Buffy: Blood Ties

Spike: "Brown robe types are always protecting something. It's the only way they can justify giving up girls." Very good episode. Buffy got through another horrendous birthday, but this time without a boyfriend. Unless you count Spike. I was way impressed with Michelle Trachtenberg; she could easily have overacted or underacted ("What am I? Am I real? Am I anything?") but instead she hit