The Addams Family

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  • 1964
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.6  (1,140)

The Addams Family is a classic television show from MGM that first aired in 1973. The show follows the quirky and spooky Addams family as they go about their daily lives. The family is made up of Gomez and Morticia Addams, their children Wednesday and Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Grandmama, and the butler Lurch.

Jodie Foster provides the voice of Pugsley Addams, the mischievous and occasionally explosive son of the family. Meanwhile, Don Messick lends his vocal talents to Uncle Fester, the eccentric uncle who has a penchant for blowing things up. Jackie Coogan voices Uncle Fester's brother, the suave and debonair Gomez Addams, who is madly in love with his wife Morticia.

Herb Vigran provides the voice of the family lawyer, Tully Alford, who always seems to find himself in sticky situations with the Addams family. Ted Cassidy voices Lurch, the towering butler whose deep voice and stoic demeanor belies a gentle heart. John Stephenson voices the talking disembodied hand Thing, and Pat Harrington Jr. voices the family's accountant, Harvey Korman.

The show is full of quirky characters and hilarious situations, but at its core, it is a show about family. Despite their oddities, the Addams family is fiercely loyal to one another and will stop at nothing to protect their loved ones.

Lennie Weinrib voices the family's neighbor, Sam Hilliard, who is constantly bewildered by the Addams family's strange behavior. Bob Holt provides the voice of Inspector Crenshaw, the bumbling police detective who is always on the lookout for criminal activity in the neighborhood.

Ken Weatherwax is the voice of Pugsley's big sister, Wednesday Addams. Wednesday is an enigmatic young girl who has a love for all things dark and macabre. Janet Waldo voices Morticia Addams, the matriarch of the family who is the epitome of grace and elegance.

Josh Albee provides the voice of Cousin Itt, the family member who is covered in hair from head to toe, and Cindy Henderson provides the voice of Melinda, the creepy girl who is obsessed with Uncle Fester. Finally, Howard Caine voices various characters throughout the series.

Overall, The Addams Family is a hilarious and heartwarming show that has stood the test of time. Its quirky characters, hilarious situations, and strong family dynamic make it a must-watch for anyone who loves a good laugh.

The Addams Family is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (70 episodes). The series first aired on September 18, 1964.

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Ophelia's Career
21. Ophelia's Career
April 9, 1966
When Ophelia laments that she has been jilted, Morticia suggests a career as an alternative to marriage. She tries chemistry first (with explosive results) then turns to operatic singing. Cousin Itt is summoned to coach her to stardom.
Pugsley's Allowance
12. Pugsley's Allowance
February 4, 1966
Pugsley shocks his parents when he gives up his new atomic reactor as kid stuff and announces that he wants to find his own job. His first try is as a medical assistant to Dr. Bird. He turns up, scalpel in hand; ready to help during an operation.
Morticia & Gomez vs. Fester & Grandmamma
8. Morticia & Gomez vs. Fester & Grandmamma
January 8, 1966
Because she thinks Fester and Grandmama are spoiling the children, Morticia hires a governess to watch them. Insulted, Fester paints a white line down the center of the Addams house, dividing it in half.
Morticia's Dilemma
5. Morticia's Dilemma
December 17, 1965
Gomez plays host to Don Xavier Molines, a family friend during his childhood in Spain, and his daughter Consuella. Morticia's hospitality changes to horror and shock when Consuella, believing Morticia to be Gomez's sister, reveals that she has been promised in marriage to Gomez since childhood and has come to marry him.
Feud in the Addams Family
2. Feud in the Addams Family
November 26, 1965
Prompted by Morticia's invitation, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Courtney visit the Addams house for tea, hoping to meet a number of the social set who turns out to be Gomez's cousin by marriage. Fred Clark guest stars.
Where to Watch The Addams Family
The Addams Family is available for streaming on the MGM website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Addams Family on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Amazon, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 18, 1964
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (1,140)