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Source Material is the nineteenth episode of the first season of Charmed and the nineteenth episode of the series overall. It premiered on April 28, 2019.

Synopsis

BOUND TOGETHER — With Harry (Rupert Evans) still missing, Mel (Melonie Diaz), Macy (Madeleine Mantock) and Maggie (Sarah Jeffery) devise a plan that requires to ask for Tessa's (guest star Chloe Bridges) help. Parker (Nick Hargrove) is close to conquering his demon side, but all doesn't go smoothly so he turns to Maggie for what he hopes will be comfort. Meanwhile, Niko (Ellen Tamaki) is eager to help Mel, but in return asks Mel for help in learning about her past.

Plot

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Cast

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

Co-Starring

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Magical Notes

Book of Shadows

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Spells

  • Inciti Spell
    • Used by Maggie Vera to knock a weapon out of a mind-controlled Harry's hand.
  • Unshackling Spell
    • Used by Mel Vera to release Harry from Fiona's control after Maggie was able to stop him from attacking her.

Potions

Powers

  • Electrokinesis: Used by Jada and Fiona to attack each other, and later used by Fiona to attack and kill Tessa.
  • Emotional Energy Manipulation: Used by Maggie, and the combined power of her sisters, to form a force-field to protect them from Fiona's Deathbolts.
  • Enhanced Durability: Used by Jada to survive Fiona's attack, and later by Fiona to survive being hit by her deflected Deathbolts.
  • Healing: Used by Harry to heal Fiona while under her control, and later heal Mel.
  • Mesmerizing: Used by Alastor to make Charity tell him what she was doing.
  • Orbing: Used by Tessa.
  • Phase-Shifting: Used by Parker to phase through solid objects.
  • Portal Teleportation: Used by Fiona.
  • Power Mirroring: Used by Fiona to mirror powers used against her, including Jada's electrokinesis and the Sarcana witches' powers.
  • Shapeshifting: Used by Hunter to shapeshift into Julia and Maggie.
  • Supernatural Stealth: Used by Parker to quietly penetrated into his father's office.
  • Supernatural Strength: Used by Parker accidentally to hurl Hunter - in the form of Julia - through glass.
  • Scrying: Used by Charity to locate Fiona.
  • Telekinesis: Used by Macy to unlock and open Julia's office door and car trunk, to throw several pots at Fiona, and to cause a glass beaker to smash. Used by Fiona to suspend a Sarcana witch against a wall, and to block Macy's attacks.
  • Telepathic Empathy: Used by Maggie to break Harry out of Fiona's control.
  • Temporal Stasis: Used by Mel to freeze The Haunt.
  • The Evil Sight: Used by Macy to witness Fiona's massacre at the Sarcana, and see Julia's death.
  • Voice Echo: Used by Fiona to talk to the Charmed Ones.
  • Energy Blasts: Used by Tessa to attack Fiona and send her flying backwards.

Artifacts

  • Control Shackle: Used by Fiona to control Harry.
  • Power Suit: Used by Charity to protect herself in Tartarus while breaking Hunter out.
  • Scrying Crystal: Used by Charity to find her sister, and later the Origin Dagger.
  • Origin Dagger: Used by Alastor to turn Parker into the Source.
  • Spell Blocker: Mel gave a spell blocking ring to Niko to protect her from magic.
  • Surveillance Compass: Used by Mel to try and track Tessa.
  • Tracking Ring: Used by the sisters to track Tessa, but it was later thrown away when Tessa caught on to them.

Trivia

  • This is the first time Scrying is used in the new series.
  • Charity still has access to some magic.

Answered Questions from Previous Episode(s)

  • What has Alastor got planned with Charity?
    • He saved her to force her to help him free his son Hunter from Tartarus and raise the Source of All Evil.
  • Will Hunter be released from Tartarus?
    • Hunter was released from prison by Charity Callahan on the orders of Alastor.
  • What does Fiona want with Harry?
    • Fiona kept Harry under her control, scanning through his mind in search of the Origin Dagger, and used him for healing purposes during her Sarcana massacre.
  • Will the Charmed Ones be able to save Harry from Fiona?
    • Maggie was able to break Fiona's control over Harry with her power, and the sisters were able to fend Fiona off with the combined might of the Power of Three.

Unanswered Questions

  • Will the Source finally reveal himself?
  • How will Fiona retaliate?
  • How will the Charmed Ones face against Alastor and Hunter?
  • What will happen to Macy now that Galvin is gone?
  • How will the Elders react to the Charmed Ones' disobedience?
  • Will Macy give in to her demon side?
  • How do Tartarus/the Elders not notice 4 dead guards and a missing Charity and Hunter?
  • How is Charity still able to use magic?

References to the Original Charmed

  • The episode's new title is a possible reference to the Source of All Evil.
  • The first title of this episode (Power of Four) was a reference to the name of the collective power used by two sisters and their evil counterparts in the OG series. It was also a name created by fans of the original show in hopes that all four sisters (Prue, Piper, Phoebe & Paige) would come together to form the Power of Four instead of just having the Power of Three.
  • Charity is shown to be Scrying for her sister Fiona. Scrying was a recurring element throughout the original series.

Production Notes

  • The episode was watched by 0.71 million U.S. viewers.
  • This episode was originally titled "Power of Four," but was changed to "Source Material" on April 25th, 2019 (three days before the episode premiered).
  • Alastor and Charity Callahan return in this episode. They were last seen in Memento Mori.
  • Hunter Caine returns in this episode. He was last seen in Jingle Hell.

Quotes


Maggie: "Are you scared?"
Parker: "No way, once I’m human I’ll have you to protect me. With you in my life, I know my darkness can’t take over."

Niko: "Oh, your sisters are witches too! How did I not think of that? Sorry, sorry. Just mind blown all over again."
Maggie: "Yeah, yeah, one big happy coven. We do try and keep it on the down low, though."

Niko: "Who taught you how to pick a lock?"
Mel: "This cop I used to know."

Galvin: "I can’t compartmentalize like you can Macy. We’re different. Who knows, maybe that would have broken us eventually anyway."
Macy: "Wow."

Hunter: "It's like taking candy from a baby. It's only a matter of time."

Maggie: "Harry, you’re free. You can do what you want."
Macy: "You don’t have to answer to the Elders. You’re not bound to anyone, not even us."
Harry: "Like I would leave you to make breakfast on your own. Come on now."

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