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?
In July 2007, the NPR show "Talk of the Nation" reported that this episode has spawned a traveling sing-along presentation in much the same style as the audience-participation midnight movie showings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
(1975) that became a cult phenomenon after that movie was released. See more
Tara runs into a pole in the Bronze while she is performing her back-up dance to "Something to Sing About." While the pole is not visible in the shot, Tara bumping into something before she goes out of frame in the background is noticeable. Likewise, if you look closely, you can see actress Amber Benson
desperately trying to suppress a laugh as she straightens out her wardrobe after bumping into the pole. See more
The hardest thing in this world, is to live in it.
This episode features a unique 32-second opening in which the actors' name appears beside a short clip of them in a bubble. See more
References Raging Bull
Under Your Spell
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Amber Benson See more