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Trivia: In the opening credits there is a shot of a girl standing alone on the corner of a street. This was taken from the Buffy episode "Anne", when Buffy was staying in Los Angeles.

Trivia: Angel's human name was Liam. "Liam" is an Irish form of "William", so basically, Angel and Spike have the same name.

Trivia: About 7 seconds into the opening theme you see the face of a young man looking up (Just before you see Angel with the sword) That young man is Phantom Dennis. He is only seen once in episode 5 of the 1st season- Room with an Vu. After that he's an unseen "character" until season 4.

Inside Out - S4-E17

Trivia: Skip's line in 'Inside Out' - 'Nobody comes back from paradise. Well, maybe a Slayer once,' is a reference to BTVS, and Buffy being brought back from heaven in the episode 'Bargaining'.

Shay

Underneath - S5-E17

Trivia: In the episode "Underneath", Illyria is talking about different dimensions she has visited and she says "And one world with nothing but shrimp...I tired of that one quickly." This is a reference to Buffy episode "Superstar": when Anya is explaining that there are many types of alternate realities, she says, "And there could even be a world with nothing but shrimp."

Orpheus - S4-E15

Trivia: In the episode "Orpheus," the actor who played the armed robber that shoots the cashier in the diner is played by Nate Dushku. He's the older brother of Eliza Dushku who also appears in the episode as Faith.

Hell Bound - S5-E4

Trivia: Angel leaves the Reaper locked in a metal cage as the camera pans slowly back so we can only see his eyes - almost exactly the same shot as when Connor left Angel trapped in the metal coffin at the end of "Tomorrow". They even say the same thing - "You get to live. Forever". Like father, like son.

Shay

You're Welcome - S5-E12

Trivia: David Boreanaz was suffering knee problems during production. To keep him off his feet, a lot of his scenes were shot with him sitting down.

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A Hole in the World - S5-E15

Trivia: Concerning Fred's line "Handsome man saves me from the monsters," she said this as well in Pylea. Those are the first and last words she ever says to Angel.

Untouched - S2-E4

Trivia: In the episode 'Untouched' Angel asks Cordelia 'Do you have any idea how hard it is to think when you've got a rebar through you?', her reply of 'Actually, I do. Benefits of a Sunnydale education' is a reference to the BTVS episode 'Lover's Walk', in which Cordy falls through a staircase and is impaled on a rebar.

Shay

Season 3 generally

Trivia: By season's end, Darla has died four times: (1) in flashbacks to when she was sired by The Master, (2) when Angel dusted her in the Buffy episode "Angel", (3) when she was re-sired by Drusilla, and (4) when she dusted herself so that Connor could be born.

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Trivia: Angel's headquarters in season 2-4 was in the Hyperion Hotel. Hyperion is another name of Helios (the god of Sun in Greek mythology), and means "the one who goes above".

Supersymmetry - S4-E5

Trivia: To illustrate where her speech is placed on the itinerary, Fred compares it to a baseball player batting between Nomar Garciappara and Sammy Sosa, who both played with the Chicago Cubs. While Garciappara wouldn't join that team until well after the episode aired, and nobody could have known what would happen two years in the future, it's not a mistake; but as a Cubs fan, I find it an interesting choice of comparison.

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Heartthrob - S3-E1

Trivia: When James and Elisabeth are expressing their love for each other, Angelus comments "give it a century". This is the same thing The Master said about Angelus and Darla's relationship.

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Shells - S5-E16

Trivia: When the gang is trying to figure out how Illyria got by them, Gunn says "Yeah, like she was pulling a Barry Allen. Jay Garrick? Wally... Like she was moving really fast." No one knew who he was talking about. All three name are different incarnations of The Flash.

Lineage - S5-E7

Trivia: In one scene, Spike comments "Sex with robots is more common than most people think." This refers to the Buffybot Spike had commissioned in Buffy's fifth season.

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Redefinition - S2-E11

Trivia: Except for voice-overs, Angel's role is entirely silent.

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Soulless - S4-E11

Trivia: When Angelus taunts Connor about trying to kill him and then sleeping with Cordelia, he comments, "Screwing your mom and trying to kill your dad? There should be a play." This refers to the Greek tragedy "Oedipus," in which the eponymous character unwittingly marries his mother after killing his father.

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Season 5 generally

Trivia: Because they were both friends with Glenn Quinn, David Boreanaz and Christian Kane were uncomfortable filming the Lindsey-posing-as-Doyle arc.

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Dad - S3-E10

Trivia: Holtz is watching two people fight in a graveyard - the graveyard's blatantly the same one as used in Buffy. Doesn't really qualify as a mistake, because arguably many graveyards look alike, but fans of both series will be able to recognise it.

Jon Sandys

Waiting In The Wings - S3-E13

Trivia: The prima ballerina is played by Summer Glau, who also appeared on "Firefly". In addition to acting, Glau is a classically trained ballerina.

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Disharmony - S2-E17

Trivia: While it is mentioned numerous times, the shots of Willow in her dorm (on the phone with Cordelia talking about Harmony) mark the only appearance of Sunnydale on the show.

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Orpheus - S4-E15

Trivia: At the end of the episode, Cordelia reveals to Angel and co. that she is pregnant. Charisma Carpenter actually was pregnant at the time, and had been since Cordy's reappearance in "Slouching Towards Bethlehem".

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Conviction (1) - S5-E1

Trivia: With this episode, David Boreanaz is the only remaining original cast member from season one. Glenn Quinn's character died in episode 9 (He died in real life 3 years later) , Charisma Carpenter was written out of the show at the end of season four, while Alexis Denisof and J. August Richards began as guest stars; Amy Acker and Andy Hallett weren't introduced until season two, and Vincent Kartheiser first appeared in season three.

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Season 5 generally

Trivia: Joss Whedon wanted Sarah Michelle Gellar to guest star as Buffy in "You're Welcome" (the show's 100th episode) and "Power Play" (the penultimate episode), but she was unavailable. She later became available for the series finale, but Whedon declined, wanting the series to end focused on Angel. Conversely, David Boreanaz was available for the Buffy finale, but only for a limited amount of time.

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Smile Time - S5-E14

Trivia: Gregor Framkin, the creator of the "Smile Time" show-within-a-show, is played by executive producer David Fury.

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There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb - S2-E22

Trivia: Lorne's brother Numfar, who performs the "dance of shame," is played by Joss Whedon. Apparently, this fact was so secret, only a handful of people knew about it beforehand.

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The Shroud Of Rahmon - S2-E8

Trivia: Cordelia and Wesley realize that the robbery is happening that night because the door latch is taped down - exactly the same way the guards at the Watergate Hotel realized a robbery was in progress in 1974, which led to President's Nixon's resignation.

Phoenix

Origin - S5-E18

Trivia: In episode 18 of season 5 after Connor kills the demon he tells Angel that he doesn't like people touching his neck. This is a reference to getting his throat cut by Angel in episode 22 of season 4. No one knows that Connor just got his memories back.

Spin The Bottle - S4-E6

Trivia: Wesley duct-taping Lorne to a pouf in the hotel lobby was Amy Acker's idea.

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Quotes

Cordelia: You want I should distract him? Make with the nice-nice while you slip by?
Angel: Don't be stupid. I'm that guy and the most beautiful woman I've ever seen is making eyes at me? It's either a bachelor party or a scam.
Cordelia: What did you just call me?
Angel: I'm sorry. You're not stupid.
Cordelia: No, after that.

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Mistakes

At the end of the opening credits, you can see Angel's reflection in the puddle on the floor. Since he is a vampire, this should not happen.

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