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  • Acting for Two: Michael Bailey Smith played Belthazor, the Source and a handful of other demons on the show.
  • Actor-Inspired Element:
    • Paige's romance with Richard was partially the idea of Rose McGowan. She also contributed most of Paige's wardrobe in Season 4.
    • Constance M Burge has said that Alyssa Milano brought a sexiness to Phoebe that wasn't there as originally written.
  • Actor-Shared Background:
    • At the beginning of the series, Phoebe moves back to California from New York. Alyssa Milano was originally from New York and had to move to California when she became an actress. This makes Piper's line "you've been spending too much time in New York" rather amusing.
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    • When Rose McGowan first joined the show, she would sometimes write her lines or doodle in the prop Book of Shadows between takes - not realizing how much sentimental value it had to the cast and crew. During Season 5, Paige attempts to color-code the Book of Shadows and Piper gets annoyed with her for 'defacing' it.
  • Billing Displacement: Mostly averted. The opening credits only credited the actors who appeared in the episode, different versions of each season's credits accommodating the missing cast members. The Season 2 episode "Morality Bites" is the only episode of the series where the sisters are the only main cast members credited. Although after Shannen Doherty's departure, Alyssa Milano took first billing in the credits, when she had been billed with the And Starring title. Holly Marie Combs had been second-billed and she was given the And Starring afterwards. Plenty of fanmade credits usually bill Holly first, due to Piper being the eldest sister.
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  • Career Resurrection: Was part of one for Alyssa Milano. After becoming a child star on Who's the Boss? and a teen pop star in Japan, she was desperate to shake her nice girl image with parts in low-radar erotic films. Melrose Place got the ball rolling, but this put her back into the spotlight. With it came plenty of magazine covers and cosmetic endorsements.
  • Cast the Runner-Up: Brian Krause, Julian McMahon and Kerr Smith all auditioned to play Andy first.
  • The Cast Show Off: Rose McGowan sings in the climax of "Sense and Sense Ability".
  • Creator Backlash:
    • The showrunners were annoyed by the network constantly using Sex Sells to promote the series, feeling they were misrepresenting it.
    • Most of the skimpy outfits the sisters had to wear when transformed into various magical creatures. Alyssa Milano got the worst of it and said she hated dressing up in them. The exception is the genie outfit (which she used a picture of for her official website). Likewise Rose McGowan said "Nymphs Just Want To Have Fun" was her least favourite episode because of the nymph costume she had to wear.
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    • Holly Marie Combs had this about the famous "Coyote Piper" dance on the bar before she'd even shot it. She claims she had to be drunk while filming the dance.
    • Holly also criticised how the show killed Prue off between seasons, saying "it was done very poorly in my opinion."
    • McGowan really hated Paige's Really Gets Around behaviour in Season 5 - where she would be seen with a different guy every week. The main reason being that she disliked having to film these raunchy scenes with actors she had literally just met. This resulted in long term love interests like Richard Montana, Kyle Brody and Henry Mitchell.
    • Kaley Cuoco hated the black leather outfit and wig Billie wore in her introduction episodes. She also burst into tears when she saw the costume Billie would wear in "Battle of the Hexes", refusing to wear a cape as part of it.
    • Brad Kern regrets not including a photo of Prue in the finale.
  • Creator Cameo: The series' costume designer Eilish appears in a photo with Paige in "A Knight To Remember".
  • Creator's Favorite Episode:
    • For Rose McGowan it's "The Power of Three Blondes" and "Charmed Noir".
    • For Alyssa Milano it's "A Witch's Tail" (ironically enough).
    • Holly Marie Combs has listed "Awakened" and "Sword and the City".
    • Shannen Doherty says "Ms Hellfire", "Which Prue Is It Anyway?" and "All Hell Breaks Loose".
    • Brian Krause says "Sense And Sense Ability".
  • The Danza: Alastair the chameleon demon, played by Alastair Duncan.
  • Dawson Casting: albeit a minor one. Phoebe and Paige are younger than Piper, but their actresses Alyssa Milano and Rose McGowan are older than her actress Holly Marie Combs.
    • Prue (Oct. 28, 1970) > Piper (June 7, 1973) > Phoebe (b. Nov. 2, 1975) > Paige (Aug. 2, 1977)
    • Shannen (Apr. 12, 1971) > Alyssa (Dec. 19, 1972) > Rose (Sep. 5, 1973) > Holly (Dec. 3, 1973)
  • Directed by Cast Member: Shannen Doherty directed three episodes: The season two finale "Be Careful What You Witch For", the season three episode "The Good, The Bad, and the Cursed", and that season's finale, "All Hell Breaks Loose", where she gets Killed Off for Real.
