The BEST Episodes of Bewitched
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2019
Samantha Stephens is a seemingly normal suburban housewife who also happens to be a genuine witch, with all the requisite magical powers. Her husband Darrin insists that Samantha keep her witchcraft under wraps, but situations invariably require her to indulge her powers while keeping her bothersome mother Endora at bay.
#1 - Follow That Witch (part 2)
Season 2 - Episode 31
Charlie Leach really has something over Sam's head. Charlie wants Sam to give him and his wife Charmaine an expensive apartment with an expensive car to boot. Darrin finds out about how Barkley started this whole mess and decides to cancel the Robbins account. At Robbin's office, while Darrin is telling Robbins and Barkley where to go, Samantha uses her magic to expose Barkley and gets him fired. One down, and one more to go when Samantha goes to Leach's apartment and destroys everything with her magic. When Leach finds out, Samantha twitches him to Mexico. Leach vows that he will be back....
#2 - A Prince of a Guy
Season 4 - Episode 22
Tabitha brings out Prince Charming and Helen, Darrin's cousin, falls for him. Her fiance, Ralph, doesn't like this arrangement one bit, but Larry likes it and thinks that the prince will be perfect for TV commercials. To sway the prince away from Helen, Samantha pops in Sleeping Beauty.
#3 - Sisters at Heart
Season 7 - Episode 13
Darrin's friends, Keith and Dorothy Wilson who happen to be black, invite their daughter Lisa to stay with Tabitha on Christmas Eve while they go away. Lisa and Tabitha want to be sisters because they get along so well with each other, but are discouraged when someone tells them that they can't be because Lisa is black and Tabitha is white. Of course, this gets out of hand when Darrin's newest client, Mr. Brockaway, visits his home. Lisa is asked to answer the door, and Brockaway gets a shock when he sees her, thinking that she is the Stephens' child! He turns Darrin down because of his bigotry. Tabitha lets Lisa in on her witchcraft and uses wishcraft to blink polka dots on both her and Lisa. Samantha then tells them that they don't have to look the same to be sisters because they are sisters at heart. Then, after a well-deserved lesson from Samantha, Mr. Brockaway admits that he is a racist and wants Darrin to handle his account as his apology.
#4 - Samantha's Power Failure
Season 5 - Episode 25
The Witches Council takes away Samantha's powers when she refuses to break up with Darrin. Uncle Arthur and Serena help out Samantha and, as a result, loses their powers as well. After a hellacious day in the mortal working world, Serena and Uncle Arthur decide that they are better off with their powers. Samantha goes to the Witches Council and tells them they are in the wrong for their ignorance. Then Samantha, Serena, and Uncle Arthur get their powers back.
#5 - Double Tate
Season 2 - Episode 23
Darrin unknowingly gets three wishes from Endora. He blows the first two on fast elevators and bikini-clad girls, and he wishes that he was Larry for a day. He gets his wish and a whole lot of misunderstanding begins between Louise and the real Larry!
#6 - Follow That Witch (part 1)
Season 2 - Episode 30
Darrin is sure to get the Robbins Baby Food account, but Mr. Robbins wants his home life checked out. His assistant, George Barkley, wants to check out a little bit more of Darrin's life so he hires sneaky, sly Charlie Leach to spy on him. Samantha uses her magic one day and Abner's sister, Harriet Kravitz (who conveniently takes care of the house while Gladys is away), catches her and tells Charlie all about it. He doesn't believe it at first, but he catches Sam using her powers. He tells Samantha either she tells him what he wants to jknow or he will tell the entire world that she is a witch.....
#7 - There's Gold in Them Thar Pills
Season 3 - Episode 33
Darrin has a bad cold and Dr. Bombay treats him with some pills. Of course, these pills have a horrendous side effect- it makes his voice higher!
#8 - I Get Your Nanny, You Get My Goat
Season 4 - Episode 15
Samantha hires an English maid named Elspeth, much to the dismay of her previous owner, Montdrake. He is so mad that he does horrible things to Darrin to get her back.
#9 - The Girl with the Golden Nose
Season 2 - Episode 37
Darrin is refused a new account in McMann and Tate, but the next day, Larry gives Darrin the account. Darrin thinks that Samantha used magic to sway Larry's decision and tries to do everything to back out of it. Even the client, Mr. Waterhouse, likes Darrin's attitude and ability. Darrin feels that Samantha is behind all that has happened to him. To teach Darrin a lesson, Samantha uses magic to turn their house into an expensive mansion with servants to boot. Darrin tells Sam that he wants to earn things his own way, which is exactly what he has been doing all along.
#10 - That Was My Wife
Season 1 - Episode 31
Darrin and Samantha try to spice up their marriage by reserving a suite at a fancy hotel. She arrives in a brunette wig and hugs Darrin, not knowing that they are being watched by Larry! Samantha later forgets a book and pops home to get it. Larry sees her at home and this causes a great misunderstanding. Louise tries to help out the supposedly doomed marriage that Larry thinks that she was at the hotel with Darrin. After Darrin gets punched in the eye by Larry, the misunderstanding is cleared up when Darrin explains how Samantha got home and back to the hotel: She knew a short cut.
#11 - One Touch of Midas
Season 5 - Episode 17
Endora creates a toy called the Fuzz, a toy that has the power to charm people. Darrin presents this idea to Larry and the Fuzz charms Darrin to the tune of a million dollars. Samantha is worried about Darrin when he tells her that he will finally give her and Tabitha everything they could possibly want. Endora removes the spell and Samantha tells Darrin that as long as she and Tabitha love Darrin, that is worth a lot more than money.
