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Don’t Be Alarmed, CBS Is Working On A Reboot Of Charmed


CBS is hoping the Power of Three will make them money. 

Ok, stopping the rhymes now. Let’s be real. I loved Charmed. I loved it. Although it ran for an inexplicable eight seasons on The WB, the Constance M. Burge series will forever hold a place in my heart. For me, it sat alongside Buffy the Vampire Slayer as my weekly fantasy/horror/monster fix featuring great lady characters (it was actually named the longest running hour-long TV series featuring all female leads). Now it seems as if CBS would like a new generation to learn about the Halliwell sisters.

The Hollywood Reporter says CBS has give out a script commitment for a “reimagining” of Charmed. while Vulture named Party of Five co-creator Chris Keyser and partner Sydney Sidner as co-writers.

“Charmed 2.0 is described as a reimaginging of the original series that centered around four sisters who discover their destiny — to battle against the forces of evil using their witchcraft,” writes THR. “The Charmed reboot comes as witches continue to be a draw on the small screen. The third season of FX anthology drama American Horror Story: Coven – which centers on a school of witches — is on track to be its biggest yet and Lifetime has found success with the freshman run of Witches of East End.”

I know most of us aren’t fans of reboots, but what do you think of this one?

(via The Hollywood Reporter)

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  • Anonymous

    I wonder if a remake would be oriented towards long-term stories or baddies of the week style. Many shows these days do a sloppy middle ground.

  • http://cainslatrani.blogspot.com/ Cain S. Latrani

    Hesitant. That’s how I feel.

    While I liked the show, it often meandered and didn’t live up to its own potential. I fear a new version would fail to even manage being likable.

    I guess it will depend on who they end up casting for the sisters. The right actors can make the show really shine, like the original, even if the scripts and stories don’t live up to the potential.

    Somehow, I doubt CBS will manage this though, so hesitant I remain.

  • Gerald Kirby

    Ways to make it work better than the original:

    1) Have rules for magic set in stone before the show goes to air.

    2) Have the female characters be likeable and/or complex, and not self-absorbed prima donnas.

    3) Characters development and growth.

    4) Relationships and guys should not, repeat, NOT be the driving focus behind the protagonists.

    Any more suggestions?

  • Jen Bee

    No, jeez, it isn’t even that old yet. Is there so little new stuff out there? Perhaps we’ll get a reboot of Chuck next year – I mean, that finished way over a year ago now.

    Apparently I’m wearing my cranky pants today.

  • Jolene Beaulieu

    it seems a bit strange since they’re thinking of four witches. I know there eventually were 4 “Charmed Ones” but if they’re going to change the original premise they may as well call it for what it is~~a new witchy tv show~~not charmed 2.0

  • http://www.thenerdybird.com/ Jill Pantozzi

    I can’t be 100% sure of course but I don’t *think* they are thinking four witches. I think they’re just describing the events of the original series.

  • Anonymous

    5) You cannot defeat the super-ultra-mega-Omni bad guy with a potion in one episode.

  • ScarletRegina

    Charmed had such potential, which was completely squandered after Shannen left the series. Hopefully, this reboot will take the concept more seriously and won’t focus so much on the girls love lives or cleavage.

  • Anonymous

    I … am confused? I really really liked Charmed, but I also think the original outstayed its welcome. So are we ready for a reboot? … not really. It was a fun show, I have a soft spot for it in my heart too, but beyond that, there’s nothing there. Why do we need a reimagnining? I mean, what is there to re-imagine?

    And more importantly, I think the casting, more than anything else, will make or break this reboot. I can’t even begin to imagine a cast I’d be happy with …

    … I’m curious to see where this goes, but it’s the kind of curiosity that makes you slow down near an accident by the side of the road … if this does catch on, I’ll probably watch a few episodes, but I’m mighty skeptic about how charmed I’ll be …

  • Lindsey Stock

    It didn’t even end that long ago. Why reboot it, why not just come up with a new witch-ey television show? I just can’t picture myself enjoying a Charmed without Holly Marie Combs or Alyssa Milano. And the original didn’t exactly end on a strong note, that last season was a mess. As much as I loved that show, I was pretty Charmed-out near the end.

  • Anonymous

    They will change the theme song and I will be unhappy.

  • Anonymous

    A smarter move would be to do a sequel show built around Chris and Wyatt coming into their powers and, in particular, Wyatt’s struggle with not going bad. Shit – set it in Magic School and find a way to have Rose, Alyssa and Holly recur at least in the first season.

