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Rank the Season 2 Episodes

Discussion in 'Season 2' started by Samuel Reyes, May 10, 2015.

  1. Samuel Reyes

    Samuel Reyes Chilling in SunnyD

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    Wow, just did this with Season 1 and as I browsed over the list of episodes from Season 2, I realized just how many good ones there are and how much harder it's going to be to rank these.

    There may be some disagreement but for me it (currently) goes...

    22. Reptile Boy (very weak ep with a terrible Monster of the Week)
    21. Go Fish (at this point in the season we were coming to expect great things)
    20. Bad Eggs (better paced than the first two, still a little on the downside)
    19. Some Assembly Required
    18. Inca Mummy Girl
    17. Killed by Death (for the same reasons as #21, though it has its moments)
    16. Phases
    15. What's My Line, Part 1
    14. When She Was Bad
    13. The Dark Age
    12. Surprise
    11. I Only Have Eyes for You
    10. Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
    9. Ted (underrated episode with a chilling performance by the late John Ritter)
    8. School Hard (first appearance of Spike and Drusilla, definitely where things to start to get better)
    7. Halloween (very fun episode)
    6. Becoming, Part 1
    5. Innocence (rocket launcher!)
    4. Passion (Poor Jenny Calendar...)
    3. Lie to Me (very tragic when you stop and think about it, plus that moment between Buffy and Giles at the end)
    2. What's My Line, Part 2 (I know, I know, but for me it was very exciting)
    1. Becoming, Part 2 (What else can be said??)

    Time to review Season 3 (or as I call it, the season with no bad episodes)...
     
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    22. 'Bad Eggs'
    21. 'Go Fish'
    20. 'Ted'
    19. 'Some Assembly Required'
    18. 'Reptile Boy'
    17. 'Inca Mummy Girl'
    16. 'Killed by Death'
    15. 'The Dark Age'
    14. 'I Only Have Eyes For You'
    13. 'When She Was Bad''
    12. 'Phases'
    11. 'What's My Line, Part 1'
    10. 'What's My Line, Part 2'
    9. 'School Hard''
    8. 'Lie to Me'
    7. 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered'
    6. 'Surprise'
    5. 'Halloween'
    4. 'Becoming, Part 1'
    3. 'Innocence'
    2.' Becoming, Part 2'
    1. 'Passion'
     
  3. thetopher

    thetopher Member of the Church Of Faith

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    Sineya
    22. 'Inca Mummy Girl'
    21. 'Bad Eggs'
    20. 'Some Assembly Required'
    19. 'Reptile Boy'
    18. 'When She Was Bad.'
    17. 'Go Fish'
    16. 'Ted'
    15. What's My Line. Part 1
    14. 'Lie To Me'
    13. What's My Line, Part 2
    12. 'Phases'
    11. 'I Only Have Eyes For You'
    10. 'The Dark Age'
    9. 'Innocence'
    8. 'Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered'
    7. 'Killed By Death'
    6. 'Surprise'
    5. 'School Hard'
    4. 'Halloween'
    3. 'Becoming, Part 1'
    2. 'Passion'
    1. 'Becoming, Part 2'
     
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  4. Blaze

    Blaze Let it Burn

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    Black Thorn
    There waas actually a lot of weak episode at the beginning of this season, never really noticed. Anyhow, here is my list.

    22. Reptile Boy
    21. Ted
    20. Bad Eggs
    19. Some Assembly Required
    18. Go Fish
    17. Inca Mummy Girl
    16. When She Was Bad
    15. Lie To Me
    14. What's My Line 1
    13. What's My Line 2
    12. Surprise
    11. Phases
    10. Innocence
    9. School Hard
    8. The Dark Age
    7. Killed By Death
    6. Becoming 1
    5. Halloween
    4. BB&B
    3. Becoming 2
    2. I Only Have Eyes For You
    1. Passion
     
  5. Fuffy Baith

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    Sineya
    Season 2 has a lot of weak episodes but then it has some of the best in the series. some of the ones in the middle could be switched, Id have to watch this season again.

    22. Inca Mummy Girl
    21. Some Assembly Required
    20. Reptile Boy
    19. Bad Eggs
    18. Lie To Me
    17. The Dark Age
    16. I Only Have Eyes For You
    15. What's My Line pt 1
    14. Killed By Death
    13. When She Was Bad
    12. what's My Line pt 2
    11. Ted
    10. Go Fish
    9. Phases
    8. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
    7. Becoming pt 1
    6. Becoming pt 2
    5. School Hard
    4. Halloween
    3. Surprise
    2. Innocence
    1. Passion
     
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    Yeah I tend to think that is because the early part of the season is maybe still material left over from season one, and that the show was still trying to find its feet at this point. Would still say it is one of my favourite seasons and agree that it does have some of the best ever episodes.

