James Marsters on Spike in ‘Buffy’ Sequel

Spike, I just saw you taste your own nose blood. I’m too grossed out to hear anything you have to say. It’s what I do! I will know your blood, Slayer. I will make your neck my chalice I so don’t want to deal with Spike right now. The guy is really starting to bug me in that special “I want to shove something wooden through his heart” kind of way. Everywhere I turn she’s there! That nasty little face, that bouncing shampoo-commercial hair, that whole sodding holier-than-thou attitude.

Spike (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Wed Aug 1, Buffy creator Joss Whedon is executive producing the show; Monica Owusu-Breen will write and serve as showrunner; the Slayer will be black. Reboot fatigue is real; nostalgia only gets you so far; is it possible for something to be so iconic as to be un-repeatable? Last week, Owusu-Breen posted a short note on Twitter: It did a lot to assuage those fears by saying one simple thing: But that single fact raises a ton of questions!

In it, Buffy sacrifices her own life to save her sister, and right before she does, she tells her sister that the hardest thing to do in the world is to live – ironic words coming from someone about to .

With Angel now having a soul and being in love with Buffy, they were immediately enemies. When Angel became Angelus, Spike was jealous that he was once again playing second fiddle to him. They still deeply hated each other, but at the same time finally had the chance to explore their long, winding history. Angel was a much more comedic show than Buffy the Vampire Slayer, so David Boreanaz and James Marsters really got to showcase their brilliant comedy team chops.

Here are the most hilarious Spike vs. Angel memes the Whedonverse has to offer. He frequently refers to him as pretty boy. The feeling is mutual, as their insecurity issues are one of the roots of their ongoing hatred. Buffy usually handles it with a snarky comment or a punch, or sometimes both. Seriously, he may have even cried. Knowing Spike, his reaction would not have been as understanding as Angel.

He would have had something ridiculous, inappropriate and funny to say about Buffy calling herself cookie dough. This is never more true than when they are put up against Angel and Spike.

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Television[ edit ] Harmony appeared in the unaired pilot as a member of Cordelia Chase ‘s clique , the “Cordettes. When Cordelia begins dating Xander Harris , Harmony shuns her from their clique and usurps her position as leader of the group. After Cordelia and Xander’s breakup, Harmony cruelly tricks Cordelia into thinking she has been re-admitted into the clique, only to humiliate and reject her.

In the episode ” The Wish ,” a vengeance demon grants Cordelia’s wish that Buffy had never arrived in Sunnydale. Harmony appears in the alternate, hellish reality, again a follower of Cordelia’s “Cordettes. She reappears in the episode ” The Harsh Light of Day ” as a vampire, having retained her characteristic pettiness, susceptibility to stronger-willed people, and an affection for unicorn figurines.

The truth is, I started watching Buffy before I started dating, and despite presenting me with every relationship red flag there is, I felt some crazed need to go through motions.

For all its doom and gloom about regular impending apocalypses, Buffy the Vampire Slayer actually featured a plethora of brilliantly written relationships both positive and negative, almost all of which proved time again just how reckless and crazy love can be. Of all the hopeless star-crossed lovers on the show, the pairing of Buffy Summers herself and evil vampire turned re-ensouled champion Spike is almost certainly the most complex.

The two were immediate enemies when they met, followed by a three year stint as increasingly vitriolic rivals. Because Spike was evil for centuries before meeting Buffy, and continued his villainous ways for about half of their relationship, some fans feel this particular vampire was never good enough for the Slayer. Keep reading to take our quiz and find out how much you know about the doomed relationship between Buffy Summers and Spike. A meet cute it was not. Unlike the average couple on TV who meets in some sort of adorable fashion, at the time Buffy met Spike, he had already begun a plot to kill her.

Turnabout being fair play, Buffy retaliated as only the Slayer can, using whatever resources were around to bring everyone else to safety while also eliminating her new threat. Buffy was at least half successful since no one got hurt, but Spike also got away free of harm, allowing him to come back into her life time and again. Where did this first meeting take place?

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With no more magic, this meant that the demons who would inhabit the body of a post-sired human body could not cross into the earthly dimension anymore. So, now whenever a vampire sired someone, the newly born vampire would not have a mind of its own. It was, for lack of a better word, mindless.

Spike initially had no memory of his actions; after discovering what he had done, he begged Buffy to kill him, but Buffy refused to do so, and instead took him home to her house. She told him that he would live on because she had seen him change.

We laughed, we cried, we hurled large objects at the TV in utter despair. But darnit if the show’s creator, Joss Whedon, didn’t leave us wanting more For example, why of all the Scoobies did Anya Emma Caulfield have to die? And what’s the deal with Spike James Marsters , who bit the dust just days after making a date with Angel this fall? For answers to those questions and more, read on I have a bone to pick with you: When last we spoke, you claimed that “no decision” had been made about bringing Spike over to Angel next season.

