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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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Angel: Over the Rainbow  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 20

Cordelia finds herself in an alien world, but makes the most of it as the team tries to follow and rescue her. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 17, 2015 at 6:06 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Belonging  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 19

Focus returns in a big way, with Lorne starting to peel the cover off his backstory and the introduction of Winifred "Fred" Burkle. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 17, 2015 at 6:00 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Dead End  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 18

Lindsey returns with a new hand thanks to Wolfram & Hart. Of course, nothing from Wolfram & Hart comes without strings, as he and Angel find out. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 10, 2015 at 6:10 AM - 6 comments

Angel: Disharmony  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 17

Harmony is in town, and Cordelia doesn't know that she's... changed. In the meantime, the guys are looking to take down a vampire pyramid scheme. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 10, 2015 at 6:03 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Epiphany  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 16

We finally get our answers to the questions of whether sex is all we need for happiness (no); whether not having an invitation will really keep a vampire out (also no); and whether Angel can come back to Angel Investigations and things will be cool again (not entirely). [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 3, 2015 at 6:56 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Reprise  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 15

Angel goes after one of Wolfram & Hart's Senior Partners so he can find and destroy the Home Office, only to find out just how close he is to evil every day. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 3, 2015 at 6:49 AM - 0 comments

Angel: The Thin Dead Line  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 14

Anne needs help from Angel Investigations to defend her kids against zombie cops. Angel needs help from Kate to defend their city against zombie cops. Wait, that sounds familiar... [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:32 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Happy Anniversary  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 13

A filler episode shows Angel and Lorne working together on one apocalypse while the Remainders work on a smaller issue. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:23 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Blood Money  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 12

Ultimate Buffyverse Hey It'sThat Girl Julia Lee turns up for the first time as Anne Steele, now the head of a teen shelter that has attracted the attention of Wolfram & Hart. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 19, 2015 at 6:38 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Redefinition  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 11

Angel goes dark on his solo mission to take out Darla and Drusilla, while the former employees of Angel Investigations try to figure out what comes next. In the way background, Lindsey and Lilah have to work together as co-Executive Vice President of Special Projects. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 19, 2015 at 6:29 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Reunion  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 10

Darla and Drusilla are back in form, killing their way across Los Angeles. Can Angel stop them... and does he want to? [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:34 AM - 3 comments

Angel: The Trial  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 9

Darla is dying of syphilis, and begs Angel to turn her. He undergoes the titular trial (in three parts) to save her, only to find a triple-cross waiting at the end. And Drusilla. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:29 AM - 1 comment

Angel: The Shroud of Rahman  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 8

It's a heist! Angel takes the place of another vampire on a crew that's stealing the titular Shroud, which has the power to make everyone around it insane. The crew predictably kills each other, and Angel gets his first taste of human blood in a while when he bites Kate. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 5, 2015 at 6:12 AM - 1 comment

Angel: Darla  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 7

Darla's origin story serves as the flashbackdrop for Angel's attempt to rescue her from Wolfram & Hart, only to find that the rescue she has in mind is to become a vampire again. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 5, 2015 at 5:56 AM - 1 comment

Angel: Guise Will Be Guise  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 6

A very plot-twisty and humorous episode brings us a (fake) swami advising Angel, Wesley pretending to be Angel, and a (not anymore) virgin being sacrificed. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 29, 2015 at 6:31 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Dear Boy  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 5

Darla is back in full effect, as we bounce in time between Drusilla's origin and a human-ified Darla and her fake husband setting Angel up for a murder rap. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 29, 2015 at 6:18 AM - 0 comments

Angel: Untouched  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 4

Angel saves a young telekinetic woman from Lilah's machinations. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 22, 2015 at 5:56 AM - 1 comment

Angel: First Impressions  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 3

Darla's back! And they're in luuuv-- oh, no, just a dream. But wait! Oh, and while Angel is having his angsty Darla dreams, Cordelia saves Gunn, from vampires and himself. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 22, 2015 at 5:50 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Are You Now or Have You Ever Been  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 2

Angel Investigations finds a new home base, but first Angel has to take care of some old business. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 15, 2015 at 6:36 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Judgment  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 1

Angel accidentally kills a demon serving as a champion to a pregnant human woman and takes his place in a fight to the death. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 15, 2015 at 6:29 AM - 0 comments

Angel: To Shanshu in L.A.  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 22

The first-season finale brings us the Shanshu Prophecy, the destruction of the Angel Investigations offices, the death of the Oracles, Lindsey losing a hand, and the rise of the Beast (or at least, someone dangerous). [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:22 AM - 4 comments

Angel: Blind Date  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 21

Lindsey can't quite bring himself to let three children die, so he enlists Angel to protect them against a blind assassin hired by Wolfram & Hart. Lindsey's supervisor then offers him a big promotion, because that's how evil law firms work, apparently. And Wesley finds a very interesting scroll. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:17 AM - 2 comments

