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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: New Moon Rising

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.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x19
Production Number: 4ABB19
Airdate: Tuesday May 02nd, 2000
Network: WB

Director: James A. Contner
Writer: Marti Noxon


  • Currently 9.3/10
9.3/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Amber Benson (1)Amber Benson (1)
As Tara
Recurring
Leonard RobertsLeonard Roberts
As Forrest Gates
Recurring
Bailey ChaseBailey Chase
As Graham Miller
Recurring
Robert Patrick BenedictRobert Patrick Benedict
As Jape
Recurring
Conor OConor O'Farrell
As Colonel McNamara
Recurring
George HertzbergGeorge Hertzberg
As Adam
Recurring
Emma CaulfieldEmma Caulfield
As Anya
Recurring
Seth GreenSeth Green
As Oz
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
James Michael ConnorJames Michael Connor
As Scientist #1 (credited as James Michael Conner)
Recurring
Mark DaneriMark Daneri
As Scientist #2
Doron KeenanDoron Keenan
As Commando #2
Main Cast
Sarah Michelle GellarSarah Michelle Gellar
As Buffy Anne Summers
Nicholas BrendonNicholas Brendon
As Alexander "Xander" Harris
Alyson HanniganAlyson Hannigan
As Willow Rosenberg
Anthony Stewart HeadAnthony Stewart Head
As Rupert Giles
Marc BlucasMarc Blucas
As Riley Finn
Episode Notes
Seth Green returns as Oz in this episode for the first time since he left the show earlier this season.

This episode scored a 4.6/7 in the ratings.

This episode ranked 4th out of 16 WB shows for the week.

This episode scored a 2.9 in the national rating.

Ranked 91 out of 131 prime time shows.



Episode Quotes
Oz: This warlock in Romania sent me to the monks there to learn some meditation techniques. Very intense. All about keeping your inner cool.
Willow: Good. 'Cause you were such a spaz before.

Spike: This all goes down, the chips comes out, yeah? No tricks.
Adam: Scouts Honor.
Spike: You were a Boy Scout?
Adam: Parts of me.

Giles: How did you get in?
Spike: The door was unlocked. You might want to watch that, Rupert. Someone dangerous could get in.
Buffy: Or someone formerly dangerous and currently annoying.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorJoss Whedon
Executive ProducerJoss Whedon  |  Sandy Gallin  |  Gail Berman  |  Fran Rubel Kuzui  |  Kaz Kuzui
Supervising ProducerMarti Noxon
ProducerGareth Davies  |  David Fury
Co-ProducerDavid Solomon  |  Jane Espenson  |  James A. Contner
Consulting ProducerDavid Greenwalt
Production DesignerCarey Meyer
EditorRegis Kimble
CastingAmy McIntyre Britt  |  Jennifer Fishman  |  Anya Colloff
Unit Production ManagerJohn F. Perry
First Assistant DirectorBrenda Kalosh
Second Assistant DirectorAthena Alexander
Music EditorFernand Bos
Costume DesignerCynthia Bergstrom
HairstylistLisa Marie Rosenberg
Key GripTom Keefer
Camera OperatorAllen D. Easton
Set DecoratorDavid A. Koneff
Location ManagerEd Duffy
Transportation CoordinatorRobert Ellis (2)
Property MasterRandy Eriksen
Construction CoordinatorSteve West
Production Sound MixerDavid Yaffe
Script SupervisorRhonda Hyde
Production CoordinatorCathy Carr (2)
Script CoordinatorDavid H. Goodman
Assistant EditorMarilyn McMahon Adams
Supervising Sound EditorCindy Rabideau
Re-Recording MixerRon Evans  |  Kurt Kassulke  |  Adam Sawelson
LeadmanKeith A. Cuba
Director of PhotographyMichael Gershman
Stunt CoordinatorJeff Pruitt
Production SupervisorMarc D. Alpert
Art DirectorCaroline Quinn-Decker
Post Production CoordinatorBrian Wankum
Executive Story EditorDouglas Petrie
Visual Effects SupervisorLoni Peristere
Main Title DesignMontgomery/cobb
Chief Lighting TechnicianChristopher C. Strong
ScoreChristophe Beck
AssistantDiego Gutierrez (2)  |  JD Peralta
Casting AssociateLonnie Hamerman
Key HairstylistMichael Moore (3)
Original CastingMarcia Shulman
Special Effects CoordinatorBruce Minkus
Stunt DoubleSophia Crawford
Makeup ArtistRobin Beauchesne  |  Brigette A. Myre
Paint ForemanLisa Gamel
Make-up SupervisorTodd McIntosh
Theme ByNerf Herder
Production AuditorEdwin L. Perez
 
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