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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 7 Episodes

22 Episodes 2002 - 2003

Series 7 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

Lessons

Tue, Sep 24, 2002 60 mins

Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is plagued by spirits during a tour of the rebuilt Sunnydale High, where Dawn (Michelle Trachtenberg) is a freshman; Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) counsels Willow (Alyson Hannigan); Anya (Emma Caulfield) ponders her future as a vengeance demon; and Spike (James Marsters) returns as a changed man. Xander: Nicholas Brendon.

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Episode 2

Beneath You

Tue, Oct 1, 2002 60 mins

Buffy's anxieties about accepting a counseling position at Sunnydale High are put on the back burner when a carnivorous worm devours a young woman's dog; Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) prepares Willow (Alyson Hannigan) for her return home. Principal Wood: D.B. Woodside. Xander: Nicholas Brendon. Spike: James Marsters. Anya: Emma Caulfield. Dawn: Michelle Trachtenberg. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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Episode 3

Same Time, Same Place

Tue, Oct 8, 2002 60 mins

Buffy, Xander and Dawn are unable to find Willow, whose return to Sunnydale is marred by a demon (Camden Toy) who eats the skin of his victims. Willow: Alyson Hannigan. Xander: Nicholas Brendon. Dawn: Michelle Trachtenberg.

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Episode 4

Help

Tue, Oct 15, 2002 60 mins

Novice counselor Buffy gropes for words of wisdom for Sunnydale High students, but is left speechless by Cassie (Azura Skye), a teen who calmly predicts her own death. Mike: J. Barton. Amanda: Sarah Hagan. Peter Nichols: Zachary Bryan. Tomas: Rick Gonzalez. Dawn: Michelle Trachtenberg. Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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Episode 5

Selfless

Tue, Oct 22, 2002 60 mins

Anya reconsiders her life as a vengeance demon when her literal approach to granting the wish of a humiliated coed turns a fraternity mixer into a bloodbath. Also: Anya recalls her pre-demon days as a Viking's wife in Sweden. D'Hoffryn: Andy Umberger. Halfreck: Kali Rocha. Olaf: Abraham Benrubi. Anya: Emma Caulfield. Xander: Nicholas Brendon. Spike: James Marsters.

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Episode 6

Him

Tue, Nov 5, 2002 60 mins

Lovestruck Dawn pushes to have a charismatic jock (Thad Luckinbill) made quarterback on Sunnydale High's football team; Xander and Spike become reluctant roommates. O'Donnell: Yan England. Lori: Angela Sarafyan. Lance Brooks: Brandon Keener. Cheryl: Riki Lindhome.

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Episode 7

Conversations with Dead People

Tue, Nov 12, 2002 60 mins

Buffy, Willow and Dawn are each visited by familiar figures who have one thing in common---they are all dead. Meanwhile, Jonathan and Andrew return from Mexico with a plan to break into Sunnydale High. Jonathan: Danny Strong. Andrew: Tom Lenk. Joyce: Kristine Sutherland.

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Episode 8

Sleeper

Tue, Nov 19, 2002 60 mins

As Dawn and Willow recover from their chaotic night at the Summers house, Buffy probes a series of grisly murders that may be the work of Spike. Aimee Mann appears and performs "Pavlov's Bell." Charlotte: Robinne Lee.

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Episode 9

Never Leave Me

Tue, Nov 26, 2002 60 mins

Spike is held captive in the Summers home while the Scoobies ponder their options in the aftermath of his murder spree; a squeamish Andrew (Tom Lenk) tries to master killing; Buffy contacts the Watchers' Council for advice. Quentin: Harris Yulin. Butcher: Donald Bishop. Phillip: Oliver Muirhead.

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Episode 10

Bring On the Night

Tue, Dec 17, 2002 60 mins

As the Scoobies research the origins of the First to find a way to rescue Spike, Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) arrives with reinforcements---three apprentice Slayers. Also: Buffy is rattled when her mother (Kristine Sutherland) offers advice in her dreams. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Annabelle: Courtnee Draper. Molly: Clara Bryant. Ubervamp: Camden Toy. Andrew: Tom Lenk. Principal Wood: D.B. Woodside.

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Episode 11

Showtime

Tue, Jan 7, 2003 60 mins

Buffy struggles to protect potential Slayers from assassination by the Ubervamp while Giles and Anya petition a creature for information about the First. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Rona: Indigo. Eve: Amanda Marie Fuller. Molly: Clara Bryant. Ubervamp: Camden Toy. Vi: Felicia Day. Chloe: Lalaine.

