In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters - including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula - become embroiled in Victorian London. The series weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation.
Penny Dreadful Season 1 (2014)
|1x01 Night Work (Pilot) |
In London in 1891, a mysterious woman approaches Wild West showman Ethan Chandler and contracts his services. Ethan soon discovers that the woman and her ally, Sir Malcolm Murray, are ...
|May. 11, 2014|
|1x02 Seance |
Sir Malcolm offers his assistance with the "Ripper" case, proclaiming that they should be looking for a beast, not a man. Ethan befriends Brona Croft, a sickly prostitute, who later ...
|May. 18, 2014|
|1x03 Resurrection |
Dr. Frankenstein is confronted by the consequences of his past. Vanessa has a vision of Mina, which leads her, Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene to a strange discovery at the London Z ...
|May. 25, 2014|
|1x04 Demimonde |
Vanessa's infatuation with Dorian Gray continues to grow. Professor Abraham Van Helsing is hired to work with Dr. Frankenstein. And Fenton draws his master to Sir Malcolm's mansion ...
|Jun. 01, 2014|
|1x05 Closer Than Sisters |
Vanessa recalls her past and the events that ultimately lead to Mina's disappearance.
|Jun. 08, 2014|
|1x06 What Death Can Join Together |
Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene track the vampires to a quarantined ship and learn that Mina is closer than they thought. Not trusting Vanessa, Malcolm encourages her to spend the evening ...
|Jun. 15, 2014|
|1x07 Possession |
Malcolm and the others must deal with the aftermath of Vanessa's night of passion with Dorian, when she is possessed by the demon that haunts them... and who can still lead them to ...
|Jun. 22, 2014|
|1x08 Grand Guignol |
While Malcolm makes his final preparations to save his daughter Mina, Vanessa says her goodbyes to Dorian and Caliban says goodbye to the man who took him in. Meanwhile, two men come ...
|Jun. 29, 2014|
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