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, who created the character of Quentin Travers, says in the DVD commentary that he wanted a "very British" name, and combined the names of Quentin Crisp and P.L. Travers
(author of "Mary Poppins"). 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
[Buffy has learned that Giles has robbed her of her powers for a Council test
You have to listen to me. Because I've told you this, the test is invalidated. You will be safe now, I promise you. Now, whatever I have to do to deal with Kralik... and to win back your trust...
You stuck a needle in me. You poisoned me.
[Cordelia walks in
What's going on? Oh, God. Is the world ending? I have to research a paper on Bosnia for tomorrow, but if the world's ending, I'm not gonna bother.
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Referenced in Angel: Spin the Bottle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett See more