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Episode 571
(COL 9/DISK 4 #8)

Tape Date: August 26, 1968
Air Date: September 2, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 358
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Donald Briscoe as Tom Jennings

It is almost dawn at the great estate of Collinwood, a dawn filled with the promise of death. For in an old house on the estate one woman struggles for her life while one man attempts a last effort to save her.

Barnabas and Jennings continue to struggle. Jennings overcomes Barnabas and knocks him to the floor, unconscious. Just then, the cock crows. Jennings quickly flees into his coffin.

At the old house in Josette's room, Julia moans, "The light..." and asks Elizabeth to draw the curtains. Elizabeth does.

In the crypt, Barnabas regains consciousness and opens the coffin, finding Jennings in it. He pauses and thinks about how he was once a vampire and starts to feel guilty about destroying Tom, but then decides he must to save Julia. He picks up the hammer and stake and pounds the stake into Tom. Jennings screams horribly.

At the old house, Julia moans.

Barnabas leaves the crypt, planning to bury Jennings at night when no one can see him. Unknown to him, Nicholas Blair is outside watching from behind some bushes. After Barnabas is gone, Blair goes inside, opens the coffin and looks inside.

At the old house, Julia asks Elizabeth for a mirror. Elizabeth gets one for her. Julia looks in the mirror and finds that the bite marks on her throat are gone. Barnabas returns and tells Elizabeth he'd like to speak to Julia in private. Elizabeth leaves. Barnabas tells Julia he's staked Tom Jennings.

Downstairs, Elizabeth looks out the window and sees Roger coming.

Roger knocks at the front door. Receiving no answer, he opens the door and comes in. He sees no one around. Barnabas comes down the stairs. Elizabeth is hiding behind a chair. Roger tells Barnabas that he had found Elizabeth, but that she's escaped and is missing. Barnabas tells him that Elizabeth's right here at the old house, that she had come over last night. Roger angrily asks Barnabas why he did not tell him, saying, "You knew I was worried about her!". Barnabas replies that Julia's sick, that he was worried about her and wasn't thinking straight. Elizabeth angrily pops up from behind the chair and angrily shouts to Roger, "You're not worried about me! You want to send me back to Windcliff!". She starts babbling about a "Windcliff conspiracy" to have her buried alive and says Julia is involved. She recounts how she followed Julia last night and found where they're hiding the coffin they plan to bury her in. Roger decides to go see for himself. Barnabas, not knowing what else to do, tells Roger he'll accompany him. Blair comes bearing flowers for Julia. Roger and Barnabas tell him they have something to do and leave.

Blair goes upstairs to talk to Julia. He tells her he is happy to see that she is better and be able to get back to work, that she must have a lot to do. Julia becomes suspicious and insinuates that he must have some ulterior motive for being so concerned for her health, but Blair just jokes, "Maybe I'm planning to become sick and want you available to treat me".

Roger and Barnabas arrive outside the crypt. Barnabas is desperate and suggests to Roger that even if there is a coffin in there, maybe they should just note that it's there but not open it out of respect for whoever's buried in it. But when Roger opens the door to the crypt, there is no coffin in there. Barnabas wonders to himself, "What could this mean?! What could this mean?!".

Barnabas and Roger return to the old house. Roger tells Elizabeth that there was no coffin in the crypt. Desperate, Elizabeth tells Roger to go upstairs and asks Julia.

Roger goes upstairs and tells Julia about Elizabeth's claim that she followed her to a crypt containing a coffin, adding that when he and Barnabas went to inspect the crypt, there was no coffin there. He asks her if she saw a coffin there last night. Julia admits to wandering to the crypt last night in her delirium, but tells Roger she no coffin there, that Elizabeth in fact never even went into the crypt must have been imagining it. Roger tells Julia that this has convinced him that Elizabeth is still mentally ill and must be sent back to Windcliff, but Julia dissuades him from this, saying that Elizabeth has become so afraid of Windcliff that further treatment there will do her no good, that it would be better to keep Elizabeth at Collinwood and let her (Julia) treat her at home. Barnabas comes into the room and asks Roger to go downstairs, saying Elizabeth is accusing Roger and Elizabeth of plotting against him upstairs. Roger leaves. Barnabas tells Julia he wonders who could have removed the coffin. Julia tells Barnabas that she found Blair's visit - both its timing and content - very suspicious, and suggests it might have been him. But Barnabas tells her there's someone else he must find first - the person who knew about Jennings for certain - the vampire who bit him. He tells her, "He's the person I must find!", mistakenly assuming the vampire to be a man.

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Episode 572
(COL 9/DISK 4 #9)

Tape Date: August 27, 1968
Air Date: September 3, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 359
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans

Morning at Collinwood, and the residents of the Great House are unaware of the dangers that surround them. But in the Old House on the huge estate, there are two people who are very aware of those dangers, and on this day they will make a desperate attempt to mend them.

Julia comes downstairs into the living room of the old house. Barnabas is surprised to see that she's up and suggests she get more rest, but Julia tells him she's OK and has something important to do - she wants to see Maggie Evans and asks her some questions about Nicholas Blair, saying that Nicholas Blair has been talking to Maggie a lot recently - ostensibly about buying a painting from her. She tells Barnabas that maybe Maggie knows something about Blair, whom no one else knows anything about except he's claiming to be Cassandra's brother, a claim they know to be false. She tells Barnabas that she's sure Blair has something to do with Jennings. Barnabas notes that Blair cannot be the vampire because he exists by day. Julia agrees, but says she is still sure Blair has something to do with the vampire.

At the Evan's cottage, Julia finds that Maggie is very depressed. She learns that it's because Joe hasn't shown up for work for three days and Maggie can't find him. Julia asks about Blair. Maggie shows Julia a painting and tells her Blair wants to buy it for $2000 (about $12,000 in 1996 money), that that's far more than her father's ever gotten for any of his paintings, that it's far more than it's worth. She tells Julia that she's been reluctant to sell it to Blair because she's afraid it's really charity, that she thinks Blair feels sorry for her because of her father's death and thinks she needs the money. Julia asks, "Don't you find that strange? You two barely know each other. Why would he show you such kindness? Perhaps he's got another motive. Perhaps he's attracted to you", but Maggie dismisses this idea, saying Blair knows she's engaged to Joe and has never been anything but a perfect gentleman. She tells Julia that Blair's dropping by at 5:00 for her final decision about the painting.

Joe shows up at the Evan's cottage. He looks terrible and faints. When he revives, Maggie tries to tell him to go see a doctor, but Joe refuses, saying a doctor would send him back to the hospital and he doesn't want to go back to the hospital. Maggie suggest that maybe he should be in the hospital. Joe gets angry and shouts, "Let's not argue about this!" Maggie replies, "All right! I'm tired of arguing! I'm also tired of being stood up! We had a date last night! Where were you? Is this any way to treat a fiancée?". Joe replies, "I'm sorry. I was busy. I had to see someone". Maggie asks, "Who?", but Joe replies, "I can't tell you". He begs, "No matter what I do, what I say, I love you. You've got to believe that!". Maggie asks, "The strange way you've been behaving, can't you tell me anything about it?". Joe replies, "It has nothing to do with the way I feel about you. Believe me!" They kiss. Joe tells Maggie he has a strange request for her: he tells her he wants her to let him stay at the Evan's cottage for the night, that he wants her to stay up with him all night and not let him leave even if he later says he wants to leave.

Julia returns to the old house and tells Barnabas what happened at the Evan's cottage. She suggests that since they know Blair will be at the Evan's cottage at 5:00, they can break into his house and search it at that time.

But when sunset arrives, Joe starts to act hysterical and tells Maggie they both must leave Collinsport. Maggie replies that the idea is ridiculous. Outside, dogs start howling, and Joe tells Maggie he's got to leave. Maggie asks, "What's wrong? Maybe I can help you", but Joe replies, "No one can help me!" and starts heading for the front door. As per his instructions, Maggie tries to prevent Joe from leaving. She stands in front of the door, barring Joe's way, but he throws her to the ground and leaves.

Joe arrives at Blair house. He goes down into the coffin room and says, "I tried to resist you, but I couldn't! I couldn't!"

Barnabas and Julia arrive at Blair's house. The door is open. Julia starts to get frightened and tells Barnabas that maybe this isn't such a good idea. Barnabas tells Julia it might be dangerous and suggests she wait outside. He tells her to keep an eye out for Blair's car and knock hard on the front door if she sees it coming to give him a chance to escape out the back door. Barnabas goes into the house and searches it. As he is searching the house, Joe Haskell, downstairs, hears noises upstairs and goes up to investigate. He finds Barnabas there. They each ask the other what he's doing there. Barnabas lies that he came to see Blair. Joe tells Barnabas that he also came to see Blair, that he's upset at how much time Blair has been spending with Maggie and has come to have it out with him. He asks Barnabas to leave, saying he wants to speak to Blair alone, that he doesn't want anyone else there because it might get unpleasant. Joe keeps looking out the window nervously. Barnabas asks, "Why are you so nervous? Why do you keep looking out the window?". Joe replies, "It's just that I'm not looking forward to this meeting with Blair". Suddenly, Joe shouts, "Barnabas! Please go! NOW!".

Downstairs, Angelique's coffin starts to open...

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Episode 573
(COL 9/DISK 4 #10)

Tape Date: August 28, 1968
Air Date: September 4, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 360
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Lara Parker as Angelique Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

It is almost sunset in the small town of Collinsport. The growing mystery of a house by the sea has brought two silent and separate visitors to it. One of them is drawn by forces beyond his control - forces that would drain him of life. The other there to unravel the mystery of two-hundred years is unaware of the vengeful powers that lurk behind doors soon to be opened.

Joe continues to try to convince Barnabas to leave. Barnabas refuses, saying he'll leave after he speaks to Blair. Joe looks out the window and sees that the sun has set and tells Barnabas, "The sun has set! You've got to leave!". Barnabas asks Joe why the sun setting should be so important to him. Joe lies that that's when Blair promised to talk to him. Barnabas shocks Joe by telling him he knows what's wrong with him.

Meanwhile, downstairs, Angelique has arisen. She hears Barnabas' voice upstairs. She becomes ecstatic, seeing this as the perfect time to attack him. But she hesitates, then decides not to go up, fearful of Blair's warning.

