Buffy vs Dracula

Season 5 Episode #1
Overall Episode #79; Original air date September 26, 2000
Written by Marti Noxon. Directed by David Solomon.

Slay Me - episode rating
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French Title: Buffy contre Dracula

That... was not you. I did that. I did that because I wanted to. -Buffy under Dracula's thrall.

The Story:
- - Under The Thrall Of The Dark Prince - -

Say What? - quote of the week... More Quotes
Dracula: Do you know why you cannot resist?
Buffy: Cause you're famous?

Slayage - 3 - 2 vampires staked by Buffy in graveyard (in teaser and right before she meets Dracula); Buffy stakes Dracula twice though it is unclear if he dies.

Body Count - 2 - 2 delivery men by Dracula.

Credits - the cast: *Sarah Michelle Gellar - Buffy Summers; *Nicholas Brendon - Xander Harris; *Alyson Hannigan - Willow Rosenberg; *Anthony Stewart Head - Rupert Giles; *James Marsters - Spike; *Marc Blucas - Riley Finn; *Emma Caulfield - Anya; Rudolf Martin - Dracula; Michelle Tractenberg - Dawn Summers; Amber Benson - Tara Maclay; Kristine Sutherland - Joyce Summers; E. J. Gage - Mover #1; Scott Berman - Mover #2; Marita Schaub - Vampire Girl #1; Leslee Jean Matta - Vamprie Girl #2; Jennifer Slimko - Vampire Girl #3.

Rock On - Soundtrack: Finding Me by Vertical Horizon. Episode score by Thomas Wanker.

Awesome!! - don't miss these highlights
** Meeting the legendary Dracula as he appears in Buffy's world.
** The first appearance of Buffy's sister Dawn.
** Check out Buffy's new fighting style. The show switched stunt teams from the previous seasons.

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