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

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall - S5-E6

Trivia: The angry driver behind Darrin who yells "Let's go, Gorgeous!" is producer William Asher who was married to Elizabeth Montgomery at the time. (00:04:30)

Jeff Swanson

Trivia: The Screen Gems sets of Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie were right next to each other at the studio, and many of the actual sets and props were shared between the two shows. Both shows also shared Dick Albain, the Special Effects expert, who worked on the two shows for quite awhile.

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Samantha Fights City Hall - S5-E9

Trivia: Because Erin Murphy, who played Tabitha, was ill, her fraternal twin sister Diane took her place in this episode. By this time, Erin and Diane didn't resemble each other as much as they once did, and it was obvious to regular viewers of the show that it wasn't the Tabitha they were used to seeing. The producers received several letters asking "Who was that?"

Jeff Swanson

Birdies, Bogies, and Baxter - S4-E7

Trivia: Macdonald Carey, who played Baxter, was on the soap opera "Days Of Our Lives" from 1965 until he passed away in 1994. He provided the famous "Like sands through the hourglass" opening narration.

Jeff Swanson

Trivia: Since the filming crew had to float objects around the set, they spray-painted the wires to make them less visible.

Trivia: Originally, Samantha's trademark nose twitch was actually a nervous habit. Episode eight was the first to be produced, and when Elizabeth Montgomery (Samantha) was asked to twitch her nose for the first time, she didn't know if she could.

Trivia: Elizabeth Montgomery herself chose the name 'Tabitha' for the name of her TV daughter; actor Edward Andrews had a daughter with that name and Elizabeth liked the 'old fashioned' way it sounded. But at first the name was spelled 'Tabatha' in the credits and Elizabeth disliked it.

Jeff Swanson

A Bunny for Tabitha - S6-E8

Trivia: The little girl who is punched by a young Danny Bonaduce at Tabitha's party is Erin Murphy's twin sister Diane, decked out in a brown wig to mask her resemblance to her sister. (00:05:45)

Jeff Swanson

Super Arthur - S6-E20

Trivia: When Uncle Arthur loses his powers,Samantha offers to teach him how to drive. This is a reversal of the season 1 episode, "Red Light, Green Light", where Paul Lynde - playing a driving instructor before he was later cast as Uncle Arthur - tried to teach Samantha how to drive. (00:14:30)

Jeff Swanson

Samantha the Sculptress - S5-E19

Trivia: The bust of David White from this episode can be seen at Hollywood Forever cemetery; it is in a memorial niche which also contains the ashes of White and his son Jonathan.

Jeff Swanson

Samantha's Curious Cravings - S6-E4

Trivia: Look at the graffiti next to the pay phone when Samantha is calling Darrin. There's a heart with "BA + EM" written inside it. The initials stand for Bill Asher and Elizabeth Montgomery, who were married at the time. (00:16:45)

Jeff Swanson

Trivia: The way Darrin felt about Samantha's witchcraft was entirely different from what Dick York thought. In real life Dick York expressed that Samantha should have said, "Lay off, or I'll zap you one."

The Horse's Mouth - S2-E23

Trivia: The day this episode aired, March 3, 1966, Alice Pearce (the first Mrs. Kravitz) passed away. The episode was interrupted to announce her passing.

Jeff Swanson

Trivia: The original script title for Bewitched was "The Witch of Westport."

Trivia: Dick York played Darrin Stephens from 1964 till '69, when he left under supposed false pretenses, including those stemming from his addiction to painkillers (for his chronic back pain), there may have been other reasons for his leaving or possible dismissal. Dick Sargent took over the role in '69, and played Darrin until the show ended in 1972.

Samantha and the Troll - S7-E19

Trivia: The rag doll is played by Diane Murphy (Erin's sister); the troll is played by Felix Silla who also played Cousin It on the Addams Family TV series. (00:11:25)

Jeff Swanson

Disappearing Samantha - S2-E27

Trivia: The person who plays Darrin's client in Disappearing Samantha is the "Witch Doctor" in the following episodes.


Season 7 generally

Trivia: The main reason the first few episodes of season 7 were filmed in Salem was because there had been a fire in the kitchen area of the set between seasons 6 and 7; subsequently the set had to be partially rebuilt. This explains the changes in the kitchen in season 7, including a new eating area and the back staircase.

Jeff Swanson

Trivia: Darrin's father, Frank Stephens, was also played by two different actors (Robert F. Simon and Roy Roberts).

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