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Episode 853
1897
(COL 16/DISK 4 #6)

Tape Date: September 21, 1969
Air Date: October 1, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 631
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Soames
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Lara Parker as Angelique

Collinwood at the turn of the century, and a tortured night for one who finds herself having an unexplainable dream about a woman she has just met.

Episodes #853, 854, #855, #856 & #857

Kitty goes downstairs and finds Quentin in the drawing room. She asks him, "What do you know about Angelique's past?" She doesn't get much information from him, so she says, "I feel as though I've met her before", and asks, "Has she ever been to England before? You must know at least that". Suddenly, Angelique is there and says, "I can tell you that. No, I've never been to England". Kitty asks, "Have you ever been a servant before?" Angelique, acting insulted, replies, "Of course not!"

Kitty shows Edward the nosegay and book which mysteriously appeared. Edward replies, "There can be only one explanation - Jamison must have developed a crush on you and put them there". He looks at the book and remarks, "I didn't know we had a copy of Burns in the house". He opens the cover and, apparently seeing some sort of mark, says, "Oh, it's from the old house". Kitty asks, "Who lives in the old house?" Edward answers, "No one lives there anymore". After Edward leaves, Kitty mutters, "Barnabas...Barnabas..."

Quentin is in the drawing room. He notices Kitty standing out in the foyer and goes out to see what she's doing. He finds that she is looking at a picture of Barnabas and talking to it. Edward comes down the stairs, sees this too and exclaims, "Where did she get THAT?!" He tries to drag Kitty away from the portrait. She looks at him, exclaims, "Joshua!", and runs from the house.

Kitty goes to the grave of Jeremiah Collins and says, "My husband, oh, my husband, I never really loved you. I loved another, but I didn't want you to die..." Edward catches up to her and hearing what she's saying, tells her, "That's not your husband! That man died a hundred years ago! He was married to a woman named Josette!" Kitty says, "Yes...Josette...and Barnabas..." Edward angrily tells her, "Don't ever mention that name!" Kitty replies, "Don't be angry, Joshua. It wasn't his fault". Edward tries to tell her, "My name isn't Joshua, it's Edward, and yours is Kitty". She angrily replies, "Don't call me that!", and runs off.

Angelique goes to the rectory and gives Julia something the size of a thick cigar wrapped in paper. Julia thanks her. Angelique asks, "When will you be needing more?" Julia replies, "Tomorrow", and remarks, "It's strange meeting you after all I've heard about you, and even liking you". She then warns Angelique, "Petofi has something planned. Be careful. Petofi is a dangerous man". Angelique admits that even she is afraid of the hand.

Quentin runs into Kitty in the woods, but she runs from him.

Petofi goes to Collinwood and runs into Angelique in the foyer. She compliments him on his great powers, but warns him that she too has powers that are far from negligible, saying that she can, for example, raise spirits, and warns him that if he's not careful, one day he may be walking through the woods and find that the spirit of King Johnny Romano is chasing him, golden scimitar in hand...

Kitty goes to the rectory and starts calling, "Barnabas! I know you're here somewhere!" Quentin, who's been chasing her, comes in seconds behind her. Kitty starts for a door, but Julia suddenly comes out it, closing it and blocking Kitty's way. Kitty continues to call for Barnabas and tries to force her way past Julia to the door. Julia cries, "Quentin! Help!" Upon hearing the name Quentin, Kitty snaps out of it and says, "Quentin?" and runs out of the rectory. Quentin tells Julia, "I know why you stayed now. Barnabas is still alive, isn't he?" Julia denies this. Quentin says, "I don't believe you". Julia replies, "If you don't, all you have to do is go to the cave and see the body in the coffin". Quentin replies, "I can't. Edward's had it sealed up".

In Kitty's room at Collinwood, Kitty asks Edward, "Have you spoken to Jamison to see if he put the things in my room?" Edward hesitates, then says, "Yes. It was Jamison who put them there". Kitty says, "I can tell from your voice you're lying". Edward admits that he is, and vows to find out who did leave them there.

Quentin returns to Collinwood and finds Petofi waiting in the drawing room for him. Petofi remarks, "You seem tense. I learned a trick in the near east for relieving tension. Would you like me to show it to you?" Unbelievably, Quentin replies, "Yes". As Petofi walks to Quentin, he holds up his hand to display a ring he's wearing and says, "This too is from the near east. It is said to allow the wearer to start a new life. Wouldn't you like to start a new life, Quentin?" He rubs it on Quentin's temple and Quentin falls asleep. Petofi says to the sleeping Quentin, "You may awaken at any time, Quentin", and leaves. Quentin awakens and is shocked to find the ring on his hand. Recalling Petofi's words, "It is said to allow the wearer to start a new life. Wouldn't you like to start a new life, Quentin?", Quentin says, "No, not from you, Petofi", and tries to take the ring off, but finds that he cannot. He stands up and frantically tries to remove the ring.

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Episode 854
1897
(COL 16/DISK 4 #7)

Tape Date: September 22, 1969
Air Date: October 2, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 632
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Soames
Thayer David as Count Petofi
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Michael Stroka as Aristede
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez

Collinwood, the turn of the century, and in the Great House there is an ominous air in every action. It is as if those who live here have lost their ability to tell what is evil and what is not. And so, Count Petofi offers to take all of Quentin's cares away, and for once, Quentin does not question Petofi's motives.

Aristede returns to the mill building and finds Petofi sitting in the dark. Aristede says, "I've just purchased a bottle of wine. Would you like some?" Petofi grabs the bottle, dashes it to the floor, breaking it, and says, "I'm planning to do the most important thing I've done since coming here, and we both must be sober". He starts to telepathically summon Quentin, then angrily says, "He's stopped! She's stopped him!"

At Collinwood, Quentin is about to leave the house, but is stopped by Kitty, who demands to know what happened at the rectory, saying she doesn't remember a thing. She notices the ring on Quentin's hand and is surprised by it, noting, "My husband had one just like it". Quentin asks, "Do you know a Count Petofi?" Kitty replies, "No". Quentin tells Kitty, "I was looking for someone". Kitty asks, "Who?" Quentin hesitates for a moment, then says, "Barnabas". Kitty repeats, "Barnabas...", then goes to look at the portrait.

Beth returns to the mill building. Petofi tells her, "We will do something very important tonight".

Aristede talks to Beth and finds that she too will be involved in what Petofi plans to do. Unsure if this is wise, he tells Petofi so, saying he thinks it is possible that Beth still loves Quentin. Petofi asks Beth if she still loves Quentin. Beth assures him she does not.

Quentin finally comes to the mill boiling. He demands that Petofi take the ring off. Petofi refuses, and they argue. Quentin asks Petofi if he knows Kitty Hampshire. Petofi replies that he does not. Quentin says, "I know you're lying. I asked her if she knew you and she said the same thing, but the strange thing is that I knew she was lying, I knew it as soon as she said it". He demands to know, "How could I know? Could the ring have made me clairvoyant?" Suddenly, Quentin screams, "I can't see! I've become blind!" Petofi restores Quentin's sight, and tells him, "Go home and go to sleep. When you awaken, you'll feel completely different".

Quentin goes back to Collinwood and finds Kitty in the drawing room. He stuns her by saying, "I know why you're really here. Your husband died penniless and you've come to marry Edward for his money". She angrily slaps him. Quentin asks, "Why did you do that?". Kitty is surprised to find that she has no memory of what he had just said to her.

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Episode 855
1897
(COL 16/DISK 4 #8)

Tape Date: September 23, 1969
Air Date: October 3, 1969 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 633
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Count Andreás Petofi
Michael Stroka as Aristede
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez
Grayson Hall as Magda Rakosi
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

At the mill building, Petofi goes into the other room, having told Aristede that he must not be under any circumstances be disturbed. In the other room, Petofi starts to cast a spell...

"Quentin Collins...
Your will must bend to mine...
There should be no resistance..
for I am the fire and the air...
The water and the Earth...
I am the light of all the stars...
Listen and you'll hear the rustling of leave and a thousand trees...
telling you that the winds of change have come upon you...
So it is... and SO it shall be...
forever more."

Aristede, gazing at the door of the room where Petofi meditates. Turns to Beth and says "You might as well sit down and relax. We're gonna be here for quite some time. We have our orders. Can't leave that door unguarded." Beth asks "How long will this take?" Aristede answers "Possibly all night." Beth continues to inquire "How will you know when it's over?" Aristede answers with a question "You're not getting inpatient, are you?" Beth answers "No.." Aristede hastily replies "Well sit down and relax, when it's over you'll know it!" and turns back at the door... staring into it.

Petofi, inside the room where he meditates, stares into the candle on the table in front of him. Meanwhile, in the drawing room at Collinwood, Quentin is seen staring, almost trace like begins speaking in his mind "Petofi can... When I was asleep. Petofi must have put me to sleep. When I woke up, I was wearing this.." (he lifts his right hand, showing this ruby ring that used to be on the 'Hand of Petofi') "Why did he put it on me? Why can't I get it off? It must be something to do with something that's happening to me. But what? What??" He then begins to buckle in pain when there's a knock on the front door. Quentin gingerly goes to answer it. It is Magna. Quentin Yells at her "Now you stay away from me, gypsy!! Don't you come near me. Do you hear?" he pauses and exclaims "I know what you want. But you're not gonna get it." Magda, puzzled ask "What are you talkin' about?" Quentin turns away and brags "It's mine... And it's going to stay mine." Magda concerned asks "Quentin something's happened to you. What's wrong? Tell Magda." Quentin all off the sudden, snaps out of it. He turns to Magda and says, "Magda... When did you come in?" Magda even more puzzled replies "WHEN?... Just a few minutes ago. You.. you let me in the door. Don't you remember?" Quentin replies "No.." Magda pries "Quentin what's the matter,? What happened?" Quentin, baffled tells her "I don't know... I don't know." Magda is shocked to see that Quentin is wearing Petofi's ring and tries to ask him about it, but he runs off.

