I’ve never seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer before this week. (I feel like I wasn’t allowed? I mean, at the time. I didn’t JUST get permission this week.) But now I’m watching it on instant Netflix because it is too hot to do literally anything else.
ANYWAY obviously I love it, in a totally ridiculous non-objective sort of way, BUT THERE IS ONE THING.
Is Xander Harris not the BIGGEST “Nice Guy ®” in the entire history of the entire world?? He is the worst.

I’ve never seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer before this week. (I feel like I wasn’t allowed? I mean, at the time. I didn’t JUST get permission this week.) But now I’m watching it on instant Netflix because it is too hot to do literally anything else.

ANYWAY obviously I love it, in a totally ridiculous non-objective sort of way, BUT THERE IS ONE THING.

Is Xander Harris not the BIGGEST “Nice Guy ®” in the entire history of the entire world?? He is the worst.

THIS PICTURE, oh my GODDDD.
So, I keep doing this thing where I watch TV shows that were popular in the late 90s/early aughts (?) and then want to talk about them A LOT, and then realize that nobody else is watching them right now so even if they remembered SOME of the details, there wouldn’t be that shared magic of “OMG did you see last night when _____.” 
I won’t let myself talk about all the plot points I want to talk about but I just have to say this: Willow and Oz are THE CUTEST COUPLE IN TV HISTORY. Not the “best,” or “hottest,” or anything else, not my FAVORITE (which, obviously, is Mulder & Scully), but the cutest. The most…squeezable. I just watched the episode in which Oz is revealed to be a werewolf, and later Willow kisses him, and I screamed. I’m kind of into Oz I think. Actually I have sort of realized that I might be kind of into Seth Green? Like always, kind of? In every role I’ve seen him in?? Ah.
The thing is, I had thought Alyson Hannigan was tall-ish. I don’t know why, the evidence wasn’t there, but she’s so thin that she looks taller, and she’s taller than Buffy and not THAT much shorter than Xander, who is male, and so I just kind of thought she was about 5’8”. (I don’t know.) Then Oz shows up, and everyone knows Seth Green is tiny, and he’s only a LITTLE shorter than Willow. (Which, btw: CUTEST.) I didn’t know HOW tiny he was, though. So I looked it up. And he’s 5’4”. And she’s 5’5”.
Hollywood people are not people-sized people.
I know I’m weirdly obsessed with looking up actors’ heights but there’s just something very odd about being totally in love with a person or a pair of people on TV or in a movie and then realizing that, if you stood in that Sunnydale hallway with them, they wouldn’t clear your boobs. I could rest my chin on Willow’s head and Oz’s head, if I hugged them. And believe me, that is what I would do.

THIS PICTURE, oh my GODDDD.

So, I keep doing this thing where I watch TV shows that were popular in the late 90s/early aughts (?) and then want to talk about them A LOT, and then realize that nobody else is watching them right now so even if they remembered SOME of the details, there wouldn’t be that shared magic of “OMG did you see last night when _____.” 

I won’t let myself talk about all the plot points I want to talk about but I just have to say this: Willow and Oz are THE CUTEST COUPLE IN TV HISTORY. Not the “best,” or “hottest,” or anything else, not my FAVORITE (which, obviously, is Mulder & Scully), but the cutest. The most…squeezable. I just watched the episode in which Oz is revealed to be a werewolf, and later Willow kisses him, and I screamed. I’m kind of into Oz I think. Actually I have sort of realized that I might be kind of into Seth Green? Like always, kind of? In every role I’ve seen him in?? Ah.

The thing is, I had thought Alyson Hannigan was tall-ish. I don’t know why, the evidence wasn’t there, but she’s so thin that she looks taller, and she’s taller than Buffy and not THAT much shorter than Xander, who is male, and so I just kind of thought she was about 5’8”. (I don’t know.) Then Oz shows up, and everyone knows Seth Green is tiny, and he’s only a LITTLE shorter than Willow. (Which, btw: CUTEST.) I didn’t know HOW tiny he was, though. So I looked it up. And he’s 5’4”. And she’s 5’5”.

Hollywood people are not people-sized people.

I know I’m weirdly obsessed with looking up actors’ heights but there’s just something very odd about being totally in love with a person or a pair of people on TV or in a movie and then realizing that, if you stood in that Sunnydale hallway with them, they wouldn’t clear your boobs. I could rest my chin on Willow’s head and Oz’s head, if I hugged them. And believe me, that is what I would do.

BUFFY UPDATE:
Wasn’t really seeing it until he put on eyeliner…is that bad
(Via.)

