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Compare Charmed and Buffy villains

KillRoy231 February 27, 2016 User blog:KillRoy231

I notice similarities between the villains of Charmed and Buffy and the order in which they appeared:

The first main villains are the Source of All Evil and The Master. They look and sound kinda similar and are the leader of an evil race and known only by their title. Though a difference is, the Master was killed at the end of the first season, which was the shortest, while the Source took three seasons to appear in person and another half a season to kill him. Also, an attempt was made to resurrect both, though only in the Source's case was this successful, though he was quickly re-killed in the same episode

The second main villains are The Seer and Drusilla. Aside from the fact that they're both female, they also unofficially take command of their race once the previous leader is dead, and hide behind a "Darth Vader" who was formerly on the side of good (and in love with a main character) but is now someone else entirely (Cole for the Seer and Angel for Drusilla).

The third main villains are Cole Turner and Mayor Wilkins. Both start out invincible, but something happens that makes them vulnerable again and they're blown up. (Cole altering time so that he is Belthazor, and the Mayor turning into a mortal demon)

The fourth main villains are Gideon and Adam. ...well I can't really find any similarities between them. Gideon is an Elder who wanted to kill Wyatt "for the greater good" while Adam is a demonoid cyborg out to dominate the world. Ironically, they are opposites in that Gideon is the first main villain to be killed in a season finale, and Adam is the first to not be killed in a season finale (aside from Drusilla, who survived).

The fifth main villains are Zankou and Glory. Not much similarities here either, except that they are the most powerful enemies the main characters have faced thus far. Also, Buffy was temporarily killed while stopping Glory's plans, while the Charmed Ones faked their deaths when they vanquished Zankou. It seems their seasons were meant to be the final. Oh, and alone on this list, both were killed in the final episode of their season.

The sixth main villains are the Triad and the Nerd Trio. Obviously, both are evil trios, and (aside from Andrew) appeared in a more minor role in previous seasons. Except they're a different kind of evil trio in that Warren was the leader of the Nerd Trio and was the only truly evil one of the three (Jonathan and Andrew were above murder), while Asmodeus, Baliel, and Candor are equally powerful and equally evil.

As Charmed ends here, this means no one to compare The First to, unless Christy counts as a main villain (she was the secondary antagonist of Season 8 but in the end was working for the Triad, despite being against each other at one critical point (why Candor was a ghost in the final))

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