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."

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.


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.

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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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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.

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Lineage - S5-E7

Trivia: In one scene, Wesley's father mentions the destruction of the Watcher's Council building, which happened in the Buffy episode "Never Leave Me."

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Not Fade Away - S5-E22

Trivia: When the gang are in Spike's apartment where Angel is assigning them to go after members of the Circle of the Black Thorn, Spike says "First off, I'm not wearing any amulets. No bracelets, broaches, beads, pendants, pins, or rings. " This is a reference to how Spike dies in the series finale of Buffy by wearing an amulet to destroy the Hellmouth.

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Why We Fight - S5-E13

Trivia: Sam Lawson was the only vampire Angel sired after he was ensouled. As pointed out in the episode, he only did so in order to save the submarine, not for personal pleasure.

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Answer: Everybody including Angel saw her. After helping them and then being left alone to talk to Angel, Cordelia says that the Powers That Be let her come back one more time to help them. After Angel gets a call saying that she died, he realises that it was her spirit that was helping them the entire time.

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