Rob Des Hotel was a writer whose work includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes, along with his writing partner Dean Batali. Des Hotel also served as a story editor and executive story editor during the first two seasons of the show, and wrote a Buffy the Vampire Slayer video game.
In addition to Buffy, Des Hotel also worked as writer and producer in various television series over the years, such as Fantasy Island, That '70s Show, Gary Unmarried, Mad Love, True Blood, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Mike & Molly, and Man with a Plan.
Des Hotel died in December 2018 from a suspected heart attack, survived by his wife and their two children.
Below is a list of works by Des Hotel in the Buffyverse:
- "Never Kill a Boy on the First Date" (with Dean Batali)
- "The Puppet Show" (with Dean Batali)
- "The Dark Age" (with Dean Batali)
- "Phases" (with Dean Batali)
- "Killed by Death" (with Dean Batali)
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 1 — Story editor
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 2 — Executive story editor
- ↑ Nellie Andreeva, "Rob DesHotel Dies: TV Writer-Producer Of 'Man With a Plan', 'That '70s Show' Was 52". Deadline, December 11, 2018.