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 1840, Julia tells Valerie, alias Angelique, about life at Collinwood in 1970.
Angelique holds Julia captive in an abandoned lighthouse. The ghost of Amadeus Collins appears.
Quentin realizes that Lamar Trask and Samantha Collins are trying to turn Daniel Collins against him.
Quentin is anxious to learn who is leaving notes for him, supposedly from Joanna Mills.
Daphne Harridge is determined to make Quentin fall in love with her.
Barnabas tries to learn from Laszlo, the gypsy, where Julia is being held prisoner.
Trask is attacked by the vampire and Barnabas makes a revelation to Randall Drew.
In the Old House basement, Trask hears noises coming from inside the wall.
Gerard Stiles causes Daphne to dream that she loves him instead of Quentin.
Trask finds evidence that he believes proves Quentin caused Desmond’s condition.
Randall accuses Quentin of destroying three women. He searches Gerard’s room for the jeweled mask.
Mordecai Grimes accuses Quentin of killing his cattle by using witchcraft.
Trask causes Gabriel to tell information that leads to Quentin’s arrest for murder.
After a vision in a seance, Daniel announces he believes Quentin is guilty.
Using Quentin’s watch, Angelique conjures up a vision of Judah Zachery.
Gabriel learns that Daniel intends to change his will again.
Gerard puts Edith Collins under his power. Desmond is shocked to read Daniel’s will.
The revised terms of Daniel’s will are revealed. Mildred Ward dies in Quentin’s presence.
Trask attempts to convince Judge Wiley to charge Quentin with practicing witchcraft.
Carrie Stokes meets Jeremy Grimes and they are attracted to each other immediately.
After Daphne finds a note from Joanna, she screams as someone approaches her.
Samantha testifies as Quentin’s trial begins with Charles Dawson serving as prosecutor.
Daphne awakes from a dream to find her wedding gown in the dream bridal chamber.
Trask and Gerard find the journal of Collins family servant Ben Stokes.