Charmed

The Fifth Halliwell - S4-E16

Plot hole: Cole explains that the demonic power is driving Karen mad because she is human. Cole later has Paige infected with one to drive her mad. This doesn't make sense since Paige is doubly not human, and shouldn't be driven mad. In fact the Charmed Ones have had demonic powers before and were not driven mad, but instead turned evil.

Size Matters - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Shortly after Phoebe frees the blonde girl from the clay, she tells her to run "before Gammill sees [them]." But Phoebe hadn't learned the demon's name at any point. Leo and Piper do find out his name, but not until later. (00:20:00)

DavidK93

A Knight to Remember - S4-E6

Plot hole: Piper is initially skeptical at Phoebe's theory that the Evil Enchantress could be Paige in a past life, because Paige lacks the Enchantress' ability to summon the elements. However, Piper knows that in Phoebe's past life she had a pyrokinetic power, which she does not have in the present.

DavidK93

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Suggested correction: This is not a correction, more of an observation that goes with this plot hole. In season 2 episode 14 'Pardon My Past' Leo explains to the sisters that Phoebe had her active powers taken away, because her past self had used them for evil, but yet the Enchantress does the same with her powers, and Paige still has active powers. It took two years for Phoebe fighting as a good witch to actually gain an active power again, and then it was only levitating. Becoming an empath took seven years. So that doesn't really make sense that Phoebe would be punished for her past self actions and Paige was not.

Possibly Paige had past lives in between the one we saw and the present one. So she could have already atoned for the evil past life in another past life.

That could very well be true since Paige's past life as the Enchantress was much further back in the past than Phoebe's.

Also Paige's active power comes from her Whitelighter side not her witch side, she doesn't have any active witch powers.

True, but Paige's past life, the enchantress, was medieval, maybe other versions of her past life post-medieval times were good witches? Phoebe's past life was more recent like in the 1930s.

Paige's active power comes from her whitelighter heritage, so like Chris and Wyatt, she doesn't have an active witch power, so this active power has nothing to do with her Wiccan heritage and past life as the enchantress.

Muse to My Ears - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: After Phoebe jump kicks a warlock and falls to the ground, there is a blonde woman standing next to them. In the next shot of the warlock, when Piper blows him up, the woman is gone. But all of the mortals had been frozen, so she couldn't have moved. (00:37:40)

DavidK93

Saving Private Leo - S4-E17

Plot hole: When Piper freezes an object it always continues with its path when it unfreezes, but when she unfreezes the knife Rick has thrown at her it drops to the floor. (00:36:20)

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Suggested correction: This is a power advancement.

A Knight to Remember - S4-E6

Plot hole: According to Paige's "fairy tale" the witch ends up with the prince. If this is really a past life, the sorceress ended up with the prince in the Middle Ages. So why do they have to fix it? Everything was just going the way it did according to her fairy tale, and good magic was obviously still present in the world.

Trial by Magic - S4-E11

Plot hole: Leo suggests to Piper that they use their magic to scare Wyke into a confession. In Ex Libris (Season 2) it is established that they can't/shouldn't use their powers to punish the guilty - even if it means saving/helping an innocent. There's no way Leo would suggest such an immoral course of action.

Charmed Again (1) - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Piper does not light the candles before she summons Grams, but in the episode 'PreWitched' (when Grams summons Patty) we see that the candles must be kept alight to maintain the connection with the dead. (00:18:00 - 00:33:30)

Black as Cole - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: Paige looks in the Book of Shadows and suggests that the demon they are looking for could be Belthazor, not knowing that Belthazor is Cole's demonic form. But we saw Phoebe making extensive changes to Belthazor's entry in the Book of Shadows in a previous episode, and the changes are not in evidence here. (00:01:40)

DavidK93

A Knight to Remember - S4-E6

Plot hole: When Phoebe tried to kick the Shocker Demon, she became electrocuted until Piper interposed with a large wooden stand. But when the prince attacked the Shocker Demon with his metallic sword, the demon was cowed and the prince was unharmed.

DavidK93

Witch Way Now? - S4-E22

Revealing mistake: In the teaser, when Leo levitates to hang a picture, he has a major wedgie and the ankles of his pants hike up to mid-shin due to the harness that is used for the levitation effect.

DavidK93

Charmed Again (2) - S4-E2

Plot hole: Phoebe and Piper seem surprised at the fact that a white-lighter can impregnate someone, because they are dead. Piper says "how does a white-lighter get somebody knocked up?", but when she went to the future she saw herself with Leo's baby, and Leo told her that he hadn't clipped his wings. (00:46:25)

Enter the Demon - S4-E4

Plot hole: When Piper and the Zen master switch bodies and Yen Lo uses the dragon blade to steal Piper's soul, the Zen master's image is shown as a visualization of the soul, but it should be Piper's image instead. (00:34:55)

Size Matters - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Piper suggests that Paige orb in place, because the clay is still wet enough that it will collapse if she's not there to support it. But when Paige actually does orb, the clay cracks and collapses into powder as if it had been bone dry.

DavidK93

Charmed Again (1) - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: After Phoebe has her premonition about Paige at Prue's funeral, demonic bounty hunters show up to "eliminate" Belthazor. We see the funeral hall empty where seconds before Phoebe's premonition, there was a line of people waiting to give their condolences to the girls, Victor, Leo and Cole. (00:12:20 - 00:13:10)

Saving Private Leo - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: The name plate under the photo of Leo at the Veterans Association indicates that he died on November 24, 1942. Paige's research indicates that Nathan and Rick both died on the same day as Leo, but she later finds out that they were buried at the V.A. on November 22, 1942, two days before they are supposed to have died.

DavidK93

Paige: Well, you wanted to live like us. Now you get to die like us.

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Answer: That was a mistake in the series.

Also, the episode is called 'Babies First Demon' and this alone tells us that it's Wyatt's first time in the field (so to speak) and as the sisters say, they've done a good job of clearing up their own magical messes so far. Nobody really knows how advanced Wyatt's powers are, or will become. That's why the cleaners appear, to nip things in the bud. The Cleaners didn't want to chance that the sisters could clean Wyatt's magic up, just incase they couldn't. Therefore intervening themselves, just in case.

Chosen answer: When the cleaners first surface in season 6 it is mentioned that usually the girls have been able to clean up their own messes (as seen in season 3 episode 22 when Phoebe turns back time thus concluding in the death of Prue).

Answer: Because they wanted them to fix their own mistakes.

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