EPISODE 9: BUFFY LETS THE PUPPETS DANCE (S01E09: "The Puppet Show”)
In this week's episode the Boys get their Goosebumps vibes and tackle some seriously wooden acting as a murderous ventriloquist's dummy stalks the school talent show. Or does it? Oh, a twist!
Key Buffy Bits from this episode include:
The seeds of nightmare in all teenage anxieties
A statistically unlikely number of genius students at Sunnydale
The audience as sympathetic voyeur to the horror
Oedipus Rex - embedding classic texts in the Buffy structure
"Once you go wood, nothing's as good"
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Our theme song is an acoustic cover of the Title Theme to Buffy The Vampire Slayer by Alex Heflin (originally by Nerf Herder).
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The Buffy Boys