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This article is about an American television sitcom. For the film, see Bewitched (film). For other meanings, see Bewitched (disambiguation).
Bewitched
Format Sitcom
Created by Sol Saks
Starring Elizabeth Montgomery
Dick York
Dick Sargent
Agnes Moorehead
David White
Erin Murphy
Country of origin Flag of the United States United States
No. of seasons 8
No. of episodes 254 (252 and 2 recut episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Screen Gems
(Sony Pictures Television)
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run September 17, 1964July 1, 1972
External links
IMDb profile

Bewitched is an American situation comedy originally broadcast on ABC from 1964 to 1972 for eight seasons. The show stars Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York (1964–1969), Dick Sargent (1969–1972), and Agnes Moorehead. It continues to be seen throughout the world in syndication and it is the longest running supernatural themed sitcom of the 1960s–1970s. In 2002, TV Guide named Bewitched as the 50th Greatest Television Program of All Time.[1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bewitched is a 2005 comedy film produced by Columbia Pictures and inspired by the classic television series of the same name. ... Bewitched may mean: Bewitched, an American sitcom Bewitched, a 2005 film adaptation of the sitcom B*Witched, a 1990s Irish girl band Bewitched, a song performed by Swedish metal band Candlemass Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered, a song by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers This is a disambiguation page: a list... Image File history File links Bewitched_intro. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. ... Dick York (September 4, 1928 – February 20, 1992) was an American actor in radio, Broadway stage, and television. ... Dick Sargent (April 19, 1930 – July 8, 1994) was born Richard Stanford Cox in Carmel, California. ... Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1994) was an Oscar-nominated American character actress. ... David White (April 4, 1916 - November 27, 1990) was an American stage, film and television actor. ... Erin Margaret Murphy (June 17, 1964) is an actress who was born in Encino, California, and is best known for her role as Tabitha Stephens on the top-ten television sitcom Bewitched, which ran from 1964-1972. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The following is a list of episodes of the American sitcom Bewitched. ... Screen Gems is an American subsidiary company of Sony Pictures Entertainments Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group that has served several different purposes for its parent companies over the decades since its incorporation. ... Sony Pictures Television, Inc. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1971 in television, other events of 1972, 1973 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1972-73 American network television schedule. ... Sitcom redirects here. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... See also: 1963 in television, other events of 1964, 1965 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1964-65 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1971 in television, other events of 1972, 1973 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1972-73 American network television schedule. ... Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. ... Dick York (September 4, 1928 – February 20, 1992) was an American actor in radio, Broadway stage, and television. ... Dick Sargent (April 19, 1930 – July 8, 1994) was born Richard Stanford Cox in Carmel, California. ... Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1994) was an Oscar-nominated American character actress. ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ... For other uses, see Supernatural (disambiguation). ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ... TV Guide cover from the summer of 2002 that coincided with the list. ...

Contents

Overview of show

Progenitors

Two of the film antecedents for this series were the 1942 film I Married a Witch (from Thorne Smith's unfinished novel The Passionate Witch), and the John Van Druten play that was eventually adapted as Bell, Book and Candle (1958). Promotional poster for I Married a Witch I Married a Witch is a 1942 romantic comedy film, directed by René Clair. ... Wikisource has original works written by or about: Thorne Smith Thorne Smith (1892–1934) was an American writer of fantasy fiction. ... For the religious phrase, see Bell, book, and candle. ...


The series premise

The focus of the show (which was based on a satirical short story in Harper's Weekly Magazine, written by a young Norman Mailer and titled The Witch of Westport, according to the A&E Network Biography of Elizabeth Montgomery) is on the mixed marriage of a nose-twitching witch, Samantha Stephens (Montgomery), and her mortal husband, Darrin (originally played by Dick York and later by Dick Sargent). The series, a romantic comedy, shows how true love can endure the most vexing of situations, even between a witch and a human. Samantha's mother Endora (Agnes Moorehead) loathes mortals, and disapproves of Darrin, as do most of Samantha's family. Endora refuses to remember Darrin's name, invariably calling him "Derwood," "Darwin," and even "Dum-Dum," all much to his annoyance. Many episodes revolve around Endora, or another of Darrin's in-laws, using magic to undermine the union. Although Endora casts countless spells on Darrin, she never threatens to outright destroy him, as she could easily do. Endora's ploy seems to be to provoke Darrin into leaving Samantha, but the mortal's love for his wife overcomes every obstacle. During a sequence when High Priestess Hepzibah (see below) expresses surprise that Darrin has withstood years of Endora's harassment, Endora can only shrug and admit, "He loves my daughter." This article is in need of attention. ... An issue of Harpers Magazine from 1905 Another issue, from November 2004 Harpers Magazine (or simply Harpers) is a monthly magazine of politics and culture. ... Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. ... Biography is one of A&Es longest-running and most popular programs. ... For other uses, see Biography (disambiguation). ... Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Witchcraft. ... Dick York (September 4, 1928 – February 20, 1992) was an American actor in radio, Broadway stage, and television. ... Dick Sargent (April 19, 1930 – July 8, 1994) was born Richard Stanford Cox in Carmel, California. ... Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1994) was an Oscar-nominated American character actress. ...