Upstairs, Barnabas tells Joe that the place is having a bad influence on him (Joe) and that he should leave. He tells him he'll make a deal with him, "I'll leave if you'll leave". He tells him he'll take him to Maggie Evans. The mention of Maggie seems to have an effect on Joe, and he tells Barnabas that he'll leave with him.

Downstairs, Angelique hears this and panics, thinking, "What will Nicholas think when he returns and finds that Joe isn't here?" She tries to telepathically command Joe to stay, but to no avail. Joe leaves with Barnabas.

At the Evan's cottage, Blair signs a check for the painting and gives it to Maggie . Maggie and Blair talk, and Maggie tells Blair about the problems she's been having with Joe, saying Joe seems to have become a completely different person. Blair tells Maggie that sometimes the more you get to know someone, the more you find how little you really knew them before, that perhaps this is the real Joe Haskell she's seeing for the first time. He tells her he doesn't want to interfere with her life (ha ha...), but tells her that he doesn't want to see her ruin her life and suggests that perhaps Joe is a lost cause and it would be better if she broke up with him. At that moment, Joe comes in through the front door. Blair looks shocked. He gives the check to Maggie and leaves, saying he'll come by at 5:00 tomorrow to pick up the painting. (It is not explained why he doesn't take it with him now). As he is leaving, he announces, "I'll see you both again soon. Very soon".

Joe asks Maggie why she didn't keep him there last night as instructed. Maggie protests, "I couldn't! You threw me to the ground!". Joe apologizes, saying, "Sorry. That wasn't me acting like that". Maggie asks, "Who was it, then?". Joe replies, "I don't know. It's like there's this mysterious force controlling me". He begs her to try keeping him at the cottage for the night again. Maggie replies, "I don't know if I want to". Joe begs her to, saying, "I need your help, I've never needed it so much in my life!".

Blair returns home, furious. He asks Angelique why she didn't call Joe and keep him out of the way as ordered. She tells him she did call Joe, and he came, but he left. Blair angrily tells her that her orders were to keep Joe here until he, Blair, returned from the Evan's cottage. Angelique replies that she couldn't keep Joe from leaving because she had competition. She tells Blair about Barnabas showing up. Blair orders Angelique to summon Joe again. Angelique, sensing that Blair might be wanting to get Joe out of the way permanently, and, for once, showing a bit of conscience for once, tells Blair that Joe Haskell is an innocent person and that she doesn't want to hurt him, but Nicholas warns her that if she doesn't call Joe, when the sun comes up the next morning, he will make her look at it.

At the Evan's cottage, Joe tells Maggie that this time, she is to keep him at the Evans cottage by any means necessary, that she's to hit him on the head and knock him out if necessary.

Angelique summons Joe telepathically. Joe screams, "NO! NO!" in response. Maggie, who is in the kitchen making coffee, rushes out into the living room to see what's wrong. Joe tells her to hold him. Maggie does. Angelique continues to call, but Joe, with Maggie's help, succeeds in fighting her and does not go.

At Blair's house, Angelique tells Blair that her calls to Joe aren't working, that Joe is successfully fighting them. She tells Blair that Maggie is helping Joe, "He's fighting it, and that girl you're so fond of is helping him!", tweaking Blair's jealousy. She tells Blair that perhaps Joe and Maggie's love for each other are stronger than her power over Joe. Blair tells her to try harder, telling her that if she fails, "This will be your last night on Earth!.

At the Evan's cottage, Joe asks Maggie if she still has any of those sleeping pills the doctor gave her when Sam died. Maggie replies that she does. Joe asks for some. Maggie warns him that they're very strong, but Joe replies that that's exactly what he needs. He tells her he'll take some, and after he falls asleep she's to try to wake him, and if she finds that he's in such a deep sleep that she's unable to, then that means he's safe and that she can go to sleep too.

Joe takes some of the pills and falls asleep. Maggie tries to wake him but finds that she cannot. She goes into her room and goes to sleep.

Angelique calls to Joe again. Unfortunately, Joe is wrong. The pills are no match for Angelique. Joe awakens, gets up and leaves.

Later, at 4:30 AM, Maggie is awakened by a furious knocking at the front door. She gets up and answers it. It is Nicholas Blair. He tells her, "You'll probably think I'm crazy, but I came because I had the strange feeling that you were in some kind of trouble, but now I can see that you're OK." Maggie tells him that she did have some trouble with Joe earlier, but that he's now OK and sleeping peacefully on the couch. Blair pretends to look puzzled, gestures towards the couch and asks quizzically, "That couch?" Maggie replies, "Yes, that couch", but when she turns and looks, she sees that Joe's gone and exclaims, "Oh no! He's gone!".

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Episode 574
(COL 10/DISK 1 #1)

Tape Date: August 29, 1968
Air Date: September 5, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 361
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Lara Parker as Angelique
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

The night is silent and seemingly peaceful. Those who live in the Great House at Collinwood are unaware of the drama that is unfolding not far away. In a majestic old house by the sea an evil woman cursed to live only by night waits for a man she has summoned. And in a cottage on the other side of Collinsport a young woman will soon make a heart-breaking discovery.

Maggie starts crying. Blair tries to comfort her, telling her Joe probably just went out for a walk. Maggie rejects the idea and tells Blair Joe has bee acting very strangely for the past two weeks. Blair tells her that's probably an after effect of head trauma. To plant an idea in her mind, he remarks, "There must be something or someone causing to act strangely". Maggie suddenly thinks, "I never thought of that before! Someone else! Maybe he's seeing someone else!" Maggie tells Blair that if Joe doesn't tell her the truth soon, she might decide to break up with him.

Joe arrives at Blair's house. Angelique notes that he doesn't seem to want to be there. Joe begs to be allowed to leave and go back to Maggie. Angelique refuses to allow him to do so. Joe notes that the sun is about to rise. Angelique asks, "You will be waiting here when I arise tomorrow, won't you?" Joe replies that he doesn't know. Angelique says, "Maybe this will help you not to forget!" and bites him.

Maggie goes to Joe's apartment (#24) to talk to him. It is very dark, so she starts to open the curtains, but Joe screams at her not to, saying the light hurts his eyes. Maggie asks Joe if he's acting so strangely because "Joe, is there someone else? Another girl?" Joe replies emphatically, "No! I swear there isn't!" Maggie tells Joe that she's received a phone call from his boss, that his boss told her that he can't find Joe, that he's repeatedly called his apartment and received no answer, that Joe has missed so many days of work the past two weeks that if he doesn't get an explanation from Joe soon, he'll have to fire him. Joe refuses to call in. Maggie begs him to, saying, "But Joe! This could mean your job!". But Joe still refuses, saying "I can't. I'm sorry". Finding Joe's behavior stranger than ever, Maggie says, "Not nearly as sorry as I am. Goodbye, Joe", in a tone of great sadness and finality and leaves.

Willie shows up at the Evan's cottage. Maggie asks him what he wants. Willie tells her he just needs someone to talk to. Maggie tells Willie she can talk to him, but only for a few minutes because someone's coming soon to pick up a painting. Willie tells her he is very depressed because everything's going wrong at the old house. Blair arrives, and Willie, seeing who Maggie's expected guest is, leaves, telling Maggie he'll drop by tomorrow. Blair asks Maggie, "Wasn't that Barnabas' servant?". Maggie replies that it was. Blair asks what he wanted. Maggie replies that she doesn't really know, that all knows is that Willie said he was depressed because things were going wrong at the old house, but that she didn't really know what he meant by that. Blair thanks her for the painting, tells her he must return home because he's expecting guests, and leaves.

Nicholas is back at his house. He repeatedly looks at a clock on the mantel. It now reads 11:12. Angelique asks Blair, "Why are you so preoccupied with the time?" Blair replies, "I've got an appointment with someone". Angelique asks, "With who?". Blair tells her it's none of her business. Angelique tells Blair that she senses that he's not too happy, that something must be going wrong with his plans. She tells him she thinks Lang's taped message, which they still don't understand, might be the key. Blair tells her he wants to speak with his coming guest in private and orders her to go to her room. After Angelique leaves, Blair, using an old oval shaped mirror hanging on the wall, casts a spell and sees in the mirror Willie, dressed in pajamas, sleeping in his bed at the old house. He awakens him and asks him what he meant when he told Maggie that everything was going wrong at the old house, whether he was talking about the experiment. Blair questions Willie and learns from him that a life-force is needed to bring the body to life, that Barnabas' was used to animate Adam, but that they are having trouble finding one to animate the new creation. Blair puts Willie back to sleep after telling him he won't remember any of this when he awakens. Blair happily announces, "So that's how its done! Drain the life-force from someone else into the creature! Now that changes the picture entirely!". Behind Blair at the doorway, Angelique is listening intently...

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Episode 575
(COL 10/DISK 1 #2)

Tape Date: September 4, 1968
Air Date: September 6, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 362
Thayer David as Prof. Stokes
Lara Parker as Angelique Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Those who live in the Great House at Collinwood are unaware that their collective fate depends on the success of a strange experiment soon to be conducted in the Old House. Not far from Collinwood in a house by the sea, a man has just learned of a way to ensure the experiment's success. He does not know that a woman has also learned the secret and will try to use it to her own evil advantage.

Blair tells Angelique he now understands Lang's taped message and knows why Barnabas is no longer a vampire and why her dream curse failed. He explains to her how a life-force is needed for the experiment and how Barnabas' was used to supply Adam's, resulting in the vampire curse being drained from Barnabas. Angelique remarks, "So, they're having problems with the experiment because they can't find anyone to supply the life-force". Blair replies that Barnabas and Julia won't have to find anyone, that he intends to supply someone for them. He tells her that he's been having trouble controlling Adam, that he thinks that it's because of the particular life-force that was used to animate him. He theorizes that if he picks a more suitable type of life-force to animate Adam's mate, he will be better able to control her, and through her, Adam. Angelique asks Blair what sort of woman he has in mind to supply the life-force. Blair replies, "The most evil woman who ever lived!". Angelique, knowing from Barnabas' example that if she were to supply the life-force, it would drain the vampire curse from her, asks who this most evil woman is - a hopeful look on her face. Blair toys with her, answering "Lucrezia Borgia". Angelique protests that Lucrezia Borgia is dead, but Blair replies, "That's no problem. I can bring her back to life". Blair thinks for a moment, then concludes that Lucrezia Borgia might not be such a good idea, then suggests, "Elizabeth Bathory". Angelique get angry and turns to leave. Blair asks, "Why are you leaving? Aren't you interested in the experiment?" Angelique angrily replies, "No I'm not. It obviously has nothing to do with me". Blair tells her he knows she wants to supply the life-force because she knows it will drain the vampire curse from her, but tells her that because he's been unable to control her, "It WON'T be you!". Angelique promises, "Nicholas, if you use me for the experiment, you will have nothing to worry about", but Nicholas replies, "With you, Angelique, there is always something to worry about! You are to have nothing to do with the experiment!". Angelique leaves in a huff.

