The Addams Family

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  • Season 2
    • Ophelia's Career
      Episode 30
      4/8/66
      7.8
      Yet another failed romance has Ophelia at the Addams' doorstep seeking solace. Gomez and Morticia decide the best thing for Ophelia would be to find the perfect career. Realizing her potential as a singer, the family has Cousin Itt coach her as an opera singer. However, the family has another challenge when Gomez brings in an expert, Signor Bellini, who thinks she is horrible.moreless
    • 4/1/66
      8.4
      Morticia's old school chum, Tiny Trivia comes for a visit and has nothing on her mind except her career in show business. Meanwhile, Lurch becomes smitten with her and the family tries to help him and Trivia get together. However, when it becomes a hassle Lurch changes his mind just as Trivia drinks Grandmama's love potion and she throws herself at Lurch.moreless
    • The Addams Policy
      Episode 28
      3/25/66
      9.0
      Uncle Fester tests Morticia's new flame thrower and accidentally sets the stuffed polar bear on fire. The family immediately makes a claim to the insurance company, infuriating Mr. Henson, the manager. Furious with Joe Digby for forgetting to cancel the Addams policy, Henson fires him, but Gomez decides to set Digby up with a company of his own.moreless
    • 3/18/66
      9.0
      Morticia is afraid that Lurch is being overworked and Gomez comes up with an idea to ease Lurch's workload. Gomez builds Lurch an assistant, a robot named Smiley. Lurch quickly trains Smiley, however, having Smiley around goes to Lurch's head and he quickly begins having Smiley do all the work with Lurch does nothing but command orders.moreless
    • Cat Addams
      Episode 26
      3/11/66
      8.7
      When Kitty Cat comes down with a loss of appetite, Gomez and Morticia at first think he's just lonely. Cousin Itt suggests that he may have a cold, which leads the family to seek help from a veterinarian but after the vet takes one look at Kitty Cat he looses his confidence. The family then concocts a scheme to help him get his confidence back by treating other members of the family.moreless
    • Addams Cum Laude
      Episode 25
      3/4/66
      8.4

      The school principal threatens to expel Pugsley and Wednesday after they are caught playing with dynamite caps. Enraged, Gomez and Morticia decide to pull them out of public school and enroll them in a private school, Mockridge Hall, which just happens to be run by ex-truant officer, Sam Hilliard. Hilliard is soon in for another bizarre encounter with the Addams family, as Gomez has decided to purchase Mockridge Hall.

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    • 2/25/65
      7.7
      Following yet another broken relationship with a man, Morticia's sister Ophelia comes for a visit. It seems her latest boyfriend left her for the Peace Corps and Uncle Fester agrees to join the Peace Corps in order to find him. However, when Fester is rejected and not wanting to hurt his feelings, Gomez and Morticia try to get Uncle Fester to change his mind about the whole thing.moreless
    • 2/18/66
      8.5
      Morticia learns that Uncle Fester has taken the National Beautification Program to heart and decides to herself and redecorates the house. She soon decides she wants to become a decorator and starts with the new neighbors, the Digbys. However, the Digbys are less than willing after they take a tour of the Addams home.moreless
    • 2/11/66
      8.0
      Gomez is annoyed when he is not asked to give for a charity and decides to build an old folks home. Meanwhile, Morticia's mother, Grandma Frump comes for a visit for her birthday. The family is giving her a trip to a beauty farm as a gift but she mistakenly believes that the family is actually sending her to live in the old folks home.moreless
    • 2/4/66
      8.5
      Pugsley shocks his parents when he announces that he would like to get a job and earn some money. After some failed attempts at getting jobs in a hospital, a bank and with a bookie, Mr. Henson hires Pugsley to do some chores around the house. However, Mr. Henson doesn't exactly get what he had in mind when he sees the results.moreless
    • 1/28/66
      7.9
      Ophelia, Morticia's sister comes for a visit with her latest romance, Horatio Bartholomew, whom Gomez and Morticia are convinced is a fraud. Not wanting Ophelia to get hurt, Gomez and Morticia set out to expose that he is a penniless cad. Meanwhile, Cousin Itt ponders asking Ophelia's hand in marriage.
    • 1/21/66
      7.1
      Gomez and Morticia discover an old treasure map, which shows the burial spot of Great Grandfather Pegleg's treasure chest. This leads the entire family to plan an excursion to find the treasure and the first thing they try to do is charter a boat from a Captain Grimby. However, Grimby takes one look at the map and makes a plan to steal the treasure map.moreless
    • 1/14/66
      8.6
      Gomez and Morticia disapprove of Pugsley's want to lose weight and discourage him. Meanwhile, Uncle Fester receives a letter from a pen pal who is coming for a visit, under the impression that Fester resembles Cary Grant. This leads Fester to begin a crash diet and seeks help to lose weight from Jack La Grann, a TV fitness guru.moreless
    • Gomez and Morticia believe Uncle Fester and Grandmama have been spoiling the children. This causes a rift in the family and Fester and Grandmama soon divide the house in half, insisting that Gomez and Morticia keep to their half. The final insult comes when Gomez and Morticia plan a vacation and instead of asking Uncle Fester and Grandmama to baby-sit, they hire a sitter, which leads Fester and Grandmama to move out.moreless
    • 12/31/65
      8.2
      Uncle Fester is overcome with emotion when he gets a letter from one his pen pals, Diana, a bearded lady whom he asks to marry him. Fester soon becomes concerned about how he will support his soon to be wife and decides to enroll in a correspondence course for a business and soon gets a job at a company. Meanwhile, Gomez and Morticia are not happy with how the business world has changed Fester and call in a psychiatrist.moreless
    • 12/24/65
      9.1
      Uncle Fester is chosen to slide down the chimney dressed as Santa Claus to prove the existence of St. Nick to the children. However, when Uncle Fester gets stuck in the chimney, the rest of the family put their own plans in motion and Gomez, Lurch, Cousin Itt, and even Morticia and Grandmama don red suitz and appear to the children as Santa.moreless
    • Morticia's Dilemma
      Episode 14
      12/17/65
      8.3
      Old friends of the family are coming for a visit from Spain. Don Xavier Molinas is coming with his daughter, Consuela, whose hand in marriage had been promised to Gomez years ago. A communication gap leads Morticia to believe that Gomez has been building a harem and Consuela will soon be added to it, distraught, she seeks advice from Grandmama and Cousin Itt as to what she should do in this situation.moreless
    • Portrait of Gomez
      Episode 13
      12/10/65
      8.8
      Gomez is convinced that he has been named man of the year for a magazine but dislikes the photos that he has seen on the cover. Morticia picks out a photo that would be perfect, but when Cleopatra eats it up, Gomez tries to track down an old photographer friend whom he learns is working for the DMV. This leads Gomez to take driving lessons so he can get his picture taken.moreless
    • 12/3/65
      7.6

