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|1||The Addams Family Goes to School||Seaman Jacobs and Ed James||Arthur Hiller|
When Gomez and Morticia keep Wednesday and Pugsley home from school, Sam Hillard the truant officer pays a visit.
Madge Blake guest stars as Miss Comstock, the principal.
Family mentioned: Cousin Imar who has three arms.
Note: Gomez and Morticia enroll Pugsley and Wednesday in Sherwood Schools. This might be taken to imply that the town in which the Addamses live is named Sherwood; it is the only clue to the town's name in the entire series.
Cartoon reference: Morticia and Grandmother are playing cards, the caption reads "Grandmother! You're not cheating".
|September 18, 1964|
|2||Morticia and the Psychiatrist||Hannibal Coons and Harry Winkler||Jean Yarbrough|
Gomez and Morticia call in a child psychiatrist when they fear that Pugsley is becoming normal.
Cartoon reference: The Pugsley character is in a Boy Scout uniform saluting in front of a mirror. The parents watch from an open door. The caption reads "Well, he certainly doesn't take after my side of the family."
|September 25, 1964|
|3||Fester's Punctured Romance||Jameson Brewer||Sidney Lanfield|
Uncle Fester is looking for love, but when a door-to-door saleslady comes knocking, he's not sure she's his type.
Family mentioned: Cousin Eustace (Morticia knits a sweater with a long neck). Grandpa Squint and Aunt Vendetta (who look like they may or may not be alive).
Note: The growling bear skin rug is named Bruno.
|October 2, 1964|
|4||Gomez the Politician||Hannibal Coons and Harry Winkler||Jerry Hopper|
Election day is nearing, and the Addam's proud tradition of backing losing candidates continues when Sam Hillard runs for city council.
Family mentioned: Cousin Grisly's portrait of him facing a firing squad. Uncle "Kiss of Death" Blight who masterminded the presidential campaigns of Al Smith, Wendell Willkie and Adlai Stevenson. Grandpa Squint, whom (Abraham Lincoln supposedly begged for his political support but who instead backed Stephen Douglas); Squint's role in the 1860 presidential election implies that he was born in the 1840s or earlier, yet Morticia mentions having had a conversation with him at some earlier point in her marriage to Gomez, at which point Squint would've been over a century old.
Cartoon reference: The neighbors are disturbed by Uncle Fester sharpening the spikes on the fence. No caption.
|October 9, 1964|
|5||The Addams Family Tree||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler and Lou Houston||Jerry Hopper||A family rivalry prompts Gomez to trace his family's ancestry. This causes the Addams Family to enlist a genealogist to trace their family history. |
Frank Nelson guest stars as Mr. Pomeroy.
Family mentioned: Cousin Bleak (who had a middle eye that drooped), Morticia's Cousin Curdle (implied to have at least one eye in the back of her head), Cousin Farouk (named as the owner of the leg jutting from the stuffed swordfish on the wall), Aunt Blemish (who is mistaken for a barn in a photo), Grandpa Slurp (mistaken for two people in a photo, has buck teeth and a receding chin), Gomez's Cousin Clot (who was sentenced to the electric chair), Grand-Uncle Grisly (who was a traitor but he only did it for the money), an unnamed family of Addamses who live far up the Amazon river, Mamoud Kali Pashka Addams (the Firebug of the Bosporus who burned the Library of Alexandria in 270AD), Black Bart Addams and Bloody Addams (presumably pirates).
Note: Their pet jaguar "Fang" is mentioned.
|October 16, 1964|
|6||Morticia and the Ladies League||Phil Leslie and Keith Fowler||Jean Yarbrough||Morticia's lunch with the Ladies League is discovered by Pugsley's new friend Gorgo.||October 23, 1964|
|7||Halloween with The Addams Family||Keith Fowler and Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield||Mistaking two robbers named Claude and Marty (Don Rickles and Skip Homeier) for trick-or-treaters, the family takes them in for a Halloween celebration.||October 30, 1964|
|8||Green Eyed Gomez||Keith Fowler and Phil Leslie||Jerry Hopper||Gomez begins to feel jealous when an old friend of Morticia's comes to stay. |
Del Moore guest stars.
|November 6, 1964|
|9||The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family||Hannibal Coons & Harry Winkler||Jean Yarbrough|
A newlywed couple move in next door and are frightened by the family, so they attempt to break their lease.
