Do you have close relationships with fictional TV characters? Were your core values partially formed by movies and books? If so, this is the episode for you!
Dacia takes the wheel, discussing the personal and social significance of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Twin Peaks, and other TV and movie franchises. Dr. Kim chimes in with theories about parasocial interaction and relationships to explain why we feel so connected with celebrities and the characters they play, and how Dacia is totally and completely normal for having just traveled to attend the Buffering the Vampire Slayer podcast's Buffy Prom. Nerd factor: 11.