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BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

 


Season Three

Anne

Buffy has run away and left her old life behind, but when trouble finds her, she realises she can't escape her destiny and actually enjoys a good fight when she's pushes to it. Back in Sunnydale, the rest of the gang are back from summer break and still slaying vampires, or trying to...

Lilly (Chantarelle) Julia Lee
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Ken Carlos Jacott
Nurse Mary-Pat Green
Richie Chad Todhunter
Larry Larry Bagby

(29th September 1998)

Dead Man's Party

Buffy has returned home but the welcome is not entirely warm. Still feeling isolated now that her friends have filled some of the gaps in their lives caused by her leaving, Buffy is distracted by a zombie voodoo mask which suddenly starts to raise the dead during her welcome home party. Then Giles has a go at persuading Principal Snyder to allow Buffy back into school.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Pat Nancy Lenehan
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman

(6th October 1998)

Faith, Hope, and Trick

There's a new slayer in town and almost everyone's happy about it, but she has brought some unwanted guests with her in the shape of an ancient vampire that is after her blood. Buffy has other things to worry her as she fights between her emotions concerning Angel and the chance of breaking with the past with Scott, but in the middle of the night someone familiar returns to Sunnydale…

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman
Scott Fab Filippo
Koukistos Jeremy Ratchford
Mr Trick K Todd Freeman
Faith the Vampire Slayer Eliza Dushku

(13th October 1998)

All Men Are Beasts

During a full moon, a mauled body is found in the woods. Buffy's friends are afraid the culprit was Oz, but when Buffy herself patrols the woods, she discovers it is someone totally different - and unexpected.

Scott Fab Filippo
Pete John Patrick White
Debbie Danielle Weeks
Platt Phill Lewis
Faith the Vampire Slayer Eliza Dushku

(20th October 1998)

Homecoming

Buffy tries to be remembered for something other than being the Slayer, so she runs for homecoming queen, against Cordelia. Meanwhile, while Xander and Willow discover a new side to their friendship, Mr Trick gathers a bunch of bad guys to slay the slayers.

Scott Fab Filippo
Lyle Gorch Jeremy Ratchford
Mr Trick K Todd Freeman
Hunter Ian Abercrombie
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Kulak Chad Stahelski
Devon Jason Hall
Deputy Mayor Jack Plotnick
Candy Gorch Lee Everett
Faith the Vampire Slayer Eliza Dushku

(3rd November 1998)

Band Candy

Xander and Willow continue to explore their still secret feelings for one another while around them, fundraising for the school's band goes bad when Mr. Trick and Ethan Rayne spike the candy with something that turns everyone into teenagers. The mayor is not entirely happy with the result, while Joyce and Giles are just plain embarrassed.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Mr Trick K Todd Freeman
Ethan Rayne Robin Sachs
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman

(10th November 1998)

Revelations

Xander catches Buffy with Angel. A demon comes to Sunnydale trying to get his hands on and in a glove that will make him more powerful. A watcher comes to look after Faith. While the whole Angel-Buffy-Xander situation is becoming nice and complicated, the watcher takes advantage and Faith finds herself taking sides.

Gwendoline Post Serena Scott Thomas
Faith the Vampire Slayer Eliza Dushku

(17th November 1998)

Lover's Walk

The gang get their SAT exam results back and enjoy mixed results. Spike returns to Sunnydale after being dumped by Drusilla, and, lovelorn, he kidnaps Willow and Xander with a plan to make Willow cast a love spell on Dru. When the mayor picks up on this he sends a hit squad after Spike, Buffy and Angel, and Spike enjoys the resultant fight so much he snaps back to his old self and forgets the love spell. But when Cordelia and Oz effect the escape of Spike's captives they find them closer together than they should be, and a dramatic accident results.

Spike James Marsters
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Deputy Mayor Jack Plotnick

(24th November 1998)

The Wish

Oz and Cordelia are dealing with the breakdown of their respective relationships with Willow and Xander. But only Cordelia gets to live her own version of It's A Wonderful Life when she wishes that Buffy had never come to Sunnydale. Unfortunately, she doesn't live it for long, as the ruthless vampires, Xander and Willow, kill her under Giles' nose, in this new, much more vicious reality.

The Master Mark Metcalf
Anya Emma Caulfield
Larry Larry Bagby
Harmony Mercedes McNab

(8th December 1998)

Amends

At Christmas, Angel is haunted by an ancient evil that torments him with the images of those he has killed. Under strong duress, he contemplates losing his soul, again, and killing Buffy to end the pain. While Willow and Oz patch up their differences, Buffy must persuade Angel that life is worth living.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Willie Saverio Guerra
Daniel Shane Barach
Man Edward Edwards
Margaret Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy
Jenny Calendar Robia LaMorte
Faith the Vampire Slayer Eliza Dushku

(15th December 1998)

Gingerbread

When two kids are found dead by Joyce, she spearheads a witch-hunt against the occult in Sunnydale. However, things turn grim when her crusade lands Buffy, Willow, and Amy in the middle of an old-fashioned witch-and-book-burning at City Hall.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Amy Elizabeth Ann Allen
Sheila Rosenberg Jordan Baker
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman
Little Girl Lindsay Taylor
Little Boy Shawn Pyfrom

(12th January 1999)

Helpless

As Buffy's eighteenth birthday approaches, her Slayer powers begin to fade. Giles and a trio of mysterious men prepare a test she must pass. Thanks to the Watcher's Council it may also destroy her future - and her mother - when the instrument of the test breaks free and hits the streets. Along the way, Buffy learns an important lesson about fatherly love.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Zachary Jeff Koher
Quentin Travers Harris Yulin
Hobson David Haydn-Jones
Blair Dominic Keating

(19th January 1999)

The Zeppo

Xander's lack of slaying superpowers has him feeling painfully expendable, but his quest to prove he's cool leads him to an unforgettable night that finds him consorting with fast women, raising the dead and rolling with a dangerous crowd that could blow Sunnydale off the map. Meanwhile, Buffy, Giles, Willow and Faith engage in a furious battle with an all-female apocalypse cult that intends to reopen the Hellmouth and bring about the end of the world.

