They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, but they’re also endlessly fascinating! No, we aren’t talking about the Kardashians, but rather quite another compelling TV clan. It might be hard to believe, but the Addams Family have actually been spreading their special brand of strangeness for over 50 years now. There was the original TV show that aired in the ’60s, the movie series in the ’90s, and an animated reboot in 2019. But still, we bet there’s probably still a few dark secrets you still didn’t know about the kookiest family in history.
40. The Addams Family was based on a comic
The Addams Family movies were based on the TV show, but the TV show itself was actually based on a series of macabre little cartoons that Charles Addams drew for The New Yorker. But the characters didn’t even have names at that point. In fact, they weren’t given names until the TV show!