90s

Without Dolly Parton, One Of The Most Iconic '90s Shows Would Never Have Been Made

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer was (and still is) one of the best shows of our generation. The supernatural drama ran for seven seasons, which honestly was not enough vampire butt-kicking time, but we'll take what we can get.

Recently, the show turned 20 years old, and people began wondering if a reunion or revival were in the works. When asked about that possibility, Buffy herself was on the fence.

"I have always believed that what was so unique about the show was the use of horrors of those formative years," Sarah Michelle Geller said. "With high school and college as a backdrop, we were able to address racism, identity, bullying, guilt, death, first love and heartbreak using the demons as metaphors for the demons we all experience. I am not sure how that translates into adulthood, although I am sure it could."

But before you get all upset that the reunion probably isn't happening, you need to take a step back and thank the person who made Buffy possible in the first place. No, it's not Joss Whedon.

It's this gal.

That's right, the next time you find yourself humming 9 to 5 in your head, be sure you say a silent prayer to the Dolly Gods for allowing us to have Buffy.

But how did she do it, you ask? Great question.

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