List of Bewitched episodes

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Bewitched is an American fantasy situation comedy originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. Film dates are the dates the Screen Gems distribution company reported the episode was "finished".[1]

US Seasons[edit]

Season # Episodes TV season
1 36 1964-1965
2 38 1965-1966
3 33 1966-1967
4 33 1967-1968
5 30 1968-1969
6 30 1969-1970
7 28 1970-1971
8 26 1971-1972

Key: † = Dick York does not appear.

Season 1 (1964-1965)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
1-01 "I, Darrin, Take This Witch, Samantha" William Asher Sol Saks September 17, 1964 (1964-09-17)

In the episode that started it all, we are introduced to Samantha (Elizabeth Montgomery) and Darrin (Dick York) who meet and marry. On their wedding night Samantha reveals to Darrin that she is a witch. Darrin accepts Samantha regardless, and she promises "love, honor and no witchcraft", but Endora (Agnes Moorehead), her evil witch mother, does not approve of the marriage. Later at a dinner party, Samantha uses her powers to get back at Darrin's condescending ex-girlfriend Sheila (Nancy Kovack).

Note: Rehearsal for the pilot was to begin November 22, 1963, but was postponed due to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Filming was completed December 6 of that year.
1-02 "Be It Ever So Mortgaged" William Asher Barbara Avedon September 24, 1964 (1964-09-24)

When Samantha and Darrin purchase their first home together, Samantha and Endora use their magic to see what it would be like fully furnished. But their nosy neighbor Gladys Kravitz (Alice Pearce) witnesses the acts of magic and becomes shocked and hysterical.

Note: This episode was completed along with the next five on September 11, 1964.
1-03 "Mother Meets What's-His-Name" William Asher Danny Arnold October 8, 1964 (1964-10-08)
At their first meeting, the condescending Endora refers to Darrin as "What's his name," and an inevitable argument about Samantha not using her powers leads to Darrin nearly being turned into an artichoke.
1-04 "It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog" William Asher Jerry Davis June 10, 1965 (1965-06-10)[2]
When Darrin's alcoholic and lecherous client Rex Barker (guest star Jack Warden) makes a pass at Samantha, she decides to teach him a lesson by turning him into a dog. Note : First episode to feature Larry Tate.
1-05 "Help, Help, Don't Save Me" William Asher Danny Arnold October 15, 1964 (1964-10-15)

Samantha suggests clever slogans for Darrin's Caldwell Soup advertising campaign. Darrin is thrilled until he suspects Samantha of using magic to help. A fight ensues and Samantha goes home to mother. Charlie Ruggles guest-stars.

Note: This episode was partially remade as Season 5's "Is It Magic or Imagination?", broadcast November 21, 1968, and again in Season 8 as "A Good Turn Never Goes Unpunished", broadcast March 11, 1972.
1-06 "Little Pitchers Have Big Fears" William Asher Barbara Avedon October 22, 1964 (1964-10-22)
To help a boy named Marshall Burns (guest star Jimmy Mathers) gain self-confidence, Samantha uses her magic to help him to become a star baseball player. After Darrin dissuades her from using further supernatural help, she instead tries to persuade the boy's overprotective mother (June Lockhart) to support him.
1-07 "The Witches Are Out" William Asher Bernard Slade October 29, 1964 (1964-10-29)
Darrin's latest client wants to use a stereotypical ugly witch to promote his Halloween candy. Samantha is understandably upset, as are Bertha, Mary, and Aunt Clara, a trio of elderly witches who have dealt with prejudice for quite some time. When Darrin is fired for creating a campaign with a beautiful, curvaceous witch, the foursome teams up to give the client a taste of his own medicine. Shelley Berman, Reta Shaw and Madge Blake guest-star. Note: First episode to feature Aunt Clara.
1-08 "The Girl Reporter" William Asher Paul David & John L. Greene November 5, 1964 (1964-11-05)

Teenage reporter Liza Randall (guest star Cheryl Holdridge) interviews Darrin for her school paper, arousing jealousy in her boyfriend Marvin "Monster" Grogan (guest star Roger Ewing). When Samantha conjures up food to keep him distracted, Monster's appreciation for Samantha causes Liza to become jealous as well.

Note: Filmed September 23, 1964
1-09 "Witch or Wife" William Asher Bernard Slade November 12, 1964 (1964-11-12)

With her husband working overtime, Samantha is bored and agrees to have lunch in Paris with Endora. She happens to run into Larry and Louise Tate while there, creating confusion and hard feelings between Samantha and Darrin. Raquel Welch briefly guest-stars as a flight attendant.

Note: Filmed October 6, 1964
1–10 "Just One Happy Family" William Asher Fred Freeman & Lawrence J. Cohen November 19, 1964 (1964-11-19)

Darrin meets his father-in-law Maurice (Maurice Evans), who disapproves of his daughter's marriage to a mortal. An argument prompts him to disintegrate Darrin. Samantha begs for his return, with even Endora supporting her daughter.

Note: Filming completed October 16, 1964
1–11 "It Takes One to Know One" William Asher Jack Sher November 26, 1964 (1964-11-26)

When Darrin begins searching for a beautiful model to play "Miss Jasmine," Endora sees it as an opportunity to break up her daughter's marriage and sends a gorgeous witch to seduce him.

Note: Filmed September 29, 1964. This episode was remade as "The Eight Year Itch Witch", in season 8, episode 12, broadcast December 8, 1971.
1–12 "...And Something Makes Three" William Asher Danny Arnold December 3, 1964 (1964-12-03)

Larry sees Louise and Samantha entering an obstetrician's office and assumes Darrin is about to become a father. This causes Darrin to wonder about life with magical children. But Larry is the one who's in for a surprise: it's Louise who is pregnant. Maureen McCormick guest-stars.

Note: Filmed October 22, 1964
1–13 "Love Is Blind" William Asher Roland Wolpert December 10, 1964 (1964-12-10)

Samantha asks Darrin to help her plain friend Gertrude find a beau. When a handsome artist, Kermit, is attracted to her, Darrin accuses Gertrude of being a witch. Samantha refuses to tell, leaving Darrin to try to break up the budding romance. Kit Smythe and Adam West guest-star.

Note: Filmed October 29, 1964
1–14 "Samantha Meets the Folks" William Asher Bernard Slade December 17, 1964 (1964-12-17)

When Darrin's parents meet Samantha for the first time, his mother (Mabel Albertson) feels pushed aside when her daughter-in-law serves a magnificent dinner, unaware that it was actually Aunt Clara who zapped up the food.

Note: Filmed November 5, 1964
1–15 "A Vision of Sugar Plums" Alan Rafkin Herman Groves December 24, 1964 (1964-12-24)

The Kravitzes and Stephens participate in a program that allows orphaned children to stay with adults for the holidays. When the Stephens' young charge reveals that he does not believe in Santa Claus, Samantha takes him to the North Pole. Bill Daily and Billy Mumy guest-star.

Note: Filmed November 12, 1964
1–16 "It's Magic" Sidney Miller Tom Waldman & Frank Waldman January 7, 1965 (1965-01-07)

Samantha hires Zeno the Great (Walter Burke) to perform at a charity bazaar and becomes his assistant to help the magician gain self-confidence. When Zeno's former assistant returns to capitalize on his newly found fame, Samantha tries to stop the scene-stealing.

Note: Filmed November 27, 1964
1–17 "A Is for Aardvark" Ida Lupino Earl Barret January 14, 1965 (1965-01-14)

When an ankle injury confines Darrin to bed, Samantha enchants the house so it can fulfill Darrin's needs. Darrin becomes intoxicated with the idea of magic, and starts encouraging Samantha to use her powers, but the change is not all for the better.

Note: Filmed November 18, 1964. Endora addresses her son-in-law as "Darrin" for the first of only eight times in the series.
1–18 "The Cat's Meow" David McDearmon Richard Sale & Mary Sale January 21, 1965 (1965-01-21)

Accompanying a gorgeous client (Martha Hyer) to Chicago, Darrin begins to act strangely when he suspects that her cat is actually Samantha in disguise.

Note: Filmed December 3, 1964
1–19 "A Nice Little Dinner Party" Sherman Marks Bernard Slade January 28, 1965 (1965-01-28)

Promising to behave when she meets Darrin's parents, Endora turns on the charm and is promptly accused by Darrin's mother of trying to steal her husband's affections.

Note: Filmed December 10, 1964
1–20 "Your Witch Is Showing" Joseph Pevney Joanna Lee (credited as "Joanne Lee") February 4, 1965 (1965-02-04)

When Darrin is saddled with an unwanted assistant, he suspects that the aggressive man is actually a warlock sent by Endora to ruin his career. Peggy Lipton guest-stars.

Note: Filmed December 16, 1964
1–21 "Ling Ling" David McDearmon Story by : Anthony Wilson
Teleplay by : Jerry Davis
February 11, 1965 (1965-02-11)

Knowing that Darrin needs a new model for a campaign, Samantha turns a stray Siamese cat into an attractive woman named Ling Ling (Greta Chi).

Note: Filmed December 16, 1964
1–22 "Eye of the Beholder" William Asher Herman Groves February 25, 1965 (1965-02-25)

Darrin sees a 300-year-old painting, "Maid of Salem", which bears a striking resemblance to Samantha, causing him to question her age and their relationship.

Note: Filmed January 11, 1965
1–23 "Red Light, Green Light" David McDearmon Roland Wolpert March 4, 1965 (1965-03-04)

The mayor, ignoring his constituents' request to have a traffic light installed at a busy intersection, needs some of Samantha's witchcraft to convince him otherwise. Vic Tayback guest-stars.

Note: Filmed December 31, 1964
1–24 "Which Witch Is Which?" William D. Russell Earl Barret March 11, 1965 (1965-03-11)

To assist her daughter in a dress fitting, Endora transforms herself into a double of Samantha and soon becomes a smitten young writer's object of desire, while Gladys Kravitz thinks Samantha is having a secret affair.

Note: Filmed January 18, 1965. This episode was remade as "A Chance on Love", broadcast March 19, 1970.
1–25 "Pleasure O'Riley" William D. Russell Ken Englund March 18, 1965 (1965-03-18)

A sexy woman, Pleasure O'Riley (Kipp Hamilton) moves in next door to the Stephens, and her incredibly jealous boyfriend suspects both Darrin and Abner Kravitz of impropriety.

Note: Filmed January 25, 1965
1–26 "Driving Is the Only Way to Fly" William Asher Richard Baer March 25, 1965 (1965-03-25)

Samantha enrolls in a driving school and is saddled with a nervous wreck of a driving instructor (Paul Lynde).

Note: Filmed February 5, 1965. Paul Lynde would be cast as Uncle Arthur the following season.
1–27 "There's No Witch Like an Old Witch" William Asher Ted Sherdeman & Jane Klove April 1, 1965 (1965-04-01)

Aunt Clara's magic tricks make her a huge success as a babysitter until her claims of being a witch put her in front of a judge.

Note: Filmed February 12, 1965. This episode was partially remade as "Samantha's Magic Sitter", broadcast January 5, 1972. Blooper: When Samantha rescues Aunt Clara from the closet, the shadow of a microphone boom can be seen.
1–28 "Open the Door, Witchcraft" William Asher Ruth Brooks Flippen April 8, 1965 (1965-04-08)

Samantha uses her powers to open her garage door as Gladys is watching from across the street. Darrin and Samantha buy an electric garage door to avoid further suspicions from Gladys, but unseen mortal technology causes additional problems and suspicions.

Note: Filmed February 18, 1965
1–29 "Abner Kadabra" William Asher Lawrence J. Cohen & Fred Freeman April 15, 1965 (1965-04-15)

Gladys sees Samantha engaging in her powers, so Samantha convinces Gladys that she may be the one with the powers.

Note: Filmed February 25, 1965. This episode was partially remade as "Samantha and the Antique Doll", broadcast April 22, 1971.
1–30 "George, the Warlock" William Asher Ken Englund April 22, 1965 (1965-04-22)

While Darrin spends time with neighbor Pleasure O'Reilly's sister, Danger O'Reilly (Beverly Adams), Endora arranges for handsome warlock George (Christopher George) to woo Samantha to break up her marriage to Darrin.

Note: Filmed March 4, 1965
1–31 "That Was My Wife" William Asher Bernard Slade April 29, 1965 (1965-04-29)

Larry believes that Darrin is having an affair with Louise, not realizing the brunette he saw was Samantha in a black wig.

Note: Filmed March 15, 1965
1–32 "Illegal Separation" William Asher Richard Baer May 6, 1965 (1965-05-06)

After Gladys kicks Abner out following an argument, he becomes the Stephens' houseguest indefinitely. Samantha uses her powers to try to reunite the couple.

Note: Filmed March 19, 1965. In the episode's dream sequence, Gladys's maiden name is revealed as Gruber.
1–33 "A Change of Face" William Asher Bernard Slade May 13, 1965 (1965-05-13)

After Endora uses witchcraft to change Darrin's face, Samantha disguises herself as a sexy French sculptor (Marilyn Hanold) to help repair her husband's tattered ego.

Note: Filmed March 25, 1965
1–34 "Remember the Main" William D. Russell Mort R. Lewis May 20, 1965 (1965-05-20)

Darrin blames Samantha for his backing the wrong city council candidate.

