Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996–2003)
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A weary Buffy seeks to regain her focus by embarking on a quest with the Primitive; Spike cavorts with his very own "Buffybot"; and Glory instructs her minions to spy on Buffy's friends in the hopes of ascertaining the Key's true identity.

Director:

Michael Gershman

Writers:

Joss Whedon (created by), Jane Espenson
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon ... Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan ... Willow Rosenberg
Emma Caulfield Ford ... Anya (as Emma Caulfield)
Michelle Trachtenberg ... Dawn Summers
James Marsters ... Spike
Anthony Head ... Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Clare Kramer ... Glory
Adam Busch ... Warren Meers
Troy Blendell ... Jinx (as Troy T. Blendell)
Amber Benson ... Tara Maclay
Sharon Ferguson ... Primitive
Todd Duffey ... Murk
Kelly Donovan ... Xander Harris
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Storyline

Buffy is feeling that she is turning into stone, losing her ability to love and her humanity, and wants to take a break in her vampire slayer's duties. Giles persuades her to travel for a vision quest in a sacred place in the desert to bring her concentration back. Meanwhile, Spike gets the Buffy-robot from Warren and both the Scooby gang and Glory's minions believe that the robot is the real Buffy, and the minions assume that Spike is The Key. Buffy has a vision of the First Slayer, who tells her that death is her gift. Spike resists Glory's tortures and receives his reward in the end. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swahili

Release Date:

24 April 2001 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Buffybot's mispronunciation of Giles as "Guyles" derives from a real-life encounter Joss Whedon had with people who claimed to be huge fans of the show but kept pronouncing the name incorrectly. See more »

Goofs

When Spike is laying in the elevator during the fight his legs change position. At one point the Buffy robot is standing in front of the elevator but then isn't. See more »

Quotes

Buffy Bot: Oh, Spike, devour me.
Spike: All right.
Buffy Bot: Spike, I can't help myself. I love you.
Spike: You're mine, Buffy.
Buffy Bot: Should I start this program over?
Spike: Shh. No programs, don't use that word. Just be Buffy.
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Connections

Featured in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Gift (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
Written by Nerf Herder
Performed by Brandon K. Verrett
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Death is Buffy's Gift
13 October 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Buffy is feeling that she is turning into stone, losing her ability to love and her humanity, and wants to take a break in her vampire slayer's duties. Giles persuades her to travel for a vision quest in a sacred place in the desert to bring her concentration back. Meanwhile, Spike gets the Buffy-robot from Warren and both the Scooby gang and Glory's minions believe that the robot is the real Buffy, and the minions assume that Spike is The Key. Buffy has a vision of the First Slayer, who tells her that death is her gift. Spike resists Glory's tortures and receives his reward in the end.

"Intervention" is one of the best episodes of the Fifth Season so far, alternating dramatic and hilarious moments. The reaction of Xander and Anya assuming that Buffy is having sex with Spike is extremely funny. The attitude of Buffy with Spike in the end of the episode is probably the greatest moment of this great show. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "A Intervenção" ("The Intervention")


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