17 Apr, 2023
By FactsWow Team
From the original Addams Family to gothic literature, Netflix's Wednesday is full of pop culture references, and even the episode titles include some.
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On Wednesday, a fictional boarding school detective investigates horrific crimes at her school. The show is based on the fictional Addams Family.
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Each episode in Wednesday's first season has a meaning, from the number of episodes to the name of each episode, which combines a recurring word, 'woe,' with a pop culture call out.
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The creators do this to add ambiance and cohesiveness to the series and give hints about what the episode will deal with.
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Throughout the first season of Wednesday, there are many twists, shocks, and changes, all hinted at in the episode's title.
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A nursery rhyme called 'Monday's Child' is referenced in Wednesday's first episode. The rhyme supposedly predicts a child's future based on the day of the week their birth occurs.
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As a metaphor for Wednesday being metaphorically filled with woe, the creators updated the song title to refer to a 1998 Filter song called 'One is the Loneliest Number.'
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A blatant example of this is the episode 'Friend or Woe.' It reflects the phrase 'friend or foe,' except the last word is replaced with 'woe.'
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The 1975 Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons hit 'December 1964 (Oh, What A Night)' is referred to in 'Woe What a Night.'.
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'You reap what you sow' is a phrase often used in Wednesday episode 5. This is meant to convey that when someone works hard, they will reap the benefits of their efforts.
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The title of Wednesday episode 6 refers to the term 'Quid Pro Quo,' which is found in song lyrics and well-known phrases.
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A quote from Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes' 1972 song 'If You Don't Know Me By Now' accompanies the penultimate episode of Wednesday.
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There is an interesting and straightforward title for the final episode of Wednesday. The name of the episode refers to a group of crows that are called murderers, so a murder of crows is named as well.
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