Synopses & Reviews
She's a high school student by day and a slayer of the undead by night. She's Sarah Michelle Gellar, and she's the prettiest girl ever to wield a wooden stake. Now for the first time ever, you have a guidebook to Buffy's world. You'll learn how it all began, from the start of Sarah's television career at the age of four to her current title as the queen of the new horror genre. With this inside look into the series and its star, you will answer all the questions you've ever asked about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, including:
At what time in her life did Gellar most relate to the character she portrays? (page 7)
In what ways is the original Buffy
movie only a pale shadow of what the television show has become? (page 25)
How does Gellar sum up her experience on All My Children
? (page 10)
How does series creator Joss Whedon explain his successful mixture of humor and horror? (page 66)
In what episode does Buffy cross stakes with another slayer? (page 112)
And much more!
Reviews every episode from the first two seasons and includes biographies of Gellar, the cast, and Joss Whedon!
Pop culture chronicler and television expert Ted Edwards goes behind the scenes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, tracing the show's development from the movie of the same name to its promising future. He covers the star, the costars, the mythology, the music, and the countless Web sites Buffy has generated.
About the Author
Ted Edwards is a full-time writer and expert on television drama. He is the author of Hercules X-Posed and La Femme Nikita X-Posed (both from Prima) and lives in Los Angeles, California.