Note: In a rare moment, Morticia speaks French ("au contraire") and Gomez does not react.
|November 13, 1964|
|10||Wednesday Leaves Home||Hannibal Coons and Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield|
When Wednesday is punished for using Uncle Fester's explosives, she threatens to run away from home, but Pugsley persuades her to hide in his room instead. Later she leaves the house but is picked up and taken to the police station, where she is interrogated by Sgt. Haley (Jesse White) the police detective from the police department's missing persons bureau. Lisa Loring as Wednesday Addams is featured more prominently than any other episode.
Note: Wednesday's middle name is "Friday".
|November 20, 1964|
|11||The Addams Family Meets the VIPs||Keith Fowler and Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield|
Family mentioned: Fester's Cousin Creep who was lost to a ray gun. He was giggling and laughing, vanished and was still giggling and laughing.
|November 27, 1964|
|12||Morticia the Matchmaker||Maury Geraghty||Jerry Hopper||Morticia's cousin Melancholia comes to stay after breaking up with her fiancé. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Gripe (who used "Hasty Marriage" marriage broker), Uncle Crimp (whose sweater has one arm longer than the other). Morticia mentions that she has "lots" of female cousins in addition to Melancholia.
|December 4, 1964|
|13||Lurch Learns to Dance||Teleplay by Jay Dratler, Jerry Seelen & Charles Marion. Story by Jay Dratler||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia and Gomez encourage Lurch to attend the annual Butlers' Ball and teach him how to dance in preparation. |
Family mentioned: Lurch's father who wanted him to be a jockey. Uncle Droop (whose ashes are in an urn) and Aunt Drip in a portrait painting (normal looking). Cousin Blob who was afraid of ghosts until he became one himself. Grandma Squint who can be heard on dark stormy nights from the attic cackling.
|December 11, 1964|
|14||Art and the Addams Family||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield|
Grandmama takes up painting and hires Picasso...Sam Picasso (Vito Scotti) as her teacher.
Family mentioned: Fester makes a urn for his Grandfather Malaplop, who isn't dead yet.
Cartoon reference: Mortica with Lurch carrying a suitcase, shows a guest to his room. The caption reads: "This is your room. If you should need anything, just scream."
|December 18, 1964|
|15||The Addams Family Meets a Beatnik||Henry Sharp, Sloan Nibley & Jack Raymond||Sidney Lanfield||The Addams Family takes care of an injured motorcyclist (Tom Lowell) and attempt to reunite him with his disapproving father (Barry Kelly).||January 1, 1965|
|16||The Addams Family Meets the Undercover Man||Harry Winkler, Hannibal Coons||Arthur Lubin||An undercover operative (George Neise) is convinced that the Addams family are spies, and recruits local tradespeople to infiltrate the house like the Postman Mr. Briggs (Rolfe Sedan) and the Plumber Mr. Conkey (Norman Leavitt). |
Family mentioned: Gomez shoots a bullet-hole silhouette of Uncle Flub, who has a "fine, sensitive drooping chin," is prone to trembling, and cannot write; the fact that Morticia is aware of this latter fact and Gomez is not implies Flub is Morticia's uncle, not Gomez's.
Note: The Addams are seen smoking from a Hookah.
|January 8, 1965|
|17||Mother Lurch Visits the Addams Family||Jameson Brewer||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia and Gomez pose as Lurch's maid and butler when his mother (Ellen Corby) comes for a visit. |
Family mentioned: Morticia's Cousin Slimy (two headed), Gomez's Cousin Manuel (who was a pyromaniac), Cousin Imar (three arms and went to Princeton; previously mentioned in The Addams Family Goes to School).
