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The Secret Circle
Season 1, Episode 15
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Episode Information
Air Date

February 16, 2012


David Ehrman


Brad Turner

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Return is the fifteenth episode in Season One of The Secret Circle. It aired on Feburary 16, 2012.


Cassie is stunned when a notoriously evil figure from her past shows up on her doorstep. However, her surprise quickly turns to suspicion when he asks her to return the medallion she found in the wreckage of the fire that killed their parents . Cassie storms off but is captured by Eben and his band of witch hunters. Jake offers to trade himself for Cassie’s freedom and when Adam realizes they’re in trouble he calls the Circle.



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Song Title Album Artist Buy
Ain't Tryin' To Deny On the Hunt Amplified Heat Buy
As Long As You Like Under the Streets Afrobeta Buy
City Girl Prisoner The Jezabels Buy
Fallin Priscilla JMSN Buy
Lost On the Hunt Amplified Heat Buy
Maniac Hysterical Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Buy
Youth Program 91 Razika Buy


John: "Hello, Cassie. My name is John Blackwell, and I'm your father."

Adam: "All the stories we heard about who he is. The evil things he's done. He's here for something else."

Jake: "I wouldn't open that if I were you, really bad luck."

John: "Now there is every reason for me to stay. You can't protect yourself."

Melissa: "If I have as much power as you think I do, do you really want to test it?"

John: "Everything I've done since the day of the boat yard fire was to keep you from being in the very situation you are in now."

Cassie: "I don't know where to start. An entire childhood and adolescence of questions."

Melissa: "Kinda creepy, Callum."
Callum: "Maid's night off."




  • The episode is named Return because of John Blackwell sudden return to Chance Harbor.
  • This is the episode where John Blackwell's face is revealed, because in the twelfth episode, Witness, his face is covered during Cassie's journey to Jake's memories of the Boatyard Fire.
  • This episode marks the first appearance of John Blackwell in the series.
  • Lee's past catches up on him when his ex-girlfriend, Eva, wakes up from a drug-induced coma. Eva was first mentioned in the 12th episode, Witness.
  • Cassie channeling her magic throught a umbrella is reference to Hagrid when he first meets Harry in "Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone".
  • In voodoo, there is a right and left path. Left being considered a path of evil.
  • Cassie gets a job as a barista and moves back home.
  • Did you know that in the books Cassie's dad comes alive by a crystal skull breaking, but it didn't break since it's in his head? Faye was the one who made him come back alive because she was incharge when they did the cermony.

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