Coyote Piper is the 9th episode of the third season and the 53rd overall episode of Charmed.
When a life essence takes possession of Piper, her soul is at risk of dying if Prue and Phoebe don't kill her body.
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- Shannen Doherty as Prue Halliwell
- Holly Marie Combs as Piper Halliwell/Terra
- Alyssa Milano as Phoebe Halliwell
- Brian Krause as Leo Wyatt/Terra
- Chad Willett as Justin Harper
- Rainn Wilson as Kierkan
- Paige Rowland as Terra
- Andrew Bowen as Male Victim/Terra
- Sabine Singh as Missy Campbell
- Philip Boyd as Drunk Guy
- Jessica Randle as Concerned Woman
- Adrianne Alvarez as File Clerk
The Book of Shadows
- An Alchemist would use a bottle such as this
- to capture and/or store a Life essence. A
- Life Essence is comparable to a human soul, but
- made in a mixing lab. A well made Life Essence
- can possess any living being but would prove toxic
- and eventually lethal to the being's pre-existing Soul
- This ceremonial instrument is used by an Alchemist to open
- an incision in a body. The Demon then performs an
- incantation on the blood and lets it drip into the
- Essence Bearer, where it is mixed with
- other ingredients and
- transformed into a
- Life Essence.
- This apparatus transforms matter into energy.
- The Alchemist deposits matter in this device
- and heats it over a ritualistic flame.
- After the Alchemist invokes Dark
- Spirits, the matter distills into energy
- which can be manipulated for evil purposes.
- This contraption transforms one type
- of matter into another. An Alchemist
- places the initial substance inside the
- first cylinder. Then, as the Alchemist
- chants, the substance magically
- materializes in the second cylinder
- in an entirely different form.
- is the most powerful Alchemist known
- to exist and he has often used his
- expertise to disrupt the natural order
- for his own destructive missions.
- Even though many Witches are
- capable of defeating Alchemist
- demons, only the Power of Three
- has the might to eliminate Kierkan.
- When seeking to Vanquish an Alchemist
- Demon use the following Spell:
- Let Flesh be Flesh, and Bone be Bone
- the Alchemist shall transform none.
- Cruel Scientist of Evil Born
- with these words face the Fire's Scorn.
- Using metaphysical tools and
- Dark Magic, Alchemists can
- transform any substance into
- For example, an Alchemist's
- evil Powers can turn Water
- into Gold and Energy into
- Similarly, these demons also
- have the innate ability to
- transform the Dead into the
- Living by calling the Souls
- back into corpses.
- Let flesh be flesh
- And bone be bone
- The Alchemist shall transform none.
- Cruel scientist of evil born,
- With these words face the fire scorn.
- —Result vanquishes Keirkan
- Host soul reject the poison essence
- Let love's light end this cruel possession.
- —Result vanquishes Terra
- Caducas Exanimas Vita Ethos Anima.
- —Result resurrected Piper and Businessman.
- Premonition: Phoebe got a premonition in which she saw the death of Cole's Father.
- Energy Balls (premonition): Used by Cole's mother to kill Cole's Father.
- Possession: Used by Terra to posses the Businessman, Piper and Leo.
- Resurrection: Used by Kierken to resurrect the businessman and by Terra to resurrect Piper.
- Telekinesis: Used by Prue to annoy Missy and later to attack Terra (who was possessing Piper), to direct a knife into Piper's chest, and reflect Terra's (in Leo's body) energy beam.
- Orbing: Type of Teleportation used by Leo.
- Molecular Immobilization: Used by Terra (possessing Piper) to freeze Kierkan and Missy.
- Energy Beam: Used by Terra to knock out Leo, and to attack Prue in an attempt to her from saying the expulsion spell.
- Healing: Used by Leo to heal Piper's stab wound.
Notes and Trivia
- Darryl and Cole don't appear in this episode.
- Prue doesn't use her Astral Projection power.
- Phoebe doesn't use her Levitation power.
- Piper doesn't use her power, but Terra does while in her body.
- Phoebe received a premonition while leaning against a coffin, instead of touching it with her hands.
- Piper dies for the third time in this episode.
- Piper's dance was choreographed by Shannen Doherty.
- We see in this episode that Piper had braces when she was younger, similar to both Prue and later Paige.
- This is the first of two episodes with "Piper" in the title, the other episode is Run, Piper, Run. Also there is a comic with the title: Piper's Place.
- It is stated in this episode that Prue was both head cheerleader and class president while in high school.
- This episode scored 5.1 million viewers.
- While possessing Piper, Terra complains about how she can't kill a demon without her sisters. Interestingly, Piper does gain Molecular Combustion in "Exit Strategy", which does allow her to vanquish demons by herself.
- The title is a reference to the title of the movie Coyote Ugly (2000). One of the lead actresses is Piper Perabo.
- Cindy is referring to the famous anti acne drug "Accutane", that is only used in severe acne patients and it carries a lot of side effects.
- When Terra (in Piper's body) freezes Kirkan, his mouth changes from open to closed between shots.
- Leo: Come on Piper, isn't this supposed to be a fun thing, you know, going back and seeing all your old friends?
- Piper: You weren't by any chance popular in high school were you?
- Leo: Well I was... I mean... is there a right answer to this question?
- Prue: Did you put a lot of hairspray on that hair?
- Piper: No.
- Prue: Well, then all is not lost. By the time I'm done with you, you are going to be the hottest chick at the reunion.
- Piper: Really?
- Prue: Who do you think helped Phoebe go blond?
- Piper: I was nobody in high school.
- Prue: Piper, you were not a nobody.
- Piper: Prue, you were class president. You have no idea what it's like on the other side.
- Prue: Yeah, you're right. I'm sorry.
- Terra (as Piper): Hey! Bitch! Move the trays yourself!
- (Missy gives a somewhat humbled look and walks away, Prue gives an astonished space)
- Prue: Well... that was great! Though the... bitch part of it was a little much.
- French: Le diable au corps (The Devil to the Body)
- Polish: Rycząca Piper (Coyote Piper)
- Czech: Nevděčná Piper (Thankless Piper)
- Slovak: Kde je Piper? (Where is Piper?)
- Russian: Пайпер—гадкий коуот [Pajper—gadkĳ kouot] (Piper is a Disgusting Coyote)
- Russian: Одичавшая сестра [Odičavšaja sestra] (Feral Sister)
- Spanish (Spain and Latin America): Coyote Piper
- Serbian: Kojot Pajper (Coyote Piper)
- Italian: Festa di Liceo (High School Party)
- German: Besessen (Possessed)
- Hungarian: Palackba zárt szellem (Bottled Spirit)
- Finnish: Villi ilta (The Wild Night)
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