Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Intervention Rewatch Season 5, Ep 18
Giles and Buffy head out on a vision quest, where Buffy receives a message from the First Slayer. Spike receives his Buffybot and plays with it in public, confusing friend and foe alike. Glory's minions kidnap Spike due to his presumed closeness to the Slayer, and the gang must bust him out before he tells her about Dawn.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Forever Rewatch Season 5, Ep 17
Joyce's funeral is held, and Angel shows up to comfort Buffy. Aided by Willow, Spike and the mysterious Doc, Dawn attempts a spell to bring her mother back to life. Ben tries to prevent Glory from gaining information about the Key.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Body Rewatch Season 5, Ep 16
Buffy arrives home to find her life changed forever. She and her friends experience the immediate processes and processings of death.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: I Was Made To Love You Rewatch Season 5, Ep 15
Reeling from Spike's feelings, Buffy attempts to connect with Ben. A strange, strong girl is looking for Warren, and it turns out she's a robot of his design.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Crush Rewatch Season 5, Ep 14
Spike reveals his romantic feelings for Buffy, who disgustedly rebuffs him. Drusilla arrives hoping to entice Spike to come play with Angel and helps him reconnect with his old evil self.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Blood Ties Rewatch Season 5, Ep 13
Buffy lets the gang in on Dawn's true nature, and their changed attitude leads Dawn to discover it for herself with Spike's help. She runs away from Buffy's birthday party, eventually finding Ben... and Glory.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Checkpoint Rewatch Season 5, Ep 12
The Watchers' Council has information on Glory, but they're not willing to share it until they're sure Buffy and her friends are worthy. After enduring their tests, a threatening visit from Glory, and an attack from a knightly order, Buffy takes her power into her own hands.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Triangle Rewatch Season 5, Ep 11
Willow and Anya can't get along, and when the gang leaves them alone to sort it out they end up summoning a troll. A rampaging, baby eating troll who happens to be Anya's ex and the first subject of her vengeance.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Into the Woods Rewatch Season 5, Ep 10
Spike shows Buffy Riley's new vampire activities, then commiserates with him over their shared feelings for the Slayer. Riley is offered a way out, and gives Buffy an ultimatum.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Listening to Fear Rewatch Season 5, Ep 9
As Joyce prepares for surgery she suffers frightful delusions, many of them centred on Dawn. A madness eating space demon is killing people brainsucked by Glory. We suspect that Ben may be connected to Glory in some way.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Shadow Rewatch Season 5, Ep 8
Joyce's medical prognosis seems grim, and Buffy strains against the fact there's nothing mystical she can do about it. Glory attempts to locate the Key, using supplies purchased from Giles. Riley continues to engage in risk seeking behaviour.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Fool For Love Rewatch Season 5, Ep 7
When a random vamp almost stakes Buffy, she searches for accounts of the deaths of her predecessors, and turns to Spike for information on how he killed two of them. He tells her of his human life as a spineless poet, his siring by Drusilla, and his attraction to the challenge of a Slayer.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Family Rewatch Season 5, Ep 6
Tara's family appears as her 20th birthday approaches, a date she has long been fearing. The distance between Buffy and Riley grows.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: No Place Like Home Rewatch Season 5, Ep 5
Glory arrives on the scene, searching for something called the Key and sucking brains all over the place. When Buffy investigates, she finds out that Dawn is the Key, mystical energy given human form and sent to her for protection. Giles opens The Magic Box.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Out of My Mind Rewatch Season 5, Ep 4
Riley's Initiative conditioning continues to have adverse effects on his body and mind. Joyce falls ill. Spike endevours once again to have his chip removed, and begins to question the nature of his feelings regarding Buffy.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Replacement Rewatch Season 5, Ep 3
Xander is struggling to move forward in life, but when a demon splits him into his strongest and weakest selves he is able to recognize his own strengths.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Real Me Rewatch Season 5, Ep 2
