Buffy season 5 final episode 7 fool for love

Intervention i love how spike is such a hero this episode. Fool for love is the seventh episode of the fifth season of buffy the vampire slayer and is the eightyfifth episode of the series. The episodes span centuries, while still remaining firmly rooted in what matters to. Hes been infatuated with her for sure, and theres been that similar vibe from buffy, protesting that shes only distracted by him because of his evilness. Title subset 1 this is growing up title card 2 in this corner episode 5. Spike spends the rest of the season trying to be worthy of her but its not until spike convinces buffy in season 6 that she is a demon like him that they actually become lovers. After being told by dawn in the previous episode that buffy doesnt. While fighting a typical vampire buffy makes a mistake and ends up with her stake in her abdomen. Because of giles lack of info on the final battles of previous slayers she turns to. The angel episode, the shroud of rahmon, is one where a great idea on paper falls short in execution, despite the best efforts of all concerned. This episode list contains brief descriptions of each episode. The dramatic hits hurt deeper in the season than any other season. Both shows retained their timeslots on the wb television network, airing on tuesdays at 8. For analysis of season 3, go here and for analysis of season 4, go here and for season 5, go here.

In the last flashback, in south america in 1998, spike deals with drusilla throwing him. A good majority of the episode is spike talking to buffy. Buffy the vampire slayer s5e7 fool for love recap tv. Fool for love is the seventh episode of the fifth season of buffy the vampire slayer and is. After being bested in a fight by an ordinary vampire, buffy asks spike to explain. Its something in her nature, and it folds into her love for angel, her sacred duty, and her chemistry with spike.

Buffy the vampire slayerrecaps5 e7 fool for love all. It likewise featured extended flashbacks to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries one of which neatly intersected with the scene in fool for love when a. The fifth season of buffy the vampire slayer originally aired from september 26, 2000 to may 22, 2001, concurrently with the second season of angel. The fifth season begins the final third of the great buffy saga seasons cover origins and innocence, season 4 is the transitional middle with its evocations of the old gang and its focus on buffys new apprehensions of adulthood, and seasons 5 through 7 comprise the. Buffy has the upper hand, but at the last second, the vamp twists buffys arms. Aside from being a fun probably the most fun spike episode in the entire run of the series, as well as a solid building block of season 5, fool for love gave us more insight into the. When a runofthemill vampire seriously wounds buffy with her own stake, she begins to obsess over the deaths of previo.

One of the most interesting elements this episode is spikes belief that buffy, as a slayer, is fascinated by death. Riley patrols for her and takes revenge while she asks giles how previous slayers met their ends. When a runofthemill vampire seriously wounds buffy with. The buffy virgin crew appears in videopuppet form to discuss season 5 episode 5 fool for love. Written by douglas petrie and directed by nick marck, it originally broadcast on november 14, 2000 on the wb. Theres less depth to the episodes of november 21st, though both have their high pointsthe buffy episode especially. It is a companion to the angel episode darla, which aired later on the. Watch buffy the vampire slayer s05e07 fool for love buffy the.

He doesnt expose dawn despite glory nearly killing him. Buffy the vampire slayer is a comedyaction series that chronicles the adventures of buffy summers, a teenage girl who is gifted with the strength and skill to hunt vampires. The spike and buffy kiss and scene at the end was beautiful. I love the shot of spike on top of the 70s slayer looking up and speaking to buffy in the present day at the same time. Buffy receives a serious wound from a vampire and asks her watcher giles if there are any stories about past vampire slayer killings. Season 5 starts out by introducing dracula, the baddest vamp of them all. Buffy s fear and sadness of her mom getting increasingly more sick always gets to me. Buffys leap in the gift seemed shocking at the time, and unexpected, but in watching the season again, there are plenty of seeds planted along the way, with spikes lessons an important part of this theme. After an unsettling encounter with the dracula, buffy asks giles to once again be her watcher. Buffys fool for love and angels darla make for a marvelous diptych, filling in. Season 5, episode 7 buffy getting stabbed with her own stake leads into a spikecentric episode that fills in his backstory and of slayers like buffy.

