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Episode 894/895
(COL 17/DISK 4 #7)

Tape Date: November 12, 1969
Air Date: December 1, 1969 Monday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 672
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Henesy as David Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
Christopher Bernau as Philip Todd

This night, in the Great House at Collinwood, a young girl thinks about the father she has met after 20 years. And a small boy tries to hide a stolen book. Though they are yet to discover it, they are both pieces of an awesome puzzle. And in a small antique shop in the village, a young couple hunts frantically for the missing book, not knowing they have become two more pieces in the puzzle, knowing only they must find the book, or someone will pay a terrible penalty for its loss.

Megan suddenly tells Philip that 'he' wants her and goes upstairs. She comes down holding the baby and frantically tells him something is wrong with it, that it has a terrible fever. They briefly consider calling a doctor, but quickly decide that it will do no good, that the only thing they can do is find the book, that it will tell them what to do.

David goes into the drawing room and locks the doors. He he has with him a large box, labeled 'Jigsaw puzzle'. He opens it, and inside is the book. Carolyn comes and finds the drawing room doors locked. The phone rings and she answers it. It is Megan. Megan describes the book to her and asks her if she knows what happened to it. Carolyn tells her she doesn't. Megan gets angry. Carolyn asks her why she's so angry, is the book valuable? Megan apologizes, saying she's upset because the baby is sick. Carolyn looks at the closed drawing room doors and, getting the idea that David might have something to do with it, tells Megan to take care of the baby and let her take care of the book. Carolyn knocks at the doors and demands that David lets her in. He does. She asks him what he's doing in the drawing room with the doors locked. David lies that they weren't locked, that they were stuck. Carolyn explains that a book is missing from the antique store and asks him if he has anything to do with it. David replies that he doesn't. Barnabas arrives. Carolyn starts to walk around the room, searching. Seeing that David is standing protectively by the curtains, she pushes him away and looks behind the curtains. She finds the puzzle box there, but when she opens it, she finds that it contains only puzzle pieces. David retorts that it's Amy's, that he took it from her and hid it in retaliation for her taking something of his, and complains that she blames him for everything, saying that he had nothing to do with the book disappearing from the antique store. Barnabas pricks up his ears in interest. David continues, "Why, it wasn't even in English!". Carolyn asks him how he would know that if he had nothing to do with it. David replies that he saw it at the antique store. He angrily tells her that if there's anyone who's suspicious, it's that Mr. Prescott who was with her at Collinwood, who came to the antique store, who she pretended not to know.

Barnabas goes to the antique store and tells the Todds that he has decided to sell the Hitchcock chair they wanted so much and asks Philip to come pick it up . Philip tells him he doesn't have time to get it right now because the baby is sick. Barnabas replies, "The only time that matters is the time of the Leviathan people". The Todds seem to go into a trance for a few seconds, then come out of it, and Philip says, "I think I'll go get the chair", apparently with no memory of what Barnabas has just said.

David goes into the drawing room and opens a drawer in he desk. Elizabeth comes and he quickly takes out a piece of paper and closes the drawer. Elizabeth asks him what he's doing going through the desk. He tells her he was just looking for some paper to draw on. She tells him that Carolyn told him about the missing book and asks him if he had anything to do with it. He angrily tells her he doesn't, and in retaliation, tells Elizabeth that Carolyn has a new boyfriend, that he saw them kissing outside last night, that he was a much older man.

Elizabeth confronts Carolyn and tells her she know about her new 'boyfriend', that from what David described, she can see that they don't have much in common and asks her to carefully reconsider seeing him.

At the old house, Barnabas and Philip come downstairs, Philip carrying the Hitchcock chair. Barnabas tells him they have one more thing to do. He takes him to the altar, explaining that 'Only our people can see it'. He tells him that it is their place of sacrifice, and punishment, and tells Philip he is to be punished....

Carolyn goes to the antique store and finds the baby sick. She suggest that they call a doctor, but Megan refuses. Megan tells her that she's worried about Philip, that he left last night and hasn't returned. She tells Carolyn to watch the baby while she go look for him. Carolyn starts to take the baby upstairs, saying she's taking him to his room, but Megan tells him not to, to leave him down here.

Megan goes to the old house and knocks on the door. Barnabas opens the door. Megan asks him where Philip is. Barnabas tells her he doesn't know, that he was only with him at the old house for about 15 minutes last night and then left. After Megan leaves, Barnabas goes back into the living room. Sitting in a chair is Philip, looking like he's in some sort of trance.

Megan returns to the antique shop in a frantic state. She tells Carolyn someone is trying to kill her, that the killer is coming and runs upstairs. The front door opens...

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Episode 896
(COL 17/DISK 4 #8)

Tape Date: November 17, 1969
Air Date: December 2, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 673
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
David Henesy as David Collins
Denise Nickerson as Amy Jennings
Donna McKechnie as Olivia Corey

here is a time coming when a horror beyond belief will descend on the Great House of Collinwood. But that time is not yet at hand. At the moment, there are only warnings of the storm to come. Such is that which will be felt by Carolyn Stoddard, as she sits peacefully at an antique shop in Collinsport. She and many others will soon learn that a horror is all around them, and there is no escape.

But it's only Julia. Julia sees the box lying on a table. Carolyn tells her something's wrong with the baby. She starts to examine it and notes that it has a fever. While examining it, she remarks, "That's a strange birthmark". Megan rushes back downstairs and takes the baby and refuses to let her examine it further. After Megan leaves with the baby, Carolyn and Julia discuss Megan's strange behavior, Carolyn telling Julia Megan was convinced earlier that someone was trying to kill her. Julia once again examines the box. Carolyn asks her why she's so interested in that box. Julia replies that she saw it in Barnabas' house and is surprised to see it here. Carolyn tells her she shouldn't be because Barnabas sold a lot of things to the Todds. Julia remarks "Yes. But I never thought he'd sell THIS..."

At Collinwood, David goes into the drawing room and takes the book out of the desk. Amy, who, unknown to him is sitting behind the couch playing with some dolls, comes out and asks him why he lied to Carolyn about the book. He replies that it doesn't matter what he told anyone about it, that no one's going to know he took it because he's going to burn it. Amy tells him he can't do that and tries to take the book from him. They struggle over it, and they both lose their grip. The books falls on the desk and opens to a page where there is a picture of the four-headed snake in blue. David looks at it and a strange look comes over his face. He tells Amy that he has decided not to burn it and tells her to go out into the foyer and watch for anyone coming while he reads it. She tells him that it's not in English and he can't read it. He tells her he can. She asks him to read some of it to her and prove it. He tells her he can't because she's not allowed to hear any of it and tells her to go stand watch. After Amy goes into the foyer, David reads, "Those who have been hidden will come, and those who are here will know that their time is over, that it is the time of the Leviathan people.."

Megan comes back downstairs and tells Carolyn that she has given the baby some aspirin and it is OK. There is a phone call and Carolyn answers. The man identifies himself as the man who sent the telegram about the Tate painting, that he is in Collinwood right now. Carolyn explains that the shop no longer has the painting, that it has been bought, but that she can direct him to the person who has bought it. She explains that the buyer lives at Collinwood and that it would be best to go there at 5:00 because that is when she is usually home. She starts to give directions to Collinwood, but the man tells her that's not necessary because he already knows where it is.

At Collinwood, Julia, apparently having received a call from Carolyn telling her the man would be there at 5:00, tells David to deliver a note from her to Barnabas telling him about this. But David refuses, saying he has something important to do and runs out the door. Looking at the clock and seeing that it's a quarter to five, Julia leaves to go to the old house herself.

When Julia returns, it is 5:15. The drawing room doors are closed. She hears Carolyn inside apologizing to someone, saying she told Julia to be here at 5:00 and is surprised she isn't because she's usually very prompt. Julia opens the drawing room doors and is surprised to see that Carolyn is talking not to a man, but to a woman who looks just like Amanda Harris. Carolyn tells Julia that she too is surprised that it is a woman, that the call to the antique shop came from a man. The woman, introducing herself as 'Olivia Corey', explains that she has found that it expedites business transactions if she lets other party think they are dealing with a man as long as possible. Julia tells her she doesn't think that she'll be interested in the painting because it's not a portrait. The woman asks how she knows she's only interested in portraits. Julia explains that Charles Delaware Tate had painted a number of portraits of a woman who looked just like her, and it's obvious that she'd be interested in them. Corey admits that this is true and ask Julia to excuse her vanity, explaining that she is an actress and must be preoccupied in her looks. Carolyn leaves to make some tea. Olivia asks to look at the picture anyway. Julia tells her it's a landscape and shows it to her, emphasizing that it's not for sale. Julia remarks that she's heard of her before but never realized that she resembled Amanda Harris so much. Olivia replies that that's not strange because Amanda Harris was her grandmother. Julia asks her who her grandfather was. Olivia, remarking that Julia seems to have an interest in genealogy as well as art, tells her it was a man named 'Lofton'. Olivia asks Julia how she knew the woman in the portraits was named Amanda Harris, saying that she's never identified in any of the portraits, that the only reason she knows is because she's her granddaughter. Julia lies that she must have read it somewhere. Olivia looks around the drawing room and remarks that there are many interesting portraits in the house, and asks Julia if there are any from the late 19th century, saying that she has a particular interest in those. Julia replies, "We have no portraits of Quentin Collins in the house, if that's what you want to know." Olivia replies, "Quentin Collins? Is there some reason I should know who that is?". Carolyn returns with the tea, and the verbal feeling out between Julia and Olivia stops.

David goes to the altar and says, "I am one of you now". The altar opens, revealing a hole in the snake slab. David crawls into the hole.

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Episode 897
(COL 17/DISK 4 #9)

Tape Date: November 13, 1969
Air Date: December 3, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 674
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd/Ghost of Jenny Collins
David Henesy as David Collins
Christopher Bernau as Philip Todd

The night around Collinwood is filled with an unknown, unseen terror. The events that occur this night will be strange and mystifying. Even to those who take part in them. For there are supernatural forces at work. Forces that threaten the very existence of Collinwood itself.

David finds himself in what are obviously man-made tunnels. He speaks the "flesh and bone will be restored" speech and finds it echoing again and again. He covers his ears from the noise and falls to the ground unconscious.

Carolyn goes to Chris's cottage and tells him about what Sabrina said, but says that she does not believe it. He tells her she should, that he's some sort of dangerous monster and that she should stay away from him. Puzzled and hurt, she leaves. Chris takes out a gun...

Carolyn goes to the old house to see Barnabas. She hears his voice saying "There is no margin for error. Punishment is necessary.." over and over again, but cannot see him. She finds that the sound seems to be coming from behind the bookcase, and walks up to it to check, but the sound has stopped. She hears Barnabas call her and turns and sees him standing at the foot of the stairs. She asks him how he could have just come from upstairs when she heard his voice downstairs earlier. He tells her he was experimenting with some electrical equipment. She tells him about her strange conversation with Chris and asks him to explain what he meant when he, Barnabas, recommended that she stop seeing Chris. Barnabas explains that he thinks Chris is mentally unstable and might be dangerous, that Chris is probably right about himself and she should listen to him. He tells her he's certain she'll soon find another greater love. She asks if he's just trying to console her, if this is just a platitude. He tells her it is not, that he really feels that this will happen, almost as if it were written somewhere, that it is destined to happen.

After Carolyn leaves, Barnabas opens the bookcase and goes into the secret room. In there is a tape recorder, silent because the tape has run out. Philip is also in there. Barnabas tells him, "You know what must be done.". Philip leaves.

