EPISODE 19: DEATH WISH (S02E07 "Lie to Me")

 
 
I don’t see why everyone picks on Marie Antoinette. I can so relate to her. She worked really hard to look that good, and people don’t appreciate that kind of effort. And I know the peasants were all depressed...
— Cordelia Chase

It's 'Revenge of the Living Cosplayers' for the Buffy Boys in S02E07 'Lie to Me' as an old schoolyard crush from Buffy's LA days arrives in town with a half-baked cult of vampire groupies, six months to live, and a plan. Can too much LARPing kill you? Yes.

Key Buffy Bits from this episode include: 

  • Meeting imitation with interior life in reconstructing a post-Anne Rice vampire

  • Nitro-burning funny cars

  • Nursery rhymes and scary stories as a rubric to strip back the shell of childhood

  • "Wine" shirts - functional and fashionable

  • Manicheism and the erosion of binaries in the Slayer's Journey

  • "Uh, very good, yes. Uh, um, Buffy... Excuse me. You are not, by any chance, betraying your secret identity just to impress, um, cute boys, are you?"

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Yours in Slaying,

The Buffy Boys

 
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