Buffy the vampire slayer fool for love tv episode 2000 imdb. Season 1 season 2 season 3 season 4 season 5 season 6 season 7 season 8. Amber benson did refuse to come back in season 7, as a first evil manifestation in conversations with dead people i just think bringing her back and making her a bad guy was not quite right for me, but i know theres a way to do it that would be beneficial to the fans. Benson was asked to return as tara actually, as an evil version of tara in buffys seventh and final season. Hes threatening to do a musical episode of buffy next season, and, as always, buffy will fight a big bad evil presence and there will be an overriding theme for the year. Season 5, episode 21 may 15, 2001 willow psychically enters buffy s troubled subconscious in an effort to somehow reach the slayer, who has been rendered catatonic by glorys abduction of dawn. Spike gives buffy a lesson on how he got his lovely leather duster, and why he has been able to kill 2 slayers. All 7 songs featured in buffy the vampire slayer season 5 episode 7. Watch buffy the vampire slayer streaming online hulu. Fool for love is the strongest episode of the season thus far and will remain so until the body nine episodes later. He cant help but spike can, having killed two himself. Buffy the vampire slayer buffy summers spuffy spike btvs btvs 7 fool for love buffy season 7 end of days buffy season 5 buffy parallel. With the angel episode darla, which shows events from the pov of the other members of the whirlwind a day in the limelight.

However, as we learn in later seasons death is indeed buffys gift and it certainly isnt as literal or black and white as we may initially have believed. Season 5, episode 21 may 15, 2001 willow psychically enters buffys troubled subconscious in an effort to somehow reach the slayer, who has been rendered catatonic by glorys abduction of dawn. The fifth season begins the final third of the great buffy saga seasons cover origins and innocence, season 4 is the transitional middle with its evocations of the old gang and its focus on buffys new apprehensions of adulthood, and seasons 5 through 7 comprise the darker trek through ordeal and redemption. The gift is, in my opinion, the best at being a buffy episode. Buffy the vampire slayer s05e07 fool for love video dailymotion.

Watch buffy the vampire slayer season 5 prime video. The season finale is arguably the best episode of the series my second favorite, next to season 6s once more, with feeling. This season so far has been all about death, and the everyday violence buffy is. The concept episodes are stellar, but this is the best buffy as a show beingbuffy. A companion piece was darla the seventh episode of angel that originally aired after fool for love, which was a showcase for the eponymous villain, now back from the dead in human form. The tv buffy the vampire slayer, season 5, episode 7. Buffy the vampire slayer fool for love tv episode 2000. By the end of this season, buffy turns to spike because shes started to trust and appreciate him. Intervention and fool for love are my other favorites. Because of giles lack of info on the final battles of previous slayers she turns to the only person she knows who has killed two. The blast sends him sprawling into a mound of debris, but after chasing off the demon the scoobies collect xander who seems to be dazed but alright, and walk him home. Buffy the vampire slayerrecaps5 e7 fool for love all the. It is the best season of buffy mabe tied only with season 7. Watch buffy the vampire slayer season 5, episode 7 fool for love.

Fool for love is a clever title because thats exactly what spike is and what william was before him. When a vampire impales buffy with her own stake, she seeks out information on the last battles of past slayers from the only person she knows who witnessed a slayers death. Fool for love season 5, episode 7 william the bloody. In exchange for cash, he not only details why his victims lost their battles, but his personal history as a vampire. The theme for next season is growing up and entering the grownup world, dealing with. The seeds sown at the end of season 4 from the first slayer and buffys gift being death are explored in detail leading up to the final and harrowing denouement in episode 22. Originally, its companion piece, darla, aired right after buffy. Now if only it werent a spoiler for the first five seasons in their entirety. The buffy episode fool for love is a companion to the angel episode darla. If youre quite allergic to spoilers, either dont scroll down to the episodes you havent seen yet, or use the descriptionfree episode list here the link is also at your left, in related links. This is part of a series called im rewatching buffy, in which im rewatching buffy the vampire slayer.

