Shrugging her shoulders, Buffy insists that she does have fun, but Willow contradicts her … We just want you to know that: 1. She heads to the school where the wasps part for her to enter. Following the end of the final act. XANDER AND CORDY Dance past. As they snap out of it, Buffy breathes, Snyder is taken aback, and says he will handle it. Thank you for visiting Buffy-Boards. (See Goofs & Gaffes) It was directed by James Whitmore, Jr. with a script written by Marti Noxon.It first aired on the WB Network on Tuesday, April 21st, 1998 at 8:00 pm. They have no recollection of why they were fighting, and the gun disappears. Buffy and Angelus break away from the kiss, and Angelus, disgusted at what he has been doing, pushes Buffy away and flees. You really should register so you can chat with us! Twelve thousand people can't be wrong. He falls off of the balcony as though dead. Read at your own risk! After they leave, Spike stands up and kicks the chair aside, revealing that he has fully healed from his spinal injury and has been feigning weakness, waiting for his chance to strike back. Drusilla gets a vision about Buffy meeting with death. Giles is convinced that Jenny is haunting the school, but Willow, Xander, and Buffy disagree with him. Outside, Snyder talks to the police chief about the incident and it is revealed that they know about the Hellmouth under the school and the possibility of Buffy being the Slayer. Please take a moment to review my edit . Angelus, still possessed by Grace, is not killed by the bullets, as vampires are immune. Air date Meredith Salenger's surname is misspelled in the credits as "Salinger. In the garden of their new home, Drusilla gets a vision about Buffy meeting with death. which is a line uttered by the student holding the gun who Buffy stopped. She heads to the school, where the wasps part for her to enter. Cordelia looks in the mirror to find her face has become mutilated and red. "to forgive is an act of compassion, buffy. They repeat the ghosts' argument until, at the climax, Buffy pulls out a gun and shoots Angelus. Willow finally convinces him that the spirit is not Jenny. Giles, who is reading in his office, hears a woman's voice off camera saying "I need you." This later leads her to having enough knowledge to perform the, When Willow is laying out her plan for dealing with the haunting, she suggests "the only solution is the final solution." As the exes go through the motions of someone else’s break-up–complete with … For as long as there have … Unidentified boy (I Only Have Eyes for You), Unidentified girl (I Only Have Eyes for You), Buffy the Vampire Slayer Soundtrack Collection, https://buffy.fandom.com/wiki/I_Only_Have_Eyes_for_You?oldid=229118, This is the first Buffyverse episode in which night-blooming jasmine flower is compared to vampires. Angelus: Things change, Spikey. Willow finds the ad and everyone rushes after Buffy, but they cannot enter the school. Directed by "I Only Have Eyes for You" is the nineteenth episode of the second season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer television show, and the thirty-first episode in the series. On the stairwell, Willow begins to sink into the floor, and Giles rushes to save her. While waiting in his office, a yearbook from 1955 falls off the shelf. As Buffy comes back to the present, her teacher writes something from the lesson on the board. Spike took a step closer to her, hope in his heart. "Killed by Death" As Buffy roams the halls, she hears “I Only Have Eyes For You” playing, and spots the ghosts dancing in the gym. You don't have to use spoiler tags. The show has dealt with many disturbing subjects, but this is the first one that has prompted a public-service announcement. It was directed by James Whitmore Jr. and written by Marti Noxon. Willow and Xander feel sorry for both of them. Cut to the girls' bathroom. LOVE IS FOREVER — Buffy encounters a tortured spirit haunting the halls of Sunnydale High and recruits her friends to help the bitter spirit in its quest for peace. Co-starring Buffy explains she plans to check with Giles about patrolling and then will head to bed, which causes Willow to chide her that she's been "all-work-and-no-play Buffy lately." Everyone rushes out to find the school surrounded by wasps. He falls off of the balcony as though dead. The only person I … The possessed Angelus arrives just in time to stop Buffy from pulling the trigger. James and Grace are suddenly