Professor Stokes goes to the old house and finds Jeff Clark alone there. He tells Jeff that he already knows about the experiment, then visits and inspects the lab. Curious, he asks Jeff how the lab can run on electricity when Barnabas hasn't had electricity installed in the Old house. Jeff replies that Julia's had a generator installed for the lab. Adam shows up and angrily asks Stokes what he's doing there. Stokes replies that he came to see Barnabas but found that Barnabas was not home. The fact that Barnabas is not at home makes Adam even more angry. He notices Jeff there and asks Jeff what he's doing there. Jeff replies that he's now helping with the experiment, that he had helped with the first experiment. Adam, surprised, asks, "You helped with the first experiment?". Jeff replies, "Yes. I was Lang's grave robber". Adam asks Jeff what he means by this. Stokes - who hadn't told Adam he was created out of parts of dead bodies, having only told him he was artificially created - tries to stop Jeff from telling Adam, not knowing how Adam will react. But Jeff will not listen to him and tells Adam he was put together from parts of dead bodies he had stolen from graveyards, adding, "It was the only way it could be done". He then adds, "But what has been done can be undone!", grabs a scalpel, and tries to stab Adam. Adam grabs Jeff's arm, easily disarms him, and, holding Jeff, says, "You tried to kill me; now I will kill you!". Stokes manages to convince Adam not to kill Jeff, saying Jeff is necessary for the experiment. Adam released Jeff, and Jeff, saying he has to go to Collinwood, quickly runs up the stairs. Stokes talks to Adam for awhile, then goes to Collinwood, where he finds Jeff in the foyer. Jeff tells Stokes he came to pick Vicki up for a date. Stokes tells Jeff he must cancel the date, that he must go back to work in the lab because Adam is angry with the slow pace of the experiment, that he may be lurking about and if he sees him (Jeff) out with Vicki instead of working on the experiment, he'll become angry. He tells Jeff he knows he's under a lot of pressure, but assures him it will only last a few more weeks. Jeff remarks that he's not so sure, that he isn't sure the experiment will succeed without Lang. Stokes replies that Julia must know what she's doing, that she completed the first experiment successfully, but Jeff replies that all Julia did was pull the right switches after Lang had already set everything up. Vicki comes downstairs and Stokes, unable to discuss the matter further with Jeff because of her presence, says goodnight and leaves. Jeff and Vicki go into the drawing room. Jeff sees Adam spying in through the window, and, remembering Stokes' warning, tells Vicki that he's very sorry, but that he's very tired and will have to cancel their date.

At Blair's house, Angelique looks around and, finding Blair not there, disobeys his orders to stay there and leaves.

Jeff is hard at work in the lab. Suddenly, a woman he has never seen before appears in the lab. It is Angelique. He asks her, "Who are you? How did you get in? I locked the doors!". Angelique does not answer his questions, saying only that she is a friend of Adam's and was sent to assist him in the experiment. Jeff starts to notice Angelique's resemblance to Cassandra and remarks, "Hey, haven't I seen you somewhere before?". Angelique replies that he hasn't, that they've never met before, that she's only come to help with the experiment. Suspicious, Jeff tells her no one's mentioned this to him before, that he'll have to talk to Barnabas and Julia about it first. Angelique replies, "That won't be necessary!", bares her fangs, and bites him...

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Episode 576
(COL 10/DISK 1 #3)

Tape Date: September 5, 1968
Air Date: September 9, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 363
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Lara Parker as Angélique
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Night lies over the great estate of Collinwood, and in the Old House on the wood of the grounds, a young man is forced to work on a project he loathes - forced because his fiancé's life is at stake. And while he grapples with the problem of creating human life, he stands unknowingly on the brink of terror.

Angelique stands over an unconscious Jeff Clark. When Jeff awakens, Angelique orders him to perform the experiment. Jeff protests that he doesn't know enough to do so, that only Julia does. Angelique replies that she knows he assisted Lang and can learn how from his journals. Jeff tells her the body isn't ready yet and he doesn't know when it will be. Angelique bites him again, then tells him to call her when the body is ready. She remarks, "When the experiment is finished, I will really live again!".

At Collinwood, Roger congratulates Vicki on her engagement and asks her what Jeff plans to do for a living after they're married. Vicki replies that she doesn't know, but that Jeff is very bright and she's confident that he'll have no trouble finding a job. (Her words are confident, but her tone of voice betrays a lot of worry). Roger asks Vicki, "Is he interested in business?" Vicki replies, "Yes, but he has no experience". Roger tells her, "He doesn't need any. We'll give him the experience. I'm sending two junior executives to Boston for a sales training course. I'd like to send Jeff too, and if his reports are good, I'll give him a job with the Collins family business." Vicki is ecstatic about the offer.

Jeff comes to Collinwood to see Vicki. Vicki tells Jeff that Roger has something important to discuss with him. Roger takes Jeff into the drawing room and tells him about the upcoming sales seminar he wants to send him to. Jeff asks Roger when the seminar is. Roger replies that it's the day after tomorrow and will last six weeks. Jeff replies that he won't be able to go then, and asks Roger if he could reschedule it for a week later. Roger replies, "That would be impossible! The university only gives these seminars once a year!". Jeff thanks Roger, but tell him he won't be able to go. Roger demands to know why, but Jeff can only say it's because he's busy. Roger asks, "Doing what?!", but Jeff is evasive and won't tell him. Roger leaves, angry that Jeff has rejected his generous offer.

Vicki, puzzled, asks Jeff why he rejected Roger's offer, but Jeff refuses to tell her, asking her to trust him.

Carolyn goes into Elizabeth's room and finds her going through her dresses. Carolyn is ecstatic, thinking her mother is now recovering, "I haven't seen you interested in clothes in a long time!" But Elizabeth selects one and tells Carolyn she knows she, Elizabeth, will die soon and tells Carolyn she wants to be buried in the dress she's holding. Carolyn, depressed at seeing her mother this way, sits down on the bed, not knowing what to do.

At night, Elizabeth has a dream in which Angelique tells her she will be prematurely buried and shows her a scene from her premature funeral. In it, Elizabeth is lying in an open coffin, alive. Carolyn and Roger are standing over her. Roger grumbles, "Why is the coffin open? I asked for a closed coffin funeral!" Elizabeth tries to tell them she isn't dead, but finds that she can't move or speak. Roger shuts the coffin lid. Elizabeth screams in her mind. She wakes up screaming. Carolyn comes running into the room to see what's wrong. Elizabeth exclaims, "I know how it's going to happen! I saw it! I know how its going to happen!"

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Episode 577
(COL 10/DISK 1 #4)

Tape Date: September 31, 1968
Air Date: September 10, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 364
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Jerry Lacy as Tony Peterson

In a bedroom at Collinwood, one woman, victim of a witch's plot, dreams the most hideous nightmare of all - that she is in a coffin, and that all her family thinks her dead. That she lies paralyzed, unable to speak and that soon her own funeral services will begin.

Elizabeth wakes up screaming from her dream. Carolyn comes running into the room to see what's wrong. Elizabeth tells her about the dream. Carolyn tries to tell her it was just a dream and doesn't mean anything, but Elizabeth insists that it proves that she will be buried prematurely. She calls her lawyer Richard Garner at his house, but the person answering the phone replies that Garner is busy and can't be disturbed. Elizabeth, furious, tells the person that if Garner doesn't call her back within an hour, she'll fire him. She hangs up and moans to Carolyn that this isn't the first time this week that Richard Garner was "too busy" to speak to her, that Garner was never to busy to speak to her - his most important client by far - before, and theorizes that Roger must have told Garner she was mentally ill and instructed him not to take any calls from her. Carolyn tries to talk her mother out of her delusions, but to no avail. After Carolyn leaves, Elizabeth calls Tony Peterson, asking him to come to Collinwood quickly, saying she has an urgent matter for him to attend to.

Adam is in his room playing chess by himself, playing both sides. He is white playing against black. He makes a move with a knight for Black then says, "Carolyn, that would be a very bad move! You'd lose your knight! You don't play very well! You should read that book on chess I gave you!". He is pretending to be playing against Carolyn. Carolyn comes in, bringing a meal (a sandwich and a glass of milk) to Adam, not having done so in a long time. Adam sarcastically says, "Good Evening! I don't think I remember your name! I haven't seen you in a long time!". He then notices that Carolyn's depressed and asks her why. Carolyn replies that she depressed because her mother is mentally ill. Adam asks her to talk to him about it, saying, "Dr. Freud said talking is helpful". but is surprised to find that Carolyn has never read Freud's works. He tells Carolyn that Professor Stokes had told him that every 20th century man should read Freud, and that he, being a 20th century man, has done so. He produces a copy of Freud and gives it to Carolyn to read. He invites Carolyn to play a game of chess with him. Carolyn replies, "I don't play chess"*. Adam, surprised, remarks, "How could you been on Earth so long and know so little?" Carolyn counters, "How could you have been on Earth for such a short time and know so much!". She asks Adam who he's been playing chess with, if it's Stokes. Adam replies, "No". Carolyn asks, "Nicholas Blair?" Again Adam replies, "No". Carolyn asks, "Don't tell me Harry Johnson plays chess!". Adam again replies, "No". Carolyn, puzzled, asks, "There hasn't been someone else coming here, has there?" Adam replies, "No". Carolyn asks, "Then who have you been playing chess with?". Adam replies, "You!", and explains how he's been pretending to be playing against her. This seems to upset Carolyn. She gives him his food and tells him to eat it. Adam asks, "Tell me about your mother. It would do you good to talk".

