Buffy The Vampire Slayer Episode Guide
Last up-datd February 26, 1999.
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THIRD Season Episodes
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The emotional third-season opener finds the Slayer striking out on her own. After killing
Angel and getting kicked out by her mom last season, Buffy fled Sunnydale. Hoping to find
meaner pastures, she moved to the city where she intends to keep a low profile by assuming
a new identity. But as Giles hunts for his missing pupil and the gang takes care of the
slaying, Buffy is pulled back into the game when a devilish stranger begins preying on
homeless teens. The encounter takes Buffy to Hell and back (literally), forcing her to
examine the wreckage of her past and the anguish she's caused those she left behind.
- Dead Man's Party
As Buffy Sarah Michelle Gellar tries to make amends with her mom and the gang, a flock of
unstoppable zombies pops up in Sunnydale. And when they crash her welcome-home party,
Buff gets a chance to prove to her loved ones that she won't let them down again.
- Faith, Hope & Trick
NEW KIDS IN TOWN
Just as Buffy tries to return to her normal life of going to school, hanging out with friends and
saving the world, she is faced with the arrival of an ancient, cloven-hoofed villain and his
blood-sucking sidekick, Mr. Trick. Another new Sunnydale arrival, Faith, helps Buffy in her
battle against the unspeakable demons and ingratiates herself into every aspect of Buffy's life.
- Beauty and the Beasts
ALL MEN ARE BEASTS
When a Sunnydale High student is found savagely mauled in the woods, Willow fears that Oz in werewolf
mode might somehow be responsible for the violent murder. Meanwhile, Buffy secretly discovers that
Angel has returned after 100 years of hellish torture, and she suspects that he is the murderous culprit,
THE THRILL OF THE HUNT
With Cordelia flaunting her sure win in the race for Homecoming Queen, she awakens the Prom Queen from within Buffy,
who tries to enlist the entire gang to help her show Cordy how it's done, but some of their allegiances may be
elsewhere. Meanwhile, the blood-sucking Mr. Trick assembles a host of killers in Sunnydale for a thrilling hunt
to the death to bring down the two slayers.
- Band Candy
AGE BEFORE DEMON
Buffy is forced to grow up even faster when Mr. Trick executes a devious plot to render the town defenseless by
causing Sunnydale's adult population to inexplicably behave as irresponsible adolescents. Meanwhile, Buffy
struggles to keep Angel's return and recovery a secret while her mom and Giles conspire to schedule her 24 hours
Tempers run hot when the gang learns of Angel's return and Buffy's harboring this vicious killer, but they all must band
together to fight a demon who has arrived in Sunnydale in search of a highly powerful weapon. Meanwhile, Faith meets her
new watcher, a brisk Englishwoman who is disdainful of Giles' haphazard operations.
- Lovers Walk
Just as Buffy enjoys a minute to revel in her S.A.T. scores and ponder her bright future, the underworld version of Sid
Vicious, Spike, returns to Sunnydale a fallen man, a pathetic shell of his former self who has been left in the dust
by his love Drusilla and is back to punish every one who is to blame, especially Angel. Meanwhile, Willow prepares a
de-lusting spell to keep her and Xander's hormones in check during a double bowling date with Cordelia and Oz.
- The Wish"
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
Cordelia, wanting to be rid of all things Xander and his spooky entourage,
decides that all of her troubles started when Buffy moved to Sunnydale and
wishes that historic event never actually happened. Not knowing that a an
evil genie would grant her fateful wish, Cordelia is transported into an
altered reality in which the Hellmouth is open and The Master is alive and
ruling, with Willow and Xander as his undead minions.
- "Amends" - (A Buffy Christmas)
ANGELS GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST
As Buffy and her friends make plans for a quiet Christmas vacation,
Angel is haunted by visions of his violent, demonic past, including
the ghost of Jenny Calendar. Meanwhile, Willow goes to great,
seductive lengths to try to convince Oz that he is the one for her;
and Xander painfully adjusts to his life without Cordelia.