Note: Gomez claims he was born with a mustache. Fester appears to be eating a nopal.
|January 15, 1965|
|18||Uncle Fester's Illness||Bill Lutz||Sidney Lanfield||Uncle Fester has lost his electrical charge and spoils a family outing. They then call a doctor named Dr. Milford when their witch doctor named Dr. Mbogo is unable to make a house call.||January 22, 1965|
|19||The Addams Family Splurges||George Haight, Lou Huston||Sidney Lanfield||Having gone everywhere else on their vacations, The Addams Family plan a vacation to the moon. To fund this trip, the family propose to their broker, Ralph J. Hulen, a plan to raise money by betting on eight champion racehorses (picked out by Whizzo, a computer built by Gomez and Pugsley) competing in every broadcast horse race. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Nanook (who sent a totem pole to the Addams Family for Christmas and wanted their bear in return)
|January 29, 1965|
|20||Cousin Itt Visits the Addams Family||Tony Wilson, Henry Sharp||Sidney Lanfield||Gomez and Morticia try to get Cousin Itt a job as a zoo curator. |
Note: The radio states the Addam's house to be in the Greenbriar, Woodlawn area, on North Cemetery Drive.
Alan Reed guest stars.
|February 5, 1965|
|21||The Addams Family in Court||Harry Winkler, Hannibal Coons||Nat Perrin|
Grandmama is arrested by an undercover police officer named Lt. Poston for telling fortunes and soon the whole family is being held in contempt of court.
Hal Smith guest stars as Judge Harvey Saunders
Family mentioned: Mamoud Kali Pashka Addams, the "Firebug of the Bosporus". Morticia's Cousin Cringe who even ate the hacksaw in the cake that was made for him and later developed a taste for them.
Note: The front gate is named "Gate". Morticia is shown to be able to ignite candles with just a touch.
|February 12, 1965|
|22||Amnesia in the Addams Family||Phil Leslie, Keith Fowler||Sidney Lanfield||Gomez loses his memory and becomes normal. |
Family mentioned: Grandpa Squint (Morticia reads from his medical book)
|February 19, 1965|
|23||Thing Is Missing||Bill Lutz, Lorraine Edwards||Sidney Lanfield||When Thing disappears after feeling neglected, the family believe he has been 'thingnapped', and hire the famous detective Sam...Diamond (Tommy Farrell). |
Note: Their address is shown as "0001 Cemetery Lane". Thing's full name is "Thing T. Thing" and the T stands for Thing.
Cartoon reference: Wednesday cuts a chain of paper dolls and the middle one oddly has three legs.
|March 5, 1965|
|24||Crisis in the Addams Family||Sloan Nibley, Preston Wood||Sidney Lanfield||Uncle Fester applies for a job as an insurance salesman with the same company which is threatening to cancel the Addams' policy. |
Family mentioned: Admiral John Paul Addams whose inspiring words before battle were "If you need me I'll be in my cabin."
|March 12, 1965|
|25||Lurch and His Harpsichord||Harry Winkler, Hannibal Coons||Sidney Lanfield||A museum owner named Mr. Belmont takes an interest in Lurch's Krupnik harpsichord, so the Addams Family donate it to him much to Lurch's horror. Note: Gomez remakes that Harpsichord's measurements are the exact as Morticia's: 36-21-36. |
Family mentioned: Aunt Trivia who wasn't a music lover, but liked to go around kissing harpsichords. The family's harpsichord was in Cousin Crimp's family for 400 years; Crimp (not to be confused with Uncle Crimp) used to write four-handed compositions for the harpsichord and play them by himself.
|March 19, 1965|
|26||Morticia, the Breadwinner||Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield|
When Morticia believes the family to be bankrupt, she sells her railroad shares to a mystery buyer to raise money.
Family mentioned: Aunt Phobia, in whose sleeping bag Gomez once hid a nest of hornets; the later episode Morticia's Romance, Part 1 clarifies that Phobia is Morticia's (or perhaps Fester's) aunt, not Gomez's. Cousin Crimp, whose glass eye Morticia and Fester find in the family safe. Morticia's Grandpa Droop, who gave her stock certificates for her twelfth birthday.
|March 26, 1965|
|27||The Addams Family and the Spacemen||Harry Winkler, Hannibal Coons||Sidney Lanfield||With reports of UFOs in the area, the Addams believe they have been visited by two Martians. |
Vito Scotti appears as Professor Altshuler.
Note: The Addams are seen smoking from a Hookah.
