In the show's 1st season, the Halliwell sisters discover that they are descendents of an ancient Wiccan prophecy --the "Charmed Ones"-- after moving into their dead grandmother's old home. As the sisters begin to understand their magical roots, their powers are constantly under attack from all fronts, including warlocks, mortals and even their own long lost father. In the season finale, Rodriguez, who is determined to catch the sister, is aided by time sorcerer Tempus Fugit.
Three sisters reunite after the death of their beloved grandmother, and learn they have inherited much more than the family manor.
Phoebe can't resist a peek into the future. She and her sisters learn their first lesson in witchcraft - deadly demons can come in any kind of package, including gorgeous male photographers.
When reunited with their long-lost father, the sisters are a little suspicious of his sudden reappearance and motives. The Halliwell's neighbors aren't all that they seem either.
Piper falls for the ghost of a recently murdered man who needs her help. Meanwhile, Phoebe works as a psychic to help others and make money for Prue's birthday present, and Prue discovers a devastating betrayal.
Prue finds her sleep disturbed by strange visions in which she's taunted by a man. Meanwhile Phoebe and Piper cast a spell to attract men, but it turns out too strong, and they can barely escape their myriad of admirers.
When a couple is about to marry, a demon claims the groom as hers. The sisters must help the rightful bride take her place in the wedding before the demon bride-to-be can conceive a child.
A troubled teenage girl befriends Phoebe with the hopes of joining the Halliwells, but she's been lured to the dark powers of witchcraft by a sorceress. Meanwhile, Prue tries to find time with Andy and Phoebe and Piper vie for the attention of Leo.
Prue decides she must find out how Andy will react to her being a witch so she casts a truth spell. The 24-hour spell makes anyone around the sisters tell the truth. But is the truth what they really want to hear?
A warlock from the past is released from his curse and tries to steal the sisters' powers with the help of Rex and Hannah, but the sisters resurrect their ancestor to combat him. Meanwhile, Piper works up her courage to ask Leo out and Andy gets frustrated by Prue's continued involvement with bizarre police investigations.
When Prue is arrested for stealing a priceless tiara, it is revealed that her boss, Rex, is a warlock. The sisters must prove Prue's innocence and vanquish Rex before its too late.
When Phoebe's ex-boyfriend comes to town he brings trouble in the forum of a stolen Egyptian urn which carries a mortal curse. Meanwhile, Prue deals with her own problem of trying to save the auction house from bankruptcy, and Piper's use of her powers in a misguided attempt at matchmaking may backfire.
When Piper is attacked by a vicious beast, Andy goes on a stakeout with an FBI agent who is hunting the creature. Meanwhile, Prue hires Phoebe to work at the auction house, but Phoebe's vision of a terrible car crash immediately sends her off on a mission to find a long-lost child.
Every 1,300 years, a unique demon appears that feeds on the fears of witches. This time it is targeting the Halliwell sisters and they receive aid from their Wicca ancestors just as they are close to their own fearful deaths.
When the young witch Max is kidnapped by two thieves to use his power to heist a bank, he communicates with Prue through a Ouija Board, and she helps the boy. Meanwhile, Piper is having trouble with the new chef of Quake, and the handyman Leo returns to help the Halliwell sisters to fix the chandelier. When Phoebe sees him floating in the air, he discloses that he is a Whitelighter, the guardian of good witches assigned to protect the Halliwell sisters, and he was not allowed to fall in love for a witch as he did for Piper. He asks Phoebe to keep the secret, while he ...
After an earthquake, the Halliwell sisters call the gasman to check the smell of gas in the basement. The man is possessed by an evil force, and later Phoebe, who is afraid of the Boogieman, is also possessed. Prue and Piper are expelled from their house and they find that the place is a spiritual nexus, equidistant from the five elements: earth, water, fire, wood and metal. Now evil is living in the house and the two sisters have to fight to rescue Phoebe from the dark side and destroy evil and bring the good and light back to the place.
To defeat a powerful foe, Prue casts a spell to multiply her powers, only to find that the spell works by creating multiples of Prue.
A powerful warlock shows up claiming that he made a pact with the sisters' mother in which he spared her life in exchange for the girls' powers. Fleeing him, the three sisters go back in time to the 1970s when their mother was still alive and they try to prevent the pact.
The sisters discover their family tradition has an evil counterpart, with a warlock power of three, in the persons of the Rowe coven brothers, but they can stop this from materializing by helping Brendan, who wants to escape a life of evil by becoming a priest, while his brothers are literally dead-set to prevent his impending ordination, or otherwise to kill him.
When Prue witnesses a kidnapping in the park, a reporter sees her using her powers. Phoebe and Piper attempt to learn more about the demons who stole the child and stop the reporter from exposing Prue. Meanwhile, Andy finally learns about Prue's powers.
Piper is sent by her job to Hawaii leaving Prue and Phoebe by themselves to face a ghost who serially kills people that had to with his execution for revenge.
Leo is shot by the arrow of dark lighter Alec who is obsessed by his charge, and ask the sisters to help protect them as he is being targeted by the dark lighter. Piper casts a spell to swap her powers with Leo's so she can heal him but the spell also causes Prue and Phoebe's powers to swap. Piper fails to heal Leo because she can't find what triggers his powers. Piper and Prue ultimately find the better way to kill Alec and save Leo. Meanwhile Andy leaves his job to help protect Prue's secret from being exposed by an Internal Affairs investigation, headed by one "...
As a warlock makes plans for his attempt to kill the Charmed Ones, he receives a visit from Tempus, a demon who will turn back time until the warlock succeeds in killing all the sisters. Meanwhile, because of the endless loop, Phoebe has a number of strong cases of deja vu, and she even sees Andy's death at the hand of a warlock.