Netflix’s new series Wednesday combines nostalgia and the delightfully macabre

Netflix’s new series Wednesday combines nostalgia and the delightfully macabre


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Wednesday on Netflix

Jenna Ortega’s Wednesday Addams is the kind of death-obsessed, solemn young black-clad teenager who doesn’t bury hatchets — "I sharpen them," she deadpans at one point in Netflix’s newly released 8-episode Addams Family spinoff, Wednesday.

A little inexplicably, the streaming giant decided to release this mostly delightful series the day before Thanksgiving — forgoing, in other words, the more appropriate opportunity of a release timed to Halloween. But that’s forgivable, I suppose, considering that consumers’ desire for new content is incessant, all the more so around any holiday that offers long stretches of free time.

And you’ll definitely want to spend some of that downtime this week with Wednesday, especially if you still fight the urge to snap twice whenever you hear the Addams Family theme song.

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