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Originally on: ABC (30 min.)
Status: Ended    Premiered: September 18, 1964    Last Aired: September 2, 1966
Show Category: Comedy
The Addams Family
The Addams Family centers around one of the two "creepy" families that premiered on television in 1964. ABC aired The Addams Family and CBS aired The Munsters . The Addams Family consisted of Gomez and Morticia Addams and their two children, Pugsley and Wednesday. Also included are Uncle Fester, Grandmama, the hairy Cousin Itt, and the butler, Lurch. The series lasted two seasons,...
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Last episode: Halloween with the Addams Family
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Gomez's brother, Pancho, is staying with the Family while Gomez goes to a lodge meeting in Tombstone, Arizona. Gomez is jealous of his brother, who once courted Morticia. Halloween is nigh, and Pancho tells the legend of Cousin Shy, who distributes gifts and carves pumpkins. Actually, Gomez has been lured off by crooks, who've bugged the house in order to steal the Family fortune. Lafferty, the boss, sends Mikey to investigate. Wednesday (Senior) is home from music academy, where she studied the piccolo (she breaks glass with it). Pugsley (Senior) is home from Nairobi medical school, where he's training to be a witch doctor. Mikey panics and flees after treading on Kitty Kat's tail. The crooks have a fake Gomez and Morticia to help in their plans, along with two strong-arm goons, Hercules and Atlas. Gomez returns home for the Halloween party and trimming of the scarecrow.

Lafferty poses as Quincy Addams (from Boston) to get in. He has his men tie up Gomez and Morticia and his doubles take their places, confusing Pancho, who's still got the hots for Morticia. Lurch scares off the thugs and terrifies the assistant crook. Fester, trying to be nice, puts Lafferty on the rack. Lafferty tries to escape through the secret passage and steps on Kitty Kat's tail. When the police arrive, they surrender. The Addams's are then free to celebrate Halloween happily.
Aired: Sunday October 30, 1977
64. Ophelia's Career April 8, 1966 0 Reviews 7.78
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63. Lurch's Grand Romance April 1, 1966 0 Reviews 8.39
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62. The Addams Policy March 25, 1966 0 Reviews 8.73
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61. Lurch's Little Helper March 18, 1966 0 Reviews 8.60
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The Winning of Morticia Addams

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Lurch, The Teenage Idol

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Cousin Itt and the Vocational Counselor

Morticia and Gomez are worried about Cousin Itt when they find that...

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Uncle Fester's Toupee

Uncle Fester has been telling his pen pal that he is a "Cary Grant...

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Ophelia's Career

Poor, poor Ophelia has been jilted again. Afraid her sister is...

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Cast

 
Carolyn Jones - Morticia Addams
John Astin - Gomez Addams
Jackie Coogan - Uncle Fester
Ted Cassidy - Lurch
Blossom Rock - Grandmama
Ken Weatherwax - Pugsley Addams
Lisa Loring - Wednesday Addams
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8.7
Great
"Absolutely fabulous"
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Continue » Posted Aug 16, 2008 11:49 pm PST
9.0
Superb
"Classic"
Ahead Of Its Time
Continue » Posted Mar 1, 2008 6:31 am PST
10.0
Perfect
"Absolutely fabulous"
I absolutely love this show!
Continue » Posted Dec 31, 2007 8:05 pm PST
9.0
Superb
"Classic"
i miss this show
Continue » Posted Oct 5, 2007 3:51 pm PST
10.0
Perfect
"Personal favorite"
The Adams are strange but they are also very weird and fun. If you are crazy you will compleatly love this show!!!
Continue » Posted Jun 13, 2007 6:20 pm PST

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Show: The Addams Family
Popularity Rank: 315 of 17,650
Ratings Rank: 1,356 of 17,650  ( 1)
Show Reviews: 27
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great: 229 (32.7%)
superb: 168 (24%)
perfect: 156 (22.3%)
good: 78 (11.1%)
Other: 70 (9.9%)
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Amnesia in the Addams Family No. 22 season 1
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The Addams Family in Court No. 21 season 1
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Cousin Itt Visits the Addams Family No. 20 season 1
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