See Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Tribute To Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s 19th Anniversary


It’s hard to believe that yesterday marked Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s 19th anniversary.¬†Well the TV series anyway. After the movie was taken in a different direction than he originally conceived in 1992, Joss Whedon was given a second change to bring his character Buffy to audiences around the world on television on the now defunct The WB network. Originally it was a mid season replacement, but it quickly gained popularity and lasted for 7 seasons from 1997-2003. The series became ingrained in pop culture, and was among the first to use the phrase Google It. Buffy became a cultural icon, and a symbol for strong women. Yesterday Sarah Michelle Gellar paid tribute to her star making role on Facebook.

Gellar posted a photo of herself from her Buffy days on Facebook, and a note that said¬†“19 years ago tonight, I got to introduce you to Buffy The Vampire Slayer (and #mrpointy too) thank you for taking the incredible journey with me and continuing still. I am and forever will be #grateful”

Buffy the Vampire Slayer followed the story of the chosen one, Buffy Summers, as she moved from high school to college, and fought the forces of darkness. The series spawned a spin-0ff series called Angel, several video games, comic books and novels. There have been talks of a remake, but so far nothing has progressed on that front.

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