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Episode 287
(COL 2/DISK 4 #7)

Tape Date: July 13, 1967
Air Date: August 1, 1967 Tuesday
Writer:
Joe Caldwell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
77
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

A storm has broken suddenly over Collinwood, and sanctuary has been sought and found in the Old House beyond the woods. But a deeper, safer sanctuary has also been found. The sanctuary of the past, far and safe from present threats. For even the landscape of dreams is free of thunder and storms. And a serenity the present can never know pervades the gentle air... or so it seems.

Barnabas opens his mouth, bares his fangs and prepares to bite Vicki, but then abruptly changes his mind and backs away. He glances briefly at Josette's portrait, then leaves.

The next morning, Vicki awakens and goes downstairs. There, Willie tells her that Barnabas has left and won't be back till night. He offers to make her some breakfast, but she declines. She tells him, "I had the feeling someone was in the room with me last night". Willie asks, "Were you afraid?" Vicki replies, "No, it was only a dream after all". She thinks for a bit then adds, "Or was it?", implying that maybe it was Willie who had snuck into the room. Willie tells her that it wasn't him, that he's not that kind of person anymore, reminding her, "It was me who wanted to take you back to Collinwood last night". Vicki apologies for implying that it was him, saying, "I believe you. When I was in Josette's room, I felt safer than I've ever felt in my life".

Elizabeth is at Collinwood with Julia, telling her how worried she is about Vicki. Vicki finally returns to Collinwood. Elizabeth tells her, "I waited up half the night worrying about you!". Vicki apologizes, "Sorry. I had meant to get back much earlier than this". Elizabeth chastises her for staying out so late with the madman still around. Vicki tells her, "I was much safer staying at the Old House than trying to come back here in the storm". Elizabeth says, "If I had known you were with Barnabas, I wouldn't have worried". Vicki replies, "Yes, I was as safe as I could be with Barnabas". Julia looks on with a funny look on her face. Vicki introduces Julia Hoffman to Elizabeth and tells Elizabeth about Julia's desire to do research on the Collins family history. To her shock, Elizabeth refuses the request, saying she agrees with Barnabas that the family history is private and should remain in the family. Vicki tries to argue, but Elizabeth tells her, "My decision is final" and leaves the drawing room. Julia begs Vicki to try to talk to Elizabeth, saying, "This is very important to me". She adds, "And perhaps someday to someone else, too". Vicki asks what she means, but Julia says, "Perhaps I exaggerate the importance of my work".

Later, Vicki does as Julia requests and tries to convince Elizabeth to change her mind, telling her, "The past is beautiful, it's something that should be shared". Elizabeth replies, "Your getting to caught up in the past". Suddenly she gets and idea, "If Hoffman does this book, you know it will be in a very cold, detached manner. It might show you how unromantic the past really is. Maybe you should find out for yourself how unromantic the past really was. Tell Miss Hoffman she has my cooperation". Vicki thanks her, but Elizabeth replies, "I'm doing this for you, Vicki. I'm not sure you're going to thank me". Vicki asks, "Why?" Elizabeth replies, "I'm hoping this will kill your belief that the past was so romantic. Has anyone ever thanked anyone for killing a dream?"

Julia Hoffman is in the living room the old house, apparently having barged in. Willie is nervously trying to tell her, "You're not welcome here!" Julia tells him, "I came here to see Mr. Collins". Willie replies, "But he doesn't want to see you! Anyway, he's not here!" Julia sits down and says, "I'll wait". She remarks on the quality of the restoration and says, "Mr. Collins must have made a thorough study the past. Now, you did the restoration. Did Mr. Collins have any books or plans to guide you in the restoration". Willie answers, "No". Julia remarks, "Then I wonder how he could have known so much about the interior of this house. It's almost like he had seen it at the time..."

Willie paces around, nervously watching Julia. Julia tells him, "You don't have to watch me. I'm a perfectly trustworthy person. I won't walk off with anything". Willie replies, "I have orders from Mr. Collins that no one should be here!" Julia tells him, "Don't act so nervous. Is Mr. Collins such a difficult person? If he is, then why do you work for him?" Barnabas' voice answers, "Maybe he wants to". Julia turns and sees the Barnabas has entered the room. Willie tells Barnabas, "I told her she wasn't supposed to be here...." Barnabas tells him, "All right, Willie", and excuses him. Willie leaves. Julia asks Barnabas, "Do you know why I'm here?" Barnabas replies, "Yes, Miss Winters told me you were doing research into the family history". She asks him if he'd be interested in helping. Barnabas replies that he isn't. Julia asks, "May I ask why?" Barnabas replies, "You may ask, but I don't feel particularly obliged to give you an answer". Julia tells him she has uncovered some new information about the Collins history and asks offers to tell him what it is in exchange for his help, but Barnabas declines, saying, "You couldn't possibly know anything about my family I don't already know much more about". Julia tells him, "I'll see you again some other time, then", and leaves, leaving Barnabas with a worried look on his face.

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Episode 288
(COL 2/DISK 4 #8)

Tape Date: July 14, 1967
Air Date: August 2, 1967 Wednesday
Writer:
Ron Sproat
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
78
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
David Henesy as David Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The great estate of Collinwood rests on cliffs high above the sea and, on a quiet afternoon such as this, a familiar sound is the pounding of the surf. Waves crashing against sand, only to return to the sea from whence they came. There is a sense of timelessness here for the sea is eternal, as human lives are not. But there are moments when a sense of timelessness can pervade a human mind. Moments when the past seems to intermingle with the present. There is one who knows such a moment, not realizing it represents an imminent threat. The approach of a violent and terrifying danger.

Vicki is in the drawing room, staring out the window. David comes in and asks, "Miss Winters?" Vicki doesn't seem to hear him, so he repeats, "Miss Winters?" Vicki turns around and says, "Oh, I'm sorry, David. What did you say?" David asks, "What's the matter? You were looking out at the ocean. You didn't hear what I was saying". Vicki replies, "I was daydreaming". David remarks, "You've been doing a lot of that lately. I don't think it's so good. When I look at you while you're daydreaming, I get this funny feeling, like you weren't you, like you were someone else, someone strange, and it frightens me". Vicki asks, "David, are you serious? I frighten you?" David replies, "It's just that you look so strange". Vicki tells him, "It must be your imagination". Julia comes into the room and greets Vicki, "Miss Winters". Vicki tells David, "Miss Hoffman is going to be staying here with us for awhile". She tells David that Julia is writing a history of the Collins family. Julia remarks to Vicki, "I understand there are some privately published histories of the Collins family. May I see them?" Vicki replies, "They're in the study. I'll go get them" and leaves to do so. David asks, "Who are you writing the book about?" Julia replies, "Oh, Joshua Collins, Jeremiah Collins, the original Barnabas Collins". David asks, "Would you like to see some pictures of them?" Julia answers, "I've already seen all the portraits". David tells her, "No, that's not what I meant. There's an album of pictures. I'll get it". David gets the album. He opens it and starts showing some pictures to Julia. He shows her a picture of Joshua Collins. Julia remarks, "The father of the original Barnabas". David then turns the page and shows her a picture of "David Collins. I was named after him", then turns the page to one of Naomi Collins. Julia turns the page and reads the caption of the next picture, "Sarah Collins". David exclaims, "Hey! I've never seen that one before! She looks just like a kid I've played with! I've seen her by the old house. She must like playing there a lot. That's the only place I've ever seen her". He adds, "And one other strange thing. Her name is Sarah too!" Julia remarks, "Yes. That is a very strange coincidence. Very strange". David asks, "Do you suppose it could've been a ghost I saw?" Vicki, who's just walked into the room carrying four books, tells David, "Don't talk like that. I'm sure Miss Hoffman isn't interested in ghosts". Julia says, "Quite the contrary. I was very interested", but Vicki nevertheless tells David to go and do his homework. David asks, "Can I go out and play first?" Vicki answers yes and David happily trots out. Julia tells Vicki, "We were just looking at a picture of Sarah Collins..." Vicki looks at the book and exclaims, "That looks just like a sketch I've seen! It looks just like the sketch the police circulated after Maggie Evans died!" Thinking wrongly that Julia knows nothing about that, she says, "Oh, you wouldn't know about that". She explains to her how a madman had kidnapped a local girl, and about the picture of the girl and says, "It's very strange that she should look so much like this picture". Julia answers, "Yes". Vicki excuses herself, saying she's got a date. Julia asks, "I've got one more question for you. You were here when the restoration of the old house was done. I've seen a sketch of the old house interior of the old house as it was originally. I recall seeing some huge, gilt mirrors in it. Today when I went to the old house, I didn't see them there. What happened to them?" Vicki replies, "I don't know. Maybe they've been lost. You know, I don't think I've seen any mirrors in the old house, except for the small one in Josette's room". Julia asks, "May I borrow this album? Perhaps Mr. Collins would be interested in them". Vicki remarks, "I hope he decides to help you". Julia replies, "He wasn't interested in helping me, perhaps he will be interested in this book. Whether he is or not, I have a feeling this visit will prove to be very interesting..."

Vicki is at the Blue Whale with Burke Devlin. Burke asks, "Julia Hoffman? I've never heard of her. Why would she want to do a book on the Collins family?" Vicki replies, "Because they're one of the oldest families in America". Burke tells her, "I wish you wouldn't get involved in this. I think you're becoming too preoccupied with the past". Vicki replies, "I don't see anything wrong with being interested in history". Burke answers, "History, fine. But not the history of the Collins family with all its ghosts and goblins! I don't like the way it's been affecting you!" He points out how she's been seeing things lately, like the little girl at the old house and Maggie at the cemetery. Vicki says, "It's not that. It the things that have been happening that have affected me". Burke tells her, "Don't feed it or it'll happen again". Vicki admits, "Burke, it did happen again". She tells him about being awakened by a little girl singing "London Bridge", then adds, "Maybe it was because of the room I was in". Burke asks, "What room?" Vicki answers, "Josette's room at the old house". Burke exclaims, "You spent the night at the old house with Barnabas and Willie there?" Vicki replies, "I was safe. Barnabas is a perfect gentleman and Willie wouldn't do anything to me". Burke ask Vicki, "Vicki, I want you to promise me something. I want you to promise me never to go to the old house again". Vicki exclaims, "Never go to the old house again?! I can't promise you that!" Burke asks, "What is it about the old house that fascinates you so much?" Vicki replies, "I just like the old house". Burke asks why. Vicki replies, "I don't know. Maybe it's because I feel safe there, safe and secure. I feel like I belong there. I don't know why, but I'm not going to agree to stay away from there, and that's final!" Burke remarks, "I don't know what's happening to you, Vicki, but I don't like it, I don't like it at all".

Julia goes to the old house and knocks on the door. Barnabas answers. Julia says, "Good evening, Mr. Collins". Barnabas replies, "Good evening Miss Hoffman. I didn't expect to see you so soon again". Julia says, "I'd like to speak to you". Barnabas answers, "I don't see what more we could possibly have to discuss". Julia tells him, "I have a book with some pictures of your ancestors I'm sure you'll be interested in seeing. Perhaps you could answer a few questions for me". Barnabas replies, "Very persistent, aren't you? I don't intend to answer any questions". Julia says, "Well, since I've made the trip, perhaps I could show the pictures to you anyway". Barnabas tells her, "I can give you only a few minutes". Julia replies, "That'll be fine" and steps inside.

Inside, Julia sits down in an armchair and starts to leaf through the book, "This is the original Barnabas Collins. The resemblance is startling, isn't it?" Barnabas replies, "That is often remarked on". Julia turns the page and continues, "This is Naomi Collins, the mother of the original Barnabas Collins. Isn't she lovely?" Barnabas seems touched and replies that she is. Turning the page, Julia continues, "Joshua Collins, the original Barnabas' father". Then, turning the page again, she says, "And this is Sarah Collins, sister of the original Barnabas". Barnabas seems to be really touched by this, and Julia gives him the book to give him a better look. As Barnabas looks at the picture of Sarah, Julia keeps talking, "Look at her eyes, and her features. Doesn't she resemble you?" While speaking, she takes a compact out of her purse, opens it, and looks in the mirror, pointing it in the direction of Barnabas. But instead of seeing Barnabas' reflected in the mirror, she sees an empty room. The candelabrum behind him, which he should be obscuring, is clearly visible, but he is not! Barnabas looks up from the book, sees Julia looking in the mirror and asks, "What are you doing?!" Julia closes the compact and replies, "Even a historian has a certain amount of feminine vanity. I was just checking my makeup", then says, "You've looked at the portraits. You don't look particularly interested". Barnabas replies that he isn't. Julia says, "Good evening" and leaves. Barnabas has a strange look on his face...

Vicki has returned from her date with Burke and is in the foyer at Collinwood looking at the portrait of Barnabas. Julia comes in through the front door. Vicki asks, "Have you visited Mr. Collins?" Julia replies, "Yes. It was a very successful visit. I learned a great deal this evening. In fact, I think I've learned everything, everything I need to know," and stares at the portrait of Barnabas...

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Episode 289
(Kinescope)
(COL 2/DISK 4 #9)

Tape Date: July 16, 1967
Air Date: August 3, 1967 Thursday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director: John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
79
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

There are those who watch in the night. They move about unseen, covered by the mantle of darkness. Some who are watched never become aware of it. But others, who are more sensitive, can feel the burning eyes upon them.

It is night. There is a lightning storm. Vicki is in her room, dressed in a nightgown, looking out the window. She leaves the window and goes to bed. There is a knock at the door. Vicki says, "Come in!" Carolyn comes in, saying, "I didn't know if you'd be asleep". Vicki replies, "Who could, with that storm going". She tells Carolyn, "Before you came in, I thought I saw someone standing in the rain outside". She takes her to the window to look. There's a bright flash of lightning. Vicki points and exclaims, "Look! Behind that tree! It looks like there's someone behind that tree!" Carolyn replies, "It looks like there's someone behind EVERY tree!" and manages to convince Vicki it's just her imagination. Outside, behind a tree, Barnabas looks up at Vicki's room. Carolyn, who, also frightened by the storm, has now calmed down and apologizes to Vicki for bothering her, saying, "Just call me Miss Jitters of 1967" and leaves. Vicki checks her alarm clock - it reads 11:40. She plays Josette's music box for a few minutes, then closes the lid and goes to sleep.

Vicki's alarm clock now reads 1:35. By the window stands a figure - Barnabas! He walks up to Vicki's bed, bends over her, touches her gently, then seems to change his mind AGAIN. He walks over to the other side of the bed, opens the lid of the music box and leaves.

Vicki is awakened by the sound of the music box. She looks around the room and sees that it's empty. She tries to turn on her bedside lamp, but finds that it won't work. There's a knock at the door. Vicki asks, "Who is it?" A voice replies, "Carolyn". Carolyn comes in and asks, "Did I wake you?" Vicki replies, "No, I was already awake. What happened to the lights?". Carolyn replies, "A power failure. I was trying to read and they just went out. Now I'm really jittery". Vicki tells Carolyn, "My music box woke me!" Carolyn says, "You must have been playing it and fell asleep", but Vicki insists, "No, I clearly remember closing it". Carolyn suggests, "Maybe the top popped open", but Vicki demonstrates to her that the top locks down when you close it and that couldn't happen. She remarks, "I have the strange feeling that someone was here in the room with me. I have the feeling that I was in danger, but something intervened." She opens the music box, perhaps thinking it was Josette who intervened...

Carolyn and Vicki go downstairs. Carolyn tells Vicki, "A good strong cup of coffee will shake this feeling out of both of us". They find Julia Hoffman in the drawing room reading a book by the light of a candle. Carolyn remarks that she and Vicki came down to make some coffee. Hoffman replies, "Mrs. Johnson has already beaten you to it. It's probably perking right now". Carolyn goes to the kitchen to see if it's ready. Julia tells Vicki, "I'd like to ask you a few questions about Josette Collins. I want your impressions of her. You wore her dress and slept in her bed." Vicki answers, "I feel she was a warm person, someone who loved people, parties and fine clothing". Julia asks, "Why is it that you're particularly interested in Josette?" Vicki replies, "Well, you know she made contact through me twice". Julia asks, "Anything else?" Vicki tells her that Barnabas talks about her a lot, saying, "I think Josette is his favorite. He knows so much about her". Julia asks, "Was it his idea that you wear Josette's dress to the party?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Julia asks, "Did you want to?" Vicki answers, "Of course! I felt very honored to wear Josette's dress". Julia notices that Vicki is holding something in her hand and asks, "What's that?" Vicki replies, "A music box". Julia says, "It's quite beautiful". Vicki tells her, "It belonged to Josette. Barnabas gave it to me". Julia asks, "May I ask why?" Vicki replies, "He said I made the party a success. It's the most beautiful gift I've ever received. Listen". She opens the lid and music starts to play. Vicki remarks, "I love that tinkling melody". Julia, a look of interest on her face, says, "It does have a tinkling sound. Someone recently tried to describe a tinkling melody to me, just like this one". Vicki remarks, "I love this melody. I play it over and over. Josette did that too. Miss Hoffman, why are you asking so many questions about Josette?". Julia replies, "Because I find her to fascinating from a historical viewpoint". Vicki agrees that Josette was fascinating, saying, "Everything about her was so distinctive, even her perfume. It was Jasmine". Julia remarks, "Isn't that rather strong?". Vicki replies, "Very strong, and unforgettable. Mr. Collins let me wear some on the night of the party". Julia says, "Oh, he has some?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Julia muses, "Strong perfume, a tinkling music box. How very interesting! It seems to me Mr. Collins is trying to recreate Josette". Vicki gets upset by this, says, "That's absurd! I don't like what you're implying!" and leaves.

Carolyn comes into the drawing room holding a coffee service just as Vicki is rushing out. She asks her, "Didn't you want some coffee?" Vick replies, "No! I'm tired, I want to go to bed!", and goes up the stairs. Carolyn asks Julia what's wrong with Vicki. Julia lies, "I think the storm upset her". Carolyn replies, "No, I think it was her music box that upset her". She tells Julia about Vicki claiming that the music box starting to play while she was asleep, and adds, "She's been edgy all night. She thought she saw someone outside earlier". Julia asks, "Would you say she believed in the supernatural?" Carolyn replies, "I don't know, but strange things do seem to happen to her". The lights come back on. Carolyn excuses herself, saying, "Now I've got to turn off the lights around the house" and leaves.

At the Old House, Willie remarks to Barnabas, "The storm's about over." Barnabas snaps, "I can see that!" Willie remarks, "It's getting close to dawn". Barnabas replies, "I know, I always know. It's something I can't avert. I wish I could stop the dawn and make the night eternal, but that power is something I'll never have... I want you to go into Portland today. You have the list of what I'll need?" Willie replies, "Yes". Barnabas tells him, "I want you to keep the house securely locked and not let anyone in during the day". Willie asks, "But I thought you said Vicki was welcome here anytime". Barnabas reapplies, "Yes, but she brought that Hoffman here with her the other time. I don't like her. She asks too many questions. I don't want her around here".

Willie leaves. Julia, hiding behind a bush outside, sees him go. The sun comes up. Julia tries the door to the old house, but finds it locked. She goes in through a window (the same one Jason McGuire came in through). She goes down into the cellar and sees the coffin there. She walks up to it, opens the lid and finds Barnabas lying inside, sleeping peacefully...

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Episode 290
(COL 2/DISK 4 #9)

Tape Date: July 17, 1967
Air Date: August 4, 1967 Friday
Writer:
Joe Caldwell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
80
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Robert Gerringer as Dr. Woodard
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The quiet nights are longer now at Collinwood, as the season continues its advance toward a still-distant Fall. Succeeding days surrender to the coming night without complaint. And nature would seem to have made a truce within itself. But deep within the night, opposing forces stalk each other. Forces so opposite no peace is possible. And their meeting when it comes, will shatter the ancient truce between the living and the dead.

