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: Addams Family Halloween Special
The Addams family gathers together to celebrate the holiday, Halloween.
Series Fun Facts
- Carolyn Jones and John Astin decided to give Gomez and Morticia "a grand romance" as an antidote to the virtually asexual parents then common in television shows.
- Goof (revealing mistake): Thing can be seen throughout the series as both a right and a left hand.
- Pugsley's pet Octopus was named Aristotle.