the classic line from Buffy on why this show hit on the big difference between her metaphoric life and a normal high school girl's life, fashion, likeability, and not usually dealing with evil, on whatever level you find it.
Buffy: 'I am not having sex with Spike!' Xander: 'No one is judging you. It's understandable. Spike is strong and mysterious.and sort of compact but well-muscled.' Buffy: 'I am NOT having sex with Spike!