  • stella

    But if theres four of them then how will the power of three set them free?

  • http://www.fangirlconfessions.com Robin Burks

    I honestly thought that’s what Witches of East End sort of is…

  • http://garridon.wordpress.com/ Linda Adams

    Seconding #4. There were far too many episodes revolving around romantic angst.

    #6: Please no awful clothes. Phoebe’s clothes were so bad that I would spend the whole scene wondering if she’s been possessed by some evil clothes demon.

  • Alyson L

    I would love for them to go in that direction – with the kids not a reboot.

  • Matt Baen

    Maybe I’m being unfair, but for me Charmed is just a pale derivative of One Of The Greatest Movies Of All Time – The Craft.

  • Anonymous

    Hmmmm…I loved the original when I was a teenager but have been a bit wary of re-watching it as a more feminism-aware adult. If there’s any chance this one would make the sister’s more positive, kick-ass, female role models then maybe it’s worth the risk?
    If nothing else, it would be one of few shows on TV which starred not one, but three women as it’s main cast. That would be nice.

  • Anonymous

    Someone already did come out with that witchy-themed tv show recently, with the blond teenager who moves back to her own town and ends up in a coven?..I thought it was pretty terrible! If they can’t do better than that with either a reboot of Charmed or a new witchy show, I’d rather they just give up!
    (p.s: yeah the last season of Charmed was pretty crap as I remember! I never like those other two girls!)

  • Anonymous

    Wouldn’t that basically just be Supernatural but with more magic powers and living parents?…oh god, I bet there is fanfiction of that crossover! :/

  • Anonymous

    Because if they follow the original story-line, the fourth sister will only be discovered after one of the original one’s has to be killed off because the actor quit! :p

  • http://www.aeryllou.tumblr.com/ Aeryl

    I know right? I stopped watching for years, came back a LOT more feminist aware, and had to stop watching.

    There was one episode, in the last season, where a demon’s trying to kidnap Piper’s baby Wyatt,(of course) and possesses the body of a parent at his daycare, one Piper has a hearty dislike for, to do it.

    So this woman had her body violated, and at the end, the woman is shown to be confused and discomforted, but Piper IS AMUSED!!! Like I get that she was an unpleasant person BEFORE she was ever possessed by a demon, but really, we’re just supposed to accept our “heroes” laughing at what amounts to a rape victim? I DON’T THINK SO!

  • http://www.aeryllou.tumblr.com/ Aeryl

    THAT SONG!!!!

  • http://www.aeryllou.tumblr.com/ Aeryl

    They should’ve dropped the “Can Cole Overcome the Demon” plot the second time he “died”. It was so powerfully intense, when she faked his death, an incredible twist, which was at first vindicated, until they made him The Source. Should’ve fridged him there.

  • http://www.aeryllou.tumblr.com/ Aeryl

    At the beginning it didn’t give the villains enough staying power, without a good season long arc. They were vanquishing demons left and right.

    Then at the end, they were over relying on them being UNABLE to defeat the bad guys, and kept them around too long, with few simple problems along the way.

  • Jason Barnett

    heroic disdain for the common man is increasingly common, especially with stories that are meant to have some humor. Laugh at the clueless person happens all the time in stories and in shows with hidden supernatural events the clueless are ordinary people

  • http://www.aeryllou.tumblr.com/ Aeryl

    This was malicious glee over the fact that this terrible thing had been done to a person she disliked.

  • Anonymous

    5) have characters make rational or irrational choices based on their characterization, not “whatever the plot demands this week.”

    6) Fewer “very special sexy outfit” episodes.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nuuni.nuunani Nuuni Nuunani

    Umm…While I am ofteen all for reboot in film, im not entirly certain that the same effect would work for such a longrunner. Can they really come up with that many stories to tell with this? And would it really be that eye catching when thee original is still running reruns?

    Also…I would be wary of how closely it follows the original plot because if thee writers try to follow word for word the major plot points of the original, I would get an overwhelming sense of deja vu that would turn me off a tad

  • http://www.facebook.com/nuuni.nuunani Nuuni Nuunani

    Wow, that actually sounds like it would be pretty awesome. My hats off to you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nuuni.nuunani Nuuni Nuunani

    As a fan of ‘worst witch’ I can appreciate how an older series can be overshadowed by the new kid on the block XD

  • http://www.facebook.com/nuuni.nuunani Nuuni Nuunani

    Im amazed im hearing about this so soon after rumors of a ‘Sabrina the teenage witch’ reboot. XD I think its a season on witches

  • Melynda

    I didn’t like the original Charmed, I seriously doubt CBS could do much to a reboot to make it much better.

