The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 33

Lurch, the Teenage Idol (14 May 1965)

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Low grunts and grumbles while at the harpsichord constitute Lurch's manner of singing. Gomez has a record company record him and soon the Addams house is surrounded by excited teenyboppers,... See full summary »

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Marie Blake ...
Grandmama Addams (as Blossom Rock)
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Herkie Styles ...
Mizzy Bickle
Laurie Mitchell ...
Gladys
Joanna Dix ...
Susie
Pamela McMyler ...
Claire
Jacquelin Palmer ...
Joan
Patrick Moore ...
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Low grunts and grumbles while at the harpsichord constitute Lurch's manner of singing. Gomez has a record company record him and soon the Addams house is surrounded by excited teenyboppers, fawning and fainting over Lurch when he becomes the newest hit sensation. All that blind adoration goes to Lurch's head, and the Addames quickly find they have a self-centered butler who won't "buttle" any longer. Could it be they've created a monster? Written by statmanjeff

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"Mizzy Bickle", the name of the record producer, is an in-joke reference to Vic Mizzy, the composer of the show's theme song and incidental music. See more »

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When Gomez is looking at the ticker tape, some of it droops into a wastebasket, then is pulled out. In the next shot, it is in again. Gomez's hands on the ticker tape also change position in this shot. See more »

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Gomez Addams: Lurch! He's been stabbed!
Morticia Frump Addams: Nonsense, darling. That's the way he sings.
Gomez Addams: He'd be better stabbed.
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