Episode #23 (Season Premier),
Original US Air Date, 30 September 99
On their anniversary of becoming
witches Prue, Piper and Phoebe face a bizarre demon who pulls the Book of
Shadows into another dimension and begins reversing each spell, causing
vanquished demons to return and slowly erasing the sisters powers. In the
midst of all this Piper is trying to open her new nightclub - P3.
Episode #24, "Morality Bites"
Original US Air Date, 7 October 99
Phoebe has a horrifying
premonition of her own execution. The sisters cast a one-time-only spell
to go to the future and change Phoebe's fate catapulting all three into
the bodies of their future selves. Piper finds she has a lovely daughter
and a failed marriage to Leo. Prue, a leather-clad blonde with lots of
money and power, has little love in her life. Meanwhile, Phoebe learns she
used her witchcraft to kill a man who was a brutal murderer. Using her
witchcraft to punish the guilty has cost more than her own life, it has
also spurred a powerful politician to turn the incident into a futuristic
witch-hunt for all witches.
Episode #25, "The Painted
Original US Air Date, 14 October 99
Prue discovers someone trapped
within a painting at the auction house and unwittingly repeats the Latin
spell hidden under the picture casting her into another dimension with a
man who's been stuck there for 70 years! Meanwhile, Piper asks their new
neighbor for help renovating her new night club and Phoebe secretly casts
a smart spell to help her compete for a new job.
Episode #26, "The Devil's
Original US Air Date, 21 October 99
Piper books special musical
guest star Dishwalla at her night club only to learn that the band's
manager (guest star Larry Holden) has made his own evil arrangement. Prue,
Piper and Phoebe find out the band's manager has made a demonic deal to
trade female groupies in exchange for fame and notoriety.
Episode #27, "She's A Man, Baby, A
Original US Air Date, 4 November 99
The Halliwell sisters realize that Phoebe's bizarre dreams about murdering
men are connected to a demon femme fatale called a Succubus who is really
killing men and draining their testosterone to reproduce. Prue unwittingly
casts a spell to catch the demon and turns into a guy! Posing as bait for
the man-killer, Prue goes by the name Manny. Soon the Succubus zeros in on
Prue, who finds her maleness has rendered her powerless to the demon's
Episode #28, "That Old Black
Original US Air Date, 11 November 99
A trio of film students
are the victims of a heart-stealing evil witch(guest star Brigid
Brannagh)who escapes from over 200 years of entombment hunting for her
magical scepter. Leo returns to help get the staff into the hands of the
only person who can use the wand for good, The Chosen One, and bumps into
Piper with her new love interest, Dan. Trying to put the awkwardness aside
Leo, Piper and Phoebe find the Chosen One who turns out to be a reluctant
teenager named Kyle while Prue stumbles across the magical scepter.
Episode #29, "They're
Original US Air Date, 18 November 99
Prue and Piper give in to
their fears that the men in their lives may be Warlocks and cast a
mind-reading spell to find out the truth. Meanwhile, a group of
brain-zapping Warlocks called "Collectors" are after a young
man, Eric (guest star Greg Mehlman), who has translated ancient tablets
that contain all historical events in the past and future. Eric destroys
the actual stone tablets, limiting the knowledge to his own mind and
becoming prey to the "Collectors" who want the power of the
Episode #30, "P3 H20"
Original US Air Date, 9 December 99
Don't go near the water. The Halliwell sisters face the truth about their
mother's death years before when they revisit the long-closed summer camp
and lake where she mysteriously drowned. Prue, Piper and Phoebe witness
two more present-day violent drownings and meet Sam (guest star Scott
Jaeck), a homeless man who they find out was once their mother's White
Episode #31, "Ms. Hellfire"
Original US Air Date, 13 January 00
When the Charmed Ones barely escape an attempt on their lives by a
mysterious hit woman known only as "Ms. Hellfire," Prue assumes
the assassin's identity in order to find out who hired her. While Piper
and Phoebe race against time to protect the next potential target on the
hit list Prue's undercover work gets her entangled with a ruthless
criminal (guest star Antonio Sabato, Jr.) who ultimately leads the
Halliwell sisters to a confrontation with their old enemy, Barbas (guest
star Billy Drago).
Episode #32, "Heartbreak City"
Original US Air Date, 20 January 00
A dateless Phoebe comes to the aid of Cupid (guest star Michael Reilly
Burke) when a demon of hate named Drazi (guest star Clayton Rohner) steals
Cupids powerful love ring and sets out to destroy all his recent love
matches. Cupid's future looks bleak as he watches the couples he's paired
go from loving mates to sparring enemies and the bad vibes are spreading
into the relationships of the Charmed Ones.
Episode #33, "Reckless
Original US Air Date, 27 January 00
Detective Morris puts his job on the line when he allows Phoebe to take a
seemingly abandoned baby home so the Charmed Ones can protect him from a
vengeful ghost Phoebe has seen in a terrifying vision. When Prue and Piper
discover that the ghost has systematically been killing off the men in the
family, they ask the matriarch (guest star Stephanie Beacham, "Sunset
Beach") to help find the reason for the murders before the baby boy
meets the same fate.
Episode #34, "Awakened"
Original US Air Date, 3 February 00
When Piper suddenly comes down with a mysterious and life-threatening
illness that appears incurable, Prue and Phoebe ignore the code which
prevents witches from using spells for personal gain and cure Piper with
an "Awakening spell." The spell has an unfortunate side effect
of spreading the dangerous disease to other patients in the hospital.
