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Constance M. Burge
Chris Levinson & Zack Estrin
have the sisters discovered their new powers when their long-lost father
resurfaces in their lives. How convenient! Piper and Phoebe never really knew
Victor Halliwell, but Prue remembers all too well how he walked out on them. She
gives Victor major attitude when she suspects he's returned to steal The Book of
Shadows. It seems like everyone's in the market for a good book, because the
shape-shifting neighbors have their sights set on the volume as well. They
appear to be three fun-lovin' twentysomethings, but when no one's looking they
turn into attack dogs, Prue's boyfriend and dear old Dad, all in an attempt to
finagle the book. After working out some sticky family issues, the sisters unite
their powers to save Pops and make supernatural jelly of those nasty
shape-shifters. But before you can say, "Happy Father's Day," Victor
has vanished from their lives again and the sisters are doing it for themselves
tries to avoid a birthday celebration while Phoebe takes a cheesy job as a
lounge psychic so she can afford a decent birthday gift. What started as a
trivial way for Phoebe to use her powers for cash becomes a positive experience
when she saves a man's life. Prue is devastated when she finds Andy on a lunch
date with the ex-Mrs. Trudeau, whom she didn't know existed. Piper befriends a
ghost, Mark (guest star John Cho), who was murdered by a gang leader and whose
ghostly soul will be dragged to hell if his body doesn't get a proper burial.
The sisters save Mark's soul, but Piper is brokenhearted after he vanishes.
Realizing every birthday in life should be celebrated, the sisters throw a bash
for Prue, who accepts a forgiving smile from Andy. After all, how can she resent
his keeping a secret when she has a whopper of her own.
at her new job, Prue finds her beauty sleep disturbed by strange visions in
which she's taunted by a handsome man. Capable of stalking others in their
dreams, he's already succeeded in killing women while they slumber. Inspector
Andy Trudeau is hot on his heels. Phoebe conjures a spell to attract men, but it
turns out too strong, and Piper and Phoebe can barely escape their myriad
admirers. Learning their lesson, the sisters end their romantic magic and focus
on Prue, who falls into a coma after the sleep demon tries to throw her off a
skyscraper. At first, Prue's powers don't seem to work in dreamland. But with
her sisters by her hospital bed, Prue musters the strength to send the sleep
demon over the edge. He dies in his sleep, just like his victims before him.
Greg Elliot & Michael Perricone
sisters feel evil brewing when a priest dies before a high-society wedding that
Piper is catering. Uncomfortable with the priest's mysterious death, Prue
investigates a special knife that disappeared when he died. It appears the bride
was responsible for the priest's death and is a demon. This bride is not
interested in eternal bliss but in creating more demonic offspring by putting
the innocent groom under a spell to marry her. A supernatural fight ensues
between the bride-to-be, her demonic wedding party and the Halliwell sisters.
The demons have the magical knife that disappeared, and in the commotion, the
spellbound groom ends up with the powerful weapon. The knife breaks the spell
and the groom points the blade towards his former demonic fiance and pals who
get sucked into its point. During this maternal adventure Phoebe has a
disturbing dream. Could Phoebe's dream about Piper carrying Jeremy's baby be
just a nightmare or a premonition? He was, after all, her boyfriend for a while
before they realized he was a demon and destroyed him.
Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin
stumbles across a truth spell while searching the Book of Shadows for
information about a demon Phoebe saw in a premonition. The spell binds all three
sisters to hear and tell the truth for 24 hours. Piper uses it to get close to
the handsome handyman and tell off her overbearing boss, while Phoebe tracks
down the demon's next victim. Prue learns the demon is a warlock from the future
who is killing those responsible for creating a vaccine against warlocks. Phoebe
protects the mother of the child who'll one day create this vaccine, while Prue
and Piper send the futuristic warlock back through a swirling tunnel of time.
With time running out on the spell, Prue tells Andy she's a witch and finds the
truth is too much for him to accept. The spell ends, and no one but the sisters
remember the truths.
Sheryl J. Anderson
attacked by a 300-year-old warlock (Billy Wirth), who had been trapped in a
locket by Melinda Warren, an ancestor of the Halliwell sisters who was burned at
the stake. Seeking revenge for his containment, the warlock is after Melinda's
descendants -- the Charmed Ones. He has the ability to copy powers; once he has
copied theirs, there'll be no stopping him. The sisters cast a spell to bring
back Melinda (Tyler Layton); they concoct a potion just in time to banish the
warlock back into the locket. It turns out Prue's coworkers were behind this
devious plan to steal the sisters' powers. Piper musters up the courage to ask
out the cute handyman, and Andy is frustrated by Prue's continued involvement in
bizarre police investigations.