Note: Filmed February 1, 1965
1–35 "Eat at Mario's" William Asher Richard Baer May 27, 1965 (1965-05-27)

Samantha helps to promote Mario's (guest star Vito Scotti) restaurant, an act of kindness that backfires when his competitor (Alan Hewitt) pulls his account from Darrin's firm to go with Samantha's supposed agency.

Note: Filmed April 1, 1965
1–36 "Cousin Edgar" E.W. Swackhamer Story by : John L. Greene & Paul David
Teleplay by : Paul Wayne
June 3, 1965 (1965-06-03)

Although Darrin suspects Endora of using magic to break up his marriage and ruin his reputation at work again, it is actually Samantha's distant cousin Edgar (Arte Johnson), an elf who has the power to become invisible.

Note: Filmed April 8, 1965

Season 2 (1965-1966)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
2-01 "Alias Darrin Stephens" William Asher Richard Baer September 16, 1965 (1965-09-16)

Samantha learns that she is pregnant, and tries to tell Darrin the news. Unfortunately, Aunt Clara's magic accidentally turns him into a chimpanzee who becomes trapped in the zoo.

Note: Filmed May 20, 1965
2-02 "A Very Special Delivery" William Asher Howard Leeds September 23, 1965 (1965-09-23)

After Darrin starts to neglect Samantha, Endora casts a spell on him so he will know exactly what it feels like to be pregnant.

Note: Filmed May 26, 1965
2-03 "We're in for a Bad Spell" Howard Morris Bernard Slade September 30, 1965 (1965-09-30)

A Salem witch trial judge's descendant is doomed to be a thief, unless Samantha and Darrin can find a way to lift a 300-year-old spell.

Note: Filmed June 4, 1965
2-04 "My Grandson, the Warlock" E.W. Swackhamer Ted Sherdeman & Jane Klove October 7, 1965 (1965-10-07)

Mistaking the Tates' baby for his grandson, Maurice whisks the baby to the London Warlocks' Club to begin his training. Meanwhile, Gladys also mistakenly thinks Samantha has had her baby in only three months.

Note: Filmed July 1, 1965
2-05 "The Joker Is a Card" E.W. Swackhamer Ron Friedman October 14, 1965 (1965-10-14)

Samantha's prank-loving Uncle Arthur (Paul Lynde) visits for the first time. He offers to teach Darrin a spell that will make Endora disappear but it is a hoax at Darrin's expense. Darrin, Sam, and Endora then conspire to teach Arthur a lesson.

Note: Filmed July 16, 1965
2-06 "Take Two Aspirin and Half a Pint of Porpoise Milk" William Asher Bernard Slade October 21, 1965 (1965-10-21)

Samantha gets sick and loses her powers after coming into contact with black Peruvian roses. Darrin has a difficult time finding the strange ingredients needed by Aunt Clara for the cure.

Note: Filmed August 12, 1965. This is the first supernatural illness episode. It was later remade as "Samantha's Witchcraft Blows a Fuse" in season 8.
2-07 "Trick or Treat" E.W. Swackhammer Lawrence J. Cohen & Fred Freeman October 28, 1965 (1965-10-28)

Endora wants Samantha to go away with her to celebrate a traditional Hallowe'en ceremony, but Darrin forbids it for he wants Samantha at home to host a small party for a potential new client, named Jack Rogers, that Larry Tate brings over. Seeking revenge, Endora turns herself into a little girl (Maureen McCormick) in a gypsy costume and uses a curse to slowly turn Darrin into a werewolf. Jack Collins and Barbara Drew guest-star.

Note: Filmed July 29, 1965
2-08 "The Very Informal Dress" William Asher Paul David & John L. Greene November 4, 1965 (1965-11-04)

Aunt Clara provides Samantha and Darrin with new clothes to wear at an important dinner party, clothing that begins to vanish soon after their arrival.

Note: Filmed June 14, 1965
2-09 "And Then I Wrote" E.W. Swackhamer Paul Wayne November 11, 1965 (1965-11-11)

When Samantha writes a play for the American Civil War's centennial, she provides inspiration by bringing the characters to life.

Note: Filmed July 21, 1965
2–10 "Junior Executive" Howard Morris Bernard Slade November 18, 1965 (1965-11-18)

Endora turns Darrin into an eight-year-old boy and he becomes enamored by a client of McMann & Tate. Billy Mumy guest-stars.

Note: Filmed June 18, 1965
2–11 "Aunt Clara's Old Flame" E.W. Swackhamer Bernard Slade November 25, 1965 (1965-11-25)

When an old boyfriend comes to town, Aunt Clara doesn't want him to know her powers have dimmed with age. Charlie Ruggles guest-stars.

Note: This episode was remade as "Samantha's Magic Mirror", broadcast April 8, 1971. Filmed August 4, 1965
2–12 "A Strange Little Visitor" E.W. Swackhamer John L. Greene & Paul David December 2, 1965 (1965-12-02)

Samantha agrees to keep a ten-year-old warlock overnight. When an intruder breaks in, the boy shows the burglar whom he is tampering with. James Doohan guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 8, 1965
2–13 "My Boss, the Teddy Bear" William Asher Bernard Slade December 9, 1965 (1965-12-09)

After Larry grants Endora a favor, she rewards him by buying him the teddy bear he has been looking for. Darrin mistakenly thinks his mother-in-law turned his boss into the toy.

Note: Filmed September 10, 1965
2–14 "Speak the Truth" William Asher Paul David & John L. Greene December 16, 1965 (1965-12-16)

Endora gives Darrin a statue that causes any mortal in close proximity to tell the truth.

Note: Filmed August 27, 1965. The last episode of the series, "The Truth, Nothing But the Truth, So Help Me, Sam", broadcast on March 25, 1972, was a remake of this episode.
2–15 "A Vision of Sugar Plums" Alan Rafkin Herman Groves December 23, 1965 (1965-12-23)
This episode is a repeat of episode 15 from Season 1, with a different introduction. Samantha and Darrin get a card from the boy (Billy Mumy) they took in last year for Christmas and have an episode-long flashback of the previous year's holiday episode.
2–16 "The Magic Cabin" William Asher Paul Wayne December 30, 1965 (1965-12-30)

When the Stephens vacation at Larry's rundown cabin, Samantha twitches it up to look wonderful. A young couple interested in buying it fall in love with the fixed up version.

Note: Filmed August 19, 1965
2–17 "Maid to Order" William Asher Richard Baer January 6, 1966 (1966-01-06)

Samantha and Darrin hire a maid (Alice Ghostley) who is a total klutz. Louise borrows her to prepare dinner for an important business event and Samantha must lend a magical hand to help Naomi come off well.

Note: Filmed September 2, 1965. The Tates refer to their absent maid "Esmeralda", which would become the name of the witch-maid Ghostley is cast to play in Season 6.
2–18 "And Then There Were Three" William Asher Bernard Slade January 13, 1966 (1966-01-13)

Samantha and Darrin welcome their first child, Tabitha. When Endora suggests conjuring up a grown up version of his new daughter, Darrin mistakes Samantha's lookalike cousin Serena for Tabitha, and chaos ensues in the hospital. Eve Arden and Judy Pace guest-star.

Note: Filmed December 10, 1965. The baby's name was spelled "Tabatha" until Season 5 when Elizabeth Montgomery's desire to have it spelled "Tabitha" was fulfilled. This episode marks the first appearance of the character of Serena.
2–19 "My Baby, the Tycoon" William Asher Richard Baer January 20, 1966 (1966-01-20)

Gladys and Abner give Tabitha a share of stock which rapidly rises in value. Darrin mistakenly suspects Tabitha magically influenced the stock's value.

Note: Filmed December 15, 1965
2–20 "Samantha Meets the Folks" William Asher Bernard Slade January 27, 1966 (1966-01-27)
This episode is a repeat of season one's "Samantha Meets the Folks", with a new introduction. Tabitha receives her first letter from Darrin's parents, and Samantha and Darrin recall his parents' first visit in an episode-long flashback.
2–21 "Fastest Gun on Madison Avenue" William Asher Lee Erwin February 3, 1966 (1966-02-03)

When a drunken heavyweight boxing contender makes a play for Samantha, Darrin knocks him out with some magical help, causing the newspapers to hail him as an up-and-coming new champ.

Note: Filmed December 21, 1965
2–22 "The Dancing Bear" William Asher James S. Henerson February 10, 1966 (1966-02-10)

Endora and Darrin's mother both give Tabitha the same teddy bear, so Endora gives her toy the ability to dance.

Note: Filmed December 29, 1965
2–23 "Double Tate" William Asher Paul Wayne February 17, 1966 (1966-02-17)

Unaware that Endora has given Darrin three wishes for his birthday, Darrin wishes he were Larry for a day and turns into a double of his boss.

Note: Filmed January 3, 1966. This episode was partially remade as season three's "Three Wishes".
2–24 "Samantha the Dressmaker" William Asher Lee Erwin February 24, 1966 (1966-02-24)

Samantha and Endora sneak a peek at some yet to be unveiled fashions in Paris. After Samantha uses her magic to recreate one for herself, three ladies ask her to make dresses for them. The original designer (Dick Gautier) turns out to be one of Darrin's clients. At a New York fashion show, the designer faints when he sees Samantha and her friends in his creations.

Note: Filmed January 10, 1966
2–25 "The Horse's Mouth" William Asher Paul David & John L. Greene March 3, 1966 (1966-03-03)

Samantha turns a runaway racehorse into an attractive woman to find out why she escaped.

Note: Filmed January 17, 1966
2–26 "Baby's First Paragraph" William Asher James S. Henerson March 10, 1966 (1966-03-10)

Tired of hearing how smart Gladys' baby nephew is, Endora uses witchcraft to make the still infant Tabitha talk fluently (voiced by an uncredited June Foray). The shocking speech makes its way into the national news thanks to Gladys' big mouth.

Note: Filmed January 21, 1966. Last episode to be filmed featuring Alice Pearce as Gladys Kravitz. Pearce died March 3, 1966 of cancer.
2–27 "The Leprechaun" William Asher Paul David & John L. Greene March 17, 1966 (1966-03-17)

A leprechaun professing to belong to Darrin's family comes to America to reclaim his pot of gold. Parley Baer and Henry Jones guest-star.

Note: Filmed February 3, 1966
2–28 "Double Split" Jerry Davis Howard Leeds March 24, 1966 (1966-03-24)

Samantha is provoked into upsetting the pretentious daughter of a client, hurting Larry and Darrin's relationship.

Note: Filmed February 10, 1966
2–29 "Disappearing Samantha" William Asher Paul David & John L. Greene April 7, 1966 (1966-04-07)

Samantha uses her powers to embarrass a professional witch debunker (Bernard Fox), who then unknowingly employs an amateur spell to make her disappear. Nina Wayne guest-stars.

Note: Filmed January 27, 1966. Last episode featuring Irene Vernon as Louise Tate. Fox was later cast as Dr. Bombay in Season 3.
2–30 "Follow That Witch (Part 1)" William Asher Bernard Slade April 14, 1966 (1966-04-14)

A private detective named Charlie Leach (Robert Strauss), hired by a potential McMann & Tate client to learn more about Darrin's home life, catches Samantha using her powers. Virginia Martin also guest-stars.

Note: Filmed February 17, 1966. Due to Alice Pearce's illness at time of filming (she died a few weeks later), Mary Grace Canfield makes her first appearance as Harriet Kravitz, who is said to be keeping house for her brother Abner while Gladys is visiting her mother.
2–31 "Follow That Witch (Part 2)" William Asher Bernard Slade April 21, 1966 (1966-04-21)

Despite being fired from the case, Charlie Leach blackmails Samantha into making him a wealthy man, an action he soon regrets.

Note: Filmed February 22, 1966
2–32 "A Bum Raps" Jerry Davis Herman Groves April 28, 1966 (1966-04-28)

Expecting Darrin's eccentric Uncle Albert, Samantha mistakenly welcomes a tramp named Horace (guest star Cliff Hall) into her home.

Note: Filmed March 12, 1966
2–33 "Divided He Falls" R. Robert Rosenbaum Paul Wayne May 5, 1966 (1966-05-05)

Samantha wants to go to Miami, but Darrin is too busy with work. Endora then splits Darrin in two (one serious, one playful) so that Samantha can take her vacation. Samantha tires of his fun side, while Larry and a client become annoyed by his overly serious side.

Note: Filmed March 8, 1966. This episode was remade during the sixth season as "Samantha's Better Halves", broadcast January 1, 1970. In 1997 TV Guide ranked this episode number 48 on its "100 Greatest Episodes of All Time" list.[3]
2–34 "Man's Best Friend" Jerry Davis Bernard Slade May 12, 1966 (1966-05-12)

Rodney (Richard Dreyfuss) is a teenage warlock in love with Samantha, so he decides to break up her marriage by turning himself into a dog to infiltrate their home.

Note: Filmed March 18, 1966
2–35 "The Catnapper" R. Robert Rosenbaum Howard Leeds May 19, 1966 (1966-05-19)

Charlie Leach returns again and witnesses Endora turn one of Darrin's clients into a cat. He steals the cat and offers to return her for one million dollars. Samantha decides to teach him once and for all not to mess with her.

Note: Filmed March 24, 1966
2–36 "What Every Young Man Should Know" Jerry Davis Paul David & John L. Greene May 26, 1966 (1966-05-26)

Endora sends Darrin and Samantha back in time to find out whether they would have still married had Darrin known that Samantha was a witch.

