History Trivia / TheAddamsFamily

31st Mar '16 3:46:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Jackie Coogan, who played Uncle Fester, was the titular [[Film/TheKid1921 kid]].
** Creator/DonRickles is a thief, while [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Otis Campbell]] is a judge the Addams courtroom antics drive to drink. In addition, Creator/JackBarry is a news reporter covering Gomez's political campaign for mayor.
** Marvin Kaplan wrote an episode. Kaplan is best known for playing Henry Beesmeyer on ''Series/{{Alice1976}}'' and for voicing Choo Choo on ''WesternAnimation/TopCat''.
** Anthony Wilson also wrote an episode. Wilson is best known for creating ''Series/{{Banacek}}'' and for developing ''Series/PlanetOfTheApes'' for television.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Alan Reed, aka, [[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Fred Flintstone]], as a parks commissioner Cousin Itt goes to see to apply for a job.



!!For the musical:
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Creator/BebeNeuwirth (best know as Lilith Sternin from ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' and ''Series/{{Frasier}}'') plays Morticia.
** Nathan Lane ([[Disney/TheLionKing Timon]]) as Gomez.

!!For the animated series:
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Wednesday was [[WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius Jimmy Neutron]].
** Pugsley was [[WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger Carl Foutley]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow Princess Toadstool.]]
** [[Creator/JimCummings Lurch]] was {{Pete}}, WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck, and [[WesternAnimation/SonicTheHedgehog Dr. Robotnik]].
** Cousin Itt was [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Krang, Baxter Stockman and Casey Jones.]]
** [[Creator/RobPaulsen Norman Normanmeyer]] was [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Raphael]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}} Yakko Warner]], and [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain Pinky]].



* HeyItsThatGuy:
** In the film series, [[Film/StreetFighter M. Bison]] is Gomez, [[Film/EverAfter Baroness Rodmilla DeGhent]] is Morticia, [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Doc Emmett Brown]] is Uncle Fester, [[Film/SpeedRacer Trixie]] is Wednesday, [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Mr. Homn]] [[TypeCasting (appropriately enough)]] is Lurch, and [[{{Film/Jawbreaker}} Mrs Sherwood]] is Grandmama.
*** Underneath all that hair, Cousin Itt is [[Film/ChildrenOfTheCorn1984 Isaac]].
** HilariousInHindsight: Lane played a police officer in the second film, being confronted by a raving mad Gomez appropriately enough. And [[TheJeffersons Mr. Bentley]] is Judge Womack in the first film.
** In ''Addams Family Values'', aside from the main characters, [[Series/{{Numb3rs}} Larry Fleinhart]] and [[{{Cybill}} Maryanne Thorpe]] are sadistic camp counselors, [[Series/{{Numb3rs}} Charlie]] is Wednesday's boyfriend, [[Film/{{Airplane}} Captain Oveur]] has apparently straightened out and is the host of ''America's Most Disgusting Unsolved Crimes'', and [[Film/{{Toys}} Joan Cusack]] is the gold digger!
*** Also in ''Addams Family Values'', [[{{Sex and the City}} Cynthia Nixon]] has a blink-and-you'll-miss-her scene as a Hippie Nanny and [[{{LionKing}} Nathan Lane]] is the police officer at the precinct.
*** ''Also'' also in ''Addams Family Values'', while Fester is waiting for Debbie to return at their [[spoiler:bomb-rigged]] home, Debbie is secretly at a nightclub being wooed by several men. Look closely at the Hispanic-talking one in the sailor's outfit -- that's a young [[Series/{{Monk}} Tony Shalhoub]].
*** [[OverlyLongGag ALSO also also]] in ''Addams Family Values'', [[Series/{{Frasier}} David Hyde Pierce]] is the doctor who delivers baby Pubert at the hospital at the beginning, though you can't exactly see him very well due to the surgeon's mask covering his face.
** [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Harmony]] was a "real girl scout" in the first movie and Little Miss Perfect Amanda in the second. Her father in the second film was [[Series/{{Friends}} Chandler's boss]].
** In ''Addams Family Reunion'', [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Dr. Frank N.]] [[Creator/TimCurry Furter]] is Gomez and [[Film/{{Splash}} Madison the Mermaid]] is Morticia.
*** Wednesday in ''Reunion'' is Wednesday in ''The New Addams Family'' - Nicole Fugere was the only actor to appear in both.
26th Jan '16 8:05:34 PM GrammarNavi
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** In ''Addams Family Reunion'', [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Dr. Frank N.]] [[TimCurry Furter]] is Gomez and [[Film/{{Splash}} Madison the Mermaid]] is Morticia.