Tony Peterson arrives at Collinwood. Elizabeth tells him she wants some additions made to her will. She tells him she wants to have air vents in her coffin, which is not to be buried but put in a crypt, that there is to be a button in the coffin which, when pressed, will cause the coffin to open and cause the bell in the tower to ring loudly enough to be heard all over Collins property. Peterson remarks to Elizabeth that her requests sound strange. Elizabeth replies, "Not if you know you're going to be buried alive, and I know I am!" .

As he is leaving, Tony Peterson runs into Carolyn in the garden. He tells Carolyn he's not sure her mother is mentally competent right now. Carolyn replies that she knows, but instructs Peterson to humor her mother. Unknown to them, Adam is spying on them from the window in his room. Peterson tries to explain to Carolyn what happened with Cassandra, that he hated her but felt drawn to her by a strange compulsion he didn't understand. He tells Carolyn, "I wish things were between me and you could be like they were before Cassandra came". Carolyn asks, "You think we can?". Peterson kisses her. Carolyn doesn't object, and it turns out to be a long, lingering kiss. After they finish, Carolyn tells Peterson she'll have to think about it and leaves.

In a jealous rage, Adam rushes down into the garden and attacks Peterson, screaming, "You stay away from her! You get away from her!". He hits Peterson on the head hard. Peterson falls. Adam leaves. Peterson is lying on the ground, not moving, unconscious or maybe worse... *She is lying. Roger mentioned in an earlier episode that she played chess, albeit badly. (He invited her to play a game with him to cheer her up, remarking, "I'll even let you win for once"). See episode 357.

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Episode 578
(COL 10/DISK 1 #5)

Tape Date: August 30, 1968
Air Date: September 11, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 365
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Diana Walker as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Jerry Lacy as Tony Peterson
Craig Slocum as Harry Johnson

On this night the Great House at Collinwood is quiet, and no one is aware of potential dangers that exist. For in the deserted west wing of the great house, there is one who is watching the scene being enacted on the terrace below - a scene that is provoking him to jealousy and anger. And in a moment, his anger will explode in an unexpected burst of violence.

Note: In this episode, the part of Carolyn Stoddard is played by Diane Walker.

Carolyn, having heard noises, comes rushing into the garden, where she finds Peterson lying there. She screams for help. Roger comes. Peterson regains consciousness. Roger and Carolyn take him inside.

Adam, upstairs watching all this from the window, says, "Carolyn will hate me for this. I don't care! I don't care!".

Roger and Carolyn take Peterson into the drawing room. Peterson tells them that he was attacked from behind and didn't see who attacked him, that all he knows is that the attacker was tremendously strong and had shouted, "You stay away from her!" before knocking him out. A funny look appears on Carolyn's face, indicating that she knows it must have been Adam, but she doesn't say anything. Peterson tells Carolyn, "I assume he must have been talking about you". Carolyn replies, "That's ridiculous". Peterson asks, "You sure you don't know who it could've been?" Carolyn replies, "No". Roger asks Peterson what he's doing at Collinwood. Peterson replies that he's been hired by Elizabeth to make some changes in her will. Roger asks, "Since when are you her attorney?" Peterson replies, "Since tonight. She hired me". Roger asks what the changes to Elizabeth's will are, but Peterson refuses to tell him, saying they're confidential. He tells Roger that if he wants to know, he'll have to ask Elizabeth. Roger replies, "I will!" leaves to do so. Peterson tells Carolyn that the attacker's words seemed to indicate that he know her, but Carolyn denies knowing who it might have been.

Peterson leaves. From his window, Adam sees Peterson's car leaving and growls, "She loves him! I wish I had killed him!"

Carolyn goes and confronts Adam. Adam admits attacking Peterson. Carolyn threatens to turn him in to the police. Adam replies, "Go ahead! I don't care". Carolyn remarks, "I try to help you, but you make it so difficult!". Adam angrily replies, "So DON'T try to help me!". Carolyn asks Adam if he attacked Peterson because he was jealous. Adam angrily denies this, but further conversation makes it clear to Carolyn Adam is indeed jealous. Adam opens a drawer in a clothes drawers, takes out a scarf, and gives it to Carolyn, saying, "Here". Carolyn exclaims, "My scarf! Where did you get it?" Adam replies, "You left it here and I kept it". Carolyn asks why. Adam replies, "I look at it sometimes. It reminds me of you. I don't want it anymore! I don't want to think of you anymore!". Carolyn again tries to tell Adam that he and she can be nothing more than good friends, but Adam becomes angry and orders her to leave.

Later, down in the drawing room, Roger tells Carolyn that he's talked to Elizabeth and learned what the changes to her will are, that they are bizarre. He tells Carolyn that Elizabeth has threatened to cut them off without a penny unless they have a special mausoleum built for her according to her bizarre specifications. He tells Carolyn he thinks Elizabeth should be sent back to Windcliff. He notices that Carolyn doesn't seem to be paying much attention to what he's saying and accuses her of being more concerned with Tony Peterson than her own mother. They argue. Carolyn leaves.

Carolyn goes to Harry Johnson and tells him to go stay with Adam and keep an eye on him, staying with him 24 hours a day. Harry objects, "My mother will wonder where I am". Carolyn tells him, "I'll tell her I sent you to Bangor to do something for me for a few days". Harry demands to be paid extra for staying with Adam. Carolyn asks, "How much?" Harry replies, "A hundred dollars a day" (An exorbitant sum in those days, worth about $600 dollars today). Carolyn finds this exorbitant, but agrees to pay him for the first day, then negotiate for further days later. Harry goes to stay with Adam.

Adam is in his room writing something on a pad of paper with a "Flair" pen. There a knock on the door. Adam quickly puts the pad in a drawer, then answers the door. It's Harry. Adam asks, "What are you doing here?" Harry explains that Carolyn had sent him here. Adam looks hopeful, saying, "Carolyn sent you here?", but then Harry tells Adam that she's instructed him to stay and "keep him company". Adam tells Harry he wants to see Carolyn and asks him to go get her. Harry refuses, telling Adam that Carolyn had instructed him to stay here. Adam tells Harry that if he doesn't go get Carolyn, he will kill him. Frightened, Harry tells Adam he will go get Carolyn. He leaves, locking the door behind him. Adam takes the pad back out of the drawer and resumes writing on it.

In the drawing room, Carolyn apologizes to Roger for not paying attention earlier. They discuss Elizabeth again. Carolyn tells Roger she thinks it would be best to let Julia decide if Elizabeth should be sent back to Windcliff. Harry comes into the foyer and asks to speak to Carolyn.

Carolyn goes out to the foyer to talk to Harry, closing the drawing room doors behind her. She angrily asks Harry why he's disobeyed her orders and left Adam. Harry tells her what happened. Carolyn tells him she'd better talk to Adam, and they both go upstairs.

Roger comes out into the foyer to see what's taking Carolyn so long and is surprised to find that she's not there.

Carolyn and Harry go up to Adam's room. They find that Adam has broken the door down and escaped. They go inside and find a note on the table. It says, "You do not want me. Goodbye". Harry asks, "Where do you suppose he went?" Carolyn replies, "I don't know. I don't know what's going to happen to him now..."

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Episode 579
(COL 10/DISK 1 #6)

Tape Date: September 6, 1968
Air Date: September 12, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 366
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Thayer David as Prof. Stokes
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

It is nightfall at Collinwood, and the great mansion lies quietly under a gleaming moon. Beneath its radiance, the Old House hides dangerous secrets, secrets a young man is attempting to learn. He is under the spell of an evil woman, and because he cannot break her hold over him he must secretly learn how to complete a terrifying experiment.

Jeff Clark, now under Angelique's power, is alone in the basement lab in the old house. He thinks to himself that he's alone in the house and can seize the opportunity to learn what he needs to know to do the experiment. He searches through some drawers and takes out a small, red, diary sized notebook. He looks through it and finds in it the key piece of information necessary to perform the experiment, something about "the voltage in the cathodes". He takes out a pen and starts to copy the information into another notebook, but Julia comes down and catches him doing this, and angrily asks him what he's doing with her personal notebook. Jeff replies that he just wanted to know more about the experiment and didn't think she'd mind. Julie replies, "I DO mind", and asks him why he wants to know more about the experiment. He tells Julia that he's doing it for Vicki's safety, that she, Julia, is the only person who knows what to do and he wants to be able to carry on with it in case something happens to her, for example, if she gets sick again. Julia replies that she won't get sick again, that he already knows everything he needs to know, that she only needs him to set up the equipment and nothing more. She takes the notebook from him and locks it in a cabinet. Jeff asks Julia if they've selected anyone to supply the life force yet. Julia replies that they haven't. Jeff asks if any harm will come to the girl they use. Julia replies, "No. Otherwise, we wouldn't have agreed to do the experiment". Hearing a noise upstairs, Julia says, "That must be Barnabas". She tells Jeff to finish fixing the wiring and goes up the stairs. Jeff, hooking up the wires Julia ordered him to, thinks to himself, "She suspects me now. I've got to be careful. Very careful!".

Upstairs in the living room of the Old House, Barnabas tells Julia that he has just been to Collinsport and is puzzled by the fact that nothing has happened, that even though they know there must be a vampire around, there have been no vampire attacks. They discuss this oddity for awhile. Then Julia tells Barnabas she caught Jeff Clark reading her private journal. She tells Barnabas, "Jeff's been acting strangely lately. I no longer trust him". There's a knock at the door. It's Vicki. She tells Barnabas that Professor Stokes called Collinwood to say he'll be coming to see him, that it was urgent and that she was to go to the Old House and make sure he didn't leave if he were home. She tells Barnabas she also had another reason for coming, then asks to speak to Julia in private. Barnabas replies, "Of course" and goes down to the cellar, leaving them to talk. On the way down the stairs, Barnabas runs into Jeff coming up. Barnabas tells Jeff that Vicki's upstairs and that he had better not let her see him there. Jeff tells Barnabas that he wants to hear what Vicki's saying and will listen from behind the door.

