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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 7)

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Season 7
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Episodes 22
Aired September 24, 2002 - May 20, 2003
Premiere Lessons
Finale Chosen
Main Cast:

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon as Xander Harris
Emma Caulfield as Anya Jenkins
Michelle Trachtenberg as Dawn Summers
James Marsters as Spike
Alyson Hannigan as Willow Rosenberg

The seventh and final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer originally aired on the UPN from September 24 2002 to May 20 2003, later than the fourth season of Angel.


Principal Cast

In order of character appearances
Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers (22/22)
Michelle Trachtenberg as Dawn Summers (22/22)
James Marsters as Spike (22/22)
Alyson Hannigan as Willow Rosenberg (22/22)
Nicholas Brendon as Xander Harris (21/22) (Does not appear in "Conversations with Dead People")
Emma Caulfield as Anya Jenkins (19/22) (Does not appear in "Help", "Conversations with Dead People" and "Dirty Girls")

Recurring Cast

Tom Lenk as Andrew Wells (15/22)
D. B. Woodside as Robin Wood (14/22)
Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles (13/22)
Iyari Limon as Kennedy (13/22)
Sarah Hagan as Amanda (10/22)
Indigo as Rona (8/22)
Felicia Day as Vi (8/22)
Clara Bryant as Molly (7/22)
Kristy Wu as Chao-Ahn (6/22)
Eliza Dushku as Faith Lehane (5/22)
Adam Busch as Warren Mears (5/22)
Nathan Fillion as Caleb (5/22)
Danny Strong as Jonathan Levinson (4/22)
Camden Toy as Ubervamp (4/22)
Juliet Landau as Drusilla (3/22)
Mary Wilcher as Shannon (3/22)
Kali Rocha as Halfrek (2/22)
Harry Groener as Richard Wilkins (2/22)
Azura Skye as Cassie Newton (2/22)
Kristine Sutherland as Joyce Summers (2/22)
Lalaine Vargas as Chloe (2/22)
James Charles Leary as Clem (2/22)
K. D. Aubert as Nikki Wood (2/22)
David Boreanaz as Angel (2/22)
Amanda Fuller as Eve (2/22)
Mark Metcalf as The Master (1/22)
George Hertzberg as Adam (1/22)
Clare Kramer as Glory (1/22)
Abraham Benrubi as Olaf the Troll (1/22)
Andy Umberger as D'Hoffryn (1/22)
Harris Yulin as Quentin Travers (1/22)
Elizabeth Anne Allen as Amy Madison (1/22)
Sharon Ferguson as Primitive (1/22)

Season Summary


Buffy makes speech to potential slayers

Buffy's final season revolved around the The First Evil, which can appear in the incorporeal form of any dead person. It is more determined than when it tried to convince Angel to kill Buffy and commit suicide in Season Three. A number of young girls who are Potential Slayers are gathered by Giles with the help of seers after the Watchers Council is destroyed. They live in fear of the Bringers, mute wielders of deadly swords who have been killing Potentials around the world.Much of the story takes place at the newly reconstructed Sunnydale High School, bringing the series and its characters back to their roots: The Hellmouth.

Spike now lives with the remorse of a soul. He begins the season driven insane by The First and secluding himself in the school basement. The First also develops a hypnotic "trigger" for him allowing him to eat people again. He has both his chip and trigger removed eventually.

It is revealed that the army of feral, primitive vampires known as Turok-Han are much more powerful and violent than the part-human variety. The First Evil attempts to use the imbalance created by Buffy's return to amass an army of vampires in the Hellmouth. When that army outnumbers humans on Earth, the First Evil would take corporeal form.

In the end, Buffy brings the war to the Hellmouth itself. Willow invokes a magical spell that activates all potential Slayers in the world. With her army of girls now endowed with full Slayer power, they manage to contain the army of vampires long enough for a powerful amulet worn by Spike to take effect. It vaporizes the Hellmouth and kills Spike in the process. However, Spike returns in the Buffy spin-off Angel as Angel's vampire counterpart. Anya is revealed to have been killed by a Bringer. The empty town of Sunnydale is sucked into a huge crater. "The Hellmouth is officially closed for business," and Buffy no longer fights alone.

The main antagonist of this season was The First

List of Episodes

  1. "Lessons"
  2. "Beneath You"
  3. "Same Time, Same Place"
  4. "Help"
  5. "Selfless"
  6. "Him"
  7. "Conversations with Dead People"
  8. "Sleeper"
  9. "Never Leave Me"
  10. "Bring on the Night"
  11. "Showtime"
  1. "Potential"
  2. "The Killer in Me"
  3. "First Date"
  4. "Get It Done"
  5. "Storyteller"
  6. "Lies My Parents Told Me"
  7. "Dirty Girls"
  8. "Empty Places"
  9. "Touched"
  10. "End of Days"
  11. "Chosen"

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