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** "Salem the Boy" has Salem being put into Gordie's essence, while the cat is left as a normal house pet. Oddly prophetic of ''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina'' where Salem becomes a DecompositeCharacter. His status as the snarky helper of the Spellman household goes to a human called Ambrose, while he remains as Sabrina's familiar but as a speechless cat.
** "Sabrina's Real World" contains quite a lot of incidents that become amusing when thinking about ''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina'':
*** When pitching his reality show, the network executive axes Salem as a cast member, foreshadowing Salem's reduced role in ''Chilling''.
*** Zelda has to wear a grim reaper outfit as part of a service she's ordered to do. She tries to cover up to Hilda's mortal date by saying it's "religious garb". In ''Chilling'', the Spellmans are members of the Church of Night, with Zelda being the most devout to her faith.
*** The network has to force Sabrina's show to be more exciting. ''Chilling'' is a DarkerAndEdgier horror-themed series featuring Sabrina battling demons.
*** Sabrina has to be pushed outside to fight a dinosaur threatening the school. ''Chilling'''s Sabrina would need very little persuasion to start that fight.


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** Salem is the ButtMonkey of the Spellman house, with the aunts barely tolerating him and getting NoSympathy from Sabrina. He's easily the most popular character of the show.
** Valerie is seen as a needy wannabe that the popular girls despise. In the fandom she's one of Sabrina's more popular friends.


*** Late 2000s through mid-[[{{TheNewTens}} 2010s]] kids will recognize her as the voice of Mrs. Flynn-Fletcher on ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''

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*** Late 2000s through mid-[[{{TheNewTens}} 2010s]] kids will recognize her as the voice of Mrs. Flynn-Fletcher on ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''.


** A lot of fans who went back to watch the episodes on Website/YouTube were surprised to see [[Series/{{Heroes}} Angela Petrelli]] playing Libby's domineering mother.

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** A lot of fans who went back to watch the episodes on Website/YouTube and Amazon Prime Video were surprised to see [[Series/{{Heroes}} Angela Petrelli]] playing Libby's domineering mother.



** Early 2000s kids may be more familiar with Caroline Rhea as Ilsa from ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''.

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** Early 2000s [[{{TheNoughties}} 2000s]] kids may be more familiar with Caroline Rhea as Ilsa from ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''.''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''.
*** Late 2000s through mid-[[{{TheNewTens}} 2010s]] kids will recognize her as the voice of Mrs. Flynn-Fletcher on ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''


* AdaptationDisplacement: Just look at this Wiki and how it favors the show. Not only do many people not know the show was based on a [[ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch comic]], or even that Sabrina is from the same comic family as the main ''Franchise/{{Archie Comics}}'', many elements and characters from the show were used in later versions of the comics (such as Salem originally being human). There was also a 70s Saturday morning cartoon (WesternAnimation/SabrinaAndTheGroovieGoolies) that older audiences may recall, and a TV-movie before the show that no one remembers. This has been slowly changing with Sabrina's appearances in popular ''Archie ''spinoffs and her appearances in the main ''Archie'' comics themselves. This may change with the announcement of a TruerToTheText adaptation of ''Sabrina'' starring Kiernan Shipka.
* DorkAge: The era from the early 90s to late 2000s. The first noticeable thing was Sabrina temporarily being changed from being a witch amongst humans to a witch living amongst supernatural creatures. They also changed her hair from having white bobbed hair to it being long and blond. Next were the [[RetCanon changes]] made due to the popularity of the TV series: Sabrina got a last name, her aunts look more normal, and Salem got a complete overhaul (he could talk, his fur changed from red to black, and he WasOnceAMan). Not soon after that the comic was given an ugly, "[[{{animesque}} manga]]" redesign that turned off fans, even though the storyline is arguably one of the best the comic has had and they returned Sabrina to having short hair. After its cancellation Sabrina has only appeared in Franchise/ArchieComics cameos within the last few years. With ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie'' and ''ComicBook/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina'' it seems this age has completely passed.
* FantasticRacism: In the earlier versions of the comic book, it was made pretty clear that apart from Sabrina herself, most of the witch characters really dislike non-magical humans.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Just look at this Wiki and how it favors the show. Not only do many people not know the show was based on a [[ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch comic]], or even that Sabrina is from the same comic family as the main ''Franchise/{{Archie Comics}}'', many elements and characters from the show were used in later versions of the comics (such as Salem originally being human). There was also a 70s Saturday morning cartoon (WesternAnimation/SabrinaAndTheGroovieGoolies) that older audiences may recall, and a TV-movie before the show that no one remembers. This has been slowly changing with Sabrina's appearances in popular ''Archie ''spinoffs and her appearances in the main ''Archie'' comics themselves. This may change with the announcement of a TruerToTheText adaptation of ''Sabrina'' starring Kiernan Shipka.
''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''.
* DorkAge: The era from the early 90s 1990s to late 2000s. The first noticeable thing was Sabrina temporarily being changed from being a witch amongst humans to a witch living amongst supernatural creatures. They also changed her hair from having white bobbed hair to it being long and blond. Next were the [[RetCanon changes]] made due to the popularity of the TV series: Sabrina got a last name, her aunts look more normal, and Salem got a complete overhaul (he could talk, his fur changed from red to black, and he WasOnceAMan). Not soon after that the comic was given an ugly, "[[{{animesque}} manga]]" redesign that turned off fans, even though the storyline is arguably one of the best the comic has had and they returned Sabrina to having short hair. After its cancellation Sabrina has only appeared in Franchise/ArchieComics cameos within the last few years. With ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie'' and ''ComicBook/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina'' it seems this age has completely passed.
* FantasticRacism: In the earlier versions of the comic book, it was made pretty clear that apart from Sabrina herself, most of the witch characters really dislike non-magical humans.