  • Stewart Zoot Wymer

    One thing, if they do this, I hope they do their research more and try to ground things in traditional practices more. It would be nice to have some historical/folkloric background more in the show, almost an education in such things. Of course, the Moral Guardians might object, with some folks misunderstanding a few concepts in various religious books, of course. However, I daresay they are not the target market for a show about witches so maybe they can just … not watch it? Maybe it’s just me but I would say that a show about witches should focus a great deal on the magic itself, make it consistent and “realistic” (yeah, air quotes, I know, haha) and also, slide in with some fully-fleshed female characters without turning the show into a romcom.

  • Anonymous

    Oh, I don’t remember that! It’s sad to hear it doesn’t hold up to well in that respect. I think I will put off re-watching it, maybe for good. I’m happily re-watching SG1 for now and watching Star Trek Voyager for the first time every.

  • Lindsey Stock

    Good. I’m so sick of vampires. Bring on the witches!

  • Alyson L

    Well, they wouldn’t have to focus on the boys – there are girl kids. I just am tired of the reboots. Take it and make it more original and unique. I don’t know, have them reboot it in the future. Cross the sci-fi with the “oh my! I’m a witch” story. Or take it to the past to the original women in the family line. One of the best epis was when they went back and met their family matriarch.

    BTW, love SPN, its so fun.

  • Alyson L

    except at least when Shannon left the other girls actually had some better storylines instead of everything being focused on Shannon so much.

  • Alyson L

    there are actually two. Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch with Ashely Tisdale and another just Sabrina the Teenage Witch (nothing new on that one yet but it i supposed to be animated)

  • Alyson L

    The Coven? UK Show? I just looked it up and the image for it is a replica for The Craft. Or was there another one? There seems to be so many right now.

  • Alyson L

    The Power of Four, Protect Us More?

  • Anonymous

    Because adding extra witches was a necessity, not something that they set out to do.

    More often than not, random siblings and babies usually ruin shows or at least drag them down a little.

  • Anonymous

    The Power of Five, Let Us Survive.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nuuni.nuunani Nuuni Nuunani

    Golly, Archie comics have really done well for themselves to get so many movies and series based on their comic series.

  • Anonymous

    If the reboot brings back Alyssa Milano and puts her in a mermaid outfit, I’ll watch.

  • https://twitter.com/adamhowardcross Adam Cross

    a one season special would be cool, but I think they missed the boat with this one, not long after Potter/Twilight would’ve been a better time to fully capitalise. Not sure attempting to ride the coat tails of AHS Coven is a good idea.

  • mage_cat

    Probably by switching out the Power of Three with some sort of correspondence with the four classical western elements of earth, air, fire, and water.

  • Anonymous

    Nope nope nope. I mean, yeah, that could be a really good show, and have nice continuity with the previous show, but then it’s just yet another show about dudes. Which is not a thing TV needs more of right now.
    I would really like cameos from the original actresses, though, however they do the reboot.

  • Anonymous

    Their personal problems were terrible though, and always the same. Whining about not having a man, or in Piper’s case whining that her man kept running off to save people. It was when they focused on their personal problems they came off as really self-centered, horrible people.

  • Anonymous

    No, Abi’s talking about the Secret Circle, which was based on the books by LJ Smith,who also wrote the Vampire Diaries, which also got turned into a TV show. I read both series in junior high and loved them. I never did get into the Vampire Diaries show, but I watched all of the Secret Circle. It was pretty terrible, I have to admit, but it turns out nostalgia’s a pretty powerful thing.

  • MeatyStakes

    Anything built on top of the Charmed mythos would eventually fall apart, I’m afraid.

    And honestly, I’m really not that invested on them; I prefer a show about three badass witches.

  • Anonymous

    I loved the Craft! I was disappointed in Charmed, having expected more – it was clearly influenced by The Craft (its theme tune cover of ‘How Soon Is Now was taken directly from the Craft soundtrack after all). As a big Buffy fan I’d expected them to go with a high school angle, or at least the gothic/outcast thing the characters of Buffy and the Craft had going on.

    Not every show can have the magic of Buffy, of course, but something a little less sopa opera and pedestrian would have been nice – if they get someone who can write the fantasy/occult side of things better (and, like everyone else says, make it more consistent) it could be a winner.

