Dark Shadows was a daytime soap opera on ABC-TV which aired weekdays during the afternoon. With vampires, witches, warlocks, werewolves, and other supernatural creatures, it became a surprising phenomenon, lasting for five years before it was cancelled. The show revolves around Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid), a guilt-ridden 175-year-old vampire who longs to be human again and returns to his estate after being chained inside a coffin for nearly 200 years.
Julia finds herself in 1840. Gabriel Collins (wheel chair bound) tries to force Ben Stokes to tell Daniel Collins that Quentin is dead (apparently Quentin and his son Tad have died at sea). Daniel (Quentin and Gabriel’s father) is apparent ill (mentally and physically). Julia tells Ben Stokes that she is a friend of Barnabas Collins; Ben agrees to help her. Later Daniel Collins escapes and everyone looks for him; someone attempts to strangle Julia.
Ben stops Daniel from harming Julia; Daniel mistakes her for his wife who he killed ten years earlier. During the struggle one of Julia’s earrings falls off and Gabriel later finds it. Gerard is a clairvoyant. Julia and Stokes devise a story that she is Julia Collins, brother to Barnabas, both of whom are cousins from England. Julia goes to Barnabas’ coffin and plans to release him.
Julia opens Barnabas’ coffin, he does not recognize her and tries to kill her. Ben stops Barnabas from killing her. Julia introduces herself as “Julia Collins,” a cousin from England. Julia and Ben decide that they must chain Barnabas back in his coffin, but at dawn they find his coffin gone. Gerard finds the matching earring in Julia’s room and starts to suspect her.
Ben tries to convince Barnabas that he must be chain in his coffin, he refuses. Gerard and Leticia make plans to “get money” that is at Collinwood. In 1970 Barnabas decides he must go back to in time. Carolyn is mentally unstable, and Quentin tries to hang himself. Barnabas uses the I Ching wands to attempt to get back to 1840. In the trance Barnabas sees Julia’s grave in 1840.
Barnabas is unable to go back to 1840, Barnabas and Stokes find Julia’s grave in the graveyard. In 1840 Julia meets Roxanne. Lamar Trask expects to marry Roxanne, but she detests him. Lamar Trask tells Julia that he expects to get revenge for the disappearance of his father in 1797. Barnabas meets Roxanne and falls in love with her, later he bites her.
Gerard tries to romance Samantha, knowing that she is the heir to the Collins fortune (now that Quentin is dead). Gabriel tells Gerard that he knows his real name is Ivan Miller a known swindler; he blackmails him. Gabriel has Gerard get arsenic and plans to have him use it to kill Samantha. Barnabas plans to make Roxanne a vampire and take her away with him; Barnabas bites Roxanne again and leaves her to die.
Ben shows Julia a note from Barnabas explain what he plans to do. Samantha finds Roxanne nearly dead; however when Samantha returns with Gerard for help she is gone. Julia is able to give Roxanne a transfusion. Barnabas finds that Julia is interfering with his plans and tries to attack her, but something stops him and he fall to the floor.
Barnabas tells Julia that he has used the I Ching and was able to travel back in time from 1970. Desmond Collins (Flora’s son) returns to Collinsport with a disembodied head to give to Quentin; Flora tells him that Quentin is dead. Barnabas introduces himself as Julia’s brother. Julia tries to hypnotize Roxanne, later she finds Roxanne missing. Roxanne wanders into Collinwood and claims she knows Barnabas. Desmond becomes suspicious of Barnabas and Julia. Flora is frightened by the head.
Ben is upset by the presence of the head. Barnabas meets Daniel, who remembers him from when he was a child in 1797, Barnabas tells him that he is the son of the Barnabas he knew. Gerard explains how he saw Quentin and Tad were lost at sea during a sever storm. Ben remembers a time many years earlier when a disembodied head was associated with several murders. Ben decides the head must be destroyed; Ben is tormented in the woods by the head.
Gabriel tells Gerard he wants him to kill Samantha soon, he agrees. Ben is found dead; it appears as if he tried to cut his own head off. Gabriel is surprised to find that Gerard and Samantha have been married.
Gabriel tells Daniel that Ben is dead and that Samantha has married Gerard; Daniel tells Gabriel that he approved of the marriage. Desmond finds a note left behind by Ben telling him that the head must be destroyed. Gabriel and Desmond make plans against Gerard. Samantha and Gerard are shocked when Quentin shows up at Collinwood.