At the mill building, Beth, starting to get nervous, asks Aristede, "What's going to happen to Quentin?" Aristede replies, "The worst thing imaginable", but refuses to explain further.

Quentin shows up at the Blue Whale, wondering how he got there. Charity is there. He tells her, "I feel strange..."

Inside the other room at the mill building, Petofi continues to cast his spell. Outside, Aristede and Beth continue to stand guard.

At the Blue Whale, Quentin suddenly stands up, picks up Charity, dances with her, and kisses her. He then goes to the piano and starts playing "her" song. Charity tells him, "You play beautifully!" Quentin replies, "I used to play often, a long time ago, before THEY...did it. But I haven't played in a long time". Charity remarks, "I find that hard to believe, you played so beautifully". Quentin suddenly asks, "Played what so beautifully?", looking very puzzled. Charity replies, "The piano, of course". Quentin protests, "But that's impossible! I don't know how to play the piano!" Charity, puzzled, says, "But you just did!"

Quentin returns to Collinwood, holding his head as if he had a bad headache. He goes into the drawing room and falls asleep on the couch.

At the mill building, Aristede tells Beth, "I think I heard something upstairs", and asks her to go upstairs to check. Beth goes upstairs and finds Magda knocking at the door. Magda tells Beth, "I've got to see Petofi". Beth replies, "That's impossible right now". Magda insists, saying, "You must let me in! Something is happening to Quentin! Even if you don't love him anymore, surely you must still care what happens to him!" But Beth just tells Magda to leave and shuts the door in her face.

Sitting downstairs with Aristede, Beth starts to have second thoughts. She suddenly cries, "I still love him!" and runs out of the cellar, Aristede unable to stop her.

Beth goes to Collinwood and finds Quentin asleep on the couch in the drawing room. She desperately tries to wake him, screaming, "Count Petofi is trying to do something terrible to you!"

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Episode 856
1897
(COL 16/DISK 4 #9)

Tape Date: September 24, 1969
Air Date: October 6, 1969 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 634
Thayer David as The Petofi-Quentin
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez
Michael Stroka as Aristede
David Selby as The Quentin-Petofi
Grayson Hall as Magda Rakosi

( Missed about 10 minutes of this one )

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Magda runs into 'Quentin' and notices he is acting strangely and remarks on it. He denies it and rushes off. She is shocked to notice he is wearing Petofi's ring...

Quentin (in Petofi's body) awakens and notices he is feeling strange. Aristide comes in and taunts him. Quentin looks at his hands and is shocked at what he sees and rushes out of the room and looks into a mirror. Petofi, in Quentin's body, walks down the stairs. Quentin asks Petofi why he has done this. Petofi tells Quentin his plan. He explains that to travel in time to 1969 and remain there permanently, he needs to have a body in 1969, and that when Charles Delaware Tate painted the portrait of him, he did more than just remove the werewolf curse from him, he made him immortal, and that his body lives in 1969, the same age as it is now, and he plans to escape to this body.

Quentin realizes he cannot return to Collinwood in Petofi's body and wonders where he can go...

Beth, for some reason, goes to the cottage and finds Quentin there. Thinking it is Petofi, she tells him she will no longer work for him. He tries to tell her he is really Quentin, but she will not believe him..

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Episode 857
1897
(COL 16/DISK 4 #10)

Tape Date: September 25, 1969
Air Date: October 7, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 635
David Selby as The Quentin-Petofi
Thayer David as The Petofi-Quentin
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Jerry Lacy as Gregory Trask
Michael Stroka as Aristede
Karen Lynn as Wanda Paisley

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Petofi and Aristede are at the threshold of Collinwood. Aristede warns Petofi to be careful. Petofi tells Aristede not to worry, no one will notice that he is not really Quentin. He tells Aristede he plans to continue his experiments with the rods to find the right hexagram for going to the future. Aristede asks who with. Petofi replies that he'll be the next victim if he does not find someone for him by tonight...

Petofi enters Collinwood and finds Trask arguing with Edward about Kitty living there, something Trask does not like. After Trask leaves, Petofi and Edward go into the drawing room to talk. Edward notices that 'Quentin' is acting strangely, but Petofi convinces him that it's only because of stress. Edward tells Petofi that he has a plan to battle Trask. Saying that he needs money to do this, the tells Petofi that he plans to marry Lady Hampshire, that the Lord Hampshire was very rich and owned almost an entire county in England....

{ Ari + Q at cottage ??}
{ P + Ed ???}

Aristede goes to the docks and picks up a prostitute...

{ Q + Ed ??}

Aristede brings the girl back to the cottage and Petofi tells her that they'll play a game. The girl remarks that that's rather unusual, but as long as she's paid, she'll do anything.

( Q + Ed ??}

Petofi explains to the girl what will happen when she uses the rods. After hearing this, she decides it's too strange and tells Petofi she's decided not to participate and gets up to leave, but Petofi uses the power of the hand to make her 'cooperate'. The test commences. When she goes through the door, she sees a laughing skeleton and screams. Back at the cottage, Aristede is shocked to see that the girl has turned into a skeleton. Petofi tells him he shouldn't be surprised; with the rods, anything is possible....

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Episode 858
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #1)

Tape Date: September 26, 1969
Air Date: October 8, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 636
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
David Selby as The Quentin-Petofi
Thayer David as The Petofi-Quentin
Lara Parker as Angelique Collins
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez

On this night near Collinwood, at the turn of the century, a girl has died because she opened a door. For having gained Quentin Collins' body, Petofi plans to go to the future, as soon as he has found the right hexagram, the right I-Ching door. Behind the door that Wanda Paisley opened, lay death. But there are other doors, and Petofi has vowed to try each one until he gets what he wants, no matter what the cost.

In the woods, Petofi (in Quentin's body), is forcing Quentin (in Petofi's body) to bury the poor woman's body. Quentin busy shoveling dirt onto the grave. Petofi tells him, "Oh, that's enough, my boy". Quentin replies, I would have buried her even if you hadn't forced me to. I felt sorry for the girl. You can't keep on killing people until you've found the right hexagram!", but Petofi unemotionally replies, "Do you think I care how many people die? All I care about is reaching the future, and I will reach it!...You can go now. I said GO!" Quentin refuses, "I will not go away!" Petofi asks, "What do you mean?" Quentin replies, "I'm going to stay with you! I'm going to watch you! I'm not going to let you leave!" Petofi confidently insists, "I am! To 1969!" Quentin says, "Not in my body!" Petofi replies, "I will! You should have known better than to accept my offer of help!" Quentin asks, "Do you think I'm just going to give up?" Petofi warns him, "I would suggest you look out for Petofi's enemies, the gypsies! Now I can sail the world without fearing them! But when they find you, you will know what fear is! But don't worry, they won't be here for a while. They are, after all, gypsies. I'll let you know if I need any more graves dug. You need the exercise!", laughs and leaves.

Petofi (in Quentin's body), returns to Collinwood and finds Angelique there. Thinking he's Quentin, she shows him her dress and asks, "Do you like it?" He replies, "I do very much!" She tells him, "It's my traveling dress". He asks, "Are you going somewhere?" She reminds him, "WE'RE going somewhere. Right after our wedding". He looks puzzled. She asks, "Don't pretend you've forgotten!" Petofi grabs her and kisses her. Surprised, she asks, "Have you gotten romantic, Quentin?" Petofi replies, "I've just come to realize we deserve one another". The phone rings. Angelique answers, "Yes. It's she. What's the matter?" On the other end, Julia replies, "I don't know! I feel stranger that I've ever felt before! Angelique! I think you should come here!" Angelique replies, "Yes, I think I must come myself". Petofi asks, "Is something wrong?" Angelique lies, "It's just my milliner. She can't decide what color ribbon to put on my hat, red or blue. She wants me to come down and see which one I like better" and leaves.

Quentin, in Petofi's body, goes to Beth and tells her, "I must see you!", but Beth replies, "I have no time to talk to you, Count Petofi. I'm busy." Quentin tells her, "I'm not Count Petofi! I'm Quentin! Don't you know me, Beth? You love me!" Beth replies, "I love Quentin". Quentin says, "That's why you of all people should know I'm Quentin Collins!" and tries to reach out to her. Beth recoils from his touch, "Don't touch me! This is my room, and I want you to go!" Quentin tells her, "Go to your Quentin Collins and make him prove to you who he is! Go to him and ask him why Jamison rejected him!" Beth says, "I don't want to". Quentin begs, "You must! Jamison rejected me because I hurt you! You must help me, or I am lost! Go to Quentin! Ask him about Jamison! Ask him!"

At the rectory, Julia hears strange noises. There's a knock at the door. Julia lets Angelique in. She tells Julia, "I came as quickly as I could!" Julia hears something and asks, "Do you hear that?" Angelique replies, "What?" Julia tells her, "Sounds", but Angelique tells her, "No, I don't hear anything at all". Julia remarks, "It's stopped. But it'll start again. It's all a part of everything else". Angelique asks, "Everything else?" Julia replies, "Yes. I know it has something to do with the way I came here". Angelique asks, "What do you mean?" Julia replies, "Only my astral body came here. Count Petofi tried to kill me, but found he couldn't do it". Angelique asks, "Then if you can't be harmed, what are you worried about?" Julia replies, "That I might be pulled back into my own time. You must do everything you can without me if that happens! The plan!" Angelique points out, "But Barnabas came here first. Nothing like this has ever happened to him". Julia explains, "I've thought about that. When Barnabas came here, he had a body to come to. He was flesh and blood, not spirit like I am". Suddenly, Julia hears a deep male voice saying, "I cannot determine..." She exclaims, "Hear that?? I hear someone talking! Stokes! It's Professor Stokes!"

