Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Season 1 Episode 1

Welcome to the Hellmouth (1)

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Mar 10, 1997 on The WB

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  • Buffy and her mom move to Sunnydale california to start a new life, after Buffy burnt down her former schools gymnasium in LA.

    This Episode was amazing! It starts off the show Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Buffy Summers and her mom move to Sunnydale California. There Buffy meets four new people her own age, who all at first want to be her friend. Superficial Cordelia, who decides near the end of the episode that Buffys to much of a freak to be caught seen with. Brainy Willow, who actually becomes her friend along with dorky Xander. And Jessie, who gets turned into a vampire before him and Buffy can actually become friends. Buffy also meets the new llibrarian, Rupert Giles, he creeps her out a bit at first. Hes actually her new watcher, sent by the watchers counsil. She also meets a stranger, Angel, who seems to annoy her. Buffy wants more then anything to be a normal girl, but she cant fight her destiny. She soon learns that her and her mom moved to the home of the hellmouth. And vampires and demons constantly try to open it. In this episode she has to save her new friends from a gang of vampires. This is such an interesting episode, I was at the edge of my seat. Although the graphics are better in later seasons, it was still believable enough for me.