1. Welcome to the Hellmouth
Original Air Date: 3/3/97
GILES: Into each generation, a Slayer is born. One girl, in all the world, a Chosen One. One born with the...
BUFFY: ...The strength and skill to hunt the vampires, to stop the spread of evil, blah blah. I've heard it, okay?
BUFFY Summers, a high school sophomore, transfers to Sunnydale High. There she meets her "Watcher" and learns she cannot
escape her true destiny.
2. The Harvest
Original Air Date: 03/10/97
BUFFY: God, I am so mentally challenged!
A stranger named ANGEL tells BUFFY that if she does not stop the Harvest, the Hellmouth will open and THE MASTER will roam
3. The Witch
Original Air Date: 3/17/97
BUFFY: *singing* Macho, macho man... I want to be a macho man. Macho, macho--*talking* ooh, hey juice! *downs a cup* Mmm.
Quality juice. Not from concentrate.
In an effort to inject some normalcy into her life BUFFY tries out for the cheerleading squad--only to discover the competition
wants her dead.
4. Teacher's Pet
Original Air Date: 3/24/97
GILES: The She-Mantis assumes the form of a beautiful woman and lures innocent virgins back to her nest.
Xander's not a... I mean, he's probably...
WILLOW: Going to die!
XANDER falls for a beautiful substitute teacher who is actually a SHE-MANTIS intent on mating with, then decapitating,
5. Never Kill a Boy on the First Date
Original Air Date: 3/31/97
BUFFY: If the Apocolypse comes, beep me!
While awaiting the arrival of the warrior vampire called the ANNOINTED ONE, BUFFY's big date at the Bronze ends with an
assualt on the funeral home.
6. The Pack
Original Air Date: 4/7/97
XANDER: We just saw the zebras mating. Thank you, very exciting!
WILLOW: It was like the Heimlich with stripes!
A field trip tot he zoo turns deadly after XANDER and a clique of mean-spirited kids become possessed by the spirit of
a demonic breed of hyena.
Original Air Date: 4/14/97
JOYCE: The doctors said I fell on a barbecue fork. We don't have a barbecue fork.
A moment of passion turns to terror as BUFFY discovers ANGEL's true identity and learns about the Gypsy curse that has
haunted him for almost 100 years.
8. I, Robot, You Jane
Original Air Date: 4/28/97
WILLOW: I sort of met someone.
BUFFY: I knew it! This is so important! When did you meet?
WILLOW: Last week,
after we did the scanning project in the library.
BUFFY: Does he go here? What's his name? Have you kissed him? What's
WILLOW: No, Malcom, no, and very nice!
BUFFY: You are a thing of evil for not telling me this right away!
BUFFY: Aw! What's he look like?
WILLOW: I don't know!
BUFFY: So you've been seeing a guy, and you don't know what
he looks like. Okay, this is a puzzle. No, wait, I'm good at these. Does it involve a midget and a block of ice?
WILLOW unwittingly unleashes a powerful demon named MOLOCH onto the Internet where he turns Sunnydale's computer crowd
into his helpless pawns.
9. The Puppet Show
Original Air Date: 5/5/97
BUFFY: Giles, into every generation is born one who must run the annual talentless show.
GILES: Very funny. You know, if you had
BUFFY: Nah. I think I'll take on your traditional role and watch.
XANDER: And mock.
WILLOW: And laugh.
BUFFY: Okay, gang, I think we'd better leave Mr. Giles to the business he calls show.
BUFFY suspects that a ventriloquist's dummy may be harvesting organs from classmates performing in a school talent show.
Original Air Date: 5/12/97
WILLOW: About the spiders. Did you talk to Giles about...
XANDER: Oh. The spiders. Willow's been kinda...what's the word I'm looking for...insane about what happened yesterday.
I don't like spiders, okay? Their furry bodies, their sticky webs--what do they need all those legs for anyway? I'll tell
you: for crawling across your face in the middle of the night. Ew. How do they not ruffle you?
XANDER: I'm sorry. I'm unruffled by spiders. Now, if a bunch of Nazis crawled all over my face--
BUFFY: It was pretty intense.
WILLOW: Thank you.
XANDER: Well, the Hellmouth. Center of mystical convergence, supernatural monsters. Been there.
BUFFY: A little blase
there, aren't you?
XANDER: I'm not worried. If there's something bad out there, we'll find, you'll slay, we'll party.
Thanks for having confidence in me.
XANDER: You da man, Buff.
WILLOW: Okay, but we're still caring about the spiders here. Let's not forget the spiders.
The nightmare world of a comatose child sends BUFFY and her friends into a realm where their worst nightmares become reality.
11. Out of Mind Out of Sight
Original Air Date: 5/19/97
GILES: How exactly do you propose to hunt someone you can't see? You may have to work on listening to people.
BUFFY: Very funny.
GILES: I thought so.
BUFFY: So you come to me for help.
CORDELIA: Because...you're always around when all this weird stuff starts happening. And I know you're very strong and
you've got all those weapons. I was kind of hoping you were in a gang.
As CORDELIA prepares for Sunnydale High's May Queen competition, an invisible force starts attacking her closest friends.
12. Prophecy Girl
Original Air Date: 6/2/97
BUFFY: We saved the world. I say we party.
As the Spring Fling dance approaches, GILES discovers an ancient book foretelling the Slayer's death at the hands of THE