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* EnforcedMethodActing: As Creator/DavidBoreanaz was uncomfortable remembering the late Glenn Quinn, Christian Kane says the plot point of Lindsey pretending to be Doyle helped add to the animosity between them on-screen.

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* EnforcedMethodActing: As Creator/DavidBoreanaz was uncomfortable remembering the late Glenn Quinn, Christian Kane Creator/ChristianKane says the plot point of Lindsey pretending to be Doyle helped add to the animosity between them on-screen.on-screen.
* LoopingLines: Creator/CharismaCarpenter had to re-record Cordelia's final line after filming wrapped because she was originally so choked up while saying it that she gave away Cordelia's surprise fate.
-->I guess I had indicated in a way [that] I was sharing a loss, like I was sad. I knew what was coming. And they didn't want it to be given away.


* CreatorBacklash: Creator/ChristianKane was legitimately offended by a line where Angel refers to Lindsey as a "tiny Texan" - which he claims Creator/JossWhedon put in there as a TakeThat to him.

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* CreatorBacklash: Creator/ChristianKane was legitimately offended by a line where Angel refers to Lindsey as a "tiny Texan" - which he claims Creator/JossWhedon put in there as a TakeThat to him. Kane was born in Texas, but his family eventually settled in Oklahoma and he attended the University of Oklahoma - which has a longstanding rivalry with the University of Texas.


* RecycledSet: The same set was used for the opening teaser, and Spike's apartment.

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* RecycledSet: The David Fury used tight camera angles during Spike's apartment scene with Lindsey to disguise the fact that the same set was used earlier for the opening teaser, and Spike's apartment.teaser. "Everything is a bit contained; the reason is if I turn around, this is where they found the dead nuns," Fury explains.


* ContentLeak: There were initially two endings penned for this episode, the real one, and another with Cordelia simply leaving rather than dying. This was an attempt to keep the real ending a secret from the spoiler leaks that occurred with most episodes. However, the real ending was leaked shortly before air, rendering the attempt unsuccessful.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Cordelia's role was originally meant for Buffy and you can see the end of the previous episode foreshadowing a Buffy appearance. Creator/SarahMichelleGellar had to cancel at the last minute, due to a death in her family. The episode plot would have revolved more around Buffy's conflicting feelings for Spike and Angel.
** There were initially two endings penned for this episode, the real one, and another with Cordelia simply leaving rather than dying. This was an attempt to keep the real ending a secret from the spoiler leaks that occurred with most episodes. However, the real ending was leaked shortly before air, rendering the attempt unsuccessful.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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WhatCouldHaveBeen: Cordelia's role was originally meant for Buffy and you can see the end of the previous episode foreshadowing a Buffy appearance. Creator/SarahMichelleGellar had to cancel at the last minute, due to a death in her family. The episode plot would have revolved more around Buffy's conflicting feelings for Spike and Angel.
** There were initially two endings penned for this episode, the real one, and another with Cordelia simply leaving rather than dying. This was an attempt to keep the real ending a secret from the spoiler leaks that occurred with most episodes. However, the real ending was leaked shortly before air, rendering the attempt unsuccessful.
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* CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** German: Menschen wie wir ''(People like us)''
** French: Le retour de Cordélia ''(Cordelia's return)''


* PropRecycling: The same set was used for the opening teaser, and Spike's apartment.

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* PropRecycling: MilestoneCelebration: This is the 100th episode of the series. Creator/JamesMarsters also appeared in the 100th episode of ''Buffy'', "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E22TheGift The Gift]]".
* RecycledSet:
The same set was used for the opening teaser, and Spike's apartment.



* UncreditedRole: Though not credited, Creator/JossWhedon wrote the final scene between Angel and Cordelia.



** A scene between Angel and Wesley driving to the hospital was scripted - where they talk about Cordelia possibly being left vegetative, only to reveal her up and well. It was never filmed, as they felt it would be too jarring.

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** A scene between Angel There were initially two endings penned for this episode, the real one, and Wesley driving to the hospital was scripted - where they talk about another with Cordelia possibly being left vegetative, only to reveal her up and well. It simply leaving rather than dying. This was never filmed, as they felt it would be too jarring.an attempt to keep the real ending a secret from the spoiler leaks that occurred with most episodes. However, the real ending was leaked shortly before air, rendering the attempt unsuccessful.


