Resonance because it could be real. Some of Buffy's deepest pain is typical for teenage girls, not just Slayers.

Deeper resonance because it could be real. Some of Buffy’s deepest pain is typical for teenage girls, not just Slayers.

And so Buffy changes forever. This episode is a challenge for me because I’m trying to imagine how it must have been received on its initial broadcast as well as attempting to remember how I perceived the dark turn that it takes. Then I have to reconcile those two ideas with how I’m experiencing the episode now. Why? Because I see Read the rest of this entry »