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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 - 2003)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 - 2003)

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

81%
80%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

91%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

A cheerleader is chosen to battle the forces of evil as she weathers the storms of young adulthood in an imaginative series that blends killer writing and performances. The show put WB on the ratings map and spawned the successful `Angel' before moving to UPN in 2001. Series creator Joss Whedon introduced the character in a 1992 film that had Kristy Swanson in the Slayer role.
Creator: Joss Whedon

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Seasons

79%
Critics Consensus: Seldom subtle, always subversive, Buffy ends the way it began: a funny, weird show that packs a punch -- and a whole lot of feeling.

2002, WB, 22 episodes

63%
Critics Consensus: Buffy gets an A for effort, but a bleaker tone and some jarring plot twists make this penultimate season a series low.

2001, WB, 22 episodes

82%
Critics Consensus: Brilliant, risky and beautiful, Buffy reaches past the missteps of season four to deliver a fresh, unpredictable season that ends with a bang.

2000, WB, 22 episodes

64%
Critics Consensus: Buffy enters its fourth season on shaky ground -- but finishes with a surprisingly satisfying season finale.

1999, WB, 22 episodes

100%
Critics Consensus: Season three perfects the show's winning formula to create an addictive and satisfying viewing experience, episode after episode.

1998, WB, 22 episodes

91%
Critics Consensus: Buffy finds its footing in season two, crafting a season that balances supernatural hauntings and high school happenings with ease.

1997, WB, 22 episodes

92%
Critics Consensus: Buffy slays her way into the pop-culture lexicon in a debut season that lays the groundwork for one of TV's greatest supernatural teen dramas.

