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Episode 525
(COL 8/DISK 4 #3)

Tape Date: June 19, 1968
Air Date: July 1, 1968 Monday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 313
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell / Nathan Forbes
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark / Peter Bradford
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Darkness has descended over Collinwood, and most of the residents of the great house are asleep. For them, sleep is peaceful. But elsewhere in the Evans' cottage, there is one who sleeps but knows no peace - for he is having a terrifying nightmare, a nightmare which may end in a death.

Joe manages to struggle free. Jeff, realizing what he has been doing, apologizes, saying he thought Joe was Nathan Forbes because he looked just like him. Joe, puzzled, tells Jeff that this is the second time someone called him "Nathan Forbes" recently. Jeff suddenly realizes that if he know Forbes, then he must have lived in the past, that he must be Peter Bradford.

At Collinwood, Blair takes the portrait into the drawing room and starts to say incantations to get Angelique to tell him where her ashes are but stops when Vicki comes into the room and asks him what he is doing with the portrait, telling him it's hers. Blair tells her that Roger lent it to him and did not tell him it was hers. He asks Vicki if he could borrow it, but Vicki refuses to lend it to him and takes it to her room.

Roger returns and tells Blair that he has just been to speak to the sheriff and found that there's still been no sign of Cassandra. Blair tells him, "Don't worry. She'll show up." Blair tells Roger that Vicki doesn't seem to like him and asks him about her. Roger tells him that Vicki is a very strange girl with a strong imagination and tells him about Vicki "imagining" that she had gone back to the year 1795, about her claims of being pursued and hanged by a witch hunter named Trask. Blair asks if she ever claimed that this Trask had ever tried to exorcise her. Roger replies that Vicki had claimed that he had once tied her to a tree and tried to exorcise her.

Blair realizes the Trask might have used the same tree both times. In the middle of the night, he casts a spell causing Vicki to lead him to the tree where Trask had tried to exorcise her. Blair, seeing coils of rope around the base of the tree, decides he must have been right. He tells Vicki to go back to Collinwood, telling her that when she awakens, she will remember none of this. Vicki leaves. Blair starts to perform a spell.

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Episode 526
(COL 8/DISK 4 #4)

Tape Date: June 14, 1968
Air Date: July 2, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 314
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The great house at Collinwood is shrouded in darkness, but within the darkness the powers of evil exist. Not far from the house, in the forest that lies beyond it, there is one who is evoking the powers of evil to cause the return of a woman who could destroy one member of the Collins family.

Blair reverses Trask's work and Cassandra materializes. Blair admonishes her for letting it happen, saying, "Your powers are stronger than Trask's." He tells her the only reason Trask got the better of her is that she must have let her emotions weaken them, that she must still love Barnabas Collins. Cassandra swears that this is not true, that she hates Barnabas and can only think of vengeance against him. Blair tells her, "You'd better be telling the truth, because I'm not going to help you if you get into this kind of trouble again."

Near Collinwood, with Collinwood looming in the background, Blair reminds Cassandra that she had a bargain with him, and that the only reason he helped her was so that she could fulfill her bargain with him. He tells her what story to tell the people at Collinwood and tells her that he told them he was her brother.

Jeff goes to Collinwood and finds the front door open. He knocks anyway. Roger comes down, furious at being awakened at two in the morning. Jeff asks to see Vicki. Roger reluctantly goes up to get her, but when he comes back down, he tells Jeff Vicki isn't in bed, though her bed has been slept in. Jeff tells Roger that the front door was open when he came and, saying something must have happened to her, leaves to search for her. Roger puts on his coat and is about to join Jeff, but Cassandra suddenly appears in the doorway. Roger asks her what happened to her. Cassandra tells him she felt a great deal of hostility at Collinwood, panicked, and went to stay for awhile in Philadelphia, the city she grew up in. Roger tells her he'll try to rectify the situation.

Jeff finds Vicki wandering in the woods. She still appears to be in some sort of trance. Jeff, thinking she is sleepwalking, shakes her and brings her out of it. He finds that she has a button clutched in her hands. She tells him she does not know where it came from. Jeff pockets it.

At Collinwood, a "surprised" Blair comes downstairs and greets his "sister". Jeff returns with Vicki. Vicki reacts strangely to seeing Cassandra. Jeff explains that he found Vicki sleepwalking, Jeff takes Vicki upstairs. Blair takes Cassandra into the drawing room and asks her why Vicki is so suspicious of her. Cassandra tells Blair that Vicki has been suspicious of her ever since she came and that she cannot do anything about it. Blair tells her he'll take care of Vicki.

Upstairs, Vicki tells Jeff she is afraid of Cassandra because of her resemblance to Angelique. Jeff tells Vicki about what happened at the cottage and tells her he knows believes that he is Peter Bradford. But Vicki tells him that the events in the dream never happened, that Peter Bradford never escaped from jail to confront Nathan Forbes. She tells him he must have had the dream only because she talked to him about the past so many times, that the dream therefore doesn't prove anything. She again asks him to go to Stokes to be hypnotized. This time, he agrees. Blair, probably hoping to find Vicki alone, comes in and asks Vicki how she is and if there's anything he can do for her. While Blair is talking to Vicki, Peter notices that Blair has a button missing from his coat, and that the buttons that are left match the one Vicki was clutching...

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Episode 527
(COL 8/DISK 4 #5)

Tape Date: June 21, 1968
Air Date: July 3, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Jack Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 315
Robert Rodan as Adam
Thayer David as Timothy Stokes
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

A mysterious night at Collinwood, in which a stranger probes the secret of Cassandra Collins's disappearance by casting a spell on a certain young girl. He makes the girl lead him to a lonely and ancient tree in the forest - a tree to which, long ago, she had been tied in an effort to prove she was a witch. Here by this tree the stranger discovers Cassandra Collins and brings the real witch back to life with incantations. Later the young girl is found wandering in the forest, unaware of what has happened. She is still unaware of who owns the button she was found holding so fiercely in her hand. A button which now, an hour later, seems an answer to the girl's mysterious missing hours.

Blair remarks, "Everything's all right. Miss Winters has been found, Cassandra's returned, and even the colors in the painting have returned to normal". Jeff is puzzled and asks how that could have happened. Blair replies, "I often find that the most interesting things in life are the most unexplainable." Blair leaves. Vicki remarks, "There's something strange about that picture", then, noticing that there's a strange expression on Jeff's face, asks, "Jeff, what's wrong?" Jeff replies, "You weren't sleepwalking and that man knows it." He shows her the button, tells her it matches the ones on Blair's jacket, which is missing a button, and tells her, "That man has something to do with what happened! If he's Cassandra's brother, he might have the same powers she has, perhaps even more". He asks her if she remembers anything about what happened to her now. Vicki replies that she doesn't. Peter tells her, "Now you know how frustrating it is for me not to know anything about my past. I want you to take me to Professor Stokes tomorrow! I've got to go through with it! I want to get a complete and final answer!"

Nicholas Blair is down in the drawing room gloating at how well everything's turned out. Peter comes into the room and angrily tells him, "Stay away from Vicki! I know you had something to do with what happened to her!" Blair replies, "That's an amazing assumption!" Peter says, "No it isn't. I notice you have a button missing". He shows Blair the missing button and tells him that Vicki was clutching it in her hand when he found her wandering in the woods. Blair nonchalantly says, "I must have lost it while walking in the woods, and she must have found it and picked it up". Jeff dismisses this as improbable, and warns Blair, "She'll remember where she got it!" Blair asks, "And then?" Jeff replies, "Then I'll do whatever's necessary!"

At Stokes' house, Professor Stokes is continuing to tutor Adam, teaching him words out of a very large dictionary. Adam is amazed at how many words there are and says, "So many words!". Stokes asks Adam about his past before he found him at Sam Evans' house. He asks him what the first thing he remembers was. Adam, who can now speak rudimentary English, says, "Barnabas. Bed, like table. Straps. I open eyes, see Barnabas. Dr. Hoffman. Hurt Adam." Stokes asks, "Where was this? The old house?" Adam replies, "Old house. Willie live there. Room. Chain. Chain to wall. Willie bad! Tear chain, run!" Stokes asks, "What happened then?" Adam replies, "Barnabas. Hurt Adam!" The doorbell rings. Stokes tells Adam that Vicki and Jeff are here and he'll have to go to the next room and stay quiet. Adam picks up the dictionary and starts for the door to the next room. Stokes adds, "And Adam, try to remember why they chained you".

Stokes tells Vicki, "I don't want to appear inhospitable, but I'd prefer you go back to Collinwood". He tells her it would work better if he could hypnotize Peter in private. Vicki leaves. Jeff says nervously, "All right. I'm ready". Using his manacle, dangling from a string, and waving it like a pendulum, Stokes hypnotizes Jeff. Stokes asks, "Who are you?" Jeff replies, "Jeff Clark". Stokes asks, "Has that always been your name?" Jeff replies, "Since the hospital. In Portsmouth". Stokes asks, "And before that?" Jeff replies, "I was lost. It was raining. I didn't have any money. He gave me food." Stokes asks, "Who?" Jeff goes on, "Dr. Lang. I hate Dr. Lang. He made me do things I didn't want to do". Stokes asks, "What?" Jeff replies, "Nothing anymore. He's dead now. It was almost finished. He was never able to make it live. He was going to use MY face!" Stokes asks, "For what?" Jeff explains, "He thought he was God. He was going to make a human being from parts. Parts I brought to him. I didn't want to do it". He explains to Stokes how Lang blackmailed him by lying to him that he was a murderer. Stokes asks if there was anyone else helping Lange. Jeff replies that he doesn't know, but Barnabas and Julia were always around the lab. Stokes asks, "If you saw Lange's creation, would you recognize him?" Jeff replies that he wouldn't recognize the face because he never saw it, but he would recognize the rest of it. Stokes brings Adam into the room. Jeff inspects one of Adam's arms. Stokes asks if it's Lang's creation. Jeff says, "Yes! He's alive! They made him live!" Stokes sends Adam back to the next room, then tells Jeff, "Forget Adam. Let's continue with you. What do you remember before Lang?". Jeff is unable to remember anything at all. Stokes awakens Jeff. Jeff, not remembering what's just happened, asks, "All right, Doctor. Tell me who I am!"

