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Episode 1157
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #4)

Tape Date: November 20, 1970
Air Date: December 1, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
David Henesy as Tad Collins
Roger Hamilton as Constable Jim Ward
Elizabeth Eis as Mildred Ward

Quentin asks the constable to be allowed to see his son Tad before being taken away. The constable agrees. Quentin calls for Tad. He comes into the drawing room. The constable leaves to let them talk alone. Quentin tells Tad about his arrest, but assures him that he is innocent and will be out soon. After they finish, Tad leaves and the Constable comes back in. Quentin asks to be allowed to speak briefly to Daphne regarding Tad's care. The constable agrees. Quentin tells him he doesn't know where she is and must go look for her. The constable tells him he'll allow him to do so, but must accompany him. They leave to find Daphne.

Tad goes to Daniel and tells him about Quentin and asks him to help him keep his father out of jail, begging, "Don't let them take him away!".

Quentin and the constable walk out of the door under the stairs into the foyer. They have been unable to find Daphne. Quentin asks the constable to let him leave a note for her. He agrees.

Charles Dawson goes to Gerard's room at Rose Cottage and asks him what reason he would have to kill Randall Drew. Gerard replies, "Randall Drew learned a little too much. He went into my room and found the golden mask". Dawson remarks that he had good reason to kill Randall. Gerard replies, "But I didn't do it!". Dawson asks who did. Gerard replies that he doesn't know, that he thinks someone else hates Quentin and is trying to frame him.

At Collinwood, Daniel bursts into the drawing room and demands to be allowed to speak to Quentin alone. The constable steps out into the foyer to let him. Daniel asks Quentin about the accusations. Quentin tells him he's innocent. Daniel tells him that, in view of the evidence he has heard and his meddling into the occult, he doesn't believe him. Overcome by everything, he then has a heart attack. The constable and Gerard and Dawson, who have just arrived, rush in. The constable and Dawson take Daniel upstairs. Gerard tells Quentin that he's heard about what happened and will do everything he can to help. The constable comes back down and tells Gerard that Daniel wants to talk to him. Gerard leaves. The constable tells Quentin he's sorry, but he's got to take him in.

Daniel and Dawson are upstairs. Gerard comes in to talk to Daniel. Dawson leaves. Daniel asks Gerard for help. He tells him he thinks Quentin is guilty and is thinking of changing his will, but must know for sure before doing so. Fearing that he will not live to see the conclusion of Quentin's trial to learn the verdict, he asks Gerard to help him find the truth before then. Gerard agrees to help.

The constable brings Quentin in. His wife, who's in the station, is shocked to see him and appears to be afraid of him. She warns her husband that Quentin is a very dangerous man and reminds him of what he did to her father Mordecai's cows. The constable locks Quentin in the cell. His wife sees the ring Quentin is wearing and screams, "The sign of the Devil! That proves he's the murderer!".

Gerard tells Dawson, "You are going to help me", saying that he's going to play a ghost, that he's going to play the part of Randall Drew. He explains to him how Daniel asked him to help him find proof of Quentin's innocence or guilt, and tells him they're going to hold a phony sťance to prove his guilt.

Gerard and Dawson hold the phony sťance for Daniel. The three of them are sitting around a table, hands joined. Gerard calls for the spirit of Randall to communicate with them. Dawson pretends to become possessed by the spirit of Randall Drew. Gerard asks him who killed him. Dawson replies, is a phony ghostly voice, "The name of the man who killed me is Quentin Collins". Gerard pretends to be shocked and disappointed and sadly says, "I was sure it wasn't true...". Daniel replies, "I thought he was guilty all along. I just wanted to make sure. Now I am. I must change my will..."


Episode 1158
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #5)

Tape Date: November 24, 1970
Air Date: December 2, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Michael Stroka as Laszlo Ferrari
Lara Parker as Angelique "Valerie" Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Elizabeth Eis as Mildred Ward

Gabriel is in the drawing room. Gerard comes in and remarks him that he looks worried, as if he were afraid that Quentin might be found innocent and released and that since it was his testimony that was most responsible for his arrest, Quentin would cut him off without a penny. He tells Gabriel he need not worry about this because Daniel has just changed his will and Quentin is no longer heir. Gabriel asks who is. Gerard refuses to tell him, but does give him the broad hint that Daniel had said, "Quentin is no longer my heir, but I do have another son..."

Angelique and Laszlo meet in the gazebo. Angelique reprimands Laszlo for his failure in letting Julia get away. Laszlo protests that he couldn't help it, that Barnabas forced him to tell him where she was. Angelique asks how Barnabas could possibly have known he had any link to her and knew where Julia was. Laszlo admits that he had taken a ring from Julia and that Barnabas had seen the ring. Angelique scolds him for his greed and stupidity, but tells him she has more important things to worry about now than Julia. She tells him that Judah Zachary has returned, and they must be very careful...

At Collinwood, Gabriel tells Daphne about Quentin's arrest. She rushes out to go see him.

Angelique finishes telling Laszlo about Judah Zachary. She tells him she believes that he has returned and now inhabits someone else's body. Laszlo asks who. She tells him she suspects Gerard because he had called her Miranda. Laszlo asks why Judah Zachary would come back. She tells Laszlo that Zachary has come back for revenge, that he vowed to come back and destroy everyone responsible for his death, and that means the Collins family and her. She tells him she's not sure Gerard is Judah Zachary, but that there is a simple ceremony she can conduct to find out, but that in order to conduct it, she needs something of Gerard's. She suggests his watch bob. Laszlo asks how she plans to steal his watch bob. She replies, "I won't. You will.".

Quentin is in his jail cell. Mrs. Ward brings him a letter. He looks at it and sees it's from Joanna. He asks Mrs. Ward who brought it. She tells him she doesn't know. He grabs her through the bars and demands to know. She insists that she doesn't know, saying it was already there when she walked into the room. Daphne comes. Mrs. Ward tells Daphne that Quentin is a dangerous man and warns her against having anything to do with him. She leaves. Daphne tells Quentin she thinks he's innocent. He tells her she didn't need to tell him that. She asks what the commotion with Mrs. Ward was all about. He tells her he has received another letter from Joanna. He opens it and reads it to her. It says, "This crisis shall pass as all the other ones have. I still love you.". Daphne warns Quentin that the entire town is riled up against him. Quentin remarks that Trask is responsible. Daphne tells him that there's clamor to dispense with a regular trial and have a Witchcraft Tribunal instead. Quentin tells her she doesn't have to worry that this might happen, that Witchcraft Tribunals were outlawed years ago.

Laszlo goes to Collinwood and knocks on the door. Gerard answers. Laszlo offers to tell fortunes. Gerard tells him he doesn't think much of Gypsy fortune tellers and orders him to leave, but Gabriel sees him from the drawing room and tells Gerard to invite him in. Gerard and Laszlo go into the drawing room, joining Gabriel and Angelique, who are in there. Laszlo reads Gabriel's palm and announces, "I see a change in you future. A change for the better." Gabriel asks if he will be pleased with the change. Laszlo replies, "Extremely!". He offers to read Gerard's palm. Gerard refuses. Angelique asks, "Oh please, Gerard..." in a playful voice that makes it sound like she's asking him not to spoil the fun. Laszlo pretends to read Gerard's palm. While giving him nothing but meaningless generalities, he steals his watch bob.

Daphne has a dream in which Quentin is calling for her from his jail cell. Mrs. Ward taunts him, saying Daphne won't come now, that she's learned the truth about him. Quentin begs for Daphne to come see him before his execution. Daphne, nearby, is embracing Gerard, not caring about Quentin at all...

Daphne awakens from her dream, feeling uneasy but unable to remember the dream. She wonders why she keeps having dreams she can't remember lately.

Angelique meets Laszlo at the Gazebo. He gives her the watch bob. He tells her he is worried, that when Gerard notices it missing, he'll be the first person he suspects, and if he is as powerful as she says, he'll be in real trouble. She tells him not to worry, that she'll be finished with it soon, and when she is, she'll give it back to him and lie to him that she found it on the drawing room floor.

Gerard walks into the drawing room and finds Daphne sitting there in her nightshirt. He remarks that it looks like she had a bad dream and couldn't sleep...

Later, at 10:45 P.M., Angelique is in the drawing room alone. Holding Gerard's watch bob, she casts a spell at the fire, asking to be shown "Judah Zachary in the guise in which he now walks.". She is shocked to see Quentin appear in the fire. Unbeknownst to her, spying on her from the foyer is Gerard. He smiles...


Episode 1159
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #6)

Tape Date: November 25, 1970
Air Date: December 3, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Lara Parker as Angelique "Valerie" Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge

Gerard walks into the drawing room and nonchalantly says, "Oh. I thought I heard someone in here. Ah, my watch bob. Where did you find it?". Angelique lies that she found it on the floor. Gerard remarks, "I'm glad I dropped it in here. I thought I had lost it outside and would never find it again. I wouldn't have known what to say to Quentin.". Angelique asks, "Quentin?". Gerard replies, "Yes. It used to be his. He gave it to me as token of our friendship.". (Obviously, he's giving a reason why she should see Judah Zachary in something of his. She had said she needed something of Judah Zachary's). He tells her he finally realized why he called her Miranda, that he was going through some things of Desmond's and was reading a book called "The Journal of Judah Zachary" and read a description of a woman named Miranda who sounded remarkably like her. Angelique asks, "A book belonging to Desmond?". Gerard replies, "Desmond had it, but I think he borrowed it from Quentin...". After Gerard leaves, Angelique thinks to herself, "I'll do everything I can to see Quentin convicted and executed. What irony! I will be responsible for his execution just as I was 150 years ago!".

Gabriel dotes on Daniel, bring him broth and hovering over him.

Barnabas and Angelique run into each other in the foyer. She tries to talk to him, but he tells her he won't have anything to do with her after what she did to Roxanne and tried to do to Julia. She asks, "You're really that devoted to her, are you?" He replies that he is. She tells him she doesn't make good choices in friends and offers Quentin as an example.

Daphne walks into the drawing room and finds Barnabas in there. He tells her he's heard about Quentin's arrest and doesn't believe he's guilty. He tells her he must have a talk with Daniel. She finds a letter on the table addressed to her from Joanna. She asks Barnabas if he saw who put it there. Barnabas replies that he didn't.

Daphne, in the gazebo, reads the letter. It says, "You have not heeded my warnings. Therefore, I shall watch over you and protect you." Gerard shows up. She shows him the letter, saying it's the most frightening one yet because it means that Joanna is actually in the house. He tells her he'll help her in every way possible. They kiss. Daphne suddenly pull away and wonders why she did that.

At Collinwood, Gabriel answers the door. It is a messenger. The messenger gives him a letter from Quentin to Daniel. After the messenger leaves, Gabriel thinks to himself, "Quentin is probably trying to change Daniel's mind about his guilt. If he's successful, Daniel will change his will back. Quentin IS quite persuasive... Daniel will never see this letter!" He turns and rolls back into the foyer. He is startled to see Barnabas standing at the top of the stairs. Barnabas comes down and says, "I thought I heard the messenger say he had a letter from Quentin to Daniel." Gabriel, holding the letter, replies, "Yes. I was just going up to give it to him." Barnabas tells him he'll save him the trip and bring it up for him. Gabriel, not knowing what else to do, gives it to him.

Daniel, having read the letter, lets Barnabas read it too. Barnabas tells Daniel that the letter has convinced him of Quentin's innocence. Daniel tells him that it hasn't convinced him. Barnabas tells Daniel that he had visited Quentin in jail and tells him how warmly Quentin had spoken about him, about how much he said he loved him and how disappointed he was that he had so quickly decided he was guilty and changed the will. He begs him to give Quentin the benefit of a doubt and believe in his innocence until proven otherwise.

Gerard and Daphne return to Collinwood. In the foyer, Daphne is shocked to smell what smells like Joanna's perfume in the air. Gerard tells her it's probably nothing, probably just some other woman in the house wearing the same perfume. Daphne goes into the drawing room while Gerard starts to go upstairs. He hears Daphne scream, "NO!". He rushes into the drawing room and asks what's wrong. Daphne shows him a purse and pair of gloves and tells him they're Joanna's. She tells him she found them on a table in there.

After Gerard calms Daphne down and she goes upstairs, Gabriel comes into the drawing room and tells him about the letter from Quentin to Daniel. He tells him that Barnabas brought the letter up to him and that he's worried because he's been up there with him for over an hour. They see Barnabas come down into the foyer. Gerard tells Gabriel he'll go talk to Daniel and try to find out what happened.

Gabriel asks Barnabas to come into the drawing room. He does. He remarks that he doesn't like his meddling and hints to him that when he gets control of Collinwood, there'll be retribution.

