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grander guignol
Jun 29, 2015
Penny Dreadful "And Hell Itself My Only Foe" Review: Friends Til the End (PHOTO RECAP)
The gang joined forces to save one of their own! Also a bug crawled out of a ghost-zombie's mouth.
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grander guignol
Jun 22, 2015
Penny Dreadful "Memento Mori" Review: True Defective (PHOTO RECAP)
This Eva Green-free episode still contained enough twists and show-stopping monologues to make it the best Penny Dreadful episode yet.
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Penny Dreadful Series Premiere Review: A Night to Dismember
Showtime is taking a stab at supernatural horror drama, and so far, the result is bloody terrific.
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grander guignol
Jun 16, 2015
Penny Dreadful "Little Scorpion" Review: Desolation Vacation (PHOTO RECAP)
An ordinary vacation in the bogs wasn't quite the relaxing time Vanessa and Ethan had in mind. Plus, Lily developed a frightening new fetish!
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literary heroes
May 19, 2014
Penny Dreadful "Seance" Review: A Protean Nightmare Society
"Seance" was even better than the pilot and featured an instant classic, 10-minute show-stopper of a scene.
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It's over
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​Penny Dreadful Series Finale Review: Unhappily Ever After (PHOTO RECAP)
The series ends surprisingly... and maybe like it was late for a dinner reservation?
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grander guignol
May 26, 2015
Penny Dreadful "Evil Spirits In Heavenly Places" Review: Scandal at the Ping-Pong Club (PHOTO RECAP)
After last week's pit-stop in macabre flashback town, Vanessa and the gang find themselves newly provoked by the witches!
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grander guignol
Jun 09, 2015
Penny Dreadful "Glorious Horrors" Review: The Bluest Ball (PHOTO RECAP)
Dorian Gray threw a ball and too many monsters attended. Plus Ethan wolfed out again!
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grander guignol
Jun 02, 2015
Penny Dreadful "Above the Vaulted Sky" Review: Puppetry of the Heinous (PHOTO RECAP)
Everybody in Victorian London became extremely horny this week! Plus, puppetry has never been more disgusting.
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Episode 9 Season 3
The Blessed Dark
Aired
6.19.2016
Episode 8 Season 3
Perpetual Night
Aired
6.19.2016
Episode 7 Season 3
Ebb Tide
Aired
6.12.2016
Episode 6 Season 3
No Beast So Fierce
Aired
6.5.2016
Episode 5 Season 3
This World Is Our Hell
Aired
5.29.2016
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Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.