Beth confronts Quentin (actually Petofi in Quentin's body) in the drawing room of Collinwood and mentions that Angelique is getting married. Petofi replies, "Oh, is Angelique getting married? Beth, I promised you I'd take care of you. You believe me, don't you? Everything will be exactly as it was between us. You believe me, don't you, Beth?" Beth replies, "Yes, I believe you". Petofi remarks, "Yes, everything's going to be all right!" Beth says, "Except for one thing: Jamison". Petofi asks, "What about the boy?" Beth replies, "That's just it. He's not acting like a boy, he's acting like a grown man. He's determined never to speak to you again. What could you have done to make him so angry?" Petofi says, "It's a personal thing, so personal I'd rather not talk about it". Beth insists, "But perhaps it would help if you talked about it", but Petofi says, "No! I don't want to talk about it!" Beth says. "Sorry, Quentin. I thought talking about it might help you, but I see I was wrong". Quentin says, "Yes, you were wrong. And so was the Count Petofi!" Beth asks, "What do you mean Count Petofi?" Beth replies, "He came here to see you, didn't he? DIDN'T HE?" Beth admits, "He came here to see me, yes. .." Petofi continues, "He told you to test me, didn't he?" Beth apologizes. "Sorry, Quentin"

At the rectory, Julia continues to hear voices. She hears Stokes' voice saying, "Roger? Did you hear anyone call me?" Julia cries, "Stokes! Stokes! They can hear me! Stokes! Roger! It's Julia!" Stokes' voice replies, "Julia! My God! Where are you?" Julia replies, "I'm in the past, Stokes, and I'm frightened!" Stokes says, "Julia! Speak to me!" Julia replies, "I'm in the past, and I'm alone!" The voices fade away. There's a knock at the door. Quentin, in Petofi's body, comes in. Julia tells him, "Petofi, I can't talk to you right now". Quentin begs, "I must...It's important for you to hear me out!"

Angelique returns to Collinwood. Petofi, in Quentin's body, tells her, "You told me you were going to your milliner's. You didn't go into town! You went to the rectory! I saw you!" Angelique exclaims, "You followed me!" Petofi replies, "Yes, my bride-to-be, I followed you!" Angelique angrily tells him, "Don't ever do that again!" Petofi replies, "Don't think you're going to act like this after we're married!" Angelique asks, Who do you think you're talking to?" Petofi replies, "My future wife. I'm giving you my name, and you'll give me your obedience!"

At the rectory, Quentin in Petofi's body has finished telling his story to Julia, "He needs a body to go to. You are the one person who understand his! That's why he made the exchange. Ask me anything!" She does not appear to believe him. The noises and the voices begin again, and Quentin asks 'What's that ?'. She tells him they're in the future, and that she is now convinced that he IS Quentin, because only someone who has a body in 1969 would be able to hear them. She tells him she cannot help him because she thinks she is about to be pulled back into her own time, but that there will be someone coming to help him. He asks who, but before she can tell him, she vanishes.

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Episode 859
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #2)

Tape Date: September 28, 1969
Air Date: October 9, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 637
David Selby as The Quentin-Petofi
Thayer David as The Petofi-Quentin
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Lady Hampshire/Kitty Soames
Denise Nickerson as Nora Collins

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Quentin stands there, thinking that the only person who believes him is now gone, probably never to return. Suddenly, he turns and sees Kitty standing there and asks, "What are you doing here?" Kitty, thinking she's talking to Petofi, replies, "Surely you know what I'm doing here. Didn't you cause me to come here...?" Quentin asks, "You felt compelled to come here?" Kitty replies, "And you caused it! What have you done with the woman who lives here?" Quentin replies, "She's gone back to her own time, she's gone back to 1969". Kitty says, "You're talking nonsense!". Quentin insists, "That's not true!" Kitty again asks him, "Tell me what you've done to the woman who lives here! I know you well enough to know you've done something!" Quentin asks, "You know me?" Kitty replies, "I cannot forget what you did to me in England as easily as you can." Quentin tells her, "I am not Petofi!" Kitty asks, "Why are you doing this? Who are you plotting against? The Collins?" Quentin thinks to himself, "I can't convince her. But maybe I can use her. If she knew Petofi before, she must know about his powers an be afraid of them." Pretending to be Petofi, he tells her, "In Quentin's room, there's something I want you to get for me". Kitty refuses, "I shall do nothing for you!" Quentin threatens her, "You will! Or I'll make you disappear as that woman did!" Kitty begs, "NO!!!" Petofi asks, "Remember this hand? It has certain powers. If I pass it over your face, you'll disappear". Kitty begs, "NO!!!" Quentin tells her, "Then you will get what I want. A portrait of Quentin, painted by Charles Delaware Tate. It is in Quentin's room. You will go and get it". Kitty tells him she's afraid she'll be caught, but Quentin tells her, "Then you will have to be careful. It is now 7:30. I want it by 9:00" Suddenly, the door blows open. Kitty shouts, "I know who it is! He wants us to go!". Quentin asks, "Who wants us to go?", but she just runs off.

Edward is speaking with 'Quentin' in the drawing room (actually Petofi in Quentin's body), looking at the portrait of Barnabas and saying, "I'm afraid it might upset Kitty if I took it down. Perhaps we should think of Barnabas Collins as just another ancestor now, no worse than any other". They then start talking about Quentin's upcoming nuptials, Edward saying, "...your marriage to Angelique. You must realize that the old rules are the proper ones". Suddenly, Kitty rushes in and shouts, "The rectory! It's haunted! The woman who lives there has vanished!" Edward asks, "What woman?". Petofi suddenly rushes off. Kitty says to Edward, "The curse! It keeps following me! Help me!". Edward pour her a brandy to calm her down and asks, "What woman? What did she look like?" Kitty describes Julia to him. Edward exclaims, "Then I've seen her!" Kitty asks, "Where?" Edward replies, "In this very room! Charity Trask found her outside. Her dress was...!" Nora comes into the room and complains, "Jamison won't play with me. He says checkers is for girls and sissies. Won't you play with me?", but Edward tells him, "There's something I must do". He turns to Kitty and says, "I must go to the rectory to find out what's going on", then turns back to Nora and tells her, Tell you what. Lady Hampshire will play with you. I'll be back shortly" and leaves. Nora asks Kitty, "Can you play checkers?" Kitty replies, "It's been a very long time since I've played, but if you set up the checkerboard, I'll sure I'll remember how". Nora asks, "You don't want to play with me, do you?" Kitty insists, "I do!" Nora asks, "Then why don't you look like you want to?" Kitty replies, "It's just because it's so late and I'm tired". Nora points out, "But it's only eight o'clock. That's not late, for a grown-up". Kitty tells Nora, "When I was in England, my husband Gerald and I always wanted a little girl like you". Nora asks, "Then why didn't you have one?" Kitty replies, "People don't always get what they want". Nora asks, "Are you going to marry my father? Is that why you're here?" Kitty replies, "Your father and I are just good friends". Nora says, "I see".

At the rectory, Edward finds Petofi there already searching. Thinking it's Quentin, he accuses him of knowing more that he's admitting. Petofi replies, "You're accusing me of having something to do with this woman?" Edward replies, "You were at the house when she was found!" Petofi replies, "Edward, you have such an imagination! You should have been a writer. Now are we going to argue, or are we going to search this house?"

While playing checkers, Kitty tries to pump Nora for information about the Collins family, but Nora merely says " You're going to marry my father, aren't you ? ". She is clearly unhappy about it.

Edward returns to Collinwood and tells Kitty they didn't find anything at the rectory, but that 'Quentin' is still there, convinced that he'll find something if he searches more thoroughly. The grandfather clock chimes, and , noting the time, he sends Nora to bed, "It's a quarter of nine! You should be asleep by now, Nora". Nora says, "Good night". Edward tells her, "Say good night to Lady Hampshire". Kitty says, "Kitty, please", but Nora pointedly says, "Good night, LADY HAMPSHIRE" and leaves. Edward asks Kitty, "Shall we have a nightcap?" Kitty declines, "Not tonight. It's been an exacting day. If I may be excused, I'd like to retire". Edward says, "Certainly, my dear".

At the rectory, Petofi finds a piece of clothing that appears to interest him.

Kitty sneaks into Quentin's room and sees what appears to be the portrait sitting covered on an easel, but when she lifts the cover, she finds that it is not there, only the empty frame. She opens the armoire and starts to search in there, when suddenly someone comes up from behind and grabs her by the shoulder. Kitty exclaims, "AHHH!" and turns around...

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Episode 860
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #3)

Tape Date: September 29, 1969
Air Date: October 10, 1969 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 638
David Selby as The Quentin-Petofi
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Lady Hampshire / Kitty Soames
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Lara Parker as Angelique Collins
Natalie Norwick as Cloaked figure

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Kitty turns around and finds that it is Edward. He asks her what she's doing in here. She lies that she just got confused and lost, and asks him not to tell Quentin about this. He promises not to. As they are leaving, Petofi, in Quentin's body sees them from behind some window curtains in the hall.

Edward takes Kitty downstairs and leaves her in the foyer, saying he's going to the kitchen to tell the cook to brew some tea. Angelique comes into the foyer and sees that Kitty is in a bad state and asks what's wrong. She tells her it's just the strain of her mysterious visits to the rectory. Angelique, in a shocked voice, asks "You've been to the rectory!? '. Kitty replies that she has, and that the woman who lives there has disappeared. Angelique asks how she knows. Kitty tells her Petofi told her. Angelique runs out of the house. Kitty thinks to herself that Angelique knows more about this than she's admitting...

Petofi, in Quentin's body, confronts Edward and asks why he and Kitty were in "his" room. Edward tells him Kitty told him she got confused and lost and went in there by mistake. 'Quentin' tells Edward that he doesn't believe that. Edward replies that he does, that he's known Kitty and her late husband for years, and he trusts her. 'Quentin' replies that he, Edward, doesn't know them as well as he thinks and, saying that he's been doing some research, has learned that just before he died, Kitty's husband was in jail for stealing jewels.

Edward and 'Quentin' go into the foyer and find Kitty there acting strangely. They try to talk to her, but she runs out of the house.

Kitty goes to the Blue Whale and asks Pansy to help her find out what's happening to her. Pansy tells her she'll hold a séance for her at Collinwood at midnight tonight to help her find out.

