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View Poll Results: Who is the best character in Buffy the Vampire Slayer?
Buffy Summers
20.00%
Xander Harris
5.00%
Willow Rosenberg
10.00%
Rupert Giles
2.50%
Cordelia Chase
5.00%
Angel
0
0%
Spike
32.50%
Anya Jenkins
2.50%
Dawn Summers
0
0%
Daniel "Oz" Osbourne
0
0%
Tara Maclay
0
0%
Riley Finn
0
0%
Faith Lehane
12.50%
Joyce Summers
0
0%
Drusilla
0
0%
Andrew Wells
0
0%
Jenny Calendar
0
0%
Mayor Richard Wilkins
5.00%
Glory
0
0%
Jonathan Levinson
0
0%
Harmony Kendall
0
0%
Robin Wood
0
0%
Kennedy
0
0%
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce
5.00%
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Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Old 04-15-20, 03:23 AM
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Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Who is your fav character from Buffy?
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Definitely Mayor Wilkins. Show wouldn't have been the same without him.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

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Definitely Mayor Wilkins. Show wouldn't have been the same without him.
seriously? :-)
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Spike was cool back in the day, but is now annoying

Dawn was annoying back in the day, but is now a much better character

Faith and Cordelia for me were the best, then and now
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Dawn was annoying back in the day, but is now a much better character
she is underrated, I don`t understood the dislike she got.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

I want to re-watch the show now before I give my opinion.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Originally Posted by spainlinx0 View Post
I want to re-watch the show now before I give my opinion.
who was your fav when you last watched it?
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

I was a huge fan of the Spike/Buffy pairing, so Spike.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Faith, with Willow a close second.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

I went with Xander because he was always the most relatable, the surrogate for all us geeky guys that watched the show. He never really developed his own powers like the others, outside of that episode where he gained military knowledge. But from what I remember that was only ever brought up again in one later episode; the point is that it didnít change who he was, as the regular guy that nevertheless pulled his weight among a super-powered group. Then there was his dry sarcasm that fits my own sense of humor.

Whenever that game goes around on Facebook where you list three fictional characters that would be most like yourself if the characters were merged into one person, I always go with Xander, Nick Miller from The New Girl, with the third alternating between Jim and Dwight from The Office (that last one depends on where my self-image is at the time.)
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Originally Posted by Wolf359 View Post
Definitely Mayor Wilkins. Show wouldn't have been the same without him.
He was such a great character. I really wish they could have kept him around. The evil Mayor who seems all 1950's saccharine sweet nice guy, but who has a horrific plot that involves killing a bunch of teenagers. And yet he genuinely cares for Faith. He's got so much depth and there are so many facets to his character that he is easily the most fun and compelling character ever on the show.

And a big part of that was the performances given by Harry Groener. I love that guy! No one else could have played that part half as well as he did. Talk about perfect casting!
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Faith has a last name?
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Yeah, Joss Whedon gave her the last name "Lehane" after the series ended, so it was mentioned on tv. I think it was used in the canon comic books Dark Horse did, though.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

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Yeah, Joss Whedon gave her the last name "Lehane" after the series ended, so it was mentioned on tv. I think it was used in the canon comic books Dark Horse did, though.
That is an odd choice. I wonder if it was suggested by Dushku as a nod to Dennis Lehane, since she is from Boston.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

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That is an odd choice. I wonder if it was suggested by Dushku as a nod to Dennis Lehane, since she is from Boston.
Faith's Surname - BtVS - Whedonesque.com

Joss: There was this role playing game or something. They said she hadda have a last name for her so I chose Lehane 'cause I wanted something southie, just as you thought. So if you hate the name. oops.
Wouldn't surprise if he nicked the name from Dennis Lehane.

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I was a huge fan of the Spike/Buffy pairing, so Spike.
in Season 5, The scene where Glory beats hell out of Spike, gang think Spike has spilled the beans about Dawn, then Buffy poses as robot buffy to find the truth and Spike reveals he didn't spill and would die first, that is one of my favourite scenes in all of the show, "what you did for me and for Dawn, that was real, i won't forget it"

But by the time we get to Season 6, i felt the whole Buffy/Spike thing was contrived and about fan service. I didn't like it. Thankfully Dark Willow saved Season 6 "Bored now"



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My favorites are Willow, Giles, Buffy and Drusilla, in that order.
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

Faith. It's a shame the proposed spin-off with her and Spike (post-Buffy finale) never came together.
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Just started this again with my daughters as a family watch challenge, I haven't watched since it originally aired.. should be fun!
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The answer is Faith.
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I always thought it was funny that Spike "flips the bird" at someone in the credits and American censors never caught it.
FYI... Brits use the first two fingers (not just the middle) to "give someone the finger".
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Faith
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Re: Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer Character

On Buffy, definitely Faith. But overall, between both shows, Wesley had the best arc and was my favorite.
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It always surprises me when Spike is winning this far.

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