The Munsters Today

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  • 2008
  • 3 Seasons
  • 5.2  (538)

"The Munsters Today" is a popular American comedy series. With its ghoulish yet funny family living in a haunted house this show offers a steady stream of hilarious episodes. The head of the Munster family is Herman Munster who is played by John Schuck. His wife Lily is portrayed by Lee Meriwether and Grandpa Vladimir Dracula is played by Howard Morton. Their son Eddie is portrayed by Jason Marsden and Hilary Van Dyke takes on the role of their cousin Marilyn. On "The Munsters Today" the Munster family wakes up after being in a state of suspended sleep for more than 20 years. They regularly run into all sorts of unlikely and humorous situations which often arise when people see them. The house they live in is almost like a haunted museum. While the appearance of most of the members of the Munster family is enough to scare most people they are really nice and friendly. Even though Herman looks like a monster and Lily and Grandpa are vampires they actually think they look like average people. While their boy Eddie is a werewolf his cousin Marilyn is a normal-looking young woman. When the members of the Munster family go out in public they often create chaotic scenes without knowing it. When Herman drives the family car down the street other drivers think they're seeing things. If Lily and Grandpa are shopping at the grocery store other shoppers are apt to stop in their tracks or drop their groceries. Some of the episodes of "The Munsters Today" include Eddie drinking a mind reading potion, the family taking a camping trip, Herman being turned into a human and Marilyn meeting up with a genie. More than 70 half hour episodes of "The Munsters Today" were produced and the show originally ran in syndication for three seasons.

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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.
Large
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.
Description

"The Munsters Today" is a popular American comedy series. With its ghoulish yet funny family living in a haunted house this show offers a steady stream of hilarious episodes. The head of the Munster family is Herman Munster who is played by John Schuck. His wife Lily is portrayed by Lee Meriwether and Grandpa Vladimir Dracula is played by Howard Morton. Their son Eddie is portrayed by Jason Marsden and Hilary Van Dyke takes on the role of their cousin Marilyn.

On "The Munsters Today" the Munster family wakes up after being in a state of suspended sleep for more than 20 years. They regularly run into all sorts of unlikely and humorous situations which often arise when people see them. The house they live in is almost like a haunted museum.

While the appearance of most of the members of the Munster family is enough to scare most people they are really nice and friendly. Even though Herman looks like a monster and Lily and Grandpa are vampires they actually think they look like average people. While their boy Eddie is a werewolf his cousin Marilyn is a normal-looking young woman.

When the members of the Munster family go out in public they often create chaotic scenes without knowing it. When Herman drives the family car down the street other drivers think they're seeing things. If Lily and Grandpa are shopping at the grocery store other shoppers are apt to stop in their tracks or drop their groceries.

Some of the episodes of "The Munsters Today" include Eddie drinking a mind reading potion, the family taking a camping trip, Herman being turned into a human and Marilyn meeting up with a genie.

More than 70 half hour episodes of "The Munsters Today" were produced and the show originally ran in syndication for three seasons.

  • Premiere Date
    March 1, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    5.2  (538)