Vicki asks Julia if she, as a doctor, thinks Jeff is mentally OK. Julia replies that he is. Vicki tells Julia about Jeff's strange behavior lately, about his rejection of Roger's offer, which would mean they could get married earlier, his claims that he's too busy to go, etc. She tells Julia it's almost as if he's trying to delay their marriage. They talk for awhile, but Julia can't give Vicki any good answers. Behind the door to the cellar, Jeff thinks to himself, "Vicki! If only I could go to you, put my arms around you and tell you everything'll be all right! But I can't! I can't!"

Stokes comes to the old house and tells Barnabas that Adam has escaped. As they are talking, Jeff rushes by them, heading towards the front door, saying that he's going to see Vicki. Stokes stops him and tells him to stay, saying, "What I have to say is of importance to you too". Stokes admits that Carolyn had been hiding Adam. He tells them that while she was doing this, a most unfortunate thing happened, that Adam fell in love with Carolyn and now that she has rejected him, he has escaped. He tells them that he's worried about Vicki, that Adam, in his present state of mind, might decide to lash out and harm someone, that since Vicki was the first person Adam had threatened, that he, Stokes, fears that she might be the first person Adam tries to harm. He tells Barnabas and Jeff that the best way to pacify Adam is to complete the experiment and give him a mate as soon as possible, and hence they must redouble their efforts to finish the experiment, working 24 hour days in shifts, if possible.

Jeff goes to Collinwood and tells Vicki that he must once again cancel a date. Vicki asks him if he still loves her. Jeff replies that he does. Vicki asks him about his strange behavior, about his puzzling rejection of Roger's offer, but Jeff refuses to give her any explanation. Vicki asks, "Why have you been staying away from me?" Jeff replies, "I've been busy". Vicki exclaims, "Doing WHAT?" Jeff stands there silent, not replying. Vicki asks, "You can't tell me, can you?". Jeff replies, "I'd explain it to you if I could, but I can't! You've got to trust me". Vicki says, "It's no use". Jeff asks, "What?". Vicki replies, "Our engagement. I can't marry you. I can't marry a man who keeps secrets from me". She gives him back her engagement ring, breaking the engagement, and runs upstairs. Jeff agonizes over this, thinking to himself, "If only I could tell you the truth! If only I could tell you I'm doing this for you. But I can't! Maybe I've lost you forever!".

In the lab, Julia tells Barnabas that the body will be ready tomorrow, that soon, it will be a living, breathing creature.

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Episode 580
(COL 10/DISK 1 #7)

Tape Date: September 2, 1968
Air Date: September 13, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: John Sedwick
Worldvision Rerun: 367
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angélique
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

The fate of all those who live in the great house at Collinwood will be decided by the outcome of a strange experiment to be conducted at the Old House on the Collins estate. Behind this experiment is a man who lives in a large house by the sea; a man who lives by and for the pursuit of evil. On this night he will learn that his carefully laid plans have gone awry, but only temporarily.

Blair is sitting in the living room of his house. Angelique comes upstairs. Blair remarks, "I thought you'd still be downstairs with Joe Haskell". Angelique replies, "I've sent him home already". Blair asks, "Already? Are you bored with him?". Angelique replies, "He still keeps talking about Maggie". Blair assures her, "He and Maggie are finished!". Angelique says, "I'm sure that pleases you". Blair tells her, "I've become very fond of Maggie". Angelique says, "Just make sure you don't make the same mistake as I did and become TOO fond of her!". There's a knock at the door. It's Adam. Totally depressed, he tells Blair that he's going to go to Barnabas and tell him to stop the experiment, that he doesn't want a mate anymore because he'll never love the mate as much as he loves Carolyn. Blair remarks, "Something must have happened." and asks, "What is it?". Adam tells him about seeing Carolyn kissing Tony Peterson, saying, "She loves him!". Blair tells him he must allow the experiment to continue because it'll allow him to have BOTH the mate and Carolyn. Adam doesn't understand and asks Blair to explain. Blair refuses to do so, telling Adam he's angry with him for acting so childishly. He tells Adam, "You've just got to trust me" and orders him to go back to Collinwood. Adam leaves. Angelique asks Blair what he meant when he told Adam she would have both Carolyn and the mate. Blair replies that that's just he made up, that he had to tell Adam something. Angelique asks Blair what he'll do when Adam finds out he won't be getting both the mate and Carolyn. Blair replies, "I'll cross that bridge when I come to it" and leaves.

Angelique uses the magic mirror to spy on Julia and Jeff working in the lab. She learns that the body will be ready by midnight, but that they will not be able to proceed yet because Barnabas has not found a woman to supply the lifeforce. Julia tells Jeff they have only a week from the time the body is completed to complete the experiment or the body will begin to decompose.

Blair comes back into the room and catches Angelique using the magic mirror, just as she turns the picture off. Blair asks Angelique why she's spying on the lab in the old house. Angelique replies that she's just curious. Nicholas tells Angelique that he doesn't believe her, and warns her that if she doesn't tell him the truth, they'll sit together and watch the sun come up. Angelique tells Blair that truth, that she wants to participate in the experiment, that she wants to supply the life-force. Blair tells her that he's already told her "No". Angelique tells him how desperately she wants to be a real woman again, but Blair replies, "I don't care what you want". He asks her what she saw in the mirror. Angelique lies that she heard Julia tell Jeff that the body wouldn't be ready for at least a week. Blair, apparently believing her, tells her again not to meddle and warns her, "What you are now is better than what you could be - nothing at all!".

Jeff is in the lab alone. Angelique shows up and orders him to proceed with the experiment immediately, with her supplying the life-force. Jeff refuses, saying, "It's too dangerous". Angelique bites him.

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Episode 581
(COL 10/DISK 1 #8)

Tape Date: September 9, 1968
Air Date: September 16, 1968 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 368
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Lara Parker as Angélique Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Robert Rodan as Adam

In the terrible darkness of this night while Collinwood sleeps, a frightening encounter will take place, in the Old House on the Collins estate. There, in a cellar laboratory, a young man feels a sudden impulse to destroy a creature that has not yet been brought to life.

Even after having been bitten by Angelique, Jeff still refuses to do the experiment, saying he's sure it'll fail if he does because he still doesn't know enough to do it yet. Angelique tells him, "I'll give you 24 hours to learn what you need to know. I'll come back tomorrow night and we will do the experiment! I can wait no longer!".

Adam returns to Collinwood and goes to Carolyn's room and awakens her. He tells her that he's been walking through the woods, doing a lot of thinking, and now realizes that they can only be friends and has decided to return. Carolyn - not knowing Adam's origin - calls Adam "a most amazing creature", striking a nerve. Adam thinks to himself, "A creature! I am nothing more than Lang's creation! Not a man!", but doesn't let Carolyn see how upset he is. Carolyn gives him a gift, saying she bought it for him several days ago but didn't have a chance to give it to him because he ran away. Adam opens it. It is a green pullover sweater. Adam is so happy he cries. He tells Carolyn no one's ever given him anything before. Carolyn, looking puzzled, remarks, "But someone MUST have given you something when you were a child!", again unwittingly hitting a raw nerve, not knowing that Adam never had a childhood. Adam asks if people always love children. Carolyn replies, "Yes", then tells Adam he'd better go back to his room before someone finds him here. Adam leaves, saying, "Carolyn, there'll never be anyone like you!".

The next day, Jeff Clark goes to Collinwood and asks for Vicki. Carolyn tells him that Vicki's out with David, that they won't be back until dinner. She tells Jeff to wait, saying it's almost time for dinner, but Jeff makes the puzzling remark that it's almost dark, that at night, his life is not his own...

Adam, wearing his new green sweater, goes to the lab at the Old House and looks around. Angelique appears out of the shadows and tells Adam he shouldn't be there, that Blair had ordered him to stay in his room at Collinwood. Adam counters, "What are YOU doing here? You have nothing to do with the experiment!". Angelique manages to convince Adam that Blair, not trusting Barnabas, sent her here to keep an eye on him. Adam, believing this, leaves.

Jeff has returned to the lab. Angelique is strapped down on a table. Jeff starts the experiment...

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Episode 582
(COL 10/DISK 1 #9)

Tape Date: September 11, 1968
Air Date: September 17, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 369
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angélique
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark

There are many secrets at the great estate of Collinwood, secrets that sometimes demand action, and one of them lies on an operating table in an old house on the estate. It is a lifeless body, which may someday walk, and on this night an attempt is being made to bring it alive, but by a man who does not have the right to do it, using a woman who knows she must give life to the body in order to escape the punishment to which she has been sentenced. And if they succeed, they will create more terrible problems than they have solved.

Barnabas returns home and hears the sound of machinery coming from downstairs in the lab. He goes down to investigate. He finds Jeff there with all the equipment on and angrily asks him what he's doing. Jeff is shocked to see Barnabas. But he is even more shocked when he glances at the table where Angelique had been strapped down. She is gone, even though the straps are still buckled. Jeff lies to Barnabas that he's just testing the equipment, but Barnabas notices the electrodes have been attached to the body and accuses Jeff of lying. He accuses Jeff of trying to destroy the body, accusing him of hating Vicki now because she's broken their engagement and wanting to see Adam harm Vicki. Jeff vehemently denies this, but Barnabas "fires" him, telling him to leave and never return, telling him that he and Julia will finish the experiment without him. Jeff leaves.

Walking through the woods, Jeff runs into Angelique. She tells him that she had to leave because she couldn't let Barnabas find her there. She tells Jeff that they'll try again tomorrow night, but Jeff replies that that'll be impossible, explaining that Barnabas has "fired" him. Angelique tells him that they'll sneak in in the middle of the night when everyone's asleep and do it.

Julia returns to the old house. Barnabas tells her about Jeff. Julia is shocked, and remarks that Jeff loved Vicki so much she can't believe he would want any harm to come to her. Barnabas tells Julia they've got to finish the experiment before the body decomposes. He tells Julia he has come to a decision as to who the donor will be - Maggie Evans - that Maggie is already under Julia's hypnotic control, that she, Julia, can get Maggie to come here and make her forget afterwards. Julia is aghast and tells Barnabas that she'd prefer not to use Maggie because Maggie's already been through so much. She tells Barnabas that she'd prefer to use someone else, but Barnabas replies that he's already decided on Maggie. They argue about this. Unknown to them, Willie is standing on the stairs listening to them.

