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 first daily soap opera to be offered in syndication.
- Quentin Collins' portrait was the ultimate: they were doing Dorian Grey. He didn't age, the portrait did; and any injuries he suffered happened to the portrait instead.
- Despite their low-budget look, the special effects were very costly for a daytime soap opera. In order to keep within the budget, producer Dan Curtis decreed that no more than five characters…
[show]Despite their low-budget look, the special effects were very costly for a daytime soap opera. In order to keep within the budget, producer Dan Curtis decreed that no more than five characters could appear in a single episode (this was occasionally relaxed for sweeps-week episodes in which major plot twists took place).