CTVA US Comedy - "Bewitched" (Screen Gems/ABC) Season 5 (1968-69)

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Starring Elizabeth Montgomery & Dick York
Season 5 (ABC) (1968-69)
(color)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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ABC Thursdays 8:30pm EST / 30 color episodes [141-170]
Co- Starring; Dick York as Darrin - his final season

5.01 [141] Bewitched: SAMANTHA'S WEDDING PRESENT (color)[DY]
Prod. no. 141
(1968.09.26)
Guest Cast:
Dick Wilson
Art Metrano
Synopsis 1:
Darrin is plagued by a dog, a pair of garbagemen, and a drunk who
thinks he's a leprechaun when Endora shrinks him on his wedding anniversary.
Synopsis 2:
Endora shrinks Darrin to miniature size and he is mistaken for a leprechaun by a drunk.

5.02 [142] Bewitched: SAMANTHA GOES SOUTH FOR A SPELL (color)[DY]
(1968.10.03)
Guest Cast:
Jack Cassidy
Isabel Sanford
Barbara Morrison
Synopsis 1:
A witch, mistaking Sam for Serena, sends Sam back to 1868 New Orleans
without her memory, condemned to stay there until she willingly kisses a mortal.
Synopsis 2:
Samantha is sent to post-Civil War New Orleans by the jealous wife of one of Serena's boyfriends.

5.03 [143] Bewitched: SAMANTHA ON THE KEYBOARD (color)[DY]
(1968.10.10)
Guest Cast:
Jonathan Harris
Fritz Feld
Arthur Adams
Synopsis 1:
Tabitha's piano teacher declares her a prodigy after Endora helps the piano lessons along with a little spell.
Synopsis 2:
Endora turns Tabitha into a world-class pianist.

5.04 [144] Bewitched: DARRIN GONE AND FORGOTTEN (color)[DY]
(1968.10.17)
Guest Cast:
Mercedes McCambridge
Steve Franken
Synopsis 1:
An old friend of Endora's threatens to destroy Darrin unless Sam agrees to marry her overprotected son.
Synopsis 2:
Carlotta the witch kidnaps Darrin because she believes that Samantha was promised to her son Juke.

5.05 [145] Bewitched: IT'S SO NICE TO HAVE A SPOUSE AROUND THE HOUSE (color)[DY]
(1968.10.24)
Guest Cast:
Fifi D'Orsay
Dick Wilson
Synopsis 1:
Sam sneaks out to attend a witches' convention and leaves Serena to
take her place unaware that Darrin is planning a second honeymoon.
Synopsis 2:
Darrin inadvertently takes Serena on a second honeymoon.

5.06 [146] Bewitched: MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL (color)[DY]
(1968.11.07)
Guest Cast:
Herb Voland
Sara Seegar
Synopsis 1:
Endora turns Darrin into a conceited fop, which alienates a conservative client.
Synopsis 2:
Endora turns Darrin into the vainest man in the world, causing him
to dress extravagantly in front of Larry's new client.

5.07 [147] Bewitched: SAMANTHA'S FRENCH PASTRY (color)[DY]
(1968.11.14)
Guest Cast:
Henry Gibson
Dort Clark
J. Edward McKinley
Synopsis 1:
Uncle Arthur accidentally brings Napoleon into the present, but the
little dictator decides to stay and conquer the modern world by becoming a tv commercial star.
Synopsis 2:
In his attempt to whip up Napoleon pastries, Uncle Arthur conjures up the real Napoleon.

5.08 [148] Bewitched: IS IT MAGIC OR IMAGINATION? (color)[DY]
(1968.11.21)
Guest Cast:
Dick Wilson
Synopsis 1:
Darrin fears that Samantha used witchcraft to win a slogan contest sponsored by a diaper company.
Synopsis 2:
A diaper manufacturer decides to use one of Samantha's ideas, and this bothers Darrin.

5.09 [149] Bewitched: SAMANTHA FIGHTS CITY HALL (color)[DY]
(1968.11.28)
Guest Cast:
Arch Johnson
Vic Tayback
Art Metrano
Synopsis 1:
Samamtha joins with a group of concerned citizens to keep a supermarket from replacing a neighborhood park.
Synopsis 2:
Samantha protests the building of a supermarket to replace a neighborhood playground.

