Five is the Loneliest Number
Angel Episode 5.6 The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco
AirDate: 5th Nov 03
Synopsis: Angel (David Boreanaz) learns that he must track down a retired Mexican wrestler (guest star Danny Mora) to help him defeat Tezcatcatl, an ancient Aztec warrior who emerges every 50 years to take the heart of a hero to sustain his own existence. Angel is surprised to find the wrestler is employed at his company, Wolfram & Hart, and that he has a personal score to settle with Tezcatcatl.
It’s Not Easy Being Green
Angel Episode 5.5 Life Of The Party
AirDate: 29th Oct 03
Synopsis: The consummate entertainer Lorne (Andy Hallett) works around the clock to throw the ultimate Halloween party at Wolfram & Hart. When their guests begin to behave strangely and out of character, Angel (David Boreanaz) and the gang investigate to find out what's causing the mysterious happenings.
Hell is Other People
Angel Episode 5.4 Hellbound
AirDate: 22nd Oct 03
Synopsis: Spike (James Marsters) struggles to maintain his weak grip on reality as spectral forces threaten to send him to hell. He encounters ghostly apparitions, including an eighteenth-century serial-killer doctor. Meanwhile, Fred (Amy Acker) continues her quest to find a way of restoring Spike to his corporeal self.
Howl's it Going So Far, Angel?
Angel Episode 5.3 Unleashed
AirDate: 15th Oct 03
Synopsis: Angel (David Boreanaz) tries to protect a woman (guest star Jenny Mollen) who's been bitten and transformed into a werewolf from evil restaurateurs who want to turn her into an exotic dish. Trailer
The Ghost in You
Angel Episode 5.2 Just Rewards
AirDate: 8th Oct 03
Synopsis: Spike (James Marsters) mysteriously materializes in Angel's (David Boreanaz) office through the magic of an amulet, but no one, including Spike himself, understands the reason he has returned or why he is now a ghost. Meanwhile, Angel jeopardizes his own life when he tries to stop one of his evil clients (guest star Victor Raider-Wexler) from using human bodies as vessels for demon spirits.
We Hate it When Our Friends Become Successful
Angel Episode 5.1 Conviction
AirDate: 1st Oct 03
Synopsis: SPIKE JOINS THE CAST OF ANGEL - Taking over the Los Angeles offices of the supernatural law firm Wolfram and Hart proves to be more challenging than expected for Angel (David Boreanaz) and the gang, especially when their first case involves representing an evil client (guest star Rod Rowland) who threatens to destroy the city.
As the gang settles into their new careers at the law firm, they meet new and familiar faces, including the mysterious Eve (guest star Sarah Thompson), who will act as Angel's liaison to Wolfram and Hart's senior partners, and the bubbly vampire Harmony (guest star Mercedes McNab) who is Angel's new assistant. Most surprising of all is the arrival of Angel's old nemesis and fellow vampire-with-a-soul, Spike (James Marsters), who makes a miraculous appearance.
Home is Where Your Fleet of Cars is
Ron wraps up Angel Season 4.
The Hole Story (You Are Now Leaving Sunnydale)
Ron's thoughts on Buffy The Vampire Slayer series finale and Season 7.
Out With The Bad
Angel Episode 4.14 Release
AirDate: 12th Mar 03
Synopsis: Angelus continues his search for The Beast's mysterious master, never suspecting that it could be someone close to him. Meanwhile, Faith and Angelus do battle while Cordelia convinces Connor to keep their baby a secret.
Life's a Show
Buffy Episode 7.16 Storyteller
AirDate: 25th Feb 03
Synopsis: Andrew irritates the Scoobies by filming their activities for a documentary on Buffy as Sunnydale High is rocked by a sudden outbreak of student violence; Xander and Anya reconsider their relationship.
With Enemies Like This?
