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Episode 1114
1840/1970
(COL 23/DISK 2 #3)

Tape Date: September 25, 1970
Air Date: October 1, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Thayer David as Professor Timothy Eliot Stokes
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask

The Great House at Collinwood in the present time. The interior of the house is in ruins, many of the family are dead or missing. All of this caused by the spirit of the evil Gerard Stiles. On the night this disaster occurred, Julia Hoffman found the mysterious staircase, who was transported back in time to the year 1840. Barnabas Collins was unable to go with her. Knowing Julia is alone in a strange time, and fearing for her safety, Barnabas has tried desperately to find a way to join her. On this night, through the use of the I Ching, he will try again, only to discover something terrifying.

Barnabas tries to go through the door but finds that something is holding him back and screams, "I can't move! I can't move! ". Stokes, fearing that something terrible might be happening, shakes him out of the trance. Barnabas asks why he did that. Stokes replies that he feared something terrible might happen to him if he did not. He asks if he saw anything. Barnabas tell him about the tombstone. He notes that October 6 is only 3 days away, and that he's got to get back to save her before then. Stokes asks him how he knows the tombstone wasn't just his imagination. Barnabas tells him there's one way to find out.

Barnabas and Stokes to the cemetery and go to the section where the burials for the mid 19th century are located. They locate a tombstone bearing the name "Julia Hoffman Collins, Died October 6, 1840", just as Barnabas had seen. Stokes asks why the surname is Collins. Barnabas theorizes correctly that Julia may have pretended to be a distant relative to gain acceptance by the family. After Barnabas and Stokes leave, a plaintive voice comes from the grave saying, "Barnabas? Where are you? I need you....".

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Julia is holding a mirror and saying "Barnabas? Where are you? I need you." A voice from behind her says, "Do you always speak to inanimate objects", the speaker thinking she is speaking to the mirror. Julia turns and is shocked to see that it's Roxanne Drew. Roxanne introduces herself as Samantha's sister. Julia notices that a dour looking man has also entered the room. Roxanne introduces him as Lamar Trask (Jerry Lacy), an old friend of her father's. She asks Julia, "I bet you can't guess what his occupation is". The man gets angry and remarks, "I'm sure Miss Hoffman doesn't want to play games". Julia says, "I'm not very good at guessing.". Roxanne answers, "He's an undertaker. You can tell by the way he never smiles. I've never known an undertaker who smiled". Trask reminds Roxanne they have a matter to discuss and asks her to come out to the terrace with him. She rolls her eyes and says, "How could I possibly forget..." Roxanne and Trask leave. Julia thinks to herself, "How different she is from the Roxanne of 1970, and how terrible it is to know what fate will befall her. If only I could warn her, but how can I when I don't know who her attacker will be?"

Outside on the terrace, Roxanne tells Trask that the answer to his question is no, she will not marry him. She describes her ideal man - mysterious and courtly - and brusquely tells him he is not it. From behind the trees, Barnabas is spying on them. Julia comes out to the terrace and tells Roxanne that her sister Samantha has returned to Collinwood and would like to see her. Roxanne leaves. Julia asks Trask if he's any relation to a Reverend Trask who live just before the turn of the century. Trask replies that he is, that he's the son of Reverend Trask and asks Julia how she knows of him. Julia replies that her own father the original Barnabas Collins had spoken of him. Trask remarks that his father disappeared mysteriously the same year that her father went to England. Julia asks, "Wasn't he involved in some big trial?". Trask replies, "Yes. He was responsible for having a witch convicted and hanged". He tells Julia that he is convinced his father met with foul play, that he was last seen by a villager entering the gates of Collinwood, and that he has vowed to find out what happened to him and make sure that those responsible, if still alive today, be punished.

Trask goes inside. Roxanne comes back downstairs from talking to her sister and finds Trask in the drawing room. She asks him to take her home. Trask angrily accuse her of plotting with her sister to convince her father he is not the right man for her. He reminds her that he and her father have an agreement about them marrying each other. Roxanne angrily replies that she doesn't care about the agreement, that she resents being treated like a parcel of real estate, to be bought and sold. She tells him she doesn't need him to take her home, and asks "why don't you go bury someone. You seem to enjoy that!". Trask storms off.

Roxanne goes out onto the terrace again. Barnabas comes out of the shadows, startling her. He tells her not to be afraid, that he Barnabas Collins, a member of the family from England. He tells her not to tell anyone about him, that he wants his arrival to be a surprise. They talk. They seem attracted to each other. Roxanne invites him to visit her at her house, saying her father is away and they would be alone, that they have a houseguest, but she (the houseguest) always goes to bed quite early. After Roxanne leaves, Barnabas, who seemingly seems to like her, thinks to himself, "No. I must stay away from her!".

Roxanne, at home dresses for bed. She thinks to herself that Barnabas will be staying at Collinwood and she'll therefore be able to see him again. Barnabas comes in through the window. She turns and sees him there. Shocked, she asks what he's doing there. He says, "I tried to stay away but couldn't. I kept hearing your voice and seeing your face before me" and bites her...

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Episode 1115
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: September 21, 1970
Air Date: October 2, 1970 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew

The Great House at Collinwood in the year 1840. Into this dark, troubled time, Julia Hoffman has to come in the guise as a member of the family. She has met a Barnabas Collins who does not know her, and who, once out of his coffin, has responded to an overwhelming need for blood. Julia has also met Roxanne Drew. She knows that Roxanne is destined to be cursed as Barnabas was. But when, and how it will happen, she does not know. She does not suspect that on this night, Roxanne and Barnabas have met, and that Roxanne's life will soon be in grave danger.

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Gabriel and Samantha get into another argument about who will inherit Collinwood. After Gabriel leaves, Gerard comes into the room. He notes that Samantha does not seem happy and says, "I know what it is. You still miss Tad.". Samantha admits that that is it. She pulls out a letter. It is the last letter she ever received from Tad, and tells him she's been reading and re-reading it ever since. Gerard comforts her by telling her about how he always used to see Tad writing to her on deck, and that Quentin used to talk about her often too. They kiss... Gabriel comes back into the room. Samantha leaves. Gerard says to Gabriel, "If you'll excuse me, I'll leave too. I'm tired and am going to bed" and starts to leave. Gabriel replies, "But you're not excused, Mr. Miller". Gerard, looking shocked, turns around and says, "What did you call me?". Gabriel replies, "Your real name, until you changed it about 10 years ago, Mr. Ivan Miller.". Gerard asks "How do you know this?". Gabriel takes out a sheaf of papers and replies, "I know everything about your past, Mr. Miller. I have here records of you rather infamous past". He then reads from the papers a litany of crimes, embezzling, gun-running, smuggling, etc., committed in various places like North Africa and even a murder charge in Portugal. Gerard protests, "If you would look more closely, you will note that I was cleared of that charge." "Yes," Gabriel retorts, "but only because the body 'mysteriously' disappeared, leaving no evidence". Gerard tries to grab the papers, but finds an unpleasant surprise - Gabriel has very strong arms. Gabriel intercepts Gerard's hand, holding him by the wrist. He then forces Gerard to the ground, then releases him. He then throws the papers to the floor and says, "Here. You can have the records. Or a copy of them, to be more precise. I have another in my safety deposit box and, of course, if anything should happen to me, they will fall into the hands of the police." Gerard asks Gabriel what he wants. Gabriel tells him that he'll keep what he's learned about him secret if he does a few 'favors' for him. He tells him that his first duty will be to get a large amount of arsenic for him. Gerard asks why. Gabriel tells him there'll be certain ground rules for him to follow, and the first is to do as asked without any questions.

Samantha goes to visit her sister Roxanne. She notices that something is strange, that Roxanne seems happy, unconcerned about what their father will think of her refusing to marry Lamar Trask. Samantha remarks, "It's dark in here" and goes to open the curtains, but Roxanne stops her, saying the light hurts her eyes. Samantha asks Roxanne if she's refused to marry Trask and is so happy because she is involved with another. Roxanne replies that she is. Samantha asks who it is but Roxanne refuses to tell her.

Gerard returns to Collinwood and gives Gabriel the arsenic he has procured, saying "Here. There's enough for you to kill an entire army.". Gabriel replies, "Oh no, I'm not going to kill anyone. YOU are. There must be no possibility of any evidence pointing to me.". He adds that the poisoning is to be done slowly, so that it will look like a natural illness. He also adds that he picked arsenic for a reason, because it causes a lot of suffering. Gerard asks who the victim will be. Gabriel looks at his watch and says, "As usual, your timing is impeccable, Gerard. Your victim will soon come through those doors", gesturing at the closed drawing room doors. Seconds later, the doors open and Samantha comes in. She and Gabriel argue again.

After Samantha leaves, Gerard tells Gabriel that there must be another way to get the inheritance other than killing Samantha. But when Gabriel tells him he'll get 10% of what he inherits, Gerard's attitude changes totally and he becomes quite willing to do it.

Barnabas writes a letter to Ben,

Ben,

I beg you to forgive me for what I am about to do.
I can no longer endure the loneliness of this life. I pray
that you will someday understand why I must do this.

signs it and leaves.

Barnabas goes to the gazebo and summons Roxanne there. She comes. He asks her, "Are you willing to do anything to be with me for all eternity?" She answers "Yes". He bites her. It is a long lingering bite. When he is finished, he gently lowers her to the ground and says, "Do not fear death, for beyond is a life you never dreamed of, a life where we can be together for all eternity. Tomorrow, they will find you dead here and grieve, but at dusk you will be mine!."

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Episode 1116
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: September 28, 1970
Air Date: October 5, 1970 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew

The Great House of Collinwood in the year 1840. Into this time of mystery and intrigue, Julia Hoffman has come from the present. With the help of Ben Stokes, she has assumed the identity of a relative, Julia Collins, in order to be accepted by the family. After her arrival, she unchained the coffin in the secret room of the mausoleum, hoping that the spirit of Barnabas Collins in 1970 has entered the body originally placed in the coffin in 1795. But she finds he looks upon her as a stranger and enemy. Since that time, the liberated Barnabas has met a young woman named Roxanne Drew. On this night, Barnabas has made the decision to transform Roxanne into one of the living dead.

Julia comes into the foyer of Collinwood and goes into the drawing room. Samantha is in there. Samantha asks Julia, "You met my sister Roxanne yesterday, didn't you? Did you notice anything strange about her?" She tells Julia she's concerned about her sister, that her sister is acting strangely, that she went to talk to her yesterday and found her sitting in the dark, that she would not let her open the curtains, complaining that the light hurt her eyes. She tells Julia that Roxanne had told her that there was a new man in her life, but would not tell her who it was, that that was strange because they had always been very close and confided everything to each other. Julia recognizes the signs that Roxanne has been attacked by a vampire, but does not say anything.

In the middle of the night, the grandfather clock in the foyer strikes 3:30. Barnabas sneaks into the foyer, puts a letter on the table and leaves.

The next morning, Gerard is in the drawing room. He holds the packet of arsenic and thinks to himself that Gabriel is a fool to want to do it slowly, that this one dose will do the job. Samantha comes in holding a coffee service and asks Gerard if he would like some. He answers that he would.

