Bewitched (1964–1972)
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The Battle of Burning Oak 

Samantha takes on the snooty Burning Oaks Country Club after Endora turns Darrin into a snob.




Episode complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery ... Samantha Stephens
Dick York ... Darrin Stephens
Agnes Moorehead ... Endora
Edward Andrews ... J. Earl Rockeford
Glenda Farrell ... Hortense Rockeford
June Vincent ... Cynthia Monteagle
Doreen McLean Doreen McLean ... Aunt Hagatha
Mauritz Hugo ... Mr. Monteagle
Harry Stanton Harry Stanton ... Mr. Morton
Harriet E. MacGibbon ... Jessica Morton (as Harriet MacGibbon)
David White ... Larry Tate


Darrin is working on a new account for J. Earl Rockeford, who asks Darrin to join Burning Oak Country Club, where Rockeford is CEO and Chairman of the Board. Much to Larry's horror, Darrin tells Rockeford that he'd like to think about the generous offer, a response Larry feels will jeopardize the account as even questioning the offer Rockeford would see as an insult. Indeed, Darrin isn't sure that he and Samantha would either fit in with or enjoy the company of who he perceives as the snobbish crowd at Burning Oak. Darrin and Samantha decide they should at least give Burning Oak a try if only as a means of apologizing to Mr. Rockeford for what could be construed as Darrin's rudeness in not immediately accepting the offer. While Darrin has a golf date with Larry and Rockeford at the club, Samantha has a lunch date with Hortense Rockeford and two other women of the screening committee. Endora believes that Darrin does relish being one of the snobs, and just before he is to go to the ... Written by Huggo

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Endora mentions that she had been protesting a movie which portrayed witches as evil. The very popular Rosemary's Baby (1968) had been released the summer before. See more »

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7 May 2020 | by visitkksSee all my reviews

I never imagined that there will be an episode in Hollywood series which would approach this subject in such a direct manner during that decade.

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13 March 1969 (USA) See more »

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