It’s decided: Sarah Michelle Gellar is our mother and Pedro Pascal is our dad, understood? The TV icon pair have been given these titles by a large chunk of their online fans over the years, but are we all firmly aware that the Wolf Pack And The last of us stars actually worked together at the time? Gellar just filled in on her followers about when the couple shared the screen years ago.
Sarah Michelle Gellar took instagram this week to share an image of herself as Buffy Summers alongside Pedro Pascal circa 1999, decades before he would go on to serve in protective roles for The Mandalorianis Grogu and The last of usit’s Ellie. Look at:
Gellar captioned the photo “When mother met father,” poking fun at Pedro Pascal’s status as an internet dad and his own notoriety as a “mother.” The image, a screenshot of Pedro Pascal and Sarah Michelle Gellar together in buffy the vampire slayer, comes from an episode that first aired almost 25 years ago. Pascal is one of many unique guest stars from the supernatural hit, having appeared in a single episode in Season 4 before becoming more of a household name.
When did Pedro Pascal and Sarah Michelle Gellar work together?
TV show: buffy the vampire slayer
Episode: Season 4, Episode 1 – The Freshman
Premiere date: October 5, 1999
Role: Pedro Pascal guest starred as another freshman named Eddie who disappears shortly after meeting Buffy.
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buffy was indeed one of Pascal’s first acting roles and he is credited as Pedro Balmaceda in the episode, Pedro and Balmaceda actually being his two middle names; his full name is José Pedro Balmaceda Pascal. The last of us The actor was in his early twenties when he worked with Sarah Michelle Gellar at the time.
Recently, the actress embraced her status in pop culture by changing her Instagram bio to “Mother” after learning that the LGBTQ+ community refers to her as such. For what? Mainly because they love him so much, and buffy is so beloved that people compare the show, and specifically Buffy Summers, to having played a breeding role in their lives.
In fact, when Gellar recently spoke to entertainment tonight About the title, the actress said she asked her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. to only call her “the mother”. On the other hand, Pedro Pascal has been dubbed the dad of the internet, whom he also recently kissed during an appearance on The Graham Norton Showas you can see:
As for Pedro Pascal, being nicknamed “dad” has a lot to do with the fact that he has many adoring fans of his looks, but he also plays now. two famous reluctant father figures between his main roles in The Mandalorian And The last of usso it’s almost difficult not to think of him in such a role. The Mandalorian Season 3 premieres on Disney+ this week, while The last of us‘ the first season continues to unfold like a huge success for HBO going into the final episodes, so that particular status probably isn’t going away anytime soon.
Sarah Michelle Gellar recently returned to supernatural television with the Paramount+ series, Wolf PackWho she promoted hard, considering also that she is the producer. Since the actor has already spoken about the mad filming schedule buffy, it’s great to see that working with Pedro Pascal at the time was perhaps more memorable for her than the episode was for viewers in general. Now where do we sign up for Gellar to appear alongside Katee Sackhoff on The Mandalorian?