Basically an updated-for-the-90's version of the original Addams Family show. The family remains the same: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Granmama, Lurch, Thing, and ... See full summary »
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 Gomez Addams / ... (65 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Pugsley Addams (65 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Wednesday Addams (65 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Lurch (64 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Granmama Addams / ... (63 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Thing (56 episodes, 1998-1999)
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Basically an updated-for-the-90's version of the original Addams Family show. The family remains the same: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Granmama, Lurch, Thing, and Cousin Itt. They're still spooky, and they still have a lot of neighbors and other outsiders who show up and get freaked out by the family's macabre shenanigans. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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John Astin makes a special guest appearance as Grandpa Addams. He played Gomez Addams in the show The Addams Family (1964-1966) See more »

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In the opening sequence, there is a closeup of Lurch playing the piano, but his hand moves in the wrong direction (he "plays" a glissando towards the high end, but the music is actually the reverse). See more »

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[Discussing how Gomez and Morticia have such a happy relationship]
Uncle Fester: How do you and Morticia do it?
Gomez Addams: Never go to bed angry... or on fire.
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Some great moments, now in glorious color
15 November 2001 | by (San Jose, California) – See all my reviews

I remember the original The Addams Family. It came to the air when I was 8. The humor of those shows stands up even today. The New Addams Family makes a great attempt at returning to those "original" values and humor. Certainly it isn't the first movie (but it is sure a heck of a lot better than the 3rd one!!!) which strove to bring a more modern feel to the franchise. But this new incarnation is actually rather clever. Instead of having a bunch of "names" with new faces to associate with the characters, the producers found relative unknowns that have some amazing resemblances (take a look at Michael Roberds as Uncle Fester) and some very similar vocal characteristics. Close you eyes when Gomez and Fester are talking and you can almost hear John Astin and Jackie Coogan. And Ellie Hervie is a great Morticia. I like this series. It is, of course, only in reruns now. Watch a few of them with an open mind. I think you will enjoy them as well.


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