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Angel - Season 2  

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After a case of mistaken identity leads Angel to slay a demon protecting an innocent girl, karaoke is the only way to make things right. Meanwhile, Angel struggles with the discovery that he may not always be eternal and Darla recovers from her resurrection from Hell.
Original Air Date: September 26, 2000

"Are You Now or Have You Ever Been"
Cordelia and Wesley explore an abandoned Hollywood hotel and discover a piece of Angel's history as a recluse in 1952.
Original Air Date: October 3, 2000

"First Impressions"
Gunn requests Angel's help in finding a killer demon named Deevak, but a violent vision moves Cordelia to rush to Gunn's rescue--much to his dismay. Meanwhile, Angel does his own subconscious "bonding" with Darla, who repeatedly appears in his dreams.
Original Air Date: October 10, 2000

Unaware of Lilah's plans to cultivate her as an assassin, femme fatale-magnet Angel offers to help a runaway who possesses uncontrollable telekinetic powers. Also unbeknownst to the vampire, Darla continues to visit him while he sleeps.
Original Air Date: October 17, 2000

"Dear Boy"
After Angel finally meets Darla outside of his dreams, she kicks her mind games into high gear, causing Wesley and Cordelia to fear for Angel's sanity. As they prepare for an evil Angel, his obsession with finding Darla again leads him right into her trap.
Original Air Date: October 24, 2000

"Guise will be Guise"
Since Angel's out of town, Wesley poses as the benevolent vamp when a powerful businessman demands Angel's services to protect his daughter. Meanwhile, Angel gets in touch with his inner selves during a visit to a swami, but not everything's Zen.
Original Air Date: November 7, 2000

As Darla struggles to sort out her identity, Angel feels it is becoming increasingly important to find where Wolfram & Hart are hiding her. A series of flashbacks reveal Darla and Spike's rebirths as vampires and Angelus's early defiance of The Master.
Original Air Date: November 14, 2000

"The Shroud of a Rahmon"
Angel and Gunn go undercover to foil the theft of a demonic burial shroud, unaware that the evil garment makes people near it psychotic. Cordy and Wesley rush to get to them before the violent effects of the artifact take hold.
Original Air Date: November 21, 2000

"The Trial"
After Darla discovers she is terminally ill, Angel enters into a series of mysterious trials in an attempt to save her life. The downside: He could get both of them killed in the process.
Original Air Date: November 28, 2000

In a last-ditch effort to save her beleaguered soul, Angel hastens to find the soon-to-be reborn Darla before she awakens as a vampire. He hits pay dirt (so to speak) at a greenhouse, but is foiled at the last minute by Drusilla's intervention. She and Darla make clean but separate getaways, leaving a defeated Angel with no choice but to head home, regroup and hunt them down. Meanwhile, Drusilla makes her presence felt at Wolfram & Hart, where a confused, fuming and extremely violent Darla has a bone to pick with her new mum.
Original Air Date: December 19, 2000

As Wes, Cordy and Gunn reel from the shock of being fired, their deadly serious ex-boss intently reinvents himself as a coldhearted, one-man weapon of mass destruction. Darla and Drusilla keep busy by recruiting baddies for their new gang. Lindsey and Lilah ponder their Wolfram & Hart futures (or possible lack thereof) with the firm.
Original Air Date: January 16, 2001

"Blood Money"
Angel threatens to expose Wolfram & Hart's criminal activities when he discovers that they are stealing large contributions that were made to a teen shelter but an old adversary has other plans for Angel.
Original Air Date: January 23, 2001

"Happy Anniversary"
Angel and the Host search for a physicist (Matt Champagne) they fear will cause the end of the world--and who unknowingly has help from two apocalypse-lovin' Lubber demons. Wesley, Cordelia and Gunn settle into their new digs, where Virginia brings them their first official case.
Original Air Date: February 6, 2001

"The Thin Dead Line"
Unbeknownst to Gunn, Cordy and Wesley, Angel investigates a squad of zombie police officers who assault everyone in their path--a case also brought to the trio by Anne. What Angel realizes and the others don't is that the attackers are actually reanimated cops who had been killed in the line of duty.
Original Air Date: February 13, 2001

Angel's investigation of the city's latest rash of dark rituals garners him a unique opportunity to take Wolfram & Hart out at its source--Hell. As Lilah and Lindsey prepare for the law firm's impending 75-year review, Angel learns that the historically deadly event involves bringing in one of the senior partners (i.e., a big, bad Kleynach demon). The good news is that this demon wears a ring with the power to take Angel straight to W&H's hot Home Office. The bad news is that Angel needs a one-of-a-kind magic glove in order to touch the Kleynach without being incinerated. No, scratch that--the bad news is that Darla has the glove.
Original Air Date: February 20, 2001

After spending an evening with Darla, Angel realizes that being evil is not all it's cracked up to be. Now he needs to regain the trust of Wesley, Cordelia and Gunn. It turns out to be a good time to do so, as all three are in danger of being killed by vengeful three-eyed Skilosh demons.
Original Air Date: February 27, 2001

While the crew tracks down a cult of vampires led by a former motivational speaker with a wicked pyramid scheme, Cordelia gets a surprise visit from her old high-school buddy Harmony. Unaware her flaky pal's a bloodsucker, Cordy mistakes Harm's strange behavior for lesbianism--until the truth comes out (so to speak) in a call to Willow. Much to the dismay of her co-workers, the ever loyal Cordelia resolves to give her undead friend a chance at fighting for the good guys.
Original Air Date: April 17, 2001

"Dead End"
The search for a man Cordelia saw in a vision stabbing his own eye leads the gang's path to cross with Lindsey's--whose new right hand seems to have a life of its own. Back at Wolfram & Hart, Lilah fumes and frets over the extra attention that her partner's receiving.
Original Air Date: April 24, 2001

Shaken up when a mystic portal deposits a rather violent Drokken demon at his club, the Host takes news of the unexpected man-eating guest to Angel and company. Their only clue to finding it is Cordelia's vision, which leads them to a library with a missing librarian. Meanwhile, Gunn heads to his old neighborhood to help with a vampire problem, and Cordy's spirits take a hit when her acting gig doesn't go so well.
Original Air Date: May 1, 2001

"Over the Rainbow"
While Cordy struggles to endure the hardships of otherworldly existence-- which include being treated as a slave and referred to as "cow"--Angel, Wesley, the Host and Gunn work on how to get her back. They decide that the only acceptable (but nonetheless risky) plan is to go to Pylea themselves. Of course, the only way to get there is to first locate another functional portal. And the Host is none too excited about the idea of a homecoming.
Original Air Date: May 8, 2001

"Through the Looking Glass"
Angel, Gunn, Wesley and the Host are sentenced to death in a demon dimension after trying to rescue a lost Cordelia, but are even more shocked to find themselves brought before Her Royal Highness, Cordelia. Unfortunately, unbeknownst to Her Majesty, Cordy's reign will be a short one.
Original Air Date: May 15, 2001

"There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb"
Angel struggles with the inner beast that the demon dimension brings out in him, while Cordelia learns that her role as princess involves mating with a demon, and Wesley and Gunn band with rebel forces to overthrow the government and Her Majesty.
Original Air Date: May 22, 2001

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