It is the next night. Dr. Dave Woodard is in the drawing room with Julia. He complains, "I'm not sure I believe that. You were up most of the night and was sleeping when I arrived?" He demands, "I want an explanation!" Julia replies, "Well, I'm not going to give you one". Woodard angrily says, "You leave me no choice! I've got to take Maggie away from your care! I see evidence of lack of treatment, and you're here a hundred miles away from her!" Julia protests, "I'm here doing research". Woodard remarks, "It seems to me your research has become more important to you than the patient! I'm going to take Maggie out of Windcliff!". Julia remarks that she thinks it's really the fact that she hasn't been giving him daily reports that is really bothering him. She tells him, "I'm not ready to give you a report yet". Woodard replies, "That answer is not satisfactory!" Julia starts to look downcast and moans, "I haven't been giving you any reports because there's been nothing to report. I'm starting to get discouraged myself. I haven't made any progress at all". Woodard, his tone softening, says, "I've never seen you this discouraged before" and asks, "You never told me what you expected to find". Julia replies, "I didn't expect to find anything". Julia replies, "I didn't expect to find anything. I don't know what to do. I feel I'm going up a blind alley. Now you see why I haven't given you a report". Woodard asks, "Are you telling me the truth or is this just some tactic to keep me out of the way? I know you, and you know something, don't you?" Julia replies, "All I know is that I'm tired, and puzzled, very puzzled.."

Julia, apparently having convinced Woodard that she's telling the truth, asks, "Then you're going to let Maggie stay at Windcliff?" Woodard replies, "Yes, for the time being". Julia asks, "So you trust me?" Woodard replies, "I do. Maybe I shouldn't, but I do". Julia tells Woodard she doesn't think it's a good idea for him to come to Collinwood and talk about Maggie. Woodard replies, "All right, next time we'll meet in my office". There's a knock at the front door. Julia opens the drawing room doors, and goes out into the foyer to open the door, but finds Vicki already on her way there and says, "Oh, Vicki, I was just about to get it...". Vicki answers the front door. It's Barnabas. He tells her, "I'm just making a social call on Miss Hoffman". Seeing Julia standing with Dave Woodard, he remarks, "Oh, I didn't know you and Dr. Woodard were friends". Julia replies, "Yes, we went to undergraduate school together, then he went on to medical school and I went on to historical research. Sure I can't change your mind about helping me?". Barnabas replies, "That's what I came here to talk to you about". Julia says, "Oh, I'll go get my notebook" and leaves. Woodard leaves too. Vicki tells Barnabas, "I hope you decide to help her". Barnabas asks, "And you, how are you enjoying helping her?" Vicki replies, "I don't know." Barnabas asks, "What do you mean?" Vicki explains, "Sometimes I feel I'm losing the present altogether. Sometimes I fear getting trapped in the past". She tells him, "This has got to stop. I hope it doesn't offend you, but I'm going to have to give Josette's music box back to you. It's affecting me. I keep playing it and playing it. I can't seem to help myself". Barnabas tells her, "It's probably because the music is so new to you. I'm sure if you play it often enough, it'll become quite ordinary to you" and convinces her to keep it.

Julia returns with her notebook and Barnabas goes with her into the drawing room. Barnabas tells her, "I hope I didn't mislead you. I just want to apologize for being so rude to you before". Julia tells him, "You can make up for it by telling me what you know about the original Barnabas and his sister Sarah." Barnabas replies, "I know nothing about them. The original Barnabas was a very uninteresting person". Julia says, "I disagree". Barnabas says, "He went to England while a young man and died there in obscurity". Julia replies, "That's what the histories SAY". Barnabas asks, "Have you discovered something new?" Julia tells Barnabas that she had told him before he was willing to exchange what new information she's discovered and that the offer still stands. She tells him she'll come to the old house tomorrow to talk to him about it and asks, "Is tomorrow morning all right?" Barnabas tells her he'll be busy. "Afternoon?" she asks. Barnabas replies, "I'm afraid it'll have to be in the evening". He tells her, "I can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to our next meeting". Julia looks at the portrait on the wall and remarks on how much he resembles his ancestor. After Barnabas leaves, Julia, talking to the portrait, says, "I don't I can wait till tomorrow for our next meeting, and I'm sure you can't either!"

Julia is in her room preparing for bed. There's a knock at the door. Julia answers. It's Vicki. Vicki comes in and tells Julia, "I hope I'm not bothering you, but could we talk for a few minutes? I don't know what to do. I don't know if I should keep working with you". Julia asks, "Why not? I thought you were enjoying yourself". Vicki replies, "Yes I am". Julia, puzzled, says, "I don't understand". Vicki tells her about her fears that she's becoming too caught up in the past. Suddenly, dogs start howling outside. Vicki reacts strongly to this, and explains to Julia, "I heard dogs howling outside the night Maggie Evans disappeared. I seem to be getting so frightened at everything lately". Julia tells her, "There's nothing for YOU to be afraid of", with an odd emphasis on the word "you", then says, "Get a good night's sleep and we can talk about it in the morning". Vicki apologizes, "I'm sorry for keeping you awake" and leaves. Julia checks her alarm clock. It reads 12:46.

The clock in the foyer chimes 2:00. Barnabas enters Julia's room through the window. He goes to Julia's bed and prepares to attack the figure he sees lying there when he suddenly hears a voice coming from behind him, "Good evening, Barnabas Collins". He turns around and sees Julia coming out of the shadows. Julia says, "I've been waiting for you for a long time, a very long time...

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Episode 291
(COL 3/DISK 1 #1)

Tape Date: July 18, 1967
Air Date: August 7, 1967 Monday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
81
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
David Ford as Sam Evans
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Robert Gerringer as Dr. Woodard

There are times when death brushes by silently, unnoticed. But there are times when we invite him deliberately. For one who has sought this meeting, it could be a fatal encounter.

Barnabas asks, "Have you?" Julia replies, "Yes". Barnabas asks, "Why?" Julia explains, "Because I know what you are!" Barnabas asks, "What do you mean you know what I am?" Julia replies, "You are Barnabas Collins, the only Barnabas Collin who 'died' over 130 years ago". Barnabas says, "That's absurd!" Julia replies, "I've investigated you thoroughly". She adds, "And I've seen you in your coffin, yesterday at dawn". Barnabas growls, "You must be careful when you have information like that!" Julia replies, "That's why I took the precaution of putting the dummy in the bed". Barnabas retorts, "But you didn't take the precaution of being far, far away from here! I'm going to kill you, Miss Hoffman!" He reaches out to strangle her, but Julia exclaims, "Barnabas! I can help you! You don't have to live this life!" Barnabas says, "You're just trying to save yourself!", but Julia replies, "Would I put myself in this position if I didn't think I could do something for you, and you for me?" Barnabas asks, "What is the nature of this cure?" Julia explains, "Whole blood is insufficient to sustain you. That's why you keep having to replenish your supply". She tells him she has discovered the source of his malady, the destructive nature of his blood which causes more cells to be destroyed than created. He asks, "What do you plan to do?" She tells him she can cure him by introducing new plasma into his blood. Barnabas says, "You are beginning to intrigue me, Dr. Hoffman, you are beginning to intrigue me very much!"

Barnabas takes Julia to the old house to talk further. There, he asks her, "Do others know who you actually are, what you are really seeking?" Julia replies, "No, they know me only as a historian doing research into the Collins family". Barnabas asks, "Does anyone else know?" Julia at first is reluctant to tell him, but Barnabas demands, "There must be mutual trust if we are to work together". Julia admits, "Dr. Woodard". Barnabas asks, "How much does he actually know?" Julia tells him, "Only that I'm here investigating. I've kept him pretty much in the dark about the truth". Willie comes into the room. Barnabas explains to him that Julia knows the truth. Willie asks, "What's going to happen now?" Barnabas replies, "Miss Hoffman is a very unique doctor. She believes she can cure me of my condition". Willie turns to Julia and asks, "Can you?" Julia answers, "I'm fairly certain I can". She tells Barnabas she'll need a room to use as a laboratory. Barnabas tells her there are several downstairs she can use and tells Willie to take her down to let her select one.

Sam and Joe are at the Collinsport Hospital, waiting for Dr. Woodard to come out of surgery. Sam tells Joe, "This has gotta stop, Joe, it's gotta stop!" Woodard comes out of surgery into the room and asks, "What are you two doing here so late?" Sam replies, "We've got to talk!" Dr. Woodard complains that he's just finished delivering twins and is dead tired, but Sam insists on talking, "I have to ask you some questions. What's the lowdown on Dr. Hoffman? There's something fishy about her and I want to know what it is!". Joe says, "We've found out she's at Collinwood pretending to be doing research into history. No one there knows who she is". Woodard explains, "She has her methods". Sam asks, "What good is all this concentration on the Collins family doing for Maggie?" Woodard replies, "I don't know that the Collins family has anything to do with Maggie. We want to know what's affected Maggie's mind, and the answers could come from anywhere". Sam asks, "Has Dr. Hoffman made any progress?" Woodard replies, "Her reports haven't been very promising so far". He asks for more time, saying, "Answers could be hours away...Then again, they can be years away". Sam angrily tells Woodard he isn't satisfied with his explanation and demands, "I want an explanation soon or I'll blow this thing wide open!" and storms off. Woodard begs Joe, "Joe, don't let him do that!", but Joe replies, "I don't think I can stop him. You see, I feel the same way he does".

At the old house, Willie comes back upstairs alone. Barnabas asks him, "Where is she?" Willie replies, "She's still down there. She's picked out a room. You sure you trust her?". Barnabas replies, "I don't know". Willie asks, "Then how can you let her out of here?" Barnabas replies, "I didn't say I was going to let her out of here." Willie asks, "What are you going to do?" Barnabas replies, "I'm going to kill her!" He explains that he went to Collinwood with that very intention, that he was going to kill her and take the body back here, but decided to kill her at the Old House when he found out she was willing to come of her own free will. Willie asks, "That experiment she was talking about, could she really cure you? If she could, would you want it?" Barnabas replies that he would, but says, "It may be my downfall. She was clever enough to trap me!" Willie points, "But she didn't". Barnabas replies, "Yes. That's curious. And her theory of cleaning the blood - simple and logical". Willie asks, "Why not give her a chance?" Barnabas replies, "It may be my last mistake! No, I can't trust Dr. Hoffman. I can't take the chance. I will do away with her!" They are interrupted by Julia coming back upstairs. Julia tells Barnabas, "The room is quite satisfactory. I've prepared a list of things I'll need. There's a supply house in Bangor where they can be obtained". Barnabas tells her to give the list to Willie, who will get them for her in the morning. Julia adds, "The room will have to be cleaned and scrubbed". Barnabas turns to Willie and asks, "Hear that, Willie? You might as well start now". Willie asks, "You want me to begin now?" Barnabas says, "Yes". Willie replies, "OK", looks at Julia, and leaves. Julia remarks to Barnabas, "He looked at me strangely there". Barnabas replies, "He's a strange young man". Julia tells him, "We'll start the treatments tomorrow" and goes to the coat rack to get her coat. Barnabas asks, "Where are you going?" Julia replies, "Back to Collinwood". Barnabas bars her way and says, "I think not. I've reconsidered everything, and I've come to the conclusion I can't trust you." Julia replies, "You'll have to learn to trust me. I represent your whole future!", but Barnabas replies, "I believe you to be a threat to me, and I cannot allow you to continue your existence". Julia counters, "Alive, I'm hope. Dead, I'll be a danger to you! If you kill me, everyone will know who and what you are!". Barnabas asks, "How?" Julia replies, "To kill me is to find out". Barnabas doesn't believe her and reaches out to strangle her. Julia exclaims, "Maggie Evans!" Barnabas says, "Maggie Evans is dead" and puts his hands around her neck. Julia shouts, "Is she?" Barnabas exclaims, "She's alive!?" Julia continues, "Yes, alive and well hidden". Barnabas asks, "What has she said?" Julia replies, "Nothing as yet. I tracked you down through my own deductions. Maggie's suffering from traumatic amnesia and remembers nothing, but eventually, she'll recover by herself." Barnabas says, "She will whether you're dead or alive". Julia explains, "No, as long as I'm alive, I'm in charge of her care. I can make sure her amnesia stays. My life is your security. Destroy me and you destroy yourself!"

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Episode 292
(COL 3/DISK 1 #2)

Tape Date: July 19, 1967
Air Date: August 8, 1967 Tuesday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
82
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Robert Gerringer as Dr. Woodard
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
David Henesy as David Collins
Sharon Smyth as Sarah
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

There are those at Collinwood who wear many masks. Who they are and what they are doing may depend upon the dark of night or upon the light of day. For there is no time when evil sleeps. Danger is everywhere, at all times. Even the dead can still be dangerous.

It is the next day. There's a knock at the door of the Old House. Julia answers it. It is Dr. Woodard. Julia asks, "What are you doing here?" Woodard replies, "The pertinent question is, What are YOU doing here? I went to Collinwood and Mrs. Stoddard told me you were here. What kind of research are you doing in this musty old place?" He once again demands to know what's going on, telling her about Joe and Sam. Julia replies, "I can't tell you. It would just put you and them in danger". She tells him she's on the verge of a great medical discovery and asks, "When you were in medical school, didn't you dream of making some great breakthrough?" Woodard admits he did. Julia tells him he'll be part of this breakthrough.

In the woods, Sarah is sitting on a log crying. David comes into the clearing and greets her, "Sarah!". Sarah replies, "Hello". David asks, "What's the matter? Why are you crying?" Sarah replies, "I lost something". David volunteers, "I'll help you look for it". Sarah replies, "You can't". David asks, "Where'd you lose it? In the woods, around here? What is it you lost?" Sarah replies, "I lost a friend". David asks, "What friend?" Sarah replies, "Her name was Maggie". David says, "You mean Maggie Evans." Sarah says, "She's lost and I miss her". David tells her, "I'm sorry you miss her so much, but you'll never find her". Sarah asks, "Why not?" David replies, "Because she's dead". Sarah insists, "No she isn't! She isn't dead at all! Just lost!" David points out, "Everyone says she's dead". Sarah retorts, "Well, everyone's wrong! She's just gone away somewhere, but I don't know where!" David invites her, "Come to my house with me", but Sarah declines, saying "I'm not allowed to go to other people's houses", but David insists, saying, "It's getting late. Better come to my house". Sarah again insists that Maggie isn't dead, saying, "You know all about leaves and things, but I know who's dead!"

There's a knock at the door of Collinwood. Julia answers. It's Burke Devlin. Burke introduces himself, "Hello, I'm Burke Devlin". Julia tells him, "Vicki's gone out for a moment. She'll be back soon for her date with you". Burke asks, "You're doing research into the Collins family. Why the Collins family?" Julia replies, "Not just into the Collins family, I'm doing research into several families, I just happened to start with them". Burke asks, "Why? What are you looking for?" Julia replies, "I'm hoping to prove that these families go back several generations further than most people think". Burke asks, "Why is that important?" Julia replies, "If you have to ask that question, I'm afraid I can't explain it to you". Burke remarks, "I grew up in Collinsport, and I've seen people poking around old books and records all my life. You don't seem to be that kind of person. You don't seem to be the kind of person who would be satisfied to add another footnote or two to history. You seem to me to be the kind of person who would be after something much bigger". Julia jokes, "OK, I'll admit it. I am. I've learned that an old sea captain has left a trunk full of jewels in the basement, and I'm trying to find it! Is that what you want to hear?" Burke replies, "Not exactly", and is about to question her further when suddenly Vicki comes bursting in through the front doors, very excited, exclaiming, "The most wonderful thing just happened! I'm in love!" Burke looks puzzled. Vicki explains, "I've just seen the most charming house! It's at the end of the North Road, by the sea!" She babbles about how wonderful this house is and says, "It was like it was just waiting for me, just for me!" Burke asks, "What's it like?" Julia excuses herself, saying, "You two probably want to be alone", but Vicki insists, "No, I think you'd like to hear about it too!" They all go into the drawing room. Vicki tells them, "It faces the sea. It's almost more part of the sea than the land! An old sea captain must have built it! It's isolated. There are no other houses around it." Burke remarks, "Wow, the place really got to you". Vicki tells him, "It's the house I've dreamed of all my life!" Burke replies, "I'd like to see it".

While they are inside the drawing room talking about the house, David comes in through the front door with Sarah. He tells her, "Stay here, and I'll go tell Vicki I've brought a guest". Vicki comes out into the foyer and says, "David! Where have you been?" David replies, "I've brought a friend for dinner". Vicki asks, "Who?" David turns back toward the doors and is startled to see no one there. Puzzled, he tells Vicki, "Well, she came in with me. Where'd she go?" Vicki asks, "Did she tell you where she lived?" David replies, "I was going to ask her, but she was crying too much". Vicki asks, "About what?" David answers, "About Maggie". Vicki remarks, "Maggie's dead". David says, "I told her, but she kept saying Maggie was alive". Vicki tells David she thinks he imagined his friend, that he wanted to think Maggie is alive. David shouts, "I did not make up Sarah! You don't know anything!" and angrily runs upstairs. Julia and Burke, who have come out into the foyer, discuss David with Vicki. Julia tells Vicki she doesn't think it's good to indulge David in his fantasies, especially his fantasy that Maggie is still alive. Burke tells Vicki, "I'm hungry. Let's go out and get something to eat". Vicki at first refuses, saying, "I don't think I should leave David alone here tonight", but Burke manages to convince her to go. Vicki goes to the coat rack in the alcove to get her coat and suddenly cries, "Burke!" Burke asks, "What's the matter?" Vicki bends down, picks something up, comes out into the foyer and says, "I found this, a little girl's bonnet!", an old fashioned girl's bonnet in her hand....

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Episode 293
(COL 3/DISK 1 #3)

Tape Date: July 20, 1967
Air Date: August 9, 1967 Wednesday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
83
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

There is the feeling at Collinwood that time has been suspended, that the past and the present exist as one. For there is one who lived long ago, and has returned to live again. He is destined to live, and sow the seeds of terror in the dark hours of the night.

Barnabas awakens and gets out of his coffin. Seeing Willie there, he says, "Good Evening, Willie." Wile tells him, "Dr. Hoffman was here today". Barnabas asks, "What did she want?" Willie replies, "She moved some things into the room you gave her. She said she'd be back tonight". Barnabas replies, "Pity I won't be here to see her. I'm going to be at Collinwood tonight". Willie asks, "Why?" Barnabas replies, "Because I have relations there". Willie asks, "So you're only going there for a social visit?" Barnabas replies, "Now why else would I go?" Willie asks, "Now that's what I want to know". Barnabas angrily replies, "You have the oddest way of confusing things. I am not beholden to you. You are beholden to me! Don't forget it!" They go upstairs. Willie continues, "I wish you'd leave Vicki alone. Don't hurt her!". Barnabas replies, "Willie, you're being a bore. Miss Winters is an enchanting woman. She hears the voice of the past. I simply enjoy her company, that's all". Willie asks, "What are your plans for her?" Barnabas replies, "I have no plans for her, at least nothing sinister." Willie says, "What if I don't believe you?" Barnabas replies, "You have no choice but to believe me. Willie, I don't understand this mood you're in. I'd think you'd be overjoyed that Maggie Evans is still alive". He adds, "The thought doesn't fill me with joy". He warns Willie, "Keep an eye on Hoffman. Watch her, keep track of her every moment. At the moment, I have to cooperate with her, but there will come a time when..." He stops. Willie asks, "What?" Barnabas replies, "I'm not sure". He muses, "Interesting, the concern you show for Miss Winters, but the total lack of interest in what I may have planned for Dr. Hoffman". He opens the front doors to leave. As he does so, he remarks, "How odd it is that people cling so tenaciously to life, when it is so much better to be young forever, untouched by time, untouched by anything." Willie replies, "Except loneliness".

