Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 5, Episode 16

The Body (27 Feb. 2001)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Drama | Fantasy
9.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 9.4/10 from 2,370 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 1 critic

Buffy, Dawn, and their friends deal with the aftermath of Joyce's death.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 22 Jun 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Body" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Body (27 Feb 2001)

The Body (27 Feb 2001) on IMDb 9.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
« Previous Episode | 95 of 145 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Spike (credit only)
...
Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
...
...
...
...
First Paramedic
Stefan Umstead ...
Second Paramedic
...
911 Operator (voice)
...
Kevin
...
Kirstie
Edit

Storyline

Buffy sees Joyce lying on the couch, calls 911 and unsuccessfully follows emergency procedures. When the paramedics arrive, they realize that Joyce is dead. Buffy calls Giles and goes to the school to tell Dawn. Along the day, the Scooby gang grieves the death of Joyce and sympathizes with Buffy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 February 2001 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the scene where Xander (Nicholas Brendon) punched his hand through the wall, only a shot of Willow's left eye is shown. This is because actress Alyson Hannigan had experienced an allergic reaction to the dust from the plaster on the wall - a reaction that resulted in her right eye swelling badly. Because of this, she had to go to the hospital the next day to get her eye treated. See more »

Goofs

(at around 41 mins) After they sit down, a camera is visible on the wide screen on the left. See more »

Quotes

Buffy: She's cold.
911 Operator: The body's cold?
Buffy: No, my mom. Sh-should I make her warm?
See more »

Crazy Credits

Instead of the regular opening credits, a flashback scene was created that consisted of the whole cast having Christmas dinner at the Summers' house. It was created so as not to have written credits appearing over the dramatic opening scenes. See more »

Connections

References The Powerpuff Girls (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Most Dramatic Episode of Buffy
11 October 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Buffy sees Joyce lying on the couch, calls 911 and unsuccessfully follows emergency procedures. When the paramedics arrive, they realize that Joyce is dead. Buffy calls Giles and goes to the school to tell Dawn. Along the day, the Scooby gang grieves the death of Joyce and sympathizes with Buffy.

"The Body" is the most dramatic episode of Buffy in these five seasons. Sarah Michelle Gellar has a great acting, compatible with the behavior of her character. Each friend reacts (or overreacts like Willow) in a different way, but I liked the lines of Anya, questioning the behavior of humans but also feeling sad. The use of silence by the author is very appropriate and respectful. I missed Spike, my favorite character of this entertaining series. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Este Corpo" ("This Body")


8 of 61 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'If I had to...to save the world.' What changed? Spoilery! Drive_me_mad
Willow's Answer.... theSexecutionersSong
Is this show good? arya_fan
Favourite character of the main scoobies? AstralWeeksHatfulOfHollow
Angel + Buffy being a great couple wiccawhitewitchcharmedfan
Favourite Beatle Song? InsufferableAss
Discuss The Body (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?