Dawn gets in trouble when Harmony comes round looking to kill Buffy, so it's big sis to the rescue as always. Giles seeks purpose and profit margins.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Buffy vs. Dracula Rewatch Season 5, Ep 1
Buffy meets Dracula, and she and her friends find themselves under his enthralling powers. The encounter leads Buffy to rededicate herself to her Slayer training. A new family member appears.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Restless Rewatch Season 4, Ep 22
Called on by the Scoobies conjoining spell, a representation of the first Slayer stalks them in their dreams.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Primeval Rewatch Season 4, Ep 21
A loose lipped Spike leads Buffy to reunite the splintered Scoobies. Adam's plan to incite a large human/demon battle to insure lots of body parts for new friends is brought to light, and Riley finds himself under the cyberdemonman's control. Buffy, Willow, Xander and Giles combine their strengths to take Adam down.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Yoko Factor Rewatch Season 4, Ep 20
As Adam prepares his plan, he enlists Spike to fracture the Scoobies. Not a difficult task given their diverging paths this year. Riley learns the full truth of Buffy's relationship with Angel, then comes face to face with him.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: New Moon Rising Rewatch Season 4, Ep 19
Oz unexpectedly shows up in town, forcing Willow to fully confront her feelings for Tara. Riley makes a break from the Initiative. Adam makes a deal with Spike.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Where the Wild Things Are Rewatch Season 4, Ep 18
Buffy and Riley can't keep their hands off each other, which becomes a problem when spirits of abused children start feeding on their sexual energy. Xander and Anya fight about a sexual slowdown in their relationship, and she commiserates with Spike about their lost powers. Giles sings!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Superstar Rewatch Season 4, Ep 17
Jonathan is just like the coolest guy ever. Movie star, philanthropist, sex symbol, class protector and the person Buffy and the gang go to when they need slaying help. But after he brushes off a serious demon attack, Buffy starts to realize that things aren't adding up.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: This Year's Girl / Who Are You? Rewatch Season 4, Ep 15
As Buffy reunites with Riley, a coma-bound Faith is tormented by dreams of the vengeful Slayer. She awakens to a world that has moved beyond her. After a parting gift from the Mayor lets her switch bodies with Buffy, she flails wildly between sowing chaos and experiencing life as a beloved protector. Adam introduces a group of vampires to religion.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Goodbye Iowa Rewatch Season 4, Ep 14
Between Buffy's accusations, Walsh's death, and withdrawal from Initiative drugs, Riley is not having a good time. Adam explores the outside world and returns home to learn about himself. Tara sabotages a spell.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The I in Team Rewatch Season 4, Ep 13
Buffy is psyched to join up with The Initiative and spend time with Riley in the field and in bed. Professor Walsh is not as psyched about these developments, and tries to take the Slayer out of the picture. Willow grows closer to Tara, Riley tries to recapture Hostile 17, and the secret of Room 314 is revealed.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: A New Man Rewatch Season 4, Ep 12
Buffy meets with Professor Walsh outside of office hours. Giles, feeling out of place at Buffy's surprise birthday party, reconnects with Ethan Rayne, who delivers a warning about the Initiative and then turns him into a demon.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Doomed Rewatch Season 4, Ep 11
Buffy and Riley debrief each other on their secret identities, but are interrupted by an earthquake. It's tied to another group of demons trying to open the Hellmouth, so it's back to school time for our gang. Spike searches for purpose, and finds it.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Hush Rewatch Season 4, Ep 10
Scary monsters The Gentlemen steal all of Sunnydale's voices so that they may harvest seven hearts under cover of silence. Buffy and Riley come face to face with the secrets they've been keeping. Willow meets Tara, a shy witch impressed by her power.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Something Blue Rewatch Season 4, Ep 9
As Buffy and Riley grow closer, Willow continues to experience great pain over Oz's departure. She turns to magic, casting a spell that her will be done. It ends up making her angry comments reality, most notably that Buffy and Spike should get married.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Pangs Rewatch Season 4, Ep 8
