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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 90 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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Lost souls saved nightly. See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Liam/Angel was born in 1727, and turned into a vampire in 1753, as established in Angel: The Prodigal (2000), and he counts 1753 as his birth year. Although he spent one hundred years in a hell dimension due to Buffy's actions in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Becoming: Part 2 (1998), he does not count those years as part of his lifespan, and told Cordelia in Angel: Dear Boy (2000) that he was 247. Allowing for aging, he is 251 years old at the series end. 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

Cordelia Chase: So, um, are you still... 'Grrr'?
Angel: Yeah. There's not actually a cure for that.
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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

The R1 and R2-UK DVDs of season 2 are presented in widescreen (16:9), whereas the television broadcasts were not. They show an open matte image, which shows more on the left and the right side but sometimes even show crewmembers or other things that were not meant to be seen. They 4:3 framing is the one intended to be seen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Chase Australia: Episode #2.13 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Angel
(Opening Theme Song)
Performed by Darling Violetta
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Just as good as Buffy, if not better
6 October 1999 | by XophianicSee all my reviews

I was surprising pleased after watching the first episode of Angel. Since it was a spin-off, I did not expect it to be nearly as good as Buffy the Vampire Slayer. But I was proven wrong. Angel and Cordelia have both improved in characters from their original roles on Buffy. Doyle is a terrific character, often stealing the scene. The way Angel runs his little "operation" is very cool. It's definitely got potential to be far better than Buffy. It's got vampires, demons, good looking girls, weapons, car chases and Mafia-like bad guys! What more could you want?


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Release Date:

5 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel: The Series See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(110 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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