The book shows more than 200 cartoons, including some never before published. Each chapter shows a chronology of each character’s evolution throughout the television shows, movies, and other depictions of the family, headed by Addams' own descriptions used for the original television series producers.
- The Family
- Wednesday and the boy, Pugsley
- Lurch, the butler
- Granny Frump (a.k.a. Grandma Frump)
- Uncle Fester
- Relatives & Family Friends
- A House to "die for"