Bewitched (1964–1972)

The Good Fairy Strikes Again 

Samantha must convince Mary to return to her job as the Good Fairy.


William Asher


Ed Jurist, Sol Saks (created by)


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Episode complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery ... Samantha Stephens
Dick Sargent ... Darrin Stephens
Agnes Moorehead ... Endora (credit only)
David White ... Larry Tate
Imogene Coca ... Mary
Herb Voland ... Mr. Ferber
Sandra Gould ... Gladys Kravitz
George Tobias ... Abner Kravitz
Vic Tayback ... Police Officer 1
Paul Smith ... Police Officer 2
John J. Fox John J. Fox ... Desk Sergeant


Samantha continues her negotiation with Mary for her to resume her role as the Good Fairy, Mary the only being that can change them back. While Samantha is stuck being the Good Fairy, she is stuck adorned with the Good Fairy accoutrements, including most obviously the wings, and has lost the use of witchcraft. Beyond Mary not wanting to be the Good Fairy anymore, part of the standoff is that Mary, who has acquired a taste for alcohol, wants some more brandy to "warm her bones" while Darrin has locked the liquor cabinet as Mary getting drunk was how this whole problem started. So an issue becomes Mary on the search for some brandy, she doing whatever needed to get some, which if she can't get it from Darrin or Samantha, means going out in public. Further complications ensue as Darrin, who is working from home, is having problems coming up with a campaign idea for the Reducilator, the company owner, Mr. Ferber, with who Darrin has a meeting tomorrow. However, Larry and Ferber decide to ... Written by Huggo

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28 January 1971 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Samantha's tomato stain keeps switching between a barely there stain in the long shot and a thick, caked-on glob in the close-up. See more »

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