1840 / 1840 PT


Jerry Lacy


Sam Hall


Lela Swift


January 26, 1971


January 18, 1971


Complete: Disc 122
Collection 25: Disc 2

1197 B
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Angelique brings the head of Judah Zachery and interrupts the execution.

Synopsis Edit

The great house of Collinwood in the year 1840. On this night, in the courtyard behind the Collinsport jail, Gerard Stiles has come to witness the final success of his plan to bring about the downfall of the Collins family, for Quentin and Desmond Collins are to be publicly beheaded.

Valerie brings the head of Judah Zachery and interrupts the execution. Valerie explains that Gerard is possessed by the Judah and explains that she was once Judah's follower. Desmond grabs a gun from one of the guards and shoots Gerard, the head of Judah changes to a skull. Judah leaves Gerard's body, Gerard apologizes to Quentin for all that has happened and dies in Quentin's arms. Quentin and Desmond are released.

Barnabas happens upon the events of Parallel Time, where he witnesses Bramwell Collins's return after 5 years away. His fiancee, Catherine Harridge embraces him passionately, but suddenly informs him of her plans to marry his cousin, Morgan Collins. Bramwell swears to win her back.

Barnabas watches that sad reunion and realizes that his one true love has always been Angelique. Not Josette, not Maggie, not Vicki or Roxanne - it has always truly been Angelique. He journeys to the courthouse to tell her, but is quickly informed by the judge that she has been released.

Overwhelmed by his feelings for Angelique, Barnabas returns to Collinwood to confess his love for his wife. He is met by Quentin and Daphne, who are about to depart for their new life together. They inform him of Valerie's freedom, and reveal that she is waiting for him. With a full heart, Barnabas wishes the lovers happiness in their new life, then goes to meet his beloved. Just as he begins to reveal his true love for her, Lamar Trask arrives and shoots her.

Memorable quotes Edit

Daphne: You saw something in Parallel Time?
Barnabas: Yes, and it made me realize something I've always known, but never admitted.
Quentin: What are you talking about?
Barnabas: Someone I love. I must go to her and tell her.

Dramatis personae Edit

Background information and notes Edit

Production Edit

Story Edit

  • In Parallel Time, Bramwell's father is named Barnabas. According to Bramwell, Barnabas was driven to his grave by the rest of the Collins family. Since then they have devoted themselves to making Bramwell and his mother miserable. Justin Collins loved Bramwell, he was the one exception, but before he could give Bramwell a place in the business an accident involving Justin occurred, and from that day on Justin's sons have seen that Bramwell stayed the poor relation.
  • TIMELINE: It was last night when Judah made Angelique mortal.

Bloopers and continuity errors Edit

  • A coughing from off-stage can be heard several times during the execution scene.
  • Lights can be seen above Quentin head as Angelique arrives.
  • In parallel time, while Bramwell and Catherine are talking, you can see either a camera or a teleprompter briefly appear on the right of the screen.
  • When the execution scene was reenacted, only Gerard was seen, now you can see other cast members present.

External Links Edit

The Dark Shadows Daybook - Episode 1197

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