With its alluring tales of gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, Dark Shadows became the most popular daytime series of all time during its run on ABC from 1966-71. Much like the show’s character Barnabas Collins, a guilt-ridden vampire released from his chained coffin after nearly 200 years, Dark Shadows retains an immortality that time steadfastly fails to erode.
After searching for Maggie, Barnabas finds her dressed in a 19th century gown, unable to remember her name.
When Sabrina sees Barnabas’ wolf’s head cane, she begins to remember what happened two years earlier.
In the secret room of the mausoleum, Barnabas and Julia discover Chris is a werewolf even though there is no full moon.
Julia decides there is a connection between Chris and Quentin. Barnabas and Maggie search the west wing.
Barnabas insists on using the I Ching wands to make contact with Quentin and to save David.
In the year 1897, Sandor the gypsy discovers Barnabas’ chained coffin in the mausoleum and opens it.
At the Old House, Barnabas meets Sandor's wife Magda, who realizes Barnabas is a vampire.
Quentin is suspicious when Barnabas introduces himself to the 1897 Collins family as a cousin from England.
Quentin demands that his grandmother Edith tell him the family secret.
Edith sees Barnabas and tries to tell Edward Collins the secret.
Barnabas meets Carl Collins, who pulls a trick gun on him.
Quentin tells new governess Rachel Drummond the legend of the Collinwood tower room.
Quentin forces Jamison Collins to steal the will that is hidden in Edith’s coffin.
Barnabas tells Rachel of her close resemblance to Josette Collins.
Evan Hanley performs a ritual to summon a spirit to help him and Quentin deal with Barnabas.
Barnabas believes Rachel is the reincarnation of Josette and Angelique casts a spell on her.
After Angelique hypnotizes Rachel, Barnabas finds her lying inside his coffin.
Barnabas asks Magda for an amulet to protect Rachel from Angelique.
Judith informs her brothers that she has found Edith’s will and that she is the sole beneficiary.
An escapee from the tower room sets Edward’s room on fire.
Jenny Collins attacks Rachel and locks her in the tower room. She then attacks Judith.
Barnabas investigates the tower room while searching for Rachel’s attacker.
Angelique shows Barnabas a terrifying vision and Quentin attempts voodoo on Barnabas.
After Jenny hears Quentin’s music, she escapes and searches for him with a large knife.