Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 7, Episode 21

End of Days (13 May 2003)

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Buffy has a powerful new weapon, but the gang cannot find any information about the origins of the mysterious scythe. Eventually the Slayer goes herself in search of knowledge, and finds a new ally, an old friend, and great danger.



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Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
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After Faith's disastrous attempt at leadership, which got several Potentials killed, the gang reunite with Buffy as she, alone, battles it out with Caleb for the last time. But she is helped by an old friend who makes an unexpected visit... Written by spyk_

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When Buffy is fighting the three ubervamps at the beginning of the episode, the last one she fights falls to his knees with his back to the camera. His shirt is riding up and you can see his very human looking skin as well as gray underwear sticking out of the top of his pants. See more »


Giles: [inspecting a scythe] In addition to being ancient, it's - well it's clearly mystical.
Buffy: Yeah, I figured that one out when I King Arthured it out of the stone.
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References I, Claudius (1937) See more »


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett
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24 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The series was an awesome roller coaster ride of fun, I thought End of Days could have been a little better than it was. First off the red weapon that they use and that is also included in the comic Fray (also by Joss) is an Ax unfortunately everyone misconstrues what a Scythe is. Scythes are the following: the weapon in the hands of Death AKA the Grim Reaper. The weapon in the hands of Father Time. An ancient old English and Japanese Harvesting tool. The small version is called a Kama. The easy way to tell a True scythe from anything else is the shape of the blade, scythes are long slightly curved downward. A sickle is shaped like a C, (russian flag has one). The ax in end of days is truly a Pole-Ax. Other than that misconception by the crew of Buffy. I thought the series end was good. Except that it wasn't the END of the series. As there is a new comic out that is season 8. My all time favorite Buffy episode is "Bewitched Bothered an Bewildered" where Xander talks a witch into casting a love spell on Cordelia and it backfires making everyone BUT her head over heels for him.

I also love watching Angel, I think from angel my favorite episode was the episode with the necromancer in it.

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