Buffy barely survives Angelus' latest attack because she falls prey to a very common enemy: influenza, an epidemic among Sunnydale Highs students. Yet in hospital, a place she fears since she was alone with a dying close cousin aged 8, she lends credence to children who claim there is a killer invisible to adults which comes at night, they call Death. Initially Giles is skeptic, but after Buffy, who suspected Dr. Stanley Backer who has a dodgy record, experienced it herself, the monster is found out to be an actual child killer (Kindestod in German) which Buffy should slay...
Did You Know?
Cordy brings Xander a bag of Krispy Kreme donuts to the hospital, but Krispy Kreme didn't open its first store in California until 1999, a year later. See more
At eleven minutes in, as Buffy shuffles down the hospital corridor, on the ceiling behind her you can see a lighting instrument with a black shroud around it to direct its light and mask it from the camera. See more
I'll check Backer's office. See if I can find any post-its marked, "Why a monster might want me dead."
Ode to Joy
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven See more