The Addams Family
Comedy / Sitcom
Cast: John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Jackie Coogan, Lisa Loring, Ken Weatherwax, Ted Cassidy and Blossom Rock
The Addams Family is a comedy television series based on the characters in Charles Addams' New Yorker cartoons . The 30-minute series was shot in black-and-white and aired for two seasons in 64 installments on ABC from September 18, 1964 to April 8, 1966. Many comapre it to it's rival, "The
The very wealthy, endlessly enthusiastic Gomez Addams (John Astin) is madly in love with his refined wife Morticia (Carolyn Jones). Along with their two children, Wednesday Friday (Lisa Loring) and Pugsley (Ken Weatherwax), Uncle Fester (Jackie Coogan) and Grandmama (Blossom Rock), they reside in an ornate, gloomy, Second Empire style mansion, attended by their servants, Lurch (Ted Cassidy), the towering butler, and Thing, a hand that usually appears out of a small wooden box.
They are very different from the rest of society, but they treat everyone with respect. Often, those that visit them have evil intentions, but they are unaware why they are disliked and frowned upon.