Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996–2003)
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Buffy discovers Angel's dark secret and hesitates to do anything about it, which could spell danger for someone she loves.

Director:

Scott Brazil

Writers:

Joss Whedon (created by), David Greenwalt | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Buffy Summers
Nicholas Brendon ... Xander Harris
Alyson Hannigan ... Willow Rosenberg
Charisma Carpenter ... Cordelia Chase
Anthony Head ... Rupert Giles (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Mark Metcalf ... The Master
David Boreanaz ... Angel
Kristine Sutherland ... Joyce Summers
Julie Benz ... Darla
Andrew J. Ferchland Andrew J. Ferchland ... Collin
Charles Wesley ... Meanest Vamp
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The Master in the hell-mouth feels Buffy has slain too many of his 'family', so he sends the Three, strong vampire worriers, to kill her, but Angel intervenes, they both get away. Buffy takes him home to dress his wound, sees his tattoo and learns vampires killed his parents. Even knowing the Three will be killed -as punishment and as a lesson for the master's young son Colin- guardian Giles steps up Buffy's weapons training. When Angel kisses Buffy, he turns into a vampire, but jumps out of the window. However Darla, Colin's older sister, pretends to be a school friend so Buffy's ma invites her in, then bites her and arranges for Buffy to see only Angel holding her ma. Giles researched Angelus is an age old terrible European vampire, who mysteriously stopped feeding since emigrating to America. Buffy sets out to hunt Angel with a crossbow, but asks first why he spared her life, hence learns how Romany gypsies punished his cruelties by giving him a soul, and thus the pain of a ... Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1997 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Angel's Hugo Boss duster is worth over $1,000 See more »

Goofs

Near the end when Buffy enters The Bronze it is closed. As she gets to the bottom of the steps the shot changes, as it changes, a person is visible hiding behind the pool table. The person's foot pops out at on the right. See more »

Quotes

[On speaking up]
Willow Rosenberg: That way leads to madness and sweaty palms.
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Connections

Featured in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Gift (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Remember You
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Performed by Sophie Zelmani
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Angel!
27 April 2007 | by madman_salvSee all my reviews

After he saves her from a gang of vampire warriors, Angel and Buffy's relationship grows. As their love blooms, Buffy learns that Angel has been hiding a dark secret. She hesitates, not sure what to believe, but when Angel's secret puts someone she loves in danger, she knows what she has to do.

The revelation episode.This is a fantastic episode and one of the best in the first series.This is where the continuing storyline of the Angel/Buffy romance starts. I really enjoyed this episode very much and this is where everything starts. If your looking for a great episode this is the one.


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