Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 1
20th Century Fox (1997)
TV Series  /  Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, TV Classics
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10 hr 0 mins USA / English
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Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan Willow Rosenberg
Charisma Carpenter Cordelia Chase
Anthony Head Rupert Giles
David Boreanaz Angel
Seth Green Oz
James Marsters Spike
Catherine Sutherland Joyce Summers
Emma Caulfield Anya  
Michelle Trachtenberg Dawn Summers
Daniel Attias
John T. Kretchmer
Producer Gareth Davies
Jane Espenson
Writer David Greenwalt
Joss Whedon

In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer. Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Buffy Summers, The Chosen One, the one girl in all the world with the strength and skill to fight the vampires. With the help of her close friends, Willow (Alyson Hannigan ), Xander (Nicholas Brendon), and her Watcher Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) she balances slaying, family, friendships, and relationships.
Disc 01
 1 hr 0 mins    3/10/1997  1.  Welcome to the Hellmouth (1)
Buffy Summers has just moved to Sunnydale with her mother. She wants nothing more than to make the right friends, and fit in with the right group. There is only one thing standing in her way. Her destiny.
Director:  Charles Martin Smith  Writer:  Joss Whedon 
Guest starring:  Persia White, Tupelo Jereme, Natalie Strauss, Brian Thompson, Ken Lerner, J. Patrick Lawlor, Eric Balfour, Deborah Brown, Carmine Giovinazzo, Amy Faith Chance,  Julie Benz, Marc Metcalf,  Kristine SutherlandDavid Boreanaz
 1 hr 0 mins    3/10/1997  2.  The Harvest (2)
In the second part of the two-part series premiere, Xander and Willow learn the truth about Sunnydale, and Buffy finds herself racing to rescue Jesse and stop a demonic ritual known as "The Harvest".
Director:  John T. Kretchmer  Writer:  Joss Whedon 
Guest starring:  Teddy Lane Jr., Jeffrey Steven Smith, Brian Thompson, Ken Lerner, Eric Balfour, Amy Chance, Persia White,  Julie Benz, Marc Metcalf,  Kristine SutherlandDavid BoreanazMercedes McNab
 1 hr 0 mins    3/17/1997  3.  Witch
It's cheerleading tryouts, and Buffy can't resist. However, when the girls start getting knocked out of the competition, Buffy and the gang begin to suspect that someone may be behind these not so normal occurrences. Could someone be using dark magic in order to make the squad?
Director:  Stephen Cragg  Writer:  Dana Reston 
Guest starring:  William Monaghan, Amanda Wilmshurst, Nicole Prescott,  Jim Doughan, Robin Riker,  Kristine SutherlandElizabeth Anne Allen
 1 hr 0 mins    3/24/1997  4.  Teacher's Pet
Xander dreams of greatness- in biology class; the teacher, Dr. Gregory, is eaten afterward and declared missing. Angel gives Buffy another cryptic warning and his jacket but no personal info. Substitute Natalie French continues the lesson on insects, her good looks guarantee volunteers after class, Cordelia Chase finds Gregory decapitated. To Buffy's surprise vampires flee for miss French, who wants hormones-impressed Xander to see her after class, and Blayne didn't return from his previous appointment. Xander refuses to believe his 'hot date' is a shape-shifting bug but is drugged and locked up after she resumes her mantis-form and caged with Blayne. Giles finds out it's a virgin-killer, Buffy the real miss French's identity...
Director:  Bruce Seth Green  Writer:  David Greenwalt 
Guest starring:  Karim Oliver, Michael Ross Verona, Jack Knight, William Monaghan, Ken Lerner,  Musetta Vander, Jackson Price,  Jean Speegle HowardDavid Boreanaz
Disc 02
 1 hr 0 mins    3/31/1997  5.  Never Kill a Boy on the First Date
Yearning for a normal life, Buffy agrees to a date with Owen. Giles discovers a prophecy of coming danger, but she chooses Owen over battling evil. When Giles goes out on his own and is trapped by a group of vampires, Buffy must figure out a way to balance dating and Slaying.
Director:  David Semel  Writer:  Dean Batali  / Rob Des Hotel 
Guest starring:  Robert Mont, Paul-Felix Montez, Christopher Wiehl, Geoff Meed,  Andrew J. Ferchland, Marc Metcalf,  David Boreanaz
 1 hr 0 mins    4/7/1997  6.  The Pack
After an altercation in the hyena enclosure of the local zoo, Buffy and Willow notice Xander start to hang with a new group of friends, and take on a slightly more primal attitude, including a liking for rare meat.
