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* ABoyAndHisX: He owns a pet dragon named Spot.

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* AlliterativeName: '''M'''arilyn '''M'''unster.

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* NiceGuy: Herman can be bumbling and impulsive but he is good-natured, lovable, and quite caring.


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* NiceGirl: Quite nice and kind.


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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Any side of jerkiness mainly comes from aging. He is a lovable character and can be a nice guy.


->'''Played by''': Fred Gwynne (original series) and John Schuck (''Munsters Today'')

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->'''Played by''': Yvonne DeCarlo (original) and Lee Meriwether (''Munsters Today'')

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->'''Played by''': Yvonne DeCarlo [=DeCarlo=] (original) and Lee Meriwether (''Munsters Today'')


* ButtMonkey: Her whole family, including she herself, thinks she's ugly, and most of her boyfriends are either scared off by the Munsters or lost in some other way.



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%%* TheGenericGirl* TheGenericGirl: the joke is that because she live in a family of monsters, they see her as "weird" for being this.


Played first by Beverly Owen and Pat Priest in the original series
->'''Played by''': Hillary Van Dyke on ''Munsters Today''

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* [[TheGenericGuy The Generic Girl]]

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* [[TheGenericGuy The Generic Girl]]%%* TheGenericGirl



!!Tropes associated with the Munsters family as a whole.

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!! The Munsters

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[[folder:The Munsters]]
!! Herman Munster
Played by Fred Gwynne (original series) and John Schuck (''Munsters Today'')

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\n\n[[folder:The Munsters]]\n!! Herman Munster\nPlayed by [[/folder]]

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->'''Played by''':
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!! Lily Munster
Played by Yvonne DeCarlo (original) and Lee Meriwether (''Munsters Today'')

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\n!! Lily Munster\nPlayed by [[/folder]]

[[folder:Lily Munster]]
->'''Played by''':
Yvonne DeCarlo (original) and Lee Meriwether (''Munsters Today'')
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!! "Grandpa" Vladimir Munster
Played by Al Lewis (original) and Howard Morton (''Munsters Today'')

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->'''Played by''':
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!! Eddie Munster
Played by Butch Patrick (original) and Creator/JasonMarsden (''Munsters Today'')

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\n!! Eddie Munster\nPlayed by [[/folder]]

[[folder:Eddie Munster]]
->'''Played by''':
Butch Patrick (original) and Creator/JasonMarsden (''Munsters Today'')
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!! Marilyn Munster
Played first by Beverly Owen and Pat Priest in the original series; played by Hillary Van Dyke on ''Munsters Today''

* DumbBlonde: Was [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] into one in The Munsters Today.
* [[TheGenericGuy The Generic Girl]]
* TheGhost: Her parents are never seen.
* InformedDeformity: She is beautiful, but her family believe her to be ugly. Justified in that the Munsters have different standards of beauty.



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!! Mr. Gateman

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Played first by Beverly Owen and Pat Priest in the original series
->'''Played by''': Hillary Van Dyke on ''Munsters Today''
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* DumbBlonde: Was {{Flanderiz|ation}}ed into one in The Munsters Today.
* [[TheGenericGuy The Generic Girl]]
* TheGhost: Her parents are never seen.
* InformedDeformity: She is beautiful, but her family believe her to be ugly. Justified in that the Munsters have different standards of beauty.
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!! Mr. Goodbury

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!! Mr. Graves

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!! Dr. Dudley

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!! Dr. Dudley

Played by Creator/PaulLynde, Creator/DomDeluise (1 episode in Season 2)

* BlindWithoutThem: When he misplaces his glasses, he is almost as nearsighted as WesternAnimation/MrMagoo.


Played by Fred Gwynne (original series) and John Schuck (''Munsters Today'')



* TookALevelInDumbass: While he wasn't very bright to begin with, he became noticeably dumber in The Munsters Today.

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* TookALevelInDumbass: While he wasn't very bright to begin with, he became noticeably dumber in The ''The Munsters Today.
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Played by Yvonne DeCarlo (original) and Lee Meriwether (''Munsters Today'')



* {{Housewife}}: She has had jobs before, but generall works as a homemaker.

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* {{Housewife}}: She has had jobs before, but generall she generally works as a homemaker.



* Really700YearsOld: She was established to be married to Herman for 100 years in the original show (300 years in The Munsters Today).

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* Really700YearsOld: She was established to be married to Herman for 100 years in the original show (300 years in The ''The Munsters Today).Today'').



!! Grandpa

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!! Grandpa"Grandpa" Vladimir Munster
Played by Al Lewis (original) and Howard Morton (''Munsters Today'')



Played by Butch Patrick (original) and Creator/JasonMarsden (''Munsters Today'')



* VoluntaryShapeshifting: He was able to change into a wolf-like monster at will in Here Come the Munsters and The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas.

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* VoluntaryShapeshifting: He was able to change into a wolf-like monster at will in Here "Here Come the Munsters Munsters" and The "The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas.
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Played first by Beverly Owen and Pat Priest in the original series; played by Hillary Van Dyke on ''Munsters Today''



* BerserkButton: Being asked for a raise during the Christmas season in The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas. He hates Christmas because the holiday season has a very low mortality rate, which is obviously bad for business when you work for a funeral parlor.

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* BerserkButton: Being asked for a raise during the Christmas season in The "The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas.Christmas". He hates Christmas because the holiday season has a very low mortality rate, which is obviously bad for business when you work for a funeral parlor.



* TheGhost: In all continuities except The Munsters Today.

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* TheGhost: In all continuities except The ''The Munsters Today.Today''.



* TheGhost: In all continuities except The Munsters Today.

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* FriendToAllChildren: Due to being such a ManChild, he tends to get along well with kids... provided he doesn't accidentally scare them off when they first see him.



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* MrViceGuy: All of them are good people but they are flawed to various extents, mainly due to having a different set of values than the world around them, making them seem like shallow bigots at times. They often blame each other, act cowardly, act on impulse, scheme and almost abandon the family among other things.
** They constantly talk behind Marilyn's back when talking about how she looks, stating that she's homely at best (particularly when she gains a love interest). As a result she also looks down on herself and others.
** In one episode, Herman is turned into a normal man by lightning, Eddie outright acts like he has no father anymore, and Lilly can't even allow her husband to kiss her on the cheek.



* HappilyMarried: To Lily, in one of the most famous examples.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Huge Guy to Lily's Tiny Girl.



* {{Housewife}}: She isn't employed and generally does cooking and chores.

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* HappilyMarried: To Herman, in one of the most famous examples.
* {{Housewife}}: She isn't employed and generally does cooking and chores.has had jobs before, but generall works as a homemaker.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Tiny Girl to Herman's Huge Guy.

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