BUFFY UPDATE:

Wasn’t really seeing it until he put on eyeliner…is that bad

(Via.)

londonwayne:

Finally! Someone did this! I hated the mini bangs she was trying to rock.

The Buffy-related picture you are looking for is always already on the internet for you. 
This hair! SMDH

londonwayne:

Finally! Someone did this! I hated the mini bangs she was trying to rock.

The Buffy-related picture you are looking for is always already on the internet for you. 

This hair! SMDH

One of the things that fantasy/sci-fi TV shows need to work on is, well, a) being better, but more specifically, b) maintaining consistency in affliction. If vampirism is going around, or zombie…ism, or there are alien hybrids, they all need to be 1) infected in the same ways, 2) vulnerable in the same ways, 3) fully dead when they appear to be dead, in the same ways. (The occasional deux ex machina is expected, and fun sometimes, but IN GENERAL: consistency matters.)
I am right now finishing season three of Buffy (actually, I tried to watch part two of the Ascension episodes last night and my Netflix kept having problems, and saying “come back later”? It was like they didn’t want me to be able to stop the mayor…*scary gong noise*), and while I love it obviously, I would like to talk about the time when Faith shot an arrow right through Angel’s chest and, ridiculously, it did not kill him.
This has happened only one or two other times on the show; a vampire gets stabbed, with a pointy piece of wood through the chest, and he does not die, and then someone has to remind us that vampires need to be staked through the HEART to die. And every time someone says that, I say “WHAT?? Since when?” and make a series of incredulous facial expressions, because that is a bunch of bullshit and even Buffy knows it. 
Buffy stakes vampires through the chest region, anywhere. THAT is how they die. (See this very odd video of her kills, with a very off-putting musical choice, for proof.) Who even knows where the heart is, exactly, really? (Scientists? Doctors?) I have no idea, and everyone’s is probably (a little) different, and Buffy does not carry an x-ray machine.
Let’s be serious. Angel got an arrow through his chest, roughly a half inch to the side of the same place every other goddamn vampire gets stabbed, and he lives because he is ANGEL. Buffy did not turn into a vampire when Angel sucked her blood because she is BUFFY, not because “she didn’t drink [Angel’s] blood” in return. Another fake rule! Ludicrous! 
That’s all. 
Wait, no, another thing: I’ve had it up to here with sweaty, poisoned, mopey, droopy-mouthed Angel. GodDAMMIT, David Boreanaz, you are a needy piece of work. A PIECE of WORK.

One of the things that fantasy/sci-fi TV shows need to work on is, well, a) being better, but more specifically, b) maintaining consistency in affliction. If vampirism is going around, or zombie…ism, or there are alien hybrids, they all need to be 1) infected in the same ways, 2) vulnerable in the same ways, 3) fully dead when they appear to be dead, in the same ways. (The occasional deux ex machina is expected, and fun sometimes, but IN GENERAL: consistency matters.)

I am right now finishing season three of Buffy (actually, I tried to watch part two of the Ascension episodes last night and my Netflix kept having problems, and saying “come back later”? It was like they didn’t want me to be able to stop the mayor…*scary gong noise*), and while I love it obviously, I would like to talk about the time when Faith shot an arrow right through Angel’s chest and, ridiculously, it did not kill him.

This has happened only one or two other times on the show; a vampire gets stabbed, with a pointy piece of wood through the chest, and he does not die, and then someone has to remind us that vampires need to be staked through the HEART to die. And every time someone says that, I say “WHAT?? Since when?” and make a series of incredulous facial expressions, because that is a bunch of bullshit and even Buffy knows it. 

Buffy stakes vampires through the chest region, anywhere. THAT is how they die. (See this very odd video of her kills, with a very off-putting musical choice, for proof.) Who even knows where the heart is, exactly, really? (Scientists? Doctors?) I have no idea, and everyone’s is probably (a little) different, and Buffy does not carry an x-ray machine.

Let’s be serious. Angel got an arrow through his chest, roughly a half inch to the side of the same place every other goddamn vampire gets stabbed, and he lives because he is ANGEL. Buffy did not turn into a vampire when Angel sucked her blood because she is BUFFY, not because “she didn’t drink [Angel’s] blood” in return. Another fake rule! Ludicrous! 

That’s all. 

Wait, no, another thing: I’ve had it up to here with sweaty, poisoned, mopey, droopy-mouthed Angel. GodDAMMIT, David Boreanaz, you are a needy piece of work. A PIECE of WORK.