The Addams Family

Season 2 Episode 3

Morticia's Romance (2)

Aired Unknown Oct 01, 1965 on ABC

Episode Recap

Wednesday and Pugsley refuse to go to sleep until they are told the rest of the story of their parents' romance.

Plans for Gomez and Ophelia's wedding continue. When Fester arrives, he's astonished to find that anyone wants to marry Ophelia, but then learns the truth. He decides that the perfect solution is to have Cousin Itt marry Ophelia, so Gomez can have Morticia. Ophelia is a fan of mysteries, and no one is more mysterious than Cousin Itt! She's quite entranced with Itt. Meanwhile Gomez tries to hide in the tunnel under the house. Morticia finds him and forces him to talk to Ophelia. Gomez explains that he can't marry her, and to his surprise Ophelia doesn't care, she's smitten with Cousin Itt. Gomez then proposes to Morticia, who accepts. The wedding continues, with a different bride than planned. Ophelia literally throws over Cousin Itt. He's too much of a playboy for her.