gone. Ask questions and download or stream the entire soundtrack on Spotify, YouTube, iTunes, & Amazon. Willow finds information on her laptop about a killing in 1955, where student James Stanley killed his teacher Grace Newman after she tried to break off their affair. In an interview (available as a DVD extra), The scenes where Cordelia deformed in front of the mirror and Willow is attacked by a hand going out of a whirlpool are tributes to the scenes where Marty peeled his face of and Diane was drowning in a river of skeletons respectively from a horror movie, Willow says "You came, you saw, you rejected," paraphrasing "I came, I saw, I conquered," spoken by, Buffy says "You just went O.J. Giles explains that James wants to reenact the incident, but with a different ending. Season 2 Angelus and Drusilla leave Spike after Angelus taunts him and Spike breaks free from his wheelchair after. I Only Have Eyes For You, a buffy: the vampire slayer fanfic | FanFiction The cool lips caressing her own was the first sensation registering in Buffy's mind as James's spirit evaporated from her body. James' face suddenly changes to a gory mess, startling Buffy. Buffy the Vampire Slayer See 1 through 3. When the spirit causes Miss Frank to say that she doesn't love him, a gun appears in George's hand. 5V19 Come on, register already! ... Buffy lowered her eyes sadly. She says she loved him with her last breath. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is episode 19 of season two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. BRONZE - NIGHT The place is packed. Later that night, Giles sees the janitor shoot a teacher, though only moments earlier they were cordial. It was written by Marti Noxon, directed by James Whitmore Jr., and first broadcast on April 28, 1998. James Lurie — Mr. MillerRyan Taszreak — BenAnna Coman-Hidy — 50's Girl #1Vanessa Bednar — 50's Girl #2 Meanwhile, Angelus, Spike, and Drusilla have taken up residence in an old abandoned mansion, and Angelus passes the time taunting Spike and flirting with Dru. 2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 Episode 19: "I Only Have Eyes for You" Quotes Spike: Well, our old place was just fine till you went and had it burned down. Cordelia asks, "Overidentify much?" I Only Have Eyes For You, a buffy: the vampire slayer fanfic | FanFiction The shot rang out. Until the third and final act, I Only Have Eyes For You follows a familiar formula. 'I Only Have Eyes For You' Story Code '5V19' by Marti Noxon: Buffy is still hurt by Angel’s betrayal, and turns down the advances of Ben, who wants her to take him to the school’s upcoming ‘Sadie Hawkins Dance’. You obviously have exceptional taste. James Whitmore Jr. "I know." They agree that it's not possible to have another ending, and they fear Buffy will be shot. I have just modified one external link on I Only Have Eyes for You (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). He is too late to prevent the killing, but he tackles George just as the gun vanishes. He shoots her, and she then falls over a balcony of the school. Cast Willow devises a plan to contain the spirits, and they head off to the school where they prepare, though Giles has already arrived and is trying to summon Jenny's spirit. Giles could hear the echo. Buffy hears music coming from the music room and sees Grace and James dancing there. BUFFY sits by herself, a little glum. She doesn't understand why Grace would forgive James, but she says it doesn't matter. The Flamingos song "I Only Have Eyes For You" was not released until 1959. Chekhov's Gunman: The Mayor is mentioned for the first time, someone who proceeds to become the main villain of Season 3.; The Confidant: "You're the only one. I like that." James' face suddenly changes to a gory mess, startling Buffy. -- In the commentary for this episode (or was it the featurette?) I Only Have Eyes For You is the nineteenth episode of the second season. "But it's over, it has to be." Willow gives Giles a rose quartz necklace that she found in Ms. Calendar's desk after he stops by to check on Willow's new assignment as computer science teacher. In the beginning, Willow says that she found all kinds of cool stuff on Miss Calendar's computer, but Angelus smashed and burned it in order to destroy files. I Only Have Eyes for You (February 10, 1999) Written by: Marti Noxon Teaser INT. They exchange apologies and kiss. Everyone recuperates at Buffy's while she continues to show her