Willow and Tara wallow in their togetherness, but things aren't as happy everywhere else. Buffy has to face both Xander and Spike, whilst tracking Warren and Company to foil their next move.

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Willow and Tara are together and spend most of the episode in bed, Tara blurts out that Buffy and Spike are involved. Buffy finds out where the trio's lair is located but gets there after they have cleared out. She discovers that they left her a trap. The trio have found something that gives them the power of invincibility. Dawn is angry and upset over Spike having sex with Anya. She stops by Spike's place to talk to him and tell him that if he wanted to hurt Buffy--he succeeded. Buffy tries to talk to Xander but it doesn't go well as he's still mad at her. After getting hurt on patrol, Buffy comes home to take a bath. After his conversation with Dawn, Spike is convinced that Buffy loves him so he drops by.. He attempts to explain what happened, and apologize for his actions. Spike hopes they can get back together, thinking that she loves him. Buffy isn't interested, and he ends up trying to rape her. She finally kicks him out of the house. After Xander runs into Warren at a bar, he ... Written by Dagny

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Trivia

Tara is unique amongst the Scooby Gang in that during her time on the show she was never tied up and was never possessed or went evil. See more »

Goofs

During the Buffy/Warren fight scene, you can clearly tell it's Warren's stunt double for some of the shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Willow: When did morning happen?
Tara: After the moon went down.
[Willow giggles, kisses Tara]
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Crazy Credits

Amber Benson (Tara) was added to the opening credits, despite being killed off at the end of the episode. This is because Joss Whedon has "always wanted to kill someone in the opening credits." See more »

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References H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) See more »

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett
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Dark and serious Buffy...
6 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode completely proves why Season 6 of Buffy is by far the darkest. Every complex action that the characters make affect them, and I think that this episode shows how tangled up every character is. Both James Marsters are Sarah Michelle Gellar are convincing in the attempted 'rape' scene. Overall, the ending of the episode remains one of the best endings to any Buffy episode, and it proves how shocking and dark a show of a supernatural premise can be. Kudos to everyone involved who worked on this episode, although I know many fans will be at the top of the line and will certainly have problems with how dramatic the show has gotten.


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