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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 4 (1999-2000)

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Critic Consensus: Buffy enters its fourth season on shaky ground -- but finishes with a surprisingly satisfying season finale.

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Series 4 of the sci-fi series where a cheerleader is chosen to battle the forces of evil as she weathers the storms of young adulthood.

Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar
as Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon
as Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan
as Willow Rosenberg
Anthony Head
as Rupert Giles
Lindsay Crouse
as Maggie Walsh
Kristine Sutherland
as Joyce Summers
Paige Moss
as Veruca
Jack Stehlin
as Doctor Angleman
Charisma Carpenter
as Cordelia Chase
Conor O'Farrell
as Colonel McNamara
Neil Daly
as Mason
Chet Grissom
as Detective
Bob Fimiani
as Mr. Ward
Walter Borchert
as New Vampire
Jeff Ricketts
as Weatherby
Danny Strong
as Jonathan Levinson
Amy Powell
as Reporter
Andy Umberger
as D'Hoffyrn
Ethan Erickson
as Percy West
Armin Shimerman
as Principal Snyder
Eric Matheny
as Main Cave Guy
Anthony Anselmi
as Partier / The Dead Guy
Kathryn Joosten
as Mrs. Holt
Roger Morrissey
as Tapparich
Tod Thawley
as the Chumash spirit
Brooke Bloom
as Wanna Blessed Be
J.B. Gaynor
as Little Boy
David Tuckman
as Freshman
Mike Rad
as Rookie
David Wells
as Cheese Guy
Jessica Townsend
as Wanna Blessed Be
John St. Ryan
as Colonel George Haviland
Margaret Easley
as Curator/Anthropology Professor
Sharon Ferguson
as The Primitive
Camden Toy
as Gentleman
Jade Carter
as Lieutenant
Michael Harney
as Xander's Dad
Robert Catrini
as Prof. Riegert
Aldis Hodge
as Masked Teen
Mark Daneri
as Scientist #2
Rob Boltin
as The Cheese Man
Mark Ankeny
as Dean Guerrero
Charlie Brumbly
as Gentleman
Jeffrey Sharmay
as Drowning Boy
Andy Marshall
as Scientist #1
Dorron Keeman
as Commando #2
Darris Love
as Hallmate
Patrick Belton
as College Kid #1
Don W. Lewis
as Gentleman
Paul Leighton
as Rough-Looking Demon
Jeri Austin
as Running Girl
Denice J. Sealy
as Student Volunteer
Adam Grimes
as Lobster Boy
Kaycee Shank
as College Kid #2
Carlos Amezcua
as Newscaster
Karen Charnell
as Shady Lady
Evie Peck
as Angry Girl
Elizabeth Truax
as Little Girl
Sara VanHorn
as Older Nurse
Larissa Reynolds
as Present Girl
David Engler
as Initiative Guy
Steven Jang
as College Kid #3
Rick Scarry
as Sergeant
Jason Christopher
as Nonserious Guy
Brian Hawley
as Orderly
Wayne Sable
as Freshman
Kate Luhr
as Young Woman
Jane Silvia
as Conservative Woman
Mark Silverberg
as Passing Student
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Critic Reviews for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 4

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (6)

If you removed the supernatural elements from this show, it would be the most honest and poignant teen drama on TV.

November 17, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Overall, the season was a bit of a mess, albeit it's easy to see why.

November 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Although Buffy's fourth season made admirable steps towards moving the show away from the trappings of high school and into the adult world, it had too many stumbles to rank very high in the show's impressive canon.

November 22, 2017 | Full Review…

People didn't like this one, but I really liked what it tried to do. Bringing in the Initiative as a patriarchal military organization trying to exploit forces they didn't understand, and having the Slayer set things right was compelling

November 22, 2017 | Full Review…

This season is often surprising.

November 21, 2017 | Full Review…

Season four is a bit uneven at times, but Hush is a Buffy fairytale - and that's a genre that looks especially good on this genre-mashing series.

November 21, 2017 | Full Review…
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