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The New Addams Family 

An updated version of the classic series following a creepy family who live in a haunted house.
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Saturday, August 28, 1999

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Series cast summary:
Glenn Taranto ...  Gomez Addams / ... 65 episodes, 1998-1999
Ellie Harvie ...  Morticia Addams / ... 65 episodes, 1998-1999
Brody Smith Brody Smith ...  Pugsley Addams 65 episodes, 1998-1999
Nicole Fugere ...  Wednesday Addams 65 episodes, 1998-1999
Michael Roberds ...  Uncle Fester / ... 65 episodes, 1998-1999
John DeSantis ...  Lurch 65 episodes, 1998-1999
Betty Phillips ...  Granmama Addams / ... 64 episodes, 1998-1999
Steven Fox Steven Fox ...  Thing 59 episodes, 1998-1999
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Updated-for-the-'90s 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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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Morticia Addams: Oh, Gomez, I love it when you take an irrational stance against overwhelming odds with no hope of success.
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I was a big fan of the original so I watched this just to see.
2 July 1999 | by page79See all my reviews

On a whim I decided to watch this since I was a big fan of the original series and I really enjoyed the two movies. I really enjoy this new incarnation. There will never be a better cast than John Astin and the lot but this new crew is wonderful for a TV version. The humor is very similar to the original and of course the nifty sets and special effects are less than the movies provided but the writing, which is fairly witty and sharp, more than makes up for any of this. Compared to the recent overdose of poor remakes (anyone see the Munsters Today?) This program ranks well above the rest.


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19 October 1998 (USA) See more »

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