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* CrushKillDestroy:
-->'''Buffy:''' "Monsters don't usually send messages. It's usually crush, kill, destroy."


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* CrushKillDestroy

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* FreudianExcuse: The reason for Marcie's actions and brutality is because literally ''everyone'' ignored her to the extend that the Hellmouth turned her invisible. Buffy is initially [[SympathyForTheDevil sympathetic]], but upon seeing how crazy Marcie is and how far she's willing to go to get back at those who snubbed her, she drops it.
-->'''Buffy''': Y'know, I really felt sorry for you. You've suffered. But there's one thing I really didn't factor into all this. [[YoureInsane You're a thundering loony!]]



* {{If You Can Read This}}: A SpySchool textbook on infiltrating a cult compound to assassinate its leader is readable in DVD format, and consists of the lyrics to "Happiness is a Warm Gun" by Music/TheBeatles, with the titular line changed to "Joy is a hot revolver."

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* {{If You Can Read This}}: IfYouCanReadThis: A SpySchool textbook on infiltrating a cult compound to assassinate its leader is readable in DVD format, and consists of the lyrics to "Happiness is a Warm Gun" by Music/TheBeatles, with the titular line changed to "Joy is a hot revolver."



* InsaneEqualsViolent: Marcie. Good lord, Marcie.

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* InsaneEqualsViolent: Marcie. Good lord, Marcie.Marcie is crazy and is all about using violence to achieve her batshit insane ends.
* {{Invisibility}}: Marcie's entire schtick. She was such a wallflower, that the Hellmouth turned her gradually invisible.



* KarmaHoudini: Not only is Marcie never punished for what she did, it seems she's more than satisfied with her [[ProfessionalKiller new career path.]]



* KarmaHoudini: After having brutally beaten a guy with a bat, asphixiated a teacher, tried to disfigure Cordelia and tried to stab Buffy, Marcie gets rewarded with a training in assassination and infiltration.



* ProfessionalKiller: After being apprehended, Marcie gets recruited to be an assassin for the Government.



* SanitySlippage: After disappearing, Marcie's sanity disappeared too and she became viciously psychotic.



* ToThePain: What Marcie plans to do to Cordelia.

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* ToThePain: What When Marcie plans has Cordelia and Buffy tied up, she waxes about how she's going to do slice up Cordy's pretty face.
-->''"You should be grateful. People who pass you will remember you for the rest of their lives. Children will dream about you. And all your friends who come
to Cordelia.the coronation tonight will take the sight of the May Queen to their graves."''



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* YoureInsaneYourMindMakesItReal: Marcie became invisible because she was so unnoticeable, she was perceived as such by everyone around her.
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* YourMindMakesItReal: {{Inverted}}: Other people's perception of Marcie as not worth noticing made her invisible.

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* YourMindMakesItReal: {{Inverted}}: Other people's perception of Marcie as not worth noticing made her invisible.----


* AirVentPassageway: Marcie has a hideout in the suspended ceiling.

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* AirVentPassageway: Marcie has a hideout in Ross lives above the suspended school's music room in a space accessible only by climbing up through the drop ceiling.

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* MadnessMantra: Of sorts. Marcie's yearbook is full of generic 'have a nice summer' messages, which is explained as being a "Kiss of Death" by Xander, as it's what you write in the book of somebody you don't know. Showing that nobody knew who Marcie was.

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* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Marcie is actually rendered invisible because no one ever noticed her (an effect heightened by the school she attends being built over a hellmouth).


In the present day, Harmony is pushed down the stairs by an invisible force and hurts her ankle as Buffy approaches. Buffy follows an invisible being, laughing which causes it to bump into her as it escapes.

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In the present day, Harmony is pushed down the stairs by an invisible force and hurts her ankle as Buffy approaches. Buffy follows an invisible being, laughing being laughing, which causes it to bump into her as it escapes.


In the boys' locker room, Mitch Fargo, Cordelia's boyfriend, is attacked by a floating baseball bat. Cordelia is outside campaigning for May Queen. As Xander and Willow mock Cordelia, Buffy feels left out and explains to them that she was the May Queen in her old school. The conversation ends when it's discovered that Mitch has been beaten up. Principal Snyder arrives, confirming Mitch isn't dead. Before Mitch is taken to hospital, he explains what happened but refuses to let Buffy into the crime scene. Willow and Xander distract him, allowing Buffy to slip into the locker room. The word 'look' is spray painted on to the lockers.

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In the boys' locker room, Mitch Fargo, Cordelia's boyfriend, is attacked by a floating baseball bat. Cordelia is outside campaigning for May Queen. As Xander and Willow mock Cordelia, Buffy feels left out and explains to them that she was the May Queen in at her old school. The conversation ends when it's discovered that Mitch has been beaten up. Principal Snyder arrives, confirming Mitch isn't dead. Before Mitch is taken to the hospital, he explains what happened but refuses to let Buffy into the crime scene. Willow and Xander distract him, allowing Buffy to slip into the locker room. The word 'look' is spray painted on to the lockers.


In the boy's locker room, Mitch Fargo, Cordelia's boyfriend, is attacked by a floating baseball bat. Cordelia is outside campaigning for May Queen. As Xander and Willow mock Cordelia, Buffy feels left out and explains to them that she was the May Queen in her old school. The conversation ends when it's discovered that Mitch has been beaten up. Principal Snyder arrives, confirming Mitch isn't dead. Before Mitch is taken to hospital, he explains what happened but refuses to let Buffy into the crime scene. Willow and Xander distract him, allowing Buffy to slip into the locker room. The word 'look' is spray painted on to the lockers.

