The BEST Episodes of Angel
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 20, 2019
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
Angel and his friend's prepare for their "suicide" attack on the circle of the Black Thorn.
#2 - Spin the Bottle
Season 4 - Episode 6
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.
#3 - I Will Remember You
Season 1 - Episode 8
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
#4 - Five by Five
Season 1 - Episode 18
Rogue slayer Faith comes to town, and when she partners up with Wolfram and Hart , Angel's life is in danger.
#5 - Smile Time
Season 5 - Episode 14
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.
#6 - Reunion
Season 2 - Episode 10
The newly revamped deadly duo of Drusilla and Darla hit the streets of L.A. Angel is frantic, searching for the terrible twosome.
#7 - You're Welcome
Season 5 - Episode 12
When Lindsey returns and tries to defeat Angel using a secret "failsafe" entity created by the Powers That Be, Cordelia emerges from her coma to help save Angel.
#8 - Sanctuary
Season 1 - Episode 19
Everyone, including Buffy Summers, is out to get Faith, and Angel is the only man who can stop them.
#9 - A Hole in the World
Season 5 - Episode 15
After being breathed on by an ancient sarcophagus, Fred contracts a mystery illness and lies near death while Angel and his friends try to figure out what's wrong with her.
#10 - Shells
Season 5 - Episode 16
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.
#11 - Orpheus
Season 4 - Episode 15
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.
#12 - Hero
Season 1 - Episode 9
Doyle is presented with an opportunity for atonement when a band of frightened refugees seek his help.
#13 - Are You Now or Have You Ever Been
Season 2 - Episode 2
In the 1950s, Angel aids a woman hiding from her past inside a hotel with a long history of death and mayhem. Meanwhile, in the present day, Angel and his colleagues hunt down a demon responsible for the carnage.
#14 - Birthday
Season 3 - Episode 11
On her birthday, Cordelia learns her visions will kill her unless she goes back in time and chooses a different path in life - which doesn't include Angel.
#15 - Awakening
Season 4 - Episode 10
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.
#16 - Lullaby
Season 3 - Episode 9
As Darla goes through a difficult labour, Holtz pursues Angel.
#17 - Home
Season 4 - Episode 22
Lilah returns from the dead to offer Angel and his friends full ownership of Wolfram and Hart.
#18 - Darla
Season 2 - Episode 7
Lindsey finds himself drawn to Darla as her mental state deteriorates.
#19 - To Shanshu in L.A.
Season 1 - Episode 22
Wolfram and Hart raise a powerful new foe to strike down Angel and those close to him.
#20 - Calvary
Season 4 - Episode 12
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.
#21 - Soulless
Season 4 - Episode 11
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.
#23 - There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb
Season 2 - Episode 22
Angel struggles with the inner beast the demon dimension brings out in him, while Wesley and Gunn join with rebel forces to overthrow the government and Her Majesty. It's up to Cordelia to save the Host him while Angel seeks help to rescue everyone and return home.
#24 - Salvage
Season 4 - Episode 13
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.
#25 - Waiting in the Wings
Season 3 - Episode 13
Angel and his friends attend a ballet,where Angel realises he saw the exact same dancers on stage 110 years ago.