Charmed: Season 1, Episode 9

The Witch Is Back (16 Dec. 1998)

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A warlock from the past is released from his curse and tries to steal the sisters' powers with the help of Rex and Hannah, but the sisters resurrect their ancestor to combat him. Meanwhile,... See full summary »

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A warlock from the past is released from his curse and tries to steal the sisters' powers with the help of Rex and Hannah, but the sisters resurrect their ancestor to combat him. Meanwhile, Piper works up her courage to ask Leo out and Andy gets frustrated by Prue's continued involvement with bizarre police investigations. Written by Arturo Domínguez

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Melinda Warren reveals that her daughter was also named Prudence. See more »

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Melinda Warren makes the comment about the book of shadows having gotten so thick. But she was burned at the stake in 1692 and, according to its first page, the book of shadows wasn't started until 1693, so there's no way she could have known if the book was always that thick or not. See more »

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Melinda Warren: Why? Why did you betray me?
Matthew Tate: You got what you deserve.
Melinda Warren: So, you never loved me? All the passion? All the heat?
Matthew Tate: I had to make you trust me. It was the only way to share your powers
Melinda Warren: And so now you have them. So why would you turn me in? You know I'll burn.
Matthew Tate: I had to keep my secret.
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The Ancestor and the Warlock from the XVII Century
18 January 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 1692, in Salem, Massachusetts, the evil warlock Matthew Tate (Billy Wirth) is trapped in a locket by Melinda Warren (Tyler Layton) before she is being burnt at stake. In the present days, the also evil Rex Buckland (Neil Roberts) and Hannah Webster (Leigh Allyn Baker) give the locket to Prue as a piece to be cataloged, and Prue accidentally releases Matthew, the real intention of the wicked double. Matthew steals Prue's power and while chasing Piper and Phoebe to get their powers, the trio resurrects Melinda to help them to curse the powerful Matthew and imprison him again.

"The Witch Is Back" is another good episode of "Charmed", where the evilness and malice of Rex and Hannah are disclosed a little bit more, but not their master. The romance between Piper and Leo seems to have finally started. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "A Bruxa Está de Volta" ("The Witch Is Back")


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