* ActingInTheDark: Charisma Carpenter agreed to do the episode on the condition Cordelia wasn't killed off. She was initially furious when she found out that was going to happen, but upon seeing the script and how it would be done, she was moved to tears.
* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''Film/SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing [[NoStuntDouble his own stunts]] for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].
* CreatorBacklash: Christian Kane was legitimately offended by a line where Angel refers to Lindsey as a "tiny Texan" - which he claims Joss Whedon put in there as a TakeThat to him.
* EnforcedMethodActing: As David Boreanaz was uncomfortable remembering the late Glenn Quinn, Christian Kane says the plot point of Lindsey pretending to be Doyle helped add to the animosity between them on-screen.

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* ActingInTheDark: Charisma Carpenter Creator/CharismaCarpenter agreed to do the episode on the condition Cordelia wasn't killed off. She was initially furious when she found out that was going to happen, but upon seeing the script and how it would be done, she was moved to tears.
* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, Creator/ChristianKane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''Film/SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing [[NoStuntDouble his own stunts]] for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].
* CreatorBacklash: Christian Kane Creator/ChristianKane was legitimately offended by a line where Angel refers to Lindsey as a "tiny Texan" - which he claims Joss Whedon Creator/JossWhedon put in there as a TakeThat to him.
* EnforcedMethodActing: As David Boreanaz Creator/DavidBoreanaz was uncomfortable remembering the late Glenn Quinn, Christian Kane says the plot point of Lindsey pretending to be Doyle helped add to the animosity between them on-screen.



* RealLifeWritesThePlot: David Boreanaz was recovering from knee surgery at the time, so many scenes were written to have Angel sitting down.


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* WrittenInInfirmity: Creator/DavidBoreanaz was recovering from knee surgery at the time, so many scenes were written to have Angel sitting down.


* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''Film/SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing his own stunts for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].

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* ActingInTheDark: Charisma Carpenter agreed to do the episode on the condition Cordelia wasn't killed off. She was initially furious when she found out that was going to happen, but upon seeing the script and how it would be done, she was moved to tears.
* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''Film/SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing [[NoStuntDouble his own stunts stunts]] for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].work]].
* CreatorBacklash: Christian Kane was legitimately offended by a line where Angel refers to Lindsey as a "tiny Texan" - which he claims Joss Whedon put in there as a TakeThat to him.
* EnforcedMethodActing: As David Boreanaz was uncomfortable remembering the late Glenn Quinn, Christian Kane says the plot point of Lindsey pretending to be Doyle helped add to the animosity between them on-screen.
* PropRecycling: The same set was used for the opening teaser, and Spike's apartment.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: David Boreanaz was recovering from knee surgery at the time, so many scenes were written to have Angel sitting down.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Cordelia's role was originally meant for Buffy and you can see the end of the previous episode foreshadowing a Buffy appearance. Creator/SarahMichelleGellar had to cancel at the last minute, due to a death in her family.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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Cordelia's role was originally meant for Buffy and you can see the end of the previous episode foreshadowing a Buffy appearance. Creator/SarahMichelleGellar had to cancel at the last minute, due to a death in her family. The episode plot would have revolved more around Buffy's conflicting feelings for Spike and Angel.
** A scene between Angel and Wesley driving to the hospital was scripted - where they talk about Cordelia possibly being left vegetative, only to reveal her up and well. It was never filmed, as they felt it would be too jarring.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was originally supposed to feature Series/{{Buffy|The Vampire Slayer}} instead of Cordelia, but Creator/SarahMichelleGellar was unavailable.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was Cordelia's role was originally supposed to feature Series/{{Buffy|The Vampire Slayer}} instead meant for Buffy and you can see the end of Cordelia, but the previous episode foreshadowing a Buffy appearance. Creator/SarahMichelleGellar was unavailable.had to cancel at the last minute, due to a death in her family.
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* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing his own stunts for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].

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* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''SecondhandLions'', ''Film/SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing his own stunts for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].

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* TheCastShowoff: Christian Kane, who went through two-and-a-half months of sword training for his role in ''SecondhandLions'', approached the writers to see if they could work his new skills into the episode. Kane ended up performing his own stunts for the sword fight sequence, including [[WireFu wire work]].

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* ThrowItIn: During the fight scene between Eve and Harmony, Mercedes [=McNab=] slapped Sarah Thompson accidentally. "She was so worried she'd hurt me but it actually worked well for the take because I reacted by really screaming."
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was originally supposed to feature Series/{{Buffy|The Vampire Slayer}} instead of Cordelia, but Creator/SarahMichelleGellar was unavailable.

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