Angel Episode 4.13 Salvage
AirDate: 5th Mar 03
Synopsis: When Angelus meets up with The Beast, he learns that the rain of fire, blacking out the sun and stealing Angel's soul was all part of The Beast's mysterious master plan to bring Angelus back. Meanwhile, Wesley releases vampire slayer Faith from prison to help capture Angelus.
Angel Episode 4.12 Calvary
AirDate: 12th Feb 03
Synopsis: When the gang receives the disturbing news that The Beast is working for a much more powerful entity, they realize they must restore Angel's soul to revert the evil Angelus back to Angel.
Into the Wood
Buffy Episode 7.14 First Date
AirDate: 11th Feb 03
Synopsis: Buffy and Principal Wood’s dinner date becomes a harrowing operation to save Xander from a catastrophic date with a beautiful but enigmatic woman. Meanwhile, Giles and Spike continue to hone the training of the Slayer wannabes.
The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul
Buffy Episode 7.13 The Killer In Me
Air Date: 04Feb03
Synopsis: Willow undergoes a disturbing change in appearance following a night out with Kennedy; Spike is beset by unexplained headaches; Giles takes the Potentials on a mystical retreat.
Death Valley Days (Rah Rah Ra-Tet!)
Angel Episode 4.09 Long Day's Journey
AirDate: 22nd Jan 03
Synopsis: When the gang learns that the answer to stopping the Beast is among them, everyone suspects Connor, until Cordelia begins to receive visions from the Powers That Be. Meanwhile, Angel and Gwen discover that the Beast is preparing a device that will blot out the sun permanently and turn the world into a demon playground.
Different Kinds of Power
Buffy Episode 7.12 Potential
AirDate: 21st Jan 03
Synopsis: Buffy enlists Spike's aid in graphic, intensive training of the Potential Slayers in anticipation of the expected cataclysmic return of The First. Meanwhile, Willow performs a spell that reveals that another unexpected Potential Slayer is living in Sunnydale.
Wolfram Apart (On With the Body Count!!)
Angel Episode 4.08 Habeas Corpses
AirDate: 15th Jan 03
Synopsis: When Angel realizes that there may be some connection between Connor and the Beast, he learns that Connor is trapped within Wolfram & Hart where the building is under lock-down and the Beast is on a brutal killing spree. Angel, Wesley, Gunn and Fred must figure out how to spring Connor before he is killed as well.
Welcome To The Hellmouth
Buffy Episode 7.11 Showtime
AirDate: 7th Jan 03
Synopsis: With the Slayer line of succession at stake, Buffy prepares for a showdown with the Ubervamp in this pivotal, well-written episode. Skeletal, callous and frighteningly strong, the Ubervamp is among Buffy's deadliest foes. Chief minion of the devilish, shape-shifting First, the demon divides his time between killing potential Slayers and torturing the kidnapped Spike . Determined to protect her apprentices and rescue Spike, Buffy racks her brain for a plan of action while Giles and Anya hope that a visionary creature called Beljoxa's Eye can offer a final solution to the First threat.
'Twas The Fight Before Christmas
Buffy Episode 7.10 Bring On The Night
AirDate: 17th Dec 02
Synopsis:As the Scoobies research the orgins of the First to find a way to rescue Spike, Giles arrives with reinforcements---three apprentice Slayers. Also: Buffy is rattled when her mother offers advice in her dreams.
A Much Crappier Musical
Buffy Episode 7.9 Never Leave Me
AirDate: 26th Nov 02
Synopsis: Spike is held captive in the Summers home while the Scoobies ponder their options in the aftermath of his murder spree; a squeamish Andrew tries to master killing; Buffy contacts the Watchers' Council for advice.
The Trouble With Doubles
Buffy Episode 7.8 Sleeper
AirDate: 19th Nov 02
Synopsis: As Dawn and Willow recover from their chaotic night at the Summers house, Buffy probes a series of grisly murders that may be the work of Spike. Aimee Mann appears and performs "Pavlov's Bell."