Willie Saverio Guerra
Car Girl Channon Roe
Jack O'Toole Michael Cudlitz
Parker Darin Heames
Dickie Scott Torrence
Faith Eliza Dushku

(26th January 1999)

Bad Girls

Wesley Wyndham-Price is Buffy's new Watcher, but no one takes to him, even though he isn't an evil Watcher. In his first couple of days he irritates Giles and prompts Buffy to take foolish chances and ignore her studies while she battles a once-banished group of demons searching for an amulet. Faith takes Buffy on a wild night out with horrific results.

Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Deputy Mayor Jack Plotnick
Mr Trick K Todd Freeman
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Balthazar Christian Clemeson
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Faith Eliza Dushku

(9th February 1999)

Consequences

Mr. Trick and the Mayor hunt for Finch's killer, prompting an unrepentant Faith to cast the blame on her fellow Slayer. But when Xander tries to appeal to her softer side, Faith's violent response causes Angel to take action before someone else ends up dead.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
(Late) Deputy Mayor Jack Plotnick
Mr Trick K Todd Freeman
Faith Eliza Dushku
Detective James G MacDonald

(16th February 1999)

Doppelgängland

Evil genie Anya tricks Willow into helping her with a spell that unleashes the vampire Willow from the alternate, Buffy-less Sunnydale. Amid cases of mistaken identity, vampire Willow prepares to sink her teeth into the occupants of the Bronze. Human Willow, with the usual help, has to stop her while avoiding her opposite number's roving hands.

Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Faith Eliza Dushku
Detective James G MacDonald
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman
Anya Emma Caulfield
Percy West Ethan Erickson
Devon Jason Hall
Sandy Megan Gray
Body-Double Willow Jennifer Nicole

(23rd February 1999)

Enemies

A demon is trying to buy his passage out of Sunnydale. He hopes to sell a set of books that are vital to the Mayor's ascension plans, while the Mayor is urging Faith to use Angel's weakness against Buffy. But when the gang realises that the second Slayer has switched sides, Buffy hatches a plan. Meanwhile, Giles has unofficially resumed his role as Watcher, as Wesley is distracted from his sacred duties by Cordelia's amorous attentions.

Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Faith Eliza Dushku
Demon Gary Bullock
Assassin Michael Manasseri

(16th March 1999)

Earshot

After Buffy battles a demon, she finds she has become effected by it and has gained the ability to read minds. However, it s a gift she cannot control. The constant influx of random thoughts threatens to drive the Slayer insane. Meanwhile, her friends are trying to find a killer lurking about the school, and Xander is trying hard not to think about sex.

Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Percy West Ethan Erickson
Jonathan Danny Strong
Hogan Justin Doran
Freddy Iverson Keram Malicki-Sanchez
Larry Larry Bagby
Nancy Lauren Roman
Lunch Lady Wendy Worthington

(14th September 1999)

Choices

Buffy learns she has been accepted at a quality university, which causes Joyce to start proudly informing the relatives. Buffy herself must make some hard choices about her future and decides to launch an offensive to shut down the mayor's plan while her friends make their own plans for the future.

Faith Eliza Dushku
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman
Vampire Lackey Keith Brunsman
Courier Jimmie F Skaggs

(4th May 1999)

The Prom

Joyce has a heart-to-heart talk with Angel, trying to convince him to leave town because of the emotional effect he has on Buffy. Xander discovers that Cordelia's family has lost everything because her father cheated on his taxes for the past decade and she has taken a part-time job to pay for a prom dress. Strangely enough, this improves their relationship. Angel breaks up with Buffy and she takes it out on a few hell-hounds, which have been trained to disrupt the prom.

Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Tucker Brad Kane
Anya Emma Caulfield
Jonathan Danny Strong
Sales Girl Andrea E Taylor

(11th May 1999)

Graduation (Part 1)

As Buffy, Willow, Xander, Oz and Cordelia ready for their long-awaited graduation day, the Mayor makes preparations for his Ascension and transformation into pure demon at the climax of his commencement address to the Class of 1999. With the fate of the world in true peril, Buffy is distracted from her purpose when Angel is weakened with a lethal poison, and it's slayer against slayer when Buffy faces Faith for what may be the last time.

Faith Eliza Dushku
Principal Snyder Armin Shimerman
Mayor Richard Wilkins Harry Groener
Wesley Wyndham-Price Alexis Denisof
Joyce Summers Kristine Sutherland
Percy West Ethan Erickson
Harmony Mercedes McNab
Anya Emma Caulfield
Professor Worth Hal Robinson

(18th May 1999)

Graduation (Part 2)

As the hours tick away to the fateful graduation of Sunnydale High School's Class of 1999, the impending doom of the Mayor's ascension and transformation into pure demon hangs heavy with Buffy. With Angel near death, Buffy must risk her own life and defy the orders of the Watchers Council in order lead a campaign to save the world.

Jonathan Danny Strong
Larry Larry Bagby
(Rest of cast as before)

(13th July 1999)

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