Writer: Brad Kern, Sheryl J. Anderson, Story by: Brad Kern
Writer: Zack Estrin, Chris Levinson, Greg Elliot, Michael Perricone
roguish ex-boyfriend Clay (Victor Browne) comes to town looking for a
reconciliation. His attentions have always come with strings attached -- in this
case a stolen Egyptian urn which carries a mortal curse. Although Prue's
overprotective sisterly hackles are raised by Clay's arrival, she deals with her
own problem of trying to save the auction house from bankruptcy, while Piper's
use of witchcraft in a misguided attempt at matchmaking may have the
Halliwell sisters are threatened by a very unique demon (Bill Drago) who appears
only every 1,300 years to feed on the fears of witches for his survival. He
literally scares his victims to death using their greatest inner fear on
themselves. In a supernatural twist of fate, just as Prue and Phoebe are close
to their own fearful deaths, they are suddenly able to face their own fears with
the help of their Wicca ancestors and their timely words of wisdom. Meanwhile,
Piper faces her own fear of relationships that begin on the dreadful Friday the
13th when a handsome stranger (Steve Wilder) walked into her life.
Sheryl J. Anderson,
A pair of
vicious thugs kidnap a 13-year-old boy (David Netter) when they learn he has
special powers. The boy is able to send cryptic cries for help to Prue, who
enlists the help of Phoebe to find the boy before he is used in a bank robbery.
Meanwhile, Piper is happily surprised when her beau Leo reappears only to leave
again. When Phoebe catches Leo doing some of his own magic, his secret is
revealed. Leo is a guardian for witches, who returned to help the young boy.
Although he loves Piper, he cannot live among witches or mortals. Even though
Phoebe spills the beans about Leo's secret identity and reason for leaving,
Piper disregards Phoebe's confession as a sisters sympathy and believes Leo left
because he just wanted to leave.
Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin
lifelong fear of the "Woogyman" in the basement is an ongoing source
of amusement to Prue and Piper, until an earthquake unleashes a long-dormant
shadow demon which turns Phoebe towards her dark side and against her own family.
Much to Prue's dismay, Phoebe's erratic behavior and the bizarre deterioration
of the house come to a head during a dinner party for a very important client of
the auction house (Nancy Moonves), who has a keen interest in the Halliwell
mansion because she believes that it is located over a spiritual nexus, a point
of incredible energy that can be swayed either towards undeniable good or
Phoebe has a terrifying premonition of Prue being stabbed to death, Prue takes
the drastic step of saying an incantation to multiply her strength and the spell
surprisingly results in the creation of two additional Prues to fight the enemy,
a reincarnated ancient Lord of War. Meanwhile, Piper and Phoebe try to wean Prue
from her selfish and headstrong habit of always taking matters into her own
hands, while Phoebe vents her aggression with a martial arts training program.
Bernie Kopell guest-stars as Earl, a suspicious medical examiner who drops a
bombshell on Andy.
Halliwells encounter a warlock that has been waiting for years to obtain the
sister's powers. The warlock is immune to the powers of the Charmed Ones after
making a deal with their mother to spare her life in the past. In order to save
themselves, the girls cast a spell which returns them to mid-70s when the deal
was made - their grandmother and mother are still alive, Prue and Piper are
playful little witches and Phoebe is still unborn and in the womb.
meets a young man fighting against his destiny to become evil; Phoebe tries to
help Piper make a love connection.
Tony Blake & Paul Jackson
sees the ghost of a serial killer while on a sightseeing visit to Alcatraz.
Phoebe watches in horror as the evil spirit escapes the island seeking revenge
on the people responsible for sending him to the gas chamber. Phoebe and Prue
must figure out how to vanquish the evil spirit and stop him from killing again,
and they must do it without Piper.
Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin & Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Deja vu all over again
In an attempt to vanquish the Charmed Ones from the mortal world forever, the Devil's Sorcerer creates a terrifying time loop. Prue, Piper and Phoebe lose a battle for their lives time and time again. While trying to find a way out of their terrifying reoccurring fates, Phoebe has a premonition that Andy's life is also in jeopardy by a powerful supernatural force. It is a race against the clock over and over again until the sisters break the loop and are able to save their own lives - but Andy's gone.
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