Time in the Great House on the Collinwood estate is held in suspension. Before it can go forward again, we must await the outcome of one person's perilous journey into the past; back to the year 1795. There, in the old Collins mansion, a strange, disenchanted and evil young girl has planned the destruction of Barnabas Collins.
|Air date||November 27th, 1967|
|Starring||Anthony George; Jonathan Frid; Kathryn Leigh Scott; Lara Parker; Alexandra Moltke|
Episode 371 of Dark Shadows was directed by Lela Swift and written by Gordon Russell. It first aired on Monday, November 27th, 1967. This episode is part of a storyline commonly referred to as the "1795 Flashback" story. In this episode, Barnabas Collins suffers an inexplicable seizure and must be confined to his bedroom. The Collins family bring in Doctor Thornton to examine him, but no one can possibly surmise that Barnabas' condition is a result of witchcraft. The perpetrator, Angelique Bouchard, feigns concern and expresses her sympathy to her mistress Josette.
Cast[edit | edit source]
Principal Cast[edit | edit source]
|Anthony George||Jeremiah Collins|
|Jonathan Frid||Barnabas Collins|
|Kathryn Leigh Scott||Josette du Pres|
|Alexandra Moltke||Victoria Winters|
Guest Stars[edit | edit source]
|Peter Murphy||Doctor Thornton|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This episode is included on disc 4 of Dark Shadows DVD Collection 4 and disc 40 of the Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series DVD collection.
- Opening narration: Alexandra Moltke
- Closing still: Angelique's room
- First and only appearance to date of Doctor Thornton. Doctor Thornton was first mentioned in episode 366.
Bloopers[edit | edit source]
- In the scene where Angelique rises from her knees after conferring with Barnabas, the shoulder of a production crew member can be seen in the mirror behind her.
Quotes[edit | edit source]
- Angelique Bouchard: The moment has come, Barnabas. I wish I could be there when you feel the pain. I wish I could see the look on Josette's face.
- Barnabas Collins: Death is all around me. Must do something. Please, Angelique. Help me!