Chris finishes writing a suicide letter and puts it in an envelope addressed to Carolyn. He picks up the gun and prepares to shoot himself. But he is interrupted by the sound of a woman's crying. He turns and finds a woman he does not know standing there. He asks her what she wants. She tells him he must not kill himself as long as there is still hope, that there is a man who can help him. He asks who this man is. She responds "Quentin Collins.." and vanishes.

David awakens, takes something from a steamy urn and goes up the stairs.

In the antique shop, Megan, frantic that Philip has still not returns, picks up the phone and starts to call the police, but Philip suddenly comes through the door and she hangs up. She asks where he's been all night. He tells her he ran into a man who told him he had an entire house of antiques he wanted to sell, that the man wanted him to come and appraise everything, that he did and lost track of time and was there all night. She tells him she's glad he's back because she's had the strange feeling all night that someone was coming to kill her. He dismisses this as her imagination. He asks how the baby is. She tells him it hasn't gotten any better. He remarks that it's too bad she lost the book. She asks what he means by saying SHE lost it. He tells her it's her fault because she's the last one to handle it. He leaves, saying he's going to the store at the corner for a pack of cigarettes.

Megan nervously awaits Philip's return. She tries to occupy herself with various things (knitting, the ledger) but finds that every little noise frightens her. After a loud bang from upstairs frightens her, she calls the corner store to see what's keeping Philip. They tell her he hasn't been there. Someone tries to come in through the locked front door...

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Episode 898
(COL 17/DISK 4 #10)

Tape Date: November 14, 1969
Air Date: December 4, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 675
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
Christopher Bernau as Philip Todd
David Henesy as David Collins

Collinwood and the town of Collinsport itself are slowly falling into the grip of a new, nameless terror. Its nature is not yet known, even to those who have become its victims. Their lives have changed, they're frightened, and they don't know why.

She asks who it is. It's Philip, who asks to be let in. She opens the door. Philip rushes in, grabs her by the throat and starts to strangle her, saying she must be punished for losing the book, that "There is no margin for error. Punishment is necessary." Suddenly, a voice calls out "Stop! Punishment is no longer necessary !" Philip stops. They look and see David standing on the stairs holding the baby. David tells them that the baby is sick and must be taken care of, and gives Megan the baby and a leather bag, saying it contains medicine which will cure it. Philip asks him where he got it, how he knows it will cure the baby. David replies "I just know". Philip asks, "You're the one who took the book, aren't you?". David replies that he is. Philip asks for it back. David says no, saying that he is now the keeper of the book, that each of them has a job to do and that is his. Megan takes the baby and the medicine upstairs. Paul comes in through the front door and says he has a message to leave for Carolyn. David identifies himself and says he'll take it to her at Collinwood for him. Recognizing him, Paul gives him the letter and tells him to promise to give it directly to her and not tell anyone else about it and leaves.

Paul goes to the altar again. He wonders what it is and what compels him to keep coming here, then leaves.

Chris goes to Collinwood and tells Julia what happened at the cottage. They look through and old photo album to see if they can identify the ghost. Chris identifies a picture of Jenny as the ghost, and wonders why she would come to help him. Julia explains what happened with Jenny in the 19th century and explains that he's descended from her daughter, who was left to be raised by a 'Mrs. Fillmore'. Chris gasps, "Why my grandmother was named Leonora Fillmore !". Julia explains that it was his great grandfather who was originally cursed to be a werewolf, that the curse affected all of Quentin's male relatives, and that's why he's cursed. David comes into the room. Julia asks him if he'd be willing to take part in a séance to help Chris, warning that they'll be trying to contact Quentin. David agrees.

In his room at the Collinsport Inn, Paul nervously waits for Carolyn to either call or come, wonder why she hasn't already, that David must have returned to Collinwood and delivered the letter by now. Sitting at the desk by the phone, he suddenly picks up a pen and circles the date Thursday, December 4, 1969 on the calendar. He wonders "Why did I do THAT ?".

At the antique shop, Megan comes back downstairs alone. Philip asks how the baby is. Megan replies that it's OK, that the medicine seems to have worked. Philip apologizes for trying to kill her earlier. She tells him she understands. Paul shows up and asks if David has left to deliver the letter yet. They tell him David left a few minutes after he did, and should have gotten back to Collinwood a long time ago. But they tell him someone did come and leave a message for him, and give him an envelope. Paul opens it and is shocked to find that it contains the message "Payment Due, 4 December 1969"*. He asks who left the message. Philip replies that it was a man. Paul asks him to describe the man, but Philip replies that he was busy with the ledger at the time and just took the letter without taking a good look at him. Paul then asks Megan to describe him, but she replies that she was upstairs at the time and didn't see him at all.

At Collinwood, Chris, Julia and David hold the séance to contact Quentin. David is possessed, but it is by Jamison, not Quentin. Julia tells Jamison that they are trying to reach Quentin, not him, and asks why he came. Jamison replies that they cannot speak to the spirit of Quentin. Julia asks why not. Jamison replies that he doesn't know, all he knows is that they can't. David then comes out of the trance. Chris remarks to Julia that the séance has been a failure, but Julia replies that that's not necessarily the case, that the fact that they could not contact Quentin's spirit might mean that Quentin is still alive...

Paul returns to his room. He wonders who could have left the note. He figures that if must be someone who knows that he and Carolyn use the antique shop to exchange messages, but who?. Suddenly, he gets the feeling that someone is lurking outside the door. At first he is afraid, but then decides that he must open the door and find out who it is. As he reaches for the doorknob with his left hand, he is shocked to see that there is a tattoo of a four-headed snake on the inside of his wrist and gasps "The same mark that's on the altar!" His shock indicates that it has just appeared, that it wasn't there before. He rubs at it but finds that it doesn't come off and wails, "NOOOOOOO..."

Note: This episode aired on December 4, 1969, the due date. However, due to the unexpected preemption due to the Apollo 12 Splashdown and Thanksgiving, it was supposed to air on December 2 so the due date is in two episodes.

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Episode 899
(COL 18/DISK 1 #1)

Tape Date: November 10, 1969
Air Date: December 5, 1969 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 676
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
Ken McMillan as Jack Long
John Harkins as Voice

The great estate of Collinwood, on a dark and puzzling night. For a man who once called this house home is being pursued by unknown furies. And as the time when they will reveal themselves comes nearer and nearer, he sits in a hotel room in the neighboring village, and tries to make sense of a note which terrorizes him. For reasons he does not even understand.

At Collinwood, Carolyn reads the letter from Paul in which he says he like to talk to her.

At the Collinsport Inn, Paul frantically tries to wash the tattoo off, but finds that it will not come off. Carolyn calls, apologizing for being so late, explaining that David had forgotten about the message and just gave it to her. Paul tells her he'd like her to come to the inn and see him.

At Collinwood, Elizabeth comes down into the foyer, dressed to go out, and tells Carolyn that it's time for them to go to the committee meeting for the Collinsport Hospital. Carolyn tells her she has something she has to do and can't go. Elizabeth insists, saying it's important that they go to the meeting, but Carolyn says she can't.

Carolyn goes to Paul's room at the inn. She finds Paul in a terribly paranoid state, convinced that someone is after him. He begs her to get him into Collinwood where he will be safe. She promises to do this. The door starts to open. Paul looks on fearfully. Elizabeth, who has followed Carolyn, comes in and gasps "Paul!". She asks Carolyn to leave so they can speak privately. Carolyn refuses, but then Paul asks her to leave, and she does. Paul tells Elizabeth that he's come back, that he's a changed man. She replies that she doesn't believe him and orders him to leave Collinsport, adding that if he doesn't, she'll make his stay here most unpleasant. He gasps, "So you're responsible for what's been happening to me!", but then realizes that that's impossible because she's just learned that he's here. She tells him there's a train leaving at 11:00 and suggests that he be on it, warning that if he isn't, she'll make some telephone calls and he'll find that he's suddenly not welcome in Collinsport, that for example, he'll find that he's no longer welcome as a guest at the Inn.

It is past 11:00. Paul has not left. He is at the Blue Whale, drinking. He notices a sailor staring at him and wonders if he's one of 'them', then wonders who 'they' are. He demands to know why the sailor is staring at him. The sailor responds that he just noticed he was a little depressed looking and wanted to buy him a drink. Paul shows him the tattoo and ask "Are you one of them? Do you know what this is?". The sailor answers that he's just a simple sailor, but that he's traveled in the east and does know what that is, that it's a "Naga", a creature without a soul and tells Paul that he might be able to help, that he might be able to tell him what to do about 'them'.

At Collinwood, Elizabeth forbids Carolyn from seeing Paul. Carolyn refuses.

Paul returns to his room at the Inn and draws a pentagram on the floor and puts some candles at the points. He hears a voice saying "Payment is almost due.". He quickly enters the pentagram and the sits down in a chair he has placed there and voice stops. Relieved, he mutters, "I'm safe..". But then he hears footsteps coming down the hall, then the doorknob starts to turn. Paul screams...

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Episode 900
(COL 18/DISK 1 #2)

Tape Date: November 11, 1969
Air Date: December 8, 1969 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 677
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
John Harkins as Mr. Strak

In the Great House at Collinwood, Elizabeth Collins Stoddard has discovered that her ex-husband is back, and that he has already claimed the affection of their daughter. And in the neighboring village, Paul Stoddard faces a terrifying situation. Furies he does not know insist he must pay them what he owes.

But it's just Carolyn. She notes that Paul's mental state has gotten even worse. She notices the pentagram on the floor and tells him it's the same as the necklace Barnabas gave her. She takes it off and gives it to him, saying that if he really thinks the one on the floor will protect him from whatever he thinks is after him, so will this.

At the old house, Julia tells Barnabas about Olivia Corey, saying that she thinks Quentin is still alive and she's working for him. She adds that they tried to contact Quentin's spirit in a séance but could not, and that this is further evidence that he may still be alive. Julia is shocked that Barnabas still shows no interest in this whatsoever. Carolyn comes and tells Julia she'd like to talk to her about her father. Barnabas leaves.

At the Inn, the phone in Paul's room rings. He answers, and a voice tells him "Payment is due..". He asks who it is, but the voice merely repeats "Payment is now due". Paul hangs up and leaves the phone off the hook, but it rings again. Terrified, Paul runs out of the room.

Carolyn returns to the Inn, but finds that Paul is not there and the phone is off the hook.

Paul arrives at Collinwood and asks Julia, who answers the door, to see Carolyn. Julia answers that Carolyn is not here, the she went to see HIM. She tells him that Carolyn had told her about his mental state, and tells him she can help him. He replies that he doesn't need her help, that he has something that will help him, and pulls out the chain holding the pentagram. He is shocked to see that the pentagram has disappeared, that the chain is empty. The phone rings. Julia answers says "It's for you" and hands the phone to Paul. He eagerly takes it, thinking it's Carolyn, but the voice says "We are watching you and are are waiting.. Payment is now due..". He hangs up. The phone rings again. Paul tells Julia not to answer it and runs out the door.

Paul returns to his room at the Inn. The phone rings, and he answers. A voice says "You have come back to pay". Paul asks what he owes, but the voice merely replies, "You know" and hangs up. The phone rings again, but Paul does not answer.

At Collinwood, Carolyn hangs up the phone. She tells Julia that she's let the phone ring for a long time, but no one has answered, that Paul does not appear to be at the Inn.

