History Trivia / TheMunsters

23rd Apr '16 5:38:21 AM Viira
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The Munsters Today: Eddie Munster is [[WesternAnimation/ExtremeGhostbusters Garrett Miller]] and [[WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie Max Goof]], while Lily is [[Series/{{Batman}} Catwoman]].
* HeyItsThatVoice: [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Mel Blanc]] as The Raven.
** And sometimes Bob Hastings (aka [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Commisioner Gordon]]).
4th Sep '15 12:45:09 AM Green_lantern40
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** Also, in the pilot there were different actors for Eddie and Lily (who was called Phoebe).

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** Also, in the pilot there were different actors for Eddie and Lily (who was called Phoebe). Eddie was also a ''lot'' more feral and vicious in appearance and personality, which is especially ironic given his actor's name: ''Happy'' Derman.
24th Jun '15 3:25:43 PM bombadil211
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** Played more or less straight with Fred Gwynne, who spent some years distancing himself from Herman until he was given a sweetheart deal to be in the 1981 TV movie ''The Munsters' Revenge''.

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** Played more or less straight with Fred Gwynne, who who, despite being fond of the role, spent some years distancing himself from Herman until he was given a sweetheart deal to be in the 1981 TV movie ''The Munsters' Revenge''.



** Beverly Owen only appeared on the show because she was contractually obligated to do so.



** Beverly Owen played Marilyn in the first 13 episodes. After she left to marry ''SesameStreet'' writer-producer-director Jon Stone, Pat Priest took over for the rest of the series.

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** Beverly Owen played Marilyn in the first 13 episodes. After episodes but she left was so unhappy that Fred Gwynne and Al Lewis had to marry ''SesameStreet'' writer-producer-director Jon Stone, convince Universal to release her from her contract. Pat Priest then took over for the rest of role, but the series.two actresses were so similar in appearance that no one noticed. They were so similar, in fact, that Priest was able to wear Owen's wardrobe without any alterations.
7th Jun '15 1:11:39 AM TheMysteriousH
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** And sometimes Bob Hastings (aka [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Commisioner Gordon]]).
7th Jun '15 1:09:28 AM TheMysteriousH
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*** And Jo McDonell played her in ''The Munsters' Revenge''.

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*** And Jo McDonell [=McDonell=] played her in ''The Munsters' Revenge''.
7th Jun '15 1:09:06 AM TheMysteriousH
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* ActingForTwo: Fred Gwynne also played Herman's ne'er-do-well brother Charlie.


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*** And Jo McDonell played her in ''The Munsters' Revenge''.


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** Also, in the pilot there were different actors for Eddie and Lily (who was called Phoebe).
29th Mar '15 4:16:59 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* VindicatedByReruns: For a number of years during TheTurnOfTheMillenia, WGN annually aired Munster Marathons on Halloween, hosted by Alice Cooper. By 2011, they've since stopped.
5th Jan '15 9:25:42 AM CaptainTedium
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** Recurring character Dr. Doyle was played by Paul Lynde for his first few appearances, but in his last appearance he was played by Creator/DomDeLuise instead.

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** Recurring character Dr. Doyle Dudley was played by Paul Lynde for his first few appearances, but in his last appearance he was played by Creator/DomDeLuise instead.
5th Jan '15 9:24:45 AM CaptainTedium
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** Recurring character Dr. Doyle was played by Creator/PaulLynde for his first few appearances, but in his last appearance he was played by Creator/DomDeLuise instead.

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** Recurring character Dr. Doyle was played by Creator/PaulLynde Paul Lynde for his first few appearances, but in his last appearance he was played by Creator/DomDeLuise instead.
5th Jan '15 9:24:18 AM CaptainTedium
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* TheOtherDarrin: Beverly Owen played Marilyn in the first 13 episodes. After she left to marry ''SesameStreet'' writer-producer-director Jon Stone, Pat Priest took over for the rest of the series.
** Later still, Debbie Watson then took on the role for the following movie, ''Munster, Go Home!''

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* TheOtherDarrin: TheOtherDarrin:
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Beverly Owen played Marilyn in the first 13 episodes. After she left to marry ''SesameStreet'' writer-producer-director Jon Stone, Pat Priest took over for the rest of the series.
** *** Later still, Debbie Watson then took on the role for the following movie, ''Munster, Go Home!''Home!''
** Recurring character Dr. Doyle was played by Creator/PaulLynde for his first few appearances, but in his last appearance he was played by Creator/DomDeLuise instead.
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