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The Munsters Today 

America's First Family of Fright awaken after an accidental 22 year nap and must adjust to life in the 1980s.
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3   2   1  
1991   1990   1989   1988   Unknown  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Schuck ...  Herman Munster 73 episodes, 1988-1991
Lee Meriwether ...  Lily Munster 73 episodes, 1988-1991
Howard Morton Howard Morton ...  'Grandpa' Vladimir Dracula 73 episodes, 1988-1991
Jason Marsden ...  Eddie Munster 73 episodes, 1988-1991
Hilary Van Dyke Hilary Van Dyke ...  Marilyn Munster 72 episodes, 1988-1991
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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>

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

John Schuck who plays Herman Munster had previously played the role of Frankenstein's Monster in the 1979 TV movie "The HalloweenThat Almost Wasn't", as had his predecessor Fred Gwynne in the original series of "The Munsters" his previous credit being for a TV commercial. 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!
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Connections

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

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No!!!!!!!
7 March 2002 | by dirtymagic666See 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 :)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Munsters See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Arthur Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(72 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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