|Species:||African Strangler/ Dandelion|
Cleopatra is a man-eating plant owned by Morticia Addams.
Morticia's other plants included Roses (for their thorns), hemlock, henbane, and poison ivy.
She never eats people currently, although she does sometimes bite or try to strangle them sometimes. Morticia claims they give her heartburn, so it can be assumed she's eaten at least one person in the past.
Cleopatra is an African Strangler plant whose main diet is chunks of red, fleshy meat (Cleo's favorite food was zebra burgers and yak meatballs). Morticia grew Cleopatra from a seed, and says she is young but not very smart. When Gomez first met her, Morticia warned him that she bit and fed her some zebra burger. The overly aggressive plant was always snuggling up to the family's visitors who didn't realize the plant's apparent affection was really Cleopatra's way of sizing up her next meal. When she nearly strangles Sam Picasso, Gomez warns him "She's an ear-nibbler." Mother Lurch once tried to feed Aristotle to her. Morticia gave one of Cleopatra's babies to the charity bazaar. Cleopatra once ate Morticia's favorite photo of Gomez. When she flirted with Gomez, he said he'd call Nairobi and have his man send a male African Strangler for her. Morticia put her on a low-calorie diet when her tentacles were getting thick. When the Addamses were trying to convince the vet to treat Kitty Kat, they lied that she'd "lost her desire to strangle." The vet, whom Cleopatra was coiled around, replied "All of it?" On the 1998 revival series The New Addams Family on the Fox Family Channel, Morticia could be seen sprinkling "Wonder Weed" to enhance the growth of her weed garden. Cleopatra is part dandelion. She is part komodo dragon on her mother's side.
The Addams Family original series episodes:
- "The Addams Family Goes to School"
- "Morticia and the Psychiatrist"
- "Fester's Punctured Romance"
- "Gomez, the Politician"
- "Morticia Joins the Ladies League"
- "Green-Eyed Gomez"
- "The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family"
- "The Addams Family Meet the VIPs"
- "Morticia, the Matchmaker"
- "Art and the Addams Family"
- "The Addams Family Meets a Beatnik"
- "The Addams Family Meets the Undercover Man"
- "Amnesia in the Addams Family"
- "Morticia, the Breadwinner"
- "Morticia's Favorite Charity"
- "Progress and the Addams Family"
- "Lurch, the Teenage Idol"
- "The Winning of Morticia Addams"
- "Gomez, the Cat Burglar"
- "Portrait of Gomez"
- "Uncle Fester, Tycoon"
- "Ophelia Visits Morticia"
- "Cat Addams"
- "Lurch's Little Helper"
- "Lurch's Grand Romance"
The New Scooby-Doo Movies episode:
The New Addams Family episodes:
- "Mother Lurch Visits the Addams Family"
- "The Addams Family and the Spaceman"
- "Morticia's Dilemma"
- "Ophelia Finds Romance"