Bewitched (1964–1972)
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Mother, Meet What's His Name 

Darrin meets his magical mother-in-law Endora for the first time.



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Alice Backes ...
June Foster
John Copage ...
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Samantha receives a visit from the Morning Glory Circle Welcome Committee, which is comprised of Gladys Kravitz, June Foster and Shirley Clyde. While a scared Mrs. Kravitz is most concerned about finding out the reason behind all the seemingly unexplainable events happening at the Stephens household, including who the mysterious big haired woman is, nosy Mrs. Foster and Mrs. Clyde seem most interested in being slightly condescending to Samantha regarding her and Darrin's tenuous financial situation and Samantha's sense of decorating. Seeing what she considers as this deplorable attitude by Samantha's new neighbors, Endora believes all mortals are the same. Wanting to prove that Darrin is not like these other mortals, Samantha suggests having Endora over for dinner so that she and Darrin can finally meet. Although Darrin is a bit worried about meeting another witch, let alone his new mother-in-law, his and Endora's first meeting starts out cordial enough. But their differences ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy


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8 October 1964 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The names Endora calls Darrin begin, including "What's It", "What's His Name", "Dennis", and "Young Man". See more »


Location of the staircase in the scene following the boys being untied. Samantha is shown walking across a flat floor where in the next shot a diagonal staircase is actually placed. See more »


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Narrator: Among the more soul-satisfying suburban activities is that collaboration with nature that brings fragrance and beauty to the home: Hoticulture. Husbands appreciative of their wives' efforts as they leave for their offices, secure in the knowledge their mates are at home digging, rather than in town shopping. In time, patience, fortitude, and loving care are rewarded by fragrant blooms, sturdy and bursting with color. Providing, of course, you have the proper soil and a green thumb....
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