Gerard comes back down into the drawing room and finds Gabriel in there alone, Barnabas having left. Gabriel asks what he learned. Gerard replies that Daniel wouldn't tell him if he's going to change the will or not, but that he told him that he would summon Desmond (a lawyer) in the morning, and that this must mean that he is planning to change it back in Quentin's favor.

In his room, Daniel Collins starts to read the new will he has just written aloud. Gabriel bursts into the room and exclaims, "So, you've revised your will again?". Daniel reprimands him for coming in without knocking. Gabriel angrily complains, "You've always favored Quentin over me just because I was crippled!". Daniel angrily replies, "NO! I favored Quentin over you not because you were crippled, but because of the way you handled it! Because of your self-pity, the way you used misfortune to get people to do what you wanted! If it had been Quentin who had been crippled, he would have faced it quite differently, he would have fought it and made the best of it! You're nothing but a weakling and a coward!". Gabriel, furious, stands up out of his wheelchair and yells, "ENOUGH!". Daniel, shocked, gasps, "You can walk!!" Gabriel replies, Gabriel replies, "Yes! I can walk! I've been able to walk for years, and I been waiting for the opportunity to get back at Quentin!" Daniel, shocked, gasps, "You're worse than I thought! You mean you're responsible for....". Gabriel replies, "Yes! I killed Randall Drew! Give me that will!". He grabs the will and tries to take it from Daniel. Daniel grasps his chest in pain, gasps for breath and falls to the ground...


Episode 1160
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #7)

Tape Date: November 23, 1970
Air Date: December 4, 1970 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Louis Edmonds as Daniel Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Terry Crawford as Edith Collins

Samantha comes in and asks what happened. Gabriel tells her Daniel had an attack and tells her to go get a doctor. She leaves to do so. He takes the will and reads it. It states that everything is to go to Quentin.

Desmond and Gerard are at Rose Cottage discussing Quentin. Desmond, who's representing Quentin, wonders who's trying to frame him. He tells Gerard that he's certain that Quentin won't be tried for the murder of Randall Drew, that all the evidence is circumstantial and he's sure he'll be able to get the case dismissed. After Desmond leaves, Gerard thinks to himself, "No, it won't for murder that he'll be tried..." and smiles.

Samantha and Gabriel are with Daniel in his room. Daniel regains consciousness, sees Gabriel and gasps, "Gabriel!". Gabriel screams to Samantha to get out, saying he wants to be with his father. But before she can, Daniel gasps, "Gabriel... A life of lies.. You...". Before he can say more, however, he dies. Samantha leaves. Edith comes in. Gabriel shows her the will, reads her the passage in it leaving everything to Quentin, then burns it, saying, "There goes Quentin's fortune in flames! She asks him if he had anything to do with Daniel's death. He lies that he didn't. He tells her to go to Rose Cottage and tell Desmond and Gerard about Daniel's death.

Edith goes to Rose Cottage and tells Desmond and Gerard about Daniel's death. Desmond rushes off. Edith tells Gerard that she thought she would soon be free, but that she's trapped with Gabriel now that he has apparently inherited the Collins fortune. Gerard tells her there is a way out. He tells her she must serve his master, that doing so will give her a lot of power. To prove that, he holds up his hand and tells her to feel it, saying it would feel like it was on fire to her. She touches his hand and, startled, feels fire and pulls her hand away. Gerard tells her to touch it again. She does. This time it is cool. She agrees to join. He has her take an oath. They kiss...

At Collinwood, Desmond, Samantha and Gabriel are in the drawing room. Desmond tells them how much it hurt Quentin when he told him of his father's death. Gabriel asks Desmond to get the will and read it. Desmond is shocked that Gabriel would be so callous to want it read so soon after his father's death and tells him it's customary to wait until after the funeral. Samantha insists that he read it too, and, confronted by two Collins' demanding that he read it, goes to get it. After he leaves, Gabriel, confident that he is the heir, tells Samantha that she's welcome to stay at Collinwood as long as she likes, that he will show the same kindness to her that she showed to him when she thought she was going to inherit the Collins fortune, namely, little. He tells her he is going to let her and Tad live in a very, very small room and give them a very, very small allowance.

Edith returns to Collinwood. Gabriel scolds her for staying with Gerard rather than returning with Desmond. She tells him she'll stay with whomever she likes. Gerard comes in. Gabriel orders Edith to go up to her room. She leaves. Gerard suggests to Gabriel that he should reward him for his services to him when he gets the inheritance. Gabriel tells him he'll be rewarded all right, the be rewarded by being ordered to leave Collinwood and never return. Samantha comes into the foyer, sees Gerard and exclaims, "How dare you come into this house!". Gabriel tells her Gerard is his special guest to listen to the reading of the will.

Desmond and Edith come down. They all go into the drawing room. Desmond unseals the will, which he has not seen, and starts to read it. When he gets to the part telling who the heir is, he abruptly stops. Gabriel prompts him, "Come on! Who gets it? Who?". But Desmond can only say, "Oh my God!".


Episode 1161
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #8)

Tape Date: November 27, 1970
Air Date: December 7, 1970 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Terry Crawford as Edith Collins
Elizabeth Eis as Mildred Ward
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
David Selby as Quentin Collins

Desmond continues reading the will, "To my son Quentin, who has disappointed me, I give only my father's watch..." The will states that the estate is to go to Tad at the age of 21, but that it will go to a guardian until such time. Everyone waits breathlessly as Desmond reads on about the guardian, "so I therefore appoint as guardian of my estate, all the money, the factories and the fishing fleet, to my son..." Gabriel smiles gloatingly, but then Desmond continues, "...and I call him my son because he has become like a son to me, Gerard Stiles..." Everyone gasps. Desmond finishes reading the will, which goes on to say that should Quentin be found innocent, the the estate will revert to him. Gabriel is given nothing but the right to live at Collinwood and an allowance from Gerard "enough to meet his needs". Gabriel glares at Gerard and sarcastically remarks, "And I'm sure you'll decide my needs are very little". He vows to contest the will.

Later, Charles Dawson comes and congratulates Gerard on getting it all. Gerard replies that he doesn't quite have it all yet, that Quentin might still be found innocent and the fortune revert to him. He tells him he has to go to town to do something.

Gerard and Dawson go into town to visit Quentin. Gerard tells Quentin about the will. Quentin is surprised. Gerard assures him that he doesn't want the fortune and is sure he'll be found innocent and get the money. He assures him that he won't be in jail for long. Quentin remarks, "There's one good thing about being in here. Whoever's trying to frame me won't kill anyone while I'm in here.".

In the drawing room at Collinwood, Edith taunts Gabriel about getting nothing. Gerard and Dawson return to Collinwood. Gerard tells Edith he'll give her an adequate suite. After Edith and Gabriel leave, Gerard remarks to Dawson, "Have a brandy. It's mine. Everything's mine!". Dawson replies, "For the moment. We must make sure Quentin is tried for witchcraft instead of murder." Gerard replies, "Quentin made an interesting statement to me. He remarked that there would be no more killings while he was in jail. Now what if someone were to die at the jail while he was there, die with no visible cause?" Dawson pulls out a scarf, identifies it as Mrs. Ward's and says, "I was thinking along those lines when I stole this while we were at the jail...

Gerard and Dawson go to Edith and ask her to help them. Gerard wraps the scarf around her neck and tightens it. He chants that this won't hurt her, rather it will hurt the real owner of the scarf.

At the jail, Mrs. Ward, who's bringing dinner to Quentin, strangles and falls to the floor. Quentin kneels down to examine her and exclaims, "She's dead!".


Episode 1162
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #9)

Tape Date: December 2, 1970
Air Date: December 8, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Addison Powell as Judge Wiley

Trask comes in and sees Quentin kneeling over the dead body of Mrs. Ward. He tells him, "Trask, I didn't do it!". But Trask doesn't believe him.

At Collinwood, Daphne goes into the drawing room and angrily tells Gerard she thinks he took advantage of Quentin's friendship and stole his inheritance. Desmond comes in and tells Gerard he'd like to talk to him about Tad. Before they can talk, however, Trask rushes in and tells them that Mrs. Ward has died and that Quentin is responsible for it. Desmond rushes out to find out what happened.

Desmond goes to the jail to see Quentin. Quentin explains to him what happened, saying he thinks it was a heart attack. Desmond tells him he has nothing to worry about, that all the evidence against him is circumstantial and that he's certain the judge will drop the case and that he'll be a free man after the pre-trial inquest tomorrow.

Desmond returns to Collinwood and tells Daphne he learned what happened at the jail and is still sure Quentin will be released after the inquest tomorrow. Daphne is overjoyed. Desmond remarks that someone is out there trying to frame Quentin and that they've got to find out who it is. Daphne agrees and tells him she thinks it's Gerard. Desmond replies, "You think that too?" He asks Daphne to keep an eye on Gerard. Daphne remarks, "If it IS witchcraft, then that means he's a....". Unbeknownst to them, Trask is outside in the foyer eavesdropping.

Trask goes to Gerard and tells him that Desmond and Daphne are plotting against him.

After Trask leaves, Gerard takes out the occult symbol and casts a spell on Daphne.

Daphne has a dream in which she comes down the stairway at Collinwood dressed in a wedding gown. She walks into the waiting arms of Gerard and they kiss. She awakens, feeling deeply disturbed again, but once again cannot remember the dream.

The inquest is held. Desmond goes over the evidence and proves that it is all circumstantial and asks the judge to dismiss the case. The judge agrees and does so, but stuns Desmond by telling him the inquest is not finished yet, that there is yet another matter to consider. He calls Trask up and asks, "Do you have the papers you we talked about?". Trask replies, "Yes" and gives him a sheaf of papers. The judge adjourns the inquest, saying they'll reconvene after he's read the papers.

The inquest reconvenes. The judge announces that in view of the evidence presented by Trask, he has no choice but to try Quentin for Witchcraft. Desmond vehemently objects, saying no one has been tried for Witchcraft for 150 years. The judge tells him that the law is still on the books, that according to a law passed on April 23, 1692, if six or more depositions are presented accusing a person of Witchcraft, then that person must be tried for Witchcraft. He tells him that Trask has presented the required number of depositions against Quentin and that he must therefore try Quentin for Witchcraft, and if he is found guilty, he'll be sentenced to die in the manner prescribed by the aforementioned law, beheading*...

*So why did they hang Victoria Winters if the penalty for Witchcraft since 1692 is beheading?


Episode 1163
1840
(COL 24/DISK 2 #10)

Tape Date: December 3, 1970
Air Date: December 9, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Kathleen Cody as Carrie Stokes
Tom Happer as Jeremy Grimes
Donna Wandrey as the Ghost of Roxanne Drew

The year is 1840, and in the small village of Collinsport an old fear rises again - witchcraft is whispered in the cottages and the great house of Collinwood, for Quentin Collins has been arrested for the murder of Randall Drew, and there are those in the village who are determined to see that the charges against him are changed to witchcraft - a crime punishable by beheading.

At Rose Cottage, Flora hears a noise and looks out the window. She sees a crowd outside and wonders what they're doing there. Leticia comes running in and exclaims that she went to the inquest, but found an angry crowd outside, that someone yelled, "She's one of them! She has second sight!" and that the crowd started chasing her, that she ran but they chased her all the way back to Rose Cottage. Desmond comes in. He tells them the bad news, that Quentin is to be tried for Witchcraft. They are shocked. He tells them he suspects someone is trying to frame Quentin and that he suspects it's Gerard. Flora tells him that's ridiculous and leaves. Desmond asks Leticia about Gerard's history, about what she knows about him. She tells him about how they met, how he saw her stage show and was impressed by her powers of second sight. She tells him that Gerard had no powers of his own, though. She agrees to help him keep an eye on Gerard.

Flora, Carrie, Desmond and Leticia are in the cemetery after the Daniel's funeral. Carrie sees someone behind the trees and gasps, "Someone been watching us, over there!". Whoever it is runs off.

Flora, Carrie, Desmond and Leticia return to Rose Cottage, having been unable to find who was spying on them. Carrie prepares to leave and go back to Collinwood, but Leticia stops her and says, "Oh yes, there's the perfume I promised to lend you!". They leave to get it. Flora tells Desmond she's worried about his defending Quentin, that with the ugly mood in the village, people might accuse HIM of being in league with the devil as well. Desmond tells her there's no need to worry about that yet, but that she must not tell anyone about the head he brought back from Asia, that if people learn about that, they will accuse him of practicing Witchcraft.

Carrie is walking in the woods back to Collinwood. She hears a noise behind her and demands, "Who's there?". A young man of about 18 or 20 years of age comes out. He calls her by name. Shocked, she asks, "How do you know my name?" He tells her, "I know quite a lot about you. You're Carrie Stokes, daughter of Amos Stokes and Margaret Bradbury". He introduces himself as Jeremy Grimes, son of Mordecai Grimes and apologizes to her for the trouble his father has caused to the Collins family, saying he's embarrassed about his father's '17th century mind'. He tells her that he saw them in the cemetery after Daniel's funeral and felt sorry for them. Carrie exclaims, "That was you!". He offers to walk her back to Collinwood.

