Willow is bitten by bimbo friend Harmony Kendall, who turned vampire at the end of season 3. Oz chases her and she threatens him with her boy-friend, who will beat them up- that's actually Spike, who has a secret new underground lair and troop to dig for a crypt. Now that Kathie is out of the way, Parker Abrams, who switched major from medicine to history, is ready to kiss Buffy, but the vampire alert (a 'bad puppy' is all they tell him) gets priority for a while. Harmony makes Spike bump into Buffy, he says it's too early and she blurts out they're after the Gem of Amara. According to Giles the gem is a legendary vampire grail-equivalent rendering the holder invulnerable. Anya is eager to have sex with Xander and strips for him - his objections last a mere minute. Buffy gets into Parker's bed, but no commitment either. The whole gang is summoned by Giles, who has discovered that the gem may indeed be in a crypt in the 'Valley of the Sun' i.e. Sunnydale; Spike already found it and has... Written by
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When Buffy is on the phone with Giles telling him about the Gem of Amara, on the side of the payphone "Cordy sucks" is part of the graffiti. This could be in reference to Cordelia, who left the show after season 3 to star in Angel. See more
When Giles is talking to Buffy on the phone, he places his fencing sword on the bookshelf. Later, when he calls Buffy, the sword is back on his desk. See more
[speaking of Parker
He's a poophead.
You're right. He's manipulative and shallow, and why doesn't he want me? Am I repulsive? If there was something repulsive about me, you'd tell me, right?
I'm your friend. I would call you repulsive in a second.
Maybe Parker and I could still work it out. Do you think that we could still work it out?
I think you're missing something about the whole poophead principle.
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