This was a direct to video version of the Addams Family made after Raul Julia’s death meant to be a back door pilot for a TV series.
It’s not meant to be a continuation of the film series. Pubert is notably absent, likely being the sole property of Paramount and not Saban.
Most of the characters are different not just because of new actors. Fester, for example, now has the screaming is funny personality seen in certain kids movies. Notably Wednesday retains the personality of the Ricci version as opposed to the more chipper TV adaption version. She’s not as good at it as Ricci was.
The jokes mostly don’t land. Like the animated film from a year or so ago,…