10 Best Episodes of Angel

The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption. A spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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Angel - S4E22

#15 - Home (Season 4 - Episode 22)

Lilah returns from the dead to offer Angel and his friends full ownership of Wolfram and Hart.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 175 votes.

Angel - S3E11

#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.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 200 votes.

Angel - S2E2

#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.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 249 votes.

Angel - S4E15

#12 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 186 votes.

Angel - S1E9

#11 - Hero (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Doyle is presented with an opportunity for atonement when a band of frightened refugees seek his help.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 291 votes.

Angel - S5E16

#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.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 181 votes.

Angel - S2E10

#9 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 208 votes.

Angel - S4E6

#8 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 178 votes.

Angel - S5E14

#7 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 204 votes.

Angel - S1E19

#6 - Sanctuary (Season 1 - Episode 19)


Everyone, including Buffy Summers, is out to get Faith, and Angel is the only man who can stop them.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 268 votes.

Angel - S5E15

#5 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.27 from 193 votes.

Angel - S5E12

#4 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 197 votes.

Angel - S1E18

#3 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 257 votes.

Angel - S1E8

#2 - 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

The episode was rated 8.35 from 322 votes.

Angel - S5E22

#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.

The episode was rated 8.68 from 226 votes.

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