Plagues of rats, earthquakes and a string of strange events lead Angel and the gang to one realization: the apocalypse has come at last. Meanwhile, Connor and Cordelia encounter The Beast, who has come to Los Angeles on the verge of Armageddon to help bring about the end of the world. Written by
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Steven S. DeKnight says on the DVD commentary that the Beast wasn't going to appear so early on, but the network told them that this episode would be the last one of the year, so they have to introduce the character. See more
Hate to be the little demon that cried "Apocalypse Nowish," but, uh...
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