On this night, not far away from the Great House at Collinwood, one man will live through the most hideous terror that exists - the terror of madness; for he has witnessed something so monstrous that he may dwell forever in the dark and frightening realm of insanity.
|Air date||January 1st, 1969|
|Producers||Robert Costello; Dan Curtis|
|Starring||Joel Crothers; Grayson Hall; Don Briscoe; Vince O'Brien|
Episode 658 of Dark Shadows was directed by Henry Kaplan and written by Gordon Russell. It first aired on ABC on Wednesday, January 1st, 1969. This episode is part of the "The Curse of the Werewolf" storyline. In this episode, Joe Haskell goes completely insane after witnessing his cousin Chris transform into a werewolf. Having failed to take Amy Jennings away from Collinwood, Joe is arrested and held at the Collinsport jail. Sheriff Patterson contacts Doctor Julia Hoffman, but neither of them can make sense of Joe's ramblings. Julia sedates Joe and he suffers an intense nightmare in which he is attacked by Chris Jennings as well as his deceased vampire brother Tom.
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Cast[edit | edit source]
Principal Cast[edit | edit source]
|Joel Crothers||Joe Haskell|
|Grayson Hall||Julia Hoffman|
|Don Briscoe||Tom Jennings/Chris Jennings|
|Vince O'Brien||Sheriff George Patterson|
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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This episode is included on disc 1 of Dark Shadows DVD Collection 12 and disc 69 of Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series DVD collection.
- Opening narration: Vince O'Brien.
- Closing still: Collins family mausoleum.
- This episode is part of the "The Curse of the Werewolf" storyline.
- This is the final appearance of Joe Haskell on Dark Shadows. Presumably, he spends the rest of his days locked up at Windcliff Sanitarium playing with his lip.
- This is the forty-third appearance of Sheriff George Patterson. He appeared last in episode 615, where he was played by one-time actor Alfred Sandor.
Bloopers[edit | edit source]
- Joe Haskell had no prior knowledge that Tom Jennings was a vampire so it makes little sense that Joe would seem him as such in his nightmare.
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