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
- 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.
- Though Uncle Fester is a regular on the TV series, Charles Addams' prototype for Fester in the New Yorker cartoons was almost exclusively solitary, never shown indoors with the other family…
[show]Though Uncle Fester is a regular on the TV series, Charles Addams' prototype for Fester in the New Yorker cartoons was almost exclusively solitary, never shown indoors with the other family (except once as a painted portrait), and only once outdoors with the children (going fishing with dynamite).
- Even though Gomez would kiss Morticia up and down her arm when she spoke French or called him "bubeleh", we never saw him kiss her on the lips.