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Questions tagged [buffy-the-vampire-slayer]

A tv series, loosely based on a comedic film of the same name, about a teenage girl who kills vampires and all manner of supernatural threats that constantly emerge from a dimensional portal located in the small town of Sunnydale.

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Is Buffy the Vampire Slayer the first teen feminist hero of US TV?

Buffy is an action hero that made all the difficult choices, broke up with men that did not love, felt the pain of Angel leaving her but then dealt with this also, found a choice and stood up to it, ...
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Why “Buffy” the movie is considered worse than the tv show with the same name? [closed]

According to this article, the movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer had been a huge mess. https://film.avclub.com/25-years-later-the-buffy-movie-looks-less-like-a-dry-r-1798258943 What was the force of ...
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Why does Andrew Borba say “pork and beans”?

When Andrew Borba shows up in the episode "Never Kill a Boy on the First Date" (S01E05) of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he starts ranting about "pork and beans". Is that just random gibberish, or is it ...
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Why does the Watchers Council not seem to care how or why a slayer dies?

When Buffy dies for two minutes in Season One of Buffy The Vampire Slayer the Watchers Council is made aware of it due to the rising of the new slayer Kendra. When Kendra comes to Sunnydale several ...
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Spike and Harmony - weaker demons?

Spike acts atypically for a vampire on a number of occasions: When he "turns" his mother, he seems to believe he's doing something good for her, as opposed to something to torment her or others. ...
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Effects of events in Angel to the Buffy Storyline

I have re-watched the Buffy Series and the Angel spin off afterwards. The last 4 seasons of Buffy and the first 4 seasons of Angel were happening concurrently. There were also a few intersections ...
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Why are there lines missing from the Netflix versions of Buffy?

Forgive me if this is the wrong stack for this, but it definitely seems TV related -- Netflix is my only TV provider! This question is primarily about Buffy the Vampire Slayer; I was watching the ...
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Did the producers of “Buffy” know that the show would be renewed before the Season 5 finale?

I've been re-watching Season 5 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer recently, and I was curious about some behind-the-scenes events that affected how the plot turned out. Specifically, at the end of "The Gift"...
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Why is there a marked grave?

At the end of Buffy the Vampire season five, which was also the ending of the WB run of the series, The episode concludes with a shot of the clearly-marked grave. When the show returns in season ...
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Why does Spike claim to have gotten his soul back by his own wish, when he didn't?

So I started binge-watching "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and was wondering - at the end of season six, Spike goes to a demon somewhere and asks him to remove his chip so he could be a "real vampire" ...
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In the Buffy episode Consequences, how did Angel get into Faith's apartment?

I don't recall him going there before, but I could be wrong. He bursts in to save Xander uninvited.
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Did Spike really torture people with railroad spikes?

In S02E03- School Hard, Giles is reading from a book which mentions Spike, and he then says: He's known as William the Bloody. Earned his nickname by torturing his victims with railroad spikes. ...
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Is The Cabin in the Woods linked to the Buffyverse?

The Cabin in the Woods features a mysterious bureaucratic organisation that, although never named, commodifies certain supernatural creatures within its operation. Both Angel and Buffy the Vampire ...
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Actors common to both Pleasantville and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Who are the actors common to both Pleasantville and Buffy the Vampire Slayer? As part of my grieving process over the death of Paul Walker who was in the Fast & the Furious franchise, I was ...
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Walking around someone who is moving in Slow Motion?

In the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" series musical episode, "Once More With Feeling", during the Giles and Buffy fight montage (Song: 'Standing in the Way') there is a scene where Buffy is hitting a ...
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Was the Pack's memory of eating the Principal ever mentioned again?

In Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 Episode 6, Xander and 4 other students are possessed and they eat a pig. At the end they are all freed of possession and Xander claims memory loss. However Giles ...