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Silver1
30-06-15, 02:52 PM
Buzzfeed gives us a clue. :D

http://www.buzzfeed.com/danieldalton/british-buffy#.xd81ywEMR

Stoney
30-06-15, 04:27 PM
I saw this over on Whedonesque. Some of them are quite funny and the reference to ASH Nescafe ad really made me laugh.

I think the drinking and promiscuity suggestions for teens might be culturally supported but I'm not sure about the violence. The lack of guns in the UK is a definite pro to teenagers not getting as bloody & out of control. The more hooligan behaviour I always sadly put down to adults. Although there is the threat of the hoodie groups on the streets I suppose.

kana
30-06-15, 07:54 PM
Buffy being from Essex was a nice touch, I thought. I suppose "The Essex girl" archtype is the closest thing to a "Valley girl" in terms of the ditzy, promiscuous girl (although Buffy subverts this trope of course). Not sure about Angel being a Yorkshireman though...

Stoney
30-06-15, 11:02 PM
Well he does like to keep an eye on the pennies. ;)

KingofCretins
01-07-15, 06:46 PM
Wish less of that had sailed over my head. I wonder how much it was written as a "in the UK 1997-2003" vs "in the UK 2015".

Faith_
26-08-15, 09:02 PM
Emma Watson as the UK Buffy ? Doctor Who please save us