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.
Quentin and Beth try to free Barnabas but are unable to overcome Count Petofi’s powers.
Tate has finished the portrait of Quentin and realizes that Quentin is the werewolf.
Charity sees a vision which alarms Petofi. He causes her to believe she is Pansy Faye.
The gypsy king, Johnny Romano, arrives looking for the hand of Petofi.
King Johnny takes Magda to the gypsy camp and accuses her of counterfeiting the hand.
Tate sees the brooch Amanda is wearing and recognizes her as the woman he painted.
Charity drugs Beth to prevent her from going to the gypsies.
Quentin releases Barnabas and Istvan the gypsy seizes Magda.
Magda stands trial in the Collins Mausoleum. Istvan indicates the death sentence.
King Johnny binds Petofi and prepares to cut off his hand.
Angelique agrees to try and end Petofi’s spell.
Charity has a vision of Quentin dead in the tower room.
Armed with a gun containing silver bullets, Trask waits for the werewolf to emerge.
Trask is the intended victim of Angelique’s spell. Petofi arrives with a mysterious portrait.
Quentin does not change when the full moon rises, but discovers his portrait has.
Tate is shocked when he sees his portrait of Quentin now depicts the image of a wolf.
Barnabas sends Magda to warn Quentin. Petofi offers to help Edward find Barnabas.
Edward imprisons Barnabas, but cannot bring himself to shoot the vampire.
In 1969, the ghost of Beth explains to Julia how Quentin originally died in 1897.
Using the I Ching wands, Julia is transported back to 1897.
Petofi prevents Beth from shooting Quentin, but Quentin must pay a price for his help.
Julia agrees to stay in 1897 and try to cure Barnabas of his vampirism.
Petofi forces Julia to tell him about the I Ching wands. He uses them and goes into a trance.
Barnabas learns where Julia is being held captive. Aristede tricks him into shooting her.