Afterwards, Stokes goes to Collinwood to see Julia, but finds that she is not there. While talking to Vicki, he learns that Cassandra has returned. Blair walks in and introduces himself to Stokes. Stokes tells him that they have met before, that he recognizes him as the man who sold the portrait of Angelique to the antique shop, but Blair replies that he must be mistaken, that he has never been in Collinsport before.

After Blair leaves, Stokes tells Vicki that now Cassandra is back, she, Vicki, must leave Collinwood or she will have the dream, that the next person who will have it if she does is Barnabas, and that he will die from it.

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Episode 528
(COL 8/DISK 4 #6)

Tape Date: June 25, 1968
Air Date: July 4, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Jack Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 316
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters
Lara Parker as Angélique Collins

A dream has horrified many who live at the great house at Collinwood, a dream which spreads from one person to another - a dream that carries a curse with it, and the final person who dreams it will find himself forever alone, returning to some former state. And this evening, one girl has been warned that to avoid the dream, she must leave Collinwood immediately.

Vicki tells Jeff about Stokes' warning and tells him she plans to leave Collinwood briefly. Jeff tells Vicki he thinks she's being foolish, that Stokes is nothing but a quack. As proof, he tells Vicki that Stokes managed to learn nothing from his hypnosis session. After discussing the matter for awhile, Jeff tells Vicki that even if she must believe all this, she needn't leave Collinsport, that all she need do is tell Cassandra that she's going to Boston but come stay at the Evan's Cottage instead, where she can be close to him. Cassandra comes into the drawing room looking for David.

Vicki tells Cassandra she's going to go to Boston. Cassandra becomes very upset and tells her she can't leave on such short notice. Vicki replies that she must. Cassandra threatens to have her fired. Just then, Blair, at the gazebo, summons Cassandra and she leaves.

Cassandra goes to the gazebo and meets Blair there. Blair tells her he is very upset that she is taking so long. He tells her that he "let her go" because she had pleaded with him to release her briefly to take care of Barnabas, who had escaped from the curse, but that he is now convinced that she is dawdling, that she really wants to stay at Collinwood for awhile. Cassandra swears that this is not the case. She tells Blair it's taking a long time because she's having trouble with the dream curse, that the next link in the chain, Vicki, is about to leave town. She asks Blair to help her and, producing a vial of potion, asks him to somehow get Vicki to drink it, explaining that it will cause her to go asleep within an hour and have the dream. Blair derisively remarks, "Your methods are rather crude", but agrees to help.

Blair returns to Collinwood and waits in the drawing room. When Vicki comes down, Blair asks her to come in and join him for a drink. Seeing that she is holding a suitcase, he tells her it will be a "bon voyage" drink. He pours two drink, pouring the potion into one. While pouring the drinks, he remarks that he would think it preferable to take a vacation in the winter (This episode originally aired Summer 68) to get away from the harsh Maine cold in that season. He adds that he himself likes hot weather and hates the cold (Is he old Nick?). He gives the drugged drink to Vicki. As she is about to drink, Jeff arrives to pick her up and Vicki leaves without having drunk any of it.

Cassandra comes down and finds that Blair has failed. Blair tells Cassandra he fears her powers are weakening. He tells her to find Vicki, saying, "It's a simple spell". His tone of voice implies that she will be in big trouble if she fails. She tells him she needs privacy to do her work. Blair leaves. Cassandra stares into the fire, casts a spell and sees a vision of the Evan's cottage.

At the Evan's cottage, Vicki is in bed, ready to go to sleep. Maggie tells her that she and Joe are planning to get married soon. After Maggie says goodnight and leaves, Vicki goes to sleep. The clock shows 11:00. An hour later, Angelique, in her old blond hair, materializes in the room. She is holding a bottle of rosewater. She puts a spell on the sleeping Vicki, telling her that when she awakens, she will find the rosewater on the dresser and use it, that it will cause her to fall asleep and have the dream. Maggie comes into the room, sees Angelique standing there and screams...

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Episode 529
(COL 8/DISK 4 #7)

Tape Date: June 26, 1968
Air Date: July 5, 1968 Friday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Jack Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 317
Thayer David as Timothy Stokes
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Robert Rodan as Adam
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

On this night, Victoria Winters has left Collinwood, for she fears she is in danger there. She sleeps in the Evans' cottage, where she assumes she is safe, but she is not. For as she sleeps, a ghost has entered her life - the ghost of a woman bent on destruction.

Vicki is awakened by Maggie's screams. She sees only Maggie standing there, Angelique having vanished. Vicki asks, "What's wrong?" Maggie replies that she saw a ghost standing over her talking to her. When Maggie describes the ghost to her, Vicki realizes that Angelique has found her and fears that she might have been telling the dream to her. Maggie, frightened, telephones Joe.

When Joe comes, they tell him about the ghost and dream curse. They ask him to stay the night. He tells them he thinks they are being silly, but agrees to stay.

Vicki goes back into the bedroom and sees the bottle of rosewater on the dresser. Thinking that it's Maggie's and that Maggie won't mind if she uses some, she decides to put some on. Just as she is about to do so, Maggie comes into the room. Vicki remarks, "I was just about to borrow some of your rosewater. I didn't think you'd mind". Maggie tells her it isn't her, that she's never seen it before. Vicki realizes that Angelique must have left it, that it will cause the dream curse to continue, that when Maggie saw Angelique talking to her, she must have been planting a compulsion to use the rose water. She tells Maggie to destroy it.

Maggie and Vicki rejoin Joe in the living room and discuss the dream curse again. Vicki remarks that she think Prof. Stokes might be able to help, but Joe tells her he doesn't trust Stokes, He tells Vicki about the stickpin and tells her that he intends to find out what Stokes is up to.

At Stokes' house, Stokes is giving Adam a word association test. When he says the word "hate", Adam replies, "Willie!"; when he says the word "kill", Adam replies, "Barnabas!" Stokes asks why he wants to kill Barnabas. Adam replies, "Barnabas hurt Adam!". Stokes points out, "But you said Willie hurt you too. Why don't you want to kill him?" Adam starts to cry. Stokes theorizes that Adam wants to kill Barnabas because Barnabas rejected him, that Adam, for some reason, has a strong emotional tie to Barnabas. He wonders why. There's a knock at the door. Stokes tells Adam to go to his room.

Stokes opens the door and finds that it's Vicki, and that Joe Haskell is with her. He lets them in. Vicki tells Stokes about what happened last night and asks for his advice, but Stokes can come up with nothing better than tells her to leave Collinsport and go as far away as possible. Vicki refuses to do this, telling Stokes Jeff needs her. Joe sees Adam's flash cards lying on the coffee table and asks Stokes about them, remarking, "I thought you taught at the college level." Stokes replies that he is teaching a precocious 3 year old nephew. There's the sound of footsteps upstairs. Jeff remarks, "I thought you lived alone". Stokes lies that it's his housekeeper. Joe tells Stokes that he found his stickpin at the Evan's cottage. Stokes replies that he must have dropped it the night he came to visit Sam, but Joe replies, "That's impossible. I found it very near the spot where Sam fell after he was struck by Adam. I would have seen seen if it were there. You must have come to the cottage sometime AFTER that and dropped it then." Stokes thinks then says, "Oh, yes. I remember now. I came to the cottage to offer my condolences to Maggie, not knowing she was staying at Collinwood. I found the front door open and came in. I called for her, but receiving no answer, left. I must have dropped it then". Vicki and Joe leave.

Joe returns to the Evan's Cottage and gets Sam's rifle. Maggie asks him what for, but he refuses to tell her. Leaving a worried Maggie, Joe returns to Stokes' house with the rifle and confronts him, saying, "I suspect you're harboring a dangerous fugitive here." He tells Sam the madman who attacked Sam hasn't been caught, that someone must be hiding him since he'd have been caught by now if he were still wandering in the woods. He tells Stokes he suspects he's hiding him. He tells Stokes that he intends to search the house. Stokes tells him he has no right to do so, and refuses to let him do so, threatening to call the police. Joe replies, "Go ahead. I'm sure they'll be interested in what you have here too." Stokes demands that Joe leave, but Joe refuses. Stokes grabs Joe and tries to throw him out. There is a struggle. Adam, hearing this, comes to help Stokes. Joe points the rifle at Adam. This frightens Adam, and Adam stops. Joe picks up the phone and starts to call the police, but Adam throws the book he's been reading at him and runs out the front door. Joe runs out the door after him. Stokes, looking out the door, screams, "Haskell! No!!!". The sound of a shot is heard.

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Episode 530
(COL 8/DISK 4 #8)

Tape Date: June 24, 1968
Air Date: July 8, 1968 Monday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Jack Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 318
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Robert Rodan as Adam
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
David Ford as (Ghost of) Sam Evans
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Nightfall is beginning to obscure the walls of Collinwood. On this night, four people are in grave danger. In the forest of the great estate, Joe Haskell is searching for the man named Adam, not knowing he may be courting his own destruction. And in the old Collins house, Barnabas Collins and Victoria Winters are about to face their own separate terrors.

Joe searches the woods for Adam.

Vicki goes to the old house to talk to Barnabas. Barnabas remarks that he has not seen her for several days. Vicki tells him that she's been staying at the Evan's cottage because she's afraid Cassandra will cause her to have the dream if she stays at Collinwood. Barnabas asks, "Why? Cassandra is gone." Vicki tells him she has returned.

