Charmed: Season 1, Episode 1

Something Wicca This Way Comes (7 Oct. 1998)

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Three sisters reunite after the death of their beloved grandmother, and learn they have inherited much more than the family manor.

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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 Anonymous

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The restaurant where Piper has her job interview and uses her powers again for the first time since being a child is L'Opera Ristorante, actually located at 101 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA, 90802. See more »

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The leaves on the trees (green, colored, bare) keep changing in several scenes. See more »

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Piper Halliwell: This? Do what this?
Phoebe Halliwell: Receive our powers.
Piper Halliwell: What powers? Wait. Our powers? You included me in this?
Prue Halliwell: No, she included all of us. Bring your powers to we sisters three. It's a book of witchcraft.
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The Power of Three Will Set Them Free
27 December 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In San Francisco, the police is investigating the murder of many women, and one detective has the theory that they were witches and the killer is a warlock. Meanwhile, Prue Halliwell (Shannen Doherty) is informed by her sister Piper (Holly Marie Combs) that their other complicated sister Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) lost her job in New York and is coming back to live with them in their grandmother's house. Along the night, Phoebe finds a book of witchcraft in the attic called Book of Shadows, and she reads an incantation, giving powers to the three Halliwell sisters. Later, she explains her sisters that in accordance with the book, there are three essentials of magic: timing, feeling and phases of the moon. One of their ancestors called Melinda Warren had three powers: she could move objects with her mind, see the future and stop time. She was burned at stake, but her power was transmitted through generations, becoming stronger and stronger. While the three sisters find their new abilities, the evil warlock chases them to kill them and steals their powers.

This first episode of "Charmed" is a delightful story of witches and witchcraft. The charming trio of lead actresses make this show attractive, worthwhile and promising. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Algo Mágico Pode Acontecer" ("Something Magic May Happen")


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