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Retrieved July 9, 2010. During the third season, Michael Abernethy of PopMatters credited Charmed as "more enjoyable than most shows in the good vs evil genre" largely due to the strength of the performers. He also recognized the use of humor in creating "unexpected turns in stock storylines [which are] more interesting than one might expect." The monster of the week format is frequent during the early-half of the series, however Abernethy stated that, despite this, "the writers tend to explore the sibling dynamics to keep the show from growing redundant." Christel Loar from the same publication agreed that "episodes go beyond the demon-of-the-week formula to tap into the relationships of the characters and their.flaws. ^ a b Langmead, Jon. 2013-09-26. ^ "Charmed Wins Cable Guide Award". October 25, 2013. ^ a b c Wieselman, Jarett (August 15, 2014).