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Episode 12

Potential

Tue, Jan 21, 2003 60 mins

Buffy and Spike establish a boot camp to prepare the potential slayers for combat with the First, while a spell from Willow reveals another potential living in Sunnydale. Vi: Felicia Day. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Rona: Indigo. Amanda: Sarah Hagan. Molly: Clare Bryant. Andrew: Tom Lenk.

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Episode 13

The Killer in Me

Tue, Feb 4, 2003 60 mins

Willow undergoes a disturbing change in appearance following a night out with Kennedy (Iyari Limon); Spike is beset by unexplained headaches; Giles takes the Potentials on a mystical retreat. Amy: Elizabeth Anne Allen. Giles: Anthony Stewart Head. Andrew: Tom Lenk. Warren: Adam Busch. Willow: Alyson Hannigan.

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Episode 14

First Date

Tue, Feb 11, 2003 60 mins

A dinner invitation from Principal Wood piques Buffy's curiosity---and her suspicions; Anya fumes when Xander lassoes a date with a flirtatious woman (Ashanti) interested in rope; Giles struggles to communicate with a Potential who speaks only Cantonese. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Andrew: Tom Lenk. Prinicpal Wood: D.B. Woodside.

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Episode 15

Get It Done

Tue, Feb 18, 2003 60 mins

Desperate for a way to curtail the First, Buffy embarks on a perilous quest for knowledge while, back at the Summers house, the Scoobies are rocked by tragedy within their ranks. Chao-Ahn: Kristy Wu. Amanda: Sarah Hagan. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Vi: Felicia Day. Molly: Clara Bryant. Andrew: Tom Lenk.

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Episode 16

Storyteller

Tue, Feb 25, 2003 60 mins

Andrew (Tom Lenk) irritates the Scoobies by filming their activities for a documentary on Buffy as Sunnydale High is rocked by a sudden outbreak of student violence; Xander and Anya reconsider their relationship. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Principal Wood: D.B. Woodside. Crying Girl: Corin Amber Norton. Stressed-Out Boy: Alan Loayza. Feral Teen: T.W. Leshner. Rona: Indigo. Amanda: Sarah Hagan. Jonathan: Danny Strong. Warren: Adam Busch.

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Episode 17

Lies My Parents Told Me

Tue, Mar 25, 2003 60 mins

The Scoobies' failure to nullify the First's hold on Spike inspires Wood to pursue a vendetta as the vampire relives the day his soul was taken away. Anne: Caroline Lagerfelt. Drusilla: Juliet Landau. Young Robin Wood: Damani Roberts. Vamp: Ira Steck. Kennedy: Iyari Limon.

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Episode 18

Dirty Girls

Tue, Apr 15, 2003 60 mins

Buffy's old nemesis Faith (Eliza Dushku) returns to Sunnydale and helps the Scoobies combat an ally of the First, an evil preacher who preys on young women with a knife. Caleb: Nathan Fillion. Molly: Clara Bryant. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Vi: Felicity Day.

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Episode 19

Empty Places

Tue, Apr 29, 2003 60 mins

As Sunnydale's residents evacuate en masse, Faith rallies the demoralized potentials while an emotionally fragile Buffy endures another run-in with Caleb. Duncan: Nathan Brooks Burgess. Munroe: Justin Shilton. Caleb: Nathan Fillion. Faith: Eliza Dushku. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Amanda: Sarah Hagan.

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Episode 20

Touched

Tue, May 6, 2003 60 mins

Faith restores calm to the rattled Potentials after the power goes out in Sunnydale; Buffy confides her insecurities to Spike; the Scoobies interrogate a captured Bringer. Caleb: Nathan Fillion. Faith: Eliza Dushku. Kennedy: Iyari Limon. Principal Wood: D.B. Woodside.

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Episode 21

End of Days

Tue, May 13, 2003 60 mins

Buffy acquires a powerful new weapon that could prove decisive against Caleb (Nathan Fillion); the Potentials are ambushed by Ubervamps. Angel: David Boreanaz. Caridad: Dania Ramirez. Vi: Felicia Day. Giles: Anthony Stewart Head. Faith: Eliza Dushku.

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Episode 22

Chosen

Tue, May 20, 2003 60 mins

Buffy meets her destiny in the series finale when she leads the Scoobies and the Potentials into the Hellmouth for a final showdown with the First. Joss Whedon, the show's creator, wrote and directed the episode. Faith: Eliza Dushku. Caleb: Nathan Fillion. Rona: Indigo. Vi: Felicia Day. Amanda: Sarah Hagan. Shannon: Mary Wilcher.

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