Dark Shadows

Season 1 Episode 1

Episode One (Pilot)

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Aired Friday 8:00 PM Jan 13, 1991 on NBC
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Episode One (Pilot)
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Collins family caretaker Willie Loomis is convinced an old Collins family legend is true: that family treasure is buried within a mausoleum dating back some two-hundred years. Obsessed with finding these riches, Willie enters a secret room in the mausoleum and, in the process of opening a chained coffin where he believes the treasure is, releases vampire Barnabas Collins. Meanwhile, newly-hired governess Victoria Winters gets acquainted with the Collins family - in particular, eleven-year-old David Collins, the troubled boy she will be tutoring. David claims to know a girl named Sarah, who mysteriously is only visible to him. Upon being released from his 200-year slumber, Barnabas now introduces himself to the Collins family as a distant relative from England and begins to romance the beautiful new governess, who bears a remarkable resemblance to his fiancee, Josette DuPres. In the meantime, the town of Collinsport is being terrorized by a series of deadly attacks - the victims losing several pints of blood by way of a strange bite, neither animal nor human ...moreless

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Stefan Gierasch

Stefan Gierasch

Professor Michael Woodard

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Wayne Tippet

Wayne Tippet

Dr. Hiram Fisher

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Rebecca Staab

Rebecca Staab

Daphne Collins

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Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones

Sam Evans

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Michael Cavanaugh

Michael Cavanaugh

Sheriff George Patterson

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Julianna McCarthy

Julianna McCarthy

Mrs. Johnson

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