Quentin explains that he and survived. Quentin finds that Samantha has married Gerard. Quentin tells Samantha that she will have to choose between him and Gerard; she decides to go to Boston to be with Tad (avoiding making a choice). Barnabas goes to the chapel to view Ben’s body. Barnabas finds that Quentin has returned to Collinwood. Barnabas sees Daphne in the woods.
Barnabas questions Daphne about Gerard, she does not know he is. It is revealed that Quentin was responsible for Gabriel ending up in the wheelchair when they were children. Quentin is disturbed by a note that he finds. Desmond has a dream in which the Head says “you must help me.”
Desmond starts to act erratically. Daniel is happy to find that Quentin is alive. Daniel tells Desmond about several strange murders that centered around a disembodied head in 1803. Desmond finds Daphne working at the local newspaper, where he has gone to do some research about the head. Desmond finds out from Daniel that the head once possessed Otis Greene. Daphne secret writes that she plans to kill Quentin.
Leticia walks in on Desmond and senses evil, later she finds the Head of Judah Zachary. Lamar suspects that Barnabas is linked with the evil that is happening in Collinsport, and that Roxanne knows more than she is telling. Leticia uses her powers to tell Lamar where his father’s body is at, Barnabas interrupts before she can reveal any more. Desmond forces Otis Greene to tell him where the body of Judah Zachary is at; he dies shortly after seeing the head.
Desmond tries to find the body of Judah from the clues that Otis Greene gave him before he died. Gabriel believes that Samantha is going to choose Gerard to stay with. Desmond asks Gabriel to help him decipher Otis Greene’s dying words. Desmond finds a secret under cave in a graveyard, and mask encrusted with jewels.
Desmond hires a local man, Tim Braithwaite to help him move the coffin with the body of Judah. Lamar, Flora and Gerard have a seance to contact the Reverend Trask; during the seance Trask says that an evil will walk again soon. Tim removes the mask from Judah’s coffin, the body then kills him. The body emerges from the underground cave.
Desmond returns to find Tim dead and the body gone; he decides he must destroy the head, he later finds it missing. Desmond tells Quentin about the head, they make plans to destroy Judah. Samantha has made the decision who she plans to stay married to.
Samantha chooses Gerard. Quentin tries to stop Samantha from taking Tad, she tells Quentin that Tad is not his son. Samantha makes plans to secretly leave Collinwood with Tad; Gabriel overhears this and reports it to Quentin. Hortense, the Collins governess, is attacked by Judah’s body in the woods.
Quentin reminds Samantha not to get any ideas about leaving with Tad. Quentin tells Barnabas about Judah and his headless body. Julia warns Daphne to leave town and not to accept a job as governess at Collinwood as it will lead to her death. Quentin offers Daphne the position of governess, she accepts. Angelique goes to secret room in the Collins mausoleum and finds Barnabas’ coffin gone.
Angelique has Laszlo help find what happened to Barnabas. Leticia has the head and is under its power; she is able to find Judah’s body and returns in to the underground cave. Angelique introduces herself at Collinwood Barnabas’ wife. Leticia brings the head to the body in the cave.
Angelique introduces herself as Valerie Collins to Daniel Collin, he recognizes her from his childhood; Valerie makes him forget. Julia finds there is a curse on families of the jurors who convicted Judah Zachery. Valerie shows up at the Old House to the surprise of Barnabas and Julia. Leticia tricks Julia into going to the cave where Judah’s head and body is.
Julia comes under the power of Judah, and she is to help join the head and the body. Quentin finds that Joanna killed herself (a woman who once had an affair with). Daphne moves into Collinwood with renewed plans to secretly kill Quentin. Samantha learns that Gerard only married her for the money. Gerard finds a gun in Daphne’s purse. Quentin finds another note from Joanna.
Lamar continues to investigate Barnabas to find the truth about the disappearance of her father. Lamar tells Roxanne that Barnabas is married to Valerie. Valerie finds that Barnabas is in love with Roxanne. Quentin receives another note from Joanna. Angelique causes the wounds on Roxanne’s neck to reopen. Angelique tells Barnabas that he must be her faithful husband, otherwise Roxanne will die and become a vampire.
Julia has prepared a laboratory to reunite the head and body of Judah Zachery. Leticia dreams that they need the mask to succeed making Judah live. Leticia searches for the mask and finds it at Rose Cottage, Gerard catches her as she tries to leave with it.
Gerard follows Leticia to the underground vault, however he loses her in the cemetery. Gerard suspects that Daphne is using a false name. Quentin tells Gerard about Joanna Mills and how he has been haunted by her. During a lighting storm Julia brings Judah back to life.
