Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 24, 1964
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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The Munsters

A family of friendly monsters that have misadventures and never understand why people react to them so strangely. The family, while decidedly odd, consider themselves fairly typical working-class Americans of the era. Herman, like many husbands of 1960s, is the sole wage-earner in the family, though Lily and Grandpa make (short-lived) attempts to earn a little money from time to time.

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02x32 A Visit From the Teacher Aired: May. 12, 1966

The Munsters get a visit from Eddie's teacher and principal after he writes a report describing his family life. The concern seems to be whether …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 70 episodes air between 1964 and 1966.

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  • For the first 13 episodes, in which Beverley Owen played Marilyn, Fred Gwynne appeared last in the opening credits. When Owen was replaced by Pat Priest and the sequence had to be re-shot,…
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    For the first 13 episodes, in which Beverley Owen played Marilyn, Fred Gwynne appeared last in the opening credits. When Owen was replaced by Pat Priest and the sequence had to be re-shot, Gwynne appeared first in the credits. Since there were no further cast changes for the second season, the credits remained in that order for the remainder of the series.
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  • This show and its "rival" series The Addams Family (1964) both debuted within a week of one another in September 1964. At the end of that year's TV season, this show ranked #18 in the…
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    This show and its "rival" series The Addams Family (1964) both debuted within a week of one another in September 1964. At the end of that year's TV season, this show ranked #18 in the Nielsens, with a rating of 24.7, while The Addams Family came in at #23, with a 23.9 rating. At the time, Nielsens indicated what percentage of American TV households tuned in to any given program. By the end of the following year, both series were cancelled.
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  • Bill Mumy was the original choice for Eddie Munster, but his parents didn't approve of the extensive makeup that would be used for his character. He would eventually guest on "The Munsters"…
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    Bill Mumy was the original choice for Eddie Munster, but his parents didn't approve of the extensive makeup that would be used for his character. He would eventually guest on "The Munsters" (1964) {Come Back, Little Googie (#1.25)}, playing an incorrigible brat, during the first season.
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