In the series finale, Angel reveals that his questionable moral behavior has been part of a bigger plan: to destroy The Circle of the Black Thorn and show the Senior Partners that the power of good ...
When an ancient sarcophagus arrives in the laboratory at Wolfram & Hart, Fred opens a small compartment and is infected by an ancient disease that slowly begins to kill her. As Angel and Spike travel...
Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods.
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
On Wednesday, February 12, 2014, Comedy Central's program "The Daily Show" aired a segment about Russian crackdowns on gay rights activists before and during the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones interviewed one of the few gay rights activists he could find in Sochi and asked her, "are you hopeful that Russia can change?" Her response was: "I have to hope, because otherwise it's too depressive....I really do it just to not be ashamed of me, of my way of living. I want to look at the eyes of my children and my grandchildren, and say, I did all I could. As a quote from your--from an American TV show--it's called 'Angel'--there is a wonderful phrase there: 'If nothing we do matters all that matters is what we do.'" This line comes from the episode "Epiphany," during the scene when Angel is telling Kate about his recent realizations about how to help ease suffering in the world. See more »
A goof seen in archive footage from Angel: City of... that appears in the opening credits of every episode is when Angel is walking down an alley. In a puddle of water you can see his reflection. Though originally a mistake, they choose to take it through the whole show, as a symbol of his soul. See more »
[Angelus has cut power to his office building plunging Wesley, Cordelia and TV actress Rebecca Lowell into darkness]
Looks like somebody didn't pay the power bill.
[Angelus' dark form strolls into view]
[she can't help but whimper]
I'd lay odds that the phone's dead too. What do you all think? Hmmm? What happens if there's an emergency?
Angel, I want you to listen to me. What you're experiencing is not genuine. You've been fed a drug - it's simulating bliss. All that you're feeling is ...
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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 »
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 »
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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