Gerard finds out information about Judah Zachery and jeweled mask. Barnabas discovers that Julia is under Judah’s power. Gerard finds the underground cave, Judah awakes and tries to stop him from taking the mask. Gerard accidentally sets the underground vault on fire.
Judah is destroyed in the fire, Julia is released from his power. Gerard has a dream in which Judah tells him he must find something. Roxanne reluctantly agrees to marry Lamar Trask. Gerard returns to the underground vault and retrieves the mask.
Gerard brings the head and the mask back to Rose Cottage. Julia tries to talk Roxanne out of marrying Trask. Roxanne goes to Barnabas telling him she still loves him; Valerie catches them together. Roxanne tells Trask that she cannot marry him. Valerie causes the wounds on Roxanne’s neck to open again and die. Barnabas and Julia plan to keep her from rising as a vampire. Gerard reads in Judah’s journal that he will live again. Trask believes that Barnabas is responsible for Roxanne’s death. Under the in"uence of Judah, Gerard calls Valerie Miranda.
Valerie (aka Angelique, aka Miranda) remembers that her real name is Miranda, a follower of Judah Zachery who testified against him in 1692. Amadeus Collins was a judge at Judah’s trial, he was convicted and swore to put a curse on the Collins family. Quentin finds another mysterious note telling him to meet them in the woods. Quentin is surprised to find Daphne in the woods. Gerard has a dream in which Judah tells him that he will control his mind
Gerard is determined to not let Judah posses him, he tosses the head off of Widow’s Hill. Carrie is fond of Gerard, however he asks Daphne out to dinner, which bothers Desmond. Gerard dreams that someone returns the head to him. When Gerard awakes Charles Dawson returns the head to him.
Gerard is forced to put the mask on and Judah takes possession of him. Gerard (Judah) plans to get revenge on the Collins family and Miranda. Trask overhears Lorna Bell and Quentin arrange a meeting. Charles and Gerard kill Lorna Bell as a sacrifice for the return of Judah. Trask suspects that Quentin is responsible for Lorna’s death (Quentin’s ring has the same mark that was found on Lorna’s body.
Randell Drew questions Barnabas about his sister Roxanne’s death. Julia admits to Angelique that she and Barnabas have come from 1970. Angelique causes Julia to fall asleep so that she cannot destroy Roxanne. When Julia arrives at Roxanne’s is waiting for her.
After being bitten by Roxanne, Valerie holds Julia captive; Valerie plans to let Julia die and become a vampire. Gerard plans to have Quentin beheaded as revenge against the Collins family. Barnabas suspects Valerie is responsible for Julia’s disappearance. Gerard and Charles summon the spirit of Amadeus Collins and discover that Valerie is Miranda DuVal, the woman who betrayed Judah in 1692.
Quentin shows Gerard the “staircase through time.” Gerard causes Lamar to dream that Quentin is a practicing witchcraft. Lamar tells his suspicions about Quentin to Samantha. Samantha tries to convince Daniel that Quentin is practicing witchcraft. Gerard causes Daniel to see a vision of Quentin killing Lorna Bell.
Daniel suffers an attack. Gerard causes Daphne to have a dream in which she loves him. Gerard tries to gain the affections of Edith Collins (Gabriel’s wife). Quentin sets a trap to find who has been delivering notes from Joanna; Daphne walks in.
Quentin realizes that it “could not be” Daphne. Quentin finds another note from Joanna. Daphne plans to make Quentin fall in love with her as part of her plan to kill him. Quentin purses Daphne’s affections. Carrie sees herself and Tad dead in a crystal ball. Quentin goes to see a doctor that treated Joanna before she died; when Quentin returns to Collinwood he accuses Daphne of being Joanna’s sister.
aphne admits that she is Joanna Mills sister and she came to kill Quentin. Daphne tells Quentin that she has not been leaving the letters from Joanna. Barnabas forces Laszlo to tell him where Julia is being held. Daphne finds a note addressed to her from Joanna. Barnabas finds Julia unconscious.
Roxanne tries to stop Barnabas from taking Julia away. Roxanne attacks Trask. Barnabas tells Randall that Roxanne is a vampire. Barnabas and Randall follow Trask as he is summoned by Roxanne. Randall waits for Roxanne to return to her coffin to destroy her.
