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Mockingbird Lane (2012)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  26 October 2012 (USA)
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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 »

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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 and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf tendencies surface in puberty, forcing the family to relocate to their famous 1313 Mockingbird Lane address. Written by Anonymous

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Unsold pilot for a series that NBC passed on but aired as a part of a Halloween special. See more »

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Grandpa: Edward, stop playing with your food.
Eddie Munster: I will if you will.
Grandpa: That is a gross cliche, and it is beneath you.
Eddie Munster: [to Steve] My grandpa's gonna eat you.
Marilyn Munster: Is that happening tonight? Hmm?
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I Think I Need a New Heart
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absoLUTEly brilliant
27 October 2012 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

As a long time fan of "The Munsters" I was both excited, and apprehensive when I heard about this reboot. A New Munsters? I groaned, remembering such fare as the 80's made for TV flick "The Munsters' Revenge" but then I heard It's not a comedy, it's a drama. and I thought....huh....there's potential there. So I watched it, and it was extremely well done. Everything from the writing to the special effects was top notch. I was extremely happy to see Portia DiRossi, who starred in my favorite show of all time, "Arrested Development". O'Connell shined as the kind-hearted Herman, and Izzard's Grandpa is imposing, threatening, frightening, and just a tad hilarious. I love this new take on "The Munsters" and I hope it takes off, I would love to watch this weekly. Future remake makers, take notes from this pilot. It's excellent.


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