The BEST Episodes of Charmed

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 16, 2020

Network: The WB

Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful witches to exist. Now they must vanquish evil and save innocents while living their lives as normal women in the real world. Life isn't so easy when you're Charmed.

Forever Charmed

#1 - Forever Charmed

Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired May 21, 2006

Piper and Leo, with help from Coop's ring, must travel back in time to change the events that lead to the deaths of Piper's sisters. Meanwhile, Billie uses her power of Projection to do the same thing; many familiar faces gather to help Piper in her time of need.

star 8.23
409 votes
Directors: James L. Conway
Writers: Brad Kern
Apocalypse Not

#2 - Apocalypse Not

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 11, 2000

When a vanquishing spell goes awry while the Halliwells try to destroy the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Prue and one of the Horsemen become trapped in a vortex. Piper and Phoebe enlist the help of the three remaining Horsemen to free Prue and the fourth Horseman before the vortex closes, and both are killed.

star 8.13
389 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Sanford Golden, Sheryl J. Anderson
All Halliwell's Eve

#3 - All Halliwell's Eve

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2000

On Halloween, the sisters are pulled back in time to the 1600's to save a witch and her soon-to-be-born child from the hands of an evil witch who wants to raise the child evil. The sisters later discover that this situation may have more personal implications than they first imagined.

star 8.13
448 votes
Directors: Anson Williams
Writers: Sheryl J. Anderson
Awakened

#4 - Awakened

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 3, 2000

When Piper contracts a life-threatening tropical virus that leaves her in intensive care, and to try to save her life, Prue and Phoebe cast an 'awakening' spell. However, since the spell was used for personal gain, the sisters can no longer sleep, and Piper's sickness spreads into an epidemic as a direct consequence. Meanwhile, Prue quits her job at Bucklands and Phoebe enrolls in university.

star 8.12
478 votes
Directors: Anson Williams
Writers: Valerie Mayhew, Vivian Mayhew
That '70s Episode

#5 - That '70s Episode

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 7, 1999

A powerful warlock shows up claiming that he made a pact with the sisters' mother in which he spared her life in exchange for the girls' powers. Fleeing him, the three sisters go back in time to the 1970s when their mother was still alive and they try to prevent the pact.

star 8.04
490 votes
Directors: Richard Denault
Writers: Sheryl J. Anderson
Déjà Vu All Over Again

#6 - Déjà Vu All Over Again

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 26, 1999

As a warlock makes plans for his attempt to kill the Charmed Ones, he receives a visit from Tempus, a demon who will turn back time until the warlock succeeds in killing all the sisters. Meanwhile, because of the endless loop, Phoebe has a number of strong cases of dejà vu, and she even sees Andy's death at the hand of a warlock.

star 7.97
475 votes
Directors: Les Sheldon
Writers: Brad Kern, Constance M. Burge
A Witch's Tail: Part 2

#7 - A Witch's Tail: Part 2

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 22, 2002

Piper, Paige and Leo struggle to convince Phoebe, now a mermaid, to come back to her life as a Charmed One, when she decides to "swim" away from her problems with Cole. Meanwhile, Piper casts a spell to stop her panic attacks but instead of facing her fear, she suppresses it, endangering herself and her baby, when a sea Demon comes after her mermaid sister, Phoebe. In order to help Phoebe, Paige takes drastic measures and enlists the aid of Cole, and his newfound demonic powers.

star 7.95
87 votes
Directors: Mel Damski
Writers: Alison Schapker, Monica Breen
Saving Private Leo

#8 - Saving Private Leo

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 28, 2002

When two ghosts from Leo's past return to seek revenge, Leo faces his demons by submitting, causing Piper's life to be threatened,leaving Paige to deal with the situation. Meanwhile, Cole tries to convince Phoebe they need a home of their own.

star 7.93
409 votes
Writers: Daniel Cerone
Be Careful What You Witch For

#9 - Be Careful What You Witch For

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 18, 2000

A Genie, employed by a Dragon Warlock to steal the Halliwells' powers, offers to grant each sister one wish for whatever they most desire.

star 7.93
443 votes
Directors: Shannen Doherty
Writers: Brad Kern, Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin
Pardon My Past

#10 - Pardon My Past

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 17, 2000

Phoebe experiences flashes of one of her past lives when she and her sisters were cousins in the 1920s. However, in this past life, Phoebe was evil and power mad and a curse was bestowed upon her that could affect future Phoebe's life.

star 7.91
445 votes
Directors: John Paré
Writers: Michael Gleason
Ex Libris

#11 - Ex Libris

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 27, 2000

The sisters must find a demon responsible for the murder of one of Phoebe's classmates. Meanwhile, Dan discovers that Leo was previously married, and decides to take matters into his own hands, while Prue attempts to help a man who is looking for a witness to his daughter's murder.

star 7.91
499 votes
Writers: Brad Kern, Peter Chomsky
Long Live the Queen

#12 - Long Live the Queen

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired May 2, 2002

Phoebe accepts her new role in Cole's life, but she still sets out to save an innocent after she has a premonition and even seeks her sisters' help in protecting the man. Meanwhile, Piper's heart doesn't seem to be in it as she prepares to defend her family against any new threats from the underworld.

