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Supernatural US drama about a family of good witches with powerful magical abilities that they use to help others
Series 5 Summary
The supernatural drama's fifth season finds the Halliwells in a period of change, with the sisters facing up to issues such as career pressure, motherhood and divorce.
Episode 1 - A Witch's Tail Part 1
The sisters come to the aid of a mermaid-turned-human called Mylie (guest star Jaime Pressly), who needs their help to escape from a pact that she has made with an evil water demon called the Sea Hag.
Paige attempts to juggle her new position as a fully qualified social worker with her responsibilities as a Charmed One.
Phoebe tries to divorce Cole but he turns up claiming to want her back. Leo urges Piper to take more care of herself for the sake of their unborn baby.
Episode 2 - A Witch's Tail Part 2
Phoebe, who's been transformed into a mermaid, decides to swim away from her problems, so Piper, Paige and Leo try to convince her to return to her life as a Charmed One.
Piper casts a spell to stop her panic attacks but things go wrong and the water demon pursues Phoebe, so Paige is forced to take the drastic step of asking Cole for help.
Episode 3 - Happily Ever After
An evil witch traps the Halliwell sisters in a series of distorted versions of classic fairy tales.
Phoebe becomes Cinderella and meets Prince Charming at a sinister ball, Paige has a taste of Snow White's poisoned apple, and Piper plays the part of Little Red Riding Hood to meet a big, bad wolf.
Episode 4 - Siren Song
Cole and Phoebe both fall under the spell of the Siren, who snares married men with the intention of killing their wives when they follow their husbands into her trap.
Piper and Leo are each upset about the other's lack of empathy until their unborn child magically switches their powers.
Episode 5 - Witches in Tights
Kevin, a youngster with the magical ability to turn sketches into reality, is coerced by a demon to transform him into a powerful comic-book villain.
To stop the demon from stealing an Elder's powers, Kevin then transforms the Charmed Ones into comic book heroes with superhuman strength.
Episode 6 - The Eyes Have It
Phoebe seeks the advice of a fortune teller about her missing powers of premonition and encounters an eye-stealing demon who is motivated by revenge for a family curse.
Meanwhile, Piper wants to see a doctor about her baby, but Leo is concerned about the threat of exposure.
Episode 7 - Sympathy for the Demon
An old enemy from the past, Barbas, Demon of Fear (guest star Billy Drago), returns to plot revenge on the Halliwell sisters.
He tricks Paige into giving him Cole's powers, and, once he has the Charmed Ones trapped, he confronts each of them with their darkest fears.
Episode 8 - A Witch in Time
Phoebe has a premonition about the imminent death of her new boyfriend Miles, and ends up repeatedly saving his life.
This enables a warlock named Bacarra to arrive from the future and steal the Book of Shadows, resulting in the deaths of two of the Halliwells.
The surviving sister must then decide whether going back in time to save their lives would be the right thing to do.
Episode 9 - Sam I Am
As she finds out more about what it means to be a whitelighter, Paige meets her first charge, a man named Sam who, unknown to her, is actually her biological father.
Feeling that he has nothing left to lose, Cole rashly tries to get himself vanquished by the Charmed Ones, but, when Piper and Leo are poisoned by a darklighter, Sam is the only one who can save them.
Episode 10 - Y Tu Mummy Tambien
Phoebe falls into the clutches of Jeric, a demon who is searching for the perfect body to hold the spirit of Isis, his dead lover.
In order to keep the spirit in place, Jeric must first mummify Phoebe's body. However, an increasingly unstable Cole tries to save Phoebe from this fate by making a deal with the demon.
Episode 11 - The Importance of Being Phoebe
After kidnapping Phoebe, Cole sends a shapeshifter to assume her identity and help him manipulate Piper and Paige into giving him ownership of the manor, allowing him access to the powerful nexus beneath the house.
As Phoebe plans her escape, Cole keeps her sisters distracted by getting Paige arrested and staging a series of unfortunate events at Piper's club.