  • Dueling Shows: With Buffy the Vampire Slayer - both supernatural dramas about Extraordinarily Empowered Girl heroines fighting demons. Buffy tended to be more comedic and high school-oriented (at first anyway), while Charmed was more melodrama. The two shows shared many guest stars, Charisma Carpenter being the most notable. None other than a pre-fame Amy Adams guest starred on both as well.
  • Dye Hard: Phoebe and Paige changed their hair colors a lot on the show. Phoebe went blonde in season 3, went three different shades of brown in season 4 and eventually went black. Paige was black in season 4, red in season 5, blonde in season 6 and then brown for the rest of the show.
  • Dyeing for Your Art:
    • In her memoir, Rose McGowan said she gained ten pounds for the role in order to make Paige "look super nonthreatening".
    • Alyssa Milano learned to belly dance for "Y Tu Mummy Tambien".
  • Executive Meddling
    • The creator, Constance M. Burge, left the show in Season 3 due to creative differences; she wanted to focus on the sisters and their relationship, whereas the producers and executives were more interested in doing more stories about their boyfriends, which is why the Cole storyline stretched on as long as it did.
    • After the heavily serialized Season 4, the network asked production to make Season 5 to be more stand-alone. This was a particularly odd request as the ratings were strong and final episodes of Season 4 were highly rated. Tellingly, after Season 5, the series returned to more season-long arcs.
    • Network executives kept requesting for "more skin". This is notable in the change from Season 2 to Season 3 - the latter featuring much more form-flattering outfits for the actresses. In Seasons 5 and 6 this went Up to Eleven, and the three lead actresses protested about this before Season 8 went into production.
    • One of the stipulations for an eighth season was an inclusion of a younger character who could potentially star in a spinoff. The budget was also cut in half, resulting in Brian Krause having to be written out of the show temporarily and Dorian Gregory getting Put on a Bus completely.
    • An interesting one for the eighth season - they demanded that demons look more...well...demonic and that the vanquishes be more exciting.
    • Brad Kern says that pictures of Prue vanished because he was told by the executives that they would have to pay Shannen Doherty's per-episode fee to feature them. He however suspects that they could have been lying so they wouldn't still be promoting her.
  • Fake American:
    • Julian McMahon is Australian but does an American accent as Cole.
    • Melissa George is likewise Australian but gives the Valkyrie leader Freyja an American accent.
    • Rose McGowan is Irish-Italian but has lived in America for most of her life, making Paige a marginal example.
    • Finola Hughes (Patty) is British.
    • Alastair Duncan, the chameleon demon, is a Scotsman.
    • Mark Sheppard (Arnon) is British as well.
  • Fake Brit:
    • Lady Godiva is played by Kristen Warren, who is American, but had played an English character on the sitcom USA High too. In the same episode Lord Dyson was played by Maury Sterling, who is American.
    • Elsewhere averted with other English accented characters portrayed by actual Brits - Neil Roberts (Rex), Gildart Jackson (Gideon), Stephanie Beacham (Martha), Desmond Askew (Gith), and Siobhan Flynn (Melody).
  • Follow the Leader: Of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Though there were instances where the reverse happened - the Wham Shot was used a year earlier in Charmed to show Piper being shot before it was done in Buffy. Word of God is that the show was heavily inspired by The Craft.
  • Hey, It's That Place!: Glen and Paige-disguised-as-Jessica have their wedding in the same church in Heathers - where Heather Chandler's funeral is held.
  • Hide Your Pregnancy:
    • Holly Marie Combs became pregnant halfway through Season 6 and, while it was eventually written in, they had to resort to plenty of tricks to hide it. Notably in the headless horseman episode, Piper is the first to be decapitated. And once the pregnancy was written in, the next episode skipped ahead six months to accommodate it.
    • Holly was pregnant again in Season 8 but this one wasn't written in. She just wore a lot of black and looser clothes.
  • Hostility on the Set:
    • Shannen Doherty was eventually written off the show after a feud with Alyssa Milano. (Similar circumstances had led her to be written off her previous series Beverly Hills, 90210 as well.) She has alleged in interviews that the clashes came from both of them being promised the lead role on the show.
