Guest Starring: 
 Kristine Sutherland: 
 (Joyce Summers) 
 Roiba LaMorte: 
 (Jenny Calendar) 
 James Masters: 
 Juliet Landau: 
 Seth Green: 
 Brian Thompson: 
 (The Judge) 
 Vincent Schiavelli: 
 (Uncle Enjos) 
 Ryan Francis: 
  14. Innocence.  
  With Angel gone evil, Buffy needs to battle him and her own feelings to stop the Judge unleashing hell on Earth.  
  Great quotes:  
Angel's evil; hooray!.
  • Willow: "...I'm upset and I can't think of a mean word right now but that's what you are..."
  • Xander to Cordelia: "Wear something"
  • Xander: "I'm 17 years old, looking at linoleum makes me wanna have sex."
  • Cordelia: "You'd never die for me!", Xander: "No, but I might die from you, do I get anything for that?"
  • The Judge: "No weapon forged can stop me.", Buffy produces a bazooka: "That was then, this is now!".
  • Giles to Buffy: "If it's guilt you're looking for I'm not your man, all you'll get from me is my support, and my respect." What a guy!
  Fantastic moments:  
  • A girl asks Angel if he's OK at the start, he her drinks her blood and breathes out the smoke she's just inhaled; dirty, nasty, evil, brilliant.
  • Willow's reaction to finding out about Cordelia and Xander is really touching.
  • The whole final action sequence in the mall is great; the rocket launcher, Angel and Drusilla jumping out of the way, Drusilla whining and then Buffy going off to confront Angel, this is what we've been waiting for. Buffy wins but can't hurt him, Angel knows it; "You can't do it," he says, "Give me time" she replies. This girl's good.
  Duff Bits:  
  • Malls aren't open at night where I come from, what about in your part of the world?
  Dean's comments:  
Buffy totes some millitary hardware.
What can I say except 'Rocket Launcher'? This is a fantastic second part after a great build up in 'Innocence'. Gellar's acting ability is at full power as she portrays Buffy struggling to come to terms with what has happened in her life. The metaphor may be too unsubtle for some, "Buffy has sex and it is bad", but I think it works; people do change when relationships grow and mature. BtVS isn't against sex per-se, but it's a powerful metaphor about the difficulty of relationships (and possibly a little anti-macho). Angel's case may be an extreme one but it proves the point well. It's good too how Buffy is strong enough to beat Angel in a fight at the end, but can't kill him, "Give me time," she says. The final scenes too are very powerful, firstly Giles gives a very inspirational talk about her strength. then Joyce asks Buffy what she did on her birthday, Buffy's reply: "I got older". When Joyce asks Buffy if she'll make a wish and blow out the candle, we all know what she's thinking, but all she says is "Let it burn".
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