Charmed: Season 5, Episode 11

The Importance of Being Phoebe (12 Jan. 2003)

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Cole uses nonmagical legal means to manipulate the sisters in giving him ownership of the manor and access to the Nexus. Paige is arrested, P3 fails a health inspection and Phoebe is replaced by a shape-shifter.

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Cole, who is getting a grip on the underworld, sees to it that Phoebe is sued, likely to get her fired; further he makes demon Dex cause Paige to have a car accident and be arrested for hit and run, while he wants only demonic stripper Kaya (a 'Kiran') as entertainment, because she can change her appearance into Phoebe's. A health inspector is to shut P3 down; a rat means the best deal is closing down for weeks. When the real Phoebe caches Cole kissing transformed Kaia, she's locked up and replaced by Kaia, who convinces Piper to take (the real) Phoebe's powers away "while she's under Cole's influence". Cole explains to Phoebe his plan is to get to the Shadow in the nexus under the Halliwell manor, as security for Paige's bond... Written by KGF Vissers

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Trivia

During the porch scene with actors David Figlioli and Alyssa Milano, Alyssa had to stand on an apple box due to her height so that she and David's screen shot could be filmed properly. See more »

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When Paige is arrested and is at the precinct having her mugshot taken, the left sleeve of her yellow top repeatedly changes positions from up to down as the angle alternates from a close up to a wide shot. See more »

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Brute Demon: Kaia, you still playing good witch?
Phoebe: It's how the big guy likes it.
Brute Demon: Sick.
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References The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) See more »

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