Paul flees to the Blue Whale. He looks at his wrist and is surprised to see that the tattoo is gone. He sees a strange man sitting at one of the tables. The man beckons for him to come over. When he does, the man introduces himself as Barnabas Collins. Barnabas asks, "You really don't know what you owe ?". Paul replies that he does not. Barnabas asks him if he recall the day he left Collinsport 20 years ago and he will know what he owes. Paul goes over the event of that day, but can remember nothing. Barnabas guides him, and ask him if he had gone to the Blue Whale, if anything strange happened there. Paul recall that he did have a conversation with a strange man and has a flashback...

Twenty years ago, Paul is at the bar drinking. A jolly man next to him is drinking and singing. When he stops singing, he looks at Paul and tells him he looks rather depressed. Paul replies that he is, that he's rather down on his luck. The man, who says, his name is "Strak", replies that maybe he can help, and asks what he'd be willing to do to change his luck. Paul replies that he'd do anything to change his luck. The man asks what he'd want. Paul replies that he'd like success and money for the rest of his life. The man replies that a wish like that is too much, that there has to be some limit. Paul says "Then success and money for 20 years". The man asks what he'd give in return for this. Paul replies, "The most precious thing I have, payable in 20 years". The man says "Done !" and asks him to shake hands on it. Paul, thinking that the man is drunk and that this is just a game, does. He then laughs and says "You should be glad this is just a game. Otherwise, you would have made a bad deal. Notice that I said I would give you the most precious thing I HAVE, not what I WILL have, and right now I have absolutely nothing of any value at all.". The man laughs..

Barnabas asks, "When was this?". Paul replies, "December 1949" and realizes that it was exactly 20 years ago. Barnabas asks how things have gone for him in the last 20 years. Paul replies that he's had great success and made a lot of money. Barnabas replies that his 20 years are up, that they've fulfilled their part of the bargain, that he must now fulfill his, and that they arranged for him to come back and make his payment. Paul wonders what they could possibly want, what he had 20 years ago that was of any value and asks Barnabas if they want his soul. Barnabas replies that that's not what they want. Paul asks what, then?. Carolyn comes into the Blue Whale, sees her father, rushes to him and hugs him, asking, "Is everything all right now?" Barnabas chimes in, "Yes, now that you're here. You're your father's most precious possession, you know". A look of shock comes onto Paul's face...

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Episode 901
(COL 18/DISK 1 #3)

Tape Date: November 20, 1969
Air Date: December 9, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 678
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd

Night on the great estate of Collinwood. A crucial night for all who live here. For in the neighboring village, Paul Stoddard has discovered something which will affect everyone at the Great House. 20 years before, he had sold his most prized possession to a strange man named Strak. An incident he had forgotten, until his memory was prodded this night.

Paul gets upset and gets up to leave. Carolyn asks, "What's wrong? You two seemed to be having go much fun when I came in." Paul remarks, "That's how it all started, with a funny conversation in this bar..". Roger comes in through the door and glares at Paul. Paul and Carolyn glare back and leave. Roger goes to the table and remonstrates Barnabas for being part of this meeting. Barnabas lies that he just came in for a drink and happened on the meeting.

Paul and Carolyn go back to his room at the Inn. She tries to get him to tell her what's wrong and how she could help, but doesn't get much out of him except that he seems to think someone is after him and that he thinks she's in trouble too and wants her to leave town with him. She refuses, saying she thinks he's sick and it would be best for him to stay here.

Roger confronts Carolyn when she returns to Collinwood. He tells her that Paul cannot be trusted. She refuses to believe him. He tells her he'll prove it to her and gives her a check for $5000. (Probably worth about $30,000 in 1994 dollars). She asks, "So you're going to give him $5000 to leave ?". "No", he replies, "He's just here for money anyway. Give him the money and you won't even have to ask him to leave, there won't be anything in the world that will keep him here.."

Barnabas goes to the shop to check on the baby. Megan remarks that she wishes it could remain a baby forever, but Barnabas tells her that she knows that that's impossible. Carolyn comes in for work. Megan leaves, saying that now that Carolyn's here, she can go and run a few errands. Carolyn apologizes to Barnabas for her father's odd behavior at the bar, explaining that he's not feeling well, that he seems to think someone's after him and even tried to get her to leave town with him.

Paul is in his room asleep. Barnabas comes in and he awakens. Paul tries to back out of the deal, saying he didn't know what was involved when he made it. Barnabas tells him that that's impossible. He tells him he should be happy for Carolyn, that she's going to receive a great honor. Paul pulls a gun from the dresser draw and pulls the trigger. Barnabas laughs and tells him they knew all about the gun and took all the bullets out, that he'd better not try anything because they know everything he's going to do even before he does it. He tells him they know about his trying to get Carolyn to leave town and not to continue trying...

At the shop, Megan brings the baby up to its room. The phone rings downstairs and Carolyn answers it. It's Philip asking for Megan. Carolyn takes down the number and tells him she'll go find Megan and have her call back. She goes upstairs and hears heavy monstrous breathing sounds coming from the baby's room. She reaches out to open the door...

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Episode 902
(COL 18/DISK 1 #4)

Tape Date: November 19, 1969
Air Date: December 10, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 679
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
David Henesy as David Collins

Evening comes to the great estate of Collinwood, and a web of intrigue and mystery seems to be encircling the Great House. In the neighboring village, Carolyn Stoddard, little suspecting that anything is wrong, runs a trivial errand, and hears a terrifying sound behind the door of a baby's room.

But before she can open it, Megan comes out and closes the door. The sounds stop. Megan angrily asks her what's she's doing up here. Carolyn tells her that Philip called. Carolyn asks what the sound was. Megan lies that it's the radiator...

They go back downstairs. Megan apologizes for yelling at her, saying she was upset she had gone upstairs because the baby had just gone to sleep and she didn't want it disturbed. Megan calls the number but finds it busy. They see a man looking through the shop window, but when Carolyn walks up to the window to get a look, he quickly leaves..

At Collinwood, David is in bed asleep. Suddenly, he sits up, awake. He looks on his desk and sees the book open by itself. He goes and looks and finds that it has opened to a passage which he reads aloud, "And the day will come when he must be dressed in new garb...". There's a knock at the door. He quickly hides the book and opens it. It's Elizabeth. She tells him she thought she heard talking in here. He replies that it's just him reading some schoolwork. She asks if she can check it. He replies that he'd rather not let her see it until he's finished it. She remarks that it seems strangely cold in here and asks if he has a window open. Apparently wanting to get rid of her, he mentions that he's heard that her husband is back in town. Shocked, she asks how he knows that. "Oh,", he says, "I hear things..". She angrily says, "We've got to see about getting you some friends your own age" and stomps out. David goes to the bureau, takes out his wallet and takes some money out. Seeing that there isn't enough, he lifts his mattress and takes some more money from there.

Elizabeth gets a call from Paul. She tells him she doesn't want to talk to him, but he tells her she'd better come to see him at the Inn if she doesn't want to lose Carolyn...

Carolyn walks into the drawing room and finds David in there reading a newspaper, an unusual act for him. She notices that he's reading and advertisement for Brewster's Department store and asks him what's so interesting. He tells her he's just getting some ideas for Christmas gifts and remarks that they're going to be open nights until then. She asks, "I hope you're not planning to go now, at night. I won't let you." He answers, "Of course not.". But after Carolyn leaves and goes upstairs, he sneaks out the front door...

The mysterious man sneaks into Collinwood and looks around. He straightens the portrait of Barnabas and then goes into the drawing room. Carolyn comes back down and the man, hearing her, quickly hides behind the curtains. Carolyn calls, "David?" and , receiving no answer, assumes that he's gone up to bed, shuts off the lights and goes back upstairs. The man comes out from behind the curtains and leaves.

At the Inn, Paul tells Elizabeth that Carolyn's in danger and she must take her away from Collinwood for a long time, perhaps on a round the world cruise, without telling anyone where they're going. She asks why. At first, he is reluctant to tell her, but when she makes it clear that she thinks he's being ridiculous and has no intention of doing as he asks unless he can give her a good explanation, he begins to tell her. But then the phone rings and, realizing that it's the Leviathans, he stops talking and just stares at it. After a few rings, Elizabeth asks, "We'll, aren't you going answer ". He continues to stare at it fearfully. Finally, Elizabeth, exasperated, says, "Well, if you're not going to answer it, I will", and does. She asks who it is, but only hears breathing, then the click of the other party hanging up. She tells Paul, "I knew you were involved in something devious" and leaves angrily.

As she is leaving the Inn, Elizabeth sees David going into the antique shop carrying a box and wonders what he's doing out this time of night. She goes into the antique shop and, finding Megan there, asks where David is, saying she saw him come in . Megan replies that she must be mistaken, that David's not here. Elizabeth notices a Brewster's box on the table and says that's what she saw David carrying. Megan tells her that the box is hers, that she bought it this afternoon. Elizabeth insists on searching the shop for David, saying she's sure she saw him coming in here, that perhaps he snuck in without her seeing and is hiding somewhere. Elizabeth starts up the stairs. Megan tries to stop her, but is unsuccessful.

Upstairs, David is in the baby's room. He tells the baby that he's gotten him what he needs. Suddenly, he hears Elizabeth outside calling, "David ? Are you up here ?"

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Episode 903
(COL 18/DISK 1 #5)

Tape Date: November 8, 1969
Air Date: December 11, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 680
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
Donna McKechnie as Olivia Corey
Sho Onodera as Mr. Nakamura

The night has fallen over Collinwood, and its darkness conceals many things, including the reason the young boy left his home on an inexplicable errand. But Elizabeth Stoddard has seen her nephew David enter the Todd's antique shop late at night, and is determined to find out why.

Outside door of the baby's room, Elizabeth hears the loud breathing noise and asks Megan what it is. The noise stops. Megan tells Elizabeth that the noise is just the radiator. Elizabeth tells Megan she wants to check inside the room to see if David is there. Megan tells her she can't because the baby is sleeping. Elizabeth insists, saying that it's very important that she find David and promises that be very quiet and starts to open the door. Suddenly, there's a loud crash from downstairs and they both rush to see what it is. They find that the desk has been pushed over. Elizabeth decides that David must have been hiding under it and pushed it over while escaping and leaves. David comes back downstairs. Megan tells him how relieved she is, that she didn't know what to do. David replies that neither did he, but that 'someone' had helped them

Julia is at Olivia's place. Olivia explains to her that she's interested in the Tate picture because she's organizing a showing of Tate's work in New York, that she's interested in him because he had painted so many pictures of her grandmother. She remarks on the tragedy of Charles Delaware Tate. Julia, puzzled, asks what tragedy she's talking about. Olivia replies that she finds it tragic that he was so talented and famous at the turn of the century, but that fashions changed and he became almost completely forgotten, so forgotten that nothing is known of what happened to him, even if he's still alive or not. She explains that she's having the exhibition to try to rekindle interest in his work. She tells Julia that if she won't sell the painting, then a photograph will have to do and asks her if she'll allow her to borrow it to do that. Julia tells her, "I'll have my chauffeur bring it over later". After Julia leaves, a Japanese man comes into the room. Olivia, referring to him as 'Mr. Nakamura', tells him everything is going according to plan and to make the arrangements. Nakamura picks up the phone and makes a call.

At Collinwood, Chris asks Julia why she wants him to pose as her chauffeur. She tells him she finds this Olivia Corey suspicious, that she has some secret. She shows him an old letter to Quentin from Amanda Harris and tells him she thinks Olivia is Amanda. Chris thinks she's being ridiculous but agrees to go along.