anger towards James. In the cafeteria, chaos erupts as the food turns into snakes. ", A scene from this episode was illustrated for the, This episode's original score is included in the album set, The song "I Only Have Eyes for You" is also briefly featured in. Buffy, still possessed by James, goes to the music room where "James" plans to kill himself. You have been warned. Previous I Only Have Eyes for You ON WILLOW Enjoying an atypical moment of peace together. If you are allergic to spoilers, you can start an episode thread (for first-time watchers) or request one made by the mods. Cordelia digs in her purse for some makeup. "i only have eyes for you" is such a beautiful love song. "You're the only one," Buffy said softly. Giles is convinced that Jenny Calendar is haunting the school. On the stairwell, Willow begins to sink into the floor and Giles saves her. A swarm of wasps arrives and surrounds the school. Lyrics: 'Cause I only have eyes for you Buffy stares back in open-mouthed shock. "I Only Have Eyes For You" is hard to explain in a few paragraphs. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. indicating she understands that all of the harsh things Buffy has said about James are really directed at Angel. Buffy-Boards loves you. Buffy stops a male student from shooting a female student. He turned and began to leave but Buffy … Buffy is particularly angry at the boy, insisting that while Grace deserves sympathy, James does not. There are plenty of … Buffy, still possessed by James' ghost, rushes off to the music room where James killed himself. "Go Fish" Xander comments that "the quality of mercy is not Buffy.". On the internet, Willow learns that in 1955, Sunnydale High student James Stanley killed his teacher, Grace Newman, on the eve of the Sadie Hawkins dance after she tried to break off their affair. They exchange apologies and kiss passionately. [incomplete] 1 Seasons 1.1 Season 1 1.2 Season 2 1.3 Season 3 1.4 Season 4 1.5 Season 5 1.6 Season 6 1.7 Season 7 2 Links Optional (alternate) links to these transcripts are available here. Grace tells James she never stopped loving him, that she knows it was an accident that the gun went off, and that it wasn't his fault. At his mansion, Angelus scrubs furiously at his body, saying he was violated by being infested with love. The spirits, now able to pass on, leave the bodies of Angel and Buffy, who break away from the kiss as Angelus realizes what he has been doing. Sarah Michelle Gellar — BuffyNicholas Brendon — XanderAlyson Hannigan — WillowCharisma Carpenter — CordeliaDavid Boreanaz — AngelusAnthony Stewart Head — Giles At the climax, Buffy pulls out a gun and shoots Angelus. Couples slow dance as A BAND plays a mellow, sexy song. As he finishes writing, it becomes clear that he has unintentionally written "Don't walk away from me, bitch!" Thinking it may be Jenny's ghost, he goes to investigate. Band Buffy talks with Giles, processing the recent events. "I feel the same, I…I just want you to be able to have some kind of normal life. Buffyverse Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. When she looks back up and is about to put some on, the side of her face with the snakebite suddenly becomes rotten. Angelus appears in the halls as Buffy, now possessed by James, talks to him as if he were Grace. Her heart swelled in anticipation. A moment later, the two begin a lover's quarrel, each of them obviously possessed by a spirit. memories! Later, Xander is grabbed by a monster arm from inside his locker. -- The flashbacks were set in 1955. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is the nineteenth episode of season two of the supernatural action/comedy series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the thirty-first episode of the series overall. Afterwards, they have no recollection of why they were arguing and the gun disappears. Angel and Buffy kiss, and the ghosts finally go to their rest. Xander goes to the still-snakified cafeteria to set up shop, while Willow and Cordelia cover a staircase and a bathroom, respectively. episode 19 on the black board, a line the male student had shouted. Welcome, fellow Buffy fans! The Flamingos - "I Only Have Eyes for You" (From Flamingo Serenade, End Records, 1959) This song is both the title and a recurring motif in this episode, and is the song James Stanley listens to on the phonograph in the music room as prepares to kill himself. "I realize that I was constantly telling the