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The Addams Family: Halloween with the Addams Family

Mistaking two robbers for trick-or-treaters, the family takes them in for a Halloween celebration they will never forget.

Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 7000-08
Airdate: Friday October 30th, 1964



Guest Stars
George BarrowsGeorge Barrows
As Policeman
Recurring
Don RicklesDon Rickles
As Claude
Skip HomeierSkip Homeier
As Marty
Main Cast
Carolyn Jones (1)Carolyn Jones (1)
As Morticia Addams
John AstinJohn Astin
As Gomez Addams
Jackie CooganJackie Coogan
As Uncle Fester
Ted CassidyTed Cassidy
As Lurch
Blossom RockBlossom Rock
As Grandmama
Ken WeatherwaxKen Weatherwax
As Pugsley Addams
Lisa LoringLisa Loring
As Wednesday Addams
The ThingThe Thing
As THING

Recap

The family has gathered in the parlor when the mail arrives. Among the items is a new carving knife for Gomez. Much to his disappointment, it’s dull and Morticia soon sharpens it for him. He then begins carving a likeness of Fester, trying to capture the real him. He ends up with a jack o’lantern in honor of Halloween that night. Morticia assures Gomez that the children are looking forward to going out for the holiday to trick or treat...

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Episode Quotes
Gomez: My new carving knife.
Wednesday: Nice knife. Can I play Autopsy with it?
Gomez: Well, darling, Autopsy's a fine game. But this is for carving works of art. (tests the knife on his hair) Either I've got tough hair or this knife needs sharpening.

Fester: Hurry up, Gomez.
Gomez: You getting tired, Uncle Fester?
Fester: No, I like to pose. It's so artistic.
Gomez: Good. I want to get the inner you.
Fester: Not with that.
Gomez: That's just for carving.
Fester: That's what I'm afraid of.
Gomez: Not for carving you, for carving your likeness.
Fester: Oh.

Morticia: I do think our guests are charming, don't you?
Gomez: Yes, especially the one with the scar.
Morticia: Reminds me of Rupert Stix.
Gomez: Ohhh...
Morticia: Has the same beautiful beady eyes.
Gomez: I thought we had agreed, Morticia, never to mention the name of Rupert Stix again.
Morticia: Gomez, darling, you're not still jealous?
Gomez: You were engaged to him.
Morticia: Oh, well I was just a silly young girl then. I was fascinated by his long fingernails and the way his lip curled when he smiled.
Gomez: He was a handsome devil.

Morticia: When we're together, darling, every night is Halloween.

Gomez: "It was Halloween evening and through the abode, not a creature was stirring, not even a toad. Jack o'lanterns are hung on the gallows with care."
Morticia: "To guide sister witch as she flies through the air."
Gomez: Drawn by eight beautiful bats. "And she calls out to them."
Morticia: "Come Flitter, come Flutter, come Flapper and Flyer."
Fester: "Come Chitter, come Chatter, come Vicious Vampire!" Oh, excuse me.

Gomez: We call it Bobbing for the Crab. A real challenge.
Marty: Yeah, but that crab's alive!
Fester: And full of snap, too.
Morticia: That's the challenge.

Morticia: Isn't that absolutely amazing? Would you like to try it again?
Marty: Try it again? I'd rather wrestle a lion!
Morticia: Oh, would you? Wonderful! Kitty? Here Kitty, Kitty.

Marty: They want to play games, we'll play 'em a game. A game that'll get us the loot.
Claude: Look, money isn't everything.
Marty: It's enough. Claude and I got a game we want to play. It's called Hide and Seek.
Gomez: Hide and Seek? Sounds rather mild compared to Bobbing for Crabs.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorCharles Addams
DeveloperDavid Levy
ProducerNat Perrin
Associate ProducerHerbert W. Browar
CastingKerwin Coughlin
MusicVic Mizzy
HairstylistMyrl Stoltz
Make-upNorman Pringle
Key GripRoy Kight
Set DecoratorRuby R. Levitt
Property MasterJoe Thompson
Script SupervisorStanley Olsen
Production CoordinatorRichard Greer
Director of PhotographyArchie R. Dalzell
Art DirectorEdward Ilou
Sound EditorGeorge J. Eppich
Sound MixerBryan Spicer
Special EffectsBob Overbeck  |  Larry Chapman
Sound RecordistTodd-AO
Costume SupervisorMyrtle Logan
Film EditorDouglas Hines
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
Music CoordinatorDave Kahn
Chief ElectricianHarry Hopkins
Editorial CoordinatorRobert Freedman
RecorderDon Bassman
 
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