Julia tells Elizabeth that she's gotten very interested in old portraits and asks her if there are any more than what is on the the walls. Elizabeth replies that there are. Julia asks if she'd mind if she looks around for them. Elizabeth tells her OK.

Chris, posing as chauffeur, takes the picture to Olivia. She tells him to come pick it up later, but he replies that he can't, that he was instructed to wait here for it. Nakamura comes into the room. Olivia explains that he's her photographer and gives the picture to him. Nakamura takes it to another room and closes the door. Olivia tells Chris she'll go make some tea. While she's away, Chris searches around the room, but in the limited time he has, doesn't seem to find what he's looking for. Olivia returns with the tea.

David is in his room. Liz comes in and asks if he had gone to town. He tells her he did not. She tells him she came and looked here earlier and he wasn't here. He replies that he was in the kitchen getting a glass of milk.

Chris gets impatient and asks what's taking Nakamura so long. Olivia tries to explain that he's an artist, not just a simple photographer and takes a while, but Chris barges into the room where Nakamura went and finds photographic equipment, but no Nakamura and no painting. He angrily demands to know where Nakamura went with the painting. Olivia replies that she doesn't know, that she's as puzzled as he is. Nakamura returns, holding the painting. He explains that he found that his camera was broken and he had to take it into town to have it photographed. Chris apologizes for his anger and asks Olivia for an autograph if she she'll forgive him. She replies she'd be glad to. He tells her what to write. As she is writing it, she remarks that it's rather long for an autograph. After Chris leaves, Olivia asks Nakamura, "How long will it take ?". He replies that he was told it would take about an hour.

Chris returns to Collinwood and gives the autograph to Julia. She compares it to the old letter and finds that they look like the same handwriting, but tells Chris she's going to take it to Professor Stokes, who's and expert on handwriting, to make sure.

Nakamura returns to Olivia's place and hands her some X-rays and tells her they show that there is another picture under the painting, that they show that it's clearly a portrait, but are not clear enough to show who. Olivia tells Nakamura to go to the next step in the plan..

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Episode 904
(COL 18/DISK 1 #6)

Tape Date: November 25, 1969
Air Date: December 12, 1969 Friday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 681
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
David Henesy as David Collins

Night has faded over Collinwood, but for one woman, the darkness still remains. Elizabeth Stoddard, teased and taunted by young David's lies, has suffered a night of doubt and despair. And with the day, she has come to the village, determined to learn what drew David to this place.

Elizabeth goes to the antique shop and finds Carolyn there. She tells her she'd like to speak to Megan. Carolyn tells her the Todds aren't there. Elizabeth tells Carolyn that she finds this a strange place, that she's not sure she wants her working there anymore and explains that she saw David coming in here last night but couldn't find him when she came in, that Megan claims to have been upstairs and did not see him, but that she does not believe her because she was already down here when she entered the shop and anyway, no one would leave so many valuable things unattended. Carolyn explains that Megan had told her that David had come yesterday to return the stolen book, that Megan had probably lied to protect him. She points to an old book on a table. After Elizabeth leaves, the unknown man comes into the shop. Carolyn shows him the shop.

David, in his room, reads from the real book, "The enemy will be overcome one by one". Elizabeth comes in and tells him she knows he went and returned the book last night. She asks him what he was doing at Brewster's, saying she knows he was in there because she talked to a saleslady who said he was. David tells her he was at Brewster's, but it was during the afternoon, that the saleslady, well on in years, probably just got confused. Elizabeth sees the book on the table, picks it up and asks what it is, noting that he couldn't possibly be reading it because it isn't in English. He replies that he just likes to look at the pictures. She asks him where he got it. He lies that he found it in the house somewhere but doesn't remember exactly where. She doesn't believe him and takes the book, saying she's going to take it to the Todds to see if he stole it too, but they didn't notice. She tells him he's grounded until further notice.

Barnabas goes to the antique shop. Carolyn is beaming, and reads a love poem from an old book. Barnabas asks what's caused her good mood. She tells him she met a wonderful man today, that he came into the shop to shop, and says she thinks she's in love. She tells him he was absolutely right that she'd find someone else soon. Barnabas asks her if the man feels the same way about her. She replies that she thinks he does, that he told her he'd be back at 10 o'clock tonight to pick her up.

Barnabas goes to Collinwood and finds David depressed and asks him what's wrong.

Later, Barnabas finds Elizabeth in the drawing room. Elizabeth shows him the book and says she thinks David stole it. Barnabas asks her if she knows what it is. She replies that she does not, that she doesn't even know what language it's in, but that there seem to be many repeated 'sentences' and that she thinks it might be some sort of religious book, that the repeated sentences might be parts of chants. She tells him she's going to take it to the Todds and see if David stole it from there. Barnabas tells her she's looking very tired and offers to take it for her. She gladly accepts and offers him a sherry. He declines. She starts to pour one for herself. He tells her he doesn't think that that's a very good idea, that alcohol doesn't really help you relax and suggests that she go and lie down. She tells him she'll try that and goes upstairs. Barnabas, in a sinister voice, remarks "and the enemy will be overcome, one by one.."

Elizabeth has a weird dream in which she's at a amusement park. David, as a barker, asks her to come into the hall of mirrors. She asks what she'll see in there. He tells her she'll see all the people that she is. She looks in the first mirror and sees just herself. The second mirrors just shows her reflection too. But the third mirror shows nothing. She asks David what's going on. He tells her to look harder. She does, and Barnabas' reflection appears. Delighted, Elizabeth asks how the trick is done.

A man is walking across the street to the antique shop. Suddenly, there is the screech of brakes and a car hits him. Carolyn rushes out to check. Barnabas runs from the car and exclaims, "He was in the middle of the street. I couldn't stop!". He turns the man, who is face down, over. Carolyn gasps, 'Oh No! It's the man who was coming to meet me!".

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Episode 905
(COL 18/DISK 1 #7)

Tape Date: November 24, 1969
Air Date: December 15, 1969 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 682
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
David Jay as Alexander

Since the return of Barnabas Collins from the past, strange and terrifying events have begun to re-shape the lives of those who live at Collinwood. On this night, in a Collinsport antique store, Carolyn Stoddard waits for a mysterious stranger she met earlier. Unaware that tragedy is but a moment away.

Carolyn goes into the antique shop and calls an ambulance.

At Collinwood, Julia hands an envelope to Chris and tells him to deliver it to Professor Stokes, explaining that it contains the letter written in 1897 by Amanda Harris and Olivia's autograph. After Chris leaves, Julia gets a call from Carolyn telling her that there's been an accident and asking her to come to the hospital.

Barnabas and Carolyn are at the hospital, waiting outside a room. Carolyn tells Barnabas that the man's name is Grant Douglas. Julia comes. She and Carolyn go into the room to examine the man. Julia sees him and is stunned. She asks what the man's name is. Carolyn tells her that his name is Grant Douglas and that his ID said he lived in Portland, Maine. Julia asks why Barnabas is here. Carolyn replies that it was Barnabas who hit him. Julia goes outside and asks why he didn't call her, that it's obviously Quentin. Barnabas replies that while the man resembles Quentin somewhat, it isn't, that her belief that it is is just a product of wishful thinking.

Megan is at the antique shop. She takes out the box from Brewster's' which David gave her and opens it. She take out the contents, a shirt and a pair of pants which appear to be sized for a boy of about 6. The lights go out and she hears a voice telling her "I am coming". She falls asleep and has a dream in which Barnabas comes to her and tells her that there will be a change soon and that she will have to prepare the baby for it. She disappointedly tells him she has become quite attached to the baby, but he replies that that can't be helped. He tells her to use Philip's brother as an explanation this time. He tells her that once again she will remember only what must be done but will not remember that it was he who came to her.

Chris comes to the hospital to meet Julia, who has called him to come there. She takes him into the hotel room and tells him that that's Quentin. Puzzled, he asks her how it can be, saying that a man who lived 70 years ago would have to be quite old by now, but this man is quite young. Julia tells her she can't explain right now, but that it is possible.

Carolyn goes to the antique shop to work and tells Megan about the accident, explaining that she may have to leave and go back to the hospital if Julia calls. She finds an old toy and tells Megan that maybe they shouldn't sell it, saying that it would be a good toy for the baby. Megan gets very sad. Carolyn asks her what's wrong, but Megan won't tell her.

Chris asks what the man's ID says. Julia explains that it says he's Grant Douglas of Portland, Maine, but that she did some checking and found that she has reason to think that it is a false name because she did some checking and found that although there are records of a man named Grand Douglas living in Portland, there are no records of where he lived before that and there are no records of his having ever held a job anywhere (how she discovered all this is not explained.). Chris remarks that she's been quite thorough. Barnabas appears at the door and remarks, almost angrily, "Yes she has, hasn't she?" and then offers his opinion that it isn't Quentin and that she's deluding herself if she thinks it is.

Later, Julia is in the room alone with the man. The man comes out of the coma and Julia asks him, "Quentin? That is you, isn't it?"

Carolyn finds that Megan far happier than she was before and remarks on it. Megan replies that it's something far greater that happiness that she and Philip have found, and hopes that she, Carolyn, finds it too. While they are both working unpacking some 'new' antiques, Carolyn hears a hammering sound upstairs and asks Megan what it is. Megan replies that she doesn't know. They continue to unpack. The hammering sound stops. A child's inflated toy ball, about the size of a softball, comes bouncing down the stairs. Carolyn remarks that that's what must have been causing the hammering sound upstairs then, puzzled, asks who it belongs to, that it surely couldn't be the baby's. A boy who appears to be about 6 years old comes down the stairs. Megan remarks, "There he is! There's my little darling!". The boy is wearing the clothing purchased by David...

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Episode 906
(COL 18/DISK 1 #8)

Tape Date: November 21, 1969
Air Date: December 16, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 683
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
David Jay as Alexander

The Great House of Collinwood is surrounded by danger. The force of evil that is at work here has no name as of yet, and still goes unseen. But it is real and terrifying. And it stands poised to strike terror into the hearts and minds of all who stand in its way.

Megan explains to Carolyn that the boy's name is Alexander and that he's Philip's nephew, that her sister had returned from her vacation and Philip had returned the baby to her and on the way went to his brother's house and picked up Alexander, who had wanted to see their new shop, to stay for awhile. Carolyn tells Megan she must have known that the hammering sound upstairs was caused by Alexander playing with the ball and asks why she said she didn't. Megan replies that of course she knew, but that she wanted to surprise her. Alexander sees an African style mask in the crate of new antiques and puts it on. Carolyn feigns fear and runs from him. He playfully chases her. There's a call from Julia for Carolyn. Julia tells Carolyn that the man regained consciousness briefly, but lapsed back into the coma without saying anything. Carolyn excuses herself and leaves. Alexander tells Megan he likes Carolyn very much. She replies that they knew he would. Megan tells Alexander she has to go upstairs for a minute. He tells her that's OK, he'll draw for awhile. He takes out a pad and starts to draw. Paul comes and asks for Carolyn. The boy replies that Carolyn was here but left, and that Megan is upstairs. Paul decides to wait for Megan to find out where Carolyn is. While waiting, he makes small talk with the boy and asks him what he's doing. The boy replies that he's drawing. Paul asks "What are you drawing?", and walks up to him to see, but the Alexander slams the pad shut and refuses to let him see. Megan comes back down and tells Paul Carolyn will be back soon. Paul replies that he'll wait here for her. The boy walks up to a calendar hanging on the wall, tears off the page for December 1969 and circles the date Thursday, January 15, 1970. Paul, obviously seeing similarities between this and his circling of December 4, is startled and asks "Why did you do THAT?". Alexander replies that that's his birthday and asks if he wants to come, that Carolyn will be there. Paul, paranoid but with reason, thinks to himself that the woman and the boy are in league with Barnabas against him. Paul tells Megan he has changed his mind about waiting here. Barnabas comes. He sees Paul and remarks that everything is going splendidly. Paul, terrified, brushes past him and leaves.

