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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a drama about a young girl who inherits the powers to fight the demons that threaten the Earth. She lives in Sunnydale, California which happens to be the Hellmouth and must learn to master her powers while also trying to have some semblance of a normal life. The WB 1997 - 2001. UPN 2002-03.

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Season 2

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1 When She Was Bad Buffy returns after spending the summer with her D...
Buffy returns after spending the summer with her Dad and seems distant. She trains with great intensity, mocks Angel, teases Xander and is silent with Joyce. Meanwhile the Anointed One gathers vampires to try and resurrect the Master. They begin to gather those who were closest to him when he died and trick Buffy into leaving Giles and Willow unprotected.
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2 Some Assembly Required Buffy is out slaying when she comes across a grave...
Buffy is out slaying when she comes across a grave that has been recently dug up. The gang find out that the grave belonged to a girl who died in a recent car crash. They investigate and find that the bodies of two other girls who died with her are also missing. When Angel and Cordelia find pieces of the girls in a dumpster at the school suspicion falls on Willow's friend Chris. Meanwhile Angel admits to being jealous of Xander and Giles asks Ms Calendar out on a date.
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3 School Hard Principal Snyder puts Buffy and fellow "trouble ma...
Principal Snyder puts Buffy and fellow "trouble maker" Sheila in charge of Parent-Teacher night to see if they can get in his good graces. Meanwhile a new vampire Spike and his girlfriend Drusilla arrive in town, bragging to the Anointed One that they can kill Buffy. Spike takes a look at Buffy by arranging a scuffle outside the Bronze and then promises to kill her on the Night of St Vigeous in a few days. Instead though he gets bored and crashes Parent-Teacher night forcing Buffy to protect the teachers, her friends and Joyce.
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4 Inca Mummy Girl The students of Sunnydale are preparing for a cult...
The students of Sunnydale are preparing for a cultural exchange programme. On a trip to the local Incan exhibit Rodney Munson tries to steal a seal from a mummy but is killed by it. The mummy then kills and swaps places with Ampata the boy who was supposed to stay with Buffy. The new female Ampata fits in well and falls for Xander. But her "bodyguard" keeps attacking and insisting she go back to her coffin. She kills him but won't kill Xander. Buffy and Giles figure out what is going on and try to put the seal back together.
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5 Reptile Boy Cordelia is dating a guy from a local Fraternity. ...
Cordelia is dating a guy from a local Fraternity. His friend Tom takes a shine to Buffy and invites her to their party. Buffy would rather spend time with Angel. After he tells her that they can't really date she decides to go to the Frat party. She lies to Giles about her whereabouts and Xander follows her there. Giles and Willow discover that a girl has gone missing and with help from Angel track her to the Frat house.
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6 Halloween The gang are forced to chaperone some trick-or-tre...
The gang are forced to chaperone some trick-or-treating children on Halloween and costumes are mandatory. Buffy buys an 18th century style dress as it was what women of Angel's day wore while Xander goes for a cheap soldier outfit. Buffy convinces Willow to wear a revealing outfit but she puts on a ghost costume on top of it. The owner of the costume shop casts a spell which turns people into the character that they are wearing. He turns out to be Ethan Rayne an old friend of Giles'. Buffy and Xander don't know who they are anymore while the children morph into various demons. Giles breaks the spell just in time to stop Spike taking advantage of Buffy's vulnerable state.
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7 Lie to Me Buffy sees Angel talking to Drusilla and begins to...
Buffy sees Angel talking to Drusilla and begins to worry. Ford, an old friend of Buffy's from LA transfers to Sunnydale and Angel is suspicious of him. Willow discovers that Ford hasn't really transferred to the school and she, Xander and Angel follow him to an underground club. There a group of young people have a cult that worships and imitates vampires. Ford goes to Spike and offers him Buffy in exchange for being turned. Buffy follows Ford into the club but he locks the door behind her and reveals that he has a brain tumour.
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8 The Dark Age The police ask Giles about a man who died on campu...
