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The Best Angel Episodes of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Angel episode, no matter how popular they are.

Here is the list of the best Angel episodes, as determined by voters like you. Although Angel began as a Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off, the show quickly found a unique and powerful voice all its own. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Angel episodes of all time are. Fans of Angel are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Created by Joss Whedon, Angel stars David Boreanaz as a vampire who changes his sadistic ways when his human soul is restored. Working as a private detective in Los Angeles, Angel and his associates help lost souls find their way again, while occasionally fighting demonic forces. 

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of episodes, including "I Will Remember You" and "A Hole in the World". What is the best Angel episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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A Hole in the World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Feb 25 2004
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.
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Not Fade Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
May 19 2004
Angel and his friend's prepare for their "suicide" attack on the circle of the Black Thorn.
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You're Welcome is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Feb 04 2004
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.
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Are You Now or Have You Ever B... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Oct 03 2000
In the 19050s, 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 ...more
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Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
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.
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Reunion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
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.
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Hero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Nov 30 1999
"Hero" is episode 9 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and directed by Tucker Gates, it was originally broadcast on November 30, 1999 on ...more
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Smile Time is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Feb 18 2004
While Nina the werewolf show 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 ...more
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I Will Remember You is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
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
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Shells is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Mar 03 2004
"Shells" is episode 16 of season 5 in the television show Angel.
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Salvage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Mar 05 2003
"Salvage" is episode 13 of season 4 in the television show Angel, originally broadcast on the WB television network. After discovering Lilah’s dead body, a grieving Wesley breaks rogue ...more
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Spin the Bottle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
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.
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Darla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Nov 14 2000
Lindsey finds himself drawn to Darla as her mental state deteriorates.
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Through the Looking Glass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
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, ...more
15
Lullaby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Nov 19 2001
As Darla goes through a difficult labour, Holtz pursues Angel.
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Waiting in the Wings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Feb 04 2002
Angel and his friends attend a ballet,where Angel realises he saw the exact same dancers on stage 110 years ago.
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Epiphany is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Feb 27 2001
After an empty night of passion with Darla, Angel wakes up with his soul still intact and has an epiphany. Angel tries to reunite with his former employees,but Cordelia, Wesley and Gunn are ...more
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There's No Place Like Plrtz Gl... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
May 22 2001
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 ...more
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To Shanshu in L.A. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
May 23 2000
Wolfram and Hart raise a powerful new foe to strike down Angel and those close to him.
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City Of is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Oct 05 1999
"City Of" is the series premiere of the television series Angel. Written by co-creators Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt and directed by Whedon, it was originally broadcast on October ...more
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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
May 02 2000
Everyone, including Buffy Summers, is out to get Faith, and Angel is the only man who can stop them.
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Home is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
May 07 2003
Lilah returns from the dead to offer Angel and his friends full ownership of Wolfram and Hart.
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Shiny Happy People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Apr 09 2003
While everyone else worships the beautiful woman Cordelia bore, Fred sees another side of her.
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Sleep Tight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Mar 04 2002
"Sleep Tight" is episode 16 of season 3 in the television show Angel.
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Release is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Mar 12 2003
As Faith and Angel continue their battle, the voice of the Beast's Master invades Angel's mind.