"All the Way"
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Season 6, Episode 6
Buffy 6x06 001
Airdate October 30th, 2001
Writer Steven S. DeKnight
Director David Solomon
Producer Douglas Petrie; David Solomon; Gareth Davies; David Greenwalt; Jane Espenson; David Fury; Sandy Gallin; Gail Berman; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui [1]
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar; Nicholas Brendon; Emma Caulfield; Michelle Trachtenberg; James Marsters; Alyson Hannigan
Previous "Life Serial"
Next "Once More, With Feeling"

"All the Way" is the sixth episode of season six of the supernatural action series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the 106th episode of the series overall. It was directed by David Solomon and written by Steven S. DeKnight. It first aired on UPN on Tuesday, October 30th, 2001 at 8:00 pm. In this episode, its Halloween, and the Scoobies are celebrating over at the Magic Box. Xander and Anya announce their plans to marry. Dawn gets involved with a teenager named Justin, who of course, turns out to be a vampire. Mass carnage and wooden stakes ensue.

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Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode is production code number: 6ABB06.
  • This is the first television acting work for Lily Jackson, who plays Witchy Poo.
  • Ironically, this is not the last time that Xander Harris will be wearing an eye patch. He will come to require one after having his left eye poked out by the mad preacher Caleb in the season seven episode, "Dirty Girls".

Allusions Edit

  • Multiple references are made to Fantasia in this episode. Fantasia is an animated musical produced by Walt Disney Pictures and released in 1940. Willow Rosenberg refers to the title of the film, as well as the vignette known as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice". Rupert Giles is wearing a robe similar to the one worn by Mickey Mouse in that story.

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  • Buffy Summers: Did you know about this?
  • Rupert Giles: No, unless I blocked it from my memory.
  • Rupert Giles: Is that why you're always cleaning your glasses? So you don't have to see what we're doing?


  • Rupert Giles: Besides, it's Halloween. It's the one time of the year that supernatural threats give it a well-deserved rest, as should you.
  • Buffy Summers: Yeah? What about costumes that take over your personality? Or wee, little, Irish fear demony thingies?
  • Rupert Giles: Yes, well, if anything calamitous should happen, history suggests it'll happen to one of us.


  • Buffy Summers: What happened to Xander?
  • Rupert Giles: He kept poking me with his hook. I sent him over to Charmed Objects. With any luck, he'll pick the wrong one and end up in an alternative dimension inhabited by a 50-foot Giles that squishes annoying teeny pirates.


  • Vampire: What is your malfunction, man?!
  • Spike: (punches vampire) It's Halloween, you nit! We take the night off. Those are the rules.
  • Vampire: Me and mine don't follow no stinkin' rules! We're rebels!
  • Spike: (punches, then kicks him) No, I'm a rebel. You're an idiot.

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  1. Production crew are listed in credited order from the opening scenes of the episode.