Air Date: October 5th, 1999
A vampire with a conscience saves lost souls in Los Angeles.
Season 5 - Episode 22 : Not Fade Away May 19, 2004
Angel and his friends prepare to bring down the Circle of the Black Thorn; Spike confronts a demon cult, and Angel battles the henchman of the Senior Partners.
Season 5 - Episode 21 : Power Play May 12, 2004
The gang starts to have doubts about Angel's loyalties when he appears to have become very close with the Circle of the Black Thorn, a secret demon society.
Season 5 - Episode 20 : The Girl in Question May 5, 2004
Angel and Spike travel to Rome with plans to rescue Buffy from their old nemesis, The Immortal. Guest stars: Julie Benz, Tom Lenk, Juliet Landau.
Season 5 - Episode 19 : Time Bomb Apr 28, 2004
Illyria travels to the future and learns that the gang intends to kill her, so when she returns to the present, she tries to kill them first.
Season 5 - Episode 18 : Origin Apr 21, 2004
Angel will not help parents seeking help from Wolfram & Hart about their son's supernatural abilities when he realizes that the boy is actually his son.
Some weeks, the series works beautifully, moving along like the otherworldly detective show it's meant to be. ... But other times Angel can tip too far into jokiness—or, worse, come off like a supernatural version of hollow USA Network shows such as Silk Stalkings. Show More
The first episode of Angel is exciting and enticing. [5 Oct 1999, p.74] Show More
Darker and more adult than the campy Buffy, Angel works like a detective series with supernatural overtones: Raymond Chandler meets The X-Files. [5 Oct 1999, p.E1] Show More