Note: Filmed March 30, 1966
2–37 "The Girl with the Golden Nose" R. Robert Rosenbaum Syd Zelinka & Paul Wayne June 2, 1966 (1966-06-02)

Darrin wrongly accuses Samantha of using magic to make him a success at his job.

Note: Filmed April 6, 1966
2–38 "Prodigy" Howard Morris Fred Freeman & Lawrence J. Cohen June 9, 1966 (1966-06-09)

Gladys' brother Louis (Jack Weston) is a gifted violinist afraid to play in public. Samantha uses her powers to help him overcome his fears.

Note: Though broadcast at the end of the season, this episode had been filmed June 24, 1965 when Samantha was still being portrayed as pregnant, and Alice Pearce was still alive. An introduction was filmed to present the episode as a flashback. This is the last episode broadcast in black and white, and the last to feature Pearce.

Season 3 (1966-1967)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
3-01 "Nobody's Perfect" William Asher Doug Tibbles September 15, 1966 (1966-09-15)

Tabitha performs magic for the first time, which delights Endora, but worries Samantha. Tabitha is used as a model for a client's advertising campaign, but her use of magic on her toys drives the photographer mad. The episode ends with Samantha still worried how she is going to reveal Tabitha's new-found powers to Darrin. Robert Q. Lewis guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 11, 1966; first episode aired in color.
3-02 "The Moment of Truth" William Asher David V. Robison & John L. Greene September 22, 1966 (1966-09-22)

Tabitha's magic causes chaos while Samantha and Darrin try to celebrate their second anniversary with the Tates. The baby's powers are discovered by both Aunt Clara and Darrin before the evening is over.

Note: Filmed July 6, 1966; first episode featuring Kasey Rogers as Louise Tate.
3-03 "Witches and Warlocks Are My Favorite Things" William Asher David V. Robison & John L. Greene September 29, 1966 (1966-09-29)

When Tabitha proves to be the first powerful witch of her generation, Endora, Aunt Hagatha and Aunt Enchantra decide she must be taken away to attend Hagatha's school, against Darrin and Samantha's wishes. After the three witches place a spell on Aunt Clara, Darrin, and Samantha to gain control over the baby, Samantha calls upon her father to rescue them. Reta Shaw and Estelle Winwood guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 1, 1966.
3-04 "Accidental Twins" William Asher Howard Leeds October 6, 1966 (1966-10-06)

Aunt Clara babysits Tabitha and Jonathan Tate, but accidentally turns little Jonathan into twins. While celebrating Jonathan's second birthday, Darrin and Samantha must keep Larry and Louise separated long enough for Aunt Clara to remember the counter-spell.

Note: Filmed June 23, 1966.
3-05 "A Most Unusual Wood Nymph" William Asher Ed Jurist October 13, 1966 (1966-10-13)

Gerry O'Toole, a supposed friend of Darrin's family visits, but turns out to be a wood nymph, a mortal archenemy of witches. Samantha travels back to 15th century Ireland to lift a 600-year-old curse placed upon Darrin the Bold and his descendants by the nymph. Michael Ansara and Kathleen Nolan guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 18, 1966. Darrin's ancestor, Darrin the Bold, appears again in "The Return of Darrin the Bold", broadcast February 4, 1971.
3-06 "Endora Moves in for a Spell" William Asher Story by : Robert Riley Crutcher
Teleplay by : Ruth Brooks Flippen
October 20, 1966 (1966-10-20)

Endora is annoyed about Uncle Arthur's influence on Tabitha during his extended visit, so she zaps a house onto a nearby vacant lot across from the Stephens' house to better keep an eye on him. The siblings zap and unzap the house from the lot, driving meddling Gladys Kravitz mad.

Note: Filmed September 2, 1966; first episode featuring Sandra Gould as Gladys Kravitz.
3-07 "Twitch or Treat" William Asher Robert Riley Crutcher & James S. Henerson October 27, 1966 (1966-10-27)

In the show's third Halloween episode, Endora zaps her house from the previous episode back to the vacant lot. Darrin is furious, and so agrees to allow the party to be held at his house if she undoes the spell. Uncle Arthur insists on being invited to the party, and is joined by many mysterious guests including Boris (Barry Atwater), his feline companion, and Willie Mays. Gladys Kravitz again has the authorities investigate the strange goings on.

Note: Filmed September 12, 1966.
3-08 "Dangerous Diaper Dan" William Asher David Braverman & Bob Marcus November 3, 1966 (1966-11-03)

Diaper Dan, the Stephens' diaper service man, is also secretly under the employ of the A.J. Kimberly Advertising Agency, and plants a listening device in Tabitha's rattle so he can steal McMann & Tate's ideas, and its clients. Endora and Samantha finally discover the spy, and use their magic to teach him a lesson. Marty Ingels guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 18, 1966.
3-09 "The Short, Happy Circuit of Aunt Clara" William Asher Story by : Lee Erwin
Teleplay by : Ed Jurist
November 10, 1966 (1966-11-10)

Aunt Clara believes her spell has inadvertently blackened out the entire Eastern seaboard, so she asks her old beau Octavious to help turn them back on.

Notes: Filmed July 25, 1966, this episode was inspired by the Northeast Blackout which occurred in November 1965. Title is a takeoff on The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway.
3–10 "I'd Rather Twitch Than Fight" R. Robert Rosenbaum James S. Henerson November 17, 1966 (1966-11-17)

Samantha and Darrin give each other unappealing gifts, which causes them to bicker. When Larry suspects the couple is having trouble, he suggests to Darrin that he talk it over with a psychiatrist, while Endora insists that Samantha see one as well – none other than Sigmund Freud himself. Parley Baer and Norman Fell guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 25, 1966. Title is a play on Tareyton cigarettes' famous slogan, "Us Tareyton smokers would rather fight than switch."
3–11 "Oedipus Hex" William Asher David V. Robison & John L. Greene November 24, 1966 (1966-11-24)

Endora hexes a bowl of popcorn with a goof-off spell that ensnares Darrin, the milkman, a television repairman, Larry, a policeman, a client, and Samantha's entire fundraising committee. Norma Varden and Helen Kleeb guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 11, 1966.
3–12 "Sam's Spooky Chair" R. Robert Rosenbaum Coslough Johnson December 1, 1966 (1966-12-01)

Samantha buys an antique chair, unaware that it is really a warlock (Roger Garrett) who had transformed himself long ago in Boston when Samantha rejected his affections. Anne Seymour also guest-stars.

Note: Filmed September 29, 1966.
3–13 "My Friend Ben (Part 1)" William Asher James S. Henerson December 8, 1966 (1966-12-08)

Aunt Clara tries to conjure up an electrician to fix a broken lamp, but zaps up Benjamin Franklin. Franklin is astounded by the 20th century and wanders away, leaving the Stephens to rescue him. Unfortunately, he gets arrested for stealing a fire engine. Fredd Wayne guest-stars.

Note: Filmed June 15, 1966; first episode filmed in color; DVD release does not feature a laugh track
3–14 "Samantha for the Defense (Part 2)" William Asher James S. Henerson December 15, 1966 (1966-12-15)
In Part 2, Mr. Franklin goes on trial for the theft of a fire engine. Things get worse when it appears that everything was part of a McMann & Tate publicity stunt. Fredd Wayne guest-stars.
3–15 † "A Gazebo Never Forgets" R. Robert Rosenbaum Jerry Devine & Izzy Elinson December 22, 1966 (1966-12-22)

After Darrin and Samantha apply for a bank loan for home improvements, a nosy bank loan investigator comes snooping around the Stephens' home only to see a pink polkadotted elephant that Aunt Clara mistakenly conjured up for Tabitha. Nora Denney and Steve Franken guest-star.

Note: Filmed October 19, 1966.
3–16 "Soap Box Derby" Alan Jay Factor James S. Henerson December 29, 1966 (1966-12-29)

Samantha helps a 12-year-old boy (Michael Shea) to participate in a soap box derby race. Gladys Kravitz is furious when her nephew loses the derby and suspects magical interference. Samantha tries to get the boy's uninterested father (William Bramley) to come to his son's defense.

Note: Filmed September 23, 1966.
3–17 "Sam in the Moon" R. Robert Rosenbaum James S. Henerson January 5, 1967 (1967-01-05)

Endora takes Samantha shopping for "warlock tea" in Tokyo one afternoon when she is supposedly cleaning the house. Samantha and Darrin later argue about her whereabouts, and she flippantly states she had been to the moon. Darrin suspects some dust and a package of tea he finds are actually from the moon, and asks a pharmacist to analyze it. Darrin is worried when he hears the pharmacist say he is going to show the unusual tea to his brother "from NASA".

Note: Filmed November 17, 1966.
3–18 "Ho Ho the Clown" William Asher Richard Baer January 12, 1967 (1967-01-12)

While attending a television program supported by one of Darrin's clients, Endora puts a spell on Ho Ho the Clown (Joey Forman) that causes him to give all the prizes to Tabitha. Suspicions arise, angering the viewers and the advertiser. The situation escalates when Ho Ho brings gifts to the Stephens' home for Tabitha.

Note: Filmed November 11, 1966.
3–19 "Super Car" William Asher Ed Jurist January 19, 1967 (1967-01-19)

Endora conjures up the Reactor Mach II car, a futuristic prototype, as a gift for Darrin. His pleasure becomes shock when he realizes Endora zapped the car out of its research lab in Detroit rather than making a copy. The situation is complicated by a visiting client who wants to use the car in his sausage advertising campaign. Irwin Charone and Dave Madden guest-star.

Note: Filmed November 23, 1966. The car was later featured as Catwoman's "Kitty Car" in an episode of Batman, and as the Jupiter 8 in an episode of Star Trek.[4]
3–20 "The Corn Is as High as a Guernsey's Eye" William Asher Ruth Brooks Flippen January 26, 1967 (1967-01-26)

Samantha thinks that Aunt Clara, who had been feeling down in the dumps, has turned herself into a cow when they visit Darrin's office building for a lunch date. The cow is actually being used for publicity by a rival advertising agency, and Samantha's case of mistaken identity leads to chaos.

Note: Filmed December 5, 1966. Episode title is a paraphrase of a line from the song "Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'" from Oklahoma!—"The corn is as high as an elephant's eye."
3–21 "The Trial and Error of Aunt Clara" William Asher Ed Jurist February 2, 1967 (1967-02-02)

Samantha's living room is turned into a courtroom so Samantha can defend Aunt Clara against a coven who wants her earthbound. Arthur Malet guest-stars.

Note: Filmed December 9, 1966.
3–22 "Three Wishes" William Asher Robert Riley Crutcher February 9, 1967 (1967-02-09)

To prove what Endora believes is Darrin's lecherous intentions, she grants him three wishes without his knowledge. A blond model and freak snowstorm could prove Endora's ideas right.

Note: Filmed December 16, 1966; partial remake of "Double Tate" from Season 2.
3–23 "I Remember You...Sometimes" William Asher David V. Robison & John L. Greene February 16, 1967 (1967-02-16)

When Darrin tries to improve his memory, Endora casts a spell on his watch to show that mortals with perfect memories become insufferable know-it-alls.

Note: Filmed December 22, 1966.
3–24 "Art for Sam's Sake" William Asher Jack Sher February 23, 1967 (1967-02-23)

Unimpressed by Samantha's amateur painting for an exhibit in a university charity event, Endora exchanges the painting with a famous Henri Monchet original and signs Samantha's name to it. Darrin's client notices the painting and wishes to purchase it on the spot at auction. Samantha must negotiate a deal as the painting will vanish at midnight.

Note: Filmed January 9, 1967.
3–25 "Charlie Harper, Winner" R. Robert Rosenbaum Earl Barret March 2, 1967 (1967-03-02)

Tired of seeing Darrin ridiculed by Daphne, the wife of his very successful old friend, Charlie Harper, Samantha conjures up an expensive mink coat. When Daphne insists on having it, Darrin is hurt and angered. Angus Duncan and Joanna Moore guest-star.

Note: Filmed January 19, 1967.
3–26 † "Aunt Clara's Victoria Victory" William Asher Robert Riley Crutcher March 9, 1967 (1967-03-09)

Aunt Clara, reminiscing about the Victorian era, accidentally makes Queen Victoria appear. Seeing the freewheeling 20th century, the Queen decides she must change the modern era, causing havoc with an equally arrogant client. Jane Connell guest-stars.

Note: Filmed January 25, 1967.
3–27 "The Crone of Cawdor" R. Robert Rosenbaum Ed Jurist March 16, 1967 (1967-03-16)

Samantha must prevent Darrin from kissing beautiful client Terry Warbell, whom she and Endora discover is really the Crone of Cawdor, an old hag who takes the form of a beautiful woman and persuades a kiss from a willing mortal.

Note: Filmed January 31, 1967.
3–28 "No More Mr. Nice Guy" William Asher Jack Sher March 23, 1967 (1967-03-23)

Endora casts a spell which makes people take an instant dislike to Darrin. Endora eventually removes the spell, but without Darrin's knowledge at an inopportune moment.

