Dark Angel - Season 1

FOX (ended 2002)




Episode Guide

  • Pilot (1)
    Pilot (1)
    Episode 1
    As a child, Max was part of a highly classified genetic enhancement project. She and several other children were trained in a deeply secluded compound to use their superhuman powers. At a young age, Max and several others escaped the compound and made their way in the world. Now a beautiful young bike messenger and thief, Max is trying to find her lost "siblings" from the project, but at the same time, Max is trying to dodge capture from her former handlers led by Lydecker, and is aided in her quest by Logan Cale, an idealistic cyber-journalist.moreless
  • Pilot (2)
    Pilot (2)
    Episode 2
    As a child, Max was part of a highly classified genetic enhancement project. She and several other children were trained in a deeply secluded compound to use their superhuman powers. At a young age, Max and several others escaped the compound and made their way in the world. Now a beautiful young bike messenger and thief, Max is trying to find her lost "siblings" from the project. At the same time, Max is trying to dodge capture from her former handlers led by Lydecker. Max is aided in her quest by Logan Cale, an idealistic cyber-journalist. Logan has his own crusade -- taking on the ruthless Power-Brokers of the new millennium. Initially Max is reluctant to help Logan, but ultimately brings her superhuman abilities Though initially resistant to Logan's attempts to enlist her in his crusade, Max ultimately brings her unique abilities to his cause.moreless
  • Heat
    Episode 3
    Max is lured further into Logan's realm when he promises her more information about her past. He tells her about the woman who picked her up roadside as a child - a woman named Hannah. Max heads out to find Hannah, and ultimately gets more clues about her biological mother. But Hannah is forced to reveal Max's whereabouts to Lydecker. Max manages yet another daring escape from Lydecker. Also, Max's feline DNA puts her in heat and she relentlessly pursues a man, Eric. They never really hook up, but Eric is left with a huge crush on Max and gets unsuspectingly sucked into her adventure. Elsewhere, the private eye, Vogelsang, double-crosses Max and sells information about her to Lydecker.moreless
  • Flushed
    Episode 4
    When Max's seizures increase and she finds she's low on her medication after her friends mistakenly flush it down the toilet, Max breaks into a drug clinic. However things get worse when Max is caught and ends up in jail.
  • C.R.E.A.M.
    Episode 5
    Max and Logan help a girl to find her father, who used to be a mentor to Logan. Meanwhile, Max contends with past memories of her unusual childhood.
  • 411 On The DL
    411 On The DL
    Episode 6
    Max gets called to a secret meeting after seeing a personal ad containing her barcode, where she learns that someone might know something about the rest of her Manticore family. Max suspects Logan's ex-wife of having ulterior motives for reappearing after a long absence. Elsewhere, Herbal is fired from Jam Pony for adhering to his religious beliefs. Cindy and Kendra head up a protest strike.moreless
  • Prodigy
    Episode 7
    Max attends a conference about genetic engineering. Lydecker is in attendance but doesn't recognize Max. A terrorist organization appears and turns the conference into a hostage situation in which Max and Logan must intervene to save innocent lives without revealing their identities. Meanwhile at Jam Pony, the gang are riveted by the television coverage of the hostage situation and unaware that Max is involved. Herbal insists that even in the face of adversity, "all is good" in the High-on-High's plan -- until he learns his friend Max is in danger.moreless
  • Cold Comfort
    Cold Comfort
    Episode 8
    Zack reappears and tells Max that Lydecker has captured Brin, one of their Manticore sisters, and plans to do her harm. Max decides they must kidnap Lydecker and force him to reveal Brin's whereabouts. When Max and Zack discover that Lydecker was not behind Brin's disappearance, they have no choice but to team up with Lydecker to find their lost sister.moreless
  • Blah Blah Woof Woof
    Lydecker gets the local police to post "Wanted" posters of Max throughout the city, charging her with Vogelsang's murder. When Zack returns to beg Max to leave town, Logan offers both of them shelter in a countryside retreat. Meanwhile, Sketchy is put in charge at Jam Pony and Normal goes to the police about Max.moreless
  • Out
    Episode 10
    Tired of Logan's "all business" approach to their relationship, Max refuses to help with his latest case involving a medical supply smuggler. But when Logan gets double-crossed by his target, Max goes undercover as "Eyes Only" to rescue him from a certain death. Meanwhile, Normal is smitten with a woman with a secret.moreless
  • Red
    Episode 11
    Max takes on an army of superhuman soldiers in an episode amped up on action sequences. The trouble starts when Logan recruits his favorite biker chick to protect a Federal witness with vital info on local corruption. But the operation hits a snag after Max realizes that the guy she's guarding is a face from the not-so-distant---and very painful---past, and that those who want him dead may have plans for her as well.moreless