At the library, the Scoobies are stumped. They suspect a ghost is behind what is happening. Meanwhile, Harmony asks Cordelia about Mitch's condition to which she replies that his bruises are too bad for them to be photographed at the prom.
In a flashback, we see Cordelia and Harmony talking about Mitch's latest break-up with his girlfriend Wendy and whether Cordelia would like to be his girlfriend instead.
In the present day, Harmony is pushed down the stairs by an invisible force and hurts her ankle as Buffy approaches. Buffy follows an invisible being, laughing which causes it to bump into her as it escapes.

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In the boy's boys' locker room, Mitch Fargo, Cordelia's boyfriend, is attacked by a floating baseball bat. Cordelia is outside campaigning for May Queen. As Xander and Willow mock Cordelia, Buffy feels left out and explains to them that she was the May Queen in her old school. The conversation ends when it's discovered that Mitch has been beaten up. Principal Snyder arrives, confirming Mitch isn't dead. Before Mitch is taken to hospital, he explains what happened but refuses to let Buffy into the crime scene. Willow and Xander distract him, allowing Buffy to slip into the locker room. The word 'look' is spray painted on to the lockers.

At the library, the Scoobies are stumped. They suspect a ghost is behind what is happening. Meanwhile, Harmony asks Cordelia about Mitch's condition to which she replies that his bruises are too bad for them to be photographed at the prom. \n In a flashback, we see Cordelia and Harmony talking about Mitch's latest break-up with his girlfriend Wendy and whether Cordelia would like to be his girlfriend instead.
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In the present day, Harmony is pushed down the stairs by an invisible force and hurts her ankle as Buffy approaches. Buffy follows an invisible being, laughing which causes it to bump into her as it escapes.

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* LonersAreFreaks: Marcie magically turned invisible from social ostracization and set out to take violent revenge on everyone she deemed responsible.

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* AskAStupidQuestion:
--> '''Harmony:''' ''(reading a chocolate Cordelia plans to hand out for May Queen votes)'' "C for Cordelia?"
--> '''Cordelia:''' "No, C for Wilma, little brain."


* ItSucksToBeTheChosenOne: Buffy pines for the pre-Slayer days when she was popular.

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* ItSucksToBeTheChosenOne: Buffy pines for the pre-Slayer days when she was popular.popular, though there is the tacit admission that she has actual friends now.
* {{Irony}}: Buffy dismisses the idea of a Greek god being the assailant because "it's too petty." Had she read her classical mythology, [[JerkassGods she may not have been quite so certain]].


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* VerbalBackspace: At first, when Giles is assigning roles to the team, Xander asks to talk to Mitch's friends rather than do research. When he hears that "talking to his friends" involves talking to Cordelia, he all but jumps at doing research.


Later on, Xander suggests a cloak of invisibility worn by the Greek gods. Buffy dismisses the theory as the crimes being committed are too petty. As the Scoobies disperse, Buffy follows the sound of a flute. In the library, Giles is surprised by Angel who offers to get hold of a book of prophecies, the Pergamum Codex. Another flashback sequence shows Cordelia and Harmony discussing a lecture and ignoring a girl called Marcie. In the present, Cordelia wins the May Queen competition. When looking over Willow's list of missing students, Buffy sees Marcie and suspects her when it says she played the flute. Tracking Marcie, Buffy finds her hideout just as Marcie finds Cordelia's literature teacher. She suffocates her with a plastic bag. Cordelia arrives shortly after and manages to save the teacher. An invisible hand writes the word 'listen' on the blackboard.

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Later on, Xander suggests a cloak of invisibility worn by the Greek gods. Buffy dismisses the theory as the crimes being committed are too petty. As the Scoobies disperse, Buffy follows the sound of a flute. In the library, Giles is surprised by Angel who offers to get hold of a [[TomeOfEldritchLore book of prophecies, prophecies]], the Pergamum Codex.''Pergamum Codex''. Another flashback sequence shows Cordelia and Harmony discussing a lecture and ignoring a girl called Marcie. In the present, Cordelia wins the May Queen competition. When looking over Willow's list of missing students, Buffy sees Marcie and suspects her when it says she played the flute. Tracking Marcie, Buffy finds her hideout just as Marcie finds Cordelia's literature teacher. She suffocates her with a plastic bag. Cordelia arrives shortly after and manages to save the teacher. An invisible hand writes the word 'listen' on the blackboard.



* SequelHook: Partway through the episode, Giles meets up with Angel for the first time. Angel offers to loan Giles the Pergamum Codex, from which Giles would learn a horrible prophecy in the next episode.

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* SequelHook: Partway through the episode, Giles meets up with Angel for the first time. Angel offers to loan Giles the Pergamum Codex, ''Pergamum Codex'', from which Giles would learn a horrible prophecy in the next episode.

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* KarmaHoudini: Not only is Marcie never punished for what she did, it seems she's more than satisfied with her [[ProfessionalKiller new career path.]]

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* WrongContextMagic: This is the only time in the series (and in ''Series/{{Angel}}'', for that matter) which the protagonists encounter a paranormal phenomenon that is not connected to any supernatural event, but rather a scientific one.

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* GovernmentConspiracy: Marcie is taken to a facility where, it is assumed, she is being trained as an assassin. Along with teens who are similarly cursed. While it's not made clear what the overall goal of this place is, it's still shady.

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