Several episodes begin with an enraged Darrin becoming the victim of a spell. By the epilogue, however, Darrin and Samantha would embrace and confound the devious elements that failed to separate them. One varation of the running gag of Darrin trying to have Sam give up her magic is when Darrin himself becomes a warlock-due to a spell put on an ancestor of his! Some storylines take a backdoor approach to such topics as racism, as seen in the first season episode, "The Witches Are Out." Samantha objects to Darrin's demeaning ad portrayal of witches as ugly and deformed. Such stereotypical imagery, she believes, ignites biases which have often caused Endora and her to flee the country until November. One episode, "Sisters At Heart," was written and submitted by a tenth-grade class. It involved Tabitha altering her and her black friend's skin tones with coordinating polka-dots, so that people would treat them alike. (A similar white-with-black vs. black-with-white concept had been seen earlier in Star Trek:"Let That Be Your Last Battlefield," in which Frank Gorshin had appeared versus Lou Antonio.) The running gag is a popular hallmark of comic and serious forms of entertainment. ... This article is about the entire Star Trek franchise. ... Let That Be Your Last Battlefield is a third season episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. ... Frank Gorshin as the Riddler, from the Batman TV series. ... Lou Antonio (born January 23, 1934 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA) is an actor and TV director. ...


Bewitched is unique for the mid-1960s in that it portrays an estranged married couple—Samantha's parents, Endora (Agnes Moorehead) and Maurice (Maurice Evans). Maurice was portrayed as an urbane thespian not unlike Elizabeth Montgomery's real father, Robert Montgomery. Maurice occasionally pops in with a young, attractive female escort. The couple's separation is implied and subtextual. In the episode, "Samantha's Good News," Endora threatened to file for an "ectoplasmic interlocutory" (code for divorce), only to wrangle Maurice's affection. In another episode Endora threatens to live with Maurice, thus acknowledging a separation. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969. ... Maurice Evans (born June 3, 1901 in Dorset; died March 12, 1989 in East Sussex) was a British-born actor who became a US citizen in 1941. ... Robert Montgomery (May 21, 1904 – September 27, 1981) was an American actor and director. ...


Darrin works for advertising agency McMann and Tate, and his profit-obsessed boss Larry Tate (David White) is an almost constant presence on the show, even though Tate's partner, Mr. McMann, appears only twice during the series. Tate's opinions would turn on a dime to appease a client and land a deal. Despite witnessing plenty of oddities, Larry and his wife Louise (Irene Vernon, and later Kasey Rogers) never discover that Samantha is a witch. David White (April 4, 1916 - November 27, 1990) was an American stage, film and television actor. ... Irene Vernon is an actress who was born in the United States on January 16th 1922. ... Kasey Rogers (December 15, 1925 - July 6, 2006) was an American actress. ...

Agnes Moorehead as Endora.
Agnes Moorehead as Endora.

The sole member of Samantha's family for whom Darrin shows any affection is the lovably bumbling Aunt Clara (played by Marion Lorne). Lorne won a posthumous Emmy in 1968 for the role of the aged witch, whose powers had begun to wane, and whose spells often end in disaster. She appeared in 27 episodes; when Lorne died during the fourth season, the absence of Aunt Clara was left unexplained. Because Lorne was so popular and loved by the cast, another actress taking the role was not considered. A similar character, the anxiety-ridden witch-nanny Esmeralda, played by Alice Ghostley, would later make appearances starting during the 1969–1970 season. (Both Ghostley and comic actor Paul Lynde had guest roles as mortal characters before being cast as magical semi-regulars.) Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Marion Lorne Marion Lorne (née Marion McDougal), was an American actress born in August 12, 1883, 1886 or 1888 (sources vary) at West Pittston, a small mining town that was situated half way between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, Pennsylvania, of British immigrant parents. ... An Emmy Award. ... The year 1968 in television involved some significant events. ... Alice Ghostley (born August 14, 1926 in Eve, Vernon County, Missouri, died September 21, 2007 Studio City, California), is a Tony Award-winning American actress, best known for playing the characters Bernice Clifton on Designing Women (Emmy Nomination, Best Supporting Actress; 1992), Esmerelda on Bewitched, and Cousin Alice on Mayberry... Paul Edward Lynde (June 13, 1926 — January 11, 1982) was an American comedian and actor. ...


Samantha's far-out and egocentric lookalike cousin Serena is another important character, first appearing in season two. The character was also played by Elizabeth Montgomery, who would be credited as "Pandora Spocks", between 1968 and 1972, when she appeared as Serena. Ever mischievous, Serena often chases after Darrin and Larry Tate (calling the white-haired Tate "Cotton-Top"), just for fun. Serena is the antithesis of Samantha, sporting a heart-shaped birth mark on her cheek, raven black hair, and mod mini-skirts. More progressive than the typical witch or warlock, who generally abhor mortals, Samantha's counter-culture cousin occasionally dates some (including a character played by Jack Cassidy). Jack Cassidy (March 5, 1927 – December 12, 1976) was an American actor, who achieved success in theater, cinema and television. ...


During the show's run, both Aunt Clara (to Louise Tate) and Serena (to Phyllis Stephens) state they are from Maurice's side of the family, though Serena sometimes plots with "Auntie" Endora. Despite her wild behavior, Serena ultimately supports Samantha and Darrin, even though she finds them both a bit "square." The term square, in referring to a person, originally meant someone who was honest, traditional, and loyal. ...


Endora's prank-loving brother Arthur (Paul Lynde) makes several memorable appearances. In one episode, Arthur befriends Darrin and teaches him a phony ritual that will set Endora straight. Darrin performs the silly ritual to the outright bewilderment of his wife and mother-in-law. After Arthur erupts in rip-roaring laughter, it becomes clear that Darrin was set up. The trio get even with Arthur when Darrin's own practical joke seemingly obliterates Endora. Despite the hoax, Arthur genuinely likes Darrin. Unlike Endora, Arthur seems to find mortals quite amusing and enjoys befuddling them with displays of magic. In another episode, Serena and Uncle Arthur go toe-to-toe with the Witch's Council to support the Stephens' union, only to have their own powers suspended. Paul Edward Lynde (June 13, 1926 — January 11, 1982) was an American comedian and actor. ... An office cubicle with all the contents covered in aluminum foil. ...


