'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'
On the surface, Buffy Summers was a typical high school student, living with her parents in sunny, suburban L.A.
But, unknown to all but her loyal "Scooby Gang," she was also her generation's "slayer" -- the superhumanly gifted guardian chosen to battle vampires, demons and all manner of evil. Even if she did have to fit those duties in around math tests and cheerleading tryouts.
The Summers family's "Craftsman-style bungalow" in fictional Sunnydale was circa 1914, says Chad Rogers, real estate agent with Hilton & Hyland/Christie's International Real Estate.
Not to mention that the Summers' Craftsman always looked perfect -- even after epic supernatural skirmishes -- so the Summers' contractor must have had a "don't ask, don't tell" policy, Rogers says.
The fictional home likely would have sold for roughly $250,000 in the late '90s, when the show premiered, Rogers says. And for art gallery owner Joyce and well-off Hank, that would have been totally affordable, he says.
These days, that same fictional dwelling would likely go for "close to $1 million," Rogers says.
But no telling how Sunnydale's proximity to Hellmouth would affect property values.