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
- The interior decor of the Addamses's home was inspired by the producers' first sight of the eclectic furnishings of Charles Addams' own New York City apartment, which is why it does not at…
[show]The interior decor of the Addamses's home was inspired by the producers' first sight of the eclectic furnishings of Charles Addams' own New York City apartment, which is why it does not at all resemble the run-down bare-walls interiors seen in both the original cartoons or the movies.
- Cousin Itt's voice was done by producer Nat Perrin, who recited gibberish into a tape recorder and played it back at a higher speed.
- Gomez originally was engaged to Morticia's sister, Ophelia, in a arranged marriage. A few days before the wedding, however, he met and fell in love with Morticia and wound up marrying her instead.