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Your favourite season one episode?

Discussion in 'Season 1' started by mudslides, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. NikonTheVampire

    NikonTheVampire He who cannot be staked

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    Black Thorn
    I love a lot of episodes.
    My favorite is Prophecy Girl.
    Still, all the episodes that deal with the slayer canon are amazing. It provides this back story I need to the character I adore
     
  2. Jules

    Jules Bite Me

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    Black Thorn
    I love the episode Angel mainly because I'm a Bangel. I love the sacrifice he makes for her by killing Darla. The end scene were they say they can't be together is heartbreak.
     
    Fuffy Baith: Bangel!
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    Mr Trick Scooby

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    As a none Angel fan (although I did get more into him S2 onwards) this episode is a turning point for me in discovery than they maybe more to the character than meets the eye.
     
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    HowiMetdaSlayer Occasionally, I am callous and strange.

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    Probably Prophecy Girl or The Puppet Show. Also really liked Out of Sight, Out of Mind & Nightmares.
     
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  5. Anyanka Bunny Killer

    Anyanka Bunny Killer Jotunheim

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    1466030413622.jpg Puppet Show...which I'm watching right now. :D
     
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    Squidprint Townie

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    Oh god I do not like that episode. Not because it's bad or anything, I just REALLY do not like puppets. If Sid could have been anything else I would probably love it.

    Being fully aware that it is a ridiculous episode, my favorite from season one is probably "I Robot, You Jane" because of it's delicious campy goodness. It's just so fun to watch. I say "I'm jacked in..." aaaaaaall the time.
     
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    caitaintdead caiters gonna cait

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    Black Thorn
    The only valid answer for me is Prophecy Girl. This was the episode for me in which the show really started taking itself seriously. I enjoy the earlier episodes and I find them fun but Prophecy Girl had a depth to it that had very rarely reared up in the other episodes. To me it was a huge turning point for Buffy, the moment where she begins to understand what being a slayer means, that it's going to be a hard life, and that she wants to do it anyway. The scene where she walks towards the school after being bought back by Xander is absolutely iconic to me 'oh look... a bad guy' *kick*
     
    Anyanka Bunny Killer: Yes. Buffy was totally badass there. :D
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    Anyanka Bunny Killer Jotunheim

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    Ha. Puppets AND mimes creep me out. But Sid was so deliciously smarmy...and that ending with Buffy, Xander and Willow at the talent show! lmao
     
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    Priceless I didn't forget y'know

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    Definitely The Puppet Show, fun and creepy, also love Out of Sight Out of Mind
     
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    Bluebird two by two, hands of blue

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    Black Thorn
    Season 1 is a good way to open Buffy, it was very charming. It's either Angel or Prophecy Girl for me. There's some quality writing in those episodes that helps establish more of the characters of Buffy and Angel, separately and together.
     
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    DarkLordsHaunt Sour Patch Kid

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    Nightmares :D - I just really like everything about it. Worst fears coming to life for some strange reason that isn't just mere coincidence has always really interested me.
     
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    Carrie Hopewell Little girl lost in the woods

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    Sineya
    To me it's either Angel or Prophecy Girl.
    Angel 'cause it's a turning point for the show. It's the first episode that's not really just about killing the bad guy. The episode shows how Buffy is all about surprising the audience and turning stereotypes on its head. Angel goes from tall, dark, handsome mysterious older man to a reformed 240 year old vampire with a soul; Bangel goes from cutesy teen romance to something much darker (not unlike what happens with Buffy as a character). Also, the directing, acting, writing, music, etc are much better this episode.
    Prophecy Girl due to Buffy's famous speech and the fact she kicks ass in her prom dress! Bonus points for being the first episode (I think) where all the Scoobies work together (including Cordy and Angel).
    Maybe a honorable mention to Welcome to the Hellmouth/The Harvest. I really like Luke's voice ;)
     
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    Sineya
    Got my 13 year old niece to watch the first 3 eps of Buffy, and she did enjoy the show opener a lot. Witch was a back step or her, but I think once she gets to The Pack and Angel she will like the show more. I think the two part opener of s1 is a great introduction to the shows premise and the core four characters.
     
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    alanasilverstar Witch of Sunnydale

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    My favourites are Nightmares and Angel. :)
     
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    Dora Potential

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    Prophecy girl ....right from the moment Buffy lands on her bum
     
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    MarieVampSlayer I’m the thing that monsters have nightmares about!

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    Sineya
    Prophecy girl because that''s when Buffy the normal girl dies and Buffy the slayer is born :D
     
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    PaulParmar1 Team Spuffy

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    Sineya
    Prophecy girl.
    Truly one of the mostly iconic Buffy episodes ever!
    For me it took the show to a whole new level and really showed people what it can do.
     
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