Mara about to kill a victim.

Black Widow is the first episode of the sixth season of Charmed.


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Six months have passed since the Charmed Ones saved the world. Leo still has not returned and while Piper remains hopeful, her sisters fear he is not coming back. Darryl calls in help from the sisters when a case seems to be demon-related and Phoebe meets a new journalist who is also interested in solving the mystery.


Main Cast
Guest Starring

Magical NotesEdit


  • Shapeshifting: Used by Mara to shift between her demonic and human form.
  • Web Projection: Used by Mara to trap her victims.
  • Molecular Combustion: Used by Piper to accidentally blow up the coffee maker.
  • Telekinesis: Used by Paige to pull a chair out from under Charlie.
  • Orbing: Used by Charlie as a means of transportation.
  • Molecular Acceleration: Used by Piper in an attempt to burn through webbing.
  • Venom Injection: Used by Mara to inject her victims and Piper with venom.

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • The title is a reference to the black widow spider, a species where the female kills the male after reproduction.
  • It is mentioned that six months have passed since the Season 5 finale. It is mentioned that these months have been demon-free.
  • Starting with this episode, Brian Krause is no longer part of the main cast, as Leo became an Elder.
  • This episode introduces Charlie, the sisters' new Whitelighter, and Derek, an investigative journalist.
  • Derek makes a reference to the unsolved park massacre committed by Adam last season.
  • Phoebe doesn't use any of her powers in this episode.
Preceded by:
5.20 Purgatory Rising
Charmed Reloaded Followed by:
6.02 Itsy Bitsy Piper