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Can't recall the particular shot, but the effect is commonly created using multiple composite layers Typically there will be three layers the person walking in real time, the person in slow time, the background Each is filmed separately as individual layers. For the "people" layers only the people (and I guess the punchbag in this case) are used - the ...
Snyder brings it up in The Puppet Show (1x09): That's the kind of wooly-headed liberal thinking that leads to being eaten. Buffy also asks Wood if he had heard about what happened to Flutie in Beneath You (7x02). Other than that I don't think it comes up much at all. We certainly never see those students again.
I have not seen this episode, but have read that the effect is similar to the "bullet time" special effects in the Matrix. The latter was achieved using 120 still cameras in a circle surrounding the subject. The still cameras are fired sequentially (for hyper-slow motion) or all at the same time (to freeze the action instead). The single frames from each ...
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