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** In ''Addams Family Reunion'', [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Dr. Frank N.]] [[TimCurry [[Creator/TimCurry Furter]] is Gomez and [[Film/{{Splash}} Madison the Mermaid]] is Morticia.
30th Dec '15 2:17:40 PM Nakayama90
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* FakeAmerican: The entire cast of ''The New Addams Family'' (apart from Gomez and Wednesday) were Canadian.


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* FakeAmerican: The entire cast of ''The New Addams Family'' (apart from Gomez and Wednesday) were Canadian.
23rd Dec '15 12:17:10 AM Nakayama90
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* FakeAmerican: The entire cast of ''The New Addams Family'' (apart from Gomez and Wednesday) were Canadian.
24th Nov '15 1:47:30 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, [[WriterRevolt 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, 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, [[WriterRevolt [[WagTheDirector the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending]].
24th Nov '15 1:46:14 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, 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, 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, [[WriterRevolt the cast chose ten-year-old Christina Ricci to convince Sonnenfeld to change the ending.
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19th Nov '15 5:41:21 PM themisterfree
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: To this day, there has never been a [=DVD=] release for the following Addams Family films and shows: ''The Addams Family Fun-House'', ''Halloween with the New Addams Family'', the 1992 animated series, ''Addams Family Reunion'', and -- at least in America -- ''The New Addams Family''.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: To this day, there has never been a [=DVD=] release for the following Addams Family films and shows: ''The Addams Family Fun-House'', ''Halloween with the New Addams Family'', the 1992 animated series, ''Addams Family Reunion'', and -- at least in America -- ''The New Addams Family''.Family'' (the latter being caught between Saban and Disney- what else would you expect from a Fox Kids/Fox Family show?).
19th Nov '15 10:50:26 AM AndyLA
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** Jackie Coogan, who played Uncle Fester, was the titular [[Film/TheKid1921 kid]].
4th Nov '15 11:07:29 PM glickmam
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** Anthony Wilson also wrote an episode. Wilson is best known for, creating ''Series/{{Banacek}}'' and for developing ''Series/PlanetOfTheApes'' for television.

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** Anthony Wilson also wrote an episode. Wilson is best known for, for creating ''Series/{{Banacek}}'' and for developing ''Series/PlanetOfTheApes'' for television.
4th Nov '15 11:07:00 PM glickmam
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Creator/DonRickles is a thief, while [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Otis Campbell]] is a judge the Addams courtroom antics drive to drink. In addition, Creator/JackBarry is a news reporter covering Gomez's political campaign for mayor.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatGuy:
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Creator/DonRickles is a thief, while [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Otis Campbell]] is a judge the Addams courtroom antics drive to drink. In addition, Creator/JackBarry is a news reporter covering Gomez's political campaign for mayor.mayor.
** Marvin Kaplan wrote an episode. Kaplan is best known for playing Henry Beesmeyer on ''Series/{{Alice1976}}'' and for voicing Choo Choo on ''WesternAnimation/TopCat''.
** Anthony Wilson also wrote an episode. Wilson is best known for, creating ''Series/{{Banacek}}'' and for developing ''Series/PlanetOfTheApes'' for television.
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