      After a large meal, Gomez gets a sleepy spell, which leads to a case of sleepwalking. Meanwhile, a rash of burglaries in the neighborhood has the family on the lookout for a cat burglar whom they soon realize is Gomez. It seems that while sleepwalking, Gomez has taken to robbing the neighbors and storing the loot in the playroom.

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    • 11/26/65
      8.3
      Aunt Abigail Adams is in town (spelled with one D, she is one of the one d's as Gomez puts it) and Gomez is none too pleased as she wants Gomez removed from the head of the family fortune. Meanwhile, Wednesday has a crush on a young classmate, Robespierre Courtney, whose mother thinks meeting Abigail would put her ahead in social circles and enthusiastically accepts an invitation to tea with the Addams family, unknown to her she will be visiting with the wrong side of the family.moreless
    • 11/19/65
      8.1
      The family becomes alarmed when Pugsley seemingly becomes ill, but they soon discover that it is a bad case of puppy love and it is over his teacher, Miss Dunbar. Pugsley decides to write her a love letter and uses an old letter Gomez had written for Morticia, which leads to Miss Dunbar becoming convinced Gomez has fallen for her.moreless
    • 11/12/65
      7.1
      Morticia has been bored and decides she would like to acquire a hobby to cheer her up and decides to take up sculpting. Later, Gomez hides an art critic, Bosley Swain's bad critique of her work from Morticia and hires Sam Picasso to come in and buy her work but in the mean time, this nearly bankrupts Gomez.moreless
    • 11/5/65
      7.3
      Morticia is disgusted when she learns of the books that Wednesday and Pugsley have been forced to read at school vilify goblins, giants and witches. Feeling that she could do an even better job, Morticia begins a career at writing children's stories. She soon devotes all her time to writing leaving Gomez out in the cold but he quickly comes up with a plan to sabotage Morticia's budding career.moreless
    • 10/29/65
      9.1

      Halloween has the Addams family preparing for trick or treaters but Wednesday is down in the dumps when a neighbor tells her that witches do not exist. Wanting to prove the neighbor wrong, Morticia hopes to conjure up one by holding a séance trying to contact Aunt Singe, a family member who had been burned at the stake in Salem. However, Grandmama's efforts to conjure a witch may backfire and ruin the family's favorite holiday.

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    • 10/22/65
      8.8
      Cousin Itt comes home for a visit and the family surprises him with a pet, a shaggy dog. Later, at a homecoming party, the family discovers Cousin Itt is shedding hair, and the family is worried that he'll also lose his great good looks. This leads Fester to get out his chemistry set to produce a batch of hair-restorer and prevent a disaster.moreless
    • 10/15/65
      6.8
      Feeling that their property is worth millions, Gomez and Morticia are insulted by the latest property tax bill that comes in the mail of $8.40. This leads them to contact their local politician, Mayor Henson who misunderstands and offers him a rebate, convincing Gomez and Morticia that he's incompetent. This leads Morticia to convince Gomez to run for office, however she soon discovers this may be a mistake, when he becomes obsessed with the campaign.moreless
    • 10/8/65
      7.8
      The Addams family gets a visit from an aunt who is now a princess, Princess Millicent von Schlepp. The entire family soon gets fed up with her snobbish ways and her insistance on running the mansion as a castle, with the entire family required to wear costume. The only happy one is Thing who is smitten with the Princess' handmaiden, Lady Fingers. However, soon Thing is down in the dumps when the Princess storms out of the mansion and into a hotel taking Lady Fingers with her.moreless
    • 10/1/65
      6.8
      Gomez and Morticia continue to tell Pugsley and Wednesday the story of how they met and fell in love. As Gomez was arranged to be married to Ophelia, Uncle Fester realizes the best way to get Ophelia out of the picture is to hook her up with another man ... Cousin Itt, that way Gomez could be with Morticia.moreless
    • 9/24/65
      6.8
      Gomez and Morticia's 13th wedding anniversary prompts them to tell Pugsley and Wednesday a bedtime story of how they met and fell in love. It seems that Gomez had been arranged to marry Ophelia, Morticia's sister but he secretly began falling for the more shy, more quiet, Morticia.
    • 9/17/65
      8.4
      Gomez has written a play that is to be presented for Wednesday's birthday. Morticia has been cast as the female lead while Cousin Itt has been cast in the male lead role. Soon, a director is hired, and Cousin Itt is coached on how to speak slower for his part, but soon the possibility of fortune and fame goes to Cousin Itt's head and he becomes hard to work with.moreless
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