Veteran actress Mabel Albertson, the sister of Jack Albertson, plays Darrin's straightlaced mother, Phyllis. The character often complains of "a sick headache" when she witnesses a magic spell in motion. Adding to the fun are the Stephens's witch daughter Tabitha, spelled Tabatha in production credits for most episodes, (Erin Murphy) and her baby brother Adam, as well as various witches, warlocks, and mere mortals, along with an occasional elf, leprechaun, nymph, and other supernatural being. The program made full use of the period's modest but effective special effects wizardry. Older sister of actor Jack Albertson (qv); best known as Darrin Stephens interfering mother on the TV show Bewitched; she died of Alzheimers disease. ... Jonathan George Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning American character actor, dating back to vaudeville. ... Erin Margaret Murphy (June 17, 1964) is an actress who was born in Encino, California, and is best known for her role as Tabitha Stephens on the top-ten television sitcom Bewitched, which ran from 1964-1972. ... For other uses, see Warlock (disambiguation). ... Read psychedelic section for amazing info! on the experiments of real elves good for school projects This article is about the small mythical creature, for the 2003 film, see Elf (film). ... This article is about the creature in Irish mythology. ... In Greek mythology, a nymph is any member of a large class of female nature entities, either bound to a particular location or landform or joining the retinue of a god or goddess. ... Special effects (also called SPFX or SFX) are used in the film, television, and entertainment industry to realize scenes that cannot be achieved by live action or normal means. ...


Across the street lives a retired couple, Abner Kravitz (stage and movie actor George Tobias) and his nosy wife, Gladys, the latter of whom was always trying to prove that Samantha was a witch, only to have her husband steadfastly refuse to believe her allegations. Gladys Kravitz was played first by Alice Pearce who won a posthumous 1966 Emmy for the role; following Pearce's death in 1966 from ovarian cancer, the character was played by Sandra Gould. On the studio backlot, the Kravitz's house was actually near the Stephens' house exterior. Both homes' exterior doors opened to an unfinished eighteen-by-fifteen foot entry, as the interiors were shot elsewhere. The exterior of the Kravitz's house later became the home of The Partridge Family. In 2003, Kasey Rogers, Alice Ghostley and Bernard Fox visited the Stephens lot together to rekindle old memories. This article is about an American television sitcom. ... Tobias as the long-suffering Abner Kravitz with Alice Pearce as his wife Gladys, 1964. ... Gladys Kravitz was a fictional character on the American situation comedy Bewitched (1964-1972). ... Pearce as Gladys Kravitz in Bewitched with George Tobias as her husband Abner, (1964). ... The year 1966 in television involved some significant events. ... An Emmy Award. ... Ovarian cancer is a malignant tumor (a kind of neoplasm) located on an ovary. ... Sandra Gould was an actress, born in the New York City on July 23, 1916 and died during heart surgery on July 20, 1999, three days before her 73rd birthday. ... The Partridge Family was an American television sitcom about a widowed mother and her five children living in San Pueblo, a small fictional town in Northern California, originally broadcast on ABC from 1970 to 1974. ...


Episode Déjà vu

During the spring of 1969, several episodes had to be rewritten as the series was technically between the two Darrins. According to William Asher on E! Entertainment Television, York had collapsed on the set due to back pain/ medication, and was hospitalized. ABC had urged recasting, and York was fired for financial/insurance reasons. Darrin's absence was said to be due to business trips, sleeping late, or the like. One such episode, "Samantha's Power Failure", had Serena and Uncle Arthur powerless at the hands of the Witches' Council, and subsequently working in a confectionery factory. This episode mimics the famous chocolate assembly-line episode of I Love Lucy in several ways; something not surprising, as William Asher had directed numerous I Love Lucy episodes (including the renowned "Job Switching" episode that inspired Bewitched's version). With slight variations, Serena and Arthur's "dipper" jokes and physical antics are taken from Lucy (Lucille Ball) and Ethel's (Vivian Vance) playbook. E! (Entertainment Television) is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ... I Love Lucy is a popular American situation comedy, starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley. ... Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, glamour girl and star of the landmark sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show and Heres Lucy. ... Vivian Roberta Jones (July 26, 1909 – August 17, 1979), known professionally as Vivian Vance, was an Emmy Award-winning American television actress, theater actress, and singer. ...


In I Love Lucy, Lucy's and Ethel's candy wrapping efforts start okay but quickly get out of hand, leading both Lucy and Ethel to eat and/or hide all the left over chocolates. In Bewitched, the banana dipping goes well early on until the belt begins to speed up, leading Serena and Arthur to panic and hide, toss, and devour the bananas to avoid being dismissed from their jobs.