THE SUNNYDALE WITCH HUNT
Picking the worst possible night for a surprise "mother-daughter bonding"
visit with Buffy, Joyce is haunted by the discovery of two murdered children
and feels compelled to take drastic action. When Giles suggests that the
killings appear to be an occult sacrifice, Joyce rallies the entire adult
population of Sunnydale behind a Salem-like witch hunt, leading the murderous
mob directly to Willow and Buffy.
COMING OF AGE
For her upcoming 18th birthday, Buffy eschews her friends' offer of a big
party, hoping to celebrate with quiet reflection and a traditional trip to
the ice show with her father. But unbeknownst to Buffy, preparations are
being made for a life-threatening rite of passage that drains the slayer of
her powers and then entraps her with a powerful vampire foe that she must
defeat in a defenseless state in order to pass the test.
- "The Zeppo"
ODD MAN OUT
Xander's lack of slaying superpowers has him feeling painfully expendable,
but his quest to prove he's cool leads him to an unforgettable night that
finds him consorting with fast women, raising the dead and rolling with a
dangerous crowd that could put Sunnydale in a world of hurt. Meanwhile,
Buffy, Giles and the rest of the crew engage in a furious battle with an
all-female apocalypse cult that intends to reopen the Hellmouth and bring
about the end of the world.
- "Bad Girls"
TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
A taste of the wild life leaves Buffy wanting more, and while Sunnydale is
being inhabited by a long-dead demon and his vampire minions, Buffy follows
Faith into her irresponsible world of reckless slaying abandon. Meanwhile,
Giles fights to maintain his sanity in the face of the pompous and stuffy
new watcher, while Willow, Xander and Oz ponder their options for life after
KEEP THE FAITH
Buffy is haunted by the consequences of her and Faith's reckless behavior as
she battles with Faith's apparent lack of remorse to keep her from
continuing on her destructive path. Meanwhile, the new watcher Wesley
overrides Giles' objections and instructs Buffy and Faith to get to the
bottom of the recent murder, while the Mayor and Trick are thrilled by the
possibility of imprisoning a slayer for the murder.
A VAMPIRE WILLOW PREYS ON SUNNYDALE
Buffy and the real Willow must save the day when from the bleak alternate
universe in which vampires rule Sunnydale, Willow's blood-sucking
doppelganger is brought forth into this world and wreaks havoc and confusion
on Sunnydale. Meanwhile, Buffy goes into full training mode so she can ace
out Faith on the Watchers Council tests, while Faith's unholy new alliance
is already paying handsome dividends.
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- When She Was Bad
Buffy returns to Sunnydale after spending the summer in LA with her fater.
She most save Xander and Willow from a vamp right away. They describe their
summer and before the vamp interrupted they almost kissed. Miss Calendar saves
Giles from another Sneider pep talk, at school. They are very happy to see each other
and the rest of the gang shows up. Xander and Willow trade money on a bet about Giles checking
his books about something. That night Angel tells Buffy that Colin is up to something, he is hurt she
isn't happy to see him, and is mean. She DANCES with Xanders at the Bronze after insulting Angel. Cordy
tells her to get over her problem and is kidnapped. Buffy leaves Giles, Willow and Xander alone in the Library
to go get Cordy back and they are all kidnapped. They find then, Buffy fights they vamps and Angel and Xander get
Giles, Miss Calendar, Willow and Cordy down. Buffy finally samashes the Masters bones in power and cries on Angels
shoulder. At school the next day, Buffy is hesitant to go to class, but sees her friends forgave her and things are back
- Some Assembly Required
After four girls were killed in an accident, two guys cut up their bodies to make a girlfriend for one boys dead brother.
Only they needed a fresh head to make her complete. There options were: Buffy, Willow and Cordelia. They after Cordy at
football game. Buffy save her just in time, and the body and brother were destroyed in a fire. Giles and Ms.Calendar go on
their first date this show.
