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Angel: The Vampire Anthology in August

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Angel: The Vampire Anthology series for 8th August 2005. Priced at £12.99 each DVD in the collection focuses on a particular member of the Angel gang and features their best episodes as hand-picked by creator Joss Whedon.

Cordelia
Former Sunnydale cheerleader Cordelia Chase (Charisma Carpenter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) moved to LA to seek her fortune after daddy’s long-standing tax evasion depleted her funds. Struggling to catch her big break, Cordy appointed herself to help out at Angel Investigations. The episodes in Cordelia’s collection follow her from arrival in the city to turning half-demon and gaining supernatural powers that leave her with a terrible headache!

Episodes:
•City Of (Season 1)
Cordelia arrives in LA and joins forces with Angel.
•There’s No Place Like Plrtz Glrb (Season 2)
Angel rescues Cordelia and Fred from Pylea.
•Birthday (Season 3)
Cordelia’s birthday sparks a vision about her future.
•Waiting In The Wings (Season 3)
Investigating some long dead ballet dances leads Angel and Cordelia into a haunting…

Special Features:
•Cordelia character profile (15 mins)

Wesley
After abandoning books for a more hands-on approach Wesley Wyndam-Price (Alexis Denisof, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) is the ex-Watcher and ex-rogue demon hunter, and second member of Angel’s team. In Wesley’s journey he rescues Cordy from the demon underworld, impersonates Angel and finally gets a girlfriend.

Episodes:
•Parting Gifts (Season 1)
Cordelia discovers her special powers, and Wesley and Angel have to rescue her from the demon underworld
•Guise Will Be Guise (Season 2)
Wesley assumes Angel’s identity, and falls in love…
•Loyalty (Season 3)
Wesley has a premonition that Angel will murder his own son, and goes on a quest for more information.
•Sleep Tight (Season 3)
Angel’s frightening behaviour leads Wesley to flee with Connor.

Special Features:
•Wesley character profile (15 mins)

Gunn
Vampire hunter and vigilante Charles Gunn’s (J. August Richards) life changed forever when his sister was turned into vampire. Sporting a pickup truck decorated with stakes, Gunn took a while to warm up to Angel but is now a firm part of the team. His collection includes a face-off with his old gang and a visit from a debt collector who has come to fetch his soul.

Episodes:
•Warzone (Season 1)
Angel encounters a gang of vampire killing vigilantes.
•First Impressions (Season 2)
Gunn enlists Angel's help to battle a Deevak demon.
•That Old Gang Of Mine (Season 3)
Someone in LA is killing demons, and Angel and Gunn set out to investigate.
•Double or Nothing (Season 3)
Gunn is paid a visit by an old debt collector.

Special Features:
•Gunn character profile (15 mins)

Fred
Winifred “Fred” Burkle (Amy Acker) is a scatterbrained genius rescued by Angel from an alternative universe and life of servitude. It has taken a while for Fred to readjust to the real world, but the help of her friends, especially Gunn, has been invaluable. Fred’s story features her rescue, a visit from her parents and an assassination attempt on her old science teacher...

Episodes:
•Over The Rainbow (Season 2)
Cordelia and Fred meet for the first time when both are trapped on Pylea.
•Fredless (Season 3)
Fred’s parents pay her a visit.
•Supersymmetry (Season 4)
Fred meets her old physics teacher with murderous consequences.
•Shiny Happy People (Season 4)
Fred sees through a mystery woman that has won the trust of Angel Investigations.

Extras:
•Fred character profile (15 mins)





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