Charmed (1998)

5 mistakes in That '70s Episode - chronological order

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That '70s Episode - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: In this episode, the sisters go back in time to late March 1975. On the family tree it says that Piper was born on August 7, 1973. So she would be 1 and 1/2 in March 1975. But she looks at least 2 years too old. (00:09:30)

That '70s Episode - S1-E17

Plot hole: Throughout the series, it's established that good witches don't freeze. In this episode, however, Little Piper freezes Future Prue and Piper when they come back to the manor to "kidnap" their younger selves. Simply because the Charmed Ones reason that only one "set" of sisters (past/future) could have their powers doesn't mean that Future Prue, Piper and Phoebe aren't good witches. In other time-travel episodes, the sisters remain immune to freezing and are still able to say spells make potions, meaning they are still good witches. For example, in Season 8 "Forever Charmed," Piper and Leo go back to 1975 (the same time-period as this episode) using Coop's ring, trying to find when Phoebe is alive again. However, when a startled Patty tries to freeze them, only Leo freezes. Piper does not, though she likely cannot use her freezing/exploding power in this time.


That '70s Episode - S1-E17

Factual error: Little Piper (from 1975) has blue eyes. She should have brown eyes, like present day Piper.


That '70s Episode - S1-E17

Other mistake: Grams says that if she died the girls would automatically get their powers; but they got their powers 6 months later and Phoebe had to read from the book of shadows first. Not really automatically.


That '70s Episode - S1-E17

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Penny uses her powers at Nicholas and throws him on the dining table, it is clear that the table is a fake one simply made of simple wooden boards.

Something Wicca This Way Comes - S1-E1

Piper: [Seeing Jeremy on the news.] Hey, that's my boyfriend Jeremy. What happened?
Phoebe: Oh, some woman got whacked.
Piper: "Whacked"? Phoebe, you've been in New York way too long.

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Season 6 generally

Trivia: Holly Marie Combs's real life pregnancy with her son Finley Arthur Donoho was mirrored by Piper's pregnancy with Chris in this season.

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