1997, WB, 12 episodes

Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar
as Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon
as Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan
as Willow Rosenberg
Charisma Carpenter
as Cordelia Chase
Anthony Head
as Rupert Giles
David Boreanaz
as Angel/Angelus
Mark Metcalf
as The Master
Juliet Landau
as Drusilla
Robia LaMorte
as Jenny Kalendar
Robia La Morte
as Jenny Kalendar
Harry Groener
as The Mayor
K. Todd Freeman
as Mr. Trick
Marc Blucas
as Riley Finn
Lindsay Crouse
as Maggie Walsh
D.B. Woodside
as Principal Wood
Iyari Limon
as Kennedy
Kristine Sutherland
as Joyce Summers
Tom Lenk
as Cyrus
Danny Strong
as Jonathan
Armin Shimerman
as Mr. Snyder
Adam Busch
as Warren Meers
Alexis Denisof
as Wesley Wyndham-Price
Andrew J. Ferchland
as The Anointed One
Indigo
as Rona
Kali Rocha
as Cecily Addams
Ken Lerner
as Principal Flutie
James C. Leary
as Loose-Skinned Demon
Robin Sachs
as Ethan Rayne
Camden Toy
as Gentleman
Jeff Kober
as Kralick
Kristy Wu
as Chao Ahn
Ethan Erickson
as Percy West
Paige Moss
as Veruca
Andy Umberger
as D'Hoffryn
Dean Butler
as Hank Summers
Marti Noxon
as Parking Ticket Woman
Harris Yulin
as Quentin Travers
Steven W. Bailey
as Cave Demon
Jack Plotnick
as Deputy mayor
Mary Wilcher
as Shannon
Jack Stehlin
as Doctor Angleman
James Lurie
as Teacher
Brett Wagner
as Trucker
Alex Scuby
as Vincent
David Fury
as Mustard Man
Sharon Ferguson
as The Primitive
Conor O'Farrell
as Colonel McNamara
James MacDonald
as Detective Stein
Geoff Meed
as Militia Guy
Amy Powell
as News Reporter
Julia Lee
as Chantarelle
K.D. Aubert
as Robin's Mother
Jeremy Ratchford
as Lyle Gorch
Walter Borchert
as New Vampire
Bob Morrisey
as Lunatic
Paul-Felix Montez
as Mysterious guy
Saikumar
as Jenny Calendar
Casey Sanders
as Mr. Harris
Daniel Weaver
as Handsome Young Man
Conchata Ferrell
as Nurse Ruth
Azura Skye
as Cassie
Paul Bates
as Crazie #1
Donovan Kelly
as Xander Double
Lalaine
as Chloe
Carl Johnson
as Crazy #2
Nick Chinlund
as Major Ellis
Cynthia Lamontagne
as Female Council Member
Neil Daly
as Mason
Scott Zeller
as Henchman
Juanita Jennings
as Dr. Wilkinson
Jeffrey Steven Smith
as Guy in computer class
Amanda Wilmshurst
as Senior cheerleader
Kelly Connell
as Worm-man
Stacey Scowley
as Young Woman
Eric Saiet
as Dalton
Kris Iyer
as Nigel
Max Perlich
as Whistler
Chet Grissom
as Detective
Bob Fimiani
as Mr. Ward
Paul Hayes
as Older Night Watchman
Zachary Woodlee
as Demon/Henchman
Jan Hoag
as Cousin Carol
Greg Vaughan
as Richard
Greg Vaughn
as Richard
Michael Nagy
as Alphonse
Vincent Schiavelli
as Jenny's Uncle
Brian Reddy
as Police Chief Bob
Jeff Ricketts
as Weatherby
Thad Luckinbill
as R.J. Brooks
Richard Herd
as Dr. Backer
Serena Scott Thomas
as Gwendolyn Post
Camilla Griggs
as Gym teacher
George Wallace (II)
as Demon Posing as Old Xander
Aimee Mann
as Herself
David Franco
as Vamp #3
Derek Anthony
as Imposing Demon
Stuart McLean
as Philip Henry
Denise Dowse
as Ms. Miller
Jason Behr
as Billy `Ford' Fordham
James Parks
as Tector Gorch
Steve Rankin
as Mr. Maclay
Alex Estronel
as Henchman
Brandon Keener
as Lance Brooks
Robinne Lee
as Charlotte
Rob Nagle
as Watcher
Jeremy Garrett
as Cameron Walker
Willie Garson
as Security guard
Matthew Lang
as 2nd Male Partygoer
John O'Leary
as Kaltenbach
Matt Simis
as College Guy #1
Adam Paul
as Skanky Vamp
Clea DuVall
as Marcie Ross
Jordan Baker
as Sheila Rosenberg
Lorin Becker
as Witch Woman
April Dion
as Kissing Girl
David Adefeso
as Paramedic #2
Lisa Jay
as Linda
Megalyn Echikunwoke
as Wiccan Group Leader
Ashanti
as Lissa
Wendy Way
as Dierdre
Meredith Salenger
as Grace Newman
Rick Zieff
as Mr. Whitmore
Eric Matheny
as Main Cave Guy
Kevin Cristalon
as First Paramedic
Robin Riker
as Catherine
Daniel McFeeley
as Warty Demon
Courtnee Draper
as Annabelle
Jim Doughan
as Mr. Pole
Richard Assad
as Shop owner
Christopher Gorham
as James Stanley
Hunter Cochrane
as College Guy #2
Kirsten Nelson
as Lorraine Ross
Megahn Perry
as Theresa Klusmeyer