Cast

Main characters

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Recurring characters

  • Maurice Evans as Maurice, Samantha's father and Endora's estranged husband. Fancies himself a great Shakespearean actor and claims that William Shakespeare was himself a warlock. Initially, he disliked Darrin even more than Endora did, going so far as to apparently disintegrate Darrin so thoroughly that it was a genuine ordeal to "re-integrate" him back into existence. Eventually, his amusement at how thoroughly Darrin irritated Endora won him over a bit.
  • Alice Ghostley as Esmeralda, Samantha and Darrin's witch maid (1969–1972)
  • Bernard Fox as Dr. Bombay, the warlock family doctor (1967–1972)
  • Paul Lynde as Uncle Arthur, Samantha's uncle and Endora's brother (1965–1971). The two took opposite sides during the American Civil War, implying that they are at least two centuries old; the elitist Endora sided with the South, while Arthur sided with the North because Ulysses S. Grant "had better booze."
  • Elizabeth Montgomery, credited as "Pandora Spocks" (a takeoff on Pandora's Box) as her identical but exceptionally outgoing cousin Serena (1966–1972); the character was eventually changed from a blonde to a brunette. She demonstrated great affection for Uncle Arthur, suggesting he might be her uncle as well.
  • Mabel Albertson as Phyllis Stephens, Darrin's mother (1964–1971)
  • Robert F. Simon as Frank Stephens, Darrin's father (1964–1967 and 1971)
  • Roy Roberts as Frank Stephens (1967–1971)
  • Marion Lorne as Aunt Clara, Samantha's aunt with rusty powers (1964-1968). She does not appear to be Endora's sister, indicating either that she is Maurice's sister or that she was once married to an unseen brother of Endora or of Maurice.

Maurice Evans (born June 3, 1901 in Dorset; died March 12, 1989 in East Sussex) was a British-born actor who became a US citizen in 1941. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Alice Ghostley (born August 14, 1926 in Eve, Vernon County, Missouri, died September 21, 2007 Studio City, California), is a Tony Award-winning American actress, best known for playing the characters Bernice Clifton on Designing Women (Emmy Nomination, Best Supporting Actress; 1992), Esmerelda on Bewitched, and Cousin Alice on Mayberry... Bernard M. Fox (born 11 May 1927) is a Welsh-born British film and television actor. ... Dr. Bombay is a fictional warlock character who appeared on eighteen episodes of the television series Bewitched (originally broadcast from 1964 to 1972). ... Paul Edward Lynde (June 13, 1926 — January 11, 1982) was an American comedian and actor. ... In The Simpsons Series Uncle Arthur is Barts uncle. ... See also: 1964 in television, other events of 1965, 1966 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1965-66 American network television schedule. ... This article is about the definition of the specific type of war. ... Ulysses S. Grant,[2] born Hiram Ulysses Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885), was an American general and the eighteenth President of the United States (1869–1877). ... Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. ... For other uses, see Pandoras box (disambiguation). ... Serena (meaning serene) is a female first name, with several famous holders of it including: Serena Williams, a famous tennis star. ... Older sister of actor Jack Albertson (qv); best known as Darrin Stephens interfering mother on the TV show Bewitched; she died of Alzheimers disease. ... This article is about an American television sitcom. ... This article is about an American television sitcom. ... For other Roy Roberts with the same name, see Roy Roberts (disambiguation). ... Marion Lorne Marion Lorne (née Marion McDougal), was an American actress born in August 12, 1883, 1886 or 1888 (sources vary) at West Pittston, a small mining town that was situated half way between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, Pennsylvania, of British immigrant parents. ...

Characters less frequently seen

  • Aunt Enchantra and Aunt Hagatha, Samantha's aunts and apparently sisters of Endora, with whom they side in any quarrel between her and Maurice, one of the few family members willing to stand up to them. The "holy terrors" of the family, they customarily ride in an antique car called "Macbeth" (sometimes driven by chauffeur Rasputin, other times operating sans driver) which, demonstrating the sisters' utter disdain for mortal conventions, enters the Stephens home through the wall. Enchantra was played by three different actresses, while Hagatha was played by five, including Reta Shaw and Ysabel MacCloskey. In later seasons, when Esmeralda was not present, Hagatha sometimes appeared as a babysitter to Tabitha and Adam.
  • Aunt Bertha, another aunt of Samantha's, her relationship is unknown.
  • Great-Great-Grandfather Adam (but "Not that Adam!"), Maurice's great-grandfather.
  • Cousin Edgar, Endora's nephew and an elf, implying that one of Endora's siblings is married to an elf. He is very protective of Samantha.
  • Great-Aunt Cornelia, Maurice's aunt. She is a muse who resembled Samantha and the Mona Lisa.
  • Cousin Henry, Samantha's cousin (and possibly Uncle Arthur's son; when Endora once calls Henry "the clown prince of the cosmos," she adds "Where's King Arthur?"). Whether Arthur's son or not, Henry shares his love of practical jokes.
  • Cousin Panda, Endora's niece. (Elizabeth Montgomery actually had a cousin named Panda.)
  • The Witches Council, the ruling body of all witches and warlocks throughout the cosmos. Never actually seen but only heard as booming voices, they, like Endora, disapprove of Samantha's marriage to Darrin.
  • The Apothecary, a lecherous old pharmacist who prepares magical elixirs for witches and warlocks through "the entire cosmos." He is seen only in his dungeon-like pharmacy when Samantha or another character arrives in search of an antidote for a given situation. Like Dr. Bombay, he fancies himself something of a ladies' man and a wry wit, once claiming that he started out wanting to be a friendly neighborhood pharmacist, but he "couldn't find a friendly neighborhood." Played by Bernie Koppell.
  • Queen Tituba, who made one appearance to pass the mantle of Queen to Samantha in season 4. Played by Ruth McDevitt.

