Sarah Michelle Gellar had cut her hair before this episode was shot. During the scene where she cut off her own hair, she was actually wearing a wig, which happened to resemble the wig she wore as Daphne in Scooby Doo (which coincidently was shot around this time).
This episode scored a 4.4/6 in the ratings.
This episode ranked 2nd out of 10 UPN shows for the week.
This episode received a 3.3 in the national ratings.
Ranked 83 out of 133 prime time shows.
Dawn: Candles? We can't have candles?
Buffy: Dawn, it's a magic clearance. Everything must go.
Dawn: But they're just candles.
Buffy: Well, yeah, you know, to you and me they're just candles, but to witches they're... like bongs.
Spike: Buffy's a great mum. She takes good care of her little sis. Like, um, when Dawn was hanging out too much in my crypt, Buffy put a right stop to it.
Doris Kroger: I'm sorry, did you say --
Buffy: Crib. Crib. He said crib. You know kids today and their buggin' street slang.
Buffy: I know what that looks like but I - I swear it's not what it looks like. It's magic weed. It's not mine.
As Buffy walks around Sunnydale invisible, she whistles to the tune of "Going Through the Motions", the song she sung in "Once More, With Feeling".