Watch Gellar lay down the law when she has to pick someone to kill

By Dan Heching
April 05, 2017 at 11:15 AM EDT

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Poor, well-meaning Xander. Nicholas Brendon got the short end of the stick Tuesday night, when the Buffster herself, Sarah Michelle Gellar, stopped by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen to play Marry, Shag, Kill and discuss EW’s exclusive Buffy reunion.

Presented with the options to wed, sleep with, or murder Spike, Angel, or Xander, Gellar’s natural first answer was to marry Angel — whom the actress favored over Spike during EW’s reunion — but she still had some reservations. “Can you really marry the undead?” she wondered. “Yas!” Cohen assured her.

Her next answer came without hesitation, though. “You shag Spike, obviously,” she stated.

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But, by process of elimination, that meant six feet under for Brendon’s character Xander (who it should be noted was present in all 145 episodes of the series run, just like Gellar). “I don’t want to kill Xander, though,” she protested, to which Cohen simply replied, “You have to.”

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Gellar then laid down the law, though, informing Cohen, “I don’t have to do anything, you can’t make me!” Cohen, to his credit, relented and agreed. “I know, I can’t make Buffy do anything, as it turns out,” he replied.

Watch the clip above to see the full round of Shag, Marry, Kill, and also hear Gellar discuss why Anthony Stewart Head and Eliza Dushku weren’t at the reunion.

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