Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 5, Episode 13

Blood Ties (6 Feb. 2001)

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When Dawn learns her true identity, she runs away - only to encounter Glory.

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On the day of her twentieth birthday, Buffy tells the Scooby Gang that Dawn is the Key and so they are suspicious towards her. During the night, Dawn leaves the party and breaks into the Magic Box with Spike, seeking Giles' diary and finds the truth about her. Meanwhile, Glory destroys the minions of the Knights of Byzantium and somehow switches body's with Ben, fighting against Buffy and her friends. Willow uses a powerful teleportation spell to momentarily get rid of Glory. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Throughout the opening scene in the Magic Box you can see the boom microphone reflected 11 times in the glass of the display case behind Buffy. The first is at 0:06; the most obvious is at 2:17 (when the boom sweeps across, tracking Buffy); and the boom operator is visible as well in the reflection at 2:35. See more »

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Dawn: They were talking about me, just like everybody is.
Xander: Again, not so much. In fact, none.
Anya: We were talking about sex. I mean, you know us, sometimes we like to pretend stuff...
Joyce: Um...
Xander: Anya.
Anya: You know, like, say there's a fireman, or a shepherd...
Buffy: You know what? Let's not have this exchange of images right now.
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References Gentle Ben (1967) See more »

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Finding the Truth
8 October 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On the day of her twentieth birthday, Buffy tells the Scooby Gang that Dawn is The Key and they act in a suspicious way with Dawn. In the night, Dawn leaves the party and breaks into the Magic Box with Spike, seeking Giles's diary and finding the truth about her. Meanwhile, Glory destroys the Knights of Byzanthium and somehow switches body with Ben, fighting against Buffy and her friends. Willow uses a powerful teleportation spell to momentarily get rid off Glory.

In this good episode, Dawn is completely confused and lost after finding the truth about her, trying to disclose what she really is. The relationship between Glory and Ben increases the mystery about these two characters. Spike, as usual, is responsible for the funniest lines and situations. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Laços de Sangue" ("Blood Ties")


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