The Gift

Season 5 Episode #22
Overall Episode #100; Original air date May 22, 2001
Written & Directed by Joss Whedon.

Slay Me - episode rating
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Willow! I'll bet you've got some dark spell abrewin'. Make her a toad? A little hoppy toad? Hit it with a hammer? -Anya looking for ideas to fight Glory.

The Story:
- - Death Is Your Gift - -

Say What? - quote of the week... More Quotes
Kid: H-how'd you do that?
Buffy: It's what I do.
Kid: But you're... you're just a girl.
Buffy: That's what I keep saying.

Slayage - 3 - Vampire staked in teaser by Buffy; 1 of Glory's minions is shot with an arrow by Spike; Doc is presumed killed after Buffy pushes him off Glory's tower; Glory beheads the Buffybot.

Body Count - 2 - Giles suffocates Ben to defeat Glory; Buffy sacrifices herself to save Dawn and close the portal Glory opened.

Credits - the cast: *Sarah Michelle Gellar - Buffy Summers; *Nicholas Brendon - Xander Harris; *Alyson Hannigan - Willow Rosenberg; *Anthony Stewart Head - Rupert Giles; *James Marsters - Spike; *Emma Caulfield - Anya; *Michelle Trachtenberg - Dawn Summers; Clare Kramer - Glory; Charlie Webber - Ben; Amber Benson - Tara Maclay; Joel Grey - Doc; Todd Duffey - Murk; Craig Zimmerman - Minion #1; Josh Jacobson - Teen; Tom Kiesoke - Vampire.

Rock On - Soundtrack: Sacrifice by Christophe Beck. Episode score by Christophe Beck.

Awesome!! - don't miss these highlights
** The whole teaser from the montage of clips from all the previous 99 episodes and Buffy saving the boy from a vampire who didn't know who she was.
** Xander proposing to Anya in the basement of the Magic Box.
** Buffy sacrificing herself to close the portal opened by Glory followed the reactions of all the Scoobies and the final shot of her grave. She saved the world alot.

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