5.10 [150] Bewitched: SAMANTHA LOSES HER VOICE (color)[DY]
(1968.12.05)
Synopsis:
Uncle Arthur switches Samantha's and Darrin's voices.

5.11 [151] Bewitched: I DON'T WANT TO BE  A TOAD (color)[DY]
(1968.12.12)
Guest Cast:
Maudie Prickett
Art Metrano
Morales Foster
Lola Fisher
Synopsis 1:
Tabitha causes problems at nursery school with her budding magical powers.
Synopsis 2:
Tabitha turns a schoolmate into a butterfly.

5.12 [152] Bewitched: WEEP NO MORE, MY WILLOW (color)[DY]
(1968.12.19)
Guest Cast:
Paul Sorenson
Jean Blake
Synopsis 1:
Dr. Bombay tries to save a weeping willow tree, but his efforts cause Sam to weep incessantly.
Synopsis 2:
Samantha's ailing willow tree will not weep with the breeze. Dr.
Bombay, in a botched attempt to cure the tree, causes Samantha to weep instead.

5.13 [153] Bewitched: INSTANT COURTESY (color)[DY]
(1968.12.26)
Guest Cast:
Mala Powers
Herb Voland
Sharon Vaughn
Synopsis 1:
Endora turns Darrin into a overly courteous gentleman to teach him a lesson about being rude to her.
Synopsis 2:
Thanks to Endora, Darrin becomes a perfect gentleman.

5.14 [154] Bewitched: SAMANTHA'S SUPER MAID (color)[DY]
(1969.01.02)
Guest Cast:
Nellie Burt
Virginia Gregg
Nora Marlowe
Synopsis 1:
Sam bows to pressure from her mother-in-law and hires a maid who's a
little too devoted to her job.
Synopsis 2:
Neither Samantha nor Darrin have the heart to fire their new maid.

5.15 [155] Bewitched: SERENA STRIKES AGAIN (part 1/2) (color)[DY]
(1969.01.09)
Guest Cast:
Nancy Kovack .................. Miss Vanita
Synopsis:
Serena turns one of Darrin's sexy clients into a chimpanzee and then disappears.

5.16 [156] Bewitched: SERENA STRIKES AGAIN (part 2/2) (color)[DY]
(1969.01.16)
Guest Cast:
Nancy Kovack .................. Miss Vanita
Cliff Norton
Richard X. Slattery
Synopsis 1:
Serena turns one of Darrin's old girlfriends, now a client at McMahon and Tate, into a monkey.
Synopsis 2:
Serena returns, but the chimpanzee has escaped.

5.17 [157] Bewitched: ONE TOUCH OF MIDAS (color)[DY]
(1969.01.23)
Guest Cast:
Meg Wyllie
Cliff Norton
Jill Foster
Synopsis 1:
Darrin sees a surefire plan for instant wealth in the marketing of an enchanted doll that no one can resist.
Synopsis 2:
Endora helps out Darrin by creating a foolproof marketing plan for his new product, the Fuzz Doll.

5.18 [158] Bewitched: SAMANTHA, THE BARD (color)[DY]
(1969.01.30)
Guest Cast:
Larry D. Mann
Dick Wilson
Sara Seegar
Synopsis 1:
Dr. Bombay is nowhere to be found when Sam catches a witch's virus that causes everything she says to rhyme.
Synopsis 2:
Samantha can't stop speaking in rhyme at a dinner party at the Tates'.

5.19 [159] Bewitched: SAMANTHA, THE SCULPTRESS (color)[DY]
(1969.02.06)
Guest Cast:
Cliff Norton
Synopsis 1:
Endora causes a bust Sam sculpted of Darrin to come to life in the middle of a dinner party.
Endora conjures up a pair of living clay busts of Darrin and Larry.

5.20 [160] Bewitched: MRS. STEPHENS, WHERE ARE YOU (color)[DY]
(1969.02.13)
Guest Cast:
Ruth McDevitt
Hal England
Synopsis:
Serena turns Darrin's mother into a cat. A non-Darrin episode.

5.21 [161] Bewitched: MARRIAGE, WITCH'S STYLE (color)[DY]
(1969.02.20)
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bochner
John Fiedler
Robert Terry
Peter Brocco
Synopsis 1:
Serena turns to a computer dating service to find a mortal to marry, just like Sam.
Synopsis 2:
Serena goes to a computer dating service to get hitched with a mortal. A non-Darrin episode.