Julia and Ben come out of the bedroom hallway onto the stair landing. Ben asks, "Do you really think that Barnabas has attacked Roxanne?". Julia answers, "Yes, she has all the symptoms."

In the drawing room, Gerard is about to poison Samantha's coffee while she isn't looking, but quickly stops when he sees Julia enter the room. Julia and Samantha talk for awhile, then Julia leaves. A little later, Ben comes into the drawing room. Samantha says to him, "Oh, Ben. Someone left a letter for you on the table in the foyer.". Ben goes into the foyer, opens and reads the note. A look of shock crosses his face and he quickly leaves.

Ben shows the letter to Julia, saying he thinks Barnbas is planning to do with Roxanne what he tried to do with Josette. Julia tells him they've got to find Roxanne and stop him.

At Collinwood, Gerard reads Samantha's palm and tells her all her troubles will soon be over. After she leaves, he tosses the packet of poison in the air and laughs.

Samantha takes a walk to think. At the gazebo, she finds Roxanne lying on the ground unconscious. She runs back into Collinwood to get help. She finds Gerard and tells him Roxanne is lying injured in the gazebo, that she appears to have been attacked by some kind of wild animal. They go to the gazebo but find that Roxanne is gone. Gerard finds a piece of jewelry belonging to her there and theorizes that she got up and walked away.

Julia and Ben are at the old house in a bedroom. Lying in bed is Roxanne. Julia is treating her, trying to stop the bleeding.

Gerard and Samantha are in the drawing room at Collinwood. Gerard tells Samantha not to worry, that he's called the police and is sure Roxanne will be found soon.

At the old house, Julia finally manages to stop Roxanne's bleeding. Ben remarks, "Maybe we should call a doctor." Julia replies that she IS a doctor (no doubt surprising Ben, as women did not become doctors in 1840). She tells Ben that Roxanne is going to need some new blood and gives him a list of things she needs. Ben asks, "Is she gonna live?" Julia replies that she doesn't know. Ben leaves to get the things on the list.

Later, after Ben has returned, Julia is giving Roxanne a transfusion using some jury-rigged equipment. Ben remarks, "You're giving her some of your own blood! I've never seen anything like it!". Julia tells Ben she'll need some alcohol and tells him to go to Collinwood to get it. He leaves.

Julia hears someone come in downstairs and goes to investigate. She is surprised to find Gerard there and asks what he's doing there. He replies that he was about to ask her the same thing. Julia lies that Ben had told her that there was a lot of memorabilia from the late 18th century dealing with her father and that she's been here going through old trunks all afternoon. Gerard explains to her that Roxanne had been attacked by a wild animal but had disappeared, that he was helping the police search the grounds and saw candlelight in the old house and came to investigate. He warns her to be careful and leaves.

While Julia is downstairs, Barnbas enters the bedroom where Roxanne is and prepares to bite her again, but Julia comes in and exclaims, "NO! STOP! You must not do this. It's wrong!". Barnbas snarls, "So, it is you who has done this. You will not interfere with me again!". He grabs her and prepares to bite her, but suddenly lets go of her and grabs his head and screams as if in great pain and collapses to the floor.

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Episode 1117
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #6)

Tape Date: September 29, 1970
Air Date: October 6, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew
Michael McGuire as Judah Zachary

The Great House at Collinwood in the year 1840. By way of a mysterious staircase in time, Julia Hoffman has come here from the present. She is posing as a member of the Collins family. Soon after her arrival, Julia opened the chained coffin, hoping desperately that Barnabas would be able to help her. But the Barnabas of 1840 looked upon her as a stranger and enemy. Since then, welcoming his new-found freedom, Barnabas has met a young woman named Roxanne Drew. He has made the decision to make Roxanne his bride in life after death. But on this night, Julia has thwarted his plans, and her actions will place her only in grave danger.

Barnabas regains consciousness and gets up. Julia, frightened, gets a cross and holds it in front of her to ward him off. Barnabas explains to her that he is not the Barnbas of 1840, but the Barnabas of 1970, that he has used the I-Ching to get back to 1840. Julia, not knowing if he is telling the truth or not, keeps the cross in front of her. Barnabas tells her that Carolyn is insane and that Quentin is now in Windcliff and asks her if the Barnabas of 1840 would know that. Julia, convinced, puts the cross away and they warmly embrace. Barnabas sees Roxanne and realizes that the 1840 version of him must have done this. Julia tells him that something's got to be done about her.

A man carrying a box covered with a cloth goes into Collinwood.

At the old house, Julia tells Barnabas that she's sent Ben out for some alcohol but he hasn't come back yet for some reason. Saying it's imperative that she have the alcohol now, she leaves to get it herself. Roxanne awakens, sees Barnabas and welcomes him. He tries to explain to him that he is different now, but she does not seem to understand. Julia returns. She tells Barnbas she's going to try hypnosis to make Roxanne forget. Barnabas tells her he's got to go meet the family. Julia tells him about the cover story she's been using, that they are the children of the original Barnabas Collins from England and that she has come here first and is waiting for him. Barnabas leaves to meet the family, leaving Julia to hypnotize Roxanne.

At Collinwood, Flora goes into the drawing room. A man jumps out from the shadows. Flora, frightened, screams, but then sees who it is and exclaims, "Desmond! I didn't expect you back so soon!". He returns her greeting, "Mother!". They go into the drawing room. Sitting on the table is the box Desmond was carrying earlier. It is still covered by the cloth. Desmond tells Flora, "Look what I've got. You've never seen anything like it before!" He takes the cloth off, revealing a glass box with what looks like a human head, that of a balding man, inside. Flora finds it frightening, so Desmond covers it with the cloth. He tells her that he bought it to give to Quentin because of Quentin's interest in the occult. Flora has a funny look on her face. Desmond says, "There's nothing to be afraid of. I covered it again". Flora replies, "It's not that. Desmond, Quentin is dead!" Samantha comes into the drawing room, sees Desmond there and greets him. There's a knock at the door. Samantha answers. It is Barnabas. He introduces himself as Barnabas Collins, a cousin from England, saying he understands that his sister has come to Collinwood too and is waiting for him. Samantha apologizes to him for the somber atmosphere, saying her sister Roxanne has been attacked by a wild animal and is missing.

In the old house, Julia hypnotizes Roxanne. She hears a noise downstairs and goes to investigate but finds nothing. When she goes back to Josette's room, Roxanne is gone...

Julia rushes to Collinwood. When she gets inside, Samantha sees her and tells her "Julia! Your brother is here!" She and Barnabas hug and pretend to greet each other as if they had not seen each other for a long time. Julia whispers to Barnabas that Roxanne is missing.

The front door opens and everyone looks. It is Roxanne. Samantha, Flora and Desmond rush to her. Roxanne sees Barnabas and exclaims, "I know you!" then weakens and faints. Flora and Samantha bring her upstairs. Julia goes along, saying she's a doctor. Desmond, suspicious, asks Barnabas what she meant by "I know you!". Barnabas lies that he doesn't know, that maybe she saw the portrait of his father, to whom he bears a startling resemblance, and confused it with him.

Later, Barnabas and Julia are in the drawing room alone. Barnabas nervously asks Julia if the hypnosis worked. Julia replies that she doesn't know, that they'll both know when Roxanne regains consciousness. Samantha comes down the stairs. Julia rushes out to the foyer to see what's wrong. Samantha tells her that Roxanne has regained consciousness, that she remembers leaving to meet someone, but that she can't remember who it was, and doesn't remember anything after that. Barnabas hears this from the drawing room and is relieved.

Flora and Desmond are at Rose Cottage. The box is also there, sitting on a table. Flora tells Desmond that she doesn't like it and wishes he hadn't brought it to Rose Cottage. He takes off the cloth and tells her there's nothing to be frightened of, that it's nothing but a carving of a head. But she tells him that she gets a feeling of dread from it and runs off in terror. Desmond turns in the direction in which Flora ran off and call for her to come back, saying there's nothing to be afraid of. While his head is turned, the head opens its eyes...

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Episode 1118
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: September 30, 1970
Air Date: October 7, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
Thayer David as Ben Stokes
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Michael McGuire as Judah Zachary

Collinwood in the year 1840. Barnabas Collins and Julia Hoffman have come to this time hoping to change history, and avert the tragedy that occurred at Collinwood in the year 1970. But they have found that somehow history has undergone a tragic change. Quentin Collins and his son Tad are already dead, lost at sea. There has been no sign of the governess, Daphne. But the evil Gerard is there, as an intimate of the family. They know there is intrigue and evil within the house, and must find a way to cope with it. They do not know that in a house not far away, a young man recently returned from the dread has brought with him an object of absolute evil.

But when Desmond turns back, the eyes are closed. He puts the cloth cover back on. Ben comes into the room and asks what happened to his mother Flora, that he came to give her a note from Barnabas but she was too distraught to talk to. Ben tells him he shouldn't frighten his mother by playing jokes on her. Desmond replies, "All I did was show her this!" and whips the cover off the box. Ben is shocked by the head. He tells Desmond that it gives him a feeling of dread, that it makes him remember something, but can't remember quite what. Desmond dismisses his fears, saying it's impossible that he could remember it because he's just brought it back from the Orient.

Ben tells Barnabas he can't get over how different he is than how he was just a few days ago. Barnabas promises to explain it all to him some day, but tells him he has more important things to talk to him about right now. He asks him to tell him everything about Gerard. Ben tells him Gerard has been living here for the past few months, that he came to report the deaths of Quentin and Tad. He tells Barnabas that Gerard seems to have almost fooled everyone else, but that he himself does not trust him, that he things he is up to no good, but doesn't know what. Barnabas tells Ben that he has to meet Daniel Collins. Ben warns him that that might be dangerous, that Daniel Collins is the one person who might recognize him for who he is, and adds that he's gone insane. Barnabas tells him he doesn't care, that he's got to have him on his side.

Ben goes up to the tower room. He finds Daniel writing something and asks him what he's doing. Daniel replies that he's writing a note to Quentin. Ben reminds him that Quentin is dead, lost at sea. Ben tells him that there's a relative downstairs who's come to see him. Daniel refuses, saying that relatives usually show up to try to borrow money. Ben tells him the visitor is Barnbas Collins. Daniel replies, "Oh, that's different!".

