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.
In 1995, an aged Carolyn babbles hysterically. Professor Stokes suggests Barnabas and Julia depart.
The sheriff urges Barnabas and Julia to leave town. A falling bust nearly kills Julia.
Barnabas and Julia follow Carolyn and hear music coming from what is apparently a playroom.
Stokes reveals that both Carolyn and Quentin are insane. Barnabas and Julia see David Collins' ghost.
Quentin calls to the ghost of Daphne Harridge. Julia follows Hallie Stokes' ghost to the playroom.
The ghost of Gerard Stiles has taken Julia into his power. The ghost of Daphne appears to Barnabas.
Quentin asks Carolyn for her help. Barnabas and Julia find a dead body at Collinwood.
Barnabas discovers a note containing six clues. He sees the ghost of Gerard.
Barnabas confronts Gerard’s ghost. The ghost of Hallie attempts to help Barnabas and Julia.
In 1970, Barnabas and Julia learn that the playroom at Collinwood does not seem to exist.
David dreams of a carousel music box. A dress from his dream appears in Hallie’s room.
Elizabeth asks Sebastian Shaw for a horoscope. David sees Hallie wearing the dress from his dream.
The ghost of Daphne appears to Hallie in a dream and to David in the gazebo.
Barnabas and Julia learn that the children from 1840 died at the same age as the present children.
Daphne gives Hallie the dress. Quentin sees Daphne in a dream.
Daphne appears to Quentin, presents him with lilacs and leads him to an abandoned room.
Julia senses the presence of Gerard. Daphne leads Quentin to her grave.
Quentin attempts to exorcise Collinwood. David and Hallie hold a seance.
Carolyn asks Sebastian to do her horoscope. Hallie sees the ghost of Tad.
Hallie finds David possessed by Tad. Barnabas visits Sebastian and finds Roxanne Drew.
David is afraid that he and Hallie will become Tad and Carrie from 1840.
David and Hallie burn the dolls from a dollhouse, but later find them still in the dollhouse.
Julia tells her story to Sebastian, but he denies that his supernatural vision can be of help.
Julia discovers a drawing of the 1840’s Quentin’s stairway through time.