If you’re a fan of the original Charmed series, you’re in for a treat. It’s time to re-explore fascinating facts about this magical season, from interesting guest stars to secrets behind the scenes. Get ready to be charmed by all the knowledge you’re about to learn!
Fans immediately hated Jenny Gordon.
Jenny Gordon was played by Karis Paige Bryant and introduced as Dan Gordon’s (Greg Vaughan) niece. Jenny was portrayed as a rebellious and independent teenager who often clashed with the Halliwells.
Unfortunately, Jenny Gordon’s character was met with a largely hostile reception from fans of the show. This was primarily due to her conflicting personality with the main characters, which many viewers found disruptive to the show’s flow. Additionally, some saw the character as a plot device to drive tension between the sisters and detract from the main story arcs. Ultimately, this led to the studio deciding to get rid of Jenny Gordon’s character.
Leo Wyatt officially became the main character.
Leo Wyatt was the main love interest of Piper Halliwell, one of the main characters. He was played by actor Brian Jeffery Krause. Fans adored Leo for his loyalty to the Halliwell sisters, his protective nature, and his unwavering commitment to helping them fight the forces of evil. He was endearingly clumsy and awkward at times, adding to his charm. Leo was an exceptional Whitelighter, earning him the position of being the Charmed One’s Whitelighter. His relationship with Piper was seen as one of the most iconic love stories of the show, and fans rooted for them throughout the series.
Shannen Doherty reunited with a past colleague in Episode 11.
In the episode “Reckless Abandon“, Stephanie Beecham played Martha Van Lewen, a well-to-do married woman who is the victim of her own chauffeur’s obsession. Beecham was a fellow actress to Shannen Doherty in the popular 90s television show Beverly Hills, 90210. In Reckless Abandon, Beecham’s character was involved in a storyline that had her trying to protect her family from the chauffeur’s enraged spirit after she murdered him. This episode marked the first time Beecham and Doherty had starred in a project together since their time in 90210.
Amy Adams had one of her first guest starring roles on Episode 16.
In the episode “Murphy’s Luck“, Amy Adams played the role of Maggie Murphy. After Prue prevents her from committing suicide, a Darklighter curses her. Following this role, Adams starred in critically acclaimed movies such as ‘The Fighter,’ ‘American Hustle,’ ‘The Master,’ ‘Enchanted,’ and Dennis Villeneuve’s ‘Arrival.’ She has received multiple Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Oscar nominations for her performances in these films.
One of the writers had a cameo in the season finale.
The realtor in “Be Careful What You Witch For” was showrunner, producer, and writer Brad Kern. In addition to co-writing the finale, he also had a hand in writing the episodes “Witch Trial” and “Ex Libris” of this season.