Angel moves to L.A., unaware of his purpose in the City of Angels.
There, he meets Doyle, his half-man, half-demon spiritual advisor, who gives him
much-needed direction. Doyle leads Angel to Russell Winters, a rich and powerful
vampire, preying on aspiring actresses. When Winters sets his eyes on Cordelia,
Angel must spring into action and rescue her. Written by David Greenwalt
and Joss Whedon. Directed by Joss Whedon.
DATING IS HELL - Angel (David
Boreanaz) brushes up his pick-up lines while tracking a monstrous serial killer
that is hunting at a happening Los Angeles singles bar. Meanwhile, Doyle (Glenn
Quinn) is developing a serious crush on Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter) and asks
Angel to put in a good word for him. James A. Contner directed the episode
written by David Fury.
SETH GREEN AND JAMES MARSTERS FROM "BUFFY THE
VAMPIRE SLAYER" GUEST-STAR - Angel (David Boreanaz) receives an unexpected visit
from Oz (guest star Seth Green, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") who delivers a gift
from Buffy, a mystical relic that renders the owner unkillable - not by stakes,
not fire, not even sunlight. But Oz is followed by Angel's arch nemesis, Spike
(guest star James Marsters, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), who is determined to
fight Angel to the death for this awesome power. Charisma Carpenter and Glenn
Quinn also star. Bruce Seth Green directed the episode written by Douglas
Fall to Pieces
MOM, I MET
A DOCTOR - Angel (David Boreanaz) is called into action when Doyle's (Glenn
Quinn) visions lead them to a young woman (guest star Tushka Bergen) who is
being stalked by a demonic neurosurgeon (guest star Andy Umberger) who uses his
bizarre ability to manipulate the human body to terrorize others. Back at the
office, gal Friday Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter) goes undercover to help Angel
research his prey. Story by Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt, with teleplay
by David Greenwalt. Directed by Vern Gillum.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION - When Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter) flees
her roach-infested apartment and lands on Angel's (David Boreanaz) doorstep, the
close quarters force Angel to make a deal with Doyle (Glenn Quinn) neither can
refuse. Meanwhile, Cordelia's riches-to-rags life may be taking a turn for the
better when Doyle finds her the perfect apartment - until she discovers that the
bargain rent comes with a price - the apartment is haunted by a former
tenant. Scott McGinnis directed the episode written by David Greenwalt and
Sense and Sensitivity
fears that Kate's life is in danger after she nabs a dangerous murder suspect
(John Capodice), but she becomes distracted when seemingly innocuous sensitivity
training turns the entire police precinct into one big open wound. Meanwhile,
Cordelia is miffed at Angel's lack of niceties around the office and frustrated
that the middle-of-the-night hours are eating into her social life.
Trevor: John Mahon. Little Tony: John Capodice. Angel: David Boreanaz. Doyle:
Glenn Quinn. Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter. James A. Contner directed the
episode written by Tim Minear.
The Bachelor Party
THE MEMORIES - Angel (David Boreanaz) sees his new friend Doyle (Glenn Quinn)
tortured when his
estranged wife (guest star Kristin Dattilo) comes to
town asking for a divorce so she can marry another man (guest star Carlos
Jacott). With the wedding just a few days off, Angel agrees to follow her
seemingly affable fiance to learn more about this man before Doyle gives his
blessing to their union. Charisma Carpenter also stars. David Straiton
directed the episode written by Tracey Stern.
I Will Remember You
TWO-HOUR SPECIAL EVENT CONTINUES... - After learning that Angel (David Boreanaz)
was in Sunnydale but stayed out of sight, Buffy (special guest star Sarah
Michelle Gellar, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") comes to Los Angeles to confront
him about his unannounced stalking, but a bloody battle with a medieval demon
leaves Angel with awesome new powers and Buffy with a chance for true happiness
with her beloved. Charisma Carpenter and Glenn Quinn also star. David
Greenwalt and Jeannine Renshaw wrote the episode directed by David
THE DEMON WORLD - Angel (David Boreanaz) joins Doyle's (Glenn Quinn) crusade to
save a group of helpless demons from The Scourge - a storm trooper-esque army of
pure blood demons that persecute mixed blood demons. Meanwhile, Doyle reveals
the reason he was sent to Angel, confesses his true identity to Cordelia
(Charisma Carpenter) and makes the ultimate sacrifice for his friends. Tim
Minear and Howard Gordon wrote the episode directed by Tucker
ARE THE WINDOWS TO THE SOUL- Angel (David Boreanaz) and Cordelia (Charisma
Carpenter), still reeling from the loss of their friend Doyle, join forces with
an old acquaintance in the pursuit of a demonic bounty hunter. Meanwhile,
without the guidance of Doyle's visions from The Powers That Be, Angel finds
himself fighting blind. James A. Contner directed the episode written by
David Fury and Jeannine Renshaw.
