MORLEY SAFER. BtVS Intertext/Allusion.

In "Doomed," the Scoobies," Xander (as usual) makes light of the discovery of an impending apocalypse with an allusion to television:

BUFFY: Tell me about this symbol.

WILLOW: Right, it was carved into his chest, like a big creepy eye.

XANDER: Itís kind of the CBS logo. Hey, could this be the handiwork of one Mr. Morley Safer?

BUFFY: Iím telling you Iíve seen this somewhere before, I just canít remember where! I mean, itís like...

GILES: Itís the end of the world.

All three kids: Again?


Morley Safer is a telejournalist, best known for his work on the long-running CBS television news magazine Sixty Minutes (1968- ). He has been on the show since 1970.

--David Lavery