Edward and 'Quentin' are in Quentin's room. They somehow seem to have made up. Quentin asks Edward to be his best man at his upcoming wedding. Angelique returns and asks to speak to 'Quentin' privately. Edward leaves. Angelique tells 'Quentin' that she has decided to postpone their wedding and is surprised to find 'Quentin' disappointed at hearing this

Charity arrives at Collinwood and talks to Kitty in the foyer about the séance. Edward, coming down the stairs, hears them and tells them he thinks it might help and wants to participate. They hold the séance. The double doors to the drawing room open, and standing there is a hooded figure.

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Episode 861
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #4)

Tape Date: October 2, 1969
Air Date: October 13, 1969 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 639
Joan Bennett as Judith Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Hampshire
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Thayer David as The Petofi-Quentin
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins

A storm has risen over the Collins estate, and an atmosphere of impending doom pervades the great house. Count Petofi has taken over the body of Quentin Collins, and on this night a young woman tries to find the reasons for certain frightening events in her life. Through a séance, she seeks to contact the spirits of the dead. Soon, for one frightening moment, she will be convinced that she has succeeded.

Edward asks who it is. The figure comes in. It turns out to be Judith, who tells them she's been released from the sanitarium. Edward asks to speak to her alone, and Kitty and Charity leave the room.

Judith asks Edward where Trask is. Edward tells her he went to the sanitarium to see her last night and he thought he came back with her. Judith tells him he isn't, that she didn't see him last night, that in fact, he hasn't been to see her at all in the four months she's been in the asylum. Edward is shocked, and says Trask left Collinwood once every week, saying he was visiting her, and remarks that perhaps in her state, she just didn't remember. Judith denies that this is possible, saying she remembers everything that happened, that she remembers HIS visits, for example. Edward wonders what Trask was really doing when he claimed to be visiting her. Judith, as trusting as ever of Trask, merely replies that Trask must have had a good reason... Edward tells Judith that Barnabas has been destroyed.

Quentin, in Petofi's body, comes to Collinwood and finds Kitty in the foyer. Pretending to be Petofi, he asks if she got the portrait. She tells him she tried to get it, but got caught. She tells him to talk softly, as Edward and Judith are in the drawing room. Quentin is surprised to learn that Judith is back. He asks Kitty to try to get the portrait again, but she tells him she can't and runs up the stairs. Quentin muses that perhaps he can get Judith to believe who he is.

Kitty goes up to her room and finds a cryptic note on her dresser reading "Know yourself. Be who you must be". She starts to act strangely and opens a foot locker and takes out a white dress.

Judith asks Edward what's wrong with Charity. Edward replies that no one knows, that perhaps it's a spell cast by Barnabas. After she learns about Charity moving out, she becomes angry that no one is trying to help her.

Judith talks to Charity and convinces her to move back into Collinwood.

Ed goes upstairs to look for Kitty. He knocks on her door and tells her he'd like to introduce her to his sister Judith right now, but receives no answer. He tries the door but finds it locked and leaves. Right after he leaves, Kitty walks out, wearing the white dress.

Quentin walks into the drawing room and introduces himself to Judith as 'Count Andreas Petofi', a friend of Edwards. He flatters her by telling her that he's never met her before, but that he's heard of her and that she looks exactly as he envisioned, beautiful. He explains that he knew what she looked liked even before meeting her because he has some psychic powers, and volunteers to demonstrate them. He takes hold of her hand and tells her he sees a nursery in which a young girl being mistreated by a governess, and sees the girl bite the governess, whom she names. Julia is delighted, and tells her that that really happened many years ago in this house, that the little girl was her.

Ed goes to Kitty's room again and this time finds it empty. He finds and reads the cryptic note on the dresser.

Quentin finishes telling Judith another story from their childhood under the guise of a psychic reading. Julia pronounces him a most extraordinary man. Through the open doors, they see Kitty walking down the stairs. Judith asks who she is. Quentin explains that it's the widow of a friend of Edwards staying here. They go out into the foyer and try to talk to her, but she merely says "I must go to him..." and walks out the door.

In the woods, the ghost of Jeremiah appears to Kitty and she screams...

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Episode 862
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #5)

Tape Date: October 3, 1969
Air Date: October 14, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 640
Joan Bennett as Judith Collins
David Selby as The Quentin-PetofiE-8
Humbert Allen Astredo as Evan Hanley
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Soames/Lady Hampshire

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

The ghost tells Kitty to leave or someone will kill her. She asks who it is that will kill her, but the ghost merely warns her to leave before it's too late and vanishes. Quentin (in body of Petofi) appears, and Kitty seems to snap out of it and wonders what she's doing here in this dress. She asks Quentin, whom she thinks is Petofi, if he had anything to do with it. He says no and asks if she has any idea why she came here. She tells him she doesn't, and tells him about the last thing she does remember, finding the note.

Having brought Kitty back to her room, Quentin tells Judith about it. Judith leaves the drawing room and goes up to see her. Quentin notices some envelopes which Judith has left on the desk. The top one has Evan Handley's name on it. He gets the idea that Evan might be able to help him.

Quentin goes to Evan's house. Evan, who has never met Petofi, asks him who he is, but then sees the hand, realizes that it must be Petofi and reacts with fear. Quentin tells him not to be afraid, and explains that he is really Quentin, that Petofi switched bodies with him and the hand is now powerless, the power having been transferred to Quentin's body. He asks Evan to help him, saying that, with his knowledge of the occult, he must know some way of reversing the switch. Evan is dubious that he is really Quentin. Quentin tells him if he wants to convince himself, all he has to do is go to Collinwood and see 'Quentin' and he'll find he won't know who he is. Evan replies that even if he believes him and agrees to help, the switch will require 'Quentin' to be here. Quentin tells him he has an idea on how to accomplish this...

There is a knock on the door, and Evan quickly hides Quentin. Evan answers the door. It is Judith. She tells him she has learned that he has a document giving Trask power of attorney over her estate while she was ill, and asks for it, saying this is no longer necessary since she is no longer ill. Evan starts to act nervously and tells her he can't today, that the document is in a safety deposit box at the bank, that he has to go to Bangor on business and won't be back until four o'clock, and the bank will be closed by then. She tells him to call the bank and tell them to stay open until he comes. He tells her that's impossible, that they won't do it. She tell him they will; that all he has to do is tell them that this is by request of Judith Collins, and if they don't do it, she'll take all her money out of their bank and open her own bank....

At Collinwood, 'Quentin' opens the door to the drawing room and, seeing Judith there but not knowing who it is, never having seen her before, apologizes "Oh. I didn't know anyone was using this room " and prepares to close the door. Judith angrily reprimands him , saying that she knew they were never close, but his apparent nonchalance and uncaring about his own sister's recovery and return is just too much... 'Quentin', now realizing his mistake, gives some lame apology... Evan arrives with the document Judith requested and gives it to her. Judith notices that Quentin is just standing there as if he doesn't know Evan and says, "Quentin! What's wrong with you. You act as if you don't recognize Evan '. 'Quentin' lamely says, 'Of course I do. Hello, Evan..'. After Judith takes the document and leaves, Evan says to 'Quentin', "Are you ready for tonight ?' 'Quentin' replies 'Tonight ? ' Evan 'reminds' him, "Of course. Tonight at 9:00 at my house. I hope you haven't forgotten. Everyone's expecting you there tonight". 'Quentin' pretends to remember and replies, 'Oh yes. 9:00 tonight. I'll be there'

At Evan's house, it is almost 9:00, and Evan goes over the plan with Quentin. He tells him to remain out of sight until Petofi sits in the chair, and then pounce quickly. There is a knock on the door and Quentin hides. Petofi comes in and, after a bit of talking, Petofi tells him the he, 'Quentin', will be conducting the ceremony tonight, and tells him to sit in the chair. As soon as Petofi sits down, Quentin bursts out of hiding, grabs Petofi from behind and holds a chloroform soaked cloth to his mouth...

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Episode 863
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #6)

Tape Date: October 5, 1969
Air Date: October 15, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 641
Joan Bennett as Judith Collins
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Jerry Lacy as Gregory Trask
Humbert Allen Astredo as Evan Hanley

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Petofi knocked out cold, Evan tells Quentin to sit down, and then proceeds with the ceremony. During the ceremony, Quentin suddenly clasps his eyes and screams that he cannot see, just like the first time. He then loses consciousness. Quentin's body then regains consciousness. At first, Evan thinks he has succeeded, but then 'Quentin' tells him he has not, that he is still Petofi, and that he's going to punish him for meddling. 'Quentin' raises his hand, and Evan reacts with terror, shrinking from it and screaming " NO ! NO !". But when Petofi touches his face, Evan calms down and appears zombie-like. Petofi asks him , "Do you know what to do ?" . Evan answers yes. Petofi continues, "Good. Go there, do it, and wait for me. " Evan leaves. A little later Quentin regains consciousness and finds Evan gone, the plan failed. He asks Petofi what he's done with Evan. Petofi at first just says, "Evan's gone. You'll never see him again ". Quentin asks where Evan is. At first, Petofi pauses as if he's not going to tell him, but then says "I think I'll tell you. Maybe it'll convince you not to try something like this again. He's in the graveyard. He's still alive."

{ Petofi + Judith + Ed ?}

At the graveyard, Evan starts to dig....

Trask returns to Collinwood. Edward 'greets' him and asks him how his trip to see Judith was. Trask replies that it was very sad, that Judith seems to be getting worse, that this time she didn't even recognize him, her own husband. He tells Edward he's had a very trying time, and leaves the drawing room, saying he wants to go up to his room to rest. Trask goes into the foyer and grabs his luggage. Judith, who is standing on the stairs, greets him, "Hello, Gregory..." Trask is ,understandably, shocked. Ed comes out into the foyer and gloats over the situation. Judith tells him she'd like to speak to Trask alone and they go into the drawing room, Judith closing the doors behind her. Edward eavesdrops thought the closed doors...

