Buffy the Vampire Slayer

10 Worst Episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. She is the Slayer.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S2E2

#10 - Some Assembly Required (Season 2 - Episode 2)

When the graves of several teenage girls are desecrated, the gang realise that body parts are being stolen to build the perfect woman - and that the only part missing is a beautiful head.

The episode was rated 7.24 from 516 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S1E4

#9 - Teacher's Pet (Season 1 - Episode 4)


While Xander and most of the male population of Sunnydale High fall for the beautiful substitute science teacher Miss French, Buffy is not so sure about her intentions.

The episode was rated 7.22 from 643 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S6E15

#8 - As You Were (Season 6 - Episode 15)

Buffy is jolted by the reappearance of Riley, who needs her to help him — and his new wife — track a demon egg nest. It turns out that Spike is guarding the eggs.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 279 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S1E8

#7 - I Robot, You Jane (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Feeling lonely, Willow turns to a chatroom and meets a charming boy online. She ignores Buffy's concerns about Internet freaks as the rest of the gang discover a new type of demon.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 534 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S2E4

#6 - Inca Mummy Girl (Season 2 - Episode 4)

While on a visit to the local museum one of the students accidentally breaks an ancient seal buried with an Inca Mummy. Without the seal to hold her, the mummy rises and must consume the life force of the living in order to stay alive. When she consumes the identity of Ampada, an exchange student, Buffy have to stop her from seducing Xander into her death list.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 477 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S2E12

#5 - Bad Eggs (Season 2 - Episode 12)


The students are given eggs to look after to teach them about parenthood but they aren't what they seem. Soon the eggs hatch and the creatures inside take over their owners and lead them to the school basement to dig up the mother creature.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 434 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S4E5

#4 - Beer Bad (Season 4 - Episode 5)

Still trying to come to terms with Parker's womanising, Buffy starts to hang out at the college bar where she and a group of upperclass students really regress when they start drinking a 'special' beer.

The episode was rated 7.04 from 381 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S6E12

#3 - Doublemeat Palace (Season 6 - Episode 12)


The Slayer takes a job at a burger joint, and suspects that something demonic might be going on. Anya gets a visit from an old demon friend who questions her relationship with Xander.

The episode was rated 6.96 from 283 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S4E18

#2 - Where the Wild Things Are (Season 4 - Episode 18)

Buffy and Riley are spending all their time in bed (and they're not sleeping). Their round-the-clock exploration of each other awakens the spirits of children who were sexually repressed by their foster mother back when Lowell House was a home for orphaned and runaway kids. Willow, Giles and Tara divert the angry children while Xander and Anya go to try and stop Buffy and Riley.

The episode was rated 6.92 from 333 votes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - S2E20

#1 - Go Fish (Season 2 - Episode 20)


When several members of the Sunnydale High swim team are mysteriously skinned alive, Buffy and the gang take it upon themselves to protect the remaining members which results in Xander revealing a side of himself rarely seen.

The episode was rated 6.90 from 437 votes.

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