Finally, an episode in the season that I could wholeheartedly praise since... well, "The Body", maybe, in season 5 (maybe also "The Gift"). This was such an ambitious episode by one "Diego Gutierrez" (Whedon's former assistant apparently), and it stood on the levels of those experimental episodes like "Hush" and "Once More with Feeling". Naturally, I dug this episode much more than Once More, especially with how eerie that ending is.
I love alternate realities in stories, and I love metafiction, so this is the best of both worlds. The idea of Sunnydale being this delusion is an interestin