I shall confront and expel all evil.I shall totally confront and expel all evil. Out of marrow and bone. Out of house and home - never to come here again.
―Willow, Cordelia, Xander and Buffy[src]

In 1997, when the spirits of James Stanley and Grace Newman unwittingly wroke havoc in Sunnydale High, the Scooby Gang tried to exorcise James Stanley, forcing him to move on from this plane of existance. However, the exorcism was cut short by James' spirit.