Family mentioned: Old Senator Addams who was said to be "Wise and understanding", before they impeached him. Cousin Galileo who wore a swim suit. Cousin Grope who has three ears. Old "Blood and Thunder" Addams who was said to be "inspirational" right before he turned traitor at Shiloh in 1862. Old "Cannonball" Addams, who was said to be "a natural born leader" at Bunker Hill in 1775, before he began firing at his own men.
|April 2, 1965|
|28||My Son the Chimp||Henry Sharp, Don Quinn||Sidney Lanfield||The family believes that Pugsley has been turned into a chimpanzee. |
Family mentioned: Gomez's Great-Aunt Deliria who was engaged to a chimpanzee (but got jilted).
|April 9, 1965|
|29||Morticia's Charity||Elroy Schwartz, Jameson Brewer||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia's favorite charitable organization run by Arthur Henson (played by Parley Baer) is holding a fundraising bazaar, so Morticia persuades her family to part with their belongings in order to donate them to the charity auction. |
Family mentioned: Gomez's Cousin Slosh (who went down the city sewer in a "fit of pique," completely disowned the family, and "Made a whole new life for himself")
|April 16, 1965|
|30||Progress and the Addams Family||Bill Freedman, Ben Gershman||Sidney Lanfield||The Addams Family ignores notices from City Commissioner Arthur Henson (played by Parley Baer) that their house is to be condemned to make way for a freeway. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Plato (who has two heads); Gomez reminds Morticia that Plato (whom he describes as a "lad") has a left head that is size six and a right head that is size 8 3/4, implying that Plato is Gomez's cousin, not Morticia's. Lord Chief Justice Sir Anthony Cliveden-Addams and his wife's Lady Abigail Cliveden-Addams.
|April 23, 1965|
|31||Uncle Fester's Toupee||Harry Winkler, Hannibal Coons||Sidney Lanfield||Fester's pen-pal Madelyn Cavendish Beauregard Faversham Firestone Smith (Elizabeth Fraser) drops by unexpectedly, so he must assume the false personality he has been pretending to be. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Droop (to be confused with neither Morticia's Grandpa Droop nor Gomez's Uncle Droop; he dropped the mirror that Gomez modeled toupees for Uncle Fester, for luck), Cousin Bleak (previously mentioned in The Addams Family Tree; the toupee tried on reminded Gomez about the time when a bunch of boll weevils got into his hair), General Ulysses S. Addams (who surrendered at the 1863 Vicksburg when the enemy soldiers caught up with him). Cousin Squint (to be confused with neither Grandpa Squint nor Grandma Squint), whose leg is in the swordfish is all they could save of him (However, in The Addams Family Tree, the leg's former owner was identified as "Cousin Farouk.").
|April 30, 1965|
|32||Cousin Itt and the Vocational Counselor||Harry Winkler, Hannibal Coons||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia and Gomez call an expert Mortimer Phelps (Richard Deacon) to find Cousin Itt a job after he fails at being a marriage counselor, almost splitting up Gomez and Morticia in the process. |
Family mentioned: Cornelius Addams (whose cup of tea was failure), Gomez's Cousin Trivia (not to be confused with Aunt Trivia), who found a job after she got out of the WACs...wax museum.
|May 7, 1965|
|33||Lurch the Teenage Idol||Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield||Lurch's musical talent earns him a record deal, and legions of teenage fans.||May 14, 1965|
|34||Winning of Morticia Addams||Jameson Brewer, Charles Marion||Sidney Lanfield||Members of the Addams household devise schemes to start a battle between Gomez and Morticia.||May 21, 1965|
|35(1)||My Fair Cousin Itt||Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield||All the world's a stage for Itt, Fester, and Lurch as they vie for the lead in Gomez's new play. |
Featuring Sig Ruman as Erich von Bissell.
|September 17, 1965|
|36(2)||Morticia's Romance, Part 1||Hannibal Coons and Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||On the occasion of their 13th wedding anniversary, Morticia recalls the story of how she and Gomez first met and fell in love. |
Margaret Hamilton guest stars.
Family mentioned: Gomez's Aunt Trivia (last mentioned in Lurch and His Harpsichord) whom Gomez (in the flashback sequence) claims sent them a dozen broken cup handles; Gomez refers to her as "our" aunt, implying that she might be Grandmama's aunt and thus Gomez's great-aunt.
