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Cousin Itt is a member of the fictional Addams Family in the 1964 television series. Unlike the other characters, Cousin Itt was not created by cartoonist Charles Addams, but by producer David Levy, though he did appear in Addams' cartoons from time to time after the TV series premiered. The Addams Family is a creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams that appears in print cartoons, television shows, movies and video games. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Cartoonist Jack Elrod at work. ... Charles Samuel Addams (January 7, 1912 - September 28, 1988) was an American cartoonist known for his particularly black humor and macabre characters. ... A Television producer oversees the making of television penis programs. ...


Itt Addams is the cousin of Gomez Addams, and is arguably the most enigmatic member of The Addams Family. He is a short being whose entire body is completely covered with (and perhaps comprises entirely) long, straight (although sometimes curly or shaggy) hair that starts at the crown of his head and extends to his feet.His hair color changed through out the years but in the recent 1998 Addam's Family his hair color was blonde. He usually wears sunglasses, a derby hat, and gloves. He speaks in a high-pitched gibberish language which the other members of the family can understand but is incomprehensible to others. The Addamses find nothing odd about Itt's appearance, and in one episode of the series, Gomez was surprised by the idea that other people could not understand Itt's speech. Gomez Addams is the fictional patriarch of The Addams Family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams for The New Yorker magazine in the 1930s. ... People who are shorter have short stature. ... Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses (RB2132 901L) Sunglasses are a visual aid, variously termed spectacles or glasses, which feature lenses that are coloured or darkened to prevent strong light from reaching the eyes. ... Unidentified man in derby hat, 1874 A Derby or Derby hat is an American hat made of stiff felt with a rounded crown and a narrow curved brim. ...


Cousin Itt was never a regular character in any incarnation of the family. He did not live in the mansion with the main characters, although he made frequent guest appearances when he would visit them. In this way, he was a recurring character, though not a main character. Although known to spend time in the chimney, Itt has his own room in the mansion, furnished in proportion to his size and with a low ceiling. He is depicted as a carefree bachelor with an extravagant lifestyle, and is renowned among the Addamses for his many female companions. He had an on-again/off-again relationship with Morticia's sister Ophelia.


In the 1960s television series, Cousin Itt was played by actor Felix Silla and had a "voice" created by sound engineer Tony Magro. In one episode, Cousin Itt took elocution lessons and developed a (dubbed) voice with a mellifluous, mid-Atlantic accent; this voice did not survive into future episodes. The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... Actor Felix Silla (left), visits with artist Doug Kincaid during a Sept. ...


In the second animated series from Hanna-Barbera, Itt's voice was done by Pat Fraley. In this series, Itt worked for the US Government as a powerful super-spy, who was nicknamed by the kids as "Agent Double-O Itt". Itt was also the leader of a gang of bikers called the Haircurllers. Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ... Patrick Fraley, also known as Pat Fraley (born February 18, 1949) is an American voice actor. ...


In the movie, The Addams Family (1991), Cousin Itt has an affair with the wife of the corrupt lawyer trying to get his hands on the Addams' money. In the sequel, Addams Family Values (1993), they are married and have a baby (a miniature version of Itt), aptly nicknamed "What" (his wife says that it was the first words out of the obstetrician's mouth upon seeing the baby. What's actual name was never revealed). Itt was portrayed in the movies by John Franklin, aside from Addams Family Reunion, where he was portrayed by Phil Fondacaro. His appearance in the movies is largely unchanged, although his hair is straighter and his voice is squeakier than in the TV series. The Addams Family is an Academy Award-nominated comedy film based on the popular characters, The Addams Family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... Addams Family Values (1993) is an Academy Award-nominated sequel to the 1991 comedy The Addams Family. ... // March 31 - Actor Brandon Lee is accidentally killed during the filming of The Crow. ... John Franklin (b. ... The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Phil Fondacaro (b. ...


Cousin Itt was parodied in the 2005 movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when an Oompa-Loompa ate hair toffee and grew hair that completely covered his body. And in an episode of The Critic, a hair growth formula was tested on Jay Sherman and hair started to grow all over his body. His muffled voice made him sound like Cousin Itt. For other uses, see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (disambiguation) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964) is a childrens book by British author Roald Dahl. ... The Oompa Loompas during Augustus Gloops song in the 2005 film adaptation. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...



The Addams Family
Characters
Gomez Addams | Morticia Addams | Pugsley Addams | Wednesday Addams | Uncle Fester | Grandmama | Lurch | Thing | Cousin Itt
TV
The Addams Family | The New Addams Family
Films
The Addams Family (1991) | Addams Family Values (1993) | Addams Family Reunion (1998)
Games
Fester's Quest (1989) | The Addams Family (pinball) (1991) | The Addams Family (1992) | The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt (1993) | Addams Family Values (1994) | Addams Family (1994)

Itt The Addams Family is a creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams that appears in print cartoons, television shows, movies and video games. ... Gomez Addams is the fictional patriarch of The Addams Family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams for The New Yorker magazine in the 1930s. ... Four major characters from the original television adaptation: Thing (foreground) with Uncle Fester, Morticia and Gomez Addams The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Pugsley Addams is a member of the fictional Addams family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Wednesday Friday Addams is a member of the fictional Addams Family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams for The New Yorker. ... Uncle Fester on the left next to Morticia and Gomez Addams, with Thing in the foreground Uncle Fester is a character in The Addams Family. ... Four major characters from the original television adaptation: Thing (foreground) with Uncle Fester, Morticia and Gomez Addams The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Lurch is the fictional manservant to The Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Thing (foreground) with Uncle Fester, Morticia and Gomez Addams Thing was a fictional character in the television series The Addams Family (1964-66) , the revived series The New Addams Family (1998), and in the related movies The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993). ... The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... The Addams Family is an Academy Award-nominated comedy film based on the popular characters, The Addams Family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Addams Family Values (1993) is an Academy Award-nominated sequel to the 1991 comedy The Addams Family. ... The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ... Fester starting his quest Festers Quest is a game for the Nintendo Entertainment System based on the 1960s television series The Addams Family. ... The Addams Family is the best selling pinball machine of all time, having sold 20,270 units. ... The Addams Family is a platform game released by Ocean in 1992. ... Addams Family Values was a game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. ... The Addams Family is a video game which was released for Sega Game Gear in 1993. ...


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TV ACRES: Miscellaneous Creatures - Cousin It Section (283 words)
Cousin Itt (Felix Silla/Roger Arravo) stood three-feet tall, wore a brown derby hat, sunglasses, and was covered from head-to-toe with long locks of light brown hair that obscured his face and body.
Cousin Itt's voice was provided by sound-effects engineer Tony Magro, who created Itt's garbled responses by mouthing gibberish into a tape recorder, with a "ppffft and a thhhhhttt" added for good measure, and then accelerating the tape's recording speed.
The Cousin Itt character returned on the revival series THE NEW ADDAMS FAMILY that premiered on the Fox Family Channel in the fall of 1998.
The Lurch Files Cousin Itt Biography (548 words)
Cousin Itt is the most enigmatic of the many Addams Family cousins.
Cousin Itt spoke in a high squeal which was understood by the family members, but rarely anybody else.
Cousin Itt has his own miniature room within the mansion, where he stays when he is not off galavanting with the women (gossip abounds as to his abilities with the ladies!!).
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