The police ask Giles about a man who died on campus. He was an old friend of Giles' from London, Philip Henry. Giles is haunted by nightmares of something he did back in London but he refuses to tell Buffy. She finds Ethan at the library and suddenly Henry's corpse attacks them. We learn that Giles and his friends used to call upon a demon to get high (using tattoos, the Mark of Eyghon) and now he is killing them off one by one. Eyghon takes control of Jenny and Ethan tries to give Buffy the mark. It's left to Willow to find a way to defeat Eyghon.
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9 What's My Line? (1) It's Career Week at Sunnydale High and Buffy is sa...
It's Career Week at Sunnydale High and Buffy is sad to think that she will never have one. She also catches Spike's minions stealing something from a mausoleum. Giles is worried and works out that Spike is trying to find a cure for Drusilla. In order to keep Buffy out of the way Spike puts a bounty on her head and calls in the deadly assassin Order of Taraka. Giles and Angel are freaked out by this. A strange woman attacks Angel and then Buffy revealing herself to be Kendra the Vampire Slayer.
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10 What's My Line? (2) Buffy and Kendra go to see Giles and establish tha...
Buffy and Kendra go to see Giles and establish that when Buffy died (112) a new slayer was called. Kendra is obedient and well studied in a way Buffy isn't. They head to save Angel and realise that Spike took him to restore Drusilla's strength. At Buffy's house Cordelia and Xander hide in the basement and argue until they kiss. Buffy gets Willy to take her to where Spike is and he hands her over to the Order of Taraka. But Kendra and the Scoobies are hot on their heels and help her save the day.
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11 Ted Joyce is dating a new man Ted. He is a software sa...
Joyce is dating a new man Ted. He is a software salesman and amazing cook. Buffy is not happy about having a new father figure in her home particularly when he threatens to slap her. No one else sees what she sees and it frustrates her. When he reads her diary and hits her she beats him up and knocks him down the stairs apparently killing him. As the police investigate her her guilt grows. Xander, Willow and Cordelia try to prove that Ted was up to no good while Giles patrols for vampires. Buffy is shocked when Ted returns and Xander finds a strange 50s style apartment underground. Jenny comes to help Giles kill a vampire and they makeup.
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12 Bad Eggs While at the mall with her mom Buffy runs into a v...
While at the mall with her mom Buffy runs into a vampire called Lyle Gorch. She and Angel make out a lot while hunting for Lyle and his brother Tector. They stalk Buffy while she takes care of her 'child.' The child is an egg which the students are given to teach them about the responsibilities that come with parenthood. The eggs hatch and little creatures called Bezoar's appear and take over the mind of humans. Only Buffy and Xander avoid this fate and they have to stop the mother Bezoar from giving birth to a whole litter while the Gorch brothers make their play.
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13 Surprise (1) Buffy is woken by a dream where Drusilla kills Ang...
Buffy is woken by a dream where Drusilla kills Angel. She is fretting about that as her friends plan her a surprise 17th birthday party. Jenny is visited by her uncle and we learn that she is from the Kalderdash Gypsies to keep an eye on Angel. At Buffy's party she has to kill a vampire who was stealing something. It turns out to be the arm of a dismembered demon called the Judge. Angel heads to the docks determined to take the arm to Asia and bury it somewhere. But they are attacked by Spike and Drusilla's vampires who take the arm back and reassemble the Judge. Angel takes Buffy home where they sleep together for the first time.
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14 Innocence (2) Angel's soul is gone after his moment of happiness...
Angel's soul is gone after his moment of happiness and he goes to share the news with Spike and Drusilla. Buffy wakes up alone and is worried by his absence. When she tracks him down he cruelly mocks her and she is reduced to confused tears. Willow catches Xander and Cordelia kissing and is upset. Angel heads to the school and tries to kill Willow but Jenny intervenes. Buffy dreams about Jenny and confronts her over her knowledge about the curse. She tells Buffy and Giles what she knows while Angel kills her uncle. Angel and Drusilla take the Judge to the mall while Xander brings a rocket launcher to give Buffy a weapon with which to kill him.
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15 Phases Werewolf attacks have Buffy and Giles out patrolli...
Werewolf attacks have Buffy and Giles out patrolling local makeout spots. The Werewolf is a human for the rest of the month and so they are determined to catch him alive. They come up against a Werewolf hunter called Cain who is ready to kill. Angel kills one of Buffy's classmates to send her a message. Xander thinks Larry is the Werewolf but uncovers a different secret. Oz wakes up in the forest and realises that he is the Werewolf. Willow is determined to move things in their relationship to the next level but picks the worst time as Oz transforms in front of her.