Note: The episode marks Gomez and Morticia's thirteenth wedding anniversary, meaning that they married in 1952. Gomez states that Thing, one of the family servants, has been his companion since childhood; the episode Thing Is Missing depicted a photograph of Thing's parents, and thus Thing might have inherited his role as servant from them (In some wealthy families, it is not uncommon for children to befriend the children of servants.). Fester is shown to be Morticia and Ophelia's uncle; since in an earlier episode, Fester seemed not to know his own surname, perhaps meaning that he (and, by implication, his sister Hester, aka Granny Frump) has none, this indicates that he is Morticia and Ophelia's maternal uncle, since their father's surname, Frump, is clearly stated more than once during the series. In contrast, Cousin Itt is shown to have lived in the Addams home prior to Gomez and Morticia's marriage, confirming that he is Gomez's cousin, not Morticia's. Gomez and Morticia are both 22 years old when they marry, indicating that both were born in 1930. First appearance of Ophelia (played by Carolyn Jones) which predates Samantha/Serena of Bewitched (played by Elizabeth Montgomery) by a year.
|September 24, 1965|
|37(3)||Morticia's Romance, Part 2||Hannibal Coons and Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia's tale continues as she remembers how Gomez nearly married her sister Ophelia instead of her and what they had to do to get Ophelia to love someone else. |
Family mentioned: Morticia's, or perhaps Fester's, Aunt Phobia (who had two right feet; last mentioned in Morticia, the Breadwinner), who married Uncle Tic (who had two left feet); Fester, at least, believes the marriage to have been a mistake. Another reference to Aunt Trivia (Grandmama mentions her funeral). Gomez's Cousin Fungus (who lived in the cave at the back of the Addams Mansion's tunnels for 30 years).
Cartoon reference: Wednesday cuts a chain of paper dolls and one oddly has three legs.
Note: Uncle Fester is said to have "shot the arrow" (and gun) that brought Morticia's mother and father together. Uncle Fester has a rare moment where he breaks the fourth wall.
|October 1, 1965|
|38(4)||Morticia Meets Royalty||Leo Rifkin||Sidney Lanfield||Pretentious Aunt Millie visits the family with her handmaiden Lady Fingers.||October 8, 1965|
|39(5)||Gomez the People's Choice||Henry Sharp, Joseph Vogel, Marvin Kaplan||Sidney Lanfield||Gomez runs against Arthur Henson (played by Parley Baer) for mayor. |
Family mention: Lafayette Addams who said "The family honor is at stake" before he skipped town before a duel.
|October 15, 1965|
|40(6)||Cousin Itt's Problem||Carol Henning, Ed Ring, Mitch Persons||Sidney Lanfield||Terror strikes Cousin Itt as he begins to lose his hair. |
Family mention: Gomez's Aunt Anemia in a portrait painting.
|October 22, 1965|
|41(7)||Hallowe’en Addams Style||Hannibal Coons and Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield|
Wednesday is devastated when a neighbor tells her that there are no such things as witches. Cousin Cackle makes a rare appearance. Yvonne Peattie and Bob Jellison guest star.
Family mention: Morticia's Great-Great-Great Aunt Singe who was burned at Salem is described as a witch and whose ashes are in an urn. Clump (Uncle Fester's deceased brother) who was a quiet one. Cousin Cackle has lived in the caves beneath the mansion for decades, implying that he and Cousin Fungus (mentioned in Morticia's Romance, Part 1) might be one and the same.
Note: The first scene is a re-use of the last Halloween episode. Morticia again lights a candle without a match.
