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Dolly Parton was revealed to be a secret producer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and fans are loving it

Dolly Parton was revealed to be a secret producer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer… and fans are loving it

Buffy the Vampire Slayer created a dedicated fan base during its seven seasons on air from 1997 until 2003. 

And fans just discovered the legend Dolly Parton was a secret producer on the show. 

The 9 to 5 star co-founded Sandollar Entertainment in 1986, which went on to produce the supernatural show. 

Angel producer: Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer discovered that Dolly Parton was a secret producer of the show and are loving it (pictured in 2019)

Sandollar Entertainment is credited at the end of every Buffy episode but the credits left out the company’s founders Dolly and her friend Sandy Gallin. 

The show starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan and David Boreanaz, and followed Gellar as the title character, a teenage last in a line of female vampire slayers. 

Dolly’s company produced the 1992 film of the same name and the spinoff series Angel. 

Sly credit: Buffy the Vampire Slayer created a dedicated fan base during its seven seasons on air from 1997 until 2003, Dolly's company Sandollar Entertainment produced the series and 1992 film of the same name

Sly credit: Buffy the Vampire Slayer created a dedicated fan base during its seven seasons on air from 1997 until 2003, Dolly’s company Sandollar Entertainment produced the series and 1992 film of the same name

Saint Dolly: Another fan said Dolly should be made 'a saint now'

Saint Dolly: Another fan said Dolly should be made ‘a saint now’

Coolest since: Another added the news was the 'coolest thing since Dolly Parton'

Coolest since: Another added the news was the ‘coolest thing since Dolly Parton’ 

On Twitter one fan wrote about the discovery: ‘Here’s another reason I love @DollyParton. She help give us the greatest show about female empowerment since the dawn of television.’

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a revolutionary program that should be studied,’ the same fan added. ‘Dolly, I love you. I also love Sarah Michelle Gellar.’

While another said: ‘Dolly Parton (a queen) was an uncredited producer for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (I’m not over Angel, tbh) and just…we don’t deserve her. None of us have done enough to be worthy of all this good emanating from one person.’

She did that: On Twitter one fan wrote about the discovery: 'Here's another reason I love @DollyParton. She help give us the greatest show about female empowerment since the dawn of television'

She did that: On Twitter one fan wrote about the discovery: ‘Here’s another reason I love @DollyParton. She help give us the greatest show about female empowerment since the dawn of television’ 

We don't deserve her: One fan said they 'don't deserve' Dolly for giving them Buffy and Angel

We don’t deserve her: One fan said they ‘don’t deserve’ Dolly for giving them Buffy and Angel

Stunned: 'I was today years old when I found out that dolly parton was an uncredited executive producer on buffy the vampire slayer,' as social media seemed to be taken aback by the news

Stunned: ‘I was today years old when I found out that dolly parton was an uncredited executive producer on buffy the vampire slayer,’ as social media seemed to be taken aback by the news 

‘I was today years old when I found out that dolly parton was an uncredited executive producer on buffy the vampire slayer,’ as social media seemed to be taken aback by the news. 

Another fan said Dolly should be made ‘a saint now,’ with the discovery, as another added the news was the ‘coolest thing since Dolly Parton.’

Though this wasn’t exactly a well kept secret as Dolly spoke about the series in a 2016 New York Times profile. 

Dolly said she wrote Sandollar Executive after learning ‘men at the company had given Ms. Berman a less-than-generous share of royalties’ for the Buffy series. 

Berman pitched the Buffy story as a TV show.  

 

 

 

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