Charmed (1998–2006)
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Power Outage 

Cole uses petty anger between Prue, Phoebe, and Piper to break their bond and destroy the very foundation of their powers, leaving the sisters defenseless against demonic attack.

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Craig Zisk

Writers:

Constance M. Burge (created by), Monica Owusu-Breen (as Monica Breen) | 3 more credits »
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Episode complete credited cast:
Shannen Doherty ... Prue Halliwell
Holly Marie Combs ... Piper Halliwell
Alyssa Milano ... Phoebe Halliwell
Brian Krause ... Leo Wyatt
Julian McMahon ... Cole Turner
Jason Carter ... Andras
Amir AboulEla ... Triad Member #1
Shaun Toub ... Triad Member #2
Rick Overton ... Triad Member #3
Fastball Fastball ... Special Musical Guest
Selma Archerd ... Mrs. Snyder
Pamela Dunlap ... Janice
Michael Bailey Smith ... Belthazor
Ron Marasco ... Allen
Desiree Walter Desiree Walter ... Claire
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Storyline

The Triad advises Cole to kill Phoebe instead of sleeping with her, otherwise he would die. Cole summons the spirit of rage Andras, a demon that increases anger to rage, and asks him to infect the Halliwell sisters, breaking their sibling bonds. Andras succeeds and the charmed sisters lose their powers, and Phoebe moves to Cole's place. However Cole is in love for Phoebe and controls Belthazor and spares Phoebe, asking her to return to her sisters. When Belthazor unleashes, he fights against the charmed sisters and then Cole is summoned by the Triad. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

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Trivia

Phoebe believes Cole's aloofness is based on he's married with a 7 year itch. The 150th episode is called 7 year witch where Cole's penance from evil is to be a cosmic being like a Cupid See more »

Goofs

when Phoebe is crying on Cole's shoulder in his apartment, she looks at his tee shirt and apologizes for apparently smearing makeup on it. When he stands up there is no evidence of any makeup - his shirt is completely clean and smudges free. See more »

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Prue Halliwell: I am so sick of the fact that I've been saddled with the two of you my entire life.
Phoebe Halliwell: Whatever, I'm leaving.
Piper Halliwell: Oh, sure, you're such an immature brat! You leave every time you can't hack something.
Phoebe Halliwell: Well, there's nothing keeping me here now, is there?
Prue Halliwell: Oh, well, I see that you've inherited dad's talent of bailing.
Phoebe Halliwell: That's because the two of us couldn't deal with living with the two of you.
Piper Halliwell: Well, at least I'm not so stupid I had to do college twice.
Phoebe Halliwell: Well, at least I actually had the courage to go back to ...
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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

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You're an Ocean
Written by Tony Scalzo
Performed by Fastball
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Breaking the Sibling Bonds
13 April 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The Triad advises Cole to kill Phoebe instead of sleeping with her, otherwise he would die. Cole summons the spirit of rage Andras, a demon that increases anger to rage, and asks him to infect the Halliwell sisters, breaking their sibling bonds. Andras succeeds and the charmed sisters lose their powers, and Phoebe moves to Cole's place. However Cole is in love for Phoebe and controls Belthazor and spares Phoebe, asking her to return to her sisters. When Belthazor unleashes, he fights against the charmed sisters and then Cole is summoned by the Triad.

"Power Outage" is a great episode of this irregular series. The situation of Cole, a demon in love for a good witch that he is supposed to kill, is intriguing and attractive. With the fate of the Triad, the next episodes are promising. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Sem Poderes" ("Without Powers")


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2000 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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