\m/15-Minute Hellmouth\m/: Buffy the Vampire Slayer DeepWatch: Season 1, Episode 3: “Witch” (airdate: Monday, March 17, 1997): Part 2 of 3

15:01 – 30:00 The last time we met to talk in Sunnydale, California, we had just found out that a girl named Amy Madison was the witch behind the stunt that made Amber Grove’s hands flame-on during the cheerleading tryouts. Amy didn’t make it on to the cheerleading squad, but was picked as a third […]

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\m/15-Minute Hellmouth\m/: Buffy the Vampire Slayer DeepWatch: Season 1, Episode 3: “Witch” (airdate: Monday, March 17, 1997): Part 1 of 3

00:00 – 15:00 The Monday in March 1997 that this episode aired, Bill Clinton was still President of the United States and John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down,” by Puff Daddy, featuring Mase, was the #1 song in the US. (“One Headlight,” by the Wallflowers was […]

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\m/15-Minute Hellmouth\m/: Buffy the Vampire Slayer DeepWatch: Season 1, Episode 1: “Welcome to the Hellmouth” (airdate: Monday, March 10, 1997): Part 3 of 3

30:01 – The End We were in the middle of Act III of “Welcome to the Hellmouth” when we were here last time. Buffy had her meet-cute with some mysterious guy that we know is Angel. And, we were here for the first Buffy scene set in the Bronze. At the Bronze, Buffy Summers runs […]

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\m/15-Minute Hellmouth\m/: Buffy the Vampire Slayer DeepWatch: Season 1, Episode 1: “Welcome to the Hellmouth” (airdate: Monday, March 10, 1997): Part 2 of 3

15:01 – 30:00 The last time you and I met to talk about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, we had made it through the teaser and Act I of this important first episode. We were introduced to many characters, including: Buffy Summers and her mother, Joyce; Xander Harris; Willow Rosenberg; Jesse McNally; Principal Bob Flutie; Cordelia […]

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\m/15-Minute Hellmouth\m/: Buffy the Vampire Slayer DeepWatch: Season 1, Episode 1: “Welcome to the Hellmouth” (airdate: Monday, March 10, 1997): Part 1 of 3

00:00 – 15:00 This is the first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the television series. As most of you are no doubt aware, it was preceded by a motion picture of the same name. The 1992 film is not the same as the series, and it’s not necessary for you to watch it in […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.15 “Slaves and Masters” (Original airdate Saturday, February 9, 1991) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Slaves and Masters.” On this day in history, the #1 song in the US is “Gonna Make You Sweat,” by C + C Music Factory. Also, Adam […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.14 “Double Play” (Original airdate Saturday, February 2, 1991) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Double Play.” On this day in history, the #1 song in the US is “The First Time,” by Surface. If you’re anything like me, you’ll listen to […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.13 “Checkmate” (Original airdate Saturday, January 19, 1991) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Checkmate.” On this day in history, actor John Russell dies. A US Marine in WWII, Russell was a supporting actor in many westerns, including three with Clint […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.11 “Masked Ball” (Original airdate Saturday, December 15, 1990) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Masked Ball.” On this day in history, Rachel Brosnahan, who is Midge Maisel in the terrific Amazon Prime series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is born in Milwaukee, […]

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