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The Addams Family (Live Action TV Series)

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Kooky, spooky classic is still fun for tweens.

TV Syndicated Comedy 1964
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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 8+

The Addams Family 1964-1966 TV Series Review By Logan Strohl

The one that started it all and the one that got me into The Addams Family. The cast is amazing and so is Vic Mizzy's score and the humor is always funny. Most sitcoms now have inappropriate content in it The Addams Family has none of that. It is perfect for the whole family. It's theme song is catchy. you're be singing it even after the show is over.

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Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 5+

The Addams Family

It’s a funny show for the whole family and appropriate for 5+, my 9 year old daughter and I love watching this show together.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (9 ):

This series, which, at its foundation, is a macabre satire of the traditional American nuclear family, isn't so much scary as it is quirky, especially by today's standards. The characters are likeable and generous, and their behavior, although weird, isn't intended to cause harm. While some of the images may be a little strong for young children,The Addams Family is fine for tweens. (Just be sure to fill them in on why Gomez and Morticia smoke all the time without garnering a peep of protest from friends or family members.)

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