Spike tells buffy that although he knows she doesn't love him, she does treat him like a man.
's flashback appearances, in chronological order, include:Lies my parents told me 2nd flashback: in 1880 england, william, pre-spike, tends to his ailing mother anne.
Spike goes to los angeles, and hires a vampire named marcus to torture angel in order to get the ring, but marcus takes the ring himself and angel finally destroys it.
He also included the scar on spike's "vamp face" prosthesis, albeit slightly altered as though the skin has stretched.
The thing about parker, though, is that his behavior towards buffy is probably the most believable and most human of all of her love interests.
Due to his own research into the prophecies concerning this apocalypse, spike is able to lead buffy and friends to the site of the final showdown with twilight.
"fool for love" 4th flashback: in 1977 new york, spike again fights nikki wood, killing her.
 spike is in fact a fan of sid vicious' band the sex pistols and punk band the ramones.
Season seven, a re-ensouled spike must cope with the guilt of his past actions and try to win back buffy's trust.
When do spike and buffy date
" he's just your normal high school dude (with some violent, mutant friends) who soon came to realize courting buffy, especially an "oh no, i killed angel" buffy, is no picnic.
Returns to sunnydale alone in season four, in the episode "the harsh light of day", briefly living with harmony kendall, a shallow former classmate of buffy, now a vampire.
Tells xander and willow to put some ice on the back of buffy's neck in "normal again.
Alongside drusilla, darla (julie benz) and angelus (david boreanaz), giles thinks william acquired the nickname spike for his preferred method of torturing people with railroad spikes, but it is revealed it is because his poetry was 'so bad you could stick a railroad spike through your head'.
He explained that the shirt was supposed to show buffy that he had changed and give him confidence (because the first was messing with his head and he did not want buffy to think he was still evil or crazy).
Episode marks the beginning of spike and buffy's sexual relationship, which would very likely never have happened if she did not truly believe spike when he says she "came back wrong" (if she's somehow wrong, then she can allow herself to do wrong things).
Reappears in the season three episode "lovers walk", in a drunken depression after drusilla, offended by his alliance with buffy, dumps him for a chaos demon.
In their new capacity, spike and illyria secretly rescue humans and benevolent demons, evacuating them into the care of connor, nina ash, and gwen raiden.
Over the course of buffy, spike falls in love with the slayer, reacquires his soul to prove himself to buffy and dies a hero in the show's series finale.
When do spike and buffy start dating
Whedon appreciated lynch's writing of spike in asylum so much that he commissioned him to co-write the canonical continuation of the series, angel: after the fall, in 2007.
 when spike's chip begins to malfunction, causing him intense pain and threatening to kill him, buffy trusts him enough to order the initiative operatives to remove it from his head.
When buffy's decision sees the world lose its magic, spike is the only one to be emphatically supportive of the decision she had to make.
He reunites with angel and seems genuinely pleased to see him, but is disgusted to find that angel has a soul (whether or not spike in fact knew that angel's acquisition of a soul is why he left the group nearly a century before has never been made clear) and is in love with the current slayer, buffy summers.
 in spike's first appearances the wound still looks fresh, but it gradually fades until, in angel season 5, it is barely visible.
He may be the hallmark romantic interest of the entire series, the one guy buffy could never really get over, but let's not try to pretendeverythingwas all 5 x 5 between these two.
's idw series feeds into the "twilight" and "last gleaming" arcs of buffy season eight, concluding that series in 2011.
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When he tried to grope buffy on the way to school and she consequently broke his nose, he then told the principal (of all people) that she was a big old tease.
She gets drunk with spike, and calls him "a neutered vampire who cheats at kitten poker.
When tara says it's a molecular difference, buffy breaks down and asks why she lets him do those things to her and reveals their relationship.
Idw's angel: after the fall, spike does not appear until the second issue, written by brian lynch with art by franco urru (the creative team of spike: asylum and spike: shadow puppets) with plotting and "executive production" by whedon himself.
Capable of developing sound battle strategies, spike (particularly in the days before receiving his chip and being re-ensouled) often loses patience with anything more complicated than outright attack, as mentioned in the episode "in the dark".