Barnabas is waiting in the drawing room. Desmond comes downstairs and goes into the drawing room. Barnabas asks how Roxanne is. Desmond tells him that she's better, that Samantha and his sister Julia are up there with her right now, that she's conscious but doesn't remember anything. He remarks that he doesn't believe it was a wild animal who attacked her because the bite marks don't match those of any animal in the area. Barnabas asks him what he thinks it was then. Desmond replies that he doesn't know. Desmond, still suspicious of the newly arrived relatives from England, starts to question Barnabas about England. Ben brings Daniel into the room. Daniel sees Barnabas and exclaims, "Amazing! I've been waiting for you to come back for a long time! You look just as you did when I was a boy!". Barnabas tells him he's mistaken. Daniel notices Desmond there and asks what he's doing there. Desmond replies that he came to see Roxanne was and leaves. Daniels asks what happened to Roxanne. Ben tells him he'll tell him later. Barnabas explains to Daniel that he is the son of the Barnabas Collins he remembers. Gerard comes into the room. Daniel asks who he is. Gerard explains he was the one who brought the new of Quentin and Tad's deaths. Daniel shocked, gasps, "Tad too?!". Ben explains to him that he didn't tell him because he thought the double shock would kill him and was going to tell him about Tad later. Daniel asks how it happened. Gerard explains that they were on the ship the "China Seas", and that they had just crossed the straits of Magellan when they were hit by a large storm. He tells them that Quentin was on the deck and that he could clearly see that he was in danger, buffeted by the winds and the waves, that he ran to him to help him, but when he was just 20 feet away from him, both Quentin and Tad, who had run to his father's side, were swept off the deck by 'one of the biggest waves I've ever seen'. Gerard tells them he took a lifeboat and went to look for them but found no trace of them. Daniel tells him he is grateful to him for risking his life trying to save them. He complains of being tired. Ben and Barnabas take him out of the room and up the stairs. As soon as they are gone, Gerard smiles and pours himself a drink. Ben and Barnabas bring Daniel to the tower room. Once they get to the tower room, Barnabas leaves him.

In the tower room, Ben asks Daniel if he remembers anything about the "Bedford Murders", the ones where a petrified head was involved in some way or other. Daniel replies, "Oh, yes. The Bedford Atrocities. I remember reading about them in a book some time after". He tells him that Millicent showed him the book, and to go to her and ask for the book if he wants to know about the murders. Ben reminds him that Millicent is long dead. Daniel tells him to go look in the attic storeroom, then, that she always stored everything in the attic storeroom.

Ben goes to the storeroom and finds the murders mentioned in a book called 'The Relics of the Anti-Saints' and exclaims, "I've got to go to Master Desmond and show him this. He's got to destroy that head before it destroys all of us!".

In the drawing room, Barnabas asks Gerard about Quentin and Tad, asking if their bodies were ever found. Gerard replies that they never were. Barnabas sees Ben come down in the foyer and go toward the front doors. He goes to him and asks him what he's doing. Ben tell him there's something he's got to go and do. Barnabas asks what. Ben replies, "The less said, the better!" and leaves.

Ben goes to Rose Cottage but finds no one there. He writes a note to Desmond and puts it in the book. He looks at the head, sees that the eyes are open. Startled, he drops the book. He goes up to the head and boldly tell it, "I know all about you! I'm going to tell everyone so you'll be destroyed. You can't stop me!" and leaves.

Ben is in the woods on his way back to Collinwood. A huge ghostly head that looks just like the one in the box materializes in front of him. Ben yells, "No! Stay away from me!", but the head keeps coming closer and closer. Ben screams....

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Episode 1119
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: October 1, 1970
Air Date: October 8, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Thayer David as Ben Stokes
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Terry Crawford as Edith Collins
Michael McGuire as Judah Zachary

NO TEASER AVAILABLE...

At Collinwood, Samantha comes in through the front doors and finds Gerard in the drawing room. She tells him that Roxanne has been brought home and is much better now. She tells him she's tired and is going up to bed. He tells her to wait a moment and takes something out of his pocket and gives it to her. She opens it and finds that it's a piece of jewelry and asks him why he's giving it to her, then puts her hand to her forehead as if to say, "How could I have forgotten!". He tells her that yes, it's a birthday gift. They hug. Gabriel comes in, sees them and makes some snide remarks. Samantha goes up to him and tells him that she's just showing some gratitude to Gerard because he was the only person in the house who remembered her birthday. Gabriel asks, "Do you always show gratitude so physically?". She slaps him and leaves. Gabriel tells Gerard he's supposed to be poisoning her, not giving her gifts and asks if he's started yet. Gerard answers that he hasn't. Gabriel asks why not. Gerard responds that he's got to deflect suspicion from himself first, that's why he gave the gift to her, so she would show people. He adds that he's not going to do it slowly with arsenic, but with a single dose of a South American poison he's procured, saying that it kills without a trace several hours after ingestion and that the death looks just like a stroke. He tells Gabriel he plans to do it tomorrow, taking Samantha to a public place so it witnesses can see she died of a stroke.

Samantha goes to the playroom and finds Edith Collins, Gabriel's wife, there. Edith reprimands Samantha, saying she's told her never to come in here. Edith retorts, "You're not the mistress of Collinwood." Samantha replies that she soon will be.

Edith goes downstairs to Gabriel in the drawing room. She tells him that they must leave Collinwood. He remarks, "You've only been back from Boston one day and something's happened already?". She tells him that she had an argument with Samantha, that Samantha's always hated her and been cruel to her, and that it'll get much worse once she inherits everything. Gabriel tells her not to worry about that, that Samantha won't inherit the money, that he has a plan...

Gerard goes to the playroom and finds Samantha there. He realizes she must be thinking of Tad, whose playroom it was, again. He tells her she's got to try to stop thinking so much about the past and start thinking about the future. He tells her he'll help her.

The next day, Gerard comes downstairs. From the drawing room, Edith sees him and comes out to the foyer to talk to him. She tries to seduce him but is unsuccessful. He tells her he has to go to town and leaves.

Gabriel rolls by the playroom and finds Samantha in there. He is surprised to find that all of Tad's toys have been put away. He remarks on it to Samantha. She tells him she has decided to stop thinking about the past and concentrate on thinking about the future. Gabriel makes the cryptic comment, "Maybe you should start thinking about today. One never knows if there'll be a tomorrow".

In the woods, Gerard finds the body of Ben Stokes.

Gerard returns to Collinwood and tells the bad news to Gabriel and Edith, who are in the drawing room. He tells them he has already reported it to the police. He tells them that Ben apparently took his own life, that the knife was still in his hand, that he had apparently tried to decapitate himself. They decide they must tell the rest of the family. Gabriel decides that he will tell Flora, Gerard will tell Samantha and Edith will tell Ben's granddaughter Carrie. Edith leaves to tell Carrie. Gabriel asks Gerard when he plans to poison Samantha. He replies that he's going to do it afternoon, that he's going to take her to town to ensure that there are witnesses to see she is having a stroke. He tells him that he should be home by 6:00 tonight, alone. Samantha comes into the room, ready for her 'date' with Gerard. Gabriel, wanting to see the poisoning himself, suggests they have drinks. They tell him there's no time. To get her to drink, he tells her, "You'd better have a drink. You'll need one. Ben Stokes has been found dead, by his own hand.". Samantha, who liked Ben, is heartbroken. She vows to spend as much money as is necessary to give him the best funeral possible. Gerard pours some drinks. He turns briefly and holds the vial of poison so Gabriel can see it. Gabriel nods. Gerard turns back to the drinks. He gives a drink to Samantha and she drinks it.

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Episode 1120
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #9)

Tape Date: October 2, 1970
Air Date: October 9, 1970 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Michael McGuire as Judah Zachary

NO TEASER AVAILABLE...

Gabriel anxiously awaits Gerard's return...alone. At 6:00, Gerard does return, alone. He tells the anxious Gabriel, "It is done." Gabriel excitedly asks where it happened. Gerard tells him "First we went to the police station to take care of the matter of Ben's death." Gabriel, shocked, asks, "It didn't take place there, did it?" Gerard replies that it didn't, then says, "Then we went to the bank to talk to Samantha's father." Gabriel asks, "Did it happen there?" Gerard replies that it didn't, then says, "We then went to the courthouse. That's where it happened." Gabriel asks, "Were there any witnesses?". Gerard replies that there were. The front doors open and Samantha comes walking in. Gabriel, thinking her dead, is shocked. Gerard announces that they have been married. This is really the "it" he has been talking about. Gabriel, furious, tells him Gerard he has done him a great favor and leaves.

Gabriel goes to the tower room to see his father Daniel. Daniel asks where Ben is, why he didn't come to see him today. Gabriel tells him that Ben Stokes is dead. Gabriel tells him that he has something important to tell him, that Samantha has married Gerard and is no longer a Collins, hoping that this would cause him to change his will. But Daniel replies, "I know. Gerard came and asked me and I gave him my blessings." Gabriel is shocked and exclaims, "But he's a criminal! I have proof!". Daniel accuses him of telling jealous lies.

At Rose Cottage, Desmond is wondering why Ben Stokes killed himself. He reflects on how Ben died, thinking, "It's almost as if he tried to decapitate himself!". He looks at the head and wonders if it had connection to Ben's death, as Ben was so adamant that he get rid of it. He finds a book lying on the floor. He picks it up and looks at it. It is entitled "The Relics of the Anti-Saints". He finds a note sticking out of it, takes it out and reads it. It is signed "Ben Stokes". The note tells him that if he reads the book he'll know why the head must be destroyed. Desmond sits down and starts to read the book. While he is reading the book, the head opens its eyes. When Desmond finishes reading and looks up, the eyes are closed again. He goes to the head, looks at it, exclaims, "Why, I've been a fool!" and leaves. The eyes open again....

Gabriel tells Samantha that Gerard isn't the man she thinks he is, that he has an investigator's report with the truth about him. Samantha refuses to listen to what he has to say and leaves.

Gerard, seeing Samantha run out of the drawing room, comes in and gloats to Gabriel that they're nothing he can do to ruin their marriage. Gabriel rolls out of the drawing room and runs into Desmond. He tells Desmond he need his help, telling him that Samantha and Gabriel have been married. After going to Gerard, admonishing him for marrying Samantha with so little regard for Quentin's memory and getting into an argument with him, Desmond goes back into the foyer and asks Gabriel how he can help him. Gabriel tells him to go to the bank and get his safe deposit box. Desmond asks why, but Gabriel merely replies, "You'll see. Soon the whole family will see!".

Gerard goes upstairs to the tower room to see Daniel. Daniel congratulates him on his marriage. Gerard invites him to come downstairs for a glass of champagne to celebrate. Daniel gratefully accepts his invitation, saying, "No one has wanted me downstairs for such a long time."

Samantha finds Gabriel in the foyer staring at the door and asks, "Are you expecting anyone?". Gabriel replies that he's waiting for her wedding gift, that it's coming tonight. Gerard and Daniel come down. Gabriel is shocked to see Daniel and asks Gerard, "ARE YOU CRAZY???". Desmond arrives with the safety deposit box. Gabriel takes it and announces, "My wedding present has arrived.". He opens the box and is shocked to see that it is empty. Daniel gets angry with Gabriel for trying to plot something and tries to attack him. Desmond takes the agitated Daniel back upstairs to the tower room. Gabriel, infuriated and suspecting that Gerard must have something to do with the paper's disappearance, angrily leaves. Samantha and Gerard are now alone in the drawing room. They close the door to talk in private. Samantha asks Gerard, "By the way, why did you spend so much time in the bank with my father yesterday? Did you have anything to do with any papers disappearing?" Gerard replies, "Of course not." They embrace and kiss. After they finish, Samantha opens the door and gasps. She is shocked to see a man there. He says, "Hello, Samantha. I'm home!" It is Quentin...

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Episode 1121
1840
(COL 23/DISK 2 #10)

Tape Date: October 6, 1970
Air Date: October 12, 1970 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge

NO TEASER AVAILABLE...

