the G-man wrote:
But, seriously, I think some of that "plot twist" had to do with what I understand was McLachlan's very vocal discomfort behind the scenes over the idea of a thirty year old FBIagent having a romance with someone who was supposed to be a high school senior.
What was it Giles said to Wesley at the Sunnydale senior prom as he drool over Cordelia? "She's 18 years old, and you have the emotional maturity of a raspberry scone. Have at it."