We're noting our Charmed posts. We are both covering the show right now. And we're streaming it on Netflix. She's about an episode of two ahead of me. Thank goodness this is during Christmas break and I'm at my folks or I couldn't do this.
I'm one of three sisters (I'm the middle) and we all loved "Charmed." (We also have a brother.)
So we watch it together since I'm home.
We're not just sitting in front of the laptop or TV (if we use the X-box to stream Netflix). We're wrapping gifts and making all the cookies for Mom. There's a woman in our church who just got out of the hospital after surgery so our mother's helping out there by cooking meals and carrying them over. In the meantime, my mother always has cookies for everyone in the neighborhood, for this person and that at church or that used to be in the neighborhood or . . . And, of course, for the family.
So we're doing those cookies each day. (Which our kids love.) And we'll watch the episodes as we're doing that.
Did I really hate Phoebe for a year or two after she became the Queen of the Underworld?
Yeah, I did.
I don't watching season five now. But that first episode reminded me how I was angry at her and then felt like she was grabbing to much attention the next year (season five) like with the opening when she had to be a mermaid.
I'm the middle and we were talking about this, my sisters and I, and we decided that I just didn't have patience for Phoebe choosing a relationship over her sisters.
The mermaid episode. It was the season five opener and a double length episode (two hours when it was shown with commercials). In it, a mermaid has a little bit of time left before the man she loves tells her he loves her. If he doesn't, she loses her legs and goes back to the Sea Hag.
In that episode, Phoebe will end up becoming a mermaid as well.
But what I wanted to point out was the guest star playing the mermaid. She had blond hair and was very pretty. She also has a southern accent which I thought was for a role and didn't realize it was for real.
She was in "Jack & Jill" on the WB, "My Name Is Earl" (as Joy) on NBC and now, on Fox, "I Hate My Teenage Daughter." Jamie Presley.
That was so weird to see her. She was a good mermaid.
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