"Buffy Summers, Class Protector"
March 9, 2017 11:18 PM Subscribe
10 March 2017 marks the twentieth anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer's TV debut, an occasion for many, many articles, touching on empowerment and life lessons, and resonance with adolescence and adulthood:
... [Buffy] reflected the universal struggle to figure out how to be human in an increasingly unfeeling world, ... even after your heart has been shattered in ways one could not have predicted.
- Joss Whedon, Empire Online:
The monsters were all very well and good, but in the first season we were, like, “Let’s take our favorite horror movies and turn them into high school stories.” By the second season, the horror movies were gone and the horror came from the story, the high school and the emotion.
- Youtube: Buffy Summers, Class Protector
- THR: 'Buffy' at 20: 13 Key Players on How It Changed TV and Why There Shouldn't be a Revival
- The Atlantic: ‘The Body’: The Radical Empathy of Buffy’s Best Episode