- "Congratulations to the class of 1999. You all proved more or less adequate. This is a time of celebration, so sit still and be quiet."
- ―Principal Snyder
|"Graduation Day (Part 2)"|
Season 3, Episode 22
|Airdate||July 13th, 1999|
|Producer||Sandy Gallin; Gail Berman; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui; David Greenwalt; Gareth Davies; Marti Noxon; David Solomon|
|Starring||Sarah Michelle Gellar; Nicholas Brendon; Alyson Hannigan; Charisma Carpenter; David Boreanaz; Seth Green; Anthony Stewart Head|
|Previous||Graduation Day (Part 1)|
"Graduation Day (Part 2)" is the twenty-second episode of season three of the WB Network television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Written and directed by series creator Joss Whedon, it first aired on Tuesday, July 13th, 1999. In this episode, Ascension Day has come and Mayor Richard Wilkins III prepares to make the ultimate offering. Buffy and the Scoobies have to face a horde of hungry vampires who attack the school during graduation. Can the gang survive long enough to wear the cap and gown?
Principal Cast Edit
|Sarah Michelle Gellar||Buffy Summers|
|Nicholas Brendon||Xander Harris|
|Alyson Hannigan||Willow Rosenberg|
|Charisma Carpenter||Cordelia Chase|
|Seth Green||Daniel "Oz" Osbourne|
|Anthony Stewart Head||Rupert Giles|
Guest Stars Edit
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This episode has been made available on Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Chosen Collection and disc six of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Third Season DVD collections.
- Production code number: 3ABB22.
- This episode was originally scheduled to air on May 25th, 1999, four weeks after the April 20th Columbine High School massacre. Due to the intense violence of the episode, in particular, scenes featuring high school students brandishing weapons, the WB Network decided to pull the episode, replacing it with one that already aired previously from the season. This decision created great controversey and the broadcast was delayed until July 13th.
- This episode marks the departure of David Boreanaz and Charisma Carpenter from the series. They both go on to reprise their respective roles of Angel and Cordelia Chase on the spin-off series Angel, beginning with it's pilot episode "City of...".
- Includes a recap of events from "Graduation Day (Part 1)".
- Death of Principal Snyder.
See also Edit
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