Hobson was an employee of the Watchers Council. Hobson and Blair were tasked with handling Zachary Kralik during Buffy Summers' Cruciamentum. After Blair was sired, Hobson was killed and his remains decorated the kitchen at Sunnydale Arms.
Behind the Scenes
- He was portrayed by David Haydn-Jones.
- David Haydn-Jones would also appear in two other monster-of-the-week series: Chris Barker in Charmed, and Mr. Ketch in Supernatural. In Supernatural, his character is also in service of an antagonistic British council dedicated to fighting supernatural threats, much like the Watchers Council