    • Earlier in the first season, it was rumored that the reason TW King was written out was because he and Doherty didn't get along either.
    • Armin Shimerman stated at a con that the Charmed actresses were the most-difficult performers he'd ever worked with on TV.note 
    • Milano was notoriously difficult to work with and known on the set for being a prima donna, which only exacerbated her aforementioned feud with the equally-combative Doherty.
  • I Am Not Spock:
    • Shannen Doherty is still best known as Prue Halliwell, or else Brenda Walsh on 90210 depending on how old the fan is. Most of her work after she left Charmed was below the radar and she is usually touted as "Charmed star Shannen Doherty".
    • Holly Marie Combs initially fell into this too, but rebounded thanks to her role in Pretty Little Liars.
    • Brian Krause's most famous role is Leo. Nothing else he's done has ever come close to topping that.
  • Irony as She Is Cast: The mermaid storyline in Season 5? Alyssa Milano is terrified of water. She says she skimmed through the script and okayed it without realising she would have to get in the water. Ironically, she later listed it as her favourite episode of the show.
  • Jossed:
    • Brad Kern Jossed the rumours that Chris was originally meant to be Phoebe's Kid from the Future. He claims that he was always intended to be Piper's son - which is kind of obvious given that he was already a whitelighter. Other writers have said that the arc was planned beforehand, and called Holly's pregnancy "convenient timing".
    • He also denies that Billie was brought in to create a spin-off. He says it was talked about casually but it wasn't the reason she was brought in (see Reality Subtext below).
  • Life Imitates Art: Just as Prue and Phoebe mended their rift on the show, Shannen Doherty and Alyssa Milano did so in real life.
  • McLeaned: Prue, due to a conflict with the actresses and several people working on the show, Alyssa Milano in particular. Notably, Doherty directed the episode in which Prue was killed off. Granted, the writers no doubt had options to bring Prue back, but by the point of filming, it was quite likely she wasn't coming back for Season 4. She never appeared on the show again (except for a clip of her from behind and one from when she was turned into a dog).
  • Missing Episode: On the first DVD of Season 6 the episode titled "Love's a Witch" was listed on the DVD menu but not actually present in the DVD collection of videos, a recall was issued shortly afterward in which you could trade in your 'bad' copy and get a 'real' copy.
  • Money, Dear Boy:
    • Holly Marie Combs nearly left the show at the same time as Shannen Doherty, but stayed on once she was granted a pay raise to $60,000 per episode.
    • Rose McGowan (Paige) was always eager to point out that she just liked having a steady paycheck. But she later said that most of her issues stemmed from the long shooting hours and how little personal time she got as a result. She did say she'd be open to a reunion, so it seems she has some affection for the show. Since her history with Harvey Weinstein became public, she's been far more open that a lot of her misery on the set stemmed from still trying to cope with being a sexual assault survivor, that the grueling schedule caused her even more strain on top of coping with PTSD, and that she largely did Charmed because Weinstein had been blacklisting her from theatrical films and she needed the work. In her autobiography in the wake of Weinstein's exposure, she also added that she took the role completely seriously and she was still grateful to people that liked and related to Paige even if it represented one of the darkest parts of her life.
  • Old Shame: The showrunners are deeply ashamed of Season 1's "The Wedding From Hell", which is regarded as one of the show's worst episodes.
  • The Other Darrin:
    • Victor Bennett was played by Tony Denison for his first appearance, and James Read in all subsequent ones. They also played him rather differently - Denison's Victor was more confident, while Read tended to play Victor as someone in over his head in magical matters.
    • The Source was played by Michael Bailey Smith in "All Hell Breaks Loose", Ben Guillory in the first few episodes of Season 4 and Peter Woodward in "Charmed and Dangerous" (and later "Desperate Housewitches").
  • The Other Marty: The unaired pilot had Lori Rom and Chris Boyd playing Phoebe and Andy, respectively. It did its job to get the show picked up, so it was re-shot to pad it out and with Alyssa Milano and T.W. King in their respective roles.
  • Playing with Character Type: Kaley Cuoco as the witty bubbly blonde...who also has a Dark and Troubled Past, going through Cerebus Syndrome as the season progresses.
  • Pop Culture Urban Legends:
    • There's no definitive answer for why T.W. King left after Season 1. There were rumors of tension between him and Shannen Doherty, with reports of the latter being "very pleased" when he left. Other sources say he left to star in a soap opera instead. And others say he asked for more screen time, but they couldn't find ways to use him.
