Dark Shadows is a gothic soap opera which follows the strange happenings of the Collins family and their surrounding friends. The show features all sorts of supernatural things, including a phoenix, vampires, witches, warlocks, zombies, ghosts, a Jekyll/Hyde-type character, H. P. Lovecraft-inspired Leviathans, man-made monsters and werewolves.It ran for nearly 5 years on ABC and had 1225 episodes.
Last Episode12x46 DS-1245 Aired: Apr. 02, 1971
This episode was set in Parallel Time 1841, and resolved the triangle of Bramwell/Catherine/Morgan. Bramwell and Catherine survive a night in …
Dark Shadows (1966): Season 6, Episode #451 - Episode 451
In the Old House, Bathia’s spell is interrupted by a visit from Naomi. Bathia is consumed by flames.
Dark Shadows (1966): Season 6, Episode #450 - Episode 450
Bathia Mapes, summoned from the supernatural, attempts to lift the curse from Barnabas.
Series Fun Facts
- The character of Quentin Collins was created at the request of Jonathan Frid, who asked that a second villain be brought in to lighten his work load.
- Due to the grueling five-shows-a-week schedule, the expense and the difficulty of video editing in those days, most scenes were shot in a single take. Actors routinely flubbed their lines and…
[show]Due to the grueling five-shows-a-week schedule, the expense and the difficulty of video editing in those days, most scenes were shot in a single take. Actors routinely flubbed their lines and searched for the teleprompter, set pieces collapsed, props malfunctioned, crew members walked into shots, microphones and secondary cameras got in the way, and it all wound up being preserved because the production team figured each episode would only be seen one time.
- Ranked #19 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Top Cult Shows Ever!" (30 May 2004 issue).