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Episode 615
(COL 11/DISK 1 #2)

Tape Date: October 25, 1968
Air Date: November 1, 1968 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 402
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angelique
Clarice Blackburn as Mrs. Johnson
Alfred Sandor as Sheriff George Patterson

Again the sounds of shrill police sirens have broken the silence on the great estate of Collinwood. For one man has tried to kill another, and vowed that he would keep trying until the deed is done.

Having questioned Joe and having him taken to the hospital, Sheriff Patterson questions Mrs. Johnson about what happened. Mrs. Johnson tells him that she had gone to the old house to see how Barnabas was because he had been ill earlier, and found Joe strangling him there. Julia happens to wander by and hears Mrs. Johnson saying, "I saw Mr. Barnabas, and Joe Haskell was standing over him. Joe had a rope around Mr. Barnabas' neck, Joe was pulling the rope tight, and Mr. Barnabas was choking!" Julia, shocked, walks into the drawing room and asks about Barnabas. The sheriff and Mrs. Johnson assure her that Barnabas is all right. After finishing telling her story to the sheriff, Mrs. Johnson leaves. The sheriff questions Julia, telling her that Joe had claimed that Barnabas had been trying to kill him, and asks Julia if Barnabas had any reason for wanting to kill Joe. Julia replies that it would be ridiculous to believe that Barnabas would try to kill Joe because it was Barnabas who found Joe injured in the woods and saved his life in the first place. The sheriff tells Julia that Joe had claimed that Barnabas had tried to kill him with poisoned medicine. Julia, for some reason, panic, perhaps, admits that Joe's medicine had been poisoned, but that Barnabas did not know it was poisoned and that she does not know who did poison it. The sheriff vows, "I'll find out who did do it", and tells Julia, "Tell Barnabas I'll be coming around to see him. There are many questions to be answered..."

Julia rushes to the old house and tells Barnabas that the sheriff will be coming soon to question him, that the sheriff knows about the poisoned medicine. Barnabas replies that he doesn't care because it wasn't him that poisoned the medicine. Barnabas tells Julia that he's more concerned that the police might discover that Joe had been bitten by a vampire, that it might cause the police to investigate the matter deeply and discover his own past. He tells her that she, as Joe's doctor, should be able to see Joe in the hospital. He tells her to go and give Joe a sedative before he can say too much to the authorities. Julia leaves to do so.

Mrs. Johnson comes to the old house and apologizes to Barnabas for having told what she had told about Joe's attack. They are interrupted by the arrival of Sheriff Patterson. Mrs. Johnson leaves. Sheriff Patterson questions Barnabas about Joe's suicide attempt. He asks Barnabas why he and Julia were treating Joe at the old house rather than taking him to the hospital, and asks why they did not report it to the police. Barnabas lies that Joe is a good friend of his and he did not want word of Joe's suicide attempt to become widely known. The sheriff remarks, "And he repaid you by trying to strangle you". Barnabas at first denies that Joe had tried to strangle him. The sheriff reminds him that Mrs. Johnson saw Joe strangling him. Barnabas dismisses this, saying Mrs. Johnson probably just became hysterical and mistook what she saw. The sheriff points out that Joe himself has admitted to trying to strangle him. Barnabas finally admits that Joe did try to strangle him, claiming once again that he denied it to protect Joe, whom he doesn't blame for his actions because of his illness. The sheriff asks, "Is there any reason you would want to kill Joe, and is there any reason he would want to kill you?". Barnabas replies that there isn't. The sheriff asks, "Is there a woman you two might be fighting over?". Barnabas replies that there isn't. The sheriff says he has reason to believe that there is. Dogs start howling outside. At Blair's house, Angelique awakens and calls telepathically to Barnabas. The sheriff tells Barnabas that he seems to be strangely, that he seems to be staring into the air, paying little attention to his questions. Barnabas replies that he's just feeling odd because of the attempted strangulation. Patterson tells Barnabas he'll come back later to ask a few more questions and leaves.

Patterson runs into Julia in the woods. He notices that she too seems apprehensive at the howling of the dogs. He tells her how strangely Barnabas had acted when he heard the dogs howling, that he almost seemed to go into a trance, saying, "He acted as if those dogs howling did something to him, something that changed him completely".

Angelique continues to call Barnabas, but Barnabas, at the old house, resists, saying, "I will not go to her! It is too dangerous!" Suddenly, the room fills with laughter and Angelique materializes out of thin air. She tells Barnabas "I can't let you alone, Barnabas! If you will not come to me, I will come to you". Barnabas explains to her that he couldn't come to her when she called because Sheriff Patterson had been her questioning him then. Angelique asks, "Is dear Joe dead?", thinking that that's why the sheriff was here. Barnabas tells her that Joe's alive, that Julia had walked in on him as he was about to give the poisoned medicine to Joe and prevented him from doing so because it wasn't time for Joe's next dose of medicine yet. Angelique tells Barnabas, "Then you must finish him off", but Barnabas informs her, "We can't. The police have him. He's in the hospital". Angelique, angry that Barnabas failed and perhaps suspecting that he failed deliberately, tells him he still has too much free will, saying "You are still to much your own person, Barnabas, and I will not have that! No, I will not!". She tells him she must have more control over him and bites him again.

Julia returns to the old house and finds Barnabas sitting in a chair. He is delirious and tells her, "Stay away from me!" Julia asks, "What's the matter, Barnabas?" Barnabas replies, "Nothing! Nothing you can do anything about!" and lapses into unconsciousness. Her suspicions aroused by what the sheriff had told her in the woods, Julia pulls the cloth ascot that Barnabas has tied around his neck and sees the fang bites. She exclaims, "Barnabas! Barnabas!"

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Episode 616
(COL 11/DISK 1 #3)

Tape Date: October 28, 1968
Air Date: November 4, 1968 Monday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 403
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angelique
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
John Karlen as Willie Loomis

The western skies, streaked with red from the reflected sun. It has already set on Collinwood and even the fast gathering dusk cannot hide the blood-colored stains that announce the coming of night. A night not dark enough to conceal a new found terror, or prevent the rebirth of an old despair.

Julia frantically calls for Willie. Willie comes rushing into the room through the door to the left of the fireplace and asks, "What's wrong?" Julia shows him the bite marks on Barnabas' throat and tells him she thinks the culprit must be the "she" Joe kept talking about. Willie moans, "Oh, no! What are we going to do?" They discuss what to do. Dogs starts howling outside. Willie exclaims, "Julia! Dogs!". Julia replies, "We've go to get him somewhere, somewhere where he's safe.." She thinks a bit, then exclaims, "Downstairs, Willie! The cell!". She tells Willie they must lock Barnabas in the cell in the basement so he can't leave when the vampire summons him, and keep an eye on him. They take him downstairs take him into the cell. Julia exits and locks Willie and Barnabas inside. Barnabas regains consciousness and asks why he's being locked in the cell. Julia tells him she's doing it because she saw the fang marks on his neck and knows he's under the control of the vampire. Barnabas moans, "Oh, no!". Julia tells him, "We just want to help you, Barnabas". Barnabas begs to be let out. Julia replies, "We can't, Barnabas. Please don't make it worse". Barnabas continues to beg, saying, "You know what I'm suffering! Please let me go free!" Julia replies, "We're trying to set you free. We're trying to help you". Barnabas looks over at Willie and demands, "Go away!", but Willie replies, "I'm going to stay, Barnabas. I'm going to stay and protect you and keep you safe. We're you're friends, Barnabas. Please know that". Julia asks Barnabas who the vampire is, saying she knows it's a woman. Willie points out to her, "He can't! You know that and I know that! We've been through the same thing!" Willie is right. Barnabas refuses to answer.

Nicholas Blair visits Maggie at the Evan's cottage. He tells her he notices that she seems depressed and asks if it's because she's heard about Joe Haskell. Maggie replies that it is. Blair remarks, "Joe's death must be a great shock to you". Maggie, puzzled, exclaims, "His death?! Joe isn't dead!". Blair is shocked. He tells Maggie he must have misunderstood someone. Maggie tells him what happened was that Joe attacked Barnabas and tried to strangle him, that just a little before doing so, he had told her some ridiculous story that he had to kill Barnabas because Barnabas was planning to kill him. Blair asks if she believes Joe's story. Maggie replies, "Of course not! Barnabas had just saved his life. Why would he turn around and try to kill him?". Blair remarks, "You're right. What Joe did he probably did deliriously". Blair tells Maggie that she talks as if she still cared for Joe. She vehemently denies this (though her tone sounds like she really does), and tells Blair, "Whatever happens to Joe now doesn't concern me". Blair then starts to tell Maggie that it's time for her to get on with her life and make some important decision. He is obviously about to ask her about marrying him again, but before he can, Maggie interrupts him, asking, "Nicholas, could you take me to the old house to see Barnabas, now, this very evening?" Nicholas suggests that it may be too early to visit Barnabas after his attack, but Maggie is insistent, saying, "I feel what happened was partially my fault. I could have warned him about what Joe said". Nicholas replies, "Whatever you say, I'm your's to command".

Blair and Maggie go to the old house and are let in by Julia. Maggie asks to see Barnabas, but Julia replies, "He can't be seen right now". Maggie asks, "He's all right, isn't he?" Julia replies, "He is". Nicholas tries to get Maggie to leave, "Come, Maggie, we really can't insist..." Dogs start howling outside, and Julia starts to get nervous.

Downstairs in the cellar cell, Willie stays with Barnabas A cross has been placed on the outside of the door, presumably in hopes that it will prevent the vampire from entering. Barnabas is just staring at Willie silently. Willie begs, "Barnabas, please don't look at me that way. I've got to keep you here, keep you safe..." Outside the house, dogs start howling. Barnabas begs Willie, "Please, Willie, let me free, I beg you..", but Willie replies, "I can't....". Barnabas continues, "I beg, and beg...". Willie says, "Barnabas, please don't..." Barnabas says, "Listen! Listen to them howl, it tears at my blood, please, Willie..."

Upstairs in the living room, Julia tells Maggie she can't see Barnabas, that he isn't home. Maggie, surprised, replies that she finds it hard to believe Barnabas could go out in the condition he was after Joe's attack. Julia replies that Barnabas is OK, that he wasn't really hurt very badly.

Down in the cellar cell, Barnabas suddenly remembers, "There is a way out! Maggie found it a long time ago. A loose brick! A secret passage that leads to the sea!" He tries to get Willie out of the cell by lying that he's hungry and asking for food. Willie tells him that Julia will be bringing food shortly. Barnabas tells Willie he's very hungry and wants food NOW. Willie tells him that that would be impossible because Julia locked the cell without giving him a key, so he couldn't go out for food whether he wanted to or not. Barnabas complains that he's thirsty. Willie goes to a jug in the corner to pour a glass of water, but while his back is turned, Barnabas hits him on the head with one of the bottles being used as a candleholder, knocking him out. He opens the secret passage and escapes, remarking, "I said you were my friend, and how I wish that were true, but I've passed the point where friends are possible. I'm sorry, Willie". Unlike Maggie, he is smart enough to close the door behind him.

Julia, having gotten rid of Maggie and Blair, goes downstairs into the cellar and finds Willie lying unconscious in the cell. Barnabas is gone.

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Episode 617
(COL 11/DISK 1 #4)

Tape Date: October 29, 1968
Air Date: November 5, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 404
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Marie Wallace as Eve
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters
Timothy Gordon as Minister

An autumn dusk has settled over Collinwood bringing with it not the fear of night, but a renewed hope of happiness for a young woman long acquainted with the terrors that have plagued these premises. But as the deepening dark surrenders to the night, a new threat, evil and secretion and awesome in its consequence will reveal its final purpose, the destruction of Victoria Winters.

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Jeff Clark tells Vicki that he still hasn't picked a date for their wedding, but tells her that he's decided that it will be next month. They embrace and kiss. Unknown to them, spying on them from outside the window is Eve...

Elizabeth comes into the drawing room. Peter leaves. Vicki tells Elizabeth about Jeff's plans for having the wedding next month. Elizabeth starts to have thoughts of death again and tells Vicki she wishes it were earlier since she doesn't know if she'll still be alive next month. Vicki manages to drive the thoughts of death from Elizabeth's mind by telling her she'll be the maid of honor, that Roger will give her away, that the marriage will be held at Collinwood, that she'll come walking down the stairs into the drawing room, where the wedding will occur.

Outside, Eve "ambushes" Jeff in the garden as he's leaving. Once again, she insists that he's Peter Bradford and that they knew each other in a previous life. Jeff denies this, and they argue about it again. Eve tells him, "It IS true! You just don't remember!" She tells him, "I'll help you remember", grabs him, and kisses him passionately. Jeff is too surprised to offer any resistance. They quickly separate when they hear a voice say, "I beg your pardon!". It is Roger. Eve leaves. Jeff tries to explains, "It wasn't what it looked like. It was a mistake..." Roger replies, "Yes, I think we've all been a little mistaken about your character". Jeff asks, "Are you going to tell Vicki?" Roger replies, "Yes". Jeff says, "I'll have to ask you not to do that". Roger replies, "Then you'll be indulging in an exercise in futility". Jeff tries to explain that he wasn't being unfaithful to Vicki, that the woman mistook him for someone named Peter Bradford she once knew and kissed him. Roger says, "I'll tell this to Vicki and let her decide if it's believable". Jeff exclaims, "NO!! That's the last thing you can tell Vicki!". Roger asks why. Jeff can only say, "I can't explain it to you. All I can tell you is it's for her sake". Roger doesn't believe him and goes in to tell Vicki what happened. Jeff follows.

Inside the foyer, Elizabeth says goodnight to Vicki and tells her she's made her very happy, then goes up to bed. Jeff and Roger come in, still arguing. Roger asks Vicki into the drawing room. Jeff follows. Roger tells Vicki, "I have some news for you concerning someone very near and dear to you". Jeff begs, "Mr. Collins! If you insist! But you'll be destroying some of the happiest moments of her life!" Roger pauses, then says to Vicki, "No, it can wait. It really isn't that important. I'll leave you here to talk with Jeff. It can wait for another time". Vicki, however, is curious and keeps pressing Roger to tell her now. Roger lies that it's something about Barnabas. Jeff is greatly relieved. Roger tells Vicki that he had gone to the old house and couldn't find Barnabas and was worried about him. Vicki is puzzled and asks Roger how this could be "very" important. Roger replies that he's just being hysterical. Vicki leaves momentarily to go upstairs to check on David. Jeff thanks Roger for not telling Vicki what he saw. Roger replies, "I did it for Vicki's sake, not yours. If I EVER catch you with another woman again or hear that you're being unfaithful to Vicki, I will tell her!" Vicki comes back down into the drawing room. Roger goes up to bed. Vicki, puzzled, asks Jeff, "If it wasn't important, then why were you and Roger arguing about whether to tell me?" Jeff lies, "I just didn't want him to tell you about Barnabas because I didn't want you to worry". Vicki tells Jeff about her plans for the wedding. Once again, they do not notice Eve spying in through the window.

Roger goes to sleep and has a dream about Vicki's wedding. The wedding takes place exactly as Vicki described to Elizabeth. Roger, as surrogate father, leads Vicki down the stairs, with Elizabeth as maid of honor in front of them. Everything seems to be going fine, but when they get to the drawing room, Roger turns to look at Vicki and is shocked to find she's becomes a skeleton.

Roger awakens exclaiming, "If she marries, she will die! If she marries him, she will die!!!"

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Episode 618
(COL 11/DISK 1 #5)

Tape Date: October 30, 1968
Air Date: November 6, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 405
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angelique
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

It is late at night at Collinwood, but for one man, there will be no more sleep this night, for he has had a strange and perhaps prophetic dream. A dream which has warned of tragedy in the life of a young woman. Now his task is to warn her and hope that she will listen and change her plans for the future.

The clock in the foyer reads 2:30 AM. Vicki, for some reason, is alone in the drawing, still awake. Roger comes down into the drawing room and tells Vicki, "If you marry Jeff Clark, it will be the worst mistake of your life!" and tells her she must cancel her plans to marry Jeff. Vicki asks why. Roger recounts his dream and tells Vicki he's convinced that it's a premonition that something terrible will happen if she marries Jeff. Vicki, surprised, says, "That's ridiculous! I'm surprised that someone as level-headed as you would believe something like this! There must be some other reason you don't think I should marry Jeff". She asks why, asking if he has anything against Jeff. Roger replies that he finds Jeff's behavior strange and doesn't like the way he treated her in the past, saying, "The way he's treated you is something less than the way a gentleman should treat a lady". Vicki tells him she's forgiven Jeff for that. Roger remarks, "Maybe you shouldn't have. Maybe Jeff isn't someone who can be trusted". Vicki runs from the room in anger.

Julia comes into the drawing room just as Roger is pouring himself a drink. Roger looks at Julia and notes, "You look very sleepy". Julia explains that she's worried because Barnabas has disappeared and she can't find him.

Angelique and Barnabas are in a room that looks like the cellar of an old house. Barnabas asks, "Where have you brought me?". Angelique replies, "It's a place by the sea where no one will find you. I will keep you here until we can go away together". She bites him again. Barnabas, now in a someone confused state, asks, "You said something about taking me away with you?" Angelique replies, "Yes". Barnabas remarks, "But you hate me". Angelique replies, "I don't. I've hated some of the things you've done, but I don't hate you. The memory of that night in Martinique has never left me. You came to me, full of love. I knew from that moment on that no power on Earth could prevent us from fulfilling our pledge to each other". Barnabas denies ever having made any pledge to her, but Angelique insists that he did, saying, "Not all pledges are made with words". Barnabas asks Angelique if she plans to turn him into a vampire. Angelique replies that she is. Barnabas remarks, "Nicholas will never let you". Angelique replies, "Nicholas is too wrapped up in his plans to find out what I'm doing. In a few days, we'll be gone". Dawn approaches. Angelique tells Barnabas that she'll leave him here, saying she knows he's too weak to escape, then vanishes into thin air.

In the morning at Collinwood, Vicki comes downstairs and finds Julia sitting in drawing room. She asks Julia how long she's been there. Julia replies that she's been sitting up all night, that Barnabas has wandered away. She tells Vicki that Willie is out searching for Barnabas and has orders to come to Collinwood and tells her if he finds him. Vicki tells Julia that she should go up and get some sleep, promising to wake her if Willie comes with any information about Barnabas. Julia goes upstairs.

In spite of his weakness, Barnabas escapes. He wonders where he'll go. He thinks to himself that he cannot return to the old house or go to Stoke's house, as those would be the first places Angelique would think of looking. He decides to go to Vicki, thinking that Angelique would not look for him there, knowing how he feels about her, that she would assume he would not endanger Vicki by going to her.

At Collinwood, Roger comes downstairs and says good morning to Vicki. Vicki replies, "Good morning" very coldly. Roger asks her if she's angry at him. Vicki replies that she is. Roger apologizes, saying he reacted strangely to his dream. Vicki tells Roger it's not his dream she's angry about, but what he said about Jeff. Roger apologizes for what he said. Vicki accepts his apology. Barnabas, having escaped, is making his way through the woods slowly. Finally, too weak to move further, he grabs hold of a tree and, in his delirium, calls for Vicki to help him.

At Collinwood, Vicki and Roger are still talking. Suddenly, Vicki looks towards the front doors. Roger asks, "Has someone come in?" Vicki replies, "No", then walks out into the foyer and stares at the portrait of Barnabas. Because of some strange psychic bond, she has heard his calls for help. Roger comes out into the foyer and asks Vicki what she's doing. Vicki replies, "I'm going to the old house. Barnabas needs me", then leaves Roger standing puzzled in the foyer.

On her way though the woods, Vicki finds Barnabas. Barnabas groans, "Vicki! You've heard me and you've come to find me, but it's too late..." and collapses. Vicki says, "Barnabas! It can't be! It can't be!"

Note: that this episode's credits contain a blooper. Writer Gordon Russell's name is torn, and actually falls off.

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Episode 619
(COL 11/DISK 1 #6)

Tape Date: October 31, 1968
Air Date: November 7, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 406
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Lara Parker as Angelique
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Even in the warm light of day, the effects of evil forces can be felt and seen in and around the great house at Collinwood. In grave danger and too weak to move on, Barnabas Collins has realized he is lost in the woods and may die before help can come. But through some strange mental bond that exists between them, Victoria Winters has sensed that Barnabas is in desperate need of her.

But Barnabas isn't dead. He regains consciousness. Vicki tells Barnabas she'll take him to Collinwood or the old house, whichever he wishes, but Barnabas tells her to hide him instead. Vicki asks, "Why?" Barnabas replies, "I can't tell you. Please trust me..." Vicki at first replies that she doesn't have anywhere she can hide him, but then thinks of the West Wing of Collinwood and a secret entrance in there.

Julia visits Joe at the hospital. Joe asks, "Where's Barnabas?" Julia replies, "Gone". Joe asks, "Where'd he go?" Julia says, "I hoped you could tell me". Joe asks, "Why should I know?" Julia replies, "Because I know you've been the victim of the same vampire". Joe exclaims, "That's ridiculous"! and pretends to scoff at the idea, but Julia tells him that she too was once the victim of a vampire, that the vampire who attacked her was Tom Jennings. Realizing that Julia knows that vampires really exist, Joe stops pretending that it's ridiculous. Julia asks Joe if he knows what happened to Tom Jennings. Joe replies, "No". Julia tells him, "He was tracked down and destroyed. That's what cured me. The only way to cure you and Barnabas is to track down and destroy the vampire who attacked you." She asks, "Who is it? Where is she?" Joe replies, "I can't tell you! If you've been through this before, you'd know that!". Julia continues, "A vampire usually has a protector. I suspect the person protecting this vampire is Nicholas Blair", and tells Joe she intends to go and confront Blair. Joe begs her not to, warning her that it would be too dangerous. Julia remarks, "You've already told me more than you've intended. I'm going to have a showdown with Nicholas Blair" and leaves.

Vicki takes Barnabas to a room in the West Wing. She finally asks him why he wants to hide, but Barnabas collapses without answering.

Julia goes to Blair's house and tells Blair, "I'm going to level with you!". She tells him she knows he's behind everything, that she knows he's behind the second experiment, that she knows a vampire bit both Barnabas and Joe, that she knows he's harboring that vampire. Blair laughs and tells Julia he accusations are crazy. Julia tells Blair that Barnabas has disappeared, that he's very weak and could die at any time, that she knows that this will be of interest to Blair because she knows that Adam is part of some plan of his, that because of the connection between Barnabas and Adam, if Barnabas dies, so could Adam. This seems to draw a reaction from Blair, and Julia notices. She remarks, "I do believe I've upset you. You don't seem quite as self assured as you were when I came here". Blair glances out the window and says, "Excuse me, but I have work to do". Julia says, "Yes, it is getting dark, isn't it?" Blair angrily says, "Don't try my patience!" He asks her to leave, adding ominously, "I really admire you for coming here". Frightened, Julia asks, "What do you mean by that?". Blair replies, "You know what I mean" and opens the door for her to leave. Julia leaves.

Julia is hiding behind some trees in the woods near Blair's house. She thinks to herself, "He'll take some kind of action when the sun goes down, but what? I've got to stay here and find out!" In spite of her fear, Julia decides to hide in the woods near Blair's house and spy on it from there.

In the West Wing, Barnabas regains consciousness. Vicki again asks for an explanation for why he wants her to hide him, but Barnabas, noting that the sun is about to go down, instead of answering Vicki's question, asks her to go get a cross. Vicki asks, "Why? Are you afraid you're going to die?". Barnabas replies, "No". Vicki asks, "Why, then?" Barnabas replies, "You wouldn't understand. Just go get one!".

At Blair's house, Angelique awakens and comes upstairs. She finds Blair sitting on a couch. She tries to make some small talk with him, but he just sits there without speaking, staring. Angelique asks Blair, "Something wrong?". Blair replies, "Do you really want an answer?" Angelique replies, "Yes", Blair angrily says, "All right, I'll give you one!" and slaps her hard. Angelique asks, "What was that for?" Blair replies, "Don't insult me by asking! You know what it was for! I know you've been seeing and biting Barnabas without my permission! You've been endangering his life, and therefore the life of Adam, and my plan!" He tells Angelique that he knows she has taken Barnabas somewhere, and orders her to take him back to the old house, and to leave him alone thereafter. He tells Angelique that he's punished her many times before, but it seems to have had no affect on her. He tells her if she disobeys him this time, instead of just punishing her, he'll destroy her. He leaves, telling her he's going out to see Maggie.

Outside in the woods, Julia is watching Blair's house. She sees Blair leave. Julia tries to decide, "Should follow Blair or search his house while he's gone? Barnabas might be in there?" While she's trying to decide, she sees a woman comes out of the house. The woman walks on the road towards the woods where Julia is hiding. Julia hides behinds some trees. She sees the woman as she passes and gasps, "It's Angelique Collins!!!"

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Episode 620
(COL 11/DISK 1 #7)

Tape Date: November 1, 1968
Air Date: November 8, 1968 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 407
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angelique
Robert Rodan as Adam
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

A moonless night at the great estate of Collinwood, and a secret drama takes place. A drama which if known would shock and horrify every member of the family. For Barnabas Collins has disappeared, the victim of a vampire. And the two who know fear for his life. This night a lonely figure waits shielded by the trees, staring at the most mysterious house on the property. She is positive that somewhere in this house is the answer to all of her questions. Where is Barnabas? Who is the vampire who is determined to kill him.

Thinking Barnabas might be in Blair's house, Julia sneaks in, but runs into Adam instead. Adam, who does not like Julia, orders her to leave, but becomes very weak and collapses into a chair. Julia asks him if he knows where Barnabas is. Adam replies that he doesn't. Julia reminds Adam of the other time he was sick, telling him that he was sick because Barnabas was sick. She tells him that if she cannot find Barnabas and cure him in time and Barnabas dies, he, Adam will too. Adam tells her, "Barnabas is not in this house", and warns her, "Stay away from this house!"

In the West Wing of Collinwood, Vicki brings Barnabas the cross he asked her for. Vicki tells Barnabas, "You need help! I'll go get Julia", but Barnabas says, "No! You're not to tell anyone!" Vicki protests, "But you need help!". Barnabas, replies, "I need no one but you, and nothing, nothing but this cross...", then loses consciousness again.

Angelique, not finding Barnabas where she left him, goes into the woods calls to Barnabas telepathically. At Collinwood, Barnabas stirs but does not go, protected by the cross. Vicki asks, "What's wrong?". Barnabas lies, "Nothing...just a nightmare".

Angelique returns to Blair's house and uses the mirror to see where Barnabas is, but when she sees the image of the cross on the mirror, she screams and the mirror blacks out. Adam, hearing the screams, comes running into the room and asks Angelique what's the matter. Angelique tells Adam, "Barnabas is hiding in a room in the West Wing of Collinwood, the room you used to hide, lying in the bed you used to sleep in. He plans to come and kill Eve!". Adam says, "He will NOT kill Eve!" Angelique continues, "He has a cross and because of it, I cannot control him. Go to Collinwood and take the cross from him!". Adam protests, "I cannot go. I'm too weak", but Angelique says, "He will kill Eve! Try Please try!" Adam says, "I will. I will get the cross!"

In the West Wing of Collinwood, Barnabas is muttering deliriously, "Don't let her come!" Vicki asks, "Who? Who are you so afraid of?" Barnabas replies, "No one. All I need is the cross...the cross..." and lapses into unconsciousness again. Vicki calls, "Barnabas?", but he doesn't answer. She thinks, "I must get help. He'll die if I don't get help, he will..." and decides to go get help in spite of Barnabas' desire that she not do so. She leaves. Adam goes into the room and snatches the cross from Barnabas. Barnabas, regaining consciousness, begs, "Adam! The cross! It'll save us both!", and tries to stop Adam, but Adam pushes the very weak Barnabas back onto the bed and leaves. At Blair's house, Angelique watches approvingly in the magic mirror. She remarks, "Now you will come to me when I call you, Barnabas", and begins to summon him.

Vicki goes to the old house and tells Julia, "Julia, he didn't want you to tell me where he is..." Julia interrupts, "You know where Barnabas is?" Vicki replies, "Yes. He's in the West Wing. Do you know what's wrong with him?" Julia stalls, "Yes. I'll tell you later".

Angelique, watching Barnabas from the magic mirror, calls to him and orders him to come to her. This time, Barnabas obeys. Adam returns to the Blair's house and announces "Angelique! Eve is safe!", and thinking she wants it, tries to give Angelique what she sent him to get - the cross. But when she sees it, she flees in terror.

Vicki takes Julia to the room in the West Wing she was hiding Barnabas in, but find that Barnabas is gone.

Barnabas meets Angelique in the woods. Angelique says, "You came!" Barnabas replies, "Yes". Angelique asks, "Why did you leave the hut? You knew I'd find you! We will be together forever, Barnabas! I have loved you for so long! Finally, we will be together!" Barnabas moans, "An eternity together... Together by night, but by day, we will both be resting in coffins..." Angelique replies, "That's the only way it can be". Barnabas points out, "Nicholas will not allow it. He will come after us with hammer and stake. When I die, Adam will die, and his plans will be ruined." Angelique replies, "No, Barnabas. I am not afraid of Nicholas anymore. Barnabas! Nicholas wants to become human! Every day, he's becoming more like a mortal man, and no mortal man can stop my plans! Come! Come to me! Let us start our journey together!"

Vicki tells Julia she will tell Roger what's happened so Roger can have a search party organized, but Julia tells her not to tell anyone, saying she'll have Willie search for Barnabas. Vicki asks why. Julia lies, "Barnabas wanted to keep this a secret. He must have had his reasons".

Angelique gives Barnabas a really severe bite. Barnabas moans, "I'm dying". Angelique tells him, "Don't be afraid, Barnabas". Barnabas moans, "Vicki! Vicki!" Angelique tells him, "Don't think about her". Barnabas protests, "I love her" Angelique replies, "But you will love me, now and forever". The cock crows. Angelique tells Barnabas, "It's nearly dawn. Do you understand me? I must leave you now, but I wll come again at dusk. I will find your body here. Your spirit will be mine, never to be parted from me again. We will be together forever!" Barnabas moans, "Forever..."

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Episode 621
(COL 11/DISK 1 #8)

Tape Date: November 4, 1968
Air Date: November 11, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 408
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Robert Rodan as Adam
John Karlen as Willie Loomis
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair

Dawn over Collinwood and those that sleep do not even dream over the fate of one of their family. A man left in the woods to die by a woman who thinks that at dusk he will rise inhuman, invincible, as evil as she is, and that together their nights will last for all eternity. But in an Old House on the estate another woman, who fears the mans fate, tries desperately to do something about it.

Julia goes to the old house and tells Willie they must search the woods nearby for Barnabas, saying that Vicki had found Barnabas and hid him in the West Wing of Collinwood. She tells Willie that Barnabas escaped, but could not have gone far in his weakened condition and must be somewhere in the woods near Collinwood. Sadly, she tells him, "He's dying, Willie, he's dying!" Willie asks, "Who would do this to him, Julia, who?" Julia replies, "Angelique! Angelique Collins". Willie asks, "Who's Angelique Collins?" Julia tells him, "Remember that portrait Vicki bought? Angelique's the woman in that portrait, the blond woman with the strange intense eyes. She was married to Barnabas once". They leave to search the woods.

Blair returns home and finds Adam lying on the floor, very sick, unable to move and barely able to talk. Blair realizes that Angelique must have disobeyed his orders and bitten Barnabas again. Blair helps Adam onto the couch and questions him about Angelique. Adam tells him that she had come back, but left again, that it was after she left the second time that he started to feel very sick. It is already morning, so Blair cannot question Angelique. He goes to use the magic mirror to see where Barnabas is, but finds that the mirror is gone. He asks Adam, "Do you know where the mirror is?", but Adam's answer is totally incoherent. Blair vows, "She will not get away with this!"

Julia and Willie return to the old house, not having found Barnabas. Willie tells Julia that he's thought of another way they could help Barnabas. He reminds her that when she was under the spell of a vampire, Barnabas had saved her by staking Tom Jennings, the vampire who had attacked her, and says that if they can find and stake Angelique, Barnabas will be saved. Julia remarks, "It was as if I had never been bitten..." Willie says, "We've got to find the coffin, but where?" Julia replies, "It's at Nicholas Blair's house". She tells Willie to go fashion a wooden stake for her while she gets the blood plasma they have left from the experiment.

Julia goes to Blair's house. At first, he refuses to let her in, but changes his mind and does so when she tells him, "I've come to save Adam. You'd better let me in". Blair takes Julia into the living room, where Adam is lying on a couch, obviously very sick. Julia asks, "Where is the coffin?" Blair, pretending to be puzzled, replies, "Coffin?" Julia continues, "Where is Angelique's coffin?" Blair, continuing to pretend to be puzzled, replies, "You'll have to excuse me if I look bewildered, but that's because I am. I don't know what you're talking about. I don't know anything about a coffin, or any woman named Angelique". Julia continues, "You want to save Adam? I can. We must go to the coffin. I have the instrument that will save Adam". She takes a sharpened wooden stake out of her medical bag. She tells Blair that in order to cure Adam, they must cure Barnabas, and to cure Barnabas, they must destroy the vampire who bit him. Blair pretends to laugh and tells Julia, "You've been reading too many Gothic novels!". Without Blair's cooperation, all Julia can do is give Adam some injection of medicine. Adam gets a little better. The clock reads 1:15.

At the same time, in the woods, Barnabas gets better too. He regains consciousness and calls for help. Willie, who happens to be searching nearby, hears Barnabas' calls for help and finds him.

At Blair's house, Julia tells Blair the the injections she's given Adam will offer only temporary relief, that the only real cure is the solution she told him about earlier. Blair says, "You're speaking nonsense!". Julia turns to leave. She glances back at the stake, which she has left on an end table, and says, "I will leave that". Blair jokes, "As a memento of your visit?" Julia replies, "If you are as wise a man as I think you are, you will use it!" and leaves.

