History Recap / BuffyTheVampireSlayerS6E15AsYouWere

27th Mar '18 11:43:04 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* BattleCouple: Riley and [[GenderBlenderName Sam]]

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* BattleCouple: Riley and returns with his wife, [[GenderBlenderName Sam]] Sam]], who is equally action-y as him.



* [[BoyMeetsGirl Boy Loses Girl]]



* DoggedNiceGuy: Riley could have legitimately killed Spike, and no doubt wanted to. But he won't do it unless Buffy agrees.

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* DoggedNiceGuy: Riley could have legitimately killed Spike, and no doubt wanted to. But to, but he won't do it unless Buffy agrees.



* FastRoping: A good opportunity for {{UST}}.

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* %%%%%* FastRoping: A good opportunity for {{UST}}.



*HappilyMarried: Riley and Sam are married and their relationship contrasts the dysfunctions currently in Buffy and Spike's relationship. As the episode ends, the former leave together but the latter break up.



* HumiliationConga: Buffy's life is in a rut. Her old flame turns up and sees her wearing a silly hat. He turns out to be married. Then he catches her in bed with an evil bloodsucking fiend. Who turns out to be the black marketeer they're looking for.

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* HumiliationConga: Buffy's life is in a rut. Her old flame turns up and sees her wearing a silly hat. He turns out to be married. Then he catches her in bed with an evil bloodsucking fiend. Who fiend, who turns out to be the black marketeer they're looking for.



* InnocentlyInsensitive: Sam asks Willow to help out using magic, only to learn that Willow is a recovering addict.

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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Sam asks Willow to help out using magic, only to learn that Willow is a recovering magic addict.



* LetsSplitUpGang: Used as an excuse so Buffy can leave Sam to go and shag Spike.

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* LetsSplitUpGang: Used Splitting up is used as an excuse so Buffy can leave Sam to go and shag Spike.



* NeckSnap: Buffy killing the Suvolte demon.

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* NeckSnap: Buffy killing kills the Suvolte demon.demon with her hands and a quick jerk instead her customary stake.



* PuppyDogPout: Spike's reaction to Buffy refusing to let him into the house for sex.

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* PuppyDogPout: Spike's reaction to Buffy refusing to let him into the house for sex.sex is adding a pout when asking her to come out.



* SuggestiveCollision: Happens twice to Buffy/Riley.

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* SuggestiveCollision: Happens twice Two such collusions occur with Buffy/Riley, and the latter's wife happens to Buffy/Riley.see one of them.



* SkewedPriorities: "My hat has a cow." "You smelled the smell?"

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* SkewedPriorities: Buffy is pre-occupied with the Doublemeat Palace, i.e. "My hat has a cow." "You smelled the smell?"



* {{Talk to the Fist}}: Buffy every time Spike pisses her off.

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* {{Talk to the Fist}}: Buffy punches Spike every time Spike he pisses her off.off, sometimes cutting him off.



* StealthHiBye: Averted; Dawn asks if Riley is going to [[BuffySpeak split all secret-agenty]] like last time. Instead Riley and Sam are pulled up into a helicopter [[{{Narm}} while everyone waves goodbye]].
* VampiresAreSexGods: Five hours of sex? Really?
* VillainBall: Spike not keeping the Suvolte eggs frozen.

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* StealthHiBye: Averted; Dawn asks if Riley is going to [[BuffySpeak split all secret-agenty]] like last time. Instead Riley and Sam are pulled up into a helicopter [[{{Narm}} while everyone waves goodbye]].
goodbye.
* VampiresAreSexGods: Five Spike's claim of five hours of sex? sex; Really?
* %%%%%%%%%%Is this a villain ball or an idiot ball?
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VillainBall: Spike not keeping the Suvolte eggs frozen.



* WriterOnBoard: Guns = Never useful.

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* WriterOnBoard: Guns = Never useful. Riley brings one but he hands it to Buffy in a situation where it might have been useful.
13th Feb '18 7:33:51 AM Angelus25
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*BaitAndSwitch: Riley stakes spike, but it turns out its not a wooden stake but one made of synthetic material, which has no effect on a vampire.


