Best Episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (ranked)

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: The Gift (2001)
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As Glory prepares Dawn for a bloodletting ritual that will open a portal to another dimension, Buffy and her friends prepare for battle. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Passion (1998)
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Angel steps up his torment of Buffy and her friends as Jenny searches for a way to restore his soul. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Once More, with Feeling (2001)
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In this musical extravaganza, Sunnydale residents find themselves bursting into song, and flame, when a demon attempts to make Dawn his bride. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Graduation Day: Part 2 (1999)
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On Ascension Day, Buffy and her friends prepare for the ultimate battle as they face off against the mayor and a horde of vampires. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Grave (2002)
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After sucking all the energy out of Giles, a powerful Willow sets off to destroy the world. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Doppelgangland (1999)
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While casting a magic spell, Anya and Willow accidentally summon Willow's evil double from an alternate universe. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Becoming: Part 2 (1998)
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Spike strikes an unlikely alliance with Buffy to keep Angel from destroying the world. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Fool for Love (2000)
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After being bested in a fight by an ordinary vampire, Buffy asks Spike to explain how he killed two Slayers many years earlier. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Who Are You? (2000)
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Having switched bodies with Buffy, Faith enjoys freedom. Meanwhile, Buffy finds herself at the mercy of the Watcher's Council. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Storyteller (2003)
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Andrew creates a documentary called "Buffy, Slayer of the Vampyres", a record of the current situation in Sunnydale to show to future generations... (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Restless (2000)
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Buffy, Willow, Xander, and Giles experience dreams in which they are pursued by a mysterious figure. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: The Body (2001)
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Buffy, Dawn, and their friends deal with the aftermath of Joyce's death. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Dead Things (2002)
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After Jonathan, Andrew, and Warren accidentally kill Warren's ex-girlfriend Katrina, they set Buffy up to make her believe it was she who killed the girl. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: The Wish (1998)
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Cordelia's wish for a Buffy-free Sunnydale comes true, plunging her into a world where vampires have control of the town. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Hush (1999)
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When everyone in Sunnydale loses their voice, the Scooby Gang must silently solve the mystery of the monsters who stole their ability to speak. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
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Buffy strikes up a conversation with a vampire who was once an acquaintance in high school. Dawn defends Joyce from a menacing creature. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: School Hard (1997)
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Buffy's mother and friends become trapped inside Sunnydale High School when a vampire named Spike launches an attack against the Slayer on Parent-Teacher night. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Lies My Parents Told Me (2003)
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Robin Wood seeks revenge on Spike for killing his mother nearly 30 years ago, whilst everyone else tries to find out how The First has control over him. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Intervention (2001)
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A weary Buffy seeks to regain her focus by embarking on a quest with the Primitive; Spike cavorts with his very own "Buffybot"; and Glory instructs her minions to spy on Buffy's friends in the hopes of ascertaining the Key's true identity. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
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As Valentine's Day approaches, Xander tries to improve his love life through witchcraft and finds himself with too much of a good thing. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Chosen (2003)
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After killing Caleb, Buffy conceives a plan to defeat the First once and for all. Willow invokes a magic... (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Two to Go (2002)
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Fueled by black magic, Willow targets Andrew and Jonathan, leading to a battle between Buffy and Willow; Spike fights an unstoppable foe. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: The Replacement (2000)
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When a demon creates a Xander double, the real Xander must convince his friends of his true identity. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: The Zeppo (1999)
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Xander experiences an adventure of his own when he encounters a group of reanimated corpses out to construct a bomb. Meanwhile, Buffy and her friends battle the forces of evil when the Hellmouth reopens. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Innocence (1998)
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Buffy and her friends battle the Judge and face unexpected danger from Angel, who has lost his soul after experiencing a moment of true happiness. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Tabula Rasa (2001)
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While trying to find a way to make Buffy forget about her afterlife experience, Willow inadvertently casts a spell that erases everyone's memories. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Selfless (2002)
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Anya's violent and deadly act of vengeance leaves everyone stunned. Buffy must put aside her feelings and take action before more people die. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Crush (2001)
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Buffy learns that Spike has a crush on her - a situation made all the more dangerous by Drusilla's return to Sunnydale. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Wild at Heart (1999)
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When Oz falls hard for a sexy singer who also happens to be a werewolf, he must choose between Willow and his own animal instincts. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Villains (2002)
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A vengeful Willow uses her enormous power to track down Warren, despite Buffy's strong feelings about targeting humans. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Forever (2001)
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With some help from Spike, Dawn attempts to bring Joyce back from the dead. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: I Only Have Eyes for You (1998)
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Sunnydale High School is haunted by the ghosts of a former student and teacher who reenact their tragic romance through the bodies of the school's current inhabitants. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Checkpoint (2001)
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The Watcher Council travels to Sunnydale to review Buffy's skills as a Slayer; meanwhile, Glory puts her search for the Key into high gear. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Halloween (1997)
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On Halloween, Buffy and her friends patronize an unusual costume shop where customers turn into whatever costume they are wearing. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Sleeper (2002)
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Buffy and her friends fear Spike may be to blame when a number of people around town mysteriously disappear. (44 mins.)
 
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Into the Woods (2000)
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After Buffy catches Riley in the clutches of a vampire-junkie, Riley makes an important decision regarding their relationship. (44 mins.)