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  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 10, 1997
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8
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  • Starring: Emma Caulfield, James Marsters, Sarah Michelle Gellar
  • Summary: In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.
    Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Buffy Summers, The Chosen One, the one girl in all the world with the strength and skill to fight the vampires. With
    the help of her close friends, Willow (Alyson Hannigan), Xander (Nicholas Brendon), and her Watcher Giles (Anthony Stewart Head), she balances slaying, family, friendships, and relationships.
    For five years Buffy slayed vampires on the WB; then for her last two seasons she went to UPN.
    Theme music by Nerf Herder.
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  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Suspense
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  1. Jul 1, 2013
    10
    The series returns to its best with a bang here, with a truly epic season. It starts by introducing Buffy's sister Dawn in a very innovative, unique way and follows the story of the villain Glory, played by Claire Kramer and her quest to find a mysterious key. That is the main arc but there is also a subplot involving Buffy's mother Joyce and that is just as riveting as the main story and produces the episode ''The Body'', which is one of the best episodes of TV I've seen. The finale, ''The Gift' is another brilliant episode. Expand
  2. Mar 20, 2013
    9
    An absolutely fantastic season. Deeply emotional. Shocking twists. Excellent writing. Wonderful character development. Even the inclusion of Dawn was really well done and very believable (did have me scratching my head at first.) Michelle Trachtenberg is a welcome addition to the cast and it's almost a pity she wasn't there from season 1 (well, in a way she was, but we didn't get to see that reality.) Glory is just a perfect villain and really well played. Overall: Season 5 is by far the best season that really come to a great end that does Buffy's character justice. I think this was the only time I have ever cried watching a TV show. Expand

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