"Ground State"
Series Angel
Season 4, Episode 2
Angel 4x02 001.jpg
Air date October 13th, 2002
Writers Mere Smith
Director Michael Grossman
Producers Skip Schoolnik; Steven S. DeKnight; David Fury; David Greenwalt; Tim Minear; Jeffrey Bell; Sandy Gallin; Gail Berman; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui; Kelly A. Manners; Joss Whedon
Starring David Boreanaz; Charisma Carpenter; J. August Richards; Amy Acker; Vincent Kartheiser; Alexis Denisof
Episode guide
"Deep Down"
"The House Always Wins"

"Ground State" is the second episode of season four of the supernatural action TV series Angel and the sixty-ninth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Michael Grossman with a script written by Mere Smith. It first aired on the WB Network on Wednesday, October 13th, 2002.

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This episode is production code number 4ADH02.
  • Lydia Thorpe is identified only as Mrs. Thorpe in the end-title credit sequence to this episode.

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Quotes[edit | edit source]


  • Gwen Raiden: You're really going to use that Axis thing to find her, aren't you? Figures. Anyone that bad at stealing stuff's gotta be doing it for love. Bummer.



  • Wesley Wyndam-Pryce: Just beware: Dinza isn't remotely trustworthy.
  • Angel: What should I do then? Send her a gift? A sacrifice? Unholy fruit basket?


  • Angel: So, you're a freak. Boo-hoo. So what?
  • Gwen Raiden: Excuse me?
  • Angel: I think you've already figured out I'm not the poster boy for normal. Sometimes, you gotta let go. [hits Elliot]
  • Gwen Raiden: Hey. I wanted to do that.
  • Angel: You were gonna fry him.
  • Gwen Raiden: Was not.
  • Angel: Don't fib.
  • Gwen Raiden: Fine. Did you at least break his nose?

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