Familiar Grounds is the ninth episode of the fifth season of Charmed.
A warlock hunting familiars causes Kit to return to the manor to ask for help. Not knowing how to identify the threat, the sisters cast a spell to discover the truth. Paige makes a choice between the love of her past and her present.
- 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
- Craig Olejnik as Evan Nicolae
- Jesse Woodrow as Glen Belland
- Emmanuelle Vaugier as Ava Nicolae
- Aisha Tyler as Kimyra
- Eric Winter as Trevor Donnelly
- Samaire Armstrong as Kit (human form)
- Unknown as Nurse
To Turn a Feline into a HumanEdit
- Cast by the Charmed Ones, requires a circle of candles.
- Answers is what these sisters seek,
- Possessed by one who cannot speak.
- To give voice to this familiar guide,
- Grant this feline a human hide.
- Cast by Phoebe to turn Kit into a cat once more.
- With these words, I undo the spell,
- Return to form, I wish you well.
- Sensing - used by Kimyra to track Familiars and by Kit to track her.
- Blinking - used by Kimyra as means of teleportation.
- Light Darts - used by Trevor to attack Kimyra.
- Agility - used by Kimyra to avoid attacks.
- Power Absorption - used by Kimyra through her athame to absorb the powers of Familiars.
- Orbing - used by Leo and Paige as means of teleportation.
- Premonition - used by Phoebe to get a premonition of Kit.
- Levitation - used by Phoebe to kick Kimyra.
- Molecular Immobilization - used by Piper to freeze Kimyra.
- Adjusting - used by Kimyra to resist being frozen.
- Telekinetic Orbing - used by Paige to orb an athame.
- Molecular Combustion - used by Piper to accidentally destroy the grandfather clock.
Notes and TriviaEdit
- The title is a reference to Familiars, as this episode marks the return of Kit.
- More is explained about the nature and purpose of Familiars.
- Piper and Phoebe remember the Source of All Magic, which Eva told them about in the episode "All Halliwell's Eve".
- While discussing the importance of Kit, Piper and Phoebe mention events that occurred in "The Painted Word" and "Magic Hour".
- Paige is able to orb an athame to Phoebe without vocal command.
- Trevor performs a similar blessing ritual to Serena Fredrick in the pilot "Something Wicca This Way Comes".
- Paige mentions seeing Kit around her apartment shortly before she met her sisters.
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5.08 Signals Crossed
|Charmed Reloaded|| Followed by:|
5.10 With Great Power