"Something Wicca This Way Comes" (Episode #1)
US Air date: 7/10/98
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 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 discover her white-bread boyfriend, Jeremy, is the killer, an evil
warlock. Sparks fly when the sisters try their first spell -- Jeremy is
vanquished, and they discover the power of three.
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (Episode #2)
US Air date: 14/10/98
The sisters attempt to keep their special powers in check. This proves
especially challenging for Phoebe, who can't resist peeking into the
future when it comes to an attractive guy. That guy looks like hip New
York photographer Stefan but is actually Javna, a deadly demon with an eye
for the young ladies. He maintains his eternal youth by sucking away their
life force, using the oldest line in the book ("Are you a
model?"). Well, Phoebe falls for it. Prue rekindles her high-school
romance with Andy but regrets sleeping with him on the first date. She
tries to keep her new-found witch status under wraps and lands a
prestigious job at an auction house. Piper worries about being a good
person and a witch but her fears are calmed when she enters a church
unscathed. Phoebe narrowly escapes Javna's evil eye when Prue and Piper
come to her rescue. The sisters realize they have more than warlocks to
worry about and much to learn about their powers.
"Thank You For Not Morphing" (Episode #3)
US Air date: 21/10/98
Barely have the sisters found about 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 again from their lives and the sisters are doing it
for themselves -- again.
"Dead Man Dating" (Episode #4)
US Air date: 28/10/98
Prue 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 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, 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 broken-hearted 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.
"Dream Sorcerer" (Episode #5)
US Air date: 4/11/98
Overworked 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.
"The Wedding From Hell" (Episode #6)
US Air date: 11/11/98
The 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 priests 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 fiancÚ 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 awhile before they
realized he was a demon and destroyed him.
"The Fourth Sister" (Episode #7)
US Air date: 18/11/98
While the Prue tries to find time with Andy, Phoebe and Piper vie for the
attention of a handsome handyman. A troubled teenager, befriends Phoebe
with the hopes of joining the Halliwell coven of witches. Aviva has been
lured to the dark powers of witchcraft by Kali, a priestess who appears to
her through a mirror. Turns out Kali has given Aviva a mission to gain the
sisters' trust and steal their powers. Although Phoebe is originally
trusting and is almost seduced by the dark powers of Kali, Prue and Piper
bring her back to her senses and end Kali's power over Aviva.
"The Truth Is Out There...And It Hurts" (Episode #8)
US Air date: 25/11/98
Prue 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
"The Witch is Back" (Episode #9)
US Air date: 16/12/98
Prue is attacked by a 300-year-old warlock, who had been trapped in a
locket by Melinda Warren, an ancestor of the Halliwell sisters 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; they concoct a potion just in
time to banish the warlock back into the locket. Turns out Prue's
co-workers were behind this devious plan to steal their powers. Piper
musters up the courage to ask out the cute handyman, and Andy is
frustrated by Prue's continued involvement in bizarre police
"Wicca Envy" (Episode #10)
US Air date: 13/1/99
The Halliwell sisters are unwittingly under the control of Prue's devious
boss and secret warlock, Rex. Using astral projection, Rex frames Prue for
stealing a priceless tiara. As evidence mounts, Andy is forced to put Prue
in jail. The sisters suspect Piper's new handyman boyfriend; Phoebe
complicates matters by dating Rex. The sisters plot a quick jail-break so
they can catch Rex and his cohort in action. The spell is broken, and the
two criminals go up in a puff of smoke. Andy is quick to see that Prue is
innocent and drops the charges. Piper's new flame, Leo, makes a sincere
and mysterious exit from her life.
"Feats of Clay" (Episode #11)
US Air date: 20/1/99
Phoebe's roguish ex-boyfriend Clay comes to town looking for a
reconciliation, but 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 benign witchcraft in a misguided attempt
at matchmaking may have the opposite effect.
"The Wendigo" (Episode #12)
US Air date: 3/2/99
Piper narrowly escapes with her life when she gets attacked by a Wendigo,
a vicious beast that appears to be a normal person during the day and
transforms into a killer at night, and while she recovers from her
injuries Andy goes on a stakeout with a beautiful FBI agent who is also
hunting the creature. Meanwhile, Prue hires Phoebe to work at the auction
house, but Phoebe's vision of a terrible car crash immediately sends her
off on a mission to find a long-lost child.
"From Fear to Eternity" (Episode #13)
US Air date: 10/2/99
Prue and Phoebe find themselves in the sights of a fierce demon that
appears once every 1,300 years and feeds on the fears of witches for his
survival. Just when it appears that the girls are going to be literally
scared to death, help arrives in a very unexpected form. Piper's
superstition about relationships that begin on Friday the 13th being
doomed has her wallowing in frustration when a handsome stranger walks
into her life on that fateful day.
"Secrets and Guys" (Episode #14)
US Air date: 17/2/99
When Prue receives a cryptic plea for help, she and Phoebe spring into
action to save Max, a 13-year-old witch who has been kidnapped by a pair
of vicious thugs aiming to make use of Max's powers to aid in the
commission of a bank robbery. Meanwhile, Piper gets distracted from her
troubles at work by the unexpected return of her lover Leo, but when
Phoebe accidentally stumbles across the true reason Leo has come back, she
begs him to tell Piper the surprising truth.
"Is There a Woogy in the House?" (Episode #15)
US Air date: 24/2/99
Phoebe's 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, 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 astonishing evil.
"Which Prue Is It, Anyway?" (Episode #16)
US Air date: 3/3/99
When 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. Earl, a
suspicious medical examiner who drops a bombshell on Andy.
"That 70's Episode" (Episode #17)
US Air date: 7/4/99
To protect themselves from a power-stealing warlock, the sisters time
travel to the 1970s, where they encounter their mother and grandmother.
"When Good Warlocks Go Bad" (Episode #18)
US Airdate: 28/4/99
Prue meets a young man fighting against his destiny to become evil; Phoebe
tries to help Piper make a love connection.
"Blind Sided" (Epidsode #19)
US Airdate: 5/5/99
A young boy gets kidnapped by a Grimlock, and it's up to Prue, Piper and
Phoebe to attempt a dangerous rescue. Meanwhile, a reporter witnesses Prue
using her powers and will stop at nothing to break the story.
"Power of Two" (Episode #20)
US Airdate: 12/5/99
On a sightseeing visit to Alcatraz, Phoebe sees the ghost of a serial
killer escape the island to exact vicious 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.
"Love Hurts" (Episode #21)
US Airdate: 19/5/99
A heartbroken Piper finally learns the supernatural truth about her lost
love, Leo, when he returns to San Francisco to ask the Halliwell sisters
to protect an innocent woman who is being stalked by a demonic suitor.
When Leo is gravely injured, Piper evokes a spell to switch powers with
Leo in order to use his gift of healing to save his life, but the spell
switches Prue and Phoebe's powers as well, rendering the Charmed Ones
almost powerless against their enemies.
"Deva Vu All Over Again" (Episode #22)
US Airdate: 26/5/99
Prue, Piper and Phoebe lose a battle for their lives time and again when
the Devil's Sorcerer creates a terrifying time loop to ensure the Charmed
Ones are vanquished from the Earth forever. Meanwhile, Andy's life is at
stake when Phoebe is struck by a premonition of his tragic death at the
hands of a powerful supernatural force, but only time will tell if they
can stop the demon before the events come to pass.
End of Season 1
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