story of my family and fears," she says. Meanwhile, Giles is filled with anguish when he believes the spiritual being is Jennytrapped and trying to impart a final message to him from the beyond. "The only one I can talk to." Season Two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, arguably the best season of the show (I said arguably, Scoobies), produced an array of excellent and distinct episodes with clear feminist undertones.In this post, I will deconstruct episode 19 (I Only Have Eyes for You) for its interesting and problematic feminist messaging. Episode Guide I Only Have Eyes for You: Review. I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU (ep #2.19) (a.k.a. Snyder reveals his knowledge of the Hellmouth and expresses concern that he won't be able to keep the parents in the dark indefinitely. This episode appears to be the beginning of Willow's interest in witchcraft, as she admits that she has started looking through Jenny's files and websites on the subject. In class later that day, Buffy falls asleep and dreams about events that take place in the same classroom, but in 1955: a male student and a female teacher are having an affair, and stand in the classroom clandestinely talking. She screams at the top of her lungs. 3. Noxon was influenced in her storytelling by the movies Poltergeist and Truly, Madly, Deeply, which featured a widow who was unable to move on after the loss of her husband. Tears just about pool up in Spike's eyes as Angel holds Drusilla tight against him and caresses her. Have Eyes For You" and prepares to shoot herself. First of all, the high school's being haunted. Willow finally convinces him that the spirit is not Jenny because she would never do such evil things. Angelus appears in the halls as Buffy, now possessed by James, talks to him as if he were Grace. Written by code Metacritic TV Episode Reviews, I Only Have Eyes For You, As the Sadie Hawkins Dance nears, Buffy faces inner demons as she feels responsible for the loss of Angel's soul. Giles is intrigued by the possible presence of a poltergeist. It seems that a Sunnydale student named James fell in love with his teacher back in 1955. Meanwhile, the Scoobies regroup at Buffy's house. Buffy is unmoved, and stomps off to the kitchen. This could be attributed to the scene only showing the monitor burning being smashed and burned, not the actual tower. On her way to check in with Giles, she stops a male student from almost shooting a female student. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is episode 19 of season two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Later that night, George, a janitor, meets Miss Frank, a teacher, in the hallway as she is leaving after working late. 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Meanwhile, Giles is filled with anguish when he believes the spiritual being is Jenny trapped and trying to impart a final message to him from the beyond.[1]. Willow devises a plan to contain the spirits and they head off to the school where they prepare. Buffy goes to the kitchen where she finds a sign for the 1955 Sadie Hawkins dance in her pocket as James' voice whispers, "I need you." Starring If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. It originally broadcast on April 28, 1998 on The WB network. When Buffy says the ghost will just have to "live with" his guilt, Xander tells her that he can't "live with it" because he's dead. At the Bronze, Buffy rejects the advances of Benjamin Straley, who's looking for a date for the Sadie Hawkins dance. Outside, Principal Snyder discusses the situation with Police Chief Bob Munroe. 4. They continue the ghosts' argument with Angelus possessed by Grace's spirit, the two lovers speaking lines relevant to both couples. We hear the Frank-and-the-teacher dialogue several times in “I Only Have Eyes For You,” but hearing Buffy suddenly say to Angel, “Don’t walk away from me, bitch!” isn’t just funny, it’s revelatory. Written by: Marti Noxon Directed by: James Whitmore Jr. Giles is intrigued by the possibility of a ghost and is immediately sure that it's Jenny Calendar. The ghost story is set in 1955, 4 years prior to its release. Later, the group discusses the event in the library. This happens again in ". Xander: "Dog spit is cleaner than human?" Afterward, Xander is grabbed by a monster arm inside his locker. Buffy helps him break away, but the arm then disappears. 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