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After Eddie Munster turns into a werewolf on a Wildlife explorer camping trip, the family is forced to relocate to Mockingbird Heights in San Francisco. While Herman and his father-in-law Grandpa argue about whether to tell Eddie the truth about his "condition," the two men try to find a replacement heart for Herman.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Friday October 26th, 2012

Director: Bryan Singer
Writer: Bryan Fuller


  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (10 Votes cast)

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Guest Stars
Beth GrantBeth Grant
As Marie

Co-Guest Stars
Allen C. LiuAllen C. Liu
As Real Estate Agent
Pablo EspinosaPablo Espinosa
As Paramedic
Craig JordanCraig Jordan
As Paramedic
Kenneth LyngKenneth Lyng
As Billy
Grant VenableGrant Venable
As Martin
Eric OsovskyEric Osovsky
As Wallace
J. Anthony PenaJ. Anthony Pena
As Mr. Perez
Eddie DiazEddie Diaz
As Mr. Garcia

Uncredited
Main Cast
Jerry OJerry O'Connell
As Herman Munster
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
As Lily Munster
Charity WakefieldCharity Wakefield
As Marilyn Munster
Mason CookMason Cook
As Eddie Munster
Eddie IzzardEddie Izzard
As Grandpa Munster

Recap

Deep in the woods, a pack of Wildlife Explorers gather around the fire. The pack leader complains that someone ate all of their breakfast food. One of the kids, Huey, complains that Wallace ate all of the food. Wallace comes over and punches him in the shoulder. He insists that a wild baby bear got into the food but Hey has photos of Wallace eating the food in the forest. Suddenly a furry creature reaches out of the forest, grabs Huey, and pulls him out of sight. The pack leader peers into the woods and the creature leaps out of the woods and throws him to the ground. The Explorers all try and hide but the creature chases them away...

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Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Magnetic FieldsI Think I Need a New HeartHerman has a heart attack
Muddy WatersMannish BoyGrandpa puts in Herman's new heart


Episode Quotes
Real Estate Agent: All right, well this. It's an emotion property. Ideal for any multi-generational family.
Marilyn: We're not just any family.
Real Estate Agent: Well, the sun shines more on this house than any other house in the neighborhood.
Marilyn: Not a future we're looking for.

Real Estate Agent: That's a horrible place. Horrible things happened there. They found dozens of graves in the backyard.
Marilyn: Umm-hmm.
Real Estate Agent: Maybe you could buy the lot once the grounds have been cleansed.
Marilyn: My aunt and uncle prefer pre-cleansed.
Real Estate Agent: Miss, there may be dead homeless people in the walls.
Marilyn: Then they found a home after all.

Eddie: I didn't get to say goodbye to anybody.
Herman: Moving away is a form of goodbye.
Eddie: Hmm, not really. Did Grandpa try to eat somebody again? Is that why we had to leave?
Herman: No, not Grandpa.

Marilyn: Grandpa, cover yourself. What will the neighbors think?
Grandpa: The neighbors should be more concerned with what I'm thinking.

Herman: You couldn't love Eddie any harder.
Lily: I could've if I breast-fed. He was just so pink and plump.
Herman: You have to stop thinking of him as fragile and/or edible.

Grandpa: You're too attached to how things were, only "were" is now werewolf.

Herman: You hired nannies to raise him and then he ate the nannies.
Grandpa: That's what they were hired for!

Grandpa: I preferred it when the village was further away and we had a moat.
Marilyn: The best moats are made of good manners and filled with congeniality.
Grandpa: Then I shall make cookies.

Grandpa: Marilyn, I adore you. I was the one who talked your mother out of eating you.

Grandpa: My son-in-law would forget his head if it wasn't sewn on.

Marilyn: Also, as an intermediary step, sometimes deer want to be eaten. They're depressed and lonely, so that lion's doing the deer a favor.
Eddie: That deer didn't look depressed.
Marilyn: No, I know. I thought I saw it smile.
Eddie: Does anyone eat the lion?
Marilyn: Grandpa.

Eddie: Mom, I think something's wrong with Grandpa. He took off all of his clothes and then ate a lion.
Lily: You weren't at the zoo, were you?

Lily: The circle of life is a violent shape.
Eddie: It is when Grandpa's drawing it.

Herman: Don't turn the neighbors into your blood slaves.
Grandpa: So you came all the way out here just to complain about helpful neighbors?

Grandpa: So it's open, honest dialogue with my grandson you disapprove of?
Herman: You're not being open and honest. You're being weird and confusing. You ate a lion while naked.
Grandpa: The lion was naked. It seemed polite.

Grandpa: You shouldn't be too hard on yourself for bringing him up that way. You couldn't have known, how could you? After Marilyn, we all assumed the worst.
Herman: He was born just like I was.
Grandpa: Yep, that's the worse we were assuming.

Herman: What will we tell Eddie?
Grandpa: The truth.
Herman: That I stole the heart of his Wildlife pack leader that you exsanguinated?
Grandpa: Well, he'd learn a brand-new word, for starters.

Grandpa: The strangest thing about grieving is realizing the loved one's death really isn't that big of a deal.

Grandpa: Marriage and mortality. Till death do us part. I have had many brides. All dead now. But we keep in touch.

Eddie: My grandpa's going to eat you.
Marilyn: Is that happening tonight?
Eddie: Um-hmm.
Grandpa: Kids.



Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerSara Colleton  |  Bryan Singer  |  Bryan Fuller
Co-Executive ProducerJack Clements (1)
ProducerJason Taylor
Co-ProducerLivia Hanich
Associate ProducerLoretta Ramos
Production DesignerMichael Wylie
EditorStuart Bass
CastingJennifer Lare  |  Camille H. Patton
Unit Production ManagerMark Bashaar
First Assistant DirectorJoe Lotito
Second Assistant DirectorJessica Lowrey
MusicJames Dooley
Music EditorMicha Liberman
Costume DesignerRobert Blackman
Key GripRick Stribling
Set DecoratorHalina Siwolop
Location ManagerPaul Hargrave (1)
Transportation CoordinatorRod Bearden
Property MasterGuillaume Delouche
Construction CoordinatorEd Bowen
Production Sound MixerSteve Weiss
Script SupervisorMellanie Bradfield
Production CoordinatorDjuna Myers
Assistant EditorPreston Rapp
Post Production SupervisorBrian Sherwin
Supervising Sound EditorChristopher Harvengt
Re-Recording MixerBrian R. Karman  |  Dean Okrand
GafferDavid Lee (7)
Director of PhotographyGuillermo Navarro
Stunt CoordinatorGary Jensen
Art DirectorJeffrey Mossa
Assistant Production CoordinatorJonathyn Barber
Costume SupervisorKiki Garwood
Visual Effects SupervisorLeslie Ekker
Production AccountantMargaret Scarpello
"A" Camera OperatorKarry Garvin
Department Head HairGarry Allyn
Department Head Make-upTodd McIntosh
"B" Camera OperatorTommy Lohmann
Visual Effects Project ManagerEmily Fenster
Final ColoristGareth Cook
Based On The Series Created ByAllan Burns  |  Chris Hayward
Special Effects ForemanJ.D. Streett IV
Based On The Original Series ByNorm Liebmann  |  Ed Haas
Visual Effects Assistant EditorBrad Tobler
 
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