|TV Show||Buffy The Vampire Slayer|
|Film||Buffy The Vampire Slayer|
|Credit||Donald Sutherland, Richard Riehle|
Merrick Jamison-Smythe was the Watcher who first located and trained Buffy Summers as a Vampire Slayer prior to Rupert Giles. He was a highly respected Watcher who had personally taught five Slayers only to have two of them brutally murdered by the Master Vampire Lothos to his regret.
Merrick debuted in the feature film Buffy the Vampire Slayer which was released on July 31, 1992 and was portrayed by Donald Sutherland. Merrick also made the occasional flashback in the 1997 TV series adaptation of the same name although he was portrayed by Richard Riehle.
Personality and Traits
- Becoming: Part 1