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Burke sips a cup of coffee and compliments Vicki, "You make a good cup of coffee", but notices that Vicki doesn't seem to hear him. He tells her, "You're a million miles away!" Vicki replies, "Oh! No I'm not!" Burke replies, "Just at the end of the North Road and that house you found. That house has really cast its spell on you". Vicki admits that it did, that she even went past a "No trespassing" sign to look inside, then once inside, looked out a window and saw, "a three massed schooner in the distance". Burke exclaims, "That's impossible! There hasn't been a three massed schooner in a hundred years!" Vicki continues, "But I saw one. It was carrying cashmere, silk and spices from the Orient, and aboard was the sea captain, with his young bride from Barbados". Burke asks, "Vicki, you don't mean you looked out the window and saw all that?!" Vicki asks, "You don't believe me?" Burke replies, "Of course not!" Vicki laughs and says, "I guess I'll have to make up a better story next time! Well, that's what I SHOULD have seen from that window!" Burke suggests, "Let's drive up and look at the house". Vicki replies, "Yes, we can go tomorrow. I can take David and we can have a picnic". Burke replies, "No, right now. The way you talk, I feel as if I had a rival, and I'm the type of guy who likes to size up his rivals." Vicki replies, "All right, let me change first. When I was there earlier, it was cold inside, very, very cold. I suppose it's because its been abandoned so very, very long". There's a knock at the door. Vicki answers. It's Barnabas. Seeing Burke and Vicki, he says, "I hope I'm not interrupting". Burke tells him, "We were just about to go out". He explains to him how Vicki found a house at the end of the North Road, "It's right by the sea, surrounded by birch trees". Barnabas replies, "Sounds charming!" Vicki replies, "It is!" Barnabas remarks, "Empty old houses usually are". Burke asks, "How did you know it was empty?" Barnabas replies, "Occupied old houses usually lose their charm. People do the wrong things with them". Burke, in a slightly snide voice, remarks, "Like installing electricity, and heat?" Barnabas tells Vicki, "I'd very much like to see this house". Vicki replies, "You're welcome to join us". She suggests they all get together sometime and go see it together. Barnabas asks, "When?" Vicki replies, "Tomorrow. We'll get a good view in the daylight." Barnabas says, "It'll give the authorities a good view of us, too. No Trespassing usually means No Trespassing". Burke asks, "Vicki mentioned a no trespassing sign. How did you know about it?" Barnabas replies, "Almost all empty houses have No Trespassing signs".

Barnabas and Burke are waiting for Vicki. Burke gripes, "I wish Vicki would hurry". Barnabas says, "Your impatience surprises me. A man should be willing to wait an eternity for the woman he loves if necessary". Burke says, "She's had more than enough time to change into a warm dress!" Barnabas muses, "That's the difference between modern man and..." He pauses. Burke asks, "and what?" Barnabas replies, "And the kind of man who used to live here". He asks Burke about his mysterious past, "You were born and raised around here, but you've gone away and made your fortune and now no one knows anything about you". Burke replies, "That's the way I like it". He remarks that Barnabas is mysterious too. He remarks on how he never talks about any friends in England. Barnabas replies, "I've never talked about any friends in England because I didn't have any". Burke, incredulous, asks, "You mean to say you lived your whole life in England and you didn't have any friends there? You didn't know a single solitary soul?" Barnabas replies, "I lived with a cousin outside of London. I chose to live a solitary life, and I did so". Burke asks, "But you DO know the name of that cousin, I trust". Barnabas pauses then replies, "Bradford. Nile Bradford". Vicki finally comes downstairs. Barnabas remarks, "You look lovely!" He slyly adds, "And, I might add, well worth the wait".

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Episode 294
(COL 3/DISK 1 #4)

Tape Date: July 21, 1967
Air Date: August 10, 1967 Thursday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
84
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Sharon Smyth as Sarah
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

There is a terrible secret at Collinwood. It is the secret of one who must forever walk the night. Of one who has already struck terror into the heart and mind of an innocent girl. But there are barriers that have kept the secret from being known. Barriers that have kept the girl from revealing the evil that threatens many others.

In her room at Windcliff sanitarium, Maggie looks out her barred window and begs, "Somebody help me! I just want to go home! Somebody! I want to go home!" She hears a voice from behind her call "Maggie?" She turns and is surprised to Sarah standing there. Sarah says, "It's me, Sarah, your very best friend!" Maggie exclaims, "You're here!" Sarah replies, "Of course I am! I didn't know where you were, so I looked and looked everywhere, and now I've found you, and I'll help you go home!" She looks around and says, "What a funny room". Maggie tells her, "I don't like it very much". She asks, "You're going to help me get home?" Sarah replies, "Yes". Maggie asks, "How? The door is locked and the windows are barred". Sarah replies, "Well, every door has a key. Where's the key to this one?" Maggie replies, "Nurse Jackson has it. The key is on a ring, the ring is on a chain, and the chain is attached to a belt". Sarah tells her, "Then that's how we'll get out. Just do as I tell you." She pauses and says, "Oh, wait a minute". She goes to the night table, gets the doll, and gives it to Maggie, then leads her to the door and asks her to call the nurse. Maggie shouts, "Miss Jackson! Miss Jackson!" Nurse Jackson opens the door and comes in. She sees Sarah sitting on the bed singing "London Bridge" and asks, "Who are you? Where's Maggie Evans?" Suddenly, Maggie comes out of hiding behind the door just opened, runs out, closes and locks the door with the key, which Nurse Jackson had left in the lock. Nurse Jackson runs to the door, shouts "Maggie, Maggie!", and tries to open it but finds it locked. She moans, "Oh, you've helped her escape!" She turns and looks, but the little girl is gone! She looks around the room, but can find no little girl...

Vicki, Burke and Barnabas go to see the old house Vicki found. As they approach it from a distance, Burke remarks, "Where's the No Trespassing sign? I don't see it". Barnabas points and says, "Over there, by the stone fence". Burke says, "You must have the eyes of a cat to be able to see so well in the dark! I can't even see the stone fence!"

They go inside the old house and make their way around by candlelight. Vicki tells Barnabas she thinks his idea of bringing candles and seeing it in candlelight was excellent, but Burke tells Vicki he thinks it's dangerous stumbling around by candlelight. Vicki remarks, "I want to know all about this house the people who lived here!" and tells Burke she'd like to go have a look upstairs. Burke warns her against this, saying it might be dangerous. Barnabas volunteers to go, saying, "I'm more accustomed to making my way around by candlelight". He adds, "Perhaps I'll find something for you from the past" and goes upstairs. Burke suggests to Vicki, "Forget about the past and think about the future. It can be very rosy if you let it".

Maggie is walking through the woods with Sarah. Maggie tells her little friend, "I'm frightened out here". Sarah replies, "Don't be afraid. I'll take care of you and take you home". Maggie asks, "You're a funny little girl. Sometimes, I don't understand you. The door was locked and the window was barred. How did you get in?" Sarah replies, "The same way I got out!" Maggie asks, "But I locked the door after me when I left. How did you get out?" Sarah replies, "The same way I got in!" Maggie laughs. Sarah remarks, "I've never seen you laugh before! You have a nice laugh! Let's sing as we go along. It'll make the time go faster!" They start singing "London Bridge".

Burke tells Vicki, "We've been here long enough. I think we should be getting back to Collinwood". He tells Vicki to call Barnabas. Vicki calls, "Barnabas! Barnabas?", but gets no answer. Burke remarks that it's chilly and says he thinks they should have central heating installed. Vicki replies, "I don't think the people who used to live her would like that". Burke thinks this is silly and they get into a little argument about it. Barnabas comes back downstairs. He tells Vicki, "The upper floor is every bit as charming as the main floor". Vicki tells him Burke thinks they should be getting back. Barnabas tells Vicki, "I have a present for you. A lady's handkerchief, embroidered by hand". He hands her a handkerchief. Vicki asks, "Where did you find it?" Barnabas replies, "In an isolated room upstairs". Vicki looks at the handkerchief and reads the monogram, "F. McA. C. I wonder who it belonged to. Thank you, but do you think it's right to take it?". Barnabas replies, "I'm sure whoever it belonged to would be glad for you to have it".

Having seen the house, Burke, Vicki and Barnabas go to the Blue Whale. Vicki remarks, "A drink would feel good in this cold weather!" Barnabas volunteers to buy the drinks and asks, "What can I bring you?" Vicki replies, "A scotch and water" while Burke orders, "Bourbon". Barnabas leaves to get the drinks. Vicki and Burke talk about the old house. Vicki tells Burke, "It seemed so safe, with you tapping the beams and testing the floors". Burke jokes about how isolated it is, saying, "Well, this is the jet age. It'll take no time to fly from there to Collinsport". Vicki muses on how different he is from Barnabas. Burke remarks, "I take that as a compliment". Vicki replies, "I find his preoccupation with the past touching". Burke tells her, "You'll forget all about the past once you find the future as enticing, and I intend to make your future very enticing". Vicki, looking at the handkerchief, replies, "We'll, I'd give one moment to the past - I wonder who F. McA. C. was". Barnabas returns with the drinks. They talk about the house again. Barnabas tells Vicki, "You have good taste. I found that house charming too". Vicki replies, "It's the only house I think I could be happy to spend the rest of my life in". The front door opens. Maggie Evans steps in. Vicki sees her and exclaims, "BURKE!!!", a look of astonishment on her face. Burke asks, "What is it? Vicki exclaims, "IT'S MAGGIE EVANS! IT'S MAGGIE EVANS!" Everyone turns to look, except Barnabas, who keeps his face averted. Maggie comes in and walks towards Barnabas, who continues keeping his face averted. Maggie moans, "No... No..." and faints.

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July 24 - July 28, 1967
No taping due to new equipment being installed in studio.

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Episode 295
(First episode in color)
(COL 3/DISK 1 #5)

Tape Date: July 31, 1967
Air Date:
August 11, 1967 Friday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
85
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Robert Gerringer as Dave Woodard
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

We have mourned and wept for those who have passed on. Our tears have dried, but our hearts are scarred indelibly. Life continues, although our memory threatens to freshen the wound. We are therefore vulnerable to the great shock that a sudden return can bring.

Vicki exclaims, "Maggie! Maggie! Can you hear me? I can't believe it! She's alive! How can it be?" Maggie starts to regain consciousness and moans, "No... No...". Vicki tells her, "Maggie, you're all right, you're safe now!" Maggie looks up and asks, "Who are you?" Vicki replies, "Vicki. Don't you recognize me?" Maggie replies, "I think I do". Vicki tells her, "I'm Vicki Winters, your friend". Maggie mutters, "Vicki. I know that name. Who am I?" Suddenly, she cries, "Where is she? Where is she?" Vicki asks, "Who?" Maggie replies, "The little girl who brought me here". Barnabas volunteers to go outside and look for her and leaves. Vicki asks Maggie, "Maggie, where were you?" Maggie replies, "Far away. For awhile, I was in a place like a hospital." Burke asks, "How did you get here?" Maggie replies, "A little girl brought me here". Barnabas comes back in and announces, "there's no one out there". Maggie says, "Not there? She's always disappearing. I never know when she'll come back". Burke asks, "Where were you before you were in the hospital". Maggie starts to say, "A room...", but Barnabas suddenly interrupts her saying, "Shouldn't we contact her father?" Maggie forgets what she was talking about and starts muttering, "Pop..." She looks at Barnabas and says, "That face...I know that face". Vicki tells her, "Of course you do. You know all of us". Maggie continues, "Remember it...I can almost remember it..." but faints before she can finish the sentence.

Maggie has been brought to Dr. Woodard's office. Woodard asks Maggie, "Do you recognize me?" Maggie replies, "I've seen you somewhere before. What's the matter with me?". Woodard explains, "You've suffered a loss of memory, that's all. Otherwise, you're fine. Even your memory is returning. You remember me, Vicki, Burke". Burke tells Dr. Woodard he'd like to talk to him in private. They go outside, leaving Maggie in the room with Vicki.

Outside, Burke asks, "You knew about this all along! Why didn't you tell me?" Woodard explains to him why it was necessary to lie that Maggie was dead, telling him that Sam and Joe knew the truth. Burke asks, "What happens now? The whole town probably knows the truth by now". Woodard replies, "Hope we catch the madman before he strikes..."

Maggie tells Vicki, "I'm starting to remember better. I know you very well, don't I?" Vicki tells her, "Don't be afraid. There are people who love you and will protect you". Maggie asks, "Protect me from what?" Vicki tells her, "We need you to remember. Try to remember". Maggie tries, "All I remember is a room, there was a scent in that room, and a kind of music, a special kind of music..."

There's a knock at the door of Collinwood. Julia answers. It's Barnabas. Julia asks, "What are you doing here?" Barnabas answers, "I must speak to you about something important, alone. Anyone else here?" Julia answers, "Yes, but they're upstairs". Barnabas takes Julia into the drawing room and closes the door. Julia asks, "What is it?" Barnabas exclaims, "You have betrayed me! Maggie Evans has appeared!" Julia, shocked, says, "Maggie Evans?!" Barnabas replies, "Here in Collinsport. She's now with Dr. Woodard and her friends. Somehow, she's gotten out of that secure place you were hiding her". Julia asks, "Did she see you?" Barnabas replies, "Yes." Julia asks, "What happened?" Barnabas replies, "There was a glimmer of recognition. I can't trust you anymore. I'll have to take care of Maggie Evans myself!". The phone rings. Julia answers. It's Dr. Woodard, Julia says, "Oh? Is that so? Tell me, has the patient said anything? That's all? Nothing specific about what happened to her?" She instructs Woodard, "No one is to question you, not even you. Clear everyone else out of your office. No one is to see me come there." After she hangs up, she tells Barnabas, "Everything is under control". Barnabas asks, "What do you mean?" Julia replies, "I'm going down there, and when I'm finished, there won't be the slightest possibility that Maggie Evans that will remember anything".

In Dr. Woodard's office, Maggie asks, "Why do I have to stay?" Woodard replies, "Dr. Hoffman is coming to see you". Maggie remarks, "Dr. Hoffman, I remember a Dr. Hoffman". Her memory is returning rapidly. She continues, "There's so much I want to say! She's such a strange person. So many things I'm starting to remember. My father, his name is Sam Evans! I'm starting to remember my house! It's by the sea, with a big bay window. My father paints by that window. Everything's starting to come back! I remember another house, an old house. I was being kept prisoner there. There's a man, he's coming closer, closer! I can't make out the face. He's coming closer. I know that face!" Suddenly, a female voice orders, "Maggie, don't say anything more!" It's Julia, who's just come into the room. Maggie tells her, "Dr. Hoffman, I remember everything, everything!" Dr. Woodard tells Julia, "She was just on the point of saying who kidnapped her". Julia tells him, "I thought I told you not to question her". Woodard replies, "We were just talking." Maggie says, "I want to say everything, everything!" Julia stops her, "This is the day we've been waiting for. We mustn't ruin it. We must do this properly, or you might suffer a relapse and become the way you were before". Maggie gasps, "No!" Julia tells her, "You must do as I say", then tells Dr. Woodard she needs to be alone with Maggie. Woodard, very irritated, leaves.

Julia asks Maggie, "Now, Maggie, what is it you actually remember?" Maggie replies, "Everything! It was horrible! I remember being in a cemetery, I remember being locked in a coffin, I remember being held prisoner and I remember who did it all!" Julia asks, "Who?" Maggie replies, "Barnabas Collins! He's some sort of creature from the world of the dead! He's not alive! Do you believe me?" Julia takes out a medallion he has on a necklace and tells Maggie, "Yes, I believe you. Right now, we'll have to stabilize your memory. Look at it, and listen to my voice...".

Dr. Woodard waits outside. Julia finally comes out. Woodard asks, "Well?" Julia tells him, "Come in, see for yourself". Woodard comes into the office and asks Maggie what she remembers. Maggie replies, "I remember everything. I remember being at home sick in bed, and the next thing finding myself in your office. Now if you could tell me everything that happened in between, everything'll be fine".

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Episode 296
(Kinescope)
(COL 3/DISK 1 #6)

Tape Date: August 1, 1967
Air Date: August 14, 1967 Monday
Writer:
Ron Sproat
Director:
Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun:
86
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Robert Gerringer as Dave Woodard
David Ford as Sam Evans
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell

It will soon be dawn at Collinwood. Soon faint rays of light will appear on the horizon, dispelling the darkness. One girl has known what it is to live in darkness. What it is to find a moment of light, only to be plunged into darkness again. For one who seems to be her friend has hypnotized her, and the moment of truth which could have been her salvation, has been denied her.

Dr. Woodard gasps, "But I don't understand! Just a moment ago, you said you remembered everything! Maggie, what do you remember?" Maggie repeats, "I remember saying goodnight to Pop, going to bed, then the next think I remember is finding myself here". Woodard exclaims, "But Maggie, that was weeks ago! Don't you remember anything that happened to you in between?" She tells him she's told him all she remembers. Woodard tells her about her having been kidnapped and being kept at Windcliff for her safety. Sam comes into the room and says, "Burke told me Maggie was here". Woodard asks Julia to come outside for a talk.

Outside, Woodard tells Julia, "Julia, I just can't figure this out. One moment, Maggie says she remembers everything, the next, she remembers nothing at all". Julia suggests, "Maybe that's what she meant". Woodard tells her, "For a moment there, I thought she was going tell who was holding her". Julia replies, "If that's so, then she must have repressed it immediately". Woodard asks, "What did she say when you were in there with her?" Julia replies, "She said she was frightened and I calmed her down". Woodard asks, "That's all?" Julia replies, "Yes, that's all".

Inside, Sam asks Maggie to try to remember what happened, telling her to trace the events of the last night at the cottage. Maggie does so, and begins to remember a dream she had that night, "I remember someone coming into the room. He's coming into a pool of moonlight." Sam asks, "Who is it?" Maggie tries to remember but can't, exclaiming "I can't! I can't remember! Please, Pop, can we go home?" Sam opens the office door and asks Drs. Woodard and Hoffman to come inside. He asks to bring Maggie home. Woodard tells him he can, but tells him to make sure to call the sheriff for some protection. Julia, however, disagrees. She tells them, "I've made arrangements for her to be taken back to Windcliff". Dr. Woodard and Sam, however, disagree with her. Woodard says, "There's no reason for that now. Everyone knows she's alive". He tells Julia that he's decided to keep Maggie at home, guarded by sheriff's deputies, and that she can come there to continue treating her. Julia, defeated, tells Maggie that it's important for her to keep it a secret that she's a doctor treating her. Maggie asks, "Why?" Julia replies, "I'm trying to uncover some information that may be very important to you. If I come to your house and someone's there, don't call me doctor. Say that I'm a writer working on a book about your father's paintings". After Sam and Maggie leave, Woodard remarks, "I hope she's out of the woods". Julia replies, "She may be safer than you think". Woodard asks, "What do you mean?" Julia refuses to elaborate, saying only, "Some day, you'll understand. Perhaps very soon".

