First Aired: Nov. 19, 2002 on UPN
Summary: Fearful that Spike may be killing again, the gang's investigation into his mysterious behavior climaxes in a formidable confrontation between him and Buffy. Meanwhile, Giles makes what may be a cataclysmic discovery that could affect everyone's future.
Main Characters in this Episode
Charlotte - Sired Vampire: So that all I was to you? A one-bite stand?
Xander Harris: Why would a vampire lie about who sired him? What's that, some kind of status symbol for the undead? My sire can beat up your sire.
Aimee Mann: Man, I hate playing vampire towns.
- Aimee Mann guest stars as herself. When exiting the stage at the Bronze, during which her performance was interrupted by a vampire falling from the balcony, Aimee can be overheard saying, "Man, I hate playing vampire towns."
- Aimee Mann sang two songs; "This is How it Goes" and "Pavlov's Bell" at The Bronze. During "Pavlov's Bell", a fight broke out between some vamps and our heroes, the band stopped playing, Aimee Mann stopped singing and she spoke the line "Man, I hate playing vampire towns". Aimee Mann is the only singer/band featured on Buffy to have a speaking part.