For her upcoming 18th birthday, Buffy declines the Scooby gang's offer of a big party, hoping to celebrate with quiet reflection and a traditional trip to the ice show with her father. But Buffy doesn't know that preparations are being made for a life-threatening rite of passage that drains the slayer of her powers and then entraps her with a powerful and psychotic vampire foe.
Did You Know?
This episode marks the only time Buffy celebrates her birthday without Spike featured in any way. See more
At approximately 2:49 into the episode, when Buffy is fighting the vamp on the playground, as she is about to say "Okay, so let's try it again," a boom mic dips down from the upper left-hand corner. See more
Charm bags, money spells, and for cleansing one's aura.
Okay, so how do you know if one's aura is dirty? Does somebody come by with a finger and write "Wash Me" on it?
Referenced in Angel: Spin the Bottle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett See more