Dec 14, 2016
Betwitched aired 1964 to 1972 as a consistently strong TV series.
Established 2nd generation Hollywood veteran Elizabeth Montgomery starred as witch Samatha Stevens, along side two actors who played her mortal husband, Darren. Montgomery was married at the time to William Asher and both served as the series producers.
The backstory of this episode is that it's the result of an LA-based high school writing submission process. Noted woman writer and co-creator of Cagney & Lacey, Barbara Avedon, helped develop the script.
Holiday episode (airdate Dec. 24, 1970) boldly addresses series underlying message of diversity and tolerance for a nation that was immersed in change.