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"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Storyteller (2003)

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 7: Episode 16 -- Andrew's videotape recording of the exploits of Buffy and the Potential Slayers suddenly hits a little too close to home after a link between him and the Seal of Danthalzar is discovered.


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Original Air Date:
25 February 2003 (Season 7, Episode 16)
Andrew creates a documentary called "Buffy, Slayer of the Vampyres", a record of the current situation in Sunnydale to show to future generations... See more » | Full synopsis »
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The One With The Buffy Documentary... See more (5 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Buffy Summers

Nicholas Brendon ... Xander Harris

Emma Caulfield ... Anya

Michelle Trachtenberg ... Dawn Summers

James Marsters ... Spike

Alyson Hannigan ... Willow Rosenberg

Danny Strong ... Jonathan Levinson

Adam Busch ... Warren Meers

Tom Lenk ... Andrew Wells

Iyari Limon ... Kennedy

Sarah Hagan ... Amanda

Indigo ... Rona

D.B. Woodside ... Principal Robin Wood (as DB Woodside)

Alan Loayza ... Stressed Out Boy

Corin Norton ... Crying Girl (as Corin Amber Norton)

Sujata Day ... Shy Girl (as Sujata DeChoudhury)

T.W. Leshner ... Feral Teen (as TW Leshner)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Denise Emery ... Slayerette

Chi Muoi Lo ... Creaig Fong

Erik Betts ... Vamp #2 (uncredited)

Jeff Shrewsbury ... Student #7 (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Marita Grabiak 
Writing credits
Joss Whedon (created by)

Jane Espenson (written by)

Produced by
Marc David Alpert .... producer
Gail Berman .... executive producer
Gareth Davies .... producer
Jane Espenson .... co-executive producer
David Fury .... co-executive producer
Sandy Gallin .... executive producer
Fran Rubel Kuzui .... executive producer
Kaz Kuzui .... executive producer
Marti Noxon .... executive producer
John F. Perry .... co-producer
Douglas Petrie .... co-executive producer
Denise Pleune .... associate producer
David Solomon .... co-executive producer
Joss Whedon .... executive producer
Original Music by
Robert Duncan 
Cinematography by
Raymond Stella (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Peter Basinski 
Casting by
Anya Colloff 
Jennifer Fishman  (as Jennifer Fishman Pate)
Amy McIntyre Britt 
Production Design by
Thomas Fichter 
Set Decoration by
Susan Mina Eschelbach  (as Susan Eschelbach)
Costume Design by
Matthew Van Dyne  (as Matt Van Dyne)
Makeup Department
Belinda Bryant .... makeup artist
Allan B. Holt .... special makeup effects artist
Elvis Jones .... special makeup effects artist: Almost Human, Inc
Shauna Giesbrecht .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
John F. Perry .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sam Hill .... first assistant director
Scott Remick .... second assistant director (as Scott D. Remick)
Art Department
Mike Brooks .... construction coordinator
Chuck Courrieu .... lead person
Lisa Gamel .... paint foreman
Katie Gonzalez .... props assistant
Andrew T. Grant .... property master (as Andrew Grant)
Rob Prior .... art department artist
Eric Rood .... gang boss
Kelly Schultz .... set dresser (1998-2002)
Dennis Winters .... on-set dresser
Sandy Adams .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
David Ronan .... assistant propmaster (uncredited)
Sound Department
Deb Adair .... sound re-recording mixer
Josh Bower .... sound utility
Mark Cleary .... sound effects editor
Bill Jackson .... re-recording mixer
Tom Perry .... re-recording mixer
Cindy Rabideau .... supervising sound editor
Buck Robinson .... production sound mixer
Mike Marchain .... sound editor (uncredited)
Joe Michalski .... boom operator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Andre G. Ellingson .... special effects coordinator (as Andre Ellingson)
Damian Fisher .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Rick Baumgartner .... visual effects producer
Patti Gannon .... digital effects supervisor
Loni Peristere .... visual effects supervisor
Jacob Chambers .... stunt performer
Kanin Howell .... stunts
Anna Lauren Long .... assistant: Stunt Coordinator / 2nd Unit Director
John Medlen .... stunt coordinator
Greg Anthony .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Kevin Derr .... stunt double (uncredited)
Michael Hugghins .... stunts (uncredited)
Marc Scizak .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Tartalia .... stunt double: Spike (uncredited)
Banzai Vitale .... stunt double: Danny Strong (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Delahoussaye .... camera operator
John Keefer .... set grip
George Palmer .... key grip
Chris Strong .... chief lighting technician
Patrick Beatty .... grip (uncredited)
Larry Huff .... grip (uncredited)
Tony Olivieri .... Steadicam focus puller (uncredited)
Eric Parker .... assistant chief lighting technician (uncredited)
Bob Snowdon .... grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Lonnie Hamerman .... casting associate
Marcia Shulman .... original casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie Boller .... costume supervisor
Kelli Hagen .... set costumer (as Kelli Stallings)
Nadine M. Reale .... set costumer
Renee Levy Hazelton .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Melissa Black .... post-production coordinator (as Melissa Owen)
Jon Dudkowski .... assistant editor
Music Department
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Thomas A. Gordon .... transportation coordinator (as Tom Gordon)
Richard C. Ryan .... driver
Other crew
Tamara Becher .... script coordinator
Natasha Billawala .... assistant: Marti Noxon
Michael Boretz .... assistant: Joss Whedon (as Mike Boretz)
Bill Burman .... production assistant
Cheryl Diamond .... studio teacher
Kern J. Eccles .... assistant: Joss Whedon (as Kern Eccles)
Drew Z. Greenberg .... story editor
Chip Hatton .... assistant: David Solomon
Ken Lee .... production auditor
Jaimie Linn .... Stand-in for Alyson Hannigan
Suzanne McRobert .... script supervisor
George Montgomery .... title designer
Lisa Ripley-Becker .... production coordinator (as Lisa Ripley Becker)
Rebecca Sinclair .... executive story editor (as Rebecca Rand Kirshner)
Jeffrey T. Spellman .... location manager
Scottee Angel .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jo Brake .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Rob Gibson .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Jim Hill .... set medic (uncredited)
Stacey Levin .... head publicist (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joss Whedon  created by

