Bewitched (1964–1972)
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Samantha's Thanksgiving to Remember 

Through the bumbling magic of Aunt Clara the Steven's family and Mrs. Kravetz spend Thanksgiving with the original pilgrims in 1620.


Richard Kinon


Alfred Lewis Levitt (as Tom August), Helen Levitt (as Helen August) | 1 more credit »




Episode complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery ... Samantha Stephens
Dick York ... Darrin Stephens
Agnes Moorehead ... Endora (credit only)
Erin Murphy ... Tabatha Stephens
Sandra Gould ... Gladys Kravitz
Laurie Main ... Francis
Richard Bull ... John Alden
Peter Canon Peter Canon ... Miles Standish
Jacques Aubuchon ... Phineas
Marion Lorne ... Aunt Clara


What was going to be the Stephens' quiet Thanksgiving dinner for three turns into four with the unexpected arrival of Aunt Clara. Aunt Clara, who is reminiscing about the first Thanksgiving, instead decides she'd rather spend it with her friends that settled in Plymouth. Her incantation to get herself there unexpectedly takes everyone else in her vicinity there as well, which includes Samantha, Darrin, Tabatha, and Gladys Kravitz, who just happened into the room. But getting home may be more difficult if only because Aunt Clara not only zapped them to Plymouth, she zapped them to Plymouth just in time for the first Thanksgiving. Luckily Gladys Kravitz believes it's all a dream. As Aunt Clara tries to remember the incantation to get them back, the others get caught up in celebrating the first Thanksgiving with the likes of Miles Standish and John Alden. But Darrin is concerned about the anti-witch talk among some of the men. It isn't Samantha and Aunt Clara however about who he has to ... Written by Huggo

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English | French

Release Date:

23 November 1967 (USA) See more »

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Screen Gems See more »
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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


On October 31, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a presidential proclamation changing the Thanksgiving holiday to the next to last Thursday in November, for business reasons. This episode's first airing was exactly on the fourth Thursday of November 1967. See more »


As Samantha and Darrin are leaving the cabin after meeting John Alden, a grandfather clock can be seen in the background. The longcase clock wasn't invented until 1670 - in England. See more »

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It's a tradition
21 November 2018 | by mhubbard-54657See all my reviews

I love the episode. It's unforgettable. The match featured in this episode was invented in the 1800's and changed the lifestyle of our ancestors.

Thank you to Elizabeth Montgomery and crew. You are still loved.

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