The Munsters (1964-1966)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 1964-09-25

Runtime: 30 minutes

Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Language(s): English, Spanish


The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. It stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. The series was a satire of both traditional monster movies and the wholesome family fare of the era, and was produced by the creators of Leave It to Beaver. It ran concurrently with The Addams Family. The series original aired on CBS from September 24, 1964 to May 12, 1966; 70 episodes were produced. It was broadcast weekly on BBC1 in the UK. It was canceled after ratings dropped to a low due to the premiere of ABC's Batman, which was in color. Though ratings were low during its initial two-year run, The Munsters found a large audience in syndication. This popularity warranted a spin-off series, as well as several films, including one with a theatrical release. On October 26, 2012, NBC aired a modern reimagining of The Munsters called Mockingbird Lane.

Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 70
Season 1 38
Season 2 32
Specials 13
Cast 6
Fred Gwynne - Herman Munster
Yvonne De Carlo - Lily Munster
Butch Patrick - Eddie Munster
Al Lewis - Grandpa
Beverly Owen - Marilyn Munster (1-13)
Pat Priest - Marilyn Munster (14-38)
Sound 1
Jack Marshall - Original Music Composer
Production 3
Joe Connelly - Producer
Bob Mosher - Producer
Irving Paley - Executive Producer
Network 1

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