The Best Episodes of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2019
Based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show stars Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina Spellman, an American teenage half-witch who, on her sixteenth birthday, discovers she has magical powers. She lives with her 600-year-old aunts, European witches Hilda and Zelda, and their magical talking cat Salem in the fictional town of Westbridge, Massachusetts through most of the series.
#1 - Deliver Us from E-mail
Season 6 - Episode 10
Sabrina is a candidate for a writer's position at the local newspaper but her in-box is filled with annoying e-mails from her evil Other Realm twin. She responds by asking for the junk mail to stop, but her correspondent gets angry and sends Sabrina an e-mail virus that turns her into an airhead causing Mike & Josh to doubt her intelligence.
#2 - Witchright Hall
Season 5 - Episode 18
Sabrina's heck-raising cousin Amanda is sent to live in the Mortal Realm for a year. Rather than have her stay at the Spellmans', though, Hilda and Zelda arrange for Sabrina to help get Amanda into a special school called Witchright Hall for maladjusted young witches.
#3 - Sabrina Claus
Season 2 - Episode 12
Sabrina's anticipation of Christmas gets out of hand: whenever she conjures anything up, it turns out to have been taken away from someone else. Her aunts send her to Dr. Bell, who diagnoses a bad case of "egotitis" by summoning Sabrina's inner child (obsessed with getting presents), and call upon Bob to educate her in the true meaning of Christmas. When Bob is injured in the course of his duties, a horrified Sabrina discovers that he is really Santa Claus - and that she must now take on his duties as a subordinate Claus. Needless to say, Sabrina rediscovers the true meaning of Christmas by distributing gifts that make everyone happy, even Libby.
#5 - The End of an Era
Season 4 - Episode 22
Josh and Harvey are fighting for Sabrina's affection, so she feeds them magic friendship bread to bring peace between the two, but they become too close and ignore her. When a frustrated Sabrina undoes the spell, the fighting between the boys worsens. As a last resort, she forces them to compete for her in a magical obstacle course--then learns that it is a fight to the death. Harvey's unselfish concern for Josh prevents disaster, but Sabrina has used up her quota of magic on Harvey: Josh will think it is all a dream, but Harvey arrives at Sabrina's house demanding what will happen to their relationship now that he knows she's a witch.
#6 - A River of Candy Corn Runs Through It
Season 2 - Episode 7
Angry that Libby is having a Halloween party that pointedly excludes them, Valerie blurts out that she and Sabrina are hosting the coolest possible party at Sabrina's house. When a reluctant Sabrina backs up her friend, she discovers that her aunt's new furniture delivery includes talking chairs and couches infested with talking termites; and when Libby's bored guests crash her party, she conjures up 10,000 Maniacs to distract her schoolmates, who assume everything that happens is a "cool" Halloween special effect.
#7 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
On her sixteenth birthday, Sabrina Spellman finds out that she is a witch. However, instead of helping her, it actually makes life more difficult, especially after she gets on the wrong side of head cheerleader, Libby.
#8 - Sabrina Through the Looking Glass
Season 1 - Episode 14
A stressed-out Sabrina gets a monstrous wart, which only worsens her foul mood. And despite everyone's efforts to cheer her, she seeks solace and solitude in an alternate world inside her mirror, where she becomes trapped in her own bad mood. Baltimore Oriole Brady Anderson appears as himself to guide her through the realm of making amends -- to Jenny for ignoring her, to Harvey for ridiculing his use of a puppet spider monkey to get them through a school assignment she flubbed, and to Libby for turning her into a goat. In the end, she endorses Aunt Hilda's recipe for a good time - a gigantic flan.
#9 - Hilda and Zelda: the Teenage Years
Season 1 - Episode 15
When Sabrina is disappointed that her aunts won't let her stay out late to see a famous rock band (Violent Femmes), Hilda and Zelda decide to transform themselves into teenage chaperones as a compromise. But they're the ones causing the trouble when "Hillary" clashes with a security guard (played by Bubba Smith) and a high-school boy falls for "Zellery." After proving that even teenage aunts can be embarrassing, they apologize by giving Sabrina her very first flying lesson -- aboard a vacuum cleaner.
#10 - A Doll's Story
Season 2 - Episode 5
Sabrina's psyched to get $100 for babysitting her cousin Amanda. But she realizes she's been underpaid when the little witch, who's too big for her breeches, turns her into a doll and holds her captive in her toy box together with everyone else who has offended her. Meanwhile, Hilda and Zelda need a break from each other, so (naturally) they go to a spa together, where they become rivals for a hard-to-come-by facial appointment that is supposed to make a witch look centuries younger.
#12 - Sabrina's Choice
Season 2 - Episode 24
When Sabrina plays one aunt against the other to get her way, Hilda and Zelda decide it's in Sabrina's best interest if they live in separate homes. However, the situation becomes a great deal more complicated when the witches' council rules that Sabrina must choose between her aunts.
#13 - When Teens Collide
Season 2 - Episode 19
Sunspot activity causes molecular instability for the witches present in the moral realm: Zelda's left arm attaches itself to Hilda, who is auditioning to become part of a classical trio, and a black hole forms in their kitchen sink. Because Sabrina is half mortal, they are not sure how she will be affected. Participating in a charity drive to collect food for the homeless, Sabrina is at first relieved to experience no worse symptoms than temporary hair loss; but when she protests at Libby's conniving with Mr. Kraft to turn the drive into a competition, things take a turn for the worse: Sabrina and Libby bump into each other and exchange personalities. While Libby become sweetness and light, Sabrina becomes a teenage terror who soon rules the school and - with the connivance of Salem - begins to plot world domination. When she is arrested and brought to trial, it's up to a repentant Salem to find a way to save her.