Director:  Bruce Seth Green  Writer:  Matt Kiene  / Joe Reinkemeyer 
Guest starring:  Patrese Borem, Jeffrey Steven Smith, Justin Jon Ross, Gregory White, Barbara K. Whinnery, David Brisbin, Ken Lerner,  Eion Bailey, Michael McCraine, Brian Gross, Jennifer Sky, Jeff Maynard, James Stephens
 1 hr 0 mins    4/14/1997  7.  Angel
Angel and Buffy's relationship is threatened by a dark secret he has been hiding from her. And when that secret puts the life of someone close to Buffy in danger, she must make a choice.
Director:  Scott Brazil  Writer:  David Greenwalt 
Guest starring:  Charles Wesley,  Andrew J. FerchlandJulie Benz, Marc Metcalf,  Kristine SutherlandDavid Boreanaz
 1 hr 0 mins    4/28/1997  8.  I Robot, You Jane
Willow meets a new friend, Malcolm, over the Internet. Meanwhile, a demon named Moloch has escaped from the book in which he was bound.
Director:  Stephen Posey  Writer:  Ashley Gable  / Thomas A. Swyden 
Guest starring:  Mark Deakins, Damon Sharp, Edith Fields,  Pierrino Mascarino, Joss Whedon,  Robia LaMorte, Chad Lindberg, Jamison Ryan
Disc 03
 1 hr 0 mins    5/5/1997  9.  The Puppet Show
Mr. Snyder, Sunnydale High's new principal after the devouring of fatherly Mr. Robert Flutie, believes in order and discipline to instill school spirit, so he orders Giles to produce a talent show and punishes the absentee trio by forcibly enrolling them as candidates. Then dancer Emily is found with her heart cut out, but demons don't usually use a knife, yet one was found next to her, so the human student contestants are screened. The weirdest suspect proves to be gifted ventriloquist Morgan Shay, who treats his inseparable wooden dummy Sid as real, in fact takes orders from it in private, and if it is as Giles suspects one of seven demon who take possession of human bodies, anybody may be turned bad by it...
Director:  Ellen S. Pressman  Writer:  Dean Batali  / Rob Des Hotel 
Guest starring:  Michelle Miracle, Krissy Carlson, Natasha Pearce, Chasen Hampton, Lenora May, Richard Werner, Burke Roberts, Tom Wyner,  Kristine SutherlandArmin Shimerman
 1 hr 0 mins    5/12/1997  10.  Nightmares
At the hell-mouth, the Master of evil explains to his boy heir Collin that fear rules people better then love or hate. He manages to use the young schoolboy Billy Palmer to make every student of Sunnydale High's terrifying nightmares come true, ranging from Xander appearing in class wearing only boxer-shorts to being chased by murderers, losing one's favorite abilities or poisonous spiders coming out of one's schoolbooks...
Director:  Bruce Seth Green  Writer:  David Greenwalt 
Guest starring:  Sean Moran, Dom Magwili, Patty Ross, Johnny Green, Brian Pietro, Scott Harlan, Terry Urdang, Justin Urich, Jeremy Foley, Dean Butler, J. Robin Miller,  Andrew J. Ferchland, Marc Metcalf,  Kristine Sutherland
 1 hr 0 mins    5/19/1997  11.  Out of Mind, Out of Sight
An invisible force is attacking the students and teachers at Sunnydale High. Buffy and the gang must find a way to stop this invisible menace, and determine why it seems to be centering its attacks on Cordelia.
Director:  Reza Badiyi  Writer:  Ashley Gable  / Thomas A. Swyden 
Guest starring:  Scott Gurney, Julie Fulton, Skip Stellrecht, Mark Phelan, John Knight, Denise Y. Dowse, Ryan Bittle, Clea DuVall,  Mercedes McNabArmin ShimermanDavid Boreanaz
 1 hr 0 mins    6/2/1997  12.  Prophecy Girl
In the first-season finale, Giles discovers an ancient prophecy which states that Buffy will face the Master and she will die. Upon hearing this, Buffy first denies her slayer roots, but when a small tragedy occurs at school, Buffy realizes she can't run from destiny, and decides to take on The Master.
Director:  Joss Whedon  Writer:  Joss Whedon 
Guest starring:  Robia LaMorte, Scott Gurney,  Andrew J. Ferchland, Marc Metcalf,  Kristine SutherlandDavid Boreanaz
Edition Details
Edition Season 1
Series Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Distributor 20th Century Fox
Release Date 1/15/2002
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English; Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Surround [English]
Dolby Digital Surround [French]
Dolby Surround [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 3

Disc 01 An Exclusive Interview with Creator Joss Whedon and David Boreanaz Full-Length Commentary by Joss Whedon on "Welcome To The Hellmouth" Special Interviews with Joss Whedon on "Welcome To The Hellmouth," "The Harvest," "Witch," "Never Kill A Boy On The First Date," "Angel" and "The Puppet Show" Buffy Television Trailers DVD-ROM Buffy Web Links Photo Gallery and Cast Biographies Original Pilot Episode Script
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