just finished dead like me whose mother was named joy

anonymous asked:

Buffy's mom was named Joyce, not Joy. Also, one time she was sexualized as part of Xander's dream in "Restless". Because Xander is a guy and guys sexualize all the women they meet. Also, one time she had a boyfriend, but he was very much not sexual, and turned out to be an evil robot. And another time she had a boyfriend, but we never saw him and then she died. *goes back to lurking appreciatively on your blog*

I had completely forgotten about all those things, anon. They say that pictures are worth a thousand words so let me be a wizard and sum up everything i have to say about Whedon’s representation of Joyce in a succinct gif: