was on the phone 30 times in the first season,
24 times in the second, 28 times in the third,
and 25 times in the fourth.
only episode where Samantha was on the phone
more than three times in an episode was #121,
"My, What Big Ears You Have," where
she was on the phone 4 times.
In episode #9,
"Witch or Wife," Samantha is seen using
the phone. She is lying across the bed in the master
bedroom, dressed in a robe with a towel around her
hair, while Darrin tells her that because of the workload
Larry has dumped on him, he cannot take her to dinner
that evening. This is the first time she is seen using
a phone and one of the five times she used the phone
in the bedroom.
The most popular place for a phone call was
in the living room with the phone on the end table
of the sofa on the side nearest the dining room. This
picture from episode #9,
"Witch or Wife," is the first of 28 calls
to or from that location in the first two seasons.
For the third season, the end tables were done away
with and the phone split time between the coffee table
(6 times) and the left (13 times) and right (14 times)
ends of the TV set.
The next most popular place for the phone
to be was on the kitchen counter on the side nearest
the outside door. The pic from episode #82,
"Dangerous Diaper Dan," is one of the 21
times the phone was used in that location.
This pic from episode #78,
"Accidental Twins," is one of the 6 times
the phone was on the coffee table, mostly during the
This pic from #27,
"There’s No Witch Like an Old Witch,"
is the first of the 14 times the phone was seen on
the right side of the TV, and the only time during
the first two seasons. The phone was in this location
twice in the third season and 11 times in the fourth.
This scene is from episode #101,
"The Crone of Cawdor." Beginning with episode
#89, "A Gazebo
Never Forgets," the phone was shown on the left
side of the TV 13 times.
This scene from episode #45,
"...And Then I Wrote," is the only time
the phone was used in the den.
The phone was shown on the kitchen/dining
room pass-thru, on the kitchen side nearest the door,
in three scenes in episode #31,
"That Was My Wife," and not shown there
The phone was shown on the kitchen table
twice, including this scene from episode #137,
"Samantha’s Secret Saucer."
The phone was shown on the dining room side
of the pass-thru four times, including this scene
from episode #22,
"Eye of the Beholder." Samantha also had
two other calls in the dining room, one with the phone
on the dining room table, and one with her holding
the phone from the living room.
Here Samantha takes a “if you can’t
beat 'em, join 'em” attitude in episode #134,
"Tabatha’s Cranky Spell," and answers
a call on Tabatha’s toy phone in the nursery.
Samantha uses a pay phone to call home in
episode #117, "That
Was No Chick, That Was My Wife." This is one
of the two times she was shown using a pay phone.
In episode #75,
"Nobody’s Perfect," Samantha calls
Darrin from a doctor’s office. She did this
one other time.
Samantha talks on a phone at a restaurant
table in episode #9,
"Witch or Wife," the only time she is shown
using a restaurant table phone.