Shippers are loyal, supporting their ship through thick and thin. Sometimes, one half of a ship does something truly unforgivable. Yet, we inexplicably find ourselves forgiving as we hope and pray for a reconciliation.
Cordelia: You'll be okay here. If you hang with me and mine, you'll be accepted in no time. Of course, we do have to test your coolness factor. You're from L.A., so you can skip the written. So let's see...vamp nail polish? Buffy: Over? Cordelia: So over. James Spader? Buffy: He needs to call me! Cordelia: Frappachinos? Buffy: Trendy but tasty. Cordelia: Josh Tesh. Buffy: The devil. Cordelia: That was pretty much a gimme, but you passed!
Joyce: Okay, have a good time! I know you're going to make friends right away, just think positive. [Buffy leaves the car] Joyce: And honey... [Buffy turns around] Joyce: Try not to get kicked out. Buffy: I promise.