Judith asks Trask why he hasn't been to visit her. He lies that he's been going to the sanitarium to be close to her, but that the doctors wouldn't let him see her, saying that it would interfere with the treatments. She asks why then did they let Edward visit her. He lies that Edward wouldn't listen to the doctors and forced them to let him see her. She tells him she heard what he said to Edward about seeing her last night and asks him to explain. He tells her he lied to Edward, that he was really in Boston taking care of her stocks but didn't want him to know, fearing that he would interfere. She apparently believes him... After Judith leaves Edward, who has been listening, angrily tells Trask he appears to have won this battle, but vows to discover what he's really been doing, and tells him that when he finds out, Judith will be the first one he tells.

Evan finishes digging. It's clearly a grave. Quentin appears and tries to get him to leave with him, but Evan refuses. They get into a struggle. Petofi appears and forces them to stop.

Evan asks Petofi who the grave is for. Petofi replies, "It's for you. I'm going to bury you alive..."

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Episode 864
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #7)

Tape Date: September 30, 1969
Air Date: October 16, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 642
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Lara Parker as Angelique
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Roger Davis as Charles Delaware Tate
Humbert Allen Astredo as Evan Hanley

Collinwood, at the turn of the century. Quentin, trapped in the body of Count Petofi, has attempted with Evan Hanley to undo what has been done and regain his own body. But at the end of the ceremony Petofi still lives in Quentin's body and is intent upon revenge as a spell-bound Evan Hanley learns.

Evan begs Petofi not to kill him. He tells him it would be to his advantage not to do so, as he could be of great use to him, that the Collins family knows and trusts him. Petofi decides not to kill him. He tells him that his first task will be to help him solve "the mystery of Angelique ".

At Collinwood, Angelique starts to make a call to Corbin's pharmacy in the foyer. She quickly hangs up when Charity comes down the stairs. Charity gloats over the fact that the wedding has been postponed. Angelique tells her not to, that it was she who postponed it. Charity replies that it doesn't matter who postponed it, what matters is that it gives her more time to steal Quentin.. They argue a little, and Charity leaves. Angelique places the call to Corbin's pharmacy again. This time she just manages to finish as Petofi in Quentin's body comes in through the front door. She still has the receiver in her hand and fakes that she's placing a call to a girlfriend, saying "Oh she's not there? I'll call back later" and 'hangs up '. 'Quentin' tells her he's disappointed that she has decided to postpone the wedding, and asks her out to dinner, saying he hopes it will cause her to change her mind. She tells him she can't, that she has a headache, and leaves through the front doors. Unbeknownst to her, Evan is lurking outside....

Charity goes to Charles Delaware Tate's studio. He is drunk. (Blooper: window curtains fall down). She tells him she came here to buy a painting. He drunkenly tells her to go ahead, take a look, that everything there is for sale. She looks through the paintings, noticing that there are many of Amanda. She selects the last one he drew, the one where she's wearing the brooch. He tells her that one isn't for sale. She protests that he said everything there is for sale, and won't let him go back on his word. He gets angry, and accuses her of acting on someone else's behalf, Petofi or Quentin. She denies it, and insists he sell it to her as promised. He gets an idea, and says she's right, he did say everything here was for sale, and tells her the price for this particular painting is $5000 (an exorbitant price in 1897, probably equal to $25,000 in 1994 dollars). She surprises him by taking $5000 worth of bills out of her purse...

Angelique clears some leaves in the midst of some trees, revealing a trap door underneath, opens it, goes down, and closes it. Evan, who has been surreptitiously following her, sees this.

Evan goes to Collinwood and reports to Petofi that Angelique first went to Corbin's pharmacy and got some drugs, and that the people there seemed to know her. He then recounts following her to 'Shipwreck Point', and describes seeing her go down into the trap door. Petofi tells Evan to go back there and wait till he sees her come out, and then go down and see what's there.

At Shipwreck Point, Evan sees Angelique leave, waits a while and goes down through the trap door. He finds what appear to be something like catacombs, with water running in rivulets. He hears something, and calls out "Who's there? ", but receives no answer.

Angelique returns to Collinwood. Petofi, in Quentin's body, attempts to ascertain where she's been, but Angelique is evasive. Wondering what she went to the pharmacy for, he asks if she bought any drugs for her headache. She tells him she hasn't. He tells her he has to leave for a business appointment.

Petofi goes to the Shipwreck Point and goes down through the trap door and finds Evan lying on the ground, unconscious. He revives him and asks him what happened. Evan tells him someone came up from behind and knocked him out.

Charity and Angelique are in the foyer, arguing about who will 'win' Quentin. Petofi, in Quentin's body, returns. Angelique asks "Quentin" how his business appointment went. Petofi tells her he doesn't know yet, that he has an early appointment in the morning and won't know until after then, and excuses himself, saying he has to go to bed early since he has to awaken early for the appointment. After he goes up the stairs, Angelique notices that Charity has a look of shock on her face and asks her what's the matter. Charity tells her, "It ain't him ! That man ain't Quentin !!'

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Episode 865
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #8)

Tape Date: October 11, 1969
Air Date: October 17, 1969 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 643
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Lara Parker as Angelique
Michael Stroka as Aristede

Collinwood in the year 1897. No single event in this era has been as terrifying or evil as that involving Quentin Collins and Count Petofi. Using his enormous powers, Petofi has successfully transferred his own diabolical mind into the body of Quentin and vica-versa. And on this night, a young woman with certain mental powers of her own will begin to sense the truth.

Angelique asks Charity what she means. Charity tells her it isn't Quentin, that Quentin is somehow different. Angelique, taking credit for this, says of course he isn't, that she's changed him for the better. Charity responds that this isn't what she means, that it's something evil. Charity tells Angelique to listen to her, that she can see such things. She close her eyes and sees the Mill building basement and describes it to Angelique (music stand, etc..) and tells Angelique that's where the real Quentin is. "Quentin" comes down the stairs and , saying he heard his name mentioned, asks what they were saying about him. Angelique responds, "Oh, nothing. She was just saying some nonsense. " But Charity blurts out, "It's not nonsense. You're not really Quentin and I can prove it !!". She then asks Petofi some questions the real Quentin would certainly know the answers to (What's your late brother Carl's birthday, What did Carl give to you for your 21st birthday [something he told her], etc), and demands that he give the answers if he's really Quentin. He angrily refuses, saying he's not going to listen to the demands of a madwoman. Charity runs up to her room. Angelique tells him she doesn't like the way he handled that, that he should have humored her...

In the basement of the mill building, Quentin, who has nowhere else to go, is sitting there with Aristide, who is sharpening a knife. Aristede tells Quentin he's looking forward to living in Collinwood. Quentin laughs, saying they'd never let him live there. Aristede respond, not the Collinwood of today, but the Collinwood of the future, when he goes there with Petofi. Quentin taunts Aristide, saying Petofi would never take him with him. Aristede gets angry and points the knife at Quentin, but puts it away when he hears someone coming down the stairs. It's Angelique. Quentin seizes the opportunity, and orders Aristede to leave, saying he wants to talk to Angelique alone. Aristede tries to stay, saying, "Excellency, do you really think that's wise ?", but Quentin, playing the part of Petofi, slaps him for questioning his orders and orders him to leave. Aristede, defeated, does.

Angelique, thinking it is Petofi and still unaware of what has really happened, angrily accuses 'Petofi' of breaking their agreement to not interfere with one another's business by doing something to Quentin. Quentin responds that he has something to tell her that she's going to find difficult to believe: that HE is Quentin...

At Collinwood, Petofi goes to Charity's room and knocks on the door, saying that he wants to apologize for being so rude earlier, and asks her to let him in. Frightened, she refuses. He warns her to stop raving that he's not Quentin, or else her days are numbered....

Aristide goes to Collinwood and tells Petofi that Angelique had come to the Mill building, and what happened there.

Quentin finishes explaining what happened to Angelique, and asks if she believes him, saying that the only person who did was Julia, and that she's gone now. She tells him she believes him. Petofi comes down the stairs and asks Angelique what she's doing there. Angelique tries to be evasive, but Quentin despairingly sits down in a chair and says "Don't bother. He probably already knows...". Petofi tells Angelique that she's very good, that at Collinwood while Charity was rambling on, he watched her face to see if he could tell from her expression if she believed it, but could not, but now that she has come here, he knows that she does believe, and tells her he's going to use the hand against her. Angelique, unworried, reminds him that she's not an ordinary person and can protect herself against the hand. Petofi raises his right hand and tries to touch her with it, but cannot bring it closer than an inch. Angelique turns and starts up the stairs, but is confronted by Aristide, carrying a burning torch. She gasps and fearfully backs down the stairs, Aristede following her. Petofi laughs, "Do you think I came here unprepared for you ? I knew you could use your powers to protect yourself from the hand, so I brought Aristede here with the fire - the one thing you are afraid of - to divide your full attention and power !" . He then walks up to her and touches her with the hand. She falls to the floor, unconscious....

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Episode 866
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #9)

Tape Date: October 6, 1969
Air Date: October 20, 1969 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 644
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Soames
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Lara Parker as Angelique

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Angelique regains consciousness and finds herself in Barnabas's cave, where Petofi, who has taken her there, is with her. He tells her the hand has stripped her of all her powers, and demands to know what she has been doing, why she has been visiting the rectory so often. Angelique lies that she had become good friends with Julia, and was just going there to visit her. He tell her that can't be true because he knows she has been continuing her visits there even though Julia has disappeared. She replies that she just wants to see if she might have come back. Petofi tells her he knows that's not true either because he knows she's also been visiting the trap door at Shipwreck cove, that he knows that there's someone there because an agent of his went there to investigate and was attacked by someone he didn't see....

At Collinwood, Kitty walks down the stairs into the foyer, apparently in a trance again, holding a large key. She looks at the portrait of Barnabas briefly (In a previous episode, Edward remarked to Quentin that he has decided to leave the portrait up because he thinks it would disturb Kitty if he took it down, that, with Barnabas destroyed, it's nothing but another portrait of a dead ancestor anyway...). Edward comes down and finds her wandering around the foyer and asks her what's she's doing. She snaps out of it, gets upset, and runs up to her room...