    Perhaps ‘supernatural teens’ is a bit hackneyed at this point but I’d still like to see a TV series more in line with that version I originally imagined… maybe I’ll get it this time :)

  • Anonymous

    I don’t remember there being girl kids? It’s about 8 years or so since I watched it! :p
    I think you make a good point there. Doing a future or past reboot would be more fun and more interesting. They wouldn’t just be covering old ground.

    I’m pretty fond of Supernatural. I recently got into it so I’m only on season 6. My only issue with it is that they keep killing off ALL their significant female characters and it feels like they’re only doing it to give Sam and/or Dean more unnecessary angst! But I love Cas, so I keep watching just for him!

  • Anonymous

    That’s the one! It’s always a shame when series you read as a kid get turned into crap tv shows and films!
    Case and point: Point Blanc, The Dark is Rising, Cirque du Freak, Chronicles of Narnia, Lord of the Rings (yeah I don’t really like those films! :p ) …I’m sure there are others I can’t think of right now. Not to mention all the reboots and remakes of series and toys like Transformers, GI Joe etc. Hollywood sucks!

  • Anonymous

    Argh. The Dark is Rising was perhaps the one that really made me just want to quit pop culture altogether. Just. No. I don’t want to play any more. I try not to think about it :/

  • Marie

    Agreed. I LOVED Cole until The Source/demon baby.

  • Marie

    Agreed, I thought the Season 7 ending was perfect. It should have just ended there.

  • Jean-François Martel

    also: 1-Don’t spend your budget on big name guest stars.

    2- Make sure your main stars get along with one another.

    3- Develop their relationships outside of romantic interests and the three sisters. Give them friends outside the family.

    (I love the show (mostly the first 4 seasons) but damn it had problems).

  • Jean-François Martel

    the clothes were good at first but i don’t know what happened at one point it only got worse and worse as the series went on.

  • Jean-François Martel

    That would be blasphemy

  • Jean-François Martel

    Ehh, the stuff that appeared after season 5 was too much of a mess and i doubt it would be able to work… Plus i wanna badass female characters.

  • Jean-François Martel

    So i’m the only one who thought season 8 was light years ahead of seasons 5, 6 and 7 in terms of quality? Don’t get me wrong, the season was mediocre at best but seasons 5, 6 and 7 were unwatchable.

    Also i think CBS has a better chance of making something decent that the CW would. Like, i doubt it would be great but it will be way better than anything the CW could make.

  • Anonymous

    Going to second you on #6. I was rewatching the series on Netflix and had to stop at the Valkyrie (I think thats what they were, maybe Furies) episode because seriously it was like the 5th Very Special Sexy Outfit in a super short time. I get it, it was the 90′s and grrrl power feminism was all about sexual liberation, but the tv show kinda took it to a point where it just about getting views based on seeing the Charmed Ones wear sexy costumes.

  • Anonymous

    OOF. Those were bad. The one that really got me was where Phoebe turned into a really…interesting version of ,.Cinderella. Rewatching it now that I’m not 14 gives me a whole new perspective.

  • Anonymous

    Sort of like the Valkyrie episodes where they need a warrior’s soul to get to Valhalla and just TAKE Darryl’s, even when he says no, and leave his dead body in an alley, all against his will. But played it for chuckles because oh Darryl, what made you think you had any say in this.

  • Anonymous

    So following the trends on TV, we had Vampires, Werewolves, Zombies, and now Witches.
    What could the next big paranormal creature be next year? Oh boy, I hope is Aliens again.

  • Anonymous

    She directed one of the best episodes! I think when the other two original actresses started getting producer credit is when the show totally derailed. So many episodes were The Perfect Phoebe And Friends Show.

  • Anonymous

    Aliens already started, with ‘The Neighbors’ on ABC. More ‘My favorite Martian’ then “V”, but it cracks me up.

  • Anonymous

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  • LifeLessons

    I hope they do reboot. I enjoyed that show immensely.

  • Seanna Tucker

    If you want it to be about Women, have it revolve around Phoebe’s daughters. She had three.

    For all we know, they could be the “real” Charmed Ones, considering there were actually four sisters in the Charmed series and not three like there were supposed to be.

  • Brittany K

    I love Charmed. It was the show that made me love witches and all other things supernatural. I even have the Book of Shadows complete series set. That being said, I do NOT want a reboot. Maybe fifteen years down the line, but it’s not even been ten years since it ended. As some people in the comments pointed out, a show about Wyatt and Chris wouldn’t be a terrible option, but 1. Charmed was always about female power and 2. Charmed kinda got pretty messy towards the end, so building on the existing show would probably not be a good idea.

