Phoebe returns to San Francisco after losing her job to live with her older sisters, Prue and Piper. During their first night together in their grandmother's house, Phoebe finds a book of witchcraft and recites an incantation that leaves the sisters three with powers they were destined to have. Written by
Did You Know?
The episode title is derived Shakespeare's play Macbeth
, in which the second of the three witches says, "By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes." (Act 4, Scene 1) The phrase was also the title of a 1962 novel by Ray Bradbury
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When Phoebe looks in the mirror, Alyssa Milano's tattoo is visible which was covered up by make-up the first season. See more
[in the pharmacy, Phoebe is trying to prove that Prue's power is tied to her emotions
Dad, dad, dad, dad, dad, dad, dad, dad.
[everything along the aisle flies off the shelves
References The Exorcist
Building a mystery
Performed by Sarah McLachlan See more