"Either Eben is grooming an army of idiots, or you're telling the truth about demons. And, honestly, I prefer the former."
John Blackwell
Series The Secret Circle
Season 1, Episode 18
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Air date March 29th, 2012
Writers David Ehrman
Director Nick Copus
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
Starring Brittany Robertson; Thomas Dekker; Phoebe Tonkin; Shelley Hennig; Jessica Parker Kennedy; Chris Zylka
Episode guide

"Sacrifice" is the eighteenth episode of season one of the teen-drama series The Secret Circle. It was directed by Nick Copus with a script written by David Ehrman. It first aired on the CW Network on Thursday, March 29th, 2012. In this episode, Eben and Samuel begin resurrecting demons, and John Blackwell has to reveal that he still has his powers.

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There are a total of fourteen credited cast members in this episode.
  • Actor Gale Harold's name is removed from the credits of this episode.

Allusions[edit | edit source]

  • A "Sacrifice" relates to someone or someone of great value that is given up in order to curry favor with a higher power. This may include human sacrifice or animal sacrifice, both of which are utilized in occult rituals in order to curry favor from a dark power.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • Melissa Glaser: You know, I think Diana's got the right idea: dating outside the witchy world.
  • Faye Chamberlain: It would be nice to have regular romance problems, not the epic tragic kind.


  • Adam Conant: Cassie, I thought you were amazing. Up against the witch hunters tonight - amazing.
  • Cassie Blake: Thanks.


  • John Blackwell: Either Eben is grooming an army of idiots, or you're telling the truth about demons. And, honestly, I prefer the former.


  • Adam Conant: The thing is, in the blink of an eye, I feel like everything was perfect, but I can't remember that feeling. And I keep trying, but I can't.


  • Faye Chamberlain: I'm grateful. That I never have to see Adam bat his lashes at her undersized head again.

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