Adam, wandering through the woods, approaches the old house. He looks at it and growls, "Barnabas HURT Adam! KILL Barnabas!!!" Just then, Joe catches up with him and orders him to freeze. Adam, frightened by the rifle, does. Joe tells him he's going to take him to the police. Adam says, "Police hurt Adam!" and is clearly terrified by the idea. He panics, snatches the rifle from Joes' hands, and knocks him out with the butt.

At the old house, Vicki tells Barnabas about Angelique's ghost and tells him she has come to the decision that the only way she can break the dream curse is to leave Collinsport for awhile. While they are talking, they hear a gunshot outside. Barnabas goes outside to investigate.

At the cemetery, Cassandra is standing in front of a gravestone that reads "Samuel Evans, 1915-1968". She raises Sam's ghost and tells him his job isn't finished. She orders him to go and tell the dream to Vicki. Sam refuses. Cassandra tells him she won't allow him to return to the grave and rest until he does. Sam tells her she doesn't have the power to prevent him. She tells him she does, that if he doesn't believe her, to try to return to the grave. Sam tries to do so, but finds he cannot.

Vicki is at the old house waiting for Barnabas to return. Sam's ghost appears. Vicki is shocked. Sam tells her that he came to tell her the dream. Vicki begs him not to, saying, "If I do, Barnabas will be the next to have it, and he'll die!" Sam remarks, "In his case, that may be a blessing". Vicki asks what he means. Sam refuses to explain further. He tells her he doesn't want to , but must tell her the dream because if he doesn't, Angelique won't allow him to return to this grave and rest. He starts to tell her the dream.

Barnabas runs into Cassandra in the woods and asks her why she has returned. She replies, "I live here!". After Barnabas leaves, Cassandra thinks to herself that when she saw him, she felt stirrings of her old love for him, but vows to think only of vengeance. She exults, "Barnabas will be brought to his fate by the woman he loves!"

Barnabas returns to the old house, having found nothing outside. Sam's ghost, having told Vicki the dream, has disappeared. Vicki tells Barnabas what happened. She is hysterical. Barnabas tries to calm her down, but is unable to. Barnabas suggests going to Stokes again, but Vicki replies that it would be of little use, pointing out that Stokes was only able to stop the dream curse temporarily last time. She tells him she must go far, far away and runs out the front door. Barnabas runs out after her.

Barnabas, having been unable to catch Vicki, returns to the old house. There, he finds Joe lying on the floor. Hearing maniacal laughter, Barnbas looks and sees Adam looking in through the window, laughing.

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Episode 531
(COL 8/DISK 4 #9)

Tape Date: June 23, 1968
Air Date: July 9, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Jack Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 319
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

On this seemingly peaceful night, an act of violence has taken place on the Collins estate; somewhere near the old house a man has been struck down by a strange, inarticulate, and frightened creature - who for his own confused reasons has left the body for Barnabas Collins to find inside the house.

Julia happens to come to the old house and finds Barnabas there with Joe. Shocked, she asks, "Did you do this?" Barnabas replies that he didn't and tells her it was Adam who killed Joe. Julia examines Joe and, finding a faint pulse, tells Barnabas Joe isn't dead, but alive, though barely. She tells Barnabas that there's little she can do for him here, that Joe must be taken to the hospital. Barnabas tells her he'll get Willie to help him. Julia tells her that that won't be necessary, that she can take him to the hospital, but Barnabas tells her he needs to have her do something else. He tells her about Sam's ghost telling the dream to Vicki, and tells her to go to the Evan's cottage and see if there's anything she can do for Vicki. Julia leaves.

Barnabas tells Willie to take Joe to the hospital. Willie - who hates Joe - refuses. Barnabas threatens to call the police and lie that he, Willie, did this to Joe if he does not. Willie is shocked. Barnabas tells Willie he has 10 seconds to come to a decision.

Julia goes to the Evan's cottage and offers to take Vicki to Windcliff, where she will be away from Barnabas and cannot tell him he dream. But Vicki refuses, despairing that it'll do no good, that no one could defeat Angelique in 1795, and no one will be able to defeat her now.

Julia returns to the old house. Barnabas tells her that he and Willie have taken Joe to the hospital, lying that they found him unconscious in the woods. Julia tells Barnabas what happened at the Evan's cottage. She tells Barnabas that the only thing they can do now is to have HIM go far, far away where Vicki cannot tell him the dream. Barnabas refuses to do so. He explain that it probably won't work, that Angelique would probably be able to find him no matter where he goes, and even if it did work, there's another reason he cannot do this. He starts to explain, "You know how I feel about Vicki". A jealous look crosses Julia's face. Barnabas continues, "You know what happens to those who cannot tell the dream to the next person. They'll have the dream night after night and be continually terrified. I can't do that to Vicki. I will stay here and face my destiny".

At the Evan's cottage, Vicki has the dream. The beckoner, as expected, is Barnabas. Behind her door is the sun. Barnabas' voice repeats the phrase, "And one door leads to the point of return...". Vicki asks, "What does that mean?", but there is no answer. Vicki enters the doorway, and eventually finds herself in the old house. She is shocked to find Barnabas lying on the floor, apparently dead, two bleeding holes in his neck...

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Episode 532/533
(COL 8/DISK 4 #10)

Tape Date: June 27, 1968
Air Date: July 10, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 320
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Vince O’Brien as Sheriff Patterson
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The dawn of a new day at Collinwood brings with it all the terrors of the vanished night. In a small cottage not far from the Collins estate, two women live in mortal fear. Victoria Winters now knows the horror of the wicked dream that has already struck terror into the minds of nine other people, and Maggie Evans has spent a sleepless night fearful for the life of the man she loves.

At the Evans' cottage, Vicki awakens and tells Maggie that she's just had the dream. The telephone rings. Maggie answers. It's Barnabas. He tells Maggie about Joe. Maggie and Vicki rush to the hospital.

Barnabas goes to Collinwood, where he runs into Blair. He asks to see Cassandra.

Maggie and Vicki arrive at the Collinsport Hospital and go to Joe's room. Joe is conscious, having suffered only a concussion. The sheriff comes in and tells Joe he has to ask him some questions. Joe tells him what happened. The sheriff tells Joe he'll go and question Stokes.

At Collinwood, Blair brings Cassandra down. Barnabas asks that they be left to talk in private. He and Cassandra go into the drawing room. He tells her she has won. He tells her that Vicki will never tell him the dream, no matter how much she suffers, that her strength of character and depth of feeling for him won't allow her to. He tells her that he doesn't want Vicki to suffer like this. He tells Cassandra that, to prevent this, he will agree to be hers for all eternity if she will lift the dream curse. He leaves, saying he will be at the old house awaiting her decision. Cassandra thinks, "Could you ever really love me, Barnabas. I wish I could believe that! You don't know how much I wish I could believe that!"

Vicki and Maggie go to Collinwood. Vicki tells Maggie she intends to go to her room and lock herself in there. Blair meets Maggie and seems entranced by her beauty and volunteers to drive her back to the hospital.

Maggie returns to the hospital and is surprised to find the sheriff coming out of Joe's room. He tells her that Stokes verified most of Joe's story, but claimed that he had not been harboring Adam, that Adam had only gotten there about an hour before, that he felt sorry for him and gave him some food. Sheriff Patterson admits that he doesn't believe Stokes' story, but tells Maggie that there's nothing he can do because he has no proof Stokes was lying.

Blair returns to Collinwood. There, in the foyer, Cassandra tells him it may no longer be necessary to continue the dream curse. She announces, "I've won! After all these years, I've won!" She tells him about Barnabas' offer. Blair is furious. He tells her he released her to come here for one reason only - revenge - not to fall in love. He orders her to continue the dream curse. Vicki happens to come downstairs. Blair goes into the drawing room. Cassandra lies to Vicki that Barnabas wanted to see her. Vicki tells Cassandra that she knows she's lying, saying, "You're a liar, and evil, and selfish, and wicked! It isn't going to work! Your dream ends with me! I'm never going to tell Barnabas, no matter how many times I have it, no matter how terrified I am. I'd die before I tell him!" and runs back upstairs.

Cassandra goes into the drawing room. Blair remarks, "She has a strong will. I think I like her". Cassandra says, "Barnabas warned me she'd react just like that". Blair tells Cassandra that if Vicki will not go to Barnabas, they must bring Barnabas to Vicki. He orders her to forge a letter to Barnabas in Vicki's handwriting.

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Episode 534
(COL 9/DISK 1 #1)

Tape Date: June 30, 1968
Air Date: July 11, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: John Weaver
Worldvision Rerun: 321
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Robert Rodan as Adam
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The dawn of a new day will bring no comfort to one who lives in the great house at Collinwood. Victoria Winters has had a terrifying dream in which she witnessed the death of Barnabas Collins. And now she fears that if she sees Barnabas, and tells him the dream, she will be responsible for restoring a two-hundred year old curse. She does not know that during the night that has just passed a devious plan has been worked out, a plan that will soon bring her and Barnabas face to face.

Barnabas receives a letter in which Vicki says she can no longer stand the terror of the dream curse and will kill herself to avoid telling it to him. Shocked, Barnabas rushes to Collinwood to stop her.

In the foyer of Collinwood, Vicki is suffering the effects of the dream curse, hearing Josette's music playing over and over in her head. Barnabas comes rushing in through the front doors. Vicki asks him what he's doing there. He tells her he came because of the note she slipped under the door of the old house. Vicki tells him, "I didn't slip any note under the door at the old house". Barnabas produces the letter and gives it to her. She looks at it and, looking puzzled, says, "Incredible! It IS my handwriting, but I didn't write it!" Barnabas realizes that the letter must be a forgery, a trick of Cassandra's. Julia comes down into the foyer, and shocked to see Barnabas and Vicki there together, orders Vicki to go into the drawing room. Vicki does so. Barnabas tells Julia about Cassandra's forged letter. Julia tells him to go back to the old house. Barnabas leaves. Carolyn returns to Collinwood and tells Julia she's been visiting Joe at the hospital. She tells Julia that Joe had told her he had been fighting with the madman in the woods. Saying that she finds it difficult to believe that anyone could survive a fall from Widow's Hill, she tells Julia she's curious about where Adam might be if he were indeed alive. Julia warns her against such curiosity.

