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Angel is haunted by images of his past as a young man in 1753 Ireland, his overbearing father, his vampire birth by his past lover, Darla, and his family's murder by his own hand. Meanwhile, when Angel spots Kate's father at a crime scene, his investigations may change Kate's life forever.
This episode received a 5.2/8 in ratings for overnights.
This episode ranked 4th out of 15 WB shows for the week.
This episode scored a 3.3 in the national ratings.
This episode ranked 90 out of 132 in prime time shows.
The flashback is to Angel (Liam) in Ireland in 1753.
Angels years on his tombstones are 1723 to 1757.
Angel's father never approved of him in his earthly existence.
The footage of Darla siring Angel is taken from the Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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Wesley: What happened to calmly, cautiously, and deliberately investigating before rushing in?
Angel: That was plan A. We've since moved on to plan B.
Wesley: And plan B is?
Angel: (twirls a battle ax) Do I really have to explain it to you, Wesley?
Kate: Sorry. I guess I'm still having a little trouble with this otherworldly stuff.
Angel: Right. Although demons aren't technically otherwordly. I mean, in fact, they were here... first.
Kate: No, you don't get to do that.
Kate: Kill a demon in front of me and then act like we're going to have a cappuccino together!
When Angel rises from his grave, you can see his and Darla's breath. Producer Tim Minear acknowledges the mistake and explained that the budget wasn't sufficent enough to digitally remove their breath.
Despite biting and drinking from the grounds keeper, there is no blood on or around Angel's mouth or teeth.