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The Munsters - A Mini Documentary

Videos | January 11, 2018

Written by Rebeka Knott


The Munsters originally aired on CBS from 1964 to 1966. It was a sitcom about a family of monsters who lived amid a non-monster world. Although the Munster family couldn’t personally or physically identify with anyone else in the community, they were sure that their family was “normal” and that everyone else was “abnormal,” including Marilyn.

The Munster family lived at 1313 Mockingbird Lane. That was intentionally significant considering that the number, 13, is considered unlucky, and at times, cursed. Although the Munster family was considered abnormal and ghoulish, they actually mimicked the ideal, all American family. Herman was a loving husband and father who went to work every day to support his family while Lily looked after the household chores, taking care of her family including her husband, child, father and niece. Eddie, the young son, went to school, struggling with typical “kid stuff.”  

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Rebeka Knott

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Rebeka grew up in the 1960’s & 1970’s and has always subscribed to the theory that a positive attitude will take you far! She is a wife and mother of 3 with a fun-loving spirit, believing that family and relationships are invaluable.