As she comes back to the present, she finds that her teacher has unknowingly written "Don't walk away from me, bitch!" James Lurie — Mr. MillerRyan Taszreak — BenAnna Coman-Hidy — 50's Girl #1Vanessa Bednar — 50's Girl #2 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. When she looks back up and is about to put some on, the side of her face with the snakebite suddenly becomes rotten. GILES GETS ALL THE WISDOM POINTS. Thinking it may be Jenny's ghost, he goes to investigate. While possessed by the ghosts Angel tells Buffy that he must leave her despite loving her so she can have a normal life, something he will do at the end of season three. He shoots her, and she then falls over a balcony of the school. The episode is constructed on two levels. Written by: Marti Noxon Directed by: James Whitmore Jr. Read at your own risk! Afterwards, they have no recollection of why they were arguing and the gun disappears. Ask questions and download or stream the entire soundtrack on Spotify, YouTube, iTunes, & Amazon. Buffy helps him break away, but the arm disappears when they return to look. 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. Cut to the girls' bathroom. Later, Principal Snyder blames Buffy for the incident. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is episode 19 of season two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Willow finally convinces him that the spirit is not Jenny because she would never do such evil things. 5V19 On the stairwell, Willow begins to sink into the floor and Giles saves her. Later that night, Giles sees the janitor shoot a teacher, though only moments earlier they were cordial. You obviously have exceptional taste. Later, the group discusses the event in the library. At the climax, Buffy pulls out a gun and shoots Angelus. I have just modified one external link on I Only Have Eyes for You (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). In the kitchen, Buffy hears a man's voice saying "I need you," and finds a flyer for the 1955 Sadie Hawkins dance in her pocket. Buffy, still possessed by James' ghost, rushes off to the music room where James killed himself. Everyone recuperates at Buffy's while she continues to show her anger towards James. Buffy hears music coming from the music room and sees Grace and James dancing there. When the spirit causes Miss Frank to say that she doesn't love him, a gun appears in George's hand. 3. Splendid. The spirits leave their bodies and are finally finding peace. Everyone lights their candle and starts chanting the spell, but the candles blow out and a swarm of wasps follow them through the hallways. Later that night, George, a janitor, meets Miss Frank, a teacher, in the hallway as she is leaving after working late. "to forgive is an act of compassion, buffy. on the black board, a line the male student had shouted. At the Bronze, Buffy rejects the advances of Benjamin Straley, who's looking for a date for the Sadie Hawkins dance. Buffy helps him break away, but the arm then disappears. This happens again in ". Welcome, fellow Buffy fans! "I know." Lyrics: 'Cause I only have eyes for you Buffy stares back in open-mouthed shock. Giles is convinced that Jenny is haunting the school, but Willow, Xander, and Buffy disagree with him. 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. If you are allergic to spoilers, you can start an episode thread (for first-time watchers) or request one made by the mods. -- The flashbacks were set in 1955. "I realize that I was constantly telling the story of my family and fears," she says. 4. Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers Nicholas Brendon as Xander Harris Alyson Hannigan as Willow Rosenberg Charisma Carpenter as Cordelia Chase David Boreanaz as Angel Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles: They repeat the ghosts' argument until, at the climax, Buffy pulls out a gun and shoots Angelus. Buffy hears music coming from the music room and sees Grace and James dancing there. As Buffy comes back to the present, her teacher writes something from the lesson on the board. This community is dedicated to Joss Whedon's brain-child, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. 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." A swarm of wasps arrives and surrounds the school. "I feel the same, I…I just want you to be able to have some kind of normal life. You really should register so you can chat with us! In class later that day, Buffy starts daydreaming about a relationship that a student had with his teacher. "I Only Have Eyes For You" is hard to explain in a few paragraphs. The ghost story is set in 1955, 4 years prior to its release. See 1 through 3. You don't have to use spoiler tags. Guest starring Buffy stops a male student from shooting a female student. 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. 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. Drusilla invites Spike out as well but Angelus makes it clear that Spike is not welcome, claiming they need to "travel light" since it's not long before sunrise. [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. Starring She screams at the top of her lungs. Buffy, still possessed by James, goes to the music room where "James" plans to kill himself. She doesn't understand why Grace would forgive James, but she says it doesn't matter. He falls off of the balcony as though dead. "The only one I can talk to." (See Goofs & Gaffes) He wakes up and runs to the music room just in time to stop "Buffy" from pulling the trigger. Written by "i only have eyes for you" is such a beautiful love song. Angelus appears in the halls as Buffy, now possessed by James, talks to him as if he were Grace. The possessed Angelus arrives just in time to stop Buffy from pulling the trigger. They continue the ghosts' argument with Angelus possessed by Grace's spirit, the two lovers speaking lines relevant to both couples. Drusilla gets a vision about Buffy meeting with death. Come on, register already! Buffy: I Only Have Eyes for You (2.19) What opens as a traditional ghost story, full of poltergeists, visions and monsters, suddenly becomes a whole lot deeper, creatively tying in season two's Angelus arc and creating a character-driven episode that is still standalone in nature. Buffy-Boards loves you. 