'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale' - Let's recap Season 1 before Winter Solstice episode
The countdown for 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale' has officially begun and here's a quick recap of Season 1 and what to expect in the upcoming one-off episode
The witching hour isn't over yet. Praise Satan! But first, praise be 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale,' a one-off holiday special that will keep our thirsty souls quenched with the necessary dark spells and magic until the second season comes out next year April 5.
The countdown for the episode has begun as the Christmas special or let's say Solstice special is slated to release on Netflix December 14. The trailer was out December 4, so you know what you're in for. It looks chillier than ever, not just because it's winter, but because... (I'll emphasize it again) 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' is back.
From all the expectations we have from our beloved 16-year-old witch, Sabrina Spellman, and her Greendale gang, here's a quick recap of what to keep in mind before watching the special one-hour episode.
Note that Sabrina signed her name into the Book Of The Beast, so she is more powerful than ever. She conjured the hellfire to burn the Greendale 13 witches in the season finale, fulfilling the Dark Lord's prophecy. As the trailer might have made evident, Sabrina is donning a more witchy look in the one-off episode, with dark lipstick, grey hair and black outfits. Also, a mention here, which is not a recap at all, is the cameo of Young Sabrina played by McKenna Grace, who looks eerily exactly like the elder Sabrina!
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Sabrina still needs to figure out how her parents died, so that story may be explored. Since season one, it's been a mystery as to how Sabrina's parents died, but even more mysterious is her meeting her dead mother in a limbo in episode 9 when going to fetch Tommy's soul. However, this story is quite complicated so we might as well see it in season 2, rather than in a one-off episode.
Madam Satan who has possessed the body of Miss Wardwell fulfilled the Dark Lord's wish to make Sabrina sign her name in the Book of the Beast. Given that she's thirsty for more power and wants to stand alongside Satan himself, we wonder what's in store for her this Holiday special?
The trailer made it evident she's very much in Sabrina's mortal school as their history teacher enjoying her own Christmas Santa cookie. In the season one finale she devoured the school principal, Principal Hawthorne. Thank god, this time it's just a cookie.
Aunt Zelda has kidnapped Father Blackwood's first-born baby girl for the sole purpose of sparing her life from him (he desperately wanted a baby boy). She was born seconds after. She tells Father Blackwood that one twin ate up the other. So, in the Solstice special, expect to see the new baby in the house. Sabrina is now an elder sister!
Harvey Kinkle and Sabrina broke up in season one and in the trailer, we spot Sabrina gifting Harvey a wrapped present. What could that be? Are they back together? Wait! What about Nicholas Scratch.
The Weird Sisters who had a severe dislike for Sabrina for being a half-mortal half-witch became friends towards the end of season one. We see Prudence, Agatha and Dorcas wishing Sabrina a Happy Solstice and conjuring some magic together, typically exciting!
Sabrina and her mortal friends including Susie Putnam and Rosalind "Roz" Walker, discovered that she is a witch. Are they back to being friends again? Remember the sad look on all their faces (Roz, Susie, and Harvey) at the end of the season as they all sat on the couch at Baxter High trying to convince themselves that Sabrina is still their Sabrina? Well, the trailer looks hopeful.
Beloved Ambrose is dating Luke, who literally teleported Ambrose to the Academy of Unseen Arts when the 13 witches took over Greendale. So that romance is still there, but wasn't that the magic of Aunt Hilda's love potion too?