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
- When Lurch is at the harpsichord, he was playing a dead keyboard. The music was actually played by composer Vic Mizzy and added to the soundtrack.
- The Broadway musical version of "The Addams Family" opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 8, 2010 and starred Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth.
- Almost all episodes open in the Addamses' living room with the family playing and having fun. Activities included Gomez doing yoga headstands, flamenco dancing, sword fighting, bull whip…
[show]Almost all episodes open in the Addamses' living room with the family playing and having fun. Activities included Gomez doing yoga headstands, flamenco dancing, sword fighting, bull whip practice, shooting thrown apples with crossbows and other bizarre games.