Carolyn goes to the root cellar where Adam had kept her. She finds Adam there. She tells him she came to help him because she's grateful that he saved her life at Widow's Hill. She finds that he can speak much better now, and asks him where he learned to do so. He tells her Professor Stokes taught him. Carolyn now realizes that Joe's claim that Prof. Stokes had been harboring Adam is true. She asks Adam why he does not go back to Stokes' house. Adam tells her he's afraid that Stoke's might be angry at him because he did not obey his orders to stay in his room. Carolyn assures Adam that Stokes isn't mad at him and tells him he should go back to Stoke's house, but Adam refuses. Carolyn decides that if Adam will not go to Stokes, she'll bring Stokes to Adam.

Julia returns to the old house and asks Barnabas how he feels. Barnabas replies, "How do you expect me to feel? How does any man awaiting execution feel?" He tells her that he can no longer allow Vicki to suffer from the dream curse, that he can't allow her to be tortured slowly to death by it and has decided to go to Collinwood and force her to tell it to him and risk becoming a vampire again. Julia tries to argue with him against doing this, but Barnabas is fatalistic and insists on doing so. He tells her of his offer to Angelique and concludes that the fact that she has not come to the old house must mean she has rejected it and is bent on revenge, and that nothing can stop her. He tells her the only thing they can do now is let Vicki tell him the dream and let whatever's going to happen happen. He walks away, leaving Julia with a pained look on her face.

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Episode 535
(COL 9/DISK 1 #2)

Tape Date: June 28, 1968
Air Date: July 12, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 322
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Another day will soon come to an end at Collinwood, and when night comes a frightening moment from the past will come with it to be relived in all its horror. Inside the great house of Collinwood, Victoria Winters continues to suffer from the effects of a strange and terrible dream. She knows now that the fate of one man, Barnabas Collins, is in her hands. For this reason she lives in mortal fear that the next person who enters Collinwood may be Barnabas, and she knows if it is and she sees him, he may be doomed forever.

At Collinwood, Vicki is pacing nervously in the drawing room, worrying that Barnabas may come and she will weaken and tell him the dream. Someone comes in through the front door. Vicki, alarmed, looks, but finds that it's Julia. Julis comes into the drawing room and tells Vicki that Barnabas has decided to come to Collinwood and force her to tell him the dream in order to end her suffering. Vicki tells Julia she does not want this to happen. Julia tells her the only way she can prevent it is to leave Collinsport. They leave the drawing room to go upstairs and pack, but it is too late. The front door opens. It is Barnabas. Not wanting to tell him the dream, Vicki retreats into the drawing room. Julia tries to prevent Barnabas from following Vicki into the drawing room. She suggests to him that there may be another way, that Professor Stokes may be able to help, that Stokes broke the dream curse once and may be able to do it again. But Barnabas vetoes the idea, saying no one can defeat Angelique and that the only way to end it is to have Vicki tell him the dream. He goes into the drawing room, where he finds Vicki cowering besides the cabinet near the fireplace. He forces her to tell him the dream.

Barnabas exits the drawing room. He tells Julia that Vicki has told him the dream and is in the drawing room crying. He tells her to go in there and comfort Vicki then leaves.

Vicki is sitting on the sofa in the drawing room crying. Julia goes in, sits down by her, and tries to comfort her, "Vicki, you're going to be all right now. You won't be frightened anymore". Vicki replies, "Is there anything we can do for Barnabas now?" Julia sadly replies, "No". Vicki moans, "We can't just let him die!" Julia replies philosophically, "Time's his enemy now. It's always been his enemy". Vicki asks, "You were very close to him, weren't you?" Julia replies, "Yes". Vicki apologizes, "I'm so sorry!", but Julia tells her, "Don't be. He was right. He couldn't let you go on suffering as you were". Cassandra comes downstairs, goes into the drawing room, sees Vicki and asks, "Vicki, why are you crying?" Julia gets up, walks up to her, and slaps her HARD. Cassandra, shocked, says, "You'll be sorry you did that!", but Julia leaves without saying a word. Vicki gets up, walks up to Cassandra, says, "You deserve far more than a slap!" and goes upstairs.

At the old house, Barnabas takes a red pill. Julia comes in, carrying her medical bag. She tells him she'll give him something to keep him awake, but Barnabas tells her, "You're too late. I've already taken something to make me sleep and put me out of my misery. I don't want to delay the inevitable". He tells her he gave Willie instructions to drive a stake through his heart after he dies to prevent him from becoming a vampire. He sits down and prepares to go to sleep. Julia sits down on the settee and watches helplessly.

Barnabas falls asleep and has the dream. The knocker is Cassandra. Barnabas bravely announces, "Cassandra, I no longer fear you or what is in that room!" His door is the same as Vicki's, with the sun behind it. He enters and finds himself at the old house, as Vicki did. But he finds nothing there. He boldly challenges Angelique to do whatever she's planned for him, but nothing happens.

Barnabas awakens. Julia asks, "Did you have the dream?" Barnabas replies, "Yes". Julia asks, "What happened?" Barnabas replies, "Nothing!" Julia says, "I don't understand..." Barnabas recounts the dream to her and asks, "You didn't jostle me awake and prevent the dream from finishing, did you?" Julia replies that she did not. Barnabas triumphantly announces, "The dream curse didn't work! I've won, Julia! I wasn't meant to survive that dream, but I have!". He tells Julia to go downstairs and get Willie.

There's a knock at the door. Barnabas asks, "Who is it?", but there's no response. He opens the door but finds no on there. He steps outside and looks around. Suddenly, a huge bat appears. Barnabas screams, "NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!". The bat attacks him, biting him on the throat. The sound of Angelique's laughter fills the air...

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Episode 536
(COL 9/DISK 1 #3)

Tape Date: July 1, 1968
Air Date: July 15, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Weaver
Worldvision Rerun: 323
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Thayer David as Timothy Stokes
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
John Karlen as Willie Loomis

A dreaded night on the great estate at Collinwood, a night which brought a curse to fruition, and the man against whom the curse was designed had a dream, and lived.

Carolyn goes to the root cellar to see Adam and finds him clutching his neck in pain. Adam keeps moaning incoherently "Barnabas...Barnabas...". He tries to walk, but collapses.

At the old house, Julia comes back upstairs and finds Barnabas lying outside, semiconscious. She screams, "Barnabas, no!!" Barnabas says weakly, "Angelique has won...". Julia shouts, "Willie!" Barnabas tells Julia, "I'll be as before. You know what to do..." and loses consciousness. With Willie's help, she gets him into the house.

Stokes arrives at the root cellar, having been contacted by Carolyn earlier. He examines Adam and finds that his pulse is very weak, barely detectable.

At the old house, Julia examines Barnabas and finds that he's dead. She tells Willie that they must carry out Barnabas' final wish. Willie, crying, tells her he cannot go through with it. Julia tells him it must be done, and tells him if he cannot do it, she will. She orders him to bring her the hammer and stake.

At the root cellar, Stokes tells Carolyn that Adam has died.

At the old house, Willie returns with the hammer and stake and gives it to Julia. Julia places the stake over Barnabas' heart, raises the hammer and prepares to strike, but then stops. She finds that she cannot do it either. She tells Willie, "I promised Barnabas he would never have to live again as a vampire. I will keep that promise". She tells Willie she'll do it in a different way, that she'll immobilize him in his coffin with a crucifix as Joshua did but bury him in the woods where no on can find him, the secret room being too risky now because too many people know about it now - Vicki, Jeff Clark, David...

At the root cellar, both Stokes and Carolyn are in shock, unable to believe Adam has died.

Julia and Willie are in the woods, standing before an open grave. They mourn Barnabas. Julia tells Willie that Barnabas was always a good person, that, "Even when we were against each other, I knew he only did what he was driven to do, what you or I would have done if the same thing had happened to us..." Willie says, "He was so different after I came back from Windcliff..."

At the root cellar, Stokes and Carolyn mourn Adam.

In the woods, Julia and Willie stand before a now filled grave. Two roses, one pink and one yellow, lie on the grave.

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Episode 537
(COL 9/DISK 1 #4)

Tape Date: July 2, 1968
Air Date: July 16, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Weaver
Worldvision Rerun: 324
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Thayer David as Prof. Stokes
Robert Rodan as Adam
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins

A night of horror at Collinwood, for the dream-curse has finally found the man it has marked for its own. And Barnabas Collins made battle with the evil which has pursued him so relentlessly, and Barnabas Collins lost. But he is not the only one, for another - brought to life by him - suffers as he has, dies as he died... a fact unknown to those who've just finished burying a man they both love.

At the grave, both Willie and Julia decide that, now that Barnabas is dead, there is not much reason for them to stay at Collinwood anymore and decide to leave. Julia tells Willie she is returning to Windcliff, and invites him to come with her - this time not as a patient, but as an employee, that she'll find a job for him as a gardener or something. Willie asks Julia why she's doing this. Julia gestures at the grave and says, "He would have wanted me to". Willie tells Julia he'll pack and take Barnabas' clothes to make it look like Barnabas has left on a trip.

Willie goes to the Evan's cottage to see Maggie one last time. He tells her he's leaving town because he's found a better job elsewhere. Maggie asks, "What about Barnabas?" Willie answers, "He's left on a long trip". Maggie asks, "Where?" Willie suddenly breaks down in tears and admits that Barnabas is dead. He begs her to keep it a secret, but Maggie refuses, saying that people have got to know about it. She tells him she'll do one thing for him, though. She promises not to tell until he's out of town.