Sam takes Maggie back home and into her room. He tells her, "Everything's just as you left it, darling". He asks her, "Hungry? Want a glass of milk?" She declines. Maggie looks around her room and remarks, "I feel like I've been on a long trip". She walks around, then opens the French doors. She abruptly shuts them and gasps, "There's someone out there!" Sam tells her, "That's a sheriff's deputy. They're surrounding the house. If anything happens, just yell and they'll all be here in 10 seconds flat!" There's a knock at the front door. Sam asks, "Who could that be?" and goes to open it. Maggie hears Joe's voice talking to Sam, "Vicki called me and told me...", and a few seconds later, Joe steps into her room. She exclaims, "JOE!" Joe replies, "Hi! Do you recognize me?" Maggie replies, "Sure! That's a silly question! Joe, it's good to see you!" Joe exuberantly replies, "You don't know how good it is to see you!" and kisses her, then says, "You've been away for so long. I'm going to make sure you never go away again. Here, you're safe and secure and you're going to stay safe and secure". Maggie asks, "Why did you ask me if I remembered you? Was there a time I didn't remember?" Joe replies, "Yes, when you were in the hospital". Maggie asks, "What was I like?". Joe replies, "You're better now". Maggie says, "I was crazy, wasn't I?", but all Joe will tell her is "You're better now, and that's all that matters". Maggie asks, "Was I really kidnapped? Who could've done that? Who would want to do that?"

Meanwhile, Barnabas is at the old house, brooding. There's a knock at the door. Barnabas answers. It's Julia. Barnabas asks, "Well?" Julia replies, "Everything's under control". Barnabas asks, "What do you mean?" Julia explains, "Maggie Evans is no longer a threat to you. She's forgotten everything you did to her. I hypnotized her. She was about to remember everything. I got to her just in time". Barnabas asks, "How long will that last?"* Julia replies, "I don't know. Perhaps indefinitely. I've made arrangements to continue seeing her as her doctor. I'll make sure she doesn't remember anything. As long as you cooperate with me, you're safe. You mustn't do anything to harm Maggie Evans. She can't hurt you. If you hurt her, I'll expose you. You must cooperate with me. You have no choice. Good night". She leaves.

The cock crows. Barnabas exclaims, "Dawn! You're safe today, Maggie Evans, but I can't take a chance on your silence. Tomorrow night, you must die!"

At the Evans's cottage, Maggie, sleeping peacefully in bed, is awakened by the sound of dogs barking. She exclaims, "What's that?" She then notices Sarah's doll lying on her night table. She picks it up and, no longer remembering it, remarks, "What's this? It wasn't here before. I've got to ask Pop about it tomorrow." She puts the doll back on the table and goes back to sleep.

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Episode 297
(COL 3/DISK 1 #7)

Tape Date: August 2, 1967
Air Date: August 15, 1967 Tuesday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun:
87
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
David Ford as Sam Evans
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Sharon Smyth as Sarah

To live, to exist is to expose oneself to the momentary dangers that surround us. We can never be sure when these perils will arise. For jeopardy does not respect time. And we must be prepared for the encounter.

Joe is sitting on the sofa in the living room of the Evan's cottage. He looks very tired. Seeing that it's morning, he gets up and turns off the lamps. Sam comes into the room with a tray of coffee and tells Joe, "Here. Get some of this into you". They discuss the danger to Maggie from the madman. Joe warns Sam, "The kidnapper, whoever he is, might not know that Maggie doesn't remember him. He might try to get her. What are we going to do about it?" Sam tells Joe, "I'm thinking of moving away from Collinsport". Joe replies, "As much as I'd hate to see that, that may not be such a bad idea". Maggie comes out of her bedroom wearing a checkered bathrobe and says, "Good Morning! I see the Collinsport Coffee Shop is holding an emergency meeting!" They tell her how good it is to see her home. Sam offers her some coffee. Maggie jokes, "Your coffee isn't fit for human consumption!" and offers to go make a pot that is. Maggie tells Sam, "Now that I'm back everything's all right". She tells him she's thinking of calling her boss and getting back to work at the coffee shop, but Sam replies, "No! It's too soon!" Sam starts to lie to her about a trip he's thinking of, but then admits he's thinking of moving away from Collinsport for her safety. Maggie refuses to go.

Maggie is in her room, now dressed. She looks around for a minute. She looks at the doll again, then puts it down and picks up a book. Taking the book with her, she goes to a chair, sits down, and starts reading. She looks up and is startled to see a little girl standing in the french doorway and asks, "Hello! What are you doing here?" Sarah replies, "I just wanted to see you. Is this your room? It's very pretty. Are you feeling better now?". Maggie replies, "Yes I am, thank you". Sarah says, "I missed you". Maggie asks, "Did you? Why?" Sarah replies, "Because you're my very best friend". Maggie asks, "I am? Where do you live?" Sarah points out the window and says, "Way, way over there in a big old house". Maggie asks, "What's your name?" Sarah replies, "Sarah! You act as if you don't recognize me!" Maggie explains, "You'll have to excuse me. My memory isn't what it should be right now". Sarah asks, "Would you like to play with me?" Maggie replies that she would. She gets up and they start playing catch. The girl sings "London Bridge" as she plays and asks Maggie to sing along with her. Maggie replies, "I haven't heard that song in a long time". Sarah protests, "But you've sung it with me lots of times!" Maggie asks, "When?" Sarah replies, "When you were sad, when I came to play with you!" Maggie asks, "Where did you see me?" Sarah asks, "Tell me the truth! Don't you recognize me?". Maggie replies, "No". Sarah, upset, cries, "You're just like everyone else! You've forgotten me! I even gave you my doll!" Maggie gets the doll and asks, "You mean this is yours?" Sarah cries, "Yes, and I want it!" She grabs it, says, "Only my doll remembers me! Only my doll!" and runs out the doors. Maggie looks out and shouts, "Sarah!", but no one is in sight...

Maggie is in the living room, looking at the sketch of Sarah Sam made. She asks Sam about the efforts made to locate her. Sam tells her, "They've checked every Sarah in town. None of them fits this description". He suggests, "You said she liked to play games. Maybe Sarah's not her real name". Maggie tells Sam she's sure the little girl knows something about what happened to her and tells him she thinks it's very important they find her. She goes into her room. There's a knock at the front door. Sam opens it and says, "Oh, Mr. Collins, hello". It's Barnabas. Barnabas says, "I came to inquire about your daughter. How is she?" Sam replies, "She's in excellent physical condition. She even wanted to go back to work". Barnabas asks, "Has she any idea what happened to her?" Sam replies, "She can't remember a thing. She can remember being here that last night, then being in Dr. Woodard's office, but she can't remember a thing in between. We're completely baffled". Barnabas asks, "Would it be possible for me to see her?" Sam shouts, "Maggie, Mr. Collins is here to see you!" Maggie comes out and says warmly, "Well, hello, Mr. Collins. How sweet of you to come". Barnabas tells her, "Would you mind if I paid you a short visit?" Maggie replies, "Only if it's too short!" Sam asks Barnabas, "Will you be staying here for a few minutes? I have some paintings to deliver. Could you keep Maggie company?" Barnabas agrees to do so. Sam leaves.

Maggie tells Barnabas, "I don't remember anything. If it weren't for the calendar, I wouldn't be able to believe what happened. They've been asking me all sorts of questions, about Eagle Hill cemetery and such, but I think they've given up. My answer is always the same, 'I don't remember'". Barnabas asks, "Do you think if you saw the man who kidnapped you you'd recognize him?" Maggie replies, "I hope so. If someone did this to me, I think he deserves to be punished". Barnabas agrees, "Yes". Maggie says, "Maybe I will start to remember, just a little bit". She tells him about the strange little girl who visited her in the morning, "She said she remembered me. She said we used to sing 'London Bridge' together". Barnabas asks, "How old was this little girl?" Maggie replies, "8 or 9. She was wearing a strange, old fashioned dress". Barnabas asks, "Do you know her name?" Maggie replies, "She said her name was Sarah". Barnabas gets a strange look on his face and repeats, "Sarah..." Maggie remarks, "If we could find her, I think she could help find who kidnapped me. Apparently she saw me then. I can only hope that they find the person who did this to me!". Barnabas agrees, "Something must be done!"

The alarm clock reads 11:38. Maggie is in bed sleeping peacefully. The sound of dogs howling outside is heard. The shadow of a figure appears outside the french doors. The doors open and Barnabas steps in. He walks up to Maggie's bed. He takes a cushion from a chair and prepares to suffocate her, but suddenly stops when he hears the voice of a little girl singing "London Bridge". He gasps, "Sarah! Sarah, where are you? Sarah, what is it that you want, what do you want of me?" and leaves.

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Episode 298
(COL 3/DISK 1 #8)

Tape Date: August 3, 1967
Air Date: August 16, 1967 Wednesday
Writer:
Ron Sproat
Director:
Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun:
88
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

A brilliant morning sun warms the walls of Collinwood, and, on the surface, all is peaceful and serene. But within the great house, there is one who senses danger in the peacefulness of the morning sunshine. One who senses approaching terrors that are, as yet, unseen and unknown.

Carolyn is in the drawing room at Collinwood pacing around, looking worried. Elizabeth comes in and asks, "Where's Vicki?" Carolyn replies, "She went to visit Maggie Evans". Elizabeth says, "It's wonderful about Maggie, isn't it?" Carolyn replies, "I'm so happy she's still alive. I'm so happy for Joe". Elizabeth notices that Carolyn is acting strangely and asks why. Carolyn replies, "I keep getting this odd feeling, Mother, I feel sure something terrible is going to happen". Elizabeth asks, "Like what?" Carolyn replies, "I don't know. I just get the feeling that it's going to happen very, very soon". Elizabeth asks, "What do you mean?" Carolyn replies, "I don't know". Elizabeth takes her hands and exclaims, "You're hands are as cold as ice! What is it, what's troubling you?" Carolyn again replies, "I don't know". They are interrupted by a knock at the front door. Elizabeth goes to answer it. It's Burke Devlin. He asks, "Vicki here?" Elizabeth tells him she's gone to visit Maggie. Burke tells her, "Actually, it was you I came to see. I want to buy a piece of property you own. It's called 'Seaview' and it's a few miles down the beach". Elizabeth tells him, "I don't know if that house is still habitable. It hasn't been lived in for years". Burke tells her, "I'd like to see it". Elizabeth tells him, "The deed and key are in the library. You can look at it now if you'll wait". He tells her he will and she goes to the library. Carolyn sees Burke and greets him, "Hello, Burke". Burke replies, "Hello, Carolyn". They talk about the house. Burke tells Carolyn, "Vicki loves that house and I was thinking of buying it". Elizabeth returns with the key and deed and says, "There's something strange about this deed. It's marked 'Not for sale'". Burke asks, "Does that mean you can't sell it?" Elizabeth replies, "No, it's just strange". Burke asks, "Do you know anything about the house?" Elizabeth replies, "Only that it's been in the family for years". They start to leave. Carolyn insists on joining them, saying, "I'd love to see the place after all Vicki's said about".

Once inside the house, Carolyn exclaims, "Lovely! There's a feeling about it!" She leaves to explore. Burke asks Elizabeth, "If you decide to sell it to me, what will the price be?" Elizabeth replies, "I'm not sure. I'll have to think about it". Burke asks, "How long will that take?" Elizabeth replies, "Burke, you're sure anxious about this. You surprise me. You don't strike me as a man who would want to buy a house". Burke replies, "Maybe I've decided to settle down". Elizabeth remarks, "You don't strike me as the sort of man who would want to settle down". Burke replies, "Maybe I've changed. Do I have to spell it out for you?" Elizabeth replies, "No", understanding what he means. Burke asks, "Do you approve?" Elizabeth replies, "Yes. I didn't think you'd care whether I did or didn't". Burke replies, "Strangely, I do". Elizabeth remarks, "You surprise me, Burke".

Elizabeth tells Burke she doesn't share his enthusiasm about the house, saying she feels something's strange about it. Burke asks her how long she'll take to think about it. Elizabeth replies, "A day or two. You're in a hurry". Burke replies, "I have reason to be".

At the Evan's cottage, Maggie tells Vicki she doesn't remember anything about what happened the last night she was here with her. Vicki tells her, "Maybe it's just as well. There was someone or something outside that door". She recounts the events of that night for her. Maggie exclaims, "Incredible! I've forgotten weeks of my life!" Vicki tells her, "I know one place you might have been". She tells her about thinking she saw her at Eagle Hill Cemetery. Maggie asks, "What were you and Burke doing at Eagle Hill cemetery?" Vicki explains, "I was putting flowers on the grave of Josette Collins, an ancestor of the Collins family". Maggie starts to look strange and mutters, "Josette Collins...Josette Collins..." Vicki asks, "What's the matter?" Maggie replies, "I think I'm beginning to remember something!" Vicki asks, "What?" Maggie replies, "I'm not sure. Say that name to me again". Vicki repeats, Josette Collins. Does that mean something to you?" Maggie replies, "Yes, but I'm not sure what". Vicki suggests, "Maybe you were in the graveyard and you saw the name on a tombstone". Maggie says, "Yes, I do remember seeing a grave. And a coffin... I did see a coffin!" Vicki asks, "Where did you see the coffin? Try to remember. Take your time..." They are interrupted by a knock at the door. Vicki answers. It's Julia Hoffman. She tells Vicki, "I came here to see Sam Evans. He knows quite a lot about the old families here. I thought he'd give me some information"*. Vicki tells her Sam isn't home, but will be home soon and invites her in to wait. Julia comes in and tells Vicki, "You two can continue what you were doing. I'll just wait here and look at the paintings".

Vicki continues to question Maggie, "You were starting to remember something. A grave, a coffin. Was it the grave of Josette Collins? Josette Collins, she was a great lady who lived a tragic life. She's very much loved by the Collins family. Barnabas Collins restored her room at the old house to the condition it was in when she was alive". Suddenly, Maggie starts to say says, "Barnabas Collins... Vicki! I..." Julia interrupts, asking Vicki, "Are you interested antiques, old jewelry?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Julia, holding an old medallion, says, "This is a family heirloom. It was my grandmother's." Vicki remarks, "It's beautiful". Julia asks, "Why don't you look at it too, Miss Evans?" Maggie looks. Julia asks Vicki, "Miss Winters, could I trouble you for a cup of tea? The walk here was quite tiring". Vicki goes into the kitchen.

Julia tells Maggie, "Look how the facets reflect the light. Look closely, deeply, hear nothing but my voice. You will remember nothing, nothing from the time you went to sleep in your bed and the time you found yourself in Dr. Woodard's office. You will remember nothing!" She snaps her finger and Maggie snaps out of the trance. Vicki returns with two cups of tea, one for Julia and one for Maggie. She asks Maggie, "Maggie, what do you remember? You were starting to remember something". Maggie asks, "Remember?" Vicki says, "Yes. You were talking about being in a graveyard". Maggie says, "Graveyard? I don't remember!" Vicki says, "Yes. You said you were starting to remember being in a graveyard. Maggie. When were you there, try to think. You said it was starting to come back!" Maggie again says, "I don't remember!". Vicki says, "But you were so close to remembering something!" Maggie exclaims, I can't remember! I can't remember anything at all!"

*This is inconsistent with an earlier episode (No. 91) where Sam said he wasn't a native of Collinsport, having moved there from Connecticut. Therefore, it is unlikely he would have a deep knowledge of the old families of Collinsport.

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Episode 299
(COL 3/DISK 1 #9)

Tape Date: August 4, 1967
Air Date: August 17, 1967 Thursday
Writer:
Ron Sproat
Director:
Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun:
89
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

It is nighttime at Collinwood, and a balmy breeze blows in from the sea. All seems peaceful and serene, as if a once turbulent world had reached some final peace. As if there is no terror in this night. But the seemingly serene darkness only serves to hide forces of terror and destruction.

Vicki is standing outside in the garden. Barnabas comes out of the shadows and slowly approaches her. He touches her and startles her, then apologizes for doing so, then says, "Listen to the silence. There's no sound at all except the sound of the ocean. I find it very soothing. Perhaps that's why I prefer the night to the day. I find the night very appealing. Does it appeal to you too?" Vicki replies, "It might, but then I'm a very romantic person. Are you looking for Mrs. Stoddard?" Barnabas replies, "No, I was looking for you. I was looking through some trunks and found some old family histories. I thought perhaps you'd like to come over and look at them". Vicki replies, "I'd love to, but I can't. I have a date tonight". Barnabas asks, "With Devlin?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Barnabas says, "I see. Tomorrow night, perhaps". Vicki tells him, "I'm afraid I have a date tomorrow night too". Barnabas remarks, "You and Mr. Devlin have been seeing a lot of each other lately." Vicki replies, "You could say that". A voice says, "Good Evening". It's Julia. Vicki asks, "Did you find those books you were looking for?" Julia replies, "Yes. I came out for a breath of fresh air". Vicki excuses herself, saying she has to change for her date, and leaves. Julia tells Barnabas, "You promised to leave her alone". Barnabas replies, "I have". Julia says, "I overheard you talking. You invited her to the Old House". Barnabas replies, "That's no concern of yours". Julia retorts, "It is. If you don't leave her alone, I'll stop the experiments". Barnabas counters, "You're bluffing. These experiments mean too much to you!". Julia tells him, "I'm willing to sacrifice a lot for my experiments, but I'm not willing to sacrifice a human life". Barnabas replies, "There's no danger of that! Miss Winters and I are merely good friends". Julia tells him, "You and Miss Winters can never be more that friends, never! Miss Winters is in love with Burke Devlin". Barnabas exclaims, "Nonsense! A sensitive girl like Miss Winters could never be in love with someone as crude as Burke Devlin!" Julia sternly tells him, "Just stay away from her. Do you understand me?" Barnabas reluctantly replies, "I understand you".

Vicki is upstairs in her room. Two dresses lie on her bed, a solid light blue one, and a pink one with a floral pattern. She is trying to choose between them. There's a knock on the door. It's Julia. She comes in and asks Vicki if she needs any help. Vicki tells her she needs help choosing a dress to wear for her date. Julia asks, "Is this a special date?" Vicki replies, "Not really". Julia remarks, "I guess every date with this particular man is special". Julia selects the blue dress. Vicki agrees that it's a good selection. Julia says, "Vicki, I don't want to be presumptuous, but I'd like to give you a bit of advice. I couldn't help but overhear Mr. Collins inviting you to come to the old house. I think it would be wise if you didn't do so". Vicki asks, "Why?" Julia replies, "It's because of the kind of man Mr. Collins is. I've worked with Mr. Collins the past few weeks, and I've found that he's a sensitive person, easily hurt". Vicki, puzzled, says, "I don't understand". Julia explains, "He's a bachelor, and you're young and very attractive. Is it hard to guess what I'm hinting at?" Vicki gasps, "You mean he thinks of me as more than just a friend? I don't know what to say!" Julia tells her, "If you don't want to hurt him, stay away. Don't let your relationship develop more than it already has. I think that would be the best thing for the both of you".

Burke is with Vicki in the garden of Collinwood. Burke remarks, "You've been in a quiet mood all night". He looks up and exclaims, "Oh, look! The Pleiades!" Vicki asks, "What?" Burke explains, "That cluster of seven very bright stars over there". He tells her about how his father taught him the names of the stars in the Pleiades when he was 7 years old, how his father had walked out when he was 9 and how everyone said he was no good. He tells her, "They're probably right, but that's how I want to remember him, teaching me the names of those stars". Vicki in turn, reminisces about a kind nurse she remembered from the founding home, a nurse named Ina O'Donough with a thick Irish brogue. She tells Burke, "She gave me a doll. I still have it". Burke asks, "Vicki, you know how I feel about you, don't you?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Burke asks, "And you? How do you feel?" Vicki asks, "Do I have to say?" Burke replies, "You don't have to say a word" and kisses her. After they kiss, he says, "I've wanted to do that for such a long time! Strange, it's been just about a year since I came back to Collinsport, the only thing I had on my mind was destroying the Collins family. A little governess didn't fit into my plans. I tried so hard to ignore you, but I couldn't get you out of my mind". Vicki replies, "The same was true of me, Burke, right from the start". Burke says, "Now that I've found someone like you, I'm never going to let you go, never!" They kiss passionately again. From outside a gate, Barnabas is spying on them...

