Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd
Why Buffy Loves It: Cher is Buffy Summers by another name and with no stakes. She loves to shop, loves to gossip, but she’s also super sharp, quick on her feet, and a tough young woman. Buffy would so relate.
Scandal (2012 – present)
Starring: Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Columbus Short
Why Buffy Loves It: Olivia Pope is probably the strongest female character on TV to date. Plus, Buffy would be intrigued by all the drama. That’s kind of her thing.
Bones (2005 – present)
Starring: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz
Why Buffy Loves It: She can’t get over how familiar that Booth guy looks. It’s comforting (David Boreanaz, who plays Booth, also played Buffy’s boyfriend, Angel, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel the Series.).
Legally Blonde (2001)
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Coolidge
Why Buffy Loves It: She feels inspired by Elle’s girly-girl attitude but also her crazy smarts and can-do spirit. She also wants to make a Snap Cup for the Scooby Gang’s meetings.
Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Why Buffy Loves It: It’s a lock that Buffy is a closeted Grease fanatic. She probably dressed up like a different Grease character for Halloween every year until it wasn’t cool anymore.
Practical Magic (1998)
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing
Why Buffy Loves It: She might not be a witch, but her best friend, Willow, is. It reminds her of how close they are and always will be.
Ghost Whisperer (2005-2010)
Starring: Jennifer Love-Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim
Why Buffy Loves It: She can relate to it. We know she’s had to deal with her fair share of ghosts. She compares notes with the show’s protagonist, Melinda Gordon… even though Melinda can’t comment back.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Starring: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Kelly Bishop
Why Buffy Loves It: It’s romantic, scandalous, and you know she’s a sucker for that famous lift at the end.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Shannen Doherty
Why Buffy Loves It: A high-spirited teenager rebels against her strict family and does what she wants – she dances and has fun. Buffy feels a connection to Parker’s character.
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (2011-present)
Starring: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni
Why Buffy Loves It: Everyone has a guilty pleasure show. For some reason, this is Buffy’s. Don’t ask why. No one really knows.