Definitions for "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
Keywords:  slayer, vampire, gellar, whedon, joss
(the TV series, not the character)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 comedy film about a "Valley Girl" cheerleader (Kristy Swanson) chosen by fate to fight and kill vampires. The film is a light parody which plays on the clichés of typical horror movies. The film also led to a darker and much more popular TV series of the same name, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, which was created and executive produced by screenwriter Joss Whedon.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American cult television series that aired from March 10, 1997, until May 20, 2003. It was created by writer-director Joss Whedon under his production tag, Mutant Enemy. The series narrative follows Buffy Anne Summers (played by Sarah Michelle Gellar), the latest in a line of young women chosen by fate to battle against vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness.
Keywords:  icon, culture, pop
a pop culture icon