Angel Bites The Dust..... in Holodeck 1: 20th & 21st Century Entertainment Posted May 20, 2004 This was my first complete Angel episode. I thought they tried to tell two much over the coarse of an hour. Had the show been two hours, then the story could be fleshed out more, and would probably have worked far better. However, the characters were dark, crude, lacked morals and principles... heck, some of them were creatures of pure evil, demons, whatever you want to call them. I also didn't like the implication that all you had to do was "be good" in order to go to Heaven. If demons are a major player in the show, then where is God, Jesus, and the Angels in this show? Why don't they intervene or help? I also don't like the idea of the series lead being a vampire. Spike was a vampire on Buffy, but he sacrificed himself in the series finale. That, too me, was the ultimate way for the character to come to an end. Realising that he's truelly evil and that as a result, he can't be good for Buffy, he sacrificed himself to save everyone. At least, that's how I interpretted it. In Angel's finally, you didn't have any self-sacrifice like that, just bad guys fighting other bad guys. Also, what's with the cliffhanger? DS9 ended with a cliffhanger, but the kind where the show ends, but makes you ask, "Is this it, or can we expect a movie in a few years?" Angel felt like a season finale. Where's part two? Where's the resolution? Do they die? If so, what kind of message is that? Evil triumphing over good? HA! Not in my book. Conclussion: I'm glad the show got cancelled, as I explained in my post, I believe the show had no redeeming value.