‘Buffy’ is the only show that prepared us for the Hellmouth of Tinder

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered 20 years ago today at the dawn of the information age when humanity was grappling with a very big question — can nerds ever be cool?

Sarah Michelle Gellar and and her crew did their best to convince us. The conventionally hot outcasts who wouldn’t take any bullshit from demons spent most of their time hanging out in the library with teachers researching ancient monsters.

Shockingly, the gang’s not very lucky in love — it is not chill to ask out a high schooler when you’re a vampire who has been alive for centuries… and that’s actually one of the more successful relationships. In “I, Robot. You, Jane,” the show gets to the root of a great modern evil — the endless stream of creeps you encounter while trying to find love online. The episode originally aired April 21,1997, and to this day, it is still the most powerful art created about Tinder. …

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