- School Hard
Buffy and a bad kid in at SH are put on parent teacher preparation as a way to make friends with Snyder. Xander stupidly curses
the event and Spike and Drusilla show up. Spike killed 2 other Slayers, and goes after Buffy. Angel warns them about his creation and
disapears. Spike attacks P/T night and Buffy has to keep everyone safe an not let her identity out. She takes them and only two people get
killed. Her mom is proud that she cares for others in a crisis. Spike kills the Annointed One and takes over.
- Inca Mummy Girl
Xander and a new exchange student fall in love, but his terrible taste in women comes back to haunt him. She's not a bug, she's not a Vamp,
but she is dead. She's a 500 year old Incan Princess. A curious student broke the seal holding her in the tomb and she escaped. Only she
has to feed on the life force of others to stay alive, and she freeze-dries them so they look like mummies too. She kissed Xander but stoped
herself short of killing him. When she senses Giles putting the seal back together she attacks him, throws him and Buffy into her tomb, and
attackes Willow, but Xander stops her. She won't hurt him and shrivles up and breaks apart, her arms still around Xander. Buffy tells him
later that she wasn't evil to start with, she was 16 and had her live taken away because of tradition.
- Reptile Boy
Frat party to drug girls so they can feed their giant snake. The snake is worshiped like a god and the boys in the Fraturnity are all made rich
because they feed it three young girls every year. The leader of the group is very nice and likeable unlike the others, who are rood and annoying.
He suckers you in and they drug you and take you to the basement. Angel and Buffy had a little falling out in the graveyeard the night before and
he wouldn't go for a cup of coffee to talk. When Buffy and Cordielia go to the party she asks Willow and Xander not to say anything to Giles and
she lies and says that she and her mom are sick, to get the night off. When they find out that the Frats are behind a string of disappearances
dating back to the 1950's Willow has to tell Giles and Angel where Buffy is. And she takes this chance to yell at them both for the cruel ways
they have been treating her. Angel is very disturbed to think that Buffy is in danger, and shows his Game Face before they use Xander in a rob to
sneak in. They get Buffy, Cordy and the girl out and Giles says he is sorry for not giving her any free time and why he does that. Later at a
coffee house, Angel shows up and asks Buffy out for coffee sometime there. She smiles and leaves, having got respect finally from Giles and Angel.
Buffy thinks that Angel will pay more attention to her if she
looks like the girls her hang around when he was young. She buys
an old style dress, Willow buys a ghost costume, and Xander buys
a gun at a new place in town. Buffy dresses Willow up like she
would dress, she looks really sexy, but chickens out when Xander
gets to the house. On Halloween after pciking up the kids they
were guiding, all of the costums from the Ethans, became what
they were. Buffy became an 1800th century nobal woman, Willow
became a ghost, Xander became a soldier, and the kids became
demons. We learn that Giles may not be what we thought he was
after all. He knows Ethans, and beat him up badly to make him
give up the spell on the cotumes. He called Giles the Ripper,
and said he would be back. Angel told Buffy he didn’t like to
women in his time because they were so boring, he wanted a fun
and exciting girl ( maybe why he started dated Slayers?).
- Lie To Me
An old, fifth grade, crush of Buffy’s comes to town and wants to
present her to Spike in Exchange for a vampires immortality.
(not seen yet)
- The Dark Age
We learn that in university Giles rebels against his watcher heritege and
went to London where he joined a group who called the demon to get a high.
Now the demon is hunting down the members and killing by tracking a tattoo
each members had put on their arms. Jenny is taken over by the demon and
hunts Giles and Ethan. Ethan gives Buffy the tattoo to Buffy and destroys
his to get Eygon off his trail. Willow, Xander, and Cordy research the demon
and call Angel. The demon, once put in danger jumps from Jenny into Angel, where
HIS demon destroys it. After this Jenny is scared of Giles and stays away.
- What's My Line Parts 1 & 2
Spike must translate a coded book to find a cure for Drus illness but when ever he
makes some way Buffy shows up. He calls for an ancient group of assassins to kill
Buffy. Meanwhile it is career week at school, but Buffy knows that she can never
be normal. She tells this to Angel and he asks her to go skating on Tuesday. At the
rink the first assassin attacks Buffy, Angel arrives and Buffy slits his throat with
her skate. A second attack by a polic woman, at school, gets OZ shot in arm. Buffy
is very spoked and goes to Angel apartment, where she is attacked by the new Slayer,
Kendra. Kendra has locked Angel in a metal cage in the path of the rising sun where he
is trapped. Buffy convinces Kendra to talk to Giles and they figure her out. Angel is saved just in
time by the bar tender, who throws Angel down into the sewer to a waiting Spike, who pays
him off. Giles is worried about Buffy and tells Xander to call Cordy to drive him to her house
to check. When they arrive, Xander breaks in through a window and Cordy invites an assassin with
make-up in. Xander sees worms on the man and he and Cordy run for the basement. They tape the
door and wait until they think he is gone. When they are sick of each other they fight about Cordy
going and in a few seconds are in a very passionate kiss. When they come out, the BUG MAN attacks Cordy
and Xander sprays the bugs off with the garden hose in the front yeard. When Angel is presented to Dru,
she tortures him for killing her family. They translate the book using the special cross and take Angel
to a church for the ceremony. There Spike drives a knife into Dru and Angels hands causing the transfere
to begin to heal Dru. The bar tender betrays Buffy and takes her to the waiting assassins at the church,
but Kendra returns to Giles for help. Just as they are going to kill Buffy, Giles hits the vamp with an
arrow. They all fight and Buffy introduces Kendra to Spike. They all fight, Xander and Cordy kill the
BUG MAN with glue, and Buffy saves Angel. Spike grabs Dru, they run, Buffy wacks him, and he falls into
the pipe organ, which comes down on them. Buffy then holds Angel in her arms very carefully, later Kendra
helps Buffy get Angel out. At school the next day, Buffy thanks Kendra for helping to save Angel, and Willow
thanks OZ for saving her life, and the they talk about animal crackers. The lat scene shows Dru picking Spike
up and promising to make him stronge again like her, and she looks mean.
Buffy finds that her mother is dating a master chef, and she hates it. Buffy goes to Angel to wine whiel she
bandages his hand. At a Mini Golf game, Ted catches Buffy cheating and totally goes berserk on her. Giles goes
to see Jenny about a shipment of her books that arrived at the library, they talk and she tells him to stop checking
up on her and he leaves hurt. Buffy asks Willow to check Ted out on the Net. Buffy goes to where Ted works to check
him out. There she learns that Ted is already marry Joyce, and she asks that night at diner. She goes to her room and
leaves by the window. When she gets back Ted is in her room and has read her diary and went through her things. She is
very angry and they fight, Ted threatens to go to Joyce with the diary if Buffy doesn't behave. He starts to leave with it
and Buffy stops him, they argue and he hits her in the face, she is happy because now she can fight back. They fight and
Buffy kicks him down the stairs, Joyce follows, and tells her that he is dead. The polic question Buffy and send her home.
Buffy feels very ashamed for getting out of control. At the home that night she tries to talk to Joyce, who sends her to
her room. There she sees the window has been nailing shut, and Ted is behind the curtains, they fight and he knocks her
out and goes after Joyce. Willow finds that he used a sedative in his food to make people like him, and explains that is
way they all loved his cooking. Willow, Xander and Cordy find his apartment and the remains of his other six wives in a closet.
Buffy wakes up and goes downstairs to help her mom. She gets Ted in to the kitchen where she hits him with a frying pan and
then sees that he is a ROBOT. Buffy hits him again and he deactivates. The next day, Buffy and mom are talking on the porch
about how creepy Ted was, and Buffy asures her that he won't come back.
