And make sure to read these and .

1. “Black is such a happy color.” 

2. “Darling, I always wear black.” 

3. “You have enslaved him. You have placed Fester under some strange sexual spell. I respect that. But please, may we see him?” 

4. “There’s nothing more romantic than a dark, chill attic in a thunderstorm.” 

5. “Hearts are wild creatures; that’s why our ribs are cages.”

6. “Did I just hear a peal of thunder? That’s the most heavenly sound.” 

7. “Wednesday’s great-aunt Calpurnia. She was burned as a in 1706. They said she danced naked in the town square and enslaved the minister. But don’t worry, we’ve told Wednesday: college first.” 

8. “Our lifeless bodies rotting together for all eternity.” 

9. “Wednesday, look at all of the other children, their freckles, their bright little eyes, their eager, friendly smiles. Help them.”

10. “You are dearer to me than all the bats in all the caves in the world.”

11. “I’ve been yours since that first day you carved my initials in your leg.” 

12. “When we’re together, every night is Halloween.” 

13. “An open grave. It was my first funeral.” 

14. “And our credo: Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc. ‘We gladly feast on those who would subdue us.’ Not just pretty words.” 

15. “My major? Spells and hexes.”

16. “Life’s not all lovely thorns and singing vultures, you know.”

17. “Oh Gomez, it’s dark, it’s depressing, it’s desolate. It’s a dream.”

18. “Scream if you need anything.”

19. “Darling, some people have a twisted sense of beauty.” 

20. “This morning when I woke up and the sky was all dark and cloudy, I knew right then and there that this was going to be a lovely day.”

21. “In this weather? With all the blue sky and sunshine?”

22. “It’s impossible that blondes have more fun.”

23. “Don’t torture yourself, Gomez. That’s my job.”

24. “Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.”

25. “I’m just like any modern woman trying to have it all. Loving husband, a family. It’s just; I wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade.”

26. “Flora, Fauna, how can I compete? You’re twice the woman I am.”

27. “It’s so sweet. He looks just like a little entrée.”

28. “Wednesday’s at that very special age when a girl has only one thing on her mind.”

29. “You have gone too far. You have married Fester, you have destroyed his spirit, you have taken him from us. All that I could forgive. But Debbie, pastels?”

30. “Marvelous news. I’m going to have a baby. Right now.”

31. “Do you think that when a new baby arrives, one of the other children has to die?”

32. “Children, what are you doing?”

33. “Wednesday, play with your food!”

34. “Last night, you were unhinged. You were like some desperate, howling demon. You frightened me. Do it again!”

35. “Hush, Mama! It’s for charity! Widows and orphans. We need more of them.”

36. “Children, this is Miss Jellinsky, our new nanny. What do we say?”

37. “Our whole family together—at last, three generations—above ground.”

38. “Salt, pepper, or cyanide?”

39. “You’ve had your shots? Measles, mumps, rabies?”

40. “All the important numbers: Police, Fire Department, Morgue.”

41. “Oh, no. He lives.”

42. “To think, a child of mine!”

43. “What glorious evening. Rain.”

44. “How delightfully tragic!”

45. “Thing, you’re a handful.”

46. “A day alone, only that would be death.”

47. “When we first met years ago, it was an evening much like this. Magic in the air.”

48. “Gomez, take those out of his mouth.”

49. “About the séance tonight, I wish you’d come. It’s Gomez I’m terribly worried about. He won’t eat, he can’t sleep, he keeps coughing up blood.”

50. “Gomez, why don’t we go for a drive? The whole family.”

51. “My baby is ill, and my husband is dying. Oh, Mama, what shall I do?”

52. “So, you still desire me after all these years? The old ball and chain?”

53. “Adieu, mon cher.”

54. “It has to be damp.”

55. “One house, three children, so many windows.”

56. “Oh, no. Just you.”

57. “Children, do you think we love the baby more than we love you?”

58. “Why wait?”

59. “No, thank you. But do ask the children.”

60. “But we’re late for the charity auction.”

61. “Uncle Niknak’s winter wardrobe. Uncle Niknak’s summer wardrobe. Uncle Niknak.”

62. “Dead Man’s Curve.”

63. “That ring!”

64. “Well, not like he used to.”

65. “Children, we’re starting. Put down that antenna.”

66. “I know it is wet, and the sun is not sunny. But we can have lots of good fun, that is funny.”

67. “Gomez. Sun. Il me perce comme un poignard.”

68. “Your turn, my ecstasy.”

69. “You’ve done this before.”


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