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Episode Poll: 5.16 The Body

will103
This feels like an awkward episode to poll over for some reason. Ah well. Let's do The Body.






1. This episode is composed of several long scenes. Which one is your favorite?

Act One - Buffy finds her mother's body and calls 911
56(48.3%)
Act Two - Dawn is at school when Buffy shows up to tell her the news
24(20.7%)
Act Three - The Scoobies gather to support Buffy and Dawn
32(27.6%)
Act Four - Everybody meets at the hospital. Dawn sneaks into the morgue to see her mother's body.
4(3.4%)

2. Best performance of the episode?

Sarah Michelle Gellar - Buffy
91(77.8%)
Michelle Trachtenberg - Dawn
3(2.6%)
Alyson Hannigan - Willow
0(0.0%)
Amber Benson - Tara
0(0.0%)
Nicholas Brendon - Xander
0(0.0%)
Emma Caulfield - Anya
20(17.1%)
Anthony Stewart Head - Giles
0(0.0%)
Kristin Sutherland - Joyce
3(2.6%)

3. Some people don't like the vampire near the end. They think it ruins the mood of the episode. What say you?

Yeah. The episode doesn't really need it.
28(24.1%)
No. It's necessary.
54(46.6%)
I have another answer
6(5.2%)
Not sure
28(24.1%)

4. Which major death in the series got to you most? (Not including deaths where the characters come back)

Jenny Calendar
7(6.0%)
Kendra
1(0.9%)
Joyce
69(59.0%)
Tara
33(28.2%)
Anya
7(6.0%)

5. Pretend you're a movie reviewer and give this episode a star rating:

***** (Five stars)
93(79.5%)
**** (Four stars)
17(14.5%)
*** (Three stars)
4(3.4%)
** (Two stars)
3(2.6%)
* (One star)
0(0.0%)


Comments

amazing_grace93
May. 1st, 2012 12:51 pm (UTC)
1. The first act, it's so hard to watch yet it feels so real.

2. I almost went with Kristin Sutherland because she does play a corspe very convincingly (and I know I couldn't lie still for that long) but then I remembered SMG's expression after she shouts "We're not supposed to move the body!" So yeah, she won it hands down in the end.

3. The vampire makes sense to me. Vampires are just another everyday boring aspect of Buffy's life. Plus, the forces of darkness aren't going to give her a night off because she's grieving.

4. Joyce. I'm not sure why, but she reminds me a tiny bit of my own mother, and I'm around the same age as Buffy is here. It's too easy to imagine this happening to me *shudder*.

5. Five stars. Painful as it is, I do think it's one of the best of the whole series.
gabrielleabelle
May. 1st, 2012 07:07 pm (UTC)
2. *nods*

Though I'm glad to see someone did pick Kristin Sutherland!

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