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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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Complete series cast summary:
...  Angel / ... 111 episodes, 1999-2004
...  Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 101 episodes, 1999-2004
...  Charles Gunn 91 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Cordelia Chase 92 episodes, 1999-2004
...  Lorne 76 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Winifred Burkle / ... 70 episodes, 2001-2004
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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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5 October 1999 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In the beginning of the show's first season, whenever Cordelia would answer the phone at Angel Investigations, she would say, "We help the hopeless." That line was later changed to "We help the helpless." 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: 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 »

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Featured in Malice in Wonderland: Wolfram & Hart (2004) See more »

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