The Addams Family (1964–1966)
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Morticia, the Sculptress 

When Morticia declares she's bored and needs an outlet for her creativity, Gomez suggests several possibilities, including sculpting. This strikes a chord in her and immediately she throws ... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney Lanfield

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Carolyn Jones ... Morticia Addams
John Astin ... Gomez Addams
Jackie Coogan ... Uncle Fester
Ted Cassidy ... Lurch
Marie Blake ... Grandmama (as Blossom Rock) (credit only)
Lisa Loring ... Wednesday Addams
Ken Weatherwax ... Pugsley Addams
Vito Scotti ... Sam Picasso
Hugh Sanders ... Bosley Swain
Thing Thing ... Itself
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Storyline

When Morticia declares she's bored and needs an outlet for her creativity, Gomez suggests several possibilities, including sculpting. This strikes a chord in her and immediately she throws herself into it. The house is soon filled with huge boulders Gomez is purchasing from a quarry. In one scene, he and Fester struggle to move one up the front steps, but Lurch deftly picks it up as if it weighed only a few ounces. Morticia is shown furiously banging away with a hammer and chisel in a montage, finally declaring, supposedly after months of work, that it's finished. Unfortunately, it pretty much still looks like a big shapeless rock. Gomez has an art dealer appraise the masterpiece, but the man thinks it's so bad he actually hits it with his cane before storming out. Gomez realizes he's right, but he'd do anything to keep Morticia happy, so he devises a plan to pay another, more unscrupulous dealer, "The World's Crummiest", one Sam Piccasso (Vito Scotti) to pretend to like it and ... Written by westernone

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1965 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Filmways Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When Morticia dribbles water from the sponge on the rock, it makes a noise like much more water being poured on a flat surface. See more »

Quotes

Sam Picasso: Don't you understand I will not sell my soul?
Gomez Addams: There'll be a $200 fee.
Sam Picasso: At those prices... eh!
Gomez Addams: I like a man with integrity. I wish I knew one.
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