No Place Like Home

Season 5 Episode #5
Overall Episode #83; Original air date October 24, 2000
Written by Doug Petrie. Directed by David Solomon.

Slay Me - episode rating
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French Title: Soeurs Ennemies

The Story:
- - Now Tell Me Where The Key Is - -

Say What? - quote of the week... More Quotes
Monk: The Key is energy. It's a portal. It opens the door...
Buffy: That round glowy thing?
Monk: For centuries it had no form at all. My brethren... its only keepers. Then... The abomination... found us. We had to hide The Key... Gave it form. Molded it flesh, made it human. And sent it to you.
Buffy: Dawn.
Monk: She is The Key.
Buffy: You put that thing in my home.
Monk: We knew the Slayer would... protect...
Buffy: My memories... my mom's...
Monk: We built them.
Buffy: Then unbuild them. This is my life you're --
Monk: You cannot... abandon...
Buffy: I didn't ask for this. I don't even know what... what is she?
Monk: Human. Human, now, and helpless. Please, she is... an innocent in this, and she needs you.
Buffy: She's not my sister.
Monk: She doesn't know that.

Slayage - 1 - Vampire staked by Buffy in front of factory where she finds Glory.

Body Count - 3 - 3 Monks who turned the Key into Dawn by Glory though 1 survives long enough to talk to Buffy; also Glory brain sucks one of the guards for the warehouse.

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; *Michelle Trachtenberg - Dawn Summers; Clare Kramer - Glory; Charlie Weber - Ben; Ravil Isyanov - Monk; Kristine Sutherland - Joyce Summers; James Wellington - Night Watchman; Paul Hayes - Older Night Watchman; Staci Lawrence - Customer; John Arkisian - Old Monk.

Rock On - Soundtrack: Episode score by Thomas Wanker.

Awesome!! - don't miss these highlights
** The introduction of this season's villian, Glory.
** Buffy's trance like walk through her house. Beautifully shot.
** Giles's wizard suit that Buffy vetos on his opening day for the Magic Box.

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