The Addams Family

The Addams Family (1964)

13 mistakes in season 2

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Cousin Itt's Problem - S2-E6

Revealing mistake: As Fester looks at the mirror, it shatters. After he asks a question, it falls off the wall. After it does, you can see what appears to be someone's fingers pushing from the other side to knock the mirror down. That spot on the wall is obviously fabric covering a hole.

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Morticia's Dilemma - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: After talking to Cousin It, Morticia is reading a book titled "The Law of Bigamy." As the camera does a close up on the book, the label on the spine says "Homer's Iliad".

Grandmama Addams: Fester, You're not cheating.
Uncle Fester: Sorry.

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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. Though in a few episodes, where both Lurch and Thing appeared in the same shot, assistant director Jack Voglin performed the part of Thing.

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Question: How was effect of the light bulb that lit up whenever Fester put it in his mouth achieved?

Answer: Basically from what I understand, they stuck the innards of a small flashlight into the base of the bulb and put a little switch on it. When he put it in his mouth and bit down, his teeth would hit the switch, which would turn on the flashlight and made the bulb light up.

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