    22. Go Fish (despite Xander's speedos moment;))
    21. Reptile Boy
    20. Inca Mummy Girl
    19. Some Assembly Required
    18. Bad Eggs
    17. Lie to Me
    16. What's My Line pt 1
    15. The Dark Age
    14. Killed by Death
    13. What's My Line pt 2
    12. I Only Have Eyes For You
    11. Phases
    10. Ted
    9. Becoming pt 1
    8. When She Was Bad
    7. Becoming pt 2
    6. Halloween
    5. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
    4. School Hard (Spike is bad arse in this episode!)
    3. Surprise
    2. Innocence
    1. Passion
     
    Fuffy Baith: Just had to mention Xander in a speedo huh? Lol. It was great!
  7. Wild At Heart

    Wild At Heart the moon lights his way

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    01. Becoming Part 2
    02. Becoming Part 1
    03. Passion
    04. Innocence
    05. Surprise
    06. I Only Have Eyes For You
    07. When She Was Bad
    08. Lie To Me
    09. Halloween
    10. School Hard
    11. What's My Line Part 2
    12. What's My Line Part 1
    13. The Dark Age
    14. Inca Mummy Girl
    15. Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
    16. Ted
    17. Bad Eggs
    18. Killed By Death
    19. Phases
    20. Reptile Boy
    21. Go Fish
    22. Some Assembly Required

    I know some people would hate me for putting Ted so low but while I liked the episode, it was far from one of my favorites.
     
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  8. Jules

    Jules Bite Me

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    Black Thorn
    There's so many great episodes in season 2. It's one of my favourite seasons.

    1) Surprise
    2) Innocence
    3) Becoming Part 2
    4) Becoming Part 1
    5) Passions
    6) What's My Line Part 1
    7) What's My Line Part 2
    8) Bad Eggs
    9) School Hard
    10) Halloween
    11) When She Was Bad
    12) I Only Have Eyes For You
    13) Lie To Me
    14) Ted
    15) Reptile Boy
    16) Some Assembly Required
    17) Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
    18) Killed By Death
    19) Go Fish
    20) Phases
    21) Dark Age
    22) Inca Mummy Girl
     
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    My Season 2 Rankings - A lot of strong ones but some real stinkers and some ones that personally feel weak to me.
    22. Inca Mummy Girl- dull episode with a very unsubtle 'she's just like Buffy!' metaphor. Oh, and Ampata was evil, she horribly killed people for entirely selfish reasons. Only mildly redeemed by the begiining Oz/Willow stuff and Willow's Eskimo outfit.
    21. Some Assembly Requried- Some rewriting required more like. Dumb.
    20. Go Fish- I should like this more- the Xander stuff is funny and the monster reveal is clever, but its a bit too light given all the nasty subject matter.
    19. I Only Have Eyes For You- Ghosts tend to bore me. The Bangel resolution was nice but in hindsight it didn't resolve much.
    18. The Dark Age- a poor reveal of Giles' dark youth. Demon is also meh. Good characterising though. Nice to see Willow save the day with her brain.
    17. Ted- Buffy kills a robot!? Buffy kills a robot? Buffy kills a robot and Joyce doesn't remember any of it? Still, this was funny with a nice guest star role as the suburban terminator.
    16. Reptile Boy- I find this fun and throwaway episode. Willow shouting at Angel and Giles is a highlight, plus undercover Xander and also the Cordelia/Buffy show.
    15. Bad Eggs- High school sex ed! Evil, mind-controlling eggs! Cowboy vampires! The cheese is so thick you could slice it. Fun.
    14. What's My Line Part 2- Resolution tot eh cheesy plot. Buffy being bitchy to another slayer-Kendra - is a bit more unstandable here than in S3.
    13. What's My Line Part 1- The first two-parter. Uneven pacing but lots of good bits. Plot's a bit cheesy but that's part of its charm.
    12. Killed By Death- Creepy and unsettling.
    11. Passion- Would be higher (top 5) if I cared about Jenny at all. Poor Giles though. A nice Angelus monologue and some cool Angelus kicking.
    10. Lie To Me- Another Buffy slowly becoming a grown-up episode. One of the best the first half has to offer. Also I like Willow/Angel interacting.
    9. Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered- a showwhat brain-washy premise made bearable by NB's very funny likeable performance. He makes this great.
    8. Surprise- Lots of build-up for the pay-oof later. Still full of enough foreshadowing to be enjoyable.
    7. When She Was Bad- Back when horrible bitchy Buffy was interesting/fun to watch. Plus I like the plot to resurrect the Master.
    6. Phases- personal favourite. Werewolves and Wilow/Oz. Nice.
    5. School Hard- Spike & Dru...what else do you need? Oh, they kill the annoying vampire kid. :D
    4. Innocence- 'What's that do?' 'BOOM!' And Buffy kicks Angel in the nuts- something I will want to do to him a lot over on his own show. :p
    3. Becoming Part 1- Angel's backstory, Whistler's voice-over, Xander's fish-stick theatre- all really good. Would've been better if I cared about Kendra that much.
    2. Halloween- Glorious, fun, nice use of metaphor (we all wear masks) plus the Ripper/Ethan Rayne stuff is born.
    1. Becoming Part 2- Epic and heartbreaking. Willow does her first big spell. The saddest, most moving finale until 'The Gift'
     