    • It's a rumor that Charisma Carpenter auditioned for the role of Paige. However many others have said that Rose McGowan was always the first choice for the role, and Holly Marie Combs said she didn't audition and was offered it straight away.
    • In 2013 Shannen Doherty claims that she was asked to appear in the finale but turned it down - not liking what they wanted to do with Prue. This is in spite of others claiming she wasn't even asked beforehand.
  • Post-Script Season: The show was on the bubble throughout its seventh season. Brad Kern has said that production was game for an eighth season, but they had no idea whether or not they'd be renewed. (They actually didn't get renewed until a week before the season finale aired—meaning, unlike prior seasons, production completed on an air of uncertainty.) So, the writers tried to provide an episode that would allow for closure (the title mirroring the first episode, references to Prue and other departed characters and concepts, Daryl's conflict of loyalties reaching a head, and the destruction of the Nexus), but also leave the door open for continuing (the Charmed Ones being thought dead by everyone and changing their faces). Of course, the eventual eighth season was heavily panned for recycled ideas, a hated new character, budget cuts (which led to Leo having a minimized role and Daryl being outright dropped), and a lack of direction, but its last episode ended up being widely praised.
  • Produced By Castmember: Holly Marie Combs and Alyssa Milano both became producers around season four.
  • Reality Subtext:
    • Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs were good friends for years, which is echoed in Prue and Piper being closer to each other than to Phoebe. Piper is also clearly the most distraught after Prue's death, which echoes Combs's desire to want to leave the show after Doherty left.
    • The Foe Yay between Prue and Cole in Season 3's "The Good, the Bad & the Cursed" makes a lot of sense when you realise their actors were dating at the time.
    • Phoebe standing up for Piper's right to breast feed in public is taken from Alyssa Milano's own views on the matter.
    • Billie's introduction as someone to help the sisters with demon slaying reflects that the character came in to give the three lead actresses less stunt work to do.
  • Real-Life Relative: Brad Kern's son cameos in the finale as the Magic School student who orbs a book.
  • Real Song Theme Tune: The Smiths' "How Soon Is Now?" As covered by Love Spit Love, the same recording that was used in the movie The Craft.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot:
    • Leo's having to be Put on a Bus in the middle of Season 8 was due to budget cuts, requiring for him to be written out for ten episodes.
    • Phoebe being de-powered in Season 6 was because the special effects were too costly. As such she regains her premonitions (and it's implied empathy too) in Season 7, but never levitation.
    • Chris's storyline was heavily written around Holly Marie Combs's pregnancy in Season 6.
    • Magic School was created because the budget kept lowering, and producers cut cost by building one set that they could continually shoot on - as opposed to constantly going out on location.
    • Phoebe and Paige spending most of the finale dead is because Alyssa Milano needed time off to visit family during filming, while Rose McGowan was also filming Planet Terror. "Forever Charmed" was filmed before "Kill Billie Vol. 2" due to them having to Trash the Set at the end.
  • Romance on the Set:
    • While on-screen, Leo and Piper were together as were Cole and Phoebe. Off-screen, Alyssa Milano was dating Brian Krause while Shannen Doherty and Julian McMahon were a couple. Holly Marie Combs also ended up marrying one of the key grips.
    • Alyssa Milano had dated Eric Dane, who played Jason, for a while. As such, she channeled her real life emotions during their break-up scene (they had split up long before this).
  • Screwed by the Lawyers: Shortly before the release of the season 8 DVD production lost the rights to Love Spit Love's cover of "How Soon is Now" forcing them to replace the theme song with a similar-sounding generic rock instrumental. For a long time the replacement theme tune was the only one available for streaming, even on episodes produced before they lost the rights. Thankfully the situation was resolved in time for the HD remaster which debuted in late 2018 where "How Soon Is Now" was finally restored.
  • Separated-at-Birth Casting:
    • Jennifer Rhodes and Shannen Doherty definitely look like they could be grandmother and granddaughter respectively. Likewise the resemblance between Doherty and Emmalee Thompson (who plays Prue as a young child) is uncanny. There is also a big resemblance between Finola Hughes and Alyssa Milano (mother and youngest daughter respectively). This is especially notable in season 4 when the two have similar hairstyles. And rounding off the SABC, James Read as Victor has a resemblance to his middle daughter Holly Marie Combs.