Willie brings Barnabas back to the old house. Barnabas learns from Willie that Julia knows the vampire is Angelique. Julia returns. Willie tells her, "I found him in the woods". Julia tells Willie to get the material ready to give Barnabas a blood transfusion, then to go to Collinwood and use the phone in her room to call Windcliff and have them send an ambulance to take Barnabas there. Barnabas, longing for Angelique, moans, "Why are the days so long?" Julia exclaims, "NO! NO! I will help you stay alive!" She tells Barnabas she intends to put him in Windcliff, where Angelique won't be able to find him and where he won't be able to escape. She warns him, "If you stay here, Angelique will kill you!"

Blair looks at how sick Adam is and thinks to himself, "Doctor Hoffman is right. There is only one end for Angelique! She will kill Adam and ruin my plans, and bring down the wrath of The Master! I have warned her. She must be punished again, and this punishment must be her last!" He takes the stake and goes down into Angelique's coffin room. He begins to open the coffin...

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Episode 622
(COL 11/DISK 1 #9)

Tape Date: November 5, 1968
Air Date: November 12, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 409
Lara Parker as Angelique
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Marie Wallace as Eve
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Nothing that will happen on this day or the night that will soon follow can stay the actions of the evil forces threatening Collinwood. Not far from the Collins estate in a house by the ocean, a man who possesses terrifying powers of evil has learned that he has betrayed by a woman. Not an ordinary woman, but one of the living dead.

But when Blair lifts the coffin lid, he finds that the coffin is empty! He goes upstairs and vows to track down and destroy Angelique, but notes that the sun is about to go down and remarks, "You are lucky, my dear. Night is about to fall, and the nights are yours. But the days are mine, and I will find you, and I will destroy you!"

Meanwhile, Angelique arises from a coffin somewhere else.

Blair tells Eve that Angelique has run off and asks her to help him find Angelique, but Eve just replies, "I wouldn't lift a finger to help you!"

Angelique tries to summon Barnabas but fails. She wonders why, then, thinking Nicholas Blair might be the cause, uses the magic mirror which she has stolen from him to spy on him. In the mirror, she sees Blair talking to Eve. Blair is continuing to order Eve to find Angelique. Eve continues to refuse, and adds, "Anyway, the only thing you need to do to find Angelique is to watch Barnabas". Blair tells Eve that that won't work because Barnabas is now beyond Angelique's reach, having been put in far off hospital by Julia. He remarks that there are two other men Angelique might go to for sustenance, Joe Haskell or Jeff Clark. The idea the Angelique might harm Jeff Clark infuriates Eve, who bellows, "Jeff Clark?! I'll kill her!!" Blair replies, "You might find that just a little difficult. All I want you to do is watch him". Eve exclaims, "What am I supposed to do if Angelique comes? Just watch her victimize him?" Blair replies, "YES! I don't care about Jeff Clark, just Angelique! Now go!" Eve tries to make a deal with Blair, saying she wants more proof the Jeff Clark is indeed Peter Bradford, but that such proof may exist only in the past, she asks that Blair use his powers to send her to the past in exchange for watching Jeff. Blair refuses. Instead, he threatens to kill her and make another mate for Adam if she refuses. Angelique watches in the magic mirror with a look of great satisfaction on her face.

In the garden at Collinwood, Vicki is telling Jeff how worried she is about Barnabas, saying, "Julia wouldn't have put him in Windcliff if it weren't something very serious". Jeff tells her, "Let Julia worry about Barnabas", and starts to talk about their wedding plans. He tells her, "I was thinking of moving the date up, to this Friday afternoon". He explains, "I'm afraid something might happen to keep us from marrying, so I want us to marry as soon as possible. I don't want to let anything get between us. I can't really explain. Please say yes". Vicki replies, "You're so insistent, I don't know how I can say no". Vicki remarks, "The stars, how beautiful they are. I'd like to stay out here and watch them all night". Jeff sees Eve spying on them from behind some trees and hastily tells Vicki, "But we can't. I've got to get up early tomorrow", rushes her into the house, then comes back out and confronts Eve. Eve accuses Jeff of moving the wedding date ahead because of her, but Jeff claims that he moved it ahead because he loves Vicki. He tells Eve, "Stay out of my life!", then goes back inside. Eve hears a woman's voice calling her and looks to the side. Angelique emerges from the shadows. Eve angrily growls, "You came here to harm Jeff Clark!". Angelique replies, "No, I came to talk to you. I think were in the position to help one another". Angelique tries to make a deal with Eve. She tells Eve, "I know you what you want. I also know that Blair will not give it to you". She tells Eve ,"I will send you back to the past to get proof that Jeff Clark is Peter Bradford if you will help me instead of helping Nicholas Blair". Eve accepts the offer. Angelique tells Eve that she needs something that Blair has in order to send her back in time. She asks Eve to get Blair out of the house somehow so she can go in and get it.

Eve returns to Blair's house. Blair becomes angry and asks Eve why she is not watching Jeff as he ordered. Eve replies, "There's no need to. I know Angelique is not going to attack Jeff because I saw her in the woods near town, and Jeff is at Collinwood". Blair asks, "Why didn't you follow her?". Ever replies, "I didn't think there was any point in following someone who can vanish at will". Blair asks, "What part of town did you see her?" Eve replies, "I really don't know this town well, but I think she was near the hospital". Blair theorizes that Angelique must be going to the hospital to see Joe and orders Eve to go there, but Eve refuses, saying she's too tired from all the running around she's done tonight and sarcastically remarks, "Anyway, you wouldn't want me to be away from my dear Adam too long, would you?" . Blair is furious, but tells Eve he has no time to argue with her right now and leaves, saying will take care of the matter himself and talk to her later.

As soon as Blair leaves, Eve hears Angelique's voice saying, "You did that very well!". She turns and is surprised to see Angelique sitting on the couch. Angelique tells Eve there's a certain medallion she needs and goes to the desk, saying Blair usually keeps it there. She finds it in the upper left hand drawer and uses it to send Eve back in time, telling her she has only six hours to do what she wants to do and must return within that time, else she will be trapped in the past, unable to return.

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Episode 623
(COL 11/DISK 1 #10)

Tape Date: November 6, 1968
Air Date: November 13, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 410
Louis Edmonds as Joshua Collins
Thayer David as Ben Stokes
Roger Davis as Peter Bradford
Marie Wallace as Eve
Tom Gorman as The Jailer
James Shannon as Gaoler

This is Collinwood in the year 1968. But for one person, on this night, it will be the Collinwood that existed almost two hundred years ago. In another house not far from here, a strange ceremony has taken place, and it has enabled one woman to transcend the barriers of time for six hours. During this brief visit to the past, she will see and do things which may tragically effect the present. The place is Collinsport in the year 1795.

It is April 23, 1796 at the Collinsport Gaol. Eve appears at the gaol and asks to see Peter Bradford. There are two gaolers there, a young one and an old one. The old gaoler tells Eve that Peter is to be hung at midnight, and remarks that Peter seems to have a way with beautiful women, saying that Peter was engaged to be married to a woman who was hung a few weeks ago*, a beautiful woman named Victoria Winters, a woman they know to be a witch because when they took the mask off her after hanging her, they found a different woman in her place. Eve realizes that Vicki must have traveled into the past and fallen in love with Peter here. She goes to see Peter in his cell. Remembering Angelique's warning that if she does not return to the future within 6 hours, she will be trapped in the past forever, Eve decides that instead of getting proof that Jeff is Peter and returning, she will help Peter escape from gaol and stay in the past with him. She tells Peter she will help him escape, that she will return with Ben Stokes to do so.

At Collinwood, Joshua Collins summons Ben Stokes into the drawing room. He tells Ben sadly that the governor has rejected Peter Bradfords' pleas for clemency and Peter will be hung at midnight. Ben notes sadly that Peter is innocent, that it was Vicki who shot Noah Gifford. Joshua replies that there's nothing they can do to prevent Peter's execution. He tells Ben there is another reason he summoned him. He picks up a book. It is the family history that Vicki brought from the future. Joshua tells Ben he is afraid of it, that he fears it may be cursed. Ben asks why he's afraid of a book. Joshua replies, "I have been working on certain untruths to put in the official family history". Ben asks, "Why?" Joshua replies, "I want my descendents to be able to look back on their ancestors with pride. They will never know the pitiful thing Barnabas became. They will think he went to England. They will think Naomi died a natural death, and they will never know what happened to Millicent". He tells Ben he's afraid of the book because the very lies he's made up are ALREADY in there. He tells Ben to take it outside into the woods and burn it.

At the Collinsport Gaol, Peter asks the gaoler for a pen and a piece of paper, saying he wants to write a letter to someone.

As Ben goes out the front door of Collinwood, he runs into Eve. He remarks, "You've come back!" and appears to know and dislike her. Eve says, "I've learned Peter Bradford is going to die!" Ben replies, "There's nothing anyone can do about it". Eve replies, "There is", and Eve tells Ben she plans to help Peter Bradford to escape, but needs his help. Ben reluctantly agrees to help her, saying, "I'm doing this to help Peter, not you!". Eve tells Ben she needs him to get a carriage and horses and be the "getaway" driver. She tells Ben that she will go into the gaol, drug the gaoler, take his keys and release Peter. Ben is apprehensive about killing an innocent gaoler, but Eve assures him that she will not use a poison that will kill him, but a drug that will only put him to sleep for a while. Eve tells Ben to go get the horses and carriage immediately, but Ben protests that he has to burn the book as Joshua ordered. Eve takes the book from Ben, telling him, "You can do that later. The escape is more urgent! I'll give you the book back when we're finished". Ben leaves to get the horse and carriage. Eve looks at the book and realizes that Vicki must have brought it from the future. She is ecstatic, thinking, "I can use this book to become very powerful!".

Eve goes to the gaol. However, her plans start to go awry. As she is about to drug the gaoler, the gaoler tells her that Peter has spent the past two hours writing a letter - to her, probably, as she has been the only person to visit him. Eve goes to Peter and finds that he has changed his mind - that he no longer wants to escape. He tells Eve that the letter explains everything, that she is to read it after he is dead. Eve frantically asks Peter how he can just let himself be hanged tonight when there is a chance of escape. Peter answers that he's fulfilling a promise he made to another woman that he will be with her again after he dies, that he loves this other woman enough to believe it will happen. The gaolers come and take Peter away. Eve goes back to the office. The clock strikes midnight. She reads Peter's note to her and exclaims, "This is exactly what I need!" and places it between the pages of the family history. The old jailer gaoler comes in and says, "Is everything all right?" Eve replies, "Yes. This note he gave me is exactly what I need!". The jailer continues, "You don't look well. Could I bring you a cup of tea or perhaps a toddy?" but Eve vanishes into thin air, much to the amazement of the gaoler.

*Assuming that the writers are using the convention that the day and month in 1796 are equal to those in 1968, Vicki was hanged on April 1, 1796. However, in Episode 463, Peter's gravestone says that he was hanged on April 3, 1796, not April 23...

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Episode 624
(COL 11/DISK 2 #1)

Tape Date: November 7, 1968
Air Date: November 14, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 411
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Marie Wallace as Eve
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

First rays of morning light fall on the towers of Collinwood. And in a strange House by the sea a woman has taken a mysterious journey into the past. When the clock strikes six she will return and her return will set off a chain of events which will terrorize Victoria Winters”.

