Angel (1999–2004)
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Through the Looking Glass 

Wes, Gunn, Angel and Lorne find Cordy in Pylea. She's being hailed as a princess because of her visions. Now, she's the ruler of the kingdom. While, Wes and Gunn try to find a way to open ... See full summary »



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Wes, Gunn, Angel and Lorne find Cordy in Pylea. She's being hailed as a princess because of her visions. Now, she's the ruler of the kingdom. While, Wes and Gunn try to find a way to open another portal and return home, Lorne visits his family. Angel is becoming incredibly popular with the locals, telling them tales of his battles back on earth. He even rescues Fred from certain death. But things quickly start to go wrong for everyone. Cordy realizes some disturbing things about her new responsibilities. Angel begins to lose control of his vampire self. Wes and Gunn find themselves under attack. And Lorne is arrested for treason. Written by katierose295

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15 May 2001 (USA)  »

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Angel is encouraged to behead Fred in the village center, with Landok telling him, "It is a great honor to swing the crebbil at the Bach-nal." Landok also says, "Strike quickly and true, Angel, then we can eat." The word suggests bacchanal, a revel for the Greco-Roman god Bacchus. Certainly the bacchanalia festivals included eating and drinking. It is typical of Pylea - which is apparently tainted by the Wolf, Ram, and Hart - that the party would start by killing a "cow," as the humans are called. See more »


When Angel turns into his demon self and attacks the guard, a close-up shot shows him tear the man's leg off at the knee. Immediately after, in a wide shot (where the other guards ride away), his legs are both clearly intact. Another shot of the body later shows the leg missing. See more »


[first lines]
Angel: One... Two... Three...!
Cordelia Chase: [Cordelia clears her throat] Hi, guys.
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce: Cordelia?
Charles Gunn: No way!
Angel: You're safe?
Cordelia Chase: A little bit. They made me ruler.
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce: But this is fantastic.
Cordelia Chase: Well... It's not like my throne couldn't use a few extra cushions. But I'm really not gonna complain because well... throne.
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce: You can order them to release us?
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References Bambi (1942) See more »

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The One Where Cordelia Is A Princess...
21 February 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really like this episode. I find it really entertaining.

In this episode, Wesley, Gunn, Angel and Lorne find Cordelia in Pylea. They discover that she is being treated as their princess because of her visions. And she is just loving it. So much. Now she is the leader and ruler of the entire kingdom. Wesley and Gunn try to find a portal, to be able to get home and Lorne visits his family. Who are not happy to see him. Angel becomes popular with the local green people and finds and rescues Fred. Cornelia finds out some very important information about her new role as princess, and it's not all good. Eventually, everything goes wrong for everyone and Lorne is even arrested for treason.

Overall, I give this episode a 10 out of 10.

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