Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
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Buffy's mom introduces her new boyfriend, who charms everyone except Buffy. When she confronts his dark side, she is left questioning her actions.

Director:

Bruce Seth Green

Writers:

Joss Whedon (created by), David Greenwalt | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon ... Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan ... Willow Rosenberg
Charisma Carpenter ... Cordelia Chase
David Boreanaz ... Angel
Anthony Head ... Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
John Ritter ... Ted Buchanan
Kristine Sutherland ... Joyce Summers
Robia Scott ... Jenny Calendar (as Robia LaMorte)
Ken Thorley ... Neal
James MacDonald ... Detective Stein (as James G. MacDonald)
Jeff Langton Jeff Langton ... Vampire
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Storyline

Buffy has parental issues when Joyce comes home with a boyfriend, the computer expert and master chef, Ted, whose charming personality impresses everyone except Buffy. Buffy insists there's something not right with Ted, but everyone keeps telling her she's just being paranoid. Written by Alex

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1997 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

John Ritter claimed this influenced his understanding of his own step-daughter. See more »

Goofs

The prop wall across the hall bows in when Buffy kicks Ted into it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Xander Harris: You don't what you're talking about.
Willow Rosenberg: Xander, he was, obviously, in charge.
Xander Harris: He was a puppet. She was using him.
Willow Rosenberg: He didn't seem like the type of guy who would let himself be used.
Xander Harris: Well, that was her genius! He didn't even know he was playing second fiddle. Buffy...
Buffy Summers: Huh?
Xander Harris: Who was the real power, the Captain or Tennille?
Buffy Summers: Um... Who are these people?
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Untitled
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Performed by Los Angeles Post Music
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