Angelique continues to refuse to tell Petofi what she's been doing. Petofi tells her he will keep her prisoner in the cave until she does, Aristide standing guard outside....

Kitty comes down into the drawing room and tells Edward that, due to the odd occurrences here, she has decided to leave Collinwood, that she has already written and mailed a letter to her mother telling her that. Edward convinces her not to, to write another letter to her mother telling her she has changed her mind.

Petofi returns to Collinwood and is confronted by an angry Edward, who is holding a letter from Charity, which he explains was delivered to him through a servant because, as Charity explains in the letter, she is afraid to leave her room because she has become terrified of 'Quentin', and asks him to come see her about this. Edward angrily demands to know what he, 'Quentin' has done to frighten her so much. 'Quentin' insists that he's done nothing. Edward tells 'Quentin' he's going to talk to Charity. 'Quentin' insists on coming along to face his 'accuser'.

Edward goes to Charity's room. She opens the door and is shocked to see that 'Quentin' is with him. Edward asks what happened. She tells him 'Quentin' threatened her life, saying 'your days are numbered'. Quentin responds by saying that she's not telling the whole story, that he said that because she was raving nonsense about him, nonsense that the wasn't really Quentin, and that what he meant was that if she did not stop this nonsense, her days at Collinwood were numbered. Edward thinks Charity is crazy...

Petofi goes down to the drawing room and finds Kitty there writing a letter. He asks if she would mind if he played some music. She tells him to go ahead. He turns on the gramophone and plays some Mozart. She tells him she is surprised at his improvement in taste. He sits down to enjoy his music. Kitty finishes her letter and re-reads it silently. But it is not a letter telling her mother that she has changed her mind about staying at Collinwood; rather, it tells her that her plan is working perfectly, and that any day now, she expects Edward to ask her to marry him. She then notices the date she has written on the letter, and is shocked to see that it is October 20, 1797, and gasps, "1797 !!". Petofi asks her what's wrong, but Kitty lies that she was just thinking to herself, gathers her things up, and rushes out. Petofi, curious, goes to the bookcase and takes out a family history and looks up the year 1797. Edward comes in and is surprised to see "Quentin" reading a book and listening to Mozart, and compliments him on improving himself.

At 9:30, Kitty, apparently in a trance again, wanders out of Collinwood, holding the key. She goes to the old house and into Josette's room. She sees the portrait of Josette and remarks, "That look's just like me !", and sees that it is signed "COSWELL 1797 ". She pours two drinks, places them on a table and sits down. There is the sound of approaching footsteps, and the doorknob turns...

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Episode 867
1897
(COL 17/DISK 1 #10)

Tape Date: October 7, 1969
Air Date: October 21, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 645
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Soames
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Lara Parker as Angelique
Michael Stroka as Aristede

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

The door opens, but it is only 'Quentin', who has followed her. He asks her what she's doing there. At first, still in the trance, she tells him that "her beloved" told her to come here and wait for him. He asks her who "her beloved" is, but she then snaps out of it, wonders what she's doing here, and runs off in shock....

At the cave, Angelique, holding a large rock, ponders if she "should do it or not", and decides that, with her powers gone, she has has no choice, and starts to break the lock on the chains securing Barnabas's coffin with the rock. Aristide hears the noise and comes running in and demands to know what she's doing. She sarcastically tells him she's going to pull the stake from Barnabas's heart and bring him back to 'life'..

Petofi returns to Collinwood and tells Edward about following Kitty to the old house. Edward asks where she is now. Petofi tells him he assumed she had returned here. Edward replies that she has not. Kitty appears at the door and says "I've seen him....". Edward asks who she's seen. She replies "I've seen Barnabas Collins...", and faints..

Edward revives Kitty with some smelling salts, and asks her where she thinks she saw Barnabas. She replies that she saw him in the woods. He asks where in the woods. When she tells him, he realizes that it's right near the cave where Barnabas was destroyed, and begins to think that maybe she did see him, and tells 'Quentin' he's going to see if Barnabas is still staked in his coffin. 'Quentin', not wanting Edward to go and find Aristide and Angelique there, volunteers to go, telling Edward he shouldn't leave Kitty alone. Edward responds that he'd prefer to see for himself, that Kitty seems to be fine now. Kitty agrees, saying she's feeling fine now. Petofi surreptitiously touches Kitty briefly with his hand, and suddenly Kitty complains that she's feeling faint. Edward tells 'Quentin' that he, "Quentin, had better go....

Petofi, in Quentin's body. goes to the cave and finds Aristide holding a gun on Angelique. He asks what happened. Aristide tells him Angelique was trying to open the coffin and revive Barnabas by pulling out the stake. Angelique laughs, saying she was only toying with Aristide when she told him that, that that would be impossible. Petofi opens the coffin to see if Barnabas is still there. He is, safely staked. Petofi tells Angelique to take a final look at Barnabas, that he doesn't know if she has the power to revive him or not, but to be safe, he's going to destroy the body. He tells Aristide to stay and stand guard over Angelique, that he has something he has to go and do, and as soon as he returns, they'll destroy the body. Aristide suggests that they do it now, that he's afraid to stay here with it and Angelique, not knowing what powers she might still have. Petofi tells him he can't right now, but that he'll help him with Angelique by imprisoning her with the only thing she's afraid of, and conjures up a ring of fire around her to keep her prisoner.

At Collinwood, Edward tries to convince Kitty that she couldn't have seen Barnabas, that she must have seen someone who looked like him... Petofi returns and tells them he found Barnabas still staked in the coffin. As proof, he produces Barnabas's onyx ring. Kitty takes it, and says "My beloved..". When Edward asks for it back, she refuses and runs off....

At the cave, Angelique tells Aristide the fire is weakening and destroying her, and begs him to get her out, saying that if he does, she'll help him. He asks how she could possibly help him with her powers gone. She tells him she knows many secrets, and that she'll tell them to him, and with the knowledge he'll gain, he'll no longer have to be content to be a servant. Greedy, he takes her out of the circle of fire. She manages to struggle free and runs out of the cave. He chases after her, but outside, she picks up a rock and hits him on the head, knocking him out, and runs off.

When Aristide regains consciousness, he sees a male figure standing above him . His vision blurred, he cannot see who it is and asks, "Petofi ?". The figure replies weakly, "Help me... Help me...". Aristide's vision clears and he is shocked to see that it is not Petofi standing above him, but Barnabas.....

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Episode 868
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #1)

Tape Date: October 8, 1969
Air Date: October 22, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 646
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Michael Stroka as Aristede
Alfred Hinckley as Dr. Reade

NO TEASER AVAILABLE YET...

Aristede gets up and runs away. Barnabas collapses. Edward goes into the drawing room and finds 'Quentin' in there reading a book and listening to classical music. Petofi tells him he thinks he's discovered what's happening to Kitty. He tells him he's reading the diary of a Ben Stokes, a servant of Barnabas in the last century, and has discovered that Barnabas had been in love with a woman named Josette and that he thinks for some reason Kitty is reliving all this, becoming possessed by Josette periodically, and that if something isn't done, she may be in danger of being possessed by Josette permanently. Edward thinks this theory is ridiculous, and, fearful of what might happen to Kitty mentally if she learned of this, orders Petofi not to show her the diary and angrily leaves the room.

The phone rings and Petofi answers it. It is a Dr. Ian Reade, asking for Edward. Petofi tells him Edward has gone to bed and asks to take a message. The doctor tells him a very sick, weak man has appeared at his office asking for Edward. When he describes the man, Petofi realizes that the description sounds like Barnabas and tells the doctor he'll take care of it. He takes out a gun and loads it with silver bullets... Petofi, in Quentin's body, goes to the doctor's office and finds that it is indeed Barnabas. Disturbed by "Quentin's" odd behavior and the fact that he came without Edward, the doctor leaves the room saying he has something to do. While the doctor is away, Petofi pulls the gun and prepares to shoot Barnabas, but is stopped by the doctor, who comes back into the room and tells him he has called Edward again. Edward comes, and the doctor, trusting Edward, leaves the room. Edward and Petofi discuss the situation and agree that Barnabas must be destroyed, and Petofi takes out the gun and prepares to shoot him again. Barnabas asks why they're doing this. Petofi tells him he knows well why. Barnabas claims he doesn't, that he just came here from England and doesn't know any of them. Edward tells Petofi that he can't shoot Barnabas, that the doctor is just outside and will hear the shot and have them arrested for murder, but that there is a better way, that dawn is approaching and that they can let the daylight do the job for them.

The sun rises. Nothing happens. They ask Barnabas who he is. He replies that he is Barnabas Collins, that he is from the English branch of the family and came to visit Collinwood, but that the was attacked by someone who looked just like him and kept him prisoner until now, the attacker returning periodically to feed... Edward believes him, but Petofi does not. Edward suggests that they take Barnabas to the cave and see if the staked body is still there. Thinking that Aristede and Angelique are still there, Petofi tries to think of an excuse for not doing this, but cannot.

As they are walking out with Barnabas, the doctor tries to stop them, saying the man is too weak to travel. But they insist, and the doctor asks the man if he wants to go. He says he does, and the doctor, disgusted with the situation, tells them to go, saying he washes his hands of the entire affair.

They take Barnabas to the cave. The door has been unsealed. Petofi thinking Aristede and Angelique are still in there, tells Edward that he'll go in first to see if everything is all right (with the intention of telling Aristede and Angelique to hide) but finds that they are not there. Edward comes in, sees that the coffin has been unchained, and suspecting that Barnabas did escape and that the man who came to the doctor's office is the same, gives the gun to 'Quentin' and tells him to point it at Barnabas's heart, and that he'll open the coffin, and if it is empty, to shoot.

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Episode 869
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #2)

Tape Date: October 9, 1969
Air Date: October 23, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 647
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins
Jerry Lacy as Gregory Trask

 

Edward opens the coffin. Barnabas is still in there, staked. The other Barnabas gasps, "That's him ! The man who attacked me!" and faints.

