Buffy Summers' main romantic relationships were with the vampires Angel and Spike. After a visit from her ex-boyfriend Riley, who had married another woman, be funny to play a joke on them, considering their history with the Immortal. Buffy's major romantic relationships have always featured the One almost- wedding and dozens of punches later, their latest Even Angel has mentioned that Spike is always looking for someone to save him from himself. Cordelia Chase is a fictional character created by Joss Whedon for the television series Buffy Cordelia later attempts an unsuccessful relationship with Wesley ( Alexis Denisof) and To save her life, Cordelia accepts Skip's offer to alter history so that she never met Angel in L.A., instead landing her big break as an actress.
Together, they face and defeat their old enemy Lindsey McDonald Christian Kanewho had been impersonating Doyle in an attempt to destroy Angel. In the episode's closing moments, Cordelia reiterates to Angel that she loves him and kisses him, shortly before he receives a phone call reporting that Cordelia died that morning in the hospital. When Angel turns around, Cordelia is gone. It is later revealed that this encounter— the Powers That Be repaying their debt to Cordelia—allowed Cordelia to pass one last vision over to Angel, giving him the knowledge he needs to bring down the Circle of the Black Thorn.
Had the series been picked up by a network, it would have featured Cordelia voiced by Charisma Carpenter in more high-school adventures. Following a leak of the pilot to YouTubeLoeb expressed some hope that the series may be resurrected in some form. The Cordelia Collection, Vol. These episodes tell specific incidents in which Cordelia becomes targeted: Cordelia appears in the majority of Angel comics, published by Dark Horse Comics during — and set between episodes of the television series.
She appears less frequently in those by IDW Publishing between andmainly in stories set in and after the fifth season. Cordelia typically plays a minimal role in the Dark Horse Angel comics. However, issue seventeen was a "Cordelia Special", in which demonic items are stashed in Cordelia's apartment.
In the Dark Horse Presents story "Lovely dark and deep", Cordelia lands a role as the star of a demonic movie. The Curseset after season five, in flashback scenes. Old Friendswhich sees Angel battle evil clones of his friends. Cordelia claims to be the genuine article, having returned from the dead, but Angel is unconvinced and kills her; his suspicions prove correct when her body immediately disintegrates like the other clones.
After the Falla canonical comic book continuation of the television series plotted by Joss Whedon and written by Brian Lynchfeatures the characters of Angel and all of Los Angeles condemned to Hell after the events of the series finale " Not Fade Away ".
Cordelia does not appear until the twelfth issue, in which she acts as a guide to Angel in his dying moments; it is revealed she serves in some capacity as a higher power now. The character departs in issue thirteen.
Cordelia also appears in a dream sequence within the twentieth issue of Buffy's canonical continuation, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eighttitled " After These Messages We'll Be Right Back! Buffy dreams of when she was in her first year at Sunnydale High; Cordelia's physical appearance is based on the art style of Loeb and Whedon's unproduced Buffy animated series.
Conception and casting[ edit ] Cordelia was originally intended to serve as a dramatic foil to the series' main character Buffy Summers. Adapting the concept of the movie into a television series, Whedon decided to reinvent the character of Buffy. The shallow cheerleader of the Buffy filmas played by Kristy Swansonhad grown more mature and open-minded.
Buffy now identified with the social outcasts, such as Willow and Xander. As a result, Cordelia Chase was created to embody the traits of that shallower Buffy.
At the same time, Carpenter was critical of her frequent role as the damsel in distress.
Charisma Carpenter had originally planned to read for the role of Buffy, but was late for her audition and instead tried out for Cordelia. Carpenter, who had dressed casually for the role of Buffy—who she believed "could really be herself"—felt unprepared to read for Cordelia because she "was definitely a character to dress for". Although she had only fifteen minutes to prepare for the character, the producers were "really responsive" to Carpenter's audition, and she left feeling confident she had got the part.
Bianca Lawson originally won the role of Cordelia Chase, but turned it down due to other contractual obligations. Lawson would later be cast as vampire slayer Kendra in the show's second season. In the latter, Dr. Lorna Jowett of the University of Northampton describes Cordelia's initial place in the series where "At first glance, Cordelia seems to have the 'normal life' Buffy often longs for. She is a familiar character from the teen drama: Furthermore, Cordelia's exceptionalism is based on 'real' material privilege rather than supernatural power.
She represents in more exaggerated form the unnamed white middle-class heterosexual qualities read privilege of the other characters to the point that it becomes visible. The article focuses on the competitive relationship between the characters. Buffy's initial friendship with Cordelia is compromised once Cordelia sees the attractive, socially competent Buffy as a threat to her.
