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.
Last Episode02x32 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 …
Series Fun Facts
- Joan Marshall (Phoebe Munster) was replaced by Yvonne De Carlo (Lily Munster) for the series, as Phoebe was thought to be too much like Morticia Addams.
- Fred Gwynne also played Herman's twin brother Charlie and a reject creation of Doctor Frankenstein's named Johann.
- Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster) recorded a pop record to the tune of "The Munsters" theme in the early '80s called "What Ever Happened to Eddie?" as Eddie and the Monsters.