Later at night, Julia tells Barnabas she is tired, says goodnight and goes upstairs. When she gets upstairs, Willie tells her he knows they plan to use Maggie Evans and begs her not to. Julia tells Willie that Maggie will be in no danger, but Willie counters, "There's always a risk!". He tells Julia that he doesn't want to take the slightest risk that any harm will come to Maggie. Julia tells Willie she'll continue to try to convince Barnabas to use someone else, but Willie remarks that he's doubtful she'll be successful, that it's difficult to get Barnabas to change his mind once he's decided on something. He moans, "You don't know what it's like knowing someone you care for is going to go through this!" Julia replies, "Yes I do. You forget. I watched Barnabas".

Barnabas comes upstairs. Willie says goodnight to him. Barnabas goes up to bed. Willie goes down to the lab, says to the body, "Maggie's not going to risk her life for YOU!", picks up a scalpel, and raises it into the air, preparing to destroy the body...

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Episode 583
(COL 10/DISK 1 #10)

Tape Date: September 10, 1968
Air Date: September 18, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 370
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Robert Rodan as Adam
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Dark clouds hang low over the great estate of Collinwood, the sleeping house seems to be at peace, but in an old house on the grounds, an act of treachery is about to take place, for one man intends to end a project, and the end will mean misery and death to many.

Barnabas appears and orders Willie to drop the scalpel. Willie does. Barnabas asks Willie why he's trying to destroy the body. Willie replies that he knows they're planning to use Maggie to supply the life force, that he doesn't want them to. He asks Barnabas, "Why can't Julia supply the life force?" Barnabas replies, "Julia has to operate the equipment". Willie then suggests Vicki. Barnabas angrily vetoes the idea. Willie asks Barnabas to wait, saying he'll find a girl for them to use, but Barnabas replies that there's not enough time for that, that they'll have to use Maggie. He tells Willie, "I'm only doing what I have to do". Willie mutters, "Yeah, I guess we each do what we have to do...".

It is morning. Maggie and Vicki are having coffee at a table outside Collinwood. They both talk about their romantic problems. Vicki tells Maggie how much Jeff has changed recently. Maggie tells Vicki how much Joe has changed. She tells Vicki that when she ran into Joe in town recently, Joe just smiled at her briefly, said "Hello", and walked right past her as if they were nothing more than slight acquaintances. Barnabas drops by, and Vicki invites him to sit down for a cup of coffee. He accepts, and Vicki leaves to get a cup for him. While Vicki is away, Barnabas talks with Maggie, asking her how she is. Maggie replies that she's feeling much better and is thinking of going back to work. Barnabas asks, "At the diner?" Maggie replies, "No, I'm thinking of moving to Boston and finding a job there, but I haven't decided for sure yet". Barnabas asks Maggie how many people she's told this to. Maggie replies, "Only you and Vicki, so far". Vicki returns with a coffee cup for Barnabas. Maggie gets up and tells Vicki she has some shopping to do and has to go. Vicki asks Maggie to call her when she's come to a decision about moving to Boston. Maggie leaves. Barnabas offers Vicki sympathy about her breakup with Jeff. He asks her if she'd like to go to a concert in Bangor with him next week. Vicki accepts. From behind the fence, Adam is spying on them. Barnabas sees him.

Maggie is at home, writing a letter. Willie comes and hysterically begs Maggie to leave town for a while. He offers to give her $50 to pay for expenses, saying he knows she's low on money. Maggie, puzzled, asks Willie why he wants her to leave town. Willie replies that there are people who have plans for her, plans which will not be good for her. Maggie tells Willie he thinks he's being absurd and asks him to be more specific, asking, "Who are 'they' and what are 'they' planning?". Thinking it will convince her to go, Willie tells her that Barnabas is involved, but Maggie tells Willie she doesn't believe that Barnabas would ever do anything to harm her. Seeing that he cannot convince Maggie to leave without telling her about the experiment, Willie leaves.

At night, Barnabas goes to Collinwood but runs into Adam in the garden. Adam is furious, telling Barnabas that this is the second time today he's seen him at Collinwood, that while he's visiting Vicki, he, Adam is still without a mate. He orders Barnabas, "Go back to the old house and work on the experiment or I'll go up to Vicki's room and kill her right now!".

At the old house, Willie is pacing around in the lab, wondering what to do. He decides that if Maggie will not leave town willingly, he'll have to kidnap her for her own good. He figures that Maggie will hate him for it, but that he'll somehow be able to explain it to her after they've found another life force for the experiment. He notices a bottle of chloroform on a shelf and takes it. In his haste, he knocks a stool over. Barnabas, who has returned to the old house and is upstairs, hears the noise and comes down into the lab to investigate. Seeing no one there, he decides that it must've been his imagination and leaves. Willie is hiding behind a large piece of equipment, unseen.

Maggie's alarm clock reads 11:35 PM. Maggie is sleeping peacefully. Willie enters her room through the french doors. Maggie awakens, sees him and screams, but Willie puts a chloroform soaked handkerchief over her mouth and puts her to sleep, saying, "I don't want to do this, Maggie, but I have to. If I don't, something terrible's going to happen to you". There's a knock at the front door.

Outside, Barnabas is knocking on the front door. Receiving no answer, he comes in and goes to Maggie's room, but finds no one there. He thinks of Adam's threat to Vicki...

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Episode 584
(COL 10/DISK 2 #1)

Tape Date: September 12, 1968
Air Date: September 19, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 371
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
John Karlen as Willie Loomis

An unknown menace hangs over all those who live at Collinwood, their fate is to be determined by the outcome of a bizarre and frightening experiment to be conducted in the Old House on the Collins estate. But on this night something has happened which may impede the progress of this work and make the danger to the Collins family more immediate.

Barnabas returns to the old house and tells Julia that Maggie wasn't at the cottage, that she'd obviously been kidnapped as her bed had been slept in, that it's obvious who must have kidnapped her: Willie. He tells Julia they must find Maggie quickly.

Meanwhile, Willie has taken Maggie to the secret room at the mausoleum.

At the old house, Julia discusses the possibility of getting Jeff back to do the experiment while SHE donates the life-force, but Barnabas vetoes the idea, saying he doesn't trust Jeff.

At the mausoleum, Maggie awakens and screams. Willie tries to explain to her why he kidnapped her and brought her here, but, unable to tell her about the experiment, cannot come up with a coherent explanation. Maggie tells him he's just babbling. She asks Willie to let him go, but Willie refuses to do so. Suddenly, Maggie tells Willie that she remembers having been in this room before. Willie tells her that that's ridiculous, that it must be her imagination, but Maggie starts to recover more memories. She remembers when it was she was in the secret room before, that it was during the two months of her life that she can't remember. She gets a clear flashback of Julia taking her to the graveyard, of looking at Josette's grave and being taken to the mausoleum, where she became frightened and begged Julia to take away, saying, "I've got to get away from this place! If he finds me here he'll kill me!". But she tells Willie she cannot remember who the "he" she was so frightened of was. Willie mutters to himself, "Taking you here is the worst mistake I've ever made!". Maggie hears this and asks Willie what he means. Willie answers, "Nothing", but Maggie accuses him of knowing more than he'll admit about what happened to her before. Willie denies this.

Julia and Barnabas return to the old house, having been searching unsuccessfully for Maggie. It is almost sundown, Adam's deadline for the experiment. Unable to perform the experiment without Maggie, they are ponder what to tell Adam when he comes. Julia tells Barnabas that the only thing they can do is tell Adam the truth about Willie kidnapping Maggie and hope he will understand and extend his deadline. But Barnabas tells Julia that he's thought of a better solution. He goes to a closet, takes out a rifle, and tells Julia that he'll kill Adam as soon as he comes through the door...

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Episode 585
(COL 10/DISK 2 #2)

Tape Date: September 13, 1968
Air Date: September 20, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 372
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Robert Rodan as Adam
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Soon the sun will set on another day at Collinwood, and with the coming of night a terrifying chain of events will be put into motion. At the old house on the Collins estate, time has run out for two desperate people, they both know that unless a solution is found a young girl may be murdered before the daylight comes again.

Julia tries to argue Barnabas out of killing Adam, but Barnabas maintains that it is the only way to insure the safety of Vicki and the Collins family. Julia finally succeeds in dissuading Barnabas from killing Adam by reminding him of Lang's taped message that there is some sort of connection between him and Adam, saying that he risks reverting to being a vampire or even dying if he kills Adam. She reminds him that when he almost died from the bat bite, Adam got sick and almost died too. Convinced that Julia is right, Barnabas comes up with another solution. He tells Julia to go to Collinwood and tell Vicki some story - any story - to get her to leave Collinsport for a few days. Julia is about to leave the old house to do this, but when she opens the front door of the old house, she finds Adam standing there. Adam comes in and demands to know where Julia is going. Barnabas lies to Adam that Julia is just going to go get Maggie Evans to supply the life force. Adam, suspicious, asks why they've waited till now with the deadline so near. He asks if there's a problem. Barnabas replies that there isn't, but Adam doesn't believe him, grabs him and shakes him, and demands to know what's gone wrong. Julia tells Adam the truth, that Willie has kidnapped Maggie, that they can't find her and won't be able to do the experiment for awhile. Adam lets Barnabas go, then announces that since they haven't met his deadline, he will go to Collinwood and kill Vicki as he had threatened. Barnabas picks up the rifle and points it at Adam, then tells Julia to go and do as he had instructed. Julia leaves. Adam guesses correctly that Julia is going to Vicki, that that was where she was going in the first place when she opened the door. Barnabas, replies, "Right on both counts." He tells Adam, "We'll both be here for some time", and, continuing to hold the rifle on him, orders Adam to sit down, but Adam, instead of sitting down, attacks Barnabas and pulls the rifle from his hands before he can shoot, then knocks him out. He leaves the old house. He intercepts Julia in the woods and starts to strangle her.