At Collinwood, Charity takes the portrait of Amanda she had bought and sets it up on an easel in the drawing room and goes into foyer, closing the doors behind her, and sings. Trask comes into the foyer, reprimands her for singing. They get into an argument, as usual. Trask goes into the drawing room and sees the portrait of Amanda. He asks Charity what it's doing there, but she tells him she know nothing about it and leaves.

Trask hears the front door open and close, and looks and sees Edward, 'Quentin', and Barnabas in the foyer and is shocked. Edward tells 'Quentin' to take Barnabas upstairs. He then explains to Trask that this is not the same Barnabas. Trask is dubious. Edward sees the portrait in the drawing room and, thinking Trask brought it here, angrily remonstrates Trask for bringing it here with Judith back. Trask replies that he had nothing to do with the portrait, and that there was nothing going on between him and Amanda. Edward scoffs, saying that even the servants know that there was...

Upstairs, with Barnabas in bed, Petofi tell him that now he's alone with him away from Edward, he can tell his 'friend Quentin' the truth, that he knows that Angelique and Julia were doing something to revive him. But Barnabas replies that he doesn't know what he's talking about, that he's already told them the truth...

Trask is still dubious about Barnabas and continues to argue with Edward. Edward tells Trask that he's overlooked the obvious: that this Barnabas can't be a vampire, that they brought him here during the DAY. 'Quentin' comes back down, and Edward leaves, saying he's going upstairs to see how Barnabas is doing. 'Quentin' notices the picture. Trask accuses him of bringing it here. Petofi denies it. Trask tells him that there's one way to find out, to go to Charles Delaware Tate and ask him, and leaves.

Petofi, still dubious about Barnabas, goes to the cave. Thinking that there must be some connection between this body and the Barnabas at Collinwood, he has brought with him a container of kerosene with the intention of burning the body to see what effect it has on the Barnabas at Collinwood. Edward comes into the cave too, apparently still wondering about what happened, and asks 'Quentin' what he's doing. 'Quentin' explains, and Ed tells him to proceed. 'Quentin' douses the coffin with kerosene and burns it up...

At Collinwood, Trask goes into the bedroom where Barnabas is resting and asks him how he's doing. Barnabas replies that he's still weak. Trask tells him he's brought something he thinks may help him, and pulls out a large cross. It has no effect on Barnabas, who merely thanks him... Edward goes into the drawing room and finds Charity there. He tells her about finding Barnabas alive, but explains to her that this is not the same Barnabas who was the vampire, rather, he was a victim of the vampire. Charity is not so sure, and is frightened...

After Edward leaves the drawing room, 'Quentin' walks in. Frightened, Charity tries to leave, but he won't let her. He tells her not to be frightened of him, that right now he is as frightened as she is, frightened of the Barnabas upstairs. He tells her he wants her help, saying that with her clairvoyant powers, she may be able to tell if it is the same Barnabas or not.

'Quentin' takes Charity upstairs to see Barnabas and asks her if it is the same Barnabas who she staked in the coffin or not...

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Episode 870
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: October 10, 1969
Air Date: October 24, 1969 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 648
Joan Bennett as Judith Collins
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Kitty Soames, Lady Hampshire
Louis Edmonds as Edward Collins

 

Charity looks at Barnabas and tells 'Quentin' that it isn't the same man who was in the coffin. Petofi is shocked, and asks her if she's sure. She tells him she is. He finds this hard to believe, and accuses her of saying that because she is afraid of Barnabas, but she insists he isn't the same man..

In the drawing room, Edward tells Judith about the new Barnabas, and tells her he is convinced he is telling the truth. Charity comes down, and Edward leaves. Charity and Judith look at the portrait of Amanda, and Judith asks Charity if Trask has seen it yet. Charity says yes. Charity asks Judith why she had her go and buy it, why she, Judith, didn't just go and buy it herself. Judith replies that she thought there was a better chance that Charles Delaware Tate would sell it to her, Charity. She remarks that everyone has always underestimated her, including her husband Trask, and says she thinks she'll hang it in their bedroom...

Kitty walks down into the foyer, apparently in the trance again. She hears a pulsating heartbeat, and goes and stares at the portrait of Barnabas. Suddenly she seems to snap out of it and screams, "Stop it!". Hearing this, Charity and Judith rush out into the foyer and ask her what's wrong. She tells them she isn't feeling well. Judith asks if she'd like to have a doctor called. She replies no, and Judith tells Charity to take her to her room.

In Barnabas's room, Petofi stands over a sleeping Barnabas, talking to himself, saying there's one way of learning the truth, the hand. He prepares to touch Barnabas, but is interrupted when Edward comes in.

Kitty and Charity are in Kitty's room. Charity notices the music box sitting on the desk and picks it up, remarking that it's the music box she saw in her vision. She prepares to open the lid, but Kitty, upset, takes it from her. Edward comes in and tells Kitty he heard what happened. Charity leaves. Kitty tells Edward that she's decided to leave Collinwood again. Edward begs her not to. She asks if there's any reason for her to stay. He tells her there is, and proposes to her. She accepts.

Later, Barnabas, Judith and 'Quentin' are in the drawing room. Barnabas explains his story to Judith. She apparently believes him. "Quentin" is still dubious, and starts to ask him about England. Edward and Kitty come into the drawing room. Barnabas gets a funny look on his face when he sees Kitty. Petofi continues to ask Barnabas questions about London, saying Kitty is from there and asks him if he knew her husband the Earl of Hampshire, Gerald Soames. Barnabas says no. His questioning is interrupted by Judith, who remarks that it's time for dinner. They all go to dinner. After dinner, they all return to the drawing room. 'Quentin' asks "Who wants brandy ? ", but Edward says, "There'll be no brandy tonight", and takes out a bottle of champagne. Asked what the special occasion is, Edward announces his engagement to Kitty. Everyone seems happy except Barnabas, who has a shocked look on his face. 'Quentin' notices this... At midnight in his room, Barnabas calls out to Josette. In her room, Kitty hears, but tries to resist. Barnabas continues to call, thinking to himself that he can't let this happen again, let her marry someone else. Eventually, Kitty comes, and tells him, "I am your Josette, and will always be." They kiss...

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Episode 871
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: October 12, 1969
Air Date: October 27, 1969 Monday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 649
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Lady Hampshire/Kitty Soames
Roger Davis as Charles Delaware Tate
Lara Parker as Angelique

 

Barnabas vows never to let anyone get between them again. Suddenly, the window and door blow open. Josette cries, "It must be Jeremiah !", then snaps out of it. she is shocked at finding herself in Barnabas's room, and accuses, "YOU ! You've been doing all this to me !" and runs out of the room. Barnabas thinks to himself, "I was wrong. There is someone who can come between Josette and me. Kitty Soames.."

The real Quentin goes to the rectory. Angelique, who has apparently summoned him, is there. He asks her how she managed to escape from Petofi. She tells him that doesn't matter, it only matters that she did escape. She tells him there's someone else here, and brings Barnabas in from another room. Quentin asks how this is possible. Barnabas explains what happened to him. Saying that once Julia arrived from the future, it became possible for him to be cured of vampirism, but that it was necessary for everyone to believe that the vampire was dead, and explains how he had Angelique create a doppelganger, which they then allowed to be destroyed. He further explains that after Julia disappeared, Angelique continued to give him the injections, all except the last one, because she had been captured by Petofi, that when she didn't come, he wandered out looking for her, weak and sick, and eventually found himself in a doctor's office. He explains how Petofi and Edward came, and decided to wait for the daylight to destroy him, and nervously waiting for sunrise, not knowing what would happen, and that when it did, nothing happened..

Charles Delaware Tate is in the mill building basement, drinking. The real Quentin returns, and Tate, thinking it is Petofi, begs him to give him his talent back. Quentin tries to explain that he isn't Petofi, but really Quentin, that Petofi switched bodies with him. Tate doesn't believe this and angrily pulls a gun and points it to Quentin's head, but is interrupted by the real Petofi coming down the stairs. Petofi uses his powers to force Tate to drop the gun, and Tate realizes that Quentin was telling the truth. Petofi tells Quentin to leave, saying he wants to talk to Tate alone. After Quentin leaves, Petofi tells Tate that he'll make a deal with him, that if he agrees to do something for him, then MAYBE he'll restore his talent. He opens a drawer and pulls out the rods and asks Tate if he knows what they are. Tate replies that he does. Petofi explains what he wants him to do, adding that this time, as a safety measure, he'll keep his fingers on his temples and try to use his powers to save him if something bad happens. The perform the ritual. Tate tells Petofi that he sees the drawing room at Collinwood, but that it is different. He continues that in the room, there are two children, a boy and a girl, and a woman. Another woman enters the room, and the people greet her as "Julia". The woman sits down and starts to read a newspaper. Petofi asks Tate if he can see what the date on the newspaper is. Tate replies that he can, that it's October 28,1969. Petofi beams and gloats that he's found it, found the right hexagram to travel into the future, and that now no one can stop him....

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Episode 872
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: October 13, 1969
Air Date: October 28, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 650
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Roger Davis as Charles Delaware Tate
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez

 

'Quentin' is in his room, packing to leave. Beth, whom he has apparently summoned, comes. She complains that it's been a long time since they've seen each other. Then she sees that he's packing to leave and becomes angry that he's planning to leave, without taking her or even telling her. He tells her he IS planning to take her. She notices some jewels he's packing and notices that they're Petofi's, and exclaims that he must have stolen them and that's why he's leaving. He tells her not to worry about Petofi, that he's escaping to the future where Petofi can't find him. He rolls up the portrait of Quentin, and she asks if he's taking that too. He replies yes. Knowing how the rods work, she asks him how he plans to take all this stuff. He tells her that's why he needs her: that he wants her to bury the stuff for him, and that he'll dig it up in 1969.

