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
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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
(at around 40 mins) As the Scoobies return to the school for the second time looking for Buffy, it is clearly obvious that while standing in front of the school, it's clearly the same shot as the first time they stand in front of the school. This is particularly noticeable because you can clearly see Buffy, who's inside the building at the time, also standing in the group. See more
To forgive is an act of compassion, Buffy. It's-it's... it's not done because people deserve it. It's done because they need it.
No. James destroyed the one person he loved the most in a moment of blind passion. And that's not something you forgive. No matter why he did what he did. And no matter if he knows now that it was wrong and selfish and stupid, it is just something he's gonna have to live with.
He can't live with it, Buff. He's dead.
[Buffy leaves the room
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I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by The Flamingos See more