Angel - Season Three (2001)
Live fast. Die never.
IMDb Rating 8.6 (9,217 votes)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
David Boreanaz Angel/Angelus
Charisma Carpenter Cordelia Chase
Alexis Denisof Wesley Wyndam-Pryce
J. August Richards Charles Gunn
Andy Hallett Lorne
Amy Acker Winifred Burkle
Vincent Kartheiser Connor
Julie Benz Darla
Jack Conley Sahjhan
Daniel Dae Kim Gavin Park
In the third season of Angel, the titular vampire with a soul was forced to stand alone thanks to the (temporary) death of his beloved Buffy and her show's move to a new network, with no crossover between the two allowed. He returns from seeking peace in a demon-haunted monastery to find the L.A. Angel Investigations team fighting supernatural crime in his absence. Fred is still haunted by the nightmare dimension from which they rescued her; Cordelia's visions get ever more painful and debilitating. The schemes of the evil law firm Wolfram and Hart become every more imaginative and dragon lady Lilah Morgan becomes even more of an enemy when lusting after Angel. Unbelievably, Darla, Angel's vampire sire and lover, turns up, pregnant with his child and is tortured by inexplicable motherly feelings as well as a raging thirst for human blood.

For a few episodes things go pretty well--but Angel's enemies, both those he has made in his quest for redemption and those he made when he was unadulterated evil, are still out there. Stephanie Romanov comes into her silky own in this series, making Lilah Morgan all the more seductively evil because she is clear about the choices she has made; the satanic law firm of Wolfram and Hart are this show's most inspired creation. As the season moves to its close, Wesley (Alexis Denisof) has hard choices to make. The devastating climax is compulsive viewing, and this season also contains one of the most impressive single episodes of the entire show: in "Waiting in the Wings," writer, director and creator Joss Whedon comes up with a classic ghost story as Angel and his crew go to the ballet and find a performance that is literally timeless. --Roz Kaveney

Movie Details
Genre Action; Drama; Fantasy; Television
20th Century Fox
Series Angel
Movie Release Date 2001
Country   USA
Language English
Audience Rating NR (Not Rated)
Running Time 999 mins
Color Color
Episodes Features
Episode 1 Heartthrob
Episode 2 That Vision Thing
Episode 3 That Old Gang of Mine
Episode 4 Carpe Noctem
Episode 5 Fredless
Episode 6 Billy
Episode 7 Offspring
Episode 8 Quickening
Episode 9 Lullaby
Episode 10 Dad
Episode 11 Birthday
Episode 12 Provider
Episode 13 Waiting in the Wings
Episode 14 Couplet
Episode 15 Loyalty
Episode 16 Sleep Tight
Episode 17 Forgiving
Episode 18 Double or Nothing
Episode 19 The Price
Episode 20 A New World
Episode 21 Benediction
Episode 22 Tomorrow
Features "The Making of..." Featurettes Closed Captioned Commentary Deleted/Extended Scenes Scene Access Outtakes; "Page to Screen"
Director Sean Astin; Jeffrey Bell; Joss Whedon; James A. Contner
Writer Joss Whedon; David Greenwalt
Cinematography Ross Berryman; Herbert Davis
User Credit 2 Shawna Trpcic; Jessica Pazdernik
Producer Jeffrey Bell; Gareth Davies; Kelly A. Manners; Shawn Ryan
User Credit 1 Mark Goldman; Mark S. Westmore
Musician Robert J. Kral; Christophe Beck
Edition Details
Edition Special Edition
Region 1
Screen Ratio 1.78:1
Format DVD
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
Barcode 024543104971
Release Date 2/10/2004
Subtitles English; Spanish
Packaging Digipak
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 6
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 277
Collection Status In Collection
Tags Returning Character Killed Off, Cult Hero, Good Versus Evil, Redemption, Physical Abuse
Also Known As:
Angel: The Series (USA)

Filming Locations:
Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA (more)

The character Doyle wasn't originally supposed to be an Irishman but was written as such when Glenn Quinn was cast as Doyle. The role of Doyle was Quinn's first role where he was able to use his own Irish accent. (more)

Revealing mistakes: A goof seen in the first episode ("City of") that appears in the opening credits of every episode is when Angel is walking down an alley. In a puddle of water you can see his reflection. (more)

Angel: [about Eve's replacement as the Senior Partner's liason] Damn... he is well dressed. (more)

Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 41 nominations (more)

Movie Connections:
Featured in Fatal Beauty and the Beast (2004) (V) (more)

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