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Early history[ edit ] Spike’s story before he appears in Sunnydale unfolds in flashbacks scattered, out of sequence, among numerous episodes of both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. The first flashback occurs in Buffy Season Five’s ” Fool for Love “, and reveals William as in fact a meek, effete young man and an aspiring poet who lived in London with his mother, Anne. This surname became official with the publication of the canon comic Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 7, in which Buffy calls him by it.

The name William Pratt may allude to horror actor Boris Karloff , whose birth name was William Henry Pratt, and can also be understood as the British slang term “prat”, describing a person of arrogant stupidity. Spike is one of the youngest recurring vampires on the show, though the evidence of his age is contradictory, as the concept of the character evolved over time.

When he was introduced in ” School Hard ” season 2 , Giles read that he was “barely two hundred,” implying that he was either born or sired in or slightly earlier.

The ship is Buffy/Spike and I do believe that it’s set in S4. In the fic, Buffy falls asleep and dreams of a future where she is married. However, she does not know who she is married to, despite clues of who her husband might be.

Whedon and his writers seem to have an instinct for the messy part of romance, the off-the-wall, over-the-top, why-am-I-doing-this? The reasons for this are many and varied, and all the more telling when the people at Mutant Enemy get it wrong. Watching Buffy is an education in how to write romance. A look at how Buffy Summers meets and mates gives the first part of the answer as to why Buffy makes the best love on TV.

The first move in establishing a relationship is assumption, gauging, consciously or unconsciously, if this person is somebody desirable, somebody it is possible to love. Is the object of potential desire physically attractive? But Buffy as Mythic Heroine is going to need more than just a knee-jerk jock of the week, so Whedon ushers in Angel, the Heathcliff for the turn-of-the-millennium.

Once assumption is made, the second stage or Attraction begins, finding out if this is somebody who should be loved. Friends and family play a huge role here, along with physical and emotional connections.

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Meanwhile, a grieving Giles unaware of the Scoobies’ plan to resurrect Buffy leaves Sunnydale. Also, Buffy gets drunk with Spike. Dawn sneaks out on Halloween and gets into a dangerous situation with a teenage vampire. Willow does a spell on Tara which alters her memory.

Buffy is determined to have a traditional, home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner, but Xander has come down with a debilitating mystical disease, and people connected to the Cultural Center start dying.

Sorry, something has gone wrong. Major spoilers for the rest of the show and Angel Season 5 below: In Season 6 they start having sex but only because Buffy’s empty inside and can only feel something by sleeping with Spike, and she’s disgusted with herself for it. She eventually does end things with him, and near the end of the season, Spike’s evil side comes out again and he tries and fails to rape her. Spike is torn, he knows he’s still evil, but isn’t as evil as he was before he met Buffy.

At the end of the season we see him almost die in demons trials so he can be “restored to what he was. He gets his soul. In Season 7 his soul and a few other factors make him insane for a bit, Buffy feels bad fo him. Than as the season goes on she keeps him around as another fighter, but nothing else happens between them.

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As a result, Angel is incredibly cruel to Buffy in the days that follow: He abandons her, and when she finds him, tells her both that she was too inexperienced to be any good in bed and shames her for being sexually active at all. Not to mention, he tries to kill her. In the pilot episode of the show, Angel gives Buffy a silver cross, an object that will create physical distance between them. As his vampire alter ego Angelus, he is cruel and psychologically vicious, and they fight repeatedly.

The worst thing Angel imagines is still something that Buffy can survive.

Early history. Spike’s story before he appears in Sunnydale unfolds in flashbacks scattered among numerous episodes of both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. (These flashbacks do not appear in chronological order.) The first flashback occurs in Buffy Season Five’s “Fool for Love”, and reveals William as in fact a meek, effete young man (and an aspiring poet) who lived in London with his.

Sorry, something has gone wrong. Buffy and Spike never exactly “dated”, and they were never an actual couple. Spike began having feelings for Buffy somewhere around the mid fifth season, though it takes some time until Buffy finds out about it. She doesn’t take it very well, and is repulsed by the thought of ever having anything together with Spike.

In the sixth season, Buffy has just come back to life after spending a few months dead, her body buried, her soul in Heaven though her friends feared she’d be trapped in a Hell dimension, which was why they made the decision to try to cast a dark magical spell to bring her back to life. Unable, and unwilling, to share her emotions and thoughts with her best friends, she is drawn to the company of Spike, who’s “darkness” reflects her own, and who has in fact had similar experiences he, too, has died and awakened in his own way.

This eventually becomes a sexual relationship – though it is not a romantic one; their relationship is purely based on lust; it is not comparable to the sincere, mutual love Buffy shared with Angel. Ashamed that she has given into her desires and that she even has such desires , Buffy refuses to tell her friends about what has happened, and in secrecy she continues to have more or less violent sexual encounters with Spike. It is also pretty clear that both Buffy and Spike are actually using, taking advantage of, each other.

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