Why it’s on the list: It’s both a fun and a dark episode.It’s fun because the alternate universe allows us to see different versions of the characters we love, allowing the actors to have some fun.Snappy quote: Episode 43 – Season 3 Featured Performers: Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers, Nicholas Brendan as Xander Harris, Alyson Hannigan as Willow Rosenberg, Charisma Carpenter as Cordelia Chase, David Boreanz as Angel, Seth Green as Oz, and Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles.
Xander and Willow were vampires, Giles, Oz and Larry were vampire fighters, Angel was The Master’s prisoner (The Master rose in Buffy’s absence), and Buffy is a joyless Slayer based out of Cleveland.
Sunnydale had been overrun with vampires and The Master had a plan to revolutionise the way vampires fed on humans.
After recovering with a blood transfusion, Buffy and company enlist the entire senior class to defeat the Mayor at graduation.
Why it’s on the list: The one-on-one battle between Buffy and Faith would have qualified this for the list on its own, but other than that, this season ending two-parter was chock full of memorable scenes.
And, of course, Tara’s quote: “be back before Dawn”, an obvious reference to the next season.
When it first aired, this episode just seemed like brilliant nonsense.
The episode had a different tone and feel than every other episode in the series, starting with the opening sequence featuring the title, date and time and a song (written by Joss Whedon) that began and ended the episode.
In between, it gives a bit of everything, from Buffy’s cute discussion with vampire “Webs” (played by Jonathan M.
Here’s a few: Giles stabs the Mayor with a fencing foil, Willow and Oz sleep together, Buffy quits the Watcher’s Council, Angel feeds on Buffy, Cordelia and Wesley share possibly the worst kiss in television history—ending their flirtation, Angel leaves the show, Harmony is turned into a vampire, Larry dies, Principal Snyder is eaten by The Mayor, and the gang blow up Sunnydale High. Snappy quote: Episode 78 – Season 4 Featured Performers: Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers, Nicholas Brendan as Xander Harris, Alyson Hannigan as Willow Rosenberg, Marc Blucas as Riley Finn, James Marsters as Spike, and Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles.