But if Tancredo is Uncle Fester, who is Maes?
Our vote is for Pugsley, the weirdo son who wants to be normal.
For the record, here's how Maes explained his Uncle Fester/Tancredo comparison to KOA: "He's fun to have at a party, sticking a lightbulb in his mouth, but you wouldn't want him to lead anything."
We're still working on the rest of the cast. Although Lurch and Cousin Itt are up for grabs, Thing could well be John Hickenlooper, the luckiest man in Colorado politics, forever breaking out of the box. But in the meantime, one character is a lock:
Freda Poundstone as Grandmama.