Note: Filmed February 13, 1967.
3–29 "It's Wishcraft" Paul Davis James S. Henerson March 30, 1967 (1967-03-30)

Tabitha enters a new stage of her witchcraft called "wishcraft", just as Darrin's parents are coming for a visit. Samantha enlists Endora's help to hide the effects from the visiting mortals, but trouble only escalates when the two grandmothers lock horns.

Note: Filmed February 20, 1967.
3–30 "How to Fail in Business with All Kinds of Help" Richard Kinon Ron Friedman April 6, 1967 (1967-04-06)

After some interference from Endora, Darrin erroneously believes that an overbearing client, Madame Marushka, is really his mother-in-law, and loses a million dollar account, as well as his job. Lisa Kirk guest-stars.

Note: Filmed February 27, 1967.
3–31 "Bewitched, Bothered, and Infuriated" R. Robert Rosenbaum Howard Leeds April 13, 1967 (1967-04-13)

Aunt Clara zaps up a newspaper with the next day's date to get the racing scores, but also notices an article stating Larry Tate broke his leg. To prevent the accident from happening, Darrin and Samantha go to the resort where Larry and Louise are vacationing, and make absolute pests of themselves in the attempt.

Note: Filmed February 7, 1967.
3–32 "Nobody but a Frog Knows How to Live" Richard Kinon Ruth Brooks Flippen April 27, 1967 (1967-04-27)

Fergus F. Finglehoff, a frog in human form, pesters Samantha into changing him back so he can be with his amphibian girlfriend once again. The farcical situation causes much havoc with Mrs. Kravitz, Larry, and a drinking obsessed client. John Fiedler guest-stars.

Note: Filmed March 14, 1967.
3–33 "There's Gold in Them Thar Pills" R. Robert Rosenbaum Paul Wayne and Ed Jurist May 4, 1967 (1967-05-04)

Samantha asks her mother to call a doctor for Darrin, who is in bed with a cold. Endora however summons not the Stephens' family doctor, but Dr. Bombay, a witch doctor, making his first appearance. Dr. Bombay gives Darrin some pills that instantly cure the common cold, after which he and Larry see big dollar signs, only to learn that the pills have an unusual delayed side effect on mortals.

Note: Filmed March 21, 1967; first appearance of Dr. Bombay.

Season 4 (1967-1968)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
4-01 "Long Live the Queen" William Asher Ed Jurist September 7, 1967 (1967-09-07)

The Queen of the Witches abdicates and appoints Samantha to succeed her, but how can she fulfill her duties and remain a typical housewife? Ruth McDevitt guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 27, 1967
4-02 "Toys in Babeland" William Asher Ed Jurist September 14, 1967 (1967-09-14)

Endora gets called away while baby-sitting Tabitha. Endora brings a toy soldier to life to watch the baby, but Tabitha imitates the spell, and soon every toy is life-size and marching around the house. The party reinforces Larry's suspicion that Darrin wants to open his own agency.

Note: Filmed March 6, 1967
4-03 "Business, Italian Style" William Asher Michael Morris September 21, 1967 (1967-09-21)

Endora places a spell on Darrin that makes him able to speak perfect Italian for a new client, but unable to speak or understand English as well.

Note: Filmed June 8, 1967
4-04 "Double, Double, Toil and Trouble" William Asher Ed Jurist September 28, 1967 (1967-09-28)

Darrin makes Samantha, performing her duties as Queen, end a royal session early. Endora and her friends enlist Serena's help to seek revenge. Serena tries to pass herself off as Samantha and drive him away. The first time Serena pretends to be Samantha.

Note: Filmed August 11, 1967; title is from Act IV, Scene 1 of Macbeth. This is the first Serena color episode.
4-05 "Cheap, Cheap" William Asher Ed Jurist October 5, 1967 (1967-10-05)

When Darrin wants Samantha to return an expensive coat, Endora turns him into a miser. This pleases an equally cheap client (Parley Baer) until he comes to the Stephenses' home for dinner and Samantha must avert an embarrassing situation.

Note: Filmed June 26, 1967
4-06 "No Zip in My Zap" Richard Kinon Barbara Avedon October 12, 1967 (1967-10-12)

Darrin's old high school sweetheart (Mala Powers) surfaces as a client just when Samantha's powers are on the fritz. He thinks Samantha has turned herself into a house fly to spy on him.

Note: Filmed August 18, 1967
4-07 "Birdies, Bogeys and Baxter" William Asher David V. Robison & John L. Greene October 19, 1967 (1967-10-19)

Endora and Samantha make Darrin an ace golfer, but his newfound skill infuriates a competitive client. MacDonald Carey guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 20, 1967
4-08 "The Safe and Sane Halloween" William Asher James S. Henerson October 26, 1967 (1967-10-26)

In the show's fourth Hallowe'en episode, Samantha takes Tabitha trick-or-treating after she conjures up three ghouls from a storybook: A Goblin, a Gremlin, and a Jack O'Lantern. Mrs. Kravitz's nephew Tommy gets mixed up in the ordeal when one of the ghouls turns him into a billygoat.

Note: Filmed July 14, 1967
4-09 "Out of Sync, Out of Mind" Richard Kinon Ed Jurist November 2, 1967 (1967-11-02)

When Aunt Clara mistakenly throws Samantha's voice out of sync with her lips while Darrin's mother is visiting, Dr. Bombay is called to help.

Note: Filmed August 24, 1967
4–10 "That Was No Chick, That Was My Wife" William Asher Rick Mittleman November 9, 1967 (1967-11-09)

Samantha pops home from Chicago and is unexpectedly seen by Louise. When word of the sighting gets back to the client having lunch with Darrin in Chicago, he thinks Darrin's date is a mistress.

Note: Filmed August 31, 1967
4–11 "Allergic to Macedonian Dodo Birds" Richard Kinon Richard Baer November 16, 1967 (1967-11-16)

Endora's magic is transferred to Aunt Clara due to an allergic reaction to a Macedonian dodo bird (Janos Prohaska).

Note: Filmed September 14, 1967
4–12 "Samantha's Thanksgiving to Remember" Richard Kinon Alfred Lewis Levitt & Helen Levitt November 23, 1967 (1967-11-23)

Aunt Clara accidentally sends herself, Darrin, Samantha, Tabitha and Gladys Kravitz to 17th century Plymouth, Massachusetts on Thanksgiving Day. Darrin is accused of witchery and put on trial.

Note: Filmed September 21, 1967
4–13 "Solid Gold Mother-in-Law" R. Robert Rosenbaum Robert Riley Crutcher November 30, 1967 (1967-11-30)

A new advertising client's admiration of Endora puts Darrin at odds with Larry.

Note: Filmed September 8, 1967
4–14 "My, What Big Ears You Have" Richard Kinon Ed Jurist December 7, 1967 (1967-12-07)

As Darrin has to lie to keep a surprise for Samantha secret, Endora puts a hex on him that makes his ears grow with each lie he tells.

Note: Filmed September 28, 1967
4–15 "I Get Your Nannie, You Get My Goat" William Asher Ron Friedman December 14, 1967 (1967-12-14)

Samantha's childhood English nanny, Elspeth (Hermione Baddeley), who bears a remarkable resemblance to Mary Poppins, babysits Tabitha, much to the chagrin of both Endora and Elspeth's former employer, who wants her back.

Note: Filmed July 15, 1967. Baddeley played the housekeeper in the 1964 film Mary Poppins.
4–16 "Humbug Not to Be Spoken Here" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn December 21, 1967 (1967-12-21)

When a prospective client insists on working on Christmas Eve, Samantha tries to reform the modern-day Scrooge with a visit to Santa's workshop. Charles Lane guest-stars.

Note: Filmed October 5, 1967
4–17 "Samantha's Da Vinci Dilemma" Richard Kinon Jerry Mayer & Paul L. Friedman December 28, 1967 (1967-12-28)

Aunt Clara conjures up Leonardo da Vinci and his presence disrupts the latest McMann & Tate account.

Note: Filmed October 20, 1967
4–18 "Once in a Vial" Bruce Bilson Story by : James S. Henerson
Teleplay by : James S. Henerson & Ed Jurist
January 4, 1968 (1968-01-04)

Endora summons Samantha's old boyfriend Rollo to try drive a wedge between her and Darrin. At a dinner party for a client, chaos ensues when Endora and another guest accidentally drink a love potion Rollo had intended for Samantha. Henry Beckman and Arch Johnson guest-star.

Note: Filmed November 9, 1967
4–19 "Snob in the Grass" R. Robert Rosenbaum Ed Jurist January 11, 1968 (1968-01-11)

Larry wants Darrin to meet up with his former fiancée Sheila Sommers to gain a new account with her father. A dinner party at the Sommers mansion mirrors Samantha's and Sheila's sparring during the series' pilot episode, to which there is a flashback. Nancy Kovack guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 10, 1967
4–20 "If They Never Met" R. Robert Rosenbaum Bill Idelson & Sam Bobrick January 25, 1968 (1968-01-25)

After being harassed by his mother-in-law, Darrin makes an off-hand remark about never having met his wife. Endora then grants his wish, and she and Samantha visit an alternate timeline where Darrin is about to marry Sheila Sommers, be made a partner by McMann & Tate, and find out whether he would really be happy if he had never met Samantha. Nancy Kovack guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 20, 1967
4–21 "Hippie, Hippie, Hooray" William Asher Michael Morris February 1, 1968 (1968-02-01)

Cousin Serena has become an ultra-hip modster and is arrested at a love-in, which makes the front page of the newspaper. Larry and Louise thinks it's Samantha in the photograph, making for another confusing dinner party at the Stephens' home with one of McMann & Tate's clients.

Note: Filmed October 12, 1967. Samantha (as Serena) sings "The Iffen Song", which is also played during the end credits.
4–22 † "A Prince of a Guy" R. Robert Rosenbaum Ed Jurist February 8, 1968 (1968-02-08)

Tabitha conjures up Prince Charming, who disrupts Samantha's dinner party. Darrin's cousin falls for the Prince, and Larry wants him to be the TV spokesperson for a client's commercial. William Bassett and Stuart Margolin guest-star.

Note: Filmed December 11, 1967
4–23 "McTavish" Paul Davis James S. Henerson February 15, 1968 (1968-02-15)

Samantha is asked to persuade a ghost, McTavish, to leave Aunt Clara's boyfriend's old castle in England, but trouble starts when Samantha runs into Darrin's parents, who are coincidentally visiting the castle. More trouble ensues when McTavish decides to haunt Samantha's house instead. Ronald Long and Reginald Owen guest-star.

Note: Filmed October 27, 1967
4–24 "How Green Was My Grass" R. Robert Rosenbaum Ed Jurist February 29, 1968 (1968-02-29)

When an artificial lawn is mistakenly installed in the Stephens' yard, Darrin thinks Samantha zapped it there. After an argument, she zaps it away and Endora removes her ability to bring it back. But more trouble ensues when the artificial lawn company and a belligerent neighbor want it back. Richard X. Slattery guest-stars.

Note: Filmed November 2, 1967. The Stephens' house number is changed from 1164 to 192.
4–25 "To Twitch or Not to Twitch" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn March 14, 1968 (1968-03-14)

On the way to a formal dinner party on a rainy night, Samantha and Darrin argue about her use of witchcraft. When the car gets a flat, Darrin decides she should make an exception, but she refuses, and he must change the tire in the pouring rain, ruining the evening. The argument continues at home, and Samantha goes home to mother.

Note: Filmed February 5, 1968
4–26 † "Playmates" William Asher Richard Baer March 21, 1968 (1968-03-21)

Darrin's mother thinks Tabitha should make new friends, but when introduced to a spoiled brat son of a new neighbor, Tabitha wishes him into a bulldog. Peggy Pope guest-stars.

Note: Filmed January 18, 1968
4–27 † "Tabatha's Cranky Spell" William Asher Robert Riley Crutcher March 28, 1968 (1968-03-28)

Larry needs Samantha's help with an important client at a dinner party so he sends his babysitter to the Stephens' house, where she proceeds to try to contact a spirit. Tabitha's witchcraft and the client's superstitious wife prompt Samantha to contact a real ghost at the client's home. Nellie Burt, Harry Harvey and Sara Seegar guest-star.

Note: Filmed December 4, 1967. Actress Nellie Burt's character is called “Aunt Harriet” but credited as “Aunt Emma”.
4–28 "I Confess" Seymour Robbie Richard Baer April 4, 1968 (1968-04-04)

Darrin is upset over Samantha using her powers again and tells her he's ready to let the whole world know their secret. Knowing Darrin doesn't mean what he says, Samantha casts a dream spell on Darrin showing him what their lives would be like if Larry, the Kravitzes, and everyone knew their secret.

Note: Filmed February 12, 1968; episode was pre-empted during initial broadcast to announce the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
4–29 † "A Majority of Two" R. Robert Rosenbaum Ed Jurist April 11, 1968 (1968-04-11)

Larry asks Samantha and Aunt Clara to entertain a visiting Japanese businessman who may be a potential client. The visitor becomes enamored with Clara and wants to put business on hold. Richard Haydn guest-stars.

Note: Filmed February 6, 1968
4–30 "Samantha's Secret Saucer" Richard Michaels Jerry Mayer & Paul L. Friedman April 18, 1968 (1968-04-18)

Aunt Clara accidentally turns Tabitha's toy flying saucer into a real one, complete with canine aliens, right in the Stephens' back yard. Gladys Kravitz calls the Air Force while Samantha tries to get Aunt Clara to remember how to reverse her spell. Hamilton Camp, Steve Franken, and Larry D. Mann guest-star.