In the Dick Sargent years, they had a High Priestess named Hepzibah, played by Jane Connell. There was one mention of Samantha being ex-queen. She abdicated at the end of season 4 apparently, but this was never brought up in the series, nor was her successor. Why they used a high priestess this time instead of the queen was never explained. Reta Shaw (b. ... Ysabel MacCloskey (January 20, 1915, Washington, USA - March 11, 1981, Burbank, California) was a familiar American character actress best remembered as Aunt Hagatha in Bewitched. ... Michelangelos The Creation of Adam, a fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, shows God creating Adam, with Eve in His arm. ... For other uses, see Mona Lisa (disambiguation). ... The mortar and pestle is an international symbol of pharmacists and pharmacies. ... Ruth McDevitt Ruth McDevitt (September 13, 1895 - May 27, 1976) was an American film actress. ... Jane Connell is an American actress of film, stage and television. ...

  • Uncle Albert, the uncle of Darrin Stephens, only shown briefly in episode number 69, "'A Bum Raps".
  • Cousin Helen, the cousin of Darrin, appearing in episode 129, "A Prince of a Guy". She and Uncle Albert are Darrin's only relatives shown, other than his parents.
  • Betty, the secretary at McMann and Tate, played by various actresses.
  • Mr. McMann, the boss of Larry and Darrin, seen in episode 139, "Man of the Year" and again in episode 191, "What Makes Darrin Run".
  • Harriet Kravitz, Abner's sister (Mary Grace Canfield), who takes care of the house for Abner and Gladys while they are out of town in season 2. This was after Alice Pearce had passed away and before the show had recast her role in season 3.
  • Ms. Peabody, Tabitha's 2nd grade teacher (Maudie Prickett), appeared in two episodes of Season 8, "Tabitha's First Day of School" (248) and "School Days, School Daze" (251).

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Changes

The show was a ratings success during its first five seasons, but it lost some viewers when Dick York, who had originated the role of Darrin Stephens, lost his ability to continue in the role due to a severe back condition, and a growing dependence on pain medications, and left the cast in 1969. While Ray Fulmer of Hazel, was mentioned as a possible replacement (as per an episode of The Virginia Graham Show, Fulmer's name was suggested to Agnes Moorehead by her friend and former co-star Shirley Booth), the role of Darrin went to Dick Sargent. Sargent's version of Darrin was a more acidic, smarmy character, in contrast to York's hyper, high octane portrayal. The drop in ratings was ironic in light of the fact that Sargent had been the original choice to play Darrin, but had been under contract elsewhere in 1964. Dick York (September 4, 1928 – February 20, 1992) was an American actor in radio, Broadway stage, and television. ... Hazel was a Screen Gems television series from 1961–1966, starring Shirley Booth in the title role. ... Dick Sargent (April 19, 1930 – July 8, 1994) was born Richard Stanford Cox in Carmel, California. ... Ironic redirects here. ...


On E! Entertainment Television, Erin Murphy (Tabitha) stated that Elizabeth Montgomery "probably preferred Dick Sargent's Darrin." York's disability caused ongoing shooting delays and script rewrites, which would have been a financial liability to the newly formed Ashmont Production Company (owned by Montgomery and then husband, William Asher). Kasey Rogers, Bernard Fox, and Sandra Gould said that Dick York's "mugging" or animated facial expressions were what really made the character. William Asher claimed that Dick York's screen kisses were more "passionate." The series also had two Gladys Kravitzes, two Louise Tates and two Frank Stephenses. However, the switch between the two Darrins has become the epitome of TV's major cast changes, far more so than such other recastings as the two John-Boy Waltons or the two Lionel Jeffersons, and others. E! (Entertainment Television) is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ... Erin Margaret Murphy (June 17, 1964) is an actress who was born in Encino, California, and is best known for her role as Tabitha Stephens on the top-ten television sitcom Bewitched, which ran from 1964-1972. ... William Asher (born 8 August 1921) is an American producer, director and writer. ... William Asher (born 8 August 1921) is an American producer, director and writer. ... For other uses, see The Waltons (disambiguation). ... Jeffersons redirects here. ...


In 1966, the show saw Samantha give birth to daughter Tabitha, played by fraternal twins Diane and Erin Murphy. Tabitha took after her mother with her magical abilities, adding to Darrin's worries. By 1968, the Murphy twins began looking less alike, so Diane was dropped. The Tates's son Jonathan, who was 1 1/2 years older than Tabitha, was seldom seen or referenced after 1966, but made a final appearance in season 7. The character had been named Jonathan after David White's real-life son (whose death made headlines in 1988, when Pan Am Flight 103 was brought down over Lockerbie, Scotland). In 1969, Bewitched introduced Adam Stephens, played by Greg and David Lawrence. The writers sought new familial challenges, but some pessimists saw the birth as an economical means to retool past Tabitha plots. Adam initially didn't display any powers, but started to do so in the last few episodes of the series. For other uses, see Twin (disambiguation). ... Diane Murphy (June 17, 1964) is a former child star, best known for sharing the role of Tabitha with her twin sister Erin in the 1960s television series Bewitched for one season. ... Erin Margaret Murphy (June 17, 1964) is an actress who was born in Encino, California, and is best known for her role as Tabitha Stephens on the top-ten television sitcom Bewitched, which ran from 1964-1972. ... PA 103 redirects here. ... Lockerbie Town Hall, 2006. ... This article is about the country. ...


The death of actress Marion Lorne (Aunt Clara) in 1968 prompted the creation of a replacement character, actress Alice Ghostley as Esmeralda. Coincidentally, Lorne and Ghostley appeared together in Mike Nichols's film version of The Graduate, which had been released in 1967. For the novel of the same name, see The Graduate (novel). ...


