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The WB Maps November Sweeps Plans

Friday 31 October 2003, by Webmaster

Thursday, October 29, 2003 - 4:02 PM The WB Maps November Sweeps Plans By The Futon Critic Staff

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) — The WB is promising a November sweeps full of "living art exhibitions, deadly accidents, new loves, old flames, ballets, battles, fights, flights, ghosts, psychics, superstitions and more than one life-and-death emergency surgery," according to a trio of press releases outlining the network’s plans. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect:

Please note the following includes major spoilers for upcoming episodes of the WB’s series.

On November 5, ANGEL (David Boreanaz) and his loyal pals battle an ancient Aztec warrior, and on November 12, cyborg-assassins attack the offices of Wolfram & Hart, as Wesley (Alexis Denisof) is reunited with his estranged father (guest star Roy Dotrice, "Beauty and The Beast"). Chaos ensues on November 19, when Drusilla (guest star Juliet Landau) appears in a series of flashbacks with her old flame Spike (James Marsters) while he and Angel battle to see which vampire-with-a-soul will be the one to drink from the Cup of Perpetual Torment, a vessel that holds a priceless reward.


"ANGEL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) "The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco" MUCHA LUCHA - Angel (David Boreanaz) learns that he must track down a retired Mexican wrestler (guest star Danny Mora) to help him defeat Tezcatcatl, an ancient Aztec warrior who emerges every 50 years to take the heart of a hero to sustain his own existence. Angel is surprised to find the wrestler is employed at his company, Wolfram & Hart, and that he has a personal score to settle with Tezcatcatl


"ANGEL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) "Lineage" CYBERNETIC GENETICS - The offices of Wolfram & Hart are under attack by cyborg assassins who are seeking a magical device that will give them control over Angel (David Boreanaz). Meanwhile, Wesley (Alexis Denisof) is surprised by the unannounced arrival of his estranged father (guest star Roy Dotrice, "Beauty and the Beast") who has come to evaluate Wesley for possible reacceptance to the Watcher’s Council.


"ANGEL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) "Destiny" THE RETURN OF DRUSILLA - When another mysterious package arrives at Wolfram & Hart that recorporealizes Spike (James Marsters), the gang learns that the existence of two living ensouled vampire heroes has created chaos in the world. After Eve (Sarah Thompson) tells them about a prophecy that states that the only way to restore order is to find the Cup of Perpetual Torment that bestows human life, Angel (David Boreanaz) and Spike battle it out for the ultimate prize. A series of flashbacks show the history of Angel and Spike and their relationship with Drusilla (guest star Juliet Landau).