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Writers:
Ed Haas (developed by)
Norm Liebmann (developed by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | unknown
Release Date:
24 September 1964 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A family of friendly monsters have misadventures never quite realising why people react to them so strangely. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(169 articles)
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Atmospheric, colorful fun! See more (44 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 47)

Fred Gwynne ... Herman Munster / ... (72 episodes, 1964-2007)

Al Lewis ... Grandpa (72 episodes, 1964-2007)

Yvonne De Carlo ... Lily Munster (71 episodes, 1964-1987)

Butch Patrick ... Eddie Munster (71 episodes, 1964-1987)
Pat Priest ... Marilyn Munster (57 episodes, 1964-1966)
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Series Directed by
Ezra Stone (27 episodes, 1964-1966)
Norman Abbott (12 episodes, 1964-2007)
Joseph Pevney (11 episodes, 1964-1966)
Earl Bellamy (7 episodes, 1964-1965)
Lawrence Dobkin (4 episodes, 1964)
Jerry Paris (3 episodes, 1965)
David Alexander (2 episodes, 1964-1987)
Gene Reynolds (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Writing credits
Allan Burns (72 episodes, 1964-2007)
Ed Haas (72 episodes, 1964-2007)
Chris Hayward (72 episodes, 1964-2007)
Norm Liebmann (72 episodes, 1964-2007)
Joe Connelly (29 episodes, 1964-1966)
Bob Mosher (29 episodes, 1964-1966)
Dick Conway (13 episodes, 1964-1966)
Doug Tibbles (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
Tom Adair (11 episodes, 1964-1966)
James B. Allardice (11 episodes, 1964-1966)
Richard Baer (5 episodes, 1965-1966)
Roland MacLane (2 episodes, 1964)
George Tibbles (2 episodes, 1965)

Series Produced by
Joe Connelly .... producer / executive producer (71 episodes, 1964-2007)
Bob Mosher .... producer (71 episodes, 1964-2007)
Irving Paley .... production executive (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Jack Marshall (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Cinematography by
Enzo A. Martinelli (23 episodes, 1965-1966)
Walter Strenge (16 episodes, 1964-1965)
Fred Mandl (10 episodes, 1964-1965)
Lionel Lindon (7 episodes, 1964-1965)
Monroe P. Askins (4 episodes, 1965)
Benjamin H. Kline (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
William Margulies (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Jacques R. Marquette (2 episodes, 1965)
Bud Thackery (2 episodes, 1965)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bud S. Isaacs (57 episodes, 1964-1966)
George Ohanian (5 episodes, 1966)
Michael R. McAdam (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
Henry Larrecq (56 episodes, 1964-1966)
Frank Arrigo (7 episodes, 1964-1965)
Raymond Beal (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
Howard E. Johnson (3 episodes, 1964)
John J. Lloyd (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Set Decoration by
John McCarthy Jr. (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Robert C. Bradfield (45 episodes, 1964-1965)
Audrey A. Blasdel (19 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ralph Sylos (2 episodes, 1965)
James M. Walters Sr. (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Makeup Department
Karl Silvera .... makeup artist (70 episodes, 1964-2007)
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Abe Haberman .... makeup artist (69 episodes, 1964-1966)
Michael Westmore .... makeup artist (69 episodes, 1964-1966)
Perc Westmore .... makeup artist (69 episodes, 1964-1966)
Larry Germain .... hair stylist (51 episodes, 1964-1966)
Virginia Darcy .... hair stylist (20 episodes, 1964-1965)
 
Series Production Management
Michael R. McAdam .... post-production supervisor (38 episodes, 1964-1965)
Jim Hogan .... unit manager (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dolph Zimmer .... assistant director (60 episodes, 1964-1966)
John Clarke Bowman .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1964)
Lester Wm. Berke .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1964)

Lou Watt .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
George Ohanian .... sound effects editor (37 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lyle Cain .... sound (11 episodes, 1964-1966)
Edwin J. Somers Jr. .... sound (7 episodes, 1964-1966)
Frank H. Wilkinson .... sound (7 episodes, 1965)
Corson Jowett .... sound (6 episodes, 1964-1966)
Robert R. Bertrand .... sound (6 episodes, 1964-1965)
James T. Porter .... sound (5 episodes, 1964-1966)
Earl Crain Jr. .... sound (5 episodes, 1964-1965)
Earl Crain Sr. .... sound (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
David H. Moriarty .... sound (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
Bill Ford .... sound (3 episodes, 1966)
Ralph Butler .... sound (2 episodes, 1965)
Melvin M. Metcalfe Sr. .... sound (2 episodes, 1965)
Roger A. Parish .... sound (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Special Effects by
Ken Strickfaden .... special effects (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Stunts
Jerry Summers .... stunt driver (1 episode, 1965)

Gene LeBell .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vincent Dee .... costume supervisor (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Editorial Department
David J. O'Connell .... editorial department head (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Music Department
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Stanley Wilson .... music supervisor (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver (1 episode, 1965)
 
Series Other crew
Allan Burns .... developer: original format (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Chris Hayward .... developer: original format (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Keith Vincent .... assistant to producers (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
 

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  • General Mills  original sponsor (Cheerios, Betty Crocker cake mixes, Gold Medal flour)

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Runtime:
30 min (70 episodes) | Argentina:30 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:PG (DVD rating) | USA:Not Rated (DVD rating)

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Trivia:
Bill Mumy was the original choice for Eddie Munster, but his parents didn't approve of the extensive makeup that would be used for his character. He would eventually guest on "The Munsters: Come Back, Little Googie (#1.25)" (1965), playing an incorrigible brat, during the first season.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Herman Munster:DARN, DARN, DARN, DARN!
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17 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Atmospheric, colorful fun!, 1 September 2002
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

I think the problem with TV sitcoms these days is that 90% of the them are filmed in front of studio audiences. Save for the cable-TV comedies, adventurous shows like "The Munsters" don't get made today. They went OUTSIDE, they drove around. Everything wasn't confined to the sets, although their house was a doozy and I loved it every time action took place down in Grandpa's basement. What a bunch of great characters these were (with kudos to Al Lewis and--God bless him--Fred Gwynne). Many of the episodes--such as the classic one where Eddie runs amok on a popular ghoul-TV program, "Zombo"--are still very pointed today, and just as funny. Herman's super strength was always good for a colorful sight-gag, Yvonna De Carlo's Lily was the perfect straight-face for Herman's antics. And don't forget that Drag-U-La...what a beauty!

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