Buffy's huge success shown in key numbers including 52 awards
To mark the 20th anniversary of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, here are some of the key numbers that define the series.
:: 129 awards nominations and 52 wins.
Sarah Michelle Gellar was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a drama series in 2001, but lost out to Sela Ward for divorce romance series Once And Again.
:: Seven series made between 1997 and 2003.
:: 144 episodes, including an unaired pilot episode - and only seven of them do not feature a vampire.
Gellar and Alyson Hannigan are the only cast members to appear in every broadcast episode.
:: 18 actors appear as the same character in both Buffy The Vampire Slayer and spin-off series Angel.
:: 18 - 50 is the range of possible visual effects shots in an average episode, according to the show's visual effects supervisor Loni Peristere.
:: 16-year-old Mercedes McNab, who played Harmony, was the only main cast member to actually be a teenager while filming, despite the series being set in a high school.
:: 43 churches in the fictional town of Sunnydale where the show is set.