End of the series

Montgomery wanted to end the series at the conclusion of the fifth season because both she and her husband, the show's producer William Asher, were getting tired of it and wanted to move on to other projects, but ABC did not want to drop one of its top-grossers. Since the series was one of the network's few hits, they offered Montgomery and Asher significant pay raises, plus part ownership of the series (via Ashmont, a production company owned by Asher and Montgomery), for another three seasons. By season eight, the story ideas had started to run dry – with some scripts from earlier seasons re-shot nearly verbatim. During the last season, (1971–1972) Abner and Gladys Kravitz were only referenced, and Uncle Arthur and Darrin's parents also did not appear. The series was moved to Saturday nights in January 1972 and was pitted against the hit show All in the Family, which proved to be a virtual death knell. For other uses, see All in the Family (disambiguation). ...


Bewitched finished the 1972 season at no. 46 in the ratings [2]. ABC had planned a ninth season, according to the network's contract with Montgomery and Asher.

The Flintstones episode, "Samantha", features Dick York & Elizabeth Montgomery as Darrin and Samantha Stephens
The Flintstones episode, "Samantha", features Dick York & Elizabeth Montgomery as Darrin and Samantha Stephens[3]

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Ratings For Bewitched

Bewitched did very well the first six seasons it aired, but then the ratings began to drop off in the early 1970s.


The ratings for each season, at the end of the season, were:

Season Ratings Rank
1) 1964-1965 #2
2) 1965-1966 #7
3) 1966-1967 #8
4) 1967-1968 #11
5) 1968-1969 #12
6) 1969-1970 #25
7) 1970-1971 #34
8) 1971-1972 #46

ABC had planned Season 9 for Bewitched which would have been the 1972–1973 season, but Elizabeth Montgomery decided not to come back after Season 8. Then-husband William Asher told ABC that he would produce another series for them since Bewitched's ratings had dropped so low. He wound up producing two: The Paul Lynde Show, a sitcom starring the "Uncle Arthur" actor (and Hollywood Squares regular) Paul Lynde, which lasted only one season in 1972-73; and Temperatures Rising, a two-year comedy set in a hospital and starring James Whitmore in its first season. Because of the Lynde show's failure, Asher basically merged the two shows for the 1973-74 season by casting Lynde as the lead man for Temperatures' last season. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. ... The Paul Lynde Show was a short-lived ABC television series starring Paul Lynde from 1972 to 1973. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Paul Edward Lynde (June 13, 1926 — January 11, 1982) was an American comedian and actor. ... Temperatures Rising was an American television situation comedy that ran from September 12, 1972 to August 29, 1974 on the ABC network. ... Whitmore in The Asphalt Jungle James Allen Whitmore (born October 1, 1921) is an American film actor. ...


Production

Sol Saks, who received credit as the creator of the show, wrote the pilot of Bewitched, although he was not involved with the show after the pilot. Initially, Danny Arnold, who helped develop the style and tone of the series as well as some of the supporting characters who didn't appear in the pilot, like Larry Tate and the Kravitzes, produced and headed writing of the series. Arnold, who wrote on McHale's Navy and other shows, thought of Bewitched as being essentially a romantic comedy about a mixed marriage; his episodes kept the magic element to a minimum, with one or two magical acts to drive the plot but Samantha usually solving problems without using magic. Also, many of the first season's episodes were allegorical, using supernatural situations as clear metaphors for the real-life problems a young couple would face. Arnold stated that the two main themes of the series were the conflict between a powerful woman (Samantha) and a husband who can't deal with that power (Darrin), and the anger of the bride's mother (Endora) at seeing her daughter marry beneath her. Though the show was a hit right from the beginning, Arnold battled with ABC, which wanted more magic and more farcical plots. Danny Arnold (23 January 1925 - 19 August 1995) was a double Emmy Award winning producer, writer, comedian, actor and director known for producing Barney Miller, That Girl and Bewitched. ... McHales Navy was an American television sitcom series. ... An allegory (from Greek αλλος, allos, other, and αγορευειν, agoreuein, to speak in public) is a figurative representation conveying a meaning other than and in addition to the literal. ...


Arnold left the show after the first season (he would later co-create Barney Miller with Theodore J. Flicker), leaving producing duties to his friend Jerry Davis, who had already produced some of the first season's episodes (though Arnold was still supervising the writing). The second season was produced by Davis and with Bernard Slade as head writer, with mistaken identity and farce becoming a more prevalent element, but still included a number of more low-key episodes where the magic element was not front and center. Barney Miller was a comedy television series set in a New York City police station that ran from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold (who also did work on Gilligans Island and The Brady Bunch) and Theodore J. Flicker. ... Theodore J. Ted Flicker (born 1929) is a screenwriter, playwright, television writer, stage director, film and television director, and actor. ... Bernard Slade (born May 2, 1930) is a Canadian playwright and screenwriter. ...


With the third season and the switch to color, Davis left the show, and was replaced as producer by William Froug. Slade also left after the second season (he would later create another popular Screen Gems series, The Partridge Family, which, like Bewitched, went through a recasting of a role). According to William Froug's autobiography, Asher himself wanted to take over as producer when Jerry Davis left, but the production company wasn't yet ready to approve the idea. So Froug, a former producer of Gilligan's Island, was brought in as a compromise. By his own admission, Froug was not very familiar with Bewitched and found himself in the uncomfortable position of being the official producer even though Asher was making most of the creative decisions. After a year, Froug left the show, and Asher took over as full-time producer of the series for the rest of its run. William Froug is an Emmy award-winning American television writer and producer. ... Screen Gems is an American subsidiary company of Sony Pictures Entertainments Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group that has served several different purposes for its parent companies over the decades since its incorporation. ... The Partridge Family was an American television sitcom about a widowed mother and her five children living in San Pueblo, a small fictional town in Northern California, originally broadcast on ABC from 1970 to 1974. ... For the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) video game, see The Adventures of Gilligans Island. ...


