Take a Stab at This "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Quiz
By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz
Is there anything more awesome than Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Not if you're a true Buffy fan. While some people think of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" movie that came out in 1992, most are fans of the television show of the same name that aired from 1997 to 2003. The show followed Buffy Summers, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar, her mentor Giles, and her friends Xander, Willow and Cordelia as they battle vampires, demons and other assorted monsters. It seems that Buffy was the "chosen one" and her destiny is to keep mankind safe from evil. While initially she is totally bummed about this, as she would way rather go shopping at the mall and all that, soon she embraces her destiny.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" has all sorts of rabid fans who can tell you pretty much anything about the show and take great pride in their knowledge of all things Buffy. Are you one of them? Take this quiz, and we'll tell you how much you really know about the show. Don't worry, we understand if you need to take a break to avoid direct sunlight, and we promise this quiz has nothing to do with garlic or holy water.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" was on television for a long time. Which star other than Buffy appeared in every episode?
The character of Willow, played by Alyson Hannigan, was the only other character other than Buffy, to appear in every single episode. Others have appeared in every episode other than one.
Which of the following characters never took a human life?
On a show like "Buffy," just about everyone that isn't a monster starts out good, but then does some bad things. Of all the main characters on the show, Xander is the only one that never killed a human.
What was the name of the nerdy villains that menaced Buffy in season 6?
The Trio was originally just a bunch of nerds that hung out on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and didn't' scare anyone. But that changed in season 6. They all became just a bit menacing. Especially Warren.
What language is a lot of the spell books on the show written in?
Sumerian is a mystical language, and yet one that is real. Sumer is one of the first civilizations in the world, along with Ancient Egypt and the Indus Valley. Much of the ancient texts in Buffy were written in Sumerian.
James Marsters is the actor who played Spike. Where is he from in real life?
While Spike appears to be from England, the accent is not real. In fact, when James Marsters first auditioned for the role of Spike, he did so while sporting a Texas accent. But the producers told him to go for English instead.