Roxanne calls out to Barnabas’ name as Randall forces her to face the sunlight destroying her. Julia and Trask are released from Roxanne’s power. Randall finds that Banabas has locked Trask in the basement of the Old House. Trask hears strange sounds coming from a wall in the basement and is convinced that someone is behind it. Randall becomes suspicious of Barnabas. Quentin and Daphne hold a seance to contact Joanna Mills; the doors fly open, and a figure stands in the doorway.
The spirit of Joanna disappears. Desmond finds the journal of Judah Zachery in Gerard’s room, he takes it. Trask is convinced that Quentin is practicing witchcraft. Quentin tells Gerard that he is in love with Daphne; Gerard uses his power to make Daphne fall in love with him. Gerard uses voodoo to make Desmond choke; Gerard steals the journal of Judah Zachery.
Valerie finds that Julia is still alive. Julia tries to help Desmond who is still chocking. Leticia sees a vision of a voodoo doll on some stairs. Angelique sees a vision which leads her to believe that Judah is present at Collinwood. Trask finds the voodoo doll on Quentin’s stairway in time.
Trask takes the doll and plans to use it as proof that Quentin is practicing witchcraft; later he finds that it belongs to Quentin. Randall finds that Daphne is Joanna’s sister and plans to stop Quentin from destroying her life like Joanna’s. Randall investigates Trask’s accusations about Quentin; Desmond tells Randall that he suspects Gerard of the witchcraft. Randall finds the mask in Gerard’s room.
Edith finds Randall searching Gerard’s room. Mordecai Grimes accuses Quentin of using witchcraft to kill his cattle and the strange things going on in Collinsport. Edith tells Gerard that Randall was searching his room. Randall goes to the police with what he suspects about Quentin, however someone strangles him.
Trask finds Quentin standing over Randell’s body and accuses him of murder. Samantha believes that Quentin is guilty. The Constable releases Quentin after questioning him. Trask “convinces” Gabriel to tell the Constable that Quentin was planning to “stop” Randall before his death. Quentin is placed under arrest.
Daniel suspects that Quentin is guilty of the witchcraft at Collinwood. Daniel asks Gerard to help him find the truth out about Quentin; If Quentin is guilty Daniel plans to change his will. Gerard and Charles Dawson stage a seance in which Randall claims to have been killed by Quentin. Daniel plans to chose a new heir.
Gerard tells Gabriel that there is going to be a new heir; Gerard implies that it might be Gabriel. Valerie suspects that Gerard is Judah Zachery; she sends Laszlo to steal Gerard’s watch fob. While in jail Quentin receives another letter from Joanna. Daphne dreams that she will be with Gerard. Valerie performs a ceremony on Gerard’s watch fob to identify who Judah is; Gerard causes Valerie to see a vision of Quentin.
Valerie finds that the watch fob was given to Gerard by Quentin; Gerard leads Valerie to believe that Quentin is Judah. Daphne finds Joanna’s purse and gloves. Gabriel finds that Daniel is making a new will however he won’t be the heir. Gabriel gets out of his wheel chair and attacks Daniel; Gabriel admits that he killed Randall Drew.
Daniel dies and Gabriel destroys the new will. Edith becomes a follower of Gerard (Judah). The family fights over the whether to read Daniel’s will. Desmond reads the will and is shocked.
Daniel has left Gerard control of the Collins fortune until Tad is twenty-one years old (if Quentin is proven innocent of witchcraft then the fortune will return to him). Gerard performs a ceremony with Edith that causes Mildred Ward to die inside Quentin’s cell.
Trask finds Quentin standing over Mildred’s body. Desmond asks Daphne to watch Gerard, as they both believe he is the cause of witchcraft; Trask overhears them and reports this to Gerard. Gerard causes Daphne to have a dream in which she marries him. The Judge dismisses the murder charges against Quentin, however at Trask’s urging Quentin is charged with witchcraft.
Desmond is concerned that Quentin might be convicted of being a warlock. Carrie becomes attracted to Jeremy Grimes (son of Mordecai Grimes). Flora decides to write a book on vampires and holds a seance to summon Roxanne to find out who turned her into a vampire.
Roxanne’s spirit claims that Angelique was responsible for making her a vampire. Valerie refuses to help Quentin. Gerard again causes Daphne to dream that she loves him. Daphne finds another note from Joanna saying that she will be coming for her soon; she becomes frightened when she sees Joanna’s cape.
Samantha claims to have seen an evil spirit of a woman and claims that Daphne has caused it to come to Collinwood. Charles Dawson (Gerard’s friend) is named the prosecutor as Quentin’s trial begins. Samantha testifies against Quentin and claims that Daphne knows about the evil spirits that her husband has summoned.
