Dream a Little Dream is the eleventh episode of the fifth season of Charmed.
After seemingly vanquishing a demon, Piper is possessed and falls into a coma. She wakes up in an illusionary world where her life is radically different without the presence of magic. Her sisters and Leo desperately search for a way to reach her before the demon inside of her consumes her soul.
- Main Cast
- Holly Marie Combs as Piper Halliwell
- Alyssa Milano as Phoebe Halliwell
- Rose McGowan as Paige Matthews
- Brian Krause as Leo Wyatt
- Guest Starring
- Shannen Doherty as Prue Halliwell
- Greg Vaughan as Dan Gordon
- Unknown as Soul Drainer
- Unknown as Doctor #1
- Unknown as Doctor #2
To Vanquish the Soul DrainerEdit
- Requires the Power of Three.
- He who trades in lies and feeds on pain,
- No longer will your wicked lies remain
- By the Power of Three we sisters decree,
- Your creepy grin shall no longer be
- Premonition - used by Phoebe to find the Soul Drainer and to show Piper events from her real life.
- Coma Inducement - used by the Soul Drainer to trap its victims in an illusionary, comatose state.
- Soul Absorption - used by the Soul Drainer to drain the souls of its victims.
- Molecular Combustion - used by Piper to combust the Soul Drainer twice.
- Manifestation - used by the Soul Drainer to remain as a spirit after being blown up.
- Possession - used by the Soul Drainer to enter Piper's body and mind.
- Orbing - used by Leo and Paige (off-screen) as method of transport.
- Psychic Connection - used by Phoebe to enter Piper's mind.
Notes and TriviaEdit
- The title is a reference to the 1989 teen film Dream a Little Dream.
- The plot of this episode shares similarities with the Season 4 episode "Brain Drain".
- The Soul Drainer's appearance is similar to the Gentlemen from the Buffy episode "Hush".
- This episode marks the (illusionary) return of two former main characters, Prue Halliwell and Dan Gordon.
- This episode shows how different the lives of the sisters would have been without magic. Key differences include Patty and Prue being alive and Piper never meeting Leo.
| Preceded by:|
5.10 With Great Power
|Charmed Reloaded|| Followed by:|
5.12 Monster Mommy