26: “Heathers”
Still Slaying: a Buffy-verse podcastMarch 24, 2024
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26: “Heathers”

“Our love is God. Let’s go get a slushie.”

Content warning - discussions of suicide, sexual assault and violence

For this mid-season break, the Scooby Duo are joined by Jason to talk about the Gen-X classic black comedy, “Heathers.” Topics include bad boys, John Hughes films, slang, “Mean Girls,” high school, teen angst, drug abuse prevention programs, 80s nostalgia, cow tipping, bullying, sexual assault, the monocle, Christian Slater’s voice, school shootings and the #MeToo movement. 

Ever wonder if Westerberg High School is also on a Hellmouth? 

Next time on Still Slaying, we’ll be talking about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 3, Episode 13, “The Zeppo.” Send your thoughts to stillslayingfeedback@gmail.com

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News Links/Referenced Links

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, there are many resources available. 
EW interview with some original cast & creators of “Heathers”: https://ew.com/article/2014/04/04/heathers-oral-history/

Original “Heathers” Trailer: https://youtu.be/KJVKh9KKiug?si=P6gSEROR0-BXx8AC

“Heathers” TV Show Trailer: https://youtu.be/UHiQ5xyKbHU?si=wuBBR7K2R06rttLN

Article on “Heathers” TV Show being “doomed from the start”: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/31/18048968/heathers-reboot-paramount-television-doomed-episodes-pulled-canceled-timeline

“Heathers” Blew Up the High-School Comedy

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