Name: Alexander LaVelle Harris

The character Xander Harris is played by Nicholas Brendon.


Notable Facts:

Only seen on his skateboard once (in Welcome to the Hellmouth). He is in every single episode after that.

First Appearance in Welcome to the Hellmouth, Season 1, Episode One.

Xander asks Buffy to go to the Spring Fling with him in Prophecy Girl and is turned down. Later in the episode he uses CPR to bring her back to life.

Xander saves Buffy's life again in Phases when he stakes Theresa.

Xander performs his first spell with Amy in BBB (a love spell on Cordelia that went horribly wrong, making every other female fall in love with him except for her)

In Go Fish, he goes undercover and joins the swim team. Ends up inhaling the drugged vapors that make most of the members into fish men and has to undergo DNA treatments.

A vampire breaks his arm in Becoming I.


Dislikes: Vampires (The Harvest)

Math (Wtth)


Buffy saves his life twice in S1 (Wtth), (TH)

Dating History:

Willow, when he was five. They broke up when he stole her Barbie Doll. (WttH)

Xander's first date on the show was with Natalie French, the substitute science teacher who turned out to be a praying mantis. (TP)

Cordelia Chase (first kiss in WML2), break up on Valentine's Day in BBB and are back together by the end of the episode.

Slay History:

Xander slayed his first vampire in Phases. (Theresa)

Inadvertantly stakes Jesse. (TH)


Xander: Yeah, like I needed that cleared up. (finds a hiding place) Go away. This is my hiding spot.
Cordelia: Where do I hide?
Xander: You don't hide. You're bait. Go act baity.
Cordelia: What's the plan?
Xander: The vampire attacks you.
Cordelia: And then what?
Xander: The vampire kills you. We watch, we rejoice. (Anne)

Xander: (to Giles) Check it out. The Watcher is back on the clock. And just when you were thinking career change, maybe becoming a... a looker or a... a seer. (DMP)