At Rose Cottage, Leticia tells Flora that she's found something interesting in the old newspapers she's been having her research for her book, that there were a series of attacks in 1797 just like the ones that have happened recently, the victims having two bite holes on their necks. Flora remarks, "Vampires live forever. Maybe it's the same vampire who attacked Roxanne." She tells Leticia that there are some old family diaries from that period at Collinwood and asks her to go get it, saying, "If there's a vampire in our midst, I've got to find out who it is!"

Jeremy and Carrie are outside the front door of Collinwood. He asks her it they can see more of each other in the future. She says yes.

Barnabas goes to Rose Cottage. He and Desmond talk about Quentin. Desmond remarks that he thinks it's Gerard who's trying to frame him. Barnabas agrees. They agree that they must find proof against Gerard.

At Collinwood, Leticia walks into the drawing room and finds Carrie in there. She is smiling broadly, and talks to Leticia of love. Leticia remarks, "You've met someone, haven't you? I can tell!" Carrie asks Leticia to read her palm, asking, "Will I be happy?" Leticia takes her palm and looks at it. A strange expression comes over her face. She replies, "Yes. You'll be very happy". Carrie asks, "I can tell from your expression that that's not what you saw. What did you see?". Leticia is evasive. Carrie exclaims, "You saw me and Tad dead, didn't you? That's what I saw in the crystal ball!" She starts to cry and she and Leticia hug.

Barnabas is in the drawing room of Rose Cottage with Flora. Flora tells Barnabas she is very disappointed that she didn't see him at Daniel's funeral. Barnabas explains that something came up. Flora tells him that she's just realized something very important, that if Roxanne was turned into a vampire, it must have been another vampire that was responsible, not witchcraft, as everyone is thinking. She tells him about the attacks in 1797 she's learned about and that she thinks it might be the same vampire and has sent Leticia to Collinwood to fetch some old diaries to see if she can find out from them who is. Leticia returns, holding a pile of old diaries in her arms. Flora suddenly things of something and exclaims, "Why didn't I think of it before? There's a very simple way we can find out who turned Roxanne into a vampire! We can hold a sťance and ask her!" She asks Leticia to hold a sťance. They sit around the table. Leticia asks them to join hands in a circle. She starts the sťance. She calls for the spirit of Roxanne Drew to appear. The door blows open. Roxanne's ghost appears. Leticia asks, "Will you tell us who turned you into a creature of the night, into a vampire?".

Roxanne's ghost replies, "Yes! Yes!"


Episode 1164
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #1)

Tape Date: December 14, 1970
Air Date: December 10, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Lara Parker as Angelique
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew

Leticia asks, "Tell us! Tell us who made you into a vampire so that others may avoid the same fate!" Roxanne's ghost replies, "Angelique! Angelique made me a vampire!" and vanishes. Leticia asks Flora, "Angelique? Who's Angelique?". Flora replies, "I don't know, but I can tell from the look on Barnabas' face that he does". Barnabas replies, "Yes, but it couldn't be the same Angelique she was talking about. The Angelique I knew was my mother." After Barnabas leaves, Flora tells Leticia that she doesn't believe Barnabas, that his entire attitude was suspicious, that he obviously didn't want them to hold the sťance, that he intentionally broke the circle just as Roxanne was about to tell who made her into a vampire, as if he were attempting to end the sťance and stop her from telling. She remarks that Gerard had told her Barnabas was suspicious and not to be trusted, that after tonight, she believes him. She tells Leticia that, not trusting Barnabas, she's going to do some investigation into "Angelique". Barnabas, still outside the door, is eavesdropping through the door and hears this.

Barnabas goes to Collinwood and tells Angelique about what happened at Collinwood, saying he told Flora "Angelique" was his mother because it was on record that the original Barnabas had married an Angelique. He warns her to be careful, saying that Flora has vowed to learn the truth. He asks her to use her powers to help Quentin. She refuses, saying, "Quentin is guilty, and the sooner he is executed, the better for everyone!"

Gerard goes to Rose Cottage. Flora asks him for a favor. He tells her he's come to ask her a favor too. He tells her he'd like her to spend more time at Collinwood. She tells him her favor. She asks him if he's seen a book called "The Journal of Judah Zachary", saying Desmond's been looking for it and she thought maybe he took it by mistake when he moved his things to Collinwood. He tells her he hasn't seen it. She leaves to continue looking for the Journal. Leticia come in and looks at Gerard strangely. After Gerard leaves, Flora comes into the room and, noticing the strange expression on her face, asks, "Is something wrong?". Leticia replies, "Yes. Something's very wrong. He's different, very different, and it frightens me!".

Gerard returns to Collinwood and finds Daphne in the drawing room. He assures her that her suspicions are wrong, that he doesn't want the Collins inheritance and can't wait for Quentin to be released so he can give it back to him. Daphne tells her she is worried about whether that will happen. Gerard tries to comfort her, but she accuses him of trying to steal her from Quentin as well and leaves. Gerard takes out his occult charm and casts a spell...

In her room, Daphne falls asleep and has a dream. It is a continuation of the last one she had. In it, Gerard puts a wedding ring on her finger. They are married. They then find themselves in bed, kissing. Daphne tells Gerard she has never been so happy in her life.

Daphne wakes up exclaiming, "Gerard!". She wonders why she said his name. Again she is disturbed but cannot remember the dream.

Downstairs, Gerard hears the front door and quickly puts away the amulet. Angelique comes into the drawing room and asks him if she could borrow a book from him. She asks if she could borrow the book he had mentioned earlier, "The Journal of Judah Zachary", saying it sounded interesting. He tells her he can't, that it's Desmond's, and that Desmond seems to have misplaced it. She asks him about Quentin's past. She asks what he knew about Quentin when they were on the ship together, about whether Quentin practiced the occult then. He replies that they were both interested in it, but neither of them practiced it. He asks why she asks. She tells him she thinks Quentin has changed lately. Daphne walks into the drawing room. Angelique leaves. Gerard complains to Daphne that everyone in the house hates him now. She comforts him. They nearly kiss, but Daphne pulls away at the last moment. Gerard leaves. She wonders why she did this. She finds another letter addressed to her on the table. She opens it and reads it. It says, "I am coming for you now. Please don't be afraid. What I am about to do I do because I love you". It is signed "Your loving sister, Joanna". The front doors blow open. Daphne goes into the foyer and shuts them. When she turns back around, she sees a black cape lying on the floor. She picks it up and gasps, "Joanna's cape!" and screams, "Joanna, where are you?." She hears a noise coming from the landing. She looks up and sees a shadowy figure standing there. Frightened, she runs into the drawing room and closes the doors.


Episode 1165
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #2)

Tape Date: November 30, 1970
Air Date: December 11, 1970 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
David Henesy as Tad Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson 
John Beal as Judge Vail

Collinwood in the year 1840. Quentin Collins, deposed as the heir of the Collins fortune, is in jail awaiting a charge of witchcraft. He is unaware that his imprisonment has been engineered by his good friend, Gerard Stiles, who has become the new master of Collinwood. And at the great house, Daphne Harridge has received another in a long series of terrifying notes, which she believes have come from her sister from beyond the grave.

Daphne cowers in the drawing room. The door knobs turn, and the doors start to open. A woman walks in. It's Samantha. She asks Daphne what's wrong, saying she heard her screaming all the way from upstairs. Daphne replies that someone came into the house, that she found a cape out in the foyer. She goes out to the foyer to show her, but there's no cape there. They go back into the drawing room. Samantha tells Daphne she must have been frightened by her own imagination and tells her she doesn't think she's a fit governess for Tad, that her husband hired her just for her pretty face. Suddenly, Samantha gasps, "Oh my God!" and points toward the drapes. Daphne asks her what's the matter. Samantha tells her she saw a figure by the drapes, that it just disappeared. Daphne asks, "What did she look like?" Samantha asks, "How did you know it was a she?" and accuses Daphne of knowing all about the evil spirit, that she was responsible for bring it into the house, that it was what she must have seen earlier but kept secret.

At the jail, Desmond tells Quentin that Judge Vail has denied his request to have the charges dropped. He adds that the prosecutor, Amos Fuller, has resigned. Quentin asks, "Who will be prosecutor, then?" Desmond replies that a new one hasn't be appointed yet, but that he fears it might be Lamar Trask. Quentin assures him the court would never allow that.

At Collinwood, Tad tells Samantha he's worried about the trial tomorrow and begs her to testify on Quentin's behalf. She tells him she'll do what she must do. Desmond comes. Samantha asks Tad to go upstairs. He does. She tells Desmond she'd like to take Tad away. He reminds her that if she does, Tad won't get his inheritance when he turns 21.

Daphne goes to visit Quentin in jail. He notices that something is wrong and asks her what it is. She is reluctant to tell him, but he presses her and she tells him, "Joanna has returned from the grave!" He asks her what she means. She reluctantly shows him the letter. Quentin remarks, "Joanna would never do this!" She tells him what happened. Quentin asks, "Did you see her?" Daphne replies that she didn't, but tells him that Samantha saw something.

The trial begins. Desmond tells the tribunal of three judges overseeing the case that he has learned why Amos Fuller has resigned as prosecutor, because he thought this trial was ridiculous, and asks that this fact be entered into the official record to show that there is at least one voice of sanity. Judge Vail, the leading judge, allows this. The judge tells Desmond that a new prosecutor has been appointed and that he should be here any minute. The door opens and the new prosecutor comes in and walks to the prosecuting attorney's table. It is Charles Dawson. Desmond and Quentin are shocked. Desmond objects, saying according to law, the prosecutor must be a resident of Collinsport. Dawson replies that he is, as of last week. Desmond objects, "According to law, the prosecutor must have been a resident for at least 3 calendar months". The judge replies that that is the case in a regular trial, but that this is not a regular trial and overrules his objection. Dawson goes to Quentin and explains that he accepted the job because someone's going to do it whether it's him or someone else, and that he accepted to make sure he gets a fair trial. Quentin believes this. Desmond is skeptical, telling Quentin he doesn't trust Gerard and is suspicious of his friend Dawson.

Charles Dawson gives his opening statements. He recounts how mysterious incidents have been going on in Collinsport and tells the court the he will prove that Quentin Collins is responsible for them, that Quentin will be found guilty and given the punishment proscribed by law, beheading. Quentin, shocked by the vehemence of Dawson's opening statement, whispers to Desmond he's going to talk to Gerard about this.

Dawson continues, telling the court that he had planned to call as his first witness Lamar Trask, but that a new witness has stepped forward. He calls to the witness stand Samantha Collins. Desmond, shocked, objects, saying a wife cannot testify against a husband. Judge Vail once again overrules his objection, saying again that this is not a regular trial and the regular rules don't apply.

Samantha testifies that Quentin has brought into the house an evil spirit, that she's seen it. Desmond dismisses it as a figment of her imagination. Samantha shouts, "I'm not the only one who's seen it. She knows all about it!", pointing to Daphne...


Episode 1166
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #3)

Tape Date: December 1, 1970
Air Date: December 14, 1970 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson
John Beal as Judge Vail

To prove this, Dawson pulls out a book and identifies it as the diary of Quentin Collins. He opens it to a page, gives it to Samantha and asks her to read it to the court. Samantha reads out an entry in which Quentin writes about having the sťance with Daphne where they attempted to reach Joanna. Dawson calls Daphne to the witness stand for questioning. Desmond objects, saying he has the right to cross examine Samantha. Judge Vail tells him he'll get a chance to do that later. Desmond objects that according to law, he has the right to do so NOW. The Judge once again tells him that the rules governing a regular trial don't hold here and orders Daphne to the witness stand. Daphne refuses, telling the court that she won't be a witness against Quentin because she believes him innocent. Judge Vail tells her she must, stating again that the rules for a Witchcraft tribunal are different from those for a regular trial and that she does not have the right of refusal that she would have in a regular trial. Daphne reluctantly takes the witness stand and recounts the sťance. Desmond goes to cross-examine Daphne, telling the court, "I will establish what my opponent has not, the PURPOSE of this sťance." He questions Daphne and gets her to tell the court that strange things had been happening in the house and Quentin was holding the sťance to try to stop them.

Daphne having been questioned, Desmond finally gets to call Samantha to the witness stand for cross-examination. He asks her why she thinks Quentin would want to summon the spirit of Joanna Mills. Samantha replies that Joanna was his mistress, that she would not give him a divorce and let them marry so he has now summoned up her spirit to haunt her. Desmond asks that Samantha's testimony be stricken because her last remarks prove that she is prejudiced against Quentin and cannot be an unbiased witness. The court agrees. Judge Vail adjourns the trial till 10:00 in the morning next Monday.

