While Grandpa works on his new invention, a machine designed to extract electricity from the air and store it, Eddie attempts to write a school composition titled "My Parents -- An Average American Family", with Herman's help.
When caught in the middle of the street by a traffic signal change from "Walk" to "Don't Walk", Herman obeys the order and is struck by a car. Though he is uninjured, the car is completely wrecked and Herman faints at the realization of the havoc he has wrought.
After Herman accidentally ruins Eddie's birthday present, a small racing car on which he and Grandpa have been working in secret for some time, a fight breaks out between Herman and Grandpa concerning who is at fault for destroying Eddie's surprise. As the argument continues, it assumes greater proportions until Herman asks Grandpa to leave his house.
While the Munster family are at a drive-in movie, two college students visit the house and decide it would be the perfect setting for a fraternity initiation. Not realizing that the house is occupied, the boys agree to force two pledges to spend the night there as part of the initiation ceremony.
When Herman gets a bonus, he decides to buy Marilyn a car of her own.
Eddie shocks Herman, as well as the rest of the family, when he asks his father for a baby brother to alleviate the loneliness he feels as an only child.
Herman's evening is interrupted by a long-distance phone call from Dr. Victor Frankenstein the Fourth, the great grandson of the scientist who created him.
Uncle Herman comes to the rescue when niece Marilyn has trouble finding a suitable sculpture subject for her art class. After suggesting the classic male figure, Herman offers himself as a model and is pleased when Marilyn agrees to the choice.
The subject of music lessons for young Eddie causes a disagreement between Herman, who believes the child should be forced to study a musical instrument, and Grandpa, who believes that no child should be forced to do anything against his will.
Though Herman's initial attempts at writing poetry are unappreciated by members of his family, he finds a fan in Clyde Thornton, a fellow worker. After reading one of Herman's poems in the company magazine, Clyde confesses a personal problem and seeks Herman's help.
Jealousy rears its ugly head when Herman believes that his son's affection is being stolen by a children's television idol known as Zombo.
On Marilyn's birthday, the entire family gathers in the living room to watch as she opens her presents. The last to be opened is her gift from Eddie, something that he admits he found in an old trunk in the attic. Marilyn is pleased to find that the gift is a beautiful emerald ring. Grandpa, however, goes into shock and faints when he sees the ring and Marilyn leaves the house on a date before he recovers.
While looking through the missing persons section of a crime magazine, Herman comes across a picture of Grandpa, accompanied by a claim for a thousand dollars reward for information leading to his arrest. Although Herman contemplates turning in the old man, he is dissuaded by Lily, who talks him into finding out why Grandpa is wanted.
The Munsters inherit ten thousand dollars from a Transylvanian relative and a family argument breaks out over how the money is to be spent.
Herman overrides the wishes of the rest of the family when he insists on spending their annual two week vacation in the Antelope Valley rather than at the beach.
Grandpa's secret experiments on a machine that he claims will achieve world peace arouse Herman's curiosity, especially after Grandpa forbids the rest of the family to go down to his workroom in the dungeon to investigate his process.
The Munsters clip - starring Al Lewis, Butch Patrick, Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Beverley Owen, Pat Priest.
This is it: the first season of the immortal television show about a family of monsters and their struggles in the normal world. The cast includes Fred Gwynne as patriarch Herman Munster, a dense yet loveable Frankenstein look-alike, Yvonne DeCarlo as his gorgeously gothic wife Lily, Butch Patrick as their widow-peaked son Eddie, and Al Lewis as Grandpa Munster.
Have a howlingly good time with the First Family of Fright in Season Two! Reunite with the wonderfully weird Munster Clan: "working stiff" Herman, mom Lily, wacky Grandpa, the unusually normal Marilyn, and little Eddie. With so much Munster mayhem, your whole family is sure to have a scream!