But at least it's a comedy?
When it was announced that Bryan Fuller was doing a reboot of The Munsters called Mockingbird Lane, the rumor was that it would be a dramedy. While there would be humor, the show would focus on the relationships and tribulations of the Munster family, living at 1313 Mockingbird Lane.
The trailer for the show - whose pilot is being dumped as a Halloween special by NBC on October 26th - indicates that there's plenty of humor in it. In fact there's no sign of any drama whatsoever. So good news? The humor in the trailer does look terrible, but it isn't like the original Munsters was The Marx Brothers or something.
What I still can't process is the idea that all of the Munsters look totally normal. The basic premise of the show was that they're a family of monsters with only Marilyn looking normal - and she's considered the freak. I'm probably going to TiVo this airing (and thus help make it popular enough that NBC goes to series despite its misgivings) just to see how this is handled. The Marilyn character looks beyond redundant.