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Angel: Time Bomb

When Illyria's powers become unstable and cause her to erratically jump through time, she learns that the gang intends to kill her. Upon returning to the present, Illyria plans to murder everyone before they're able to attack her. To save everyone's lives, Angel goes into the past with Illyria to alter the course of events.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x19
Production Number: 5ADH19
Airdate: Wednesday April 28th, 2004

Director: Vern Gillum
Writer: Ben Edlund

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Sci-Fi) Oct 28, 2009

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (6 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Adam BaldwinAdam Baldwin
As Hamilton
Jaime BergmanJaime Bergman
As Amanda
Jeff YagherJeff Yagher
As Fell Leader
Nick GilhoolNick Gilhool
As Fell Brother #1
Main Cast
Alexis Denisof
As Wesley Wyndham-Pryce
J. August Richards
As Charles Gunn
Andy Hallett
As Lorne
Amy Acker
As Winifred "Fred" Burkle/Illyria
Mercedes McNab
As Harmony Kendall
Episode Notes
This episode scored a 3.8/5 in the overnight ratings.

This episode ranked 5 out of 17 WB shows for that week.

This episode received a 2.7 in the national ratings.

This episode received a 90 out of 115 prime time shows.

Guest star Jaime Bergman, is married to star David Boreanaz.

Episode Quotes
(To Gunn)
Wesley: I should apologize but right now it would just seem awkward.

Wesley: She still thinks she's ruler of the universe.
Gunn: She thinks she's an actor or something?

Illyria: Time.It doesn't exist until it cracks apart.

(To Wesley)
Angel: You were right about Illyria, she just might make the team yet.

Cultural References
Gunn: Everything just went Poseidon on my ass.

Poseidon was the Greek god of the seas.

Spike: To Penthouse, never wrote letters quite like this.

Penthouse is a pornographic magazine, like Playboy or Hustler.

Hamilton: This is business boys and not a bat cave.

References Batman and his secret hide-out, the bat-cave.

Amanda: These people think my child will be the next Dali Lama.

The Dali Lama is the Tibetan leader.

Gunn: This whole thing would be like Jim Jones taking your part.

Jim Jones was the leader of a cult that committed suicide under his direction.

Wesley: Rand McNally will have to re-draw its viewing blocks.

Rand McNally publishes street, wall, and reference maps, plus atlases.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid Greenwalt  |  Joss Whedon
Warning: Angel season 5 episode 19 guide may contain spoilers
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