Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 2, Episode 1

When She Was Bad (15 Sep. 1997)

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Buffy returns from summer vacation sporting an attitude and suffers from recurring nightmares involving the Master. Meanwhile, the Anointed One and his followers plot their revenge.

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Buffy returns from her summer vacation after defeating the Master and is not the same fun-loving slayer she used to be. Her cold, distant behavior escalates when she discovers that the remaining vampire population are planning to resurrect the Master. Written by Alex

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Willow says there are no miniature golf courses in Sunnydale. Obviously one is added before "Ted" and other episodes where the Scooby gang plays putt-putt golf. See more »

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When a rock is thrown through the library window with a note attached, Buffy catches it, removes the note and sets the rock on the table to her left. The view cuts away for a moment, and when it cuts back, Buffy has the rock in her lap and sets it on the table to her left a second time. See more »

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Buffy: [reading] Come to The Bronze before it opens or we make her a meal.
Xander: They're gonna cook her dinner? I'll pretend I didn't say that.
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Overrated
31 March 2010 | by (Prague, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

I definitely expected much more from this episode considering all those the great reviews. I guess I am too naive to expect some plot & at least half hearted attempt for logic and credibility?

***SPOILERS***

Come on you ppl, vampires leaving beaten Xander in the library without drinking him ? Are we still talking vampires here ?!

Also vampires could have easily drunk whole Sunnydale + several nearby states while Buffy was on holiday. It really cries for presenting any excuse why they stayed hidden till Buffy returned.

Vapmires are really shown as sorry lot ... it makes me to pity them instead of fear / hate them. They should be strong, fast, predatory, scary, They are neither, sadly.

In S1 - Angel episode it was stated very clearly that vampires can not enter unless invited. Since then I have seen at least 5 episodes when they broke inside buildings without invitation. Including here, of course. I guess even vampires can probably learn some new tricks, huh ?

5 of 10 (for ice cream, Snyder scenes, sexy dance, shocked Cornelia and for attempt to show emotionally challenged Buffy)


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