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Early history[ edit ] Spike’s story before he appears in Sunnydale unfolds in flashbacks scattered, out of sequence, among numerous episodes of both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. The first flashback occurs in Buffy Season Five’s ” Fool for Love “, and reveals William as in fact a meek, effete young man and an aspiring poet who lived in London with his mother, Anne. This surname became official with the publication of the canon comic Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 7, in which Buffy calls him by it. The name William Pratt may allude to horror actor Boris Karloff , whose birth name was William Henry Pratt, and can also be understood as the British slang term “prat”, describing a person of arrogant stupidity. Spike is one of the youngest recurring vampires on the show, though the evidence of his age is contradictory, as the concept of the character evolved over time. When he was introduced in ” School Hard ” season 2 , Giles read that he was “barely two hundred,” implying that he was either born or sired in or slightly earlier. In ” The Initiative ” season 4 he said he was , thus born or sired in

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A drunk, whoring layabout and a terrible disappointment to your parents. Angel was born a human named Liam in Galway, Ireland in to a linen and silk merchant and his wife. At the age of eighteen, Liam had a failed relationship with an aristocrat named Sarah Gilfried. As a result, he became disillusioned with the women of his era, and showed distaste for noblewomen in particular, describing them as “incredibly dull, simpering morons.

Liam’s father displayed near-constant disappointment in him, and was not reluctant to call him out on his shortcomings.

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He’s just a kid. Is it ’cause I danced with him? Danced with is a pretty loose term. Mated with might be a little closer. Don’t you think you’re being a little unfair? It was one little dance, which I only did to make you crazy, by the way. I am not jealous. What, vampires don’t get jealous? Whenever we fight you always bring up the vampire thing.

Sorry, but I’m an old fashioned gal. I was raised to believe that men dig up the corpses and the women have the babies. So, both coffins are empty. That makes three girls signed up for the army of zombies.

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Are you sure that you want to delete this answer? Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. Major spoilers for the rest of the show and Angel Season 5 below: In Season 6 they start having sex but only because Buffy’s empty inside and can only feel something by sleeping with Spike, and she’s disgusted with herself for it.

May 13,  · And “Buffy” was a better show in the first four years, before Spike fell in love with Buffy, before Spike started taking his shirt off in every episode, and when the focus was on four uncool.

Buffy Summers[ change change source ] Buffy Anne Summers played by Sarah Michelle Gellar is “the Slayer,” one in a long line of young women chosen to fight evil. She is blonde and beautiful and she is a normal cheerleading girl at the start of the movie. Being the Slayer gave her increased strength, endurance, agility and healing. She also had greater intuition, and some ability of clairvoyance , usually in the form of dreams that tell the future. She was born January 19 , and grew up in Los Angeles, California.

Buffy died two times in the normal series. There have also been magical times that she died in, but these periods of time were stopped and do not affect normal times.

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For all its doom and gloom about regular impending apocalypses, Buffy the Vampire Slayer actually featured a plethora of brilliantly written relationships both positive and negative, almost all of which proved time again just how reckless and crazy love can be. Of all the hopeless star-crossed lovers on the show, the pairing of Buffy Summers herself and evil vampire turned re-ensouled champion Spike is almost certainly the most complex.

The two were immediate enemies when they met, followed by a three year stint as increasingly vitriolic rivals. Because Spike was evil for centuries before meeting Buffy, and continued his villainous ways for about half of their relationship, some fans feel this particular vampire was never good enough for the Slayer. Keep reading to take our quiz and find out how much you know about the doomed relationship between Buffy Summers and Spike.

Buffy’s final coda with Angel, the Scoobies’ echoing the final scene from “The Harvest,” the completion of Willow’s healing and spiritual journey, and Spike’s sacrifice—deus ex.

That’s all gonna change. I have this theory that nobody in Hollywood has any talent whatsoever and that, whenever something good does manage to get made, it’s by accident – just dumb luck. Yet Buffy the Vampire Slayer has consistently confounded this theory. Then came the sixth season, and it was with a mixture of smugness and sadness that I saw the theory reasserting itself. However, I think the problems I had with this season differed from those of many other fans, judging from the internet criticisms, because, once I felt the season had turned the corner and was getting good again, a lot of fans were still unhappy and writing the season off as a total loss.

Many disliked the darkness, but I like darkness – the darker the better, so long as there’s eventually a light beyond the darkness. The biggest problem I had is that I’ve decided that I don’t like television series that rely too heavily on story arcs, and this season of Buffy has been more arc driven than any previous season. Story Arcs In the long run, it’s probably a bad idea for a television series to rely too heavily on arcs over standalone episodes.

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Season Eight, which launched back in , took the franchise to surprising places—superpowers! Season 11, which kicks off this week, sees Gage and Isaacs back in charge of Buffy, Spike, Willow, Xander and the rest of the beloved Sunnydale crew, now relocated to San Francisco and dealing with an openly magical—and demonic—world. I often pull up an episode just to listen to the voices. I know Rebekah [Isaacs] looks at episodes as well, for reference on everything from body language to fashion choices.

