Buffy the Vampire Slayer is one of the most popular and influential television shows of the past 30 years. Joss Whedon’s fame carried him to Firefly, Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and both the best and worst Avengers movies before constant claims of harassment and accusation brought him low. But even with Whedon generally despised, there were dozens of more talented people and hundreds of just as talented folks (along with thousands of less talented folks) working on the show, whose gifts should still be celebrated. In other words, Whedon sucks, Buffy is still a great show about the writer of Mockingjay coming to school with a rifle, and how if you’re a teenager, having a lot of hot sex can turn a house into a jungle? Some of the metaphors don’t hold fully, but despite that, let’s take a look back at one of the best shows of the ’90s and today, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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Buffy the vampire slayer It was a movie before it was a show. Despite being a famous and beloved show, Buffy was originally a movie featuring Paul Reubens and Rutger Hauer. Yes, it was that bad. CRACKED.COM

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Angel

CRACKED.COM Buffy the vampire slayer Angel was just meant to turn evil and leave. David Boreanaz and Sarah Michelle Gellar's love of the character, and his relationship with Buffy, made him stick around.

Source: Screen Rant

The Anointed One

Buffy the vampire slayer The Anointed one was going to be a much bigger character. The vampiric child prodigy was going to be Season 2's main villain - but then was unceremoniously gotten rid of by Spike and Drusilla, because the child actor was inconveniently growing up. CRACKED.COM

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Buffy Big Bad

Buffy the vampire slayer was JOSS Whedon the real Big Bad? Due to all kinds of accusations (firing women due to pregnancy, harassing those not in his clique, and so on), Joss Whedon might very well be the real villain of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. CRACKED.COM

Source: Variety

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