Twenty years ago today, Buffy The Vampire Slayer aired on The WB network (R.I.P.) for the very first time—and the internet is going all-out. There are lists of merch, greatest-hits roundups, and of course heartfelt odes to the show’s enduring influence on both its viewers and the culture at large. Even Anthony Stewart Head, the actor who played Buffy’s mentor Giles, is weighing in.
But if you really want to see the outpouring of celebration, take a look at Twitter. From fanart to bad-outfit screen caps to reactions from the Scooby Gang themselves, we’ve rounded up our 20 favorite Buffy tweets—one tweet for every year Buffy Summers has been in our lives.
As Buffy herself said so many years ago: “I may be dead, but I’m still pretty.”
happy 20th birthday to my favorite show Buffy the Vampire Slayer!!! Please enjoy these pics of me outside Sunnydale High and Buffy's house pic.twitter.com/RpW1WeCpPP— Christine Sydelko (@csydelko) March 10, 2017
Buffy the Vampire Slayer debuted on TV, 20 years ago to this day.📺🎉— Peter 🔬 (@PTranz) March 10, 2017
Why not celebrate with a nice drink of pig's blood from a novelty mug.👍 pic.twitter.com/A6NfPI7qXv
Learned so much from Buffy, it's a story masterclass. Changed TV forever. Time for a marathon rewatch! #buffyslays20— James Moran (@jamesmoran) March 10, 2017
Praise be to librarians on the occasion of #buffyslays20. Research and carefully-chosen books prevent the Hellmouth opening, always.— Louie Stowell (@Louiestowell) March 10, 2017
"You have to be strong. The hardest thing in this world is to live in it. Be brave. Live.” Thank you Buffy, for everything #20YearsOfBuffy— shanna (@shannatwain) March 10, 2017
And I need you to say it 💕 https://t.co/V2olprw6Kq— Joss Whedon (@joss) March 10, 2017