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16 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered It's Valentines Day and the news that Cordelia and...
It's Valentines Day and the news that Cordelia and Xander are dating sneaks out. He realises that he actually does like her just as she dumps him to avoid being socially ostracised. Humiliated, he turns to Amy, who is practising witchcraft and asks her to cast a love spell. Meanwhile Giles tells Buffy about the horrific things Angel did to his victims on Valentines Day. The spell goes wrong and instead of Cordelia falling for him every other woman in Sunnydale does. Willow is driven to try and harm Xander and a jealous Amy turns Buffy into a rat. Harmony and other girls try to hurt Cordelia and so Xander grabs her and flees to Buffy's house.
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17 Passion Angel sketches Buffy while she sleeps, kills Willo...
Angel sketches Buffy while she sleeps, kills Willow's fish and stalks Joyce. Giles searches for a way to uninvited him from their homes while Jenny looks for a way to restore his soul. Drusilla senses something about Jenny and so Angel comes to the school to kill her. He leaves the body in Giles' bed and Giles heads to the factory seeking vengeance.
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18 Killed by Death Buffy catches the flu and after fighting Angel she...
Buffy catches the flu and after fighting Angel she is rushed to hospital. While running a fever she sees a creepy demon following children around. The children claim he is death but no adult can see him. Xander stands guard in case Angel returns while the other research. Buffy recovers but decides to stay to help fight the demon who we learn is Der Kindestod or child death. Buffy realises that this same demon killed her cousin when she was young doubling her determination to kill it.
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19 I Only Have Eyes For You The Sadie Hawkins dance is approaching but Buffy s...
The Sadie Hawkins dance is approaching but Buffy says she won't be dating again ever. Strange paranormal incidents begin occurring around the school indicating that something weird is going on. Giles thinks it might be Jenny trying to contact him. Buffy isn't so sure and eventually she and Willow discover that it is the ghost of James a student who killed his lover (a teacher) and himself in 1955. Random male and female staff and students keep acting the tragedy out. Buffy thinks James doesn't deserve forgiveness for what he did but feels drawn to him. After a failed exorcism Buffy heads into school alone only to be confronted by Angel.
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20 Go Fish The Sunnydale High Swim Team are close to a State ...
The Sunnydale High Swim Team are close to a State Championship. Xander is bristling at the special treatment they receive when one of them turns up dead. He was the best swimmer on the team and when the second best is also eviscerated the gang are worried. Buffy trails the third, Gage, and is suspicious when Angel bites him but spits out his blood. The Coach and Nurse are now suspects and Xander joins the team to fill out the vacated spots.
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21 Becoming (1) Through flashback we see Angel become a vampire, m...
Through flashback we see Angel become a vampire, mess with Drusilla's mind, lose his soul and get introduced to Buffy by Whistler. In the present Buffy is both hunting Angel and studying for finals. She and Willow discover the disk with Jenny's restoration spell on it. Giles is called to see an artefact which turns out to be the tomb of Acathla a demon who tried to take the world into hell. Kendra arrives warning Giles about the danger he poses. Angel and Dru steal Acathla and try to wake him but fail. They lure Buffy out to fight Angel while Dru leads a gang of vampires to kill Kendra and kidnap Giles.
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22 Becoming (2) Buffy escapes from the police and goes to see Will...
Buffy escapes from the police and goes to see Willow who is unconscious at the hospital. Xander stays with her as Buffy searches for Giles. She finds Whistler instead and then runs into Spike. He offers her a deal: Dru for Angel as he doesn't want the world to end. She takes it but she is forced to tell Joyce the truth about her slaying. Spike returns to the Mansion and both aids Angel in his torture of Giles and helps keep him from harm. Willow recovers and insists on repeating the spell to restore Angel's soul. Xander is supposed to tell Buffy but doesn't as she and Spike attack. Spike flees with Dru as Angel successfully pulls the sword from Acathla. Buffy is about to kill Angel when Willow completes the spell and his soul is returned. Buffy stabs him, sealing the portal and leaves town.
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