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She's only programmed to be in love.
―Warren Mears[src]

April was a robot created by Warren Mears to be his girlfriend. She was the inspiration for the Buffybot.

Biography

I'm looking for Warren. Do you know where Warren is? And if you do, could you tell me?
―April[src]

April was created by Warren Mears to love and obey him, but Warren ultimately realized that he didn't love her back and left her, hoping her batteries would run out. Afterwards, he met Katrina Silber, with whom he started a relationship

However, April traveled to Sunnydale to find her creator. Her devotion to Warren knew no limits, and she physically attacked anyone who came between them, including Buffy Summers, Spike and Katrina. Ultimately, Warren, in an attempt to escape her, told her that he loved Buffy, resulting in a massive brawl between them. Buffy disabled April, and the two engaged in civil conversation with each other. Buffy comforted April over Warren's departure, but she was accepting of it. In her last words, April told Buffy, "It's always darkest just before the dawn," but she shut down before she could finish her sentence.

Personality and traits

Crying is blackmail. Good girlfriends don't cry.
―April[src]

April was programmed by Warren to display a cheerful, supportive and somewhat submissive personality. She was blindly devoted and loyal to Warren, going as far as attacking Spike after he gave her an indecent proposal.

Her programming included folders and files such as "Make Warren Happy", "Places to Rub", "Listen Sympathetically", "Give Him Presents", "Oral Sex (File 1 of 7)", "Praise" and "Fight for Boyfriend".

Behind the scenes

Although the part was originally to be played by pop princess Britney Spears[1], scheduling conflicts forced Spears to back out and the role went to actress Shonda Farr

Appearances

References

  1. 'Buffy' Nerds Embrace the Dark Side
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