- Bad Eggs
An evil prehistoric bug is laying eggs that are being given out the students of Sunny Dale
High in biology class. When the eggs hatch they attach themselves the person closest. Buffy
is able to fight hers off, and Xander cooks his egg and almost eats it. The people are under
the control of the mother bug. They bugs take over Willow, Cordy, Joyce, Giles,and other
students who go into the basement and dig out the mother and more of the eggs. This isn't
Buffy's only problem, Buffy is attacked by to wild west vamps, who pop up again during the
dig. She creams the mother parasite, freeing everyone, comes up all covered in slime. The vamps
are spooked and go away. Buffy and Xander pass it around that there was a gas leak and everyone
was caught in it, but things are OK now. Strangely enough they all believe it. Or just don't want
to think about what really happened. Cordy and Xander are still doing the closet thing here.
- Surprise From the offical page
The fate of the world is at stake when Spike and Drusilla gather the dismembered body parts of The
Judge -- a demon with a deadly touch -- from the ends of the earth as their ultimate weapon to
extinguish The Slayer. Meanwhile, Angel's ability to feel human emotion is in jeopardy when he and
Buffy share an intimate moment which threatens to destroy his soul.
After Buffy shares an intimate moment with Angel which extinguishes his human souls, she is left
with the realization that she must destroy the now-evil Angel who has transformed into his previous
persona of Angelus. Meanwhile, Giles' relationship with Jenny Calendar takes on a new twist when he
discovers that she is a member of the gypsy family who gave Angel his human soul and Willow's hopes
of a relationship with Xander are dashed when she discovers Xander and Cordelia's secret romance.
WEREWOLF IN SUNNYDALE
When a werewolf descends upon the city of Sunnydale, it is up to Buffy and the gang to protect
the mostly-human being from an evil poacher who is hunting the animal for sport. Meanwhile,
much to Xander's dismay, Willow turns her romantic interests to Oz, unaware of the danger
she is about to face.
- Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
EVERYONE LOVES XANDER
When Cordelia succumbs to peer pressure and breaks off her tryst with Xander, on Valentine's Day,
he convinces Amy to put a spell on Cordelia which will make her fall in love with him. But when
the spell backfires, the women in Sunnydale, except Cordelia, and including Buffy and Drusilla
begin to see Xander in a whole new light.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
Angel's obsession with tormenting Buffy takes a dangerous turn when he starts edging closer to
her heart - and home, forcing Buffy to have a serious talk with her mom. Meanwhile, Jenny
is doing everything in her power to right her wrongs, especially the one with Giles.
- Killed By Death
THE GHOST OF CHILDHOOD PAST
Buffy is admitted to the hospital with a raging fever where she encounters a young child
who brings with him nightmares of Buffy's past and present. Meanwhile, a jealous Cordelia
looks on as Xander protects a weakened Buffy from Angel's fury.
- I Only Have Eyes For You
LOVE IS FOREVER
Buffy encounters a tortured spirit haunting the halls of Sunnydale High and recruits her
friends to help the bitter spirit in its quest for peace. Meanwhile, Giles is filled with
anguish when he believes the spiritual being is Jenny trapped and trying to impart a
final message to him from the beyond.
- Go Fish
When a monster starts preying on members of the high school swim team, Buffy takes it
upon herself to become the protector of the star players. Meanwhile, Xander goes
undercover to discover the truth about the missing teammates and ends up revealing
a rarely seen side of himself.
- Becoming (Part One of a Two-Part Season Finale)
A web of conspiracy, suspense and heart break surround the second season finale.
Buffy determines the time has come to destroy Angel and must ascertain if she is ready to
sacrifice all she knows to be true to do so, but her decision is further entangled
when Willow uncovers the secret that may restore Buffy's former beloved. Elsewhere,
Angel chooses to unearth an evil demon that could swallow the earth and all of the
beings, rather than return to the arms of his former lover.
