While Cordelia flies off to Cancun for the summer, Xander, Willow and Oz learn to control the vampire population (to some degree of success) without the Slayer. Meanwhile Giles follows false trails and searches for Buffy all over the United States, but as the new school year starts without the expelled Buffy, the Scooby Gang wonder where she is. Living under an assumed name,her middle name Anne, she becomes a waitress in Los Angeles, still dreaming of eternal love with Angel but tortured by the thoughts of what she had to do to him. She is soon recognized by another former Sunnydale student, whose present alias is Lily, and Buffy/Anne helps Lily search for her sweetheart, Rickie, whose life-drained body they find. Only later after Lily goes with Ken, a man who seems to be some sort of pastor to the lost and homeless, do they realize that Ken is really the culprit in Rickie's death. When Ken pushes Lily and Buffy through a portal to a hell of hard labor they have to find out - can a ... Written by
Did You Know?
A couple of the shots in this episode were used in the opening titles of spin-off Angel. See more
When Buffy is hit by a car, you can see Sarah Michelle Gellar
's/the stunt person's knee pads quite clearly as she is bounced off the hood. See more
Well, we try not to get killed. That's part of our whole mission statement. 'Don't get killed.'
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett See more