Mockingbird Lane

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Friday 8:00 PM on NBC Premiered Oct 26, 2012 Special

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AIRED ON 10/26/2012

Season 1 : Episode 1

Show Summary

Bryan Fuller, the creator of Pushing Daisies, makes a modern version of the classic TV show, The Munsters. Fuller brings his ghoulish black-humor sensibilities to the this classic take on the traditional family and beloved Hollywood monsters.

Herman Munster, the head of the family, is a patchwork creature who tries to keep his family safe and happy. His only problem is when he cares too much, causing his heart to break down.

His wife Lily is a vampire, who tries to make sure that her son Eddie is happy.

Eddie is a normal boy just discovering that he is growing hair on his body... during the full moon, when he becomes a werewolf.

Marilyn, the nice of Herman and Lily, is the oddball out: a normal girl, although she shares her family's... "unique" sensibilities.

Grandpa, a vampire of the old school, is still trying to come to terms with modern life where feeding on the locals isn't allowed. He keeps his son-in-law Herman's heart going, and tries to make sure that the other Munsters embrace their lives as creatures of the night.

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • this could have made it

    8.0
    I think this could have made it as a series from mid summer for a finale around halloween every year or atleast have a halloween special every year that would always be good
  • we need more episodes

    10
    i loved it it was entertaining and funny they need to reconsider and continue it . theirs always gonna be people that are gonna be unhappy with it but for the generation that didn't grow up with the original are gonna like this one so yes i hope they continue it

  • Fingers Crossed!!

    10
    I thought this was a great modern interpretation of a cult classic and Eddie Izzard's dark portrayal of Grandpa was inspired!!
  • Really?

    9.0
    They were fools to pass this show up. Great actors, Fun show. I hope they reconsider!
  • So where is episode 2?

    9.0
    i don't see any reason not to continue with this series. it should do quite well. I still enjoy watching the reruns of the Munsters and Adams Family shows i watched as a kid, and I'd like to see them do more with this. I kept looking for the next episode, and thought it should have continued by now. i'm sure the kids would like it as well as older folks like me.moreless
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    Mockingbird Lane "Halloween Special" Review: Corny on the Macabre

    Bryan Fuller's Munsters do-over is flashy, campy, and fun, and if it could just get it's sh*t together, it'd make a decent series.

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