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Supernatural US drama about a family of good witches with powerful magical abilities that they use to help others
Series 4 Summary
The fourth season of the supernatural US drama sees the Halliwells dealing with a bereavement and welcoming a new addition to their circle.
Episode 1 - Charmed Again Part 1
A mourning Piper and Phoebe struggle to come to terms with the loss of Prue, their older sister, and the destruction of the Power of Three.
However, The Source discovers an unknown sister - the daughter of Patty and Sam - who has been kept hidden.
Paige, now the youngest of the Halliwells, can restore the Power of Three and reunite her sisters as powerful witches, but who will find her first?
Episode 2 - Charmed Again Part 2
Piper and Phoebe race against time to locate their half-sister Paige, but The Source has two days during which devious and manipulative methods can be used to tempt her over to the dark side.
Can Phoebe and Piper get their new sister to acknowledge her powers and complete the new family of Charmed Ones?
Episode 3 - Hell Hath No Fury
Paige has trouble controlling her new magical abilities and misuses the Book of Shadows by taking it to work to cast spells that will help her colleagues.
Angry over Prue's death, Piper falls prey to a supernatural band of female vigilantes known as the Furies, who want to recruit her to their number.
Episode 4 - Enter the Demon
Paige accidentally switches bodies with Phoebe after making a mistake while mixing a magic potion.
This leaves the sisters at a disadvantage when they have to vanquish an apprentice ninja who has killed his master and is using his supernatural powers for destructive purposes.
Episode 5 - Size Matters
Piper, Phoebe and Paige walk into a trap set by a demon (guest star Robert Englund) who lives in a scary old house and manages to shrink them to the size of dolls.
The five-inch-tall witches must find a way to escape from the demon's clutches and restore themselves to their normal height.
Episode 6 - A Knight to Remember
Paige accidentally summons a medieval knight to the modern world. The warrior believes that Paige is the love of his life, but he is under the influence of an evil sorceress.
Can Phoebe and Piper travel back to the knight's era to set things right without getting trapped there?
Episode 7 - Brain Drain
The Source sends Piper into a deep coma, where she sees an alternative reality instead of the real world.
Phoebe and Paige must find a way to wake their sister before she is persuaded to give up her magical powers by dark forces that are exploiting her disorientated state.
Episode 8 - Black as Cole
Cole proposes marriage to Phoebe, but is forced to face up to his demonic nature when he unexpectedly encounters another demon.
Meanwhile, encouraged by Paige, Piper and Leo consider whether their future involves having a family of their own.
Episode 9 - Muse to My Ears
A warlock is abducting all the Muses he can find in an attempt to build an evil faction more powerful than The Source. Can the Halliwells find a way to release the Muses and their creative force from confinement?
Meanwhile, Cole finds it difficult to manage without his demonic powers.
Episode 10 - A Paige from the Past
Paige takes a trip back in time to her teenage years, guided by Leo, to resolve her feelings of guilt about the accident that killed her parents.
The bodies of Phoebe and Cole are possessed by a determined pair of ghosts, and only Piper can stop the phantoms' mission.
Episode 11 - Trial by Magic
Phoebe does her jury service on a murder case and realises that the defendant is not guilty when she has a premonition about the real killer.
She tries to bring the rest of the jury round to her point of view without revealing her magic powers, while Piper, Paige and Leo encounter a gang of demons when they attempt to find the real murderer.
Episode 12 - Lost and Bound
Paige brings home an orphaned boy - a firestarter - in order to protect him from the demons who want to exploit his dangerous talent.
Cole proposes to Phoebe again, but uses her grandmother's ring, which has been cursed to transform the wearer into a traditional suburban housewife from the 1950s.
Episode 13 - Charmed and Dangerous
The Source breaks an ancient agreement between good and evil by stealing a vapour called The Hollow that absorbs Piper and Paige's powers.
Phoebe needs Cole's help to restore her sisters to normality, but has a premonition that he will sacrifice his life in the process.
Episode 14 - The Three Faces of Phoebe
Phoebe starts to have doubts about marrying Cole and casts a spell that brings two more versions of herself - one young and innocent, the other old and cynical - to the Manor to help her decide what to do.
Cole is horrified to discover that the Source is slowly taking over his entire being, while the Seer convinces the Source's main rival that the Charmed Ones must be killed.
Episode 15 - Marry-Go-Round
Phoebe makes her wedding preparations, completely unaware that the Source now has total control over Cole.
The Seer informs the Source that, if Phoebe and Cole can be married in a dark ritual rather than the usual wedding ceremony, their future son will be the most powerful evil being ever known.
Episode 16 - The Fifth Halliwheel
Paige begins to feel left out, because she is living with two married couples - newlyweds Phoebe and Cole, and already-married Leo and Piper. Her isolation is made worse by her conviction that Cole is following an evil path.
Meanwhile, Cole tries to give Phoebe a potion that will make her fall pregnant with a son capable of possessing immense evil powers.
Episode 17 - Saving Private Leo
Two ghosts from Leo's past who have been searching for him for 60 years seek revenge for the harm they believe he caused them.
Leo decides to submit to his pursuers, putting Piper's life in danger, while Cole tries to convince Phoebe that they need a home of their own.
Episode 18 - Bite Me
A vampire queen who aims to undermine Cole's power in the underworld attempts to transform Paige into one of her own, and turns her against Piper and Phoebe.
Meanwhile, Phoebe begins to feel under the weather but fails to recognise the cause of her symptoms.
Episode 19 - We're Off to See the Wizard
Phoebe informs her sisters that she is pregnant with Cole's child.
Piper and Paige team up with a wizard (guest star Armin Shimerman) to prevent the coronation of the new Source, unaware that this is Cole and that Phoebe will soon take her place beside him as queen of the underworld.
Episode 20 - Long Live the Queen
Phoebe comes to terms with her new role as Cole's queen of the underworld, but after having a premonition she can't resist trying to save an innocent man from danger and seeks her sisters' help to protect him.
A listless and demoralised Piper struggles to defend her family against a new threat from the underworld.
Episode 21 - Womb Raider
The Seer is plotting to steal Phoebe's unborn child and raise it to become the next Source so that the throne of the underworld can never be passed on to another demon.
However, when the baby begins to take control of Phoebe's body, Paige is exposed to danger.
Episode 22 - Witch Way Now?
The Angel of Destiny offers the sisters a chance to relinquish their powers and lead normal lives as a reward for vanquishing the Source of All Evil.
However, the Charmed Ones are forced to put this important decision on the back burner when an FBI agent (guest star Bruce Campbell) puts them under surveillance.
Cole is trapped in another realm, but his love for Phoebe enables him to call on her for help. Meanwhile, Piper makes a happy discovery.
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