At Collinwood, Roger visits Vicki in her room. It turns out that Vicki has already made plans to leave Collinwood for a few days to think things over. Roger tells Vicki that he knows she's depressed about he breakup with Jeff, but wishes she wouldn't leave right now, that it's a bad time for her to do so right now. Vicki replies, "I'll only be gone for a few days. I'm sure it won't affect David much", but Roger tells her it isn't David he's worried about, but Elizabeth, that in her present state, Elizabeth needs companionship. Vicki agrees with Roger and tells him she's decided not to go. After Roger leaves, Vicki prepares for bed, not noticing Adam peering in through the window.

Barnabas regains consciousness and hastens to go to Collinwood. He finds Julia on the trail, unconscious. He revives her. Julia tells him Adam intercepted he while she was on the way to Collinwood and strangled her into unconsciousness. She tells Barnabas go to to Collinwood quickly.

At Collinwood, Vicki has gone to sleep. Adam opens the window, comes into the room, walks over to the door and locks it. He thinks to himself, "I don't really want to harm her, but I must! It is the only way I can get vengeance against Barnabas! She is the only person he loves! He has condemned me to be alone. I will show him what it is like to be alone!" Meanwhile, Barnabas arrives at Collinwood and runs upstairs to Vicki's room. He tries the door, but finding it locked, knocks and calls to her. Vicki awakens and, not seeing Adam, goes to the door and is about to open it, but Adam grabs her from behind and starts to strangle her.

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Episode 586
(COL 10/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: September 16, 1968
Air Date: September 23, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 373
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Clouds obscure the moon over Collinwood, the house is as dark as one man's intention; for he feels he has been betrayed by the man who promised to make him a mate, and now he must do what he has threatened.

Barnabas continues to knock, but Vicki doesn't answer because she's being strangled. Vicki eventually loses consciousness, and Adam, looking a little guilty and appearing to have second thoughts, lets her go for awhile. Hearing the noise, Carolyn comes out of her room and asks Barnabas what's going on. Barnabas replies that's something's wrong, that Vicki doesn't answer his knocking and calls. Hearing Barnabas and Carolyn talking outside, Adam leaves through the window. Carolyn goes to her room and returns with a spare key to Vicki's room. She opens the door and she and Barnabas go in. They find Vicki unconscious. Carolyn asks, "Who did this???". Barnabas replies, "Adam". Carolyn asks, "How do you know?", but Barnabas just answers, "Hurry! Get Julia!" Carolyn goes and returns with Julia, then goes downstairs into the foyer where she starts to telephone the police. Blair happens by and asks her what she's doing. Carolyn recounts what happened to him. When Blair learns that no one actually saw who attacked Vicki, that they think it was Adam only because Barnabas said so, Blair lies that it couldn't have been Adam because he's been playing chess with Adam all evening. Carolyn asks who else it could have been. Blair replies that maybe it was Jeff Clark, that maybe he attacked Vicki because he was upset about Vicki breaking their engagement.

Blair goes to Adam's room and asks him why he attacked Vicki. Adam replies that he did it because Barnabas is stalling, that the body is all ready and all that is needed to finish the experiment is a woman go supply the life-force. He tells Blair that he thinks Barnabas is stalling because Barnabas told him a story he finds hard to believe, that Barnabas told him that the girl they had selected to supply the life force is unavailable because she's been kidnapped by Willie. Blair asks, "Who is this girl?" Adam replies, "You don't know her. Her name is Maggie Evans". Blair is aghast to learn that Barnabas and Julia plan to use Maggie. He tells Adam that Barnabas and Julia must not use Maggie, that he's got to stop them from using her. Adam accuses Blair of being in love with Maggie. Blair replies, "Love is not a word I use". Carolyn comes up. Blair tells her that Adam's upset because he told Adam what happened, that she suspects him, Adam. Carolyn apologies to Adam about thinking it was he who attacked Vicki.

Carolyn confronts Barnabas after Julia leaves and asks him why he was so sure it was Adam who attacked Vicki. Barnabas lies that Julia saw Adam headed towards Collinwood as she was returning there and rushed back to the old house and told him, hoping he could intercept Adam before he got to Collinwood. Carolyn asks Barnabas why he would think that Adam would try to harm Vicki. Barnabas replies that he suspects that it was Adam who kidnapped Vicki before.

In the West Wing, Blair gives Adam some sort of plan...

Barnabas returns to the old house and finds Adam there. Adam tells Barnabas that he now believes his story that Maggie Evans had been kidnapped, then orders Barnabas to do the experiment tomorrow night. Barnabas replies that he doesn't think they can find Maggie by then. Adam tells Barnabas that it won't be necessary for them to find Maggie, that he'll supply a "donor". Barnabas tells Adam that it would be too dangerous to use a stranger who might talk afterwards, that they must use Maggie because she is under Julia's hypnotic spell and can be made to forget everything afterwards. Adam replies that the person he has in mind isn't a stranger, that it's someone they can count on not to talk. Barnabas asks, "Who?" Adam replies, "I woman I want my mate to be like. Carolyn".

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Episode 587
(COL 10/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: September 17, 1968
Air Date: September 24, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 374
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

A cloudy windless night, and those who sleep in the Great House at Collinwood do not dream their lives are in danger. But two men know, and in the Old House on the estate they meet. And one who six months ago did not even know his name is now giving the orders.

Barnabas is shocked. He tells Adam they cannot use Carolyn because the experiment might be dangerous. Barnabas explains that the only reason he, Barnabas, is alive is because Julia did not perform the experiment correctly the first time, that had she performed it exactly as Dr. Lang had planned, his original donor body would have died, and he would have been transferred into the new body. Adam is stunned and asks, "I would have been you?" Barnabas replies, "Yes". Adam asks Barnabas how he could have hated his own body so much that he wanted to change to another one, but Barnabas refuses to answer. Adam asks Barnabas if Julia knows what she did differently that caused both bodies to live. Barnabas replies, "Yes, but it's tricky and error prone". In spite of Barnabas' warning, Adam insists on using Carolyn to donate the life force and leaves.

In the secret room at the mausoleum, Maggie is asleep. Willie thinks to himself that the must go into town to get food and supplies. He opens the secret door and, without closing it, walks out into the mausoleum and looks out the gate to see if anyone's around. While Willie is outside in the mausoleum, Maggie awakens and sees that the secret door is open. She quietly exits the secret room. Willie walks back to the secret door and is shocked to see that the secret room is empty. He screams, "Maggie!" Maggie, who has been hiding behind one of the sarcophagi, runs toward the gate, but Willie manages to get to her before she can get out of the mausoleum. He drags her back to the secret room. Maggie screams, "You're crazy! I hate you!" Willie begs her not to hate him, telling her that he's doing this for her sake, that he can't tell her why right now, but perhaps one day he may be able to. But then he realizes that he'll never be able to tell her, gets depressed and chloroforms her.

Adam goes to the gazebo and meets Blair there. He tells Blair that he's done as he had instructed him to do, that he's gone and told Barnabas that they would use Carolyn. He tells Blair that he's worried that the experiment might be dangerous and might result in harm to Carolyn. Blair tells Adam, "But I've already told you that Barnabas would lie to you that it would be dangerous". He assures Adam that the experiment won't be dangerous, and adds that they MUST use Carolyn to supply the life-force if the creation it to be like Carolyn, someone he can love. Meanwhile, Willie is walking through the woods. Blair hears Willie walking and orders Adam to hide. Adam does so. Willie comes out of the woods. Blair hypnotizes him, tells him Maggie is no longer in danger and orders him to release her. He tells Willie he will have no other memory of their meeting and releases him.

Alone in the secret room, Maggie has a dream. It's a flashback to her captivity in the old house. She is in the living room with Willie. There is a table, with dinner set for two. Maggie notices that the place card on her setting reads, "Josette" and asks Willie, "Josette? Why does it say Josette? Josette's been dead for centuries!". Willie replies, "HE told me to put it there". Maggie asks, "Who? Barnabas?" Willie replies, "Yes, Barnabas". Barnabas walks into the room.

Maggie suddenly awakens and gasps, "That wasn't a dream! That night HAPPENED!!!".

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Episode 588
(COL 10/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: September 18, 1968
Air Date: September 25, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 375
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

A starless night obscures the walls of Collinwood. Not far from the Great House on the grounds of a cemetery that reaches back into the past, there is a mausoleum that contains a secret room. In it a frightened girl is trapped - hidden away by a man who is trying to protect her from being part of a terrifying experiment. But by bringing her to this place he has put her in greater danger than ever, for she has just had a dream, and because of the dream she is on the verge of remembering a horrifying secret.

Maggie continues to think about the dream. She realizes now that she feared Barnabas for some reason, but cannot remember the reason. She tries to remember what happened to her and starts to have more flashbacks about being held captive in the old house. She remembers Willie giving her an old fashioned dress to wear, playing the music box for her to listen to, preparing her to be Josette for Barnabas. She now clearly remembers it was Willie and Barnabas who had kidnapped her, that they held her captive in the old house, trying to transform her into Josette.

At Collinwood, Blair comes calling, ostensibly to find out how Vicki is. He finds Carolyn alone downstairs, the rest of the family being upstairs with Vicki. He takes her into the drawing room and puts a spell on her making her his slave. He tells her she'll help Adam by supplying a life-force for Adam's mate, that she'll do so willingly and without fear.

Willie returns to the secret room at the Mausoleum and tells Maggie that she's no longer in danger and can leave. But Maggie is not listening; instead, she stuns him by asking him to tell her about Josette. Willie tries to lie that he doesn't know anything about anyone named Josette, but Maggie tells him that she knows he does, explaining that she remembers being in the old house with him, him giving her Josette's dress to wear, the music box, etc. Frantic, Willie tries to convince Maggie that she's just imagining things, that the only time she was ever at the old house was the time she came with her father Sam, but Maggie continues to concentrate and remember more. She starts to remember Josette's room, then starts to remember having been in the mausoleum before and has a flashback of the time Barnabas punished her for trying to escape by biting her and putting her in the coffin, then screams and shouts, "I KNOW WHAT BARNABAS COLLINS IS!!!!!".

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Episode 589
(COL 10/DISK 2 #6)

Tape Date: September 19, 1968
Air Date: September 26, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 376
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

A cold moon illuminates the walls of Collinwood. There is terror in this night, for two women are in great danger; Victoria Winters has just been attacked by an unknown assailant, and, hidden away in the Collins mausoleum, Maggie Evans has come to a horrifying realization - one which may cost her her life.

