Series The Secret Circle
Season 1, Episode 17
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Air date March 22nd, 2012
Writers Don Whitehead; Holly Henderson
Director John Fawcett
Producers Jae Marchant; Michelle Lovretta; Liz Friedlander; Don Whitehead; Holly Henderson; Dana Baratta; David Ehrman; Andrea Newman; Leslie Morgenstein; Gina Girolamo; Andrew Miller; Kevin Williamson; Nick Pavonetti
Starring Brittany Robertson; Thomas Dekker; Gale Harold; Phoebe Tonkin; Shelley Hennig; Jessica Parker Kennedy; Chris Zylka; Ashley Crow; Natasha Henstridge
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"Curse" is the seventeenth episode of season one of the teen-drama series The Secret Circle. It was directed by John Fawcett with a script written by Don Whitehead and Holly Henderson. It first aired on the CW Network on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 9:00 pm. In this episode, John Blackwell warns Cassie Blake and Adam Conant that while they may be destined to fall in love, their love is also a curse. Once the curse is awakened, a member of the Circle will die. Faye Chamberlain has a brusque encounter with Eva, and Dawn Chamberlain and Charles Meade visit Jane Blake to work some crystal magic hoodoo on her.

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  • "SC: Curse" serves as a shortcut to this page.
  • Actress Ashley Crow is added back into the main title credits for this episode only. She has not been a main character on the series since "Darkness".
  • The set used for the exterior of Cassie Blake's house was also used in the "Deep Throat" episode of The X-Files.
  • This is the third and final appearance of Eva. She appeared last in "Lucky", and before that in "Return".

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  • Jane Blake: If you awaken the curse, someone in your circle will die.


  • John Blackwell: Very creative, like your mother.
  • Melissa Glaser: I didn't realize you knew her that well.
  • John Blackwell: Oh yeah, we spent hours in these woods and she showed me all the plants medicinal properties. You meant the world to her.


  • Cassie Blake: Using dark magic is getting too easy.
  • Adam Conant: But you stopped. That's because you and me are stronger than dark magic, or any of this.


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