|October 29, 1965|
|42(8)||Morticia the Writer||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||When Morticia begins writing twisted tales for children, Gomez tries to sabotage her career.||November 5, 1965|
|43(9)||Morticia the Sculptress||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia takes up sculpting and Gomez, wanting her to believe she's good at it, pays Sam Picaso to buy them. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Vague (who Gomez states that is "abstract as you can get"), Grandmama's Great-Great-Grandmother Slice (who sharpened the guillotine and was "The belle of the French Revolution")
|November 12, 1965|
|44(10)||Gomez the Reluctant Lover||Charles Marion, Leo Rifkin||Sidney Lanfield||A smitten Pugsley sends one of Morticia's love letters to his schoolteacher, resulting in her believing Gomez sent the letter.||November 19, 1965|
|45(11)||Feud In The Addams Family||Rick Richards, Jerry Gottler||Sidney Lanfield||The Courtneys (Fred Clark, Virginia Gregg) make social advances toward the Addams Family, mistakenly believing that the socially prominent Abigail Quincy Adams resides there. |
Family mentioned: "Stonewall" Addams who wasn't afraid...when he flunked his physical. Gomez mentions a family of "Boston one-D Adamses," his distant relations, of which Abigail fancies herself the head.
|November 26, 1965|
|46(12)||Gomez the Cat Burglar||Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield||There is a neighborhood burglar on the loose, and Morticia has reason to believe it could be Gomez. |
Family reference: Mr.Addams (Gomez's father, presumably Grandmama's husband) who enjoyed yak gravy on "glutton" bread, (not gluten they way he ate it.)
Cartoon reference: Wednesday cuts a chain of paper dolls and one oddly has three legs.
|December 3, 1965|
|47(13)||Portrait of Gomez||Leo Salkin, Bill Lutz, Henry Sharp||Sidney Salkow||Gomez seeks a special photographer to capture his portrait for Strife Magazine. |
Roger Arroyo plays Cousin Itt in this episode.
|December 10, 1965|
|48(14)||Morticia's Dilemma||Jerry Gottler, John Bradford||Sidney Miller||Gomez plays host to Don Xavier Molines, a family friend during his childhood in Spain, and his daughter Consuella who is to marry Gomez. |
Family reference: Gomez's Grandpapa (whether this was Grandpa Squint or Grandpa Slurp is unspecified) who signed the marriage contract. Cousin Crimp, whom Gomez mistakes for himself in Morticia's jail painting. Note: Don Xavier is momentarily surprised by Thing's existence but quickly adapts to it, implying that his family lives by the same macabre standards as the Addamses and their extended family.
|December 17, 1965|
|49(15)||Christmas With The Addams Family||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||Not wanting the children to be disappointed, each member of the family dresses as Santa Claus. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Caliban whose head sculpture is a gift for Grandmama (imply Caliban is Gomez's cousin on his mother's side), sculptor didn't do the other head. Aunt Singe the witch from the Halloween episode is mentioned.
Cartoon References: #1 Mortica decorates a bare Christmas tree, no caption. #2 The children stoke the fireplace. The caption reads The little dears, the still believe in Santa Clause .
Note: Morticia sings Deck the Halls.
|December 24, 1965|
|50(16)||Uncle Fester, Tycoon||Sloan Nibley, Preston Wood||Sidney Salkow||Fester takes a correspondence course and boldly storms the gates of the business world. |
Roy Roberts appears as business executive Thaddeus Logan.
|December 31, 1965|
|51(17)||Morticia and Gomez vs. Fester and Grandmama||Teleplay by Sloan Nibley and Preston Wood, Story by Lila Garrett and Bernie Kahn||Sidney Salkow||The Addams mansion becomes a battlefield when Gomez and Morticia tell Grandmama and Uncle Fester that they think they are spoiling Pugsley and Wednesday. Irene Tedrow plays Inez Thudd the Governess. |
Family mentioned: Old Ebenezer Addams who was said to be "inspiring" after he sold the first guns to the Indians. Great Grandfather Blob - who pried the "Great Star of the East", the Sacred Ruby from the head of a Hindu. Cousin Nanook (last mentioned in The Addams Family Splurges whose family (four faces) is carved in a totem pole.
|January 7, 1966|
|52(18)||Fester Goes on a Diet||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||When Fester vows to get in shape for a visit from his pen pal, Morticia jumps to an out-of-this-world conclusion. Fester's pen pal Evette from the Folies Bergère makes an appearance. Jack LaLanne guest stars as himself. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Slump - "one moment a brilliant nuclear physicist, the next he was running around Los Alamos in a three cornered hat and powdered wig." Grandpa Squint Adams - who said of Cousin Blob (stated to be a ghost in Lurch Learns to Dance), "two heads are better then one"; fourth and final reference to Grandpa Squint.
|January 14, 1966|
|53(19)||Great Treasure Hunt||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||The Addams Family hire a shady captain and his first mate to help them find a buried treasure. |
Roger Arroyo plays Cousin Itt in this episode.
