Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 7, Episode 2

Beneath You (1 Oct. 2002)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Action, Drama, Fantasy
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 842 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

A giant worm-like creature begins stalking a young girl. As the gang begin to investigate, they realise it's appearance in Sunnydale may be linked to Anya.

Director:

Writers:

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

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2020 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
a list of 1138 titles
created 12 Jul 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 22 Feb 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 18 Feb 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Beneath You" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Beneath You (01 Oct 2002)

Beneath You (01 Oct 2002) on IMDb 7.8/10

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 | 124 of 145 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Kaarina Aufranc ...
Nancy
...
Principal Robin Wood (as DB Woodside)
Tess Hall ...
Punk Girl
...
Young Woman
Jack Sundmacher ...
Ronnie
Edit

Storyline

As Buffy awakes from a bad dream with the warning, "From beneath you, it devours.", Xander meets a young woman whose dog was eaten by a creature that burrowed up out of the ground. Spike offers his assistance, but the group is still uneasy about having him around. The gang soon discovers that the source of the monster is closer to them than they thought. Meanwhile, Willow has mixed emotions as she prepares to leave England and return to Sunnydale. Written by Alex

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 October 2002 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the pre-title sequence, when the pink-haired girl is chased through Frankfurt, the German vocals of the song are "Von der Tiefe / es verschlingt", which translates to the idé fixe of the season, "From beneath you it devours" (although it should really be 'Aus der Tiefe'...). See more »

Goofs

(24:25) When Xander and Nancy survey the damage to the flooring in the corridor, the hole that the demon rose from is now only about 30cm deep and lined with black polythene. See more »

Quotes

Spike: [to Buffy] And when exactly did your sister get unbelievably scary?
See more »

Connections

References Run Lola Run (1998) 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

 
Beneath Me (But I watched it anyway)
6 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a surprise...

less than 1 second into her new job Buffy leaves her office and goes into the basement looking for Spike. I don't know if it's her chronically annoying voice, her marginal acting ability, her weird looking nose, her soap box moralizing, her intrusiveness, her selfishness, her ingratitude, her hypocrisy, or just an accumulation of way too much Buffy over the past 6 seasons...but there's just something very unlikeable about that character. Not as unlikeable as Xander. But seriously unlikeable nonetheless.

And in yet another herky-jerky plot shift Willow is now magically healed and ready to return to Sunnydale, where one of her biggest concerns is whether or not her friends will still like her.

The more this series winds its way toward its merciful conclusion the more episodes like "Normal Again" seem like distant, fading memories. That episode was one of the best -- and it just ended up getting swept away like children's sand-bucket sand castles with each ensuing tide.

How many times do viewers have to bear witness to Spike attempting to talk to Buffy or help out, only to be lambasted by Xander Harris -- arguably THE worst character in the history of television? It's beyond deja vu. It's pure Hell.

ANY humor at all? Anya, in a bar, in the middle of drumming up some customers in need of a good vengeance demon... "Guys...I'm WORKING, here!" (Don'tcha just love 'er?)

And Nancy asking: "OK...is there anybody here who HASN'T slept together?", then Xander and Spike giving each other a quick awkward glance.

The final scene...Spike in a church talking to Buffy in almost free association prose...baring his soul to her -- the most soulless creature in the series...maybe the most painful display of Buffyverse yet...ever...Spike...draped over a 6 foot cross...burning...a tear rolls down Buffy's cheek...

Executive Producers

Joss Whedon

Marti Noxon

(Anybody else wonder if Whedon was banging Noxon?)


1 of 31 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is it truly bad what Joss does to these women? messiah1012
Nicholas Brendon Arrested again SympathyForTheDevil40
OT: Anyone else excited for Supergirl? youtubemisticaluser
Finally started watching Buffy skoobydoo6789
Your unpopular opinion Anna5656
Please explain Season 3 popularity Arcade85
Discuss Beneath You (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?