Fearful Synergy is the second episode of the fifth season of Charmed.
Phoebe and Cole face their fears and head for a troubling confrontation due to the manipulation of Barbas, the Demon of Fear. Piper and Leo learn news about their pregnancy and Piper faces a fear of her own. Meanwhile, a new threat is rising from the deep.
- Main Cast
- Holly Marie Combs as Piper Halliwell
- Alyssa Milano as Phoebe Halliwell
- Rose McGowan as Paige Matthews
- Brian Krause as Leo Wyatt
- Julian McMahon as Cole Turner
- Guest Starring
- Billy Drago as Barbas
- Unknown as Doctor
- Unknown as Demon #1
- Unknown as Demon #2
- Unknown as Demon #3
- CGI as Shadow
- Astral Projection - used by Barbas to escape Purgatory.
- Fear Reading - used by Barbas to read the fears of others.
- Suggestion - used by Barbas to manipulate Phoebe and Cole.
- Telepathy - Used by the Shadow to communicate with Barbas.
- Super Strength - used by Cole to destroy an elevator.
- Fading - a type of teleportation used by Cole.
- Orbing - a type of teleportation used by Paige.
- Shimmering - a type of teleportation used by demons.
- Energy Balls - used by demons to attack at the manor.
- Telekinetic Orbing - used by Paige to deviate Energy Balls.
- Molecular Combustion - used by Piper to vanquish a demon and attack Cole.
- Regeneration - used by Leo to heal himself.
- Illusion Casting - used by Barbas to make Cole see himself as Belthazor.
- Smoking - a type of teleportation used by Barbas.
- Healing - used by Leo to heal Phoebe.
- Intangibility - used by Barbas to avoid being attacked by Cole.
- Electrokinesis - used by Cole to attack Barbas.
- Pyrokinesis - used by Cole to vanquish Barbas.
Notes and TriviaEdit
- The title is a reference to the combined fears of Phoebe and Cole being powerful enough to resurrect Barbas.
- Barbas returns, having previously appeared in the season 1 "From Fear to Eternity" and the Season 2 episode "Ms. Hellfire".
- Prue is mentioned by both Piper and Barbas.
- Piper refers to the events of the Season 2 episode "Morality Bites", where she saw her future daughter.
| Preceded by:|
5.01 From the Ashes
|Charmed Reloaded|| Followed by:|
5.03 The Evil Eye