Samantha asks Quentin if Tad is alive too. Quentin answers that he is. Screaming to Gerard, "Tell him! Tell him!" she runs upstairs. Gerard tells Quentin that he and Samantha have married. Quentin goes upstairs. Samantha, who had rushed upstairs to see Tad but not found him there, asks where he is. Quentin tells her that Tad is in Boston with Lou Simms, the man who saved them. Samantha asks Quentin why he never wrote to him that he was alive. He replies that he did, but that apparently none of the letters have arrived. He blames it on the postal services of the South American towns he was in. Samantha asks him what she is to do. He tells her the decision is hers, whether to stay with Gerard or come back to him. She tells him she is not ready to make a decision now, that she has to think about it. She starts to pack and tells him she is going to Boston to see Tad. Quentin remarks that he'll go see his father. Samantha warns him that there have been some changes while he was gone, that his father is now insane and is being kept in the tower room, and that Ben Stokes is dead by his own hand.

Barnabas goes to the undertaker and asks the undertaker, Lamar Trask, to be allowed to see the body of Ben Stokes. Trask tells him that he can't do that, that no one is allowed to see the body till tomorrow, that the funeral is tomorrow. Barnabas protests that he won't be here tomorrow. Trask asks, "Are you a family member?". Barnabas replies that he is and identifies himself as Barnabas Collins. Trask remarks that he must be the the son of the original Barnabas Collins and that he's wanted to meet him for a long time. Trask introduces himself and asks Barnabas if he's familiar with the name "Trask". Barnabas asks, "No. Why? Should I be?". Trask replies that his father was a man of God who worked to rid Collinsport of a witch, that he and his father Barnabas knew each other but that the original Barnabas was not a man of faith. He adds that his father disappeared mysteriously and he doesn't know what happened to him, but that he'll find out some day. Barnabas remarks that he finds it hard to believe that Ben killed himself. Trasks tells him he finds it hard to believe he could have become so so familiar with Ben in the short time he's been here. Barnabas replies that his father talked of him often. Trask tells him there's no doubt Ben killed himself, that he was found in the woods with the knife in his hand. Barnabas asks who found the body. Trask replies that Gerard Stiles did.

Samantha and Gerard are in the drawing room. Gerard tells Samantha that he's thinking of having their marriage annulled. Samantha starts to cry and goes to the window. Suddenly, she exclaims that she sees someone walking outside in the woods. Gerard goes to the window to look but doesn't see anyone. He asks her what she saw, if it was a man or a woman. She replies that she didn't see clearly.

Barnabas goes to Collinwood and finds Gerard in the drawing room. Quentin comes into the room. Barnabas exclaims, "Quentin!". Quentin remarks that he knows who he, Barnabas, is because because he's seen the portrait of his father, whom he so resembles, in Ben's room . He asks Barnabas, "But how did you know who I was?". Barnabas lies that he had seen a drawing of him by Ben's granddaughter. Gerard tells Quentin that he's going to live in Rose Cottage until Samantha has made her decision. Samantha comes downstairs with her bags. Quentin helps her outside with them to take her to the train station. Gerard, in a suspicious voice, remarks to Barnabas that he didn't know Ben's granddaughter was such a good artist.

Barnabas leaves Collinwood. In the woods, he hears someone walking and asks, "Who's there?". The person hears him and flees. Barnabas gets a glimpse of the person, recognizes who it is and gasps, "Daphne!".

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Episode 1122
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #1)

Tape Date: October 5, 1970
Air Date: October 13, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Michael McGuire as The Head of Judah Zachary

NO TEASER AVAILABLE...

Barnabas catches up to Daphne, grabs her and demands to know what she's doing there. Daphne tells him her carriage broke down on the road. Barnabas tells her he doesn't believe her and accuses her of being there to meet Gerard Stiles. Daphne denies this and tells him she doesn't know any Gerard Stiles.

In the foyer at Collinwood, Desmond tells Quentin he's gotten a gift for him, something from the Far East he'll find fascinating and tells him to come by Rose Cottage sometime to pick it up. Desmond leaves.

Barnabas continues to question Daphne. Desmond comes upon them. He is entranced by Daphne's beauty. He asks what's going on. She tells him her carriage broke down on the road. Desmond admonishes Barnabas for being rude to her and takes her from him and tells her he'll help her. Barnabas and Desmond briefly discuss Quentin's plight. Daphne seems to get quite interested when the name 'Quentin' is mentioned.

Barnabas returns to Collinwood and tells Julia about Daphne's arrival, saying he doesn't believe her story about her carriage breaking down because if that had happened, she would have come to the house to ask for help, not stand in the woods just staring at it.

Desmond is with Daphne in some establishment drinking tea and talking. Thinking that Daphne suspects his motives, he tells her not to, that the Collins are an honorable family. He starts to talk about the family. Daphne seems to be particularly interested in Quentin and asks Desmond to tell her more about him. He does. He tells her he'll put her up at the Inn tonight.

Julia brings a tray of tea and muffins into the drawing room. She offers Gabriel, who is in the room, some. As they drink and eat, he asks her about her being a doctor. He tells her maybe one day she can take a look at his crippled legs. She asks how they came to be crippled. Gabriel starts to say, "It was an accident. My brother Quentin...", but suddenly, a look of shock comes across his face and he drops his teacup. Quentin has walked into the room. Gabriel did not yet know he was still alive...

At Rose Cottage, Desmond is looking at the head. There's a knock at the door, and a voice saying, "Desmond. It's me, Quentin. I've come to get my gift". Desmond seems reluctant to answer and doesn't say anything. Quentin continues to knock, saying, "Desmond? Are you in there? Flora told me you were." Desmond quickly draws the curtains in front of the alcove where the head is, hiding it, and lets Quentin is. Quentin asks about the present he told him about. Desmond gives him some books and tells him they are the gift he talked about. Quentin sits down and starts to look through one of them, but Desmond tells him they've got to go, that it's almost time for Ben's funeral. They leave.

Desmond returns from the funeral to Rose Cottage. Barnabas asks him what he learned from the girl last night. Desmond tells him he didn't learn much. Barnabas asks where she is now. Desmond replies, "I wish I knew. I left her at the Inn last night, but when I checked there today, she was gone and left no forwarding address."

Later, in the drawing room at Collinwood, Julia tells Barnabas that she's checked every boarding house in Collinsport and found no trace of Daphne. While they are talking, unbeknownst to them, Daphne sneaks in through the front door and leaves a letter on the foyer table. Barnabas and Julia briefly discuss telling Quentin that they (Julia and Barnabas) are not who they pretend to be and telling him the truth, but quickly veto the idea.

Quentin comes into the foyer. He finds a note on the table in the foyer addressed to him. He opens it and reads it. He bursts into the drawing room, finds Barnabas and Julia in there and demands, "Who left this here for me? Who?".

At Rose Cottage, Desmond dozes off in a chair in his study, where the head is. While he is sleeping, the head sends him a message, "You must help me! You WILL help me!".

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Episode 1123
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #2)

Tape Date: October 8, 1970
Air Date: October 14, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Michael McGuire as The Head of Judah Zachary

Desmond awakens and wonders where the voice come from. He thinks briefly that it might have been his imagination, but then decides that it couldn't have been, that it was too real. He looks at the head... Flora comes in and asks, "Desmond! Who were you talking to?" She sees the head and exclaims, "You've got that uncovered again! I can feel it's evil presence everywhere, and now you're talking to it. You've got to get rid of it!". She asks him why he's acting so strangely, why he hasn't seen more of Quentin, saying, "You and Quentin used to be such good friends." Desmond shocks her by saying "An outcast has no friends!" She asks him what's wrong with him. He tells her nothing is. She asks him to join her at Collinwood, saying that they're going to have her bring Daniel down from the tower room to meet Quentin, that it was quite a shock for him to learn that Quentin was dead, now it's going to be quite a shock for him to find he's still alive. Desmond exclaims, "The fools! Didn't I tell them that death was just an extension of life?" Flora asks him why he's acting so strangely. She remarks that she hasn't seen him acting so strangely since the time he was so enamored of the Carson girl. He asks her if he's met a girl. He replies that that's it, he's met a girl he's attracted to.

Daphne writes in her diary, "I should not have run away from Desmond Collins. I could have used him, but I was just so frightened by his attraction to me. Perhaps I still can use him.."

At Collinwood, Flora brings Daniel down from the tower room into the drawing where Quentin and Desmond are standing. A joyous reunion occurs. Daniel asks if Tad is alive too. Quentin replies that he is, that he's ill, but not seriously, and has been left in the care of a friend in Boston. Quentin tells Daniel he won't be living in the tower room anymore, that he's going to have his old room prepared for him. Quentin and Flora leave to get the room prepared. Daniel tells Desmond that he has noticed that he's been acting strangely and asks what's wrong. Desmond replies that he's just been thinking about Ben's strange death, that's all. Daniel replies that he found Ben's death strange, that he has trouble believing the police's claim that it was suicide, that it was just like the Bedford atrocities that happened so long ago. He adds that the strange thing is that Ben had talked about the Bedford atrocities and the strange, disembodied head that was rumored to be involved with them the day he died. Desmond asks Daniel to tell him about the Bedford atrocities. Daniel recounts that they happened in the fall of the year 1803, just as he had turned 20. He tells him that all the murders occurred within a short span of time, that each victim was found decapitated. Desmond asks him about the strange disembodied head that was supposedly involved in the case. Daniel replies that he doesn't remember, but remembers reading about it in the papers, that the newspapers at the time were filled with all the lurid details. Desmond mutters to himself, "Yes, the newspapers!"

Desmond goes to the offices of the "Collinsport Star" and knocks on the door. He is surprised to see who answers the door. It is Daphne. He asks her what she is doing there. She tells him she is working there, that she needs the money and it's respectable work. She asks him what he's doing here. He tells her he's doing some research and asks her for some copies of the paper from October of 1803. She gives them to him. He sits down at a desk, looks through them and finds an article entitled, "Fourth Victim Found!", then another entitled "The Strange Case of the Pagan Head". He reads it. It states that "Today in the courthouse, Otis Green told the court that he was in contact with the Devil's son and was under the control of some sort of Pagan head.". Desmond asks if he could borrow the papers. Daphne replies, "Sure." and gives him a checkout slip to sign. He signs it and gets up to leave. Daphne reads the slip and asks, "Mr. Collins. Is this a joke? You've signed the name 'Judah Zachary'". Desmond looks at it and explains, "Oh. I write sometimes, and that's my pen name. I guess I just wasn't thinking." He invites her to dinner, mentioning that Quentin will be there. She accepts.

Returning to Collinwood, Desmond asks Daniel if he knows anything about an 'Otis Green'. Daniel replies, "Oh yes. I remember now. There were four murders. Otis Green confessed to them all. He claimed that he was forced to commit them by a mysterious head that got control of him." Daniel asks him what happened to this head. Daniel replies, "It was never found. Green claimed that a young handyman working for him had stolen it, but there was no proof of that, so the police didn't arrest him. Shortly afterwards, the handyman left town. A year later, it was learned that he was found murdered in Macau, his throat slashed, his head nearly cut off". "Like Ben?", Desmond asks. "Why yes, like Ben!", Daniel answers. Desmond asks what happened to Otis Green. Daniel tells him that he was committed to an insane asylum, but was released about 10 years ago and now lives quietly on a farm near town where he sells antiques now.

