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Angel Season 5 Episodes

22 Episodes 2003 - 2004

Episode 1


Wed, Oct 1, 2003 60 mins

The gang adjusts to life after joining forces with Wolfram & Hart. The team soon learns that, in business, evil is a relative term and battles must be carefully chosen if the firm is to remain operational and at their disposal. As the crew sifts through client profiles in an effort to locate their first case, Angel is caught off-guard by his new assistant. Harmony: Mercedes McNab.

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Episode 2

Just Rewards

Wed, Oct 8, 2003 60 mins

While the gang tries to figure out how and why Spike has suddenly appeared in L.A., Angel tries to stop a Wolfram & Hart client from using corpses as human vessels for demon spirits. Hainsley: Victor Raider-Wexler.

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Episode 3


Wed, Oct 15, 2003 60 mins

Angel races to locate a young woman (Jenny Mollen) bitten by a werewolf before the next full moon, when her transformation will make her dangerous to some and appealing to others. Jacob Crane: Miguel Marcott.

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Episode 4

Hell Bound

Wed, Oct 22, 2003 60 mins

As Fred works nonstop to embody Spike, the gang links his unintentional disappearances to an evil spirit who's feeding other specters to hell in an effort to delay its own descent into the torturous realm. Pavayne: Simon Templeman.

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Episode 5

Life of the Party

Wed, Oct 29, 2003 60 mins

In addition to handling Wolfram & Hart's celebrity clients, Lorne is also in charge of the firm's annual Halloween bash, an event he's having a devil of a time getting the gang to commit to attending. But as soon as his pals show up at the party, they suddenly submit to his every suggestion. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Eve: Sarah Thompson. Sebassis: Leland Crooke.

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Episode 6

The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco

Wed, Nov 5, 2003 60 mins

On the Mexican Day of the Dead, Angel has a run-in with a Wolfram & Hart employee (Danny Mora) who's connected to an Aztec warrior demon that thrives on the hearts of heroes. Elsewhere, Spike researches the Shansu prophesy, while Angel wrestles with personal issues.

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Episode 7


Wed, Nov 12, 2003 60 mins

As the gang investigates a team of cyborg assassins, Wes gets a visit from his estranged father (Roy Dotrice), who brings news of a re-formed Watchers' Council. But the social call soon sours when the elder Wyndam-Pryce encounters Angel, who's the real reason he's in L.A.. Eve: Sarah Thompson. Knox: Jonathan M. Woodward.

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Episode 8


Wed, Nov 19, 2003 60 mins

Drusilla (Juliet Landau) returns in flashbacks that reveal more of Angel and Spike's contentious past as the vamps race to find the Cup of Perpetual Torment in hopes of fulfilling the Shanshu prophesy. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Eve: Sarah Thompson. Sirk: Michael Halsey.

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Episode 9

Harm's Way

Wed, Jan 14, 2004 60 mins

Keeping her job as Angel's assistant is the least of Harmony's worries when she wakes up with a dead vamp-bite victim in her bed and no memory of the previous night's events. And things go from bad to worse when the gang's investigation reveals that the dead guy was a demons' rights activist negotiating between two warring clans. Tamika: Danielle Nicolet. Brittany: Jennifer Haworth. Charlotte: Stacy Reed. Tobias: Bryce Mouer.

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Episode 10

Soul Purpose

Wed, Jan 21, 2004 60 mins

As Spike accepts a mysterious stranger's offer to help him become a hero worthy of fulfilling the Shanshu prophecy, an ailing Angel is plagued by increasingly gruesome visions featuring his friends. David Boreanaz directed the episode. Lindsey: Christian Kane. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Eve: Sarah Thompson.

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Episode 11


Wed, Jan 28, 2004 60 mins

A psychotic vampire slayer escapes from a mental hospital and a familiar face from Sunnydale is dispatched to L.A. to track her down before she can harm her intended prey: Spike. Andrew: Tom Lenk. Dana: Navi Rawat. Harmony: Mercedes McNab.

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Episode 12

You're Welcome

Wed, Feb 4, 2004 60 mins

Cordy (Charisma Carpenter) awakens from her coma after having a disturbing vision about the gang's future, a development that forces Lindsey to expedite his scheme to gain control of Wolfram & Hart. Lindsey: Christian Kane. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Eve: Sarah Thompson.

