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Angel 

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The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.
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5   4   3   2   1  
2004   2003   2002   2001   2000   1999  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
David Boreanaz ...  Angel / ... 111 episodes, 1999-2004
Alexis Denisof ...  Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 101 episodes, 1999-2004
J. August Richards ...  Charles Gunn 91 episodes, 2000-2004
Charisma Carpenter ...  Cordelia Chase 92 episodes, 1999-2004
Andy Hallett ...  Lorne 76 episodes, 2000-2004
Amy Acker ...  Winifred Burkle / ... 70 episodes, 2001-2004
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Storyline

The vampire Angelus, now known as Angel, has a human soul, but committed terrible crimes in the past. Seeking forgiveness and trying to redeem himself, he moves from Sunnydale (and a relationship with Buffy Summers, of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") to Los Angeles, where he helps the downtrodden by thwarting the supernatural creatures that prey on them. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Live fast. Die never. See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Ranked #21 on Empire magazine's 50 Greatest TV Shows Of All Time (2008). See more »

Goofs

For a large portion of season 5 Spike is incorporeal. He is not meant to be able to interact with physical objects, and is seen passing through people and walls. However as is the case in most scenarios of this nature, he is inexplicably able to sit in chairs or occasionally interact with larger set pieces. See more »

Quotes

Angel: You can be a rainbow
[hits him]
Angel: and not a "painbow"!
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Crazy Credits

During the first seconds of the opening credits, the red rim of a chalice in the background forms the shape of a halo over the name ANGEL. See more »

Alternate Versions

Two deleted scenes appear on the Season 3 DVDs. The first is a segment from Cordelia's fantasy sitcom 'Cordy' from the episode 'Birthday' and the second is a hilarous sequence where Wesley has a fantasy about Fred and himself doing ballet from the episode 'Waiting In The Wings' See more »

Connections

Referenced in Spaced: Dissolution (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Angel
(Opening Theme Song)
Performed by Darling Violetta
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A Good Show
20 April 2001 | by zedthedestroyerSee all my reviews

I usually prefer "Angel" over "Buffy" - darker, complex characters; a minimum of quirky Scooby-speak; and it's more violent, definitely more violent.

David Boreanaz carries the show well. His character is more interesting when he's darker. Unfortunately, he wouldn't have a supporting cast if he remained that way. Charisma Carpenter, who played a relatively two-dimensional character for 3 years on "Buffy", really comes into her own on this show, adding depth to Cordelia and proving that she can act rings around Sarah Michelle Gellar. Alexis Denisof has done a good job of making me forget that Wesley was an uptight, stiff-upper-lip comedic relief in the previous series, and turned him into a more likeable, stronger character - almost a younger version of Giles. Recently, the writers have been ignoring Gunn in favor of regular guest stars Lindsey and Darla. Now maybe that particular story arc is over, they'll give J August Richards more to do.

This series is strong and deserves to stand on it's own merits, not simply as a "spin-off".


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel: The Series See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(110 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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