Julia returns to Collinwood to pack. She runs into Cassandra in the foyer and tells her, "You've won!", but Cassandra pretends not to know what she's talking about. There's a knock at the door. It's Stokes. He tells Julia that he was playing chess with a friend when the friend was suddenly taken ill. He tells her she's the only doctor he could find at this hour and asks her to come. Julia, devastated by Barnabas' death, refuses and tells him to find another doctor. Cassandra excuses herself and goes upstairs. Stokes takes Julia into the drawing room and tells her the truth, "It's Adam. I think he's dead, but I can't believe it!"

Stokes takes Julia to Adam. Carolyn has apparently left and is not there. Julia examines Adam and confirms that he is indeed dead. Stokes remarks that he finds it difficult to believe that such a robust person as Adam could have died for no apparent reason. He tells Julia about Carolyn finding Adam clutching his throat in pain and calling for Barnabas. Julia asks what time this happened. Stokes tells her it was at about 11 o'clock. Noting the look on Julia's face, Stokes asks her what the significance of that is, but Julia doesn't respond. Suddenly, Adam comes back to life. Stokes exclaims, "Doctor! A miracle!" Adam gasps for air, as if he has difficulty breathing, and seems to be pushing with his arms on something invisible above him. A shocked Julia exclaims, "The experiment succeeded! There IS a connection between Adam and Barnabas! Barnabas! I buried him alive!"

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Episode 538
(COL 9/DISK 1 #5)

Tape Date: July 5, 1968
Air Date: July 17, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 325
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Thayer David as Prof. Stokes
Robert Rodan as Adam
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins

No peace exists on the great estate of Collinwood, for this is a night of horror which never seems to end. One man has been attacked by a bat and died. Two friends who loved him, buried the body before he could return as one of the living dead. But a new mystery develops, for in a deserted root cellar, a second man has died of exactly the same symptoms as the first, seemingly without reason.

Stokes asks Julia what she means. Julia tells him she buried Barnabas because she thought he was dead, but the fact Adam is alive means that he is too. Stokes asks what the connection between Barnabas and Adam is, but Julia moans that Barnabas had only about 30-40 minutes of oxygen in the coffin, and it's been an hour since they buried them. Stokes points out that this would mean he still has 29-39 minutes of oxygen left, that if this bizarre theory of hers is correct and there is some connection between Adam and Barnabas, Barnabas would have started breathing at the same time Adam did, about a minute ago. As they are leaving, Carolyn returns. Stokes hurriedly tells her, "Look after Adam! He's alive! He's alive!", then leaves with Julia.

Stokes and Julia rush to Barnabas' grave. There has not been enough time to get Willie, so Stokes has to do the digging. He grumbles that he's not used to this kind of work. Stokes asks Julia what this is all about. Julia promises to tell him when Barnabas is free.

As Stokes is laboriously digging, inside the coffin Barnabas runs out of air and loses consciousness.

At the same time, in the root cellar, Adam loses consciousness and stops breathing.

Finally, Stokes digs Barnabas up. Julia examines Barnabas and finds that he's almost dead, but that there is a faint heartbeat. After a few moments, he gets stronger and starts to breath. At the same time, Adam gets better and starts breathing too. Stokes starts to ask Julia what this is all about, but Julia tells him to go and see how Adam is. Stokes leaves.

When Stokes gets back to the root cellar, he finds that Adam is up and walking as if nothing had happened to him. Adam says, "This place make Adam sick!". Thinking it was the root cellar that made him sick, he demands that Stokes take him back to his house. Stokes him that that would be impossible, that the police have already been there once and he fears they will be there again. Adam refuses to continue staying in the root cellar. Stokes moans, "I don't know where else you can go". Carolyn suggests that they move him to the unused West Wing of Collinwood, saying that no one will ever find him there because no one ever goes there. Stokes tells her he's afraid Barnabas will find Adam. Carolyn asks why Barnabas would want to find Adam. Stokes replies, "Neither of us knows the answer to that question..."

In the woods, Barnabas has regained consciousness and asks Julia why she let him come back as a vampire, why she did not carry out his last wish. She tells him he is not a vampire. He does not believe her. To prove it to him, she takes a mirror out of her purse and tells him to look in it. He does, sees his reflection and exclaims, "Free! Free!! It can't be! The curse! The curse did not work! How is that possible?". Julia replies, "I don't know, but it didn't. You're not a vampire". Barnabas starts to say, "Angelique...". Julia interrupts, "Angelique did not count on Adam". Barnbas asks, "Adam?" Julia tells him, "He had the same symptoms as you." She tells him what happened at the root cellar and concludes, "The experiment, it did something. There's some connection between you and Adam". Barnabas asks, "Where is he?" Julia replies, "With Stokes. You can't go to him right now. Stokes was asking a lot of questions. We've got to think of something to tell him". Barnabas remarks, "I owe my life to a man I vowed to kill..." He vows to make it up to Adam.

Julia goes back to the root cellar and finds Stokes there alone. He tells her that Carolyn had gone home, and Adam had escaped. He asks her again what the connection between Adam and Barnabas is, but Julia stalls, telling him she's tired and promising to tell him later.

It is dawn. Barnabas goes to Collinwood and finds Cassandra in the garden. He gleefully raps on the fence with his cane. Cassandra looks and asks, "Who is it?" Barnabas enters the garden and replies, "Barnabas". Cassandra is shocked to see him. He taunts her, telling her her curse did not work. The sun starts to rise. He looks at the dawn and announces, "It is the first dawn I have seen in a long time without being afraid of you. You no longer have any power over me, none at all!" and leaves. Cassandra vows, "I will have power over you again, and soon! I swear it!"

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Episode 539
(COL 9/DISK 1 #6)

Tape Date: July 3, 1968
Air Date: July 18, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: John Weaver
Worldvision Rerun: 326
Robert Rodan as Adam
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
David Henesy as David Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Darkness begins to fall on the Great House of Collinwood, a darkness that brings new mysteries and deeper secrets to those within it. For tonight the forces of evil will begin a deadly game, while its innocent victims cling to life. In the darkened and deserted wing of the mansion, a young girl leads a man whose existence is the key to a mystery of which she knows nothing.

Carolyn sneaks Adam into Collinwood and hides him in a room in the unused West Wing.

Downstairs in the drawing room, Cassandra is wondering why the dream curse did not work. She theorizes that something or someone interfered with it. David comes in and asks her how to use the tape recorder Julia had given him. He explains that he had broken it, that Carolyn had sent it to be fixed, and now that it's back, he wants to know how to use it properly so he doesn't break it again. Cassandra impatiently tells him she's busy and has a headache and tells him to go away. David goes upstairs.

On his way to his room, David sees Carolyn come out of the door to the West Wing and lock the door. He asks her to show him how to use the tape recorder properly. She tells him she doesn't have the time to. He asks her what she was doing in the West Wing. She takes him into his room and lies to him that she went to get some old photographs to show Vicki. David asks, "Why did you lock the door?" Carolyn replies, "Because of YOU. Your Aunt Elizabeth doesn't want you wandering around in there". David asks, "You said you went to get some pictures. Where are they?" Carolyn replies, "I couldn't find them". To stop his questions, she tells him she's changed her mind and will show him how to use the tape recorder. She starts the tape. The strains of Mozart's "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" fill the air. Carolyn leaves. A few seconds later, Lang's message plays, "Julia, when...when you do the experiment again, if both Barnabas and my creation live, Barnabas will be free and healthy as long as Adam lives. Adam will drain Barnabas' affliction from him, but will not suffer from the disease itself because he lives. But if Adam dies, Barnabas Collins will be as he was before". David is puzzled.

Down in the drawing room, Vicki learns from Maggie on the phone that Barnabas is dead. Devastated, she sits down on the couch and cries. Nicholas Blair comes in and asks why she's crying. Nicholas, turned towards the liquor cabinet, smiles. Vicki blames his "sister", calling her "the greatest enemy this family's ever had!". Carolyn comes in, sees Vicki's tears, and asks what's wrong. Vicki tells her Barnabas is dead. Carolyn, shocked, exclaims, "That's not possible! I don't believe it! Who did you hear it from?" Vicki tells her that Maggie told her, that Willie told Maggie. Carolyn remarks that Willie is an unreliable source of information and tells Vicki she'll go to the old house and see for herself. Just as she is about to leave, Cassandra comes in through the front doors. Blair tells her that Barnabas has died. Cassandra replies, "That's not true! I just talked to him!". Vicki and Carolyn are relieved. Carolyn says, "I told you Willie wasn't reliable". Blair asks to talk to his sister alone. Vicki and Carolyn go upstairs.

Blair takes Cassandra into the drawing room and asks her what went wrong. She tells him she doesn't know, that someone or something must have interfered with her curse. Blair tells her he thinks he knows what interfered. He once again accuses her of still loving Barnabas. Once again she denies it. Blair tells Cassandra he'll give her until midnight to find our what went wrong. He tells her if he doesn't, "My bargain, my pact with you will be over. I will destroy you!". He complains that he's not giving her enough time. Angry at her whining, he tells her he'll give her a taste of what failure will be like. He tells her to look down at her left hand. She does. It is a skeleton hand. She screams...

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Episode 540
(COL 9/DISK 1 #7)

Tape Date: July 4, 1968
Air Date: July 19, 1968 Friday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: John Weaver
Worldvision Rerun: 327
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
David Henesy as David Collins

On this night terror reigns in the great house of Collinwood, for a witch's curse has somehow been thwarted, and there is one with powers even greater than hers, who is about to evoke a horrifying act of vengeance.

