"Hannah, why are you always such a bitch to me?"
Prue Halliwell

"The Truth Is Out There... and It Hurts" is the eighth episode of the supernaturally-themed television series Charmed. It was directed by James A. Contner and written by Zack Estrin and Chris Levinson. It first aired on the WB Network on Wednesday, November 25th, 1998. In this episode, Prue Halliwell creates a magic spell that forces everyone around her to tell the truth for the next 24 hours. She hopes that the spell will illuminate how Andy Trudeau truly feels about discovering that she is a witch, but when the spell begins to affect Piper and Phoebe with equal measure, Prue learns that she is in for more than she bargained for.

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  • Producton code number: 4398007
  • First episode directed by James A. Contner. He also directed the "Soft Light" episode of The X-Files, from which this episode derives its title. Contner's next directorial credit is episode fourteen, "Secrets and Guys".

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  • The title to this episode is taken from a poster and popular catch phrase featured in the Fox television series The X-Files. It is also a reference to the popular phrase "The truth hurts".

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  1. Credited, but does not appear in this episode

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