Note: Filmed February 19, 1968; last episode to feature Aunt Clara; Marion Lorne died May 9, 1968.
4–31 "The No-Harm Charm" Russell B. Mayberry Ed Jurist April 25, 1968 (1968-04-25)

Uncle Arthur convinces Darrin that a lucky charm will protect him from witchcraft and all types of harm. However, the charm is a fake and Darrin starts taking chances that may prove disastrous. Susan Tolsky guest-stars.

Note: Filmed February 26, 1968
4–32 "Man of the Year" R. Robert Rosenbaum John L. Greene May 2, 1968 (1968-05-02)

Endora casts a circle of persuasive charm around Darrin. Larry's partner, Mr. McMann, believes Darrin is a rising star, and everyone is so enamored with his ideas that he begins to have delusions of grandeur. Roland Winters guest-stars.

Note: Filmed March 1, 1968
4–33 "Splitsville" William Asher Richard Baer May 16, 1968 (1968-05-16)

When Gladys decides to leave Abner, Samantha convinces her to stay with the Stephenses until the fighting is resolved. Darrin is not too keen on having the nosy neighbor as a visitor, and decides that Samantha may use witchcraft to convince the couple to get back together. Arthur Julian guest-stars.

Note: Filmed March 8, 1968

Season 5 (1968-1969)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
5-01 "Samantha's Wedding Present" William Asher Bernard Slade September 26, 1968 (1968-09-26)

On her anniversary, Samantha receives a belated wedding gift from her mother, but Endora is angered by Darrin's reaction. To show what a small man he is, she casts a spell causing him to shrink slowly. A drunk (Dick Wilson) takes Darrin for a leprechaun and wants three wishes before letting him go.

Note: Filmed August 2, 1968
5-02 "Samantha Goes South for a Spell" William Asher Ed Jurist October 3, 1968 (1968-10-03)

Brunhilde, a jealous witch-wife of one of Serena's boyfriends, mistakes Samantha for Serena, and sends her back to New Orleans in the year 1868, where she cannot remember who she is. Serena then sends Darrin back to rescue his wife, who must give him a willing kiss to break the spell. Jack Cassidy and Isabel Sanford guest-star.

Note: Filmed June 27, 1968
5-03 "Samantha on the Keyboard" Richard Michaels Richard Baer October 10, 1968 (1968-10-10)

Endora makes Tabitha a piano virtuoso, and her talent attracts unwanted attention from Samantha's piano instructor, who wants to put Tabitha on a performance tour. Fritz Feld and Jonathan Harris guest-star.

Note: Filmed July 18, 1968; remade as "Samantha on Thin Ice", broadcast January 29, 1972.
5-04 "Darrin, Gone and Forgotten" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn October 17, 1968 (1968-10-17)

Carlotta holds Darrin captive as she reveals that Endora had promised long ago that Samantha would be married to Juke, Carlotta's milquetoast son. To get Darrin back, Samantha must have Juke stand up to his mother. Steve Franken and Mercedes McCambridge guest-star.

Note: Filmed July 3, 1968
5-05 "It's So Nice to Have a Spouse Around the House" William Asher Barbara Avedon October 24, 1968 (1968-10-24)

Darrin objects to the Witches Council's demand that Samantha make an appearance, so Serena stands in at home while Darrin goes golfing. The deception goes well until Darrin takes Serena for a weekend at the Moonthatch Inn…the location of his and Samantha's honeymoon.

Note: Filmed July 25, 1968
5-06 "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall" Richard Michaels Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn November 7, 1968 (1968-11-07)

Endora wants to mock Darrin's mortal vanity, so she casts a spell to make him obsessed with his appearance. His mod threads upset a very conservative McMann & Tate client. Sara Seegar and Herb Voland guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 8, 1968. Director-producer William Asher, Elizabeth Montgomery's husband at the time, makes a brief cameo appearance as an irate motorist.
5-07 "Samantha's French Pastry" William Asher Richard Baer November 14, 1968 (1968-11-14)

Uncle Arthur conjures up the real Napoleon (Henry Gibson) instead of the pastry and is unable to send him home. Larry meets the Emperor and wants him to be a spokesperson for laundry detergent.

Note: Filmed September 6, 1968
5-08 "Is It Magic or Imagination?" Luther James Arthur Julian November 21, 1968 (1968-11-21)

Darrin's mother insists that Samantha enter a slogan contest and she wins at trip to Tahiti. Darrin is furious when he discovers a prospective client is the owner of the company running the contest, thinking Samantha used witchcraft to create the winning slogan.

Note: Filmed August 22, 1968; remake of Season 1's "Help, Help, Don't Save Me"; remade again in Season 8 as "A Good Turn Never Goes Unpunished".
5-09 "Samantha Fights City Hall" Richard Michaels Rick Mittleman November 28, 1968 (1968-11-28)

Samantha fights to save the children's park from a developer, who turns out to be a client of McMann & Tate. Darrin must choose sides in the protest.

Note: Filmed August 29, 1968; due to Erin Murphy having the mumps, her fraternal twin sister Diane Murphy, who stopped being used for the role the previous season, fills in as Tabitha.
5–10 "Samantha Loses Her Voice" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn December 5, 1968 (1968-12-05)

Uncle Arthur exchanges Samantha's voice with Darrin's while Louise Tate is having a quarrel with Larry, but he has trouble returning the voices to normal, and later adds more twists to the spell in response to Darrin's insults.

Note: Filmed October 4, 1968
5–11 "I Don't Want to Be a Toad, I Want to Be a Butterfly" Richard Michaels Doug Tibbles December 12, 1968 (1968-12-12)

Darrin's mother enrolls Tabitha in Nursery School, which causes much nervousness to her parents, who are worried their daughter's magic will cause trouble among the mortals. Despite multiple warnings from her mother to not twitch, Tabitha turns her classmate into a butterfly, who escapes out a window. Maudie Prickett guest-stars.

Note: Filmed September 27, 1968. Maudie Prickett played Tabitha's teacher in three different episodes.
5–12 "Weep No More My Willow" William Asher Michael Morris December 19, 1968 (1968-12-19)

Samantha asks Dr. Bombay to save her dying willow tree, but she gets caught in the fallout of his spell. Samantha weeps uncontrollably with each passing breeze, and when Dr. Bombay tries to reverse the spell, she laughs instead. Larry Tate, Mrs. Kravitz, and an attractive new neighbor all contribute to chaos.

Note: Filmed July 11, 1968
5–13 "Instant Courtesy" R. Robert Rosenbaum Story by : Arthur Alsberg
Teleplay by : John L. Greene
December 26, 1968 (1968-12-26)

Endora casts a spell on Darrin that makes him courteous to a fault.

Note: Filmed October 22, 1968
5–14 "Samantha's Super Maid" R. Robert Rosenbaum Peggy Chantler Dick & Douglas Dick January 2, 1969 (1969-01-02)

Darrin's mother insists Samantha get a maid. The new maid is spectacular, but Samantha must find a way to let her go gently because of the frequent supernatural occurrences in the household. Nellie Burt and Virginia Gregg guest-star.

Note: Filmed September 12, 1968
5–15 "Cousin Serena Strikes Again (Part 1)" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist January 9, 1969 (1969-01-09)

Prospective Italian client, Ms. Clio Vanita, makes advances on Darrin. To defend her cousin, Serena changes Clio into a monkey. When Darrin orders Serena to change the client back and to get out of their lives forever, Serena opts for the latter. Nancy Kovack guest-stars.

Note: Filmed October 10, 1968
5–16 "Cousin Serena Strikes Again (Part 2)" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist January 16, 1969 (1969-01-16)

Samantha and Darrin frantically search for the missing client-turned-monkey who ends up in the home of a young boy, a pet store, then with an organ grinder (Cliff Norton) who refuses to part with her.

Note: Filmed October 15, 1968
5–17 "One Touch of Midas" Richard Michaels Paul L. Friedman & Jerry Mayer January 23, 1969 (1969-01-23)

Endora creates a doll called "The Fuzz" which mortals instantly fall in love with. A mysterious "Professor McAllister" (Cliff Norton) convinces Darrin to market the doll, and its success turns Darrin into a wealthy man overnight.

Note: Filmed November 14, 1968
5–18 "Samantha the Bard" Richard Michaels Richard Baer January 30, 1969 (1969-01-30)

Samantha comes down with a case of vocabularyitus, which causes her to speak in rhyme, the same day Larry wants the Stephens to meet some clients.

Note: Filmed November 21, 1968
5–19 "Samantha the Sculptress" William Asher Doug Tibbles February 6, 1969 (1969-02-06)

Samantha sculpts an impressionistic clay bust of Darrin. While boozing client W. R. Campbell (Cliff Norton) is visiting, Endora livens things up by zapping up perfect busts of both Darrin and Larry, which also talk to the soused mortals.

Note: Filmed November 27, 1968
5–20 † "Mrs. Stephens, Where Are You?" Richard Michaels Peggy Chantler Dick & Douglas Dick February 13, 1969 (1969-02-13)

Darrin's mother stops by while Serena is babysitting and starts hurling insults about Samantha and her relatives, causing Serena to turn Mrs. Stephens into a cat who scurries into the neighbor's (Ruth McDevitt) back yard.

Note: Filmed December 11, 1968
5–21 † "Marriage, Witches' Style" William Asher Michael Morris February 20, 1969 (1969-02-20)

Serena turns to a computer dating service to find a mortal to marry, but it turns out her date is actually a warlock as well. Lloyd Bochner and John Fiedler guest-star.

Note: Filmed January 20, 1969
5–22 † "Going Ape" Richard Michaels Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn February 27, 1969 (1969-02-27)

Samantha turns a stray chimpanzee into a human, who ends up doing a photo shoot for a McMann & Tate client. He wants to go back to being a chimp, but the client wants him to appear in a long campaign. Lou Antonio and Danny Bonaduce guest-star.

Notes: Filmed January 27, 1969; scene where Lou Antonio is fired was filmed on the set of the apartment from the The Monkees TV series which was re-arranged for the movie Head.
5–23 † "Tabitha's Weekend" R. Robert Rosenbaum Peggy Chantler Dick & Douglas Dick March 6, 1969 (1969-03-06)

Samantha reluctantly agrees to allow Tabitha to visit with Darrin's parents, but goes along as well. Once Endora pops into the in-laws' house as well, the bickering which ensues causes Tabitha to turn herself into a raisin cookie.

Note: Filmed February 3, 1969
5–24 "The Battle of Burning Oak" R. Robert Rosenbaum Leo Townsend & Pauline Townsend March 13, 1969 (1969-03-13)

A McMann & Tate client asks Darrin and Samantha to join their country club, Burning Oak. Darrin hesitates to consider membership until Endora hexes him into a snob. Samantha does not care for the arrogance at the club, so does some digging into the members' family histories. Edward Andrews guest-stars.

Note: Filmed June 15, 1968.
5–25 † "Samantha's Power Failure" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn March 20, 1969 (1969-03-20)

The Witches' Council takes away Samantha's powers when she refuses to disavow her mortal marriage. Uncle Arthur and Serena show their support for Samantha by forfeiting their powers as well. The impotent duo take jobs at a malt shop, with disastrous results. Ron Masak guest-stars.

Note: Filmed February 10, 1969; opening scene in the Stephens’ bedroom is recycled footage from the Season Three episode "The Trial and Error of Aunt Clara".
5–26 † "Samantha Twitches for UNICEF" William Asher Ed Jurist March 27, 1969 (1969-03-27)

Samantha is elected by a women's committee to contact a wealthy man who reneged on his $10,000 pledge to UNICEF. Samantha and Endora use some hocus pocus to get him to change his mind. Bernie Kopell, Sara Seegar and Herb Voland guest-star.

Note: Filmed February 19, 1969.
5–27 "Daddy Does His Thing" William Asher Michael Morris April 3, 1969 (1969-04-03)

Maurice turns Darrin into a jackass after he refuses to accept Maurice's enchanted birthday gift. Mrs. Kravitz discovers the animal and has the animal shelter take him away.

Note: Filmed January 13, 1969. Dick York only appears in the first several minutes of this episode and for a few seconds just before the epilogue; he collapsed on the set during filming and was rushed to a hospital, where he resigned from the show. When Maurice first appears, he comments on how radiant and glowing Samantha is. The "special surprise" Samantha was going to reveal to Darrin at the beginning of the episode was not revealed, but presumably was the announcement that she was going to have another baby, which became the subject of the next episode.
5–28 † "Samantha's Good News" Richard Michaels Richard Baer April 10, 1969 (1969-04-10)

Maurice returns, again mentioning how glowing Samantha appears. He has brought an attractive secretary with him, and Endora immediately becomes jealous. She threatens an ectoplasmic interlocutory (divorce), but decides instead to retaliate by courting John Van Millwood, another thespian warlock. Later, Samantha reveals she is expecting another baby, and the question of boy or girl, witch, warlock, or mortal returns. Murray Matheson guest-stars.

