Sabrina the Teenage Witch star unrecognisable on The Morning show as she reveals hardest part of working on kid's show | The Sun

VIEWERS of The Morning Show were left speechless following a live appearance from Sabrina The Teenage Witch star Beth Broderick.

The actress, who played Aunt Zelda on the '90s US sitcom, was one of the major stars of the show but has been largely absent from TV screens since.

Beth, 64, discussed her times on the show, which wrapped up filming in 2003, but left watchers stunned due to her transformation.

One even went as far as saying that they wouldn’t recognise her if they "walked past her in the street."

However, they insisted that she looked "incredible.”

Beth was interviewed by hosts Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies on Tuesday’s show, where she was also quizzed on her successful blog.

But it was her time on Sabrina The Teenage Witch – with fellow stars Melissa Joan Hart and Caroline Rhea — that she remembers very fondly.

“Oh my gosh, it was so fun,” she said, as relayed by 7 News.

“It was also kind of hard because we didn’t have CGI then, a lot of the effects were practical. So we spent a lot of time trying to get the cat to drive a car … it was a wild set, we had so much fun.”

She added: “It was sometimes 16-hour days … we were there for long hours and we would get so giddy.

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“Caroline and I would start laughing and we wouldn’t be able to stop and would cry all off our make-up. They’d have to take us back to make-up and put us back together again and we would go back at it.

“It was wild and really fun, we are all still very much family.”

The actress also shared details of how they managed to film such tricky scenes with Salem, the show’s famous black cat.

“There were like six live cats, OK?” she said.

“The most important one was named Elvis, he was this amazing cat. He could drive a car, he would wear these crazy outfits.

“I would go home and look at my cat and be like, ‘OK, Elvis put out a fire on the kitchen table today and what have you done?’

“And then we had a couple of animatronic cats which one of them was laying down, one was sitting up, and Caroline always said it looked like a drunk rabbit with a hairpiece.

“But they looked great. I would be talking to them and pat them and they just became so real to me.”

Beth also revealed that she still wears one of the costume necklaces she wore on the show.

“I did keep some of my costumes and jewellery — actually, this necklace, this was Aunt Zelda’s and I wear it all the time,” she said.

“They offered us a lot of things that we there and they wanted us to have stuff as well to keep and remember it by.

“When I first read the script, I knew that I would be Aunt Zelda and the show would be a hit, but you cannot predict that it would be a hit 30 years later and people are still watching it all over the world.

“It was such a privilege to be a part of it.”

The actress was also speaking to the show about her blog, titled: 'Beth Broderick: Wit and Wisdom from a Woman of a Certain Age'.

On it, the 64-year-old encourages men and women to feel empowered as they get older, when confidence can sometimes wane.

“I had one article on how to get older without really trying, and I managed to do that,” she said.

“I was just going along and all of a sudden I was older … but I do think it’s important for us to stay visible and for women who are getting older.

“I’m 64 and will be filling out paperwork next year, and it’s a privilege to be older. It’s a beautiful thing, but also frightening and your identity can sometimes be confusing because you’re not exactly who you used to be.

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“Although thank god my hair is better than it was in those (Sabrina The Teenage Witch) clips! That was some weird hair that we were sporting back then.”

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