Angel Episode 4.7 Rain of Fire
AirDate: 17th Nov 02
Synopsis: When Cordelia's apocalyptic nightmares become a reality, Angel, Wesley, Gunn and Lorne find themselves powerless against The Beast who has risen from the center of the Earth, bringing earthquakes and fire storms to Los Angeles. Bloodied and beaten, Angel and his friends realize that they may not be able to stop the impending doom.
Here We Go
Buffy Episode 7.7 Conversations With Dead People
AirDate: 12th Nov 02
Synopsis: In a jarring episode filled with returning characters, Buffy, Dawn and Willow encounter deceased people from their pasts. While out on patrol, Buffy squares off with a former classmate and current vampire (Jonathan M. Woodward), who goads her into revealing her insecurities. Back at home, Dawn is thrown into a panic when an invisible force trashes the Summers' house and deposits the corpse of her mother on the sofa. Meanwhile, nerdy villains Jonathan and Andrew return from Mexico.
The Way We Were
Angel Episode 4.6 Spin The Bottle
AirDate: 10th Nov 02
Synopsis: When Lorne performs a spell on Cordelia to restore her memory, it inadvertently causes the gang to revert back to their high school personas and leaves them with no memories of each other. Eventually, they discover that the only way to reverse the spell is to kill a vampire, just as Angel realizes that he is one.
Welcome (Back) to the Dollhouse
Buffy Episode 7.6 Him
AirDate: 5th Nov 02
Synopsis: Emergency cheerleader tryouts are held at Sunnydale High when one of the squad has a nasty run-in with a vending machine. Spike and Xander team up, to take on a star quarterback, that seems to have the ability to make all women infatuated with him. As a result of this, we see a different side of Dawn.
Fredinator 2 ? This Time It's Personal
Angel Episode 4.5 Supersymmetry
AirDate: 3rd Nov 02
Synopsis: After Fred’s physics article is published; she’s invited to speak at a symposium where a portal opens, bringing her face to face with a demon and a dark secret about her old professor. Meanwhile, Angel tries to solve the mystery of the portal and why someone would want Fred out of the way.
Numbers, Animals, and Flossing
Angel Episode 4.4 Slouching Toward Bethlehem
AirDate: 27th Oct 02
Synopsis: Cordelia returns, but since she has no memory of who she is or that Angel is a vampire, everyone tries to keep their demon-hunting business a secret. After rescuing Cordelia from a demon, Connor takes on the role of her protector and Lorne reads Cordelia's future to help restore her memory but sees an approaching apocalypse involving Angel.
This was Olaf-ing Matter
Buffy Episode 7.5 Selfless
AirDate: 22nd Oct 02
Synopsis: A wish granted by Anya has devastating consequences in this alternately witty and wrenching tale. Anya's breakup with Xander has driven her to return to her vengeance-demon ways with, well, a vengeance. But that changes after she takes a humiliated coed's desire to make frat boys "feel what it's like to have [their] hearts ripped out" too literally. Horrified by the carnage she has caused, Anya struggles to wash the blood from her hands. Juxtaposed with this Macbeth-like scene is a hilarious flashback detailing Anya's transformation from medieval Swedish housewife to demon. Back in the present, Willow discovers the bodies and alerts Buffy.
Leaving Las Vegas
Angel Episode 4.3 The House Always Wins
AirDate: 20th Oct 02
Synopsis: Tired of dealing with Connor and looking for Cordelia, Angel decides to take Gunn and Fred on a road trip to Vegas to visit Lorne who is performing in a showcase at one of the casinos. They discover that Lorne is being coerced by the casino owner into stealing the "significant destinies" of audience members to sell on the black market. When the casino owner learns that Angel is destined to play a major role in the apocalypse, Cordelia must come to his aid from a distance to prevent his future from being stolen.
What's the Difference Between a Playground and Season Seven?
