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|Affiliation = [[Sunnydale Hospital]]
 
|Affiliation = [[Sunnydale Hospital]]
 
|Actor = Richard Herd
 
|Actor = Richard Herd
 
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Doctor '''Stanley Backer''' was part of the [[Sunnydale Hospital]] staff.
 
Doctor '''Stanley Backer''' was part of the [[Sunnydale Hospital]] staff.
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
===Questionable medical practices===
 
===Questionable medical practices===
Dr. Backer was known for a multitude of offences in his line of work, recieving reprimands for controversal experiments, censures for risky procedures and a court action lawsuit for malpractice (that was dropped) as well as abusing laboratory services, improper use of NIH funds, making cloning violations against the State Ethics Board and was schedued for an investigation by the DEA for abusing IV drugs. Despite his grim history, he apparently kept a good reputation at the hospital, since the security guard [[Don]] considered Backer a great man, though did have disagreements with [[Wilkinson|Dr Wilkinson]] who brought up his unorthodox methods with the Medical Board of California.
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Dr. Backer was known for a multitude of offenses in his line of work, receiving reprimands for controversial experiments, censures for risky procedures and a court action lawsuit for malpractice (that was dropped) as well as abusing laboratory services, improper use of NIH funds, making cloning violations against the State Ethics Board and was scheduled for an investigation by the DEA for abusing IV drugs. Despite his grim history, he apparently kept a good reputation at the hospital, since the security guard [[Don]] considered Backer a great man, though did have disagreements with [[Wilkinson|Dr Wilkinson]] who brought up his unorthodox methods with the Medical Board of California.
   
 
===Death===
 
===Death===
 
In 1998, Dr. Backer had been working on a group of children suffering from a virus. With the parent's consent, Dr. Backer tried to inoculate the children by giving them controlled dosages of the same virus to raise their temperature and "burn" the virus out of them. Since this method started to work, Dr. Backer made himself an enemy of [[Der Kindestod]], a [[demon]] that fed on the sick children at the hospital. Just as Dr. Backer was about to give the children another dose, Der Kindestod killed him by slashing him with his claws which the doctor couldn't see coming as the demon was [[Invisibility|invisible]]. [[Buffy Summers]] later used a diluted sample of Stanely's vials, giving herself the virus which allowed her to see and kill Der Kindestod, saving the children and allowing them to recover.
 
In 1998, Dr. Backer had been working on a group of children suffering from a virus. With the parent's consent, Dr. Backer tried to inoculate the children by giving them controlled dosages of the same virus to raise their temperature and "burn" the virus out of them. Since this method started to work, Dr. Backer made himself an enemy of [[Der Kindestod]], a [[demon]] that fed on the sick children at the hospital. Just as Dr. Backer was about to give the children another dose, Der Kindestod killed him by slashing him with his claws which the doctor couldn't see coming as the demon was [[Invisibility|invisible]]. [[Buffy Summers]] later used a diluted sample of Stanely's vials, giving herself the virus which allowed her to see and kill Der Kindestod, saving the children and allowing them to recover.
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== Behind the Scenes ==
 
== Behind the Scenes ==
 
*He was portrayed by Richard Herd.
 
*He was portrayed by Richard Herd.

Revision as of 02:57, January 21, 2014


Doctor Stanley Backer was part of the Sunnydale Hospital staff.

Biography

Questionable medical practices

Dr. Backer was known for a multitude of offenses in his line of work, receiving reprimands for controversial experiments, censures for risky procedures and a court action lawsuit for malpractice (that was dropped) as well as abusing laboratory services, improper use of NIH funds, making cloning violations against the State Ethics Board and was scheduled for an investigation by the DEA for abusing IV drugs. Despite his grim history, he apparently kept a good reputation at the hospital, since the security guard Don considered Backer a great man, though did have disagreements with Dr Wilkinson who brought up his unorthodox methods with the Medical Board of California.

Death

In 1998, Dr. Backer had been working on a group of children suffering from a virus. With the parent's consent, Dr. Backer tried to inoculate the children by giving them controlled dosages of the same virus to raise their temperature and "burn" the virus out of them. Since this method started to work, Dr. Backer made himself an enemy of Der Kindestod, a demon that fed on the sick children at the hospital. Just as Dr. Backer was about to give the children another dose, Der Kindestod killed him by slashing him with his claws which the doctor couldn't see coming as the demon was invisible. Buffy Summers later used a diluted sample of Stanely's vials, giving herself the virus which allowed her to see and kill Der Kindestod, saving the children and allowing them to recover.

Behind the Scenes

  • He was portrayed by Richard Herd.

Appearances

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