Daphne returns to Collinwood. She finds Samantha already there in the drawing room. Samantha asks, "What took you so long getting back here?" and remarks that she must've gone to visit Quentin in jail. She accuses Daphne of being in love with Quentin and tells her, "You're wasting your time. Quentin will be found guilty, then he'll die!" Daphne remonstrates Samantha for testifying against Quentin, asking "What would Tad think?" Samantha tells her Tad will never find out and fires her.

Desmond is talking to Quentin at his cell. Quentin congratulates him on getting Samantha's testimony disallowed. Desmond replies that it's too early for congratulations, that there are still many witnesses to come. He tells Quentin that the way Dawson "crucified" him on behalf of Gerard proves that he can't trust Gerard. Quentin replies that he would like to give Gerard the benefit of a doubt and would like to speak to him first before condemning him. Samantha comes in. Desmond leaves to let them speak in private. Samantha tells Quentin she has fired Daphne. Quentin is furious and tells her she has no right to do that. She tells him he's no longer master of Collinwood and can't stop her.

At Collinwood, Daphne dozes off and has another dream, a continuation of the one she had earlier. She is one again in her "bridal" room. Her wedding gown lies on a chair. She starts to talk to Gerard, but looks around and finds that he's not in the room. She leaves to find him.

Daphne awakens and once again finds that she has had yet another disturbing dream she cannot remember. She thinks and finds that she can remember a room in the dream she has never seen before. She gets up and goes to search for it. She finds herself drawn to an unused room of the house and to a certain door. She opens a door and finds a room that looks just for the one in the dream. She looks on the chair and sees a wedding gown lying on it, just like in the dream...


Episode 1167
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #4)

Tape Date: December 7, 1970
Air Date: December 15, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Kathy Cody as Carrie Stokes
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
Tom Happer as Jeremy Grimes

Daphne, still unable to remember the dream, thinks to herself, "Where have I seen this dress before?" Carrie walks into the room and seeing Daphne in there, remarks, "So, you like to explore the house too!" She sees the wedding dress, picks it up and asks, "What's this doing here?" Daphne tells her to put down, saying, "It's probably been here for years". Carrie, puzzled, replies, "But it looks like it's in style". Daphne says, "Let's leave". Carrie remarks that she's got the strange feeling that something important is going to happen in this room. Daphne replies that that's just her imagination and they leave. Gerard comes out to the shadows of an adjoining room, picks up the dress and smiles.

Trask and Gerard are discussing the trial. Trask complains that the people are getting restless and they've got to find a way to end it quicker. He suggests to Gerard that he talk to his friend Dawson about this. Gerard replies that he has no influence on Dawson, that he had nothing to do with his being appointed as prosecutor. Trask remarks that Quentin should not be alone in the accuser's box, that there is another who should be there with him, Barnabas Collins. Gerard protests that there's no case against him. Trask agrees, but says he still thinks he had something to do with Roxanne becoming a vampire. Gerard remarks, "But in order to turn someone into a vampire, a vampire is required, and we know Quentin isn't a vampire." Trask replies, "Well, maybe Barnabas is..." Gerard suggests that they talk to Flora about this, that she's writing a book on vampirism and has done a lot of research into old documents. Without mentioning any names, of course. Trask leaves. Daphne walks into the drawing room. Seeing Gerard, she remarks, "Oh. I didn't know you were in here. I find it hard to stay in the same room with you after hearing your friend Charles Dawson tried to do to Quentin in court." and turns to leave. Gerard stops her and tells her he has nothing to do with Dawson's actions, that in fact when he heard he was going to be appointed prosecutor, he begged Dawson not to take the position, to no avail. He concludes by saying, "Charles Dawson is no longer my friend". Daphne apparently believes this, and her expression softens. Gerard asks, "Why didn't you tell me you saw Joanna's ghost? Why don't you trust me?" and again offers to help her in any way possible. He sweet talks her, then they kiss...

Jeremy is at Rose Cottage, doing Flora's accounts. Flora remarks on his talents as an accountant and how glad she is to have him working for her part time. She remarks on how glad she is that he is so very different from his father, then realizing that what she said could be interpreted as an insult, apologizes for being too blunt. He tells her that he doesn't take it as an insult. He asks her about Carrie, asking if she thinks Carrie is too young to court. Flora replies that he'd have to talk to her sponsor Quentin about that. Jeremy replies that he couldn't possibly ask Quentin, being the son of Mordecai Grimes. Flora suggests he talk to Gerard, who is now master of Collinwood. Jeremy broadly hints, "Don't you have an errand for me to run?" Flora, puzzled, replies, "No, I don't think so..." Jeremy continues, "You know, an errand to Collinwood?". Flora, now getting the hint, replies, "Of course! How could I have forgotten!" and gives him some books, telling him to take them to Collinwood.

Gerard and Trask come to Rose Cottage and ask Flora about her research into vampirism. Flora tells her that she's gone through some old newspapers and found that this is not the first time there have been vampire attacks before, although they didn't know what was going on at the time, that there were vampire attacks in Collinsport starting in the fall of the year 1796 and lasting six months. Trask remarks, "That's the time my father came here to investigate and disappeared..." Gerard asks, "Who lived at Collinwood at that time?" Flora replies, "Daniel was a child at that time and lived there. Ben Stokes was here too, and so was Barnabas' father". Gerard remarks to Trask, "If only Daniel were still alive, he could tell us about what happened back then, or Ben..."

Carrie is in the drawing room. She is surprised when someone comes up behind her and puts his hands over her eyes. She is delighted when she turns around and finds it's Jeremy Grimes. She remarks, "Your father would furious if he found out you were here." He replies, "He'll never find out, then". They hear then front door, then the voices of Gerard and Trask outside in the foyer. Carrie gasps, "Oh no! Trask! If he sees you here he'll tell you father! Hide!". Jeremy hides behind the curtains. Gerard and Trask come in. Gerard asks Carrie where Ben's belongings are, saying there's some books he'd like to borrow. Seeing that she appears nervous, he asks what's wrong. She explains that she's still upset about her grandfather's death and still gets upset when his name is mentioned. She tells him Ben's things are still in his room. Gerard and Trask leave. Jeremy comes out from behind the curtains. Carrie tells her he's got to leave, that Gerard and Trask will be coming back down any moment now. He leaves, telling her to meet him later.

It is 2:34. Gerard and Trask come downstairs into the foyer. Trask holding a book, remarks, "I'm surprised Ben kept a diary". Gerard corrects him, saying, "Not a diary, a journal, written long after the fact". He looks at the portrait of Barnabas and remarks that Barnabas sure looks a lot like his father. Trask replies, "If he is a vampire, then it IS him. Vampires live forever". Gerard remarks, "But we've looked all through Ben's journal and there's nothing in there that would indicate that he is a vampire." Trask replies that Ben was Barnabas' loyal servant and would not knowingly write in the journal that he was a vampire and risk someone finding out, but might say something by accident. He tells him he's found an entry that seems to do this. He reads an entry that says, "On the day after I testified in the Witchcraft trial, Reverend Trask made the mistake of learning about the secret in the basement of the Old House..." He tells him about the sounds he heard in the basement and tells him he now suspects it was the spirit of his father trying to communicate with him. They decide to go to the old house to investigate.

Gerard and Trask go to the basement of the old house and tear down the wall behind which Trask heard the sounds. They find a chained skeleton behind the wall. Trask exclaims, "My father! What a horrible way to die!". Gerard remarks, "We're not sure it's your father. We'll have to find proof of that". He goes through the pockets of the clothes worn by the skeleton and finds a folded note. He gives it to Trask. Trask starts to open it...


Episode 1168
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #5)

Tape Date: December 8, 1970
Air Date: December 16, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Kathy Cody as Carrie Stokes

Trask reads the note aloud. It says, "If you want to find out who's responsible for all the attacks, go look in the basement of the old house during the daytime. Do not let Ben Stokes stop you from seeing the master of the house else he will live forever to continue the attacks.". Trask remarks that the "original" Barnabas Collins was the master of the old house at the time. The note is signed "A". Trask looks at the date and sees that it bears the date just before the date his father disappeared. He remarks that the note, though cryptic, proves to his satisfaction that Barnabas is a vampire. He adds that he's just realized that they've never seen Barnabas during the daytime, that he did not attend Daniel's funeral, that he didn't even attend Roxanne's funeral though he loved her. They turn to leave, but Gerard exclaims, "Wait! We can't leave the wall like that!". They pull a heavy bureau over to cover the hole in the wall.

Upstairs, Barnabas comes out of his coffin in the secret room behind the bookcase.

Gerard and Trask start up the stairs but stop when they hear Barnabas' voice asking, "There's hope?". They then hear Julia's voice reply, "Yes, there's hope". She tells him that the trial has been going well so far, that Desmond has made some brilliant legal moves. They then discuss briefly whether their suspicions about Gerard might be right. Barnabas then tells Julia, "I'm going to town to see Quentin. Do you want to come with me?". Julia replies that she can't, that she has to go to Collinwood. They leave. Trask asks Gerard, "I wonder what they suspect you of?" Gerard deflects the question by saying he doesn't know, but they've got more important things to do than try to find out.

Gerard returns to Collinwood. Carrie confronts him and demands, "Did you and Mr. Trask take my grandfather's diary?" Gerard replies that they did. Carrie, clearly upset, asks, "Why didn't you ask me first?" Gerard replies that they tried to find her but couldn't. Carrie demands to know why they took it. Gerard lies that Flora is writing a book and needed it for research. Carrie angrily tells him that a diary is personal and they had no right to take it. She demands he give it back to her. He tells her it doesn't have it. She asks, "Does Flora have it, then?" He answers that she does. She asks him to go get it. He tells her he doesn't have the time to do that right now. She tells him she'll go get it herself, then. He yells, "NO! IT'S TOO LATE FOR YOU TO GO OUT!" Shocked at his yelling at her, she asks, "What's happened to you Gerard? You've been acting so differently lately. You never would've screamed at me before...". He apologizes and tells her he's been acting strangely because of the stress of all that's happened lately, Quentin's being arrested and him being named heir in the will. She tells him, "But you started acting differently before all that!" He tells her it must have been her imagination and leaves. Carrie thinks to herself, "Oh, Gerard, please be like you were before. I used to like you so much...."

Julia walks into the drawing room and finds Carrie sitting alone in there. She asks her, "What's wrong? I can see from the expression on your face that something is.". Carrie tells her that she's upset because Gerard seems to have changed recently. She tells her that she found out that Gerard had go to Ben's room and taken something without asking her, and that when she had confronted him about it, he lied that he tried to find her and ask her but couldn't, but that she know he was lying because she was in the house the whole time. Julia asks, "What did he take?". Carrie replies, "My grandfather's diary". Julia abruptly excuses herself and leaves.

Julia goes to the old house and tells Barnabas, who's returned from town, about Gerard taking Ben's diary. Julia is worried about what Ben wrote in his diary. Barnabas assures her that Ben was too loyal to him to ever write anything down to reveal his secret knowing that it might fall into the wrong hands, but Julia tells him that Ben might have ACCIDENTALLY let something slip out and begs him to leave Collinsport. Barnabas refuses, saying they have things to do here. Julia tells him to leave and let her take care of things. He refuses, saying he'd never leave her here alone. Julia asks, "But Barnabas, what are we going to do?"

The clock in the foyer at Collinwood strikes 1:30. Trask comes in and finds Gerard in the foyer. Trask pulls out a pistol. Gerard asks, "Is it loaded with silver bullets?" Trask replies that it is and gives it to him. Gerard asks him why he's giving it to him. Trask tells him that he's going to have to testify at the trial tomorrow and that therefore he, Gerard, will have to be the one who destroys Barnabas tomorrow. Gerard protests, "Ah, but you've forgotten one thing. We don't know where his hiding place is." Trask replies, "You'll have to look for it. We know one thing. It isn't in the old house. We searched it from top to bottom." Gerard remarks, "Did you ever consider that it might be in a secret room in the old house?" Trask answers, "If that's so, how would we ever find it? Ben's diary didn't mention any secret hiding room". Gerard smiles and replies, "You would look in the architect's original plans. I did, and I found it. Tomorrow, I'll go into the drawing room of the old house, pull open the bookcase and find Barnabas Collins sleeping behind it..."

