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The Munsters

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  Rated: All (TV-G)1964 - 19662 Seasons,Series EndedOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags:    

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.The Munsters featuring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo has one or more episodes available for purchase on iTunes, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a comedy and drama show with 70 episodes over 2 seasons. The Munsters is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (10,319 votes).

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70 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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The Munsters has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (10,319 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Munster Masquerade

S01 E01

Sep 25, 1964
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Munster Masquerade Sep 25, 1964 Marilyn's boyfriend invites Marilyn and her family to a masquerade party. Marilyn goes as Priscilla her boyfriend as John Alden. Lily is Little Bo Peep, Grandpa is Napoleon, and Herman is King Arthur dressed in armor. Marilyn's boyfriend's father (Dressed As Frankenstein) is insulted when Herman compliments him for not wearing a costume :). At the end of the night Herman with a prize for wearing a Frankenstein costume under his suit of armor. Lily and Grandpa feel insulted because that is Herman's real face! However, Herman doesn't realize that he is being insulted.

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Season 01, Episode 02 My Fair Munster

S01 E02

Oct 2, 1964
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My Fair Munster Oct 2, 1964 Grandpa mixes up a love potion designed to make the opposite sex fall madly for anyone who drinks the potion. Grandpa mixes some in Marilyn's oatmeal to help her keep a boyfriend. Marilyn is in a rush and has no time for breakfast; so Lilly puts her oatmeal back into the big pot and serves the oatmeal to the rest of the family. Now the potion affects them all! The mailman becomes interested in Lily; the next-door neighbor now has an attraction for Herman; Eddie is even chased home by all the girls from his class.

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Season 01, Episode 03 A Walk on the Mild Side

S01 E03

Oct 9, 1964
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A Walk on the Mild Side Oct 9, 1964 Herman is suffering from insomnia. The only thing that will make him sleep is a late-night walk in the park. A "Monster" type creature has been spotted in the park at night and Lily would prefer if Herman would stay home. What she doesn't know is that the monster is Herman!

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Season 01, Episode 04 Rock-a-Bye Munster

S01 E04

Oct 16, 1964
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Rock-a-Bye Munster Oct 16, 1964 Herman and Grandpa overhear Lily and Marilyn talking and somehow get the idea that Lily is pregnant. What's really happening is Dr. Dudley's son, Elmer, is coming to stay with the Munsters while Dr. Dudley and his wife are on vacation.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Pike's Pique

S01 E05

Oct 23, 1964
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Pike's Pique Oct 23, 1964 The gas company wants to run a pipeline 25 feet under the Munsters' house. At that height is would run through Grandpa's dungeon lab. When the workers are digging they get extremely frightened by Herman and Grandpa's appearance. Mr. Pike, the manager of the Gas Company, thinks that the Munsters are trying to scare the workers to drive up the cost of construction on the Munster Property. He thinks its a good idea to visit with The Munsters to see what's going on...

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Season 01, Episode 06 Low-Cal Munster

S01 E06

Oct 30, 1964
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Low-Cal Munster Oct 30, 1964 Herman wants to go to a reunion with his army friends. Unfortunately he can't seem fit into his uniform. Lily doesn't want Herman to go, but decides to make a deal with him. If Herman can lose enough weight to fit into the uniform, he can go. Herman quickly goes on a Diet limiting him to almost no food. When he is watching TV he sees a commercial for a Thanksgiving Dinner and loses control...

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Season 01, Episode 07 Tin Can Man

S01 E07

Nov 6, 1964
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Tin Can Man Nov 6, 1964 Thanks to a recommendation from an investigator of The Board of Education Eddie is in danger of being expelled from school. The only way he can stay if he makes an excellent project for the school's Science Fair; Grandpa helps he make a robot. Herman walks on stage and is thought to be the robot causing Eddie to win first prize and stay in school.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Herman's Child Psychology

S02 E01

Sep 17, 1965
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Herman's Child Psychology Sep 17, 1965 Eddie is upset that his family does not treat him cruelly because he thinks this means they don't care about him. When Eddie decides to run away from home, Herman employs a little child psychology, which naturally backfires. Various circumstances eventually lead to Herman's getting involved with a dancing bear.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Herman, the Master Spy

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Sep 24, 1965
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Herman, the Master Spy Sep 24, 1965 In this Cold War episode, a Russian fishing trawler picks up a scuba-diving Herman in its haul of fish and mistakes him for the missing link. The crew members report their find to Moscow, claiming it puts the Soviets ahead in the ""missing link race."" The response from the Commissar is that Herman is an American spy.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Bronco-Bustin' Munster

S02 E03

Oct 1, 1965
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Bronco-Bustin' Munster Oct 1, 1965 In yet another example of Eddie's misguided regard for his father's natural abilities, the young Munster enters Herman's name in the bucking bronco contest at the local rodeo. Lily is unable to talk Herman out of such a dangerous task: he is intent on being a hero to his son in spite of the fact that he's scared stiff. Meanwhile, the promoters plan to have Herman ride a horse that is guaranteed to break every bone in his body.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Herman Munster, Shutter Bug

S02 E04

Oct 8, 1965
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Herman Munster, Shutter Bug Oct 8, 1965 Herman takes up amateur photography and accidentally snaps a picture of two men making their escape from a bank robbery. Herman has visions of getting a big reward for his evidence, but the bank robbers track him down and decide to hold up with the Munsters until the heat is off. This episode revisits the show's recurrent fascination with criminality, especially bank robberies.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Herman, Coach of the Year

S02 E05

Oct 15, 1965
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Herman, Coach of the Year Oct 15, 1965 When Eddie is called Lead Foot by the other kids on his track team, Herman offers to become his athletic coach. While demonstrating his out-of-this-world prowess in shot put, discus-throwing and pole-vaulting, Herman causes untold destruction and makes a fool of himself. Grandpa decides to come to the rescue by creating a magic speed pill that will make Eddie a champion runner.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Happy 100th Anniversary

S02 E06

Oct 22, 1965
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Happy 100th Anniversary Oct 22, 1965 Herman and Lily want to buy each other an elaborate gift for their 100th Anniversary. Without telling each other, they both take night jobs as ship welders. Since the job requires them to wear protective helmets that conceal their faces, they don't realize whom they're dealing with when they start flirting with each other.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Operation Herman

S02 E07

Oct 29, 1965
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Operation Herman Oct 29, 1965 When Herman visits the hospital to see Eddie, who is having his tonsils out, he is mistaken for an accident victim and is immediately given a dose of laughing gas. Grandpa rescues him and brings him home, where Lily assumes that Herman has been drinking.

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