Angel: Season 3, Episode 4

Carpe Noctem (15 Oct. 2001)

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While investigating some mysterious deaths, Angel switches bodies with a old guy named Marcus. Marcus immediately takes over Angel's life, while Angel is stuck in a retirement home. When ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
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Misty Louwagie ...
Marc Brett ...
Health Club Phil
Lauren Reina ...
Escort #1
Escort #2 (as Magdalena Zielinska)


While investigating some mysterious deaths, Angel switches bodies with a old guy named Marcus. Marcus immediately takes over Angel's life, while Angel is stuck in a retirement home. When Marcus realizes that Angel's body gives him vampire powers, he decides that they only way to keep it is to get rid of Angel once and for all. Written by katieorse295

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The address of the Hyperion Hotel is revealed to be 1481 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026. The phone number is (213) 555-0162 and the fax number is (213) 555-0163. See more »


[first lines]
Charles Gunn: Hey, Fred.
Winifred 'Fred' Burkle: Sorry, did I startle you guys?
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce: No.
Cordelia Chase: Only in the sense of shocking and jolting us. What's up?
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References Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bargaining: Part 1 (2001) See more »

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The One Where An Old Guy Switches Bodies With Angel...
27 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

I love this episode. It's so good.

In the beginning of this episode, we see a man, having a threesome, getting ready for round three or four, and then he exploding out of his skin. I just have to say, gross, yuck, disgusting, barf, ew. Anyway, we Angel discovers that it's an old man, switching bodies with young men to do all the things young men do and that old men can't, at least not with out help of medication. The old man actually switches bodies with Angel, and when Angel is the old man, no one believes him. They think he's delusional. Eventually, Angel's friends find him when he's the old man, and stop the old man from doing anymore damage. But for some reason, they don't get him arrested, they just leave him there, with his magic body switching device smashed.

Overall, I give this episode an 8 out of 10.

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