Giles returns with a device that may be able to deactivate Spike's trigger. To rob the song of its power, Spike must step into his own past and relive one of the most traumatic experiences of his unnaturally long life. But unknownst to Buffy, Giles makes plans with Wood to make sure that Spike will never hurt anyone again. Written by
Did You Know?
The song that "The First" uses to trigger Spike to become evil again is well known to millions of Canadians - it was used as the theme song of the long running children's TV show, The Friendly Giant
(1958). See more
This episode reveals Spike being sired (or turned into a vampire) by Drusilla. However, in series 2 episode 3, Spike clearly says to Angel "You were my sire" suggesting that Angel had in fact turned him into a vampire, not Drusilla. See more
So, it might not work?
Well, the stone's just a catalyst for the process. The rest is up to Spike.
And how do you expect to get that hunk of rubble into my cranium?
Referenced in Angel: Orpheus
Early One Morning
Performed by Nana Mouskouri See more