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Book of Shadows > Season 1  
Title: 1x01 Something wicca this way comes  
Creatures: 1x01-jeremy.jpgJeremy Burns, lower level warlock, who attempts to kill the Charmed Ones and steal their powers by romancing them.
Jeremy is vanquished by the girls

Warlocks usually are former witches who failed to follow the "Wiccan Rede" (the witches moral code) and now hunt and kill witches to steal their powers.
Warlocks can also be born if they have at least one warlock parent (see 1x18 When Bad Warlocks Go Good).
It is also possible that
a familiar turns into a warlock. Once a familiar becomes a warlock, they have until the next new moon to purge itself of its new life. If it succeeds, it becomes immortal. If it fails, it returns to its animal state for eternity (see 3x17 Pre-Witched)

Warlocks can blink which means moving from one place to an other with a blink of the eye. The eyes are very sensitive, flashing light can keep them from blinking.
Warlocks do not bleed.
Usually a warlock freezes or can be blown up but not always. A Power of Three spell is the only guarantee.

SpiritboardOuija / Spirit Board

A spirit board is a flat board with letters, numbers and the words "yes" and "no" etched on the surface. When called on, spirits guide the pointer on the board to spell or select answers to questions. It is also known as a Ouija Board from the "yes", which translates as "Oui" in French and "Ja" in German thus spelling out "OuiJa".

On the back of the Halliwell spiritboard is the following inscription:
To my three beautiful girls.
May this give you the light to find the shadows.
The power of three will set you free.
Love, Mom.

Potions/Rituals: to break the bond of love

9 candles anointed with oils (may vary in shape and size) and spices
rose given from the lover

put basket and poppet on a table, encircle by the candles. To make it stronger bind rose to poppet and press thornes into it. Place poppet in a basket and burn while saying the spell
Spells: to break the bond of love and
vanquish Jeremy (1):

Your love will wither and depart
From my life and my heart
Let me be, Jeremy, and go away forever

to Vanquish Jeremy (2):

The Power of Three
will set us Free

to call for powers:

Hear now the words of the witches
The secrets we hid in the night
The oldest of gods are invoked here
The great work of magic is sought

In this night and in this hour
I call upon the ancient power
Bring your powers to we sisters three
We want the power
Give us the power

Chant used by Serena Fredrick:

Ancient one of the earth so deep
Master of the moon and sun
I shield you in my Wiccan way
Here in my circle round,
Asking you to protect this space
And offer your sun-force down
BoS image:  
Background info:


Summary: In San Francisco, the three vastly different Halliwell sisters are reunited in the grand Victorian home of their childhood: Prue, the oldest, is driven to succeed and dislikes the free-spirited antics of the youngest sister Phoebe. Piper, the earthy middle sister, mediates between her siblings. Phoebe discovers The Book of Shadows in the attic and their witchly powers are activated, igniting a bond that reaches beyond petty, sisterly grudges. Prue has the power to move objects, Piper to freeze time and Phoebe to see the future. The sisters must band together to battle dark forces of the supernatural world. Keeping their powers secret could prove a challenge, since Inspector Andy Trudeau, Prue's ex, is closing in on a serial killer preying on local witches. Piper narrowly escapes death when she discovers her white-bread boyfriend Jeremy, an evil warlock, is the killer. Sparks fly when the sisters try their first spell - Jeremy is vanquished, and they discover the power of three.  
Writer: John Kretchmer  
Director: Constance M. Burge  
Timeline: 05-09-1998
series starts, the girls get their powers
Phoebe is 23, Piper 25, Prue 27
Trivia: Phoebe tells of three essential elements of magic: timing, feeling and the phases of the moon.

Phoebe returns from New York.

Jeremy Burns worked for the "San Francisco Chronicle".

Prue worked for the "American Museum of Natural History".

Prue: So, that Wolfgang Puck-knock-off didn't hire you then?
Wolfgang Puck is one of an influential breed of chef-restaurateurs in America. He is credited with reviving California's culinary heritage. Blending fresh California ingredients and classical French training, his innovations in cooking have been enjoyed and praised by world leaders, Hollywood stars and fellow chefs alike.
Source and more info:
Title reference: The title is a play on a line from Shakespeare's MacBeth, Act IV, scene 1. Second Witch: "By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks!"
(Followed by MacBeth's entrance)

"Something Wicked This way comes" is the title of a book by the famous author Ray Bradbury
Bloopers: yes  
Music: How Soon Is Now
Artist: Love Spit Love
Album: The Craft - Movie Soundtrack
Co-Starring: Eric Scott Woods (Jeremy Burns)
Matthew Ashford (Roger)
Chris Flanders (Chef Moore)
Francesca Cappucci (News Reporter)
Charmaine Cruz (Admitting Nurse)
Hugh Holub (Pharmacist)
Dorian Gregory (Darryl Morris)
T.W. King (Andy Trudeau)
Pictures yes  
Random quote: Phoebe: No. According to the Book Of Shadows, one of our ancestors was a witch, named Melinda Warren.
Piper: And we have a cousin who's a drunk, an aunt who's manic, and a father who's invisible.
Transcript yes  
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