In the foyer, Burke and Vicki kiss passionately again, right under the portrait of Barnabas. Burke tells Vicki, "Tomorrow night, at 7". Vicki replies, "Yes, at 7". They tell each other good night and kiss again. Julia comes into the foyer, sees them and says, "Excuse me. I was just taking these books on the Collins family history back to the library. Sorry for the intrusion". Burke tells her, "By the way, Julia, I'd like to talk to you about the book you're writing". Vicki says, "In that case, I'll see you tomorrow night. Good night" and goes upstairs. Burke and Julia go into the drawing room to talk. Julia asks, "What did you want to ask me about my book?" Burke admits, "It wasn't really your book I wanted to ask you about. Actually, I wanted to talk to you about Vicki. She's helping you with your book. I don't think that should continue. She has a strong imagination and it's having a strange influence on her, it's causing her imagination to run wild. Twice, she's thought she's seen something that wasn't there. Once she thought she saw a little girl at a party, and another time she thought she heard a little girl singing in an empty room. It seems to me this sort of thing is very bad for her. She should be living in the present, not the past". Julia replies, "I'm in total agreement with you". Burke, shocked, says, "You are?!" Julia replies, "Yes. I'll do my best to discourage her, to keep her from the family history and the old house". Burke tells her, "You surprise me. I thought you wanted her to work with you". Julia replies, "Not if it's hurting her. I've become very fond of her. As you have". Burke thanks her for her cooperation, says Goodnight and leaves. The clock in the foyer reads 1:00.

Vicki's alarm clock reads 3:00. Barnabas once again sneaks into Vickie's room. Once again, he bends over her briefly, pauses, then walks around to the other side of the bed, flips open the music box and leaves...

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Episode 300
(Kinescope)
(COL 3/DISK 1 #10)

Tape Date: August 8, 1967
Air Date: August 18, 1967 Friday
Writer:
Ron Sproat
Director:
Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun:
90
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

It is dusk, and the fiery afternoon sun that warmed the walls of Collinwood is disappearing beyond the horizon. Soon, night will fall. There is a terror in the lengthening shadows, but as of yet it is unknown. No one at Collinwood senses the danger that awaits within the night.

Julia and Vicki are in the drawing room. Vicki remarks, "Beautiful sunset, isn't it?" Julia replies, "Yes. You look nice. Date?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Julia remarks, "I had a chat with Mr. Devlin last night. An interesting man." Vicki asks, "Do you know anything about dreams?" Julia replies, "No, why?" Vicki tells her, "I had a strange one last night. I dreamt that someone was in my room. I felt like I was in some sort of danger, but the strangest part is that I wasn't afraid. What do you think this means?". Julia replies, "I'm not qualified to express an opinion". Vicki continues, "I think it was more than a dream. When I awoke, the lid of my music box was open. I think someone was actually there, and that frightens me". Julia suggests, "Maybe it was David playing a practical joke". Vicki replies, "He said it wasn't him, and I believe him". Julia says, "You know what? I think you did it yourself! Haven't you ever been half asleep and done something you didn't remember later?" Vicki replies, "Well, I guess that is the only explanation". Julia tells her, "I'm sure it's nothing to worry about". Elizabeth comes into the room. Seeing Julia, she asks, "How's your research doing?" Julia replies, "Fine, I have another appointment with Mr. Collins tonight". She excuses herself and leaves. Elizabeth tells Vicki, "I just got a call from Burke. He's made a firm offer on the Seaview property". Vicki asks, "Are you going to sell it to him?" Elizabeth replies, "Yes, if there are no legal complications, Burke will own it in a few days. Does this please you?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Elizabeth says, "I thought it would".

At the old house, Barnabas comes into the living room and calls out, "Willie? Willie!" Willie comes down the stairs. Barnabas asks, "Have you done as I've instructed?" Willie replies, "Yes, I watched the house all day. Devlin didn't go in, and Miss Winters didn't go out". Barnabas tells Willie, "They have a date tonight. I want you to follow them and report on everything they do". Willie remarks," You're afraid, aren't you? You're afraid of losing her to him." Barnabas replies, "I'm not afraid of anything!" Willie continues, "You might as well accept it. She's in love with him!" Barnabas angrily grabs Willie and growls, "Next time you say that, I'll kill you! Now get out of here!"

Julia is with Barnabas in the old house, treating him. Barnabas asks, "What does that mean?" Julia replies, "It means the treatment is starting to have an effect. The structure of your blood is starting to change." Barnabas asks, "Are you still sure you can cure me?" Julia replies, "If you continue to cooperate with me". She checks his heart beat and says, "Normal. Good. I didn't dream I'd have so much success so soon". Barnabas muses, "I wonder what life would be like it your treatments work! First I was skeptical, but now I'm not so sure! A normal man, to be able to live the life of a normal man!" Julia tells him, "You have a chance of doing that if you continue to cooperate with me. You broke your promise to me. You were in Vicki Winter's room last night". She tells him what Vicki told her. Barnabas admits to this. Julia asks, "What were you doing in there?" Barnabas replies, "I merely wanted to look at her". Julia tells him she doesn't believe him, saying, "I know what you were planning". Barnabas admits to almost giving in to the impulse. Julia tells him, "This must never happen again! Stay away from Vicki! If anything happens to Vicki, people will start asking questions! If you want to continue the treatments, you must stay away from Vicki, is that clear?" Barnabas replies, "Yes". Julia tells him, "I don't know if I can trust you". Barnabas replies, "You must. We must trust each other. We have no choice".

Burke is with Vicki in the garden again. They kiss passionately. Burke tells Vicki, "There's a lot I wanted to say to you tonight, but I wanted to wait till we were alone. I have a little surprise for you. I've put in a bid for that house on the beach. I think Mrs. Stoddard is going to sell it to me." Vicki replies, "I know. Mrs. Stoddard told me". Burke asks, "Do you know why I want to buy it?" Vicki replies, "Because you love it as much as I do". Burke tells her, "No, I'm want it for you. I want it to be our house. I love you, Vicki. I want you to marry me." Vicki exclaims, "Burke!" Burke continues, "You know how I feel about you. What's your answer?" Vicki just says, "Burke..." Burke says, "Vicki, I love you" and kisses her again. Vicki says, "Burke, I love you too, so much". Burke asks, "Then will you marry me?" Vicki replies, "I don't know. There's so much to think about. There's David..." Burke tells her, "They can hire another governess after you're gone". Vicki replies, "It's more than that. I've become quite close to the family..." Burke tells her, "You'll have to leave some day." Vicki tells him, "I'll have to have time to think about it." Burke jokes, "Well, you know I'm an impatient man. I'll ask you again tomorrow, and the day after that, and the next day until you break down and say yes!" Vicki remarks, "All my life, I've been searching for an identity, and if I married you, I'll know who I am". Burke remarks, "You'll be Mrs. Burke Devlin". Vicki continues, "In a strange way, my search will be over". They kiss again. From behind the gate, Willie watches...

Barnabas goes to Collinwood and talks to Elizabeth in the drawing room. Elizabeth tells him, "I'm glad you dropped by. I haven't seen you for quite a while". Barnabas apologizes, saying, "I've been very busy with business matters". Elizabeth tells him, "If you're still interested in starting a shipbuilding firm, I'd be glad to help any way I can". Barnabas replies, "Speaking of business, I've heard you've decided to sell the beach house to Burke Devlin." Elizabeth replies, "Yes". Barnabas remarks, "It belongs to the family. I think it should stay in the family". Elizabeth replies, "It's not being used for anything, and Burke is offering a very good price". Barnabas asks, "Why do you suppose he needs such a large house?" Elizabeth hints, "I suppose it's because of Vicki". Barnabas asks, "Do you suppose he's thinking of marrying her?" Elizabeth replies, "Yes". Barnabas says, "Surely Miss Winters wouldn't think of marrying Devlin". Elizabeth asks, "Why not?" Barnabas asks, "Then you're not opposed to the idea of her marrying him?" Elizabeth replies, "I'm in favor of whatever makes Vicki happy". Barnabas remarks, "It's late" and excuses himself.

Willie returns to the old house and calls out, "Barnabas?", but there is no answer. Finally, Barnabas returns and asks, "Well? Did you do what I told you?" Willie tells her he did, that he followed them to a restaurant on the bay, but couldn't follow them in there. He tells him he then followed them back home to the terrace where he could hear what they said. Barnabas asks, "What happened there?" Willie tells him, "He asked her to marry him". Barnabas asked, "What did she say?" Willie replies, "She told him she'd have to think about it". Barnabas, relieved, says, "Then she might turn him down". Willie replies, "No, I don't think so. I could tell from the way she was talking. You might as well face it, Barnabas. She's going to marry him." Barnabas growls, "There will be no marriage!" Willie asks, "What do you mean?" Barnabas explains, "Mr. Devlin won't live to take Miss Winters as his bride. Burke Devlin must die!"

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Episode 301
(COL 3/DISK 2 #1)

Tape Date: August 10, 1967
Air Date: August 21, 1967 Monday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
91
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

We plan for the future, looking forward hopefully and innocently. But there are those who would interrupt our plans. Those that would plot against us to destroy tomorrow.

Willie tells Barnabas, "I regret telling you what I heard them say". Barnabas replies, "You were only doing your job. Anyway, there's still hope. She hasn't said yes yet". Willie replies, "She will. I could tell. She can't be that important to you, can she?" Barnabas says, "I usually get what I want. Devlin is an obstacle, and must be dealt with! Devlin must be removed, permanently!". Willie argues, "You don't have to do this!", but Barnabas replies, "Willie, I'm tired of your objections. I'll decide what is right for me, and what is right for you! Burke Devlin must be destroyed!" Willie continues, "OK, you've made up your mind, but listen to me for a few minutes. When do you figure to kill Devlin?" Barnabas replies, "Immediately". Willie asks, "How?" Barnabas replies, "The same way I dealt with your friend Jason McGuire". Willie asks, "Are you sure you won't be found out?" Barnabas replies, "There hasn't been a word about Jason McGuire's disappearance". Willie tells Barnabas, "But that was different. Jason McGuire was on his way out of town. Everyone hated him and wanted to see him go. Burke Devlin is something else. He's one of the most important men in town. He can't just suddenly disappear. If he does, they'll comb every corner for him. It'll be worse than with Maggie Evans. They'll come and search this house!" Barnabas remarks, "But his body won't be in the house". Willie replies, "But there'll be things that ARE here, things you don't want them to know about. They'll find a coffin in the basement and want to know all about it..." Barnabas agrees to postpone dealing with Burke, "All right, some other time, but my plans depend on getting rid of Burke Devlin, and you will help me do it!"

Burke and Vicki have just returned from a date and are outside the front doors of Collinwood kissing. Burke asks, "Vicki, the question I put to you. I wish you could've said yes tonight". Vicki replies, "I wish I could've too. Thanks for giving me time to think". They kiss again then go inside. Vicki asks, "Would you like some coffee?" Burke replies, "No, I think I'll go and give you time to think". Vicki remarks, "I never thought of myself as being married. I always though of myself taking care of other people's children". Burke replies, "I'm giving you the chance to take care of your own children". While they are talking, Elizabeth comes into the foyer and says, "Hello. I hope I'm not interrupting". Burke replies, "No, in fact, I wanted to talk with you". Vicki says goodnight, excuses herself and goes upstairs to let them talk. Elizabeth takes Burke into the drawing room. Elisabeth remarks, "I'm glad Vicki's been going out so much recently. I'm pleased it makes her happy". Burke replies, "Vicki's a great girl. It gives me great pleasure to make her happy". Elizabeth replies, "And now it's my turn to make YOU happy. I've come to a decision about selling you that house. I've decided to sell it to you. Would you like to discuss the business details tonight?" Burke, exuberant, replies, "No, I'll leave that to our lawyers. I think we've had our last conflict". Elizabeth pours a couple of drinks and toasts, "Burke, don't let anything get in the way of your happiness". Burke replies, "Nothing could!" and they drink.

Vicki comes downstairs and finds Elizabeth alone in the drawing room. Elizabeth asks, "Still up? I thought you went to bed". Vicki replies, "I couldn't sleep. I have a lot on my mind". Elizabeth tells her, "I've just been talking with Burke. I told him I've decided to sell him the house". Vicki exclaims, "Wonderful! What did he say?" Elizabeth replies, "Just what you just said". Vicki remarks, "He really wants that house badly". Elizabeth replies, "He deserves it. He's changed. He's found stability now, something he never had before. You're very fond of him, aren't you?" Vicki replies, "Yes". Elizabeth continues, "And he's very fond of you. I think he's very serious about you". Vicki asks, "Is it that obvious?" She continues, "I suppose that's why I couldn't sleep tonight. I was thinking about Burke, and about who I am, where I'm going. Tonight, he asked me to marry him". Elizabeth asks, "And what was your answer?" Vicki replies, "I told him I'd have to think about it". Elizabeth asks, "What do you want?" Vicki replies, "I don't know. Mrs. Stoddard, would you help me decide?" Elizabeth replies, "I wish I could, but this'll have to be your own decision. Marriage is a very important step". Vicki asks, "If you were against it, would you tell me?" Elizabeth replies that she would. Vicki tells her, "Thank you, you've helped me very much".

Burke Devlin is at the Blue Whale, telling amusing stories to the other patrons at the bar, "And the last thing he said to her was, 'But I'm calling you from Paris!'". The other patrons around him laugh. Burke remarks, "It's one of the funniest stories I've ever heard!". Barnabas come in through the front door. Burke tells the guys at the bar, "Excuse me", goes to Barnabas and says, "You're just in time for one drink before the place closes. What'll you have?" Barnabas replies, "Brandy". They sit down at a table. Barnabas remarks, "You seem to be in the middle of a celebration. What makes you so happy?" Burke replies, "The future". Barnabas remarks, "Your business enterprises must be going well". Burke replies, "It's not business, it's personal". Barnabas asks him what it is, but Burke tells him he'd rather not discuss it until he's sure it's going to happen. He asks Barnabas, "What about you, what about your prospects?". Barnabas replies, "Soon, I might have something to celebrate". Burke asks, "Will I be part of this celebration?" Barnabas replies, "It wouldn't be the same without you". Burke says, "Barnabas, I wonder about something. I wonder if we really like each other." Barnabas asks, "Why do you say that?" Burke replies, "It's the way we talk to one another, implying things without saying them, like playing a high stakes card game". Barnabas replies, "Or like a duel. I thrust, and you parry. You thrust, and I parry". Burke remarks, "I like my analogy better than yours." Barnabas asks, "Why?" Burke explains, "Mine is only a game. Yours ends in death. To lose a card game is just to lose a game. To lose a duel is to lose everything, including one's life" Barnabas replies, "But that's the purpose of a duel". Burke continues, "You know, Barnabas, you interest me enormously. You're a hard man to get to know. You know, when I asked you about your past the only thing I could get out of you was that you lived in London with a cousin - what was his name?" Barnabas pauses then says, "Nile Bradford". Burke remarks, "Yes. Nile Bradford. I wonder how I could've forgotten a name like that". Burke notices that the bar is empty and the bartender has started putting the chairs on the tables. He tells Barnabas, "I think they're starting to close". Barnabas says, "Thank you for the brandy" (which he has not touched). Burke, in turn, says, "And thank you", pauses, then says, "For playing the game". Barnabas leaves. Burke goes to the pay phone, dials the operator, and says, "Hello, operator? Connect me with the overseas operator. I want to place a call to London".

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Episode 302
(COL 3/DISK 2 #2)

Tape Date: August 7, 1967
Air Date: August 22, 1967 Tuesday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun:
92
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The stillness of another night has fallen over Collinwood. But the stillness is deceiving. For in the Old House on the Collinwood Estate, a strange alliance has been formed. An alliance between the living and the dead.

Barnabas is sitting in an armchair at the old house, looking through the book of family portraits. Julia comes in and tells him, "The injection will be ready in 20 minutes". Barnabas remarks, "I was beginning to think you'd be down there in that room forever". Julia replies, "The injection takes time to prepare. One mistake could mean your life". Barnabas replies, "No, one mistake could mean YOUR life!" Julia remarks, "You haven't put down that family album all evening". Barnabas replies, "I like looking at the family album. Especially the last few weeks I've been fascinated with the portrait of Jeremiah Collins". Julia asks, "Why?" Barnabas replies, "Because he bears an uncanny resemblance to Burke Devlin. I loathe both men. If Burke Devlin could be as dead as Jeremiah Collins, I would be a most contented man".

Julia tells Barnabas, "For the sake of the experiment, nothing must happen to Mr. Devlin. The risk would be too great". Barnabas replies, "I merely wished he were dead. I didn't say I was going to do anything. Doctor, I wish you would stop giving me orders. I find it most unbecoming in a woman". Julia remarks, "You've been particularly interested in that album lately". Barnabas replies, "I've always enjoyed looking in it". Julia replies, "I think it's something else. I think it's a particular member of the family you're interested in. Could it be that child? Could it be your baby sister Sarah?" Barnabas remarks, "Sarah has been dead for almost 200 years". Julia replies, "So have you". Barnabas says, "She died when she was but 10 years old. She had a soul of innocence. She was not afflicted with the same thing I was". Julia replies, "You have some ego to think that only your kind can come back. She could be a ghost. We both know that there's been talk of a little girl being seen. And a little girl helped Maggie Evans. The description fits your little sister". She tells Barnabas that it's important that she know because at first the treatments were going superbly, that the structure of his blood was changing, but now he has seemed to hit some sort of emotional block. Barnabas admits, "She has come back. She made contact with me the other night". Julia asks, "Did you see her?" Barnabas replies, "No, but I heard her singing. I would recognize that voice anywhere". Julia asks, "Where were you when this happened?" Barnabas replies, "That's not important", but Julia insists, "It's important to know where you were because it might help us find out why she appeared to you". Barnabas admits, "In Maggie Evan's room! I heard the singing and went to see where it was coming from". Julia realizes that he must have gone to Maggie's room to kill Maggie and asks, "Why didn't you kill Maggie before going to look for Sarah?" Barnabas replies, "I don't know". Julia remarks, "I think you do". Barnabas, not wanting to talk about it any longer, suggests, "Isn't it time for the injection?", but Julia replies, "The injection can wait. I want to know what power this little girl has over you". Barnabas replies, "She was an exquisite little child, the sum of everything worth living for. Her heart was all that is pure and good. I loved her in a way I've never loved any other human being". Julia suggests, "Has it occurred to you that you might have willed her back unconsciously?" That you've brought back a side of yourself that you've lost?"

Vicki is in the drawing room. Elizabeth comes in and remarks, "I thought you had a date with Burke tonight". Vicki replies that she does. Elizabeth asks her if she's come to any decision about Burke's proposal. Vicki replies "I was thinking about it when you came in. I haven't reached a decision yet". Elizabeth tells her to take her time, "Don't let me or anyone else rush you". Julia comes into the room and greets them, "Good Evening". Elizabeth remarks, "You must be very dedicated to your work. You've been spending most of your time at the old house". Julia replies, "Blame that on your cousin Barnabas. He's an endlessly fascinating man. Once he starts talking, I can't stop listening!" Vicki excuses herself, saying Burke is going to meet her outside. Julia remarks, "Lovely girl". Elizabeth asks, "Well, Miss Hoffman, I'm interested in how your work is progressing". Julia replies, "There's something you might be able to help me with. I was going through some family histories in the old house and came across the name Sarah Collins. I wonder if you could tell me more about her". Elizabeth replies, "No, she died a little girl and not much is known about her. Why is she so important to you?" Julia replies, "She isn't, it's just that we historians get sidetracked by little things once in a while". Elizabeth says, "I'd like to know more about your work". Julia replies, "You'll be the first to read my new book". Elizabeth asks, "What other books have you written?" Julia replies, "They were dry, scholarly works. You wouldn't have heard of them". Elizabeth replies, "While I stayed in this house for 18 years, I did a lot of reading. I might surprise you". Julia remarks, "You have surprised me. I heard you were a recluse, but I've found you to be a warm, generous person. Eighteen years. It must have been a great emotional drain. You survived, and made a new life..." Elizabeth remarks, "If you're as nimble a writer as you are a talker, your book will really be something to read". Julia asks, "What do you mean?" Elizabeth replies, "We started out talking about you, and now suddenly I'm the topic of conversation. I find that interesting..."

