Recap / Buffy The Vampire Slayer S 6 E 15 As You Were

Riley: "I've been up 48 hours straight tracking down something bad. Now it's come to Sunnydale."
Buffy: "My hat has a cow..."

"I gotta tell you, Buffy, I'm a little bit intimidated. I mean, patrolling with the real live Slayer, you're like ... Santa Claus, or Buddha, or something."

Riley returns to enlist Buffy's aid in tracking down a demon black market dealer.

  • Aren't You Going to Ravish Me?: Buffy gets pissed off when a vampire doesn't want to eat her.
  • Battle Couple: Riley and Sam
  • BFG: Riley wields a USAS-12 shotgun. Though in a Fridge Logic moment he hands it to Buffy at the one time a full-auto shotgun would have come in useful.
  • The Bus Came Back: Riley returns!
  • Blatant Lies
    Dawn: How's the soon-to-be newlyweds? Nervous?
    Anya/Xander: NO!
    Dawn makes rapid exit...
    • And:
    Riley: National Forestry Service, we got a wild bear!
  • Boy Loses Girl
  • Butt Monkey: Spike gets slugged by both Riley and Buffy, his black market deal falls through, then his girlfriend blows up his lair and dumps him.
  • Brick Joke: Riley loves Buffy's new haircut. Not so the burger smell.
    Buffy: You smelled the smell?
  • Bridezilla
    Anya: "Planning this marriage is like staging the invasion of Normandy."
    Xander: "Without the laughs. We should have eloped."
    Anya: "No. I've been through too much planning this wedding, and it is going to happen. It is going to be our perfect, perfect day if I have to kill every one of our guests and half this town to do it."
  • Buffy Speak: Buffy's not exactly Gun Girl.
  • Call Back
    Sam: You got a safe house?
    Buffy: I have a house. I think it's safe. Sometimes you can't even leave.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Averted; Buffy finally admits out loud that she's sleeping with Spike, and that admission helps her to end their self-destructive relationship.
  • Consummate Liar: Spike doesn't even blink when Buffy tells him she's looking for a demon trafficker called the Doctor.
  • Did You Die?: 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."