Category Archives: Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows: Daphne Discovers the Alternate Dimension

In the aftermath of his elder brother Quentin being found guilty of witchcraft and the family estate subsequently coming under the control of Gerard Stiles, Gabriel Collins seethes with resentment. Gerard, who is the real warlock around here, set Quentin … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: Warlocks and Witchcraft Trials

In 1840, Gerard Stiles, possessed by the warlock Judah Zachary, wants revenge against the Collins family since a Collins was among the judges who condemned Zachary 150 years earlier. He’s setting up Quentin Collins to be accused, convicted, and beheaded … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: The Head

Barnabas Collins and Julia Hoffman are time traveling again, this time to 1840 to prevent events that will lead to the destruction of Collinwood in 1970. Aside from preventing Quentin’s murder in 1897, they really don’t have a good track … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: 1840

When Julia Hoffman escaped into the past via a transdimensional stairway just as Collinwood was overrun by an undead pirate horde*, I said that she’d gone to 1841. Well, I was wrong. It’s only the autumn of 1840, which means … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: The Destruction of Collinwood

Dr. Julia Hoffman and Barnabas Collins return from a week-long visit to 1995 with horrible news about the future of the Collins family. Some time before the end of 1970, the following will occur: Collinwood will become an abandoned ruin. … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows… In the Future!

Their future, our past. After escaping from Collinwood in the alternate dimension just as it was burning down around them, Barnabas Collins and Julia Hoffman discover that they haven’t returned home after all. They now find themselves in a long … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: Getting Out of that Alternate Dimension

Over in the divergent reality version of Collinwood, alt-Angelique is becoming highly suspicious that her long-serving and trusty housekeeper Miss Hoffman isn’t the woman she’s known for years. She’s right, of course; this is our Dr. Julia Hoffman, who followed … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: Thinning out the Alternate Dimension Cast

In the alternate reality version of Collinwood, Angelique Collins, who has returned from the dead and is posing as her twin sister Alexis, is working to poison her former husband’s second marriage. She does this in a variety of nasty … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: More Alternate Dimensions

Barnabas Collins has entered an alternate universe via an empty room at Collinwood. Unfortunately, he gets locked up in a coffin almost immediately by this universe’s Will Loomis and doesn’t get to see all the interesting goings-on that the Collins … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows: An Alternate Dimension

Collinwood is a huge estate, but the more I see of it, the greater its state of disrepair becomes evident. It’s not only the number of disused outbuildings we’ve seen on the show; the main house itself is mostly empty. … Continue reading

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