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Review of Buff the Vampire Slayer Season 1 Episode 12: Prophecy Gril
Ah, the final episode of the season. And it's a good one. Lot's of drama and suspense, and heroics. I knew as soon as the prophecy was said that it would wind up where it did come true but Buffy still lived. Thank the plot device gods for resuscitation, The plot is a bit trite, but it is carried out well. The acting is good, and everyone being willing to sacrifice themselves for their friends and for humanity as a whole tugs the heart strings. Several students are killed again, bringing the body count into the 20s just in this season alone, and still no real investigation. Geller and Head both give great performances of courage and sacrifice here. The anticipation of wondering what will actually happen is palpable, even if you've already guessed it. There is no deep meaning to this one, except maybe to always do what you know is right, even when it seems pointless and suicidal.
Plot: 4 Dialog: 8 Acting: 8 Importance: 10 Action: 7 Romance: 5 Comedy: 6 Humanity: 7 Suspense: 8 Horror: 5 Overall: 8
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
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Directed by Joss Whedon. With Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter. Giles discovers an ancient book foretelling Buffy's death at the hands of the Master.