Potential
Episode 12 of 22 within Season Seven. Item 135 of 145 overall.
Production number 7ABB12.
7.70
259 votes

Buffy and Spike establish a boot camp to prepare the potential Slayers for combat with "The First", while a spell from Willow reveals another potential living in Sunnydale, which could possibly be Dawn.

original airdate--January 21,2003      rating--3.6 million

network--UPN

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

  1. "I Love You" by Citizen Bird.

 

Body Count

  • One vampire, dusted by Kennedy, Molly, Vi and Rona
  • One Harbinger of Death, stabbed by Buffy
  • One Harbinger of Death, stabbed by Spike
  • One Harbinger of Death, snapped by Buffy
  • One vampire, dusted by Amanda

Goofs: After the opening credits when the potential Slayers are in Buffy's kitchen deciding what their weapon of choice is, a camera crew is reflected in Vi's mace once Buffy and Andrew enter the room.

  • About twenty minutes into show, right after Anya say's "like being swallowed, by something larger" and you see Willow and Xander you can see a mic in top right hand corner.
  • Just before the final scene with Xander and Dawn, Buffy takes the potential Slayers to the basement to train with Amanda. As they walk past Xander and Dawn, Buffy disappears from the hallway instantly between shots.

Trivia: This was the first time that Andrew sat in on a Scooby meeting, the first step in his integration into the Scooby Gang.

  • Buffy and Spikes feelings for each other begin to surface again.

 

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regional titles

Dutch
potentieel
English
Potential
French
La relËve
German
Die Anwärterin
Irish
poitéinseal
Italian
Addestramento
Spanish
potencial