Paul returns to his room at the inn and finds to his shock that the date January 15, 1970 is circled on the hotel room calendar. He recalls what Alexander said about "Carolyn will be there..". Carolyn comes. Paul tells her that they MUST leave Collinsport as soon as possible. She tells him she has something that could help and gives him the check from Roger. Seeing the signature, he tells her he knows Roger is trying to drive a wedge between them by showing he's only interested in money and tears it up. Carolyn embraces him.

{ Barnabas + Julia, Carolyn ? }

Later, Paul calls Carolyn and tells her it will be on the 10:05 to Boston and tells her to get ready.

At the antique shop, Megan tells Alexander it's time for him to go up to bed. He tells her he doesn't want to, that he's afraid to go up there. She asks why, but he tells her he doesn't know...

Paul finishes packing. Elizabeth comes and demands to know where Carolyn is, that she knows there's something going on because she checked her room and found that all her clothes are gone. Paul replies that it's important that they leave because he and Carolyn are in danger, that everyone in the Collins family is in danger because the leader of the people who are after him are living in their midst, that it's Barnabas. Elizabeth replies that she thought he was crazy until he mentioned Barnabas, that she's noticed a marked change in Barnabas since he returned and finds his story believable. She tells him he is welcome to take refuge at Collinwood. He leaves to get Carolyn at the train station. Elizabeth picks up the phone and makes a call to COLLINWOOD 6817. At the antique shop, the phone rings and Alexander answers. He gives the phone to Barnabas. Elizabeth tells Barnabas that she's fixed everything and that everything's back on schedule...

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Episode 907
(COL 18/DISK 1 #9)

Tape Date: November 26, 1969
Air Date: December 17, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 684
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard

A strange evil affects the lives of those in the Great House of Collinwood. Deceit and treachery are becoming a way of life. And in a hotel room in the neighboring village, Elizabeth Stoddard hears a plot. A plot which Paul Stoddard insists threatens them all and begs her help. She makes a strange and sudden decision.

Paul goes to the train station and tells Carolyn they're not going because Elizabeth is letting him stay at Collinwood. Carolyn is shocked.

Barnabas, at the hospital, reaches out to strangle the man, but he seems to still have some conscience left and thinks to himself, "No. You saved my life once when Edward locked me in the cell to await the dawn. I cannot kill you. " and stops.

Elizabeth, Carolyn and Paul return to Collinwood. Elizabeth and Paul go into the drawing room and close the doors to talk. Paul starts to consider what his first step will be, but Elizabeth replies that they're not going to do anything. She tells him she doesn't believe his paranoid story and that the real reason she's letting him stay at Collinwood is because she think he's sick and wants to help him. Paul, furious, insists that he's not, that there's some sort of conspiracy going on, that the couple who owns the antique shop are part of it, as well as the child living there, that Barnabas is the leader. Julia, who's just come into Collinwood, is outside listening through the door. Paul, either sensing something or seeing the crack in the door obstructed, opens the door, pulls her in, accuses her of being part of the conspiracy. Elizabeth tells him to let her go, saying she trusts Julia. Julia apologizes, saying she heard shouting and just wondered what was wrong. Carolyn comes and says she wants to speak to Julia.

At the hospital, Grant regains consciousness. Barnabas remarks to him, "Quentin Collins. I knew we'd meet again". The man just stares at him blankly.

Carolyn and Julia go to the hospital. Barnabas comes out of Grant's room. Julia asks him what he's doing in there. Barnabas replies that he felt bad about hitting the man. Julia asks how the man is. Barnabas replies that he's much better. They go in. The man is conscious. Carolyn exclaims, "Oh Grant. I'm glad you're better". The man replies "Grant? Why do you call me that?". Julia asks if he recognizes her. He asks why he should recognize her. She just replies that she's the doctor who's been treating him.

Barnabas takes Julia outside and reprimands her for asking the man if he recognized her, saying it would make Carolyn suspicious. Barnabas leaves, and Julia goes back into the room. Carolyn tells the man about their meeting at the antique shop. He tells her he doesn't remember anything prior to waking up in the hospital. They tell him his ID said his name was 'Grant Douglas' and that he lives in Portland, Maine, but that they know little about him beyond that. Grant asks why the other man called him "Quentin Collins". A strange look comes across Carolyn's face and the man asks him what's wrong. Carolyn tells him that Quentin Collins lived almost 100 years ago. The man replies, "Well, I guess I can't be Quentin Collins, then".

Julia goes to Collinwood and tell Paul she believes him and asks him what he knows.

Elizabeth tells Barnabas that something must be done about Paul. Barnabas agrees, but tells her not to do anything, that he'll be arranging for someone to take care of Paul..

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November 27, 1969
Thanksgiving Day. No show taped.

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Episode 908
(COL 18/DISK 1 #10)

Tape Date: November 28, 1969
Air Date: December 18, 1969 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 685
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
David Henesy as David Collins
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
David Jay as Alexander

The Great House of Collinwood has a new guest: Elizabeth Collins Stoddard's former husband, Paul. He has come believing that at last he has an ally in fighting the mysterious forces of evil which threaten him. But what he does not know, is that Elizabeth is one of them. And that it is her duty to bring someone to the house who will discredit him forever.

Elizabeth brings Alexander to Collinwood. Paul sees Alexander, and Elizabeth introduces them, saying Alexander has come here to play with David today . Alexander replies that he already knows Paul that he's seen him at the antique shop. Elizabeth gives Alexander directions to David's room and tells him to go there. Alexander leaves. Paul tells Elizabeth that she shouldn't have let Alexander come here because he's part of the conspiracy. Elizabeth replies that he's REALLY being ridiculous now....

Upstairs in David's room, David and Alexander are playing with David's slot car set. Maggie, who's in there with them, tells them it's almost time for lunch and she'll go and have some hamburgers made for them. After Maggie leaves, David asks Alexander what he plans to do. Alexander asks David to get some pictures of Carolyn showing her as she was growing up. David asks him what Carolyn has to do with all this. Alexander reprimands David for having the nerve to question him. David apologizes and leaves to find the pictures. Elizabeth comes in and tells Alexander to be careful because Paul suspects him...

Paul, downstairs, sees Maggie going to the kitchen and asks her to step into the drawing room for a minute. In the drawing room, he tells her the boy upstairs is not a normal boy, that he's part of a conspiracy that also involves the Todds and Barnabas. He asks her to help him by finding out all she can about the boy and the Todds, and to try to keep a tab on what Barnabas does. He explains that she can do this whereas he cannot because they don't suspect that she knows anything. Suddenly, Paul goes over and opens the drawing room doors and pulls Alexander, who's been eavesdropping, into the room and shakes him, asking him what he's doing. Elizabeth comes in and forces Paul to stop. She takes a crying Alexander out into the foyer to comfort him. Maggie tries to calm Paul down by shutting the drawing room doors and telling him that she believes him and asking him to go over what he wants her to do again.

Elizabeth takes the crying Alexander over to the bench next to the stairs and comforts him. David comes down, sees this and asks if he's OK. Elizabeth replies that he is and says that it's her fault, that she should have been more careful. Alexander, seeing that David is carrying a photo album, stops crying , takes it and starts to look through it.

Maggie promises Paul that she'll do everything she can. David comes into the drawing room and tells Paul he'd like to show him some pictures of Carolyn growing up because he wasn't here to see her. Maggie leaves. David shows Paul the photos of Carolyn. Paul has a strange reaction to one of her when she was about eight. David asks her if that's Carolyn about the time he left. Paul pauses strangely for a long time before saying no.

Outside, Elizabeth tells Maggie Paul is ill and is having paranoid delusions and tells her she shouldn't believe what he says. Maggie replies that she found what he was saying ridiculous and was just humoring him because she didn't know what else to do.

Later, Roger returns to Collinwood and sees David and Alexander in the foyer. David introduces Alexander, saying he's come here to play today. Roger remarks that he's glad to be back because two days in Bangor seems like forever. He tells David he's got a gift for him, the transistor radio he's been wanting. He gives David a white transistor radio, saying it's the best one on the market and leaves, saying he's got to go to the study to look over his mail. Alexander tells David he likes the radio and wants it and tells him to give it to him. David obediently does, and Alexander beams, "I'm glad they sent me you!". David and Alexander both leave the foyer, apparently going to the kitchen. Unbeknownst to them, Maggie sees all this from above on the stair landing. She thinks to herself that that's VERY unlike David to give Alexander the radio and that maybe there is something strange going on, that what Paul told her isn't so ridiculous after all...

Roger comes back into the foyer and sees Maggie there. He asks her if Elizabeth is home. Maggie replies that she is. Suddenly, Roger bellows out "What's HE doing here?!". Coming down the stairs is Paul. Roger asks Maggie to leave so they can speak in private. She does. Roger asks Paul what he's doing here. Paul replies that Elizabeth invited him. Elizabeth walks into the foyer and says "Indeed I did, Roger". Paul leaves, saying he sees an argument coming and wants to leave them to argue alone. He adds, "In view of past history, I know who's going to win, anyway" and goes upstairs.

Roger and Elizabeth argue about Paul.

Paul goes up to his room and hears a giggling sound in there. He finds Alexander hiding behind a chair. Alexander tells him he's playing hide and seek with David. Saying to Paul that now he's back, he'd better find another hiding place and starts to run off. Paul, not believing him, tries to grab him, but misses. Alexander runs out into the hallway and hides behind the curtains of the window in the hallway. Paul comes out of his room and looks for Alexander, but does not see him. Just as he turns and is about to go back into his room, he hears loud breathing noises coming from behind the curtain. He goes and pulls them open..

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Episode 909
(COL 18/DISK 2 #1)

Tape Date: December 1, 1969
Air Date: December 19, 1969 Friday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 686
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Donna McKechnie as Olivia Corey
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
David Jay as Alexander
Lisa Ross as Carolyn (as a child)

Sunshine lies peacefully on the walls of Collinwood. But inside, dark terror stalks Paul Stoddard. A terror somehow connected with Barnabas Collins and the Leviathan Box he has brought from the past. A terror reflected in the face of a small boy, who seems to be playing an innocent game.

He is surprised to find not Alexander, but a little blond girl in pigtails. He asks her who she is, but she only says "I hate you for going away!" and runs away and down the stairs. Paul follows, but when he gets down to the foyer, he finds only Julia there. He asks her if she saw which way the little girl went, but Julia tells him she saw no little girl come down the stairs. He then asks if she saw Alexander come down. Julia tells him she doesn't know who Alexander is, but that no one came down the stairs. Julia asks if the little girl he's talking about is Amy. He says no.

Chris goes to Amanda's room, having received a phone call from her. She tells him she's been trying to reach Julia, but that she never seems to be at Collinwood. Chris explains that she's been spending most of her time at the hospital lately, that she's been treating a man with total amnesia named Grant Douglas. Amanda tells him that the reason she wanted to reach Julia so badly is that 'Montine', the man who's organizing the exhibition is coming to town and she wants to borrow the painting again to show him.

