Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and the good looking criminals of Firefly are finally going to be available for free online for anyone to revisit or watch for the first time. This should be a cause for celebration. But they’re coming back courtesy of Facebook Watch, and as much as I’d love for friends to finally see Buffy — no, not like this.
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Last week, at the height of San Diego Comic-Con, Fox dropped a bombshell that a new Buffy the Vampire Slayer was in the works, starring a black woman in the lead role. The initial report said the show would be a reboot of the '90s television series but showrunner Monica Owusu-Breen has made a statement which sounds like that that's not the case at all.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is celebrating its 20-year anniversary today, and while the story (and the fashions) might technically be dated, the show is somehow more relevant than ever. Creator Joss Whedon tapped into a world where myths and monsters could be used to represent real problems, with a brilliant dash of his signature humour and heart. In celebration of 20 years of Buffy slayage, let's travel to Sunnydale and celebrate this incredible show together (hopefully before the school blows up again).
It's 2016, and things are looking pretty grim. As prognosticators of the future, we're here to assess the present, and remind everyone that as bad things are, they can always get much, much worse -- and they are much, much worse in mirror universes and parallel worlds. Here are 16 alternate realities that make the original look like home sweet home.