5.22 [162] Bewitched: GOING APE (color)[DY]
(1969.02.27)
Guest Cast:
Lou Antonio
Paul Smith
Danny Bonaduce
Gail Kobe
Synopsis 1:
Sam turns an ape into a man and can't convince him to go back.
Synopsis 2:
Tabitha turns a chimpanzee into a man, who is then picked to be a model for a cologne ad.
A non-Darrin episode.

5.23 [163] Bewitched: TABITHA'S WEEKEND (color)[DY]
(1969.03.06)
Synopsis 1:
Tabitha turns herself into a cookie when she believes she caused a fight between her two strong-willed grandmothers.
Synopsis 2:
Tabitha spends a weekend with Darrin's parents and turns herself
into a cookie. A non-Darrin episode.

5.24 [164] Bewitched: THE BATTLE OF BURNING OAK (color)[DY]
(1969.03.13)
Guest Cast:
Edward Andrews
Granda Farrell
Harriet MacGibbon
Doreen McLean
Synopsis 1:
Endora turns Darrin into a super snob when he joins an exclusive country club.
Synopsis 2:
Darrin is turned into a major snob when he is being considered for membership in an exclusive club.

5.25 [165] Bewitched: SAMANTHA'S POWER FAILURE (color)[DY]
(1969.03.20)
Guest Cast:
Ron Masak
Synopsis 1:
Sam, Serena and Uncle Arthur end up taking jobs in a candy factory
when the Witches Council strips them of their powers for supporting
Darrin.
Synopsis 2:
Samantha has her powers taken away because she is married to a
mortal. Uncle Arthur and Serena give up their powers in protest and
wind up working in an ice cream parlor. A non-Darrin episode.

5.26 [166] Bewitched: SAMANTHA TWITCHES FOR UNICEF (color)[DY]
(1969.03.27)
Guest Cast:
Bernie Kopell
Herb Voland
Sara Seegar
Howard Dayton
Sharon Vaughn
Synopsis 1:
Sam uses witchcraft to get a millionaire to make good on his $10,000 pledge to UNICEF.
Synopsis 2:
Sam uses witchcraft to get a millionaire to make good on his pledge
to UNICEF. A non-Darrin episode.

5.27 [167] Bewitched: DADDY DOES HIS THING (color)[DY]
(1969.04.03)
Guest Cast:
Karl Lukas
Mercedes Moliner
Shive Rozier
Synopsis 1:
Maurice turns Darrin into a donkey when Darrin is less than thrilled with Maurice's present of a magical lighter.
Synopsis 2:
Maurice turns Darrin into a mule when he turns down a birthday gift.

5.28 [168] Bewitched: SAMANTHA'S GOOD NEWS (color)[DY]
(1969.04.10)
Guest Cast:
Murray Matheson
Janine Gray
Synopsis 1:
Sam is able to finally stop her parents' quarreling with the
announcement that she's going to have another baby.
Synopsis 2:
Maurice arrives with a beautiful witch he claims is his secretary
and this makes Endora jealous. In this episode Samantha announces
that she is due to have another baby. A non-Darrin episode.

5.29 [169] Bewitched: SAMANTHA'S SHOPPING SPREE (color)[DY]
(1969.04.17)
Guest Cast:
Steve Franken
Dave Madden
Herb Ellis
Jonathan Daly
Herb Anderson
Jack Collins
Synopsis 1:
Sam's cousin causes problem on a shopping trip with Tabitha.
Synopsis 2:
Sam, Endora, Tabitha, and Cousin Henry go to a department store, and
Henry turns a salesman into a mannequin. A non-Darrin episode.

5.30 [170] Bewitched: SAMANTHA AND DARRIN IN MEXICO CITY (color)[DY]
(1969.04.24)
Guest Cast:
Thomas Gomez
Victor Millan
Synopsis 1:
While Darrin is on a business trip in Mexico, Endora places a spell
on him that causes him to vanish whenever he speaks Spanish.
Synopsis 2:
The Stephenses travel to Mexico, but Darrin is placed under Endora's
spell which causes him to vanish every time he speaks Spanish.
This is the last episode to feature Dick York as Darrin.  Next Season Dick Sargent takes over the role.

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