Julia is at the hospital, trying to help Grant regain his memory. She empties the contents of a manila envelope onto a table, saying that they were the contents of his pockets. Grant examines the objects: a rent receipt for $55, a matchbook from a bar called the "High Hat Lounge", a key to a locker of the type found in airports, train and bus stations and a wooden puzzle. He looks at the rent receipt and remarks that he knows he's not a rich playboy, then reads the blurb on the matchbook and jokes, "It says when you go there you'll forget all your troubles. That's nothing compared to what you forget when you come to Collinsport!" However, none of the items stirs any memories. This not having worked, Julia suggests that they try hypnosis.

Paul, having searched the house and not found the girl, stands on landing and decides that he must have imagined the whole thing. The girl comes in through the front doors. Paul runs down the stairs to her, but she exclaims, "I hate you for what you did!" and runs into the drawing room. Paul follows, but when he gets into the drawing room, it is empty. There, he sees the photo album sitting on the coffee table. This strikes a memory, and he opens it and sees a picture of the blond girl. Below it is the inscription "Carolyn, Age 8".

Julia hypnotizes Grant and asks him who he is. He replies that he doesn't know, but that he does know that he must leave town. Julia asks why. Grant Douglas replies, "Because of HIM". Julia asks "Who are you? Who's the HE you must leave because of?". He answers cryptically, "Frederick Thorn! It's all over! It's finished!". She asks him what he means, but he gives no more answers. She awakens him and tells him she didn't learn anything useful.

Julia comes out of the hospital room and finds Chris outside waiting for her. He tells her that while he was in the hospital cafeteria he heard something very important, that two men in there were discussing a strange incident a few days ago where a man came in and had a painting X-rayed, that from the description of the man, it must have been Nakamura. He adds that Olivia told him she wanted the painting again, claiming that the man planning the exhibit wanted to see it. They suspect the obvious: that Olivia had found something under the landscape. Chris adds that Nakamura had had a photograph of the landscape taken, and that by now they have probably had a copy painted and obviously want to make a switch. They decide to find out what's under the landscape..

In the drawing room, Paul hears a slapping sound. He looks toward the direction from which it came and sees Carolyn age 8 picking up a book she had dropped. The book is a copy of "Black Beauty". He runs toward her, but once again she cries "I hate you for what you did!" and runs into the study and slams the door shut. Julia comes in through the front doors. Paul tells her that the girl he was talking about is in the study. But the study door opens and Alexander comes out. Paul looks into the study and finds it empty. He grabs Alexander and demands "Where is she? Where is Carolyn?". Alexander replies that he was the only person in the study. Julia, puzzled, asks Paul why he first asked about the little girl, then switched to asking about Carolyn. Paul replies that the little girl IS Carolyn at the age of eight. Julia thinks he's crazy. Paul leaves. Julia asks Alexander what he was doing in the study. He tells her he was doing one of his favorite things, reading, and holds up a copy of 'Black Beauty'...

Julia returns to the hospital and tells Grant that she's arranged a place for him to live. He tells her that that's not necessary. Puzzled, Julia asks "Where will you stay, then?". Olivia walks into the room and says, "With me, Dr. Hoffman, with me.."

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Episode 910
(COL 18/DISK 2 #2)

Tape Date: December 2, 1969
Air Date: December 22, 1969 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 687
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Thayer David as Professor Stokes
Donna McKechnie as Olivia Corey
Ronald Dawson as Henry Osmond

In their time, those who live in the Great House at Collinwood have been plagued by many mysteries. On this night, Julia Hoffman ponders the identity of a mysterious stranger who recently arrived in Collinsport. She is certain that the man, suffering from amnesia, is really Quentin Collins. But her efforts to prove it have been thwarted by another mysterious figure, a woman named Olivia Corey.

Grant is in with Olivia in her room at the Inn. She stares at him. He asks why she is doing this. She asks, "Don't you recognize me?" He replies, "No. Should I? Have we met before?". She answers, "Yes". He asks when this was. She replies " A long, long time ago..."

At Collinwood, Elizabeth goes into the drawing room and tells Julia that Paul's condition seems to have worsened, that he's in his room claiming to have seen Carolyn at the age of eight wandering around the house. Julia tells her the delusion is probably a manifestation of his guilt at having abandoned her 20 years ago. Chris comes, and Elizabeth goes upstairs. Chris opens a manila envelope and shows Julia the X-ray he had made of the portrait. They can see that there is definitely a portrait underneath, but can only see an outline and cannot tell who it is. Julia calls Professor Stokes, who's busy comparing the handwriting samples, tells him she has a painting which appears to have been painted over another painting, and asks him if it's possible to remove the top painting without damaging the covered one. Stokes replies that it is, but that he doesn't know how to do it. She asks if he knows anyone who does. He replies that he has a friend named Alsman at the university who does. Julia asks him to contact him, that it's urgent she have this done as quickly as possible.

Grant asks Olivia what she means. She tells him she can't tell him right now, that she might be wrong. He tells her that if he doesn't know anything about himself, perhaps it would be better if they talk about her, and asks her about her background. She tells him, "Well, I started out as a singer and dancer...". He interrupts her, saying the mention of 'singer' reminds him of something, a song. She asks him to hum the song, but the memory is fleeting and tells her he can no longer remember it. Julia comes and asks Olivia why she took Grant. Olivia asks Grant to step into the other room, saying she wants to speak to Julia alone.

Chris and Stokes are at Stoke's house, waiting for Alsman. He comes. He looks at the landscape and remarks that many Tate paintings are valuable, but not his landscapes, which are rather inferior. He adds, "But you have to give him credit for turning them out right up to the end". Chris asks, "The end?". Alsman replies, "Yes. Charles Delaware Tate died about 10 years ago".

Olivia tells Julia she thought she could help him because she thought she knew who he was, but is now not so sure. Julia complains that she's not qualified to help the man. Olivia derides Julia's belief that the man is Quentin Collins, asking, "When was Quentin Collins born?" Julia replies, "1870". Olivia remarks, "Now that would make him 99 years old. Does that man look 99 years old to you?" Olivia, possibly because of her failure to bring back his memory, agrees to a 'truce', deciding that it would be best for both of them to do what they can. Olivia brings Grant back into the room. Julia tells him she's going to try the 'association method' now and will take him somewhere for some 'associations'.

Alsman starts to work on the painting. As he is doing this, Chris asks Stokes if he's reached any conclusions about the handwriting samples. Stokes replies that they are so similar, it would be difficult to believe that they could not have been written by the same person. Chris asks if that's what he wants him to tell Julia. Stokes replies, "Not yet. Give me a couple more days to make sure".

Julia brings Grant to Collinwood. Grant looks around and remarks that it's a grand place, that he wishes he were a Collins and lived here. He does not seem to recognize anything. Julia asks him to come upstairs. As she starts up the stairs, she realizes that Grant is not with her, and sees that he is in the foyer staring at the portrait of Barnabas. She goes back down and asks him if that brings back any memories. He replies that it's the man who visited him in the hospital, and asks why he's dressed in such old-fashioned clothing in the picture. Julia explains that it's not the man who visited him in the hospital, that it's an ancestor of his who resembles him greatly. They both go upstairs.

At Stokes', Chris is holding the picture. We do not see it. He remarks "Julia will be surprised....". Stokes asks why she would be since she already knows there is a portrait underneath. Chris replies that it's not the fact that there's a portrait underneath that will surprise her, but whose portrait..". The camera shows the painting. Alsman is not yet finished. Only the face is visible. It is the face of Amanda Harris...

Julia takes Grant up to Quentin's room, which is covered with dust and cobwebs. Grant looks around for awhile, but tells her nothing in this room brings back any memories, that her 'association' idea has been a failure and they should leave. She tells him to wait, that there's one more thing she wants to try, and tells him to sit down. He does. She turns on the gramophone. It plays Quentin's theme. She tells him to listen...

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Episode 911
(COL 18/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: December 4, 1969
Air Date: December 23, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 688
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
David Selby as Quentin Collins
David Henesy as David Collins
Denise Nickerson as Amy Jennings
David Jay as Alexander

A dark midnight at the Great House of Collinwood. A time of crisis for all who live there. Crisis somehow connected with the Leviathan Box that Barnabas Collins has brought from the past. But now they sleep, not knowing that in a room in the West Wing, a room that remained in monument of the past, a woman is trying to make a man with no memory realize who he is.

Grant Douglas shows no reaction to the music. But in David's room, David suddenly awakens and exclaims "Quentin! Quentin's back!", gets out of bed and leaves his room. He goes to the west wing and hears Quentin's music playing. Julia hears someone coming and quickly stops the gramophone and tells Grant to hide behind the curtains. David comes in and asks her what she's doing there. She replies that she's looking for something. He tells her he heard Quentin's music playing and has the feeling that Quentin is back. Julia replies that she turned the gramophone on accidentally. David sees Grant's shoes poking out from under the curtains and runs off in fear.

Julia tells Grant they've got to leave, that they've got to be careful about being seen. She tells him to walk a few feet behind her, that he is to hide if she gives a signal. They get to the foyer without being seen. Unknown to them, David is spying on them from the partially open doors of the drawing room. David hears Julia call the man "Mr. Douglas" and thinks to himself, "That's the man who visited the antique shop and was in the accident!"

Alexander is in the antique shop drawing a picture of the Naga. Julia comes into the store and he quickly slams the pad shut. She starts to question him about the little girl who was at Collinwood. Alexander tells her he saw no little girl other than Amy. Julia tells him she knows he's lying, that he must have seen her because Paul saw her going into the study when he was in there and demands that he tell the truth. They are interrupted by the arrival of Elizabeth, David and Amy. Elizabeth tells her that she's glad to find her here, that Mrs. Johnson has found where the paintings are stored. She tells Julia that she brought the children here to play and can leave them here while they return to Collinwood to look at the pictures. As Julia is leaving, she turns and looks at Alexander. He has a look of triumph on his face...

As they are playing, Amy notices the picture of Carolyn age 8 on a table, picks it up and tells David. Alexander demands that she give it back. Amy refuses, saying it doesn't belong to him, that he stole it. Alexander orders David to get it back. David asks Amy to give it back. Amy still refuses, and asks why he seems to be afraid of the little boy.

At Collinwood, in a storage room in the west wing, Elizabeth and Julia are looking at some portraits. Julia tells Elizabeth that she doesn't think it's wise for her to let the children play with Alexander and suggests that she not let them anymore. Elizabeth asks why. Julia replies that she finds Alexander a strange kid.

At the antique shop, Amy continues to refuse to give the picture of Carolyn back. She runs into another room. David tells Alexander he has a plan. Noticing a book with a note saying "Return to Grant Douglas" attached, he picks up the phone and makes a call...

At Collinwood, Julia finds a landscape that looks almost exactly like the one she bought. Elizabeth remarks, "Oh yes. I bought that from a shop last year, but Roger didn't like it and had it put away here". Julia tells her that she can tell from the style that if must be a Tate. but they look at the signature and find that it says "Harrison Monroe, 1968", last year. Julia tells Elizabeth that this is puzzling, that Charles Delaware Tate died 10 years ago, but that there's one person who'll know, Professor Stokes.

David brings Amy back into the front room. He seems not to care about the picture anymore. Grant comes in. Amy sees him and flees in terror, running up the stairs. Grant asks David what's wrong with her. David replies that she's just afraid of strangers. He gives Grant his book. Grant leaves.