    • Outside the Halliwell family, Kayley Cuoco has a distinctive resemblance to Barbara Niven who guest starred as Billie's mother in a couple of episodes. Barbara Niven also looks quite like Marnette Patterson, who plays Christy.
    • Ellen Geer was cast as the elderly Piper because her Rapunzel Hair gave her a distinct resemblance to Holly Marie Combs. They also gave her contact lenses and shaped her eyebrows to resemble Holly's.
  • Sequel in Another Medium: In 2010 they continued with Season 9 and 10 in Comic book form, which has been very successful.
  • Sleeper Hit: Constance M Burge describes the networks originally having very little faith in the show, and they didn't think the witchcraft concept would sell until she made the characters sisters. Likewise, Shannen Doherty and Alyssa Milano were reasonably known to the public, but hardly huge stars. Holly Marie Combs was known from Picket Fences and TW King and Dorian Gregory were unknowns. The last of the ten episodes ordered was shot as a Series Fauxnale - but the show ended up snagging ten million viewers per episode. It was renewed for a full twenty-two episodes after only the second had aired. Eight seasons later and the show is still remembered.
  • Spiritual Successor: Can be seen as one to The Craft. Word of God is that the 1996 film inspired Charmed and it borrows a number of elements from the film, such as the girl-power themes, witches as the main characters and the magic system. Charmed's theme song, Love Spit Love's cover of "How Soon Is Now", was actually originally recorded for The Craft.
  • Star-Derailing Role: Shannen Doherty's departure at the end of the third season was what marked a decline in her status. The news that she had left a second hit TV show over tension with her cast members (the reason she had been fired from Beverly Hills, 90210 as well) saw her gradually disappearing from the spotlight. After a few failed reality TV show outings, she ended up doing Lifetime movies before fading into obscurity.
  • Star-Making Role: For Julian McMahon who ended up leaving to star in the hit series Nip/Tuck.
  • Talking to Himself: Especially pronounced in the season 6 finale "It's a Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad World", where Mirror Universe Evil Counterparts of characters interact with good ones.
  • Throw It In!:
    • Producers weren't happy with Rose McGowan dyeing her hair red before the fifth season. She sarcastically suggested they explain it as a potion or spell blowing up on her...which is exactly the excuse the show used.
    • It was a similar case with Alyssa Milano chopping off her hair for her 30th birthday - during the hiatus between Seasons 5 and 6. Rather than having her wear a wig, they threw in a couple of lines referencing Phoebe cutting her hair.
  • Troubled Production:
    • Shannen Doherty had an infamous amount of tension with Alyssa Milano during filming. Reportedly during season 3, the actresses would only speak to each other to say their lines. Reportedly Doherty said something along the lines of "either she goes or I do", though she fully intended to stay when Season 3 wrapped. She was fired while the show was on hiatus. As she owned the rights to her image, the show could not use any images or archive footage of her again.
    • Earlier in Season 1 Ted King's departure was rumoured to be because Doherty didn't get along with him either. Other rumors say he left to pursue other projects, or wanted more screen time but producers couldn't think of ways to use him.
    • Constance M Burge left after Season 2 after protesting the upcoming Cole storyline. She had Creator Backlash about the season-long love triangle between Piper, Dan and Leo - and didn't want another love story. She remained on as Executive Consultant until Season 5.
    • Holly Marie Combs, who was good friends with Shannen Doherty, was rumored to want to leave as well after she did - but was forced to stay by contract.
    • Rose McGowan signed on to play Paige, not expecting to be around very long. Needless to say, she didn't foresee sticking around for five more years. She's been quoted as saying "every year Charmed would get renewed and each year I would cry." Likewise she was fed up at Paige being Flanderised into Really Gets Around and complained to producers about it. She later revealed that she was told she had signed for two seasons. When the ratings went up, they turned around and told her she had signed for five.
    • The actresses got fed up with the increasingly Stripperiffic outfits the sisters would be forced to wear. Alyssa Milano has gone on record to say how much she hated dressing up in them. Before the eighth season, they went to producers and protested. The series' costume designer for six years was fired and replaced. This was also a partial reason for Billie's introduction - as they required a new Ms. Fanservice.
    • For the final season, the network slashed the budget in half. Dorian Gregory had to be Put on a Bus and Brian Krause had to be written out for ten episodes. The network also demanded lots of new characters - hence Billie, Christy, Henry, Coop, Dex and Agent Murphy. Additionally Shannen Doherty was not asked to appear in the finale and the budget was so tight, they couldn't even use a picture of her (which would have cost around $8000). Notably the final shot of the series - the manor door closing - is actually the end shot of the Season 4 finale re-used. The budget was that tight.