Nov 14, 2000 all 7 songs featured in buffy the vampire slayer season 5 episode 7. All 50 songs featured in buffy the vampire slayer season 7 soundtrack, listed by episode with scene descriptions. To lovers walk, where spike related how he caught drusilla with a chaos demonall slime and antlers. Buffys season five arc has been intriguingly focussed on her slayer powers, what they are and what she is. What a depressing, bleak season full of terrible twists and even worse turns. The concept episodes are stellar, but this is the best buffy as a show being buffy. The dialogue, characterisation, plot and strong thematic ties all combine to make this one incredible season of entertainment.

Buffy the vampire slayer season 5 buffyverse wiki fandom. When anya summons forth a giant spider demon to kill a large group of fraternity brothers, buffy realizes she must kill anya before she strikes. In my personal ranking of best buffy episodes, fool for love hangs out in my. This episode is also part of a crossover with the angel episode darla. Buffy and buffy is clearly coming to terms that she does have feelings for spike and spike accepting that hes in love with buffy. Jesus, its like an episode of breaking bad up in here. Buffy the vampire slayer 6xex buffy the vampire slayer goes to. Watch buffy the vampire slayer episodes online season 5.

Although the first few episodes take a while to get going, the inclusion of glory and the continued feeling of death hanging over the season give the show a. Its my favorite episode of season 5 my fave season even though it doesnt involve the big bad, because it shows spikes backstory, establishes a majorly important theme. Giles says that the watchers usually found the death of their charge too painful to write about, and then they both realize they have the killer of two slayers in their midst the vampire spike rendered harmless since season 4 by a chip in his head that. You really should register so you can chat with us. Five screen shots from fool for love, proving how bad spike has always been. After being bested in a fight by an ordinary vampire, buffy asks spike to explain how he killed two slayers many years earlier. Sep 02, 2019 aside from being a fun probably the most fun spike episode in the entire run of the series, as well as a solid building block of season 5, fool for love gave us more insight into the. The fifth season of buffy the vampire slayer aired along with the second season of angel. Jan 02, 2018 finished my re watch of season 5 today so my top 5 episodes are 1. We got the best villain, so much character development interactions and lots of impact. Its structured well, starting with wesley being grilled at a police. When a vampire impales buffy with her own stake, she wants to find out how her predecessors have lost in battle. When buffy suggested spike and angel oil wrestle their differences away. Season 5 of buffy is a great example of a show at its peak.

Luckily he agrees, for buffy is about to face mortal problems far more. Jan 14, 2012 spike gives buffy a lesson on how he got his lovely leather duster, and why he has been able to kill 2 slayers. Previous all episodes 145 next fool for love poster. Buffys fear and sadness of her mom getting increasingly more sick always gets to me. Buffy the vampire slayer season 7 soundtrack tunefind. Nov 07, 20 the tv buffy the vampire slayer, season 5, episode 7. Watch buffy the vampire slayer episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. Spike spends the rest of the season trying to be worthy of her but its not until spike convinces buffy in season 6 that she is a demon like him that they actually become lovers spike killing the new york slayer has consequences in season 7 when her grownup son seeks revenge.

A few hours later, a second, very confused xander crawls out of the the demon toth fires a strange weapon at the. Buffy refuses to dance with spike because shes better than him. However, as we learn in later seasons death is indeed buffys gift and it certainly. Buffy the vampire slayer s5e7 fool for love recap tv tropes. It was the final season of the show to be broadcast on the wb television network. Both episodes feature multiple flashbacks to the history of spike james. Fool for love is episode 7 of season 5 of the television show buffy the vampire slayer.

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