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Who Would You Be In The Addams Family?


The Munsters ~ Marilyn (Beverly Owens), Grandpa (Al Lewis), Lily (Yvonne De Carlo), Herman (Fred Gwynne), and Eddie (Butch Patrick)


Addams Family Halloween Costumes

The Addams Family (movie version, though the TV series came first). Other films that would make good Hallowe'en costumes because they're famous, though not really "fashion": The Munsters (similarly, a TV show first), scI-fi (Barbarella, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), fantasy (Mary Poppins, any Disney animation), Rocky, Shaft, Tom Cruise in "Risky Business", Men in Black.


A few years back there were a couple of color photos of The Addams Family TV show set making the rounds on social media. The thing most folks were instantly struck by was how very pink the Addams’ living room was. The show which ran for only two seasons, between 1964 and 1966, was shot in black-and-white, giving it a look very similar to the original black and white cartoon illustrations of Charles Addams’ which appeared in the New Yorker. Images from the show are ingrained in...


In 1964, the ABC-TV network created The Addams Family television series based on Addams's 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). During the original television run of The Addams Family television series, The New Yorker editor William Shawn refused to publish any Addams Family cartoons, though he continued to publish other Charles Addams cartoons.