Outside in garden, Burke has come to get Vicki. He remarks, "The setting couldn't be more perfect. The garden terrace, the moon, and the woman I love." Vicki replies, "And you, Mr. Devlin, are late!" Burke explains that he had some important business to talk to Blair with on the phone. Vicki asks, "Is there any time you don't work?" Burke replies, "I'm not a 9-5 kind of guy". Vicki asks Burke about his past, but Burke refuses to discuss it, saying, "The future is what's important, not the past". Suddenly, Vicki exclaims, "Yes!' Burke, puzzled, asks, "Yes what?" Vicki replies, "Yes, Burke, I'll marry you!"

Meanwhile, Barnabas has come to Collinwood and has joined Julia and Elizabeth in the drawing room, where they are talking about Julia's historical work. Burke and Vicki come into the room. Vicki says, "Mrs. Stoddard, I have something I want to tell you!" Julia turns to leave, saying, "You'll probably want to be alone", but Vicki tells her to stay, saying, "I want everyone to hear this. Burke and I are getting married!" Elizabeth congratulates her, "Vicki! I couldn't be happier for you! When's the date?" Vicki replies, "We haven't decided on a date yet". Meanwhile, as Elizabeth and Julia congratulate Burke and Vicki, Barnabas stands there turned away from them looking very unhappy. He mutters, "Jeremiah!" Burke seems to notice.

Barnabas tells Elizabeth, "I promised to take Miss Hoffman into town. It's getting late". He says goodbye and leaves with Julia. Elizabeth remarks, "I sure don't understand Barnabas at all. He was in such a great mood when he got here but when he left, he seemed so depressed".

Outside, Barnabas angrily remarks, "The thought of a lovely girl like Vicki marrying someone as crass and vulgar as Devlin is appalling!" He asks Julia how long the treatments are going to take to make him a normal man. She replies, "A few weeks, maybe. It all depends on how well you cooperate with me". He promises to cooperate to the fullest. Julia asks, "Why the sudden change in attitude?" Barnabas replies, "When I am cured, I will attend to Vicki and give her the kind of love Burke Devlin could never give her, and the marriage just announced will never take place!!!"

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Episode 303
(COL 3/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: August 14, 1967
Air Date: August 23, 1967 Wednesday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
93
Robert Gerringer as Dr. Dave Woodard
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

There has been a marriage announcement at Collinwood, and now in the untroubled light of day, there is an air of contentment in the great house. But a certain reaction to the marriage announcement has caused one man to believe he knows and can reveal the nature and the source of the evil we have experienced here at Collinwood.

Dr. Woodard lets Burke into his office then leaves to take care of some pressing matters. Burke sits down and reaches for the phone and dials. He looks very anxious and plays with the phone cord as he makes his call. He gets his connection and begins speaking, "Hello this is Burke Devlin, let me talk to Mr. Blair... Blair, any word from London yet? ... Well, who DID you talk to?... I see...No, no we don't have to meet on this, just give me the notes you took, but tell me something first. Is the guy you spoke to the last word on birth records in London?...You're positive he keeps all the official records?... OK, Now what about the name Nile Bradford?... 130 years ago?!... And there has been no one living by that name in London since then?... Blair, you're absolutely sure about this, you've got this straight? I can't afford a mistake here... OK, OK, Yeah, Thanks! I'll be in touch". Burke hangs up, a look of shock on his face. Dr. Woodard, having finished his business, enters his office and apologizes, "Sorry to keep you waiting". Burke replies, "That's all right". Woodard, seeing the look on Burke's face, asks, "What, some bad news of some kind?" Burke replies, "No, No, in a way it was good news". Woodard remarks, "You don't look very happy about it. Burke replies, "No on the contrary, just mystified. It isn't everyday I find a 130 year old skeleton in someone's closet!" Dr. Woodard remarks, "I hope you haven't come here to talk to me about a skeleton in someone's closet!" Burke replies, "No. I came here to talk to you about Maggie Evans". Woodard asks, "What about her?" Burke replies, "Well, I'd like to review her whole case with you from the beginning." Woodard asks, "Why?" Burke replies, "Well, I have my reasons", but adds, "I'd rather not get into them right now". and asks, "Do you mind?", rising from the chair. Woodard replies, No, I don't mind, It is just that I am pretty busy with patients this afternoon, Burke". Burke, disappointed, says, "I understand. I don't want to upset your schedule. Look, do you have any objections against me going through Maggie's files?" Woodard, shocked, exclaims, "OH NO, Burke! I can't let you do that! I mean a patient's files are confidential...strictly! Look, I'll be glad to help you in any way if you just tell me what this is all about". Burke tells him, "It is just a hunch I have Dave, A way-out hunch. I am not sure I can explain it to you if I tried, so I'd better not until I have more to go on". Woodard asks, "Do you mean that you might have a lead as to the kidnapper is?" Burke replies, "I don't know. I'd like you to tell me a little about more about Maggie's neck wound if you can". Woodard tells him, "Burke listen, you know as much about that as I do!" Burke asks, "Have you come to any conclusions as to what might have caused the wound?" Woodard replies, "The blood sample was never analyzed because, as you know, it was stolen!" Burke asks, "It was never recovered?" Woodard replies, "That's right! My medical opinion at the time was that the wounds on Maggie's neck were caused by some kind of animal bite". Burke asks, "And you have no reason to alter your opinion?" Woodard replies, "No, none at all". Burke points out, "Now you have gone on the assumption that Maggie was kidnapped, you have to know that that was done by a human being and not an animal". Woodard thinks for a moment, then agrees, "Well, of course". Burke continues, "Well, the all important question is, Is the abduction and the neck wound directly related to one another?" Woodard replies, "It seems to me that they have to be". Burke asked, "But Why? Isn't it possible that Maggie Evans escaped from her abductor and then was attacked by a wild animal?" Woodard replies say, "Look, I'm willing to accept anything as a possibility, but we are still faced with the fact that that the wounds on Maggie's` neck were not the bite of any animal indigenous in this area". Burke asks, "You're absolutely sure about this?" Woodard replies, "100% sure! Burke, listen... if you have any suspicions about anyone, you are obligated to go and see the sheriff about it". Burke lies, "I didn't say I suspected anybody". Woodard remarks, "Well, you are obliviously aware of something that the rest of us aren't". Burke lies, "No. No, I'm afraid I'm not". Woodard asks, "Well, why the sudden interest in reviewing Maggie's old case?" Burke replies, "I told you Dave, it was just a hunch." Woodard tells him, "I don't care what you want to call it. I don't think you have any choice, you have to take this idea or hunch or whatever you want to call it and go to the sheriff!" Burke assures him, "If the right time comes. Don't worry". Woodard exclaims, "Don't worry?! There's still a maniac on the loose somewhere! His next victim could be anybody's guess! Burke, whether your hunch is farfetched or not, you have to take it to the right person!" Burke replies, "I intend to follow this until I get results or until I've decided that I am way off base". Woodard says, "I can't understand why at least you won't talk to me about it now". Burke says, "Dave. Dave, you just referred to the kidnapper as that wild maniac. I think that everyone's coming to the wring conclusion about this case". Woodard asks, "What do you mean?" Burke replies, "The image is of some wild, mentally deranged, horrible monster running around our community. Suppose that image is wrong, which I think it is, suppose the man we are looking for is an outwardly calm, sane, respected member of the community?" Woodard asks, "Like who?" Burke replies, "Like yourself". Woodard exclaims, "What?!", but Burke explains, "Or like me. Or like a hundred other people we see and talk to every day. Somebody we wouldn't think to suspect of kidnapping an innocent girl". Woodard, pacing around his desk, looking very concerned, tells Burke, "You're hunch is pretty far-fetched." Burke replies, "I'm not saying I'm right, Dave, I'm only saying that the possibility can't be overlooked..."

Joe is sitting in the couch of the Evan's Cottage reading a magazine. Maggie is looking out through the bay window. Joe, rising from the couch and going to Maggie, asks, "Hey! How about a game of cards?" Maggie, looking annoyed, replies, "Please Joe, not right now". Joe tells her, "It will help pass the time", but Maggie snaps, "I said, NOT NOW!" Joe asks, What's the matter?" Maggie sarcastically replies, "What's the matter?! I'm getting tired of all the high living and excitement around here!" Joe tries to calm her down, saying, "All right! Take it easy!" but Maggie rebuts, "That's some sound piece of advice! All I've been doing all week is sitting around the house! Pass the time of day, pass the time of night. To do what? Pass the time of day again! I'm getting sick of this!" Joe tells her, "Look I know how boring this must be to you". Maggie retorts, "You DON'T know! This was all yours and Pop's idea! You can't expect me to vegetate here! I've got to live my own life!". Joe tells her, "No one expects you to vegetate". Maggie replies, "I feel like a prisoner! No one should feel like that in their own home!" Joe says, "Maggie, you are not a prisoner". Maggie says, "Well, why not? You and Pop never leave me out of your sight!" Joe explains, "Well, that's because we don't want to lose you again. We just want to protect you". Maggie asks, "From what?" Joe replies, "If we knew that, all our problems would be over". Maggie continues to argue, "If anything were to happen, it would happen at night. Everything that's happened has happened at night. I could get my job back at the diner and work day shifts. No one's going to kidnap me in broad daylight in the middle of Collinsport". Joe tells her, "Both your doctors say you're still too weak to go back to work". Maggie snaps, "Well, both doctors are wrong". Joe begs, "Trust us". Maggie replies, "All right, Joe, I'll be patient". They kiss. Maggie asks, "How about that card game?" While they prepare the cards, Maggie asks, "Say, Joe, how did Dr. Hoffman get involved in this case?" Joe replies, "Dr. Woodard thought she was the best person to treat you, that she could help restore your memory. Why?". Maggie replies, "I was just wondering about her, that's all. She seems like such a strange person to me. I feel a coldness whenever she comes near me. But I guess that's only my imagination".

Maggie, smiling broadly, throws her cards on the table and asks, "Now what's the name of this game?", pauses, then announces "Gin!", laying her winning hand onto the table. There's a knock at the door. Joe answers. It's Burke. Burke says, "I hope I'm not interrupting anything". Maggie says, "No, not at all! You're a welcome change of pace". Burke tells Maggie, "I'd like to talk to you for a few minutes". Maggie asks, "What do you want?" Burke replies, "I want to know if your memory's any better." Maggie replies, "No, I still can't remember anything". Burke tells her, "It's curious. You seem to remember even less now. I was talking to Dr. Woodard, and he says when he was questioning you on the night you came back to Collinsport, your memory was coming back, you came very close to identifying the kidnapper." Maggie says, "I don't remember that". Burke continues, "He said he thought the case was about to be blown right open, but then you retrogressed". Maggie asks, "Do you know what I said that night?" Burke replies, "Yes, I'll repeat it for you. Maybe it'll help you remember. You said you were being held in a special room in a house somewhere, that there was someone else in the house who wanted you to die. A man who was coming closer and closer, then the face came into the light and you knew who it was, knew that face". Joe asks, "Then what?" Burke replies, "Then another doctor treating Maggie came in and broke her train of thought." He asks Maggie, "Have you remembered anything in the past week?" Maggie answers, "No, nothing's happened in the past week except that a few friends have dropped by. Vicki, Barnabas Collins". Burke asks, "Barnabas Collins dropped by?" Maggie replies, "Yes, he came to see how I was". Burke, looking disappointed remarks, "Well, we're no further than we were before". Joe asks, "What?" Burke replies, "Just a hunch". Maggie thinks about Burke question and says, "There is something I think I remember, something in the back of my mind, something I keep hearing. Some kind of music, a light, playful sort of tune". Burke asks, "And you have no idea what it means?" Maggie replies, "No. Maybe there's no connection at all. Maybe it's just something I remember from my childhood". Burke says, "Maybe it means nothing, but at this point, we can't ignore the slightest bit of evidence".

In the drawing room of Collinwood, Vicki is sitting on the couch listening to Josette's music box again. There's a knock at the door. Vicki shuts the music box, puts it down on the table and goes to answer the door. It's Burke. He jokes, "Your chauffeur is here and is at your service!" Vicki jokes back, "And he's also late! This is the second time you've been late in a row! I hope this isn't going to become a habit!" Burke replies, "I had a lot of running around to do". Vicki asks, "Business again?" Burke replies, "No, I had some private spadework to do". Vicki asks, "About what?" Burke says, "You ask a lot of questions!" Vicki jokes, "I'm practicing to be a wife!" They kiss. Burke tells Vicki, "You'd better go put something warm on". Vicki asks, "Are we going for a seaside drive?" Burke replies, "No, I was thinking of going to take a look at the house. We've never seen it in the daylight before". Vicki, instead of going upstairs, starts in the direction of the drawing room. Burke asks, "Where are you going?" Vicki replies, "Just getting something I have to put back in my room". Burke asks, "What?" Vicki replies, "My music box" Burke follows her in. Vicki gets the music box. Burke asks, "Is that the music box Barnabas gave you?" Vicki replies, "Yes" and jokes, "You sound jealous". Looking at the music box, she remarks, "It's been acting strange lately, like it has a mind of its own". Burke remarks, "All I see there is a plain, ordinary music box, with no mind at all". Vicki replies, "Well, this plain, ordinary music box has been acting funny". She explains that it seems to start playing by itself lately. Burke asks, "Mind playing it for me?" Vicki asks, "Why?" Burke replies, "I'd just like to hear it, that's all". Vicki flips the lid open, starting the music. Listening to the music, Burke mutters, "A light, almost playful kind of music..." Vicki asks, "What?" Burke replies, "Oh, nothing. I wonder why Barnabas gave that music box to you." Vicki replies, "I suppose he's just a very thoughtful man". Burke remarks, "Yes, a very thoughtful man indeed". Vicki says, "What's the matter? You said that like you were jealous". Burke replies, "No, just curious." Vicki asks, "About what?" Burke replies, "about a light, playful kind of music from a plain ordinary music box". He reaches over and snaps the lid shut.

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Episode 304
(COL 3/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: August 9, 1967
Air Date: August 24, 1967 Thursday
Writer:
Ron Sproat
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
94
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
David Henesy as David Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The Sun has begun to rise in the blue-grey sky at Collinwood. This is the dawn of a new day. This will be a day of ever mounting terror for two people. One woman already possesses a secret that could destroy her ( shot of Julia in the Collinwood drawing room with Sarah's bonnet in her hands). One man is close to learning that secret, unaware that he is courting his own destruction.

Burke is knocking on the door of the Old House. Willie looks out the window to see who it is. Burke continues to knock and Willie finally answers it, asking, "What do you want?" Burke replies, "I have to see Mr. Collins" Willie asks, "What? At this hour in the morning?" Burke replies, " I know it's early, but I have to see him, it's important". Willie tells him, "Well, I'll take a message", but Burke replies, "I have to see him personally". Willie refuses to let him do so, saying, "That's impossible". Burke asks, "Why not?" Willie lies, "He's not here!" Burke asks, "Oh? Where is he?" Willie replies, "I don't know , he left early this morning. He didn't say where he was going". Burke, not believing this, exclaims, "You're lying!" Willie, surprised, asks, "What?!" Burke explains, "I said you're lying! I saw him go into this house before sunrise this morning and he hasn't come out". Willie exclaims, "You've been spying!" Burke replies, "I've been watching him". Willie asks, "Why?" Burke replies, "Because I find Mr. Collins a very ODD person and the same goes for you". Willie, sounding desperate, whines, "Look.... Neither one of us has ever done anything to you! Now Mr. Collins isn't here, so why don't you just go away?" Burke refuses to leave, saying, "I'm not going anyplace! I know Collins is in this house and I'm going to see him!" Burke walks toward Willie and into the house, jabbing his finger into Willies` chest, saying, "You're not going to stop me!" Willie begs, "Go away!", but Burke repeats, "Not until I see Collins!" Willie again lies, "I tell you he ain't here!" but Burke just says, "We'll see about that!" and starts to go up the stairs yelling out "Collins! Collins!" Willie defiantly tells him, "Go ahead! Scream your lungs out!" Burke continuing to call loudly for Barnabas, comes back down the stairs. Willie tells him, "Yell some more! It won't do any good! There's no one to answer! Why don't you go and search some rooms!", trying to get Burke to search upstairs. Burke replies, "I might just do that!" Willie sarcastically remarks, "Good! All you'll find is some empty rooms!" Burke asks, "Where is he?" Willie again lies, "I told you, I don't know!" Burke points out, "If he left this house I would have seen him!" Willie explains, "Not necessarily, maybe he went out the back way." Burke, not knowing until not of the back entrance, admits, "Maybe". Willie continues, "Yeah, He does that sometimes, maybe he did that this morning." Burke asks, "After being out all night?" Willie replies, "Mr. Collins don't sleep much. some people don't, I've seen him go to work without any sleep!" Burke asks, "Work? Where?" Willie replies, "Clearwater, Bangor... He has business deals all over". Burke asks, "What kind of business deals?" Willie replies, "I don't know, I only work for him. You would have to ask him". Burke tells him, "I have asked him. I can't get any answers. Burke walks towards the portrait of Barnabas that Sam painted, now hanging above the mantel, and looks at it. Willie asks, "Why are you so curious about Mr. Collins? What has he ever done to you?" Burke replies, "Nothing, I am just a very curious guy!" Willie remarks, Curiosity can get people into trouble". Burke asks, "Is that a threat?" Willie replies, "No, I just think it would be a smart idea to mind your own business." Burke agrees, "So do I!" Willie begs, " Leave Mr. Collins alone!" Burke replies, "I don't intend to harm Mr. Collins, I just want to know more about him". He adds, "and I will!" Burke walks towards the door and leaves. Willies locks it behind him.

At Collinwood, Vicki goes into drawing room, finds Julia already there and says," Good evening, Julia. Have you had breakfast yet?". Julia replies, "Yes, about an hour ago". Vicki sees that Julia is studying something and asks, "What's that?" Julia replies, "The bonnet that David's friend left behind." Vicki remarks, "Funny how she ran off like that". Julia suggest, "Maybe she's just shy". Vicki examines the bonnet and says, "I wonder why her parents would dress her like that. This isn't what other little girls are wearing now." Looking more carefully at the bonnet, she remarks, "If I didn't know any better, I'd think this was from another time, another century!" Julia replies, "But it couldn't be. It's brand new". She asks, "Has David seen this girl since the other day?" Vicki replies, "I don't know". David comes into the drawing room. Vicki asks, "Finished breakfast?" David replies, "Yes, except for the toast. You know how much I hate burnt toast!" Vicki asks, "Are you ready?" David replies, "Yes". Vicki tells him, "Let's go". Julia asks, "Where are you going?" Vicki explains, "For a walk". Julia volunteers to take him instead, saying she likes walks. Vicki thanks her and leaves, saying she does have other things to do. David asks, "Where would you like to walk?" Julia answers, "I thought we'd look for your little friend". David replies, "I don't know if I can find her. Sometimes I can't". Julia replies, "We can try". David remarks, "I think I know we can go".