Buffy seeks a perfect Thanksgiving. Spike seeks asylum from the Initiative. Native spirits seek vengeance. Angel lurks.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Initiative Rewatch Season 4, Ep 7
Buffy's TA Riley is crushing on her. They've got more in common than either of them know, as he's part of the Initiative, a military organization hunting vampires and demons on campus. Spike escapes their facility and goes after Buffy, finding Willow and immense headpain instead. Xander and Harmony face off.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wild at Heart Rewatch Season 4, Ep 6
Oz takes notice of a sexy lady werewolf, and Buffy takes notice of a military presence on campus.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Beer Bad Rewatch Season 4, Ep 5
Still smarting from her fling with Parker, Buffy drowns her sorrows in beer. But the bartender, sick of know-it-all students talking down to him, has altered his wares to regress his consumers to the Stone Age.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Fear, Itself Rewatch Season 4, Ep 4
The gang attends a Halloween party where their worst fears are realized, in a much more character-driven way than Season 1's Nightmares. Don't taunt the fear demon. It's tacky.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Harsh Light of Day Rewatch Season 4, Ep 3
Buffy's relationship with Parker deepens, then implodes. Anya returns to town with Xander on the mind. Spike is back, having been dumped by Drusilla again and picked up a newly vamped Harmony as a rebound. They're searching for the presumed mythical Gem of Amarra, a stone that makes vampires invulnerable.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Living Conditions Rewatch Season 4, Ep 2
Buffy's convinced her irritating roommate Kathy is a demon. She's right.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Freshman Rewatch Season 4, Ep 1
While Willow and Oz take to college life quickly, Buffy feels adrift until she meets a fellow awkward student. When he disappears, she investigates to find a gang of vampires preying on freshmen.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Graduation Day Rewatch Season 3, Ep 21
As the Mayor's Ascenscion looms, Faith tries to take Angel out of action. Buffy gives Faith her knife back, Anya tries to give Xander a way out, and Willow gives Oz all her parts. On Graduation Day, Sunnydale High's Class of '99 makes a desperate and costly stand.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Prom Rewatch Season 3, Ep 20
Hoping to set her free to live a normal(ish) life, Angel breaks up with Buffy for good just before Prom. While she's processing this she has to stop some hellhounds from tearing the dance apart.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Choices Rewatch Season 3, Ep 19
As post high school life looms, Buffy steps up her efforts to take down the Mayor. Faith gets a loses a pretty knife, Willow makes a questionable educational decision, and the Mayor wants his spider box.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Earshot Rewatch Season 3, Ep 18
A close encounter with a telepathic demon's blood gives Buffy the ability to hear others' thoughts. As the constant barrage of thoughts incapacitates her, she overhears someone thinking of killing off the student body. The rest of the gang works to figure out who's behind the plot and save Buffy before she's driven insane.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Enemies Rewatch Season 3, Ep 17
As Buffy and the gang start uncovering the Mayor's plans for ascension, he plots with Faith to once again remove Angel's soul.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Doppelgangland Rewatch Season 3, Ep 16
Anyanka enlists Willow's help to retrieve her power amulet from the alternate dimension, but ends up bringing Willow's vampire doppelgänger over instead.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Consequences Rewatch Season 3, Ep 15
While Faith tries to pin the deputy mayor's murder on Buffy, Angel and Wesley each try to save her in their own way.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bad Girls Rewatch Season 3, Ep 14
Wesley Wyndham-Price arrives in town to serve as Buffy and Faith's new watcher. Rather than submit to the order he wishes to impose, the slayers explore a more impulsive attitude, with deadly consequences.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Zeppo Rewatch Season 3, Ep 13
A sidelined Xander's search for purpose and identity takes centre stage while the rest of the gang fends off yet another apocalypse in the background.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Helpless Rewatch Season 3, Ep 12
Unbeknownst to her, Buffy faces a traditional test on her 18th birthday. Weakened of her slayer strength by Giles, she must survive an encounter with an unstable vamp.