With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, "Dark Shadows" become one of the most popular daytime series of all time. Since first airing on ABC-TV from 1966-71, "Dark Shadows" has earned the reputation as being one of the most unusual and enduring programs in television history. The character of Barnabas Collins, a guilt-ridden 175-year-old vampire, brought the show tremendous success.
In 1897, Quentin Collins and servant Beth Chavez attempt to rescue Barnabas Collins from a chained coffin where he has been imprisoned by the devious Count Petofi. King Johnny Ramano arrives in Collinsport with a gang of gypsies, seeking revenge against Magda for stealing the magical hand of Petofi. Artist Charles Delaware Tate sees Amanda Harris and is surprised to recognize her as the fantasy woman he has painted. Quentin is shocked to discover from a possessed Jamison Collins that Quentin's ghost is menacing Collinwood in the 20th century, causing David Collins to hover near death. Charity Trask finds Barnabas' hiding place and plans to destroy the vampire. Hoping to save Barnabas, Julia Hoffman conducts an I Ching ceremony in 1969 and is transported back in time to 1897.
Anchored by the charismatic vampire Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid), the television series DARK SHADOWS originally aired from 1966-1971. It maintains a huge cult following, thanks to its unique blend of Gothic horror and daytime soap opera. In these episodes, Quentin and Beth try to release Barnabas from a coffin where Count Petofi holds him captive, while King Johnny Romano arrives in Collinsport with a gang of gypsies. Artist Charles Delaware Tate thinks Amanda Harris is the same, haunting woman he has often captured in his paintings, and Jamison Collins believes a ghost haunts Collinwood. Meanwhile, Julia Hoffman times travels back in time to 1897 after performing an I Ching ceremony.
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