David takes Julia to the clearing in the woods where he met Sarah before. David announces, "This is the place. I guess she isn't around today". Julia suggests, "Try calling her". David calls out, "Sarah!" a few times, to no avail. Julia remarks, "She might appear. Let's wait". David asks, "Why?" Julia explains, "So we can give her bonnet back to her". David protests, "She could come over to the house and get it if she wants it". Julia asks David to tell her more about Sarah. David describes her, emphasizing, "She has very sad eyes". Suddenly, he exclaims, "I heard something! Maybe Sarah's here after all!" He runs over to the direction where he thinks he heard the noise, Julia following him. They find that nothing's there. David dejectedly says, "I guess I was wrong". They go back to the clearing. Julia asks, "Weren't you holding the bonnet?" David replies, "I put it down on that rock there. Hey! It's gone! I know I put it down there, but it's gone now!"

They return to Collinwood. David tells Julia, "You wait here, I'll get it" and runs upstairs. Vicki comes into the foyer and asks, "Nice walk?" Julia replies, "Yes. David and I are getting along quite well. He's gone upstairs to get his stamp collection to show me. He's a very intelligent child". There's a knock at the door. Vicki answers. It's Burke. He tells Vicki, "I'd like to talk to you, but I can't talk to you here. Let's go into town". Vicki tells him, "I can't. I have to look after David". Julia tells Vicki she'll look after David for her. Vicki says, "I'll get my sweater" and goes upstairs. Burke tells Julia "Thanks" asks "How's your book going?" Julia replies, "Splendidly". Burke asks, "You've been spending a lot of time at the old house. Tell me something. What's your opinion of Barnabas Collins?" Julia replies, "He's very kind and helpful to me". Burke asks, "Don't you think he's kind of odd?" Julia asks, "In what way?" Burke replies, "In every way". Julia says, "I don't know what you're talking about". Burke says, "For example, have you ever seen him during the day?" Julia replies, "Yes, several times". Burke says, "Well, no one else has, and I find that strange". Julia replies, "He's a busy man during the day. He has a lot of business matters to take care of". Burke says, "That's what Willie said when I talked to him a few minutes ago. I asked him some questions. His answers weren't very satisfactory." Julia asks, "Just what are you hinting at?" Burke replies, "Nothing in particular. I just get, oh, 'strange vibes' about Barnabas. I thought you might too. You did tell Vicki to stay away from the old house". Julia replies, "That was because she was becoming too preoccupied with the past. It had nothing to do with Mr. Collins. If there's anything strange about Mr. Collins, it's that he's a perfect gentleman, and that IS unique these days. I don't know what you're thinking about, but I'm sure you're quite wrong". Burke looks at the portrait of Barnabas and remarks, "Strange how much he looks like his ancestor". Julia replies, "The family resemblance is quite strong". Burke says, "It's more than strong. It's almost uncanny". Vicki comes back down and says, "All set, Burke". She tells Julia, "I'll be back soon" and leaves with Burke.

Julia goes to the old house and asks Willie, "And he said he followed Barnabas to the house?" Willie replies, "Yes, he said he followed him here, that's how he knew he was in here, he said he saw him come in and didn't see him come out. I told him Mr. Collins went out the back door. He asked some questions about what kind of business Barnabas does, where he goes during the day. I told him I didn't know." Julia asks, "Why did you say that?!" Willie replies, "I only work for him. Why would I know what he does?" Julia says, "You should've thought of a better answer to put him off the track. I've got to do something! Devlin could ruin everything, everything!"

Burke and Vicki go to the Blue Whale. They order coffee. Burke tells Vicki, "Vicki, I have to ask you to do something for me. I warn you, you won't understand, but I still want you to do it. Trust me. Vicki, I want you to promise me to not to go to the old house. I want you to stay away from Barnabas Collins. I can't explain, but I have good reason. You are to stay away from the old house, and stay away from Barnabas Collins. Stay away from Barnabas Collins!"

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Episode 305
(COL 3/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: August 11, 1967
Air Date: August 25, 1967 Friday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
95
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
David Henesy as David Collins
Sharon Smyth as Sarah

There are those who conceal horrible secrets in hiding places that are undreamed of. They feel secure in the knowledge that they will never be found out. But, sometimes, discovery comes from a source they would never suspect. The source that they would never believe existed.

David is out in the woods, holding a branch and pretending it's a rifle. He aims it and says, "Pow! Pow!" Suddenly, he hears a familiar voice say, "David!" David turns and exclaims, "Sarah! Where have you been?" Sarah replies, "Around". David asks, "Where do you live? If you tell me, I could come and get you". Sarah replies, "I can't." David asks, "Why not?" Sarah replies, "It's hard to explain, very, very hard to explain". David asks, "Why are you keeping it such a big secret?" Sarah replies, "Because it has to be. I can tell you lots of other secrets, though. I told you one before". David asks, "What?" Sarah replies, "I told you that my friend Maggie was still alive". David agrees, "That was a good one. No one believed me. You should have seen their face when it turned out I was right!" He looks around and says, "It's getting late. I've got to go home". Sarah asks, "Why?" David replies, "Because I've got to get home in time for dinner. Don't you have to go home for dinner?" Sarah replies, "No". David asks, "You mean you get to stay out as late as you want?" Sarah replies, "Yes". David remarks, "Boy, are you lucky!" Sarah begs David not to leaves, saying, "I don't like to be alone". David remarks, "That's strange. I never see you with anyone". Sarah continues, "If you play with me, I'll take you to a special place to play, a secret place!" David answers, "I know all the secret places around here". Sarah says, "It's not around here." David, interested, asks, "Will it take long to go there?" Sarah replies, "Not if we take the shortcut." David asks, "Where is it?" Sarah replies, "At Eagle Hill". David asks, "You mean up in the cemetery there?" Sarah replies, "Yes".

Night falls. At the old house, Barnabas comes up from the cellar into the living room and says, "Good Evening, Willie". Willie replies, "Good evening, Barnabas. You're a little later than usual tonight. Anything the matter?" Barnabas tells him, "Yes. Where's Hoffman?" Willie replies, "She said she'd be here later tonight. Anything wrong?" Barnabas replies, "Yes. I feel strange. I can't say what, exactly, only that something's wrong. I think it has something to do with the experiment. I have to make a decision. Should I allow the treatments to proceed or not?" Willie remarks, "There's a lot to be gained." Barnabas replies, "There's a lot to be lost, too. I think I'm going to call it off. I can't allow anything wrong to happen. It could lead to doom. There's something else troubling me, something more complex that anything else. Sarah. I don't understand why she's come back, I don't understand it at all." There's a knock at the door. Willie remarks, "That must be Dr. Hoffman" and goes and answers it. Julia asks, "Is he here?" Willie replies, "Inside", and leads her in. Julia asks Barnabas, "How are you feeling tonight?" Barnabas replies, "Not well, Doctor. Something's happening to me. I don't like it. I'm certain the experiment is responsible". Julia says, "Ah, I see the treatments are taking effect. I'll do some tests to see what progress you're making". She asks him to come downstairs to her laboratory. Barnabas replies, "In a moment". Julia leaves, saying, "I'll go down to prepare the tests". After Julia leaves, Barnabas tells Willie, "I don't trust her. You'd best be on guard. I don't understand what's happening. She could be trying to destroy me. If for one moment you suspect that she may be trying to do something like that, you are to destroy her, understand?" Willie replies, "I understand".

Sarah takes David to Eagle Hill cemetery and tells him, "This is the place". David asks, "You play here? It's creepy! Does anyone usually come up here with you?" Sarah replies, "No". David exclaims, "You come up here alone?!" He asks, "What's so secret about this? Anyone who wants to come up here can". Sarah replies, "This isn't the secret. It's over there". She takes him over the mausoleum. David exclaims, "Hey! I know what this is! It's the Collins family tomb! Your secret place is in there?" Sarah replies, "Yes". They go in.

At the old house, Julia tells Barnabas, "I looked at all the test results. I'm certain you'll be pleased". Barnabas asks, "Are you pleased?" Julia replies, "Yes". Barnabas says, "I knew you'd say that". Julia asks, "Are you suggesting that I wouldn't give you a bad report, that I'd lead you on?" Barnabas replies, "Yes". Julia says, "I'm a doctor, I wouldn't do that." She assures him she's telling him the truth. She tells him, "I've altered the structure of your blood. You're feeling it through your entire circulatory system. If you could only appreciate what I've accomplished! Everything I believe is at stake!" Barnabas replies, "So is your life, doctor, so is your life!" Julia, exasperated, asks, "Is it necessary for you to continue threatening me? What can I do to get you to trust me?" Barnabas replies, "You could tell me how long these treatments are going to take". Julia replies, "I don't know. I can only tell you your progress". Barnabas complains, "I feel weak". Julia asks, "Why should some temporary weakness bother you?" Barnabas replies, I can't afford to be weak right now. I have something to do, something that will take all my strength. I have to deal with a person who's come in my way". Julia says, "I assume you mean Burke Devlin". Barnabas replies, "Yes". Julia begs, "Barnabas, don't risk killing now, not while we're so close to success". Barnabas replies, "He's starting to get suspicious. He's asking questions. He's got to be stopped!" Julia answers, "If it interferes with your plans, it interferes with mine. Burke Devlin has got to be taken care of, but violence is not the answer. I believe Burke Devlin can be taken off track. Let me handle it". Barnabas replies, "Then do it! Not only for his sake, but for yours!"

Inside the tomb, David asks, "It's interesting, Sarah, but what can we do in here?" Sarah replies, "I'll show you. See that lion's head? Pull the ring in its mouth". David asks, "Why?" Sarah replies, "You'll see. Just pull it". David tries, but can't reach it. Sarah points to the middle sarcophagus and says, "Stand on there". David replies, "I can't do that! Naomi Collins is buried there!" Sarah tells him, "It's all right." David steps up on the grave and pulls the ring. The secret door opens. David exclaims, "Wow! What's in there?" Sarah replies, "You'll see. Come on, David" and goes in. David asks, "How did you ever find a place like this", but Sarah just replies, "I found it". David exclaims, "Hey! A coffin! You mean you you've come in here with this coffin here?" Sarah replies, "Yes". David asks, "Who's buried in there?" Sarah replies, "We'll see". David asks, "What do you mean?" Sarah replies, "I want you to open it". David refuses, so Sarah starts to try to open it but doesn't have the strength to do so. Finally, David says, "OK", and helps her. They open the coffin and look inside...

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Episode 306
(COL 3/DISK 2 #6)

Tape Date: August 18, 1967
Air Date: August 28, 1967 Monday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
96
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
David Henesy as David Collins
Sharon Smyth as Sarah Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

It is the night that holds the innermost secrets of Collinwood. And now another night has fallen. And before it is over, we shall be one step closer to the dark secret behind an evil we have lived with.

David looks into the coffin and exclaims, "It's empty!" Sarah replies, "I know". David asks, "Why would someone put an empty coffin here?" Sarah replies, "it wasn't always empty. Someone was in it once, but he went away". David says, "Oh, come on. If some had been buried here, he'd still be here. Dead people don't just walk away!" Sarah replies, "Sometimes they do!" David looks around and says, "Let's go. It's cold and creepy in here". Sarah complains, "Why don't you want to play with me? You promised you'd play with me!" David replies, "I will, I just want to go somewhere else". He suddenly realizes the time and says, "It's late, I shouldn't be out of the house". Sarah tells him, "Promise not to tell anyone about the secret room". David replies, "I promise. Let's go". They leave.

Julia is at the old house with Barnabas. Barnabas prepares to leave. Julia asks him, "Barnabas, where are you going?" Barnabas replies, "To Collinwood". Julia asks, "What for?" Barnabas replies, "To see Miss Winters". Julia asks, "What do you want to see her about?" Barnabas explodes, "Don't give me orders! You are a domineering woman. I don't know why modern man tolerates such woman, but I won't! Understand?" Julia replies, "Yes". Barnabas continues, "We've had several crises, and you've mishandled every one". Julia acts insulted and asks him what he means. Barnabas replies, "Maggie Evans, for example". He points out that she had said Maggie was supposedly securely locked up, yet she managed to escape and came within 5 seconds of telling Woodard who kidnapped Maggie before she stopped her. He continues, "Now we have another crisis. Burke Devlin and his private investigate of me. This time, I'll tackle the crisis". Julia, alarmed, asks, "What are you going to do?" Barnabas replies, "Take care of Mr. Devlin". Julia says, "Violence is not the answer!" Barnabas replies, "I don't intend to be violent. I intend to use finesse. I assure you, before the evening is over, Mr. Devlin and his investigation will be a thing of the past".

The clock in the foyer reads 9:30. David comes in quietly through the front doors. Vicki confronts him, "David!" David tries to act nonchalant and answers, "Hi, Vicki" as he goes up the stairs. Vicki demands, "Come down here!" David replies, "I can't. I have to go up and change", but Vicki says sternly, "Come down here! I want to talk to you! Do you know what time it is?! When your father finds out about this, he'll be very angry!" David, scared, asks, "Are you going to tell him?" Vicki replies, "It depends on what you were doing". David says, "I was out playing with someone". Vicki asks, "Who?" David replies, "I don't know if I should tell you. Last time I did, you said I imagined her". Vicki asks, "Sarah?" David replies, "Yes". He insists that she's real. Vicki asks, "She told you Maggie Evans was alive, didn't she? Did she tell you how she knew?" David replies, "No. I asked her, but her answers didn't make much sense." Vicki asks, "Where were you playing at this hour?" David replies, "I can't tell you. Sarah showed me a secret place and made me promise not to tell anyone about it." Vicki asks, "What about your promise to me not to stay out after dark?" David promises not to do it again. Vicki tells him, "David, I'd like to meet Sarah sometime". David replies, "I don't know if you can. She's afraid to meet new people. Why do you want to meet her?" Vicki replies, "I want to know if she really knew Maggie was still alive, or if was just something she said". David remarks, "Sarah's strange. Every time I meet her, she's dressed in the same strange dress". He describes it to Vicki and says, "You know that party at the old house everyone went to a couple of weeks ago? She's always dressed like she's going to one of those parties". Vicki exclaims, "The little girl at the top of the stairs!" David asks, "What?" Vicki replies, "Nothing. You can go upstairs now".

Vicki is in the drawing room, thinking. There's a knock at the door. She goes and answers it. It's Barnabas. He tells her, "If you have a few minutes, I'd like to talk to you." Vicki replies, "Of course. I have to meet Burke in about an hour, but we can talk for a little while". Barnabas assures her, "It won't take long". They go into the drawing room. Vicki asks, "What did you want to talk about?" Barnabas replies, "Two things. First, I'd like to apologize for the way I behaved when you announced your engagement. I'm afraid I must have disappointed you with my behavior". Vicki replies, "Well, I was a bit surprised at your reaction". Barnabas explains, "I've become very fond of you, Vicki, and I was just worried about whether you had made the right decision or not". Vicki replies that she think she has and thanks him for his concern. Barnabas continues, "The second thing I wanted to speak to you about is Mr. Devlin. Something has come to my attention that I fail to understand and disturbs me. I've been led to believe that Mr. Devlin is having me investigated." Vicki gasps, "Are you sure? Why?" Barnabas replies, "If I knew that, I wouldn't have come to you now". He continues, "He's been questioning several people about my background, my daily activities, even had me followed". Vicki exclaims, "I'm shocked!" Barnabas replies, "Me too. My character has never been questioned by anyone before." Vicki tells him, "I'm not really that surprised that he's doing this. Burke has had someone investigated once before, Jason McGuire. That time, it was justified, but this time, it's completely unfounded!" Barnabas asks, "Vicki, what should I do?" Vicki replies, "Let me handle it". Barnabas replies, "Vicki, if you could do anything to stop this unfortunate situation, I'd be eternally grateful". Vicki tells him, "Barnabas, I don't want you to worry about a thing. I'm going to meet Burke in half and hour and I'll talk to him about it". Barnabas thanks her. Julia comes back to Collinwood and says, "Hello, Vicki. Has David come home yet?" Vicki replies, "Yes. He's up in his room". Julia asks, "Where was he?" Vicki replies, "Playing with his little friend Sarah". Barnabas feigns ignorance, "Sarah?" Vicki explains, "David has a little friend named Sarah. The puzzle is, who is she and where does she come from?" Barnabas excuses himself, saying, "I'll leave you and Miss Hoffman to solve the puzzle" and leaves. Julia says, "Goodnight" and starts up the stairs. David comes out onto the landing and complains, "I'm hungry!" Vicki tells him, "I'll go tell Mrs. Johnson to fix you something" and leaves to do so. Julia remarks to David, "Vicki tells me you were playing with your friend Sarah again. Where did you go?" David replies, "I can't tell you. It's a secret". Julia continues, "I'd like to meet Sarah some time". David replies, "You told me that before. Why?" Julia says, "She sounds like a fascinating little girl, that's all". David says, "You ask a lot of questions. I don't mind, but if you meet Sarah and ask her a lot of questions, her answers don't make a lot of sense. Just thought I'd warn you".

Barnabas is at Eagle Hill cemetery, looking at a gravestone and looking thoughtful. Suddenly, he is startled to hear a the sound of a flute playing, "London Bridge". He exclaims, "Sarah?!" Meanwhile, Sarah is in the Collins tomb sitting on her own sarcophagus playing a flute. Hearing Barnabas, she suddenly stops. Barnabas shouts, "No, Sarah, don't stop! It's your brother Barnabas, here to take you home again!" He runs to the mausoleum but finds it empty. He begs, "Sarah, come back, please, come back. I need you, Sarah, I love you and I need you!" He looks at the plaque on the wall, "Sarah Collins, 1786-1796".

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Episode 307
(COL 3/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: August 15, 1967
Air Date: August 29, 1967 Tuesday
Writer:
Gordon Russell
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
97
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
David Ford as Sam Evans
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

It is a special kind of darkness the night brings to Collinwood. A darkness concealing an unknown terror. Only one person--a young girl--has known the full secret of this terror. But the secret has been pushed back into a dark and forgotten corner of her troubled mind.

At the Evans Cottage, Sam and Maggie are in the living room. Sam is painting. Maggie puts a sweater on. Sam, seeing this, asks, "If you're cold, why don't you close the window?" Maggie snaps, "That's not the reason I'm putting the sweater on. I've got to go out!" Sam tells her, "You can't. It's too dangerous" They have an argument about this, but Maggie will not listen to reason and says, "I can't stay cooped up here for the rest of my life! I'm going to go out and you can't stop me!" Sam replies, "Maggie, I don't want to keep you here by force, but I will if necessary!" Maggie whines, "Pop, why are you doing this to me?" Sam replies, "There's someone out there who wants to finish the job he started. You don't remember what you were like the night I found you! You seemed drained of life. You were half dead! Now that you're recovered and in good health, I want see you stay that way". Joe comes in and says, "Hi, sweetheart". Seeing the look on Maggie's face, he asks, "What's the matter?" Maggie replies, "This house and being trapped in it! Joe, would you tell Pop a few minutes in town wouldn't hurt?" Joe replies, "Sorry, I can't tell him that. I agree with him. I think it's too dangerous". Maggie shouts, "Why do you always take his side? You're both against me!" and runs to her room in frustration. Joe whines, "Why can't she understand where just trying to help her?" Sam replies, "I can't blame her. I'd feel the same way if I were in her position. She doesn't remember what happened so she can't really understand the danger." He tells Joe he's thinking of letting Maggie go into town. Joe is aghast, but Sam explains, "Not alone, of course. But I don't see why she can't go if I accompany her". Joe volunteers to come too. Sam tells him, "You go ahead to the Blue Whale and get a table and I'll go calm Maggie down and come later". Joe replies, "OK, Sam, I just hope we're not making a mistake".