Cassandra, having bandaged her hand - which has remained skeletal - tries to dissuade Blair from destroying her by reminding him that he came to Collinwood to carry out HIS plans, that the only reason he's being allowed to stay is that he's supposedly her brother, that he'll be unable to stay further if she's gone. Blair replies that he can, that he's on very good terms with Roger, that he'll just tell Roger she's disappeared again and Roger will let him wait for her indefinitely. Cassandra ponders where to start, and decides Willie might know something.

David shows up at the old house carrying the tape recorder. He asks Willie, "Is Miss Hoffman here? There's something on this tape I'd like her to listen to". Willie tells him that Julia's not there. David asks, "Will you tell her I was here?" Willie promises that he will. David, turning to leave, asks, "Who's Adam? What's the connection between him and Barnabas?" Willie, alarmed, lies that he doesn't know and tells David to go.

Cassandra casts a spell calling Willie to the garden. Willie goes to the garden. Cassandra asks him what happened to Barnabas. Willie tells him about finding Barnabas unconscious, Barnabas dying, and his burying Barnabas. Cassandra asks, "Then how did he come to be alive again?" Willie tells her, "I don't know. I went to the old house, and there he was. I asked, but he told me not to worry about such things". Finding that he really doesn't know anything more, Cassandra tells him he will forget what happened here and sends him away. Nicholas Blair steps out of the shadows and says, "Well, Cassandra, another failure". Cassandra tells him she thinks she learned some useful information from Willie. Blair disagrees. Cassandra again begs for more time, saying he hasn't given her enough. Blair says, "All right. I've come to a decision. I won't destroy you at midnight if you don't find out". Cassandra says, "You won't?" Blair replies, "No, your pitiful pleas have caused me to change my mind". Cassandra is greatly relieved and asks, "You're giving me more time?" Blair replies, "No, I'm giving you LESS time". He tells her he's tired of her whining and will now give her only about another hour to find out what went wrong. He tells her, "It's now about 8:00. I'll give you till 9:00". Cassandra complains she can't possibly find out in that short a time. Blair tells her, "Then spend your last hour preparing to be destroyed, then".

Cassandra is standing in the foyer at Collinwood, looking at the grandfather clock, awaiting her fate. The clock reads four minutes to nine. David comes into the foyer and asks her to listen to something on his tape recorder he doesn't understand. She tells him she's busy and has more important things to do and orders him to go up to his room. As David is going up the stairs, he turns and asks, "Do you know much about Barnabas? Do you know what his affliction is?" Cassandra, suddenly interested, asks, "His affliction?" David tells her, "It talks about it on this tape". She asks to listen to it. David comes back down and they go into the drawing room. David starts the tape. The strains of "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" fill the air. Cassandra complains, "But there's only music on that tape". David replies, "You have to wait for the music to end before you get to the talking part". The clock reads almost 9:00. Cassandra, very impatient, "I don't have time! Speed it up!" David replies that he doesn't know how to. Cassandra points to the fast forward button and says, "Press that!". David does, and fast forwards the tape to Lang's message. The message plays. "Julia, when...when you do the experiment again, if both Barnabas and my creation live, Barnabas will be free and healthy as long as Adam lives. Adam will drain Barnabas' affliction from him, but will not suffer from the disease itself because he lives. But if Adam dies, Barnabas Collins will be as he was before" Cassandra listens to it and is amazed. She orders David to go up to his room. David leaves. The grandfather clock strikes the hour of nine. Cassandra runs out into the foyer and calls, "Nicholas! Nicholas! NICHOLAS!!!"

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Episode 541
(COL 9/DISK 1 #8)

Tape Date: July 8, 1968
Air Date: July 22, 1968 Monday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 328
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
David Henesy as David Collins

In the great house of Collinwood the clock is about to strike the hour of nine. At the stroke of nine a witch faces destruction, unless she can uncover a vital piece of information. Quite by accident, she may have found out what she needs to know. And if this is true, Barnabas Collins is in greater danger than he has ever known.

The clock is striking nine. Cassandra is in the foyer calling, "Nicholas! Nicholas! Nicholas!" She is surprised to see Blair step out of the drawing room into the foyer. Blair tells Cassandra her time is up and he has come to destroy her, but she tells him she has learned the reason why the dream curse did not work. She plays the tape for him, "Julia, when...when you do the experiment again, if both Barnabas and my creation live, Barnabas will be free and healthy as long as Adam lives. Adam will drain Barnabas' affliction from him, but will not suffer from the disease itself because he lives. But if Adam dies, Barnabas Collins will be as he was before". Blair is VERY interested in Adam, remarking that the fact that the voice on the tape referred to him as "my creation". He tells her that if someone has in fact learned to create life, he must find out how it was done, as it might be very useful to HIS plans. He asks her if she recognizes the voice on the tape. She tells him that she thinks she may have heard it once or twice before, but cannot remember who it was. He asks her about Adam. She tells him he was last seen attacking Joe. Having learned from Maggie the first time he met her that Joe is Maggie's fiancé, he decides to go see her to see what she knows.

Blair goes to the Evan's cottage on the pretext of wanting to buy a painting and learns from Maggie that Joe had suspected that Professor Stokes had been harboring Adam, but that Stokes claimed that Adam was just a beggar who happened to drop by a little before Joe got there. She tells him that the police later searched Stokes' house but found nothing.

David comes down to the drawing room to retrieve his tape recorder, but Cassandra will not let him have it, saying she does not want him staying up late playing with it. He starts to complain, but she tells him he must obey her since she's his mother now, and orders him upstairs. He replies that he thinks she's acting strangely and says he thinks she understands what was on the tape. She denies this, saying what was on the tape is meaningless and orders him up to his room. He leaves, but instead of going up to his room, sneaks out the front door.

David goes to the old house and finds Julia there. He tells her he found something strange on the tape in the tape recorder she gave him, a man's voice talking about Barnabas and Adam. Julia realizes that this must be a message Lang told her to listen to and asks David what the man said, but David can remember is "If Adam lives, something will happen to Barnabas, but if he dies, something else will happen to him".

At Collinwood, Blair asks Cassandra about Professor Stokes. Cassandra tells him about Stokes. Blair chastises Cassandra for being so careless as to let Stokes find out she's a witch. He also learns from Cassandra that Stokes has some considerable occult powers. While they are talking, they hear the front door open, then David's voice telling someone that the tape recorder is in the drawing room. Blair and Cassandra go out into the foyer and find David and Julia there. Blair tells Julia he and Cassandra are going out for a walk, then exits through the front doors with Cassandra.

Julia and David go into the drawing room and find the tape recorder sitting on a table in there. But when they turn it on, they find that there's a different tape with different music on it ("Dies Irae" from Berlioz's Symphonie Fantistique). David wonders aloud who could have changed the tape. Julia asks if anyone else has heard the message on the tape. David replies that he played it for Cassandra and that he thinks she seemed to understand it. Thinking that perhaps Cassandra may have wanted to listen to some other music and put another tape in the machine, he wonders if she might not have put his tape in his room and goes up to look for it. Julia thinks to herself, "Cassandra has that tape! She knows about the experiment, and she knows how to destroy Barnabas, and there's nothing I can do to stop her, nothing at all!"

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Episode 542
(COL 9/DISK 1 #9)

Tape Date: July 9, 1968
Air Date: July 23, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 329
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Clarice Blackburn as Mrs. Johnson
Craig Slocum as Harry Johnson

On this night at Collinwood, one woman has made a terrifying discovery. The witch who has vowed vengeance on Barnabas Collins now possesses some highly dangerous knowledge. In the Old House on the great estate, Barnabas Collins is about to discover he is in very grave danger.

Julia returns to the old house and tells Barnabas that she thinks Cassandra knows about Adam and the experiment. Barnabas asks how Cassandra could know. Julia tells him about what happened, that Cassandra now has the tape and that David remembers very little about the message. They discuss the matter and decide that since the tape said something would happen to Barnabas if Adam should die, they must find Adam before Cassandra and Blair do.

At Collinwood, Harry Johnson comes home from a night of drinking. His mother takes him into the drawing room and tells him that food has been missing from the kitchen and asks him if he's been taking it. He tells her he hasn't.

Carolyn brings breakfast to Adam in the West Wing. She is startled to hear him say, "The tears of two". She asks him what it means. He shows her a love sonnet entitled "The Tears of Two" in an old book he's found in the room. Carolyn reads the poem aloud,

Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand
Henceforward in thy shadow. Nevermore
Alone upon the threshold of my door
Of individual life, I shall command
The uses of my soul, nor lift my hand
Serenely in the sunshine as before,
Without the sense of that which I forbore--
Thy touch upon the palm. The widest land
Doom takes to part us, leaves thy heart in mine
With pulses that beat double. What I do
And what I dream include thee, as the wine
Must taste of its own grapes. And when I sue
God for myself, He hears that name of thine,
And sees within my eyes the tears of two.

Note: From "Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrette Browning

Carolyn congratulates him, saying only a few days ago he could only read the simplest of sentences. Adam explains that he spends the time he's alone reading, then asks her what the sonnet means. She tells him it's about the love between a man and a woman. Adam starts to stroke her face. Carolyn is upset by this and tells Adam they can be nothing more then friends.

Barnabas comes to Collinwood and asks for Carolyn. Harry, who's answered the door, tells him she's upstairs somewhere and goes up to fetch her.

Upstairs in the bedroom hallway, Harry sees Carolyn coming out the door to the West Wing and lock it. Upset at having been caught coming out of the West Wing, she angrily tells Harry he is not allowed to roam the house at will and tells him not to come upstairs in the future. Harry tells her that Barnabas has has come to see her and is downstairs waiting for her. Carolyn goes downstairs and meets Barnabas in the drawing room. He asks her where Adam is. Carolyn lies that she doesn't know. Barnabas tells her she MUST know, as she and Stokes were in the root cellar with Adam. Carolyn lies that Adam ran off and neither she nor Stokes knows where he is now. Barnabas replies that he doesn't believe her and accuses her and Stokes of hiding Adam somewhere. Carolyn denies this.