It is the next day. Julia is at the old house. There's a knock at the door. Julia goes to the door and opens it. It's Gerard. He forces his way in, holding the gun Julia asks him what he wants. He announces, "I came here to look!". Julia asks "Look for what?". He replies, "You know, but if you want to continue your game and pretend that you don't, go ahead." Holding the gun on her, he walks over to the bookcase and reaches out for it, but is startled to hear a male voice call out, "Gerard! What do you want? A book? Perhaps I could help you." He looks over toward the direction from which the voice came and is shocked to see Barnabas standing on the stairs. He gasps, "Barnabas! But it's daylight!" Barnabas nonchalantly replies, "Of course it is. What do you expect at 2 o'clock in the afternoon? Now if you would tell me the name of the book you want, perhaps I could help you find it. What DO you want, Gerard?"


Episode 1169
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #6)

Tape Date: December 9, 1970
Air Date: December 17, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Lara Parker as Angelique
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
Louis Edmonds as Ghost of Daniel Collins

Gerard gasps, "I can't believe it! You're standing here in front of me in broad daylight!" Barnabas replies, "What's so strange about that? What are you talking about, Gerard?". Gerard replies, "Vampirism, that's what!" Barnabas acts puzzled and asks, "Vampirism? What makes you think I'm a vampire?". Gerard continues, "I know you are. I don't know what you've done, but...". Angelique comes down the stairs, sees Gerard and says, "Hello, Gerard..". Gerard, realizing what must have happened, leaves. Barnabas asks Angelique what she wants in exchange for her help. Angelique replies that she wants nothing. Julia is skeptical and remarks that she doesn't believe this, that she's never done anything out of altruism before and she doesn't believe she would this time. Angelique swears that she helped Barnabas out of love and expects nothing in return. Barnabas thanks Julia for warning him about Gerard, saying that if she hadn't, he'd be lying in his coffin now, dead forever. He asks her to leave so that he may speak to Angelique in private. Julia leaves. Barnabas asks Angelique, "Now that Julia is gone, you can tell me the truth. What do you want in return for lifting the curse?". Angelique again says that she expects nothing in return. She tells him she loves him so much that she would rather see him out from under her control than destroyed. She tells him everything she's done she's done to try to make him love her, that all she has ever wanted was for him to love her, but that nothing has worked, so she now releases him. Barnabas tells her, "I'm sorry, but you can't will love...". Barnabas asks Angelique if the lifting of the curse is permanent. Angelique pauses for a long time and replies, "Yes. It is". She asks him to hold her, saying she's worried about him because he's now a normal man and can be harmed or killed like a normal man, and he has enemies to worry about. He hugs her. He tells her that for the first time since she came from Martinique, he understands her.

Barnabas goes to Collinwood and talks to Julia in the drawing room. She warns him against trusting Angelique and blurts out, "Barnabas, I care for you too much...", then abruptly stops and rephrases herself, "You're too good a friend of mine for me to see you hurt...". Barnabas, looking uncomfortable, excuses himself, saying he'd like to take a walk in the sunlight.

The clock in the foyer shows 4:50. Julia goes into the foyer and runs into Gerard there. Gerard asks, "When was the last time you saw your brother in the sunlight?" Julia replies, "About a half an hour ago". Gerard asks, "And before that?" Julia replies, "I see him in the daylight every day". Gerard remarks, "Then you're the only one." He goes to the portrait and asks, "Who's that?". Julia replies, "You know. It's the original Barnabas Collins, mine and Barnabas' father.". Gerard remarks, "I don't believe that. I believe that it's Barnabas himself, that he's a vampire and has survived unchanged all these years.". Julia nonchalantly replies, "You know, I'm worried about you, Gerard. You seem to have become caught up in all the hysteria that's been going around" and leaves. Gabriel comes in and asks Gerard for his check. Gerard reaches into his pocket, takes out a check and gives it to him. Gabriel looks at it and complain, "This is only half of what I'm supposed to get!". Gerard replies, "This trial is taking quite a drain on the family finances. While it's going on, you and everyone else is going to get only half of your allowance" and leaves. Gabriel rolls into the drawing room, angrily wads up the check and throws it into the fire.

Angelique is sitting at a desk in the drawing room of the old house writing something with a quill pen. Barnabas, having finished his walk, returns to the old house. He remarks to Angelique how beautiful everything is in the daylight and how happy he is. He sees Angelique writing and remarks, "You're busy today, aren't you? What are you doing?". Angelique replies, "I'm writing a note to Charles Dawson. He's asked me to testify at the trial." Barnabas asks, "You're not going to do it, are you?" Angelique replies that she is. Barnabas, shocked, exclaims, "But he's the prosecutor. That means he wants you to testify AGAINST Quentin! You can't! Quentin is innocent!" Angelique replies, "NO! Quentin is possessed by the spirit of Judah Zachary and must never be released!". Barnabas, surprised at the mention of the name, asks, "How do you know about Judah Zachary?" Angelique laughs and remarks, "You've known me all these years and never knew how I became what I am!" She recounts to him the story of how she was once a member of Zachary's coven but turned on him and testified against him at his trial and was responsible for having him found guilty and executed. Barnabas remarks, "Then you're the 'Miranda' they talked about in the newspapers!". Angelique replies that she is, that after the trial, she was relocated to the West Indies, to Martinique, as part of the deal for testifying. Barnabas asks her, "Why do you think Quentin has been possessed by Judah Zachary?" Angelique tells him she first thought Gerard was Judah Zachary because he called her "Miranda", but that he came up with an explanation for this. He tells her how she cast a spell to find out who had been possessed by Judah Zachary and found out it was Quentin. Barnabas tells her she must have been tricked, that it is Gerard and not Quentin who has been possessed by Judah Zachary. She asks him how he can be so sure. He replies that he's from the future, and in the future, Collinwood has been destroyed, and is haunted by the ghost of the man who destroyed it, Gerard. Angelique tells Barnabas that she is totally confused now and asks him what she should do. He asks her not to testify against Quentin. She agrees not to.

Julia goes into the drawing room and finds Gabriel in there, very upset. She gives him a drink. He vows, "I will break the will!" He hears Daniel's voice saying "Do not try! Do not try!" Frightened, he asks Julia, "Did you hear that?". Julia, puzzled, replies, "Hear what?" and leaves.

Gabriel goes to his room. The window blows open and Daniel's ghost appears. He drones, "Murderer! You killed me!". Gabriel whines, "NO! It was Gerard! He maneuvered me into doing what I did!". But Daniel's ghost apparently does not accept his excuse and continues, "Beware! I will haunt you, and I will kill you as you did me!". Gabriel begs, "NO! It wasn't me, it was Gerard!", but Daniels ghost just disappears. Gabriel angrily exclaims, "Gerard! I'll make sure you never hurt me again!"

Gerard is in the drawing room of Collinwood, engrossed in analyzing a chess position. Behind him, the secret panel to the right of the fireplace opens, and Gabriel WALKS out into the drawing room. He quietly sneaks up behind Gerard and knocks him out with a blow to the head. He then takes a cord out from under his coat, wraps it around Gerard's neck and starts to strangle him...


Episode 1170
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #7)

Tape Date: December 10, 1970
Air Date: December 18, 1970 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Christopher Pennock as Gabriel Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Kathy Cody as Carrie Stokes
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge

Gabriel, strangling Gerard, hears the front door open and Leticia's voice calling "Is anyone home?". He quickly runs over to the the window and hides behind the curtains. Leticia comes into the drawing room and finds Gerard lying on the floor unconscious. She hears a noise coming from the direction of the window. She goes there and finds the window open. Gabriel is hiding just outside. Leticia is about to look outside, but she hears Gerard regain consciousness and start to moan. She quickly goes to him and asks "What happened?". Gerard takes the cord from around his neck, looks at it and says, "Someone tried to kill me! I didn't see who it was." Leticia points out the open window to him and remarks, "I think he came in through there". Gerard looks around, sees the open secret panel next to the fireplace and, getting it backwards, concludes, "And I think he went out through there..." He goes in there to search. Leticia screams, "You're not leaving me here alone!" and runs in after him. Gabriel comes back into the drawing room through the window.

Gabriel and Leticia wander through the secret passages, trying to find the attacker. Leticia remarks, "They go on forever, don't they..."

Gabriel, now back in his wheelchair, rolls into the foyer and runs into Carrie in there. He notices her staring at him and asks, "What are you gaping at?". She replies, "Your shoes! They're muddy! How did that happen?" Gabriel looks at his shoes, notices that they are muddy, and lies, "A clumsy servant was carrying me out of a carriage and dropped my legs onto the ground." Carrie is satisfied with this explanation and goes upstairs.

Gerard and Leticia, not having found anything, come back out of the secret passage into the drawing room and see Gabriel there. Gabriel sees them coming out of the secret panel and sarcastically remarks, "Surveying your domain, Gerard?" Leticia exclaims, "There's a murderer in this house! Someone tried to kill Gerard!" Gabriel looks at Gerard and sarcastically, remarks "Really? I didn't think you had any enemies.". Gerard asks, "I think he escaped through here. Did you know there was a secret passage here?". Gabriel replies, "Yes. We all used to play in there when we were children. Does that make me a suspect?". Gerard replies that he would suspect him if it were not for the fact that he could not walk. Leticia, surprised at Gabriel's nonchalance, asks him how he can be so calm when someone has just tried to murder Gerard. Gabriel replies, "As long as it's not me.." and rolls off. Leticia asks Gerard, "Aren't you going to call the police?" Gerard replies, "No. I'll take care of it myself." He asks, "Why did you come here in the first place?". Leticia replies, "I came here to deliver a message from Desmond. He wants to know why you ignored Quentin's note requesting that you go and see him. He says that Quentin is very upset." Gerard makes some excuse about having been busy and tells her he'll go see Quentin right away.

Gabriel visits Quentin in jail and tells him they've got to find a way to break the will, saying he doesn't trust Gerard and fears that Tad will not live till his 21st birthday to get his inheritance. Quentin replies that he's come to have some reservations about Gerard too, but will have to talk to him first before coming to any conclusions.

Daphne walks into the drawing room and finds Carrie in there drawing a sketch of Jeremy. She remarks, "That must be Jeremy Grimes". Carrie, shocked, asks how she knew about Jeremy. Daphne replies that Tad told her. Carrie, upset that Tad told her something she had told him in confidence, begs Daphne not to tell anyone about this, saying that if Jeremy's father Mordecai learns that his son has been coming to Collinwood, he'll become furious and disown him. Daphne promises she won't and remarks, "Yes. Mordecai Grimes does seem to be part of the general hysteria going around. I wonder if with all this hysteria Quentin can get a fair trial..."

Gerard visits Quentin in jail. Quentin angrily demands to know why his friend Charles Dawson is trying to crucify him in court. Gerard tells him Dawson is now a former friend, that when he found out he was going to be the prosecutor, he begged him not to accept the job, but that Dawson refused, that he wanted to make a name for himself, even if was to be at Quentin's expense. He tells Quentin he severed their friendship then and there. He again assures Quentin that he only considers himself the caretaker of the Collins fortune, and nothing will make him happier than to give it back to him when he is found innocent and released. He then tells Quentin that it appears they have a common enemy. He tells him about the attack and tells him he thinks it's the same person who's trying to frame him. Quentin asks, "Is Daphne still receiving those mysterious letters?" Gerard replies that she has. Quentin remarks, "You know, every- thing started about the same time I started to receive those mysterious letters. I think the same person is responsible for everything." Gerard thinks and then says, "Do you remember that there was a pattern to the notes you received? Perhaps there's one to the one's Daphne's receiving too. Perhaps I can find out what it is and find out who's been writing these letters.."

Daphne walks downstairs into the foyer and is startled to smell Joanna's perfume in the air. The strains of Joanna's music then start to come from inside the drawing room, the doors of which are closed. She goes and opens the door, but finds that it's only Leticia and Carrie in there. Leticia is playing the piano, apparently playing what sheet music was already there. Daphne asks, "Has there been anyone else around here recently, in the last few minutes?" Leticia replies, "No. Just me and Carrie. Why?" Daphne replies, "Oh nothing. I just thought I smelled something familiar". She asks Carrie to let her speak to Leticia in private. Carrie leaves. Daphne tells Leticia she's heard about her second sight and asks her to help her. She tells her she wants to know if there's a spirit in the house. Leticia closes her eyes and uses her second sight. She concentrates for a while then tells Daphne, "No. I don't feel anything. There's no spirit in the house". Then suddenly, a strange look comes across her face and she gasps, "Something has happened! I can feel the vibrations! Yes, there IS a spirit somewhere in the house now. An evil spirit!" Out in the foyer, Gerard has just entered through the front door. Obviously, the evil spirit is him. He listens and hears Daphne saying, "Where is the spirit?" He is relieved to hear Leticia reply, "I don't know. It wasn't here a minute ago, but it's somewhere in the house right now". Gerard rushes into the drawing room and tells them it must be Joanna somewhere. Daphne, upset, walks out into the foyer. There, she exclaims that there's another letter for her on the table. Gerard and Leticia quickly rush into the foyer. Gerard takes the letter and reads it out loud. It says, "Tonight I will come. Tonight I will succeed!" Leticia asks what it means. Daphne fearfully explains that the spirit of her sister is going to come and kill her tonight. Leticia tells her to come stay with her at Rose Cottage tonight. Daphne replies that she can't, that she's alone here tonight with the children and has to stay. Gerard remarks, "Hmmm. Whoever wrote this seems to have known that you would be alone. Let's see if we can find out who it is..."

