The final season comes to a close in appropriately epic fashion and results in a massive shakeup of the Slayer dynamic.
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The town of Sunnydale clears out and the extended Scooby Gang experiences some deep dissension as their future gets considerably bleaker.
Spike gains some clarity on his tortured past, a long-lost former ally returns to the side of good, and the gang meets up with yet another powerful adversary as the countdown to the end continues.
Buffy embarks on another vision quest and Andrew faces his guilt as the final showdown with The First draws ever closer.
Willow continues to wrestle with her inner demons and the group gains an unexpected ally as the showdown with The First draws closer.
The number of Potential Slayers continues to grow and includes a familiar face as Buffy’s young students begin to face their foes head-on.
The Summers residence gets a lot more crowded and Buffy eases into a mentor role to train some new potential Slayers as the arc of Season Seven begins to take shape.
The “Big Bad” reaches out to the Scooby Gang, while Spike’s side in the conflict remains a point of contention as Season Seven starts to build up some serious momentum.
Anya atones for her sins and the female Scoobies have to deal with yet another love spell in these two lopsided Season Seven episodes.
Willow returns and nearly gets eaten alive, and Buffy faces her first true test as a counselor at Sunnydale High.
Sunnydale High is rebuilt, Buffy gets a new job, and Spike deals with his newfound humanity as the final season begins.
Season Six ends with the Scoobies trying to stop “Dark Willow” and, wouldn’t you know it, save the world again.
The Scoobies lose a member and Willow suffers the mother of all relapses as Season Six keeps getting darker and darker.
The Trio continue to play mind games with the Slayer and Anya finds solace from an unlikely source as the sixth season gets even more dire and gripping.
Riley Finn returns and Xander and Anya’s big day is threatened by an unexpected wedding crasher as we are reminded once again that there is no real happiness on the Hellmouth.
Buffy continues her downward spiral and Dawn unwittingly turns everyone into shut-ins in these two interesting Season 6 offerings.
The Trio’s cover gets blown, Buffy is forced to enter the workplace, and Season Six gets a little more formulaic.
Both Willow’s magic addiction and Buffy’s Spike fixation reach their respective breaking points in these two game-changing episodes.
The gang starts expressing their issues through song, Spike and Buffy’s turbulent relationship escalates, and Willow’s addiction to magic threatens her relationship with Tara in these two emotionally-charged episodes.
The Trio sets their sights on the Slayer, Xander and Anya make their engagement official, and Dawn experiences a particularly memorable Halloween.
Buffy deals with the practical and supernatural consequences of her resurrection, Giles returns, and the “Big Bads” of Season 6 are revealed.
Reports of the Slayer’s demise prove to be temporary as the Scoobies raise Buffy from the dead…but at what cost?!!!
Season Five sticks the landing with two thrilling and poignant final episodes.
Glory finally gets hip to the Key’s identity and the Scoobies embark on a perilous road trip as Season Five enters the home stretch.
Buffy and Dawn try to cope with their mother’s death in different ways, and Buffy gets a rather disconcerting message from the spirit world.
The gang faces a spurned Love Bot and says goodbye to one of the series’ principal characters in these two emotionally rich episodes.
Two major secrets are uncovered with less than ideal results and an old foe from the past resurfaces to make things even more difficult for Spike.
Harsh feelings within the group cause yet another spell to go awry, and the Watchers return to Sunnydale to offer Buffy and Giles another chance to play by the rules.
Joyce Summers learns the truth about Dawn, and Riley and Buffy’s relationship reaches a major crossroads in these two key Season Five installments.
Spike’s origin is finally revealed and an unseen menace plagues Buffy’s mom as Season Five continues to enthrall.
The truth behind the mysteries surrounding both Dawn and Tara are finally revealed, as is the main villain of Season Five. Plus, a future multiple Oscar nominee pops by for a guest appearance.
Xander and Riley both experience distinct and unusual identity crises and Spike uncovers some deep dark truths about his feelings toward the Slayer.
Season 5 begins with a showdown with the world’s most famous vampire and the introduction of an important new character.
Buffy’s weirdest season yet ends in appropriately weird fashion with the final showdown with Adam and a buttload of Freudian dream theory.
Oz and Angel briefly return to Sunnydale and Spike strikes an unholy alliance with Adam as Season Four races to its conclusion.