Harry happens to walk by outside in the foyer and hears Carolyn and Barnabas arguing bout "hiding Adam".

Later, Harry tells his mother to expect some "static" from Carolyn about his having gone upstairs, explaining what happened. He asks her what the door at the end of the hall leads to. She tells him it leads to an unused part of the house and is always locked up because Mrs. Stoddard doesn't like anyone going there.

Harry goes upstairs, picks the lock to the door to the West Wing and goes inside. Wandering around, he happens by the room Adam is hiding in. Adam, now love struck, is holding the book of love sonnets cooing, "Carolyn!" Harry hears a sound and stops outside. Adam, hearing noises outside, opens the door and grabs Harry.

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Episode 543
(COL 9/DISK 1 #10)

Tape Date: July 10, 1968
Air Date: July 24, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 330
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Craig Slocum as Harry Johnson
Addison Powell as Dr. Lang's Ghost

The great house of Collinwood appears serene in the afternoon sunshine. But one man's life is in grave danger. He is about to discover the secret of the closed off west wing. And the discovery of that secret may result in his death.

Adam asks Harry what he's doing there. Harry lies that Carolyn sent him to see how he is. Hearing the name "Carolyn", Adam releases Harry. Harry pulls out a switchblade knife and holds it on Adam. He tells Adam he read about him in the newspapers and plans to turn him in to the police for the reward.

In the drawing room, Cassandra listens to the tape again. She excitedly calls Blair and tells him she now remembers who the voice belonged to. She tells him it was a Dr. Lang who had been helping Barnabas and Julia in some way, that Barnabas and Julia used to spend a lot of time at his house, that she never managed to find out what they were doing there until listening to the tape. Blair asks her where he can find Lang. She replies that Lang is, unfortunately, dead. Blair replies, "That presents a slight problem - but not an insurmountable one".

Adam wrestles the knife from Harry and is about to kill him with it when Carolyn comes into the room and stops him. Having told Harry to go outside and wait for her, Carolyn gives Adam a lecture about killing, telling him it's wrong under any circumstance. Adam complains that Harry had tried to kill him with the knife. Carolyn tells him he should only have disarmed Harry and stopped there.

Carolyn goes outside and asks Harry what he was doing there. Harry tells her the truth, that he found out about Adam and plans to go to the police and get the reward. Carolyn replies that his mother had told her EVERYTHING about him when she asked for permission for him to stay at Collinwood, including some things that could get him sent back to prison. Stalemate! Carolyn tells Harry that he will now work for her, that his duties will be to bring food to Adam. She tells him she will pay him a weekly salary and tell his mother, who has been complaining to Harry about his not finding a job - that she has hired him as a chauffeur.

Carolyn goes back inside the room to see Adam and tells him that from now on, Harry will sometimes be bringing him his food. Adam, very upset, says, "Carolyn no want to see Adam!". Carolyn tells him that she'd like to, but that it's not always possible. Adam calms down. He shows her an old book with a picture of a man and woman kissing, and asks what they're doing. Carolyn explains that they're kissing, that that's what people do when they're in love. Adam grabs Carolyn and tries to kiss her. She manages to struggle free and shouts, "NEVER DO THAT AGAIN!". She tells him that they're just friends and can never be anything more than that and leaves. Adam is upset and moans, "Carolyn hate me...".

Blair is at a cemetery, standing in front of a tombstone that reads, "Eric Lang, 1913-1968. He raises Lang's ghost and asks him how he managed to create life. Lang tells him he created Adam out of dead body parts. Blair asks how he gave Adam life. Lang tells him he didn't, that he died before he could do so. Blair tells him it's been finished and asks who could've done it. Lang tells her Julia did.

Blair returns to Collinwood and tells Cassandra he now knows how to find Adam. Cassandra is ecstatic and tells her that when he does, she can kill him and bring the vampire curse back to Barnabas. Blair tells her she is not to harm Adam, that Adam is more important to him than her silly curse is. He tells her if she tries to destroy Adam, he will destroy her.

After Blair leaves, Cassandra vows to outwit him. She vows to kill Adam after Blair finds him in spite of Blair's orders, and bring her plans to fruition.

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Episode 544
(COL 9/DISK 2 #1)

Tape Date: July 12, 1968
Air Date: July 25, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 331
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Thayer David as Prof. Stokes
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

The great house at Collinwood holds a new and dangerous secret. Only two people in the house know of the strange creature who has been given refuge in the long closed off west wing. But another man is determined to find out where the creature is, and to use him for his own evil purposes.

Professor Stokes comes to Collinwood with a stack of books for Adam. Blair answers the door and lets Stokes in. Stokes lies that the books are for Carolyn. After a bit of small talk, Blair stuns Stokes by asking him, "What do you know about a man named Adam?". Stokes tries to joke his way out of it, saying, "I once knew a man named Adam. He was, strangely, married to a woman named Eve. They were missionaries...".

Carolyn comes downstairs. Blair excuses himself, saying he's going for a walk, and leaves. Carolyn tells Stokes she doesn't think hiding Adam at Collinwood is such a good idea. She tells him about Harry Johnson finding Adam, and what happened. She assures him Harry won't tell, but tells him that she's afraid that Adam is becoming unmanageable because he's falling in love with her. She asks Stokes to take Adam back to his house, but Stokes tells him that would be impossible because the police are suspicious. He tells her he will try to talk to Adam.

Stokes goes up to see Adam. He gives him the books, and explains to him that killing is wrong, that if anyone should find him in the future, not to kill him, but tell Carolyn instead. He tells him not to like Carolyn too much, that at this point the most important thing for him to do is to study so he will eventually go out into the world as a normal person. Adam promises to do this. Carolyn comes in and tells Stokes that Julia is downstairs, that she asked where he was, having recognized his car in the driveway. She tells Stokes that she lied to Julia that he was in her mother's private library. Stokes goes downstairs to allay Julia's suspicions. Carolyn asks Adam is Stokes talked to him. Adam replies that he has, and that he will study hard. Carolyn leaves. Adam writes something on a pad of paper. But he is not studying. On the pad is a single word, in large letters: CAROLYN.

Downstairs in the drawing room, Julia accuses Stokes of knowing where Adam is and tells him it's urgent that he tell her. But Stokes tells her that since she will not answer his questions about Barnabas, he will not answer hers about Adam. Julia agrees to answer his questions, but when Stokes questions her about why she felt it necessary to bury Barnabas so secretly and quickly, and why there seems to be a connection between Barnabas and Adam, she is very evasive and doesn't really answer his questions very satisfactorily. Julia asks Stokes where Adam is. Stokes refuses to tell her. Julia complains, "But you promised to tell me if I answered your questions...". Stokes replies the he found her answers evasive and unsatisfactory. As he is leaving, Stokes turns and stuns Julia by telling her that he knows Adam is an artificial human being, that he suspects the Barnabas had something to do with his creation, that he thinks Adam now hates Barnabas because he holds him responsible for his creation and all his subsequent misfortunes.

In the gazebo, Blair summons the spirits of those whose body parts comprise Adam. Two appear, one missing its head, and one missing its right arm. The one missing its head is dripping a lot of blood.

At Collinwood, Adam tells Carolyn, who's brought him his dinner, that his head and arm feel strange.

Blair asks the spirits where Adam is. They both point to Collinwood.

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Episode 545
(COL 9/DISK 2 #2)

Tape Date: July 11, 1968
Air Date: July 26, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 332
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

With becoming of this night, the new and dangerous secret within the great house of Collinwood has been discovered by one more person. A man whose evil power knows no limits, and who will use the secret to further his own ends.

Blair returns to Collinwood and, finding Cassandra in the foyer, tells her he has found Adam. She tells him she is anxious to learn where, but just as he is about to tell her, Roger comes in through the front door. Blair remarks that he will leave them to talk as they are "man and wife", and goes upstairs.

Roger tells Cassandra that his trip to Windcliff Sanitarium was a depressing one, that Elizabeth's condition shows no improvement, that she still thinks she's Naomi Collins living in the 18th century. Cassandra, however, is not really listening. She is more concerned with what Nicholas is doing.

Adam is getting a book from a bookshelf when suddenly he hears a voice. He turns and finds Nicholas standing in the room. Nicholas seems to have appeared out of thin air. Adam asks Nicholas who he is. Blair lies that he's a friend of Stokes, that Stokes sent him to teach him. He tells Adam, "You are a very special person who, with the proper guidance from me, will alter the course of history".

Blair returns downstairs and tells Cassandra - who is now alone - that he has found Adam, that he is being hidden in a room in the West Wing . He warns her not to harm Adam. Cassandra asks Blair why he shows so much concern for Adam's well being. Blair tells her he has special plans for Adam.

Adam comes out of the West Wing and goes to Carolyn's room. Following Stokes' instructions to tell Carolyn if anyone should find him, he tells her that a man named "Nicholas Blair" had come to his hiding place and said many things to him he did not understand.

Carolyn goes downstairs and finds Blair in the drawing room alone and confronts him. Blair lies that he has an interest in the architecture of old houses and found Adam accidentally while inspecting the West Wing. Carolyn tells him she doesn't believe him, that one does not break down doors because of an innocent interest in architecture. She tells him him that the door to the West Wing is always locked. Blair replies that maybe it should have been locked, but was unlocked when he tried it, that obviously, someone must have forgotten to lock it. He tells her that since he is guest in the house, he will respect her privacy and not reveal what he has learned accidentally, that he will consider the fact that she is harboring someone whom the police believe to be a dangerous fugitive to be her business and promises not to inform the authorities.

