Funny, thrilling, romantic and innovative, Buffy the Vampire Slayer uses the story of a teenaged vampire slayer to explore universal themes of adolescence and young adulthood. The writing is witty and intelligent.
I think you'd have to be in the right mindset to really fall in love with Buffy at first sight. It also depends on which episode you see first. But I do know that this TV show actually changed my life and the characters continue to inspire me.
Buffy is one of those shows that can be so painfully 90's at times, but I still love it. The show isn't just a supernatural cliche of the twilight variety. Whedon manages to take the typical stresses of a teenage girl (Over-zealous parents, peer pressure, drugs, sex, divorce) and introduce elements of the fantastic to make these themes more clear. Bloody brilliant.
Amazing ever changing plot line, sometimes a good break from the main plot, but not in a terribly noticed way. You learn to love all characters. Cons: Personally I don't think it gets 'great' until season 3.
This was my absolute favorite show for years. Amazing plot, wonderful episodes, and amazing acting with characters who you truly grow to love over time. Cons: Absolutely none in my book. Even the musical was awesome.