As Buffy’s eighteenth birthday approaches she loses her Slayer powers just as she must go up against a crazed vampire who has kidnapped her mother.
After Buffy’s mother discovers two dead children marked with a symbol linked to the occult, she begins a campaign to rid Sunnydale of witches.
As the Christmas holiday approaches, Angel is tormented by visions of his past victims, including Jenny Calendar, who wanted him to kill Buffy.
After Cordelia tells her new friend Anya that she wishes Buffy had never come to Sunnydale, she suddenly finds herself in a reality where vampires control the town.
Spike returns to Sunnydale and kidnaps Willow so she can create a magic spell that will make Drusilla love him once more.
With help from Faith’s new Watcher, Buffy tries to destroy the legendary Glove of Myhnegon before it falls into the hands of the demon Lagos.
Sunnydale’s adult population begins acting like immature teenagers after eating candy bars being sold to finance new high school band uniforms.
As Buffy and Cordelia vie for the Homecoming Queen title they are targeted by a group of killers preparing for “SlayerFest ’98.”
Buffy’s fear that Oz could have killed a student during a full moon is compounded when she runs into Angel, violent and feral, during her nightly patrol.
A charismatic Slayer named Faith shows up in Sunnydale and quickly wins over Buffy’s mother and all of Buffy’s friends.
A Nigernian mask that Buffy’s mother has acquired from the gallery has the unique power of resurrecting the dead.
Now living in the big city, Buffy helps a woman whose boyfriend has mysteriously disappeared, while back in Sunnydale her friends battle the forces of evil on their own.
Buffy returns from the big city to find her friends have been battling the forces of evil without her. As she struggles to regain her mother's and her friends' trust, a new slayer named Faith arrives in town, quickly winning over all of Buffy's friends. But Faith's arrival is just the beginning of new forces Buffy must face; meanwhile Angel has somehow returned, feral and violent from the hellish demon dimension where Buffy had sent him. But the real demon Buffy must ultimately face is already on this side of the portal, preparing a special graduation day surprise for Sunnydale High.
While Angel tortures Giles for needed information concerning a ritual, Spike strikes an unlikely alliance with Buffy to keep Angel from destroying the world.
Kendra returns to help Buffy when Angel plots to revive an ancient demon bent on sweeping everything on Earth into Hell itself.
Xander goes undercover on the Sunnydale swim team after members begin turning up dead, after apparently being skinned alive.