Bewitched: Season 1, Episode 6

Little Pitchers Have Big Fears (22 Oct. 1964)

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Samantha helps a shy young boy try out for the baseball team despite his overprotective mother.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Endora (credit only)
Alice Pearce ...
Byron Keith ...
Coach Gribben
Jimmy Mathers ...
Marshall Burns
Art Lewis ...
Brush Salesman
Joe Brooks ...
Joel Davison ...
Floyd Kravitz
Greger Vigen ...
Mrs. Burns


Samantha has befriended Marshall Burns, a little boy who lives down the street. Samantha feels sorry for Marshall because he has no friends, primarily because his over protective widowed mother is so afraid that Marshall will get hurt or injured that she doesn't let him do anything, including play with other boys his age. Despite Mrs. Burns not appreciating what she sees as Samantha's interference with regard to Marshall, Samantha takes Marshall to Little League tryouts. Marshall doesn't really know how to play baseball well since he has had no experience, so Samantha uses a little witchcraft to help him excel in the sport if only to boost his confidence. But when Mrs. Burns won't let Marshall play even after he makes the team, Samantha and Darrin have to try and convince her that she has to let Marshall do what little boys do or else have him try to run away time and time again like he already has tried to do, and even if he does get the occasional scraped knee or bloody nose in the ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy


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22 October 1964 (USA)  »

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The first time in which Agnes Moorehead does not appear. Although she receives credit for playing Endora in the opening titles of all 254 episode, Moorehead made it clear early on that she had no wish to appear on a weekly basis. During the first season, she was contracted to play Endora in approx. 8 out of every 13 episodes. See more »


After Mrs. Burns enters, the brick wall and a piece of equipment show through the open kitchen door. See more »


[first lines]
Brush Salesman: And I give you my personal guarantee madam, that finer merchandise does not exist. These are absolutely the finest bristles ever made.
Samantha Stephens: No thank you. I already have a broom.
Brush Salesman: Believe me, lady, you can always use an extra one.
Samantha Stephens: No thank you.
Brush Salesman: Toothbrushes, polish up your smile. Never know when people are gonna drop in.
Samantha Stephens: No, really.
Brush Salesman: The barbeque, extra stiff bristles for the barbeque.
Samantha Stephens: I told you, I already have all the brooms and brushes I can use.
Brush Salesman: That's impossible, lady, no housewife ...
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Remade as Bewitched: My Friend Ben (1966) See more »

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