- "We don't want to kill her. We just... want to find her, so we can worship her."
|"Shiny Happy People"|
|Air date||April 9th, 2003|
|Writers||Elizabeth Craft; Sarah Fain|
|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; Andy Hallett; Alexis Denisof|
"The Magic Bullet"
"Shiny Happy People" is the eighteenth episode of season four of the vampire action series Angel and the eighty-fifth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Marita Grabiak with a script written by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain. It first aired on the WB Network on April 9th, 2003.
Cast[edit | edit source]
Starring[edit | edit source]
|Charisma Carpenter||Cordelia Chase|
|J. August Richards||Charles Gunn|
|Amy Acker||Winifred "Fred" Burkle|
|Alexis Denisof||Wesley Wyndam-Pryce|
Guest Starring[edit | edit source]
Co-Starring[edit | edit source]
|Sam Witwer||John Stoler|
|David Figlioli||Vamp leader|
|Suzette Craft||Teacherly woman|
|Steven Bean||Middle-aged man|
|Lynette Romero||News anchor|
|Lyle Kanouse||Diner counter guy|
|Tawny Rene Hamilton||"Good Morning L.A." host|
|Chane't Johnson||Martha Jane|
|Jackie Tohn||Woman #1|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This episode is available on disc five of the Angel: Season Four DVD collection as well as the Angel: The Complete Series boxset edition.
- The title of this episode is taken from the 1991 song "Shiny Happy People" by R.E.M., which appeared on the album Out of Time.
- Production code number: 4ADH18.
- First appearance of Jasmine.
- Actress Gina Torres formerly played a character named Helena "Hel" Carter, one of the three main characters on the campy sci-fi series Cleopatra 2525. Following Angel, Joss Whedon will cast Torres in the role of Zoe Washburne on his popular, yet short-lived sci-fi series Firefly.
- First genre work for actor Sam Witwer. Sam will eventually go on to play the role of repentent vampire Aidan Waite in the North American version of the BBC television series Being Human.
See also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- "Shiny Happy People" at Wikipedia
- "Shiny Happy People" at the Buffy Wikia
- "Shiny Happy People" at TV.com Episode Guide
- "Shiny Happy People" at TV Rage.com Episode Guide