Note: Filmed March 4, 1969. Samantha phones Darrin to tell him the news she is pregnant as Dick York had left the show due to illness.
5–29 † "Samantha's Shopping Spree" Richard Michaels Richard Baer April 17, 1969 (1969-04-17)

Samantha's jokester cousin Henry accompanies her, Endora and Tabitha to Hinkley's department store. Henry turns an annoying salesman into a mannequin, then disappears, leaving Samantha to deal with the fallout. Steve Franken, Herbert Anderson, Jack Collins, Dave Madden and Herb Ellis guest-star. (L.A. Rams wide-receiver Jack Snow appears as himself.)

Note: Filmed March 11, 1969
5–30 "Samantha and Darrin in Mexico City" R. Robert Rosenbaum John L. Greene April 24, 1969 (1969-04-24)

Samantha uses her witchcraft to get a client to bring Darrin to Mexico City for a presentation. Larry claims Darrin can speak Spanish, so he must make a speech in the client's native language. Endora's attempted spell to make his fears of speaking Spanish "vanish" causes him to disappear when he utters a word of it, and reappear when he speaks English. Her attempt to take off the spell simply reverses it, so speaking English causes him to vanish.

Note: Filmed September 19, 1968; final episode featuring Dick York.

Season 6 (1969-1970)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
6-01 "Samantha and the Beanstalk" Richard Michaels Michael Morris September 18, 1969 (1969-09-18)

Darrin and Samantha are discussing possible boys' names for the baby-to-be, causing Tabitha to fear that her parents no longer like girls. She decides to run away by trading places with Jack in a Jack and the Beanstalk storybook, and turns the classic fairy tale upside down with her magic. Samantha zaps herself into the fairy tale to rescue her while Jack is driving Darrin and his mother crazy. Johnny Whitaker guest-stars.

Notes: Filmed April 18, 1969. First episode with Dick Sargent as Darrin.

In 1996, TV Guide included this episode as part of its "100 Most Memorable Moments in TV History", ranking it # 60.
6-02 "Samantha's Yoo-Hoo Maid" William Asher Ed Jurist September 25, 1969 (1969-09-25)

To help Samantha around the house during her pregnancy, Endora introduces Esmeralda, an insecure witch with fading powers looking for a comfortable situation. When Esmeralda sneezes, random spells occur. After a mishap involving Larry, a client and a unicorn, Samantha decides that Esmeralda will not be employed full time and instead will appear only when Samantha calls for her by "yoo-hoo"ing.

Note: Filmed April 9, 1969; Alice Ghostley makes her first appearance as Esmeralda.
6-03 "Samantha's Caesar Salad" William Asher Ed Jurist October 2, 1969 (1969-10-02)

When Samantha asks Esmeralda to make a Caesar salad, the latter, not knowing how, uses her very dicey witchcraft and gets the emperor instead. Jay Robinson guest-stars.

Note: Filmed August 22, 1969
6-04 "Samantha's Curious Cravings" Richard Michaels Lawrence J. Cohen & Fred Freeman October 9, 1969 (1969-10-09)

In the late stages of pregnancy, Samantha develops a condition in which any food she is having a craving for magically appears. When Dr. Bombay reverses the spell, Samantha instead goes to the food. William Schallert guest-stars.

Note: Filmed August 22, 1969; the phone used when Samantha is at Shea stadium features the initials "BA + EM" inside a drawing of a heart; representing married couple executive producer Bill Asher and Elizabeth Montgomery
6-05 "...And Something Makes Four" Richard Michaels Richard Baer October 16, 1969 (1969-10-16)

Samantha and Darrin welcome their second child, a boy. In the hospital nursery, Maurice casts a spell that causes every mortal that sees the baby to adore him.

Note: Filmed September 5, 1969
6-06 "Naming Samantha's New Baby" William Asher Ed Jurist October 23, 1969 (1969-10-23)

Both Darrin's and Samantha's parents are visiting the new baby, and Maurice is furious when he learns the baby will be named after Darrin's father, Frank. Maurice traps Darrin in a mirror, the image causing mother Stephens to get another sick headache. Frank and Maurice both recognize problems associated with their names, so they settle on a name of Samantha's choosing, "Adam".

Note: Filmed August 29, 1969
6-07 "To Trick or Treat or Not to Trick or Treat" William Asher Shirley Gordon October 30, 1969 (1969-10-30)

Endora is furious that Samantha and Tabitha are celebrating Halloween with negative witch stereotypes, prompting a big fight between Darrin and his mother-in-law. She retaliates by turning Darrin into a stereotypical witch. To have her break the spell, Samantha agrees to cancel the Halloween festivities, even though she is on a trick-or-treat for UNICEF committee. This causes trouble with a client, whose wife is also on the committee.

Note: Filmed September 11, 1969; Montgomery was a UNICEF supporter in real life.
6-08 "A Bunny for Tabitha" William Asher Ed Jurist November 6, 1969 (1969-11-06)

Uncle Arthur accidentally turns Tabitha's birthday present, a rabbit, into a beautiful Playboy bunny. A client falls madly in love with her and proposes marriage. Danny Bonaduce, Bernie Kopell, and Carol Wayne guest-star.

Note: Erin Murphy's twin sister Diane is among the children at the birthday party. She is credited as playing "Diane", but Samantha calls her "Annabelle"; filmed September 18, 1969
6-09 "Samantha's Secret Spell" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist November 13, 1969 (1969-11-13)

Darrin bans Endora from his house after a bad argument. Endora threatens to turn him into a mouse at midnight unless he recants. To prevent this from happening, Samantha has to retrieve a spell, which must be performed on Darrin without his knowledge, and without the aid of witchcraft. Sidney Clute and Bernie Kopell guest-star.

Note: Filmed September 30, 1969; partial remake of Season 2’s "We're In For a Bad Spell"
6–10 "Daddy Comes for a Visit (Part 1)" Richard Michaels Rick Mittleman November 20, 1969 (1969-11-20)

In honor of Adam's birth, Maurice gives Darrin a watch that contains magical powers. Darrin agrees to use his gift for one day, during which he gets inside information on a lucrative advertising account and becomes hooked on witchcraft. John Fiedler guest-stars.

Note: This episode and the next completed filming on October 10, 1969.
6–11 "Darrin the Warlock (Part 2)" Richard Michaels Story by : Rick Mittleman
Teleplay by : Ed Jurist & Rick Mittleman
November 27, 1969 (1969-11-27)
Darrin realizes he is misusing the magical powers Maurice bestowed upon him.
6–12 "Samantha's Double Mother Trouble" David White Peggy Chantler Dick & Douglas Dick December 4, 1969 (1969-12-04)

Esmeralda reads Tabitha the story of Mother Goose and accidentally sneezes her out of the fairytale. Darrin's father gets chummy with Mother Goose, while he and his wife both think they are seeing things. Jane Connell guest-stars.

Note: Filmed October 16, 1969
6–13 "You're So Agreeable" Luther James Ed Jurist December 11, 1969 (1969-12-11)

Endora puts a spell on Darrin to make him agree with anything anyone says. She later reverses the spell to make him disagree with everyone. Charles Lane guest-stars.

Note: Filmed October 23, 1969
6–14 "Santa Comes to Visit and Stays and Stays" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist December 18, 1969 (1969-12-18)

Esmeralda mistakenly zaps Santa Claus to the Stephens home and cannot get him back to the North Pole in time to finish the toys for Christmas. Samantha must bring Santa's elves, workshop, and reindeer to her home so that Santa will be ready on Christmas Eve.

Note: Filmed October 30, 1969
6–15 "Samantha's Better Halves" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn January 1, 1970 (1970-01-01)

Endora casts a spell that splits Darrin in two, so that his business side can go to Japan while his doting side stays with his pregnant wife.

Note: first episode filmed with Dick Sargent; the story is framed as a flashback to when Samantha was expecting Adam; remake of Season 2’s "Divided He Falls". This episode has the longest opening scene before the opening credits, approximately seven minutes. Filmed March 31, 1969.
6–16 "Samantha's Lost Weekend" Richard Michaels Richard Baer January 8, 1970 (1970-01-08)

Esmeralda places a spell on a glass of milk to help Tabitha's appetite, but Samantha drinks it instead. Samantha starts eating non-stop and believes she has contracted Voracious Ravenicitis. She calls Dr. Bombay to remove the spell, but due to the erroneous diagnosis, the treatment causes her to fall asleep in mid-sentence. Bernie Kopell guest-stars.

Note: Filmed November 30, 1969 This episode title is a takeoff on the 1945 film The Lost Weekend, starring Ray Milland.
6–17 "The Phrase Is Familiar" Richard Michaels Jerry Mayer January 15, 1970 (1970-01-15)

A warlock tutor is employed by Endora for Tabitha's education, and causes havoc. Also, to mock Darrin's profession, she casts a spell that causes him to constantly speak in clichés. When she promises to cancel the spell, she alters it to make him act out the clichés instead. Cliff Norton and Jay Robinson guest-star.

Note: Filmed November 6, 1969
6–18 "Samantha's Secret Is Discovered" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn January 22, 1970 (1970-01-22)

After Darrin's mother sees Samantha and Endora engaging in witchcraft, Darrin and Samantha decide to tell her the truth. After she tries to spill the beans to Frank, Darrin's father and her husband, the Witches Council pulls the plug on Samantha's powers, and she ends up believing she is truly insane, checking herself into a rest home. Samantha must convince her mother-in-law that she hallucinated everything. Bernie Kopell guest-stars.

Note: Filmed November 20, 1969
6–19 "Tabitha's Very Own Samantha" William Asher Shirley Gordon January 29, 1970 (1970-01-29)

The latest round of attention toward Adam causes Tabitha to wish up a duplicate of her mother who spoils her rotten. After a run in with Mrs. Kravitz, Darrin and Samantha believe the double is Serena playing games again. Additional complications ensue when Larry, a client and his wife come for dinner. Parley Baer and Sara Seegar guest-star.

Note: Aunt Hagatha is list as "Aunt Agatha" in the credits; filmed November 26, 1969
6–20 "Super Arthur" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist February 5, 1970 (1970-02-05)

Uncle Arthur is having trouble with his powers due to an encounter with a winged horse, but Dr. Bombay's cure causes him to literally become everything he says, including Superman.

Note: Filmed December 4, 1969
6–21 "What Makes Darrin Run?" William Asher Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn February 12, 1970 (1970-02-12)

In hopes of getting Darrin to give Samantha a higher standard of living, Endora casts a spell on her son-in-law to give him a drive for ambition and power. He invites Howard McMann, the president and chairman of the board of McMann & Tate, and his wife Margaret for dinner in an effort to work his way up the corporate ladder. Leon Ames guest-stars.

Note: Filmed December 11, 1969; one of only two episodes featuring Mr. McMann
6–22 "Serena Stops the Show" Richard Michaels Richard Baer February 19, 1970 (1970-02-19)

Darrin arranges for real life pop duo Boyce & Hart to appear on a TV special sponsored by a client. As the entertainment chairman for this year's Cosmos Cotillion, Serena wants them to appear at her event. When they decline, she casts a spell of unpopularity on the singers to alter their decision. Serena sings "I'll Blow You A Kiss In The Wind", a song she wrote for the duo to perform at the cotillion.

Notes: First episode crediting Serena as "Pandora Spocks". Art Metrano guest-stars; filmed December 18, 1969. The liner notes on Boyce & Hart's Greatest Hits state that their song "I'll Blow You a Kiss in the Wind" is best known for its appearance in this episode of Bewitched.
6–23 "Just a Kid Again" Richard Michaels Jerry Mayer February 26, 1970 (1970-02-26)

A toy salesman tells Tabitha he wishes he were a little boy again, and she grants him the wish. Ron Masak and Pat Priest guest-star.

Note: Filmed January 8, 1970
6–24 "The Generation Zap" William Asher Ed Jurist March 5, 1970 (1970-03-05)

Endora enlists Serena's help in casting a spell that makes Dusty Harrison, the college-student daughter of a client from McMann & Tate, fall madly in love with Darrin. Melodie Johnson and Arch Johnson guest-star.

Note: Filmed January 15, 1970
6–25 "Okay, Who's the Wise Witch?" Richard Michaels Richard Baer March 12, 1970 (1970-03-12)

Samantha, Darrin, Endora, and Esmeralda are unable to leave the Stephens house by any means. Dr. Bombay is summoned to correct the problem, and it is discovered that a supernatural vapor lock has occurred due to Samantha's restricting the use of her powers.

Note: Filmed January 22, 1970
6–26 "A Chance on Love" Richard Michaels John L. Greene March 19, 1970 (1970-03-19)

When Serena fills in for Samantha at a raffle ticket sale, a client of McMann & Tate falls for her. Later when the client sees Samantha at a party, he thinks it is the woman he met earlier. Neither Samantha nor Serena can convince him that they are not the same person, and he fires Darrin from the account. Jack Cassidy and Molly Dodd guest-star. Note: partial remake of episode 1-24, "Which Witch Is Which?"; partially remade as episode 8-17, "Serena's Richcraft".

Note: Filmed January 30, 1970
6–27 "If the Shoe Pinches" William Asher Ed Jurist March 26, 1970 (1970-03-26)

Endora sends a leprechaun to make trouble for Darrin. A pair of enchanted boots causes Darrin to become lazy, just when Larry is on his case about a slogan for canned peaches. Henry Gibson guest-stars.

