For her upcoming 18th birthday, Buffy declines the Scooby gang's offer of a big party, hoping to celebrate with quiet reflection and a traditional trip to the ice show with her father. But Buffy doesn't know that preparations are being made for a life-threatening rite of passage that drains the slayer of her powers and then entraps her with a powerful and psychotic vampire foe. Written by
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David Fury named the vampire Zachary Kralik after his nephew, who was then 4 years old, according to the DVD commentary. See more
When Giles injects Buffy with the needle, her shirt sleeve goes from being up, to, when he 'wakes' her up, being down without anyone pulling it down. See more
We're still talkin' party, right? I mean, some of us still love to relish celebrating in the birth of the Buff.
I dunno. I think it might be time to put a moratorium on parties in my honor. They tend to go badly. Monsters crash. People die.
Referenced in Angel: Spin the Bottle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
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