It is the middle of the night. A cloaked figure sneaks into Daphne's room. It goes to the bed, where a figure lies sleeping, raises a knife and prepares to strike. Suddenly, the sleeper sits up and grabs the hand holding the knife. The person in bed is revealed to be not Daphne, but Gerard. He looks at the attacker and exclaims, "It's you! It's really you!"


Episode 1171
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #8)

Tape Date: December 14, 1970
Air Date: December 21, 1970 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Collins

Gerard exclaims, "It's you! I knew it would be you!". The attacker is Samantha. Gerard disarms her and orders her to "Tell me what you've been doing. Tell me it all! Tell me about then notes!". Samantha denies having written any notes. Gerard tells her he knew she was behind everything after she tried to kill him yesterday when he asked himself who it might be. She denies having tried to kill him and refuses to tell him anything. He threatens to go to the police if she doesn't and charge her with attempted murder. She exclaims that she wasn't trying to kill Daphne, just scare her into leaving Collinwood. He remarks, "You're going to be very useful go me!" and asks that she tell him everything she knows about the notes and Joanna. She still refuses. He again threatens to go to the authorities. He tells her he'll give her a little time to think about it.

Trask, having received a note requesting him to come to Rose Cottage from Flora, goes to Rose Cottage. Flora asks him about the results of his investigation. Trask tells him that their suspicions about Barnabas being a vampire turned out to be wrong. She remarks, "You look upset". He tells her about finding his father walled up in the basement of the old house. He tells her that he's certain Barnabas Collins' father did it. Flora defends Barnabas, saying there's no proof he did it, and anyway, you can't blame him for the misdeeds of his father. Trask blows up, shouting, "YOU CALL COLD-BLOODED MURDER A 'MISDEED'?!". He reprimands her for her interest in the occult. He decries the fact that her son Desmond is defending Quentin the warlock. He tells her he finds the whole Collins family suspicious.

In Daphne's room at Collinwood, Samantha learns that Gerard too is 'against Quentin', but tell him she refuses to help him because if he's against Quentin, he's probably against Tad, too. Gerald tells her he isn't, that he loves Tad and is only against Quentin. She starts to talk. She tells him about Joanna, about how she was Randall's girlfriend, how Quentin met her, became entranced with her and stole her from Randall, how Quentin had asked her for a divorce, how he eventually broke up with Joanna after she refused to give him one. She recounts that Joanna went crazy and was put in an asylum after Quentin left her. She tells him she learned of this when Joanna took a turn for the worse and a message was sent to Collinwood telling Quentin about this, but that she intercepted the message and Quentin did not find out. She tells him that Joanna eventually escaped from the asylum and committed suicide, and that all her effects were sent to Collinwood, that they came when Quentin was not home and she had them secretly put in a room. She tells him that Joanna had been writing letters to Quentin while in prison, letters the doctors didn't mail, and that these were among her effects. She explains that these were the letters she was sending to Quentin at first, but that she eventually learned to forge Joanna's handwriting and then wrote new letters to Quentin. She tells him that when she found out that Daphne was Joanna's sister, she started writing letters to her as well. Gerard is shocked to learn that Daphne is Joanna's sister. Gerard orders Samantha to keep writing the letters to Daphne.

Later, Gerard is talking with Trask. Trask tells Gerard he has a plan against Barnabas. He tells him that he's learned that Flora has invited Barnabas to dinner at Rose Cottage tonight. Gerard remarks that he's been invited too. Trask replies, "Good. I wanted you to be there". He tells him to tell Barnabas that he, Trask has been seeing Roxanne's ghost in the cellar of his funerary chapel every night at midnight for the last three nights. Gerard replies, "I can't do that. If I tell him, he'll be suspicious. Remember, I accused him of being a vampire. But I think I can trick Flora into telling him. What are you planning to do?" Trask replies, "It is the duty of a son to avenge his father's death, even it that act must be carried to the next generation..."

Dinner at Rose Cottage is over. Flora, Gerard and Barnabas retire to the drawing room. Gerard excuses himself and leaves. Flora tells Barnabas she'd like to apologize to him. Barnabas asks for what. She replies, "for suspecting you". She tells him how she started suspecting him at the sťance, when she thought he had deliberately broken the circle to prevent Roxanne from telling who made her into a vampire, that she had learned of similar attacks in 1797 and had suspected HIM of being a vampire, of being the same man as his father and having committed both the recent attacks and those 40 years ago. She tells him she now knows that her suspicions are unfounded. She goes on to say, "All this has had quite an effect on Trask. He's now claiming to have seen Roxanne's ghost at midnight for three nights in a row in the cellar of his funerary chapel. I told him I'd like to go and see, that I had some questions I'd like to ask her, but he warned me not to go, saying it's too dangerous and even he doesn't go there anymore."

Barnabas takes the bait and goes to the cellar of the Trask's chapel. He calls out "Trask?", but receives no answer and sees no one. He then calls out, "Roxanne? Where are you?". Trask steps of from behind a column and points a gun at him. Barnabas exclaims, "So it's a trap!" Trask replies "Yes, it's a trap". Barnabas asks, "What do you want?" Trask replies, "I didn't think you'd need to ask that. Look at the wall behind you." Barnabas turns around and sees that there's a niche in the wall with a large pile of bricks next to it. Trask tells him, "I want revenge for my father. I plan to wall you up as he was walled up!" Barnabas remarks, "Don't think you can get away with this!" Trask replies, "Considering how long it was before my father was discovered, I think I can!" He orders Barnabas to step into the niche and chain himself in there using the manacles that are attached to the wall. Barnabas steps into the niche and starts to put his hands into the manacles...


Episode 1172
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #9)

Tape Date: December 11, 1970
Air Date: December 22, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge

Trask bricks Barnabas up. As he puts the last brick in, he gloats, "Not only am I avenging my father, I am preventing you from testifying in Quentin's favor!".

At Collinwood, Julia walks into the foyer and runs into Gerard in there. He tries to say "Hello", but she rebuffs him, saying, "Don't pretend. I know you tried to kill Barnabas. I will be civil to you when there are other people around, but that's all." Gerard asks, "Are you looking for you brother?" Julia excitedly asks, "Yes! Do you know where he is? No one has seen him since yesterday!" Gerard tells her he doesn't know where Barnabas is. Julia tells him she's going to town to see Quentin. Trask walks in through the front door. He sees Julia leave. He asks Gerard, "Looking for her brother?" Gerard replies that she is. Trask remarks, "I know how she feels. Imagine what she feels when days turn into years...". Gerard asks, "What do you mean?" and accuses him of having something to do with Barnabas' disappearance. Trask denies it.

Julia goes to the jail to visit Quentin and asks him, "Has Barnabas been here?" Quentin replies that he hasn't, that he was supposed to come here to discuss his testimony tomorrow with him and Desmond, that Desmond waited here for hours, but Barnabas never showed up and Desmond eventually gave up and left about an hour ago. Julia becomes very worried and remarks, "He would never have deserted you at a time like this. Something dreadful must have happened to him!" Quentin agrees and tells her he thinks it's the same people who are framing him, that they've done something to Barnabas to keep him from testifying, that they'll do anything to make sure he's convicted.

In the cellar of the Trask's funerary chapel, Barnabas hears footsteps. Someone comes down the stairs. It is Trask. He gloats to Barnabas, "Your failure to appear today and testify was very bad for the defense!".

Daphne goes into the drawing room at Collinwood, where Gerard is, and asks him how the trap went. Gerard lies that nothing happened. She tells him that she can tell he's lying and demands that he tell the truth. Gerard lies that Joanna's ghost appeared, that she approached the bed holding a knife, but disappeared when she saw that it wasn't her, Daphne, in there. Daphne gasps, "The she really does want to kill me!" She is shocked. Gerard suggests that they try to communicate with Joanna. Daphne protests that they already tried that, that they held that sťance to contact her and had only very limited success. Gerard suggests that they have Quentin write a letter to her explaining how he feels about her, Daphne, and beg Joanna to leave her alone, and that they leave it in the old oak tree where Quentin and Joanna used to leave notes. Daphne tells him she's worried about doing this, that Quentin has already been accused of communicating with the dead and she's worried someone might find out about this. Gerard suggests she talk to Quentin about this.

Trask again goes down to the chapel basement and asks, "Are you hungry yet? Thirsty? A slow agonizing death is the worst kind!" Barnabas does not answer, but thinks to himself what a rotten time it was to have had the vampire curse lifted.

Daphne goes to the jail and tells Quentin about the letter and what Gerard said happened in her room that night. She tells him about Gerard's plan. Quentin tells him he thinks it's a good plan and that they should do it.

At Collinwood, Gerard tells Trask that he's heard from a secret source who wishes to remain anonymous that he's learned that Quentin will try to contact the dead tonight, that he's lost all hope and will try to enlist spirit aid. Julia returns to Collinwood and runs into Daphne, who's coming down the stairs. Daphne asks, "Any word of your brother?". Julia replies, "No. I've call the police and they're searching the woods for him now." Daphne excuses herself, saying she has an errand to run and leaves. Julia opens the drawing room doors and finds Gerard and Trask in there. She accuses them of being in cahoots and having had something to do with Barnabas' disappearance. They deny it. Trask leaves.

Daphne goes to the old oak tree. She takes the letter from Quentin out and reaches out to put it in a hole in the trunk. Suddenly, Trask comes out from behind the tree, grabs her wrist and exclaims, "I'll take that letter, Miss Harridge!".


Episode 1173
1840
(COL 24/DISK 3 #10)

Tape Date: December 15, 1970
Air Date: December 23, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Lara Parker as Angelique "Valerie" Collins
Kate Jackson as Daphne Harridge
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Drew Collins

Daphne demands, "Give that back to me! It's mine!" Trask looks at letter, sees that it is addressed "Joanna" and refuses, asking, "Is your name Joanna?" He tells her he knows what it is, that Quentin is trying to contact the dead. He tells her to expect to be called as a witness against Quentin and lets her go.

At the old house, Angelique is pacing around nervously, worried to death about Barnabas. The door opens. Thinking it might be Barnabas, she quickly turns to look, but finds it's only Julia. Julia tells her she hasn't had any success in finding Barnabas. Angelique woefully remarks, "If only I hadn't lifted the curse, he wouldn't be so vulnerable...". Julia comforts her, saying if he hadn't, Gerard would have staked Barnabas by now. Angelique continues, "You should've seen the look of joy in his eyes, how happy he was to be able to see the daylight again! I should've known Judah Zachary would never have let me have him!" Julia, surprised, asks how she knows about Judah Zachary. Angelique recounts to her what happened 150 years ago, how it was Judah Zachary who made her like this, how she was one of his disciples but turned against him and testified against him at his trial. Julia gasps, "Then you must be the Miranda that all the newspapers talked about!". Angelique replies that she is. She tells Julia about how Zachary had vowed vengeance against anyone responsible for his execution. Julia remarks, "but Judah Zachary has been destroyed!". Angelique replies that he has, but that she thinks his spirit has taken over the body of someone else, that she had thought it was Quentin, but now knows that it cannot be, for Zachary wouldn't have done anything to Barnabas before he testified for him. Julia exclaims, "Gerard!". Angelique replies, "I thought it was him at first too because he called me 'Miranda', but he convinced me he wasn't". She thinks to herself then exclaims, "Of course! He was in the house when I saw the vision of Amadeus! He could've made me see Quentin's face when I asked to see the face of the man who was now Judah Zachary! It must be Gerard!". Julia suggests that she use her powers to try to find out where Barnabas is. Angelique replies that she has no clairvoyant powers. Julia exclaims, "Of course! Why didn't I think of it before! I'll ask Leticia to use her second sight to find Barnabas!".

Daphne goes into the drawing room at Collinwood, confronts Gerard and accuses him of being in cahoots with Trask in trying to make Quentin look guilty, saying he was the only person aside from Quentin who knew she was going to put the letter in the old oak tree and that it must been he who told Trask that she would be there. She tells him, "That means you are an enemy of Quentin's! I know that now, and tomorrow Quentin will know it too!" and leaves.

Trask returns and shows Gerard the note, remarking that they must get it to Charles Dawson as soon as possible. Gerard tells him he must put it back in the old oak tree, that he's thought of a better idea, that it would be better to prove Quentin guilty of successfully contacting the dead than merely of trying to contact the dead. Trask asks, "You really think she'll appear?" Gerard replies "Twice! Once to take the letter, and once to leave a reply! The second time, we'll be hiding there to see her!" Trask gleefully remarks, "When the court hears testimony of this, they'll convict Quentin immediately!".

