It's Thanksgiving, and Buffy pushes Giles to host the gang 'as a real American'. Ankya finds her lover Xander particularly sexy in his new construction laborer's job, digging a deep hole during the ceremony for the newly built Cultural Center at UC Sunnydale, but he falls badly into an Indian grave inside the ancient mission, and thus releases the revengeful spirit of the Chumash warrior Hus, who can transform himself into green smoke or various animals, and starts by killing the curator with an 19 century ceremonial Chumash stone knife. The fact that Xander gets the very diseases (sick he seems as erotic to Ankya as sweating bare-chested) the Chumash contracted while virtually enslaved in the colonial era, and the choice of Hus's victims make Willow, who feels very guilty for the plight of the natives, and Giles, who insists Hus's victims are innocent, realize he must be after historical vengeance. Meanwhile Riley Finn's military Initiative commandos team continues implants rendering... Written by
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When Buffy, Willow and Anya are watching the ground-breaking for the new Cultural Center, Buffy is wearing a black cowboy hat, which was seen neither before nor after this episode. The cowboy hat suggests the later conflicts with the Indians (or, rather, Chumash natives). See more
At 38:55, when the view cuts to the interior of Giles' apartment, part of a lighting instrument is visible at the top edge of the picture, along with a bit of power cord. See more
Buffy, Xander's in real danger. Are you sure the solution is pie?
Over bickering and confusion, I'll take pie. We will find a solution. And we will have a nice dinner, ok? Both. End of story. I'm having thanksgiving, and it'll be perfect.
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