Bewitched

Instant Courtesy - S5-E13

Other mistake: Samantha is reading a 4-line note from Endora. The paper is semi-transparent and in a shot from the front, we can easily see the writing through the paper. However, after the note is "twitched" into a second, shorter note, there's another shot from the front - and the lettering looks exactly the same as it did before. (00:16:40)

Jeff Swanson

Samantha's Wedding Present - S5-E1

Other mistake: When Darrin is first shrunk we see that his clothes are unaffected by Endora's spell (they don't shrink). So, when he was popped back to normal heights, his clothes shouldn't be affected, and he would burst out of them. We already know his suit changed colors.

And Something Makes Three - S1-E12

Other mistake: While Gladys Kravitz is standing in front of her house, which is across the street from the front of the Stephens' house, Gladys sees the Stephens' backyard just as Sam zaps a swimming pool and then zaps it away, but since the Stevens' backyard is located behind the house where the living room and dining room are, this would be impossible even for nosy Gladys Kravitz.

Witches and Warlocks are My Favorite Things - S3-E3

Other mistake: The exterior scene when Clara parachutes in is not the real outside we see throughout the show with neighbors including the Kravitz across the street and fewer trees...and no pine forest. Also, it's obvious Marion Lorne, who was about 80 at the time, was sitting on a swing like apparatus being lowered... understandably.

Samantha's Witchcraft Blows a Fuse - S8-E25

Other mistake: When the police pull up outside the Stephens' home, it is a set shot with fake background. The "road" doesn't match the outside of Stephens' neighborhood shown throughout the series with the Kravitz house across the street (and not a pine tree forest as shown here).

Take Two Aspirin - S2-E6

Other mistake: The map behind the officer is of Southern California. The series is supposed to be set in the NY tri-state area. (00:12:45)

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Suggested correction: This is trivia at best, but the episode isn't really a remake of an earlier episode. Here Samantha teaches Uncle Arthur (Lynde) to drive and in season 1 Harold (Lynde) taught Samantha to drive. But the same actor playing multiple roles in a series is never a mistake.

Bishop73

Humbug Not to Be Spoken Here - S4-E16

Other mistake: In the previous episode, I've Got Your Nanny Right Here, Samantha tells Darrin "nobody travels by broom stick anymore. It's obsolete." She takes Mr. Mortimore to North Pole by broomstick.

My Friend Ben - S3-E13

Other mistake: When Samantha and Clara "pop" into town searching for Ben, they appear on the sidewalk a few feet in front of others, who don't react to their sudden, magical, appearance.

George Washington Zapped Here (2) - S8-E22

Other mistake: This episode is merely a redo of the Ben Franklin episode in Season 3. The plot is the same. The dialogue in many parts is EXACTLY the same. The courtroom dialogue is the same as the courtroom episode of Ben Franklin. In both episodes, Samantha acts as the attorney even though a lay person is prohibited by law of practicing law... pretending to be an attorney.

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Suggested correction: This isn't a mistake. At best this is trivia. "Bewitched" had several episodes that were remakes or similar storylines of previous episodes and they're not the only show to do so.

Bishop73

How Green Was My Grass - S4-E24

Continuity mistake: Before this episode (and after as well) Darrin and Samantha give their address as 1164 Morning Glory Circle, however in this episode, when Darrin slams the door, the '9' in 192 on their address spins around to make 162, hence the angry neighbor at 162 saying that his grass was installed at the Stevens' by mistake.

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Samantha: Darling, I've been trying for weeks to give this house a thorough cleaning. These carpets are filthy.
Darrin Stephens: How can you worry about dirt on the rugs when we're about to see the surface of the moon?
Samantha: The moon could use a vacuuming too. All that dust... yych.

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Trivia: Elizabeth Montgomery (Samantha) was actually able to twitch her mouth quickly to move her nose back and forth. Many believe that the editors sped up the film to enhance her twitch.

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Question: In one episode (not sure which one but it was in the Dick York era), Darrin was arguing with Samantha and said something like "Confiding in a woman is like broadcasting by Telstar." What exactly does that mean and what was Telstar?

Answer: Telstar was an early communications satellite system. Darrin, in a particularly sexist manner reflective of this era, is saying that telling a secret to a woman means it is guaranteed to be "broadcasted" to multiple people.

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