Ranjani Brow
as Young Nun
Damian Mooney
as Patrol Cop
Rif Hutton
as Military Commander
Kathryn Joosten
as Mrs. Holt
Todd Stashwick
as M'Fashnik Demon
Kate Rodger
as Paramedic
Anthony Anselmi
as Partier / The Dead Guy
Stefan Umstead
as Second Paramedic
Michael Merton
as Mr. Savitsky
Edith Fields
as School Nurse
Brooke Bloom
as Wanna Blessed Be
James Wellington
as Night Watchman
Loanne Bishop
as 911 Operator
Paul Greenberg
as Shempy Vamp
Reuben Jackson
as Tarantula
Yan England
as O'Donnell
Jeremy Foley
as Billy Palmer
Michael Manasseri
as Horned Demon
Brad Kane
as Tucker
David Tuckman
as Freshman
Tod Thawley
as the Chumash spirit
E.J. Gage
as Mover #1
Steven W. Baily
as Cave Demon
Geoffrey Kasule
as Shadowman #1
Daniel Murray
as Creepy Cult Guy
Casey Sander
as Mr. Harris
Michael Younger
as Truck Driver
Damani Roberts
as Young Robin Wood
Charles Wesley
as Meanest Vamp
Jeff Langton
as Vampire
Brie McCaddin
as Cute girl
Mike Rad
as Rookie
J.B. Gaynor
as Little Boy
Craig Zimmerman
as Minion #1
Eric Whitmore
as Night Watchman
Ryan Francis
as Soldier
Gary Bullock
as Shrouded Sorcerer
Margaret Easley
as Curator/Anthropology Professor
David Wells
as Cheese Guy
Scott Berman
as Mover #2
Kathy Cohen
as Building Manager
Anne Betancourt
as Principal Stevens
Lee Garlington
as Mrs. Harris
David Ghilardi
as Male Teacher
Karara Muhoro
as Shadowman #2
Alan Lozyza
as Stressed-Out Boy
Carlease Burke
as Detective Winslow
Paul Morgan Stetler
as Young Doctor
Nicole Bilderback
as Cordette #1
Edward Edwards
as Male Ghost
Keith Brunsmann
as Vamp Lackey
Jason Posey
as Linebacker
Lindsay Taylor
as Little Girl
Jessica Townsend
as Wanna Blessed Be
Time Winters
as Dr. Overheiser
Rainy Jo Stout
as Junkie Vampire Girl
Mel Fair
as Tentacle Demon
Alan Henry Brown
as Demon Bartender
Damon Sharp
as Male student
Dick Miller
as Policeman
Mimi Paley
as Little Buffy
Miriam Flynn
as Ms. Frank
Ian Abercrombie
as Germans' boss
John St. Ryan
as Colonel George Haviland
Tim Winters
as Dr. Overheiser
Bru Muller
as Teacher
Lily Jackson
as Witchy Poo
Keely Shaye Smith
as Innocent Girl
Jane Cho
as Nurse #1
Daniel Wilson
as Shadowman #3
Jake Patellis
as Dodd McAlvy
Don Dowe
as Construction Worker
Jade Carter
as Lieutenant
Kelli Garner
as Kristie
James Stephens
as Zookeeper
Todd McIntosh
as Hi Vampire
Lorna Scott
as Miss Beakman
Michael Emanuel
as Burley Guard
Corin Amber Norton
as Crying Girl
William Monaghan
as Dr. Gregory
Mark Phelan
as Agent Doyle
Coby Bell
as Young Man
John Ennis
as Manager
Mike Kimmel
as Butcher Guy
Nick Korich
as Demon Teen
Tony Sears
as Morgue Attendant
Chris Garnant
as Stoner #1
Peg Stewart
as Ms. Barton
Shawn Pyfrom
as Little Boy
Michael Harney
as Xander's Dad
Marita Schaub
as Vampire Girl #1
Greg Wayne
as Student
Leland Crooke
as Professor Lillian
Emily Kay
as Maria
Alan Loayza
as Stressed-Out Boy
Skip Stellrecht
as Agent Manetti
James Courtney
as Kindestod
Michael Leopard
as Roughneck
JR Reed
as Vamp Guard
Adam Gifford
as Thug Vamp
Tom Kiesoke
as Vampire
Robert Noble
as Night Manager
Terry Cain
as Ms. Tishler
Andrew Palmer
as Lean Boy
Susan Leslie
as First cop
Mark Kriski
as Weatherman
Alex Skuby
as Vincent
Rob Boltin
as The Cheese Man
Dierdre Holder
as Hospital Doctor
Andrea Gail
as Customer
Brian Kolb
as Bank Guard
Marcia Ann Burrs
as Professor Bellamy
David Brisbin
as Mr. Anderson
Samuel Jacobs
as Peruvian Boy
Brian Poth
as Fighting Boy
Aldis Hodge
as Masked Teen
Mark Daneri
as Scientist #2
Leslee Jean Matta
as Vampire Girl #2
Ezra Buzzington
as Bartender
Joe Ochman
as Janitor
Kelly Smith
as Innocent Girl
Christie Abbott
as Helpless Girl
Jack McGee
as Doug Perren
Robert Catrini
as Prof. Riegert
Mark Ankeny
as Dean Guerrero
Charlie Brumbly
as Gentleman
Fritz Greve
as Construction Worker
Julian Franco
as Young Bartender
TW Leshner
as Feral Teen
Scott Harlan
as Aldo Gianfranco
P.B. Hutton
as Mrs. Kalish
Thomas G. Waites
as Second cop
Wendy Clifford
as Mrs. Taggert
Joe Howard
as Priest
Dominic Rambaran
as Paramedic #1
T.W. Leshner
as Feral Teen
