The Munsters Today

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  • 2008
  • 3 Seasons
  • 5.1  (658)

The Munsters Today is a classic American sitcom that brings the timeless characters of The Munsters into the modern era. The show premiered in 1987 and ran for four seasons until 1991. It was produced by Universal Television and aired on the popular network UMS. The show revolved around the lives of the titular family, the Munsters, who were a group of monsters living in a suburban neighborhood in California. The Munsters were portrayed as a loving and wholesome family, who were misunderstood by their neighbors due to their monstrous appearance.

The patriarch of the Munster family was Herman Munster, played by John Schuck. Herman was a friendly and kind-hearted monster who worked as a funeral director. He was married to his wife, Lily, played by Lee Meriwether, who was a vampire with a sharp wit and a motherly nature.

The couple had two children: their son, Eddie, played by Jason Marsden, who was a werewolf, and their niece, Marilyn, played by Hilary Van Dyke, who was the only member of the Munster family who was actually human. The family also had a live-in grandfather, played by Howard Morton, who was a vampire with a taste for mischief.

The Munsters Today followed the family as they navigated their way through the challenges of modern life, while also dealing with the typical problems that all families face. The show tackled many relatable themes such as family bonds, friendships, love, and acceptance.

One of the show's standout elements was its humor. The Munsters Today used witty one-liners and slapstick comedy to keep viewers entertained. The show's humor was lighthearted and family-friendly, making it easy for audiences of all ages to enjoy.

In addition to its humor, The Munsters Today was also known for its impressive special effects. The show's creators used state-of-the-art animatronics and makeup to bring the Munster family to life. The monsters looked incredibly realistic and each character had their own unique personality and quirks.

Overall, The Munsters Today was a heartwarming and entertaining sitcom that captured the essence of the original Munsters series while still bringing something new to the table. The show was beloved by audiences of all ages and remains a cult classic to this day.

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Family Night
24. Family Night
May 24, 1991
The family sees a counselor (G.K. Smith) when they have problems relating. With John Schuck.
The Bet
23. The Bet
May 17, 1991
Grandpa's (Howard Morton) bet with Eddie (Jason Marsden) that he can get Herman (John Schuck) to be dishonest...
Diary of a Mad Munster Wife
22. Diary of a Mad Munster Wife
May 10, 1991
Lily (Lee Meriwether) becomes depressed about her life, and the family's efforts to lift her spirits fail....
Breaking the Chain
21. Breaking the Chain
May 3, 1991
Herman (John Schuck) throws away Lily's (Lee Meriwether) chain letters, bringing a streak of bad luck to the...
A Camping We Will Go
20. A Camping We Will Go
April 26, 1991
The family goes camping in order to raise their awareness of environmental issues. With Kaye Ballard as Mother...
Das Trunk
19. Das Trunk
March 15, 1991
An inheritance from an aunt (Camila Ashland) known for practical jokes may mean wealth for the family (John...
Parenthood vs. Childhood
18. Parenthood vs. Childhood
March 8, 1991
Parents (John Schuck, Lee Meriwether) and children (Jason Marsden, Hilary Van Dyke) reverse roles in an...
Beating of Your Heart
17. Beating of Your Heart
March 1, 1991
Marilyn and Eddie (Hilary Van Dyke, Jason Marsden) become discouraged when their aptitude tests predict a...
If I Only Knew Now
16. If I Only Knew Now
February 22, 1991
Herman (John Schuck) encourages Eddie (Jason Marsden) to pursue a career as a rock 'n' roll mogul.
Lotsa Luck
15. Lotsa Luck
February 15, 1991
A lucky coin gives Eddie (Jason Marsden) good fortune while causing equal misfortune to others.
Genie from Hell
14. Genie from Hell
February 8, 1991
A genie (guest star Billy Barty) released by Marilyn (Hilary Van Dyke) takes advantage of the family.
13. Large
February 1, 1991
The son (Michael Oliver) of Herman's boss is accidentally aged by one of Grandpa's (Howard Morton)...
A Matter of Trust
12. A Matter of Trust
January 25, 1991
Herman's (John Schuck) worst fear is realized when Eddie (Jason Marsden) gets his own credit card.
A House Divided
11. A House Divided
January 18, 1991
Herman (John Schuck) sells the house, then has no place to live when his promotion falls through.
No More Mr. Nice Guy
10. No More Mr. Nice Guy
December 7, 1990
Herman (John Schuck) decides he needs a new image in order to become successful.
Mind Reader
9. Mind Reader
November 30, 1990
Eddie's (Jason Marsden) horizons expand after he accidentally drinks a mind-reading potion.
Kiss, Kiss
8. Kiss, Kiss
November 23, 1990
With Grandpa's (Howard Morton) help, Marilyn (Hilary Van Dyke) gets her wish for the perfect boyfriend.
Just Another Pretty Face
7. Just Another Pretty Face
November 16, 1990
Herman (John Schuck) gets "recycled'' in Grandpa's (Howard Morton) new invention.
Makin' Waves
6. Makin' Waves
November 9, 1990
Grandpa's (Howard Morton) brush with mortality leads to a change in attitude. Guest star: Robbie Rist.
It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want to
5. It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want to
November 2, 1990
A party to lift Grandpa's spirits goes awry when the guests (Ruth Buzzi, Richard Moll) overstay their welcome.
Three Munsters and a Baby
4. Three Munsters and a Baby
October 26, 1990
The Munster men tackle baby-sitting while trying to watch a football game. Stars John Schuck, Howard Morton.
Wishing You Were Here
3. Wishing You Were Here
October 19, 1990
Eddie (Jason Marsden) regrets a wish come true when his dream girl (Teri Ivens) wreaks havoc in his life.
The Reel Munsters
2. The Reel Munsters
October 12, 1990
The Munsters appear on a home-video show. With John Schuck, Lee Meriwether.
The Silver Bullet
1. The Silver Bullet
October 9, 1990
Eddie (Jason Marsden) competes against his childhood enemy in a rock-video competition.
  • Premiere Date
    March 1, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    5.1  (658)