Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a show that run between 1964 – 1966 and was popular to the audiences – The Addams Family
Opening Titles / Theme Tune
About the Show
Summary of Plot
The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family – IMDB
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Carolyn Jones – Morticia Addams
John Astin – Gomez Addams
Ted Cassidy – Lurch
Jackie Coogan – Uncle Fester Frump
+ Gomez and Morticia Addams were the first married couple on American TV implied to have a sex life
+ As Gomez would often place his lit cigars in his pocket, the prop department lined his pockets of the jackets with asbestos.
+ Lurch got fan mail from teenage girls who insisted he was cuter then the beetles.
+ They were the first family on TV to own a home computer
+ The show mostly consisted of recycled sets from the movie The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
+It took Carolyn Jones two hours every day to put on Morticias make-up topping it off by wearing a wig made of human hair.
Gomez the Reluctant Lover