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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 Episodes

12 Episodes 1997 - 1997

Series 1 of the sci-fi series where a cheerleader is chosen to battle the forces of evil as she weathers the storms of young adulthood.

Episode 1

Welcome to the Hellmouth

Mon, Mar 10, 1997 60 mins

Student Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) comes to Sunnydale, Cal., where she must stop a team of bloodsuckers from turning her new town into a buffet. Jesse: Eric Balfour. Luke: Brian Thompson. Darla: Julie Benz. Willow: Alyson Hannigan. Angel: David Boreanaz. Xander: Nicholas Brendon.

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Episode 2

The Harvest

Mon, Mar 10, 1997 60 mins

In Part 2 of the opener, Giles and Willow (Alyson Hannigan) learn of the town's past, while Buffy races to stop a slaughter that would herald the end of the world. Master: Mark Metcalf. Giles: Anthony S. Head. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar. Xander: Nicholas Brendon. Luke: Brian Thompson. Darla: Julie Benz.

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Episode 3

The Witch

Mon, Mar 17, 1997 60 mins

Cheerleading tryouts turn tragic when a prospective pom-pom girl bursts into flames. Could Buffy's new friend be practicing black magic instead of cheers? Xander: Nicholas Brendon. Willow: Alyson Hannigan. Giles: Anthony S. Head. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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Episode 4

Teacher's Pet

Tue, Mar 25, 1997 60 mins

Buffy gets a bad feeling about the sexy new substitute (Musetta Vander), but Xander, who has a really good feeling about the woman, may end up in her clutches. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar. Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter. Angel: David Boreanaz. Giles: Anthony S. Head.

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Episode 5

Never Kill a Boy on the First Date

Mon, Mar 31, 1997 60 mins

Buffy is heartbroken to learn that she must break her date with a dreamboat (Christopher Wiehl) in order to stake a vampire who has risen in fulfillment of the Master's prophecy. Driver: Robert Font. Militia Guy: Geoff Meed. Xander: Nicholas Brendon.

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Episode 6

The Pack

Mon, Apr 7, 1997 60 mins

When Xander (Nicholas Brendon) falls in with a pack of bullies and adopts their agressive attitude, Buffy fears they are all under the spell of an ancient hyena spirit. Lance: Jeff Maynard. Tor: Brian Gross. Heidi: Jennifer Sky. Flutie: Ken Lerner. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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Episode 7

Angel

Mon, Apr 14, 1997 60 mins

The Master (Mark Metcalf) sends in three warrior vampires to crush Buffy, unaware that a former minion has a different kind of crush on her. Angel: David Boreanaz. Darla: Julie Benz. Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter. Joyce: Kristine Sutherland. Xander: Nicholas Brendon.

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Episode 8

I Robot...You Jane

Mon, Apr 28, 1997 60 mins

Willow scans a spellbook into the library's computer, allowing a demon to invade the Internet, where it begins preying on teens on-line. Willow: Alyson Hannigan. Giles: Anthony S. Head. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar. Xander: Nicholas Brendon.

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Episode 9

The Puppet Show

Mon, May 5, 1997 60 mins

The star attractions for the school talent show include Buffy, Xander, Willow (Alyson Hannigan), a possessed puppet and an organ-harvesting demon. Mr. Snyder: Armin Shimerman. Morgan: Richard Werner. Joyce: Kristine Sutherland.

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Episode 10

Nightmares

Mon, May 12, 1997 60 mins

Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and her friends live out their waking nightmares after something---or someone---turns their worst dreams into realities. Willow: Alyson Hannigan. Xander: Nicholas Brendon. Giles: Anthony S. Head. Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter.

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Episode 11

Out of Mind, Out of Sight

Mon, May 19, 1997 60 mins

A violent entity torments Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter), who gets some help from Buffy's crew and a vampire named Angel (David Boreanaz). Mr. Snyder: Armin Shimerman. Mitch: Ryan Bittle. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Ms. Miller: Denise Dowse.

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Episode 12

Prophecy Girl

Mon, Jun 2, 1997 60 mins

Xander and Angel race to save Buffy from a fateful meeting with the Master, while Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter) joins the battle against an army of vampires. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar. Giles: Anthony S. Head. Willow: Alyson Hannigan.

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