Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) Poster


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Remade as 

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) (TV Series)
Same premise, main character, title, and creator.


West Side Story (1961)
referencing the song "I Feel Pretty"
Let's Make a Deal (1963) (TV Series)
Night of the Comet (1984)
Joss Whedon says Buffy was inspired by the character Samantha Belmont from this movie.
Platoon (1986)
Heathers (1988)
Buffy says, "What's your damage?".

Referenced in 

Addams Family Values (1993)
One of the adults at the summer camp addresses another as "Buffy".
Double Cross (1994) (Video)
Ca. 20 minutes into the film there is a VHS cover of the film visible in Jack's new video store.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Dark Age (1997) (TV Episode)
Giles states, "And the rest is silence." This seems to be a reference to the movie, as it was the last words Merrick, Buffy's first watcher, left with Buffy. The phrase in the movie would later become relevant to Buffy in her defeating Lothos.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Becoming: Part 1 (1998) (TV Episode)
Buffy's meeting with Merrick is reshot with different actors.
Bring It On (2000)
Grosse Pointe: Passion Fish (2001) (TV Episode)
Hunter asks Marcy "Who in their right mind would make a tv series out of a movie that flopped in the first place?"
The Brothers (2001)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Really Big Season Opener (2001) (TV Episode)
The concept of cheerleaders fighting a vampire, as well as Jenny's (Sabrina's) fighting style.
The New Guy (2002)
The cheer at the game is the same (How funky is my chicken...) It is the same cheer that opens the Buffy Movie (which is also goes back to Eliza's role on the tv version)
Backstory: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2002) (TV Episode)
Episode about this film.
The 'Alien' Saga (2002) (TV Movie)
The Hot Chick (2002)
Opening titles, going from historical story to cheerleading borrow's from Buffy's opening title sequence, which is the same idea
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Unaired Pilot (2003) (TV Episode)
Buffy, "... when vampires, which are only supposed to be in cheesy movies, start killing people ..."
Everwood: Daddy's Little Girl (2003) (TV Episode)
Linda: "Explain the connection between Buffy, the vampire slayer and Mother Teresa."
The Wickeds (2005) (Video)
When asked why she doesn't kill all the zombies the girl replies by saying "My name's not Buffy"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Bite Me (2005) (TV Episode)
Ray Lester says he met a girl who liked biting and that her nickname was Buffy-227.
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 1 (2005) (Video)
The ring announcer says that Alere Little Feather's favorite superhero is Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Eggs (2007) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions a girl named Buffy that slays vampires.
P.S. I Love You (2007)
One of Holly's possible job prospects is "vampire slayer"; She had a role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Ninjas vs. Zombies (2008)
Paul Reubens Detah scene referenced in 1st appearance of ERIC
Heroes: Chapter Six 'Strange Attractors' (2009) (TV Episode)
Becky tells Claire, "You don't have to go all 'Buffy' on us."
Horrible Turn (2009)
poster shown
The Simpsons: Rednecks and Broomsticks (2009) (TV Episode)
The "Wiccapedia" Web page that Lisa looks at contains a reference to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
Sanctuary: Sleepers (2009) (TV Episode)
Kate mentions Buffy, while discussing ways to deal with vampires.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Living Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
"You threw a knife at my face!"
Movie Nights: A Day in the Life of Tommy Wiseau (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Fallout: New Vegas (2010) (Video Game)
When standing near Jerry the Punk you can hear him asking himself "what rhymes with indulgent? Effulgent, no wait. That's terrible"
Apocrypha (2011)
Mentioned in Conversation
Conan: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on Her Face Who Was Unemployable (2011) (TV Episode)
Sarah Michelle Gellar mentions her former TV series was based on a failed movie
Psych: This Episode Sucks (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn and Gus suspect Marlowe (Kristy Swanson) of being a vampire; Swanson hunted vampires as Buffy in the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" movie.
Bullied (2011) (Short)
Character named 'Buffy'
The Nostalgia Chick: The Worst (and Least Awful) Female Superhero Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
excludes this from her list
Modern Family: Diamond in the Rough (2012) (TV Episode)
Mitchell refers to Phil, the "cheerleader," as "Buffy"
Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2013) (Short)
Mr. Darcy is called "The Superior Slayer of the Undead" by Elizabeth. This is a reference to the original Buffy film.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
Peter Pandrew (2015)
Characters discuss film in relation to show.
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
identified as a film in which Paul Reubens played a vampire
The Slayers (2015)
The Protagonists pet dog is called Buffy, reason for name is later discussed.
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
This Is Us: The Best Washing Machine in the Whole World (2016) (TV Episode)
Movie poster seen.
Miyagis (2016) (Short)
Charlie mentions "Buffy", when pitching her female-vampire-doctor-protagonist script to Jordan.
EW Reunites: The Cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2017) (TV Episode)
the film is mentioned
Snatched (2017)
Emily has a poster for the film in her childhood bedroom
Mickey Mouse: The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular! (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the Scary Stories told pays homage to Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
This Is Us: Number Two (2017) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in teenaged Kate's bedroom.
This Is Us: Clooney (2018) (TV Episode)
Movie poster seen.
This Is Us: That'll Be the Day (2018) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in teenaged Kate's bedroom.
This Is Us: Super Bowl Sunday (2018) (TV Episode)
Movie poster seen.
Muse: Pressure (2018) (Short)
Prom turns into a fight with vampires.
You're the Worst: The Intransigence of Love (2019) (TV Episode)
One of the new arrivals at the video store
TheRalphRetort Tonight: Rekieta & Masterson Live, + StreamMe Sunsets Self: The Inside Story (2019) (TV Episode)
Luke Perry's death leads to a mention of this movie.
Love, Death & Robots: Sucker of Souls (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog.
What We Do in the Shadows: The Trial (2019) (TV Episode)
Vampiric Council member Paul (Reubens) played a vampire in this movie.

Featured in 

Untitled 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Featurette (1992) (TV Short)
Contains snippets from the film.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Proms (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best prom scenes in movies
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince/(500) Days of Summer/Homecoming (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to decide who the Chosen One is
Movie Nights: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Vampire Reviews: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
EW Reunites: The Cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2017) (TV Episode)
clips are used


Salem's Lot (1979) (TV Movie)
Luke Perry's dead friend knocks on his second story window at night, like in the Stephen King movie.

Spoofed in 

Buffy the Vamp (1992) (Video)
The premise is seemingly based around the pun on the film's title
Muffy the Vampire Layer (1992) (Video)
Porn parody based on the movie.
Beeping Miss Buffy (1995) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy's First Encounter (1995) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy's Malibu Adventure (1995) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy's New Boobs (1996) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy's Anal Adventure (1996) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy Down Under (1996) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy the Vampire Layer (1997) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Buffy's Adventure (1998) (Video)
Porn parody of the 1992 film.
Barely Legal Lesbian Vampires: The Curse of Ed Wood! (2003) (Video)
Character named Muffy the Vampire Slayer.

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