Charmed: Season 1, Episode 4

Dead Man Dating (28 Oct. 1998)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
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Piper falls for the ghost of a recently murdered man who needs her help. Meanwhile, Phoebe works as a psychic to help others and make money for Prue's birthday present, and Prue discovers a devastating betrayal.

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Inspector Andy Trudeau (as T.W. King)
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Mrs. Correy
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Mrs. Chao
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Nick Correy
Joe Ho ...
Tony Wong (as Joe Hoe)
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In Chinatown, on the day of his birthday, Mark Chao is killed by the chief of a gang, Tony Wong, without any apparent motive. His body is burned in an alley, and the police wrongly identify the corpse as being the mobster Tony. The spirit of Mark contacts Piper and Phoebe asking for help, once if he is not buried in a short time, the gatekeeper of the gates of hell Yama would take his soul to hell. Piper helps Mark and they fall in love for each other. Meanwhile, Piper and Phoebe are organizing a surprise party for Prue's birthday and Phoebe works as a psychic in the lobby of a hotel to earn money and buy a gift for Prue. When Phoebe foresees the death of one guest, she tries to save his life. Prue meets Andy having lunch with his ex-wife and she feels betrayed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The title is based upon the movie Dead Man Walking (1995). See more »

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When Prue meets Andy and his ex-wife in the restaurant, why did she ask if she was his sister? Prue grew up with Andy, surely she would know if he had any siblings. See more »

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Mark Chao: For everything you've done for me. I just ask one favour, use them for your sisters surprise birthday party.
Piper: Prue doesn't want a party.
Mark Chao: Birthdays are important. I know, I walked out of my last one and it never occurred to me that I wouldn't get another. She may not know it but she needs to celebrate her birthday, we all do. Don't take it for granted.
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Hush, hush, hush.
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Written by Paula Cole
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Impossible Love
9 January 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Chinatown, on the day of his birthday, Mark Chao (John Chao) is killed by the chief of a gang, Tony Wong (Joe Hoe), without any apparent motive. His body is burned in an alley, and the police wrongly identify the corpse as being the mobster Tony. The spirit of Mark contacts Piper and Phoebe asking for help, once if he is not buried in a short time, the gatekeeper of the gates of hell Yama would take his soul to hell. Piper helps Mark and they fall in love for each other. Meanwhile, Piper and Phoebe are organizing a surprise party for Prue's birthday and Phoebe works as a psychic in the lobby of a hotel to earn money and buy a gift for Prue. When Phoebe foresees the death of one guest, she tries to save his life. Prue meets Andy having lunch with his ex-wife and she feels betrayed.

"Dead Man Dating" is the best episode of "Charmed" so far. The impossible love of Piper and Mark is very beautiful. Phoebe wearing costumes of odalisque is very funny. The distrustful and insecure Prue has a great problem to trust on Andy. My vote is ten.

Title (Brazil): "Um Encontro com um Morto" ("A Dating With a Dead")


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