Later, at 2 in the morning, Cassandra is in the drawing room listening to Lang's message again, "...but if Adam should die, Barnabas Collins will be as he was before". She thinks to herself that this is her last chance to bring the vampire curse back to Barnabas. She goes upstairs and goes into the West Wing, opening the locked door with a wave of her hand. She goes into Adam's room and finds Adam asleep. She thinks to herself, "Adam must not die by magic. If he did, Nicholas will know I did it. I must make it look like he was killed by another human being". She picks up an axe, raises it over the sleeping Adam, and prepares to strike...

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Episode 546
(COL 9/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: July 15, 1968
Air Date: July 29, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 333
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Robert Rodan as Adam
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Addison Powell as Voice of Eric Lang

A dark night over Collinwood, for a witch listens to a mysterious message which explains why one man, despite her efforts, remains free from her curse. And now she seeks a way to make him a vampire again.

As Cassandra prepares to strike, Blair appears behind her and stops her by saying, "Do you never follow orders, my dear?". Adam awakens and knocks the ax from Cassandra's hands and grabs her by the throat. Blair tells Adam that Carolyn wouldn't like it if he killed Cassandra. Adam releases Cassandra. Blair orders her to go downstairs and wait for him. Cassandra leaves. As she is walking down the stairs, she thinks to herself that that Nicholas can't destroy her because he really needs her in order to be able to stay at Collinwood and carry out his plans, in spite of his claims to the contrary. She thinks to herself that this is her last chance to bring the vampire curse back to Barnabas. She decides it's worth taking the risk and decides to destroy Adam against Nicholas' orders. She goes into the drawing room, takes out a doll of Adam and starts to stick pins into it. Just as she is preparing the killing thrust, Nicholas appears and grabs the doll from her. He tells her he will punish her by taking her occult powers away and turning her back into a normal human being. He touches her forehead and makes some incantations. He tells he she no longer has any powers and doesn't have much longer to live, that she is now a normal human being, "Born in Martinique in the year 1774, died...We shall soon see!". He tells her that her husband Roger is coming down to see her. Blair goes out into the foyer. Roger is coming down the stairs, dressed in a bathrobe. Blair says goodnight to him and goes upstairs. Roger - no longer under Cassandra's spell - comes walking into the drawing room and tells Cassandra he wants to speak to her. He tells her that he's suddenly realized that their marriage is a mistake, that he realizes she doesn't love him. She tells him that that's true, that she's only been using him. He asks, "For what? FOR WHAT?" She exclaims, "For what I'm about to do!" and storms out the front door.

Cassandra goes to the old house. Barnabas asks her what she's doing there. Cassandra replies that as she was once the mistress of the house, she thinks she has a right to be there. She tells him she cried when she first came as Cassandra and saw how little it had changed from how it was in 1795. Barnabas asks her why she is finally admitting she is Angelique. She tells him she has come to say goodbye, and asks him why he never loved her. Barnabas replies, "I loved Josette". Angelique says, "I hate you!". She tells Barnabas that Nicholas Blair has taken her powers away, that she's now human and and will soon die. She tells Barnabas, "But if I must die, so must you! So must you!", pulls out a snub-nosed revolver, and points it at him...

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Episode 547
(COL 9/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: July 16, 1968
Air Date: July 30, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 334
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

A night of sudden change is on the great estate of Collinwood. A night which will have a profound effect on all who live there. For this night a witch has been condemned to a terrible fate and deprived of her powers. She must to settle an old score in a human way, and settle it quickly before the night ends.

Barnabas tells Angelique he doesn't believe her and tells her it must be some sort of trick. Angelique tries to pull the trigger, but is suddenly wracked with pain and falls to the floor. Barnabas grabs the gun from her and puts it on the mantel. When he goes to help Angelique up, he finds that she has pulled the hood of her cloak over her head. He looks at her face and a look of horror crosses his face...

At Collinwood, Vicki awakens in her room and notices that the portrait of Angelique is pulsing with light. Suddenly, the portrait ages 200 years, even the dress, which acquires a moldy, moth-eaten appearance. Vicki calls Julia and shows her. Saying that there is a connection between the portrait and Angelique, Julia tells Vicki that she is going to the old house to tell Barnabas.

When Julia gets to the old house, she starts to tell Barnabas about the portrait and tell him something must have happened to Angelique, but Barnabas interrupts her and points to a hooded figure cowering on the coach and says, "She is here. She says she is dying". Julia starts towards Angelique, saying, "I may be able to help", but Angelique screams, "There's only one person who can help me!" and runs out the door. Julia tells Barnabas they must follow her and destroy her while she is vulnerable, that in spite of the fact she appears to be dying, she will manage to recover as she did before, but Barnabas tells Julia that he had his chance. He shows her the gun on the mantel and tells her that he could easily have killed Angelique, but now that he's human, he's different and found that he could not murder her in cold blood in spite of everything she's done to him. Julia takes the gun and tells Barnabas that she won't let this chance get away, that if he won't kill Angelique, she will.

At Collinwood, Vicki shows Roger the painting and tells him that she wants to get rid of it. Roger tells her he wants to show it to Blair, that it may be the result of the chemicals he used to restore it. Vicki refuses, saying she doesn't like or trust Blair. Roger tells Vicki that Blair might not be at Collinwood much longer. He tells her about the argument that he, Roger, had with Cassandra, telling her his marriage might be at an end. Vicki tells Roger that she's afraid of the picture and would like to sleep in another room tonight. They are interrupted by a furious knocking at the front door. Roger goes down to answer it. A cloaked figure comes in and collapses in pain on the floor. The hood falls off, revealing a very, very old woman. Barnabas and Julia show up. Roger tells them that the old woman has just shown up, and that he doesn't know who she is. He asks Julia to help the old woman. The old woman starts to say, "I want...", but does not have enough strength to finish what she's trying to say. The old woman is taken into the drawing room. Julia orders everyone out, saying she wants to examine the old woman in private. Barnabas is reluctant to leave, knowing that Julia intends to murder Angelique, but Roger says, "Come on, Barnabas", and Barnabas, not knowing what else to do, leaves with him. Roger closes the drawing room doors.

Roger tells Barnabas he is puzzled by the woman, wondering how she got to Collinwood, noting that Collinwood is about a quarter mile from the road.

After a very short time, Julia comes out of the drawing room into the foyer, closing the doors behind her. She tells Barnabas and Roger that there's nothing she can do for the old woman, that the old woman's heart is so weak she has only minutes left to live. Barnabas asks, "So you did nothing?" Julia replies, "Nothing". Barnabas asks, "Honest?" Julia replies, "Yes". Roger suggests that they rush the old woman to the hospital, but Julia tells her that that would be futile, that she would be dead by the time they got her there, but Roger insists on trying. They go into the drawing room. The old woman is gone. The window is wide open...

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Episode 548
(COL 9/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: July 17, 1968
Air Date: July 31, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 335
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

A night of strange happenings on the great estate of Collinwood. For a witch has betrayed her master, and her punishment is the loss of her powers. Suddenly she is human, and her own fate catches up with her. She becomes as old as she truly is. So old that only the few who know recognize her.

Roger goes off to search for the old woman. Julia tells Barnabas that Angelique must be looking for Nicholas Blair to try to patch things up with him, and suggests they go upstairs and see if she's in Blair's room.

Upstairs, Angelique goes into Vicki's room (Josette's room at Collinwood in 1795) via the secret entrance to the right of the fireplace. (Vicki, afraid of the portrait, is sleeping elsewhere). She goes to the portrait and starts trying to cast a spell, but Nicholas steps out of the shadows and reminds her she no longer has her powers. She begs him for forgiveness, promising to obey him in the future. He tells her she must prove this to him. He tells her he wants Barnabas to remain alive, that she is to do nothing to him, that it was he who prevented her from killing Barnabas by causing her to be wracked with pain. Angelique asks Nicholas why he is suddenly so concerned about Barnabas' welfare when it was he who insisted she kill Barnabas earlier. Nicholas replies that he wants Barnabas alive because Barnabas might know about Adam's creation. He tells her that the one thing he doesn't know how to do is create life, something Barnabas might know. He tells her he'll be needing Barnabas' cooperation and tells her to go to Barnabas and beg him for his forgiveness, that if she obtains it, he, Nicholas will restore her youth and powers.

At Collinwood, Barnabas comes back downstairs and tells Julia that there was no one in Blair's room. Julia tells him thay must continue to search, but Barnabas is fatalistic and says whatever happens will happens and leaves. When he get to the old house, he is surprised to find Angelique there waiting for him. She tells him she is about to die and begs him to forgive her for all she has done before she does. Barnabas refuses, saying that while he may be able to forgive her for what she has done to him, he cannot forgive her for what she has done to others like Josette and Naomi. Angelique expires.

At Collinwood, Roger tells Nicholas Blair about the mysterious old woman. Blair tells Roger that Cassandra had come by while he was out searching for the old woman and left a letter for him. Roger opens the letter. In it, Cassandra writes that she has left and will never set foot in Collinwood again.

Roger tells Blair he is still welcome to stay at Collinwood, but Blair replies that he wouldn't think of imposing. He tells Roger he plans to find a house in Collinsport to live in. Roger tells him that the Collins family owns several and offers to show him some tomorrow. Nicholas leaves, saying there's one thing left that he has to do.

Julia comes out of the door under the stairs and runs into Roger coming out of the drawing room. Barnabas enters through the front door. Roger tells Barnabas and Julia that Cassandra has left for good. After Roger leaves, Barnabas tells Julia about Angelique dying at the old house.

Meanwhile, Blair goes to the old house and takes Angelique's body.

At Collinwood, Barnabas and Julia wonder if Angelique is really dead. Julia realizes that the portrait might give a clue, that previously, whatever's happened to the portrait is what happened to Angelique. They go upstairs to Vicki's room and look at the portrait. Barnabas looks at the portrait and exclaims, "Julia! Look!" The canvas is completely blank. Barnabas exults, "She's gone! Forever! I'm free! I'm free!!!".
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