Season Two
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy episode 2x01 005
Season Premiere September 15th, 1997
Season Finale May 19th, 1998
Episode Count 22
Cast Sarah Michelle Gellar; Nicholas Brendon; Alyson Hannigan; Charisma Carpenter; David Boreanaz; Anthony Stewart Head

Season 1


Season 3

Season Two of the supernatural action/comedy series Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired on the WB Network from September 15th 1997 to May 19th 1998, spanning a total of twenty-two episodes. This season brought back all of the original season one cast members including Sarah Michelle Gellar as the eponymous Buffy Summers, along with Nicholas Brendon as Xander Harris, Alyson Hannigan as Willow Rosenberg, Charisma Carpenter as Cordelia Chase, and Anthony Stewart Head as Rupert Giles. Joining the main cast for this season is David Boreanaz as the vampire, Angelus, who was a recurring guest star in season one. Angelus, or "Angel", also serves as the "Big Bad" for season two. Two new faces in Sunnydale this season are James Marsters as bad boy vampire Spike, and Juliet Landau as the ever-loopy Drusilla. Along with Angel, these three found out the so-called "Trifecta of Evil" for this season. Another new recurring character is Armin Shimerman, who plays Snyder - the new school principal at Sunnydale High School.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
2x1 When She Was Bad September 15th, 1997
2x2 Some Assembly Required September 22nd, 1997
2x3 School Hard September 29th, 1997
2x4 Inca Mummy Girl October 6th, 1997
2x5 Reptile Boy October 13th, 1997
2x6 Halloween October 27th, 1997
2x7 Lie to Me November 3rd, 1997
2x8 The Dark Age November 10th, 1997
2x9 What's My Line? (Part 1) November 17th, 1997
2x10 What's My Line? (Part 2) November 24th, 1997
2x11 Ted December 8th, 1997
2x12 Bad Eggs January 12th, 1998
2x13 Surprise January 19th, 1998
2x14 Innocence January 20th, 1998
2x15 Phases January 27th, 1998
2x16 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered February 10th, 1998
2x17 Passion February 24th, 1998
2x18 Killed by Death March 3rd, 1998
2x19 I Only Have Eyes for You April 21st, 1998
2x20 Go Fish May 5th, 1998
2x21 Becoming (Part 1) May 12th, 1998
2x22 Becoming (Part 2) May 19th, 1998

Cast Edit

Principal cast Edit

Actor Role
Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan Willow Rosenberg
Charisma Carpenter Cordelia Chase
David Boreanaz Angel
Anthony Stewart Head Rupert Giles

Guest stars Edit

Actor Role
Kristine Sutherland Joyce Summers
Seth Green Daniel "Oz" Osbourne
Armin Shimerman Principal Snyder
James Marsters Spike
Juliet Landau Drusilla
Robia LaMorte Jenny Calendar
Danny Strong Jonathan Levinson

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Notes Edit

  • The first thirteen episodes of this season aired on Monday evenings at 9:00 pm. With episode 2x14, the show moved to Tuesday evenings, where it aired at 8:00 pm.
  • This is the second of five seasons of the show to air on the WB Network. The last two seasons of the series aired on UPN.

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