Joyce Summers learns the truth about Dawn, and Riley and Buffy’s relationship reaches a major crossroads in these two key Season Five installments.
Category: It’s New to Me
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.
The search for Adam is interrupted yet again by a wish-fulfillment spell and a group of sexually repressed poltergeists.
Buffy’s hunt for Adam is stalled by the return of Faith and a “Freaky Friday” situation as Season Four continues to be all over the place.
Buffy gets a little too close to The Initiative’s secret plans and the “Big Bad” of Season Four is finally revealed in these two puzzling installments.
The gang faces yet another Armageddon-type situation and Giles experiences a bizarre transformation in these two decent installments.
Season Four starts to pick up with yet another spell gone wrong and (finally) a legitimately creepy threat. Hopefully this is a sign of good things to come for the season.
The truth behind the masked soldiers is finally revealed, Spike gets neutered, and the Scoobies celebrate a White Guilt Thanksgiving as the ever-puzzling Season Four continues.
Buffy drowns her sorrows with a questionable group of new friends and Willow and Oz hit a considerably rough patch in their relationship as college life continues to challenge the Scooby Gang.
Buffy suffers her first heartbreak at the hands of a human suitor, Xander gains an unlikely lady friend, and the gang tries to survive a real-life haunted house.
Adjusting to college life is a challenge for any young woman, but it’s especially trying when you attend school on a Hellmouth, as our plucky heroine finds out in the first two episodes of Season Four.
Buffy recruits the entire Sunnydale High graduating class for a final epic showdown with a “fully ascended” Mayor Wilkins in this thrilling two-part season finale.
As the final showdown with the Mayor draws closer, Buffy and Angel ponder their future together and Sunnydale’s Class of ’99 pays some long-overdue tribute to their native vampire slayer.
Faith gets exposed (settle down), the gang gets more information about the Mayor’s plan, and Buffy gains a temporary new power just in time to prevent a mass killing. Just a normal fortnight in the Hellmouth.
Faith and Willow drift towards the dark side in these two episodes, but only one of them comes back.
The plot thickens and the stakes are raised, so to speak, as Season Three reaches its midway point.
Buffy explores the dark history of a famous fairy tale and faces her toughest challenge as Season Three keeps picking up steam.
Whedon and company provide some clever riffs on two well-known Holiday classics in these two entertaining episodes.
Secrets are uncovered and old foes return in these two exciting key episodes from Season Three.
While Buffy struggles with reintegrating herself into the life of a high school student, an unexpected enemy emerges from the shadows.
Buffy returns to school and gets some new additions to her supporting cast…and one returning character.
Season 3 stumbles a bit out of the gate but quickly picks itself up as Buffy returns to Sunnydale to face her demons, both literal and figurative.
As expected, the awesome second season of BtVS ends in dramatic fashion with our beloved heroine once again fighting to prevent a world-ending catastrophe, only this time…It’s Personal!
The Scooby Gang faces a heartbroken spirit and a team of Gill Men in this winning pair of Season Two episodes.
Whedon and Company continue to pile on the heartbreak as a series regular bites the dust. Plus, yet another reason to be freaked out by hospitals.
Werewolves and witchcraft abound in these substantially fun episodes from Season Two.
After a season and a half of sexual tension, Buffy and Angel finally get it on…with decidedly tragic results.
Despite having a high profile guest-star and paying homage to a sci-fi classic, these two standalone episodes fail to live up to the greatness of Season Two as a whole.
The Scooby Gang explore their future career options and meet another Slayer in this exciting two-parter.
Buffy experiences her first case of Vampire Envy and Giles confronts his reckless youth as Season 2 gets more interesting with each episode.