- Becoming (Part Two of a Two-Part Season Finale)
The suspense continues as hell prepares to swallow the world and Buffy is left alone to
stop it. With Giles in the hands of the enemy and Angel primed for destruction, our slayer
is forced into some treacherous alliances and faced with life-changing decisions.
THE END OF SEASON 2
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FIRST Season Episodes
Welcome To The H-Mouth
The Series Premier Buffy arrives in Sunnydale, meets Gilles,
Willow, Xander and Angel and begins the hunt all over again.
A mothers absession with cheerleading leads her to steel her teenage
daughters body and hurt people to become one again. She trys to kill
Buffy with a Blood Stain Vengence Spell.
The only teacher in the school who believes Buffy is worth help is
killed and replaced by a Giant Prying Mantis, that vampires are scared
of. As a sexy woman she attracts young vergin men. When she gets
Xander, Buffy uses the Fork Guy to find her and then kills him. They
get there just in time to save Xander.
Never Kill A Boy On The First Date
Buffy is acked out by a quiet but very cute guy whom Cordelia also
likes, but she most break the date to stop the creation of the
Annointed One. When Giles is cornered and Angel and Xander and Willow
come to get her, her date follows.
The school goes on a field trip to the zoo where some students,
including Xander, are possessed by hyens and start attacking people.
Xander hurts Willows feelings earlier in the show and then saves her
from being killed at the end. He says, "Hey nobody messes with my Willow."
Angel saves buffy and is hurt so she takes him home. He stays the
night and the next night they share a very passionate kiss, only after
Buffy sees he is really a vampire. Darla attacks Buffys mom making it
look like Angel did it and Buffy hunts Angel. They face off at the
Bronze whre he explains his soul has been restored. He then kills
Darla to save Buffy. In the last scene they kiss say good-bye.******
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Willow falls for a demon she scanned into the computer, not knowing
what he really is. She misses school and Buffy and Xander are worried.
They try to stear her right but she won't listen. Malock makes one boy
set a trap for Buffy and when he refuses he has another follower kill
him. When he gets a body he calls Willow to him, but she is scared and
angry and won't follow him. Buffy and Xander break in get Willow out and
Giles and Miss. Calendar push him out of the Internet using the circle of
Kayless. Then he trys to kill Buffy and she makes him punch an electrical box,
destroying the body.
The Puppet Show
An unusual death at the school and a talking Dummy get the team into
a demon hunt where the hunter attacks Buffy. The Dummy kills the demon
and is released from the curse (he dies). Buffy, Willow and Xander are
forced to take part in the school tallent show.
A Little League player in a coma, brings the nightmare world back to
reality with him, causing everyone to live out their worst nightmares.
Xander naked in class, Buffy meets the Master, Willow sings, Cordie has
A band member girl with no friends turns invisible and terrized
Cordielia because she is so popular. Angel talks with Giles and while
bringing him the Codex saves Giles, Willow and Xander from the boiler room.
The invisible girl is taken to a class for her kind: Assassination and Infiltration.
The Season Finale Giles reads in the Codex of the Slayers down
fall, and calls Angel. Meanwhile preparations are being made for the
Spring Fling Prom. An attack at school that Cordie and Willow find,
scares Willow and promtes Buffy to face the Master and die. Giles
tryies to stop her and she knocks him out. Xander finds Angel and
convinces him to help Buffy. The Master kills Buffy and rises to the
school to meet the Hellmouth. Buffy goes after the Master while Angel
and Xander keep the vampires busy. Buffy kills the Master in a great
throw throught the skylite killing him and getting rid of the Hellmouth.
Everyone, being: Giles, Miss. Calender(do we know her first name?),
Buffy, Willow, Xander, Angel and Cordielia go to Spring Fling.
Thats all of the first season.
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