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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A crossover with Buffy and Angel. Angel's next episode "I Will Remember You" will feature Buffy. See more
When Willow, Xander, and Anya run into Angel, Anya asks if it is Angel and that it's the first time they met. In fact, Anya had met Angel back in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Doppelgangland
at the Bronze even though they had no dialogue between them. See more
Buffy, earlier you agreed with me about Thanksgiving. It's a sham. It's all about death
It *is* a sham. But it's a sham with yams. It's a yam sham.
You're not gonna jokey-rhyme your way out of this one.
Referenced in The Cabin in the Woods
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett See more