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. Angelus and Drusilla leave Spike after Angelus taunts him and Spike breaks free from his wheelchair after. "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. 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. Marti Noxon indicating she understands that all of the harsh things Buffy has said about James are really directed at Angel. While waiting in his office after he gets called out, a yearbook from 1955 mysteriously falls off the shelf. 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. Principal Snyder blames Buffy for the incident. 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. BUFFY sits by herself, a little glum. I Only Have Eyes for You (February 10, 1999) Written by: Marti Noxon Teaser INT. Outside, Principal Snyder discusses the situation with Police Chief Bob Munroe. Next 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. 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. A ghost possesses high school boys (and Buffy) while his school teacher-lover possesses high school girls (and Angelus). As they snap out of it, Buffy breathes, Interesting fact: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 … They agree that it's not possible to have another ending, and they fear Buffy will be shot. Spike goads Angelus into actually facing Buffy instead of just taunting her, and Angelus decides to finally go and confront her, but not before making it clear to Spike that he intends to have his way with Drusilla afterwards. As he finishes writing, it becomes clear that he has unintentionally written "Don't walk away from me, bitch!" 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." In ", Grace Newman, shot by James Stanley (in flashbacks), James Stanley, shot himself (in flashbacks). Shrugging her shoulders, Buffy insists that she does have fun, but Willow contradicts her … He then gets the urge for a "real vile kill" to cleanse himself. Episode Guide I Only Have Eyes for You: Review. Prod. Cordelia digs in her purse for some makeup. 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. 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. 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. They agree that it is James' ghost, and Giles says the next step is to find out what the ghost James needs to accomplish. Series creator Joss Whedon has said that it was this episode that convinced him that David Boreanaz was an actor strong enough to have his own series. Until the third and final act, I Only Have Eyes For You follows a familiar formula. 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. Spike rolls away on his wheelchair, obviously angry with Angelus. The version we hear of "I Only Have Eyes For You" was released in 1959.-- Obligatory dog reference: Buffy: "What do we know?" Giles, who is reading in his office, hears a woman's voice off camera saying "I need you." Please take a moment to review my edit . As Buffy roams the halls, she hears “I Only Have Eyes For You” playing, and spots the ghosts dancing in the gym. She says she loved him with her last breath. It originally broadcast on April 28, 1998 on The WB network. I Have Eyes for You Only) Written by: Marti Noxon: Directed by: James Whitmore Jr. 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.. i put it on a mix CD that i made for my high school boyfriend (and first love). He is too late to prevent the killing, but he tackles George just as the gun vanishes. On the stairwell, Willow begins to sink into the floor, and Giles rushes to save her. 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James' face suddenly changes to a gory mess, startling Buffy. The Flamingos song "I Only Have Eyes For You" was not released until 1959. 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. Giles is intrigued by the possibility of a ghost and is immediately sure that it's Jenny Calendar. First of all, the high school's being haunted. 2. Willow finds the ad and everyone rushes after Buffy, but they cannot enter the school. Giles has already arrived and is trying to summon Jenny's spirit. Sarah Michelle Gellar — BuffyNicholas Brendon — XanderAlyson Hannigan — WillowCharisma Carpenter — CordeliaDavid Boreanaz — AngelusAnthony Stewart Head — Giles 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. 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. In the cafeteria, chaos erupts as the food turns into snakes. This could be attributed to the scene only showing the monitor burning being smashed and burned, not the actual tower. 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. Snyder reveals his knowledge of the Hellmouth and expresses concern that he won't be able to keep the parents in the dark indefinitely. Snyder is taken aback, and says he will handle it. Willow and Xander feel sorry for both of them. Episode 31: I Only Have Eyes for You. Cordelia looks in the mirror to find her face has become mutilated and red. She tells him she's never going to date anyone again. "Go Fish" Giles could hear the echo. It was directed by James Whitmore Jr. and written by Marti Noxon. All 4 songs featured in Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 2 episode 19: I Only Have Eyes…, with scene descriptions. 