"Lies My Parents Told Me"
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Season 7, Episode 17
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Air date March 25th, 2003
Writers David Fury; Drew Goddard
Director David Fury
Producers Marc David Alpert; Gail Berman; Gareth Davies; Jane Espenson; David Fury; Sandy Gallin; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui; Marti Noxon; John F. Perry; Douglas Petrie; Denise Pleune; David Solomon; Joss Whedon
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar; Nicholas Brendon; Emma Caulfield; Michelle Trachtenberg; James Marsters; Alyson Hannigan
Episode guide
"Dirty Girls"

"Lies My Parents Told Me" is the seventeenth episode of season seven of the supernatural/action series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the 139th episode of the series overall. It was directed by David Fury with a script written by Fury and Drew Goddard. It first aired on UPN on Tuesday, March 25th, 2003.

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This episode is production code number 7ABB17.
  • This is the earliest chronological appearance of Robin Wood.

Allusions[edit | edit source]

  • Flashback scenes in this episode take place in the year 1977. This scene showcase's Spike's first encounter Slayer Nikki Wood. The scene precedes another flashback scene from the season five episode, "Fool for Love", which reveals the death of Nikki Wood. This is the character's second and final appearance in the series.

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  • Buffy Summers: Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him.

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