Family mentioned: Great-Grandfather Pegleg - wanted by 15 countries for piracy. Wore a pegleg just for appearances. Buried at sea with full military honors - handcuffs, blindfold and dropped off a plank. Portrait of Uncle Droop (who "appeared" as an urn of ashes in Lurch Learns to Dance) in a Civil War general's uniform with eyes popping off the painting; Droop is identical in appearance to General Ulysses S. Addams (mentioned in Uncle Fester's Toupee), implying that the former is a direct descendant of the latter. Portrait of Aunt Drip (previously seen in Lurch Learns to Dance), who was married to Uncle Droop (normal looking).
|January 21, 1966|
|54(20)||Ophelia Finds Romance||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||Morticia's sister Ophelia has a new beau and the family is convinced he is a fraud so they attempt to reveal him.||January 28, 1966|
|55(21)||Pugsley's Allowance||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||Pugsley shocks his parents when he announces that he wants to find a job. When Pugsley convinces Wednesday to help help, one of their jobs involves doing housework for the Henson Family. |
Family mentioned: Cousin Goop - Really knew how to look for a job...never found one.
|February 4, 1966|
|56(22)||Happy Birthday Grandma Frump||Elroy Schwartz||Sidney Lanfield||Granny Frump (Margaret Hamilton) mistakenly believes that Gomez and Morticia are sending her to a home for the aged for her birthday.||February 11, 1966|
|57(23)||Morticia the Decorator||Gene Thompson||Sidney Salkow||To sell the neighboring Addams Family an insurance policy, agent Joe Digby allows Morticia to redecorate his home.||February 18, 1966|
|58(24)||Ophelia Visits Morticia||Art Weingarten||Sidney Lanfield||Ophelia's fiancee has left her to join the Peace Corps, so the family attempts to enroll Fester too, to retrieve him.||February 25, 1966|
|59(25)||Addams Cum Laude||Sloan Nibley, Bill Lutz||Sidney Lanfield||Gomez and Morticia take over management of a private school run by Sam Hillard (Allyn Joslyn). |
Family mentioned: Old Erasmus Addams who once said "You've got to take the bull by the teeth".
|March 4, 1966|
|60(26)||Cat Addams||Paul Tuckahoe||Stanley Z. Cherry||Kitty Cat is feeling under the weather, and the vet Dr. Marvin P. Gunderson (Marty Ingels) is less than willing to treat a lion when Dr. Mbogo is unable to make a house call.||March 11, 1966|
|61(27)||Lurch's Little Helper||Phil Leslie||Sidney Lanfield||Lurch may be out of a job when Gomez builds a robot ("played" by Robby the Robot to help around the house. |
Family mentioned: Morticia's painting of Cousin Crimp (two headed with a male and female head) is shown; fourth and final reference to Cousin Crimp.
|March 18, 1966|
|62(28)||Addams Policy||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||After Uncle Fester's flamethrower destroys the family's stuffed bear, insurance executive Arthur Henson (played by Parley Baer) tries to weasel out of the policy.||March 25, 1966|
|63(29)||Lurch's Romance||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||Lurch suffers from unrequited love over Trivia (Diane Jergens, in her last on-screen appearance), Morticia's visiting school chum who only has eyes for show business. |
Note: Trivia, a non-relative, shares a name with both Aunt Trivia and Cousin Trivia.
|April 1, 1966|
|64(30)||Ophelia's Career||Hannibal Coons, Harry Winkler||Sidney Lanfield||When Ophelia laments that she has been jilted, Morticia suggests a career as an alternative to marriage. |
Family mentioned: "Sir Newton" Addams, a scientist who set his house on fire.
|April 8, 1966|
|Special||Halloween with the New Addams Family||October 30, 1977|
|DVD name||Ep No.||Release date||Additional information|
|Volume 1||22||August 10, 2006|
|Volume 2||21||March 27, 2007|
|Volume 3||21||September 11, 2007|
|The Complete Series||64||November 13, 2007|