Category: It’s New to Me

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("As You Were" / "Hell's Bells")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“As You Were” / “Hell’s Bells”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Dead Things" / "Older And Far Away")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Dead Things” / “Older And Far Away”)

Buffy continues her downward spiral and Dawn unwittingly turns everyone into shut-ins in these two interesting Season 6 offerings.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Gone" / "Doublemeat Palace")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Gone” / “Doublemeat Palace”)

The Trio’s cover gets blown, Buffy is forced to enter the workplace, and Season Six gets a little more formulaic.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Smashed", "Wrecked")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Smashed”, “Wrecked”)

Both Willow’s magic addiction and Buffy’s Spike fixation reach their respective breaking points in these two game-changing episodes.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Once More, With Feeling" / "Tabula Rasa")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Once More, With Feeling” / “Tabula Rasa”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Life Serial"  /  "All The Way")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Life Serial” / “All The Way”)

The Trio sets their sights on the Slayer, Xander and Anya make their engagement official, and Dawn experiences a particularly memorable Halloween.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("After Life" / "Flooded")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“After Life” / “Flooded”)

Buffy deals with the practical and supernatural consequences of her resurrection, Giles returns, and the “Big Bads” of Season 6 are revealed.

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

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

Reports of the Slayer’s demise prove to be temporary as the Scoobies raise Buffy from the dead…but at what cost?!!!

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Weight Of The World" / "The Gift")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Weight Of The World” / “The Gift”)

Season Five sticks the landing with two thrilling and poignant final episodes.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Tough Love" / "Spiral")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Tough Love” / “Spiral”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Forever" / "Intervention")

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

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("I Was Made To Love You" / "The Body")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“I Was Made To Love You” / “The Body”)

The gang faces a spurned Love Bot and says goodbye to one of the series’ principal characters in these two emotionally rich episodes.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Blood Ties" / "Crush")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Blood Ties” / “Crush”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Triangle" / "Checkpoint")

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

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Listening To Fear" / "Into The Woods")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Listening To Fear” / “Into The Woods”)

Joyce Summers learns the truth about Dawn, and Riley and Buffy’s relationship reaches a major crossroads in these two key Season Five installments.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Fool For Love" / "Shadow")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Fool For Love” / “Shadow”)

Spike’s origin is finally revealed and an unseen menace plagues Buffy’s mom as Season Five continues to enthrall.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("No Place Like Home" / "Family")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“No Place Like Home” / “Family”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Replacement" / "Out Of My Mind")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Replacement” / “Out Of My Mind”)

Xander and Riley both experience distinct and unusual identity crises and Spike uncovers some deep dark truths about his feelings toward the Slayer.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Buffy Vs. Dracula" / "Real Me")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Buffy Vs. Dracula” / “Real Me”)

Season 5 begins with a showdown with the world’s most famous vampire and the introduction of an important new character.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Primeval" / "Restless")

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

Buffy’s weirdest season yet ends in appropriately weird fashion with the final showdown with Adam and a buttload of Freudian dream theory.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("New Moon Rising" / "The Yoko Factor")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“New Moon Rising” / “The Yoko Factor”)

Oz and Angel briefly return to Sunnydale and Spike strikes an unholy alliance with Adam as Season Four races to its conclusion.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Superstar" / "Where The Wild Things Are")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Superstar” / “Where The Wild Things Are”)

The search for Adam is interrupted yet again by a wish-fulfillment spell and a group of sexually repressed poltergeists.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("This Year's Girl" / "Who Are You?"

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“This Year’s Girl” / “Who Are You?”

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The I In Team" / "Goodbye Iowa")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The I In Team” / “Goodbye Iowa”)

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.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Doomed" / "A New Man")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Doomed” / “A New Man”)

The gang faces yet another Armageddon-type situation and Giles experiences a bizarre transformation in these two decent installments.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Something Blue" / "Hush")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Something Blue” / “Hush”)

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.

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

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

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.

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.