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." Meredith Salenger's surname is misspelled in the credits as "Salinger. ON WILLOW "You're the only one," Buffy said softly. 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. They exchange apologies and kiss. A moment later, the two begin a lover's quarrel, each of them obviously possessed by a spirit. Grace is the third Sunnydale High teacher killed in the series, though is chronologically the first. AWWWWW. For as long as there have … I Only Have Eyes for You Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Co-starring Buffy is particularly angry at the boy, insisting that while Grace deserves sympathy, James does not. Couples slow dance as A BAND plays a mellow, sexy song. I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU (ep #2.19) (a.k.a. You have been warned. , Scriptwriter Marti Noxon said that prior to working on Buffy, she had written several times about ghosts, which for her are figurative expressions of the need for "repentance and second chances", drawing on her own family background. He falls off of the balcony as though dead. Xander goes to the still-snakified cafeteria to set up shop, while Willow and Cordelia cover a staircase and a bathroom, respectively. He pushes Buffy aside and rushes off. I Only Have Eyes For You is the nineteenth episode of the second season. 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. Xander: "Dog spit is cleaner than human?" Afterward, Xander is grabbed by a monster arm inside his locker. Buffy is the one who understands that he wants forgiveness, but she maintains that he doesn't deserve it and must "live with it." Buffyverse Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Spike said softly. Air date She asks him if George is his correct name, making it clear that the two are barely acquainted. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Giles is convinced that Jenny Calendar is haunting the school. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is episode 19 of season two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. 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. Directed by I Only Have Eyes For You, a buffy: the vampire slayer fanfic | FanFiction The shot rang out. Buffy talks with Giles, processing the recent events. Have Eyes For You" and prepares to shoot herself. '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’. Tears just about pool up in Spike's eyes as Angel holds Drusilla tight against him and caresses her. It was written by Marti Noxon, directed by James Whitmore Jr., and first broadcast on April 28, 1998. Giles is intrigued by the possible presence of a poltergeist. I like that." It was written by Marti Noxon, directed by James Whitmore Jr., and first broadcast on April 28, 1998. While waiting in his office, a yearbook from 1955 falls off the shelf. episode 19 -- In the commentary for this episode (or was it the featurette?) Angel and Buffy kiss, and the ghosts finally go to their rest. He turned and began to leave but Buffy … Everyone rushes out to find the school surrounded by wasps. Band memories! If you haven't watched through the entirety of both "Buffy" and "Angel," there will most likely be a lot of spoilers. It seems that a Sunnydale student named James fell in love with his teacher back in 1955. 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. Buffy and Angelus break away from the kiss, and Angelus, disgusted at what he has been doing, pushes Buffy away and flees. Giles and Xander think that he should be forgiven whether he deserves it or not. As the exes go through the motions of someone else’s break-up–complete with … Her heart swelled in anticipation. Willow finds Buffy gone, having left the ad behind, and everyone rushes after Buffy, but the wasps prevent them from entering. She heads to the school, where the wasps part for her to enter. Season 2 We just want you to know that: 1. code Cast ", 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. "Killed by Death" on your girlfriend," referring to the 1994, Xander's line "I'm dead as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore," paraphrased the line "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore" from the film, Xander's comment that "the quality of mercy is not Buffy," is a paraphrase from the Shakespeare play. Angelus, still possessed by Grace, is not killed by the bullets, as vampires are immune. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch: I Only Have Eyes for You Justin Carreiro at February 13, 2018 6:59 pm . ... Buffy lowered her eyes sadly. 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. On her way to check in with Giles, she stops a male student from almost shooting a female student. 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. which is a line uttered by the student holding the gun who Buffy stopped. Later, Xander is grabbed by a monster arm from inside his locker. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is episode 19 of season two of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Munroe tells him that the City Council expects Snyder to handle the situation, and suggests he should take it up with the mayor if that is difficult. The room empties quickly, and Cordelia is bitten on the face by a snake. They exchange apologies and kiss passionately. 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