Parents' Guide to

The Addams Family (Animated TV Series)

By Deirdre Sheppard, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Animated ghouls will tickle your funny bone.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

Have a bowl Mr Squarepants

age 11+

Great show!

I love this show! It is REALLY funny! It is one of the best shows I have ever seen!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Parents might want to keep an eye out for mild stereotypes and name calling (particularly between the siblings) and Morticia's body-hugging attire. And some of the, um, unique features of the Addamses' lifestyle (that disembodied hand running around, the ghouls who pop up everywhere) may be a little scary for sensitive kids, even in cartoon form.

That said, while the occasional gag may cause some raised eyebrows, The Addams Family is a darkly funny series that will definitely help kids grasp the concept that it's OK to be different -- a message that's most apparent when Uncle Fester sings cabaret numbers like "I'm Still Me."

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