In the fourth season finale, Buffy, Xander, Giles, and Willow decide to stay up late watching movies after their victory against Adam, only all four of them immediately fall asleep. One by one, each of their dreams take a dark and twisted turn as a sinister force stalks each of them through the dream world and inside their own heads. Written by
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There's another subtle plot clue to the arrival of Dawn in Season 5. In the Buffy dream sequence, Tara and Buffy are talking about the bed that Buffy and Faith made. As Buffy leaves, Tara says, "Be back before dawn." And then, at the end, Buffy stops to look in to Dawn's room at the now unmade bed. See more
(at around 1 min) When Buffy and the first slayer roll down the hill fighting, you can see a camper van in the background. See more
[to Willow, in her dream
Your costume is perfect.
Nobody's gonna know the truth. You know, about you.
You're already in character! Oh, I shoulda done that!
References Apocalypse Now
The Exposition Song
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Anthony Head
(as Anthony Stewart Head) (vocals), Four Star Mary (other instruments), and Christophe Beck
(piano) See more