Samantha and Darrin Stephens were the first live-action TV couple, with the actors not married to each other in real life, to sleep in a double bed (A married couple, Mary Kay and Johnny Stearns, first shared a bed in the 1940s sitcom Mary Kay and Johnny). The episode, "Little Pitchers Have Big Fears," aired on October 22, 1964, preceding The Munsters episode "Autumn Croakus" broadcast on November 26, 1964.[4]. Mary Kay and Johnny was the first situation comedy broadcast on network television in the United States, and the first television program to show a couple sharing a bed. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... The Munsters was a 1960s American television comedy depicting the home life of a family of monsters. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


In June 1970, Bewitched filmed on location in Salem, Magnolia and Gloucester, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts locations shoots marked the only time the show would film away from their Hollywood studio set, which had burned down. The eight "Salem Saga" episodes, as they became known, helped improve the show's ratings [5]. Season 8 featured a European vacation for the characters, but the episodes were filmed in Hollywood using stock footage. Nickname: Location in Essex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Essex Settled 1626 Incorporated 1626 A City 1836 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kimberley Driscoll Area  - Total 18. ... This article is about Gloucester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; there are other places called Gloucester Location in Essex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Essex Settled 1623 Incorporated 1642 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Carolyn Kirk Area  - Total 41. ...


Episode list

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DVD Releases

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment released the first two seasons of Bewitched on DVD in 2005, with the third and fourth seasons released in 2006, the fifth season in 2007 and the sixth season in 2008. Seasons Seven and Eight are to be released by decades end. Due to the fact the first two seasons were produced in black and white, Sony released two versions of the sets in region 1: one with the episodes as originally broadcast and a second with the episodes colorized. The color sets outsold the black and white sets by a substantial margin. The colorized editions were the only ones released in regions 2, 3 and 4. Sony Pictures Entertainment has released the first 5 seasons of Bewitched on DVD in Region 1 for the very first time. ... Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is the home video, DVD, and UMD distribution arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... A colorized image of Laurel and Hardy, from March of the Wooden Soldiers (formally Babes in Toyland). ...


Spin-offs

Comic book

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Tabitha and Adam and the Clown Family

An animated cartoon made in 1972 by Hanna-Barbera Productions for The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, this featured teenage versions of Tabitha and Adam visiting their aunt and her family who travel with a circus. An animated cartoon is a short, hand-drawn (or made with computers to look similar to something hand-drawn) film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring some kind of story or plot (even if it is a very short one). ... Cartoon Network Studios, the successor to Hanna-Barbera Studios, is an American animated cartoon production company following in the footsteps of Hanna-Barbera, creators of animated television and motion picture releases for over forty years. ... The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie was a series of one-hour animated TV-movies (some of which also contained live action), broadcast on the ABC television network on Saturday mornings from September 9, 1972, to November 17, 1973. ... For other uses, see Circus (disambiguation). ...


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Tabitha

Main article: Tabitha (TV series)

In 1977, a spin-off show entitled Tabitha aired on the ABC network. The show, which ran for less than a season, starred Lisa Hartman as an adult Tabitha working, along with Adam, at television station KXLA. The show had several continuity issues. Tabitha and Adam should have been 11 and 8 years of age in 1977. Supporting witch character Aunt Minerva (Karen Morrow) was like a mother to Tabitha but had never been mentioned in the original series. Samantha and Darrin never appeared in the spin-off series, though Bernard Fox, Sandra Gould, George Tobias and Dick Wilson made separate guest appearances as Dr. Bombay, Gladys Kravitz, Abner Kravitz and the Drunk Guy, respectively. North American DVD release Tabitha was an American fantasy sitcom that aired during the 1977-1978 season on ABC. It was a spin-off of Bewitched, which had ended its run several years earlier. ... The year 1977 in television involved some significant events. ... North American DVD release Tabitha was an American fantasy sitcom that aired during the 1977-1978 season on ABC. It was a spin-off of Bewitched, which had ended its run several years earlier. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... Lisa Hartman (b. ... Through his adventures, Fawcett Comics/DC Comics superhero Captain Marvel and his Marvel Family gained a host of enemies, including the following: // Captain Marvels very first and primary foe. ... Karen Morrow (born December 15, 1936 in Chicago) has had a long and varied career as a singer-actress specializing in musical theater. ...


The Bewitched movie

Main article: Bewitched (film)

Bewitched inspired a 2005 movie re-imagining starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell. When Jack Wyatt (Ferrell), a failing Hollywood actor, is offered the chance of a career comeback playing Darrin in a remake of Bewitched; all he has to do is find the perfect girl to play Samantha. He finds that perfect girl in Isabel Bigelow (Kidman), who, it turns out, really IS a witch. It is set in Los Angeles rather than New York. The storyline bears some similarities to that of the movie Bell, Book and Candle, which had often been cited as one of the primary inspirations for the original series. The film also stars Shirley MacLaine as an actress playing Endora, and Michael Caine as Isabel's father. But the film was not well received, and was rated poorly by many critics and did weak box-office business. Bewitched is a 2005 comedy film produced by Columbia Pictures and inspired by the classic television series of the same name. ... The year 2005 in film involved some significant events. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Nicole Mary Kidman, Order of Australia (born 20 June 1967 in Honolulu) is an Academy Award-winning Australian/American[1] actress. ... John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967)[1] is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated American comedian, actor, voice actor, and writer who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career, starring in the comedies A Night... ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... For the religious phrase, see Bell, book, and candle. ...