Joe goes to the Blue Whale and finds Vicki sitting alone at a table. He remarks, "You're alone, Vicki". Vicki replies, "Just momentarily. Burke will be here any minute". Joe sits down and asks the bartender, "Bob, bring me a beer, will you?" Noticing the expression on Joe's face, Vicki asks, "Why are you so depressed? Joe explains, "Not depressed. Angry." He tells her about Maggie and adds, "I'm also angry that the sheriff is making so little headway in finding the kidnapper. If only Maggie could remember something. It could blow this case right open. All she can remember is a bit of soft, tinkily music, and she's not sure if it means anything." He adds, "And there's the little girl". Vicki asks, "What little girl?" Joe explains, "She showed up at the cottage one day and told Maggie she had given her a doll and wanted it back. She was also upset that Maggie didn't remember her. She told Maggie they knew each other". Vicki exclaims, "That little girl is right! On the night Maggie came in here, she was looking for a little girl she said was with her". She asks, "Did the little girl say what her name was?" Joe replies, "Sarah". Vicki looks like she's thinking hard. Joe asks, "Vicki, what's the matter?" Vicki replies, "When I go over everything in my mind, I find this little girl cropping up everywhere. She told Sam where to find Maggie, and she also told David was alive two weeks ago". Joe exclaims, "Impossible! Two weeks ago, the only people who knew Maggie was still alive were me, Sam and Dr. Woodard!" Vicki insists that it's true and says, "This little girl Sarah, wherever she is, might know something we don't..."

Sam and Maggie arrive at the Blue Whale. Joe asks Maggie, "Feeling better?" Maggie replies, "Yes. Sorry I blew up". They order a round of drinks. Vicki and Maggie order scotch and rye, Joe orders another beer and Sam orders "the usual". Joe announces, "I think Vicki has come up with something important." Vicki explains, "I think the little girl you saw a couple of weeks ago holds the answers to everything". Maggie, do you remember her dress?" Maggie replies, "Yes. It was a very strange dress". Vicki asks, "Like the kind you might wear to a costume party?" Maggie replies, "I didn't think of it that way, but now that you mention it, yes". Vicki says, "That was the dress she was wearing when your father sketched her, and the same dress she wears when David sees her". She continues, "That little girl told David two weeks ago that you were still alive". Sam exclaims, "Impossible! She couldn't have!" Vicki replies, "She did". Sam suggests, "She might have been making it up. Kids make things up sometimes". Joe reminds him, "When you made the sketch of her, she told you where to find Maggie. How could she know that?" Sam admits, "Yes. I've been wondering about that." Vicki asks Maggie, "Do you remember anything about the little girl, anything at all?" Maggie replies, "No, only that she wanted her doll and was upset I didn't remember know her". Vicki reminds her, "I think if you got your memory back you would remember her. The night you came in here, you said you were with a little girl". Maggie says, "Sarah... Sarah!" Asked if she remembers anything, she says, "For a moment there, I heard that soft tinkling music again, but it's gone now". Joe asks, "Does it have anything to do with Sarah?" Maggie replies, "I don't know". Joe announces, "I think it's very important we find this little girl! But where do we begin?" Vicki replies, "I think David could help. He said he plays with her in a secret place, but wouldn't tell me where it was". Joe asks, "Mind if Sam and I come to Collinwood and talk to him? Maybe we can get him to tell us".

Burke comes into the tavern. He walks up to Vicki, says, "Hi, Vicki", and kisses her on the cheek. Vicki just sits there, cold and unresponsive. Burke asks how Maggie is and asks if she's started to remember anything yet. Joe says, "No, not yet. but we think we know of someone who does".

Sam, Maggie and Joe leave. Burke asks Vicki, "Now, young lady, would you mind letting me know what's bothering you?" Vicki snaps, "You are! You've done something you should be ashamed of!" Burke asks, "What are you talking about?" Vicki replies, "I'm talking about your private investigation of Barnabas Collins! I was joking when I said I thought you were jealous of him, now I'm not so sure!" Burke replies, "Barnabas Collins is the last person I'd be jealous of". Vicki asks, "What reason could you have to investigate him?" Burke replies, "There's a lot of things to be suspicious about. I don't think his eccentricities are just eccentricities. I think they're a cover for something". Vicki asks, "What?" Burke replies, "I don't know. Something weird". Vicki says, "Then you have nothing against him, not even a vague suspicion of anything". Burke replies, "Have you ever wondered why he never talks about his life in England? He claims to have spent most of his life there, but he never speaks about it at all. Last week, I tried asking him some questions about it. The more questions I asked, the more fidgety and evasive he got. Finally, he mentioned a name. Nile Bradford. He said he was a cousin he lived with on the outskirts of London. I tried looking up Nile Bradford. You know what I found? There was a Nile Bradford who lived on the outskirts of London, but he died 130 years and there hasn't been anyone living in London by that name since. What do you make of that?" Vicki replies, "He was probably tired of your questions and said the first name that came to mind". Burke replies, "From 130 years ago? Strange he's so preoccupied with the past". He adds, "Did you see him the night you announced our engagement? He looked at me with pure hate in his eyes and muttered 'Jeremiah'". He tells Vicki he does have a reason for investigating Barnabas, "Maggie Evans. Do you remember the night she wandered in here? She didn't recognize you, she didn't recognize me, but when she looked at Barnabas, she said 'No...', screamed and fainted. I think there's some connection between him and Maggie's kidnapping". Vicki shouts, "I've heard just about enough! I don't like what your implying. If you continue to malign Barnabas this way, I'll never marry you!"

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Episode 308
(COL 3/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: August 16, 1967
Air Date: August 30, 1967 Wednesday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
98
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
David Ford as Sam Evans
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
David Henesy as David Collins

There are secrets known to one who is a shadow from the past. There are those who seek this person because her words will reveal all that has happened to an innocent girl. They seek her with great desperation because a danger--horrible and indescribable--lurks in the night.

At the Evan's Cottage, Maggie is dusting while Sam is painting. Maggie looks out the window and says, "Hey, it's Joe coming". There's a knock at the door. Maggie lets Joe in. Joe says, "I spoke to sheriff about Sarah. He said he's checking around" Maggie exclaims exasperatedly, "He's always checking around, he never comes up with anything! Why can't he find her? It's a small town! You'd think she vanished into thin air!" Sam remarks, "It does seem sometime that she's vanished into thin air". Joe tells them, "The sheriff is going through the lists of the board of education. Sarah isn't a popular name in this town. There are only a few girls with that name, and none of them match Sarah's age group. They're either too young or too old." Sam suggests, "Maybe Sarah's not her real name. Maybe she made it up, like a game". Joe asks, "So where do we go from here?" Maggie suggests, "David's the one who's had contact with her". Joe agrees that questioning David would be the logical thing to do. Maggie suggests to Sam that he accompany Joe. Sam refuses, saying, "I won't leave you here alone", but Maggie tells him, "That's all right. Vicki's coming over. She'll be here soon".

In the foyer at Collinwood, David shouts, "Carolyn, Hurry! We'll miss the bus to Bangor!" Carolyn comes down the stairs and tells him, "If we do, we can drive up". David protests, "But you promised me we'd go by bus. It's more fun!" There's a knock at the front door. David answers. It's Joe and Sam . Carolyn asks, "What brings you two here?" Joe replies, "We wondered if we could to talk to David". David asks, "Talk to me? About what?" Sam replies, "About something urgent, very, very urgent! Something to do with Maggie. We're trying to trace that little girl". David asks, "You mean Sarah?" Sam answers, "Yes. Since your such a good friend of her, maybe you could introduce her to us". David replies, "Sure, the next time I see her". Sam asks, "and when will that be?" David replies, "I don't know. Whenever she wants to see me". Joe tells him, "We want to know how she knows about Maggie. Is Sarah her real name?" David replies, "I think so". Sam asks, "We've looked all over for her and couldn't find her". David remarks, "Suddenly, everyone's asking questions about Sarah! Even Miss Hoffman was asking questions about Sarah!" Joe asks, "Do you think you could help us find her now?" David protests, "But I'm going to Bangor today!" Sam tells him, "But this is important". Carolyn seconds him, "It is important. We could go to Bangor some other time". David protests, "But I don't even know where to find her!". Sam says, "He's right. He's just a child. David, you go on your trip to Bangor. Could you tell us some places where we might find her?" David replies, "Yes, at the woods near the old house". Joe tells him, "If you see Sarah, could you tell her we're looking for her?" David replies, "Sure, but I don't think it'll do any good..."

Joe and Sam are searching the woods near the old house. Sam says "Oh, there's nothing here! It's all a waste of time!" Joe suddenly says, "What's that?!" Sam replies, "I dunno, it came from that direction". Joe runs over there to look. When Sam catches up to him, Joe points at a swing which is swinging but empty, as if someone had just gotten off it, and says, "Sam, look! The swing! She was here! She was just here!" They call, "Sarah! Sarah!", but no one replies. They search around. When both get back to the swing, Sam asks, "Any luck?" Joe replies, "Not a trace". Sam says, "Maybe we frightened her coming up here. She's hiding, I know it", but Joe replies, " Why would she be frightened of us? She came to your house and stayed long enough for you to make a sketch of her". Sam replies, "I don't know" Joe remarks, "Maybe we're jumping to conclusion, maybe it wasn't Sarah after all. It could've been any kid. Maybe it was just the wind for all we know". Sam dejectedly says, "Let's go home". Joe suggests, "We're pretty close to the old house. Maybe Barnabas Collins knows something about Sarah". They leave. The swing, which had become still, starts to swing by itself...

Sam and Joe go to the old house and knock at the door. Julia answers. She asks, "What are you doing here?" Joe replies, "We're looking for Barnabas Collins." Julia tells them, "He's not here". Sam asks, "Willie Loomis, then". Julia replies that he's not here either. Sam asks, "What are YOU doing here?". Julia replies, "Mr. Collins is allowing me to use his library for my 'historical research'. It helps me keep my disguise". Sam remarks, "I wonder How this is helping Maggie." Julia explains, "Maggie's case is a complex puzzle with many, many little pieces. You have to look everywhere for these little pieces ". Sam asks, "After all this effort, you must know something! You must have some lead!" Julia replies, "I wish I did". Sam tells her, "You know, doctor, I've just decided something. I've decided I don't believe you". Julia calmly replies, "I really should be angry and insulted, but I'm not. I'm just curious. Why don't you believe me?". Sam explains, "It seems you're spending all your time in one area, between Collinwood and this house. You must have some lead here". Julia replies, "No, I have nothing concrete to tell you". Sam suggests, "I think you are following a lead, the same one everyone else is following. We're all looking for Sarah, even you!" Julia replies, "I did ask David about her, but his answers were pretty meaningless". Sam remarks, "She's the key to the whole mystery. I know it!" Julia replies, "I don't know about that", then asks, "Why did you come to see Mr. Collins?" Joe replies, "To see if he knows anything about Sarah". Julia replies, I've already spoken to him. He knows nothing". Sam, exasperated, shouts, "You don't know anything, Mr. Collins doesn't know anything! You should be in the diplomatic corps. You're a master at evading questions!" and stomps off. Joe apologizes for Sam's behavior. Julia replies, "I understand. I'm doing everything I can". Joe leaves. Julia repeats, in a very strange tone of voice, "I'm doing EVERYTHING I can..."

Carolyn and David return to Collinwood, carrying lots of boxes. David exclaims, "Boy, am I hungry!" Carolyn says, "That's impossible! You had two hot dogs at the bus terminal in Bangor, then all that candy on the bus back to Collinsport!" David replies, "I can't help it! I am!", and asks, "When can we go again?" Carolyn replies, "Not TOO soon!" Julia comes in and, seeing them, asks, "Home so soon?" Carolyn says, jokingly, "So soon?! I though it'd never end!" David tells Julia, "Look at all the things we bought! But before I open them, I'm going to go eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich!" and goes to the kitchen. Carolyn says, "What an appetite! You wouldn't believe all he ate today! Hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, cake, candy!" Julia jokes, "Sounds like a healthy diet for a growing little boy!" Carolyn says, "I want to ask you something. What's your interest in this little girl Sarah? I understand you were asking David some questions about her" Julia lies, "Nothing. Just curiosity. It's just that everyone's been talking so much about her, it made me curious. Professional inquisitiveness, you might say".

Sam and Joe return to the Evan's Cottage. The lights are all out. Sam goes to the door of Maggie's bedroom, tries the door and calls, "Maggie? Maggie?" Maggie's voice replies, "Pop, is that you?" Sam apologizes, "Sorry, I didn't mean to wake you". Maggie says, "I'll be out in a minute". Suddenly, the door flies open and Maggie comes bursting out, Sarah's rag doll in her hand, exclaiming, "Pop! She was here! While I was asleep, Sarah was here!"

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Episode 309
(COL 3/DISK 2 #9)

Tape Date: August 17, 1967
Air Date: August 31, 1967 Thursday
Writer:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Director:
John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun:
99
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Anthony George as Burke Devlin
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

This is a time of suspicion. A time when trust has slipped away into the darkness, and doubts run high. There are those who find the finger of suspicion pointed at them. They react with the sudden fear of exposure.

Barnabas and Julia are at the old house. Barnabas remarks, "You seem nervous tonight". Julia replies, "No, not really". Barnabas asks, "What was that in that injection you gave me?" Julia replies, "Something to speed up the change in the structure of your blood". Barnabas remarks, "I watched as you put the needle in my arm. Your hands were very shaky. Why are you so nervous tonight?" Julia again denies that she is nervous, but Barnabas doesn't believe her and says, "There's something bothering you, something I should know. What are you hiding from me?" Julia again insists that there's nothing bothering her. Barnabas grabs her by the throat and shouts, "I will not go for lies! Now tell me and tell me now!" Julia begs, "Let go of me!" Barnabas replies, "Not till you tell me the truth!" then lets her go. Julia, massaging her throat, remarks, "I don't know why you still don't trust me!" Barnabas demands, "I want to know what you're holding back". Julia tells him about Sam and Joe coming up and asking about Sarah. Barnabas asks, "Sarah? What do they want from her?" Julia replies, "Information. They want to question her. They know she knows something about Maggie". Barnabas gets a worried look on his face and says, "Sarah knows all about me. Why has she come back? Why? In my previous life, she loved me more than any other person. She didn't understand what I had become, only that I was different, and the rest of the family despised me. She loved me until her sad death. She needed me and I failed her tragically. Now she's come back, not to me, but to my enemies. It means she's come back to destroy me. It means that she's become one of them. I know that she's come back to destroy me, and I can't let that happen, I can't let that happen!"

At Collinwood, there's a knock at the front door. Vicki answers. It's Burke Devlin. Vicki says, "Oh." Burke says, "Hello, Vicki". Vicki replies, in a very cold monotone, "Hello, Burke". Burke tries to joke, "You seem overjoyed to see me. I can't remember a warmer greeting. I feel the door is going to close before I come in" Vicki says, again in a monotone, "Come in". Burke comes in. Vicki just stands there holding the door. Burke remarks, "It's all right to close the door now, unless you intend this visit to be a short one" Vicki says, "That depends on you". Burke says, "No, it depends on you, on how willing you are to accept my apology. Please forgive me for being such a suspicious nut. All I care about is our future. You know I love you". Vicki replies, "I love you too" and they kiss. Vicki asks, "Burke, will you do something for me? It's not going to be easy". Burke, very happy at patching things up with Vicki, replies, "The tougher the better!" Vicki says, "Will you apologize to Barnabas?". Burke, his face dropping, says, "I said tough, not impossible!" Vicki tells him, "He was very offended. He's coming here soon to bring me a book. I'd like you to apologize to him". Burke reluctantly agrees to do so.

There's a knock at the front door. Vicki answers. It's Barnabas. He comes in, holding a book, and tells Vicki, "You'll see this book supplements and clarifies the other ones I brought you in helping you understand the people of the time and the motivations behind some of the changes that took place..." Burke comes out of the drawing room and says, "Pardon me". Barnabas says to Vicki, " I didn't know you had guests, Vicki. I could come some other time". Vicki tells him, "It's fortunate you stopped by. Burke would like to talk to you". Burke asks Vicki, "I was wondering if we could use the drawing room". Vicki, gesturing towards it, says, "Please do".

Barnabas and Burke go to the drawing room. Burke closes the doors behind them, leaving Vicki waiting outside. Burke apologizes to Barnabas, "I'm afraid I've been overly suspicious and I'm afraid I've caused you much distress. I suppose I've been acting like a snoopy neighbor peeking through the drapes" Barnabas replies, "I admit I'm a most mysterious person. Perhaps I sought privacy too hard. You're no longer suspicious?" Burke replies, "No". Barnabas asks, "No longer interested in what I do during the day?" Burke replies, "No". Barnabas asks, "Would you like me to tell you what it is that I do during the day?" Burke replies, "No". Barnabas asks, "Is there anything else I could tell you that might help clarify our relationship?" Burke replies, "That won't be necessary. I just want you to accept my apology". Barnabas does and they shake hands.

At the old house, Julia is looking through some old book. She feels a presence in the room and asks, "Hello? Hello? Barnabas? Is that you?" She looks around but doesn't see anyone. She calls out, "Who's there? Who is it? Sarah? Sarah? Is it you? Sarah?" She opens the front doors, looks outside, then goes out.

Vicki is waiting in the foyer, reading the book Barnabas brought her. Burke and Barnabas come out. Burke apologizes, "Sorry we took so long in there". Vicki replies, "That's all right. I was so absorbed in this book I didn't even notice the time". Burke and Barnabas announce that they have patched things up. Burke remarks, "Well, I've accomplished more tonight than I thought I would. I'll leave you two historians here tonight to study the past". Barnabas remarks, "Perhaps you'd like to join us. Perhaps you'd find the Collinsport of the past as interesting as we do". Burke declines, saying, "I find the Collinsport of today interesting enough". Barnabas says, "I'll wait inside", and goes into the drawing room to let Burke and Vicki say goodbye. Burke exclaims, "I did it! I don't know how, but I did it!" Vicki replies, "I'm very proud of you! Not every man could've done what you've just done!" Burke remarks, "Well, I'm not every man. See you tomorrow night". They kiss.

In the woods, Julia is calling out, "Sarah! Sarah!"

Vicki is in the drawing room with Barnabas. She asks him, "Barnabas, there are some questions I'd like to ask you about Chapter Two". Barnabas asks, "Before asking, I'd like to thank you for playing the role of intermediary between Burke and myself. Vicki, I'd like to ask you a question. Please be frank. Of all the suspicions Burke had, were you ever afraid any of them might be true?" Vicki replies, "No". Barnabas replies, "I'm happy you don't. I offered to answer any question Burke wanted to ask. Now I make you the same offer". Vicki replies, "The only questions I have for you are about Chapter Two". Barnabas says, "Thank you for trusting me. Now about Chapter Two...

Julia is back at the old house. Barnabas returns. Julia exclaims, "Barnabas! She was here! Sarah!" Barnabas asks, "Did you see her?" Julia replies, "No, but I sensed her presence. I even went into the woods to look for her after I looked out the door and thought I saw her in the trees". Barnabas remarks, "It must've been your imagination. Why would she appear to you and not to me?" Julia replies, "I don't know". Looking over at the table next to the chair, she sees that the book she had been reading is lying open on it. She goes over to the book and exclaims, " Look! The book! It's open! I'm sure I closed it! She opened it!" Barnabas asks, "How can you be sure of that?" Julia points at the book and replies, "Because it's opened to a picture of her!" Barnabas says, "Then she'll come back to me! I know it! Sooner or later, she'll come to me!"
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