Charles Delaware Tate goes to Collinwood. He finds only Charity in the drawing room. He acts strangely, rambling that he wants to talk to Quentin, that Quentin is going to the future. He then runs out of the drawing room and runs upstairs. Barnabas, who has just come into the foyer, sees him run upstairs. Charity comes out into the foyer, and he asks Charity what's bothering Tate. She tells him about Tate's ramblings.

In Quentin's room, Tate demands that Petofi restore his talent, as promised. Petofi refuses, saying that he only promised that he MIGHT do this, and has decided not to. Tate becomes angry, and takes the portrait 'hostage'. Petofi approaches him threateningly with his hand raised...

In the drawing room, Barnabas tells Charity that she should go see Quentin. She asks why. He tells her he's going to tell her a secret, and whispers it into her ear.

In Quentin's room, Petofi tells a compliant Tate - who he has apparently done something to - that he should find other things to do with his life than painting and orders him to leave. As he is leaving, Charity enters the room. 'Quentin' asks her what she wants. She tells she knows his secret - that it is his birthday and invites him downstairs for a drink. Not wanting to arouse suspicions, he goes with her.

They go down into the foyer. Beth comes in at the same time. Charity goes into the drawing room to pour the drinks, and 'Quentin' stays to talk to Charity. Beth has an envelope with her, and tells him it's the money he wanted (apparently he sent her to the bank for him). He tells her good, put it in the suitcase, and gives her a map telling where he wants it buried.

Upstairs, Barnabas sneaks into Quentin's room and starts to search. He hears footsteps coming, and hides behind the drapes. Beth comes in, takes the suitcase, and leaves.

Downstairs, 'Quentin' and Charity are drinking champagne. Through the open door, Petofi sees Beth leave Collinwood with the suitcase. A few seconds later, he sees Barnabas come down the stairs, and invites him in for a drink to celebrate his birthday. Barnabas begs off, saying that he has an appointment, and leaves.

Barnabas, outside, cannot see where Beth went...

Barnabas comes back inside and finds Charity alone in the drawing room. He asks where Quentin is. Charity replies that she doesn't know, that he excused himself, saying he had something to do..

'Quentin' is in a room somewhere, using the rods. He sees the door. It opens, revealing the exterior of Collinwood. He goes in, and enters Collinwood. It is the Collinwood of 1969, with electric lamps. Somewhat disoriented (his vision is blurred), he calls out 'Edward ?? Judith ??'. In the drawing room, he finds a newspaper and reads the date: Tuesday, October 28, 1969, and exults, "I've made it !!".

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Episode 873
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #6)

Tape Date: October 14, 1969
Air Date: October 29, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 651
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Lady Hampshire/Kitty Soames

 

Maggie Evans, having heard Petofi call out, comes downstairs to see who's there. But when she goes into the drawing room, no one is there..

Back in 1897, 'Quentin' writhes on the floor in pain. The pain stops, and he finds Beth with him. She tells him she brought him back by knocking the rods off the table. He becomes angry that she did this and asks why. She explains that the portrait is missing, that when she got to the place where she was to bury the suitcase, she opened it to put the money in and found it missing. Petofi ponders who could have taken it. He considers 'Petofi', but Beth (who doesn't know about the switch) tells him it can't be since Petofi hasn't been in the house. He then suspects Barnabas, and that Charity's strange invitation may have been part of a plot...

Beth takes Charity to Quentin's room, saying he wants to talk to her. In the room, 'Quentin' accuses her of being in a plot with Barnabas against him, but she denies it and runs out.

Barnabas finds Kitty staring at his portrait. When she sees him, she tells him she wants him to step into the drawing room for a talk. Inside, she angrily tells him she wants him to leave Collinwood, saying she knows he's responsible for what's happening to her. He denies it, reminding her that from what he's heard, these things started happening to her before his arrival. He tells her he thinks he knows what's happening to her, that he thinks she's the reincarnation of a Josette DuPres, that she must be because she knows things only Josette could know. She retorts how could HE know this, since it would require him to know things only Josette would know too. Barnabas pauses for awhile, taken aback by the logic, then responds that as a child he saw a copy of Josette's portrait and fell in love with it and became obsessed with it and has spent years reading histories and diaries to find out all he could about her. Kitty angrily tells him she thinks he's insane...

Charity goes to sleep and has a dream in which she and Quentin seem to be on good terms. He invites her to dance, and they dance a waltz to 'her' music. When they finish, they kiss. During the kiss, Charity closes her eyes. When they finish kissing, she opens her eyes and finds that it is not Quentin standing there, but Petofi. She screams...

Petofi goes downstairs and finds Barnabas standing in the drawing room. The clock strikes midnight. Barnabas tells 'Quentin' that he's returned from his appointment and hoped he could drink to his birthday, but that it's too bad but it's now too late. Petofi remarks that it must be quite wonderful for him to be able to enjoy the daylight again. Barnabas replies that the doesn't know what he's talking about, that he's always been able to enjoy the daylight. Petofi exasperatedly remarks, "Why don't we just stop this and admit the truth ?". Barnabas replies, "Yes. Why don't we, Count Petofi?'. Petofi tells him he knows he stole the portrait, and demands to have it back. Barnabas denies any knowledge of it. Petofi raises his hand, and tells Barnabas he has two minutes to tell the truth, or he'll use it on him.

Kitty goes to the Mill Building to see 'Petofi', not knowing it is really Quentin. She begs him to help her. He tries to tell her he cannot, but she refuses to believe him, saying she saw his power when he was in England, that she remembers the party where he played a 'game' where he touched people with his hand and caused them to tell the truth, how her own husband said things that even she had not known.

At Collinwood, Petofi tells Barnabas his two minutes are up. Barnabas still insists that he knows nothing about the portrait. Petofi, not believing him, ponders what he'll do to Barnabas. He dismisses killing him, saying that that would be too simple, then settles on turning him back into a vampire. He touches Barnabas, but nothing happens....

At the Mill Building, 'Petofi', probably just to convince her that he really has no powers, utters some words saying that when he touches her with the hand, she will know the truth about herself, then touches her. She suddenly gasps, "Oh no! He's right. I AM JOSETTE !! And Kitty Somers too...". Quentin looks at the hand in amazement...

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Episode 874
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: October 15, 1969
Air Date: October 30, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 652
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask
Thayer David as Count Petofi
Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Lady Hampshire/Kitty Soames

 

Kitty recounts how she, as Josette, came to Collinwood a hundred years ago with her father and a servant, Angelique. She wonders how Angelique could be here now too.

Petofi is shocked that his hand does not work. He tells Barnabas he suspects Angelique has cast a spell over him, Barnabas, to protect him from it.

Quentin tells Kitty he has something important to do and leaves. At Collinwood, he finds Charity alone in the drawing room. She tells him she now knows he is really Quentin and not Petofi and volunteers to help. He tells her not to get involved because it's too dangerous. Barnabas comes, and Charity leaves.

Kitty goes to the old house and to Josette's room. There, she hears Josette's voice calling to her...

Quentin tells Barnabas what happened with Kitty. Barnabas tells Quentin he must find her.

Petofi ponders what to do. He decides to test his theory that the hand didn't work on Barnabas because Angelique is protecting him and not because he has lost the power by removing the spell he put on Charity. He finds Charity and touches her with the hand and tries to remove the spell which he put on her making her think she is Pansy, but it doesn't work; she still thinks she is Pansy.

At the old house, Kitty continues to hear Josette talking to her.

Petofi, understandably upset, rushes out. Beth runs into him as he is leaving. Seeing Charity, Beth asks what's wrong with Quentin. Charity tells her that what's wrong is he's in the wrong body, and explains it to her. Beth doesn't believe this incredible story. Charity tells her that there's a way for her, Beth, to prove it.

Barnabas finds Kitty in the old house and comforts her. They kiss.

Beth finds 'Quentin' at the Mill building. She tells him they won't have to worry about Petofi for much longer. He asks what she means. She tells him that some gypsies who are after him have just arrived at Collinwood. 'Quentin' reacts with fear, and tells her he must leave this place, that it's only a matter of time before the gypsies learn about the Mill building. She asks him why. He lies that he just doesn't want to be here when they find the place and leaves. Beth thinks to herself, "It's true !!!"

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Episode 875
1897
(COL 17/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: October 20, 1969
Air Date: October 31, 1969 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 653
Terry Crawford as Beth
Don Briscoe as Timothy Shaw
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Count Petofi

 

Beth ponders what to do. She decides that she must tell someone and ask for help, but realizes that no one will believe her ridiculous story. Then she thinks of Tim, and, knowing that he has had enough experience with Petofi to know about his great powers, might believe her and goes to his room at the Collinsport Inn. She tells him about the switch. He finds it hard to believe. She tells him he can prove it to himself by going to 'Petofi' and asking him. Tim leaves, telling Beth to stay there.

Barnabas finds Quentin at the Mill building, searching for something. He asks him what he's looking for. Quentin tells him he's just thought of something, that Petofi must have used something to cause the switch to happen, and that he is looking for it to switch again. Barnabas tells him that's probably not the case, that most of Petofi's powers are in his hand, and that now that he seems to have the power, maybe he can make the switch. Quentin decides to try. He warns Barnabas to leave, that if he is successful, Petofi will be here and it may be dangerous. Barnabas tells him he will if it looks like it's succeeding.

Tim, who did not believe Beth and thinks she's gone insane, returns to his room with 'Quentin'. Beth is horrified. 'Quentin' takes hold of her and thanks Tim, saying he'll 'take care of her'.

At the Mill building, Quentin starts the process and goes into a trance. Barnabas quickly leaves.

'Quentin' suddenly touches his head and complains that he's feeling dizzy. Beth takes advantage of the opportunity to struggle free and run from the room. 'Quentin' chases after her...

Beth runs through the woods, 'Quentin' in hot pursuit. Suddenly, 'Quentin' collapses to the ground. At the Mill building, 'Petofi' screams. 'Quentin' screams.

Quentin regains consciousness and finds himself in his own body. He hears a noise and goes to it. He finds Beth standing near the cliff. He approaches her, but she shrinks from him, tells him she knows he's really Petofi and tells him to stay away from her..
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