#14 - Soul Mates
Season 7 - Episode 22
In the seventh-season finale, Sabrina tries to conceal her wedding-day jitters after waking up with a case of cold feet (literally). The bride-to-be receives a measure of comfort from her mother (Alley Mills) and Aunt Hilda (Caroline Rhea), who arrive unexpectedly with an unrecognizable Zelda in tow.
#16 - Humble Pie
Season 6 - Episode 8
Morgan spends all her cash when she goes on a shopping spree and has to borrow money from Sabrina, Roxie & Miles leading them to band together to help Morgan financially by lending her money to pay her share of the rent. But Sabrina is left to help Morgan after her family cuts her off, but then Morgan refuses to get a job to pay her friends back where Sabrina offers a big helping of "Humble Pie". Meanwhile, Zelda and Salem join the Other Realm book club, and Hilda goes to a dinner party at Banning's house.
#17 - Good Will Haunting
Season 3 - Episode 6
A thoroughly ridiculous Halloween episode finds Aunts Hilda and Zelda having run out excuses (after 500 consecutive years) not to attend their Aunt Beulah's Halloween party.
#18 - Mom vs. Magic
Season 2 - Episode 26
Sabrina must renounce one of the two things she holds most dear in this exciting season finale. The teen's dreadful dilemma develops when she must decide whether to date Harvey or new love Dashiell. She needs advice, but her loved ones are busy celebrating Mother's Day---leaving lonely Sabrina longing for her mom's guidance. Rules prohibit the unlicensed witch from seeing her mortal mother until she's certified, so Sabrina writes her a letter instead. Unfortunately, all contact is forbidden, so the Witches' Council hands down a devastating decree: Sabrina must choose between her magic and her mom and between Harvey and Dashiell. Meanwhile, Salem's mother is also coming to visit and he hasn't told her he's spending the next hundred years as a cat.
#19 - First Kiss
Season 1 - Episode 17
A Valentine's Day episode shows that while dating is tough when you're a teenager, it's even tougher when you're a teenage witch. Just as Sabrina and Harvey are about to share their first kiss, Salem desperately interrupts them. Sabrina's cat isn't trying to be a pest, and no, he's not jealous; rather, the feline knows that a kiss from Sabrina will turn Harvey -- or any boy for that matter -- into a frog. In order to reverse the tragic spell, Sabrina must pass the Witches' Council's "Test of True Love" to prove that her feelings for Harvey are genuine; and Hilda takes the opportunity to demonstrate the depth of her attachment to Drell (rather less successfully).
#21 - Murder on the Halloween Express
Season 6 - Episode 4
Sabrina takes a holiday idea from Salem and brings her friends on the spooky Mystery Train for a Halloween adventure. There's just one problem: It's in the Other Realm. Sabrina soon learns that the mortals can leave only if she solves the puzzling mystery when she goes back into something out of a 1920 mystery movie.
#22 - Sabrina, the Teenage Boy
Season 2 - Episode 6
Wondering what makes guys tick, Sabrina turns herself into a boy and befriends Harvey's social circle. But the hoax turns hurtful when Harvey reveals an interest in Valerie. Meanwhile, Hilda also partakes in the gender-bending antics in an attempt to get rid of smitten Mr. Kraft by pretending to be a possessive macho biker.
#23 - Rumor Mill
Season 2 - Episode 25
Tricked in the Other Realm into thinking that spreading false rumors is a community service, Sabrina and new friend Dashiell start telling absurd tales out of school, unaware that their fibs will come literally true in the moral realm: that Mr. Kraft and Mrs. Quick are lovers, for instance, or that Harvey is pregnant! Meanwhile, the two storytellers start falling for each other, causing Sabrina to question the depth of her true feelings for Harvey.
#24 - I Fall to Pieces
Season 6 - Episode 22
Hilda is on the rebound after she breaks up with her boyfriend, so she meets a guy named Will. They instantly fall in love and want to get married. Though Sabrina and Zelda think this love should not be, they plan to break the couple. As soon as Zelda throws herself at Will, Hilda breaks up with him but then she turns to stone and falls to pieces. Once knowing Hilda's love was true, Sabrina takes Stone Hilda to a place where she can come back to life. Sabrina must gamble her true love to save her aunt's life. Sabrina then turns to stone and falls to pieces.
#25 - To Tell a Mortal
Season 2 - Episode 10
It's Friday the 13th, which Sabrina learns is the day witches can tell mortals the truth about themselves because everyone's memories will be wiped clean once the day ends. Despite warnings from her aunts about bad consequences, Sabrina decides she can trust Valerie and Harvey to take the news in stride, and grants them each a wish: Valerie gets to dance with Drew Carey, and Harvey gets to meet baseball giant Mark Langston. But there's inevitably trouble: Libby overhears the news and alerts both the PTA and the media. Happily, Valerie and Harvey save Sabrina's bacon, proving that they are true friends even though they will now forget her secret again.