Xena the Warrior Princess and Buffy the Vampire Slayer are probably the two most iconic genre series of the 90’s. Its hard to say for sure obviously, but I’d say that they are probably the two most influential series at the very least from that time at the very least. Indeed many of the tropes and stables from modern cult series can be traced back to these two shows with the likes of Teen Wolf, Torchwood, Merlin, Atlantis and even the revived Doctor Who all owing a huge debt to Buffy and Xena. Both the characters of Buffy and Xena also remain to this day feminist icons and have earned their place alongside other iconic female science fiction and fantasy characters like Wonder Woman and Ellen Ripley.
However which is better?
Well as always I can’t say for everyone, but I am going to look at both series side by…
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