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4. It was Elizabeth’s idea to name the girl Tabitha – but it was misspelled

The cool thing about having onscreen kids as well as real kids is being able to name more kids, apparently. “I loved it, because it was so old-fashioned. I got it from one of the daughters of Edward Andrews, the actor. The two Andrews girls are named Tabitha and Abigail. … But, somehow or other, her name came out ‘Tabatha’ on the credit roll, and that’s the way it’s been ever since. Honestly, I shudder every time I see it. It’s like a squeaky piece of chalk scratching on my nerves.”

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