How well do you know the very first episode of The Addams Family?

They made quite the first impression on TV in the 1960s!

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When The Addams Family premiered in 1964, it kicked off an ooky onscreen legacy that continues to this day. The strange exploits of this spooky but loving family are as timeless as they are funny.

The show starts off wonderfully weird and hilarious right off the bat. The first episode is the perfect introduction to Morticia, Gomez, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and, of course, Thing.

How well do you know pilot episode? Here are 13 questions, the Addams' favorite number, all about "The Addams Family Goes to School."

  1. Which member of the Addams household does this postal worker encounter while delivering mail?
  2. Truant officer Mr. Hilliard sees a sign warning of what?
  3. What sound does the Addams’ doorbell make?
  4. Mr. Hilliard complements the house and Wednesday replies, “It’s so nice and _____”
  5. Wednesday explains her doll doesn’t have a head because Grandmama told her and Pugsley about what historical subject?
  6. Mr. Hilliard accidentally walks into the clutches of what kind of plant?
  7. Gomez crashes his model trains in front of Mr. Hilliard. What is notable about this moment?
  8. Who throws the knife that almost hits Mr. Hilliard?
  9. Morticia knitted this three-armed sweater for who?
  10. Morticia gets Lurch to play something more upbeat by doing what?
  11. Uncle Fester brags he didn't go to school but he's still accomplished at doing what?
  12. Madge Blake plays the school principal. She’s best known as Aunt Harriet from which show?
  13. Wednesday hears a fairy tale in school and gets very upset. Why is she so sad?

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