History Trivia / TheAddamsFamily

18th Feb '17 3:15:20 PM NWolfman
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* SelfBackingVocalist: Composer Vic Mizzy, who couldn't afford singers, triple-overdubbed his voice for the theme song to simulate a trio.


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* DevelopmentGag: Baby Pubert was named for Charles Adams' original intended name for Pugsly, which the publishers felt was too vulgar.
4th Dec '16 3:18:55 PM LarryMullen
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* FollowTheLeader: Though ''Radio/{{Dragnet}}'' did it four years earlier, and ''[[Film/TwilightZoneTheMovie The Twilight Zone]]'' four years before that, the success of the first film was what inspired a trend of [[TheFilmOfTheSeries film adaptations of TV series]] throughout TheNineties.
1st Dec '16 11:42:06 PM Green_lantern40
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* ReferencedBy: ''Pinball/JunkYard'' lets you access [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily the pinball machine]]'s "Mamushka" mode through its TimeMachine.

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''Pinball/JunkYard'' lets you access [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily the pinball machine]]'s "Mamushka" mode through its TimeMachine.
1st Aug '16 3:30:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* DuelingShows: With ''TheMunsters''. The Addams family were humans that acted like monsters, but the Munsters were monsters that acted like normal humans. It was an interesting contrast.

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* DuelingShows: With ''TheMunsters''.''Series/TheMunsters''. The Addams family were humans that acted like monsters, but the Munsters were monsters that acted like normal humans. It was an interesting contrast.
17th Jul '16 2:00:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[{{Series/Monk}} Tony Shalhoub]] appears in ''Values'' as the Navy man singing to Debbie at the bar.
12th Jul '16 7:14:08 PM PaulA
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** [[WordOfGod According to director Barry Sonnenfeld]], in the first film, [[spoiler:Gordon Craven ''wasn't'' supposed to have been Fester all along, [[http://www.vulture.com/2012/04/barry-sonnenfeld--men-in-black-3.html but still an imposter]], though the family would've accepted him as Fester anyway, as, in Sonnenfeld's words, "...family wasn't about blood, it was about love."]] Sonnenfeld described Anjelica Huston as "passionately against" the idea and Raul Julia as "outraged" (though funnily enough Christopher Lloyd himself didn't care either way), and in the end, [[WagTheDirector the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending]].

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** [[WordOfGod According to director Barry Sonnenfeld]], in the first film, [[spoiler:Gordon Craven ''wasn't'' supposed to have been Fester all along, [[http://www.vulture.com/2012/04/barry-sonnenfeld--men-in-black-3.html but still an imposter]], though the family would've accepted him as Fester anyway, as, in Sonnenfeld's words, "...family wasn't about blood, it was about love."]] Sonnenfeld described Anjelica Huston as "passionately against" the idea and Raul Julia as "outraged" (though funnily enough Christopher Lloyd himself didn't care either way), and in the end, [[WagTheDirector the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending]].




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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[WordOfGod According to director Barry Sonnenfeld]], in the first film, [[spoiler:Gordon Craven ''wasn't'' supposed to have been Fester all along, [[http://www.vulture.com/2012/04/barry-sonnenfeld--men-in-black-3.html but still an imposter]], though the family would've accepted him as Fester anyway, as, in Sonnenfeld's words, "...family wasn't about blood, it was about love."]] Sonnenfeld described Anjelica Huston as "passionately against" the idea and Raul Julia as "outraged" (though funnily enough Christopher Lloyd himself didn't care either way), and in the end, [[WagTheDirector the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending]].
9th Jul '16 5:07:07 PM ironballs16
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/TonyShalhoub appears in ''Values'' as the Navy man singing to Debbie at the bar.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/TonyShalhoub [[{{Series/Monk}} Tony Shalhoub]] appears in ''Values'' as the Navy man singing to Debbie at the bar.
9th Jul '16 5:06:02 PM ironballs16
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/TonyShalhoub appears in ''Values'' as the Navy man singing to Debbie at the bar.
8th Jul '16 5:47:25 PM ironballs16
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** [[WordOfGod According to director Barry Sonnenfeld]], in the first film, [[spoiler:Gordon Craven ''wasn't'' supposed to have been Fester all along, but still an imposter, though the family would've accepted him as Fester anyway, as, in Sonnenfeld's words, "...family wasn't about blood, it was about love."]] Sonnenfeld described Anjelica Huston as "passionately against" the idea and Raul Julia as "outraged" (though funnily enough Christopher Lloyd himself didn't care either way), and in the end, [[WagTheDirector the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending]].

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** [[WordOfGod According to director Barry Sonnenfeld]], in the first film, [[spoiler:Gordon Craven ''wasn't'' supposed to have been Fester all along, [[http://www.vulture.com/2012/04/barry-sonnenfeld--men-in-black-3.html but still an imposter, imposter]], though the family would've accepted him as Fester anyway, as, in Sonnenfeld's words, "...family wasn't about blood, it was about love."]] Sonnenfeld described Anjelica Huston as "passionately against" the idea and Raul Julia as "outraged" (though funnily enough Christopher Lloyd himself didn't care either way), and in the end, [[WagTheDirector the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending]].
6th Jul '16 10:35:28 AM DesertDragon
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*StarMakingRole: Christina Ricci's beloved performance as Wednesday in the first two movies made her not only a star, but also a 90's goth icon.
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