Although it was set in a world with vampires, demons and evil lawyers from hell, the show depicted just how complex humanity truly is and reminded us that the world isn't just black and white. In honour of the tenth anniversary, here are my picks (in order of air date and sans major spoilers) for the ten standout Angel episodes that deserve recognition for incredible storytelling.
At heart, every story has probably been told, so it's in the details it's kept fresh. When Canadian filmmakers refuse to set their productions in Canada, they are basically announcing: "We have no intention of doing anything fresh with this material." If the creators aren't willing to fight for something as rudimentary as the setting, can we really expect them to fight for other things? Is the fact that so many of these filmmakers are unwilling to set their stories explicitly in Canada part of the reason why there are so few Canadian series and movies fronted by non-white actors? 'Cause that might be a fight with executives, too.