Spike had started dating Drusilla Warner 8 months ago and had finally told Buffy how madly in love with her he was. She was the school Goth and whore, not that Buffy would ever tell Spike that last part.

Hanging out in that crypt all day, you just know he’s doing something nasty. Cut to Spike and Harmony playing 20 Questions. Averted; Riley fights Harmony and Buffy fights Spike. Should I be watching my occipital lobe? Occipital, the lobe in the back of your brain? You know, like, should I be watching my back? But, you know, the back of your brain. Even funnier because the occipital lobe contains the brain’s visual processing centers.

Which process the watching. Ben gives Dawn his stethoscope to play with. She uses it to listen to her sister’s heart strong, steady Slayer heartbeat then Riley’s — which is pounding away much faster than it should. Giles has salamander eyes instead, claiming that they’re cheaper yet equally effective. Willow looks rather miffed.

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Plot synopsis[ edit ] Willow and Tara walk around the school grounds holding hands and talk about Tara getting a cat as a pet. At the Scooby Gang meeting, Buffy explains that there is little going on, but as usual, Giles knows that means trouble. As the meeting ends, Oz shows up in the doorway, shocking everyone into silence. Oz arranges to talk with Willow later, and after Oz leaves, Tara also leaves the incredibly uncomfortable situation.

Buffy and Riley talk about how bad Willow and Oz’s break-up really was, and Buffy accidentally mentions that Oz is a werewolf. Buffy goes off on him when he negatively comments on Willow dating a werewolf he says that Willow seems smarter than to date a dangerous guy, unknowingly drawing a parallel between Willow and Oz and Buffy and Angel , accusing him of being a bigot and being unable to see past the ‘humans versus demons’ ideal he’s been living.

Buffy and Spike are giving a real, healthy relationship a try for the first time, and are consulting with the police on supernatural crimes. Giles died and was resurrected in a year-old body.

Roo A spin-off virtual series that takes place seven years after S7 and centers on Xander — now armed with Cordelia-style visions and a magic eight ball that actually does tell the truth — moving to Cape Kenneth to be the Watcher for a young Slayer named Olivia “Liv” Fontaine you may remember her as the baseball-playing little girl from the very last episode.

The series is rather OC-heavy, and is written in Script Fic format, but don’t let that scare you; the format is used well and captures the traditional witty banter and horror-comedy feel of the Buffyverse, and the OCs are likeable and interesting. The classic Buffy and Angel characters also feature heavily, as the older and established generation which are on call for when the big guns are needed Unfortunately, the second season hasn’t been updated since the sixteenth episode in — and that episode ends on a rather nasty cliffhanger.

The author has migrated all stories to AO3. While he’s given up on finishing the series he did add a summary for the final story and the end of the cliffhanger. Add Review General Fics Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast.

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Check out these babies. Goodbye stakes, hello flying fatality. Barbie with a kung-fu grip. Started out as a reluctant heroine, but grew to accept her destiny. For much of the show’s run, she was the only really combat-capable character.

Upon learning that Buffy is now dating The Immortal, Spike and Angel travel to Rome on the pretext of business but spend most of the time there trying to find Buffy. In the end, they fail to catch up with her.

Spikesslayer8 Buffy and Spike have been best friends for as long as they both can remember. After one passion filled night together Buffy and Spike find themselves in uncharted waters. Cheating partners, a bottle of Jack Daniels, tight shirts, jeans and entangled limbs Rated: Buffy Summers had been best friends with William Giles, or as he liked to be called Spike, for as long as she could remember. The two had first met when Buffy was five years old. Spike and his father Rupert Giles had moved in to the house next door to her and her mother.

Joyce had only just finalized her divorce from Buffy’s father Hank only weeks before the Giles’ had moved in. Giles wife Jenny had recently passed away after losing a long battle with cancer. He had been devastated by his wife’s death and decided that he and William needed a fresh start. They left their home town in England and move to the states, specifically to a small town called Sunnydale.

Giles had applied for a position at the local high school and had been accepted into the position of Sunnydale highs librarian. Joyce had asked William and Giles over for dinner the first week they had been in the states and the families had bonded instantly. Buffy and Spike had, from day one been inseparable. Over the years their bond had grown and when the time came for high school to start, when Spike had become Mr.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Season 4

Buffy The Vampire Slayer 1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer came out at an interesting time in the horror genre. Joss Whedon stated that he wrote Buffy as a response to the helpless damsels in distress characters he saw in typical horror films, as he felt women needed better screen idols to look up to.

Buffy felt her temper rising when she noticed he was looking at Spike when he spoke. What were they best friends now? “I’ve never failed to now, I don’t think it’s going to happen this time.

I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon Comments: Sequel to Secrets Discovered. Xander, Spike, Buffy and Riley go on the double date. Very early Season 5 No Dawn Beta’d by: Two weeks after Riley returned from Iowa she set up their double date. As suspected Spike and Riley were instantly against it. Riley refused to have dinner with the enemy. Spike tried getting out of it by annoying both Buffy and Riley; hoping they wouldn’t want a night out with him. He had failed of course.

He received an elbow to the ribs from Xander. Xander looked at Spike, “Come on, Spike, can’t we just pretend that we all want to be here?

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