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The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes  

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The best Buffy episodes, as ranked by you, Buffy fans. All Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes are listed below and your votes affect the order of the list, which will provide the best ranking of Buffy episodes. With your votes, the best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes will rise to the top. So have at it, Buffy fans. Which episode was the funniest, the saddest, the most exciting?

This list of Buffy episodes has nothing to do with ratings. It's all about which episodes of Joss Whedon's influential series were the best, ranked by fans. Is it "Hush," "The Body," "The Zeppo," or even "Once More With Feeling?" We know you've seen them all, so it's time to rank the best of them. The Buffy episodes are featured below with photos and even episode synopses (if you click on the name of the episode) when available. What are the best Buffy episodes? Take a look here and you'll get that answer.
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Hush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Dec 14 1999
"Hush" is the tenth episode in the fourth season of the supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was written and directed by series creator Joss Whedon and ...more
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Once More, With Feeling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Nov 06 2001
A mysterious force causes everyone in Sunnydale to reveal all of their innermost thoughts and feelings in song. Tara sings a love song to Willow professing all her love, but does Willow feel the ...more
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Becoming, Part Two is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 19 1998
After Drusilla's attack on her friends which resulted in the death of Kendra and Giles' abduction, Buffy is arrested for the murder but escapes from the police. She heads to the hospital where ...more
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Doppelgangland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Feb 23 1999
While unknowingly participating in a spell with the wish-granting demon Anyanka in order for her to get her powers back, Willow accidentally brings forth the vampire Willow from Cordelia's ...more
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The Body is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Feb 27 2001
After finding Joyce on the couch, a terrified slayer calls 911. Unfortunately, it's too late to do anything. We see Dawn at school for the first time, and she's just getting over the freakout ...more
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The Gift is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 22 2001
Another imminent apocalypse is at hand in Sunnydale. Buffy must square off against a true God when Glory prepares to use Dawn to break down the walls between the dimensions and unleash all Hell ...more
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Graduation Day, Part Two is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Jul 13 1999
After their ultimate 'Fight-to-the-Death' Faith escapes from Buffy, albeit in a coma, so Buffy offers her own blood to Angel to rid his body of the poison. When she recovers the gang finally ...more
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Passion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Feb 24 1998
"Passion" is the seventeenth episode of the second season of the fantasy-horror television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The episode was written by Ty King and directed by Michael ...more
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The Wish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Dec 08 1998
"The Wish" is the ninth episode of season 3 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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Chosen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 20 2003
"Chosen" is the series finale of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the 22nd episode of season 7 and the 144th episode of the series. It was written and directed by series ...more
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Fool for Love is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Nov 14 2000
"Fool for Love" is episode 7 of season 5 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It is a companion to the Angel episode "Darla", which first aired later the same ...more
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Innocence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Jan 20 1998
Angel is still in the street in pain but suddenly the pain stops and his first act is to kill a human. Angelus has returned as a result of he and Buffy making love. Meanwhile The Judge is ...more
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Tabula Rasa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Nov 13 2001
"Tabula Rasa" is the eighth episode of season 6 of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It explores the characters not as they are, but as they could be, after they lose ...more
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School Hard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Sep 29 1997
When a cool, badass vampire named Spike comes to Sunnydale intent to use the Hellmouth's power to save his lover, Drusilla, he attacks Sunnydale High on Parent-Teacher Night to destroy the ...more
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The Prom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 11 1999
"The Prom" is episode 20 in season three of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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Something Blue is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Nov 30 1999
Willow, in her attempt to get over Oz, casts a spell that ends up causing all sorts of chaos for the gang. Giles goes blind, Xander becomes a demon magnet, and Buffy and Spike fall in love and ...more
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Band Candy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Nov 10 1998
Mr Trick enlists Giles' old buddy Ethan Rayne to manufacture and distribute boxes of candy which turn the adult population into uninhibited, irresponsible teenagers to keep them out of the way ...more
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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Oct 27 1997
"Halloween" is episode six of season two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was written by freelance writer Carl Ellsworth and directed by Bruce Seth Green. The narrative follows Ethan ...more
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Graduation Day, Part One is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 18 1999
The gang receive some valuable information from old enemy Anya who has actually witnessed an Ascension. She reveals that the Mayor plans to transform himself into pure demon, something that has ...more
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Surprise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Jan 19 1998
On Buffy's 17th birthday, Drusilla prepares to awaken a powerful demon named The Judge who was brought forth a thousand years ago to rid the Earth of the plague of humanity. His body was ...more
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Becoming, Part One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 12 1998
Angelus' origins from being vamped by Darla in 1753, vamping Drusilla in 1860, being cursed by the Gypsies in 1898, and meeting a demon named Whistler in New York in 1996 who shows him a better ...more
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Who Are You is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Feb 29 2000
After Faith switches bodies with Buffy via the device that was left for her by the Mayor, she begins to slip into Buffy's life. When the police try to take away Faith (Buffy in Faith's body) she ...more
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Earshot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Mar 23 1999
"Earshot" is the 18th episode of season three of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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Prophecy Girl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
Jun 02 1997
With the help of Angel, Giles discovers an ancient prophecy which foresees that Buffy will die if she fights The Master. Upon hearing of her doom, Buffy is met with the biggest decision of her ...more
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Seeing Red is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episodes
May 07 2002
Willow and Tara are well on the road to recovery but love lives are not as good for Xander and Anya or Buffy and Spike. The Troika move full swing into their biggest plan ever: stealing a pair ...more