Questions tagged [addams-family]

For questions about "The Addams Family" and all their related media. They are a fictional family created by American cartoonist Charles Addams. The family has been the subject of numerous adaptations in various media, including a popular 1964 television show.

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What is Cousin Itt in The Addams Family?

Is Itt human under all that hair, or is the hair itself a living kind of entity similar to Thing?
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How does Thing even work?

Thing is the the Addams Family sentient right hand... pet... servant, kind of. He is autonomous, moves and seems to think on his own and respond to verbal commands, and is always there to lend a hand [...
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Do magic and ghosts exist in the Addams Family's world?

Between Gate [their "pet" gate which seems to be sentient, romping with people and opening up for them], Morticia saying she studied "spells and casting", Granny/Mama working over her cauldron in the ...
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What are the Addams family?

Honestly, there are too many questions I have about The Addams Family, as people and a series/franchise that may be hard to answer. Granted, with decades of history and various interpretations and ...
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Why is Wednesday Addams named … Wednesday?

Her mother's name being Morticia, it strikes me odd that her daughter would be named after a day of the week. Am I missing something? What is the reasoning behind that character being named Wednesday?
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How did 'Thing' change locations in The Addams Family (TV series)?

In the TV series Thing was a disembodied hand, that moved from one box or container to another. According to Wikipedia "Thing apparently has the ability to teleport from container to container, almost ...
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Who built “Lurch”, the Addams family's butler?

As I caught an episode of The Addams Family on Retro TV last night, it finally dawned on me that Lurch may have been a Frankenstein Monster. Is there any evidence beyond Lurch's outward appearance ...