TV episodes 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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Not Fade Away is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Not Fade Away May 19 2004 Angel and his friend's prepare for their "suicide" attack on the circle of the Black Thorn.

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A Hole in the World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
A Hole in the World 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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You're Welcome is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
You're Welcome 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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Smile Time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Smile 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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Salvage is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Salvage 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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Orpheus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Orpheus 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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I Will Remember You is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
I Will Remember You 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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Darla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Darla Nov 14 2000 Lindsey finds himself drawn to Darla as her mental state deteriorates.

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Shells is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Shells Mar 03 2004 "Shells" is episode 16 of season 5 in the television show Angel.

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Reunion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Reunion 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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Are You Now or Have You Ever B... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Are You Now or Have You Ever Been 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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Hero is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Hero 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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Lullaby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Lullaby Nov 19 2001 As Darla goes through a difficult labour, Holtz pursues Angel.

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Spin the Bottle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Spin the Bottle 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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Through the Looking Glass is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Through the Looking Glass 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

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Waiting in the Wings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Waiting in the Wings 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
Epiphany 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
There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb 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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Home is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Home May 07 2003 Lilah returns from the dead to offer Angel and his friends full ownership of Wolfram and Hart.

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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Sanctuary 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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Sleep Tight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Sleep Tight Mar 04 2002 "Sleep Tight" is episode 16 of season 3 in the television show Angel.

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City Of is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
City Of 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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Shiny Happy People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Shiny Happy People Apr 09 2003 While everyone else worships the beautiful woman Cordelia bore, Fred sees another side of her.

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To Shanshu in L.A. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
To Shanshu in L.A. May 23 2000 Wolfram and Hart raise a powerful new foe to strike down Angel and those close to him.

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Release is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Release Mar 12 2003 As Faith and Angel continue their battle, the voice of the Beast's Master invades Angel's mind.

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The Trial is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
The Trial Nov 28 2000 Still haunted by flashbacks of his 150-year fling with the dreaded Darla, Angel sends Gunn out to find her.

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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Destiny Nov 19 2003 Not to be confused with Destiny Angel, a character from Captain Scarlet. "Destiny" is episode 8 of season 5 in the television show Angel. Co-written by David Fury and Steven S. ...more

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Lineage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Lineage Nov 12 2003 When Wesley's father visits Wolfram and Hart, the firm is attacked by a troop of spooky Ninja cyborgs.

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Dear Boy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Dear Boy Oct 24 2000 "Dear Boy" is episode 5 of season 2 in the television show Angel.

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Life of the Party is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Life of the Party Oct 29 2003 Strange things happen when Lorne has his sleep removed right before Wolfram and Hart's big Halloween party.

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Damage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Damage Jan 28 2004 A deranged vampire slayer is convinced that spike is the man who kidnapped and tortured her when she was a child.

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Calvary is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Calvary Feb 12 2003 "Calvary" is episode 12 of season 4 in the television show Angel. The gang scrambles to locate Angel’s soul, while Angelus tells the group that the Beast is controlled by a higher

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Awakening is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Awakening 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.

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Dad is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Dad Dec 10 2001 "Dad" is episode 10 of season 3 in the television show Angel. After Darla sacrifices herself to save her baby, Angel takes the newborn back to the hotel where he tries to figure out ...more

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Conviction is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Conviction Oct 01 2003 Some old acquaintances come back into Angel's life as he and his friends begin running Wolfram and Hart and try to figure out why they've been selected to do so.

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Underneath is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Underneath Apr 14 2004 Angel, Gunn and Spike rescue Lindsey from a suburban hell dimension; Lorne and Eve are pursued by a representative of the senior partners; and Wesley consoles Illyria, who hates her new world.

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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Inside Out Apr 02 2003 As Cordelia prepares to give birth, Angel and his friends finally learn that she - or an evil presence controlling her - is the Beast's master.

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Reprise is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Reprise Feb 20 2001 Wolfram and Hart's senior partner is coming to visit. When Angel learns that the "senior partner" is actually an evil and merciless demon from hell, he must sacrifice his own life to ...more

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Deep Down is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Deep Down Oct 06 2002 As Fred and Gunn search for Angel, Wesley continues his affair with Lilah and conducts his own, more fruitful, search.

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Birthday is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Birthday Jan 14 2002 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.

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Harm's Way is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Harm's Way Jan 14 2004 When Harmony wakes up next to a dead man with vampire bites in his neck, she's afraid she lost her head and killed him... but she can't remember doing it.

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The Prodigal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
The Prodigal Feb 22 2000 "The Prodigal" is episode 15 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Tim Minear and directed by Bruce Seth Green, it was originally broadcast on February 22, 2000 on the ...more

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Somnambulist is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Somnambulist Jan 18 2000 When a killer stalks the L.A. streets using a mark that Angelus once used, Angel must face the possibility that he is committing the murders in his sleep.

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Soulless is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Soulless Feb 05 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.

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Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Tomorrow May 20 2002 Connor returns to Angel to seek his revenge; Angel and Cordelia acknowledge their feelings for each other.

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Peace Out is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Peace Out Apr 30 2003 "Peace Out" is episode 21 of season 4 in the television show Angel.

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Dead End is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Dead End Apr 24 2001 Cordelia's visions get worse and the gang fears for her health. Meanwhile Lindsey is granted a new hand that has a murderous mind of its own.

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Redefinition is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Redefinition Jan 16 2001 Angel takes on Darla and Drusilla as they hold try-outs for people who want to wreak havoc.

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Benediction is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Benediction May 13 2002 "Benediction" is episode 21 of season 3 in the television show Angel.

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Supersymmetry is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Angel Episodes of All Time
Supersymmetry Nov 03 2002 "Supersymmetry" is episode 5 of season 4 in the television show Angel. Written by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain and directed by Bill L. Norton, it was originally broadcast on November ...more