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*CharacterDevelopment: Riley's time away and her new relationship with Sam have made him get over his toxic feelings of inadequacy with regards to Buffy.
28th Sep '17 7:51:06 AM JackG
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* PoorCommunicationKills the Suvolte Demon: Riley fails to tell Buffy they need the demon alive. He also fails to mention he's married, but as Buffy (who on [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E10IntoTheWoods their last encounter]] had been furious with him) was acting like the flirty, quirky girl he'd fallen in love with, his reluctance to drop that particular bombshell was understandable if not excusable.

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* PoorCommunicationKills the Suvolte Demon: Demon when Riley fails to tell Buffy they need the demon alive. He also fails to mention he's married, but as Buffy (who on [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E10IntoTheWoods their last encounter]] had been furious with him) was acting like the flirty, quirky girl he'd fallen in love with, his reluctance to drop that particular bombshell was understandable if not excusable.
28th Sep '17 7:50:43 AM JackG
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* PoorCommunicationKills: Poor Communication Kills the Suvolte Demon. Riley fails to tell Buffy they need the demon alive. He also fails to mention he's married, but as Buffy (who on [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E10IntoTheWoods their last encounter]] had been furious with him) was acting like the flirty, quirky girl he'd fallen in love with, his reluctance to drop that particular bombshell was understandable if not excusable.

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Poor Communication Kills PoorCommunicationKills the Suvolte Demon. Demon: Riley fails to tell Buffy they need the demon alive. He also fails to mention he's married, but as Buffy (who on [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E10IntoTheWoods their last encounter]] had been furious with him) was acting like the flirty, quirky girl he'd fallen in love with, his reluctance to drop that particular bombshell was understandable if not excusable.
28th Sep '17 7:42:14 AM JackG
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->'''Riley''': ''"I've been up 48 hours straight tracking down something bad. Now it's come to Sunnydale."''
->'''Buffy''': ''"[[BadJobWorseUniform My hat has a cow]]..."''

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->'''Riley''': ''"I've I've been up 48 hours straight tracking down something bad. Now it's come to Sunnydale."''
Sunnydale.
->'''Buffy''': ''"[[BadJobWorseUniform [[BadJobWorseUniform My hat has a cow]]..."''
cow]]...
28th Sep '17 7:41:51 AM JackG
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%%* DoggedNiceGuy: Both Riley and Sam in their interactions with Buffy.

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%%* * DoggedNiceGuy: Both Riley could have legitimately killed Spike, and Sam in their interactions with Buffy.no doubt wanted to. But he won't do it unless Buffy agrees.


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* EasilyForgiven: Buffy decides not to get on Spike's case about being the black market dealer, because that's just Spike being Spike. She dumps him instead, but it's her being CruelToBeKind rather than an attempt to get back at him.
16th Sep '17 11:26:53 PM pvsage
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* FirstNameBasis: When Buffy breaks up with Spike, she uses his given name "William".
16th Sep '17 11:07:44 PM pvsage
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16th Sep '17 11:04:31 PM pvsage
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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Sam asks Willow to help out using magic, only to learn that Willow is a recovering addict.


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* PetTheDog: After finding out that Willow is a recovering magic addict, Sam tells her that she knew two shamans who became addicted and are "gone, as in, [[DeaderThanDead there's nothing left]]" and admires Willow's strength to quit.
1st Dec '16 1:04:43 PM pvsage
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* MiseryPoker: Buffy and Riley promise to swap stories if they get a chance and see whose were more exiting/dangerous/crazy etc. She asks if he died, and when he says he didn't, she says, "I'm going to win."[[note:Buffy is speaking of the ''second'' time she died, after which her friends used magic to pull her back from Heaven.]]

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* MiseryPoker: Buffy and Riley promise to swap stories if they get a chance and see whose were more exiting/dangerous/crazy etc. She asks if he died, and when he says he didn't, she says, "I'm going to win."[[note:Buffy "[[note]]Buffy is speaking of the ''second'' time she died, after which her friends used magic to pull her back from Heaven.]][[/note]]
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