(David Boreanaz) is having horrific dreams in which he is again an evil vampire
who is slaying innocent people. He awakes every time to discover that the
murders he dreamed of have occurred, but he can't remember whether he committed
them or not. Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof and Elisabeth Rohm also
star. Tim Minear wrote the episode directed by Winrich
After what Cordelia thought was a dream date, she wakes up to find herself in
the middle of a nightmare- extremely pregnant with something extremely
unnatural. Meanwhile, Cordelia's condition leads Angel and Wesley down a path of
protection for their friend and colleague. Howard Gordon wrote the episode
directed by Dave Semel.
INTERNATIONAL FILM STAR BAI LING GUEST-STARS - Angel (David Boreanaz)
joins forces with a warrior princess (guest star Bai Ling, "Anna and the King")
to save the enslaved women of her homeland from a dangerous patriarchal society
of fierce warriors. David Greenwalt directed the episode written by David
Greenwalt and Marti Noxon.
THE EXORCIST -
Cordelia's (Charisma Carpenter) visions of a boy in trouble lead Angel (David
Boreanaz) and Wesley (Alexis Denisof) into battle with their first exorcism, but
everything is not as it seems with the child who is possessed by a
10,000-year-old demon. David Greenwalt and Jeannie Renshaw wrote the
episode directed by Robert David Price.
FACE YOUR DEMONS -
Angel (David Boreanaz) is haunted by images of his past as a young man in 1753
Ireland, his overbearing father (guest star Jay Kenneth Campbell), his vampire
birth by his past lover, Darla (guest star Julie Benz), and his family's murder
by his own hand. Meanwhile, when Angel spots Kate's (guest star Elisabeth Rohm)
father (guest star John Mahon) at a crime scene, his investigations may change
Kate's life forever. Charisma Carpenter and Alexis Denisof also star. Bruce Seth
Green directed the episode written by Tim Minear.
A client (Douglas
Roberts) and his supposedly missing brother (Scott Williams Winters) trick Angel
into competing in gladiatorial games that involve enslaved demons and are staged
for wealthy wagerers. To stay alive, Angel must kill his opponent. To earn his
freedom, he must kill 21 foes. Lilah: Stephanie Romanov. Trepkos: Juan A.
Riojas. Angel: David Boreanaz. Howard Gordon wrote the episode directed by
BEAUTY AND THE
VAMPIRE - Angel rescues a popular young actress (guest star Tamara Gorski) from
a stalker, but when he finds himself taken with her and confesses his true
identity, she goes to drastic measures to secure eternal youth and beauty.
Written by Tracey Stern and directed by Regis Kimble.
Five by Five
HAVE A LITTLE FAITH
- Angel's (David Boreanaz) life is on the line when the attorneys at Wolfram
& Hart hire Los Angeles visitor Faith (guest star Eliza Dushku, "Buffy the
Vampire Slayer") to put him out of business - permanently. In the meantime,
Wesley (Alexis Denisof), who still feels responsibility to Faith from being her
former Watcher, declares he will stop her from bringing harm until he, and
Angel, determine she needs more than a just swift kick to snap out of her evil
ways. Charisma Carpenter also stars. James A. Contner directed the episode
written by Jim Kouf.
GELLAR GUEST-STARS - Buffy (guest star Sarah Michelle Gellar) comes to Los
Angeles seeking vengeance under the guise of protecting Angel (David Boreanaz)
from Faith's (guest star Eliza Dushku) violent nature, but Buffy is shocked and
hurt to discover her former love siding with her nemesis. Meanwhile, Wesley
(Alexis Denisof) is faced with a crisis of loyalties when the Watcher's Council
offers a chance at reinstatement if he gives up Faith. Charisma Carpenter also
stars. Michael Lange directed the episode written by Tim Minear and Joss
STAKE FIRST, ASK
QUESTIONS LATER - Angel (David Boreanaz) tracks down a millionaire’s
blackmailer, butgets caught in the middle of a gang war between
street kids and vampires and meets the leader of the
vampire hunters, Charles Gunn (guest star J. August
Richardson). Charisma Carpenter and Alexis Denisof also star.
David Straiton directed the episode written by Gary
BORN AGAIN BAD BOY - Angel (David
Boreanaz) agrees to help Lindsey McDonald (guest star Christian Kane) crack the
secret files of Wolfram & Hart to save a group of children from a demonic
assassin. Ultimately, Lindsay isn't quite sure if he can stick by his decision
to betray the firm and sabotage the deadly mission. Charisma Carpenter and
Alexis Denisof also stars. Tom Wright directed the episode written by Jeannine
To Shanshu in L.A.
While Angel and
friends work to decipher the scroll taken from Wolfram & Hart, the crooked
law firm begins the process of “Raising,” which purportedly brings forth a great
evil into the world. Vocah: Todd Stashwick. Lindsey: Christian Kane. Kate:
Elisabeth Rohm. Gunn: J. August Richards. Angel: David Boreanaz. Written
and directed by David Greenwalt.