Signals Crossed is the eighth episode of the fifth season of Charmed.
A letter to "Ask Phoebe" leads Phoebe to a young woman living in a haunted apartment. Meanwhile, Paige finds herself in a difficult situation when a love from the past returns just when she is happy with Evan.
- Main Cast
- Holly Marie Combs as Piper Halliwell
- Alyssa Milano as Phoebe Halliwell
- Rose McGowan as Paige Matthews
- Guest Starring
- Craig Olejnik as Evan Nicolae
- Jesse Woodrow as Glen Belland
- Rebecca Balding as Elise Rothman
- Sydney Tamiia Poitier as Dana
- Unknown as Carl
- Unknown as Tommy
- Unknown as Mother
To Vanquish a GhostEdit
- Can only be cast by the dead. used by Tommy to vanquish his mother.
- Ashes to ashes, spirit to spirit,
- Take her soul, banish this evil.
- Divination - used by Paige with her tarot cards and Evan through palm reading.
- Telekinesis - used by the ghosts to slam a door shut, move the glass on the spirit board and throw objects.
- Premonition - used by Phoebe to get a premonition of a letter and to see the past in the apartment.
- Possession - It is mentioned Tommy possessed Dana to write a letter to Phoebe.
- Molecular Immobilization - used by Piper to freeze objects being thrown at her.
Notes and TriviaEdit
- The plot of this episode bears similarities to "Rm w/a Vu", the fifth episode of the first season of Angel.
- Leo is absent for the first time in Season 5. With Cole no longer a part of the main cast, this is the first episode in which only the sisters star.
- Glen Belland was last seen in "Trial by Magic" in season 4, in which he mentioned thinking of going to Nepal.
- Despite being mentioned before, this marks the first Season 5 appearance of Elise Rothman.
- Phoebe displays her enhanced sense of intuition when she is able to sense something horrible happened in the apartment even before getting a premonition.
- In this episode, the appearance of ghosts causes drops in temperature and the lights to flicker.
- When Phoebe notes that Dana is taking the haunting suprisingly well, Dana replies that strange things happen in San Francisco all the time.
| Preceded by:|
5.07 Devil May Care
|Charmed Reloaded|| Followed by:|
5.09 Familiar Grounds