The great estate of Collinwood in parallel time, where each person follows a new destiny. But Barnabas has not found the peace he wanted so desperately. Instead, he is trapped in a coffin, the prisoner of a half-mad author. He does not know that on this night, a young scientist has taken a potion he believes will eliminate evil from his mind. But instead, has changed him into a strange, violent creature who causes havoc wherever he goes.

Episopde 997 is an untitled episode of the daytime Gothic soap opera Dark Shadows. The episode was directed by Lela Swift and written by Sam Hall. It was produced by Peter Miner and George DiCenzo and first aired on ABC on Tuesday, April 21st, 1970. This episode is part of the "1970 Parallel Time" storyline.

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  • This episode includes a recap of events from episode 996.
  • Behind-the-scenes appearance of Barnabas Collins. He is chained inside of a coffin at the beginning of this episode.

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  • Steve compares John Yaeger to "some sort of Superman". Superman is a fictional superhero created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938 and was headlined his own comic book series as well as Action Comics published by DC Comics.

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