In the twelfth century, the Italian friar Thelonious used the circle of Kayless ritual to capture the demon Moloch the Corruptor into a book, hoping it would never be read. However, it arrives in Sunnydale High Library. Before Giles could examine it properly, it's scanned into the school computer by Willow and possesses it. Virtual evil is now able to spread through the school network, pretending to be Malcolm, Willow's brand new chat pal, for whom she even gives Xander's Bronze invitation a miss. Soon, Buffy notices other normally nice students, like Dave and Fritz in her computer class, behave strangely, and start up the abandoned computer services firm CRD. By the time Giles realizes about Moloch, the demon is very deep, powerful enough to make his minions kill Dave and abduct Willow, his unknowing deliverer to whom he declares his love. Computer-illiterate erudite Giles turns for help to his cultural rival, computer science teacher Jenny Calendar, who reveals herself as a ...
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Moloch's voice is very similar to the Hal 9000's in 2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968). Both menacing and murderous. One a computer and the other a demonic entity. See more
When the demon is looking through the computer for Buffy's file, her name on the list of students says she is a senior with a 3.4 GPA, and that her birthday is 10/24/80. The file opens with her correct status (Sophomore) and birthday (10/24/80), and lists her GPA as 2.8. The camera goes off the computer screen and when it comes back, the file lists Buffy as being a senior with the birthday 5/6/79, with a GPA of 2.8.
Later the series established Buffy's birth year as 1981, conflicting with both sets of information in "I Robot, You Jane". See more
[translated from Italian
Carlo, my dear one... Do you love me? I can give you everything. All I want is your love.
References 2001: A Space Odyssey
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett See more