The spin-off of the story of the Addams family, the Wednesday series, has been on Netflix for some time now, and has already broken the record for the most views in a week.
It is true that the Addams family cannot be seen in the first ranks of the most famous fictional families, but it can definitely be considered one of the items in this list; Although it does not reach the level of the Goldberg family, The Simpsons, The Sopranos, etc. This famous family was featured in the New Yorker magazine for the first time in 1938 and still retains its charm. Created by Charles Addams, this family has been portrayed in various forms in various media such as television, movies, video games, comic books, etc. to this day. Until his death, Charles Addams spent all his time creating new works of the Addams family.
The Addams family was a humorous inversion of an ideal family in 20th century America; An aristocratic, wealthy and eccentric clan who reveled in being scary. They did not pay attention to how strange or scary they are in the eyes of others; If they did realize this, they wouldn’t care enough to do anything about it. Since 1964, various television productions have been made around them (in addition to film productions, etc.) and the last series ended in 1999. It passed and passed until the end of 2020 and the introduction of the Wednesday series by MGM; Directed by Tim Burton.
Nine months later, the Netflix streaming service put the production of this series with 8 episodes on the agenda, and over time, the actors were added and the filming process began. It is interesting to know that Christina Ricci, who played the role of Wednesday as a child, also plays a role in the new series. As mentioned above, the Wednesday series is already ranked 1 among the top 10 Netflix series and has set a great record. He even managed to get to the foot of the Stranger Things series and put it aside. However, despite such popularity and success, apparently Netflix does not intend to renew it for a second season.
The Wednesday series, as the name suggests, revolves around the daughter of the family, Wednesday Adams. At the very beginning of the story, we witness that school bullies harassed Vanezdi’s brother, Pegsley, and locked him in his closet. For this reason, he decides to take his brother’s revenge on the water polo team members by releasing a series of live piranhas in the school pool; Because he believes that only he has the right to hurt his brother. For this reason, this poor girl is expelled from school and has to go to a new school again. But this time everything is different.
Wednesday’s expulsion prompted his parents, Gomez and Morticia Adams, to enroll him at Normore Academy in Jericho, Vermont. This school is for monster outcasts who were pushed out and left behind; A place where his own parents studied and met there. Venezdy’s cold and unfeeling personality, as well as his rebellious nature, does not allow him to communicate easily with his classmates and make friends with them. This issue causes him to get into trouble with the school principal many times.
At the same time, Venezdi realizes that just like his mother, he has special mental abilities that can help him a lot; In order to solve a very important local murder mystery with the help of Sheriff Jericho. The Wednesday series depicts the adventures of this young girl with a mysterious twist, supernatural elements, and also a mystery for the audience. While going through school, Wednesday tries to master his emerging psychic powers, thwart a brutal massacre (which has left the small town in terror), and solve a mysterious, supernatural mystery.
25 years ago, exactly this puzzle made his own parents poor; Because no matter how hard they tried to find an answer for it, they did not succeed. For this reason, all the hope of the Adams family is in Venezdy to find an answer to their questions. All these events happen when Venezdy is trying hard to cope with the new and very complicated relationships he started in Normore and to adapt to new conditions; Because he had never experienced such a situation before and everything is completely new to him. In this new academy and school, he gets acquainted with adventures, situations, people, feelings and relationships that he had no background for and now he doesn’t know how to deal with them.