* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: It's been said that the Munsters can be considered Jewish, and it's not that far off. The family does have rather different traditions in food, clothing, behavior, their culture is significantly unusual enough to startle outsiders, though they do mingle with people at large it's when someone really stops to notice any of them, esp Herman or Grandpa, that their "otherness" becomes apparent.
* ContestedSequel: The Munsters Today.
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: In "Herman the Rookie" Leo Durocher says about Herman "I dont know whether to sign him with the Dodgers or send him to Vietnam."
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Many fans' anticipated reaction to ''Mockingbird Lane'' when it was first announced.