Sunnydale is alive with the sound of music as a mysterious force causes everyone in town to burst into full musical numbers, revealing their innermost secrets as they do. But some townsfolk are dancing so much that they simply burst into flames, and it becomes clear that maybe living in a musical isn't so great after all. Written by
Did You Know?
At one point, Anya says "I've seen some of these underworld child bride deals, and they never work out... maybe once." This is most likely a reference to the story of Hades, the Greek God of the underworld, and Persephone, the young Goddess he kidnapped and forced to marry him. Some versions of the story depict a happy marriage, while other versions have Persephone as a prisoner, hence Anya's confusion. See more
During the song "I'm Under Your Spell" Tara's dress has a full gold skirt, but halfway through the song, the skirt has a jagged cut through the hemming and a white underskirt is visible. See more
Clearly our number is a retro-pastiche that's never going to be a break-away pop hit.
Features a happy, lighthearted 1960's TV show-style opening sequence with the cast members' faces, and ends with the Mutant Enemy monster singing his trademark "Grrr Aargh!" rather than growling it. See more
References Raging Bull