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29 Times Buffy Was A Badass

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    Fact: Buffy Summers is a badass.

    Oh, I'm sorry. Were you planning on arguing against that? Maybe don't. Long before there was Katniss Everdeen or Rey from Star Wars, there was Buffy. And she kicks butt, even while wearing cute, heeled ankle booties.

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer lives on as a classic, thanks in part to Buffy's toughness and fighting skills, or in other words, the fact that she is a major badass. Yes, there's also the incredible storytelling and characters. But let's not forget how much we love Buffy's ability to sling puns almost as quickly as she can sling a stake at a vampire.

    The truth is that there are too many great Buffy moments to fit into just one story. But we decided to put together just a few of her finest fight scenes, witticisms, and heroics. Ahead, you'll find 29 of the most badass Buffy moments, ever.




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    That Time She Sacrifices Herself For Dawn
    While we're talking about Dawn, let's not forget the time Buffy actually sacrifices her life to save her sister — and the world — because "this is the work I have to do." And, of course, the last lines of her speech: "The hardest thing in this world is to live in it. Be brave. Live. For me."

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    When Buffy Gives The Best Leadership Speech, EVER
    Remember that time in season 7's "Chosen," when Buffy gives an epic speech about women standing up and kicking ass? Of course you do. Because we all cried when we watched it. Especially when she says, "Make your choice. Are you ready to be strong?"

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    That Time Buffy Slams Glory With Olaf's Hammer
    Just when Glory figures out she's been battling a Buffybot, Buffy comes out swinging. Literally.

    See that? We can be punny too.