Buffy The Vampire Slayer: 9 Behind The Scenes Secrets

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer was one of the hottest shows on television when it aired from 1997 to 2003, and even to this day, fans are still hoping for a reboot. It doesn’t look like we’ll be getting a reboot anytime soon, but we’ve got some behind the scenes secrets for the show that will help keep fans occupied while we all wait!

9. Gellar Was Tired of the Show By Season Three

While Sarah Michelle Gellar was a consummate professional on the set of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, according to Alyson Hannigan, she was tired of being on the show by season three. She was making the transition from television to movies at the time, so the long hours, which were mostly filmed at night, really began to wear on the young actress.

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8. Season Eight

UPN was interested in renewing Buffy the Vampire Slayer for an eighth season, but neither Joss Whedon nor Sarah Michelle Gellar were interested in returning. While Gellar was interested in pursuing a film career, Whedon already had plans to end the show after season seven.

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