‘Charmed’: The 3 Episodes Shannen Doherty Directed

by Jeremy Spirogis
Shannen Doherty at the Paramount Network launch party

One of Shannen Doherty’s hottest roles is her flip as Prudence “Prue” Halliwell on Charmed. Fans noticed her on the TV present preventing evil as a witch. However, the actor stepped behind the digicam to direct three episodes of the sequence. 

Shannen Doherty directed the ‘Charmed’ Season 2 finale

Shannen Doherty at the Paramount Network launch party
Shannen Doherty on the Paramount Network launch social gathering | Earl Gibson III/Getty Images

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First and foremost Doherty’s an actor. But she turned a director throughout her time on Charmed. According to IMDb, Charmed Season 2 Episode 22: “Be Careful What You Witch For” marked Doherty’s first-ever directing credit score. 

The finale episode of the present’s second season follows sisters Prue, Piper (Holly Marie Combs), and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) as they encounter a genie performed by third Rock from the Sun’s French Stewart. Unbeknownst to the sisters, the genie’s been despatched by a warlock to steal their powers. 

When the genie arrives on the Halliwell Manor, the sisters are instantly suspicious. They determine to not use the three needs the genie’s supplied them and proceed to determine methods to put him again within the bottle. 

Meanwhile, Prue goes on a boring date throughout which she by accident makes a want to really feel the euphoria of old flame. The genie grants her want and out of the blue Prue’s again to being a young person with braces. 

She’s not the one sister to unintentionally make a want. Piper needs for her ex, Dan (Greg Vaughan), to maneuver on together with his life whereas Phoebe asks for an energetic energy. Dan turns into an previous man and Phoebe positive aspects the power to fly. 

Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty, and Holly Marie Combs Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty, and Holly Marie Combs
Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty, and Holly Marie Combs | Getty Images

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Before the episode’s over, Prue dies. Piper and Phoebe scramble to carry their sister again to life. The finale ends with the Charmed Ones being reunited and Prue doing her signature transfer of closing the Manor’s door utilizing her energy. 

Shannen Doherty went again in time as a director in ‘Charmed’ Season 3

Doherty turned a director as soon as once more in Charmed Season 3. She directed Charmed Season 3 Episode 14: “The Good, the Bad and the Cursed.” 

The episode follows Prue as she groups up with Phoebe’s boyfriend, Cole Turner (Julian McMahon), to save lots of the day. Prue and Cole return in time to a ghost city within the Old West full with cowboy hats and horses. 

As somebody who can see the long run, the youngest of the Halliwell sisters is linked to the cursed city. When a person will get shot up to now, Phoebe feels his ache. 

Cole and Prue’s mission is to interrupt the curse that’s been put in town to allow them to save Phoebe’s life. But they solely have till sunset to do it. Meanwhile, Phoebe inches nearer to loss of life. 

Prue and Cole uncover the one strategy to break the curse is to get the townspeople to face up for themselves. When they accomplish that, the curse is lifted and Phoebe’s life is saved. 

Shannen Doherty directed her final episode of ‘Charmed’

Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, and Alyssa Milano as the Halliwell sisters on 'Charmed'Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, and Alyssa Milano as the Halliwell sisters on 'Charmed'
Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, and Alyssa Milano because the Halliwell sisters on Charmed | Getty Images / Handout

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Drama on the set of Charmed noticed Doherty’s departure from the sequence on the finish of season 3. She exited the present however not earlier than directing her remaining episode. Doherty directed Charmed Season 3 Episode 22: “All Hell Breaks Loose.” 

In the season finale, the Charmed Ones go up towards Shax. While preventing the demon, Prue and Piper are uncovered as witches. Unbeknownst to them, an area reporter captures the scene. Soon, their secret is broadcast on the information. 

While attempting to conquer Shax and save an harmless physician, Piper is shot. She dies and the sisters flip to Tempus to show again time to allow them to get their sister again. But issues don’t work out as deliberate. 

The episode ends with Piper and Prue unconscious on the Manor after a battle with Shax and Phoebe trapped within the underworld with the Source. Their destiny is unknown till the beginning of Charmed Season four when followers study of Prue’s loss of life. 

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