In 1968, Blair is playing a game of solitaire. The clock reads 5:55. Blair wonders where Eve could be, thinking, "Where could she be? Could she have run off? She wouldn't have dared!" Adam also wonders where Eve could be and comes downstairs and asks Blair. Blair lies that Eve couldn't sleep and went out for a walk on the beach. Adam says, "I'll go out and find her", but Blair tells him, "No. Everyone needs some privacy. She needs some time alone". Adam complains, "She spends too much time alone and not enough with me. She doesn't love me!". Blair assures Adam that Eve will soon love him. Adam goes back upstairs. Blair continues to wonder where Eve could be, thinking, "Where could she have gone? If she has run away, I'll track down and destroy her!". Behind him, Eve appears in the same chair she disappeared from. Blair turns and sees her. Surprised, he remarks, "I didn't see you come in". Eve just replies, "Didn't you?" Blair asks, "Where have you been?" Eve lies, "Taking a long walk". Blair says, "Adam may be gullible enough to believe that, but I'm not! You've been to see Jeff Clark, haven't you?" Eve denies it. Blair tells Eve that the only reason she exists is for Adam and orders her to pretend to love Adam. Eve agrees to do so. Blair tells Eve he finds it suspicious she is suddenly so cooperative. He notices the book in her hand and asks to see it. She gives it to him. Blair looks at it and sees that it's a history of the Collins family. He asks Eve where she got it. Eve lies that she stole it when Adam took her to Collinwood because she's interested in the history of such an illustrious family.

At Collinwood, Vicki is trying on her wedding dress and talking to Elizabeth about her marriage, which is to take place tomorrow.

Meanwhile, Eve, now alone in Blair's living room, gloats to herself that Jeff and Vicki's will not take place as planned tomorrow. In front of her is a package all wrapped and ready for sending, addressed to Vicki. In a very satisfied tone, she says, "My plan is going to work! That marriage is never going to take place!"

Later, Eve, having gone somewhere, comes back in through the front door of Blair's house. Adam is in the entrance hall and confronts her. He asks her why she always goes out for walks alone. Eve replies, "I'd like to take you along, but I'm concerned for your safety. You're a wanted man, remember". She apologizes for the way her actions must look to him, saying she really loves him and is only acting the way she has been because she's having a difficult time adjusting to being created. She kissed him passionately.

Vicki asks Elizabeth if she could borrow her car to go into town to buy some flowers for the wedding. Elizabeth asks, "What kind are you planning on buying?". Vicki, not thinking, replies, "Roses. They're Peter's favorite", then becomes very upset that she called Jeff "Peter", but Elizabeth manages to calm her down.

Adam and Eve continue to embrace. Adam tells Eve how happy he is she finally loves him. Eve thinks to herself, "If only Adam knew the truth! If only he knew how much I really detested him! There's only one man I love, Peter Bradford, and by tomorrow, he'll be mine!".

Adam goes to Blair and tells him the wonderful news that Eve loves him. He then starts to get suspicious and asks Blair if he has anything to do with Eve's suddenly loving him. Blair replies that he isn't, that he has no control over human emotions.

Later, Blair tells Eve, in private, that he's glad that she cooperating.

Vicki returns to Collinwood from town. Elizabeth tells her some presents came for her. The first one Vicki opens warms her heart. It is a necklace. She immediately recognizes it and says, "I don't have to open the card to know who this is from. It's from a nurse at the foundling home, Mrs. Norris. It's been in her family for years. I used to admire this necklace so much when I was at the foundling home. She used to let me wear it on special occasions. Now she's giving it to me. Funny, I used to feel so alone when I was in the foundling home". Elizabeth tells her, "It's obvious from the number presents you've received, that's not true. There are many people who care for you". Vicki remarks, "Yes, and it makes me very happy". Vicki then opens a second box. She is shocked to find that it contains the Collins family history. She exclaims, "This is the book I brought into the past! Don't you recognize it? Where could it have come from? Who could have sent it?" Elizabeth opens the book and says, "There's a card". Vicki opens it and reads it. Elizabeth asks, "Who is it from?" Vicki shows her the card. On it is a single word: "PETER".

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Episode 625
(COL 11/DISK 2 #2)

Tape Date: November 8, 1968
Air Date: November 15, 1968 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 412
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Marie Wallace as Eve
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

Happy is the bride the Sun shines on. And this day on the great estate of Collinwood should be a happy one indeed. But as the guests assemble, to celebrate a marriage, there are certain signs of dark clouds nearing the sun. For a book mysteriously has appeared, a book that Victoria Winters carried with her into another century. A book which she left there. On the terrace, the groom waits nervously to go in and take his marriage vows while one woman secretly watches determined to stop him before that time comes.

It is the wedding day. Elizabeth is helping Vicki get dressed. Jeff is in the garden, dressed in a tuxedo, pacing back and forth nervously, smoking a cigarette. Eve walks into the garden. Jeff angrily orders her to leave, but Eve tells him she has proof that he's Peter Bradford. She starts to read to him from the letter he had written her when she went back in time. It reads something like: "Dear Danielle,

I can hear them building the gallows right now, but I am not afraid because I know the woman I love, Victoria Winters, is waiting for me...".

Jeff tells Eve he doesn't believe her, accusing her of writing the letter herself. Eve gives it to him, telling him to look at it. He does and is shocked to see that it is in his handwriting. As he is reading the letter, Eve hears the sound of someone coming and leaves. Roger comes into the garden and tells Jeff to come in, telling him it's almost time for the ceremony. Jeff thinks to himself, "I can't go through with it!" and asks Roger to get Vicki.

Upstairs, Vicki tells Elizabeth, "The dress is beautiful! I'm glad you let me borrow it!". Elizabeth tells Vicki, "It was Naomi Collins' wedding dress. She had it imported from France for her wedding to Joshua Collins. I hope it will bring you good luck". Roger comes into the room and tells Vicki Jeff wants to see her. Elizabeth is shocked, saying, "But the groom isn't supposed to see the bride before the wedding! Jeff probably doesn't know this. I'll go down and explain it to him". Vicki, however, says, "No, if Jeff says he wants to talk to me, it must be something important. I'll go down and talk to him" and leaves. Elizabeth asks Roger if he knows what Jeff wants to talk to Vicki about. Roger replies that he doesn't.

Vicki goes into the garden. Jeff tells Vicki that he's decided to postpone the wedding because there's something he must do before they get married. Vicki, shocked, asks, "What?". Jeff shows her the letter Eve gave him and says, "Recognize the handwriting?" Vicki starts reading it, "Dear Danielle..." and asks, "Who's Danielle?" Jeff tells Vicki, "Look at the date! 1796! If this is real, it proves that I lived in 1796!" Vicki asks Jeff where he got the letter. Jeff tells Vicki that a woman named Eve gave it to him. Vicki asks, "Tell me about her", but Jeff replies, "I can't. I don't understand it myself". Vicki continues, "Who is this woman? Did you love her in the past?" Peter replies, "I don't know". Vicki asks, "Do you love her now?" Peter replies emphatically, "No!". Vicki asks, "Then why are you letting her ruin our lives?" Peter remarks, "What am I?" and starts to go. Vicki asks, Where are you going?" Jeff replies, "The old cemetery. There's something I've got to find out".

Upstairs, Elizabeth and Roger wait... Elizabeth dejectedly remarks, "Nothing ever works out for any of us, does it?" Roger tries to be optimistic, "Oh, maybe they have solved whatever it is". Elizabeth asks, "Then why hasn't she come back?" Suddenly, she exclaims, "She needs me! I can feel it! She's out there all alone not knowing what to do! She needs me! I've got to go to her!" Roger tries to stop her from going, "Liz! You'll just interrupt their talk...", but Elizabeth leaves anyway. Roger follows her.

Jeff goes to the grave of Peter Bradford and wonders, "What will I find when I dig it up? Bones, or nothing at all?"

Elizabeth and Roger come down into the garden and find Vicki forlornly standing there alone. They ask her what happened. She tells them, and asks Roger to make up some plausible reason to tell the guests. He promises to do so and goes inside. Vicki tells Elizabeth, "I should've known the wedding would never take place! I should've known someone was trying to prevent it the moment I received that book!".

Roger goes to the cemetery and finds Jeff Clark there. Jeff has already dug up the coffin of Peter Bradford and is about to open it. Roger asks, "What are you doing?!" Jeff replies, "Answering a question, is Jeff Clark really Peter Bradford?" Roger tells Jeff what he's doing is illegal and threatens to go to the police. Jeff quips, "Why? Is there a law against opening your own coffin?" Roger exclaims, "You're mad! You really do believe you're from the past!" Jeff replies, "I don't know, but I'm soon going to find out", and starts to work on opening the coffin again. Roger asks, "What will this prove?" Jeff replies, "Whether Peter Bradford is really dead". He pries open the coffin. Inside is...NOTHING!

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Episode 626
(COL 11/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: November 11, 1968
Air Date: November 18, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 413
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters
Robert Rodan as Adam
Marie Wallace as Eve

An early dusk over the great estate of Collinwood as if the night were trying to cover what has happened here. An afternoon which started with the highest hopes of happiness, has ended in tragedy. The guests all assembled for a wedding have all left the great house, knowing that wedding may never take place. And the would-be groom has run frantically to a deserted graveyard, to find a grave nearly 200 years old, a grave which may be his own.

Jeff is convinced by this that he is indeed Peter Bradford. Roger tries to convince him that the empty coffin doesn't prove this, suggesting that the body may have been stolen by grave robbers. But Jeff refuses to believe this. Roger begs Jeff not to tell Vicki about this.

At Collinwood, Elizabeth and Vicki are packing the wedding dress away and the wedding gifts to return. Vicki tells Elizabeth, "I wonder what's taking them so long. Maybe I should go to the cemetery and find out". Elizabeth exclaims, "NO!", and convinces her not to. Vicki looks at the Collins family history and remarks, "We don't know who to return this to, do we? A mysterious woman named Eve. This book, this book I brought back to the year 1795". She looks in the front cover and notes, "Here's a notation by Rev. Trask inside the front cover. 'The witch swears that it's all true'. It's faded with age, yet I was there when it was written". After Elizabeth leaves the room, Vicki has a flashback to the scene just before she is hanged where Peter promises to find her again. Elizabeth comes back with Roger. Vicki asks where Jeff is. Roger tells Vicki that he suggested to Jeff it might be better if he didn't come to see her and Jeff agreed. Vicki tells him she must go see Jeff.

Eve goes to Jeff's apartment, but finds that he's not there. She notices a large, framed black and white photo of Vicki sitting on a table and looks jealous. She hears footsteps outside the door and calls, "Jeff?". The door opens. But it is not Jeff. It is Adam, who has followed her. Adam angrily says, "You love another man!! This is where you come when no one can find you! Yesterday, you made me happy! That was a lie, wasn't it?" Eve replies, "Yes. I can't stand the sight of you! I've always hated you! Every time I let you touch me, I had to imagine it was someone else!" Adam asks, "Why?!" Eve replies, "Because you're put together from parts! Because you're UGLY! You're UGLY! Do you understand that word? UGLY! I can't stand the sight of your face!". Furious, Adam grabs Eve by the throat and strangles her.