    However, I do love that witches are starting to become to big thing again, so I would love for CBS to pick up a show in the Charmed reboots place. I know CBS doesn’t do teen dramas, but how about Sweep, the fifteen book series from the early 2000′s? It’s episodic structure screams tv show!

  • Mark Matson

    Action films and shows as well. How often have we seen the hero kill dozens of hired guards without a thought and then “does the right thing” by not killing elite one percenter bad guy. Only the aristocracy matter, not the average worker.

  • Mark Matson

    The Magic School never made any sense. Other witches new far more than these three, who just happened to be Chosen Ones™.

  • Mark Matson

    “Oh no, that perfectly normal looking, if particularly hot, dude is obviously a demon because I said so! Vanquish him!”

    Any chance they up the budget an extra fifty buck to afford some makeup the second time around?

  • Jean-François Martel

    i doubt CBS would do much worse than the CW would though (since it used to be on the WB).

  • Jean-François Martel

    It wasn’t planned at the beginning that there was a fourth sister. Shannen Doherty and Alyssa Milano didn’t get along and Shannen left after season 3 so they kinda needed another sister.

  • Jean-François Martel

    witches are so underused and underrated. They’re due for a comeback.

  • Alyson L

    Yep – last episode they show the girls with their chain of kids. Remember Phoebe had a prediction about having a daughter. The final scene of the series is of a girl at the house reading the book and then she closes the door with her TK after some of the others run outside.

  • Alyson L

    I loved Archie growing up but I have yet to see anything about just Archie.

  • Alyson L

    I swear this is why I would want to write movies – to do the best I could to be accurate to the actual text. Of course, they wouldn’t want that. One of my fav books was turned into one of the worst movies ever – so bad the author sued the production company to have the rights back.

    I still wish they would of waited for the HP books to finish and make them as a miniseries.

  • Alyson L

    The Power of Six, Give Us the Chex-Mix

  • The Drunken Chatter

    No!! I loved the original and it shouldn’t be touched. Can’t Hollywood come up with new ideas!

  • Charlie

    Oh my god!!!! This is my fave show ever!

  • Charlie

    ooo nice lore wrangling :p

  • http://www.facebook.com/nuuni.nuunani Nuuni Nuunani

    Just archie? Well he does have his own series still http://archiecomics.stores.yahoo.net/ though i confess i tended to get betty and veronia more often than the archies

  • SCP3

    It was on forever and it hasn’t been off the air that long.

    Here’s a thought: why not take a short lived series with a good premise but lousy execution and reboot that?

  • Travis

    I don’t get why Charmed would need to be rebooted. I mean, I liked the show, but there was nothing in it so identifiable that you would need a remake rather than just coming up with a new show, and it’s doubtful the name recognition is worth the trouble of trying to live up to a predecessor.

  • Anonymous

    I must admit, that’s a good way to continue… because I hated the idea to pull a fourth sister out of the hat so much that I only watched half of the season without Prue… and thus didn’t know that Phoebe had 3 daughters ;)

  • KA

    I could definitely do without this. Please, Hollywood, STOP with the reboots. Give us some original material. PLEASE!

  • KA

    The witches were more prevalent than the vampires for a long time. Werewolves a distant third.

  • Matias Furia

    SOmething like Charmed, you mean? Seriously, I don’t get all the Charmed love. It was OK at it’s best, and pretty awful at it’s worst. It’s perfect reboot material.

  • ScarletRegina

    I agree with you there. I remember an episode where Grams was blathering on about “the power of one” because Pru was the super special snowflake of the three.

  • Stephanie Eversole Vandenburg

    If they’re bringing things back, I want a reboot of Ugly Betty and Pushing Daisies.

  • Suzanna

    Same here. It seems like a more romance-focused (who knew that was possible) version of Charmed.

  • Suzanna

    I don’t know. I really loved Charmed, but I feel like, as fun as it was, especially in the beginning, it was ultimately a heavily flawed show. There were many things that both could have and should have been done better. Does that mean I want a new show that, hopefully, does such a thing? I’m really not sure. I think that even with all of us who acknowledge it’s flaws, there’s a heavy dose of nostalgia to it where we’re not quite ready for a substitute.

  • http://www.blessedblogger.com Melissa Clancy

    We used to joke that Charmed took place in an alternate reality where bras were never invented. If you made it a drinking game to take a drink every time you could tell which actress was cold you’d die of alcohol poisoning after the first couple of episodes.

