Because she thinks Fester and Grandmama are spoiling the children, Morticia hires a governess to watch them.
When Ophelia laments that she has been jilted, Morticia suggests a career as an alternative to marriage. She tries chemistry first (with explosive results) then turns to operatic singing. Cousin Itt is summoned to coach her to stardom.
Lurch suffers from unrequited love over Tiny Trivia, Morticia's visiting school chum who only has eyes for show business. The entire family decides to try to turn their stolid butler in to a new personality.
When Uncle Fester incinerates the family's stuffed bear with his flame thrower, Morticia reports the accident to the insurance company. Mr. Henson the head of the company sends his assistant, Mr. Digby, to handle the case.
Morticia's concern that Lurch is overworked leads Gomez to the operating table to assemble a custom-built secondary butler. Lurch lets the robot do all the work and then begins to feel that he isn't needed anymore.
Marty Ingels guest-stars as Dr. Marvin P. Gunderson, who is summoned to examine Kitty Kat, the ailing lion pet of the Addams Family. Morticia soon decides that it is the cringing doctor who needs help. To build his confidence, human members of the family pretend to be ill so Gunderson can affect cures.
Allyn Joslyn guest-stars as Sam Hilliard, a former truant officer who now heads a private school where Wednesday and Pugsley are enrolled. When Hilliard breaks under the strain of dealing with the Addams children, Gomez buys the school.
Ophelia taunts Uncle Fester into announcing that he is going to join the Peace Corps. Fester decides he's a cinch to be accepted, because Gomez plans to pull strings in Washington on his behalf. Then the entire family agrees to help him study for the exam.
To sell the neighboring Addams Family an insurance policy, agent Joe Digby allows Morticia to redecorate his home. Morticia gives the Digbys a stuffed vulture as a present.
Grandma Frump, played by guest star Margaret Hamilton, comes to the mistaken conclusion that her daughter, Morticia, and Gomez plan to pack her off to an old folks home. Actually, they plan to send her to a beauty farm.
Pugsley shocks his parents when he gives up his new atomic reactor as kid stuff and announces that he wants to find his own job. His first try is as a medical assistant to Dr. Bird. He turns up, scalpel in hand; ready to help during an operation.
Ophelia Frump is madly in love with Horatio Bartholomew, the man who has everything--except the truth about Ophelia's relatives. Morticia, convinced that her sister is in the hands of a lonely hearts Bluebeard, persuades playboy Cousin Itt to stir the embers of his past romance with Ophelia.
Morticia and Gomez find Grandfather Pugsley's treasure map and summon Captain Grimby. They hope to charter his boat for the treasure hunt. But after meeting the Captain, Morticia is careful to keep the nature of the mission secret.
Morticia and Gomez see Fester conferring with TV muscleman Jack LaGrann (Jack LaLanne), and think that Fester is planning a television career. However, Uncle Fester confides to Lurch that he has to go on a secret diet and exercise, because his Folies Bergere pen pal is coming for a visit.
Because she thinks Fester and Grandmama are spoiling the children, Morticia hires a governess to watch them. Insulted, Fester paints a white line down the center of the Addams house, dividing it in half.
Fester is so smitten upon receipt of a photo of his love--a bearded carnival lady--that he borrows stamp money to mail her a proposal. Morticia dons a beard and poses as the girl's mother to convince Fester that he will have to work to support a wife.
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