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Buffy the Vampire Slayer  - The Complete Third Season (Slim Set)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer - The Complete Third Season
Slim Set
Actors: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz
Directors: David Greenwalt, David Grossman, David Semel, David Solomon, James A. Contner
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television
2006     16hr 30min

All 22 classic episodes are available for the first time in this exclusive 6-disc collector¬'s edition. From ¬"Faith, Hope & Trick,¬" ¬"Band Candy¬" and ¬"Bad Girls¬" to ¬"Consequences,¬" ¬"Enemies¬" and ¬"Graduation Day, ...  more »

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Actors: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz
Directors: David Greenwalt, David Grossman, David Semel, David Solomon, James A. Contner
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Drama
Studio: WB Television Network, The
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 05/30/2006
Original Release Date: 03/10/1997
Theatrical Release Date: 03/10/1997
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 16hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 6
SwapaDVD Credits: 6
Total Copies: 4
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
Languages: English
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One of Buffy's best seasons is finally available on DVD
Joseph Rodriguez | Iowa City, IA United States | 10/27/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"While many people claim that Season Two is the best season ever of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I favor Season Three instead. It features the introduction of fan favorites Eliza Dushku (as Faith, a renegade Slayer) and Emma Caulfield (as Anya, former "patron saint" of scorned women) as well as a keeps-you-guessing storyline. Season Three is also the most consistent season - there are no "stinker" episodes like Season Two's "Bad Eggs" or Season Four's "Beer Bad."This set contains all 22 episodes of the first season. They are:"Anne" - After sending Angel to hell at the end of the previous Season, Buffy has run to L.A. and changed her name, abandoning her Slayer responsibilities. But when someone she's previously helped recognizes her and asks for her aid again, can she refuse?"Dead Man's Party" - Buffy's back, but not all is right. She's still expelled from school, and her friends have some serious repressed anger that's just waiting to burst out. And then there's the zombies that crash her "welcome home" party..."Faith, Hope and Trick" - Eliza Dushku (Bring It On) appears as sexy new Slayer Faith, whose camaraderie with Buffy's friends makes her a bit jealous. It also features the introduction of Mr. Trick, one of the funnier (and one of the few black) characters to appear on Buffy."Beauty and the Beasts" - Angel's back from Hell slightly feral and werewolf Oz may have been getting out of his cage during the full moon. When there's a series of brutal murders, Buffy and Willow have to consider the possibility that one of their boyfriends is the culprit."Homecoming" - One of the funniest episodes of Buffy ever, along with "Doppelgangland" (see below). Buffy and Cordelia are in a no-holds-barred race to become Homecoming Queen. But they're soon in big trouble when Homecoming coincides with Mr. Trick's new big game event, Slayerfest '98."Band Candy" - Another hysterically funny episode, in which a batch of magically enhanced candy makes all the adults in Sunnydale act like irresponsible teenagers - including Giles and Buffy's mother Joyce."Revelations" - The Scooby Gang has found out about Angel's return, and are not happy with Buffy for keeping it a secret. And Faith's new Watcher, Gwendolyn Post, arrives in Sunnydale."Lover's Walk" - James Marsters returns as a lovelorn Spike, who's lost Drusilla to a Chaos Demon. When he kidnaps Willow and Xander, and forces Buffy and Angel to work together with him, you know badness is going to ensue...and it does in a heartbreaking conclusion."The Wish" - Enraged by Xander's betrayal and her social ostracism, Cordelia wishes that Buffy had never come to Sunnydale. Little does she know that vengeance demon Anya (Emma Caulfield) is there to make it come true. Suddenly she finds herself in a world where Willow and Xander are vampires and the Master rules Sunnydale after dark."Amends" - When the ghosts of Angel's past victims appear to torment him, Buffy must find out what is doing this. Also, Willow and Oz reconcile."Gingerbread" - When Joyce finds two children's bodies, apparently killed by witches, the town gears up for a massive witch hunt. Buffy and Willow find themselves caught in the middle of it."Helpless" - On her eighteenth birthday, Buffy finds herself losing her Slayer powers. When her mother is kidnapped by a psychotic vampire unleashed by the Watcher's Council, Buffy must save her armed with only her wits."The Zeppo" - While Buffy and co. stave off yet another apocalypse, Xander finds himself hanging out with a bunch of zombies, saving the school from being blown up, and...losing his virginity!?"Bad Girls" - New Watcher Wesley Wyndham-Pryce makes his appearance, and Faith shows Buffy a walk on the wild side that ends in tragedy."Consequences" - After the deputy mayor's death, Buffy and Faith find themselves feeling trapped and scared. Faith takes a decided turn for the worse, and joins forces with the cheerfully evil Mayor of Sunnydale."Doppelgangland" - A spell performed by Willow and Anya brings Vampire Willow from the world of "The Wish" (see above) to normal Sunnydale. Hysterically funny; the highlight has to be when Willow masquerades as Vampire Willow."Enemies" - Faith shows her true colors when she and the Mayor ask a demon to remove Angel's soul, returning him to the soulless vampire Angelus."Earshot" - Buffy gains telepathy after killing a demon, and hears a death threat aimed at the school's students. Unfortunately, the ability to hear others' minds is slowly driving her insane."Choices" - The Box of Gavrok, an item essential to the Mayor's Ascension, arrives in Sunnydale. The Scoobies manage to capture it, but in the process Willow is kidnapped. Stop the Ascension, or save Willow?"The Prom" - It's prom time again in Sunnydale. But when hellhounds trained to attack people in formal wear are unleashed, Buffy must put her plans on hold to stop them. Also, Angel decides to break up with Buffy."Graduation Day, Parts One and Two" - The climactic two-part season finale. When Faith poisons Angel, the only cure is the blood of a Slayer. Buffy goes after Faith, but only succeeds in putting her in a coma. Angel must drink from Buffy to survive. And, of course, the Mayor Ascends into a gigantic snake."
Third Time's a Charm...
Gaijin | Hilo, HI United States | 05/30/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Season three: How can the cast of Buffy even hope to top the glorious second season? Well, for starters the very first episode is great. In "ANNE", still hurting from the events that occurred at the end of season 2, Buffy tries to forget her past and lives in another town working a waitress job until a girl recognizes her and asks for her help. Buffy realizes who and what she is and returns to Sunnydale, where the Scoobies have been filling in for the Slayer's absence. Then there is the addition of a new Slayer, Faith (Eliza Dukshu...remember her in True Lies? All grown up!!) who appears in Sunnydale as a powerful ally for the Buffy and the scoobies. This is short-lived though, as she soon becomes one of their greatest threats. The foreshadowing of plotlines in the second season become apparent as this season's villain is introduced...none other than the mayor of Sunnydale, who is attempting to ascend into a true/pure demon. This season boasts many of the show's strongest episodes such as "The Wish", where Cordelia unknowingly makes a wish to a vengeance demon (Anyanka, who becomes the Anya we all love to laugh at later) and wishes that Buffy never came to Sunnydale. This episode is grand, as we see an alternate reality where Buffy left California and never stopped the Master from rising and as a result, he succeeded in opening the Hellmouth. Truly one of the better episodes. We also are given a taste of foreshadowing in later episodes...Buffy's sister Dawn (to come in season 5) is mentioned in a glimmer of dialogue that will remain meaningless until two years later (can you find the episode? Hint...listen to both Faith and Buffy talk in the later epsiodes). Faith is terrific as Buffy's nemesis, a Slayer just like her. Oh, did I mention Angel returns from a hell dimension as well? The scoobies get their own star time as well. In "THE ZEPPO", Xander proves that he is more than just the weak part of the group, adept at getting them donuts and not much else. In "THE WISH" and "DOPPLEGANGLAND", we get to see a Vamp Willow...very interesting and two of the season's best episodes. This season also brings us more of the Watcher's Council, the mysterious group that Giles works for including Wesley, who later leaves to aid Angel and Cordelia in Los Angeles in the spin-off show Angel. And finally, we get to see the Scoobies graduate in a very typical Sunnydale fashion...with a huge battle. It was hard to top season two, but this season is more of Joss Whedon's masterpiece of television; let people and critics shun it...we all know great TV when we see it."
Buffy keeps entertaining all!!
Raj | USA | 07/23/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Buffy : The Vampire Slayer is one of the best shows currently on tv, that deals around the life of Buffy Summers and her close circle of friends. After all the adventures and twisting incidents since the first 2 seasons, the third season reveals more plots and twists for the audience, with new stars, such as faith, anya and a new villian, the Mayor as well!! This season being the senior year of Buffy, we also see the changes in the relationship between buffy and her friends and what choices they have to make, and also the relationship between angel and buffy, which is very unique and interesting. The third season consists of the following episodes:01. Anne : Buffy's problems have followed her to LA. 02.Dead Man's Party : Sunnydale doesn't exactly welcome Buffy back.

