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Charmed (1998–2006)

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Three sisters discover their destiny - to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones.

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Series cast summary:
 Piper Halliwell (179 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Phoebe Halliwell (178 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Leo Wyatt (146 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Paige Matthews (112 episodes, 2001-2006)
 Darryl Morris (72 episodes, 1998-2005)


The three Halliwell sisters discover that they are descendents of a line of female witches. Each has a special ability (stopping time, moving objects, seeing the future), and they can also combine their abilities into the "Power of Three" to fight demons, warlocks, and other evils. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Release Date:

7 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hechiceras  »

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(178 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The make-up design for the demon Belthazor was based on the same make-up style used for the character of Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). See more »


In many episodes, when the front door of the manor is opened in an exterior shot there is clearly a solid wall behind it, however in the sets there is a long corridor behind the door. See more »


Paige: Oh, the Elders don't know anything. What a shock.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits for the first 2 episodes of the series didn't show the girls using their powers. As of the third episode, a new set of credits were made showing each of them using their powers. See more »


Referenced in The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) See more »


How Soon is Now?
(opening credits theme)
Written by Morrissey Johnny Marr
Performed by Love Spit Love
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User Reviews

Imaginative and Engaging
26 August 2002 | by (CT) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful TV show with great episodes that, in serial fashion, depict a constant battle between good and evil. Evil, as in the Source, is very clever and wears many disguises. This is what's great about this show. Evil is never fully defeated, although the lackeys are destroyed quickly, the greater evil persists. This presents a constant challenge to the Power of Three and they must always be on their guard. Other WB shows allow the hero or heroine to win very easily and the hero or heroine is too sarcastic. Charmed, however, has the right mix of all elements and the writers appreciate that evil forces that are truly dangerous and formidable create a more rich, tense atmosphere. The fourth season was very good, and I liked Rose as Paige very much. The chemistry between the sisters also carries the show and their personalities seem real and three-dimensional, while other shows of this genre fail in that regard. This is one of the best written shows on television. It really deserves more critical recognition and respect, but if that doesn't happen, I'll still enjoy it.

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