25 Best and Worst TV Shows Adapted from Movies
Barbara DeFranco / August 29, 2012
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' (1997-2004)
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Joss Whedon reworked his jokey, failed 1992 movie into a dark, rich drama that captivated fans, intrigued scholars, generated a spin-off ('Angel'), and made a star out of Sarah Michelle Gellar.