03. Faith, Hope and Trick : There's a new slayer in town. 04. Beauty and the Beasts : Oz comes under suspicion. 05. Homecoming : Cordelia and Buffy go head to head. 06. Band Candy : Joyce and Giles get in some Summer Lovin'. 07. Revelations : There's a new Watcher in town. 08. Lovers' Walk : Spike returns to Sunnydale. 09. The Wish : Cordelia accidentally ends the universe. 10. Amends : Angel is tormented by evil spirits. 11. Gingerbread : Joyce begins a witch-hunt. 12. Helpless : Buffy loses her powers. 13. The Zeppo : An ordinary day in the life of Xander. 14. Bad Girls : Faith and Buffy grow closer. 15. Consequences : Buffy's in serious trouble. 16. Dopplegangland : Vampire Willow. Says it all. 17. Enemies : Faith curses Angel. 18. Earshot : Buffy struggles to save the school. 19. Choices : Willow is taken hostage. 20. The Prom : Can Buffy handle a broken heart and save the
prom? 21. Graduation Day I : The Mayor's getting hungy. 22. Graduation Day II : It's the end of an era. Apart from this, we also get the enormous special features such as, audio commentaries by joss and other cast and crew members, photo galleries, featurettes, behind the scenes, interviews and much more!!! This is soo worth for any buffy fan and is worth getting!! Buffy rules!!"