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The Unofficial Addams Family FAQ

Who's who?

Cast Members:

. John Astin
Gomez Addams
. Carolyn Jones
Morticia Addams
. Jackie Coogan
Uncle Fester
. Blossom Rock
Grandmama Addams
. Ken Weatherwax
Pugsley Addams
. Lisa Loring
Wednesday Addams
. Ted Cassidy
. Felix Silla
Cousin Itt*
*Itt was also played by Roger Arroyo in episodes 47 and 53.
Sound Effect Engineer Tony Margo produced Itt's voice.

What is the address of the Addams Family?

In the TV series 3 different addresses are used

001 Cemetery Lane

001 Cemetery Lane

001 North Cemetery Drive
Greenbriar and Woodlawn are areas or sub-divisions of their mythical city,
though no city or state is given.
This address comes from Dr. Casey's Cabinet of Horror Web Page,
United States Horror Sites.
and The Addams Family and Munsters Programme Guide by John Peel

What is the Addams Phone Number?

Cemetry 13.

Do you have the lyrics to the TV Theme Song?

Yes, click here for them.

Who wrote the theme song?

Vic Mizzy wrote and performed the theme along with Dave Kahn and Ted Cassidy.

What is Morticia's maiden name?

Morticia Frump.

What is Morticia's sisters name?

Ophelia Frump.

What are the Addams Family's pets?

Family Lion: Kitty Kat
Pugsley's Octopus: Aristotle
Wednesday's spider's name: Homer
Morticia's childhood pet vultures: Hubert and Henery

What is the name of Morticia's plant and what is it?

Cleopatra is the name of the African Strangler. She eats meatballs made of Yak and other tasty meats. Morticia had Cleopatra before she and Gomez married. She grew Cleopatra from a seedling. He other plants include roses (for their thorns), hemlock, henbane, and poison ivy.

Do you have information on the House Floorplan?

Yes, click on the Blueprint for a larger image.
Click here for a more information about the blueprint in Mark Bennett's book TV Sets.

Do you have Gomez's train set layout?

No, sorry I don't. I will be trying to come up with one.

Who played Thing?

Thing was Ted Cassidy's hand.

How many episodes were made?


Do you have any more pictures of Christina Ricci?

Only the ones you see.

Do you have more sounds or pictures?

No, everything is on the pages. I do sample sounds from the 16 episodes that I have occassionally and I post them. See the New Items page.

Is sheet music available?

Yes, Warner Brothers Music # VS5330, published by Orion Music publishing. See the Where to Buy on the Links page.

Sheet Music

What are the "pet" names for Gomez & Morticia?

Morticia's names for Gomez = Bubala,  Mon Cherie, Querido, 

Querido = Is Spanish for "The man I desire"

Gomez's names for Morticia =Cara Mia, Querida, Querida Mia, Tish, Cara Bella

Querida = Is Spanish for "The woman I desire"

What is the Addams Family Credo?

(From the Addams Family Movie)

"Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc."
"We gladly feast on those who would subdue us."

This is taken from the Addams Family Movie Script*


Who is the Lady Colyton?

The Lady Colyton (Barbara Estella Barb) was married to Charles Addams in 1954.  They divorced in 1956 and in the divorce settlement she was awarded copyright to some of his work.   She married Henry Lennox D'Aubigne Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton (1902-1996) on December 11, 1956.  Giving her the title of the "Lady Colyton".


Who holds the the Copyrights to what?

The following companies hold Licensing and Copyrights to the Addams Family:

General Inquiries:

Fox Family Worldwide, Inc.
William H Lockard Phone: (310) 235-9700
10960 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 2200
Los Angeles, CA 90024-3702

TV Series:

Original Series (1964-66)

MGM Home Entertainment
Attn Cecilia Pierce, Legal Dept.
Phone: (310) 449-3000
2500 Broadway St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Original Series Video Tapes:

Worldvision Enterprises
Phone: (212) 261-2700
Fax: (212) 261-2724
New York
1700 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (312) 527-0461
Fax: (312) 527-0688
515 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60610

The New Addams Family

Fox Family Worldwide, Inc.
William H Lockard Phone: (310) 235-9700
10960 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 2200
Los Angeles, CA 90024-3702


Addams Family (1991) & Addams Family Values (1993)

Paramount Pictures
Phone: (323) 956-5000
Legal Department - Rights and Permissions
5555 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Charles Addams' Cartoons:

The Tee & Charles Addams Foundation
email: info@addamsfoundation.org
Tee and Charles Addams Foundation
PO Box 248
Wainscott, NY 11975

*Provided by Kevin Feige.

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