|Book of Shadows >||Season 7|
|Title:||7x14 Carpe demon|
Sorcerer wants Drake's powers to stop Zankou from taking over the underworld and
seize the throne for himself.
to evoke the inner demon
The darkness within cannot be undone.
Embrace your true self!
to summon the Sorcerer
(lit five candles placed around the edges of a table):
Sorcerer of darkness, demon of fright,
I call you now into my sight
to vanquish the Sorcerer:
Evil blasts we cannot use;
The Power of Three now lights their fuse
Cyrano de Bergerac
|Summary:||When Paige tries to hire a new professor for the Magic School, one of the candidates, Drake, turns out to be an ex-demon who made a deal with a sorcerer to become human. Trying to force Drake to use his demon powers the sorcerer casts a spell but is interrupted by the Charmed Ones with the effect that Drake is stuck in the role of Robin Hood and confuses the streets of San Francisco with Sherwood Forest.|
In the scene in the manor Drake snapped himself into
Gene Kelly's costume from the "Our Love Is Here To Stay" sequence
along the Seine in
At the end of the episode Drake reveals that he has
only 2 more weeks to live.
Drake: I studied at Julliard, ...
The article with the headline "Normand Admits to
Gouging Customers" explains that John Normand runs some sort of
cellular service in the Bay Area and has been exploiting a loophole in
the state's communications laws to cut off service to various
customers with no warning and little justification. He's then been
charging unusually high fees to restore that service, and while the
paper notes that none of this is technically illegal, it is at best
A play on the phrase "Carpe diem" which is Latin for
"pluck the day," meaning "enjoy the moment". It has been incorrectly
translated into English as "seize the day," but carpere means "to
pluck." This rule of life is found in the "Odes" (I, 11.8) of the
Roman poet Horace (65 - 8 BC), where it reads:
Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero
("pluck the day, never trust the next")
It is quoted accordingly either as a demand not to waste somebody's time with useless things, or as a justification for pleasure and joy of life with little fear for the future.
I can't make me
Artist: Butterfly Boucher
"The Band Played On"
"Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)"
"The Maple Leaf Rag"
"When The Saints Go Marching In"
Everything's Kind of Good
Artist: written by Lisa Zane/Andrew Chukerman
Billy Zane (Drake)
Kurt Fuller (John Normand)
Sebastian Roche (Sorcerer)
Jenya Lano (Inspector Sheridan)
Elizabeth Dennehy (Sandra, Elder)
Bruce Gray (Elder Kheel)
Ann Cusack (Ms. Donovan)
Miss Donovan: You ride in here, nearly kill us, and now you want
to teach here?
Drake: Well, if I wanted to teach parallel parking, you might have a point, but I'm here for the literature post.
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