At Rose Cottage, Desmond talks to the head, saying, "Tomorrow Otis Green will visit me, and he will tell me everything I want to know!"

Desmond takes Daphne to Rose Cottage for dinner and introduces her to Flora. Quentin comes into the room, and is introduced to Daphne. Flora notes that it 8:00 and exclaims, "It's time for dinner!" They all go into the dining room and have dinner.

It is 9:30. Dinner is over. Everyone comes back into the drawing room. Flora, remarking that Gerard has such remarkable psychic powers, tells them he has taught her how to read tarot cards and deals some on the table, saying she will read Quentin's future. She does not find the configuration pleasing. She turns over the last card and is shocked to see that it is Death. She interprets the entire configuration as meaning that someone close to Quentin has died. Quentin tells her that that is not the case, and seems quite unconcerned about what she has read. Noting this, Flora asks, "Quentin, aren't you the least worried about this?" He replies that he isn't, that perhaps he she hasn't quite learned how to read the cards correctly yet. She remarks, "Oh. I hadn't thought of that..."

Later, in his room, Quentin re-reads the letter he had found on the table in the foyer and exclaims, "NO! It can't be! It's impossible!".

In her boarding room, Daphne writes in her diary, "Today I finally met the man I am going to kill!".

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Episode 1124
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #3)

Tape Date: October 7, 1970
Air Date: October 15, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew
Abe Vigoda as Otis Greene

Desmond is writing in a journal he has started which bears someone else's name, "The Journal of Judah Zachary". There's a knock at he door. He quickly hides the journal and opens the door. Leticia comes in. She senses something and exclaims, "Evil! There's evil in this room! I can feel it!" and faints. Desmond revives her and tells her it must be her imagination.

Later, when Desmond is not in, Leticia sneaks into his room to investigate. She mutters to herself that she can still feel the evil. She sees a deck of Tarot cards sitting on a table. She lifts the top card, and gasps, "The Tower of Destruction!". She draws the curtains open, see the head and exclaims, "Evil! Evil!"

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Barnabas tells Roxanne he's glad to see she's well again. Lamar Trask arrives, saying he's heard Roxanne's well again. He remarks that maybe now she'd follow his advice about not being out alone so late at nights now that the attacks are happening again. Barnabas nervously asks, "Again?" Trask replies, "Yes. Again. I've made a most important discovery that should help the police greatly in the investigation.". He pulls out an old yellow letter and offers to read from it, but Roxanne starts to mock him and Trask asks Barnabas to leave so they can speak in private. He does. Roxanne and Trask get into an argument and Roxanne storms out of the room. Leticia comes in just as Roxanne is storming out and tells Trask he shouldn't be speaking to her like that. Trask replies that he needs no advice from a music hall performer. Leticia retorts that she's not a mere music hall dancer, but has second sight. To prove it, she tells him she can sense that he's seeking revenge, not for himself, but for someone else. Trask, intrigued, tells her he'd like to find where his father's body is. Leticia tells him she'll need something that belonged to his father. He takes out the letter and gives it to her. She gets a vision of the old house, then starts to describe the cellar. Barnabas, coming down the stairs, hears this, rushes into the drawing room and deliberately breaks Leticia's trance by exclaiming, "Leticia! What's wrong?".

Desmond writes in the "Journal of Judah Zachary", "Soon, Otis Green will be here and I will know where my body is!".

Barnabas finds Trask sneaking around in the old house and throws him out.

Otis Green goes to visit Desmond. Green, an antique dealer, starts admiring all the old furniture. He looks at a chair and remarks, "Why, this would fetch at least $100!" Desmond points out a table and suggests he look at that instead, saying it's much more interesting than the chair. He tells him it was bought by Augustan Collins in Bedford. He sees that this gets a reaction from Green. Desmond adds, "You know, Bedford, where all the witch trials were?". Green replies that he knows it, that his grandfather was an executioner there. Desmond tells him he has something else he think he will find interesting. He draws the curtain, revealing the head. Green sees the head, gasps, and tries to run, but Desmond grabs him and demands, "Where is the body?" Green refuses to tell, saying his grandfather had cut the head from the body to prevent the evil, and that he would not reveal it. Desmond continues to shake him and demand to know where it is. The old man, frightened, starts to tell him in cryptic phrases, "The noose...,the unmarked stone..., the ring..., the stairs.., top of hill, straight line, unmarked stone... Desmond does not understand, but before he can force the old man to clarify, Green dies of a heart attack.

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Episode 1125
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #4)

Tape Date: October 9, 1970
Air Date: October 16, 1970 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye

 

Desmond puzzles over what Green said. Leticia comes in, sees Otis Green's body and screams. She then remarks, "I know you didn't do it. That thing did. I know about it. I came back here when you were away and saw it!". Desmond claims that Green had died of a heart attack. He asks her to help him with a problem he can't solve. She refuses, saying she knows it's something the head wants. He yells, "All right, don't help!" He adds, in a threatening tone, "But you'd better not tell anyone about this!"

Leticia goes to Collinwood and tells Gerard that she needs his help, that she doesn't want to live at Rose Cottage anymore, that things have changed there, that there's an evil spirit there now. At first, he laughs at her, but then embraces her. Gabriel comes into the room, sees this and snidely remarks, "Well, well, your sympathetic shoulders are always available, aren't they, Mr. Stiles?" Gerard tells Leticia to go back to Rose Cottage, that he'll join her there in a while. She leaves. Gabriel gloatingly tells Gerard that he knows he married Samantha just for her money, and now what Quentin has returned and will get the money, he's afraid Samantha will choose to stay with him and he'll be saddled with a woman he does not love and not getting the money he was really after. Gerard tells him that is not true, that he does love Samantha.

Desmond goes to Collinwood and tells Gabriel he needs his help with a problem and telling him he has clues which lead to something he wants to find. He tells Gabriel he came to him because of his great knowledge of the Collins lands and history. Gabriel asks Desmond what he is looking for. Desmond refuses to tell him. Gabriel tells him it must be worth money and asks for fifty percent of anything he finds. Desmond agrees. Gabriel tells him the clues. Gabriel tells him he thinks he knows what some of them mean. He tells him 'The noose' and 'the hilltop' probably refer to "Gallows Hill", a place where witches were once hung, and 'The unmarked stone' probably refers to a cemetery at the base of the hill.

Gerard goes to Rose Cottage and asks Leticia to foretell his future. Using a crystal ball, she tells him she sees a vision in which a woman is talking to him. She tells him she cannot see who the woman is because her back is toward her. She tells him that in the vision, she sees a strange look come over his face, that the woman has told him something to make him very unhappy.

Desmond goes to Gallows Hill. He follows a straight line down into the cemetery and finds an unmarked headstone. On another nearby stone, he finds a ring. He pulls it and a panel opens in the ground. He looks into the hole and sees a flight of stairs. He goes down the stairs and finds a coffin. The coffin lid is held down by a very large wooden cross and cannot be opened. Desmond finds a smaller lid just for the head. He opens it and sees a jewel encrusted mask.

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Episode 1126
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #5)

Tape Date: October 12, 1970
Air Date: October 19, 1970 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Dick Sabol as Tim Braithwaite
Norman Parker as Headless Man

Desmond tries to lift the cross but finds that he can't. He exclaims, "I've got to go get help!".

At Rose Cottage, Gerard ponders Leticia's vision. Flora comes in, sees him sitting in front of the crystal ball and remarks, "Looking into your future?" Trask comes in and asks for Leticia, saying she demonstrated her second sight to him yesterday and opened up a whole new world to him. Flora leaves to get Leticia. While Flora is gone, Trask asks Gerard what he knows about Barnabas Collins. Gerard replies that he doesn't know much, but is in a position to find out - for a price. Trask agrees to pay him to find out about Barnabas. He tells Gerard he's learned one thing about Barnabas, that he checked the passenger list of the ship he claimed to have sailed on from England and didn't find his name on it. Flora returns. She tells them she looked in Leticia's room and didn't find her there and has no idea where she is. Trask tells them he'll wait for her to come back.

Desmond goes to the Eagle and offers a drunk named Tim $20 to do a job for him.

Trask continues to wait at Rose Cottage for Leticia. Trask remarks on what a remarkable woman Leticia is. Flora asks, "What did Leticia do that impressed you so much?". Trask explains how his father had mysteriously disappeared in 1795, how he was last seen entering the gates of Collinwood, that he thinks he was the victim of foul play. He tells them that he had asked Leticia to help him find out what had happened to his father and that she had had a vision of the old house. He tells them he suspects that the original Barnabas Collins had something to do with his father's disappearance. Flora Collins remarks, "But Daniel told me the original Barnabas was a gentle man, much like his son". Trask tells her he doesn't trust the son either, that he had gone to the old house to search and Barnabas wouldn't let him. Gerard tells him they don't have to wait for Leticia to return, that they can hold a sťance to contact Trask's father, that Leticia had shown him how.

Desmond brings Tim to the old cemetery. Desmond pulls the ring and opens the secret door in the ground. They go down. Desmond tells Tim his job will be to take the heavy cross off the coffin and leaves to get a carriage to take the body back to Rose Cottage. Tim sees the head door, opens it, sees the mask and exclaims, "Diamonds! Emeralds!"

At Rose Cottage, Gerard, Trask and Flora start the sťance. The elder Trask's spirit appears and says, "Evil! I can feel evil in this room! You are surrounded by evil!". Lamar Trask asks, "Who murdered you?". But the spirit does not answer this question, saying instead, "The cross! Beware the cross!"

At the cemetery, Tim manages to pull the cross off the coffin. He takes a large rock and uses it to smash open the lock on the coffin.

At Rose Cottage, the door blows open. Trask's spirits voice exclaims "Evil is joining evil! Evil will walk again, NOW!".

At the cemetery, Tim, probably planning to steal the jeweled mask for himself, exclaims, "I'm rich!" and takes the mask out of the coffin. He is shocked to see that the corpse is headless. He turns to leave, but when he turns back to look at the coffin, he sees something that terrifies him. He picks up a large rock, apparently to defend himself.

At Rose Cottage, the sťance is over. Trask asks Gerard to try to contact his father again, but Gerard tells him that won't be possible right now.

At the cemetery, a headless body climbs out of the secret room...

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Episode 1127
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #6)

Tape Date: October 13, 1970
Air Date: October 20, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins

Desmond returns to the Gallows Hill cemetery and goes down into the secret room. He finds Tim dead and the body in the coffin gone. He exclaims, "Oh no, the Bedford Atrocities! If the head and the body get together, it'll kill us all!".

Samantha returns to Collinwood and goes into the drawing room, where she finds Gabriel. She asks where Quentin is. Gabriel remarks, "You've come back to announce your choice, haven't you?".

Desmond returns to Rose Cottage and goes to the drawing room, carrying an axe, thinking, "If I destroy the head, the body must die!", but when he opens the curtains, he finds that the head is gone. Samantha comes in. She sees the axe and asks what it's for. Desmond lies that he was chopping firewood. Samantha asks where Gerard is. Desmond goes to find Gerard and runs into him in the hallway. He tells him Samantha is here and wants to see him.

