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20 Reasons “Carmilla” Is The Best Show You’re Not Watching

Buckle up, Creampuffs.

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3. It's the ultimate treat for fans of vampire fiction, with references galore.

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It's a reimagining of the novella Carmilla, which was written by Sheridan Le Fanu and came out in 1871, predating Dracula by 26 years. Dracula was even heavily influenced by Carmilla. It references "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," Anne Rice novels, and more. And in case you were wondering, it's not a damn thing like Twilight.


9. It has one of the best lesbian slow-build relationships you can find.

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Laura and Carmilla start out at odds, forced together as dorm roommates... and things slowly shift throughout Season One. Their relationship arc is a fresh (and at times torturous!) take on an old archetype.


Still not convinced? Just watch the trailer:

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