"Once More, With Feeling"
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Season 6, Episode 7
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Air date November 6th, 2001
Writers Joss Whedon
Director Joss Whedon
Producers Douglas Petrie; David Solomon; Gareth Davies; David Greenwalt; Jane Espenson; David Fury; Sandy Gallin; Gail Berman; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui; Joss Whedon; Marti Noxon
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar; Nicholas Brendon; Emma Caulfield; Michelle Trachtenberg; James Marsters; Alyson Hannigan
Episode guide
"All the Way"
"Tabula Rasa"

"Once More, With Feeling" is the seventh episode of season six of the supernatural action series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the 107th episode of the series overall. It was written and directed by Joss Whedon. It first aired on UPN on Tuesday, November 6th, 2001. If there is one episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer that everyone remembers, it is this one. This is the musical episode, where a demon named Sweet casts a spell that causes everyone who has a connection to Dawn Summers break out into song. While this may seem fun at first, tensions rise between the Scoobies as secrets are revealed and the true feelings about their current situations emerge.

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  • This episode is production code number 6ABB07.
  • Co-executive producer David Fury makes a cameo appearance in the episode as the singing mustard man.
  • Executive producer Marti Noxon makes a cameo appearance in this episode as the parking ticket woman.
  • All original songs featured in this episode were written and composed by Joss Whedon.
  • Hinton Battle, who plays the tap-dancing demon, Sweet, is an actual Tony Award-winning dancer. He originated the role of the Scarecrow for the 1975 musical The Wiz.
  • This is the only episode of the series to actually receive its own soundtrack album tie-in album. It was released in 2001 and features cover art by notable comic book graphic artist Adam Hughes. The same artwork was used for all of the promotional material for this episode.

Songs[edit | edit source]

Track Title Time
1 Sarah Michelle Gellar - "Overture / Going Through The Motions" 02:57
2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amber Benson, Nicholas Brendon, Emma Caulfield, Alyson Hannigan & Anthony Stewart Head - "I've Got A Theory / Bunnies / If We're Together" 02:22
3 David Fury - "The Mustard" 00:18
4 Amber Benson - "Under Your Spell" 02:55
5 Nicholas Brendon & Emma Caulfield - "I'll Never Tell" 04:01
6 Marti Noxon- "The Parking Ticket" 00:45
7 James Marsters - "Rest In Peace" 02:46
8 Michelle Trachtenberg - "Dawn's Lament" 01:19
9 Christophe Beck - "Dawn's Ballet" 01:12
10 Hinton Battle & Michelle Trachtenberg - "What You Feel" 03:01
11 Anthony Stewart Head - "Standing" 02:10
12 Anthony Stewart Head & Amber Benson - "Under Your Spell / Standing Reprise" 01:35
13 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amber Benson, Nicholas Brendon, Emma Caulfield, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Stewart Head, James Marsters, Hinton Battle & Michelle Trachtenberg -"Walk Through The Fire" 03:44
14 Sarah Michelle Gellar - "Something To Sing About" 04:40
15 Hinton Battle - "What You Feel Reprise" 00:46
16 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amber Benson, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Stewart Head, Michelle Trachtenberg, James Marsters & Emma Caulfield - "Where Do We Go from Here?" 01:53
17 Sarah Michelle Gellar & James Marsters - Coda 00:40
18 Joss Whedon - "End Credits (Broom Dance / Grr Arrgh)" 00:31
19 Nerf Herder & Joss Whedon - "Main Title" 00:26

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