In 1997, an upstart creative mind gifted the world with the adventures of a vapid young woman whose solemn duty was to rid the world of vampires. Aided by a close-knit group of friends, Buffy: the Vampire Slayer became one of the most beloved fantasy shows of its era. In the process it turned an unknown writer named Joss Whedon into a household name. Of course, there was a lot going on behind the scenes of this drama, much more than meets the eye. How much do you know about the series? Read on to find out.
1. Before He Wrote ‘The Avengers’
Joss Whedon may be a familiar name now (since he redefined blockbusters with The Avengers), but in 1997, he only had a few films credits to his name. As a script doctor, he received recognition for helping with (among others): Speed, Waterworld, X-Men, Twister, and Toy Story. He was also a staff writer for TV sitcom Roseanne.
More in TV
Christian Group Attempts to Ban a Show They Haven’t Seen
20,000 people have signed Return to Order’s (a Christian Group) petition asking Netflix to cancel Amazon Prime Video’s new limited series...June 20, 2019
10 TV Characters Who Almost Ruined A Hit TV Show
It’s no secret that most TV shows have to keep bringing in fresh blood if they want to keep fans interested....May 4, 2018
All 14 American Idol Judges, RANKED
Now that American Idol is back on the small screen, Season 16 of the singing competition has us reminiscing about the...April 13, 2018
15 Biggest Mistakes In Popular TV Shows
Some of our favorite TV shows from the past and present have the ability to keep us on the edge of...January 30, 2018
11 Reasons You Should Start Watching ‘Ray Donovan’
With five seasons in the books and a sixth season slated for production in 2018, Showtime’s Ray Donovan has quickly become...November 27, 2017
10 TV Characters We Never Got to Fully Know
These characters were an important part of their respective shows, but a huge part of them still remains a mystery. In...November 22, 2017