Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Season 4, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Episode Info

In the fourth season opener, Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Willow (Alyson Hannigan) have entered college in Sunnydale and set about choosing courses. Despite a roommate who snores, Willow is confident in the new intellectual environment, but Buffy feels unsure of herself and completely out of place. Soon, she meets Eddie (Pedro Balmaceda), another insecure freshman clutching his favorite book, Of Human Bondage. After they part ways, Eddie is attacked by a group of vampires led by Sunday (Katherine Towne), a punkish vampire on campus. Later, Buffy realizes that Eddie was not in class and goes to his dorm room only to find his things missing, except for the book. While on slayer patrol, a newly vamped Eddie lures Buffy into a confrontation with Sunday. In other plot developments, Xander (Nicholas Brendon) has not entered college, but gone on a trip across America, ending in Oxnard and a stint in a male strip club -- as a dishwasher. Buffy also meets Riley (Marc Blucas), a psychology grad student who will factor more prominently in her life in the future.


Sarah Michelle Gellar
as Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon
as Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan
as Willow Rosenberg
Anthony Head
as Rupert Giles
Kristine Sutherland
as Joyce Summers
Lindsay Crouse
as Maggie Walsh
Mike Rad
as Rookie
Robert Catrini
as Prof. Riegert
Denice J. Sealy
as Student Volunteer
Evie Peck
as Angry Girl
Jason Christopher
as Nonserious Guy
Jane Silvia
as Conservative Woman
Mark Silverberg
as Passing Student
Walter Borchert
as New Vampire
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