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Episode 13

Why We Fight

Wed, Feb 11, 2004 60 mins

When a face from his past shows up at Wolfram & Hart, flashbacks reveal Angel's role in salvaging a damaged WWII sub carrying crucial technology---and vampire prisoners. But Angel's visitor doesn't want to reminisce; he's looking to settle an old score. Lawson: Eyal Podell. Hodge: Matt Goodwin. Spinelli: Nick Spano.

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Episode 14

Smile Time

Wed, Feb 18, 2004 60 mins

While investigating an epidemic of comatose kids, Angel visits the set of the TV show all the victims had been watching when they fell ill and returns to Wolfram & Hart a changed man. In other developments, Gunn makes a secret deal to retain his enhanced intellect; werewolf Nina arrives for her full-moon quarantine hoping to make a date with her crush; and Fred drops a bombshell on Wes. Framkin: David Fury.

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Episode 15

A Hole in the World

Wed, Feb 25, 2004 60 mins

Angel must choose between saving one friend's life and the lives of thousands when Fred falls desperately ill after examining a mysterious sarcophagus that arrives in the lab. Angel and Spike's investigation leads them to the hiding Eve, who sheds some light on the dire situation in hopes of keeping her location concealed from the Senior Partners; and Gunn has a surprising encounter in the White Room. Knox: Jonathan M. Woodward.

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Episode 16


Wed, Mar 3, 2004 60 mins

The gang reels from the loss of Fred, whose body is now occupied by a resurrected Old One who's trying to return to her mystical kingdom and rally her troops to destroy the human race. But no one is prepared for Wes's extreme reaction to his discovery of Gunn's role in the tragedy. Knox: Jonathan M. Woodward. Harmony: Mercedes McNab.

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Episode 17


Wed, Apr 14, 2004 60 mins

While protecting Eve from a well-dressed man (Adam Baldwin) tracking her, Angel grills her for info on the Senior Partners' plans and learns that an exiled Lindsey may have all the answers. But first the gang must save him from the torture dimension he currently occupies. Meanwhile, Wes gets to know Illyria better. Lindsey: Christian Kane. Eve: Sarah Thompson.

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Episode 18


Wed, Apr 21, 2004 60 mins

Angel's son, Connor, who has no memory of his old life, shows up at Wolfram & Hart and a prophecy reveals that he's the only one capable of vanquishing a powerful demon. Elsewhere, Hamilton (Adam Baldwin) tries to strike a bargain with the exiled Gunn; and Wes makes a stunning discovery about the gang's pact with the firm. Connor: Vincent Kartheiser.

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Episode 19

Time Bomb

Wed, Apr 28, 2004 60 mins

After her unstable mystical powers allow her to jump time dimensions, Illyria discovers the gang's plot to kill her, so Angel must go back in time to keep her from murdering his friends first. Elsewhere, Gunn returns from his self-imposed exile and tries to get back into the swing of things at Wolfram & Hart. His first case involves overseeing a demonic adoption in which the surrogate mother (Jaime Bergman) may not have been given full disclosure. Hamilton: Adam Baldwin.

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Episode 20

The Girl in Question

Wed, May 5, 2004 60 mins

Concerned by a report that the Immortal is after Buffy, Angel and Spike head to Rome, where they discover what the Slayer has been up to---and with whom. Back in Los Angeles, Illyria confounds Wesley with her behavior when Fred's folks show up unexpectedly. Drusilla: Juliet Landau. Darla: Julie Benz. Andrew: Tom Lenk. Harmony: Mercedes McNab.

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Episode 21

Power Play

Wed, May 12, 2004 60 mins

The gang fears that working at Wolfram & Hart has finally corrupted Angel after he chooses to work for an evil senatorial candidate rather than investigate the brutal murder of a young woman. Their concerns increase when Drogyn, keeper of the deep well, arrives badly wounded and claims that Angel sent an assassin to dispatch him. Sen. Brucker: Stacey Travis. Nina: Jenny Mollen. Drogyn: Alec Newman. Hamilton: Adam Baldwin. Lindsay: Christian Kane. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Izzy: Mark Colson.

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Episode 22

Not Fade Away

Wed, May 19, 2004 60 mins

The gang gears up to take on the members of the Circle of the Black Thorn and thwart the Senior Partners' plans for world domination. But first, Angel instructs everyone to live the day before they launch their assault as if it were their last. In addition, Angel's role in the Shanshu Prophecy is revealed. The episode was co-written by series creator Joss Whedon. Connor: Vincent Kartheiser. Harmony: Mercedes McNab. Lindsey: Christian Kane. Hamilton: Adam Baldwin.

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