Upstairs, Amy is in front of Alexander's room. She hears a loud breathing sound coming from inside and, curious, opens the door. She sees something and screams..

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Episode 912
(COL 18/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: December 5, 1969
Air Date: December 24, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 689
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
Thayer David as Professor Stokes
Denise Nickerson as Amy Jennings
David Jay as Alexander
Ed Riley as the Voice of Harrison Munroe

A gray, cloudy day at Collinwood. A house with many tragic memories, and a house marked for new tragedies. The wave of evil which is slowly encircling the great estate grows and grows. For in the neighboring village, a little girl running to escape a man she believes to be a ghost, makes a horrifying discovery.

Barnabas comes to the antique shop. Alexander is alone in there. He scolds Alexander about what happened to Amy. Alexander asks him how he found out. Barnabas replies that David told him, that he's still out there looking for her. Alexander angrily picks up a cup and hurls it to the floor. Barnabas tells him to pick it up. Alexander refuses, saying he doesn't take orders from him. Barnabas replies that once he's an adult, he'll be giving the orders, but while he's still a child, he, Barnabas is in charge. Alexander picks up the cup. Barnabas tells Alexander that this stunt has put the plan in severe jeopardy and that he'll have to take care of Amy. He picks up the Naga box and leaves.

Amy, still terrified by what she saw, goes to Chris's cottage.

Stokes comes to Collinwood. Julia meets him in the foyer. He shows her the landscape she had given him. The top layer has been completely removed, revealing a portrait of Amanda Harris. Julia tells him she has a surprise for him, another landscape. She brings him into the drawing room and shows it to him. He glances at it and says it's obviously another Tate painting, but Julia then shows him the signature and date. Stokes is puzzled, and tells her he'll have to ask Alsman about this.

At Chris' cottage, Amy hears the doorknob turning and becomes terrified. Chris comes in and finds a terrified Amy. He asks her what's wrong. She tries to speak, but cannot. Chris gives her a pencil and a piece of paper and asks her if she can write. She takes the pencil and writes the word "SHOP". There's a knock on the door. Amy quickly grabs the paper, crumples it up and throws it into the fire and grabs Chris. Chris says "Come in", and the knocker comes in. It is Julia. Julia asks what's wrong. Chris explains that Amy seems terrified of something, but cannot seem to speak, but that she wrote the word "SHOP" on a piece of paper. Julia explains that Amy, David and Alexander had been playing in the antique shop and asks Chris to go ask David what happened while she stays here and takes care of Amy. Chris leaves. Julia talks to Amy and tries to find out what happened. Barnabas comes. When Julia mentions the name 'Alexander', Amy becomes so terrified that she turns away. Barnabas asks what's wrong with Amy. Julia explains that Amy seems to be sick and can't speak. But Amy does speak, and says, weakly, "Water..". Julia tells Barnabas to go get some water. While Barnabas is out of the room, Julia tells Amy that even if she can speak, to pretend that she can't until Barnabas leaves. Amy nods. Barnabas returns it with a glass of water. Amy empties it in one draught. Barnabas remarks, "She certainly is thirsty, isn't she?". He asks if she has a fever. Julia says no, that in fact she seems somewhat cold. Barnabas puts his hand on Amy's forehead for a few seconds, and says, "You're right. She does seem cold.". Julia asks him what he came here for. He replies that he came to see Chris to apologize for the way he's been acting toward him, to explain that it's just a result of his disappointment at having spent so much time in the past and not finding a cure. Julia replies that Chris went to get her medical bag. Barnabas tells her he doesn't have time to wait for him and must leave. He then remarks on how beautiful children look when they're sleeping. Julia looks at Amy and notices that she's fallen asleep on a chair. Barnabas remarks that he's sure she'll be feeling better when she awakens and leaves.

Chris comes back. Amy is still asleep. Julia asks Chris what he found out. Chris tells her that David said Grant Douglas came into the shop and Amy, thinking he was Quentin, became frightened. Amy wakes up and they ask her what happened. She tells them Quentin came into the shop. They explain to her that it was only a man who looked like Quentin. She starts to say that there was something else, too, but that she can't remember..

Stokes comes in and tells Julia that Alsman is certain the second painting is a Tate too, though he can't explain the signature and date. He gives Julia a piece of paper, saying it's Harrison Monroe's address, that maybe she'd like to ask him about it, but warns that Alsman told him that Monroe is a recluse and usually doesn't see anyone. Julia asks him where "Glen Cove" is. Stokes tells her it's a small village near Rockport. Julia tells Chris to take care of Amy, that she' got to go. Chris asks her where she's going. Julia replies, "To see Charles Delaware Tate". Stokes tells her not to jump to conclusions, that it can't be Tate, that Alsman attended Tate's funeral ten years ago...

At Collinwood, Barnabas is in the drawing room with Alexander. The Naga box is in there too. Barnabas tells Alexander he has been successful, that Amy is now an intermediate, that when she comes into the room she'll open the box and the process will be complete.

Chris takes Amy back to Collinwood and says goodbye to her in the foyer and leaves. The drawing room doors are closed. Suddenly, they open. Alexander comes out, grabs Amy and pulls her into the room. Amy sees the box and a change seems to come over her. She goes and opens the box, and an even bigger change seems to come over her. She obediently gives the picture of Carolyn back to Alexander. Alexander asks, "You'll follow orders from now on, won't you?". She answers, "Yes..". Barnabas has a look of triumph on his face..

Julia arrives at Harrison Monroe's house and knocks on the door. A voice says "Go away. You are not welcome". She looks up and sees that the voice is coming from a loudspeaker above the door. She replies, "But I have a message for Harrison Monroe". The voice repeats, "Go away. You are not welcome.". Julia continues, "The message is from Charles Delaware Tate". This time, the voice does not say anything. After a few seconds, the door opens by itself, probably electronically operated. Julia goes in. The door then closes by itself...

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Christmas Day
December 25, 1969 Thursday
No show aired.

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Episode 913/914
(COL 18/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: December 3, 1969
Air Date: December 26, 1969 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 690
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Louis Edmonds as Roger Collins
David Henesy as David Collins
Roger Davis as Charles Delaware Tate
Michael Maitland as Michael Hackett Todd

Somehow with the return of Barnabas Collins and the Leviathan Box, the threat of an all-encompassing evil looms larger over the Great House of Collinwood on this dark and sinister night. There are those who remain untouched by it as yet. One of them is Dr. Julia Hoffman. Even she is destined to be affected by it, but only after she recovers from the shock that awaits her at an old mansion not far from Collinsport.

Julia finds herself alone in a dark room. She asks, "Where are you? I can't see you.". The voice replies, "You will soon.", and gives her directions to go into another room. Julia goes through a door as instructed and finds herself in another dark room. The voice instructs her to sit in a chair. She does. A light goes on, revealing a man sitting behind a desk. It is the spitting image of Charles Delaware Tate. The man identifies himself as Harrison Monroe and asks what the message is. She tells him she knows he IS Charles Delaware Tate, that he looks just as he did in 1897. She reminds him that he had painted a portrait of Quentin Collins back then that cured him of lycanthropy. Tate replies that that is only a legend. She asks him where it is. He replies that it had been destroyed in a fire. She replies that she has reason to believe that that is not true. He retorts that if she knows that, then she knows more about it than him, and he can be of no use to her and tells her to leave him alone, that he took great pains to fake his own death 10 years ago and assume the identify of Harrison Monroe in order to have peace and solitude. She tells him that she knows another man with the same problem as Quentin and asks him to paint a portrait of him and cure him the same way. Tate replies that he can no longer paint. Julia protests, "But I have a painting you did just last year. I know you have retained your talent as well as your youth!". Tate laughs crazily and answers cryptically "I am my own best creation!", tells her he cannot do the painting for her and orders her to leave. The lights go out and she does.

At Collinwood, Elizabeth is in the drawing room writing a letter. Roger is in there as well. David is staring out a window. Roger goes to him and tries to talk to him, but finds him melancholy and uncommunicative. After David leaves the room, Roger remarks to Elizabeth that something seems to be wrong with David, but he cannot get him to tell him what it is.

David goes up to his room and reads the Leviathan book. He reads a passage which says, "There will then follow a period of 10 days, and on the night of the tenth day, there will be another manifestation, and all who believe will come to pay homage to him..."

David goes downstairs and finds Elizabeth alone in the drawing room. He tells her he has read another prophecy in the book and they're going to have to go to the antique shop. They leave.

Roger goes to David's room and finds it empty.

Elizabeth and David arrive at the antique shop and go up to Alexander's room. They hear the loud breathing sound emanating from inside. They knock on the door. It opens, and a boy of about 10 or 12 comes out. David or Elizabeth starts to say "Alexander..", but the boy interrupts and says, "You will call me Michael now". He tells them they are to tell people that Alexander has gone home to his family. He tells Elizabeth to go home, but orders David to stay for the night.

Julia returns to Collinwood. Roger comes down the stairs and tells her David is missing. He tells her to search the house while he goes out and searches the grounds.

Elizabeth leaves the antique shop. Michael says to David, "You went to Barnabas and told him about Amy, didn't you?". David admits that he did, that he had to because she ran off and was missing. Michael tells him he is very angry with him about that and will punish him for it. David asks how. Michael tells him he is to stay in the antique shop alone all night, that he is not to turn on any lights, that he is to stay quiet, that he is to stay awake, and that he is not to call for help no matter what happens. David asks where Philip and Megan are. Michael replies that they are in their room, but have been instructed not to come out...

Roger returns to Collinwood and tells Julia he didn't find David. Julia tells him she didn't find him either. Roger starts to call the police. Elizabeth returns, and Roger tells her, "David's missing. I was just about to call the police". Elizabeth tells him not to, explaining that she took David to stay with a friend for the night. Roger asks Elizabeth to come into the drawing room with him to talk privately. Inside the drawing room, Roger, furious, tells Elizabeth that David is HIS son, and she should have consulted with him before taking David. Elizabeth apologizes, saying she didn't think he would object. She explains that she found out what was wrong with David, that his friend Alexander is going to go home tomorrow morning and took David to stay at the antique shop for his last night here. Julia, outside, eavesdrops through the door...

In the shop, David sits in the dark waiting for something horrible to happen. But nothing does, and morning comes. (Apparently, it was just a test to see if he would follow orders.) Michael comes downstairs and tells David he's done very well. Julia comes in and asks for Carolyn. David replies that she doesn't come in this early. Julia notices the boy and asks who he is, saying to David that she thought he was coming to spend the night with Alexander. David replies that Alexander left earlier in the morning. Michael raises his right hand to brush some hair away from his face. Julia sees a birthmark on his wrist and suddenly says, "Well, I've got to leave now, I don't have time to wait for Carolyn", and leaves. Michael tells David that even though she didn't say anything about it, he can tell that Julia saw the birthmark and knew it was significant. He tells David that something must be done about her...immediately.

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Episode 915
(COL 18/DISK 2 #6)
"Emergency Leviathan Episode"

Tape Date: December 24, 1969
Air Date: December 29, 1969 Monday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 691
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
Pierrino Mascarino as Adlar
Michael Maitland as Michael Hackett Todd
Marsha Mason as Audrey

Since his return from the past, Barnabas Collins has been possessed by the evil power of the Leviathans, and he has been unable to do anything but accept their commands unquestioningly. But on this day, a small boy in the antique shop will finally cause him to question. And the answer he will receive will shock and terrify him..

