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Episode 4 of 22 within Season Seven. Item 127 of 145 overall.
Production number 7ABB04.
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Buffy's role as a guidance counsellor is tested when she tries to help a student who claims she is able to foretell her own, imminent death. She tells Buffy she can't help, but Buffy tries anyway.

original airdate--October 15,2002      rating--5.0 million

network--UPN

music--Theme song--buffy the vampire slayer by Nerf Herder 

 

Body Count

  • One vampire woman, dusted by Buffy
  • Avilas, burned by Buffy with a torch
  • Cassie Newton, died because of a congenital heart defect

Monster of the Week: 

  • Avilas: Peter and his friends summon Avilas, a large demon with unnatural strength who will supposedly grant the people who summon him with a sacrifice infinite amounts of riches. He didn't make good on his promise, but then again the girl didn't get sacrificed either. Avilas managed to brush off a butcher's knife in the shoulder, but was killed almost instantly by fire.

Characters:

  1. Buffy: Buffy starts getting people to counsel starting with this episode.
  2. Willow: Willow visits Tara's grave for the first time. We're reminded of her religion when she places two stones on Tara's gravestone, a Jewish tradition.

 

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