Accidental Twins
Season 3, Episode 4
Series Episode 78
Bewitched Season 3 Ep. 4 Accidental Twins.jpg
Airdate October 6, 1966
Written by Howard Leeds
Directed by William Asher
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Accidental Twins is the fourth episode of the third season and the seventy-eighth series episode of Bewitched. The episode was completed by June 23, 1966.


Aunt Clara accidentally duplicates the Tate's son Jonathan.

Samantha and Darrin have plans to go out with the Tates. Aunt Clara agrees to babysit Tabatha. Larry and Louise ask if Aunt Clara can also babysit their son Jonathan. Samantha feels she has no other choice but to say yes. Aunt Clara decides to use witchcraft to amuse the children, but instead of conjuring up a toy pony as was her intention, she instead conjures up a second Jonathan, identical to the first.

By the time Samantha and Darrin return home with the Tates, Aunt Clara has not resolved the situation, as she cannot remember the incantation she used, but what is worse is she cannot remember which baby is the real Jonathan. Samantha tries to stall the Tates from leaving with "a Jonathan" while a flustered Aunt Clara works to reverse her spell. Complications ensue when each Tate parent, separated in the house, gets a hold of one of the baby Jonathans.


  • Agnes Moorehead did not appear and received credit only.
  • The twins playing Jonathan were uncredited.


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