Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy begins college feeling completely overwhelmed...but once the monsters show up, it's just like old times. Then she starts dating Riley, a handsome commando battling the same monsters. He's part of a secret organization called The Initiative, and Buffy is all too happy to join the team. But she soon suspects The Initiative may be more dangerous than the monsters they are supposed to be battling...
Buffy begins college feeling completely overwhelmed...but once the monsters show up, it's just like old times. Then she starts dating Riley, a handsome commando battling the same monsters. He's part of a secret organization called The Initiative, and Buffy is all too happy to join the team. But she soon suspects The Initiative may be more dangerous than the monsters they are supposed to be battling...

Season 4 (22 episodes)

  • 1. The Freshman

    Original air date: 10/05/1999 Runtime: 44:30 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/1999 Runtime: 44:30 min. Buffy’s initial trouble adjusting to college life is soon overcome when she discovers the only difference between high school and college is that the monsters are bigger and badder.

  • 2. Living Conditions

    Original air date: 10/12/1999 Runtime: 42:52 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/1999 Runtime: 42:52 min. A series of nightmares concerning a soul-sucking demon leave Buffy convinced that the best way to deal with her overly perky college roommate is to simply kill her.

  • 3. The Harsh Light of Day

    Original air date: 10/19/1999 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 10/19/1999 Runtime: 44:17 min. As Buffy begins a new relationship, Spike returns to Sunnydale in search of a fabled ring which allows vampires to walk unharmed in the light of day.

  • 4. Fear, Itself

    Original air date: 10/26/1999 Runtime: 42:41 min.

    Original air date: 10/26/1999 Runtime: 42:41 min. A Halloween party at a campus frat house takes a frightening turn with the sudden appearance of blood-sucking bats, zombies, and a demon that plays on everyone’s innermost fears.

  • 5. Beer Bad

    Original air date: 11/02/1999 Runtime: 43:34 min.

    Original air date: 11/02/1999 Runtime: 43:34 min. Buffy starts behaving strangely after sharing a pitcher of Black Frost beer with a group of fellow college students at the campus pub where Xander bartends.

  • 6. Wild at Heart

    Original air date: 11/09/1999 Runtime: 44:02 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/1999 Runtime: 44:02 min. Willow’s feelings of jealousy over a sexy singer at the Bronze are confirmed when she discovers the woman is a werewolf who has her eye on Oz.

  • 7. The Initiative

    Original air date: 11/16/1999 Runtime: 44:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/16/1999 Runtime: 44:35 min. Buffy begins a relationship with Riley Finn unaware that he is part of a military organization tracking down and experimenting on the demons and vampires of Sunnydale.

  • 8. Pangs

    Original air date: 11/23/1999 Runtime: 44:34 min.

    Original air date: 11/23/1999 Runtime: 44:34 min. Warned that Buffy may be in great danger, Angel returns to Sunnydale just as the spirit of a Chumash warrior rises to avenge the death of his people.

  • 9. Something Blue

    Original air date: 11/30/1999 Runtime: 44:33 min.

    Original air date: 11/30/1999 Runtime: 44:33 min. When Willow casts a spell in hopes of getting over the pain of losing Oz, the exact wording she uses causes mayhem among her friends.

  • 10. Hush

    Original air date: 12/14/1999 Runtime: 44:34 min.

    Original air date: 12/14/1999 Runtime: 44:34 min. From out of a fairy tale comes a group of murderous creatures known as The Gentlemen: first they steal everyone’s voices, then they begin to collect human hearts.

  • 11. Doomed

    Original air date: 01/18/2000 Runtime: 44:33 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2000 Runtime: 44:33 min. As Buffy and Riley struggle to come to terms with each other’s secret identity, a Vahrall demon begins gathering objects for a ritual that will reopen the Hellmouth.

  • 12. A New Man

    Original air date: 01/25/2000 Runtime: 44:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2000 Runtime: 44:35 min. Feeling suddenly old and useless, Giles drowns his sorrows at a pub with old friend and sorcerer Ethan Rayne and winds up with much more than just a simple hangover the next morning.

  • 13. The I in Team

    Original air date: 02/08/2000 Runtime: 44:35 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2000 Runtime: 44:35 min. As Spike tries to elude The Initiative’s Commandos, Buffy gets a look at The Initiative’s underground complex and discovers she’s not as welcome as first thought.

  • 14. Goodbye, Iowa

    Original air date: 02/15/2000 Runtime: 43:52 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2000 Runtime: 43:52 min. A death inside The Initiative tests Buffy and Riley’s relationship, and reveals that there are sinister and deadly aspects of the organization that not even Riley knows about.

  • 15. This Year's Girl

    Original air date: 02/22/2000 Runtime: 43:33 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2000 Runtime: 43:33 min. As Riley joins Buffy in the hunt for one of The Initiative’s creations called Adam, Faith awakens from her coma to find she’s been given one last gift from Mayor Wilkins.

  • 16. Who Are You?

    Original air date: 02/29/2000 Runtime: 44:36 min.

    Original air date: 02/29/2000 Runtime: 44:36 min. After magically switching bodies with Buffy, Faith pays a visit to Riley – leaving Buffy in the hands of the Watcher Council Special Ops unit who’ve come to take Faith back to England.

  • 17. Superstar

    Original air date: 04/04/2000 Runtime: 44:34 min.

    Original air date: 04/04/2000 Runtime: 44:34 min. Buffy suspects reality has somehow been altered after an unpopular former Sunnydale High student named Jonathan becomes the coolest and most popular person in town.

  • 18. Where the Wild Things Are

    Original air date: 04/25/2000 Runtime: 44:35 min.

    Original air date: 04/25/2000 Runtime: 44:35 min. While Adam is recruiting an army of vampires and demons, Riley and Buffy’s passionate lovemaking unleashes a group of poltergeists inside a frat house.

  • 19. New Moon Rising

    Original air date: 05/02/2000 Runtime: 44:34 min.

    Original air date: 05/02/2000 Runtime: 44:34 min. Oz’s surprise return to Sunnydale causes complications in Willow’s current love life and leads to his transformation into a werewolf and subsequent capture by Riley.

  • 20. The Yoko Factor

    Original air date: 05/09/2000 Runtime: 44:07 min.

    Original air date: 05/09/2000 Runtime: 44:07 min. As Spike and Adam plot to drive a wedge between Buffy and her friends, Angel returns to Sunnydale only to be attacked by Riley and a group of Initiative Commandos.

  • 21. Primeval

    Original air date: 05/16/2000 Runtime: 44:04 min.

    Original air date: 05/16/2000 Runtime: 44:04 min. Xander, Willow and Giles join forces to magically imbue Buffy with supernatural powers in order to do battle against Adam and overthrow his plans for creating a “demonoid” army.

  • 22. Restless

    Original air date: 05/23/2000 Runtime: 44:31 min.

    Original air date: 05/23/2000 Runtime: 44:31 min. After battling Adam, an exhausted Buffy, Willow, Xander and Giles all experience dreams in which they encounter a strange, savage woman – and The Cheese Man.