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"Six girls, one bathroom. If this isn't the apocalypse, I don't know what is."

Tired of all those boring reality TV shows? Why don't you tune in for the BAMF Girls' Club! Discover what happens when you place five absolute badass action girls (Hermione Granger, Lisbeth Salander, Michonne, Buffy Summers, Katniss Everdeen)... and Bella Swan in the same house: a whole host of wacky shenanigans are sure to ensue!


A comedy web-series from Comediva which asks just how well some of our favorite, strong-willed and powerful heroines (and Bella) would interact when taken from their normal universes and forced to share a small, suburban home.

It can be found here.

BAMF Girls' Club provides examples of:

  • Ambiguously Bi:
    • Bella is still super into Edward, of course, but her clingy nature means she gets very touchy-feely with the other girls. It's not always clear whether or not she's sexually attracted to them or if it's just that she's starved for affection and has No Sense of Personal Space... though it is telling that in episode #9, when guest star Veronica Mars tells Bella "I could kiss you!" Bella immediately puckers up.
    • Hermione's constant Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today? when she's around Willow, or when Willow is mentioned, isn't quite convincing.
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  • Aside Glance: Disregarding the Confession Cam for a moment, Hermione and Lisbeth tend to stare through the camera sometimes.
  • Berserk Button:
    • For Arya, anything that implies beheading.
    • For Katniss, anything involving black chicks dying... or not.
  • Brick Joke: In #11, Hermione's magical experimentation backfires on Michonne and apparently doesn't do very much... until later.
  • Butt-Monkey: Bella gets no respect from anyone, and she also fails at pretty much everything, being unable to do anything for herself.
  • The Cameo:
    • Arya Stark appears in #3 as a condition of her parole.
    • Willow joins Buffy in #7!
    • Veronica Mars in episode #9.
    • The series' first male cameo, Agent Smith from The Matrix appears in episode #10 as a blind online date that Buffy set up. He tries to kill Buffy, but Hermione makes short work of him.
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    • #13 has the 11th Doctor!
    • #15 has one of the earliest known BAMFs in history... Snow White.
  • Character Exaggeration: For comic effect. All the characters in the series are essentially exaggerated caricatures of their canon selves, though it varies just how much they have been exaggerated. Some (like Buffy) are fairly close to their canon characterization with only some traits exaggerated, while others (most notably Bella) are complete caricatures.
  • Confession Cam: A regular staple of the series. Every episode features one or more of the girls having a Confession Cam segment.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: Hermione retaliating at Lisbeth by painlessly removing all her piercings (except a few of her favorites) in #4.
  • Curse Cut Short: Michonne in #9.
    Michonne: Law school, motherf—!
  • Damsel in Distress: The odd one out, Bella, who can't even protect herself from a spider.
  • Does Not Know Her Own Strength: Things in Buffy's hands that aren't slayer tools (or jars) tend to break.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: The effect of Veritaserum on Hermione herself is basically a drunken rant.invoked Genius Bonus: This is basically what In Vino Veritas means.
  • Eat the Dog: Katniss kills and cooks Jacob.
  • Everyone Meets Everyone: The first episode is dedicated to the girls all moving into the house and meeting for the first time. Hermione's heard of Buffy before, but hasn't actually met her — apart from that, everyone's pretty much a stranger.
  • Exact Words: Lisbeth claiming she didn't hack Katniss' Facebook, Buffy's Myspace, Hermione's email and Bella's Instagram because "Their passwords are always 1 2 3 4."
  • Expy: Played for laughs in episode 11. Buffy tries to reunite the Scooby Gang but since they can't make it she recruits the other girls based on their tangential similarity to her friends (Hermione for Willow, Bella for Xander, etc.).
  • Extreme Omnivore: Katniss. Special mention goes to the time she hunts and makes dinner, then finds out it's Jacob Black and horks it up... then goes back to eating it by the next camera cut.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: Buffy, somehow extricated from the period her show was on air in for this show. Of course, this also explains Arya Stark.
  • Funny Background Event: #11. Hermione practicing her spells backfires onto Michonne in the back, for no other reason than to backfire on Michonne.
  • The Ghost: Harry, Ron, Peeta, Haymitch, Spike, Xander, Edward, even those walkers Michonne's been dragging around all get mentions.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: Michonne and especially Katniss in the talent show episode, as they try to get the other girls to show off their more useful talents, by poisoning Hermione and shooting an arrow at Buffy. Both victims are angered by this, although Hermione is more angered that she got a lower score than she felt she deserves.
  • Lethal Chef: Katniss' oatmeal-groosling cookies. Sounds bad enough to begin with, but things go From Bad to Worse when the secret ingredient is revealed to be tracker jacker venom.
  • Super OCD: Hermione has spells for disinfecting, and removing someone's piercings just because they "look better anyway".
  • Take That!:
    Arya: [about Hermione] UUUHH!! BOOKS. No wonder she only has two friends.
  • That Came Out Wrong: Bella, in the first episode, when she says walking dead people sound hot — an especially poor choice of words considering who she is with. In her defense, she's dating a vampire.
    Bella: Can we take that out? Can we delete that?
  • Theme Tune Roll Call: The intro to every episode lists each of the main protagonists (and the video titles repeat it), just to emphasize the big Crossover nature of the show:
    Voice-over: When Buffy, Hermione, Katniss, Lisbeth, Michonne, and... Bella? move into one house, it's an utter BAMFgasm of awesomeness! It's the BAMF Girls Club!
  • Wrong Genre Savvy:
    • Practically everyone. Part of the humor comes in the girls tackling real life problems (i.e. six girls but one bathroom) like how they'd tackle it in their work.
    • Literally for Katniss, who thinks her experience with the Hunger Games is completely relevant here. Not so much.
    • Michonne, too, since she thinks the walkers are everywhere.
    • Buffy usually gets along with the above two as she too is an Action Survivor. The problem is that while they tackled zombies, corrupt politicians, and kids trained to kill, she's tackled demons and vampires.
    • Lisbeth usually believes Hollywood Hacking can solve anything.
    • Hermione actually is the closest person to getting the genre right, since the series she's from was partially inspired by stories involving a Boarding School, similar to the situation she's stuck in with the girls.
    • And Bella... well, she still acts like herself (which isn't helping).