After Trask leaves, Gerard orders Samantha to dress like the ghost of Joanna, go to the old oak tree, get the letter which Trask is on his way to put there right now, write an answer and put it in the tree. She asks why. He replies, "To destroy Quentin!".

After Samantha leaves, Gerard puts a spell on Daphne to make her have another dream. Daphne, upstairs, has a dream in which she returns from town and Gerard chastises her for being away so long. She apologizes, saying she was thinking about him all the time she was away. They kiss and tell each other how much they love each other. Daphne awakens, again disturbed by a dream she does not remember. She goes down and finds Gerard in the drawing room. Gerard has succeeded. She is now in love with him.

Julia returns to the old house. She tells Angelique that Leticia wasn't able to see anything, that it's almost as if something were blocking her powers. Angelique remarks, "I must go to Gerard. He doesn't know that I know he's Judah Zachary. Judah Zachary used be in love with me. Maybe I can use his attraction to me to learn where Barnabas is.".

Gerard and Trask are hiding behind some trees, watching the old oak tree. A cloaked figure walks up to the tree, puts a note in the hole, and leaves. Trask exclaims, "It must have been a ghost! Look how it glided up to the tree, as if on air!" They go and take the note. It is addressed to Quentin. They open it and read it. It is cryptic and doesn't say much.

Gerard returns to Collinwood. He finds Samantha and laughs. He compliments her on her brilliant performance and mockingly repeats Trask's words about how it must have been a spirit because of the way it glided. Samantha exclaims, "But it wasn't me! I went to the tree, but there was no letter there for me to answer! I looked all over for you but couldn't find you. I didn't know what to do!" Gerard, shocked, starts to say, "Then it must have been...". Samantha interrupts him, finishing his sentence,"...Joanna Mills! She's really come back!".


Episode 1174/1175
1840
(COL 24/DISK 4 #1)

Tape Date: December 18, 1970
Air Date: December 24, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
David Selby as Quentin Collins
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Virginia Vestoff as Samantha Drew Collins
John Beal as Judge Vail

Samantha fearfully asks, "What if she's here in the house? She'll come after me! She'll kill me!" Gerard asks why Joanna would do that. Samantha replies that it was she who stood in the way of Joanna and Quentin by refusing to give Quentin a divorce. She adds that Joanna is no doubt also angry at her for forging letters from her. There's a knock at the door. Gerard answers. It's Charles Dawson. Dawson takes out a piece of paper and tells them it's a court order for him to search Quentin's lab. Samantha takes him there, going through the door under the stairs. Leticia, who's just come in as Samantha and Dawson were leaving, remarks of Dawson, "That man! He has death in his eyes!" She accuses Gerard of knowing where Barnabas is, and demands that he tell her. He denies it.

The grandfather clock in the foyer shows 1:10. Dawson comes back from the lab holding some books. He goes into the drawing room and remarks to Gerard, who's alone in there, "I found some interesting things in there!" Gerard smiles and replies, "Of course. I put them in there earlier!" He asks, "Did Trask give you the letter?" Dawson replies, "Yes he did. He wants to testify tomorrow." Gerard asks, "Are you going to let him?" Dawson replies, gesturing to one of the books he's holding, "No. I have some much more important evidence to present!" Gerard remarks, "Leticia. She's becoming quite a pain in my side. "Dawson replies, "We'll have to do something about her". Gerard adds, "And quickly..."

Desmond is in his study looking through some law books and taking notes. Leticia comes rushing into the room, holding a piece of paper which she tells him is a summons she's just received to testify in court tomorrow. She wonders what it could be that the prosecution could want her to testify against Quentin about. She thinks and gasps, "It couldn't be about that head, could it?". Desmond replies, "No. How would they know about that?" He suggests to her that they probably want to talk about her second sight and link it to Quentin. He tells her that if she is asked about her second sight, to tell them it was nothing more than an act, a fake.

Samantha, still afraid of Joanna's ghost, begs Gerard to take her away from Collinsport immediately. Gerard replies, "Not now that things are getting fun!" He promises to take her away and marry her when everything is over.

In the courtroom, Desmond tells Quentin that he has the feeling the prosecutor is going to try something special today. He tells Quentin about Trask intercepting the letter he had written to the spirit of Joanna, but that he doesn't know if that's it or not.

The trial starts. Leticia is called to testify for the prosecution. Charles Dawson asks her about her second-sight act. Leticia replies that it's not real, that it's only a trick. Dawson then takes out a book and asks, "Have you ever seen this book?" Leticia replies that she doesn't think so. Dawson continues, "Perhaps the title would help you remember. It's called 'The Journal of Judah Zachary'". Leticia gasps. Dawson questions her about Judah Zachary and gets her to tell about the head Desmond had brought back from the Far East, about how it opened its eyes and had mysterious powers. Desmond protests that the head of Judah Zachary is irrelevant, that Judah Zachary has been dead for 150 years. Dawson replies that that isn't true. He opens the journal and tells the court that the first entry is dated July 16, 1688, four years before Judah Zachary's execution, but that the last entry is dated November 15, 1840. He concludes that Judah Zachary is alive today and possesses some living person. He calls Desmond to the stand. Desmond protests that he is the defending attorney. Dawson replies that this is a special trial and this is a special case, that he intends to prove that the spirit of Judah Zachary has possessed Quentin. The judge agrees. Desmond takes the stand. Dawson asks him why he brought the head. Desmond admits that it was Quentin who asked him to get it, but says it was only as a curio. Dawson gets him to tell the court about how the head opened its eyes and had mysterious powers. Dawson asks where the is head now. Desmond replies that it was destroyed in a secret underground tomb. Dawson asks that Desmond be disqualified as attorney for the defense and be charged with witchcraft. The tribunal confers, then the lead judge announces that Desmond is to be disqualified as defending attorney and arrested for witchcraft.


Christmas Day
December 25, 1970 Friday
No show aired.


Episode 1176
1840
(COL 24/DISK 4 #2)

Tape Date: December 17, 1970
Air Date: December 28, 1970 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Grayson Hall as Dr. Julia Hoffman
John Karlen as Desmond Collins
James Storm as Gerard Stiles (possessed by Judah Zachary)
Nancy Barrett as Leticia Faye
Lara Parker as Angelique "Valerie" Collins

Desmond now sits in a cell, arrested for witchcraft.

At Rose Cottage, Flora tells Gerard she is worried about how the trial is going. Gerard comforts her, telling her he's sure Desmond is doing the best he can. Flora worries about where Barnabas is. Leticia bursts into the room and tells her the bad new about Desmond being arrested for witchcraft too. Flora is shocked and asks how that could have happened. Leticia replies that they somehow found out about that head he brought back from his travels.

Leticia visits Desmond in jail. Desmond tells her he suspects it is Gerard who is possessed by Judah Zachary and tells her that if they can find the head and prove this, they can get Quentin released. He tells her to go check if it's still in the secret tomb, that if it isn't, Gerard probably has it.

Flora visits Desmond. She tells him not to worry, she'll hire the best lawyer possible to defend him. He tells her he doesn't know how the journal turned up in Quentin's lab, that he had it. He suggests that it was Gerard who took it, saying that it disappeared when he had that mysterious attack, and tells her the only people there at the time were her and Gerard. Desmond tells her they're being set up, but that he can't prove it.

Angelique, realizing Gerard has been possessed by Judah Zachary and thinking she can use the fact that he used to love her to seduce him into telling her where Barnabas is, goes into the drawing room where he is and tries to seduce him. She asks him, "Have you ever been in love?" He replies that he was in love with a woman once, a long, long time ago, but that he eventually came to hate her and that he hates her still. Angelique, hearing this, gives up, realizing it wouldn't work.

Leticia returns to Collinwood and tells Angelique and Julia, who are in the drawing room, about what's happened. She tells them that she's gone to check the secret tomb and that the head of Judah Zachary is no longer there. She remarks that they must find it and prove that Gerard is possessed by Judah Zachary. Angelique, saying Gerard has gone to Rose Cottage, volunteers to go search his room for it. She leaves. Leticia suggests to Julia that they go look in Quentin's lab and remove anything else that might be incriminating. Julia agrees and adds that they'll also get to know what's in there so they'll know if the prosecution plants anything there in the future.

In the lab, Leticia sees the "Staircase through time" and remarks on how strange it is, a staircase in the middle of the room leading to a door in the middle of the wall. A strange expression comes over her face and she starts up the stairs. Julia grabs her and stops her. Leticia snaps back to normal. Julia asks her what happened. Leticia replies, "I don't know. I thought I heard something..." Julia asks what. Leticia replies that she doesn't know, but that she's afraid and is going to leave. Angelique comes into the room and announces that she's searched Gerard's room but found nothing. Leticia, still frightened, leaves. Julia explains the staircase to Angelique and tells her she had used to to come to this time. She explains how it had appeared in the playroom the night Gerard's ghost was destroying Collinwood, how she went up the stairs, through the door and found herself in the 19th century.

At Rose Cottage, Leticia offers to read Gerard's future using an ordinary deck of playing cards. She deals a few cards and announces, "You will marry a woman who hates you." Gerard becomes angry at this.

Leticia goes to jail and tells Desmond that she's just read Gerard's future and that it's different from the future she read a few months ago. She tells him that she's certain now that Gerard is a different person, that the future she just read is different because it's the future of a different man, that it's the future of Judah Zachary. Desmond growls, "OH, I'd like to kill him!" But Leticia replies that it's not Gerard's fault. She reminds him that both he and she were once under the head's control too. She tells him they must find a way to save Gerard.

In Quentin's lab, Angelique leaves, saying she wants to find out if Trask knows anything about Barnabas' disappearance. After Angelique leaves, Julia hears footsteps coming from behind the door at the top of the "Staircase through Time". Julia gasps, "Someone's coming!" The door starts to open. Julia wonders aloud, "But who? Who?"


Episode 1177
1840
(COL 24/DISK 4 #3)

Tape Date: December 16, 1970
Air Date: December 29, 1970 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Henry Kaplan
Donna Wandrey as Roxanne Drew
Grayson Hall as Julia Hoffman
Lara Parker as Angelique Collins
Thayer David as Professor Stokes
James Storm as Gerard Stiles

A man walks through the door. Julia warmly calls out, "Elliot!". It is Professor Stokes. Stokes tells her that he came to help her because he had found Flora's journal in the ruins of Collinwood and read in it that Barnabas Collins had disappeared and was never seen again. Julia asks him how he learned about the stairs. Stokes tells her that Barnabas had told him about them before going back in time. He tells her that he waited in the playroom for over 36 hours for the stairs to appear. Julia tells him about Quentin and Desmond being arrested and tried for witchcraft. She tells him she must give him a complete history. She tells him she'll tell everyone he's a university professor she knew from Philadelphia. Suddenly, someone starts to turn the doorknob. Gerard's voice demands, "Who's in here? Why is this door locked?"

Julia lets Gerard in. He looks around and sees that she's apparently alone in the room. He remarks to her, "I thought I heard you talking to someone." She holds up a book and replies, "It's a bad habit of mine. I always read aloud when I'm alone." He asks her what she's doing here. She tells him she's looking for any move evidence against Quentin that might be here. He asks her what she intended to do with any evidence she might have found. She replies, "Destroy it, of course. That's what you would've done, wouldn't you?" Gerard answers that it is, that that happens to be why he came here too.

Julia and Gerard, having left Quentin's lab, are in the foyer. Julia mentions to Gerard, "Oh, by the way. A friend of mine from Philadelphia, a Professor T. Elliot Stokes, is coming here to visit me. He'll be arriving at 9:30 tonight. I just received a letter from him this morning." Gerard , looking suspicious, replies, "Yes, the mails are dreadfully slow, aren't they?" He asks, "Any relation to Ben Stokes?" Julia replies that he is, that that's how they became friends at the college, that when he learned her name was "Collins", he told her he had to have an uncle who worked for a Collins family. Gerard remarks, "It's strange that he wasn't at Ben's funeral". Julia explains that she sent him a letter informing Stokes of his uncle's passing and funeral, but he was abroad and didn't get the letter until he returned. Gerard tells her he'll have a room prepared for Stokes and leaves.

