First up for today, Cosette brought to my attention that the Addams Family had their own Halloween special way back in very colorful 1977. Pretty much the entire cast of the original show returned for this TV movie, although it was called Halloween With The New Addams Family, although they are really not new and they're certainly not tied to the actual New Addams Family series that would show up in 1998. But, you know, maybe this is the Earth-1 Addams Family. Who knows?
Speaking of that later series, I don't recall watching it or Addams Family Reunion, the movie that spawned it. I certainly didn't recall that Kevin McCarthy (the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers) was Grandpa Addams in that film, nor that John Astin would take over the role as a guest star in the 90s series. Regardless, here 'tis.