** Roxie gets much better after she defrosts, and is shown in a far more sympathetic light. It's safe to say that she ends the series as one of the closest friends Sabrina has ever had.

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** Roxie gets much better after she defrosts, is introduced as an aggressive bully who tears down Sabrina at every turn. Soon her HiddenDepths are revealed, as is her miserable home life. She undergoes genuine CharacterDevelopment, developed a fun SoapboxSadie persona and is shown in a far more sympathetic light. It's safe to say that she ends ended the series as one of the probably Sabrina's closest friends Sabrina has ever had.friend.

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* CrossesTheLineTwice: The ending of "Geek Like Me" - Hilda wins a water balloon fight with the kid across the street. By using a ''cannon''.


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** In "Sweet Charity", Sabrina lies to say that Libby made up with her real grandmother. Season 2 reveals that Libby does in fact [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes have a close relationship with her grandmother]].

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** Sabrina's aunts are called Hilda and Zelda; Years later, in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkBetweenWorlds'', we meet a version of Zelda from a MirrorUniverse called Hilda.


** Also Valerie's desire to join the cheerleading squad becomes absolutely hilarious - bordering on CastingGag - if one watches ''Film/BringItOn'' where Valerie's actress Lindsay Sloane plays head cheerleader and AlphaBitch Big Red.

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** Also Valerie's desire to join the cheerleading squad becomes absolutely hilarious - bordering on CastingGag - if one watches ''Film/BringItOn'' where Valerie's actress Lindsay Sloane plays head cheerleader and AlphaBitch Big Red. Not to mention "The Pom Pom Incident" has Sabrina hypnotising Valerie into thinking she'll become an AlphaBitch if she joins the squad.



** Libby of all people becomes one in "Rumor Mill" where she literally gets evicted from her home thanks to the rumor Sabrina started. She gets evicted because of how mean she is, but the parents apparently told her they never even loved her. It's not played for comedy at all.



* {{Narm}}: The novelization "Showdown at the Mall" treats the rivalry between Sabrina, Libby, Jill and Cee-Cee over who gets to work at Too Chic Boutique as SeriousBusiness - with the entire class apparently waiting to see who gets it.



** Season 7 is definitely its worse, while many felt like the show isn't the same without Harvey, people were downright pissed for dropping Aunt Hilda and Aunt Zelda, Many agreed that you can't do the show without them.

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** Season 7 is definitely its worse, while many felt like the show isn't the same without Harvey, people were downright pissed for dropping Aunt Hilda and Aunt Zelda, Many agreed that you can't do the show without them. [[note]]In this case Beth Broderick quit the show, feeling Zelda was going nowhere, although there's no word on why Hilda was dropped too.[[/note]]



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Zelda deciding to study medicine in Season 4's "Dreama the Mouse" could have lent itself to more plots and hi jinx. Instead it's forgotten about after that one episode.

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Zelda deciding to study medicine in Season 4's "Dreama the Mouse" could have lent itself to more plots and hi jinx. Instead it's forgotten about after that one episode.episode.
** The novelizations often had some pretty interesting and exciting plots that would have been good as episodes or spin-off movies like ''Film/SabrinaGoesToRome'' and ''Film/SabrinaDownUnder''. Most of the more interesting ones came from when Sabrina was at college, and thus could have helped with the criticisms that Seasons 5 and 6 were too dull.
*** "Switcheroo" has Sabrina accidentally causing SwappedRoles between her and Libby - where Sabrina is now the AlphaBitch but still with all her magic and relationship with Harvey (as true love is immune to such spells). It has an interesting twist in that if she doesn't reverse the spell, she'll actually become more like Libby in personality.
*** "Witch Way Did She Go?" is about Sabrina and Salem getting stuck in a maze in the Other Realm. It's full of {{Continuity Nod}}s - with fantasy versions of Jenny, Dreama, Libby, Valerie, Mr Kraft, Quizmaster and even Skippy - appearing. Granted this one would probably require far more special effects outside the show's budget (one sequence has Sabrina and Salem outrunning a giant metal ball).
*** "Milady's Dragon" features Sabrina accidentally going back to the Middle Ages and meeting the teenage versions of her aunts. The climax does indeed involve a dragon.
*** "Topsy Turvy" is especially interesting, with Sabrina casting a spell to make her mortal friends understand how hard she has it as a witch. It results in an inverted world where mortals have powers and witches have to pretend to have magic to fit in. And the kicker - [[spoiler: the entire spell was a fake reality created by the Witches Council to teach Sabrina the Aesop herself]].

