Based on a character who first appeared in "Archie" comics in 1962, this quite literal wish-fulfillment comedy premiered on the Showtime cable network, and was then developed into a series for ABC.
Pretty Sabrina Sawyer (Melissa Joan Hart), newly arrived in Riverdale from her native Massachusetts, seems like a typical teen. Her eccentric aunts, caring for Sabrina while her parents travel, know better. Just as they did, Sabrina will inherit magical abilities upon the first full moon after her
imminent 16th birthday.
When Sabrina prematurely opens her gift, an ancient book of spells, she unknowingly gets a foretaste of the powers. In school, Sabrina achieves p...