3 New Clips From MOCKINGBIRD LANE Helps Flesh Out The Modern Take On The Munsters

If Bryan Fuller's Mockingbird Lane has any chance of becoming a series it will have to post some impressive ratings this Friday, when the pilot episode will air as a Halloween special on NBC. Hit the jump to see three more clips from the show.

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SYNOPSIS - Sweet little Eddie Munster (Mason Cook) is a normal kid about to enter the horrors of puberty. Truth is, he's about to discover that for him becoming a teenager means growing hair in truly unexpected places -- as in all over his body -- every time the moon is full! Eddie's got it pretty good though. His loving, supportive, run-of-the-mill family includes his mom Lily (Portia de Rossi), the daughter of Dracula; his dad Herman (Jerry O'Connell), who brings new meaning to "Frankenstein"; and Grandpa (Eddie Izzard), who would give Dracula a run for his money if he weren't actually Dracula! Of course then there's creepy cousin Marilyn (Charity Wakefield), who's really the odd one because she's so completely normal.

Buying a house these days is a nightmare, so Herman and Lily are shocked that no one scooped up the rambling Victorian mansion at 1313 Mockingbird Lane that was the site of a series of grisly hobo murders. Settling into their new place, they're quickly on to the mission at hand: to gently ease Eddie into the reality of his werewolf adolescence. But it's not always so easy to accept that your child is a little "different" from the rest of the kids. Meanwhile, Herman, who works as a funeral director, is suffering from a heart condition. Since he's made up mostly of spare parts, he knew his makeshift heart would eventually give out. No worries, though, because Grandpa, who is pretty good at procuring body parts, is on the case. All Herman cares about is finding a new heart with the same capacity to love Lily as much as he has for so many decades..



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Tao1 - 10/24/2012, 5:23 PM
wo\ah
INFO - 10/24/2012, 5:23 PM
NOOO he didnt are you serious!
REDSTORM - 10/24/2012, 5:30 PM
Looks fun.
JumpinJehosaphat - 10/24/2012, 5:51 PM
Pacing is a bit.... sluggish, isn't it?
ABLEE337 - 10/24/2012, 5:54 PM
Looks like it could be a fun holiday special.
GUNSMITH - 10/24/2012, 6:00 PM
I'M LOVING IT ALREADY.
Tony93 - 10/24/2012, 6:48 PM
this is great haha
RidiculousFanBoyDemands - 10/24/2012, 7:05 PM
Wow, that was actually a lot better than I expected.
RidiculousFanBoyDemands - 10/24/2012, 7:06 PM
I don't think I could be hooked into watching a full run, but it would definitely make a good mini series in the summer or winter when everything else is on hiatus.
MarkV - 10/24/2012, 9:40 PM
EDDIE IZZARD!!!OH MY GLOB!!!!
MarkV - 10/24/2012, 9:41 PM
oh shit! oh shit! oh shit! EDDIE IZZARD ALERT!
Hickspy - 10/24/2012, 10:00 PM
The third clip was actually clever. I'm amazed.
PirateOpossum - 10/25/2012, 3:54 AM
shit show
SimpleObserverOfThings - 10/25/2012, 8:19 AM
Stupid, won't last long, it is doomed to fail...
BillyM67 - 10/25/2012, 8:19 AM
Wow, that was worse than I thought it would be.

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