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.

Series Dark Shadows
Season 1967, Episode 371
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Air date November 27th, 1967
Writers Gordon Russell
Director Lela Swift
Producers Robert Costello
Starring Anthony George; Jonathan Frid; Kathryn Leigh Scott; Lara Parker; Alexandra Moltke
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Episode 370
Episode 372

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.

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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!

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