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12: “She Saved the World A Lot” – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

In every generation, there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the podcasts. She is the slayer. In When We Were Young’s 12th episode, Chris shares his teenage infatuation with Buffy The Vampire Slayer. (The TV show, not the movie. Obviously.) He also brings WWWY’s very first guest host, Kevin Murray, Buffy fan extraordinaire, to help him slay the apocalyptic criticisms rising from Seth and Becky’s Hellmouths.

We know Joss Whedon fans still love Buffy, but how does it hold up for newbies to the Scooby gang? We look at episodes from each of the first five seasons, including standout classics like “Hush” and “The Body” and the phenomenal musical “Once More, With Feeling,” to see what made the series such a groundbreaking cult hit. Grab your crossbow, get your vamp face on, and be prepared to die a couple of times, because we’re off to Sunnydale!

When We Were Young is a podcast devoted to the most beloved pop culture of our formative years (roughly 1980-2000). Join us for a look back to the past with a critical eye on how these movies, songs, TV shows and more hold up now.

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7: “Some Wes Carpenter Flick” – Scream

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What’s your favorite scary movie? If you grew up in the 90s, there’s a good chance your answer is SCREAM. In Episode 7, WHEN WE WERE YOUNG plunges bone-deep into the millennial teen horror craze with the franchise that (re)started it all, the meta horror-comedy written by then-unknown Kevin Williamson and directed by shock maestro Wes Carpent- er, Craven.

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So burn some popcorn, lace up your generic black boots, and prepare to see what your insides look like, because we’re about to discuss why the Scream movies are the ultimate slut shame and bicker about which one has the best Gale Weathers hairdo. (It’s definitely Scream 2.) Then, in an ironic “gotcha!” twist, you’ll discover that this is all just a podcast within a Stab movie within a Scream movie that Tori Spelling is listening to. Now if you’ll excuse us, we have to go out to the backyard to investigate a strange noise. We’ll be right back!

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WHEN WE WERE YOUNG is a podcast devoted to the most beloved pop culture of our formative years (roughly 1980-2000). Join us for a look back to the past with a critical eye on how these movies, songs, shows, and more hold up now.

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You can help us defray the costs of creating this show, which include purchasing movies/shows/etc to review, imbibing enough sedatives to take down an elephant, and producing & editing in-house at the MFP Studio Studio in Los Angeles CA, by donating to our Patreon account, and don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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