Angel: Season 1, Episode 3

In the Dark (19 Oct. 1999)

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Oz comes to LA with a gift from Buffy. She has sent Angel the the Ring of Amara, which makes any vampire wearing it "unkill-able." Unfortunatly for Angel, Spike has also arrived in town and... See full summary »

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Oz comes to LA with a gift from Buffy. She has sent Angel the the Ring of Amara, which makes any vampire wearing it "unkill-able." Unfortunatly for Angel, Spike has also arrived in town and he's determined to get the ring for himself. Angel soon finds himself in deep trouble and it's up to Doyle, Oz and Cordy to save him. Written by katierose295

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Despite editing 5 minutes, when this episode aired in the UK it angered the ITC due to the violence and adult themes. The network quickly moved it to a later time slot than its usual 6:00 p.m. See more »

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We see up close that Doyle wears a Claddagh ring just like Angel. However, he wears it on the wrong hand, which he would never do, seeing as he's from Dublin, Ireland. The ring means: Right hand facing out - single, Right hand facing in - taken, Left hand facing out - engaged, Left hand facing in - married. Doyle wears it in the engaged position. See more »

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Spike: Enough with the hit-and-quip! Just tell me where the damned ring is.
Angel: It wouldn't go with your outfit.
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The One Where Spike Comes Over...
27 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

I absolutely love this episode. It is one of my all-time favorites.

This is first spin off between Angel and Buffy The Vampire Slayer. There are only a handful, and thankfully, this one is awesome. In this episode, Spike comes to Los Angeles, after trying to get the Gem Of Amara, back in Sunnydale. The ring empowers the wearer to be invincible. So for a vampire, they can go in sunlight, stakes don't do nothing, and holy water, a thing of the past. So you can understand why Spike wants it so bad. Oz brought the ring to Angel, and Spike followed all the way. He eventually kidnaps and tries to torture Angel into telling him where it is. Long story short, Spike doesn't get the ring, and returns home to Sunnydale.

Overall, I love this episode, it's fantastic and I give it a 10 out of 10.


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