) Should've learned by now. If you're gonna play with fire, you gotta expect sooner or later --
(Dickie runs off)
Xander: I wasn't finished!