  • Seanna Tucker

    The last episode encompasses the rest of their lives. The Charmed Comic, however, touches up on a lot of that.

    I will admit, however, that the lore falls apart even more in the comics.

  • Seanna Tucker

    The Charmed Ones didn’t know anything about their powers because they were bound when they were really young.

    A Demon, Nicholas, tricked their mother, Patty, into turning her powers over to them before Phoebe was born (not knowing that they would turn out to be the Fabled Three). To protect them, they bound their powers and pretended they never had magic. Locked everything in the attic and pretended the door was jammed.

  • sarah splurge

    ok if they did a new series of Charmed the old one will either be better or worse. People will either love or hate the new one and what if by some chance the new one is better than the old? Just something to think about, I think that doing what someone wrote on the comments about Phoebe’s daughters as the charmed ones sounded like a good idea. Make it more of the magical side maybe not the rules but actually looking into more of the fairy tale, fantasy an mythology side of it a bit more.

  • Co_st

    Charmed won’t be charmed without the original cast! I hate the idea of Charmed Reboot! It’s so silly!

  • Anonymous

    I could tolerate the original three sisters being all about sisterhood, but Paige definitely should have had her own life away from the Halliwells. I think Paige’s outside life, uncles, aunts etc, should have been developed from season 5 onwards. Would have been cool to have had Paige have a family member find out she’s a witch and try to steal the book or something.

  • Anonymous

    The personal problem stuff got much worse from season 5 onwards. Stopped caring about saving innocents etc.

  • Anonymous

    Chris and Wyatt ruined the original Charmed, so no for me.

  • Anonymous

    A lot of the retarded stuff like that happened from season 5 onwards. Things should have stayed serious like they did in seasons 1-4. I hated how Leo over explained things in later seasons too, because things were so confusing otherwise.

  • Anonymous

    Charmed could have still been so awesome from season 5 onwards. They had a lot of build up with potential storylines with Cole being vanquished at the end of season 4. Season 5 should have been about redemption (with Cole being redeemed somehow), and Prue should have been remembered more during this season. A new big bad should have been properly established at this point also. I’ve imagined stuff like Wyatt being the new big bad, instead of being good like he was in season 6. Paige should have had a lot more juicer storylines too. Rose McGowan knew how to do dark roles, so some of her knowledge of darker roles should have been used in Charmed, instead of making her the ditsy valley girl like she did. Also, Wyatt (and Chris) probably shouldn’t have been a magical child. That sort of ruined Charmed in my opinion, because it meant too much focus on babies.

  • Kim Williams

    This makes me wonder if Charmed 2.0 will be covered here @ TMS. I wonder because The Vampire Diaries & The Originals are not & in my experience & opinion, they have the same broad appeal & fan base.

  • Kim Williams

    Yes!

  • MarrieB

    They covered that in the show. How would you feel if you spent 5 of your prime years sacrificing your life totally? Bet we’d all be sick of it and very selfish, too. Their personal problems made the show stay interesting after 5 years of the same old routine.

  • MarrieB

    It’s the reverse. The outfits got better as the series went on. Although they showed a lot of cleavage, they were also more interesting, bright, and colourful, and also was in line with the fashion of the time … which is exactly what any good show does.

  • MarrieB

    They were also human, i.e. not perfect … like the rest of us.

  • MarrieB

    No reboot. People who liked the original will likely not be able to adjust to new characters, plot, etc. and people who didn’t like or watch the original series probably won’t want to watch the series, old or new. So in the end, no one will want to watch it … except for the first one or two episodes out of curiosity perhaps.

  • Jeff

    Sexy clothes, magic, special effects, good story and interpersonal relationships are a hard combination to beat. personally, I liked the first few seasons better than the later seasons.

  • Anonymous

    No it didn’t though. It was terrible.

  • MarrieB

    Great! Well, I’m not inclined to believe you since you only disagree and have no actual further argument of any kind. Either way, you don’t like how things worked out on the show and it’s not like anyone is going to change your mind. Hopefully you’ll find a show you do like someday.

  • Bastet

    I think a continuation would be awesome but not a remake. Remakes need to wait at least 10 years, if not longer. I’d love to see a show that begins with Phoebe’s 3 girls as the evil charmed ones in a world ruled by evil. Paige, Piper and Leo’s kids living incognito trying to bring good back into the world. A completely new setting, new environment and new take on the good vs evil battle complete with flashes back in time filling in the gap between Charmed and Charmed 2.0