Samantha tells Gerard she has returned but not yet made a decision. She tells him she will always love him whatever her decision turns out to be. They kiss.

Desmond goes to Leticia and asks her if she took the head, saying he knows how badly she had wanted to get rid of it. She tells him she didn't take it. Hoping that she did, he begs her to tell the truth. She still tells him she didn't take it.

Desmond goes to the drawing room of Collinwood. He finds Gabriel there. Desmond asks where Quentin is. Gabriel replies that he doesn't know, then demands to know what he found at Gallows Hill. Desmond replies, "Nothing" and turns to leave. Gabriel grabs his arm and holds him in a hammerlock and yells, "You found something and want to tell Quentin about it, don't you. What did you find?" Quentin walks into the drawing room and asks what's going on. Gabriel lets go of Desmond, smiles and says, "Oh, nothing. Just a family quarrel." Gabriel tells Quentin that Samantha has returned with Tad, that Tad is upstairs in his room and Samantha is at Rose Cottage and rolls out of the room. Desmond tell Quentin, "I need your help! You know that thing I told you I brought back for you from the Orient? Well, I didn't give it to you at Rose Cottage. I kept it." Quentin asks what it was. Desmond replies, "The head of Judah Zachary."

At Rose Cottage, Gerard and Samantha continue to talk. They kiss again. Leticia comes in and catches them. Samantha leaves. Leticia asks what's happening. Gerard replies, "She was just kissing me goodbye.".

Desmond finishes his story to Quentin and says, "The head has found the body! We've got to do something!" Quentin tells him, "We've got to find it." He opens a drawer and takes out a gun. Desmond says, "That won't do anything!". Quentin replies, "We won't know until we try". They leave.

Samantha returns to Collinwood and runs into Gabriel in the foyer. Gabriel mockingly tells her that Quentin had returned to Collinwood and that he had told him of her return, but that that didn't prevent him from leaving again anyway.

Quentin and Desmond go to Rose Cottage to see if they can find any clues about the head. Desmond tells Quentin about the awful sight he found at the tomb, Tim Braithwaite dead, his head torn from his body. Quentin asks him what he did with Tim. Desmond replies that he "got rid of it". Quentin remarks, "Good. With his reputation, no one will question his disappearance.".

At Rose Cottage, Leticia brings a note to Gerard and tells him it's from Samantha. He opens it, quickly reads it and rushes out of the room.

Quentin returns to Collinwood and goes into the drawing room. Gabriel, who's in there, asks, "What's wrong with Desmond? He's acting strangely. Did he find something at Gallows's Hill?" He is interrupted by the arrival of Gerard, then seconds later, Samantha. She tells Gabriel she'd like to talk to Quentin and Gerard alone. Gabriel leaves. Samantha tells Quentin and Gerard, "I've come to a decision. I now know with whom I must spend the rest of my life."

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Episode 1128
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #7)

Tape Date: October 16, 1970
Air Date: October 21, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Jenny Egan as Hortense
Norman Parker as Headless Man

Samantha prepares to tell them her decision, but then says, "I thought I had prepared myself for this, but I cannot face both of you alone." She asks to speak to Gerard alone first, then Quentin. Quentin leaves, saying he'll be waiting for her in their room. Samantha tells Gerard she has picked him. Gerard is shocked. She tells him he was certain she would select Quentin. Samantha leaves to go tell Quentin. Gabriel rolls in. He laughs and tells Gerard that he can see from the glum expression on his face that Samantha had selected him and he is now saddled with her without the Collins money. Gerard tells him that that's not true, that she did select him, and he's happy about it, that they're in love. Gerard asks him if that's true, then why the look of gloom on his face. Gerard replies that he feels sorry for his friend Quentin, that's all.

Samantha goes upstairs and tells Quentin she has picked Gerard. Quentin is shocked, angrily saying he was sure she'd pick him. She asks him why he gave her a choice and now becomes angry over it. He tells her he only gave her the choice out of gallantry because he was certain she'd make the only reasonable choice. She asks for her freedom. He gives it to her. She tells him she'll go get Tad ready to leave. He tells her he's giving her her freedom, but he's not letting her take Tad. This time, she is shocked. They get into a loud argument. She tells him he's got to let her take Tad. He replies that he doesn't, that "Tad is as much my son as he is yours". She exclaims, "No he isn't!". Shocked, he asks her what she means. She replies, "You are not Tad's real father!" Quentin, shocked, remarks, "I don't believe this. You're just saying this to get Tad, aren't you?" Samantha replies that it's true. Quentin asks who the real father is, then. Samantha refuses to tell him. He grabs her, pushes her around and throws her on the bed, demanding to know who Tad's real father is. She still refuses to tell him. Quentin tells Samantha it doesn't matter, that she can go, but he loves Tad even if he isn't his real father and won't let her take him. She leaves.

Samantha runs into Gabriel in the foyer again. Gabriel remarks, "You look upset. Quentin must've reacted to your decision nonchalantly." She replies that he's wrong, that Quentin reacted to her decision with anger and wouldn't grant her her freedom, that she's trapped to rot in this house, "just like you". Hortense, the governess, comes out of the door under the stairs. Samantha tells her she'd like to speak to her alone, takes her into the drawing room and closes the doors. She tells Hortense to prepare Tad, that she's leaving and taking him with her. Hortense asks, "But I thought you told Mr. Gabriel that you were staying." Samantha replies that she's doing this secretly. She tells her to pack Tad's things and bring him to Rose Cottage at 7 o'clock tonight. Outside, Gabriel has his ear to the door and is eavesdropping...

Gabriel tells Quentin what her heard...

At 7 o'clock, Quentin catches Hortense taking Tad's luggage down to the foyer. He tells her he knows what she's trying to do. He tells her to tell Samantha that Tad is staying, that she'll never set eyes on him again. He also tells her to pack her things because she's fired.

Hortense leaves Collinwood to go to Rose Cottage to tell Samantha what happened. In the woods, she is attacked by the headless man...

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Episode 1129
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #8)

Tape Date: October 15, 1970
Air Date: October 22, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Jenny Egan as Hortense Smiley
Lara Parker as Angelique
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins

Barnabas and Julia are walking through the woods. They hear a sound, and follow it to where it sounds like it's coming from. By the time they get there, they hear the sound go off into the distance and decide it must have been a wild animal. Then they find Hortense. Barnabas exclaims, "It looks like something tried to tear her head off!" Julia examines her and finds, to her astonishment, that Hortense is still alive, barely. She tells Barnabas to go to her room at Collinwood and get her medical bag.

At Collinwood, Quentin is pacing around in the drawing room, an angry scowl on his face. Barnabas comes in through the door. Seeing the look on Barnabas' face, Quentin asks, "What happened?" Barnabas replies that something attacked Hortense in the woods, that she's almost dead, that Julia's with her and he's come to get her medical bag. Barnabas starts up the stairs, but Julia comes in through the front doors and tells him it's too late, that Hortense has died. She tells them that Hortense had regained consciousness briefly before she died, and said something very strange, that she had said she had been attacked by a headless man. Quentin exclaims, "NO!!!", and rushes off. Barnbas and Julia are puzzled by the look on Quentin's face. It seems to them to indicate that he knew about what attacked Hortense. Barnabas goes to tell the police what happened while Julia goes to tell Samantha.

Julia tells Samantha what happened. Samantha takes out a gun, vowing to go to Collinwood and take Tad to Rose Cottage herself.

Quentin returns to Collinwood and finds Samantha there. He exclaims, "So you've decided to take Tad yourself!". He tells her he knows all about her plans and adds that it's the lowest thing she's ever done. He tells her even if she had been successful, she's only have him for a short time because he would've had the police in every state in the area looking for them. He tells her she won't be successful in taking him now, that he has two servants standing guard in front of Tad's room, two servants more loyal than Hortense. He adds that they're lucky that Hortense wasn't successful in taking Tad, that there's a wild animal of some sort in the woods, that if she had, he would've been killed too. Samantha tells him that if she can't take Tad, then she won't leave Collinwood, that she'll stay and do everything she can to make his life miserable. She leaves the room.

Barnabas comes into the drawing room and asks, "What did Hortense mean when she said she was attacked by a headless man?". Quentin asks, "What makes you think I would know?" Barnabas replies that both he and Julia saw the look on his face when Julia told of Hortense's last words. Quentin replies that they both must have been imagining it, that he knows nothing about any "headless man." Barnabas, not believing him, tries to convince him of the seriousness of the situation and tells him that this could lead to the destruction of Collinwood, that if what Hortense said is true, then they're dealing with something supernatural, and if he's not telling them something about what he knows, he could be jeopardizing the lives of everyone at Collinwood. Quentin tells Barnbas the story of the head of Judah Zachary, adding that he and Desmond had thought the body had already found the head but Hortense's story indicates that this is not true. Barnabas asks when Judah Zachary lived. Quentin tells him that he lived in 1692 in Bedford, that he was executed for being a warlock. Barnabas asks why he was beheaded and the body and head kept apart. Quentin tells him the people were so afraid of his powers, they feared that even after death he could exercise his powers and separated the head from the body to keep this from happening. He tells Barnabas that the body was buried in a secret location but that the head was put on public display, but soon disappeared. He tells him that the head has surfaced several times, each time accompanied by a series of horrible murders. Barnabas tells Quentin they've got to find both the head and body and destroy them.

Barnabas tells Julia about Judah Zachary, that he and Quentin searched the woods but couldn't find anything. Julia asks, "You realize what Hortense's death means, don't you?" Barnabas replies, "Yes, the position of governess is now vacant." They realize that if they can prevent Daphne from filling it, they might change history.

Julia goes to Daphne's hotel room. She tells her she must leave Collinsport right away. Daphne asks why. Julia replies, "If you stay, you will probably die!" Daphne asks her what she means. Julia tells her "Sometime soon, you will be offered the position of governess at Collinwood. If you accept, it will lead to your death!" Daphne does not believe her.

Julia returns to Collinwood and tells Barnabas she failed. They realize that sometime soon, Quentin will offer Daphne the position of governess at Collinwood. While they are talking, they see Quentin go out the front door.

Quentin goes into town and to Daphne's hotel room. He tells her she was recommended to him by his cousin Desmond and has come to offer her the position of governess at Collinwood. Daphne is shocked, but, in spite of Julia's warning, accepts.

A mysterious figure in a hooded cloak walks through Eagle Hill cemetery. It goes into the Collins family tomb, pulls the ring on the middle lion, opens the secret door and goes into the secret room. It is Angelique. She sees that Barnabas' coffin is gone and exclaims, "He's gone! I would never have believed it!" She vows, "But I will find him! He will never get away from me!"

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October 23, 1970 Friday
No show aired.
Pre-empted by broadcast of speech to United Nations by President Richard Nixon.


Episode 1130
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #9)

Tape Date: October 14, 1970
Air Date: October 26, 1970 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Lara Parker as Angelique
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Michael Stroka as Laszlo
Norman Parker as Body of Judah Zachary

It is the anniversary of the night Angelique turned Barnabas into a vampire. Every year since, she has been visiting the secret room on the anniversary. But this year, she finds him missing.