  • Art Attack
    Art Attack
    Episode 12
    Normal is kidnapped by a gang of art thieves and the Jam Pony folks realize they have been tricked into transporting stolen paintings. Meanwhile, Logan asks Max to be his date at a family wedding. She is snubbed at the only store that sells gowns. She decides to return to the dress store and steal the dress she has put on hold. When Logan is suspicious of how she got such a nice dress, Max confesses and says she plans on taking it back. Later, Max enlists Logan's help to rescue Normal from the art thievesmoreless
  • Rising
    Episode 13
    The "transgenic" Reds catch up with Max when her lost pager reveals her whereabouts to them. The Reds are former death row convicts seeking to combine their technology with Max's genetic material. Logan and Max, after a deadly fight with a Red, learn that the transgenics' power is controlled by a special implant placed in their bodies. Meanwhile, the Reds take Original Cindy hostage and used to lure Max into their trap. Max risks it all and inserts the Red's implant into her own neck in hopes of gaining extra power. The implant makes her hyper violent and she kills off the Reds in order to free Original Cindy. Max then has a seizure. Logan learns the only way to save Max's life is to get the chip out of her head, but first he has to electrocute the chip in her neck. He is able to save her. Max then has to reveal to Original Cindy her Manticore secret. Also, Logan begins to regain the use of his legs and stands up.moreless
  • The Kidz are Aiight
    The Kidz are Aiight
    Episode 14
    Recaptured by Lydecker after his helicopter crash, Zack is tortured in an effort to get him to reveal the whereabouts of the other X5 escapees. Zack receives help from an unexpected source--and an expected one--and manages to escape, unaware that he's inadvertently keeping his would-be captors in the know.
  • Female Trouble
    Female Trouble
    Episode 15
    Max discovers Logan is dealing with a back-alley medical clinic doctor who has agreed to perform experimental therapies to keep him out of his wheelchair, who Max realizes is also a former Manticore scientist. Meanwhile, Original Cindy returns to Jam Pony and continues to learn more about Max and her relationship to Logan.moreless
  • Haven
    Episode 16
    Max accompanies Logan to a once-thriving community, now devastated after the pulse, to meet with the town's retired sheriff. The locals are hostile toward Max and Logan, believing them to be hold-overs from the pre-pulse days. Meanwhile, Max starts to feel ill and begins having seizures and also befriends a local teen who Max comes to realize is alienated from the rest of the town.moreless
  • Shortie's In Love
    Shortie's In Love
    Episode 17
    When Diamond, an old girlfriend of Original Cindy's mysteriously reappears to rekindle their relationship, Max finds her anonymity dangerously compromised by a stranger with a deadly secret. Max becomes suspicious of Diamond's presence when Max is attacked by strangers and Logan investigates the identity of the attackers.
  • Pollo Loco
    Pollo Loco
    Episode 18
    Logan is tipped off by a friend at the morgue to a murder victim with a barcode on his neck and informs Max who investigates. But though the barcode belongs to an escaped X5, Ben, the body is not his. While Max is viewing the body, Lydecker arrives to confiscate it and close the investigation. Max realises she must find Ben before Lydecker does.moreless
  • I And I Am A Camera
    I And I Am A Camera
    Episode 19
    While investigating a string of murders of recently paroled convicts, Max and Logan meet a "Fisher King"-like super hero who at first appears harmless and slightly crazy, but ultimately has a profound effect on both their personal lives. Discovering this post-pulse crusade as he follows her around Seattle, Max's original opinion of the "super hero" changes after she sees him actually perform super-human feats.moreless
  • Hit A Sista Back
    Hit A Sista Back
    Episode 20
    When fellow X5 escapee Tinga returns to town to save the family she left behind, Max, with the help of Zack, once again places herself in danger to battle Manticore, Lydecker, newly turned X5 Brin, and an increasingly power-hungry Madame X. When Tinga gives up her freedom to ensure her child's safety, she is taken to a secret government lab. Amid the double crossing, we learn Lydecker is no longer in the loop with the real Manticore higher-ups. This means Max is in more danger that she could possible imagine.moreless
  • Meow
    Episode 21
    Max starts to feel the stress of being controlled by her genetic urges when she goes into her bi-annual feline DNA sexual urges.
  • ...And Jesus Brought A Casserole
    Max escapes Manticore and Madame X's clutches with the help of Lydecker but he then knocks Max out and chains her to a hotel bed while he proceeds to get drunk. It's up to Logan to help find her.