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Season Four Time Frame ?

DeadlyDuo

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So was season four like set in like month?.
No but it's difficult to tell what the time gaps are between episodes.

The most obvious timeframes are that Fear itself is Halloween whilst Pangs is thanksgiving, which means that episodes 4-8 cover about a month (31st October to late November).

Doomed follows on directly from Hush literally (last scene of Hush is first scene of Doomed), whilst Restless follows on from Primeval (set the same day after the battle)

In THLOD, Willow said that Buffy had been hanging out with Parker all week which suggests that not much time has passed between The Freshman and THLOD. Buffy is still moping over Parker using her in Fear Itself, again suggesting not much time has passed between the two episodes.
 

Flash123456

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It's actually confirmed in the season that the time frame is a month or five to six weeks. In a conversation between Lorne and Fred at the start of I think it was the episode shiny happy people that had been a busy month. The entire Angelus storyline couldn't have taken more than a week. Most of the season had to be made up as they went.
 

AlphaFoxtrot

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Hmm, it is a pretty fast paced season. But, Deep down is at the end of Summer, and The finale ties in with Chosen. And Cordelia's pregnancy is supposed to be taking place in time, so there's that. My guess is, without holiday or school episodes, they just didn't care, and were forced to leave things as open ended as possible for a expected crossover.
 
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