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The Munsters' Revenge (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  27 February 1981 (USA)
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The owner of a wax museum has an exhibit dedicated to the Munsters. When he uses robots that look like Herman and Granpa to pull a jewelry heist, everyone thinks that the real Herman and ... See full summary »

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The owner of a wax museum has an exhibit dedicated to the Munsters. When he uses robots that look like Herman and Granpa to pull a jewelry heist, everyone thinks that the real Herman and Grandpa did it. They must prove their innocence and uncover the real thieves. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Die Munsters: Die Rückkehr der Familie Frankenstein  »

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Bob Hastings, who provided the voice of the Raven in the original series (alternating with Mel Blanc) portrays Uncle Phantom of the Opera. Ezra Stone, who directed many of the original The Munsters (1964) series, appears as Dr. Lightlighter. See more »

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Whenever Grandpa turns into a bat and flies around, the strings holding the rubber bat up are visible. See more »

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Lily Munster: I just talked to aunt Elvira. She's flying in from Salem... for the Halloween holiday.
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Oh, Goody, goody, goody, Herman and Grandpa are back!
2 November 2008 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This movie is ridiculous! That's exactly what I like about this piece of "Guilty Pleasure". It is easy to condemn this movie for not including Pat Priest and Butch Patrick, the original Marilyn and Eddie. But look at the year and do the math. Pat Priest and Butch Patrick had long outgrown their parts! Time does that to young stars. Yvonne De Carlo, who re-prised her role as Lili, was pushing the Big 6-0 (even though she still looked good and was still the perfect "Lili").

It's a shame that Yvonne De Carlo wasn't given a larger part. Still, it was good to see Fred Gwynne and Al Lewis in the roles that made them so famous! During the 2 seasons that THE MUNSTERS was on prime time, it was the Gwynne/Lewis chemistry that made the series such a success. The rest of the cast were supporting cast members, not to say that they weren't needed. They were! The TV series wouldn't had survived as long as it did without them. Given the choice between Butch Patrick or Happy Derman (the original "Eddie"), the choice was too easy. Yvonne De Carlo was also the better choice over Joan Marshall.

Though this movie doesn't measure up to the original TV series, it still measures up nicely and is one of the better "reunuin" TV specials that plagued the boob-tube during the late 1970s/early 1980s.

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