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Because it’s wrong

Hope it doesn’t stick like that

Good as “This Year’s Girl” was, “Who Are You?” is even better.  Buffy and Faith have been each other’s mirrors from the get-go and the body swap is the natural culmination of that dynamic.  And this is a culmination.  I’m not sure if it was by design or circumstance, but Faith wouldn’t appear on Buffy for another three years and, once we get there, both characters have clearly moved beyond being defined in contrast to each other.  Deliberate or not, this episode serves remarkably well as the breaking point, stripping away all illusions the characters might have about each other and forcing them to get over one another. Continue reading