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The Addams Family (1973)

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The Addams Family (1973)
Premiere September 8, 1973
Finale December 1, 1973
Creator Charles Addams (characters)
Network NBC
Style 30-minute animated comedy
Company Hanna-Barbera Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 13
Origin USA

The Addams Family (1973) is a animated comedy that aired on NBC.

In this variation of Charles Addams' popular Saturday Evening Post cartoon and the 1964 sitcom, the Addams Family travel across the country in a haunted mobile home. The acquire a pet octopus, Ocho. It attains many of the macabre traits of the TV sitcom: while on board a cruise ship, Gomez and Morticia entreat the bandleader to play their song: "The Funeral March."

The Addams Family first became animated the season prior on The New Scooby-Doo Movies on CBS (the episode, imaginatively enough, was titled Scooby Doo Meets The Addams Family). They would become animated again in 1992 on ABC. Hanna-Barbera made that edition as well and re-recruited John Astin as the voice of Gomez.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Lennie Weinrib Gomez Addams 1
Janet Waldo Morticia Addams 1
Jodie Foster Pugsley Addams 1
Cindy Henderson Wednesday Addams 1
Jackie Coogan Uncle Fester 1
Ted Cassidy Lurch 1


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One September 8, 1973 December 1, 1973 13


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Series
Only available through the WB Shop
October 19, 2010 4

External sites