Grayson Hall


Gordon Russell


Lela Swift


October 6, 1969


September 24, 1969


Complete: Disc 88
Collection 16: Disc 4

We have 27 images of Dark Shadows 856

Count Petofi delights in his new body, while Quentin languishes in his.

Synopsis Edit

Collinwood near the turn of the century. All who live in the great house have come to know the terror that can be inflicted by Count Petofi. But no one knows it better than Quentin Collins, who this night is menaced by the most terrible of Petofi's powers.

Count Petofi and Quentin's minds switch bodies. Quentin (Petofi) tells Petofi (Quentin) that he will be using his body to travel to the future. Petofi reveals that Quentin's portrait has conferred immortality on his body.

Petofi (Quentin) tries to convince Magda that he is really Quentin, but she doesn't believe him; later Beth does not believe him either.

Memorable quotes Edit

Dramatis personae Edit

Background information and notes Edit

Production Edit

  • Final appearance of character Magda Rakosi, her voice will be heard for the final time in 887.

Story Edit

Bloopers and continuity errors Edit

  • After Count Petofi, his body now inhabited by the mind of Quentin, puts on the eyeglasses that Aristede hands to him, two loud coughs are heard coming from off camera.

External Links Edit

Dark Shadows - Episode 856 on the IMDb

Dark Shadows Everyday - Episode 856 - The Switcheroo

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