Note: Filmed February 10, 1970
6–28 "Mona Sammy" Luther James Michael Morris April 2, 1970 (1970-04-02)

Endora gives Samantha an original Leonardo da Vinci painting of Samantha's look-alike Great Aunt Cornelia, in the style of the Mona Lisa. Larry and Louise notice it, and after Endora says Darrin painted it, Louise insists that Darrin paint her portrait.

Note: Filmed February 16, 1970
6–29 "Turn on the Old Charm" Richard Michaels Richard Baer April 9, 1970 (1970-04-09)

Samantha gives her father's magic amulet to Darrin to induce Endora into being nice to him. Esmeralda thinks it is a love charm and swipes it. Endora discovers she has been under the amulet's spell, and punishes Samantha and Darrin by causing them to bicker in front of Larry and a client.

Note: Filmed February 20, 1970
6–30 "Make Love, Not Hate" William Asher Ed Jurist April 16, 1970 (1970-04-16)

Samantha wants to help Esmeralda find a man to get her out of a case of depression. Dr. Bombay's acquaintance Norton is not impressed with Esmeralda, so the doctor concocts a love potion to help. The potion accidentally ends up in a bowl of clam dip. Norton, Esmeralda, an advertising client, and his wife all end up under the effect of the potion, and chaos ensues. Charles Lane, Cliff Norton, and Sara Seegar guest-star.

Note: Filmed February 27. 1970.

Season 7 (1970-1971)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
7-01 "To Go or Not to Go, That Is the Question (Part 1)" William Asher Michael Morris September 24, 1970 (1970-09-24)

Endora invites Samantha to attend the centennial Witches Convocation in Salem, Massachusetts. When Samantha informs her mother that Darrin will also be going to Salem, the news reaches Hepzibah, the High Priestess of all Witches, who comes to observe the marriage and decide whether to dissolve it. Jane Connell guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 23, 1970
7-02 "Salem, Here We Come (Part 2)" William Asher Michael Morris October 1, 1970 (1970-10-01)

During her royal visit to the Stephens, Hepzibah insists on observing Darrin at work and encounters a client to whom she takes a liking. Jane Connell and Cesar Romero guest-star.

Note: Filmed July 30, 1970
7-03 "The Salem Saga (Part 1)" William Asher Ed Jurist October 8, 1970 (1970-10-08)

During a tour of the House of Seven Gables in Salem, an antique bedwarmer begins harassing Samantha. The bedwarmer makes its way to the Stephens' car, and Darrin is accused of stealing it.

Note: The Stephens stay at the Hawthorne Motor Hotel in Salem for five episodes. Filmed August 7, 1970
7-04 "Sam's Hot Bed Warmer (Part 2)" William Asher Ed Jurist October 15, 1970 (1970-10-15)

Darrin is in jail for allegedly stealing an antique bedwarmer, and Samantha discovers it was Serena who had transformed a warlock into the bedwarmer during the time of the Salem witch trials. Joan Hotchkis and Noam Pitlik guest-star.

Note: Filmed July 16, 1970
7-05 "Darrin on a Pedestal" William Asher Bernie Kahn October 22, 1970 (1970-10-22)

On a sightseeing tour of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Darrin becomes annoyed when Serena transforms the Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial statue to life, so Serena zaps Darrin in the statue's place.

Note: Filmed July 16, 1970.
7-06 "Paul Revere Rides Again" Richard Michaels Henry Sharp & Phil Sharp October 29, 1970 (1970-10-29)

Trying to return a Paul Revere teapot to Salem, Esmeralda conjures up the real Paul Revere instead. Revere mistakes a British client for an invader and decides to warn the town. Parley Baer, Bert Convy and Jonathan Harris guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 13, 1970
7-07 "Samantha's Bad Day in Salem" William Asher Michael Morris November 5, 1970 (1970-11-05)

At the Witches' Convention, Samantha encounters Waldo, an old boyfriend. When Samantha rejects his continued advances, Waldo conjures up his fantasy replica of her. Larry thinks Samantha is having an affair when he sees them together. Hal England and Anne Seymour guest-star.

Note: Filmed August 7, 1970
7-08 "Samantha's Old Salem Trip" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist November 12, 1970 (1970-11-12)

Samantha and Darrin return home early when the Witch's council forbids Samantha from being seen with her husband in public. When they send a message that she must return to Salem immediately, Esmeralda accidentally sends Samantha to 17th century Salem, during the time of the witch hunts. Endora sends Darrin to rescue Samantha, who has no memory of who she is. Darrin is accused of being a witch. Maudie Prickett and Ronald Long guest-star.

Note: During the courtroom scene, Samantha's wrists are in chains before she performs a spell with a coin, but are free during the performance; filmed August 6, 1970.
7-09 "Samantha's Pet Warlock" Richard Michaels Jerry Mayer November 19, 1970 (1970-11-19)

Ashley, another of Samantha's old boyfriends, poses as a dog to make trouble for the Stephens while a McMann & Tate client is at hand. Noam Pitlik and Edward Andrews guest-star.

Note: partial remake of Season 2’s "Man's Best Friend"; filmed August 20, 1970
7–10 "Samantha's Old Man" Richard Michaels Michael Morris December 3, 1970 (1970-12-03)

Endora changes Darrin into an old man to prove to Samantha that their marriage is doomed to fail. Running into Larry and Louise, they pass off Darrin as his grandfather, Grover Stephens. This prompts Louise to fix up Grover with her visiting Aunt Millicent. Meanwhile, Darrin needs to pull off a youth-based campaign with a client. Ruth McDevitt and Edward Platt guest-star.

Note: this episode received an Emmy nomination for makeup; filmed August 27, 1970
7–11 "The Corsican Cousins" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist December 10, 1970 (1970-12-10)

Endora tries to persuade Samantha to be as fun-loving as Serena, so she casts a spell that makes Samantha experience everything Serena does.

Note: Filmed September 3, 1970
7–12 "Samantha's Magic Potion" William Asher Shirley Gordon December 17, 1970 (1970-12-17)

When Darrin comes to the erroneous conclusion that witchcraft is the cause of his poor luck at work, he decides to retire and allow Samantha to use witchcraft to provide for all their needs. Samantha decides to help him regain his senses by giving him a bogus potion and telling him it will solve his problems.

Note: partial remake of Season 1’s, "A is for Aardvark"; filmed September 24, 1970
7–13 "Sisters at Heart" William Asher William Asher & Barbara Avedon (teleplay) December 24, 1970 (1970-12-24)

Tabitha's friend Lisa, the daughter of a black colleague of Darrin's at McMann & Tate, is visiting for Christmas. A racist client mistakes Lisa as Darrin's child and pulls his account. Wishing to be real sisters, Tabitha wishes herself and Lisa into having respective black and white polka-dotted skin. Parley Baer Don Marshall, and Janee Michelle guest-star.

Note: In the special opening of the show as originally broadcast (available on the DVD release), Montgomery welcomes the viewers to the Christmas episode which was written by the students of the 5th period, room 309, 10th grade English class at Thomas Jefferson High School in Los Angeles.[5] The episode received the Governor's Award at the 23rd Primetime Emmy Awards in May 1971.[6] Montgomery also wishes the viewers a happy holiday before the closing credits. Filmed November 12, 1970.
7–14 "Mother-in-Law of the Year" William Asher Henry Sharp & Phil Sharp January 14, 1971 (1971-01-14)

Endora presents an idea for a Mother-in-Law's Day campaign for the Bobbins Bon Bons advertising account, and ingratiates herself by putting a spell on Mr. Bobbins, who then wants her to be Bobbins' "Mother-in-Law of the Year." She agrees, but then backs out on appearing in a commercial on Bobbins' TV show. Samantha turns herself into Endora to do the spot, which infuriates her mother who then turns herself into Samantha. Jim Lange and John McGiver guest-star.

Note: Filmed October 1, 1970
7–15 "Mary the Good Fairy (Part 1)" William Asher Ed Jurist January 21, 1971 (1971-01-21)

Mary, the Good Fairy, a friend of Samantha's, visits the Stephens household when Tabitha loses a tooth. Darrin and Samantha give her a snifter of brandy to warm her up, and the intoxicating effect leaves Samantha to fulfill Mary's duties for the night. In the morning, Mary reveals to Samantha that she is tired of collecting lost teeth for centuries on end and refuses to trade places with her. Imogene Coca guest-stars.

Note: Filmed September 11, 1970.
7–16 "The Good Fairy Strikes Again (Part 2)" William Asher Ed Jurist January 28, 1971 (1971-01-28)

Mary, the Good Fairy continues to cause trouble with the Kravitzes, the police, and a client while she continues to seek out brandy and refuses to take her duties back from Samantha, who is still stuck with the tooth fairy duties and wings, and without her regular powers. Imogene Coca and Vic Tayback guest-star.

Note: Filmed September 17, 1970
7–17 "The Return of Darrin the Bold" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist February 4, 1971 (1971-02-04)

Endora and Serena decide to turn Darrin into a warlock by having Serena go back to 14th century Ireland and slip a potion to his ancestor, Darrin the Bold. Once Darrin enters the first stages of "wishcraft", Endora claims that witchcraft has rubbed off on Darrin, but Samantha discovers what Serena has really done and goes back to the time of Darrin the Bold to undo the spell.

Note: Darrin's ancestor, Darrin the Bold, first appeared in the Season Three episode "A Most Unusual Wood Nymph". Filmed November 25, 1970.
7–18 "The House That Uncle Arthur Built" Richard Michaels Bernie Kahn February 11, 1971 (1971-02-11)

After a fight with his new pretentious girlfriend who hates practical jokes, Uncle Arthur places his practical jokes within the walls of Sam & Darrin's house which causes havoc in front of Larry, a client, and his wife. Barbara Rhoades guest-stars.

Note: Paul Lynde's final appearance as Uncle Arthur; filmed October 15, 1970.
7–19 "Samantha and the Troll" William Asher Lila Garrett & Joel Rapp February 18, 1971 (1971-02-18)

When Samantha has to go in for a "10,000 spell overhaul," Serena babysits and brings Tabitha's toys to life for a game of hide and seek. Serena causes more trouble by impersonating Samantha and being overly affectionate to both Darrin and his client, whose wife is present. Bob Cummings and Nan Martin guest-star. Diane Murphy appears as the rag doll.

Note: Filmed October 8, 1970.
7–20 "This Little Piggie" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist February 25, 1971 (1971-02-25)

Endora casts a hex upon Darrin which makes him indecisive. Later she decides he is instead "pigheaded", so she literally gives him the head of a pig. Herb Edelman guest-stars

Note: Filmed November 5, 1970.
7–21 "Mixed Doubles" William Asher Richard Baer March 4, 1971 (1971-03-04)

When Samantha spends a restless night thinking about Louise Tate's troubles, a strange metaphysical occurrence takes place that has everyone thinking that Samantha is Louise, and Louise is Samantha.

Note: Filmed January 7, 1971.
7–22 "Darrin Goes Ape" Richard Michaels Leo Townsend & Pauline Townsend March 11, 1971 (1971-03-11)

Darrin rejects an enchanted gift from Serena. When Samantha goes out shopping, Serena changes Darrin into a gorilla. Gladys Kravitz sees the gorilla and calls the authorities, who send him off to be a mate for another gorilla.

Note: Last episode featuring Abner Kravitz; filmed December 3, 1970.
7–23 "Money Happy Returns" Richard Michaels Milt Rosen March 18, 1971 (1971-03-18)

Darrin finds $100,000 in a cab and thinks Endora zapped it there so his children can have the large swimming pool he can't afford but the cash really belongs to a criminal who wants it back. Arch Johnson and Gordon Jump guest-star.

Note: Filmed February 1, 1971.
7–24 "Out of the Mouths of Babes" Richard Michaels Michael Morris March 25, 1971 (1971-03-25)

Endora changes Darrin into a little boy ("Marvin") while he is trying to win an account for an Irish stew which is not selling well. Darrin meets another boy (Herbie) in a basketball game who tries the stew and reveals the truth: it tastes terrible. Darrin/Marvin also mentions that he had been an all-star forward as Missouri State.

Note: Filmed February 5, 1971.
7–25 "Sam's Psychic Slip" William Asher John L. Greene April 1, 1971 (1971-04-01)

Samantha's hiccups are causing bikes of all kinds to appear, just when Darrin's Mother is about to arrive for a visit and to invite Samantha out for a shopping trip. Dr. Bombay's spell, designed to remove "guilt", stops the bikes from appearing but now Samantha's hiccups cause any "gilt" object nearby to disappear. Serena also stops by to add to the mayhem.

Note: Filmed November 19, 1970. In closing credits, Irenee Byatt is identified as 'Woman with Mirror' when in actuality, she played 'Woman with Lamp'.
7–26 "Samantha's Magic Mirror" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist April 8, 1971 (1971-04-08)

Esmeralda needs confidence for an upcoming meeting with an old boyfriend. Samantha creates a magic mirror to make Esmeralda appear more attractive to herself but she needs even more assistance to boost her failed powers. Tom Bosley and Nancy Priddy guest-star.

Note: remake of Season Two's "Aunt Clara's Old Flame"; filmed January 21, 1971.
7–27 "Laugh Clown, Laugh" William Asher Ed Jurist April 15, 1971 (1971-04-15)

Claiming Darrin has no sense of humor, Endora puts a spell on him, turning him into an obnoxious comedian. She later creates another spell, causing him to laugh about anything grave and serious. Charles Lane and Marcia Wallace guest-star.

