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
music--Theme song--buffy the vampire slayer by Nerf Herder
- 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.
- Buffy: Buffy starts getting people to counsel starting with this episode.
- 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.