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Wyatt's school play Cinderella brings out the competitive nature in Piper when her hand-sewn costume and parenting abilities are criticized by another mother.

Director:

Jon Paré

Writers:

Constance M. Burge (created by), Jeannine Renshaw | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alyssa Milano ... Phoebe Halliwell
Rose McGowan ... Paige Matthews
Holly Marie Combs ... Piper Halliwell
Kaley Cuoco ... Billie Jenkins
Brian Krause ... Leo Wyatt
Michelle Stafford ... Mandi
Peter Woodward ... The Source
Alana De La Garza ... Sylvia
Elizabeth Greer ... Possessor Demon
Antonio Jaramillo ... Dillon
Philipp Karner Philipp Karner ... Bob
Jason Lewis ... Dex Lawson
Christine Elise ... Miss Diane (as Christine Elise McCarthy)
Priscilla Garita ... Stacy - Mandi's Friend #1
Catherine King ... Marcy - Mandi's Friend #2
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Wyatt's school play Cinderella brings out the competitive nature in Piper when her hand-sewn costume and parenting abilities are criticized by another mother. Things go from bad to worse when it is revealed that this Stepford-wife-like "Oh-so-perfect" mother is in fact possessed by a demoness focused on kidnapping Piper's son Wyatt and using him in a plot with other demons to resurrect the Source of All Evil at Magic School; which the demons have forcibly taken possession of after the (believed and faked) deaths of the three Charmed Ones. Meanwhile, Paige sees Dex with another woman, who turns out to be his ex-girlfriend who is a compulsive liar, and despite Phoebe's objections, interferes by masquerading as the woman and expecting evidence Dex is two-timing Phoebe. Dex apologizes to Phoebe after Paige commits her interfering faux pas and her masquerade crashes, saying he probably shouldn't have stayed in touch with and should have made a more complete break with his old girl earning ...

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Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Alana De La Garza who plays Dex's ex-girlfriend Sylvia also played one of the public aliases used by the Charmed sisters as a disguise. See more »

Goofs

Technically, Mandi (aka the possessor demon) shouldn't have been able to revive the Source. In the episode _"Charmed"(1998) {Witch Way Now (4.22)}_ Cole told Phoebe that the beast that inhabited the demonic wasteland had consumed the Source half of his personality and that put an end to him forever. See more »

Quotes

[about demons taking over Magic School]
Piper: What do they want with Wyatt?
Billie Jenkins: They need him to help bring back... "the Source"?
[Piper, Phoebe, and Paige exchange nervous glances]
Billie Jenkins: Okay, Leo looked just like that when he heard that name. Who is this guy? I mean, how do we nail him?
Piper: You don't. We do. You're not ready, trust me.
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References Desperate Housewives (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

How Soon is Now?
(opening credits theme)
Written by Morrissey and Johnny Marr
Performed by Love Spit Love
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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