Wednesday Leaves Home
Series The Addams Family (TV Series)
Season 1
Original Airdate November 20, 1964
Written by Harry Winkler and Hannibal Coons
Director Sidney Lanfield


Wednesday is scolded for using Uncle Fester's blasting caps instead of her own and grounded from playing with her pet spider Homer. She packs Marie Antoinette and plans to run away, but Pugsley convinces her to hide in his room instead. Gomez and Morticia call the Police Department's Bureau of Missing Persons and get Sgt. Haley. Before Sgt. Haley arrives Fester has found Wednesday hiding in Pugsley's Room. Morticia decides to use reverse psychology on Wednesday, who promptly runs away for real. She shows up at Haley's desk at the police station. He calls the Family, who insist Wednesday isn't really missing. Fester comes to collect Wednesday. Sgt. Haley is being driven crazy by the Family and runs away, unable to take any more!


Background Information

Despite Blossom Rock being credited, she only appears in the opening and closing credits.

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Guest Stars

Jesse White as Sgt. Haley

Ray Kellogg as Detective


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