It is some time later. Jeff returns to the building he lives and is just outside the door to his room. In his hand is a railroad time table. He circles a section that says, "NEW YORK", then opens the door and goes it. He tosses the timetable onto the table where Vicki's picture sits, touches the picture lovingly, then takes out a suitcase and starts to pack. There's a knock at the door. It's Vicki. Jeff doesn't want her to come in and tells her to go away, but she refuses and he finally lets her in. She sees that Jeff is packing and asks him where he's going. Jeff doesn't answer, but Vicki's eyes light on the railroad timetable with the words "NEW YORK" circled. She remarks, "New York. So you think everything's going to be different there, do you?" Jeff remarks, "I was always Peter Bradford to you, weren't I?" Vicki admits, "Yes". Jeff asks, "And you can just accept that?" Vicki replies, "Yes, and you will too". She tells Jeff that she still wants to marry him. Jeff tells her, "Vicki, I never want to see you again!". Vicki replies, "You can try making me angry enough to leave, but it won't work" Jeff continues, "Start another life with someone real". Vicki replies, "You're the only real person in my life". Jeff begs, "Don't, Vicki, don't try to make the impossible seem possible". Vicki says, "It's not impossible". Jeff replies, "But it is. When you went into the past, you stayed how long, three, six months? Then you went back. The same could happen to me. When other people marry, they know they have years of happiness ahead of them. How much would we have? I could vanish at any time". He concludes, "That's it. The sad case of Peter Bradford and Vicki Winters, and there's nothing anyone can do about it. Now go back to Collinwood". He continues to pack, and opens a closet door to get some more clothes. He exclaims, "NO!!!" and closes the door immediately. Vicki asks, "Jeff! What is it?", but Jeff just shouts, "Vicki! Just go back to Collinwood! Now!". But Vicki goes and opens the closet door. Inside is Eve, dead, her unseeing eyes wide open... Vicki screams.

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Episode 627
(COL 11/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: November 12, 1968
Air Date: November 19, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 414
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Joel Crothers as Joe Haskell
Lara Parker as Angélique
Roger Davis as Jeff Clark
Robert Rodan as Adam
Marie Wallace as Eve
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Alexandra Moltke as Victoria Winters

The terror of a violent thunderstorm hangs over the great house of Collinwood. But in a rooming house on the outskirts of Collinsport a greater terror awaits for a young man and a woman. A terror that is only a moment away.

Vicki asks Jeff who the dead woman is. Jeff tells her it's Eve, the woman who gave him the letter. Vicki asks, "Did you kill her?". Jeff replies, "Of course I didn't!" Vicki asks, "Then who did?" Jeff answers, "Maybe someone who wants to make it look like I did". Vicki tells Jeff he'd better call the police. Jeff replies, "Not yet. I need time to think", but Vicki convinces him to call immediately, saying the he waits, the more suspicious it'll look. Jeff tells Vicki, "Go back to Collinwood. I don't want you involved", but Vicki refuses, saying, "I'm already involved, and I want to see you through it". Jeff calls the police.

Adam is sitting in the woods, thinking about what he has done, "I shouldn't have killed her! Now I have no one, now I'm all alone. And I cannot go back to Nicholas. He will be angry when he learns that I have killed Eve. What am I going to do?" Angelique appears. She tells Adam she knows what he has done and has come to help him. She tells him that Eve's deceiving him was Blair's doing. Adam does not believe this, saying, "Nicholas is my friend!". Angelique tells him that Nicholas is not his friend, that he is just using him for his own purposes, that it was Nicholas' fault Eve hated him in the first place because Nicholas used the life-force of an evil woman named Danielle Roget to animate her, that Nicholas used such an evil woman because it suited his plans, not caring what it would mean for Adam. She tells Adam that Blair is their common enemy, that they must destroy him, but since neither of them is powerful enough to do it alone, they should join forces, that maybe they might be able to do it together. She tells Adam she has a plan to destroy Blair, a plan that might work if he'll help. Adam asks what it is, but Angelique just tells him to go back to Blair's house and act as if nothing happened. She tells him he is to act surprised when news of Eve's death arrives, telling him if he does so, Blair will believe Jeff killed Eve.

Joe is lying in his hospital bed. It is night, and a nurse shuts the lights so he can rest and leaves. A few moments later, a man comes in through the door and opens the lights. The man who looks just like Tom Jennings. Joe sees him and screams, "NO! TOM! IT CAN'T BE! YOU'RE DEAD!". The man calms Joe down by telling him he's not Tom Jennings, but Chris Jennings, Tom's brother. He tells Joe he's returned to Collinsport to investigate Tom's death and asks him what he knows about it. Joe lies that he knows absolutely noting about Tom's death, that it's a complete mystery to everyone. Chris asks Joe, "What about those marks on his neck I've heard about? There are no animals in this area that attack human beings!". Joe replies that that's a complete mystery too. Chris vows to solve the mystery. He takes out a piece of paper and tells Joe that on it is a list of people Tom had contact with, people he plans to question. He reads from it. Among the names on it are, "Nicholas Blair" and "Jeff Clark". As Chris is reading the list, Joe interrupts him, telling him, "Your sister went to pieces after Tom died. She's at Windcliff Sanitarium under psychiatric care". Julia comes into the room and screams when she sees Chris. Joe tells her, "That's not Tom Jennings, it's his brother Chris". Julia stops screaming. Julia tells Chris she wants to talk to Joe. Chris tells Julia he wants to speak to her. Julia says, "I don't have time". Chris asks Julia how she got into town. Julia replies that she came by taxi. Chris offers her a ride back, saying they can talk in the car. He leaves the room to let Julia and Joe speak in private. Julia and Joe discuss Chris. Julia asks why it's taken so long for Chris to come to Collinsport, noting that it's been over two months since Tom died. Joe explains that Chris Jennings is a strange man, always on the move, always wandering about and hard to contact, that he probably just learned of his brother's death a little while ago. He explains that Chris was pretty normal person, that he was a bright guy who went to college to study architecture, but sometime in college, something happened to him that caused him to drop out, that he started to disappear into the mountains for weeks at a time, then eventually left Collinsport altogether. Joe tells Julia that she must convince Chris not to proceed with his investigation, that it would prove fruitless, that he should leave town. Unknown to them, Chris is outside the window eavesdropping.

Chris Jennings has driven Julia back to Collinwood. They are in the foyer. Chris starts to asks Julia some questions about Tom. He asks, "You told me you weren't a member of the staff of the hospital. How did you come to treat Tom?" Julia answers, "I'm a research doctor. I was called in to look at the bites on his neck". Chris asks, "And what conclusion did you come to?" Julia replies, "That they were caused by some kind of animal". Julia, tired about all the questions, turns the tables on Chris by asking him some questions. She asks him about the possibility of releasing his sister into his care. Chris replies, "I can't take care of her because of the kind of life I lead". Julia asks, "What kind of life DO you lead?" Chris replies, "I have to move around a lot". Julia asks, "Are you a salesman?" Chris replies, "No". Julia accuses him of shirking his responsibilities to his sister, of just wanting to wander around the country doing nothing. Chris becomes angry and leaves. Julia goes up the stairs to go to bed. As she is halfway across the landing, Vicki comes bursting in through the front doors. She runs up the stairs to Julia and tells her, "I've got to see Roger! It's urgent! It's Jeff! He's in jail!" Julia asks, "Jail?!" Vicki explains, "The police are holding him on suspicion for the murder of a woman found dead in his room today, but he didn't do it!". Julia asks Vicki if she knows who the woman is. Vicki replies that it's a woman named Eve Jeff had talked to a few times, and says, "I've got to find a way to get him out of jail!" Julia tells Vicki, "Go to Roger. I'm sure he can help. He's in his room". Vicki replies, "All right", and goes through the door into the bedroom hallway*. Julia, shocked by the news of Eve's death, goes out the front door.

Angelique returns to her coffin room, thinks to herself, "If I succeed tonight, Nicholas will be returned to darkness, and perhaps the Master will lift this curse from me" and proceeds with her plans to dispose of Nicholas Blair. She lights a candle and starts to cast as spell, summoning "The Prince of Fire". Suddenly, Angelique finds herself surrounded by flames. She screams, "NO! Not ME! Don't destroy ME! I must speak to you! NOOOO!".

NOTE: And thus exits Alexandra Moltke from Dark Shadows forever...

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Episode 628
(COL 11/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: November 13, 1968
Air Date: November 20, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 415
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Lara Parker as Angélique
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Robert Rodan as Adam
Duane Morris as Diablos

A storm rages over Collinwood as the terrifying events of this night occur. But there are earthly confrontations beyond the sight of the stormy sky that have yet to take place. Now in a secret place a young woman begins a strange forbidden ritual. A ritual which will will lead her to the strangest and most terrifying journey of all.

The fires die down, leaving a lot of smoke. A voice asks, "Why have you summoned me? I will bring you HERE". Angelique screams, "NO!!!", but in a flash she finds herself in hell in front of a robed figure. The robed figure asks Angelique what she wants. Angelique starts to complain about Nicholas, saying Nicholas is punishing her unreasonably. The robed figure replies, "You deserve the punishment. Stop complaining about my loyal servant Nicholas. His plan to create an evil race loyal to me is excellent". Angelique tells the robed figure, "But Nicholas has not been such a good servant to you! And his plans are failing badly! One of his creations has just killed the other." The robed figure asks, "How could Nicholas have allowed this to happen?". Angelique replies, "Nicholas Blair has developed a human frailty - love. He has fallen in love with a girl named Maggie Evans. He spends quite a lot of time either being with her, or thinking of her, leaving the creatures alone much of the time. He was with Maggie Evans when the one creature killed the other." The robed figure is furious. Angelique tells the robed figure, "I will punish Nicholas for you if you will grant me the powers to do so". The robed figure asks, "And what do you want in return?". Angelique asks that the vampire curse be lifted from her. The robed figure agrees to do so but says, "But first, Nicholas Blair. I will not allow myself to be defeated by LOVE!!!"

Nicholas returns home and finds Adam in the living room. He notices that Adam seems to be acting strangely and asks him why. Adam replies that it's because Eve has gone out alone again and he's lonely. There is a knock at the front door. Adam hides while Blair answers the door. It is Julia. She tells Blair she wants to talk to Adam. Blair replies that Adam is not there. Julia tells Blair she knows he's lying and insists on seeing Adam, saying she has some important news for him, but Blair continues to insist that Adam is not in house, and tells her, "Since Adam is not here, you might as well leave since you can't tell him your news if he isn't". But Julia tells him, "The news I have affects you as well as Adam". Nicholas asks, "What about?" Julia replies, "Eve". Nicholas asks, "What about Eve?" Julia tells him, "She's dead. She's been murdered" Nicholas is shocked by the news and asks, "How did it happen?" Julia replies, "She was found dead in Jeff Clark's room. She'd been strangled. The police are holding Jeff on suspicion of murder, but we both know he didn't do it, don't we? There's only one person who could have done it. Adam". Adam suddenly comes out of hiding, vehemently denies killing Eve, and angrily asks Julia, "How did you come to that conclusion?!" Julia replies, "You're the only one who could've done it, and your lack of any shock at hearing the news confirms it". Adam maintains that he did not kill Eve, explaining his lack of reaction by saying that he doesn't care that Eve is dead because she never loved him, that she only pretended to. Blair asks Julia, "What are you going to do now? Go to the police?" Julia replies that she can't because of the connection between Adam and Barnabas. She asks to be allowed to speak to Adam alone.

