Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this 1960s family sitcom features characters resembling those from classic horror stories like Frankenstein and Dracula. But despite the characters' unusual appearance, they're a pleasant, loving family. Occasional jokey references to blood, graves, or Mr. Munster's work at a funeral home is about as scary as the show gets -- though people often express fear when they meet the family, and many beat a hasty retreat. Herman and Lily show affection toward each other, and some episodes include romantic kisses.
Affection between Herman and Lily, who are married. Some episodes include romantic kissing. Marilyn sometimes dates or is pursued by men. It's all handled very chastely.
Vague jokes about blood. Occasional encounters with bank robbers or other criminals. Rare episodes show a gun, but no one is ever seriously hurt.
The series highlights the importance of family. It also features some traditional gender roles, which is typical of shows from the 1960s.
Several episodes involve money-making schemes.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Occasional episodes involve sleeping pills or potions that act in a drug-like manner.