Barnabas goes to the antique shop, having been summoned there by Michael. Michael tells him about Julia seeing the birthmark and recognizing its significance and orders Barnabas to kill her. Barnabas refuses, saying that even though he is one of them now, he cannot forget his friendship with Julia, that she risked her life for him.

Barnabas returns to the old house. He performs a ceremony over the box, asking for understanding about why he cannot kill Julia. After that, he goes to sleep in a chair and has a dream in which a robed man appears to him. Barnabas explains to him that he cannot kill Julia, that it's wrong for a child to order him to do something so cruel. The man tells Barnabas that it's he who is wrong, wrong for disobeying orders, that they will teach him not to do so in the future. The man explains who 'they' really are, that they are beings of energy who ruled the earth before mankind. The man goes on to explain that he, Barnabas, is not 'naturally' one of them, that he must continually prove himself. He tells Barnabas that they know what he was, and will use the fact to ensure obedience. He disappears. Barnabas hears a sound and goes to investigate. Outside, he is attacked by a huge bat.

He awakens, terrified. There is a knock at the door. He answers. It is Megan. She tells him Michael told her about ordering him to kill Julia, that she is starting to become afraid of Michael. Barnabas, still distraught from the dream, tells her he cannot talk to her right now as forces her to leave. After she leaves, Barnabas happens to glance in a mirror and is shocked to see that he has no reflection. He opens his mouth and finds he has fangs again...

Barnabas goes to the docks. A prostitute focuses her attention on him and tries to 'sell' herself to him. Although the has obviously come to the docks looking for prey, he reconsiders and tries to brush her off. But she is very insistent, and he finally weakens and attacks her. Afterwards, he runs off, overcome by guilt.

Barnabas returns to the old house and falls asleep again. He has a dream again. In the dream, the prostitute comes to the old house and bares her fangs. She is now a vampire. The robed man appears again and tells him the preceding did not really happen, that he has not been turned back into a vampire, that it was all a dream, a warning to him of what they will do to him if he does not obey. He asks Barnabas how he would like this to happen night after night again, telling him it won't have to happen if he is obedient. Barnabas replies that he'd still refuse to kill Julia, that if he finds himself a vampire, he'll await the dawn and let himself be destroyed by it. The man waves his hands and the vampire girl disappears. He tells Barnabas that she was really one of "them". The man tells Barnabas that he won't have to kill Julia, that they've decided that that's not necessary, that they have decided to deal with her another way. The man gives Barnabas another reason to obey. He reminds Barnabas that when they intercepted him, he was on his way to see Josette. He tells him they have kidnapped her and are holding her hostage, that if he, Barnabas, does not obey, she will die in the most horrible way imaginable. Barnabas awakens and says, "Forgive me, Julia..."

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December 25, 1969 - Christmas. No show taped.

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Episode 916
(COL 18/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: December 8, 1969
Air Date: December 30, 1969 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Worldvision Rerun: 692
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Don Briscoe as Chris Jennings
David Selby as Quentin Collins/Grant Douglas
Donna McKechnie as Olivia Corey

Since of the return of Barnabas Collins to the year 1969, one person more than any other at Collinwood has been troubled by the radical change in Barnabas. Little by little, Dr. Julia Hoffman has become convinced that the people of Collinwood are in grave danger.

At Collinwood, Julia tells Elizabeth that she thinks there's something suspicious about the children who keep appearing at the antique shop, that she's noticed that all three have had identical birthmarks in the identical spot, that if it weren't such a ridiculous idea, she'd almost think they were somehow one and the same. Elizabeth agrees with her that that's ridiculous and tells Julia that it must be a coincidence. Julia replies that she's not so sure, that she thinks something is going on at the shop and asks to speak to Paul, saying he's the first person who had suspicions about the shop. Elizabeth refuses to let her, saying that Paul's mental state has taken a turn for the worse. Julia vows to find out what's happening at the antique shop. Elizabeth leaves Collinwood, saying she has something to do.

Chris comes to Collinwood and asks Julia what she found at Harrison Monroe's house. Julia replies that there is no Harrison Monroe, that it's really Charles Delaware Tate, that somehow he looks just as he did in 1897, but that she's not going to be much help because he seems to be insane. Chris reminds her that there will be a full moon tonight and they had better do something. Julia informs Chris that Tate had told her that the portrait of Quentin had been destroyed, and that she's going to see if that is true by seeing if Grant, whom she suspects of being Quentin, turns into a werewolf tonight.

Elizabeth, at the old house, tells Barnabas about Julia's suspicions and her vow to keep investigating until she uncovers the truth. Barnabas tells her "Julia will have to become one of us..". Elizabeth tells Barnabas that Julia's curiosity has made her curious too, and asks what their ultimate objective is. Barnabas tells her he cannot reveal that to her right now, only that someone they know will receive a great honor. She asks who. He replies that he cannot tell her that either.

Barnabas goes to Collinwood. He finds Julia in the drawing room reading a book. He tells her that there's going to be a full moon tonight and tells her he is concerned about Chris and asks what she plans to do about him tonight. Julia coldly tells him she finds his sudden concern odd and suspicious, but tells him she's going put Chris in Windcliff for the night. He lies that he has always been concerned, that what she mistook for lack of concern was really his disappointment that there was nothing he could do to help. He asks her what she is reading. She tells him it's another book on lycanthropy, that she going to continue to try to find a cure for Chris. He tells her she looks tired, that it looks like she's been working too hard. He strokes her face and suggests that she get some rest and leaves. Julia suddenly starts to feel strange. She gets up and stumbles upstairs and goes to bed.

At the Inn, Olivia finds Grant drunk and argumentative. She asks him why he's acting so strangely today. Grant replies that today is somehow different from other days, but that he doesn't know how.

Julia has a dream in which Barnabas, holding the box, tells her he has decided to give it to her. Emanating from inside is the loud breathing sound. He tells her that at one time she had tried to open it. He tells her that now she can. She tells him she doesn't want to anymore and runs off. Barnabas remarks, "But the next time you see it you will feel compelled to open it..."

In the drawing room, Barnabas tells Elizabeth that the first step is complete, that Julia has had her dream. He puts the box on a table, saying that when Julia sees it, she will feel compelled to open it. He tells Elizabeth to stay in the drawing room with Julia and make sure that it happens. Barnabas exits the drawing room and goes into the room under the stairs.

Julia comes downstairs and into the drawing room. Elizabeth holds up the box and tells her someone left it there for her. She suggests that she open it and see what's inside. Julia reaches out to do so, but does not, appearing to be fighting the urge. There's a knock at the door. Julia remarks that she should go answer the door. Elizabeth tells her that she is curious about what's in the box, and suggests she open the box first. But there is another knock at the door, and Julia walks away and opens the door. It is Chris. Julia seems disoriented. He reminds her she had told him to meet her here at 3:00. Seeming to recover a bit, she says, "Oh yes..". She tells Elizabeth she has something important to do and leaves with Chris. Barnabas comes back into the foyer. Elizabeth tells him that Julia didn't open the box, that the spell seems to have been broken by the Chris' interruption. But Barnabas says no, that normally the spell would have been too strong to have been broken by something so trivial as a knocking at the door, that Julia must be one of the few people who are genetically immune to being absorbed. He tells Elizabeth another method of dealing with Julia must be found, and that it will be up to her to find it.

Julia, apparently having left Chris at Windcliff, arrives at Olivia's room alone. She has with her a painting wrapped in blue paper. Olivia remarks that she's glad she brought the painting. Julia replies that she's not so sure she'll still be interested in it when she sees what's happened to it. She unwraps it and reveals the portrait of Amanda Harris, saying that it was under the landscape. She accuses Olivia of knowing this, saying she knows she had it X-rayed. Olivia denies this, but tells Julia she's no longer interested in the painting because she already has many of her grandmother. Julia replies, "Yes. You knew there was a portrait under the landscape, but you didn't know whose. You're looking for Quentin's portraint, aren't you?". Olivia denies this and reminds Julia that it's she, Julia, who's interested in Quentin. Julia remarks that she thinks Grant might be interested in seeing the portrait. Olivia replies that she doesn't think that would be such a good idea. Julia asks why. Olivia replies that Grant got very drunk tonight and is in his room, probably sleeping it off. Julia insists and goes to Grant's room despite Olivia's objections. She knocks on the door, but receives no answer. She tries the door and finds it unlocked. She opens it and finds the room in shambles.

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Episode 917
(COL 18/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: December 11, 1969
Air Date: December 31, 1969 Wednesday
Writer: Violet Welles
Director: Lela Swift
Worldvision Rerun: 693
Joan Bennett as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Clarice Blackburn as Mrs. Johnson
Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
Thayer David as Professor Stokes
Dennis Patrick as Paul Stoddard
Ed Riley as Sheriff Davenport

A night of the full moon has fallen over Collinwood. At the Inn, Julia Hoffman has discovered, to her horror, that Grant Douglas is missing. And at the Great House, Carolyn Stoddard is terribly disturbed about her father, unaware that he and she are important parts of the plan that Barnabas has brought back from the past.

Carolyn is not sure keeping Paul sedated in his room is wise and discusses it with Elizabeth. Elizabeth tells her it's what the doctor ordered. Elizabeth leaves to go to a meeting of the Collinsport Historical Society with some items.

Paul leaves his room and comes downstairs and starts toward the front doors, but Carolyn sees him and stops him. He tells her he's in danger here at Collinwood, that 'they' are here and he's got to leave. Elizabeth comes back, saying she forgot to get her great grand mother's sugar bowl. Paul sees her and faints.

Paul regains consciousness and finds himself in bed in his room. Elizabeth tries to give him some medicine, but her refuses, saying he thinks the doctor is 'one of them' and that it's the medicine that's making him weak. Elizabeth leaves. Mrs. Johnson comes in with a glass of milk and a plate of cookies for him. Paul appears to accept them. Mrs. Johnson leaves the room and nods to Elizabeth, who is in the hallway. A few minutes later, they look into the room. The glass of milk is empty and Paul is out cold. Mrs. Johnson remarks that he'll be out for quite a while, judging from how much medicine they put in the milk. She asks Elizabeth if she's sure what she's doing is wise. Elizabeth replies that it is, that if they don't move him to the tower room, he'll try to escape again. They leave to prepare the tower room. As soon as they leave, Paul opens his eyes. An overhead shot shows that he has poured the milk into an empty vase on the bedside table rather than drinking it.

Carolyn comes into Paul's room. He again tells her he is in danger here and must escape. He tells her to go and make sure the coast is clear. Carolyn agrees and leaves.

Carolyn, whom it appears was just humoring him, comes back with Elizabeth. But when they go into the room, Paul is gone...

Paul exits Collinwood through a window....

Elizabeth tells Carolyn and Mrs. Johnson to search the grounds.

Paul sees a man and collapses. The man revives him. It's Stokes. Paul tells Stokes that he's in danger here and asks him to take him to the police.

Stokes drives Paul to the police station. Paul tells his story about being threatened by 'them'. The sheriff asks who 'they' are. Paul replies that there are many of them. The sheriff asks him to name one. Paul tells him Elizabeth is one of them. The sheriff promises to investigate and tells Paul to get some rest.

The sheriff awakens Paul and tells him he has a visitor and opens the door. Paul is shocked to see that it is Elizabeth. It is clear that the sheriff was humoring him. Elizabeth takes out the bottle of medicine and tells Paul he must take some. Paul refuses, but the sheriff holds him and Elizabeth gives him the medicine.
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