Witches on TV
Sometimes they're good, sometimes bad, but they all have their, ahem, charms. Here are some of our favorite TV witches.
Continuing her matriarchal reign over the fluid "American Horror Story" franchise, Jessica Lange is witch supreme Fiona Goode in the "Coven" installment.
The WB's "Charmed" centered around Halliwell sisters Phoebe (Alyssa Milano, left), Piper (Holly Marie Combs, right) and Prue (Shannen Doherty, for the first two seasons) and, in later seasons, half-sister Paige Matthews (Rose McGowan). The attractive, all-powerful good witches spent eight seasons protecting folks from evil demons and warlocks in the Bay Area.
Samantha Stephens (Elizabeth Montgomery, shown with Dick York) tried her best not to be "Bewitched" and just be a "normal" housewife, but that nose was just too twitchy.
The mythology of NBC's "Grimm" is dark and dense and includes a creature known as the Hexenbiest, a bad witch who, via Adalind (Claire Coffee), attempts to terrorize Portland, Ore.
Offering a potent mix of kooky and creepy, Tabitha Lenox (Juliet Mills) on "Passions" wreaked utter havoc in Harmony and had a talking doll named Timmy.
When most kids turn 16, they get a driver's license. On "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," Sabrina Spellman (Melissa Joan Hart) realizes she possesses mystical powers. Helping her learn the ways of witchery were her odd-couple aunts, Zelda (Beth Broderick, left) and Hilda (Caroline Rhea).
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" friend Willow Rosenberg (Alyson Hannigan, left) gravitated to the dark side and became addicted to magic before learning to use her powers for good.