Episode 12 - Centennial Charmed
Desperate to win back Phoebe's affections, Cole casts a twisted spell that alters reality by removing Paige from the Halliwell family, thus destroying the Power of Three.
As villains from the past come back to haunt the sisters, an isolated Paige finds that her family have no knowledge of her existence.
Episode 13 - House Call
Paige's old flame Glen reappears in her life with the surprising news that he is about to get married to a girl called Jessica.
Against Leo's advice, the Halliwells summon a witch doctor to help them dispatch all the remnants of evil inhabiting the Manor, but things go wrong when he places a curse on the sisters.
Episode 14 - Sand Francisco Dreamin'
A demon attacks the sisters with dream dust stolen from the Sandman, bringing their worst nightmares to life. Paige is harassed by an evil clown, Piper has an affair and Phoebe is chased by a maniac with a chainsaw.
To overcome the problem, the Charmed Ones must re-enter their nightmares and explore the symbolic meaning of their fears.
Episode 15 - The Day the Magic Died
A heavily pregnant Piper develops high blood pressure, while Victor brings his new wife Doris (guest star Cheryl Ladd) to meet his daughters.
Phoebe and Paige attend a summit meeting with the leaders of evil when all magic, both benign and destructive, temporarily disappears from the world.
However, they are unaware that Piper's unborn child is at risk of abduction by dark forces.
Episode 16 - Baby's First Demon
The sisters must protect Piper's newborn son from two demons sent by a crone, but, surprisingly, the baby proves able to defend himself.
Paige goes undercover as a bounty hunter to find out who is posing the threat to her nephew, while Phoebe's future with the newspaper is threatened by the publication's new owner.
Episode 17 - Lucky Charmed
When the Charmed Ones tackle a demon who has been killing leprechauns and stealing their magic, they are rewarded with extreme good luck that grants Paige wealth, Phoebe romance and Piper success.
However, when the spell wears off, the sisters are forced to endure a run of bad luck that sees Piper being held captive by demons.
Episode 18 - Cat House
Piper and Leo begin to experience problems in their marriage, so Piper casts a spell that allows them to watch their past together.
However, the spell misfires by sending Phoebe and Paige back in time to relive Piper's memories, accompanied by a warlock who is determined to destroy the Charmed Ones.
Episode 19 - Nymphs Just Wanna Have Fun
A demon seeking to gain immortality by drinking from a magic spring kills one of three nymphs who protect a lake.
The Charmed Ones try to help the remaining two nymphs, but the creatures soon decide that Paige should replace their fallen companion and they refuse to take no for an answer.
Episode 20 - Sense and Sense Ability
Using a statue with ancient and evil powers, a crone steals one of the senses from each of the Halliwell sisters in order to get close to baby Wyatt.
With Piper unable to see, Phoebe deprived of her hearing and Paige incapable of speech, Leo is easily taken prisoner and the Charmed Ones must use their magical sixth sense to protect the baby.
Episode 21 - Necromancing the Stone
When the Halliwells' grandmother pays a visit for Wyatt's blessing ceremony, she brings with her the possibility of an attack by her former lover, an evil necromancer who wants to kill the Charmed Ones and take their powers.
Phoebe ponders an invitation from Jason that would take her away from her family, and Paige casts a truth spell on Nate to see if he can accept the fact that she is a witch.
Episode 22 - Oh My Goddess Part 1
When a group of mythical deities known as the Titans are released from confinement and try to kill all the Elders, a mysterious whitelighter from the future called Chris turns up to guide the Charmed Ones.
Leo is forced to give the Halliwells ultimate power to vanquish the Titans by recreating them as Greek goddesses, but will the sisters be seduced by their vast new powers?
Episode 23 - Oh My Goddess Part 2
Having taken the form of all-powerful goddesses, the Charmed Ones must focus on vanquishing the Titans before they can destroy all the Elders.
Despite getting advice from whitelighter Chris, the sisters are in constant danger of being corrupted by their immense new powers.
Leo must decide whether to become an Elder or remain with his family.
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