Sarah Bibb
as Fighting Girl
Richard Riehle
as L.A. Watcher
Harley Zumbrum
as Demon guard
Keram Malicki-Sánchez
as Freddy Iverson
Darris Love
as Hallmate
Doug Jones
as Gentleman
Jeffrey Sharmay
as Drowning Boy
Harry Johnson
as Parent #1
Barbara Whinnery
as Mrs. Anderson
Tom Bailey
as Tree Seller
Andy Marshall
as Scientist #1
Jennifer Slimko
as Vampire Girl #3
Peggy Goss
as Crazy Person
Keith Allan
as Skinny Mental Patient
Alan Henry Brow
as Funeral Director
Jack Donner
as Cleric #1
Rick Garcia
as Reporter
Julie Fulton
as FBI teacher
Gary Imhoff
as Teacher
Patricia Place
as Woman in alley
Paulo Andres
as Dr. Powell
Dorron Keeman
as Commando #2
John Arkisian
as Old Monk
Tia Matza
as Teacher
Gregory White
as Coach Herrold
Shannon Welles
as Gypsy woman
Paul Leighton
as Rough-Looking Demon
Gil Christner
as Resident
Susannah K. Brown
as Caterer Girl
Don W. Lewis
as Gentleman
Wesley Mask
as Professor Roberts
Lisa Ann Cabasa
as Injured Girl
Billy Maddox
as Frawley
Michael Schoenfeld
as Security Guard #1
Patrick Belton
as College Kid #1
Jeri Austin
as Running Girl
Erin Leigh Price
as Vampire Chick
Darius Dudley
as Minister
Winsome Brown
as Woman Customer
Anthony Sago
as Paramedic #2
Amy Chance
as Aphrodesia
Parry Shen
as Student
Robert Arce
as Mr. Beach
Hal Robinson
as Professor Lester Worth
Edward Fletcher
as Male Partygoer
Asher Glaser
as Boy in Bronze
Christopher May
as Male Customer
Johnny Green
as Way Cool Guy
Alan Abelew
as Brian Kirsh
Molly Bryant
as Ms. Murray
Denice J. Sealy
as Student Volunteer
Carlos Amezcua
as Newscaster
Katharine Leonard
as Female Partygoer
Jennifer Bergman
as Girl in Bronze
Lance E. Nichols
as Middle-Aged Man
Zitto Kazann
as Gypsy man
Seth Coltan
as Security Guard #2
Kaycee Shank
as College Kid #2
Karen Charnell
as Shady Lady
Candice Nicole
as Young Buffy
Lauren Nissi
as Girlfriend
Joey Hiott
as Josh Age 10
John Rosenfeld
as Vamp Lackey #2
Thomas Bellin
as Dr. Gold
Adam Grimes
as Lobster Boy
Kelly Felix
as Teenager
Hila Levy
as Pretty Girl
Bobby Brewer
as Hoffman
Daniel Tamm
as Mooster
Michael Zlabinger
as Student at Mike
April Adams
as Nurse Lampkin
Annie Talbot
as Lady with Baby
Anna Coman-Hidy
as 50's Girl #1
Alex Toma
as Aaron
Damien Eckhardt
as Jack Mayhew
Evie Peck
as Angry Girl
Sara Van Horn
as Older Nurse
Nell Shanahan
as Waitress
Noor Shic
as Lady with Rosary
David Miller
as Rat-Faced Demon
Norma Michaels
as Older woman
Adrian Neil
as Vamp Lackey #1
Elizabeth Truax
as Little Girl
Rick Scarry
as Sergeant
Brian Tee
as Intern
Alexandra Lee
as Young Buffy
Richard Wharton
as Homeowner
Abigail Mavity
as Sara Age 8
Tim Hodgin
as Coroner
Persia White
as Girl #3
Patty Ross
as Cool Guy's Mom
Joanie Pleasant
as Helpless Girl
Jermyn Daube
as Frederick
Elyssa D. Vito
as Young Dawn
David Miller
as Rat-Faced Demon
Dawn Worrall
as Christy
Brett Moses
as Student
Larissa Reynolds
as Present Girl
Steven Jang
as College Kid #3
Sara VanHorn
as Older Nurse
David Engler
as Initiative Guy
Paul Walia
as Friend
Andrew Cooper Wasswer
as Slime-Covered Demon
Chris Emerson
as Josh Age 21
Jay Michael Ferguson
as Another Student
Chris Daniels
as Stabbing Vampire
Patrese Borem
as Young Woman
Vanessa Bednar
as 50's Girl #2
Lee Everett
as Candy Gorch
Jason Christopher
as Nonserious Guy
Dell Yount
as Truck guy
Wayne Sable
as Freshman
Jack Thomas
as Council Member #4
Michael Matthys
as Paramedic
Nina Gervitz
as Teacher
Jennifer Nicole
as Willow's body double
Brian Hawley
as Orderly
Tori McPetrie
as Michelle
Kate Luhr
as Young Woman
Richard Beatty
as Small Demon
Jane Silvia
as Conservative Woman
John D'Leary
as Council Member #5
Ashligh Ann Wood
as Sara Age 18
Sean Anthony Moran
as Stage Manager
Stephanie Griffin
as Girl in store
Kenneth Feinberg
as Chaos Demon
Mark Silverberg
as Passing Student
Steve Heinze
as Vampire #1
Liu Ming
as Chinese Slayer
David Grammer
as Crazy Citizen
April Walker
as Subway Slayer
Clint Culp
as Bartender
Mark Ginther
as Horned Demon
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