Season 6 Episode 5

Love's A Witch

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 19, 2003 on The WB



  • Trivia

    • When Chris goes to talk to Piper about her date he says "you're not serious about this guy". This could have been him trying to get her not to date so she would eventually go back to Leo, since they needed to conceive him.

    • This feud has been going on for some time now, and it's apparent that all the plasma balls seem to be coming from houses opposite or next door to each other. Yet everyone seems to spend all their time in front of windows, which seem to be the main access points for the destruction.

    • TRIVIA: In this episode it's shown that the ritual makes the ghost get into our plane from the ghostly plane. In the case of an angry spirit, it could become a dangerous fact because the ghost can posses people.

    • TRIVIA: Plasma balls can only come from the ghostly plane. That means that ghosts, despite the fact that they can posses people, they could attack with plasma balls.

    • The first time we see Olivia, she is clearly near Richard and Paige. Later, she leaves and kills Richard's father. When she enters in the room, Richard's father sees her and talks with her. Anyway, Richard and Paige don't see her despite the fact that she is right there.

    • TRIVIA: In one of the scenes, when Leo and Chris are in the cavern, Leo has to orb and Chris says: "Seems that Wyatt needs a babysiter, Dad". This is clearly an allusion to Leo. Chris says it because he is his father and he always is with Wyatt (Like he will confess in Spin City). Anyway, the audience doesn't notice it because is part of the story and they believe he is talking about Wyatt.

    • Olivia is wearing a red blouse/sweater in the photo. Paige is wearing a red blouse/sweater when Olivia takes over her body.

    • TRIVIA: The song played after the credits is called Tears From The Moon by Conjure One.

    • Phoebe says that Piper dated a demon, a warlock, and a ghost, but she never dated a demon. Also she and the ghost were just attracted to each other and did not actually date. She did, however, date Jeremy who was a warlock.

    • Why does Piper suggest making her and Leo's divorce legal? To have a legal divorce, it is required to have a legal marriage. Since grams precided over the 'handfasting' its doubtful that she signed the marriage licence (since she is dead and some may question it).

    • After Paige walks into the house with her wound and starts walking to the kitchen, Piper follows her. It's clearly seen that Piper has walked into the room right behind Paige, but in the next shot, Paige is at the sink and Piper is re-entering the door.

    • Richard said that you can't curse someone who doesn't practice magic, but there have been many times where innocents have been cursed.

    • Why didn't Leo heal Paige when her wound was bad enough to bloody up two shirts?

    • Did the Callaways live across the street from the Montanas? Phoebe said that they did, and both energy balls in the beginning (to the Callaway house) came from across the street. Also, Richard came from across the street. But after Olivia killed Mr. Montana, Phoebe was in the Callway house. But she was clearly in the house next door (which was supposed to be the Callway house). So did the Callaways live next door to the Montanas, or was Phoebe in the wrong house?

    • The front of "Anthony's" (the restaurant where Piper had her date) looked vaguely familiar to the front of "Quake" - where Piper used to work.

    • When Piper and Chris orb in Chris's hair is combed back but when the view switches to where you can see him again it's messy, and when they are in the living room his hair is combed back again.

    • Paige asks Richard why he doesn't have any scars, apparently ignoring the prominent scar in his right eyebrow. While it's not horribly disfiguring, it seems odd not to mention it when having a conversation about scars.

    • Why didn't Piper stop the energy ball from hitting Richard?

    • The amount of mud on Chris changes dramatically from scene to scene.

    • Why didn't Piper utilize her freezing power in this episode? It would have been useful multiple times: to prevent Richard from being hit by the energy ball, to freeze her date when Phoebe was behind the door, to freeze her date again when Chris showed up, etc.

    • It used to be that low-voltage energy balls stun people, while high-voltage ones kill/disintegrate them - so why are there giant, nasty blood wounds caused by the energy/plasma balls in this episode?

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Láska je mocná čarodějka (Love is a Mighty Sorceress) France: Vengeance d'outre tombe (Vengeance From Beyond the Grave) Italy: Amando una strega (Loving a Witch) Germany: Tödliche Liebe (Deadly Love)

  • Allusions

    • Paige quips that Richard is "sleeping with the enemy" when he mentions Olivia. This is a reference to the 1991 movie Sleeping with the Enemy which starred Julia Roberts.

    • Re: Romeo and Juliet

      This episode makes a few plot references to the William Shakespeare play "Romeo and Juliet" - the feuding families in this episode are the Montanas and the Calloways, while in the play "Romeo & Juliet", the rival families are the Montagues and the Capulets; plus the fact that one member of each family falls in love with the other.

    • Title: Love's A Witch

      A reference to the expression "life's a bitch".