WELCOME TO THE HELLMOUTH
Written by Joss Whedon
Buffy Summers – Sarah Michelle Gellar
Mr Flutie – Ken Lerner
SUNNYDALE HIGH SCHOOL – NIGHT – INSIDE: Inside the school a window shatters, smashed by someone’s hand. A college boy accompanied by his timid date enter the window.
They clime in.
He moves to kiss her.
They kiss. She hears a noise.
He looks around.
She morphs into a vampire and bites him.
BUFFY’S BEDROOM – MORNING – INSIDE: Buffy tosses and turns, having a bad dream. She wakes and looks around her.
SUNNYDALE HIGH SCHOOL – MORNING – OUTSIDE: As the students arrive for school, Buffy and her Mom pull up in a car.
Xander arrives at school on his skateboard, weaving through the crowd.
Spotting Buffy he takes his eyes of the road and comes to a halt near to his friend Willow.
SCHOOL HALL – INSIDE: Xander and Willow meet their friend, Jesse
PRINCIPAL FLUTIE’S OFFICE – INSIDE: Buffy sits in front of Principal Flutie, he looks at her.
He tears her folder into pieces.
Looking at the folder, he pices it back together again.
SCHOOL HALL: Buffy comes out of the office, rummaging in her bag, a student walks past her causing her to drop all of her things. Xander helps her pick up her things.
Buffy walks off with her things.
Noticing something on the floor, he picks it up.
Buffy doesn’t have a book so the girl sitting next to her, Cordelia, leans over so she can look at hers.
The school bell rings and everyone piles out of class, including Buffy and Cordelia who walk together.
SCHOOL HALL: Buffy and Cordelia walk through the crowded hall towards the library
They stop at a water fountain which is being used by Willow.
Willow leaves the fountain and Cordelia moves in.
ANOTHER HALL: Buffy and Cordelia continue to walk toward the Library.
THE LIBRARY: On entering the library it appears empty, looking at the counter she sees a newspaper with an article about missing boys circled in red.
Giles comes from behind and puts a hand on her shoulder.
He pulls out a large book entitled ‘Vampyr’, puts it on the counter in front of Buffy.
Buffy has gone.
WOMEN’S LOCKER ROOM – AFTERNOON: Two girls approach the lockers and begin undressing for gym.
The girl screams as the body of the boy from the teaser falls out of her locker at her.
SCHOOL FOUNTAIN QUAD – OUTSIDE: Willow is eating her packed lunch as Buffy approaches.
Enter Xander with Jesse
Produces the stake.
THE GYM – OUTSIDE: Buffy tries the door to the gym, finding it locked she pulls it open and goes inside.
WOMEN’S LOCKER ROOM – INSIDE: Buffy approaches the body, checks the neck for marks and finds what she was afraid of.
LIBRARY – INSIDE: Buffy enters.
As he speaks Giles piles book after book into Buffy’s arms.
Buffy leaves, followed by Giles. Xander emerges from the stacks, book in hand.
SCHOOL HALL: Giles follows Buffy into the hall and continues their conversation.
MASTER’S LAIR – NIGHT – INSIDE: In a buried, ruined church, Luke is kneeling in front of a pool of blood, amongst others and some candles. There is chanting.
BUFFY’S BEDROOM – NIGHT: Buffy is choosing an outfit to wear, she holds them up in front of the mirror as she speaks.
STREET – NIGHT – OUTSIDE: As Buffy walks to The Bronze she hears footsteps behind her, as she turns around she sees a figure standing in the shadows. She continues on her way and the figure follows. Turning into another alley, she sees an overhead pipe, jumps on it doing a handstand. As the figure walks beneath the pipe, she drops onto him.
He reaches in his coat, pulls out a jewellery box and throws it to her.
Angel leaves and Buffy opens the box to find a cross on a chain.
THE BRONZE – NIGHT – OUTSIDE: A crowd hangs around outside as Buffy walks inside.
THE BRONZE – NIGHT – INSIDE: Buffy makes her way through the crowd (via an emabrassing moment where she thinks a guy waving to his friend his waving to her) to the bar where Willow is getting a drink.
Buffy spots Giles on the balcony.
Buffy makes her way up to the balcony and stands next to Giles.
Down below, Cordelia and co. are at the side of the dancefloor.
She leaves, friends in tow.
Back on the balcony Giles and Buffy are still talking.
Buffy scans the kids on the dancefloor.
Buffy notices the girl that the vampire is chatting to is Willow.
Buffy makes for the stairs but by the time she gets down Willow and the vamp have already left, Buffy follows. Sticking her head out of the exit Buffy finds no-one about. She turns around to go back into the club when someone approaches her, she grabs them and walls them only to find that it is Cordelia.
Buffy returns to the club.
THE BRONZE – INSIDE:
Buffy leaves passing Jesse and the female vampire from the teaser.
THE CHURCH – INSIDE: The changing is still going on. Luke moves from the pool of blood, suddenly a head and then the full body of the Master rises from the pool. He holds his hand out to Luke who grasps it in his own.
THE CHURCH – INSIDE:
The Master takes another step forward and reaches out his hand, he is stopped by a mystical barrier.
STREET BY WOODED GLADE – OUTSIDE: Willow and the vampire walk along the path.
They head into the cemetery.
THE BRONZE – OUTSIDE: Buffy, still looking for Willow, bumps into Xander
GRAVEYARD – OUTSIDE: Willow is still with the vampire, she is getting nervous.
They stop outside a mausoleum.
He pulls her into the entrance.
MAUSOLEUM – INSIDE: Willow tumbles in, followed by the vampire.
Taking a step back, Willow walks straight into Darla.
Jesse stubles in.
Jesse is clutching his neck, there’s blood.
On the word, ‘Fed’, Darla morphs into vamp face. So does Willow’s date. Enter Buffy and Xander.
The boy vampire rushes her from behind, without even looking, Buffy whips out a stake and sticks it in him. He falls to the ground and turns to dust. Darla looks shocked for a moment.
Darla and Buffy fight as Xander leads the others out of the mausoleum. Inside, Darla hits the floor.
Luke enters from behind and grabs Buffy by the throat, holding her in the air.
He throws her across the room and she hits the wall, hard.
Buffy lifts herself off the floor, she and Luke fight.
THE FOREST – OUTSIDE: Willow and Xander, help Jesse through the forest.
Stopping they find three vampires in front of them.
THE MAUSOLEUM – INSIDE: Buffy and Luke are circling each other around the tomb.
They fight some more.
LIBRARY – INSIDE: Giles is studying his books.
THE CHURCH – INSIDE: The Master is sitting in the darkness.
THE FOREST – OUTSIDE: Xander, Jesse and Willow back away from the vampires.
Darla is right behind them.
MAUSOLEUM – INSIDE:
Buffy tries to move away, but he hits her and she lands in the tomb where she finds her self lying next to the remains of it’s occupant. Looking around she sees only the walls of the tomb, no Luke, then suddenly he towers over her and bears down, ready to bite.
TO BE CONTINUED…