Even by Sunnydale standards, pupils and teachers have disturbing illusions which make them do crazy things. Giles soon realizes that is a poltergeist, and insists it must be his Jenny, but Willow's research in her PC -preparing to take over her computing classes- points to the 1955 incident Buffy witnesses in a vision, when student James Stanley shot dead his teacher and lover Grace Newman, one of them is the ghost stuck in reliving the fatal tragedy, especially as its anniversary is on the high school's annual, now approaching Sadie Hawkins Dance with gender role reversal. Willow plans an elaborate exorcism, but the ghost plays dirty. Angelus' appearance changes everything... Written by
Did You Know?
said in an interview with TV Guide that he got the idea for an Angel
(1999) spin-off from the scenes where David Boreanaz
(Angelus) is possessed by a female spirit. See more
When the 1955 yearbook falls from the bookshelf in Principal Snyder's office, it's open, but when Buffy goes to pick it up, it's closed. See more
Fun fact about wasps. They have no taste for the undead. Not that a sting would do me any damage, it's just... tonight's special. I wanted to look my best for you.
[possessed by the ghost James
You're the only one. The only person I can talk to.
Gosh, Buff. That's really pathetic.
You can't make me disappear just because you say it's over.
Actually... I can. In fact...
[Angelus is possessed by the ghost Grace
I just want you to be able to have some kind of normal life. We can never ...
I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by The Flamingos See more