Angel: War Zone  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 20

Angel finally gets a big-money client while a street gang fights vampires. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:16 AM - 1 comment

Angel: Sanctuary  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 19

Angel protects Faith from Wolfram & Hart, the Watcher's Council, the LAPD, and Buffy, but he can't protect her from herself. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:05 AM - 1 comment

Angel: Five by Five  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 18

Faith comes to Los Angeles after waking up from her coma, and Wolfram & Hart hires her to kill Angel. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 24, 2015 at 6:01 AM - 5 comments

Angel: Eternity  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 17

Angel helps protect an actress from a stalker, but there's something more at play... [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:54 AM - 1 comment

Angel: The Ring  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 16

The first rule of Demon Fight Club is that you post on FanFare about Demon Fight Club. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 17, 2015 at 6:12 AM - 1 comment

Angel: The Prodigal  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 15

Kate's father is in a spot of trouble that not even Angel can get him out of. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 17, 2015 at 6:06 AM - 3 comments

Angel: I've Got You Under My Skin  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 14

Angel and Wesley exorcise a demon from a child, then find out that the demon wasn't the problem. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 10, 2015 at 6:22 AM - 2 comments

Angel: She  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 13

Angel teams up with a sexy demon princess to rescue victims of thinly veiled female genital mutilation. Wesley officially joins the team, still being all klutzy hyperBritish old Wesley. And Angel busts a move, in the truest sense of the word "bust". [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 10, 2015 at 6:14 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Expecting  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 12

Cordelia has a fast-rising bun (or seven) in the oven. Of course it's because of a demon. Phantom Dennis is protective. Wesley starts down the gunpowder road. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:49 AM - 4 comments

Angel: Somnambulist  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 11

A figure from Angel's past comes back to haunt him. No, not that one. No, not that one either. This one is a one-off named Penn, notable primarily for being Jeremy Renner (who was still working as a makeup artist to make ends meet between roles). Oh, and did we mention that Kate learns that Angel's a vampire? [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:43 AM - 2 comments

Angel: Parting Gifts  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 10

Angel fears his quest is hopeless after losing Doyle's visions, only to find he imparted them to Cordelia with his goodbye kiss. Other forces are after her newfound powers, and newly badass rogue demon hunter Wesley Wyndham-Price arrives in town just in time to help rescue her from their clutches.
posted by yellowbinder on Aug 26, 2015 at 9:25 PM - 2 comments

Angel: Hero  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 9

Doyle enlists Angel to help stop The Scourge, a group determined to purge human blood from demon kind. As Doyle reveals his full identity to Cordelia, he makes the ultimate sacrifice.
posted by yellowbinder on Aug 26, 2015 at 9:23 PM - 2 comments

Angel: I Will Remember You  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

Angel turns human after defeating a Mohra demon, but realizes that being able to love is less important than being able to kick ass. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:06 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Bachelor Party  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 7

Cordelia sees something in Doyle, but then we find out he's still married. Wacky hijinks ensue, in particular that Doyle's estranged wife's fiancee's bachelor party turns into one of those brain-eating kinds of party. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 20, 2015 at 5:48 AM - 3 comments

Angel: Sense & Sensitivity  Season 1, Episode 6

Det. Kate Lockley is back in the main plot, as Wolfram & Hart send a little magic her way to free a mob boss. It doesn't work, of course, thanks to Angel, who W&H has now officially taken an interest in. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 13, 2015 at 5:56 AM - 2 comments

Angel: Rm w/a Vu  Season 1, Episode 5

Cordelia gets a great new apartment, but there's a catch. A ghooostly catch. The boring B-plot is that Doyle owes a demon some money, but then Angel kills the demon with that neck-snap move that everyone loved for a few years.
posted by Etrigan on Aug 13, 2015 at 5:49 AM - 4 comments

Angel: I Fall to Pieces  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 4

A standard monster-of-the-week investigation pits Angel against a stalker who can detach various body parts. Ew. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:09 AM - 3 comments

Angel: In the Dark  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 3

The first* crossover episode has Oz arriving at Angel Investigations, Inc.™®©, to deliver the Gem of Amarra. He's followed close behind by Spike, who indulges in a bit of torture before Doyle and Cordelia and Oz save the day. And of course, Broody McBrooderson decides it's better to stay in the shadows, destroying the Gem to prevent it from tempting him to be evilly invulnerable. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:04 AM - 4 comments

Angel: Lonely Hearts  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 2

Angel meets Det. Kate Lockley of the LAPD as they both hunt a serial killer. Kate thinks it's Angel, but of course it's a demon. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:54 AM - 9 comments

Angel: City Of  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 1

The only Joss Whedon-directed episode of the first season, the series premiere brings Angel (David Boreanaz) to Los Angeles, where he saves some girls from vampires and realizes that he's closer to turning bad than he'd like. Fortunately, Doyle (Glenn Quinn) is there as a representative of The Powers That Be to get Angel back on the right track. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:20 AM - 7 comments