The Munsters Today (1987–1991)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Sci-Fi
5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 228 users  
Reviews: 6 user

This is supposed to be the exact same Munster family as in the '60s series "The Munsters". One of Grandpa's experiments went awry, and put the Munsters into suspended animation for 20 years... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 8 titles
created 28 Oct 2012
 
a list of 14 titles
created 30 Jul 2013
 
a list of 263 titles
created 29 Aug 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 337 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Munsters Today (1987–1991)

The Munsters Today (1987–1991) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Munsters Today.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



Unknown   3   2   1  
Unknown   1991   1990   1989   1988  
3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mockingbird Lane (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Singer
Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi, Charity Wakefield
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When the Batmobile is stolen, Adam West and Burt Ward search for it while remembering their days as the stars of the Batman live action series.

Director: Paul A. Kaufman
Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Jack Brewer
The Addams Family (1973–1975)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The Addams Family is not your typical family: they take delight in most of the things that "normal" people would be terrified of. Gomez Adams is an extremely wealthy man, and is able to ... See full summary »

Stars: Lennie Weinrib, Jackie Coogan, Janet Waldo
Zombie Dream (2014)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Director: Blair Murphy
Stars: Manuel Abberra, Kevin Bean, Brian J. Cano
Red Sonja (1985)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A vengeful woman sets out to retrieve a magic orb from an evil queen whom she vows vengeance upon after the evil queen slain her family and her loyal warriors raped her.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A female cop is gunned down and wrongly accused of using excessive force in a hostage rescue attempt. Maniac cop returns from the dead once more to seek revenge, destroying everthing and ... See full summary »

Director: William Lustig
Stars: Robert Davi, Robert Z'Dar, Caitlin Dulany
Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Batman & Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.

Director: Joel Schumacher
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Valente Q. Castro
Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Beverley Owen
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Valente Q. Castro
Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Beverley Owen
The New Odd Couple (1982–1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An African American remake of the television series inspired by the Neil Simon play.

Stars: Ron Glass, Demond Wilson, John Schuck
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: David Lowell Rich
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Herman Munster (73 episodes, 1988-1991)
...
 Lily Munster (73 episodes, 1988-1991)
Howard Morton ...
 'Grandpa' Vladimir Dracula (73 episodes, 1988-1991)
...
 Eddie Munster (73 episodes, 1988-1991)
Hilary Van Dyke ...
 Marilyn Munster (72 episodes, 1988-1991)
Edit

Storyline

This is supposed to be the exact same Munster family as in the '60s series "The Munsters". One of Grandpa's experiments went awry, and put the Munsters into suspended animation for 20 years. Upon awakening in the '80s, they experience the same comic situations since they don't realize that they aren't "normal". Dad Herman resembles the Frankenstein monster, Mom Lily and Grandpa are vampires, son Eddie is a werewolf, and only beautiful Marilyn looks like a human. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The New Munsters  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(72 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first and thus far only version of "The Munsters" to feature lyrics with the memorable theme song. The lyrics are as follows; "We're the Munsters. We're the Munsters. We went to sleep twenty years ago, and we woke up with a brand new show. We're the Munsters. We're the Munsters... Today." See more »

Quotes

Marilyn: 1988? It can't be!
'Grandpa' Vladimir Dracula: Yes it can, and it is! But it's no problem, I can have it fixed in a jiffy.
Lily: Jiffy? You can not fix what happened, we have just taken a twenty-two year nap!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

No!!!!!!!
7 March 2002 | by (Blackpool, England) – See all my reviews

I was intruduced to the original munsters show when i was young and loved it, when this came along and finally reached this country (dont ask me what year!) i watched a few episodes but to be honest i didnt like them, initially the signs were good in my eyes but after 20 odd minutes of two episodes i went back to watching the original series and im glad i did, even the movie spin off of the original series was better. Just didnt feel like the original to me guess you cant improve on what was perfect to start with :)


11 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Disappointing anothapartofme
comparison asiras1
'Thicker than Water': an unsung classic maskedman66
Discuss The Munsters Today (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page