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    01. Becoming Part 2
    02. Passion
    03. School Hard
    04. Lie To Me
    05. Innocence
    06. What's My Line Part 2 (Angel bondage and torture...mmmm)
    07. The Dark Age
    08. Halloween
    09. Surprise
    10. When She Was Bad
    11. Becoming Part 1
    12. What's My Line Part 1
    13. Phases
    14. IOHEFY
    15. Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
    16. Ted
    17. Bad Eggs
    18. Killed By Death
    19. Inca Mummy Girl
    20. Reptile Boy
    21. Go Fish
    22. Some Assembly Required
     
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    1. Becoming Part 2
    2. Innocence
    3. I Only Have Eyes For You
    4. Becoming Part 1
    5. Passion
    6. Surprise
    7. What's my Line Part 2
    8. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
    9. What's my Line Part 1
    10. School Hard
    11. Lie to Me
    12. Halloween
    13. When She Was Bad
    14. The Dark Age
    15. Phases
    16. Bad Eggs
    17. Reptile Boy
    18. Some Assembly Required
    19. Ted
    20.Inca Mummy Girl
    21. Killed by Death
    22. Go Fish
     
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    As with Season 1, this tends to be subject to change upon rewatching but as of right now from best to worst:

    1) Becoming Part 2
    2) Becoming Part 1
    3) I Only Have Eyes For You
    4) Innocence
    5) Passion
    6) Surprise
    7) Halloween
    8) What's My Line Part 2
    9) School Hard
    10) Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
    11) What's My Line Part 1
    12) Phases
    13) Lie To Me
    14) Ted (this is only as high as it is because of John Ritter, to be honest)
    15) The Dark Age
    16) When She Was Bad
    17) Killed By Death
    18) Some Assembly Required
    19) Bad Eggs
    20) Inca Mummy Girl
    21) Reptile Boy
    22) Go Fish (in my top five least favorite episodes of the entire series, although it does get a point for Xander in a speedo)
     
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    Ok this is going to take quite a bit more time for me than the Season 1 rankings, but I think the best and worst are pretty clear.

    Best/Favorites:
    School Hard
    Halloween
    Surprise/Innocence
    Passion
    Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
    Killed by Death
    Becoming

    Worst:

    Some Assembly Required
    Inca Mummy Girl
    Ted
    Bad Eggs
     
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    TOP 5 Best Episodes.
    5.Passion
    4.Innocence
    3.I Only Have Eyes For You
    2.Lie To Me
    1.Becoming Pt.2

    Top 5 Worst Episodes.
    5.Reptile Boy
    4.Inca Mummy Girl
    3.Ted
    2.Bad Eggs
    1.Go Fish
     
    Mr Trick: Pretty much agree with your worse choices except Ted which I think is quite good.
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    Sineya
    22. Bad Eggs
    21. Inca Mummy Girl
    20. Reptile Boy
    19. Some Assembly Required
    18. Go Fish
    17. Ted
    16. Phases
    15. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
    14. Surprise
    13. Innocence
    12. When She Was Bad
    11. Lie to me
    10. Whats my line part 1
    9. Whats my line part 2
    8. The Dark Age
    7. I Only Have Eyes For You
    6. Halloween
    5. Killed by Death
    4. Becoming part 1
    3. Becoming part 2
    2. School Bad
    1. Passion (I cry everytime.)
     
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    Season 2 is really mixed with some terrible episodes :)

    1 Becoming Pt 2
    2 Halloween
    3 Becoming Pt 1
    4 School Hard
    5 Lie To Me
    6 Bewitched Bothered & Bewildered
    7 Passion
    8 What's My Line Pt2
    9 Innocence
    10 Phases
    11 The Dark Age
    12 What's My Line Pt 1
    13 Surprise
    14 Ted
    15 When She Was Bad
    16 Killed By Death
    17 I Only Have Eyes For You
    18 Reptile Boy
    19 Some Assembly Required
    20 Inca Mummy Girl
    21 Go Fish
    22 Bad Eggs
     
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    1. Becoming Part 2
    2. Passion
    3. I Only Have Eyes For You
    4. Becoming Part 1
    5. Innocence
    6. Surprise
    7. Halloween
    8. What's My Line Part 2
    9. Lie To Me
    10. What's My Line Part 1
    11. School Hard
    12. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
    13. When She Was Bad
    14. Ted
    15. Reptile Boy
    16. The Dark Age
    17. Killed By Death
    18. Bad Eggs
    19. Phases
    20. Some Assembly Required
    21. Inca Mummy Girl
    22. Go Fish
     
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