Sunnydale is alive with the sound of music as a mysterious force causes everyone in town to burst into full musical numbers, revealing their innermost secrets as they do. But some townsfolk are dancing so much that they simply burst into flames, and it becomes clear that maybe living in a musical isn't so great after all.
Did You Know?
During the "I'll Never Tell" number, Xander picks up the news paper and the back page shows an ad for the San Fernando Valley College of Law. Although the toll-free number has changed, this is an actual college in SoCal. See more
During "I'll Never Tell" the chairs change position randomly during the dance sequence in Anya and Xander's apartment. See more
And we are caught in the fire/The point of no return/So we will walk through the fire/And let it/Burn/Let it burn.
At the end when the Mutant Enemy logo is displayed, the monster sings "Grr, ah" in falsetto (sung by Joss Whedon
). See more
This episode originally aired at an extended length that ran over the hour-long format (approx. 8 minutes over) and was edited down to fit an hour long time slot for each re-airing. The footage cut included the title and overture, Buffy entering the Magic Box and some corresponding dialog, part of the song "I've Got a Theory", the entire song "What Can't We Face," dialog when Dawn enters the Magic Box, after the song "Under Your Spell," and before the song "I'll Never Tell," a verse of the song "Let Me Rest in Peace," some footage in Dawn's bedroom, Dawn's dance number with Sweet's minions, the end of the song "Why Don't We Dance Awhile," a verse of "Walk Through the Fire," dialog when Buffy first encounters Sweet and after the song "Life's a Show," and the song "Where Do We Go From Here" is shorter along with followed dialog between Spike and Buffy. See more
Edited into Hollywood Burn
Under Your Spell/Standing (Reprise)
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Amber Benson
and Anthony Head
(as Anthony Stewart Head) See more