Academic journal article Studies in the Humanities. Julianne Fleenor's description of the gothic heroine could also describe the inner life of Buffy Summers and many other teenage girls. Buffy's courage, strength, and general feistiness define her as a feminist heroine.
The sixth season of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered on October 2, with a two-hour premiere on UPN and concluded its episode season with a two-hour finale on May 21, It maintained its previous timeslot, airing Tuesdays at pm ET. At the beginning of season six Willow resurrects Buffy with a powerful spell.
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But you never forget your first brooding heartthrob. And even then, she would often call it, Buffy the Vampire. So I got her to start watching "Buffy", and when we watched this episode, she was all about it…and was freaked the heck out at the reveal that Angel was a vampire.
Buffy gets a new watcher, and Faith lures Buffy into reckless abandon. While out patrolling, Buffy and Faith kill a vampire that was armed with swords, one short and one long. The next day in the school library, Buffy's supercilious new watcher, Wesley, identifies the swords as belonging to a cult of swordsman vampires, who were once led by a demon named Balthazar.
The occasion? The rest of the Angel Investigations crew has varying reactions to their new plans for the evening. As he finds out later, the owner of the company, Count Kurkov played by Mark Harelikis a jealous man, who was so enraged when his prima ballerina played by Summer Glau took a lover that he yanked her out of time and has had her performing Giselle every night ever since in different towns and different years.
Sign in. Having switched bodies with Buffy, Faith enjoys freedom. Meanwhile, Buffy finds herself at the mercy of the Watcher's Council.
After having sex on the floor of Spike 's crypt, Buffy and Spike discuss Buffy's feelings for Spike; she acknowledges "sometimes" liking him at best, but "never" trusting him. Nevertheless, it is implied that she then allows him to handcuff her. Later, Buffy talks privately with Tara about the fact that Spike can now hurt her despite his chip continuing to function; she fears Willow's spell brought her back "wrong," and Tara agrees to research the possibility. That evening, Xander and Anya teach Dawn to waltz, in preparation for the wedding.
The title of the episode comes from a line sung by Sweet; once the characters have revealed their truths and face the consequences of hearing each other's secrets, he challenges them to "say you're happy now, once more, with feeling". All of the regular cast performed their own vocals, although two actors were given minimal singing at their request. It was Joss Whedon's first attempt at writing music, and different styles—from s sitcom theme music to rock opera—express the characters' secrets in specific ways.
Not that the funny business was confined to Angel himself — while Cordelia was always a reliable source of humour, all of the Angel Investigations team got the chance to mess around and have a laugh once or twice over the course of the show, up to and including boss-man Joss Whedon himself. Angel and Spike, who have been having a screaming row all morning. About whether astronauts or cavemen would win in a fight.