After Buffy talks about how the prom and graduation are part of growing up, Angel finally tells her that they need to talk. The Prom is a mish-mash of things. As Cordelia leaves work, she finds that her prom dress has been paid for. After Angel breaks off their relationship, Buffy single-handedly battles three fearsome hell hounds so that her classmates can enjoy their senior prom. Buffy vows not to let the hellhound ruin the big night and issues orders for everyone to split up and search for clues. Later, Buffy, Willow, Oz, and Xander discuss prom plans and dresses. She tells him that he can't get in the way of her future, and if Buffy can't see that, he'll have to do something about it. Suddenly, one of the beasts, now free from its cage, jumps through the window. Both of them are dateless and desperate, so he says yes. She reveals that she is working there to save up for a prom dress, because her family lost all of their money. It is a payoff episode, a one-off episode, the calm before the storm while being the storm itself. Jonathan says they have a new category, and … Tucker Wells has an even more obscure brother, Buffy states that Angel is 243 years old. The Scoobies decide to share a limo for their last Homecoming dance. She tells him she won't tell the others about him because they won't understand that he is better. 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She also tells him she is dating someone else. I've seen you looking at my breasts. She finds Tucker in his basement and confronts him, asking him why he wants to ruin the happiest night of a senior's life to which Tucker simply tells her he has his reasons (although the audience see that it's just because the girl he asked to the prom said no). episode 20 This change eventually leads to her migration to LA, where she will team up with Angel in ", When Anya asks Xander to the prom, she references the events of ". Buffy then issues orders for everyone to split up and search for clues. Buffy enters the prom and spots Giles, nodding to let him know it's all taken care of. Previous At school, Anya asks Xander to the Prom. Buffy says she doesn't want to see it anymore, but Giles says it's important because she has to hunt down the creature. Cordelia thanks Xander for paying for her dress and dances with Wesley while Anya tells Xander of her past cursing unfaithful men as a vengeance demon, and Willow and Oz just enjoy the evening. Everyone turns towards her as a spotlight shines on Buffy at the punch bowl. At school, Anya, still a mortal human being, asks Xander to the prom. Angel: The prom? Buffy refuses to accept this at first; she asks him how she's expected to keep away from him, and Angel tells her than he's going to leave town after the Ascension. Sections of this page As they exit the church, Angel is fearful of the sun, but it is Buffy that burns up when the sun shines on them. The argument is cut short as a beast breaks through the window and kills a boy dressed in a tuxedo. When it cuts to Cordelia walking in, Wesley chokes and says "the salsa is hot." As Cordelia leaves work, upset that she wasn't able to cover the cost of her prom dress, her co-worker tells her it's already been paid for. Wesley asks what Cordelia was doing in the store with Xander, and as Cordy struggles for a response, Xander covers by saying that she was burning a hole in daddy's wallet as usual and that he just bumped into her on his hunt for his tuxedo. Report. Buffy tells him that people can surprise you sometimes. Buffy the Vampire Slayer doesn't usually do schmaltz, but they did it three times in this episode — no wait, four times — when Xander paid off Cordelia's prom dress, when he didn't tell anyone what he had learned about her financial state, when the senior class voted Buffy "class protector," and when Angel showed up at the prom to give her a perfect high school moment. Buffy rushes to Sunnydale High and, after a few close calls, manages to kill all of the demons. She goes to Willow and Oz, who declare that the prom is perfect. Later, Buffy, Willow, Oz, and Xander discuss prom plans, and dresses. Next I've killed dozens of Slayers. However, just after starting to attack Xander, it spots a guy trying on a tux and it leaves Xander to attack him instead. Kristine Sutherland — JoyceAlexis Denisof — WesleyBrad Kane — TuckerEmma Caulfield — Anya Looking toward the door, Giles sees something, and holds Buffy's award for her. Buffy talks about bringing some of her stuff over, "like couples do", and casually mentions going to the prom. However, what kind of demon he will transform into is still unknown, and there's no further information at this point. BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. And that’s not even factoring the reality that SHE JUST GOT DUMPED FOR THE FIRST TIME, or that SHE PROBABLY ISN’T GOING TO HAVE A PROM HERSELF. Buffy wakes up in Angel's bed at the mansion after the two fell asleep after patrol. Angel tells Buffy that it is unfair for her to be in a relationship with him because of all the things he can't give her, and breaks up with her. 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