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10 Creepy (And Kooky) Facts About "The Addams Family"

We were first introduced to Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Lurch, Grandmama, Wendesday, Pugsley and Thing in 1938 where they appeared in The New Yorker as a series of cartoons by Charles Addams. In the mid 60s The Addams Family lasted for two seasons as a sitcom and then two more as a Saturday morning cartoon in the 70s. Clearly the quirky family didn't have the same success on-screen as they did in comic form. Then, after Charles Addams passed in 1988, the cartoons even stopped. That's when in 1991, we got The Addams Family movie which brought the pale family

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11 Cartoon Moments You Will Be Glad You Didn't Catch As A Kid

Kid's cartoons are loaded with hidden meanings and messages, usually harmless and often a good life lesson. Sometimes animators take it a bit too far and slip some dirty humor into what you would think to be a harmless situation. From dirty jokes, to racist humor, some of your favorite childhood shows were loaded with jokes that would definitely raise your eyebrows as an adult. Thankfully the first time we were watching it, we were too young to understand. Spongebob References Prison AttacksIn the episode "Gary Takes A Bath", Spongebob tries to lure Gary into the tub by creating a

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8 Facts About Ghostwriter That Solve The Mystery Of Your Childhood

Did you always think of yourself as a detective every time you watched Ghostwriter? Whether you were good at puzzles or asking the right interview questions, watching the group of teens solve local crimes and mysteries with the help of their invisible friend made you want to be part of the action too!On the air from 1992-1995, this was a staple for many of us, who read far too many Nancy Drew novels. The 74 episodes had us thinking like true detectives and wishing we had an invisible friend to solve crimes with as well. The only way Ghostwriter

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Thomas The Tank Engine Had A Twisted Episode That Will Make You Say "This Was A Kid's Show?

Children's television shows are usually packed full of positive messages, life lessons and wise words to help youngsters understand the way of the world. These shows are intended to give kids a solid foundation for morality and teach correct behavior. While most of the time they're spot on, some times they stray far from the mark, making us question everything we teach our kids. The 1984 television show, Thomas & Friends was no exception to that rule. Brightly colored trains captured the attention of kids everywhere and the story educated them with the help of voice-over narration.Keen.TVUpon closer examination

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10 Things You Totally Forgot About Casper, The Friendly Ghost

He's been haunting pop culture since the the '90s live-action movie, Casper, but your favorite friendly ghost still has some surprises in store for you. No matter how many times you've re-watched Casper over the years, there are some plot points you may have overlooked, or tried to bury in your mind, for good reason. I'm sure next time you turn this classic '90s movie on, all these memories will come flooding back!1. Kat's Class Volunteers Her House For Their Halloween PartyI always remember Kat volunteering to host the part to upstage the popular girl, but no I was

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20 Normal Things We Take For Granted That Would Have Seemed Insane 20 Years Ago

20 years ago, life seemed so much simpler, didn't it? No cell phones tracking your every move, accidentally drunk texting your ex at a party and you definitely didn't have to worry about who was shaming who on social media. Well here are some of the things you wouldn't have believed if you hadn't lived to see them!1. People would skydive from spaceDo you remember in the 90's when bungee jumping was all the rage? Well Felix Baumgartner one-upped that in 2012 when he made a jump- from space! With the help of a special suit that prevented him

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30 Things That Didn't Exist 30 Years Ago That We Can't Imagine Living Without

Do you remember a time when you had to find a payphone to make a call or search out a map to find directions to your destination? Over the last three decades technology has attempted to make our lives easier. With that, we almost forget how we ever lived without it. All 30 of these things didn't exist 30 years ago, and you will be surprised about how forgot to manage without them. 1. Fruit PouchesTeaching little ones to serve themselves, these pre-made snacks are perfect for parents on the go. I bet our parents would have loved these when

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The Man Behind The Catchiest Theme Song Of The 80s Was More Than A One Hit Wonder

Do you remember flipping on the TV just in time to hear the instrumental theme song to ALF? Without a doubt one of the most memorable shows of of the 80's, ALF crash lands into the Tanner family for 99 episodes over four seasons and hilarity ensues. Originally from the planet Melmac, ALF is taken in by Willie and Kate Tanner, along with their children Lynn and Brian and the family cat Lucky. In tune with the theme song, the composer of this iconic rhythm was none-other, than a man named Alf Clausen. Clausen had some great work under his

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8 Child Stars That Will Make You Feel Ancient When You See Them As Adults

Sticking around in Hollywood as a child star can be tough. Whether you're on sitcom as the daughter of Tony Danza or playing the big brother of Frankie Muniz,  it can be tough to make the transition from child actor to adult actor or actress. Often children who get their big break in their youth take a break from the entertainment business entirely, but some times they make the leap from child star to teen heart throb and later become one of Hollywood's biggest names, I am looking at you Leonardo DiCaprio. Whether you remember them for their childhood

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9 Facts That Will Make Watching 'Casper' Even Better

Casper has always been one of my favorite movies, and not just at Halloween. While it may not be the scariest movie you play at Halloween, it doesn't really matter because this movie is just wonderful. It's funny, entertaining and has its moments where you don't want to admit that you have tears in your eyes. Whether you had a crush on Devon Sawa in the 90's (who didn't, honestly), or want to get lost into a world where you can laugh and cry with your favorite ghosts, you will want to rewatch this one as soon as possible.If