Angel: Season 5, Episode 18

Origin (21 Apr. 2004)

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Parents bring their son to Wolfram and Hart to try to make sense of their son's superhuman abilities. Team Angel wants their assistance, but Angel refuses, because it's his son Connor. A ... See full summary »

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Parents bring their son to Wolfram and Hart to try to make sense of their son's superhuman abilities. Team Angel wants their assistance, but Angel refuses, because it's his son Connor. A demon is after Connor, but without his memories of his old life, he doesn't have much of a chance against the demon. True memories are revealed for Connor and a member of Team Angel Written by Jesse Sanchez

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According to Andy Hallett, it was during the filming of this episode that the cast and crew were given the news that the show was canceled. See more »

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Charles Gunn: [speaking to the demon who cuts out the heart of a person who wears the cursed necklace] Come on, Sparky. Let's go. This heart ain't gonna cut itself out.
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That was awesome
7 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For the first time I actually liked seeing Connor. His reaction to Angel beating the hell out of those two demons who attacked his parents could be interpreted in two ways. First, it was just that of a normal late adolescent boy who finds stuff like that cool. Second, it gave off a vibe that no matter how much Connor's memories had changed, somehow he still knew something subconsciously about who he really is. Finding out that Cyvus Vail had set this scenario up in order to bring Connor to Angel made total sense once he mentioned Sahjhan and the prophecy. You almost got the feeling that somehow the 'real' Connor would reappear. The most surprising thing though was the slowly growing connection between Wesley & Illryia. The fact that she helped to rouse Wesley's suspicions even more by saying that Fred's memories had been changed in certain areas. When she hit Angel and said "He doesn't follow you any longer", almost as if she respected Wesley in some way. I got what I was waiting for though when Wes broke the box with the original memories in it. After seeing Connor brought back and kill Sahjhan, I thought all hell was going to break loose. When it was over and he was still acting like the 'fictional' Connor, I was thankful that they wouldn't draw this out. The ending line of "You gotta do what you can to protect your family. I learned that from my father" pretty much said that even Connor knew the truth, he still wanted and preferred the fictional life.


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