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Mockingbird Lane (2012)

Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vampiress. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and... See full summary »

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Bryan Singer

Writers:

Bryan Fuller, Norm Liebmann (written by "The Munsters") | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry O'Connell ... Herman Munster
Portia de Rossi ... Lily Munster
Charity Wakefield ... Marilyn Munster
Mason Cook ... Eddie Munster
Eddie Izzard ... Grandpa
Cheyenne Jackson ... Steve
Beth Grant ... Marie
Allen C. Liu Allen C. Liu ... Real Estate Agent
Pablo Espinosa ... Paramedic
Craig Jordan ... Paramedic #2
Kenneth Lyng Kenneth Lyng ... Billy
Dante Brown ... Huey
Grant Venable Grant Venable ... Martin
Eric Osovsky ... Wallace
J. Anthony Pena ... Mr. Perez (as J. Anthony Peña)
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Storyline

Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vampiress. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf tendencies surface in puberty, forcing the family to relocate to their famous 1313 Mockingbird Lane address. Written by Anonymous

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Munsters See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

NBC confirmed ordering the pilot episode in November 2011 and announced in January 2012 that it would be called Mockingbird Lane, a reference to the Munster family address at 1313 Mockingbird Lane. The costumes and make-up for the characters were heavily toned down to have them more closely resemble humans. See more »

Quotes

Grandpa: There is an important intermediate step that we are missing here. The deer eats the grass and is itself eaten, and then the thing that ate it dies and fertilizes the ground so more grass can grow, so more deer can eat, and then... be eaten.
Marilyn Munster: But some deer can live long lives.
Grandpa: Nope.
Marilyn Munster: Also, as an intermediary step, sometimes deer want to be eaten. They're depressed and lonely, so that lion's doing the deer a favor.
Eddie Munster: That deer didn't look depressed.
Marilyn Munster: No, I know. I thought I saw it smile.
Eddie Munster: Does anything...
[...]
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Connections

Remake of The Munsters (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Mannish Boy
Written by Melvin London, Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters
Performed by Muddy Waters
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absoLUTEly brilliant
27 October 2012 | by isaackiernanSee all my reviews

As a long time fan of "The Munsters" I was both excited, and apprehensive when I heard about this reboot. A New Munsters? I groaned, remembering such fare as the 80's made for TV flick "The Munsters' Revenge" but then I heard It's not a comedy, it's a drama. and I thought....huh....there's potential there. So I watched it, and it was extremely well done. Everything from the writing to the special effects was top notch. I was extremely happy to see Portia DiRossi, who starred in my favorite show of all time, "Arrested Development". O'Connell shined as the kind-hearted Herman, and Izzard's Grandpa is imposing, threatening, frightening, and just a tad hilarious. I love this new take on "The Munsters" and I hope it takes off, I would love to watch this weekly. Future remake makers, take notes from this pilot. It's excellent.


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