Remakes

Argentina

A local remake of Bewitched, called Hechizada, as the original series is locally known, was made by Telefé, and aired in early 2007. It starred Florencia Peña as Samantha, Gustavo Garzón as Eduardo (Darrin) and Georgina Barbarrosa as Endora. This show adapted original scripts to an Argentinian context, with local jokes, and a twenty-first century setting. However, after a few weeks the show was cancelled due to low ratings. Televisión Federal S.A., better known as Telefé, is an Argentinan television network. ... Gustavo Garzón (born 1955 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine film and television actor. ...


India

In 2002, Sony Entertainment Television began airing Meri Biwi Wonderful, a local adaptation of Bewitched. Sony Entertainment Television (India), popularly known as Sony TV or SET, is one of India’s popular Hindi-language based general entertainment broadcasters. ...


Japan

The Japanese TBS network, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, produced a remake called Oku-sama wa majo (My Wife is a Witch).[6] Eleven episodes were broadcast on Friday nights at 10 p.m., from January 16, 2004 in television to March 26, 2004, with a special extra episode broadcast on December 21, 2004. The main character, Arisa Matsui, was portrayed by Ryōko Yonekura. Oku-sama wa majō is also the Japanese title for the original American series. Image:Tokyo Broadcasting System(年末瑞穂第一小学校) in Akasaka . ... Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Chile

The Chilean television channel Mega, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, will produce a remake called La Hechizada.[7] Red Televisiva Megavisión or simply MEGA, is the first private TV channel of Chile. ...


United Kingdom

The BBC made a pilot episode of a British version of the series, with Sheridan Smith in the lead role of Samantha, Tom Price as Darrin Stevens and veteran actress Frances de la Tour as Endora. However, the show never got past the pilot stage. Sheridan Smith (born 25 June 1981) is a British actress. ... Tom Price is British actor and one of the stars of the Five comedy sketch show Swinging. ... Frances de la Tour (born 30 July 1944) is a Tony Award winning English actress. ...


See List of supernatural television series of the same era

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See contemporary supernatural shows

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Further reading

  • Metz, Walter (2007-01-30). Bewitched, TV Milestones. Wayne State University Press. ISBN-13 978-0814332313. ISBN 0814332315. 
  • Meyers, Gina (2004-06-20). The Magic of Bewitched Trivia and More. iUniverse, Inc. ISBN-13 978-0595315574. ISBN 0595315577. 
  • Pilato, Herbie (1992-09-01). The Bewitched Book. Delta. ISBN-13 978-0385306997. ISBN 0385306997. 
  • Pilato, Herbie (July 2001). Bewitched Forever: The Immortal Companion to Television's Most Magical Supernatural Situation Comedy. Tapestry Press. ISBN-13 978-1930819078. ISBN 1930819072. 
  • Pilato, Herbie (October 2004). Bewitched Forever: 40th Anniversary Edition. Tapestry Press. ISBN-13 978-1930819405. ISBN 1930819404. 
  • Rogers, Kasey (1995-11-01). The Official Bewitched Cookbook: Magic in the Kitchen. Kensington Books. ISBN-13 978-1575660950. ISBN 1575660954. 

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Notes and references

  1. ^ "Happy 50th Anniversary TV Guide!!!". Retrieved on 2007-10-13.
  2. ^ Variety, May 24, 1972 pg. 35
  3. ^ Barbera, Joseph R. (Executive Producer/Writer), Montgomery, Elizabeth (Samantha Stephens), York, Dick (Darrin Stephens), Corden, Henry (Fred Flintstone), Vander Pyl, Jean (Wilma Flintstone), Blanc, Mel (Barney Rubble), and Johnson, Gerry (Betty Rubble). (2006 (Original Air Date: 1965-10-22)). The Flintstones – "Samantha" (DVD) [Television series]. USA: Warner Home Video. Retrieved on 2007-02-02.
  4. ^ Bedtime for Bewitched - Bewitched @ Harpies Bizarre
  5. ^ The Salem Saga, 1970 - Bewitched @ Harpies Bizarre
  6. ^ Japanese TBS site
  7. ^ "La Tercera". Mega hará versiones chilenas de La Hechizada y Mi Bella Genio. Retrieved on October 14, 2007.

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External links

  • Bewitched at the Internet Movie Database
  • Bewitched at TV.com
  • Encyclopedia of Television
  • Bewitched @ Harpies Bizarre
  • Mischa's Bewitched
  • Bewitched.net
  • Bewitched Minisodes on Crackle
  • Erin Murphy's Website
  • Sets and Floorplans for Bewitched and today's Warner Bros. Ranch
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Former ‘‘Bewitched’’ actors Erin Murphy, Kasey Rogers, and Bernard Fox posed at the statue of Elizabeth Montgomery.
The ''Bewitched" statue is the fifth ''TV Land Landmark." Others include Andy and Opie Taylor, a tribute to ''The Andy Griffith Show," in Raleigh, N.C., and Mary Richards, a tribute to ''The Mary Tyler Moore Show," in Minneapolis.
But ''Bewitched" fans, some of whom wore pointy witch hats and T-shirts with the show's logo, clearly were charmed by the tribute of one of America's favorite witches.
Bewitched (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (412 words)
Bewitched is a 2005 comedy film produced by Columbia Pictures and inspired by the classic television series of the same name.
Bewitched Official Theatre Site — Must be 13 or older to enter, and you must be 18 or older to register.
Bewitched Official Home Entertainment Site — Must be 13 or older to enter, and you must be 18 or older to order from here.
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