    • Years after the show ended, reports came out about sexual harrassment and lewd comments in the writers' room. Brad Kern, who took over from Season 3 onward, was accused of inappropriate behaviour towards female employees too.
    • Alyssa Milano claims that there was no on-set producer from about Season 5 onward, so she and Holly Marie Combs took on that role in addition to acting. She has described the process as "hectic", claiming it would be nearly impossible to get the showrunners on the phone to verify dialogue changes.
  • Wag the Director:
    • Fed up at being given these raunchy scenes every episode that she had to film with guys she had just met, Rose McGowan went to the writers and protested. This resulted in any love interests for Paige being long term, and she was never shown having sex scenes again.
    • They cast different actors to play the older versions of Piper and Leo rather than using make-up to age Holly Marie Combs and Brian Krause because Holly didn't want to wear prosthetics while pregnant.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Although she had difficulties with several people, the biggest reason Shannen Doherty left according to most sources was due to several disagreements with Alyssa Milano, apparently saying something to the effect of "either she goes or I do". How different would the show have been had it been Alyssa who left instead?
    • Tiffani Thiessen (who had replaced Shannen on Beverly Hills, 90210) and Jennifer Love Hewitt were approached to become The Other Darrin for Prue. After they both declined, producers decided to create a new character. Rose McGowan however was always the first choice for Paige.
    • In late 2013, soon after news of the reboot series was announced, Alyssa Milano sent out a tweet that floated the idea to her costars of doing a Charmed reunion movie. Shannen Doherty responded in the affirmative, also retweeting a fan suggesting funding the project through Kickstarter. After the success of the Veronica Mars movie through Kickstarter, the possibility is there.
    • It wasn't just Alyssa, Shannen also had many problems with the producers of the show, due to creative differences; the same reason that led to creator Constance M. Burge leaving. It was rumoured that Andy was killed off because TW King didn't get on with Doherty either - though other sources say he wished to pursue other projects or asked for more screentime and producers couldn't find anything for him.
    • Cole was scripted to appear for seven episodes. But Julian McMahon's charisma, and the popularity of the Phoebe and Cole storyline led to him becoming a regular.
    • Jesse Woodrow was meant to play the Prince in "A Knight To Remember" as well, implying that the prince was Glen's past life. He refused.
    • After Holly Marie Combs and Alyssa Milano were made Producers for season 5, Rose McGowan was offered the position too. She declined, saying that the only thing that changed was her name appearing twice in the credits.
    • The original storyline for Season 5 would have had Paige and Cole start a relationship. In the premiere when Paige casts the spell on Cole, he would have kissed her passionately under the influence. Both actors disliked the idea and it was dropped.
  • The Wiki Rule: The Charmed Wiki, and the Charmed Fiction Wiki.
  • Writing by the Seat of Your Pants: The series seems to have been an example of this. The most egregious example was probably the whole arc with Chris, a character who came from the future to Set Right What Once Went Wrong. The problem is, he kept changing the story of what went wrong and doing all sorts of morally questionable actions behind the Charmed Ones' backs. Eventually, the writers decided that he was Piper and Leo's Kid from the Future, here to stop his older brother Wyatt from turning evil. Approximately none of his actions before The Revealnote  make sense with that story, nor can he explain why he didn't just tell them the truth from the beginning. Word of God seems to admit that they didn't know what his story was, having only decided on this course of action because Piper's actress, Holly Marie Combs, got pregnant. Even after the truth is revealed, the writers can't decide what turns Wyatt evil until near the season's end.
  • Written by Cast Member: Brian Krause, who plays Leo, wrote (parts of) "Sense and Sense Ability" (the one where "Paige is proposing violence against the monkey!"), inspired by a monkey prop he saw on the set.
  • You Look Familiar:
    • Rebecca Balding appears as Aunt Jackie in Season 1's "The Fourth Sister", before joining the cast in a recurring basis as Elise Rothman from Season 4 onwards.
    • Peter Woodward plays the Source in "Charmed & Dangerous" and another demon in "Someone To Witch Over Me", though he wears prosthetic make-up in the former.
    • Brian Thompson plays one of the four horsemen in "Apocalypse Not" and later Cronus in "Oh My Goddess".

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