"You told me I wasn't a man. You told me I was nothing. And I believed you. You said I'd never amount to anything. You were wrong."
"The Prodigal"
Series Angel
Season 1, Episode 15
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Air date February 22nd, 2000
Writers Tim Minear
Director Bruce Seth Green
Producers Gail Berman; Sandy Gallin; Howard Gordon; David Greenwalt; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui; Tim Minear; Marti Noxon; R.D. Price; Skip Schoolnik; Joss Whedon
Starring David Boreanaz; Charisma Carpenter; Alexis Denisof
Episode guide
"I've Got You Under My Skin"
"The Ring"

"The Prodigal" is the fifteenth episode of season one of the vampire television series Angel. It was directed by Bruce Seth Green and written by Tim Minear. The episode first aired on the WB Network on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2000. In this episode, Angel investigates a drug-running cartel engineered by demons and finds that Kate's father, Trevor Lockley, is involved in some shady dealings with them. This prompts Angel to reflect upon his past and his relationship with his own father.

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  • Production code number: 1ADH15.
  • The title to this episode is often used in the phrase, "Prodigal son". In this episode however, the title refers to the relationships of both Angel and Kate Lockley with their respective fathers.
  • The flashback scenes in this episode take place in the year 1753.

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