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
- 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,…
[show]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.
- The house that would later become Munster House first made an appearance in an episode of Leave It to Beaver. Producers Joe Connelly and Bob Mosher created both series.
- Contrary to popular belief, The Munsters were not the first couple on TV to share a bed. It was real-life couple Mary Kay Stearns and John Stearns on their show Mary Kay and Johnny in the late 1940s.