Warning: Small spoilers for Netflix's Wednesday ahead.
Wednesday, Tim Burton's latest twisted creation, finally arrived on November 23 after months of torturous teasers. The horror slash fantasy slash coming-of-age series all about Wednesday Addams of the Addams Family became an instant hit, holding the number 1 spot on the streamer's Top 10 Shows in the U.S. throughout its entire release weekend.
The series, which stars Jenna Ortega in the titular role, follows Wednesday Addams as she embarks on her most terrifying journey yet… boarding school. As a student at the fictional Nevermore Academy, her parents' alma mater, Wednesday must juggle the burdening responsibilities of the typical teenager.
This includes, but is not limited to: embracing her newfound psychic ability, solving a supernatural mystery, saving an entire town from supernatural violence, and building her own community of
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Wednesday has received praise for its spooky tone, set design, cast performances, and plot twists. Tucked underneath the show's gloomy exterior, however, are a ton of tiny details and references hidden with purpose. Did you catch all the references to the Addams Family movies, or the Tim Burton easter eggs?
Just in case you weren't gifted with preternatural sight like Wednesday Addams, we've got you covered — keep scrolling to check out all the Wednesday easter eggs and hidden references you might have missed.
There are references to Tim Burton's movies hidden in the set design
While speaking with Variety and Netflix's Tudum, Wednesday production designer Mark Scruton revealed that there were hidden references built into the show's sets — specifically in the normie town of Jericho. “In the town [of Jericho], a lot of the shop fronts were stolen right out of the Chas Addams cartoons," Scruton said of the meaning behind the sets. “There’s a florist’s shop, a cobbler’s shop, a thrift store.” On top of references to the original Addams Family cartoons, the last names of the showrunners (Miles Millar and Alfred Gough) appear on the window of Wednesday's therapist's office, and there's also hidden references to Wednesday series creator Tim Burton's films.