Category: It’s New to Me

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Beer Bad" / "Wild At Heart")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Beer Bad” / “Wild At Heart”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Harsh Light of Day" / "Fear, Itself")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Harsh Light of Day” / “Fear, Itself”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Freshman" / "Living Conditions")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Freshman” / “Living Conditions”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Graduation Day, Part 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Graduation Day, Part 1 & 2″)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Choices" / "The Prom")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Choices” / “The Prom”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Enemies" / "Earshot")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Enemies” / “Earshot”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Consequences" / "Dopplegangland")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Consequences” / “Dopplegangland”)

Faith and Willow drift towards the dark side in these two episodes, but only one of them comes back.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Zeppo" / "Bad Girls")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Zeppo” / “Bad Girls”)

The plot thickens and the stakes are raised, so to speak, as Season Three reaches its midway point.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Gingerbread" / "Helpless")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Gingerbread” / “Helpless”)

Buffy explores the dark history of a famous fairy tale and faces her toughest challenge as Season Three keeps picking up steam.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Wish" / "Amends")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Wish” / “Amends”)

Whedon and company provide some clever riffs on two well-known Holiday classics in these two entertaining episodes.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Revelations" / "Lovers Walk")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Revelations” / “Lovers Walk”)

Secrets are uncovered and old foes return in these two exciting key episodes from Season Three.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Homecoming" / "Band Candy")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Homecoming” / “Band Candy”)

While Buffy struggles with reintegrating herself into the life of a high school student, an unexpected enemy emerges from the shadows.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Faith, Hope, and Trick" / "Beauty and the Beasts")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Faith, Hope, and Trick” / “Beauty and the Beasts”)

Buffy returns to school and gets some new additions to her supporting cast…and one returning character.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Anne" / "Dead Man's Party")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Anne” / “Dead Man’s Party”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Becoming, Parts 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Becoming, Parts 1 & 2″)

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!

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("I Only Have Eyes For You" / "Go Fish")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“I Only Have Eyes For You” / “Go Fish”)

The Scooby Gang faces a heartbroken spirit and a team of Gill Men in this winning pair of Season Two episodes.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Passion," "Killed By Death")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Passion,” “Killed By Death”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Phases" / "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Phases” / “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered”)

Werewolves and witchcraft abound in these substantially fun episodes from Season Two.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Surprise" / "Innocence")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Surprise” / “Innocence”)

After a season and a half of sexual tension, Buffy and Angel finally get it on…with decidedly tragic results.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Ted" / "Bad Eggs")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Ted” / “Bad Eggs”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("What's My Line, Parts 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“What’s My Line, Parts 1 & 2″)

The Scooby Gang explore their future career options and meet another Slayer in this exciting two-parter.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Lie To Me" / "The Dark Age")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Lie To Me” / “The Dark Age”)

Buffy experiences her first case of Vampire Envy and Giles confronts his reckless youth as Season 2 gets more interesting with each episode.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Reptile Boy" / "Halloween")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Reptile Boy” / “Halloween”)

The gang encounters the world’s most evil fraternity (which is saying a lot) and sort of remake HALLOWEEN III in these two fun-filled adventures.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ('School Hard" / "Inca Mummy Girl")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (‘School Hard” / “Inca Mummy Girl”)

Fan-favorite vampire bad boy Spike makes his series debut and Xander explores yet another doomed romance in these two solid episodes.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("When She Was Bad" / "Some Assembly Required")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“When She Was Bad” / “Some Assembly Required”)

Buffy recovers from her near-death experience, fights more vampires, and encounters a horny Frankenstein as Season Two begins.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Out of Mind, Out of Sight" / "Prophecy Girl")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Out of Mind, Out of Sight” / “Prophecy Girl”)

Buffy fights an invisible girl with a grudge and has her fated confrontation with The Master as the first season comes to a close.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Puppet Show" / "Nightmares")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Puppet Show” / “Nightmares”)

The Scoobies encounter a talking, knife-wielding ventriloquist dummy and face down their worst fears and anxieties. As if the puppet wasn’t enough.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Angel" / "I Robot, You Jane")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Angel” / “I Robot, You Jane”)

Buffy and Willow both find out some disturbing facts about the boys they like. It reminds me of that old song by the J. Geils Band…”Freeze Frame.”

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Never Kill A Boy On The First Date" / "The Pack")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Never Kill A Boy On The First Date” / “The Pack”)

Buffy dips her toes in the dating pool and Xander falls in with the wrong crowd. Also, people get eaten.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER  ("Witch" / "Teacher's Pet")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Witch” / “Teacher’s Pet”)

These two early BUFFY episodes are light on vampires but heavy on character development and surprisingly well-done teen drama.

It's New To Me - BUFFY: THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Welcome To The Hellmouth" / "The Harvest")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY: THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Welcome To The Hellmouth” / “The Harvest”)

A new cycle of It’s New To Me begins with a review of the first two episodes of the show that made Joss Whedon the geek god we all know and love.

It's New To Me - AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER ("Sozin's Comet")

It’s New To Me – AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER (“Sozin’s Comet”)

AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER ends in epic fashion with the final showdown between Aang and Fire Lord Ozai.

It's New To Me - AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER ("The Southern Raiders" / "The Ember Island Players")

It’s New To Me – AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER (“The Southern Raiders” / “The Ember Island Players”)

Zuko helps Katara with some unfinished business and the gang learns that imitation is not necessarily a form of flattery in the two penultimate episodes before the big series finale .

It's New To Me - AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER ("The Boiling Rock, Parts 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER (“The Boiling Rock, Parts 1 & 2″)

Zuko proves his loyalty to the team by helping Sokka bust his father and girlfriend out of a high-security Fire Nation jail in this epic two-part tale.

It's New To Me - AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER ("The Western Air Temple" / "The Firebending Masters")

It’s New To Me – AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER (“The Western Air Temple” / “The Firebending Masters”)

Prince Zuko joins the team and begins his journey towards redemption in these two righteous installments of AVATAR’s final season.