Martin is having some troubles with his spaceship, so he calls in some help from an old friend, one of the greatest minds ever on Earth: Leonardo Da Vinci. Da Vinci has other things on his ...
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Martin is having some troubles with his spaceship, so he calls in some help from an old friend, one of the greatest minds ever on Earth: Leonardo Da Vinci. Da Vinci has other things on his mind than helping Martin. He is dismayed at life in the 20th century: how his inventions have been credited to others, and how his painting, La Gioconda, has been renamed the Mona Lisa. In his mind, all those have been stolen from him. The Mona Lisa is currently on loan to a local museum, for which Det. Brennan is in charge of security. Da Vinci sneaks out of the O'Hara apartment to collect some of what he considers to be his personal belongings, including the painting, all in an effort to take home with him to the 15th century. Martin is afraid that he'll be able to figure out how to use the CCTBS to do so. Martin and Tim find Da Vinci back at the apartment ready to take off back to the 15th century with among other things the Mona Lisa, and in an effort to stop him, Tim destroys the painting. To ...Written by
In Bewitched Season 4 Episode 17 (12/28/67) Aunt Clara will bring Leonardo DaVinci to the present almost a year and a half after Uncle Martin did. See more »
When Leonardo Da Vinci departs back to his own time, Martin sends him off with the French greeting, "Bon voyage!" But Leonardo is Italian, not French, and Italians do not speak French; especially not in Da VInci's era. In Italy, they say "Buon viaggio". Martin being a cultured martian who speaks several languages, knows history and has proper etiquette, so he would know the correct greeting, particularly since Martin had lived in that Italian era. So, it is in bad form for Martin to salute the painter with another country's greeting, where the French expression has not been adopted, like it has in the USA, Martin not being an American either. See more »