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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Cast Reunites for the Show’s 20th Anniversary

It’s hard to believe that twenty years have gone by since Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit our television screens, but this year officially marks twenty years since the Scooby Gang fought vampires, demons, and whatever else that the Hellmouth, authority figures, and Sunnydale High threw at them.
Buffy quickly became a part of pop culture history after its 1997 debut. The show went on for seven more seasons, finally ending in 2003. After passing up many reunions, and returning in graphic novel form, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the actors we loved in it is back for an epic 20th anniversary reunion. Dreams do come true!

Helmed by creative juggernaut Joss Whedon, the show starred Sarah Michelle Gellar as strong, tough, and endlessly wise-cracking vampire slayer Buffy Summers. Buffy hung with pals Willow and Xander by day and fought the vamps at night, supervised by watcher Giles. The show was innovative and delivered on its original concept as ‘high school as a horror movie’, and Whedon won an Emmy in 2000 for his writing on the show.

The show became a nearly instant cult classic. Though it was based off an original 1992 movie written by Whedon, the movie ended up very different from the script and became comedy– far from the original intent.

But with the television series, Whedon was able to finally make the concept of female power the core of the show. In the process, he showed what it was like to be a teenager and deal with regular high school problems. Buffy just wants to be a regular girl, but she’s been given the ancient responsibility of being a slayer.

The cast participated in an interview and a shoot for Entertainment Weekly Magazine celebrating the 20th anniversary. Fans who are worried that the cast has aged will be pleasantly surprised– everyone seems to have withstood the trials of time and look just as good as they ever did, although not the exact same age that they were when filming. Ten cast members including Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz, James Marsters, Michelle Trachtenberg, Amber Benson, Kristine Sutherland, and more.

The show wasn’t all trials and tribulations with monsters– it had its fair share of relationships and drama, too. Whether you were a Buffy and Spike die hard or loved Angel and Buffy, this interview and print shoot is just what fans have needed. The show, the cast, the concepts, and the experience of Buffy the Vampire Slayer still resonates twenty years later, and the cast is no less beloved by the fans.

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