Darrin and Samantha Stephens are a young, bi-species married couple: he's a mortal human being, she's a witch, something which she does not divulge to him until after their wedding. Darrin just wants them to live a simple, mortal life, to which Samantha agrees, meaning no witchcraft and no telling any of their mortal friends and relatives of her being a witch. However, that no witchcraft vow is difficult to maintain if only because of Samantha wanting or needing to use it to get out of one scrape or another, and her relatives, especially her mother Endora, the most constant thorn in Darrin's side, against the marriage and the idea of denying Samantha's heritage as a witch. Mortals in their lives also add to their complicated lives: Darrin's friend and spendthrift boss, Larry Tate of McMann and Tate Advertising, who always wants Darrin to do all the work while the company gets all the glory and money; their nosy neighbors, the Kravitzes, Glady Kravitz who always arrives at the most ...Written by
In 2005, Rob Fulton became the first contestant on the Australian version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire to win the million dollars, and the answer to the million dollar question was Bewitched. The question he faced was "Which of these popular 60s TV shows premiered first" a Bewitched, b Get Smart, c Hogan's Heroes, d I Dream of Jeannie. Fulton thought about each show closely, the intro, clothes worn, cars driven etc. and came to the conclusion that Bewitched looked more like the 50s or possibly early 60s, so I would say Bewitched he said. Host Eddie Maguire then asked are you prepared to have a go to win the million dollars, Fulton said "Ed....why not". Moments later he said I can't believe I'm saying this lock in Bewitched. After it was announced he had won a million dollars, Maguire confirmed that Get Smart and I Dream of Jeannie had premiered on September 18, 1965, while Hogan's Heroes was a day prior on the 17th, but it was one year earlier on September 17, 1964, when Bewitched made It's world premiere. See more »
The Astroturf lawn in the rear of the Stephen's home is also the green "carpet" shown inside the home. This is most apparent when there are shots of characters exiting or entering the home through the rear sliding glass door. See more »
When Dick York left, most of the magic went with him.
A sweet premise, About a sweet witch(Elizabeth Montgomery) who marries a mortal(Dick York-Dick Sargent)much of the dismay of her witching mother(Agness Morehead). I love watching this show in reruns. It's a fun magic show. It also had meomerable characters like Uncle Arthur(The very funny Paul Lynde) Dr. Bombay(played very we'll by Bernard Fox). But when Dick York had to leave the show do to a serious back injury, and was replaced by Dick Sargent. It was not has funny anymore. The show's comic appeal was lost. Dick York was a comic genius. He had great comic timing. His comic reactions made the show. Besides Samantha's magic. I do not totally dislike Dick Sargent, I mean he was'nt that bad, he just was'nt has funny has Dick York. The only funny episode with Dick Sargent, is the Catch Phrase episode. But the show's appeal was'nt slowly falling only due to Dick York's departure. The show was wearing itself out. Maybe it should have quit while it was ahead.
20 of 27 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this