Charles Samuel Addams, was a cartoonist and who created The Addams Family. It was an comic srtip in the The New Yorker, first, than became the basis for two live-action television series, two cartoon series, and many motion pictures.
The New Addams Family was producers, Shavick Entertainment and Saban Entertainment, new version of the 1960s series The Addams Family. John Astin (Gomez from the original series) played Grandpa Addams, Gomez's father. The series made 65 episodes, one more than the original series. It was shot in Vancouver, BC, Canada and ended in 1999.