Guest Starring: 
 Seth Green: 
 James Masters: 
 Juliet Landau: 
 Eric Saiet: 
 Kelly Connell: 
 (Norman Pfister, worm guy) 
 Bianca Lawson: 
 Saverio Guerra: 
 (Willie the Snitch) 
 Armin Shimerman: 
 (Principal Snyder) 
  9. What's My Line? Part 1.  
  Spike decides its time to get rid of Buffy and restore Drusilla to full health all in one go. The bonus is that he'll have to kill Angel.  
  Great quotes:  
  • Buffy has wisdom: "Note to self: religion, freaky."
  • Xander makes a veiled insult to Principal Snyder: "I want to walk in your shoes, not your actual shoes 'cos you're a tiny person."
  • Giles: "You'd be amazed how numbingly pompous these watchers are." Not really mate.
  • Cordelia bruises Xander's ego, "What are you going to do? In case you haven't noticed you're the lame-ass, she's the super chick."
  • Kendra: "I am Kendra; The vampire slayer." Say what?
  Fantastic moments:  
Bianca Lawson as Kendra.
  • The introduction of the members of the order of Turacca is wonderfully spooky and dramatic. These guys are nasty.
  • Buffy climbs in through the window 'out of habit'.
  • Buffy warning Kendra that she might have to 'do the chick-fight thing', then Kendra's obvious non-comprehension "Cheeek-fight?".
  • Every single line that passes between Cordelia and Xander is a work of genius.
  • Buffy walking through the school corridor suspicious of all around her is full of suitable paranoia. Note that we get a glimpse of the real assassin. Then she corners Oz; Buffy "Try it!", "I'm still not sure what it is I'm supposed to try." Mr Cool.
  Duff Bits:  
  • How can anyone claim that Buffy snogging Angel while he's a vamp be romantic. It's grim!
  • I know it's obvious and everyone's said it before, but Kendra's accent is appalling!
  • How exactly did Kendra survive in a de-pressurised cargo hold? I know these slayers are strong but that's something else.
  Dean's comments:  
Willow and Xander are the dutifull sidekicks again.
Here we have another episode that's all about the future, growing up and choosing a path in life. All the main characters have important choices to make and there are developments in the Scoobies' love interests (Buffy / Angel, Willow / Oz, Xander / Cordelia) that will materialise over the next season and a half. Mainly it's all about realising that your youth will come to an end one day, and the insecurities that that knowledge brings. Buffy tells Giles "I am immature, I've yet to mature." Great use of cutting and dialogue lures the viewer into a mislead as to the nature of Kendra, a quality ending left me doing a bit of a double take at the TV when I first saw it. Angel gets beaten up by a Slayer, this is a bit of a recurring theme in that he never actually beats Buffy in any of their fights while many 'lesser' vamps have got a lot closer to beating her. Maybe he fights badly against Slayers?
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