Alone with Julia, Adam asks, "What do you want to say?" Julia replies, "I wanted to tell you I'm not unhappy to see Eve dead. She was an evil, vicious woman and I'm glad she's dead". Adam asks, "Is that all you have to say?" Julia replies, "No, there are three people who need your help. One, Jeff Clark. You cannot let an innocent man die for what you did". Adam asks, "Why would I want to help Jeff Clark?" Julia replies, "One of the things Professor Stokes taught you is decency. I'm sure there's at least a spark of decency left in you". Adam, continuing to maintain his innocence in Eve's murder, asks, "What do you want me to do? Go to the police and confess to a murder I didn't commit?" Julia answers, "No". Adam asks, "Then what do you want me to do?" Julia admits, "I don't know. All I know is that three people are in need of help and I don't know how to help them". Adam asks, "Three people?" Julia explains, "Jeff Clark, Barnabas, and you". Adam asks, "Why would you want to help me?" Julia replies, "I don't know. In spite of everything that's happened, I don't want to see anything happen to you. Perhaps its because I created you, perhaps its out of some protective instinct. I really don't know". Adam tells her, "I have no friends!" and orders her to leave. She does. Adam thinks to himself, "She almost made me like her, but I can't ever like anyone again, ever!"

After Julia leaves, Blair tells Adam, "You're lying! I know you're lying!" Adam replies, "What if I said I did it?" Nicholas asks, "Then you're admitting you did it?" Adam continues, "No, but what if I did say I did it, what would you do about it?" Nicholas admits there's not much he can do. There's a knock at the door. Nicholas says, "That's probably the police!", and once again, Adam hides while Nicholas goes to answer it. But it is not the police. It is Maggie Evans. Nicholas takes her into the living room. Maggie acts strangely, telling Nicholas that she has no idea why she came here, that she was getting ready for bed but came here for some reason. Suddenly, she clutches at her throat and gasps that she can't breath. She collapses into a chair, gasps, "It's getting dark!" and starts to lose consciousness. The lights go out and the room becomes illuminated in an eerie red glow. Maggie says, "NICHOLAS!, not in her own voice, but in the deep masculine voice of the robed figure. Nicholas meekly asks, "Master? You are speaking through Maggie. Why?". The deep voice replies, "Prepare for your judgment!". Nicholas asks, "Judgment?" The voice replies, "Tomorrow you will appear before me! Be prepared!"

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Episode 629
(COL 11/DISK 2 #6)

Tape Date: November 14, 1968
Air Date: November 21, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 416
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Duane Morris as Diablos

Somewhere in the darkness of this night, one man's existence is in terrible danger of being snuffed out. On this night, in a House by the sea, he will soon feel the overwhelming presence of the supernatural.

The Master tells Blair, "I know your plan is failed and will pass judgment on you for that!". Nicholas asks the Master not to harm the woman he's speaking through. The Master asks, "Why not?" Nicholas replies, "She's innocent, she's not involved in any way". The Master tells Nicholas, "I am very upset that you have become so concerned with the welfare of the pure and innocent". Nicholas replies, "I have not!". The Master asks, "Then why are you so concerned that this woman not be harmed? Have you fallen in love with her?" Nicholas admits that he has. The Master tells Nicholas, "I will not harm her, but I will summon you for reckoning at the stroke of midnight!" The lights come back on and Maggie regains consciousness. She has no memory of what's just happens and remarks, "I must have fainted".

At Collinwood, Elizabeth and Julia are talking in the drawing room. Elizabeth tells Julia, "I talked with Barnabas on the phone. Is exhaustion is the only reason you sent him to Windcliff or is it really something more serious?" Julia tells her that it is only severe exaustion. Elizabeth tells Julia that Barnabas sounded very depressed, and suggests that if exhaustion is the only reason Barnabas is at Windcliff, it might be better if he was brought to Collinwood where he would be surrounded by loved ones and she, Julia, could treat him. Julia replies that that would be impossible because she wouldn't be able to treat Barnabas alone without a trained staff to help. Elizabeth tells Julia that she'd like to see Barnabas and asks her to let her accompany her the next time she goes to Windcliff. There's a knock at the front doors. It's Nicholas Blair. He tells Julia he must speak with her. Julia replies that she doesn't have the time to speak to him because she has to go into town. Blair tells her what he has to talk to her about is of vital importance to Barnabas. Julia agrees to talk to him. Elizabeth leaves the drawing room to allow Blair and Julia to converse privately. Blair tells Julia she must do the experiment again. Julia flatly refuses. Blair tells her she won't have to do it all again, that they won't have to create a body this time, that they can just use Eve's because it hasn't started decomposing again. Julia still refuses. She notes, "Something must have happened to you. Although you're trying to sound as arrogant and authoritarian as you usually are, I can hear fear and desperation in your voice". Nicholas denies this. Julia asks, "Why don't you just raise Eve from the dead with your powers - if you still have them". Nicholas replies that he doesn't for the same reason he didn't the first time - the life must be artificially created for his plan to work. He explains his plan to Julia - he plans to use Adam and Eve to create a race of beings loyal to Satan. Julia gasps, "That's monstrous! Now that I know what you're planning, I certainly won't help you!". Nicholas replies that if she does not, he will harm Barnabas, that if he has no Eve, his plan will be ruined and he will have no need for Adam, and having no need for Adam, he'll kill him. He reminds her of Lang's message that there was a connection between Adam and Barnabas and says that killing Adam would result in killing Barnabas in the process because of the connection between Adam and Barnabas. He tells her to think about it and leaves. Julia calls Barnabas using the phone in the foyer. She does not notice that Elizabeth is standing on the landing listening to her...

Blair goes home and at the stoke of midnight is pulled straight into hell before the Master. Blair tells the Master that he knows it must have been Angelique who told him about what was happening. He asks him not to believe her, saying Angelique is treacherous and cannot be trusted. The Master replies, "I do believe her. I already have proof that you have fallen in love as she claimed you had". Nicholas begs for a second chance. The Master refuses, saying, "I do not give second chances". Nicholas tells the Master, "But the Plan can still work! I can have a new mate created for Adam". The Master tells Blair, "I will give you 48 hours". Nicholas complains that that is not enough time, but the Master refuses to give him more. Blair asks if he'll be rewarded if the plan succeeds. The Master asks, "What reward would you like?" Blair replies that he would like to live as a mortal, stripped of all his powers, on Earth and be with Maggie. The Master refuse this request, but tells Blair, "I will allow you to live with Maggie Evans. HERE!" Nicholas gasps, "But that means she'll have to die first!" The Master replies, "Yes. She will have to be sacrificed on the Black Altar. A Black Mass must be performed."

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Episode 630
(COL 11/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: November 19, 1968
Air Date: November 22, 1968 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 417
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Don Briscoe as Tom Jennings
Betsy Durkin as Victoria Winters

The Part of Victoria Winters will be played by Miss Betsy Durkin

Dusk on the great estate of Collinwood. An unseasonable storm besieges the towers. A fitting welcome for Barnabas Collins, who has returned from a sanctuary. Forced back by one evil man's frantic efforts to reinstate himself with his master, the Devil.

 Barnabas, having been released from Windcliff by Julia, goes to Blair's house to talk about the new experiment. Barnabas asks, "Why bother? Adam will just kill her again". Blair replies, "He won't this time. I'm planning a very different Eve". Barnabas complains that they won't have time to do the experiment as quickly as Blair wants, pointing out that they do not have a girl to supply the life-force yet. Blair tells Barnabas, "I've picked a girl to supply the life-force. You and Julia are to have the body ready tomorrow night. I'll bring the girl". Barnabas asks who the girl is, but Blair refuses to tell him. Barnabas tells Blair, "I won't do the experiment if the girl is drugged or coerced". Blair assures him that he can convince the girl to participate of her own will.

Later, Maggie comes to Blair's house for a date. After playing a "fortune telling" game with her using an ancient Egyptian goblet, he tells her he'll be leaving Collinsport soon and asks her to marry him.

Maggie goes to Collinwood and tells Vicki she's decided to marry Nicholas Blair. Vicki is shocked and advises her not to. Maggie asks why, but Vicki will only say, "Nobody knows anything about Nicholas Blair. How can you marry someone you know nothing about?". Maggie is hurt and angered by Vicki's reaction and leaves.

Vicki goes to Blair's house and tells him he cannot marry Maggie. Blair asks, "Why not?" Vicki replies, "I know you're not human because Cassandra wasn't. I traveled into the past and know she's a witch". Blair tells Vicki that what she's saying is ridiculous. Vicki tells Blair she won't allow him to marry Maggie and will tell Maggie the truth to prevent it. After Vicki leaves, Nicholas wonders, "Why didn't I just erase her memory? It would have been so easy! Maybe the Master is right. Maybe I am becoming human". He decides that he must get rid of Vicki. He goes down into the cellar, lifts up some paving stones, and starts to dig.

Vicki returns to Collinwood, where she runs into Barnabas. They talk for awhile. Barnabas tells Vicki that she seems upset. Vicki replies that she's just tired and goes up to bed.

In his cellar, Blair has dug up a coffin. He opens it. In it is the body of Tom Jennings. Blair pulls the stake out of Jenning's chest, and Tom comes back to "life".

Vicki is in her room at Collinwood. She puts out the lights and starts to go to sleep. Tom Jennings sneaks in through the window. He walks over to the bed and bares his fangs. Vicki, not quite asleep yet, sees him and screams.

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Episode 631
(COL 11/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: November 18, 1968
Air Date: November 25, 1968 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 418
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Don Briscoe as Tom Jennings
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Betsy Durkin as Victoria Winters
Craig Slocum as Harry Johnson

Under a turbulent sky, Collinwood sleeps. None within its great walls can know the terror this night will bring. Not far away in a House by the sea there is another who sleeps ... the sleep of the living dead. In a moment this condemned soul will be unleashed by a man who is waging a desperate battle against time.

Vicki gets out of bed and tries to run from Tom, but he catches her, and she faints. Tom is about to bite Vicki when Barnabas, who has heard Vicki's screams, comes running into the room. Tom lets go of Vicki and flees out the window.

Chris Jennings goes to Blair's house to question Nicholas Blair. He remarks to Blair, "You were Tom's last employer" and asks him what he knows about what happened to Tom. Blair lies that he knows nothing about it. While Blair and Chris are talking, Tom spies on them through the window. Blair sees him but says nothing. Chris continues to talk to Blair. Eventually, he glances at the window and exclaims, "What's that?!" Tom quickly flees. Chris tells Blair that he thought he saw someone looking in through the window, but didn't get a good look at who it was.

In Vicki's room, Vicki tells Barnabas, "The man who attacked me looked just like Tom Jennings! But it couldn't have been Tom Jennings! He's dead!" Barnabas tells her that vampires do exist, and Tom Jennings is one. Vicki says, "Tom Jennings worked for Nicholas Blair. Blair must have sent him to attack me!" She tells Barnabas about Blair's plans to marry Maggie. She tells him about how she went to Blair's house and told him she would tell Maggie the truth about him if he didn't break the engagement. Barnabas tells her, "That was a very dangerous and foolish thing to do. Let me take care of Blair".

Harry Johnson comes to the Blair's house, having been sent by Blair to do some spying. He tells Blair that the police have just buried Eve, about 15 minutes ago. Blair sends him down into the cellar to get some picks and shovels. Barnabas comes and tells Blair that his plan to kill Vicki didn't work. Barnabas tells Blair, "Julia and I won't perform the experiment unless you agree to three terms: One, you are not to harm Vicki. Two, you are not to marry Maggie. Three, you are to destroy Tom Jennings". Blair, having no choice due to the Master's deadline, agrees to Barnabas' terms. Barnabas leaves. Harry returns with the picks and shovels and asks Blair what they're going to do. Blair replies, "Dig Eve up". Harry tells Blair he doesn't want to do this, but Blair promises, "This will be the last thing you'll ever have to do for me. After tonight, you'll never see me again". They leave the house. Barnabas, spying on the house from the woods, sees them leave. He sneaks into the house. Unknown to him, Tom Jennings is also in the woods and sees him enter the house. He goes in too.

