The Slayer Collection from Fox

Fox Home Entertainment has announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Best of Buffy the Vampire Slayer for 1st March 2004 with a retail price of £12.99. The four episodes presented on this disc are the result of an online survey set up by Greenroom Digital, that was live on both Freeserve and the Fox TV DVD website throughout September and October 2003. Over 100 Buffy episodes received votes but the four below are the victors and will be presented on this DVD in Anamorphic Widescreen with Dolby 2.0 Surround sound. Bonus features includes a preview featurette from the forthcoming Buffy Season 7 DVD collection.

Becoming, Part One (Season 2) - Angel prepares a ritual to awaken a demon that will suck the world into hell; Buffy prepares to kill him, but is torn when Willow discovers the ritual that could restore Angel's soul.

Graduation Day, Part Two (Season 3) - As the hours tick away to graduation, the impending doom of the Mayor's ascension hangs heavy with the gang. With Angel near death, Buffy must risk her own life in an effort to save his.

Hush (Season 4) - After the residents of Sunnydale lose the power of speech, Buffy battles strangely silent assailants alongside an incredulous Riley.

The Gift (Season 5) - Buffy must square off against a true god when Glory prepares to use Dawn to break down the walls between the dimensions and unleash Hell on Earth.

Arriving the same day through Fox Home Entertainment are four DVD's that make up The Slayer Collection. Four members of Buffy's gang each has four of their best episodes compiled onto DVD with a retail price of £12.99 each. Each disc will be presented in Anamorphic Widescreen with Dolby 2.0 Surround audio, extras comprise of a 15-minute profile featurette on the discs specific character and a Buffy/Angel trailer.

The episodes are:

The Slayer Collection - Angel

  • Angel - Buffy and Angel share their first kiss, and she finds out who he really is.
  • Innocence - Angel loses his soul and his demon self takes over; Buffy must deal with him and stop the Judge.
  • I Only Have Eyes For You - The tortured ghost of a former student haunts Sunnydale High School, re-enacting the murder/suicide he committed.
  • Amends - At Christmas-time, evil haunts Angel, torturing him with visions of his murderous past and urging him to kill Buffy.

    The Slayer Collection - Spike

  • School Hard - Spike and Drusilla come to town, and Spike invades Parent-Teacher night.
  • Lie to me - Buffy's childhood crush comes to town, but he's not looking to reminisce - he's looking for immortality as a vampire.
  • Lovers Walk - A broken-hearted Spike returns without Drusilla; relationships are torn apart due to a liaison between two members of the gang.
  • Fool For Love - When Buffy forces Spike to recount how he was able to kill two Slayers, his flashbacks reveal his first meeting with Drusilla.

    The Slayer Collection - Faith

  • Bad Girls - Buffy's new Watcher comes to town; Faith lures Buffy into her world of reckless abandon, with fatal results.
  • Consequences - Buffy struggles with Faith's lack of remorse over last week's incidents; Faith initiates an alliance with the dark side.
  • Graduation - Part 1 While the Mayor prepares for his diabolical transformation on graduation day, Buffy battles Faith to save Angel's life.
  • Who Are You - While Buffy is mistakenly kidnapped by the Watcher's Council, Faith wreaks havoc in Buffy's life.

    The Slayer Collection - Willow

  • Phases The gang tries to save a werewolf from a poacher; Oz makes the startling discovery that he is the werewolf in question.
  • Doppelgangland - Anya wreaks havoc again when a spell goes awry, bringing Willow's vampire doppelg nger into the Buffy-verse.
  • Wild At Heart Oz and Willow's relationship is up in arms when Oz is powerfully drawn to a female werewolf.
  • New Moon Rising Oz returns to Sunnydale and is captured by the Initiative during a full moon; a conflicted Willow tells Buffy about her new relationship with Tara.

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