Quotes


ANYA: No, I mean, it's a myth that it's a myth. There is a Santa Claus.
XANDER: The advantage of having a thousand-year-old girlfriend. Inside scoop.

BUFFY: She's cold.
911 OPERATOR: The body's cold?
BUFFY: No, my mom! Sh-should I make her warm?

BUFFY: We're not supposed to move the body!

WILLOW: What do you think? The, the, the purple, right? 'Cause, 'cause it's somber?

Shot of Tara standing by the window.

WILLOW: No. No, it's too depressing, i-it's like, um, a ... funeral, god, I ... Well, this is, this is cheerier, maybe, I-I wanna be cheery, like, like everything is normal? No, that's rude, that's, that's disrespectful. "La la la! I don't care!" If I had that blue one - Jo-Joyce really liked the blue one. She told me one time. You, you sure it's not in your room?

WILLOW: God, why do all my shirts have such stupid things on them? Why can't I just dress like a grownup? Can't I be a grownup?

WILLOW: Okay. We can be there for Buffy. And Dawn. Little Dawn.
TARA: We can be strong.
WILLOW: Strong like an Amazon?
TARA: Strong like an Amazon, right.

TARA: Do you know how to, how to get-
XANDER: Yeah. It's at the hospital, it's a wing. We do morgue time in the Scooby gang.

ANYA: Are they gonna cut the body open?
WILLOW: Oh my god! Would you just ... stop talking? Just ... shut your mouth. Please.
ANYA: What am I doing?
WILLOW: How can you act like that?
ANYA: Am I supposed to be changing my clothes a lot? Is that the helpful thing to do?

ANYA: I don't understand how this all happens. How we go through this. I mean, I knew her, and then she's, there's just a body, and I don't understand why she just can't get back in it and not be dead anymore. It's stupid. It's mortal and stupid. And, and Xander's crying and not talking, and, and I was having fruit punch, and I thought, well, Joyce will never have any more fruit punch ever, and she'll never have eggs, or yawn or brush her hair, not ever, and no one will explain to me why.

WILLOW: Where did your hand go?
XANDER: As I was saying, some frustration, and now, uh ... I appear to be stuck.

WILLOW: Did it make you feel better?
XANDER: For a second there.
WILLOW: A whole second?
XANDER: In my defense, some crappy wallmanship.
WILLOW: Yeah, you can hear everything next door.

XANDER: Who did the drywall in this place?
WILLOW: I always forget to ask.

TARA: Did I miss something?
ANYA: Xander decided that he blames the wall.

BUFFY: I'm sorry ... you have to go through all of this.
TARA: You don't have to worry about me.
BUFFY: Everybody wants to help. I don't even know if I'm ... here. I don't know what's going on. Never done this. That's just an amazingly dumb thing to say. Obviously ... I've never done this before.
TARA: I have.

BUFFY: Was it sudden?
TARA: What?
BUFFY: Your mother.
TARA: No. Yes. It's always sudden.

DAWN: Is she cold?
BUFFY: It's not her ... it's not her ... she's gone.
DAWN: Where'd she go?