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The Addams Family was a television sitcom based on recurring, but previously nameless, characters in the works of cartoonist Charles Addams that appeared in The New Yorker. The series focused on a ghoulish family and their unique view on life, and ran on ABC from 1964 until 1966. The series spawned a number of spin-offs and remakes, including two animated series, two live-action theatrical films (The Addams Family in 1991 and its 1993 sequel Addams Family Values), a second TV series, the direct-to-video feature The Addams Family Reunion, and a Broadway musical.

Charles Adams' characters have become celebrities in their own right, with the characters of Morticia and Gomez ranking #87 on Bravo's 100 Greatest TV Characters, and the theme song ranking as one of the 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes by TV Guide.

References

  • In the mid-90's, the Sesame Street human cast starred in a sitcom sketch featuring an addition-loving family known as the Add-ems Family.
  • In Elmo's World "Hair," Elmo is adorned with a long wig of hair and a bowler, and thus resembles the chattering Cousin Itt from The Addams Family.

Connections

  • John Astin played Gomez Addams on the 1960s series, 1992 animated sequel and The New Scooby-Doo Movies (1972)
  • Paul Benedict played Judge Womack in The Addams Family (1991)
  • Carol Channing voiced Grandmama Addams in the 1992 animated series
  • Tim Curry played Gomez in The Addams Family Reunion (1998, video)
  • Joan Cusack played Debbie Jellinsky in Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Jodie Foster voiced Puggsley Addams in the 1972 animated series.
  • Margaret Hamilton played Granny Hester Frump in "Happy Birthday, Grandma Frump" in The Addams Family (1964)
  • Daryl Hannah played Morticia Addams in The Addams Family Reunion (1998, video)
  • Anjelica Huston played Morticia Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Raul Julia played Gomez in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Carol Kane played Grandmama in Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Nathan Lane played Gomez in the Addams Family Musical (2009), and appeared in Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Christopher Lloyd played Uncle Fester in The Addams Family (1991, film) and Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Rick Lyon played "Thing" for Nick at Night's TV Land "Addams Family" Promo
  • Edie McClurg voiced Mrs. Normanmeyer in the 1992 animated series
  • Sam McMurray played Don Buckman in Addams Family Value (1993)
  • Bebe Neuwirth played Morticia in the Addams Family Musical (2009)
  • Brad Oscar took over the role of Uncle Fester in the Addams Family Musical
  • Rob Paulsen voiced Mr. Normanmeyer in the 1992 animated series
  • Don Rickles played Claude in "Halloween with the Addams Family" (an episode of the 1964 series)
  • Tony Shalhoub played Jorge in Addams Family Values (1993)
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