Angel: Season 1, Episode 19

Sanctuary (2 May 2000)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Drama, Fantasy
9.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 9.1/10 from 817 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

The second half of Faith's appearance in LA has her bonding with Angel. She's utterly drained and has no more fight left in her. Angel takes her in and become her redemption "sponser." He ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 01 Oct 2010
 
a list of 10 titles
created 04 Sep 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 29 Dec 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 10 Mar 2014
 
a list of 22 titles
created 27 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Sanctuary" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sanctuary (02 May 2000)

Sanctuary (02 May 2000) on IMDb 9.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Angel.
« Previous Episode | 20 of 111 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Detective Kate Lockley (as Elisabeth Rohm)
...
Thomas Burr ...
...
...
...
...
...
Kevin Owers ...
Smith
...
Detective Kendrick
Edit

Storyline

The second half of Faith's appearance in LA has her bonding with Angel. She's utterly drained and has no more fight left in her. Angel takes her in and become her redemption "sponser." He promises to help her find a way to forgive herself and start over. But, there are still a lot of problems to overcome. Wes and Cordy aren't too happy that Angel's forgiven Faith. The Watcher's Council goons are still after Faith. Lila, Lindsey and Lee are hiring another assassin. Kate wants to arrest Angel. And, oh yeah, Buffy's on her way to LA looking for payback on Faith. In the end, it's up to Faith to choose a new path and save herself. Written by katierose295

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 May 2000 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the only episode of the series in which both Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy Summers) and Eliza Dushku (Faith) appear. See more »

Goofs

In the pub, the close-up shot of the no smoking sign says "Please No Smoking", but in the distant shots, it says "Thank You For Not Smoking". See more »

Quotes

Buffy: I have someone in my life now... that I love. It's not what you and I had. It's very new. You know what makes it new? I trust him. I know him.
Angel: That's great. It's nice... you moved on. I can't. You found someone new. I'm not allowed to, remember? I see you again; it cuts me up inside, and the person I share that with is me. You don't know me anymore, so don't come down here with your great new life and expect me to do things your way. Go home.
See more »

Crazy Credits

While Faith flips channels, credits for something run on the TV consisting of friends and/or crew members. TV-Host: Lisa Lassek Nik's Secretary: John Charson Rick Henn: Phillip Geoffrey Hough Female Dancers: Mere Smith Tamara Lewis Golda Savage Marilyn Adams aka Marilyn McMahon Adams Elyse Smith Elisabeth James Jesse Stern Unit Production Manager: Robert D. Nellans First Assistant Director: Ian Woolf See more »

Connections

Features Superman (1941) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A little subdued
27 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was meant to be the second of a two part episode, and it was coupled with the "Five by Five" story. After seeing the prior Angel episode "Five By Five", this was by comparison subdued, especially because Eliza Dushku was not called upon to deliver the same powerful performance that she delivered in the prior episode. The character Faith who was a catalyst in Five by Five, seemed to go through this episode in shock or perhaps deep in thought.

On the positive side, this story shows Angel's philosophy of helping to save souls and that helping save souls is more important than anything else to Angel, including friendships, co-workers and former lovers. This episode also delivers tremendous suspense in that numerous people are out to ruin the work that Angel's efforts to help Faith Lehane, including Buffy, The Watcher Council and the Police, not to mention there is a possibility that Faith herself will ruin it.

I have watched this one about 4 or 5 times and still like the ending, despite knowing it so well.


2 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Season 4 Francine_Pefko
Darla Reborn harrison_tru_davies
Watching Five by Five and Sanctuary darkmoongoddess89
David as Angelus in Season 4 taylor-evanoff
Best female in the buffyverse skilletfanatic17
Lorne killing Lindsey Caia1972
Discuss Sanctuary (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?