Daphne is called to testify, she is forced to admit that she and Quentin held a seance to contact Joanna Mills. Samantha fires Daphne. Daphne has a dream in which she is happy with Gerard and sees a wedding gown, when she awakes she finds the dress at Collinwood.
Trask and Gerard suspect that Barnabas might be a vampire. Daphne starts to fall in love with Gerard, she kisses him. Gerard and Trask find Ben’s diary which lead them to find the Reverend Trask’s skeleton in the basement of the Old House.
Trask and Gerard discover that Barnabas is the vampire, and killed Trask. Gerard finds there is a secret room in the Old House where he suspects that Barnabas’ coffin is. Gerard goes to the Old House and finds that Barnabas in the middle of the daytime.
Julia finds that Valerie has lifted the vampire curse from him. Valerie claims that she lifted the curse only for his love and no other reason. Barnabas convinces that Gerard is possessed by Judah Zachery. Daniel’s ghost warns Gabriel not to try to break his will, and later claims he will make Gabriel die. Gabriel tries to strangle Gerard.
Leticia interrupts Gabriel before he can kill Gerard. Gerard visits Quentin in jail and assures him that he is still his friend. Daphne receives another note from Joanna and believes that Joanna wants to kill her. Gerard sets a trap; when someone creeps into Daphne’s room and tries to stab her, he is waiting.
Gerard finds that it was Samantha who has been trying to kill Daphne; Samantha claims she was just trying to scare Daphne. Samantha tells Gerard about Joanna and that Daphne is her sister; Samantha agrees to help destroy Quentin. Trask plans to avenge his father’s death. Trask traps Barnabas and prepares to wall him up like it was done to his father.
Trask walls up Barnabas. Julia searches for Barnabas, Quentin suspects that his disappearance was to keep Barnabas from testifying for him. Gerard tells Daphne that Joanna tried to kill him. Daphne and Quentin decide that she should leave a note for Joanna to help put her spirit at rest. Trask catches Daphne as she tries to leave a note for Joanna in a tree.
Trask plans to use the note as evidence that Quentin communicates with the dead, however Gerard has him return it to the tree so they can get further evidence. Valerie tells Julia about Judah and how she was once his follower. Gerard has Samantha dress up as Joanna go to the tree and retrieve the note that Daphne left for Joanna. Trask and Gerard see a figure leave a note at the tree; however Samantha admits to Gerard that she didn’t leave it.
Samantha is sure that Joanna has left the note, and has come back from the grave to kill her. Gerard tells Charles Dawson that Leticia has to be dealt with. Leticia is called to testify; Charles questions Leticia about the Desmond and the Journal of Judah Zachery. Leticia is forced to reveal that Desmond brought the head of Judah to Collinsport for Quentin. Desmond is charged with witchcraft.
Desmond tells Leticia that Gerard is possessed by Judah. Valerie tries to play on Judah’s love for Miranda to get him to reveal something about Barnabas. Julia and Valerie search Quentin’s laboratory and hear someone coming down the stairway in time.
Professor Stokes comes down the stairs; Julia explains all that has happened to him. Julia plans to introduce him as a friend. Julia has a dream in which Roxanne says Barnabas is dying and tries to show her where he is, however Valerie disturbs her sleep. Valerie and Julia search for Barnabas.
Trask tells Gerard that Barnabas is dead. The judge only gives Quentin three hours to find a new lawyer to replace Desmond. Quentin is forced to defend himself. Charles calls Trask to testify. Barnabas walks into the court stating he is ready to represent Quentin.
Frightened by the reappearance of Barnabas, Lamar decides not to testify against Quentin in the latter’s witchcraft trial. During a recess, Barnabas calmly tells Lamar that he will kill him, adding to Lamar’s terror by not informing him when, or where, he is slated to die.
Joanna testifies and Trask’s testimony is nullified. Charles tells Gerard that they need to use the head of Judah if they are going to convict Quentin. Joanna shows up at Collinwood asking to see Daphne; Samantha tells Gerard that she killed Joanna Mills.
Samantha explains to Gerard how she pushed Joanna off a cliff. Joanna visits Daphne. Samantha believes that Joanna has come back to kill her. Gerard causes Daphne to dream that she loves him (again). When Daphne awakes Gerard asks her to marry him.
