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Encyclopedia > Caleb (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Caleb (played by Nathan Fillion) is a fictional character in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe created by Joss Whedon. (Fillion is one of three actors who had appeared on Joss Whedon's Firefly series who later played a villain on one of Whedon's other shows.) Nathan Fillion as Malcolm Reynolds on Firefly Nathan Fillion (born March 27, 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian actor. ... A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a U.S. television series loosely based on the original script for the 1992 movie of the same name. ... Joss Whedon Joseph Joss Hill Whedon (b. ... Joss Whedon Joseph Joss Hill Whedon (b. ... Firefly is a science fiction television series that premiered on television in the United States and Canada on September 20, 2002. ...

Caleb is an arrogant, misogynistic defrocked priest who is allied with The First Evil and serves as one of the "big bads" of Season 7. He tries to help The First Evil destroy the Slayer lineage by killing the Potentials one by one. He is given extraordinary strength by the First when they "merge". According to the First, Caleb is the only human strong enough to be its vessel. The Whedonverse is a name for the fictional universe which includes most of the collected works of Joss Whedon, including: Buffy: the Vampire Slayer Angel: the Series Fray Tales of the Vampires and other comics The Whedonverse is also known as the Buffyverse or the Slayerverse. ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a U.S. television series loosely based on the original script for the 1992 movie of the same name. ... Angel was the highly successful spin-off from the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... The cover Fray #1 Fray is an eight-issue comic book miniseries about Meleka Fray, a Slayer in the future, written by Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon and drawn by Karl Moline (pencils) and Andy Owens (inks). ... Misogyny is an exaggerated pathological aversion towards women. ... Roman Catholic priest LCDR Allen R. Kuss (USN) aboard USS Enterprise A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... The First Evil In the fictional world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The First Evil, commonly referred to as The First, is the Big Bad (major villain) in the series seventh season. ... A Slayer in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer fictional universe is a young girl bestowed with mystical powers that originate from the heart of a demon. ... Binomial name Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Subspecies Homo sapiens idaltu(extinct) Homo sapiens sapiens Homo (genus). ... Vessel can refer to any of the following: Objects Vessel (French vaissel, from a rare Latin vascellum, diminuitive of vas, vase, or urn), a word of somewhat wide application for many objects, the meaning common to them being capacity to hold or contain something. ...

Caleb likes to reenact his killings by asking the First to take on the form of the girls he killed, so that he may "kill them again."

In "Dirty Girls", Caleb murders two potential slayers before violently blinding Xander in one eye by forcing his thumb into Xander's left eye-socket, during an aborted initial attack on Caleb's vineyard. pictures of caleb and the bringers ... Alexander (Xander) LaVelle Harris is a fictional character in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... The thumbs up gesture is a sign of approval in many cultures. ... This article refers to the sight organ. ... A vineyard Vineyard with bird netting Wine grapes with netting as protection against birds A vineyard (vignoble in French, vigna or vigneto in Italian, vinha in Portuguese, viña or viñedo in Spanish, Weinberg in German) is a place where grapes are grown for making wine, raisins, or table...

Despite a dramatic arrival in Sunnydale when he bested Buffy and her army of potential slayers on several occasions, he is eventually killed at Buffy's hands by being sliced in two with a scythe from the crotch up. Sunnydale, California is the fictional suburban setting for the popular television drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Using a scythe A scythe is an agricultural hand tool for mowing and reaping grass or crops. ...

Caleb is a less complex character than the other villains in the series such as the mayor Richard Wilkins or even The Master. Especially striking in this context is his relative lack of humor and wit compared to other bad guys from the series. This makes him perhaps not so richly constructed as other villains in the series. But what he lacks in witticisms, however, he gains in darkness and danger and it is probably agreed by fans that he makes one of the most serious threats the Slayer has come across. Harry Groener as Richard Wilkins. ... Mark Metcalf as The Master The Master is a fictional character in the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, played by Mark Metcalf. ...

A few Christian groups have claimed that Caleb comes across as an attack on their faith. However, it is made fairly clear early on that Caleb is no longer a priest, having been stripped of his duties sometime before this (presumably as a punishment). He could be a reworking of a similar (but non-supernatural) character played by Robert Mitchum in the film The Night of the Hunter. As a noun, Christian is an appellation and moniker deriving from the appellation Christ, which many people associate exclusively with Jesus of Nazareth. ... Robert Mitchum in Cape Fear Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor and singer. ... The Night of the Hunter is a 1953 novel by American author, Davis Grubb. ...

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Caleb (Buffyverse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (765 words)
Caleb is an arrogant, misogynistic defrocked priest who is allied with The First Evil and serves as one of the "big bads" of Season 7.
Caleb was the one who organized the attack of the Bringers on the Potential Slayers around the world and the man responsible for setting up the bomb that destroyed the Watcher's Council Headquarters in London and caused the deaths of Quentin Travers and all Watchers and Council Operatives present.
Caleb provided Buffy and her allies with a villain who was both a physical threat (in contrast to the non-corporeal First Evil) and a recognizable individual (as opposed to the nameless Bringers and Turok-Han, who were formidable but also more or less interchangeable).
Empty Places (Buffy episode) at AllExperts (1477 words)
At the deserted school Buffy is confronted by Caleb, who gives her a beating, and returns home to find that Faith has taken the tense potential slayers, and Dawn, to the Bronze for a night of relaxation.
Buffy takes the reminder badly and heads out to the school to pick up the rest of her belongings, sending the Potentials downstairs to be with the others and instructing Faith to lead the research effort.
Buffy continues to argue her point and the reasoning that Caleb is protecting something crucial at the vineyard, but no one agrees with her.
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