In the cemetery, Blair and Harry Johnson find Eve's grave and dig her coffin up. Blair tells Harry they're going to have to take it to the old house.

Barnabas finds Tom's coffin and, perhaps not trusting Blair, decides to destroy Tom himself. He notes that it is almost dawn and decides to go upstairs and wait for sunrise. He goes upstairs, looks out a window and sees that the sun is just about to rise. Suddenly, he is grabbed from behind by Tom Jennings. Barnabas manages to struggle free and grab two candlesticks. Using the candlesticks to form a cross, Barnabas manages to keep Tom at bay. The sun starts to rise. Tom tries to flee, but Barnabas blocks his way with his candlestick cross. Tom begs Barnabas to let him go. Barnabas replies, "I know what you are and feel sorry for you, but I cannot". The sun rises fully, and the room fills with sunlight. Tom dissolves into nothing.

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Episode 632
(COL 11/DISK 2 #9)

Tape Date: November 15, 1968
Air Date: November 26, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 419
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Denise Nickerson as Amy Jennings
Conrad Bain as Hotel Clerk

A brilliant morning sun illuminates the walls of Collinwood and all is serene in the Great House. But not far away, in a strange House by the sea a desperate man waits. This day will decide his fate, and the young woman he has chosen to be his bride.

Nicholas, at home, is wondering where Adam is. He rues the fact that all his plans seem to be going badly. Suddenly, he decides to go back on his word to Barnabas not to marry Maggie, saying, "I must have her! After tonight, we'll be together in death", and casts a spell summoning her. Adam returns home. Blair tells him that he's gotten Barnabas and Julia to remake Eve for him. Adam says, "I don't want Eve back!", but Nicholas assures him, "She'll be different this time. She'll be kind and gentle because we'll use a different kind of life-force to bring her to life: Maggie Evans". Adam is suspicious of Blair's motives.

Maggie arrives at Blair's house and tells him she has decided to accept his proposal. Blair tells her that they'll have to be married TONIGHT, as he is leaving Collinsport soon.

Chris Jennings goes to Windcliff Sanitarium to visit his sister Amy Jennings. While the nurse has goes to fetch Amy, Chris picks up a newspaper lying about and reads the weather forecast, "Cold and clear with a full moon". This seems to upset him. The nurse returns with his sister, a girl of about 9 or 10 years of age. Chris tries to talk to her, but she doesn't respond. He tries to get her to talk by giving her a gift, but she still says nothing. Chris continues to try to get his sister to talk. He opens the gift - a box of paints - and asks her if she still likes to paint. She grabs the box of paints, hurls it angrily across the room, and shouts, "Why did you wait so long to come to me?". Chris apologizes and they embrace. Amy asks him to stay in Collinsport and take care of her. At first, Chris says he can't, but after more pleading from Amy, he finally agrees to.

Maggie, dressed in a wedding gown, tells Nicholas she is nervous. Nicholas tells her he has something to calm her nerves. He opens a bottle of champagne and pours two glasses, drugging one of them. He gives the drugged glass to Maggie. They drink. Maggie loses consciousness.

Chris Jennings returns to the Collinsport Inn and tells the Innkeeper (Conrad Bains), that he'd like to change rooms. Explaining that he is a writer and wants a room that is as quiet as possible, a room isolated from all the other rooms. He tells him that he noticed a iron grilled window from the outside that appeared to be isolated from all the other windows and asks if that room is available. The clerk replies that it is, but that it hasn't been used in years because it's dark, cramped and thoroughly uncomfortable. Chris replies that none of that matters and asks to be transferred there.

The clerk takes Chris to this room. Chris tells the clerk that he wants to be locked in tonight, that the door is not to be opened for any reason. He also tells the innkeeper, "If you hear any strange sounds coming from the room, ignore them. Sometimes when I write, I act out scenes". The clerk finds this request strange, but agrees to do it.

At the Blair house, Blair takes the still unconscious Maggie to a black altar surrounded by black candles and performs an occult ceremony on her.

Night falls, and a full moon rises. Loud noises, groaning, and shouts of "NO!!! Not again! Please, no!" can be heard coming from Chris Jennings's room. The clerk hears the noise and knocks on the door, asking if anything's wrong. The noises and grunts stop. The clerk unlocks the door and goes in. He looks around the room and at first does not see anything, but then hears a low growl coming from a corner. He turns to look in that direction and screams.

Later, the bloody body of the clerk is being dragged away by something...

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Episode 633/634
(COL 11/DISK 2 #10)

Tape Date: November 20, 1968
Air Date: November 27, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Sean Dhu Sullivan
Worldvision Rerun: 420
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Robert Rodan as Adam
Humbert Allen Astredo as Nicholas Blair
Marie Wallace as Eve

Night over the Great Estate of Collinwood. A night which many will feel will never never end. And when it does, no one knows who will be alive and who will not. For one man is engaged in a frantic effort to appease the cruelest, most evil master of all. To do this he must bring a new convert, and with her spirit make a dead body alive. In this House by the sea, the first ritual starts, in a small room, with an altar draped in black.

Julia and Barnabas are in the basement laboratory of the old house, preparing to do the experiment. The body of Eve is lying on one of the tables. Adam and Blair arrive. Blair tells Barnabas and Julia that he has brought the woman to supply the life-force. It is Maggie. Barnabas is shocked and tells Blair he will not do the experiment with Maggie as the donor. Blair replies that he'll force him to. He puts a spell on Adam and starts to make him die by causing his heart to beat rapidly and irregularly. Adam clutches his chest in pain. Because of the connection, Barnabas also clutches his chest in pain. Julia begs Blair to stop, saying she'll do the experiment. Blair puts a spell on Adam putting him to sleep, then tells Barnabas and Julia that he need say only three words to kill Adam, and with him, Barnabas.

The experiment commences. Julia tells Barnabas to monitor the gauges and tell her if one of them reaches 10. Julia starts the machinery. Maggie screams in pain. Suddenly, Barnabas tells Julia that the gauge has reached 10. Julia goes to look and exclaims, "The readings are too high!". She frantically adjusts some dials and asks Barnabas, "Has that helped?" Barnabas replies, "No. The readings have gone even higher!" Maggie screams, "I'm dying! I'm going to die!". The body of Eve starts to stir. Barnabas screams, "No! I can't do this!" and goes to the main control levers on the wall to turn off the equipment. Blair orders, "You will not move!" and casts a spell on Barnabas to freeze his muscles. Barnbas stops in his tracks. But suddenly, he regains his ability to move and continues turning the equipment off. Blair screams, "No!!! My powers! Don't desert me now!". The 48 hours his Master gave him, it seems, have just expired. Angry, Blair tries to strangle Adam, but Adam awakens and Blair flees up the stairs. Barnabas tells Julia, "I must destroy Blair now while he has no powers!" and runs up the stairs in pursuit. Adam looks at the body of Eve. It has turned into a skeleton. He mourns, "Now I'll be alone forever!"

Julia gives Maggie an injection and revives her. She finds that Maggie has developed amnesia and doesn't know who or where she is. Julia takes her upstairs and shows her around the old house, hoping to jog her memory. Down in the lab, Adam, still mourning over the skeleton of Eve, blames Barnabas and decides to exact his revenge. He goes upstairs and leaves.

Blair, having fled, runs to a cliff overlooking the sea and begs the Master to give him more time. Barnabas arrives and watches from the nearby woods. Blair continues to beg, more fearfully and more pitiably. Suddenly, he catches fire and burns up, screaming horribly. Barnabas smiles...

Adam sneaks into Collinwood. It is dark and everyone is asleep. He goes upstairs heading for the bedrooms...

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November 28, 1968
Thanksgiving Day. Pre-empted by Football.

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Episode 635
(COL 11/DISK 3 #1)

Tape Date: November 21, 1968
Air Date: November 29, 1968 Friday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 421
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Robert Rodan as Adam
Betsy Durkin as Victoria Winters

The Great House of Collinwood is shrouded in darkness and all is silent. Ominously silent, for this has been a night of violence. Violence that will continue. On a remote corner of the great estate one man has witnessed a terrifying event. One which will set off a chain of events, all of which will lead to a single moment of horror and destruction”.

Barnabas returns to the old house and tells Julia what happened to Blair. Julia is relieved and says, "Now we are safe, finally!" Barnabas asks how Maggie is. Julia tells him she has amnesia. Julia, not knowing Adam has left, tells Barnabas that Adam is still downstairs by the body of Eve, inconsolable. Barnabas tells Julia he'll go and try to talk to Adam. But when he goes downstairs to do so, he finds that Adam is gone. Barnabas runs upstairs, tells Julia he thinks Adam may have gone to Collinwood to carry out his threat, and leaves hurriedly.

Adam, at Collinwood, thinks to himself, "I'll kill everyone! Starting with the woman Barnabas loves, Vicki Winters!". At the door to Vicki's room, he hears Carolyn and Vicki talking inside. He hides, and waits until Carolyn leaves, then goes into Vicki's room. He grabs Vicki, but she manages to struggle free and screams. Carolyn, hearing Vicki's screams, comes running in. Adam slaps Vicki hard, knocking her out. Carolyn asks Adam what has happened to make him like this and tries to talk with him, but even she cannot control him. When she goes to the phone and tries to call the police, Adam strangles Carolyn into unconsciousness, takes Vicki, and leaves.

Barnabas arrives at Collinwood and goes to Vicki's room. He finds Carolyn unconscious there. He revives her and asks her what happened. She tells him about Adam's attack.

At the old house, Julia, who has been upstairs, comes down the stairs to the ground floor and sits down in the living room. Hearing noises coming from the cellar, she calls, "Barnabas?". Someone comes up from the basement. But it is not Barnabas. It is Adam. Julia asks Adam where he's been. Adam lies that he's just been walking through the woods, thinking. Julia remarks, "You seem to be taking everything rather calmly". Adam replies, "There's nothing else I can do". Finding Adam's extremely calm tone suspicious, Julia walks over to the basement door. She hears the equipment running downstairs. She is about to go down to see what Adam has been doing down there, but he grabs her from behind and strangles her unconscious.

Barnabas returns to the old house and finds Julia lying on the floor unconscious. He revives her and asks her what happened. Julia tells him that Adam attacked her when she was about to go down into the basement to see what he had been doing down there. Barnabas tells Julia that Adam has kidnapped Vicki, and must be doing some harm to her down there.

And indeed he is. Down in the basement laboratory, Adam has put Vicki on the table Maggie was on earlier and hooked her up to the equipment. He turns the equipment on. Vicki screams. Upstairs, Barnabas tries to open the cellar door, but finds that it's locked. Down in the lab, Adam continues to fiddle with some knobs and watches Vicki scream in pain. Suddenly, Barnabas and Julia appear in the room, having come in through a secret passage. Barnabas is holding a pistol. He orders Adam, "Stop, or I'll shoot!". Adam replies, "You can't! Remember, there's a connection between you and me." Barnabas replies, "I'm willing to take the risk!" Adam, who has listened to the whole of Lang's taped message, tells Barnabas and Julia, who have not, the exact nature of the connection, that if he, Adam, dies, Barnabas will revert to the way he was. Adam reaches for another switch. Julia screams, "NO!!! If you pull that switch, Vicki will be electrocuted!!" Barnabas shoots Adam in the right shoulder.
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