Angelique calls out "Laszlo! Come in here!" A gypsy comes into the secret room. He looks around, sees that the room is empty and exclaims, "Nothing! There's nothing in here! Every year, you make me bring you here and make me wait outside the tomb, and there's nothing in here!". Angelique orders Laszlo to go to an estate called Collinwood owned by a man named Daniel Collins who has two sons named and find out what he can about a man named Barnabas Collins. She warns him though, to not mention the name Barnabas Collins until someone else mentions it first. He asks why. She refuses to tell him.

Barnabas goes to Leticia's room and asks her to use her second sight for him. She remarks that she has the strange feeling that he has lived a long, long time and knows many things. He replies that he doesn't, for example, he doesn't know where the head of Judah Zachary is and tells her that what he came here to have her find out. She replies that she knows nothing about the whereabouts of the head. Barnabas tells her he thinks she does, but will not tell because she thinks it has a bad effect on Desmond. He tries to convince her of the importance of finding the head, telling her that the body is now roaming the woods, that it killed Hortense earlier, but she still insists she knows nothing about the whereabouts of the head. After Barnabas leaves, Leticia opens a closet door. Inside is the head of Judah Zachary...

Laszlo goes to Collinwood and introduces himself to Gabriel as a wandering Gypsy and offers to tell his fortune. Gabriel agrees to let him try. Laszlo starts to read Gabriel's palm. He tells him he has a long lifeline. Gabriel replies that there are many people who would be disappointed at this. Barnabas walks into the room. Gabriel introduces Barnabas and Laszlo to each other. A strange expression comes over Laszlo's face upon his hearing the name "Barnabas Collins". He continues to read Gabriel's palm, offering more meaningless generalities. Gabriel is not impressed. Laszlo offers to read Barnabas' palm, but Barnabas declines the offer. Laszlo leaves.

Leticia, who apparently took the head from Desmond because she saw it having a negative effect on him, is now herself under the power of the head. She tries to use her second-sight to find the body. She gets a vision of the body lying in the woods and tells the head, "I know what I must do now, Judah Zackary!".

At Collinwood, Gabriel asks Barnabas if he really believes Hortense's story about being attacked by a headless man. He remarks that he does not, saying Hortense is unreliable and is the one of the reasons he sent his children away to school. Barnabas replies that he does and that he's going out to join the search for it.

Leticia finds the headless body in the woods. It attacks her, but she exclaims, "I've been sent to find and help you!" and it lets go of her. She takes it by the hand and guides it away.

Leticia takes the body back to it's underground tomb and tell it to stay there and wait for her (it is unexplained how she knows about the tomb. Either she used her second-sight or the body led her there.).

Laszlo returns to the secret room to a waiting Angelique and tells her about meeting Barnabas, saying he was introduced as a cousin who has recently come from London.

It is 9:15 at Collinwood. There's a knock at the front door. Gabriel answers. It is Angelique. She introduces herself as Mrs. Barnabas Collins and asks for her husband. Gabriel tells her Barnabas is not there, that he lives at the old house. Angelique asks how to get to the old house, pretending she doesn't know where it it. Gabriel tells her it's on the estate, but warns her that it wouldn't be wise to go there right now, that there has been an attack in the woods, and that a search party is searching for the attacker right now. He adds that Barnabas isn't at the old house, anyway, that he's helping with the search. Angelique tells Gabriel that Barnabas doesn't know she's come and she can't wait to see the expression on his face when he sees her. Gabriel tells her Barnabas' sister Julia is living in the house and might still be up and asks Angelique if she would like to see her. Angelique replies that she would, that she's never met her before. Gabriel goes upstairs to get her.

Leticia goes to her room at Rose Cottage and gets the head. Gabriel comes back downstairs and tells Angelique that Julia is not in her room and he doesn't know where she is. Leticia takes the head to the tomb and puts it on a table. The body goes to the table and reaches for the head....

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Episode 1131
1840
(COL 23/DISK 3 #10)

Tape Date: October 19, 1970
Air Date: October 27, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Lara Parker as Valerie Collins
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
Gaye Edmond as Ghost of Harriet Collins
Michael McGuire as Judah Zachary
Norman Parker as Headless man

Leticia tells the body, "No! It's not time yet!". The body stops and goes to the middle of the room. Leticia asks the head, "Master. Tell me what I am to do now."

At the old house, Barnabas and Julia wonder if the body and head have managed to get together yet. Barnabas wonders, "If Judas Zachary is so important to what happened in 1840, then why didn't Daphne mention it in 1970?" Julia remarks that maybe she never got the chance to. Barnabas tells her they've got to learn more about Judah Zachary and asks her to go to Bedford to find out.

In the underground tomb, Leticia says, "Someone must come first. Yes, I understand, Master."

At Collinwood, Daniel goes into the drawing room and finds Angelique there. She introduces herself as Valerie Collins, wife of Barnabas. Daniel remarks, "Oh yes, Desmond mentioned you." He looks at her for a moment and says, "You know, you remind me of someone, but I can't remember who." He thinks for a moment and gasps, "You're name's not Valerie! I remember now. It's...it's impossible! You're Angelique! You're the witch. Ben said so at the trial, but no one believed him! And if you are as you were then, is Barnabas?". Angelique compliments on his memory, saying he was only a small boy at the time. She closes the drawing room doors and tells him she's going to make him forget. She conjures up the spirit of his dead wife Harriet. She tells him she knows all about how he murdered her on Widow's hill and has conjured her spirit up to get vengeance on him. The ghost starts to approach. Daniel, terrified, shrinks against the wall and begs Angelique to stop. Angelique orders the spirit to stop. It does. Angelique tells him her will neither remember her nor the spirit, but that the memory of the spirit will stay in his subconscious and come back to stop him every time he starts to remember Angelique. She asks him if he understands. Sobbing, he answers yes. Leticia, hearing the sobbing coming from the drawing room, goes in to see what's the matter. But when she opens the door, she sees no one sobbing. She finds only Daniel sitting peacefully in a chair. A blond woman is in the room with him. Daniel introduces them to each other, introducing Angelique as "Valerie Collins", wife of Barnabas. Leticia asks where Julia is. Daniel replies that he doesn't know, but that she's probably at the old house with Barnabas.

Julia returns from Bedford to the Old House. She tells Barnabas there were no surviving records or newspaper accounts of the trial, but she did manage to find an article written by the prosecutor many years later as an old man. She tells him that the prosecutor called Judah Zachary "the most evil man who ever lived", that he referred to himself as the "son of the devil", that he was deeply involved in the black arts had totally corrupted the town in which he lived, a small village near Bedford, that he had organized a nightly witch's coven, that there were mysterious murders and rumors of human sacrifice, that Zachary claimed he could not be killed as long as he possessed the "Mask of Ba'al", a jeweled mask he wore during ceremonies, a mask he claimed was given him by the Devil himself. Barnabas remarks, "Yes. Desmond mentioned finding a jeweled mask with the body". Julia continues that Judas Zachary was finally brought to trial for witchcraft, but that not one witness could be found to testify against him. Finally, as the authorities had just about given up, on the last day of his trial a follower of his, a woman known only as "Miranda" came forward and agreed to testify against him in exchange for immunity. She told the court of Zachary's activities and told them that the only way to stop his evil was to sever his head from his body and make sure the two never came together again. Julia tells Barnabas that after this was done, the three judges who formed the tribunal who tried the case died mysterious deaths. She continues, "Now this is the important part, Barnabas. Their families died mysterious deaths too. This is important because one of the judges was a Collins, an Amadeus Collins." Barnabas exclaims that he remembers hearing about Amadeus Collins when he was a child, that Amadeus Collins was a great uncle of his who died mysteriously, and that Amadeus' wife and son died in a strange accident too, but that's all. Julia remarks that the article had said that the deaths of the family members stopped suddenly and no one knew why. Barnabas exclaims, "Of course. Desmond brought the head back from the Far East. It had been stolen and taken there. The deaths must have stopped when it was taken from this country." Angelique walks into the room and announces, "Well, I'm glad to finally meet my sister-in-law. Hello, Barnabas. Aren't you going to welcome me home?". Barnabas asks to speak to Angelique alone. Julia leaves. Barnabas asks Angelique what she's doing here. She tells him she loves him, that she's changed and wants to be with him. He asks, "And do what? Share this so-called life of mine, this life you gave me?". Angelique says, "I gave you immortality!". Barnabas replies, "You gave me a thousand nights of agony..." Barnabas tells her he's going to tell everyone about her. Angelique replies, "If you, they'll find out about you too and you'll be destroyed". Barnabas points out, "But Daniel surely remembers you". Angelique replies, "I've taken care of Daniel". Barnabas asks, "WHAT DID YOU DO TO HIM?" Angelique replies, "I didn't harm him. I was thinking about you. I always think about you. Can't you find it in your heart to forgive me? You're always so kind and gentle with everyone else". Barnabas snarls, "I cannot be kind and gentle with my enemies!"

Julia returns to Collinwood. She runs into Leticia in the foyer. Leticia excitedly tells her she's found the headless body, that it's not moving and appears to be dead. She tells her to come quickly and take a look at it. Julia says, "Let's go tell Quentin" and starts up the stairs, but Leticia grabs her and says, "Quentin's not home. Nobody is." Julia thinks of going to tell Barnabas, but then realizes that she can't interrupt him now. She tells Leticia that she thinks it's best to wait, but Leticia manages to convince her the body is harmless now and Julia goes with her.

Leticia takes Julia to the underground tomb. Julia examines the body and says, "You're right. It's not moving.". Leticia replies, "Not yet". Julia, puzzled, asks what she means. She sees Leticia take the cover off a box on the table and sees that it's the head. She gasps, "Oh no, you're under it's power!" and turns to run. Leticia exclaims, "Julia, look!". Julia turns back briefly to look and stops running. The eyes of the head are open. It is putting a spell on her...

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Episode 1132
1840
(COL 23/DISK 4 #1)

Tape Date: October 22, 1970
Air Date: October 28, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Camila Ashland as Mrs. Purdy
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles

 

Leticia asks Julia if she knows what is to be done. Julia replies, "Yes. The head and the body must be joined.". She tells Leticia that they have a great deal of work to do before they can do this.

At Collinwood, Quentin, holding the mysterious note that he received, thinks to himself, "Soon I will know if this is true". He reads to himself from the note, "Joanna is dead and you are responsible". There is a knock at the door. Quentin answers. It is an older woman who introduces herself as "Mrs. Purdy". Quentin, who has apparently asked her here, asks, "Is it true? Is Joanna dead?". The woman replies sadly that she is. She tells him that she was nothing but Joanna's landlady and didn't really become friends with her until "you stopped coming to see her". She tells him that Joanna became quite depressed after he stopped coming to see her, that she could talk of nothing but him. Quentin explains, "But I couldn't help it. I couldn't get a divorce..." Mrs. Purdy continues that Joanna's mind eventually went, that one night she found her setting the table saying Quentin was coming to see her. She goes on to say that she reminded Joanna that Quentin had stopped coming a long time ago. She tells him she should probably not have told her this, because she visited the cottage later and found her unconscious with her wrists cut. She tells him that Joanna survived, but was put in an asylum for the insane, that she escaped about 3 months later and that her body was found a month later, swept ashore by the tides, an apparent suicide victim. Mrs. Purdy sadly adds that there was no one at the funeral but her. Quentin shows her the note and ask, "Then who could've written THIS?". Mrs. Purdy looks and replies that she doesn't know.

