In the continuing saga of George Washington's arrival into the Stephens' household via Esmeralda's faulty witchcraft, Samantha and Darrin wouldn't have minded forgoing the $2,000 bail - President Washington charged with disturbing the peace, unlawful assembly and threatening the arresting police officer - for Esmeralda to send him back to the eighteenth century. What happens is that Esmeralda instead brings Martha Washington into the twentieth century along with her husband. However, President Washington wants to stay until the trial which is solely in front of a judge to stand up for what he considers his constitutional rights. Further complications ensue when Larry unexpectedly stops by the house, sees the Washingtons, and has the idea to use "George" as President Washington as a spokesperson for the firm's latest campaign for Mr. Jamieson of Whirlwind Washing Machines. Through these issues, all the players involved may get an unintended civics lesson on what Washington envisioned ... Written by
Did You Know?
The plot is almost identical to the visit which Benjamin Franklin paid to the Stephens' residence in Bewitched: Samantha for the Defense
(1966). It ends with both historical figures saying the same line: "although I shall continue to be [George Washington/Benjamin Franklin], for I can be no other, I will not be that untimely gentleman in your gracious [presence/company]." See more
Will you continue to be George Washington?
President George Washington
No man should live beyond his time. Therefore, although I shall continue to be George Washington, for I can be no other, I will not be that untimely gentleman in your gracious presence.
What did he say?
He's leaving town.
[they start to leave
Ah, Mrs. Stevens? If he isn't George Washington, he ought to be.