Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Girl with Something Extra, The

US tv series (1973-1974). Columbia Pictures/NBC. Pr Mel Swope. Exec pr Bob Claver. Created by Bernard Slade. Starring John Davidson (John Burton), Sally Field (Sally Burton). 22 30min episodes. Colour.

John, a conservative attorney, is surprised on his wedding night when his bride Sally delivers the news that she can sometimes read people's minds (> Talents). Much to his dismay, she admits she can read his mind. Most episodes of this sitcom find Sally using her ESP in attempts to advance Jack's career, or trying to undo the damage she has caused by misreading other people's minds. The show was a little-disguised imitation of Bewitched (1964-1972). [BC]

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