Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Surprise (1) - S2-E13

Trivia: During Buffy's dream at the start of the episode Surprise, we see Willow sitting in the Bronze with a small monkey. Willow says, in French, "L'hippo a piqué ses pantalons" which translates as "The hippo has stolen his trousers." At the end of the episode What's My Line Part 2, when talking about Animal Crackers, Oz and Willow talk about the monkey being the only one to wear trousers, the hippo questioning why he hasn't got any, and the monkey being French.

Season 2 generally

Trivia: While planning the Angelus arc near the end of the season, Joss Whedon was unsure if David Boreanaz could pull off the character's personality. Boreanaz's interpretation was so good, he ended up completely creeping out Whedon.

Cubs Fan

Surprise (1) - S2-E13

Trivia: In "Surprise" and "Innocence", The Judge is played by Brian Thompson, who also played Luke in the first two episodes of season 1.

Becoming (1) - S2-E21

Trivia: Semi obvious, but I thought it was funny. Several episodes back, Jenny bought an orb of Thessala, and the shopkeeper adds as an aside that he sold a few as paperweights last year. In this episode they need an orb to complete the curse, and Giles says he has one, then adds in an embarrassed way "I've been using it as a paperweight".

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Season 2 generally

Trivia: Season Two was the only Emmy winning season of the show's seven season run. Christoph Beck won for his score to the episode Becoming, Part 1 and the makeup team won for their work on the two parter Surprise / Innocence

Season 2 generally

Trivia: Spike was only supposed to appear in a few episodes, and then killed off. But he became so popular with fans, he remained on the show, and eventually appeared on "Angel" as well.

Cubs Fan

School Hard - S2-E3

Trivia: The Anointed One was killed in this episode because over a season hiatus, Andrew J. Ferchland had grown too much. Had he remained, it would have been obvious he had aged, which would have contradicted the established concept that aging is something vampires don't do. For most, if not all, of his scenes, Ferchland remains on his knees.

Cubs Fan

When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Trivia: In the scene preceding the credits for the first episode of season 2 'When She Was Bad,' Buffy saves Xander and Willow from a vampire, she then says 'Hi guys, miss me?' This is addressed to Xander and Willow but is said straight into the camera and is also addressed to the fans who had waited a long time between the 1st season and the 2nd.

Kara

Becoming (1) - S2-E21

Trivia: In the flashback just before Darla kills Liam in order to turn him to Angel, she tells him to "Close your eyes." In "Becoming Pt. 2", just before Buffy kills Angel, she too says, "Close your eyes".

Maria Santos

Inca Mummy Girl - S2-E4

Trivia: This episode marked the first appearance of Oz's band Dingoes Ate My Baby. The band was first mentioned by Cordelia in the unaired "Buffy" pilot as a band playing at The Bronze.

Cubs Fan

When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Trivia: The bass player of the band playing at the Bronze is John Lennon's son Sean.

Cubs Fan

Goodbye Iowa - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is talking to Riley, she puts the scarf on her head, on his hand. He talks to her and says "Maybe I am the bad guy," and in the next frame her scarf is back on her head again, then off again in the next frame. (00:24:20)

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School Hard - S2-E3

Vampire: And when I kill her, it will be the greatest event since the crucifixion. And I should know, I was there.
Spike: You were there?! If every vampire who said he was actually at the crucifixion really was there, it would've been like Woodstock!

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Homecoming - S3-E5

Question: In this episode Oz says "As Willow goes, so goes my nation". Is this a variation on a famous quote, and if so, which?

Jon Sandys Premium member

Chosen answer: "So goes the nation" seems to have been used on many occasions, with various different US states in the "As .... goes" section. Most commonly it seems to be California that's considered to lead the way, but probably most other states have appeared in the lead role at some point or another. Other things have also been used - no less a person that Pope John Paul II said "As the family goes, so goes the nation...". The origin of the quote format is unclear - in US politics it goes back into the 19th century, when it was Maine that held the title spot, but, while no definitive origin is known, it seems highly likely that it goes back considerably further than that.

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