Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 6, Episode 5

Life Serial (23 Oct. 2001)

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The Geek Trio begin their plans by testing Buffy's abilities and subsequently ruining her attempts at employment.

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Buffy decides that in order to take care of herself and Dawn she must get back to college and find herself a job. This all becomes much more difficult when the nerd Trio decide to present the Slayer with a series of challenges to determine the extent of her abilities. Written by Anonymous

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This episode marks the first appearance of James C. Leary, as one of the demons at the poker game. In this episode, he is billed as "Loose Skinned Demon," rather than the name his character was given for subsequent episodes, Clem. See more »

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When Buffy and Xander are walking through the construction site and Buffy is talking about time fast forwarding, you can see the Grips following them with a light diffuser. They look like construction guys, but you can see part of it in their hands. See more »

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Buffy Summers: [notices the large pile of books] Is this all research, or just some kind of stress test for the table?
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I dislike the Trio
14 October 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Although I'm a great fan of "Buffy The Vampire Slayer", I must recognize that sixth season is very disappointing to me. I really hate the Trio. Nothing in them is hilarious to me. I hate a lot Warren. I hate Andrew and I don't like the idea of Jonathan as main character. To my eyes, these three are the worst "bads" of all seven seasons. Nothing to see with Glory, The Master, Spike and Drusilla. The Trio has no "glamour" and they seems have a kind of parody that I don't find at all. I think too that Joss Whedon had a big mistake with the departure of main characters very nice to me, as Riley, Tara, and also Giles, who was not yet a regular member of the cast, since the sixth season. I have would like that the relationship between Riley and Buffy continue during that season. Also, Marc Blucas is very better actor that the Trio together. With the Trio, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", lost his magic and it became a kind of self-parody. By the way, I will continue being in love with "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". Sorry for my bad English.


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