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** Season 7 is definitely its worse, while many felt like the show isn't the same without Harvey, people were downright pissed for dropping Aunt Hilda and Aunt Zelda, Many agreed that you can't do the show without them.

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** "The Band Episode" has a small gag where an egotistical Valerie writes a song called "My Valerie". In 2006 The Zutons released a song called "Valerie" (although it was about a girl recovering from a DUI as opposed to worshipping her beauty). There was also a song called "Valerie" by Steve Winwood, which would be more along the lines of what Valerie would like to sing.


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* UnintentionallySympathetic: While Sabrina usually gets LaserGuidedKarma for being too quick to use magic to solve her problems, sometimes issues come from her doing something without her aunts having warned her or told her in advance (the pancake addiction, Aunt Dorma, her pen pal Martha). She'll also sometimes get detention just because Mr Kraft is feeling particularly evil.


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* VindicatedByHistory: The show had a sizeable Hatedom in the 2000s, mocking it for all the [[BrotherChuck cast changes]] and the shift in tone when it moved networks. These days it's nostalgically seen as a smart, funny show that was a hallmark of 90s television.


** Out of Sabrina's rotating circle of best friends, Valerie seems to be the favourite.

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** Out of Sabrina's rotating circle of best friends, Valerie seems to be the favourite. Roxie is a close second, even if most people prefer the high school seasons. Besides Valerie, Roxie is the only one of Sabrina's friends who was somewhat memorable, had CharacterDevelopment, funny lines, and was also a good {{Foil}} to Sabrina.


** Tara Strong's voice role as Molly Dolly is very amusing when compared with her [[YouLookFamiliar other role]] as Gwen in the TV movies. As Molly Dolly, she's powerful enough to seal the Spellman house and match Sabrina's magic. As Gwen, she's so incompetent she showers people with water when she tries to freeze time.

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** Tara Strong's Creator/TaraStrong's voice role as Molly Dolly is very amusing when compared with her [[YouLookFamiliar other role]] as Gwen in the TV movies. As Molly Dolly, she's powerful enough to seal the Spellman house and match Sabrina's magic. As Gwen, she's so incompetent she showers people with water when she tries to freeze time.


* NarmCharm: Salem's animatronic puppet becomes more and more endearing as time passes.

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* NarmCharm: Salem's animatronic puppet becomes more and more endearing as time passes.passes (although it was seen as fairly convincing at the time).

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** "Sabrina and the Beast" has a gag where Zelda snaps at Hilda and says "if you break another promise, I'll kill you". Fast forward to ''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina'' where Zelda apparently regularly kills Hilda and buries her in the garden.
** Sabrina's fake ID in "Sabrina and the Pirates" doesn't get her into the nightclub because it's of "a cross-eyed redhead". Sabrina becomes a redhead in Season 5.


* AdaptationDisplacement: Just look at this Wiki and how it favors the show. Not only do many people not know the show was based on a [[ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch comic]], or even that Sabrina is from the same comic family as the main ''Franchise/{{Archie Comics}}'', many elements and characters from the show were used in later versions of the comics (such as Salem originally being human.) There was also a 70s Saturday morning cartoon (WesternAnimation/SabrinaAndTheGroovieGoolies) that older audiences may recall, and a TV-movie before the show that no one remembers. This has been slowly changing with Sabrina's appearances in popular ''Archie ''spinoffs and her appearances in the main ''Archie'' comics themselves. This may change with the announcement of a TruerToTheText adaptation of ''Sabrina'' starring Kiernan Shipka.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Just look at this Wiki and how it favors the show. Not only do many people not know the show was based on a [[ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch comic]], or even that Sabrina is from the same comic family as the main ''Franchise/{{Archie Comics}}'', many elements and characters from the show were used in later versions of the comics (such as Salem originally being human.) human). There was also a 70s Saturday morning cartoon (WesternAnimation/SabrinaAndTheGroovieGoolies) that older audiences may recall, and a TV-movie before the show that no one remembers. This has been slowly changing with Sabrina's appearances in popular ''Archie ''spinoffs and her appearances in the main ''Archie'' comics themselves. This may change with the announcement of a TruerToTheText adaptation of ''Sabrina'' starring Kiernan Shipka.

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