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Supernatural US drama about a family of good witches with powerful magical abilities that they use to help others
Series 3 Summary
The supernatural US drama's third season finds love in the air as Piper and Leo defy powerful forces to plan their wedding and Phoebe falls in love with a handsome lawyer.
Episode 1 - The Honeymoon's Over
While Piper and Leo are away visiting the Elders, Phoebe and Prue contend with the Guardians, demons who help mortal murderers go free in exchange for the souls of their innocent victims.
Meanwhile, Phoebe falls in love with new district attorney Cole Turner (Nip/Tuck star Julian McMahon).
Episode 2 - Magic Hour
The sisters must find a way to break a warlock's curse on a couple that turns the man into an owl by day and his girlfriend into a wolf at night.
Prue discovers how to celebrate Piper and Leo's wedding ceremony without the Elders finding out.
Episode 3 - Once Upon a Time
Piper grows concerned that Leo will never be able to return and that she won't see him again.
Prue and Phoebe try to save a little girl and a fairy princess from evil trolls, but when they need Piper's help, her distraction over Leo causes a spell to backfire, placing the girl in danger.
Episode 4 - All Halliwell's Eve
On Halloween night, the sisters are taken back in time to the 1600s to save a good witch and her unborn child from a wicked witch who wants to raise the infant in evil ways.
The Charmed Ones later discover that this situation has personal implications as the baby turns out to be their ancestor.
Episode 5 - Sight Unseen
After somebody breaks into the manor, Prue is convinced that an attack is being carried out by an evil order of demons known as the Triad, but the real culprit is more mortal than the sisters realise.
Piper and Leo can't get romantic because the Elders might be watching, and Phoebe and Cole share their first kiss.
Episode 6 - Primrose Empath
Prue tries to help an empath by casting a spell to free him from the burden of feeling the entire city's emotions.
But things go wrong because he is a cursed demon and she ends up experiencing his affliction and dealing with an overwhelming tide of painful feelings.
Cole tells Phoebe that he doesn't want to see her any more.
Episode 7 - Power Outage
In an attempt to destroy the Charmed Ones, Cole enlists the help of Andras, a demon who magnifies low-level anger into intense rage.
When the sisters become furious enough to use their powers against each other they lose their magic, leaving them defenceless against attacks from the Triad.
Episode 8 - Sleuthing with the Enemy
The sisters make the shocking discovery that Cole is Belthazor, the demon who has been trying to kill them.
Phoebe must make the toughest decision of her life: either vanquish and destroy the man she loves or let one of the most dangerous demons in existence go free to harm the innocent.
Episode 9 - Coyote Piper
As Piper nervously prepares for her high school reunion, an event she has been dreading, she is possessed by an evil spirit named Terra that has escaped after being trapped in a bottle by an alchemist demon.
Prue and Phoebe must race against time to free their sister from the spirit's power as chaos ensues.
Episode 10 - We All Scream for Ice Cream
Prue and Phoebe track down a mysterious ice cream van that has been abducting children in the area, but the source of the evil behind the sinister vehicle is not what they initially suspected.
The Halliwells' estranged father Victor comes to town for a visit, just as Piper makes efforts to trace him.
Episode 11 - Blinded by the Whitelighter
The sisters must stop a warlock from carrying out his sinister plan to steal the powers of witches and kill every whitelighter in the world.
Piper puts Leo under pressure to reveal more about his life as a whitelighter, and the Halliwells welcome a new whitelighter to their home - a woman named Natalie.
Episode 12 - Wrestling with Demons
Prue discovers that Tom, her ex-boyfriend from college, is being led by dark forces down the path to becoming a demon, and the sisters must risk their lives in an underworld wrestling ring to save his soul.
Meanwhile, Phoebe has a big confession to make to her sisters.
Episode 13 - Bride and Gloom
A shape-shifting warlock tricks Prue into taking part in a shotgun wedding in order to steal the Book of Shadows for a powerful dark priestess.
As a result, Phoebe and Piper are lured to the dark side and soon begin to enjoy their new evil powers.
Episode 14 - The Good, the Bad and the Cursed
Phoebe establishes a psychic link to an injured Native American who is trapped in a time loop in a deserted Wild West town that she is visiting with her father.
Prue and Cole must go back in time to save the man, and Phoebe, from death at the hands of a local thug.
Episode 15 - Just Harried
It's the day of Piper's wedding to Leo and the happy couple are hoping for a problem-free celebration.
But when Prue's astrally-projected self adopts an uninhibited, wild personality, it threatens to ruin the occasion and put Prue in jail for the rest of her life.
Episode 16 - Death Takes a Halliwell
Growing weary of her battles to save innocents, Prue sees the Angel of Death and is forced to turn her back on a dying soul as she comes to terms with her feelings about her mother's demise.
Some demons called the Seekers come to town looking for Cole.
Episode 17 - Pre-Witched
As newlyweds Leo and Piper make plans to move out of the manor, the sisters recall a time before they knew they were the Charmed Ones.
A witch's familiar turns evil, transforms itself from a cat into a human, and seeks to be killed nine times by the Charmed Ones in order to become an immortal warlock.
Episode 18 - Sin Francisco
When a demon turns people into the living embodiment of the seven deadly sins, the Halliwell household is affected.
Phoebe personifies lust, Piper represents gluttony, Prue embodies pride and Leo symbolises sloth. Can the Charmed Ones rid themselves of the curse and return to normal?
Episode 19 - The Demon Who Came in from the Cold
Cole officially leaves the dark side when he goes undercover to infiltrate an evil high-tech organisation that plans to control the world's information flow via the internet.
The sisters must vanquish the warlock who is posing as the company's manager without blowing Cole's cover.
Episode 20 - Exit Strategy
When Cole stays undercover inside the demonic Brotherhood for some time, his old mentor plots to sabotage his relationship with Phoebe and turn him back to evil ways.
Piper's attempts to develop freezing powers go awry, leading to uncontrollable explosions when she uses her new abilities.
Episode 21 - Look Who's Barking
While writing in the Book of Shadows, Phoebe has a premonition about a murderous banshee.
The sisters cast a spell to track the evil creature but it backfires and turns Prue into a dog. When Prue's canine form is subsequently hit by a car, Phoebe's remorse enables the banshee to attack her.
Episode 22 - All Hell Breaks Loose
The Charmed Ones are exposed as witches on national TV and must make a pact with The Source to turn back time and undo the damage.
In the process, one of the sisters is forced to make the ultimate sacrifice, placing the Power of Three in mortal danger.
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