Note: Last episode to feature Gladys Kravitz; filmed February 11, 1971.
7–28 "Samantha and the Antique Doll" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist April 22, 1971 (1971-04-22)

Tabitha causes an antique doll to fly across the room, right in front of Darrin's mother, Phyllis. Samantha convinces Phyllis that she subconsciously willed it from Adam, but Phyllis becomes obsessed with her apparent new abilities.

Note: Filmed December 10, 1970; remake of Season one's "Abner Kadabra"; last episode featuring Darrin's parents. Robert F. Simon, who portrayed Frank Stephens in Seasons 1–3, reprises his role.

Season 8 (1971-1972)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Air date
8-01 "How Not to Lose Your Head to King Henry VIII (Part 1)" William Asher Ed Jurist September 15, 1971 (1971-09-15)

While on a trip to Europe, a nobleman trapped in a portrait asks Samantha to release him. The witch Malvina who had placed the nobleman in the portrait, gets angry with Samantha for breaking the curse and zaps her to the time of Henry VIII. Darrin and Endora must find a way to bring Samantha back to the 20th century, even though she has lost her memory and powers. Ronald Long guest-stars.

Note: Beginning with this episode, Bewitched was moved from Thursday night to Wednesday night, opposite CBS's The Carol Burnett Show. This episode, along with Part 2, was filmed on June 29, 1971.
8-02 "How Not to Lose Your Head to King Henry VIII (Part 2)" William Asher Ed Jurist September 22, 1971 (1971-09-22)
Darrin and Endora form a truce to rescue Samantha, who is trapped in the time of Henry VIII, and has caught his attention as a possible wife.
8-03 "Samantha and the Loch Ness Monster" William Asher Michael Morris September 29, 1971 (1971-09-29)

While visiting Scotland, Darrin, Samantha and Darrin's cousin Robbie encounter the Loch Ness Monster, who Samantha reveals is really a warlock named Bruce, who was transformed into a monster by Serena 40 years ago. Steve Franken guest-stars.

Note: Filmed July 22, 1971
8-04 "Samantha's Not So Leaning Tower of Pisa" William Asher Ed Jurist October 6, 1971 (1971-10-06)

Esmeralda reveals she had caused the Tower of Pisa to lean in the 12th century, and has always been upset about her mistake. She makes it stand upright, setting off mass hysteria.

Note: Filmed July 2, 1971
8-05 "Bewitched, Bothered and Baldoni" William Asher Michael Morris October 13, 1971 (1971-10-13)

While in Rome, Endora makes trouble for Darrin by bringing a statue of Venus de Milo to life. Every male who sees Venus becomes enchanted by her appearance.

Note: Filmed July 12, 1971
8-06 "Paris, Witches' Style" William Asher Michael Morris October 20, 1971 (1971-10-20)

When Maurice discovers Samantha has not visited him during her European vacation, he blames Darrin. Endora creates an obsequious version of Darrin from a potted plant. When this ruse fails, the enraged Maurice zaps Darrin to a beam high up on the Eiffel Tower.

Note: Filmed July 29, 1971
8-07 "The Ghost Who Made a Spectre of Himself" William Asher Ed Jurist October 27, 1971 (1971-10-27)

A lovesick ghost haunting a British castle possesses Darrin's body to be near Samantha, but she is not fooled. When she rejects the advances, the ghost, still in Darrin's body, tries to woo Louise Tate.

Note: Filmed July 16, 1971
8-08 "TV or Not TV" William Asher Bernie Kahn November 3, 1971 (1971-11-03)

Annoyed with a violent Punch and Judy skit on a television show whose advertising is handled by her father, Tabitha zaps herself onto the set to help Judy, and becomes an instant hit with the sponsor, who wants her to continue to be part of the show, despite her parents' objections.

Note: Filmed June 17, 1971; first episode filmed for Season Eight
8-09 "A Plague on Maurice and Samantha" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist November 10, 1971 (1971-11-10)

Maurice arrives after hearing that Samantha's marriage is the cause of her latest power failure, but it is soon discovered that it was actually due to a contagious supernatural disease, which Maurice himself becomes infected with. While waiting for Dr. Bombay to discover a cure, Maurice experiences life as a mortal, and helps Darrin with an advertising account. Bernie Kopell guest-stars.

Note: Filmed August 12, 1971, a week after filming the episode which reveals Adam's magical powers (8–14), a continuity error was created when it was decided to air this episode first, as Samantha mentions to her father that both Tabitha and Adam's witchcraft are progressing nicely.
8–10 "Hansel and Gretel in Samanthaland" Richard Michaels Michael Morris November 17, 1971 (1971-11-17)

Tabitha pops Hansel & Gretel out of a book, and then zaps herself into the story. Samantha goes into the storybook to rescue Tabitha from the wicked witch (Billie Hayes) while Darrin tries to explain the hungry siblings' presence to Larry.

Note: Filmed September 2, 1971. Hayes was portraying Witchiepoo in the children's fantasy show H.R. Pufnstuf at the time this episode was produced.
8–11 "The Warlock in the Gray Flannel Suit" Richard Michaels John L. Greene December 1, 1971 (1971-12-01)

Because Darrin refuses to allow Samantha to attend her cousin Panda's wedding in Hong Kong, Endora recruits a hippie warlock (Bernie Kopell) to make trouble for Darrin at the office. Charles Lane also guest-stars.

Note: Filmed August 19, 1971
8–12 "The Eight-Year Itch Witch" Richard Michaels Ruth Brooks Flippen December 8, 1971 (1971-12-08)

Endora tests Darrin's faithfulness by changing a Siamese cat into a statuesque model (Julie Newmar) for a sponsor's (Parley Baer) ad campaign.

Note: remake of Season One, Episode 11, "It Takes One To Know One". Filmed August 26, 1971. Newmar was recognized for having played the Catwoman in the late 1960s Batman TV series.
8–13 "Three Men and a Witch on a Horse" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist December 15, 1971 (1971-12-15)

Endora casts a spell on a hobby horse that makes it predict the results of horse races, and also zaps Darrin with a gambling bug, hoping to make him a better provider to his family. Scatman Crothers guest-stars.

Note: Filmed September 16, 1971
8–14 "Adam, Warlock or Washout?" William Asher Ed Jurist December 29, 1971 (1971-12-29)

Samantha's aunts, Aunt Grimalda and Aunt Enchantra come to test whether Adam has magic powers, and again threaten to dissolve Samantha's marriage if he proves to have none.

Note: last episode to feature Maurice; filmed August 5, 1971; last episode broadcast by ABC in prime time when rerun on July 1, 1972.
8–15 "Samantha's Magic Sitter" Richard Michaels Henry Sharp & Phil Sharp January 5, 1972 (1972-01-05)

While babysitting a McMann & Tate client's son, Ralphie Norton, Esmeralda performs magic and tells him she is a witch. Ralphie tells his friends and gets into a fight, which outrages the client, who cancels his account. Richard X. Slattery guest-stars.

Note: partial remake of Season One’s "There's No Witch Like An Old Witch"; filmed September 23, 1971
8–16 "Samantha Is Earthbound" Richard Michaels Michael Morris January 15, 1972 (1972-01-15)

Samantha develops a condition, gravititis inflamitis, that makes her weigh over 500 pounds. Dr. Bombay gives her an antidote which makes her lighter than air, just when she must attend a charity event as an attendant and fashion model. Jack Collins, Molly Dodd, and Sara Seeger guest-star.

Note: Beginning with this episode, Bewitched was moved from Wednesdays to Saturdays, opposite All in the Family; filmed October 14, 1971.
8–17 "Serena's Richcraft" William Asher Michael Morris January 22, 1972 (1972-01-22)

Serena's powers are taken away by the jealous Contessa Pirhana (Ellen Weston). The grounded Serena amuses herself by going out with a wealthy client of Darrin, and they become smitten with each other. Peter Lawford and Joe Ross guest-star.

Note: filmed on January 15, 1971; partial remake of Season Six’s "A Chance on Love". This episode was filmed during the 7th season, but shelved until season 8 to have more episodes for this season.
8–18 "Samantha on Thin Ice" William Asher Richard Baer January 29, 1972 (1972-01-29)

Disappointed with her granddaughter's inability to ice skate, Endora casts a spell on Tabitha, making her an ice skating sensation. Alan Oppenheimer guest-stars.

Note: remake of Season Five's "Samantha on the Keyboard”. Filmed September 30, 1971
8–19 "Serena's Youth Pill" E.W. Swackhamer Michael Morris February 5, 1972 (1972-02-05)

While babysitting for Samantha, Serena livens things up when Larry visits by slipping him a youth pill. He becomes a red head, then progresses to believing it's 1961, then becomes a teenager, and finally a little boy.

Note: Last episode to feature Serena and Louise Tate; filmed October 7, 1971
8–20 "Tabitha's First Day in School" Richard Michaels Ed Jurist February 12, 1972 (1972-02-12)

Samantha is required to enroll Tabitha in school, where the young witch meets a bully and zaps him into a bullfrog. Maudie Prickett and Nita Talbot guest-star.

Note: Filmed November 11, 1971; Prickett is credited as playing "Miss Vogel", but is called "Mrs Peabody". This is primarily a remake of Season Five’s "I Don't Want to be a Toad, I Want to be a Butterfly", which also featured Prickett, but also uses elements of Season Four's "Playmates" which also had Tabitha confronting a bully in a neighbor's backyard whom she turns into a bulldog.
8–21 "George Washington Zapped Here (Part 1)" Richard Michaels Michaels Morris February 19, 1972 (1972-02-19)

Esmeralda accidentally makes George Washington (Will Geer) appear while trying to help Tabitha with a school project. Samantha tries to keep the President entertained and out of trouble while Esmeralda tries to send him back. However, he wanders into a park where he is arrested for demonstrating without a license, and must be bailed out. Esmeralda finally reverses the spell and sends the President back to the past, but without his shoes. Her attempt to correct this brings back not only George, but Martha Washington (Jane Connell) to the present as well. Dick Wilson guest-stars.

Note: Filmed December 3, 1971. This episode and “George Washington Zapped Here (Part 2)” are remakes of the two-part Season Three episodes "My Friend Ben" and "Samantha for the Defense".
8–22 "George Washington Zapped Here (Part 2)" Richard Michaels Michael Morris February 26, 1972 (1972-02-26)

While George Washington awaits his appearance in court to defend himself for demonstrating in public, Larry wants to use the President in ads for Whirlaway Washing Machines.

Note: Last episode to feature Esmeralda; filmed December 8, 1971.
8–23 "School Days, School Daze" Richard Michaels Michael Morris March 4, 1972 (1972-03-04)

Tabitha is worried about being promoted to the next grade, so Endora casts a spell to give her granddaughter a complete knowledge of all subjects. When Tabitha's teacher, Mrs. Peabody (Maudie Prickett) discovers Tabitha's genius, she snoops into her student's home life. Mrs. Peabody sees the witchcraft in the Stephens household and threatens to go public. Charles Lane guest-stars.

Note: Filmed November 4, 1971; last episode to feature Adam.
8–24 "A Good Turn Never Goes Unpunished" Ernest Losso Bernie Kahn March 11, 1972 (1972-03-11)

Darrin and Samantha have yet another fight over her alleged use of witchcraft to help him with an advertising slogan, this time for a mattress account.

Note: Remake of Season Five’s "Is It Magic or Imagination?", which itself was a remake of Season One’s "Help, Help, Don't Save Me". Filmed November 19, 1971. Last episode to feature Tabitha.
8–25 "Samantha's Witchcraft Blows a Fuse" Richard Michaels Leo Townsend March 18, 1972 (1972-03-18)

After consuming an exotic drink at a Chinese restaurant, Samantha feels ill. After her dizziness subsides, red stripes appear on her face. Aunt Hagatha (Reta Shaw) calls Dr. Bombay to cure Samantha. He prescribes a potion from the witches' apothecary (Bernie Kopell), but forgets to mention two very hard-to-acquire ingredients.

Note: Filmed on November 26, 1971. Last episode to feature Dr. Bombay and the Apothecary; remake of the Season Two’s "Take Two Aspirin and Half a Pint of Porpoise Milk.”
8–26 "The Truth, Nothing but the Truth, So Help Me Sam" William Asher Ed Jurist March 25, 1972 (1972-03-25)

Samantha and Darrin's devotion to each other is tested one more time in the series' final episode. Suspicious of Darrin's reasons for giving Samantha a unicorn pin, Endora casts a spell on it that causes mortals to tell the absolute truth while they are near it. This causes trouble for Darrin at the office, and later during cocktails for Larry, a client (Sara Seegar) and her husband (Parley Baer) at the Stephens' home. While Samantha is wearing the pin in their presence, the mortals reveal their thoughts about the client's ridiculous ideas, and each other. A big fight ensues, much to Endora's amusement. During the epilogue it's revealed that the spell caused everything to turn out well with the client, and Darrin and Samantha truthfully profess their love for each other.

Note: Filmed December 16, 1971; last episode filmed, and the last new episode broadcast; remake of Season Two’s "Speak the Truth". Seegar and Baer portray the latest client and spouse, Cora May and Walter Franklin, but are credited as "Frances" and "Ed" Franklin. The series finale.


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