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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Complete Series

 

Highly Recommended

The Show:

In today’s installment of you are old, did you know that the then-UPN show Buffy the Vampire Slayer quietly celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. Yes, it’s 20 years old. Inspired by the 1992 film, the show was received with initial adoration and better than expected critical praise, and exploded into a show that helped dwarf its cinematic older sister with humor and romance sort of in the same vein as the film, but bringing larger themes and conflicts for its characters into larger light, one or two of them being notable historically. With this time marker being ticked off, it was only a matter of time before it was celebrated somehow, and it has been with the usual retrospective ephemera; some books, some occasional ensemble reunions (usually partial), and a boxed set of the show was recently released o…Read the entire review

By Max Schindler