Even after Cordelia joins the Scooby Gang and becomes Buffy's friend, theirs is not a friendship of "mutual support, warmth and intimacy" but rather one of "mutual antipathy". The authors opine that Cordelia, unlike Buffy, is a "representation of the archetypal 'feminine type'", one who conforms to the "pervasive stereotypes of femininity while, at the same time, dominating the other girls in the school" and commanding the attention of the boys.
She is further endeared to the viewer when Xander betrays her, because the scenes showing her pain are shown only to the viewer. After Cordelia is cheated on by Xander with Willow she chooses not to go back to him, and instead retains her autonomy. One of Cordelia's strongest traits, her honesty, is also highlighted in " Earshot ", where Buffy temporarily develops telepathic powers and can hear the thoughts of her friends, who avoid her to hide these thoughts.
For Cordelia however, "her thought processes and actual utterances are completely identical" and because of this she embodies an "antithesis of female self-sacrifice" in these years but also "the opposite of the kind of hypocrisy that is typically attributed to women". She does not mean to argue that Cordelia is stupid however, pointing out "Cordy's solipsism could easily be mistaken for stupidity, but it comes coupled with a keen intelligence and a fixity of purpose that makes her almost invincible.
Despite becoming more sympathetic as the series progressed, "bitchiness enhances Cordelia's comic appeal", as it offers viewers an opportunity to relish its honest truth-telling. Any concerns that she was simply one-dimensional were alleviated for the actress when writers developed the character through her relationships with Xander and later Wesley, which led Carpenter to become more convinced of her potential. Schlozman writes about how "Cordelia is wealthy and, at first glance, superficial, appearing to care most about her own popularity.
However, as the show progresses, we learn that her mother suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and her father was prosecuted for income tax evasion. She is a reluctant participant, baffled at her own loyal feelings and bewildered at her attraction to the unpopular Xander. Because she is in love with him in spite of herself, or in spite of him.
I have my best moments with [Nicholas Brendon]. I didn't want her to be nice; I didn't want her to change because that's who she is. She's got to be somewhat tolerable or why would they hang out with her? The look on Doyle's face was priceless when he thought Angel and Cordelia slept together. Angel worries about what Maude will do to Cordelia. Angel gives her a pep talk to inspire Cordelia to stand up to Maude. Sense and Sensitivity - Cordelia is upset that Angel didn't notice her new shoes.
Hero - Angel and Cordelia cried in each other's arms over the loss of Doyle. Parting Gifts - Cordelia kisses Angel in an attempt to get rid of the visions.
Angel saves Cordelia from Barney. Cordelia hugs Angel and tells him that she knew he'd save her. Angel cooks breakfast for Cordelia. Somnambulist - Cordelia refuses to believe that Angel has turned evil.
They have a conversation on the roof where Angel says that he knows he can trust Cordelia to stake him if he were to turn evil again. Expecting - Angel worries about Cordelia when she doesn't show up for work.
When Cordelia worries about her pregnancy, Angel assures her that she will not be alone. Cordelia tells Angel and Wesley that she knows she can trust them with her life. Eternity - Angel lies about Cordelia's performance, because he doesn't want to hurt her feelings.Buffy/Spike & Cordelia/Angel - Drops of Jupiter
Cordelia ignores her admiration of Ms. Lowell, when trying to figure out what happened to Angel. Sanctuary - Cordelia trusted that Angel was making the right decision regarding Faith. She still decided to go on vacation though.
War Zone - Cordelia gets to bandage Angel's wounds again.
Angel makes a joke about Cordelia's love of money. To Shanshu in L. For the first time that I can recall, we actually see legitimate fear on Angel's face as he holds Cordelia's hand in the hospital, while she is having the nonstop visions. Angel fights Vocah and cuts off Lindsey's hand in order to save Cordelia. When she returns to normal, Cordelia tells Angel about all the people she saw and that they have to help them.
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Angel assures her, "We will. Judgment - Cordelia comforts Angel when kills a demon he didn't know was good. Untouched - Cordelia warns Bethany, "Don't bone my boss.
Dear Boy - Cordelia fears Angel might be losing his mind when he starts seeing Darla everywhere. Darla - Angel tells the group that he doesn't want Darla to go through the pain of dealing with having a soul alone like he did. Cordelia tells him, "You're not alone. Reprise - Angel warns Cordelia to move before taking a book from their office. Had it been anyone else, I don't think there would have been a warning. Ephiphany - After his ephiphany, the first member of the group Angel went to see was Cordelia.
Angel drove Lindsey's truck into the house to save Cordelia. When Cordelia has a vision, Angel catches her. Disharmony - Angel sticks up for Cordelia to Wesley and Gunn when they wonder if she maybe made a mistake with her vision. After Willow calls to inform him about Harmony, Angel rushes to Cordelia's apartment to save her. Angel tries to warn Cordelia that because of the nature of being a vampire, Harmony will turn her.