It is 5:10 in the afternoon at Collinwood. Samantha walks down the stairs into the foyer. There's a knock at the door. She opens it. It is Daphne. Daphne introduces herself, saying that she's the new governess, that Mr. Collins hired her and is expecting her. Samantha bellows, "MR. COLLINS HIRED YOU!???". Quentin walks into the foyer, sees Daphne and says, "Yes. I hired her." He tells Daphne to go into the kitchen to see the cook, that the cook will have a room prepared for her and later he'll introduce her to Tad and show her his schoolbooks. Daphne leaves. Samantha and Quentin get into an argument. She tells him it is her right and responsibility as Tad's mother to hire the governess, as it is to make all decisions regarding raising him. Quentin tells her not anymore it isn't, and if she doesn't like it she can leave...

In her now prepared room, Daphne writes in her diary, "I am finally in his house. I must be careful not let him know how close his death is...". She fingers a derringer and puts it in a small purse...

At Rose Cottage, Gerard is fooling around with some Tarot cards. Samantha comes in. She tells him that although she cannot leave Collinwood, that does not mean they cannot see each other. She opens her arms and asks him to hug her. He tells her, "No. We cannot". Shocked, she asks him why. He replies that he has come to the decision that because Quentin was still alive, their marriage was never real, that he has decided this out of loyalty to Quentin. He speaks to her in an emotionless monotone. His whole attitude to her seems very cold and uncaring. She replies that she knows that what he has said is not true, that she knows him well enough to know that nobility is not one of his good traits and exclaims that she now knows he never loved her, that he married her only for the Collins money.

Later, in the drawing room at Collinwood, Quentin tells Gerard, "I wish you hadn't told me that". Gerard replies that he had to, that they're friends. Daphne comes into the room. Quentin introduces them, then takes Daphne away, saying he's going to show her Tad's schoolbooks. Gerard watches them leaves then, entranced by Daphne's beauty, mutters, "Lovely! Truly lovely!". He notices that she has left a small purse in the room. He opens it, looks inside and is surprised to find a derringer inside. He closes it and puts it back on the table and goes to the sideboard and pours himself a drink. Daphne come back, picks up the small purse and explains, "I left my reticule here." Gerard asks her why she has a gun in there. Daphne exclaims, "YOU LOOKED INSIDE?!" He replies, "Yes. I am completely shameless. I was interested in you and wanted to find out about you". He arrogantly tells her he is sure they will become lovers. She pooh-poohs the idea and tells him she has a gun because she heard about what happened to the previous governess and doesn't want the same fate to befall her.

In the secret tomb, Leticia comes back with bandages and wood alcohol, but tells Julia the pharmacist didn't have the other drugs she wanted. Julia tells her she'll have to go to Bangor to try to get them.

At Collinwood, Quentin looks at the letter and ponders who it could possibly be from.

At 9:10 in the evening at Collinwood, Samantha runs into Gerard in the foyer, exclaims, "What are you doing here!?" and orders him to leave. He replies that she has no right to order him to leave, that only Quentin does. But he looks at the clock and leaves anyway, saying he has an appointment to play whist with Flora.

Quentin finds another mysterious note addressed to him. He is shocked to see that it is in Joanna's handwriting. In it, she tells him how happy she is that they can finally be together again. Quentin wonders where the note could've come from if Joanna is dead.

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Episode 1133
1840
(COL 23/DISK 4 #2)

Tape Date: October 21, 1970
Air Date: October 29, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
Lara Parker as Valerie Collins
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew

 

Lamar Trask goes to Collinwood. He finds Quentin in the drawing room. Quentin asks Trask if he ever does any work in Roxbury. Trask replies that he does. Quentin asks if he's buried anyone named "Joanna Mills" in the last year. Trask thinks back and replies, "I did bury a Mills, but it was a Frank Mills." He tells Quentin he didn't come to discuss the dead, but the living. He tells him that he's done some investigation into Barnabas and has found some strange things. He tells them there is no record of a Barnabas Collins dying in London in the year 1821. Quentin replies that maybe he didn't die in London. Trask insists that Julia had told him that the original Barnabas had died in London in 1821. Quentin suggests that maybe she misspoke. Trasks tells him he's also checked the real estate records for Curduggan Square in London and found that none of the properties there was listed as owned by Barnabas Collins, although he claimed to have lived there. Quentin suggests that perhaps he sold it before he came to America. Quentin dismisses Trask's suspicions about Barnabas, saying he resembles the original Barnabas too much to be an imposter, and suggests that Trask's suspicions about Barnabas are based more on their rivalry for Roxanne's affections than fact. Quentin leaves. Trask goes out into the foyer and stares at the portrait of Barnabas. He turns and is startled to see Angelique staring at him and says, "My name is Lamar Trask. Have we met?". Angelique replies, "No. It's just that you so resemble someone I used to know." She introduces herself as Valerie Collins, wife of Barnabas Collins. Trask exclaims, "Barnabas Collins is married?!". He excuses himself and quickly leaves.

Quentin goes to a Roxbury cemetery and finds a gravestone bearing the name "Joanna Mills, died November 15, 1839".

Lamar Trask goes to Roxanne and tells her that he's discovered something very interesting about Barnabas, that he's apparently been living a double life. He tells her, "All the time he's been smiling at you he's been concealing one very important fact. He's married. I met his wife today." Roxanne doesn't believe him.

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Angelique asks Barnabas about Julia. Barnabas refuses to tell her anything. Finally, she asks him, "Is she in your power?". He replies that she isn't. She asks, "Are you planning to put her in your power?". Again Barnabas replies no. Angelique then says, "That means you're not in love with her. She's in no danger from me."

Roxanne comes. Barnabas meets her in the foyer. Roxanne asks Barnabas, "Is it true? Are you married, Barnabas?". Barnabas sadly replies, "Yes". Angelique comes out of the drawing room. Barnabas introduces her to Roxanne as his wife Valerie. Roxanne excuses herself to go upstairs to see her sister Samantha. Angelique hisses at Barnabas, "So, she's the one!" She tells him not to try to deny it, that she's seen that look in his eyes before. Barnabas begs her to leave Roxanne alone, but Angelique leaves angrily. Quentin comes into the room. Barnabas points at a table and tells him there's a note there for him. Quentin opens the note. He finds it is from Joanna and asks him to meet her at the old Oak tree.

Roxanne returns home and finds Trask there. She sadly tells him he was right, Barnabas is married.

At Collinwood, Angelique takes a doll she has made of Roxanne and sticks a pin in its neck.

Roxanne grabs her neck and falls to the ground. Trask finds throat wound has reopened and is bleeding.

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Quentin muses to Barnabas that he once had a theory about building a staircase with which you could travel through time, that using it, one would be able to travel back in time and change events that have already happened. He tells Barnabas that, unfortunately, the staircase was never built and leaves.

Quentin goes to the old oak tree. He finds a note there from Joanna saying, "I waited for you for a long time, but you didn't come."

Trask goes to Collinwood and tells Samantha and Barnabas about Roxanne.

Barnabas begs Angelique to spare Roxanne. She tells him Roxanne's fate is in HIS hands. He asks her what she means. She tells him that she'll spare Roxanne if he will live with her as man and wife.

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Episode 1134/1135
1840
(COL 23/DISK 4 #3)

Tape Date: October 20, 1970
Air Date: October 30, 1970 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Lara Parker as Angelique
James Storm as Gerard Stiles

 

Angelique continues her outlining her deal, saying she will not even allow him to see Roxanne, that he is to write a letter to her saying goodbye if he accepts her conditions. She leaves.

In the secret underground tomb, Julia is preparing some equipment. She hears the secret door open. Leticia comes down. Julia asks her if she's got the instruments. Leticia replies that they're going to be delivered to Rose Cottage. Julia asks, "Rose Cottage?". Leticia replies, "Well, I couldn't very well have told them to deliver them here, could I?"

Leticia goes to Rose Cottage and finds that the instruments have been delivered. She examines them. She hears someone coming and quickly closes the box. Gerard comes into the room. He angrily asks her where she's been, saying Flora has been looking for her for hours, that Flora is writing a book about her and needs to asks her some questions to finish the chapter she's writing. Leticia replies, "No. I've got something I've got to do.". Gerard, furious at her reply, yells, "Flora is our only source of income now. We must not do anything to upset her!" But Leticia insists she has something important to do, tells him to use his charm on Flora and leaves with the instruments.

Julia returns to Collinwood. In the drawing room, Barnabas tells her about Angelique's ultimatum and tells her he's come to the conclusion that there's nothing he can do but accept it. He sits down to write a goodbye note to Roxanne. Julia walks out into the foyer. There, she sees Angelique. She glares at Angelique and goes upstairs. Angelique goes into the drawing room, sees Barnabas writing the goodbye note and remarks, "Good. I see you've made the right decision."

Julia, holding her medical bag, comes back down into the foyer and runs into Angelique there. Angelique asks, "Is it possible that we've met before? At the old house, your expression seemed to indicate that you knew who I was already before anyone said anything." Julia denies ever having seen her before, but says she knows a lot about her because Barnabas has talked about her. Angelique tells her she knows she's not really Barnabas's sister and asks who she really is. Julia refuses to tell her. Angelique replies, "Well, it doesn't matter that you won't tell me. I'll find out sooner or later." She adds that now that she's mistress of the old house, she, Julia, is no longer welcome there. She leaves.

Barnabas comes out into the foyer and is surprised to see Julia there with her medical bag. He asks her where she's going. She replies that she's going to see Flora. Barnabas asks, "With your medical bag?" She replies that she's dropping by to see Roxanne too. Barnabas tells her it's dangerous out there with the headless man roaming about and offers to accompany her. Julia tells him they'd better not, that Angelique might see them together, come to the wrong conclusion and become angry. She tells him she'll get a servant to accompany her.

In the secret tomb, Leticia, waiting for Julia, falls asleep and has a vision. In the vision, she and Julia are in the tomb. Julia has just finished reattaching the head to the body, but for some reason, the body does not come to life. Julia tries to find out why it hasn't worked, but can find no reason. She is stumped. Suddenly, Leticia notices that something is starting to materialize in the now empty box where the head was. It is a jeweled mask.

Julia returns with her medical bag. Leticia tells her about her vision, saying it is a message from Judah Zachary telling them they must find the mask to make the operation work. But she tells Julia she has no idea where the mask might be. Julia replies that she knows where it is, that Desmond has it at Rose Cottage. Leticia asks her how she knows that. Julia replies that Barnabas had told her Desmond had told him about finding the mask. She tells Leticia must go and find it tonight. Leticia asks "Why tonight?". Julia replies that there's going to be an electrical storm tonight, and they're going to use the electricity to infuse life into the body.

Leticia goes to Rose Cottage and goes into Desmond's study. She finds the mask and steals it. As she walks out the room, she is confronted by Gerard, who asks her what she's been doing in Desmond's study with the lights out. He sees the box, takes it from her and opens it. He takes out the mask and demands, "What is this? Where did you find it?".
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