star 7.88
399 votes
Directors: John Paré
Writers: Krista Vernoff
All Hell Breaks Loose

#13 - All Hell Breaks Loose

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 17, 2001

When the Halliwell sisters are exposed as witches on nation-wide television, they form a pact with The Source to reverse time and undo the damage. However, in the process, one of the sisters makes the ultimate sacrifice, placing the Power of Three in mortal danger.

star 7.87
541 votes
Directors: Shannen Doherty
Writers: Brad Kern
Once Upon a Time

#14 - Once Upon a Time

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2000

With Piper growing more concerned that Leo will never return, Prue and Phoebe try to save a little girl and a fairy princess from evil Trolls. When Prue and Phoebe need Piper's help, her concern with Leo causes a spell to backfire, placing the girl in danger.

star 7.85
439 votes
Writers: Krista Vernoff
Out of Sight

#15 - Out of Sight

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 5, 1999

When Prue witnesses a kidnapping in the park, a reporter sees her using her powers. Phoebe and Piper attempt to learn more about the demons who stole the child and stop the reporter from exposing Prue. Meanwhile, Andy finally learns about Prue's powers.

star 7.84
414 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Paul Jackson, Tony Blake
Charmed Again: Part 1

#16 - Charmed Again: Part 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 2001

Mourning the death of Prue, Piper and Phoebe must now come to grips with the loss of their oldest sister, and the loss of the Power of Three. However, The Source discovers an unknown sister - the daughter of Patty and her whitelighter Sam, who had been kept hidden, Paige, the now-youngest Halliwell can restore the Power of Three and reunite the sisters' strength as witches.

star 7.84
461 votes
Directors: Michael Schultz
Writers: Brad Kern
Ms. Hellfire

#17 - Ms. Hellfire

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 13, 2000

An assassination attempt on the sisters' lives forces Prue to go undercover as the woman who tried to kill them, known as Ms. Hellfire. While undercover, she becomes romantically involved with the man who hired the original Ms. Hellfire.

star 7.83
600 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Constance M. Burge, Sheryl J. Anderson
Charmed Again: Part 2

#18 - Charmed Again: Part 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 4, 2001

Mourning the death of Prue, Piper and Phoebe must now come to grips with the loss of their oldest sister, and the loss of the Power of Three. However, The Source discovers an unknown sister - the daughter of Patty and her whitelighter Sam, who had been kept hidden, Paige, the now-youngest Halliwell can restore the Power of Three and reunite the sisters' strength as witches.

star 7.83
247 votes
Directors: Mel Damski
Writers: Brad Kern
Witches in Tights

#19 - Witches in Tights

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 13, 2002

When a demon coerces a boy into turning him into an evil comic book villain so he can steal an Elder's powers, the boy transforms The Charmed Ones into comic book heroes with superhuman strengths to prevent this from happening.

star 7.82
446 votes
Directors: David Straiton
Writers: Mark Wilding
Secrets and Guys

#20 - Secrets and Guys

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 17, 1999

Prue helps a young witch who has been kidnapped, and renews her own faith in having children. Meanwhile, Phoebe finds out that Leo is really a guardian angel for good witches, and this causes Leo to break up with Piper.

star 7.81
573 votes
Writers: Constance M. Burge, Sheryl J. Anderson
Centennial Charmed

#21 - Centennial Charmed

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 19, 2003

In his twisted attempt to win Phoebe's heart back, Cole casts a spell that alters reality, that eliminates Paige as a Halliwell and destroys the Power of Three. Meanwhile, Paige suddenly finds that her sisters have no knowledge of her existence and that past villians have come back to haunt them.

star 7.80
406 votes
Directors: Jim Conway
Writers: Brad Kern
Astral Monkey

#22 - Astral Monkey

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired May 4, 2000

The doctor that treated Piper when she was critically ill discovers, and gains, the Haliwells' powers. After being twisted by the magic now within him, he goes on a sadistic organ-harvesting spree, targeting criminals in the streets.

star 7.80
464 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Constance M. Burge, David Simkins
Reckless Abandon

#23 - Reckless Abandon

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 27, 2000

The sisters must find a way to vanquish a ghost who is intent on killing all of the men in a family line, including the last male, a baby.

star 7.79
535 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Javier Grillo-Marxuach
P3 H2O

#24 - P3 H2O

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 9, 1999

The sisters must face and destroy the demon that was responsible for their mother's death 20 years ago. In the process, they uncover a chapter of their mother's life that they never knew about - one that disturbingly mirrors Piper's current relationship with Leo.

star 7.78
496 votes
Directors: John Behring
Writers: Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin
Feats of Clay

#25 - Feats of Clay

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 20, 1999

When Phoebe's ex-boyfriend comes to town he brings trouble in the forum of a stolen Egyptian urn which carries a mortal curse. Meanwhile, Prue deals with her own problem of trying to save the auction house from bankruptcy, and Piper's use of her powers in a misguided attempt at matchmaking may backfire.

star 7.77
583 votes
Writers: Chris Levinson, Greg Elliot, Michael Perricone, Zack Estrin