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The Script Book is a series of books based on Buffy the Vampire Slayer television show, featuring the original episode scripts. The series was published in 20002003 by Simon & Schuster, cancelled before its conclusion.

Similarly, the Angel show had the Scriptbook book series.

PublicationsEdit

Cover Title Publication date
Season One v1 script The Script Book: Season One, Volume 1 November 28, 2000
Here, collected in one volume for the first time ever, you can find the first six scripts from Season One. Read along as Buffy arrives in Sunnydale, and revisit her early encounters with the “gorgeous in an annoying way” Angel. Best of all, these scripts represent the most complete with production notes and dialogue and scenes that never made it to the small screen!
Season One v2 script The Script Book: Season One, Volume 2 November 28, 2000
Collected here in one complete volume is the exciting conclusion to Season One. These six scripts track the end of Buffy’s first year as a Sunnydale resident-including the revelation of Angel’s true nature, Willow’s disastrous first relationship, and the manifestations of the gang’s most terrifying dreams, as well as the dramatic season finale featuring Buffy’s historic, prophesied showdown with the Master and her (brief) death. Best of all, these scripts represent the most complete source for the writers’ and creators’ vision-with production cues, dialogue, and scenes that never made it to the television screen.
Season Two v1 script The Script Book: Season Two, Volume 1 July 31, 2001
Here, collected in one volume, are the original scripts of the first six episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season Two. Read along as Buffy returns to Sunnydale after a relaxing summer to find that her penultimate foe, the Master, may be on the rise; as she first encounters the Big Bad, Spike, on the inauspicious parent-teacher night; and as her relationship with the ever soulful Angel continues to unfold. Complete with production notes, cut dialogue, and inside jokes!
Season Two v2 script The Script Book: Season Two, Volume 2 November 27, 2001
Chances are, you’re already familiar with these episodes. But the true fanatic knows there’s nothing more satisfying than getting your hands on the scripts themselves. Now, in one complete volume, read along as Buffy battles the “normal”, such as her parental issues — as Freud would have termed her attitude toward Joyce’s new boyfriend — as well as the “para” — the usual cast of creepy crawlies. Complete with production notes, inside jokes, and dialogue cut from the final shoots!
Season Two v3 script The Script Book: Season Two, Volume 3 November 1, 2002
You’ve seen the episodes, sure. But what better way to cement your fanaticism than with the scripts themselves? Read along as Angel says, “I love you,” …and as Buffy later vows to destroy him. Best of all — these shooting scripts contain never-aired dialogue, inside jokes, and production notes for the true Buffy-phile!
Once More with Feeling script The Script Book: Once More, with Feeling December 1, 2002
Here, in one volume, find complete, uncut dialogue, song lyrics, sheet music, and a full-color photo insert. For the true fan, a complete, authorized guide to the smash hit musical episode!
Season Two v4 script The Script Book: Season Two, Volume 4 March 1, 2003
Read along to the wrenching conclusion of Season Two as Buffy must thwart Angelus’s plan to bring about the destruction of mankind. The true Buffy-phile knows that the genius of the program lies in its savvy scriptwriting; now follow along with original shooting scripts — complete with inside jokes, production notes, cut dialogue, and more!
Season Three v1 script The Script Book: Season Three, Volume 1 July 1, 2003
Follow along as Buffy returns to her hometown to the lukewarm welcome of the Scooby Gang, rekindling old bonds even as Faith ingratiates herself to the group. The true Buffyphile knows that the genius of the program lies in its savvy scriptwriting, and now fans can follow along to original shooting scripts, complete with inside jokes, production notes, and cut dialogue.
Season Three v2 script The Script Book: Season Three, Volume 2 September 1, 2003
Now, don’t miss a word as Angel’s return is uncovered by the Scoobies, and he makes peace with his inner demons, and as Willow Rosenberg and Xander, respectively, grapple with their feelings for one another as well as their place among the group. Complete with production notes, inside jokes, cut dialogue, and more, these scripts will slay you!
Season Three v3 script The Script Book: Season Three, Volume 3 cancelled
The original shooting scripts from the third season of the hit show are collected in this third volume, featuring story lines of an evil Willow, an accidental murder, a rogue Slayer, and more.
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