Sarah Michelle Gellar is also taking over Hi guys!!#Buffy A post shared by Entertainment Weekly (@entertainmentweekly) on was a true treasure, and I miss it terribly. The scripts were so deftly written that, although centered on supernatural plots, young viewers could relate to Buffy’s teenage anxieties that derailed her slayer duties.Audiences witnessed Buffy’s growing pains as she experienced her first love, struggled with transitioning from high school to college student, and felt the pain of losing a parent.The last decade has been kinder to some than others…Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers: The post- hasn’t been easy for Buffy’s stalwart friend.Brendon, now 40, has fought a very public battle with alcohol and sleeping pill addiction.
Both were offered the roles, with Reynolds reportedly turning it down because he couldn't bear to relive his own grisly high school experience.3.Keep up with this story and more , would not exist, it was also a win for feminist entertainment. Physically, she was dominant over men, women and evil monsters, but she was also defiant and strong-willed.Today, there is an abundance of complex female characters leading dramas ( The show’s success was not immediate.It told the simple tale of a perfectly normal all-American cheerleader called Buffy Summers who discovers her destiny is to battle vampires and demons.She was only girl in the world who could do it, but had to do so while balancing her day-job as daughter, friend and schoolgirl. It was smart, moving, funny, heart-breaking and (in places) musical.