Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 4, Episode 12

A New Man (25 Jan. 2000)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Drama | Fantasy
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 814 users  
Reviews: 5 user

Ethan Rayne returns to town and transforms Giles into a demon. Spike is the only one who can help.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1980 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 2020 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 26 Mar 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 01 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "A New Man" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A New Man (25 Jan 2000)

A New Man (25 Jan 2000) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
« Previous Episode | 69 of 145 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
...
...
...
...
...
Waitress (as Elizabeth Penn Payne)
Michelle Ferrara ...
Mother
Edit

Storyline

At Buffy's 19th birthday party, Giles has a realization. He is an unemployed, middle-aged man hanging around with a bunch of teenagers. He feels even worse when he finds out that he is the only one who doesn't know about Riley and the Initiative. Feeling useless and insecure, he runs into Ethan Rayne, but the confrontation ends in drinks at the local pub rather than the usual fisticuffs. The next morning, Giles looks in the mirror and discovers he's woken up as a demon. Written by Alex

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 January 2000 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When fyarl-Giles opens the front door of his apartment he pulls it completely of its hinges and it topples against the settee to the right of the doorway, but when Buffy and the Scoobies arrive, the door is back upright and still attached by its topmost hinge. See more »

Quotes

[as the Commando's take Ethan away]
Giles: [grins] If you don't mind, I'm just gonna go and watch them manhandle him into a vehicle.
See more »

Soundtracks

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
OK now I have seen everything
12 August 2010 | by (Valhalla) – See all my reviews

Giles turns into a demon... that may explain the summary. Ethan Rayne is back in town which I think we all know the last outcome of his entry (adults act like teenagers). OK in this episode Giles does the right thing by all of us and chases Maggie Walsh in his demon self and I was cheering at that stage because I hate Maggie Walsh (she did call herself in the starting episode to this series "the evil bitch monster of death" just didn't know how accurate it is). Giles could've been living the nightmare in this episode he turns into a demon that nobody can understand... except Spike but he bribes him with $300 to stop Ethan Rayne and turn Giles back. This is the funniest episode of Series 4 it was pretty good.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Vampirella VS Fluffy the Vampire Killer sakura_droplet
'If I had to...to save the world.' What changed? Spoilery! Drive_me_mad
Angel + Buffy being a great couple wiccawhitewitchcharmedfan
Favourite character of the main scoobies? AstralWeeksHatfulOfHollow
Is this show good? arya_fan
Willow's Answer.... theSexecutionersSong
Discuss A New Man (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?