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Buffy the Unaired Pilot

August 17th, 2017

Watchers Adrean and Jack gather for the unaired original pilot of Buffy. This has never been officially realeased and according to Whedon never will be “while there is strength in these bones” because it “sucks on ass.”

Nonetheless, the Watchers seemed to enjoy it.

 

Full Synopsis on IMDB

Directed by:  Joss Whedon

Written by: Joss Whedon

Air date: Never, ever ever.

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
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Buffy the Movie

August 1st, 2017

Watcher Donna couldn't be there for this recording session, so the other Watchers decided to do the 1992 movie, Buffy the Vampire Slayer staring Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Rubens, Rutger Hauer, and Luke Perry (had Donna been there, there would have been significantly more gushing over Rutger Hauer).

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Written by: Joss Whedon

Released: 1992

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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The Dark Age - Season 2, Ep 8

July 25th, 2017

The Watchers gathered for The Dark Age, the second episode to feature Gile’s old friend Ethan Rayne. We learn more about Giles’ past as Ripper and watch his relationship build with Jenny.

The Watchers talk about a lot of things, including whether shorts count as pants, Robin Sach’s [Ethan] spectacular biceps, our frustration with what they’ve done with Jenny’s character, becoming an adult, dumb things we do when we’re 20, and that validation is good for everyone.

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Bruce Seth Green

Written by: Joss Whedon

Air date: November 10, 1997

Rating: 3 Mr Pointies out of 5

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Lie to Me

July 18th, 2017

1500426692948The Watchers gathered for Lie to Me. Spike and Dru, Jealous Buffy, jealous Angel, jealous Xander, Willow’s bedtime lipstick, vampire lore, and Buffy’s old friend Ford. Who is lying to her.

This episode also introduces Chantarelle – aka Joan Appleby, aka Sister Sunshine, aka Anne Steele. She will appear several times in the Buffyverse and ends up as an important supporting character in Angel.

 

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Joss Whedon     

Written by: Joss Whedon

Air date: Nov 3, 2997

Rating: 4 Mr. Pointies out of five

 

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

#SnarkCasts #Nerdcast #AdreanMessmer #DonnaLeahey #JackBurgos #Buffy #Buffyfancast #Buffyslays #Buffyslays20 #vampires #tvshows #the90s #podcast #fancast #gumbiecatnetworks

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Halloween

July 12th, 2017

 

The Watchers gathered for Halloween, a bright shining point of light of joy and happiness after the last couple episodes.

This episode is significant in several ways, introducing Ethan Rayne, Larry, and Giles past as Ripper. Also, Xander’s knowledge of soldiery things and Allison Hannigan’s most excellent abdomen.

The Watchers also share some Halloween memories of their own. Be warned – one of these memories is super disturbing. Apparently….

Also, I promise we were not playing with bubble wrap while recording. In a totally unrelated note, Mini Reeses cups are banned from further recording.

 

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Bruce Seth Green

Written by: Carl Ellsworth

Air date: October 27, 1997

Rating:  4 Mr. Pointies out of 5

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Reptile Boy - or - This One Goes to Eleven

July 4th, 2017

The watchers gathered for Reptile Boy.

Woof.

This one goes to eleven.

A cautionary tale about college boys and accepting drinks from strange men, also about letting Cordelia talk you into anything or making decisions because you’re mad at your vampiric non-boyfriend. Also, an extremely unsubtle metaphor. We’re mad at Xander again, but hey… we spotted the guy who did that “Shoes” video.

Also, Virgil the cat bumps the microphone then expresses his opinion on being removed from the room.

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: David Greenwalt

Written by: David Greenwalt

Air date: October 13, 1997

Rating: 1 Mr. Pointy out of 5

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Inca Mummy Girl

June 27th, 2017

The watchers gathered for Inca Mummy Girl. Best thing about this episode? Introduction of Oz and introduction of his interest in Willow (he's gonna break your heart, Willow!). 

More, “Oh, Xander” discussions. How NOT to eat Twinkies. We discuss the actual girl Ampata was probably based on and sacrificial rituals which include a ton of drugs, booze, and food.

 

 

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Ellen S. Pressman

Written by: Matt Kiene and Joe Reinkemeyer

Air date: Oct 6, 1997

Rating: 2 Mr. Pointies out of 5

 

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

#SnarkCasts #Nerdcast #AdreanMessmer #DonnaLeahey #JackBurgos #Buffy #Buffyfancast #Buffyslays #Buffyslays20 #vampires #tvshows #the90s #podcast #fancast #GCN #gumbiecatnetworks

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School Hard

June 20th, 2017

The Watchers gathered for…

OMG SPIKE!

It’s Blondie Bear! He’s HERE!

…ahem.

The Watchers gathered for School Hard. This episode is great for a lot of reasons, most notably the introduction of Spike and Drucilla and the end of The Anointed One. We discuss awkward ways to touch your beloved, why you would pick your two most troublesome students for a special event, and “Why is Sheila?”

Also… we really love Spike.

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: John T. Kretchmer

Written by: David Greenwalt, created by Joss Whedon, story by Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt, Exec Story Editors: Rob DesHotel and Dean Batali

Air date: Sept 29, 1997

 

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

#SnarkCasts #Nerdcast #AdreanMessmer #DonnaLeahey #JackBurgos #Buffy #Buffyfancast #Buffyslays #Buffyslays20 #vampires #tvshows #the90s #podcast #fancast #GCN #gumbiecatnetworks

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OMWF - Season 2, Ep 2 - Some Assembly Required

June 13th, 2017

Buffy’s take on Bride of Frankenstein was not our favorite episode. We talk about dress codes and 90’s fashion (seriously, you guys, this isn’t a podcast about dress codes and 90’s fashion – despite all evidence to the contrary), and ways this episode of Buffy could have been better.

Full Synopsis on IMDB

Directed by: Bruce Seth Green

Written by: Ty King, Created by Joss Whedon, Story Editors: Rob Deshotel and Dean Batali

Air date: September 22, 1997

 

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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OMWF - Season 2, Ep 1 - When She Was Bad

June 6th, 2017

The Watchers gathered for the premier of Buffy Season 2, “When She Was Bad.” Listen, when Cordelia is lecturing you about being a bitch… you’re being a bitch. Topics include inappropriate flirtation and those really horrible pants Cordi was wearing in the last scene. Also, Virgil Circles the cat becomes a Watcher initiate by rubbing on the microphone.

 

Full Synopsis on IMDB

 

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Written by: Joss Whedon, story editing by Rob DesHotel and Dean Batali

Air date: 15 September 1997

 

Thank you!

to Billy Whala for creating our logo.

and to reiswerk for use of the track "We are the Dead, you are the Living"
under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

#SnarkCasts #Nerdcast #AdreanMessmer #DonnaLeahey #KenziWhala #JackBurgos #Buffy #Buffyfancast #Buffyslays #Buffyslays20 #vampires #tvshows #the90s #podcast #fancast #GCN #gumbiecatnetworks

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