Three's a crowd as Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) finds her mom making out with John Ritter in her house. Ritter plays Ted, a man who Buffy's mom has apparently been seeing for a while. Ted's demeanor lies somewhere between Ward Cleaver and Herman Georing. Even though he bakes delicious cookies and her mom is happy, Buffy is suspicious. These worries are confirmed when, after returing from a night of slaying, Buffy catches Ted reading her diary. Justifiably angered by the invasion of privacy, she argues with him and he strikes her. In an abuse of her slayer powers, Buffy punches him down the stairs to his death. But her guilt is short-lived as Willow (Alyson Hannigan), Xander (Nicholas Brendon), and Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter) discover that Ted has had marriages dating back to 1957 and puts drugs in his cookies. The weirdest twist is that Ted comes back to fight Buffy because he's an evil robot who keeps his dead wives in his closet.
by Matt Collar synopsis