Becoming Part 1

Season 2 Episode #21
Overall Episode #33; Original air date May 12, 1998
Written & Directed by Joss Whedon.

Slay Me - episode rating
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French Title: Acathla, Premiere Partie
German Title: Wendepunkte

The Story:
- - God Is Watching You - -

Say What? - quote of the week ... More Quotes
Whistler: Bottom line is, even if you see em coming, you're not ready for the big moments. No one asks for their life to change, not really. But it does. So what are we, helpless? Puppets? No. The big moments are gonna come. You can't help that. It's what you do afterwards that counts. That's when you find out who you are... You'll see what I mean.

Slayage - 4 - Buffy slays 2 vampires in graveyard in teaser; in a flashback we see Buffy stake her first vampire; vampire kills self in Sunnydale High School.

Body Count - 4 - Darla kills the human Liam in an alleyway turning him into Angelus; Drusilla kills Dr. Doug Perren when obtaining Acathal; Angelus kills boy in an attempt to awaken Acathla; Drusilla kills the Slayer Kendra.

Credits - the cast: *Sarah Michelle Gellar - Buffy Summers; *Nicholas Brendon - Xander Harris; *Alyson Hannigan - Willow Rosenberg; *Charisma Carpenter - Cordelia Chase; *Anthony Stewart Head - Rupert Giles; *David Boreanaz - Angelus; Max Perlich - Whistler; Seth Green - Oz(Daniel Osborne); Kristine Sutherland - Joyce Summers; Julie Benz - Darla; Bianca Lawson - Kendra; Jack McGee - Doug Perren; Richard Riehle - Buffy's First Watcher; James Marsters - Spike; Juliet Landau - Drusilla; Armin Shimerman - Principal Snyder; Shannon Weller - Gypsy Woman; Zitto Kazann - Gypsy Man; Ginger Williams - Girl; Nina Gervitz - Teacher.

Rock On - Soundtrack: Episode score by Christophe Beck.

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