I am I the only one that sees a big similarity between Buffy/Angel and How I Met Your Mother? (Besides Alison Hannigan...)
I think Buffy's relationship with Angel is really similar to Ted's relationship with Robin. Both pairings show intrest in each other at the beginning of the series, but decide they can't have a relationship. (Angel/Pilot ) Even though they have feelings for each other, they don't get together until a while later (Reptile Boy/Come On ). Sadly, both relationships come to an end (Innocence/Something Blue). At this point, it starts to bcome a little different... Buffy and Angel eventually get back together and break up (Amends and The Prom respectively) while Ted and Robin become friends with benefits (Benefits). Another si…
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I'm pretty sure everyone has some sort of idea of who there favorite characters are. I wanted to share mine (in order) and explain why.
- Faith - She's such a badass, plus I always love characters that seek redemption. I also love the parallel between her and Buffy ("Good slayer/Bad slayer" thing and her symbolism as the "slayer buffy could have been".)
- Tara - She's the complete opposite of Faith, yet still completely amazing. It's the shy nerdy girl person that everyone loves. Plus, her death was so sudden and sad :(
- Angel - What's better than a hot, brooding vampire? A hot, brooding vampire with a soul! (And doesn't sparkle...) Yet again, my weakness. The awesomely dark character that seeks redemption.
- Oz - Earshot ('nuff said, but I'll explai…