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Xavier: "It's not the nymphs you have to worry about, it's the witches. You're not strong enough to stand up to them."
Tull: "But I will be once I drink from the spring. Then I'll use the immortal water to heal you."
Xavier and Tull talking.

Nymphs Just Wanna Have Fun is the 19th episode of the fifth season and the 107th overall episode of Charmed.

Summary

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Piper and Phoebe race against time to rescue Paige after she is transformed into a nymph and then captured by a demon who wants to rule the forest.

Cast

Main Cast

Guest Stars

Special Musical Guest

Co-Stars

Uncredited

Magical Notes

Book of Shadows

Nymphs

Piper mentions from the entry on Nymphs that only certain types of magical beings can be turned into Nymphs. The entry itself is never seen and the content is thus unknown.

Spells

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Piper and Phoebe are Teleported to the forest.

To Locate Nymphs

Paige was working on a Spell to locate Nymphs, based on combining the four elements: water, wind, earth and fire. However, because the Nymphs were on TV, she never finished it. But later, Piper and Phoebe finished it to find Paige. It teleported them to the forest where the Eternal Spring was. The Spell itself is never seen casting and thus unknown.

To Turn an Immortal Demon Into a Tree

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Tull is transformed into a tree.

When Tull drank from the Eternal Spring, he became invincible and immortal. As a Vanquishing Spell wouldn't work, Paige suggested that they could cast a Spell to turn Tull into something else immortal, like a tree. She then improvised the first part of the Spell, and Piper continued to finish it.

Changing Seasons Changes All
Life Renews as Creation Call
Nothing is Immune, Everything Transmutes
So take this demon and give him roots.

Potions

5x19VanquishingPotion

Xavier is vanquished.

Vanquishing Potion

Phoebe brought a Vanquishing Potion with her to vanquish Xavier and Tull. Xavier still tried to attack Piper and Phoebe, but they dodged his stream of fire and Phoebe threw the Vanquishing Potion. She later tried the same Potion on Tull, but because he had drunk from the Eternal Spring, he was invincible and thus Immune to the potion.

Powers

  • Nature Enhancement: Used by Nymphs to augment plants and make plants grow.
  • Fading: Type of Teleportation used by Xavier. The Nymphs (inc. Paige) faded into woodlands.
  • Fire Throwing: Used by Xavier to kill the Satyr and to attack the Nymphs. He later killed Lily with this power. Tull later used it to attack Piper and Phoebe.
  • Orbing: Type of Teleportation used by Leo and Paige.
  • Water Teleportation: Type of Teleportation used by Nymphs.
  • Molecular Combustion: Used by Piper to blow up Xavier's arm. She later blew up Tull's stream of fire and she tried to blow up Tull twice.
  • Power Granting: Used by Daisy and Miranda to grant Paige Nymph Powers.
  • Miranda and Daisy open up the Eternal Spring and bring Tull and Paige within reach of it. They later closed it.
  • Super Strength: Used by Tull while hitting Paige.
  • Rising: Used by Tull to stay on his feet after Piper blasted him.
  • Healing: (through water from the Eternal Spring) Used by Miranda to heal Paige.

Artifacts

  • Scrying Crystal - A magical pendant used for Scrying. Piper used it to scry for Evil in San Francisco.

Notes and Trivia

Charmed Promo season 5 ep. 19 - Nymphs Just Wanna Have Fun

The WB episode promo

  • Naughty Nymphs was the working title for this episode, and was this episode's title in the UK.
  • This is Paul Ruditis' (writer of a few Charmed novels and the Charmed Comics) least favourite episode. Rose McGowan expressed a dislike for the episode as well.
  • It is also the lowest ranked episode of Charmed on TV.com with a ranking of only 7.3.
  • The fountain that the nymphs dance in was filmed on location (March 8, 2003), in Pasadena, at City Hall. The courtyard and fountain is actually on the backside of City Hall, facing Euclid Street and All Saints' Church.
  • The Bunyip is mentioned again. Phoebe mentioned it in "Chick Flick" and it was shown on a page of the Book of Shadows in "Morality Bites".

Cultural References

Glitches

  • When Phoebe is hiding from Jason at work, from the front her bag is on her bare skin, from the back it is on her shirt.

Gallery

Episode Stills

Screencaps

Quotes

Phoebe: I slept with my boss.
Piper: Who, Jason?!
Phoebe: No Elise, yes, of course, Jason!

International Titles

  • Italian: Le Ninfe Dei Boschi (The Wood's Nymphs)
  • French: Nymphes (Nymphs)
  • Czech: Pramen věčnosti (Spring Of Eternity)
  • Slovak: Nymphy sa chcú jednoducho zabávať (Nymphs Just Wanna Have Fun)
  • Russian: Нимфы просто веселятся [Nimfy prosto veseljatsja] (Nymphs Just Having Fun)
  • Spanish (Spain and Latin America): Las ninfas sólo quieren divertirse (The Nymphs Just Wanna Have Fun)
  • German: Tanz um die ewige Quelle (Dance Around the Eternal Spring)
  • Serbian: Nimfe samo hoce da se zabavljaju (Nymphs Just Wanna Have Fun)
  • Hungarian: Cserfes nimfák ("Chatty" Nymphs)
Previous Episode:
Cat House
Next Episode:
Sense and Sense Ability
Episodes: Season 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8
Comics: 9 - 10
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