Doug Petrie is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. Best known as a writer, director, and co-executive producer on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He co-wrote the screenplays for the Fantastic Four film and Harriet the Spy. He has also written for the television shows Angel, The 4400 and Tru Calling. He served as a co-executive producer and writer for two seasons on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and as a consulting producer and writer on the second season of Pushing Daisies. He made a cameo on Joss Whedon's web-based film, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, as "Professor Normal".

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel credits[]

Petrie joined the Buffy writing staff in season three as a story editor. He was promoted to executive story editor in season four, co-producer in season five, supervising producer in season six, and finally co-executive producer midway through season seven.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer[]

  • "Revelations"
  • "Bad Girls"
  • "Enemies"
  • "The Initiative"
  • "This Year's Girl"
  • "The Yoko Factor"
  • "No Place Like Home"
  • "Fool for Love"
  • "Checkpoint" (co-written with Jane Espenson)
  • "The Weight of the World"
  • "Flooded" (also director; co-written with Jane Espenson)
  • "As You Were" (also director)
  • "Two to Go"
  • "Beneath You"
  • "Bring on the Night" (co-written with Marti Noxon)
  • "Get It Done" (also director)
  • "End of Days" (co-written with Jane Espenson)


  • "In the Dark"
  • "The Trial" (teleplay; co-written with Tim Minear from a story by David Greenwalt)


  • Broken Bottle of Djinn, 1937
  • Nikki Goes Down!
  • Double Cross
  • Bad Dog
  • Living Doll

See also[]

  • Mutant Enemy Productions