Dracula, in which their mutual hatred is caused when spike, along with darla and drusilla, slaughtered the romani (gypsy) tribe who had cursed their patriarch, angelus, with a soul, although it is unclear if either spike or drusilla knew precisely why darla was so angry with the tribe.
After a while spike gets bored of waiting so he goes to angel's apartment to find the ring and leaving marcus to torture angel, he gets to the apartment only to find cordelia and doyle aiming at him with weapons and demanding to know where angel is.
 in the dark horse presents #24 season eight tie-in, "always darkest", spike and angel appear (again in a dream sequence) at buffy's side when she is fighting caleb, but to her dismay the two start flirting with and kissing one another.
Dark horse also gives the spike title a new stylised logo, distinct from the angel-typeface logo used prior.
"fool for love" 2nd flashback: months after being sired, william, now called spike, has through acts of public mayhem forced angelus' vampire group (himself, spike, drusilla, and angelus' sire/paramour darla) to flee london; spike first learns of the existence of the vampire slayer.
During this time, her relationship to spike deepens and she is able to talk to him about things she feels she cannot share with the scooby gang.
Buffy's love for angel was like that of an addict's she would excuse his worst behavior and keep going back for more.
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Angelus regarded killing as an art, not a sport, and killed for the sheer act of evil; spike did it for amusement and the rush.
Angel, still ensouled, briefly reunites with the group; when spike and drusilla, neither of whom seem aware that angel is ensouled, boast of spike's deed, angel pretends to be impressed but is actually disgusted.
Spike heads to a remote area of africa, where he seeks out a legendary demon shaman and undergoes the demon trials, a series of grueling physical challenges.
Oz gives angel the ring who then hides it in the sewer, just as he is about to leave for another case he is ambushed by spike who hits him with a wooden plank, angel defeats spike but spike warns him that he will get the ring one way or another.
Wars: spike forces the trio to help him by threatening to break their boba fett action figure.
Inasmuch as buffy knew of the "theft" as of "sleeper," spike presumably shared the detail with her in an undepicted moment.
Buffy grew a lot when angel finally left her, but for what it's worth, those crazy kids really did love each other.
Tartalia, james marsters' stunt double, says he knocked himself out during the last scene, in which buffy and spike fall through the ceiling.
Has a punk look which strongly resembles english rock musician billy idol; humorously, buffy claims that billy idol in fact stole his look from spike.
 when nikki wood's son robin tries to kill spike, he unwittingly frees spike from his hypnotic trigger: the song "early one morning", a favorite of his mother, which evokes spike's traumatic memories of his mother's abusive behavior toward him after she turned; after spike is able to address these issues, he realizes his mother had always loved him, knowledge which frees him from the first's control.
Was just before buffy ended their relationship, telling spike that she couldn't go on because she was using him.
Flashbacks in "fool for love" (season 5) show that spike was sired as an adult in 1880.
 in the days and hours leading up to the final showdown with glory, spike fights by buffy's side, earning her trust and a re-invitation to her house.
Discovers that the chip in his head gives him no pain when he punches buffy.
Spike had setbacks along the way; there were times when he reverted to his former "evil" self and tried to hurt buffy or the scoobies.
A flashback in "fool for love" reveals that spike received the scar from the sword of the first slayer he killed in 1900.
" however, the character ended up staying for the second season, and then returning in the fourth to replace cordelia as "the character who told buffy she was stupid and about to die.
Was at this point that spike realised, with horror, that he was in love with buffy.
Girl in question 1st flashback: in 1894, spike and angelus are imprisoned by the mysterious immortal, who seduces drusilla and darla in their absence.
He is slowly incinerated in the process, but not before buffy tells him "i love you.
 spike attended woodstock in 1969, whereupon he accidentally became high after ingesting the blood of a hippie, he claims to have spent the next six hours following the incident "watching my hand move".
" stunt coordinator john medlen also hurt himself during this episode, while demonstrating how spike should swing from the chandelier.
 in 1977 he fought and killed a second slayer, nikki wood, aboard a subway train in new york city, taking from her a black leather duster which he wears throughout his appearances on buffy and angel until it is destroyed in an explosion in season five of angel, whereupon he gets a new one that looks exactly like the old one ("the girl in question").
Taking precautions however, they then throw the ring away and just as spike was about to retrieve it, oz bursts through the wall in his van and rescues angel.