Determined to save innocent lives, Piper puts her own life in danger
insisting her sisters help her reverse the spell and in doing so puts Leos
very existence on the line.
Episode #35, "Animal
Original US Air Date, 10 February 00
Warner Bros. recording artist Janice Robinson guest stars on this
Valentine's Day episode where Phoebe's new college buddies use a book of
spells to turn a pig, snake and rabbit into 24 hour manly dates. Their
romantic intentions turn scary when the former beasts begin attacking
innocent students and plot against their creators to maintain their
two-legged status. When Phoebe attempts to reverse the spell, all the
patrons turn into animals!
Episode #36, "Pardon My Past"
Original US Air Date, 17 February 00
Phoebe is haunted by her past life as a devious witch back in the roaring
1920's and casts a spell to visit her past life finding Piper married to
Dan and Prue a successful photographer. Phoebe is horrified to find out
she was seduced by an immortal Warlock named Anton to destroy Prue and
Piper. The eerie attacks on Phoebe's present life were brought on by a
curse that Prue and Piper cast on Phoebe in her past life destroying her
in 1924 and all future lives. Phoebe's only hope is to find an enchanted
necklace that can protect her from the curse, but, when she goes back in
time to retrieve it she becomes trapped.
Episode #37, "Give Me A Sign"
Original US Air Date 24 February 00
The criminal mastermind, Bane Jessup (guest star Antonio Sabato Jr.),
returns rekindling the sparks between him and Prue. When Bane narrowly
escapes an attack by a powerful demon named Litvack (guest start Steve
Railsback) he kidnaps Prue planning on forcing her to use her powers to
save him from certain death.
Episode #38, "Murphy's Luck"
Original US Air Date 30 March 00
Prue gets her first professional
assignment photographing "the unluckiest woman in San Francisco"
(guest star Amy Adams), but the photo shoot turns into a rescue when Prue
realizes the woman is so tormented by her run of bad luck that she's
willing to end her own life. When Prue learns the woman's string of tragic
events are actually the work of a Darklighter (guest star Arnold Vosloo)
Prue soon becomes his next tormented victim.
Episode #39, "How To Make A Quilt
Out of Americans"
Original US Air Date 6 April 00
Prue, Piper and Phoebe are visited by an old family friend, Aunt Gail
(guest star Anne Haney, "Mrs. Doubtfire"). Aunt Gail asks the
Charmed Ones to help stop a demon named Cryto (guest star Cameron
Bancroft, "Beverly Hills, 90210") who steals the skin from
corpses. The Halliwell sisters then learn that their Aunt has betrayed
them, trading their powers for eternal youth and beauty.
Episode #40, "Chick Flick"
Original US Air Date 20 April 00
The Halliwell sisters battle a demon of illusions who begins terrorizing
the area by bringing horror film characters to life. While releasing
celluloid villains the demon accidental releases Phoebe's favorite film
hero, Billy (guest star Chris Payne Gilbert), who remains in black and
white. Enjoying his new found ability to bring psycho killers from the
screen to the real world, the demon sends an ace murderer and
knife-wielding corpse to kill Prue, Piper and Phoebe.
Episode #41, "Ex Libris"
Original US Air Date 27 April 00
Piper is interrupted from her excitement of booking Musical Guest Star The
Goo Goo Dolls at the night club by Dan who informs her that Leo has a
wife. While Piper discovers Leo has secrets, Phoebe is trying to help
Charlene (guest star Rebecca Cross), the ghost of a fellow student who was
killed by a demon known as Libris (guest star Scott Lincoln) who wanted to
stop the publication of Charlene's thesis proving the existence of evil.
Episode #42, "Astral Monkeys"
Original US Air Date 4 May 00
A doctor (guest star Matthew Glave) who treated Piper when she was
dangerously ill has been trying to uncover the reason for her miraculous
and magical recovery. The doctor accidentally acquires the powers of all
three Halliwell sisters during a blood transfusion and begins using his
powers to harvest organs from innocent victims in a desperate effort to
save his own dying sister.
Episode #43, "Apocalypse, Not"
Original US Air Date 11 May 00
Musical guest star Paula Cole performs at the club as Prue gets into a
battle with a strange supernatural man that sends her into another
dimension. While Piper, Phoebe and Leo try to discover what's happened
they learn that the evil she's trapped with is one of the Four Horseman of
the Apocalypse who's destiny is to bring about the end of the world. Piper
and Phoebe and Leo discover that the only way to rescue Prue is to work
together with the three remaining horseman which in turn would bring about
the end of the world.
Episode #44 Season Finale, "Be
Careful What You Witch For"
Original US Air Date 18 May 00
A fast-talking genie (guest star French Stewart, "3rd Rock From the
Sun") grants each Halliwell sister a wish in exchange with an
infernal evil counsel to set him free. Prue's wish for the thrill of first
love turns her into a rebellious and powerless 17-year-old, Phoebe's wish
for an active power propels her to flight and Piper's wish that Dan get
over her turns him into a dying old man. The adventure soon turns sour
when Prue is attacked and killed by a dragon demon who is in cohoots with
the genie. Even Leo's healing powers can't bring Prue back to life. How
can the remaining powerless sisters reverse the wishes and return
everything back to normal ?
This episode was directed by Shannen Doherty.