The Addams Family Meets a Beatnik
Series The Addams Family (TV Series)
Season 1
Original Airdate January 1, 1965
Teleplay by Henry Sharp and Sloan Nibley
Story by Jack Raymond
Director Sidney Lanfield


A motorcyclist called Rocky has an accident outside the mansion. The Addams Family takes him in to recuperate. After seeing Kitty Kat, Marie Antoinette, and Cleopatra, he tries to leave but his leg still hurts. Morticia performs first aid with boiling oil, a stout rope, leeches, and the pillory in the play room. Eventually Rocky forms a reluctant bond with the family, and agrees to attend a reunion birthday party with his father.


Background Information

  • Rocky's motorcycle is registered in the state of California.
  • When Rocky jokes that "Satan's coming to dinner," Wednesday says "That was last week."
  • Despite Blossom Rock being credited, she only appears in the opening and closing credits.

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Guest Stars

Tom Lowell as Rockland Cartwright III

Barry Kelley as Rockland Cartwright II

Barry Brooks as Mr. Benson


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