Biographical Information Granted, this finale got buried underneath the pushed-up release of Cobra Kai, which is still so infuriatingly good that Sabrina didn’t have much of a chance to grab eyeballs. Alive When asked if there was a cast member she didn't get along with, coincidentally, it was her best buddy Salem. After being on set for a month with five different cats, Shipka began breaking out in hives. Salem is a slim black cat with a small white tuft of fur on his chest, and yellow-gold eyes. After first appearing in Archie's Mad House #22, alongside his BFF Sabrina in 1962, he has somehow still made a name for himself almost 60 years later. Affiliates & Family As Sabrina the Teenage Witch Wikia notes, Salem wasn't always black: he was once orange. Animal trainer Ian Doig explains, "Shaq really does carry the load because he’s just tremendous; like a majority of the shots are [the cats] sitting on set and he tolerates all the stuff going on so easily there’s no point in trying to better it with a different cat.”, NEXT: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Cast & Character Guide. WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Part 4, streaming now on Netflix. With five cats on set, how does production choose which cat makes the best on-screen star? Chapter Three: The Trial of Sabrina Spellman, Chapter Thirteen: The Passion of Sabrina Spellman, Chapter Fifteen: Doctor Cerberus's House of Horror, Chapter Eighteen: The Miracles of Sabrina Spellman, Hail Salt Inhaler! Considering the show was literally called Sabrina the Teenage Witch, it's no surprise that Sabrina was the star of the show, with appearances in every single episode. First Appearance Nick Bakay is a voice actor who portrayed Salem in Sabrina the Teenage Witch in the '90s. This 19-year-old starlet told Vulture that she had no idea she was allergic to cats until she started filming. Salem Saberhagen in the '90s show is a centuries-old witch who is sentenced to live as a cat for 100 years because he tried to take over the world. In the sitcom, Salem was voiced by Nick Bakey, who added the perfect amount of spice to the character. Last Appearance The famous black cat made his debut in the comic book Archie's Mad House #22 in October 1962. This is fascinating since not many characters just pop up randomly in other popular sitcoms. This means that even hair and makeup stylists can't pet the cats before working on her. However, as poetic and deep as Salem was on screen, he was equally talented offset, too. Appearances In The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, he is merely Sabrina's familiar in her current reality. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. After first appearing in Archie's Mad House #22, alongside Sabrina in 1962, he has somehow still made a name for himself almost 60 years later. Salem is a recurring character on Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Despite believing it unsuccessful, Salem approached her later that night and took on the form of a cat, officially becoming her familiar. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Today at 2:00 PM Rosalind Walker, Prudence Blackwood, Mambo Michele Marie LeFleur. “The cat is the one cast member I don’t get along with,” she explained. He's appeared in ABC-Disney owned shows like Boy Meets World, Teen Angel, You Wish, and children's morning show via Disney. Nick Bakay wrote 12 episodes for the series, proving that he knew Salem Saberhagen better than anyone. By Diyah Pera/Netflix. Salem was formerly a warlock, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Magical Realm’s Witches’ Council for plotting to take over the world. 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