In 1964, the ABC-TV network created a television series based on Addams' cartoon characters. The series was shot in black-and-white and aired for two seasons in 64 half-hour episodes (September 18, 1964 – September 2, 1966).
Last EpisodeTV Special: Addam's Family Halloween Spe… Aired: Oct. 30, 1977
A revival of the popular '60s TV comedy series "The Addams Family" has them preparing for Halloween in their own inimitable way.
The Addams Family: Season 2, Episode #15 - Christmas with the Addams Family
Fester, as Santa, gets stuck in the chimney.
The Addams Family: Season 2, Episode #5 - Gomez, the People's Choice
When Gomez receives his property tax bill, he decides that their town's mayor, Mr. Henson, is completely…
The Addams Family: Addams Family Halloween Special
The Addams family gathers together to celebrate the holiday, Halloween.
Series Fun Facts
- Jackie Coogan was originally rejected as Uncle Fester. He went home, shaved his head, and did his own Fester makeup and costume. This won him the part.
- The train-crash sequence, in which the model trains collide and explode, was shot once, and that footage was used every time Gomez wrecked model trains.
- The harpsichord that Lurch played was a Krupnick.