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

42 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Germany:16 | Israel:PG | Italy:T | New Zealand:M | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) (season 6) (season 7) | USA:TV-PG

Did You Know?

That famous piece of baroque music in the beginning (when Andrew imagines himself as as some kind of host in the style of 'Masterpiece Theatre') is the first movement of the 3rd Brandenburg Concerto in G minor by Johann Sebastian Bach.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: When the camera pans over the graffiti that says "Die cheerleaders" the shadow of a cameraman is clearly visible as it reaches the furthest right.See more »
[first lines]
Andrew Wells:[to camera] Oh, hello, there, gentle viewers. You caught me catching up on an old favorite. It's wonderful to get lost in a story, isn't it? Adventure and heroics and discovery: don't they just take you away? Come with me now, if you will, gentle viewers. Join me on a new voyage of the mind. A little tale I like to call: Buffy, Slayer of the Vampyrs.
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Movie Connections:
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The One With The Buffy Documentary..., 18 May 2015
Author: Taylor Kingston from Australia

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

Yes, you read that right, a Buffy documentary, courtesy of Andrew. I love this episode, it's just so fun to see Andrew making a documentary about Buffy and all over adventures.

In this episode, Andrew creates a very special documentary called, "Buffy, Slayer of the Vampires", which I just think is hilarious. He does this to record the current situation in Sunnydale that everyone is focusing on, the trouble with The First. He thinks it would be a good idea to have some sort of documentation to prove what Buffy did and how she saved the world. But, doing this comes with a price, it annoys the crap out of everyone.

Fun Fact: The episode was centered around Andrew as a way to make a possible Andrew spin-off, that didn't happen.

Overall, I give this episode an 8 out of 10, which in my ratings book is: Awesome.

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