Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

I'm Chris Walsh and I approve this nerd-love

As I continue to catch up on my viewing of worthy TV shows, I've reached the second season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (by the way, is it bad that I'm developing a thing for Drusilla?). I know some of what happens later in the show -- I saw much of the fifth and some of the sixth seasons when they first aired -- and now I'm happily filling in my gaps in my Buffy knowledge.

Like about the phenomonally cute Alyson Hannigan as Willow. I'm watching the show in its Willow's-not-yet-blossomed stage, when she was at her most awkward socially but had her skills (and the eye of Oz; I just saw the episode where he's flirting with her while holding that animal cracker).

I'm sure it's been said before, but I'll say it here: I like that Willow's perhaps the nerdiest character, and that she's also the character who ends up with the healthiest love life/sex life. She winds up with good, caring partners, and is good and caring to them as well. No one she falls in love with turns out to be a vampire (at least, I don't think so...) or an abusive type, or otherwise so utterly wrong for her that there'd be a huge risk for her. Willow lives through tragedy and heartbreak, certainly, but that doesn't happen because of any mistakes she makes. She finds love, and it's good love.

As a nerd, I gather hope from that.
Tags: firefly/whedon

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