Buffy Episode 7.4 Help
AirDate: 15th Oct 02
Synopsis: Buffy is settling in to her counselor's role at the high school helping troubled teens and sorting out problems, but is left speechless when Cassie, a student, comes to her and calmly tells her that she (Cassie) has only a week to live. Suspecting the girl is suicidal, Buffy investigates and discovers a cult of students playing with dark forces and comes to believe Cassie is psychic.
Angel Episode 4.2 Ground State
AirDate: 13th Oct 02
Synopsis: When Wesley advises Angel to visit Dinza, a dark "goddess of the lost" who has valuable information on how to find Cordelia, he learns that a certain mystical antiquity can locate souls across dimensions. Angel, Fred and Gunn break into an auction house to retrieve the object only to discover that an electrifying cat burglar has the same intentions.
You Can Kind of Go Home Again
Buffy Episode 7.3 Same Time, Same Place
AirDate: 8th Oct 02
Synopsis: Buffy, Xander and Dawn are unable to find Willow, whose return to Sunnydale is marred by a demon who relishes the skin of his victims. Meanwhile Anya pays the price for undoing the curse on Ronnie (the giant worm demon) and is restricted to only being able to teleport for Vengeance jobs.
Everyone! Out of the Water!
Angel Epsiode 4.1 Deep Down
AirDate: 6th Oct 02
Synopsis: With Angel trapped on the ocean floor and Cordelia stuck on a mystical plane, Fred and Gunn are frustrated at the lack of clues regarding their friends' whereabouts, especially after the only eyewitness to Angel's disappearance is murdered. After Angel is rescued by the most unlikely person, the shocking reasons behind the mysterious disappearances become clear.
William The Buddy
Buffy Episode 7.2 Beneath You
AirDate: 1st Oct 02
Synopsis: Buffy reluctantly teams with Spike to slug it out with a gigantic worm, but there's a bigger surprise in store for the Slayer. Willow, meanwhile, prepares to return home.
Greetings to the New Brunettes
Buffy Episode 7.1 Lessons
AirDate: 24 Sept 02
Synopsis: Buffy battles the ghosts of Sunnydale High's past in a lively seventh-season opener punctuated by droll dialogue.
I Am Slowly Going Crazy (1-2-3-4-5-6-Switch!)
Buffy Episode 6.17 Normal Again
AirDate: 20th Aug 02
Synopsis: A demon doses Buffy with a powerful chemical that causes her to hallucinate, convincing the Slayer her parents are alive and Dawn never existed.
Back In Black
Buffy Episode 6.20 Villians
Air Date: 14May02
Synopsis: Buffy tries to recover from an assassination attempt; Jonathan and Andrew share a jail cell; Warren seeks allies at a demon bar; Anya is confronted by Willow.
“The Nerds – How Are Them?”
Buffy Episode 6.19 Seeing Red
Air Date: 07May02
Synopsis: Buffy, Anya and Xander all try to deal with the fallout of feeling betrayed when Spike and Anya sleep together. Warren later shoots Buffy, slightly wounding her, but a stray bullet hits and kills Tara.
Entropy & The Single Girl
Buffy Episode 6.18 Entropy
Air Date: 30Apr02
Synopsis: Since Xander and Anya's wedding fiasco the two have had time to reflect and both miss each other a lot. But the situation turns ugly when Anya and Spike, both feeling spruned (and the affects of a lot of whisky), sleep together...and Xander and Buffy happen to witness it.
She’s a Girl With a Problem
Buffy Episode 6.14 Older and Far Away
Air Date: 12Feb02
Synopsis: Feeling ignored by Buffy and her friends, Dawn makes a wish that, when granted by a mysterious demon, puts Dawn, Buffy and the rest of the Scooby gang in danger!
A Darkness at the End of the Tunnel
Buffy Episode 6.13 Dead Things
Air Date: 05Feb02
Synopsis: Buffy investigates why Spike is suddenly able to attack her, despite the chip in his head. Meanwhile, Jonathan, Warren and Andrew try to frame Buffy for murder!