Xander in season 7
Alexander Lavelle Harris was born to Anthony and Jessica Harris in Sunnydale, California. According to Xander, his dad once tried to sell him to some Armenians. Tony is a self-pitying drunk who first appeared in a nightmare sequence in Season Four's "Restless"; he tore out his son's heart. Jessica is a fragile mess without a stove; her culinary repertoire includes a "famous phone call to the Chinese place." She's known to neglect her son and appear cheerful in front of strangers as an attempt to cover the true nature of her miserable life. Xander's uncle, Rory, is an alcoholic taxidermist. Every Christmas, Xander sleeps outside to avoid his family's drunken arguments. Neither parent is happy with their marriage, but they have stayed together for decades. When he was thirteen, Xander attended Willow's bat mitzvah, where his parents drank to excess. Throughout the series, Xander's family was said to be unreliable and even abusive, and the main 출처 of his insecurities. They finally appeared at Xander and Anya's aborted wedding in Season Six's "Hell's Bells."
Xander briefly dated his best friend Willow Rosenberg, but they broke up over a stolen 바비 인형 when they were five. At his sixth birthday party, which Willow attended, his parents hired a clown who chased him, resulting in his coulrophobia; a fear of clowns. He overcame this phobia in Season One's "Nightmares."Xander and Willow developed a mutual hatred of their snobby classmate Cordelia Chase, which led them to form the "We Hate Cordelia Chase" club, of which Xander was the treasurer.
Scooby Gang In Season One, Xander meets Buffy Summers on her first 일 at Sunnydale High. He overhears her bizarre conversation with Rupert Giles in the school 도서관, 라이브러리 and loses his male best friend Jesse McNally to 뱀파이어 in "The Harvest." Xander takes the stand that "vampires are bad," and is forced to reluctantly stake his former friend. Following Jesse's death, Xander becomes a wisecracking sidekick of the Scooby Gang, often annoying those around him, including 앤젤 and the 더 많이 uptight Giles. Xander soon develops a crush on Buffy, but it is not reciprocated. However, in the Season One finale, "Prophecy Girl," he saves her life 의해 administering CPR after she is drowned 의해 the Master.
In the 초 season, Xander gradually begins a turbulent and ambiguous relationship with Cordelia after they are thrown together in several life-or-death situations. The military knowledge Xander acquires - thanks to a spell - enables Buffy to defeat the Judge, a supposedly invulnerable demon, in the episode "Innocence." When being seen with Xander costs Cordelia her position among Sunnydale High's fashionable clique, she dumps him on Valentine's Day. Xander retaliates 의해 coercing Amy Madison to cast a 사랑 spell, which misfires: for a few hours, until the spell is broken, Xander finds himself irresistible to every girl, woman, and female vampire in sight; except Cordelia, who, realizing how much Xander cares for her, reunites with him in defiance of her former friends.
Season Three sees Xander revive an interest in Willow, and a 키스 that leads to Cordelia's near-fatal injury in the episode "Lovers Walk" and Anyanka's arrival in the episode "The Wish." Cordelia labels Xander "The Zeppo", mocking him for being useless compared to his friends, who are Slayers, witches, werewolves, and vampires. In an attempt to prove her wrong, Xander embarks on an adventure with a group of zombies led 의해 tough guy Jack O'Toole, losing his virginity to Faith Lehane in the process. However, when O'Toole and his 프렌즈 try to blow up Sunnydale High, Xander single-handedly puts an end to their plan. Later, he is asked to the Prom 의해 Anya Jenkins, formerly the vengeance demon Anyanka. In the Season Three finale, "Graduation Day, Part Two," he leads Sunnydale High's students against Mayor Wilkins and his vampires.
In Season Four, Xander's inferiority complex and feelings of isolation increase when he chooses not to enroll in college with his friends. After graduating from high school, he sets upon a cross-country trip inspired 의해 Jack Kerouac's On the Road that ends when his car breaks down. Returning to Sunnydale, he moves into his parents' basement, for which he has to pay rent, and takes a series of odd jobs as a 음식 vendor, a bartender, a phone-sex operator, and a deliveryman. After much persuasion, he has sex with Anya and they begin dating. Initially, his interest in Anya is purely sexual, but as the season progesses, he develops genuine feelings for her, eventually falling in love. In the Season Four finale "Primeval," Xander gives Buffy his "heart" in the spell that defeats Adam.
Season Five sees Xander mature significantly, pursuing a 더 많이 stable career in carpentry and construction work, and moving into his own apartment with Anya. When famous vampire Dracula comes to Sunnydale in 검색 of the Slayer, he hypnotises Xander into briefly becoming his willing manservant. After being hit 의해 the demon Toth's Ferula Gemini, Xander is 스플릿, 분할 into two separate beings; one displaying his strengths and one displaying his weaknesses. In "Triangle", he defends Willow and Anya equally from Anya's ex-boyfriend, Olaf the Troll, despite being forced to choose between them. Shortly before going into battle with the hell-goddess Glory, Xander asks Anya to marry him should they survive.
의해 the sixth season, Xander is beginning to have doubts about his future with Anya. Hoping for a happy ending, he summons the demon Sweet to turn Sunnydale into a living musical, which goes horribly wrong when people start bursting into flames as well as song.Xander's fears over marrying Anya are made worse 의해 a visit from a demon pretending to be his future self, showing him a 쓴, 쓰라린 future trapped in a marriage similar to his parents'.Although the vision is later revealed to be false, Xander admits to having doubts beforehand and leaves a heartbroken Anya at the altar. When Willow turns evil after her girlfriend Tara Maclay is killed, Xander's 사랑 for his childhood friend turns her around and saves the world.
In Season Seven, Xander struggles over his feelings with Anya and suffers a devastating injury. When Buffy's sister Dawn mistakenly believes herself to be a Potential Slayer, Xander empathises with her disappointment at not being the one in the spotlight.Despite admitting that they still 사랑 each other, he and Anya finally break up for good, but continue to have the odd fling in times of crisis. In the episode "Dirty Girls," Xander has his left eye gouged out 의해 the evil preacher Caleb, and begins wearing an eyepatch. In the final battle against the First Evil, Anya is killed 의해 a Bringer's sword, and her body remains in the new Sunnydale High's ruins as the empty town is swallowed 의해 the earth. Andrew Wells, whom she had fought alongside, comforts Xander 의해 saying that Anya had died saving his life. Xander replies 의해 saying, "That's my girl. Always doing the stupid thing."