Endora learns directly from Samantha, who in turn is afraid to tell Maurice who will be even less than sympathetic toward the cause, that she has lost her powers. As Dr. Bombay can't find anything medically wrong with her, he assumes that her loss of powers is due to her constant contact with mortals, meaning she's lost her powers because of her marriage to Darrin. Unfortunately for Samantha, Maurice makes a surprise visit, he who does find out what's going on. Just as soon as he does and is ready to annihilate Darrin for what he's done to his daughter, Dr. Bombay returns to inform the collective that he misdiagnosed the situation, and that Samantha truly has a contagious bug that can be passed from witch/warlock to witch/warlock through things like kissing, Maurice who did kiss his daughter upon his arrival and thus is now afflicted with the same bug. As Dr. Bombay works on a cure, Maurice has to learn how to live like a mortal, which seems to affects Endora's psyche more than his ... Written by
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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. See more
(at around 33 mins) When Maurice stands up in the back of the car to deliver his lines of Shakespeare, a large patch of open space above the top corner of the wall can clearly be seen for almost 10 seconds, revealing that there is no ceiling. (Follow the corner line directly above the driver's head.) A piece of equipment can also be seen, as well as a hinge or angle iron near the top of the corner that allowed the two walls to be separated for the immediately preceding shot of the car entering the living room. See more