Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

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Witches, witches everywhere. 

This fall, magic has taken over TV in the best way. There are witches everywhere, from American Horror Story to Charmed to Legacies to Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and they join a long line of TV witches. Sometimes, the witches have it easy. Most of the time, they're literally about to die at all times. 

Despite that, it's hard not to wish we too could be witches, casting spells and riding brooms (or vacuum cleaners) and saving lives or causing mayhem, but not all witch worlds were created equal. Below, we attempted to determine the best and worst TV worlds in which to be a witch, passing no judgment on the quality of show or even quality of witch. 

Most of our pros and cons are related to two things: coolness of magic and likelihood of death. 

And so, below, you'll find our picks from best to worst. 

Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Melissa Joan Hart

Heartbreak Films

Game of Thrones, Carice van Houten




The Secret Circle

CW Seed


The CW





Once Upon a Time


American Horror Story: Apocalypse, Sarah Paulson


The Vampire Diaries finale

The CW

Selena Gomez, Wizards of Waverly Place, Disney


The Originals, Series Finale

The CW

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina


Bewitched, Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead

ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images


The CW

Nelsan Ellis, True Blood

John P. Johnson/HBO

Witches of East End


Buffy the Vampire Slayer

20th Century Fox

The Magicians


Janet Montgomery, Salem

Cook Allender/WGN America

Happy Halloween!

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