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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy Episode 3x21 008
Season Premiere September 29th, 1998
Season Finale July 13th, 1999
Episode Count 22
Cast Sarah Michelle Gellar; Nicholas Brendon; Alyson Hannigan; Charisma Carpenter; David Boreanaz; Seth Green; Anthony Stewart Head
Notable Episodes "Faith, Hope and Trick"; "Homecoming"
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series of the supernatural fantasy, horror and teen drama subgenres. Based upon the 1992 film of the same name, the TV series follows the adventures of teenager Buffy Summers as she trains with her mentor Rupert Giles in an ongoing effort to fight the evil creatures that roam the streets of Sunnydale, California.

Season three of Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired from September 29th, 1998 to July 13th, 1999, totalling twenty-two episodes. Series regulars, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, Anthony Stewart Head and David Boreanaz all returned to reprise their respective roles on the series. Joining the main cast of season three is Seth Green as teenage werewolf Daniel Osbourne. He would remain on the series until the end of season four. This season proves to be the final season for both Charisma Carpenter and David Boreanaz as they leave to star in the Buffy spin-off series Angel, which began airing in October, 1999.

Season three also marks the debut of the character Faith Lehane, played by Eliza Dushku - another Slayer who has a bad attitude and a true passion for her job. Faith makes recurring appearances throughout the season both as a supporting cast member and as an antagonist.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
3x1 Anne September 29th, 1998
3x2 Dead Man's Party October 6th, 1998
3x3 Faith, Hope & Trick October 13th, 1998
3x4 Beauty and the Beasts October 20th, 1998
3x5 Homecoming November 3rd, 1998
3x6 Band Candy November 10th, 1998
3x7 Revelations November 17th, 1998
3x8 Lover's Walk November 24th, 1998
3x9 The Wish December 8th, 1998
3x10 Amends December 15th, 1998
3x11 Gingerbread January 12th, 1999
3x12 Helpless January 19th, 1999
3x13 The Zeppo January 26th, 1999
3x14 Bad Girls February 9th, 1999
3x15 Consequences February 16th, 1999
3x16 Doppelgangland February 23rd, 1999
3x17 Enemies March 16th, 1999
3x18 Earshot March 23rd, 1999
3x19 Choices May 4th, 1999
3x20 The Prom May 11th, 1999
3x21 Graduation Day (Part 1) May 18th, 1999
3x22 Graduation Day (Part 2) July 13th, 1999

Cast Edit

Principal cast Edit

Actor Role
Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan Willow Rosenberg
Charisma Carpenter Cordelia Chase
David Boreanaz Angel
Seth Green Daniel "Oz" Osbourne
Anthony Stewart Head Rupert Giles

Guest stars Edit

Actor Role
Kristine Sutherland Joyce Summers
Armin Shimerman Principal Snyder
Eliza Dushku Faith Lehane
Harry Groener Richard Wilkins, III
K. Todd Freeman Mister Trick
Danny Strong Jonathan Levinson
Fab Filippo Scott Hope
Ethan Erickson Percy West

Crew Edit

Production Edit

Directors Edit

Writers Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • The season finale, "Graduation Day (Part 2)", was originally scheduled to air on May 25th, 1999, four weeks after the April 20th Columbine High School massacre. Due to the intense violence of the episode, in particular, scenes featuring high school students brandishing weapons, the WB Network decided to pull the episode, replacing it with one that already aired previously from the season. This decision created great controversey and the broadcast was delayed until July 13th.

Notable episodes Edit

Home video Edit

See also Edit

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