Episode 5 of 22 within Season Three. Item 49 of 110 overall.
Production number 3ADH05.
Mere Smith - Writer
Marita Grabiak - Director
304 votes

When Fred's parents come to take her home, she feels she should go with them... until she earns a place with the group by figuring out the key to an attack of larger bug Demons.

original airdate--October 22,2001  rating--3.0/4.5 million

network: WB

music--Theme Song: "Angel Main Theme" by Darling Violetta

  1. "Row, Row, Row Your Boat."


Body Count:

  • A Grathnar demon, betrayed by Angel.
  • one Bug demon, squashed by Trish Burkle with a bus.

Monster of the Week: 

There is no monster of the week in this episode.


  1. Fred: It seems like Fred has gotten the "click" that she was looking for after finally confronting herself with the reality of what happened. Her parents are introduced in this episode and it is briefly mentioned that she comes from Texas.
  2. Wesley: Once again, Wesley goes on about his lousy family life. This time he focuses on his parents' loveless relationship and, once again, how bad a person his father is.


For over a century, the vampire, Angelus, blazed a swath of murder and mayhem across Europe, until a gypsy curse restored his soul. His guilt and remorse eventually led him to Los Angeles where he battles evil and helps the helpless in his neverending quest for redemption.

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Previous episode :
048 Carpe Noctem
Next episode :
050 Billy

regional titles

Fred Minder
Les dÈmons du passÈ
Fred Lúide
Fred Meno
Fred Menos