In the era of Hammer Films, the ABC gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows" was a hit from 1966-1971!
(Wikipedia) It was unprecedented in daytime television when ghosts were introduced about six months after it began. The series became hugely popular when vampire Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) appeared a year into its run. Dark Shadows also featured werewolves, zombies, man-made monsters, witches, warlocks, time travel, and a parallel universe.
New generations are rediscovering the nostalgic, moody, campy and brooding series.
A classic line - Barnabas Collins: For most men, time moves slowly, oh so slowly, they don't even realize it. But time has revealed itself to me in a very special way. Time is a rushing, howling wind that rages past me, withering me in a single, relentless blast, and then continues on. I've been sitting here passively, submissive to its rage, watching its work. Listen! Time, howling, withering!
I'll have to check out some old episodes.ReplyDelete
my mom used to watch this and i was very young when i started watching it. i didn't understand what was happening, but it had me hooked.ReplyDelete
Hi, old neighborhood kid ran across his little sister's best friend's mom's website after looking stuff up on the paranormal after having a few strange occurrences happening! Any way I am glad to see you doing what you love, writing, and glad to know someone in the paranormal circle.. Looks like you are doing well having a lot of fun, and most important are happy! Back at the old house again.... strange.. take care!ReplyDelete
-Jivan aka Tio Oso
Hey Jivan; hope all is going well. It seems no one leaves the old neighborhood. Alex owns a home there too.Delete
yeah, seems strange being back here AGAIN. Have had some weird occurrences happen over the past couple years.... to strange to be coincidence, and got rated as being "psychic" by a licensed therapist.... uhm.... maybe shouldn't post that, but my email is email@example.com (inspired by Ed Roth) if you ever want to hear about them. Take care!Delete
I used to rush home from school to watch the show. I had a mad crush on Quentin Collins.ReplyDelete
Lemme guess, it was the muttonchops, right?Delete