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    Updated on Apr 27, 2020. Posted on Apr 25, 2020

    Dolly Parton Secretly Produced "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" And Honestly We Truly Don't Deserve Her

    "Wowwww, Dolly really does have that slayer energy tho!"

    I think we can all agree on one thing: Dolly Parton is a national treasure!

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    Aside from being a prolific singer-songwriter, an actor, and a humanitarian, Dolly is also an entrepreneur. And among her many business ventures are various TV and film production companies she has created and owned throughout the years.

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    And one of those production companies, Sandollar Entertainment, produced one of the most iconic TV series of all time: Buffy the Vampire Slayer!!!

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    Dolly cofounded Sandollar Entertainment with her friend and business partner Sandy Gallin, back in 1986.

    Yup, Dolly secretly produced Buffy (and Angel as well) and we're all finding out 20 years later — that is some legend shit!!!!!

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    Needless to say, fans of the series are shocked and happy about this bit of news:

    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. https://t.co/wMlqyr5BIA

    I was today years old when I found out that dolly parton was an uncredited executive producer on buffy the vampire slayer

    I just assume Dolly is part of everything good in the world, so this tracks. Dolly Parton secretly produced Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and fans have only just found out | The Independent https://t.co/apPJ8504fT

    Dolly Parton being a secret producer on Buffy is the best thing I've heard all week, and probably all year

    So @DollyParton secretly produced Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The gift that keeps on giving

    Wowwww Dolly really does have that slayer energy tho https://t.co/DNPdMobDOl

    Dolly Parton secretly producing Buffy the Vampire Slayer is the 90s version of Lucille Ball throwing her weight behind Star Trek: TOS.

    To be fair, this news might not come as a shock if you knew she owned that production company. But, as the UK's Independent points out, there might have also been clues about the connection in the show itself. Buffy and Dolly share the same birthday: Jan. 19.

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    And if you didn't love Dolly enough for this, then this story definitely will make you. In an interview with the New York Times, Gail Berman — who was the executive at Sandollar who pitched Buffy as a series and went on to coproduce it — said that when Dolly found out that men at the company had not given her her fair share of the Buffy royalties, Dolly handed her a personal check to cover what she was owed.

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    Honestly, after all this Buffy news, I take back what I said earlier! Dolly is actually a saint, an international treasure, and we stan!!!!! ❤️

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