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Use this tag for the spin-off of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: "Angel". Do NOT use this tag for the religious supernatural being. Always use in conjunction with the [buffy-the-vampire-slayer] tag.

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Short scifi story of a man who can remember his past lives because of a grudge with an angel

The short story begins with the protagonist waking up from the aftermath of a cult orgy, and while in the bathroom washing his face, he remembers his past lives. The story goes through what he ...
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What is the point of Angel's curse, exactly?

I’m struggling a lot understanding the point of Angel curse. Theoretically Angel is a vampire with a soul as per the gipsy curse. However I fail to understand exactly the implications of the curse as ...
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How does inviting a vampire work with changing flat and tenant?

In the Buffyverse, vampires cannot enter the residence of a person if not invited. How does this change if the tenant of a residence changes or the tenant has a new residence. Specifically: A vampire ...
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Did the Powers actually want Cordy to have the Visions anyway?

In Season 3, Episode 11 "Birthday" Cordy is given the choice to rewrite history and live a different life had she not seen Angel in the first episode, leading to her having became a rich and famous ...
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Does Pardoning mean something different in Pylea?

In Season 2 Episode 21 "Through the Looking Glass", at the end of this exchange Silas: And if we tell you 'silent' you shut your cow mouth! Cordy: Pardon me? Silas: Pardon - your majesty? ...
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How come the Prince of Lies was killed so easily?

Judging by his name and appearance, the Prince of Lies who appears in the episode Why We Fight is an ancient and shifty vampire. You dont survive' that long if you’re not shrewd enough. He was also ...
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Is there an Angel reference in Age of Ultron?

I keep hearing things about Joss Whedon putting an Angel reference in the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie. However, I cannot find what it is! What is it?
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Has Angel ever inflated a party balloon?

Here I asserted that Angel couldn't do CPR as his breaths are too weak. However, if there had been a scene of Angel inflating balloons for a children's party, then I'd say my answer was bunk. I've ...
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When was it decided that "Wolfram" was a portmanteau?

In the final season of Angel, it is emphasized that "Wolfram" in the name of the law firm Wolfram & Hart is actually a portmanteau, and that the ancient founders of the firm were Was this ...
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Was Angel killing when he had a soul?

In 1898, Angel has his soul returned as part of a curse: You don't remember. Everything you've done. For a hundred years. In a moment, you will. The face of everyone you have killed — our daughter'...
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Is Angel Liam, or just Angelus with a soul?

So it's been established that when a human is 'turned' into a vampire, their soul departs and a demon moves in. So is the Angel we all know and love the demon, now saddled with a soul, or is he Liam ...
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Do Buffyverse Vampire teeth have magical piercing properties?

In later episodes of Angel, we see the character of Marcus Hamilton. Marcus had the "power of the Senior Partners" coursing through his veins. He was seemingly invincible, withstanding ...
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Why does having a soul make Angel non-evil compared to evil humans?

It is mentioned repeatedly in both Buffy and Angel that having his soul returned to him turned the evil Angelus into the usually good Angel. This is the setup for the character. However, there are ...
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Why did Spike get brought back to the Angel series?

At the end of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, we see Then, Now, this Amulet was given to Buffy by Angel, who got it from Wolfram & Hart. She in turn gave it to Spike. Was this medallion set-up ...
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Character in Buffy (possibly Angel) who could not lie

I can't remember if this character was in Buffy or Angel, but I'm pretty sure I remember he was talking to Angel. Angel had enlisted his help to accomplish some task. His schtick was he absolutely ...
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What exactly is Angel's curse?

It is noted in Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel that whenever Angel makes love to Buffy, he loses his soul and becomes Angelus the vicious vampire. My question, is his "moment of true happiness" ...
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How did Angel escape hell?

I am a much bigger Angel fan than Buffy fan but I have seen most episodes of Buffy and I am wondering, when she was in the hell dimension with Angel and killed him, how did he later escape and still ...
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Do vampires show their aging?

In the Buffy universe there are vampires that are bald, pointy-eared and bat-nosed. Vampires like Angel and Spike have been around for over a century and not aged but there are some that show the ...
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What is the earliest instance of Angelus being called Angel?

During the flashback episodes, which cover (amongst over things) the Boxer Rebellion (Buffy - S05E07 - "Fool for Love" and Angel - S02E07 - "Darla") set in 1900 he is still being called Angelus by ...
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Was the conception of Angel's baby ever explained?

Watching Angel, I have become curious if the mysterious conception of his child, Connor was ever explained (other than it being fortold, obviously)?
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When Angelus has his soul, why is he called Angel?

When Angelus has his soul back he goes by the shortened form Angel. Is there an established in universe reason why he doesn't use his real name Liam?
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What was Cordelia's original fate as intended by the writers?

Note that I am only referring to the original show, and not the comics which expanded the story. Through the TV series Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel, Cordelia Chase undergoes a massive character ...
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Why are Slayers always women and not men?

In the Buffyverse there are no male slayers. There are male watchers, but no slayers. I am curious as to why all the slayers are women? Is there an explanation that the show,angel, comic or movie gave?...
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How do some of the the characters in Buffy the Vampire Slayer get money?

Okay I know this may be pedantic. But how do the characters in Buffy and Angel finance themselves? How could Faith afford that apartment in series 3? Is she getting some financial help from the ...
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The BuffyVerse - highest 'hit rate' for ensoulled killers

It was often a key point in the BuffyVerse, that a creature with a soul can be 'trusted' not to kill people because they have a conscience (Angel was tortured by his). OTOH there were a lot of deaths ...
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Is there any connection between all the psychopaths called Morgan? [closed]

One of my favourite characters in Angel is Lilah Morgan - a character who basically revels in her own evil, not for any great purpose, but because she likes her comforts, enjoys her work, and doesn't ...
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Demons in Buffy / Angel - are they human hybrids or not?

In Innocence (Buffy 2x14), However, in Graduation Day (part 1) (Buffy 3x21) If a vampire, as an earth bound demon, is a demon/human hybrid, how can there be no humanity in him? Is there any other ...
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Why is Angel the only vampire to be forcibly re-ensouled?

It's quite clear from Buffy and Angel that vampires with souls are vanishingly rare. The Shanshu Prophecy refers to the vampire with a soul, and the appearance of Spike as a second such causes great ...
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Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel: Why is Spike on the cover of both?

The cover art for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as seen on Netflix) shows Buffy, Faith and Spike. Where one could argue that Faith is a major character, Spike is almost definitely nothing more than a ...
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Regenerative abilities of vampires in the Buffyverse?

Is there a general explanation of the limits of vampire regenerative abilities? Throughout the Buff and Angel TV series, Angel and Spike were constantly being pummeled, shot, and stabbed and then ...
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Is there choreography to the Dance of Joy?

During Angel and crew's visit to Pylea, Lorne's mother instructs Numfar to do the Dance of Joy. Has there ever been an official or at least widely accepted full choreography for this dance?
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What comes between Angel #15 and Angel #16?

The original Dark Horse Angel and Buffy comics (i.e. the ones set during the TV shows, not the ones that take place afterwards) are being released in digital form. Angel #15, "Part One of Past Lives",...
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In which order should I read all the Buffy/Angel comics?

I finished watching Buff and Angel some time ago and loved it! I feel like it's time for more so I want to get into the comics. Particularly Buffy's Season 8 and 9 and Angel After the Fall. In what ...
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In what order should Buffy and Angel be watched?

I had the luxury of watching Buffy and Angel when they were on television, when it was impossible for me to mess up the viewing order. Now that I'm introducing it to some friends (and we're coming up ...
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