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"A guilty soul's his curse to bear
But did the Gypsies do his hair?
He moved to L.A. when he left
During five years of sturm und drang
He found others to join his gang
But in 2004 the network said
'No more.'
At least he got to be a puppet and had fights galore.
He beat up stalkers, became a father
Helped destroy his godlike granddaughter
Then went to work for the Senior Partners.
Vengeance and action and lots of door-smashing: that was

This is the Angel recap page. For the parent show, see the Buffy the Vampire Slayer recap page.

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     Season One 
Angel sets up shop in LA with Cordelia and half-demon seer Doyle. Wesley comes to LA as a rogue demon hunter and winds up joining them. Angel finds an ally in detective Kate Lockley and an enemy in the evil law firm of Wolfram and Hart.
  1. City of
  2. Lonely Hearts
  3. In the Dark
  4. I Fall to Pieces
  5. Rm w/a Vu
  6. Sense & Sensitivity
  7. Bachelor Party
  8. I Will Remember You
  9. Hero
  10. Parting Gifts
  11. Somnambulist
  12. Expecting
  13. She
  14. I've Got You Under My Skin
  15. The Prodigal
  16. The Ring
  17. Eternity
  18. Five By Five
  19. Sanctuary
  20. War Zone
  21. Blind Date
  22. To Shanshu in L.A.

     Season Two 

     Season Three 
Angel Investigations returns from Pylea with a new member and the news of Buffy's death. Darla returns looking for help, while an old enemy of theirs seeks to end them both.
  1. Heartthrob
  2. That Vision-Thing
  3. That Old Gang of Mine
  4. Carpe Noctem
  5. Fredless
  6. Billy
  7. Offspring
  8. Quickening
  9. Lullaby
  10. Dad
  11. Birthday
  12. Provider
  13. Waiting in the Wings
  14. Couplet
  15. Loyalty
  16. Sleep Tight
  17. Forgiving
  18. Double or Nothing
  19. The Price
  20. A New World
  21. Benediction
  22. Tomorrow

     Season Four 
Angel is rescued from his imprisonment. Cordelia returns, but without her memory. An unstoppable demon comes to LA and requires the unleashing of an even greater monster to vanquish him.
  1. Deep Down
  2. Ground State
  3. The House Always Wins
  4. Slouching Toward Bethlehem
  5. Supersymmetry
  6. Spin the Bottle
  7. Apocalypse, Nowish
  8. Habeas Corpses
  9. Long Day's Journey
  10. Awakening
  11. Soulless
  12. Calvary
  13. Salvage
  14. Release
  15. Orpheus
  16. Players
  17. Inside Out
  18. Shiny Happy People
  19. The Magic Bullet
  20. Sacrifice
  21. Peace Out
  22. Home

     Season Five 
Angel Investigations takes over the LA Branch of Wolfram and Hart and try to steer it on the path of good. An old acquaintance of Angel's joins the group. Forces within the firm conspire to corrupt Angel while another force seeks to take his job.
  1. Conviction
  2. Just Rewards
  3. Unleashed
  4. Hell Bound
  5. Life of the Party
  6. The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco
  7. Lineage
  8. Destiny
  9. Harm's Way
  10. Soul Purpose
  11. Damage
  12. You're Welcome
  13. Why We Fight
  14. Smile Time
  15. A Hole in the World
  16. Shells
  17. Underneath
  18. Origin
  19. Time Bomb
  20. The Girl in Question
  21. Power Play
  22. Not Fade Away