And straight away the very next episode invokes the fourth rule of Buffy as Giles behaves in a most grown-up, and therefore irresponisble manner - although...

In matters of tradition and protocol, I must answer to The Council. My role in this was very specific...


... so it's not really a surprise. Giles does love a bit of tradition and protocol.

Nothing insightful to say so here's the lovely Swedish band Audrey playing the stunning Helpless from their first EP

And a live version: