Some may agree that the 1996 television program, Sabrina The Teenage Witch is one of the most iconic interpretations of the popular character. It was one of the hottest TV shows on the air. The main cast included Melissa Joan Hart, Beth Broderick, Caroline Rhea, Nate Richert, and others.
The series has become a cult phenomenon for years to come, but some fans and viewers today may not have realized how studded the cast was. The show included a host of guest stars who were not only popular during the run of the show, but are still well known today. Some may even surprise avid fans when they realize who has appeared.
10 Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch is a highly acclaimed actress and singer who made herself known for her role in a popular movie in the 1960s titled Fantastic trip. He then won a Golden Globe for his role in the 1974 film The three muskateers. In Sabrina The Teenage Witch, made a guest appearance in the episode, “Third Aunt from the Sun”.
She played one of Sabrina’s aunts, Aunt Vesta. His character originally makes his appearance as a substitute teacher in his school. But Sabrina finds something strange about her and then she needs it to be his aunt. Her aunt devises a plan to try to persuade Sabrina to move to the other kingdom.
9 Penn and Teller
The famous magic duo, Penn and Teller became successful guest stars on the show. Penn Jillette has made a handful of appearances as Drell, a powerful witch and head of the Witches Council. He makes most of his appearance in the first season. His character was once in a relationship with Hilda.
Skippy is the character played by Teller and is only seen in the first season with Penn. Skippy is also a member of the Council of Witches. Unlike his partner, he is mute and is known for his kindness and disapproval of Drell’s attitude towards humans.
8 Simon Helberg
This will be a real blast from the past and a complete shock for some fans. The Big Bang Theory star Simon Helberg, who played Howard Wolowits, once had a small cameo Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Helberg was just starting out in the industry when he made this appearance.
He appeared in “Time After Time” as a support engineer for a time travel website that Sabrina uses. Zelda is upset by the breakup, so Sabrina uses magic and technology to go back in time and help Zelda. Her spell rewrites her family’s history and asks Helberg’s character for help.
7 Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston is no stranger to the television screen. When Cranston made his appearance on the show, he was best known for his role as Tim Whatley in Seinfeld. He later became known for the classic sitcom show Malcolm in the middle and later in the hit dramatic drama, breaking Bad like Walter White.
Cranston appeared in the first season in “Troll Bride”. He played the role of a sorcerer lawyer. While Sabrina is in her dilemma trapped in the troll’s castle, Zelda and Hilda have a backup plan. They hire a Witch attorney to try to break the contract Sabrina made with Roland the troll. His character is described as having “fantastic legs”.
6 Paula Abdul |
Paul Abdul is just one of the many music stars who have made an appearance on the show. She played herself and was part of a secondary storyline with Salem. Since Sabrina is in trouble after using an aged cream that makes her too old, Salem devises a plan to try and meet Paula Abdul.
Salem’s plan to meet her doesn’t go so well. Paula Abdul is one of those famous people who doesn’t really need to play any other characters except herself. She alone adds more than enough intrigue to an episode.
In “I Think I Love You”, one of the greatest musical artists for romance, Usher made an appearance. Comically enough, Usher played the role of The Love Doctor. Sabrina is unable to answer “I Love You” to Josh after he confesses his feelings for her.
Instead, her voice comes out bizarre and not hers. Her aunt tells her that there is only one person who can help her, The Love Doctor. The doctor tells her what to do the only way he can, by singing a song. All wearing a doctor’s lab coat and nurse support singers.
Coolio was another guest star who played himself on the show in “A Girl and Her Cat”. Salem is pushing Sabrina up the wall when he destroys her Christmas sweater and later has her kicked out of the local pizzeria. She leaves him in the alley but later worries when he doesn’t come back for dinner.
A phone call reveals that Salem has been kidnapped. Sabrina and her aunts go looking for clues and use a spell to bring Coolio back to life from a poster to see if she has any information. They even joke if he can get the tickets, but he sadly says he can’t because it’s just an alley poster.
3 Backstreet Boys and NSYNC
Seeing as the show took place in the late 90’s and early 2000’s, it’s no surprise that the show turned to popular pop bands of the time. This included a special appearance by Backstreet Boys and NSYNC. In “The Band Episode,” Sabrina prepares a special drink that gives her and her band musical talent.
It seems like a soda is missing but is soon drunk by a group of friends playing basketball at school. These friends acquire musical skills and transform into the Backstreet Boys. In “Sabrina and the Pirates”, NSYNC makes an appearance as themselves when Sabrina and her friend try to join an 18+ club to watch and then perform.
2 Britney Spears
In “No Place Like Home,” teen pop sensation Britney Spears made her debut as a guest star in the episode. Sabrina takes the opportunity to go to Paris to live with her father after her normal life has gone into disarray.
She’s a little upset that she missed a Britney Spears concert. Her father has the perfect solution and makes Spears appear out of nowhere in the living room. A mini-concert just for her, but it soon turns into some chat between girls to help Sabrina figure out what she should do with her dilemmas. Spears was at the peak of her musical career at the time, so her appearance on the show caused a buzz. There are also some juicy details about what she and Hart have been up to off set.
America’s most famous drag queen, singer, model, and TV personality, RuPaul once appeared Sabrina the teenage witch. The host and creator of the hit show RuPaul’s Drag Race he played the role of a sorcerer and a hairdresser. Adorned in her drag queen persona, RuPaul is called in to help fix Sabrina’s hair.
As the scene progresses, Sabrina explains that she used a spell to try to reunite Hilda and Zelda so that they can be family again. Hilda and Zelda then admit that they played Sabrina to teach her a valuable lesson. She doesn’t believe them since she’s been called to the witch council. RuPaul changes appearance and turns into a sorcerer.
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