#12 - The Very Informal Dress
Season 2 - Episode 8
Samantha and Darrin need some new formal wear for a dinner party that Larry is throwing for a new client, Charles Barrows. And who supplies the beautiful clothes for them to wear? Aunt Clara, the witch with the missing links. Everything goes well, until the clothes start disappearing off the backs of the Stephens. Also, Darrin gets in trouble not only for parking in front of a fire hydrant (Aunt Clara moved the hydrant earlier, but when the clothes started wearing off, the hydrant went back to the original place), but for a charge of indecent exposure!
#13 - If They Never Met
Season 4 - Episode 20
Samantha wants to know what life would be like if she and Darrin had never met. Endora shows Samantha that Darrin would have married Sheila and become a part of her millionaire father's family. Darrin likes her, but he doesn't love her. On cue, Darrin meets Samantha and the rest is history.
#14 - Hippie, Hippie, Hooray
Season 4 - Episode 21
Serena lands on the front page of the morning news, which lands Darrin in a lot of trouble with the Tates. Darrin tries to convince the Tates that the photo is Samantha's cousin Serena. But when Darrin makes matters worse by insulting her, she decides to teach him a lesson.
#15 - A Is for Aardvark
Season 1 - Episode 17
Darrin sprains his ankle and is confined to bed with his foot in a cast. Wearying of running up and down stairs on errands for Darrin, Samantha suggests he use her power of witchcraft during the emergency. Endora warns Samantha that she is making a mistake. After his initial wishes are granted, Darrin, as Endora had predicted, becomes drunk with power. After showering Samantha with gifts, Darrin not only decides to use his power to get a larger home, but also tells Larry Tate, his boss, that he is retiring so that he and Samantha can take a trip around the world. Samantha's initial plan to stop Darrin by showering him with new luxuries fails. Then Darrin gives Samantha flowers and a wristwatch he has purchased with his own money. From Samantha's happy reaction, Darrin realizes these gifts mean more to her than all the others. Samantha happily agrees to his request that she take back his powers of witchcraft.
#16 - Charlie Harper, Winner
Season 3 - Episode 25
Samantha resorts to witchcraft to help her appear extravagant while visiting Darrin's old college rival and his fancy wife.
#17 - Divided He Falls
Season 2 - Episode 33
A vacation that the Stephens were supposed to take is scrapped when Darrin has to work. Endora takes it upon herself to separate Darrin into two different personalities: his work side and his fun and spontaneous side. While the working Darrin is concentrating on his job, the fun Darrin is concentrating on partying until he drops. Of course, all of this takes a toll when the Working Darrin bores Larry and his new client and Samantha acts as mother instead of wife to Darrin, the party animal. Samantha wants Endora to put the Darrins back together again, but ends up doing it herself.
#18 - Once in a Vial
Season 4 - Episode 18
Endora hires Rollo to get Samantha away from Darrin, but her plan backfires when Rollo creates a love potion for Samantha but Endora drinks it instead. Endora is set to marry a client of Darrin's, but at the altar, the potion wears off.
#19 - Samantha Loses Her Voice
Season 5 - Episode 10
As a joke, Uncle Arthur switches Samantha and Darrin's voices, and they try to keep a depressed Louise and Larry from finding out.
#20 - Samantha's Da Vinci Dilemma
Season 4 - Episode 17
Samantha needs help painting her house, and Aunt Clara conjures up the most famous painter of all time, Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci is mad when he learns that his famous Mona Lisa painting will be used in Darrin's campaign to sell toothpaste. Samantha then gets him to create another best-selling idea.
#21 - Prodigy
Season 2 - Episode 38
In the final black and white episode, Samantha and Darrin meet Gladys' violinist brother Louis. Because of an embarrassing moment when he was a child (His pants fell down while playing), Louis is scarred for life and refuses to pick up another violin. Samantha wants him to play again, but he refuses when she signs him up to do a show for the hospital. He tries anything and everything to keep from playing a violin, even trying to leave town. Samantha shows him that everyone gets embarrassed at some part in their lives, but that doesn't mean that he should stop living and doing what he likes to do. Louis does a great job and ends up on TV. History does repeat itself when his pants fall down while playing the violin again!
#22 - Disappearing Samantha
Season 2 - Episode 29
The Stephens and the Tates go to a seminar where speaker Osgood Rightmire proclaims that witches do not exist. Samantha proves him wrong by setting up a few tricks for him, but he unknowingly gets her back by calling out a spell that makes her disappear and reappear voluntarily. Endora finds out that Osgood's power comes from a powerful ring on his finger. Endora grabs the ring and makes Samantha visible again.
#23 - It Takes One to Know One
Season 1 - Episode 11
Darrin's selection as "Miss Jasmine" for a perfume account is a witch whom Endora has planted to tempt Darrin and break up the Stephens' marriage.
#24 - The Crone of Cawdor
Season 3 - Episode 27
Darrin is warned by Sam not to kiss a beautiful client, a magic crone who steals the youth of people whom she kisses.
#25 - Abner Kadabra
Season 1 - Episode 29
Gladys catches Sam and her magic at work when she is rearranging pictures. Of course, Samantha convinces Gladys that she's the one doing the magic, by ESP. Then, Gladys goes crazy with the notion that she had powers, so Samantha sets up a seance to scare Gladys. Using her magic, she creates ghosts and turns Abner into a pile of dust. Gladys swears to give up her powers to bring Abner back, and he returns to his original form.