Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 26
2000

Buffy vs Dracula

Giles tells Willow that he’s planning to move back to England since he’s feeling less then vital to the work in Sunnydale. Meanwhile on patrol, Buffy runs into a va…

2 Oct 03
2000

Real Me

Buffy’s little sister puts forward her view on the slayer and her friends and feels nothing but contempt for all of them apart from Xander. Dawn feels in the way when Buf…

3 Oct 10
2000

The Replacement

Are two Xanders really better than one? We find out when a demon searching for the Slayer accidentally hits Xander with his weapon, splitting him in two; one with all the posit…

4 Oct 17
2000

Out of My Mind

Riley is in bad shape due to the drugs pumped into him by Prof. Walsh from the Initiative. A special government doctor needs to operate on Riley before his body can no longer s…

5 Oct 24
2000

No Place Like Home

Buffy’s mother continues to be sick and the doctors can’t figure out why. Buffy finds a strange orb while on patrol and later the security guard who pointed it out…

6 Nov 07
2000

Family

Tara’s about to celebrate her 20th birthday. Her family arrives — but not to celebrate the occasion. They’ve come to take her home before she turns into an evil dem…

7 Nov 14
2000

Fool for Love

When a vampire impales Buffy with her own stake, she wants to find out how her predecessors have lost in battle. Because of Giles’ lack of info on the final battles of pr…

8 Nov 21
2000

Shadow

Riley is looking for Buffy at her house, but all he finds is Spike in her room smelling her sweater. Spike informs Riley of Buffy’s mom’s illness and rubs it in his…

9 Nov 28
2000

Listening to Fear

The Summers women are at the hospital when the doctor informs Joyce she’ll have surgery in two days. The rest of the gang go vampire slaying. Willow and Tara are camping…

10 Dec 19
2000

Into the Woods

At the hospital, the Scooby Gang awaits news from the doctor about Joyce’s surgery and they are all relieved when the surgery is a success. Dawn spends the night with Xan…

11 Jan 09
2001

Triangle

Giles goes off to England to talk to the council about Glory. Meanwhile, Anya and the gang tend to the magic shop. While attempting a new spell to assist Buffy with her slaying…

12 Jan 23
2001

Checkpoint

A team from the Watchers Council show up in Sunnydale with some info on who or what Glory is. Before they allow Buffy the details however, they want her to pass a series of psy…

13 Feb 06
2001

Blood Ties

Buffy finally tells her friends about Dawn being the Key and they start acting weird around Dawn, which leads to her seeking answers. She knows that crazy people know what she…

14 Feb 13
2001

Crush

Buffy notices that Dawn is spending a lot of time around Spike and surmises that she has a crush on him, which Dawn shoots down saying that Spike has a crush on Buffy. Meanwhil…

15 Feb 20
2001

I Was Made to Love You

Buffy is very upset about Spike falling in love with her instead of a nice, good boy that she could date. Spike shows up at the same party as Buffy, and he gets thrown out a wi…

16 Feb 27
2001

The Body

After finding Joyce unconscious on the couch, a terrified slayer calls 911. Unfortunately, it’s too late to do anything. The paramedics tell Buffy that her mom had been d…

17 Apr 17
2001

Forever

After dealing with the pain of Joyce’s funeral, Buffy falls into the arms of Angel who has come from LA to pay his respects, and he consoles her on the future and about g…

18 Apr 24
2001

Intervention

Buffy and Giles leave for the desert on a self-discovery/guidance quest led by the First Slayer. While they are gone, Spike decides to have a little fun with his BuffyBot but t…

19 May 01
2001

Tough Love

While Buffy tries to control a motherless Dawn and bring their lives back to some sort of normalcy, Tara is captured by Glory who is desperately trying to find the Key.

20 May 08
2001

Spiral

Buffy, Willow, Tara, and Dawn nearly escape from Glory when Glory’s hit by a truck. Buffy and the Scoobies leave Sunnydale in Spike’s RV to run from Glory, as Buffy…

21 May 15
2001

The Weight of the World

The Slayer in Buffy is catatonic due to Glory’s abduction of Dawn so Willow psychically enters her mind. Willow goes through a loophole in Buffy’s mind and sees sev…

22 May 22
2001

The Gift

Another imminent apocalypse is at hand in Sunnydale. Buffy must square off against a true God when Glory prepares to use Dawn to break down the walls between the dimensions and…

About Buffy the Vampire Slayer

In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.

Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Buffy Summers, The Chosen One, the one girl in all the world with the strength and skill to fight the vampires. With the help of her close friends, Willow (Alyson Hannigan ), Xander (Nicholas Brendon), and her Watcher Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) she balances slaying, family, friendships, and relationships.

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