Family Shadows, a darkly comic soap opera from the 1960s, depicts the trials and triumphs of Victoria Winters, governess to the Addams household. After feeling isolated her entire life, she has finally found a place she feels at home- and there may even be a happy revelation about her ancestry! Episodes are short and aways have happy endings, with potential plot arcs usually having ready resolutions.
"Miss Winters, this is our cousin Barnabas Addams. He’s a vampire!"
"Wednesday, won’t you ask your ghost friend Quentin to join us for tea?"
"You’ve come from the future, you say? How wonderful!"
(Screencaps come from vintagetvfan and fanpop. Inspired by a post by collinsportmaine.)