Maggie shouts, "I KNOW WHAT BARNABAS COLLINS IS!!! HE'S NOT HUMAN!!! HE'S ONE OF THE LIVING DEAD!!!". Willie continues to try to convince Maggie none of what she's remembered ever really happened, that it was all a dream, but Maggie just continues, "And you helped him, Willie, YOU HELPED HIM!!", causing the love-stricken Willie to defend himself by blurting out that he didn't help Barnabas willingly, that he only did so because he was under Barnabas' power - a tacit admission that it all DID happen. Maggie asks Willie to open the door so she can leave, but Willie replies that because she remembers her kidnapping and captivity by Barnabas, he can no longer let her go. Maggie exclaims, "I know why you brought me here! You're still under Barnabas' power, and you're trying to make me Josette again!" Willie denies this and tries to tell her he brought her here for another reason, to help her, but she refuses to believe him.

At Collinwood, Roger and Barnabas question a recovering Vicki about her attack in the drawing room. Vicki tells them she thinks it was Adam who attacked her, but isn't sure because she didn't see her attacker's face, that all she knows for sure is that it was a very large man. Barnabas and Carolyn argue that there's no proof that it was Adam. Roger is puzzled as to why Barnabas and Carolyn seem to be trying to defend Adam. Barnabas takes Vicki back up to her room.

In the drawing room, Carolyn tells Roger she is leaving for a few days to stay in Boston, that her bags are packed and sitting in the foyer and she's going to leave immediately. Roger is furious that Carolyn would even think of leaving on a trip with Elizabeth in her condition and Vicki injured and calls her inconsiderate, but Carolyn replies that it's precisely because of all that's happened that she's leaving, that she's all stressed out and needs a rest. She goes out the front door. The sound of a car leaving is heard. When Barnabas comes back downstairs, Roger tells him that Carolyn has left to go to Boston and will be away for a few days. Barnabas, knowing they won't be able to do the experiment without Carolyn, wonders what to do.

Barnabas walks back to the old house, wondering what they will do now that Carolyn is gone and they cannot use her to do the experiment. But when he walks into the old house, he is surprised to find Carolyn in the living room. Puzzled, he tells her that Roger had told him she was going to Boston. Carolyn tells him that she only told Roger that to explain her absence, that she's come to the old house to do the experiment. She explains that Adam had told her about the experiment and the need for someone to serve as the life force donor, and that she decided to do so.

At the mausoleum, Maggie just stares at Willie, not saying anything. Willie asks her why she's staring at him. Maggie replies, "It's just occurred to me that you may be one of the undead too, just like Barnabas". Willie is shocked that she would think this and tries to convince her it's not true by touching her, but she screams and faints at his touch. Willie leaves.

At the old house, Barnabas is pondering Carolyn's willingness to be the donor, finding it strange. Willie comes bursting in through the front doors. Barnabas starts to scold him, telling him he knows it was him who kidnapped Maggie to prevent them from using her in the experiment, that because of this, Vicki almost died, but then stops in stunned silence when Willie drops his bombshell: "Maggie remembers you kidnapping her! She remembers everything! She knows what you were!".

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Episode 590
(COL 10/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: September 20, 1968
Air Date: September 27, 1968 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 377
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Robert Rodan as Adam

While some sleep a quiet sleep in the Great House of Collinwood, others of the Collins family face great danger. For in an old house on the estate, there is a mysterious secret laboratory, and in it, a doctor prepares for an experiment, which, if it succeeds, will save many lives.

Barnabas rushes down into the lab, where Julia is working, and tells her that Maggie's memory has returned and she knows he's a vampire. Julia is very doubtful, saying, "Are you sure? It's been over a year. What would make her suddenly remember?". Barnabas tells her that Willie's bringing Maggie to the mausoleum jogged he memory. Julia suggests that Willie's probably just exaggerating. Barnabas calls Willie down and tells him to tell Julia what happened. Willie recounts the events in the mausoleum. Barnabas tells Julia that she's got to rush over to the secret room in the mausoleum and hypnotize Maggie and make her forget again. Julia is reluctant to go, saying she's just about ready to do the experiment, but Barnabas manages to convince her that the situation with Maggie is more urgent by saying that should Maggie manage to escape and goes to the police, the police will come to the old house to investigate and they'll be in REAL trouble when they find the lab and the body. Julia agrees to go and hypnotize Maggie. She asks that Willie accompany her to help.

Julia goes upstairs and puts on her coat. After waiting, she impatiently calls, "Willie!". Just then, the front door opens and Adam comes in. Seeing Julia dressed to go out, he sarcastically says, "Where are you going, Doctor? Out on a case? No, I don't think you will!". Willie comes upstairs. Seeing Adam there, he shouts for Barnabas. Adam, in a very sarcastic voice, tells Willie, "I thank you! If it weren't for you, they would have used Maggie Evans for the experiment. Now, I will have the mate I want!" Barnabas comes upstairs. Julia tries to convince Adam that she's got to go to see a patient who needs emergency medical attention, but Adam still refuses to let leave, saying the patient can call another doctor. Barnabas tries to convince Adam to let Julia go, saying, "She won't be able to give full attention to the experiment with her mind on her patient", but Adam still refuses to let her go, replying, "Not as concerned as you will be about what will happen to Vicki if the experiment fails!". Barnabas and Julia continue to argue with Adam. As they are doing so, they do not notice that Willie has quietly slipped away. He returns at the landing of the stairs holding a rifle, aiming it at Adam. He announces that he's now going to solve all their problems, saying, "All I've got to do is pull the trigger!". Julia exclaims, "And Barnabas will die!". Adam calmly says, "Yes. You forget that there's a connection between me and Barnabas". Adam calmly walks up the stairs and takes the gun from Willie, then orders him back down. They come back down into the living room. Adam announces, "No one leaves!". He points at the front door and says, "The next person to walk through that door will be my mate!" Barnabas tells Adam that Willie will have to stay upstairs as guard while they're doing the experiment downstairs. He tells Adam to go down to the lab with Julia, saying that he'll join them in a few minutes after giving Willie his instructions. After Adam goes down into the lab with Julia, Barnabas tells Willie that he lied to Adam, that he doesn't really want him to stay upstairs to stand guard, but instead really wants him to go back to the mausoleum to keep an eye on Maggie. Willie, worried, asks what Adam will do when he finds he's gone. Barnabas assures him that Adam will be so engrossed in the experiment he won't notice his absence. Willie leaves.

Downstairs in the lab, Adam sternly tells Julia that she's not to treat his mate the way she hurt him, sticking him with needles and injecting him with sedatives to keep him quiet. He sternly tells her, "You are not to hurt her!" Julia tells Adam she's puzzled, asking him, "I don't understand. You don't want any pain to come to your mate, but you're willing to let Carolyn suffer pain". Adam is stunned. He tells Julia it had never crossed his mind that Carolyn might suffer pain during the experiment. Julia says, "You thought donating one's life force wouldn't hurt?" Julia tells Adam of the pain Barnabas suffered during the first experiment, but then tells Adam that she's learned from the first experiment, and will give painkillers to Carolyn before starting.

Barnabas goes downstairs and joins Adam and Julia in the lab. They prepare to do the experiment. They uncover the body. The head is bandaged. Adam orders Julia to take the bandages off so he can see the face. Julia explains to Adam that she can't, that this is something else she learned from the first experiment, that the bandages are keep his mate's face from becoming scarred during the experiment as his was. Adam looks at the creation and says, "She will be beautiful! She will be as beautiful as Carolyn! Soon, I will have my own Carolyn!".

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Episode 591
(COL 10/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: September 23, 1968
Air Date: September 30, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 378
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam

The great estate of Collinwood is quiet. The wind is as soft as a whispered secret. But in an old house nearby, a secret is about to explode into reality. A body lies, waiting to come to life, waiting to become the mate of a man in love with the girl who will provide its life force.

Barnabas reminds Adam of his part of the bargain - that after they do the experiment, he is to take his new mate and go far, far away from Collinsport and never return. Adam rhapsodizes over the body and says, "Soon, I'll have another Carolyn!". Julia - not realizing until now that Adam expected the new creation to look like Carolyn, breaks the news to him that it won't look anything at all like Carolyn. Adam becomes upset, but Barnabas and Julia manage to convince him it would be impossible for them to make his new mate look like Carolyn. He asks, "Will it act like Carolyn, or will it be as different as me and Barnabas?". Julia replies that she doesn't know because the experiment has been performed only once before. She tells Adam, "We can only hope". Barnabas goes upstairs to fetch Carolyn for the experiment. Julia notes that Adam seems very nervous and asks him why. Adam tells her that he's worried that the new creation might not love him. He wails, "What if she doesn't love me? What will I do? What?".

Upstairs in Josette's room, Barnabas tries to convince Carolyn not to go through with the experiment, but Carolyn insists on going through with it. Barnabas asks her why she's doing this for Adam. Carolyn replies that it's because Adam loves her unconditionally. Barnabas accuses Carolyn of being in love with Adam. Carolyn doesn't reply.

Adam comes up and announces that Julia is ready. Barnabas goes downstairs. Adam tells Carolyn that after the experiment, he'll be leaving, never to return. He tries one last time to get Carolyn to love him. He suggests that instead of doing the experiment, she leave with him, but Carolyn refuses.

Adam and Carolyn go down into the lab. Carolyn is strapped down on the table and injected with painkillers. The experiment begins. Carolyn, in spite of the painkillers, screams in pain. Suddenly, Julia tells Barnabas to keep an eye on an oscilloscope, asking him to tell her if the sine waves deteriorate, telling him that if they do, then Carolyn is in danger. The experiment continues. The sine waves on the oscilloscope begin to deteriorate. Barnabas tells Julia. Carolyn's screams have stopped. Adam, worried, rushes over to Carolyn, but Barnabas pushes her back, telling him, "You'll only get in the way!". The sine wave continues to flatten out. Julie examines Carolyn, finds that her heartbeat is very faint and says, "If the creation doesn't come to life in 60 seconds, Carolyn will die!".

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