Angelique comes into the foyer and Julia, telling her she has something to talk to her about, takes her into the drawing room and closes the doors. She tells her about Professor Stokes coming. She warns her that he knows Barnabas from the future, but doesn't know about his being a vampire. She adds that he knows HER from he future too, and knows she's a witch. She tells her they'll have to give him some story explaining why she's here and married to Barnabas. She tells her she'll have to lie that she's Cassandra and is obsessed with him and followed him here

Julia brings some period clothing to Stokes. She tells her the story about Angelique. She tells about him everything that has happened. When she mentions the name "Judah Zachary", Stokes exclaims, "Judah Zachary! The warlock?" Julia, surprised, replies, "Yes. You've heard about him?" Stokes replies, "Of course. Occult history is my specialty. Judah Zachary was tried and beheaded for witchcraft in 1692 in Bedford, Massachusetts. His head was supposed to retain his powers, but it disappeared." Julia tells him about Desmond bringing the head back from the Far East, how it exerted its power over many people, including her, and how she suspects that it's possessing Gerard now, though the court believes it's possessing Quentin. Stokes asks what evidence there is against Quentin. Julia summarizes it. Stokes asks if Daphne is here. Julia replies that she is. She tells him she's going to take him into town, where he's to wait and take a coach later which will bring him to Collinwood at 9:30. Stokes asks, "And she's in love with Gerard?" Julia tells him, "No. She fears Gerard. She loves Quentin." Stokes remarks that it's the most complicated puzzle he's ever encountered.

The clock in the foyer shows 9:15. Julia is sitting in the drawing room. She has fallen asleep. She has a dream in which she awakens to hear Roxanne's voice calling to her. She finds Roxanne at the front doorway begging her, "He's dying, Julia, Barnabas is dying! Follow me!". Julia follows her out of the house and into town. They are standing in a street in front of a wall bearing a sign saying "Office for rent". Roxanne tells Julia, "There is little time! You must hurry!" Suddenly, Julia finds herself shaken awake. She looks up and finds Angelique standing over her, saying, "Julia! You fell asleep!" Julia moans, "Oh no! She was taking me to Barnabas! You ruined it!" She explains to Angelique what happened. Angelique tells her, "We must go to where she took you!". Julia protests, "But it's almost 9:30. Stokes will be coming soon." Angelique asks, "What's more important, Stokes or Barnabas?" Julia agrees, "Barnabas" and they leave. Gerard sees them leaving and smiles.

It's 9:30. Stokes arrives. He meets Gerard in the foyer and they introduce themselves to each other. Gerard tells Stokes Julia isn't here, nor is Barnabas, who has mysteriously disappeared. Gerard tries to trip Stokes up and asks, "I trust your journey from Baltimore was pleasant." Stokes corrects him, "Philadelphia". Gerard says, "Oh yes, Philadelphia". Gerard asks Stokes about Julia's life in Philadelphia, saying he's always been curious about it because Julia's always seemed reticent to discuss it.

Julia leads Angelique along the trail Roxanne led her. They find themselves on the street where Julia and Roxanne were in the dream. Julia points out the "Office for Rent" sign to Angelique and tells her she knows they're in the right place because she remembers the sign. They don't know where to go from here and call for Roxanne's spirit to come and show them the way. They do not notice that a few buildings down is a one bearing the sign "Trask Funeral Home".

In the cellar of the Funerary Chapel, Roxanne's spirit is standing in front of the wall where Barnabas is entombed and wails, "Oh, Barnabas, why doesn't Julia come? You have so little time..."


Episode 1178
1840
(COL 24/DISK 4 #4)

Tape Date: December 23, 1970
Air Date: December 30, 1970 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
James Storm as Gerard Stiles
John Beal as Judge Vail

Trask goes into the cellar to see if Barnabas is still alive. He finds he is, but is very weak.

Gerard visits Quentin in jail. Pretending to be a friend, he suggests that they seek a postponement in view of the fact he has no attorney, Desmond having been arrested too. Quentin asks if there's been any new about Barnabas. Gerard replies, "No, he just seems to have disappeared". Gerard leaves. Quentin moans, "First me, then Desmond and Barnabas..." He wonders if the head of Judah Zachary could be behind this and targeting them one by one...

Gerard goes to the courthouse, where Dawson is alone working late. Dawson remarks, "There's no need to drag this thing on." He tells Gerard they can end the trial with Quentin's conviction very quickly, that all they have to do is present proof of Quentin's possession by Judah Zachary. Gerard asks what kind of proof he's talking about. Dawson replies that all they have to do is plant the head of Judah Zachary in Quentin's lab and then "find" it there. Gerard looks uneasy. Dawson asks him what's wrong. Gerard replies, "And what do you think the court will do with the head after the trial?" Dawson replies, "Destroy it?" Gerard replies, "Of course" and vetoes the idea. Trask comes in. He remarks that Dawson is working late tonight and says, "You wouldn't have to if you'd just call me to testify. This trial would be over quickly if you would!" Dawson replies that he needn't be so anxious, that he'll get his chance to testify in 12 hours, that he's calling him to the stand tomorrow. Dawson finishes up and leaves. Trask is smiling broadly. Gerard asks him, "Why are you so happy?" Trask tell him, "I have the pleasure of telling you that Barnabas Collins is dead!" Gerard asks how he knows, but Trask refuses to tell him, saying he'd prefer to keep it a mystery.

The trial session begins. Quentin asks the court that the trial be postponed until he can find a new attorney. Dawson objects, saying Quentin is a witch and a postponement would give him the chance to cast spells. The court grants Quentin a postponement - until 1:00. Quentin exclaims, "One o'clock TODAY?!". The judge says yes. Quentin complains that that's only three hours from now, not enough time. The judge replies that if he can't find another attorney, he had two alternatives, either represent himself, or use a court appointed defense attorney, Silas Graham. Quentin exclaims, "Silas Graham???!!" Dawson asks, "What wrong with Silas Graham?" Quentin replies," Everyone knows he's incompetent!" The judge recesses the court until 1:00.

Gerard visits Quentin in jail. Gerard tells him he's searched high and low for an attorney to represent him, with no luck....

Gerard goes to Dawson and tells him, "I have the feeling that today is the day for the kill!" Dawson asks, "So Quentin didn't find another attorney?" Gerard grins and replies, "Of course not! I'm the one he asked to look for one for him!"

It is 1:00. The court reconvenes. Dawson asks who his opponent is. Quentin replies that he'll have to speak for himself, that he couldn't find an attorney in time for the trial. Dawson calls Trask to the stand to testify. Trask testifies about Lorna Bell, about how he saw her and Quentin together, how he heard them make an appointment to meet each other later, how she was later found dead with the mark of the devil on her forehead, how the mark matches that on Quentin's ring. He tells the court that the same mark was found next to Randall Drew's body, that Quentin was found kneeling next to the body. He testifies about how Daniel had a vision of Quentin killing Lorna Bell while he was next to a "Staircase through time" Quentin had built. Quentin objects, asking "If I am so powerful, why did I let him have the vision?" Dawson replies, "At that time you were beneficiary in his will and knew it, and you knew he had a weak heart and that such a vision would cause an attack. You were obviously trying to kill him in order to get the inheritance. Luckily, the heart attack the vision caused did not kill him."

Dawson asks Trask about Mordecai Grimes. Trask tells the court about how Quentin had always wanted Grimes' land, but that Grimes had always refused to sell. He testifies about how Grimes' cows all sickened and died. He tells them that it is obvious that Quentin had caused this, that Mordecai Grimes had told him that Quentin had threatened him. Quentin denies this, and asks that the last comment is hearsay and not admissible. The lead judge agrees and has it stricken from the record, saying that Mordecai Grimes will have the chance of saying Quentin threatened him if it happened when he testifies. Trask having finished his testimony, the judge asks Quentin if he would like to cross-examine the witness. Quentin asks for a short delay, saying he would prefer his attorney to cross-examine Trask. Dawson protests, "This is some sort of trick! He's already told you he hasn't been able to find an attorney!". Quentin replies, "I'm sorry if I gave the court that impression. What I meant was that I found an attorney, but he couldn't be here in time for the start of today's session" He begs the court for a short delay until his attorney arrives. Suddenly, a voice comes from the back of the room, "That won't be necessary, Quentin. I'm here." It is Barnabas!


Episode 1179/1180
1840
(COL 24/DISK 4 #5)

Tape Date: December 21, 1970
Air Date: December 31, 1970 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Henry Kaplan
Joan Bennett as Flora Collins
Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins
David Selby as Quentin Collins
Jerry Lacy as Lamar Trask
Humbert Allen Astredo as Charles Dawson
Lee Beery as Joanna Mills
John Beal as Judge Vail

 

Dawson objects, saying Barnabas is not a lawyer, but Barnabas tells the court that he has researched the law thoroughly and found that in Witchcraft trials, one merely need to be a citizen and not a lawyer to defend the accused. The court agrees, and asks Barnabas if he would like to cross-examine Trask. Barnabas replies that he would, that he would like to get a copy of Trask's testimony so he can do so. But Trask suddenly complains of being ill and tells the court he'll have to leave. Barnabas objects, saying he has the right to cross-examine the witness. The court agrees and adjourns until 10:00 tomorrow morning.

Barnabas accompanies Quentin to jail. Quentin asks, "What happened? I got a letter from Valerie telling me you'd be here, but where have you been?" Barnabas answers, "Trask has been holding me prisoner. Julia and Valerie found me and released me." Quentin asks, "Why didn't you go to the police?" Barnabas replies, "I choose not to." Quentin asks why, but Barnabas refuses to tell him, saying he has his reasons. He tells him they have something much more important to discuss, the trial. He tells him he's read Trask's testimony and says, "If it stands, it'll be a disaster for you!".

Barnabas goes to Trask's house and confronts him. He tells him he plans revenge for what he's done, but not now. He tells him he'll let him wait and suffer, knowing that the time will come, but not when...

Dawson goes to court early and asks Trask, who's there alone, "You asked me to come early . What do you want?" Trask tell him that he can't testify today. Dawson, shocked, tells him "You must! If you don't allow yourself to be cross-examined, your testimony will be stricken!" He tries to convince Trask to testify, saying the prosecution's case will fall apart without his testimony.

Barnabas goes to Rose Cottage to talk to Flora. Flora asks him where he's been. Barnabas lies that he's been out of town, that he was called away suddenly and didn't have a chance to tell anyone, not even Julia or Valerie. Flora tells him that Desmond is now in jail too, that they've found out about the head. She asks him to help Desmond. Barnabas replies that that won't be necessary, that Desmond is only in jail because of his association with Quentin, that if Quentin is found innocent, he'll be released too. He asks her who in the household had seen the head. Flora replies that she and Leticia did. Barnabas asks if it is possible Gerard might have seen it. Flora replies that she doesn't know and asks if he thinks Gerard has anything to do with what's happening to Quentin. Barnabas replies that he thinks so, but can't prove it. He asks when Gerard and Trask became such good friends Flora tells him it was then night Trask discussed his father's disappearance when he learned that Gerard claimed to have some occult powers, that he became very interested in this. Barnabas asks her to tell him everything about that night.

The next day in court, Charles Dawson tell the court that Lamar Trask is now well and is ready to testify. He calls Trask to the stand for cross-examination by Barnabas. Barnabas asks, "Is it true that you have accused Quentin of dabbling in the occult?" Trask replies that that is true. Barnabas asks "Do you then believe that dabbling in the occult is equivalent to Witchcraft?" Trask replies that he believes it leads to it in most cases. Barnabas asks, "Is it true that you have held a sťance to contact your late father?" Trask admits that he had. Barnabas asks, "Were you successful?" Trask admits that it was, that they heard his father's voice warning them to beware of evil. Barnabas asks, "This means you have successfully practiced the occult. Does this mean you are guilty of Witchcraft?" Trask exclaims, "NO!" Barnabas replies that one can use the same reasoning with Quentin, that dabbling in sťances cannot be used as evidence to prove that he is guilty of Witchcraft and asks that all references to sťances be stricken from all testimony. The court agrees.

Dawson tells the court that he has a new piece of evidence. He asks Trask about the letter he found. Trask explains that he learned that Quentin was trying to communicate with the dead by leaving a letter in a tree and lay in wait and saw a spirit leave a letter there. Dawson enters the letter as evidence, along with a self-portrait of Joanna drawn by her while she was in the asylum, telling the court that they can use the signature on the portrait to compare the handwriting in the letter to, and a death certificate to prove she is dead. Dawson remarks, "Holding a sťance to communicate with the dead is one thing, but this proves that Quentin Collins has actually raised the dead. I move that this PROVES that he is guilty of Witchcraft since only through Witchcraft can one raise the dead. I ask that, due to the strength of this evidence, no more testimony is necessary and the court come to a decision NOW!" Barnabas objects, "YOU CAN'T DO THAT!", but his objection is overruled. Quentin whispers caustically to him, "I've been here longer than you have. They can do whatever they want..."

After conferring with the other members of the tribunal, the lead judge Judge Vail announces "The court has come to a decision. Due to the testimony that has just been given...." He suddenly stops when he notices that a woman has walked into the courtroom. He demands, "What do you want?" The woman answers, "I have come to offer testimony in this case. My name is Joanna Mills."
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