Angel finally wins Cordelia over by buying her clothes. Dead End - Cordelia cries in Angel's arms after getting the vision of a man stabbing himself in the eye. Angel brings a bunch of sandwiches to the office, because he couldn't remember what Cordelia liked. Cordelia tells Angel that she loves him, and when he smiles she adds, "And you should do that more often. Belonging - Angel's eyes bug out of his head when he sees Cordelia in the bikini.
Angel wants to rip the director's head off for being rude to Cordelia. Angel moves his hands in a suggestive manner on his axe, while describing the bikini to Wesley and Gunn. Over the Rainbow - Angel freaks out when they determine that Cordelia was sucked into the portal.
Wesley suggests they come up with a plan, and Angel says "Screw Logic," and that he just wants to jump through a portal and rescue Cordelia. Angel tells Wesley he can't lose Cordelia now, "I just got her back. Even though Cordelia said she loved Groo, she still left with Angel.
Heartthrob - Cordelia gives Angel a big hug when he returns home. Cordelia gets Angel to open up about Buffy's death. Angel puts himself in between Cordelia and James. Even though they hadn't figured it out themselves yet, James could see that Angel and Cordelia were in love. That Vision Thing - Angel refuses to leave until Cordelia opens the bathroom door and proves she's alright.
Angel gets Fred to take Cordelia home and stay with her. Cordelia tells Angel that if she didn't have the visions he wouldn't need her anymore, and he assures her that isn't true. Wesley has to almost literally drag Angel away from Cordelia's bedside. Angel chokes Lilah when she won't mention Cordelia by name. Angel goes to a hell dimension to rescue Billy in order to save Cordelia.
Angel kills the psychic hitman that has been sending Cordelia the false visions.
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Angel threatens to kill Lilah if she uses Cordelia to get to him again. Over waffles, Angel tells Cordelia that she's more important to him than beating Wolfram and Hart. That Old Gang of Mine - Even though she doesn't want to because Angel asked hereventually Cordelia talks to Fred about getting out of the hotel for a little while.
Carpe Noctum - Angel gets jealous when he sees Cordelia flirting with those other guys in the gym. Cordelia told Angel that he's handsome.
Angel makes it clear he doesn't want Cordelia to think he's a eunuch. Even though he doesn't want to because Cordelia asked himAngel talked to Fred about her crush on him. Fredless - Angel gets a kid in a candy store look on his face when its time for Cordelia to bandage his wounds. Cordelia tells Angel that she can soothe his ass off. Billy - Angel trains Cordelia to fight. Angel prevents Cordelia from murdering Billy, because he didn't want it to ruin her life.
Offspring - Cordelia and Angel continue to train together.
After Cordelia leaves, Fred starts telling Angel about moira and kyrumption. Cordelia tells Angel that she loves him. Cordelia then tells the rest of the group that she loves Angel, and Angel loves her. Cordelia gets pissed after learning that Angel didn't tell her about sleeping with Darla. When Darla takes a bite out of Cordelia, Angel yanks her off. Quickening - Cordelia agrees to protect Angel's unborn baby.
Dad - Cordelia is the first member of the group besides Angel to hold baby Connor. Angel tells the Conduits that he's more afraid of Cordelia dying than she is.
When she wakes up, Angel hugs Cordelia, and whispers in her ear, "I thought I'd lost you. Provider - Angel and Cordelia are lying on his bed half asleep, giving baby Connor his bottle, and planning his future. They made the perfect little family. Waiting in the Wings - Angel pretends not to hear Cordelia's comment about Dennis and the loofa. Lorne said that he read Angel during his lullaby to Connor, and knows he's in love with Cordelia. Angel ponders what he would have to offer Cordelia.
When Cordelia walks in wearing her new dress, Angel's jaw hits the floor. Angel and Cordelia walk arm in arm down the stairs to meet the rest of the group. Angel doesn't mind Cordelia snoring or drooling on his jacket. Angel carefully slips in that he thinks Cordelia is the most beautiful woman he's ever seen.
Cordelia refers to Angel as her champion. They make out in the Prima Ballerina's dressing room. When they come out, Angel takes off his coat to hide his arousal. Angel tells Cordelia that, that was them in the dressing room. They make out again.
Cordelia tells Angel he looked really hot when killing the henchman. Angel gets tongue tied telling Cordelia what an extraordinary woman she's become. Angel is heartbroken when Cordelia rushes into the arms of the Groosalugg. Couplet - Angel sniffs Cordelia's perfume on his jacket before putting it away.
Cordelia tells Angel that she needs to ask a favor, but is hesitant because he's done so much for her already that it would be just another thing added to the list.