Wednesday is now available on Netflix.  (Photo: Capture/YouTube-Netflix)

“Wednesday” It is the name of the daughter of “Homer and Morticia Addams”, characters who belong to the “Addams family”. All three first appeared in the series “The Addams Family” It was released in the 60’s.

Along with them were also a “butler named Long”, “Uncle Lucas”, “Pericles”, “Grandma Addams” and “Fingers”, The curious thing about all of them is that for Latin America the name of “Wednesday” it was changed and not translated as it happened for Spain.

This also happened with other characters and for many years fans of the curious family have wondered: what was the reason for that decision? Next, we give you the answer.

Why is “Wednesday” known as “Merlina” in some countries?

The teenager is calledWednesday Friday Addams. but in some countries (including Peru) it is known as “Merlina”. This occurs because in the 60s (the time when the first adaptation of the “Addams Family” appeared), the dubbing rules were not so unified and it was also common for the names of some characters to be changed so that people in Latin America you can feel a better connection with them. Thus “Wednesday Friday Addams” received the name “Merlina Addams”, something that did not happen in Spain where she is known as “Wednesday”.

What characters from “Los locos Addams” also have another name in the dubbing?

“Los locos Addams” (“The Addams Family”) is the name given to a family that causes a sensation anywhere they go due to their behavior that many consider strange. The characters appeared for the first time in the 60s, but when the production was broadcast in Latin America, it received some name changes.

  • Gomez Addams (Homer Addams in Spanish America)
  • Uncle Fester (Uncle Lucas in Spanish America)
  • Pugsley Addams (Pericles in Spanish America)
  • Lurch (Long in Spanish America)
  • Thing (Fingers in Latin America)

This 2022 a new series about “Los locos Addams” arrives on streaming, although this time the protagonist is “Wednesday Addams” the daughter of “Morticia and Homer Addams”. Next, we will tell you more about the production made by Tim Burton.

Wednesday is now available on Netflix. (Photo: Capture/YouTube-Netflix)

What is “Wednesday” about?

The series is about the life of Merlina Addams (Wednesday Addams), daughter of Morticia and Homer Addams, during her years as a student at Nunca Más Academy, where she will try to find out about the murder that involved her parents 25 years ago while he tries to master his new psychic ability and must also deal with his companions.

How many chapters does “Wednesday” have?

“Wednesday” is already available on Netflix and has 8 chapters: “And a gloomy day was born”, “The gloomy charm of loneliness”, “Friendship, gloomy treasure”, “A gloomy night of dancing”, “You will reap your gloomy Sowing,” “Gloomily In Debt,” “A Grim Dilemma,” and Forces Shadowy as a Flock of Crows.” Episodes run between 47 and 59 minutes.

Since when is “Wednesday” available?

The series about “Wednesday”, daughter of Morticia and Homer Addams, is on Netflix from the November 23, 2022. In this version, which has been produced and directed by Tim Burton, some characteristics of the character such as pale skin and long braids are maintained.

What streaming platform will “Wednesday” be available on?

“Wednesday” is a series based on the life of the daughter of “Los Locos Addams” that has been on Netflix since November 23. The platform costs 24.90 soles (basic), 34.90 soles (standard) and 44.90 soles (premium).

Cast of “Wednesday”

  • Jenna Ortega (Merlina/Wednesday Addams)
  • Gwendoline Christie (Lead Larissa Weems)
  • Jamie McShane (Sheriff Galpin)
  • Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe
  • Hunter Doohan (Tyler Galpin)
  • Emma Myers (Enid Sinclair)
  • Joy Sunday (Bianca Barclay)
  • Naomi J Ogawa (Yoko Tanaka)
  • Moosa Mostafa (Eugene Ottinger)
  • Georgie Farmer (Ajax Petropolus)
  • Riki Lindhome (Dr. Valerie Kinbott)
  • Christina Ricci (Marilyn Thornhill)
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones (Morticia Addams)
  • Luis Guzman (Gomez Addams)
  • Isaac Ordonez (Pericles/Pugsley Addams)
  • Fred Armisen (Uncle Lucas/Uncle Fester)
  • Iman Marson (Lucas Walker), Lucius Hoyos (Young Gomez)
  • Victor Teodor Dorobantu (Thing)
  • Calum Ross (Rowan Laslow)
  • Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Deputy Rita Santiago)

Trailer for “Wednesday”


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