The BEST Episodes of Angel
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2020
Network: The WB
Angel, a 240-year old vampire cursed with a conscience, haunts the dark streets of Los Angeles alone. But after he meets a half-demon with mysterious visions, Angel realizes his true purpose: to help those in danger with the hope that he may have a chance to redeem himself and save his own soul. With Cordelia and Doyle at his side, he forms Angel Investigations. He is soon joined by Wesley, Gunn, Lorne and Fred, and he will need all their expertise to fight the growing forces of evil, and the supernatural law firm of Wolfram and Hart.
#1 - Not Fade Away
Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired May 19, 2004
Angel and his friend's prepare for their "suicide" attack on the circle of the Black Thorn.
#2 - Reunion
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 19, 2000
The newly revamped deadly duo of Drusilla and Darla hit the streets of L.A. Angel is frantic, searching for the terrible twosome.
#3 - Orpheus
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2003
As Faith and Angelus lay drugged and possibly dying, they flash back to key events in Angel's life... and Willow comes to help the others in the quest to restore Angel's soul.
#4 - Spin the Bottle
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 2002
Lorne's spell to restore Cordelia's memory backfires and convinces everyone they're high school students who have been gathered to kill a vampire: Angel.
#5 - Home
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired May 7, 2003
Lilah returns from the dead to offer Angel and his friends full ownership of Wolfram and Hart.
#6 - Darla
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2000
Lindsey finds himself drawn to Darla as her mental state deteriorates.
#7 - Shells
Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 3, 2004
Mourning Fred's death, Angel and his friends vow to find a way to bring her back, which leads to a confrontation with the ancient god Illyria, who now occupies Fred's body.
#8 - I Will Remember You
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 1999
Old feelings are rekindled when Buffy comes to L.A. to visit Angel. Buffy and Angel are attacked by a Mohra demon, and together they slay it
#9 - Five by Five
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 25, 2000
Rogue slayer Faith comes to town, and when she partners up with Wolfram and Hart , Angel's life is in danger.
#10 - Long Day's Journey
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 22, 2003
After a group of totems linked to the ancient sun god Ra are killed by the Big Bad beast, Angel and his friends realize he's plotting to turn off the sun.
#11 - Awakening
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 29, 2003
Angel agrees to try to bring Angelus back... but after the first attempt fails, he and his friends discover a magic sword that might do a better job of getting rid of the Big Bad beast.
#12 - The House Always Wins
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 20, 2002
Angel and his friends discover that Lorne is being held prisoner in a corrupt Las Vegas casino.
#13 - Smile Time
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 18, 2004
While Nina the werewolf shows romantic interest in Angel, he investigates a demon-infested children's television program and gets turned into a puppet; Gunn makes a deal to keep his newly implanted mental powers; and Wes and Fred's relationship heats up.
#14 - Soulless
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 5, 2003
After Angelus succeeds in setting Angel's friends against each other, Cordelia makes him a deal: if he tells what he knows about the Big Bad beast, she'll give herself to him.
#15 - Sanctuary
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 2, 2000
Everyone, including Buffy Summers, is out to get Faith, and Angel is the only man who can stop them.
#16 - First Impressions
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2000
Angel encounters an amorous Darla in his dreams; Cordelia vows to protect Gunn after she experiences a vision depicting him in mortal danger.
#17 - Calvary
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 12, 2003
After learning the doomsday beast may be working for something bigger and badder than itself, Angel's friends cast a spell to return his soul to Angelus' body.
#19 - The Magic Bullet
Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 16, 2003
As Jasmine's influence continues to spread, Fred finally tricks Angel into seeing her true nature.
#20 - Waiting in the Wings
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 4, 2002
Angel and his friends attend a ballet,where Angel realises he saw the exact same dancers on stage 110 years ago.
#21 - Destiny
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2003
After Spike receives a strange package, Wolfram and Hart employees are possessed by evil... while Angel and Spike are set against each other in a quest that brings their 100-year-old rivalry to a head.
#22 - Salvage
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 5, 2003
While Lorne casts a sanctuary spell on the hotel, and Wesley brings in the slayer, Faith, to help get Angelus back... the Doomsday Beast and its boss also try to woo Angelus.
#23 - Power Play
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired May 12, 2004
As Angel's behaviour grows increasingly hostile, his friends learn he's associating with members of an evil secret society, and may have deliberately engineered Fred's death.
#24 - Release
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 12, 2003
As Faith and Angel continue their battle, the voice of the Beast's Master invades Angel's mind.
#25 - Through the Looking Glass
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 15, 2001
Angel, Gunn, Wesley and the Host are sentenced to death by the villagers. They are brought before the princess of Pylea, who they are shocked to discover is Her Royal Highness Cordelia. Soon, Cordelia discovers one of her duties as princess is mating with a creature called the Groossalugg.