The Addams Family

Green-Eyed Gomez - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: As Fester talks with Gomez, he has a fork in hand that has a small chunk of meat on it. In one quick take, there is an entire meatball on it, then a moment later, it's a small bite again.

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The Great Treasure Hunt - S2-E19

Visible crew/equipment: When Morticia bounces the anchor on the floor, the wire used to make it bounce is visible when she puts it down.

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Green-Eyed Gomez - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: As Fester gets a pistol from the drawer, there is an assortment of items in the drawer. A moment later, he goes to exchange guns, the drawer is suddenly bare, except for the other pistol.

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Trivia: Although it was kept a secret for years, the part of thing was performed by Ted Cassidy. He sometimes had to travel to the studio to do it, even if Lurch wasn't in the episode. A stagehand performed the part if both Lurch and Thing appeared in the same shot.

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Trivia: Although everybody knows all of the Addams Family members' names, none of them had their now-familiar names when Charles Addams created them for the New Yorker magazine. It was when the idea was pitched to the television executives that the names were created. Coincidentally, the Addams Family and The Munsters debuted the same week, and were cancelled the same week two years later.

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Trivia: Producer Nat Perrin created the voice of Cousin Itt by reciting gibberish into a tape recorder and then playing it back at a higher speed.

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Question: Ted (Lurch) Cassidy was a total of six feet nine inches tall. A number of times, especially in Season 2 Episode 6, "Cousin Itt's Problem", it seems the top of his head barely clears to top of the door jamb. Were the doors seven feet tall back then?

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Chosen answer: Being that this was filmed in a TV studio, the set would have been specially designed and built to accommodate Cassidy's height. Also, I live in an older house (100 years-old), and all the inner and outer doors are eight feet tall.

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