At the hell-mouth, the Master of evil explains to his boy heir Collin that fear rules people better then love or hate. He manages to use the young schoolboy Billy Palmer to make every student of Sunnydale High's terrifying nightmares come true, ranging from Xander appearing in class wearing only boxer-shorts to being chased by murderers, losing one's favorite abilities or poisonous spiders coming out of one's schoolbooks... Written by
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This episode and the season six musical episode "Once More With Feeling" contain specific references to each other. In "Nightmares," when the group is trying to figure out what magical issue they have to overcome this week, Xander says, "our dreams are coming true," and Giles responds, "Dreams? That would be the musical comedy version of this," which is basically a description of "Once More With Feeling." In "Once More With Feeling," when the group is again trying to figure out what magical issue they have to overcome this week, Willow sings "I've got a theory: some kid is dreaming, and we're all stuck inside his wacky Broadway nightmare," which is close to the plot of "Nightmares." See more
(at around 45 mins) Willow and Buffy are talking about Buffy's parents divorce. In the scene Buffy closes her locker. There is a cut away shot and then she closes her locker again. See more
It's just... I know the situation's hard, You just always want to remember your father adores you - no more than I do by the way.
Thanks and Mom, don't worry. I'm over the divorce. I officially release you from all guilt.
That's not what I was getting at. You feel like putting that in writing?
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett See more