"Love Hurts"
Series Charmed
Season 1, Episode 21
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Airdate May 19th, 1999
Writer Chris Levinson; Zach Estrin; Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Director James Whitmore
Producer Jonathan Levin; Tony Blake; Paul Jackson; Sheryl J. Anderson; Betty Reardon; Jon Paré; Les Sheldon; Brad Kern; Constance M. Burge; Aaron Spelling; E. Duke Vincent; Peter Chomsky
Starring Shannen Doherty; Holly Marie Combs; T.W. King; Dorian Gregory; Alyssa Milano
Previous The Power of Two"
Next "Déjà Vu All Over Again"

"Love Hurts" is the twenty-first episode of season one of the supernatural fantasy series Charmed. The episode was directed by James Whitmore with a script written by Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin and Javier Grillo-Marxuach. It first aired on the WB Network on May 19th, 1999. In this episode, Piper Halliwell learns the truth about Leo Wyatt in that he is a Whitelighter. The Charmed Ones go up against their first Darklighter, who is a man named Alec. To defeat him, Piper invokes a spell that switches the Charmed Ones' powers.

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  • This episode is production code number 4398020.

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  • The title of this episode is taken from the 1975 rock ballad "Love Hurts" by Nazareth, which appeared on their album Hair of the Dog. The song also appeared in the 2007 remake of Halloween, and was played during the scene where Deborah Myers is working at a strip club.

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