Gerard tries to convince Daphne that she should marry him because Quentin loves Joanna. Quentin tells Joanna that he loves Daphne now. Gerard causes Daphne to have a dream that Quentin back together in love. Daphne tells Quentin that she is going to marry Gerard.
Quentin begs Daphne to wait until the trial is over before doing anything. Quentin (finally) tells Gerard that he does not trust him. Mordecai is scheduled to testify. Gerard has Mordecai write a letting saying that he has evidence of Quentin’s guilt. Gerard causes the shadow of death to fall on him; Carrie finds him and just before he dies Mordecai accuses Quentin.
Carrie is called to testify of Mordecai’s dying words that incriminate Quentin. Charles introduces Mordecai’s letter further incriminating Quentin. The case against Quentin is concluded and the judges prepare to read their verdict.
The judges find Quentin guilty and sentence him to be beheaded. Gabriel overhears Edith with Gerard. Later Gabriel kills Edith. Daphne sees parallel time in the East wing of Collinwood. In parallel time Morgan Collins asks Catherine Harridge to marry him; Daphne implies that she still loves Bramwell Collins.
Daphne tells Julia and Stokes about what she saw in parallel time. In parallel time Julia Collins warns Morgan that Collinwood is no place to live. Daphne finds Edith’s body and suspects Gerard, she knocks him out. Later Daphne finds that Gabriel was responsible and he goes after her.
Gabriel locks up Daphne in a remote part of Collinwood. Gabriel sees parallel time. In parallel time Stella Young has heard someone screaming in the tower room, and Flora warns her to mind her own business. Daphne suggests that Gabriel escape in parallel time. Joanna sees a door close and goes to investigate, Gabriel prepares to kill her.
Joanna finds nobody and leaves. Joanna plans a break out for Quentin and Desmond. Joanna plans to recapture Quentin’s love. Quentin and Desmond escape from prison, however Desmond is shot. When Quentin finds that Daphne is missing he refuses to leave Collinsport. Gabriel sees Stella Young murdered in parallel time.
Joanna searches for Daphne. Daphne finds a secret passage and is able to escape from where Gabriel locked her up. Daphne gets lost. Joanna sees parallel time in which Melanie Collins asks what happened to Stella. Daphne finally finds a way out of the corridors but is re-captured by Gabriel.
Daniel Collins appears to Gabriel and torments him and he falls to his death. Daphne is able to escape. Joanna gives Quentin and Daphne her blessing to be together. In parallel time Julia Collins tells Kendrick Young (Stella’s brother) that his sister left Collinwood. Daphne and Quentin get trapped in parallel time.
Quentin and Daphne hide and overhear as Morgan tries to get Catherine to accept his marriage proposal, she finally agrees. Samantha shoots Joanna, however the bullet has no effect on her. Samantha and Gerard dig up Joanna’s grave and find it empty. Joanna tricks Samantha into going to Widow’s Hill, where she shows Samantha a vision of a skeleton (what she is going to become).
Samantha falls off of Widow’s Hill, Joanna causally returns to Collinwood. Gerard finds Samantha’s body. In parallel time Kendrick tries to find out what happened to his sister Stella, he does not believe the story that the Collins family have given him. Quentin and Daphne prepare to leave Collinsport, however Gerard has followed her.
Gerard tells Charles that he has found where Quentin and Desmond are hiding. In parallel time Melanie and Flora discuss the possibility of a lottery taking place if someone dies. Gerard uses his power to make Daphne marry him. Quentin goes to stop the marriage however he is too late.
Quentin is caught by Trask and returned to jail. In parallel time Daphne tells Catherine about a rumor that there is room at Collinwood that anyone who goes in either dies or ends up insane. Quentin and Desmond’s execution is set for the next day. Barnabas asks Valerie to help save Quentin, she refuse. Later Valerie uses voodoo on Gerard however he catches her.
Gerard stops Valerie and takes away her powers making her human again. Charles holds Valerie captive. In parallel time Justin Collins is ill and warns that Catherine should not marry Morgan because of something at Collinwood. Shortly before the execution Leticia and Desmond exchange vows. Valerie kills Charles and escapes. Quentin’s head is placed on the chopping block.
Valerie brings the head of Judah 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. Quentin and Desmond are released. In parallel time Bramwell Collins returns to Collinsport after five years away; Catherine tells him that she is going to marry Morgan. Bramwell swears to win her back. Barnabas realizes that he loves Valerie and goes to tell her, Trask arrives and shoots her.
Barnabas declares his love for Angelique, however she dies before he could tell her. Barnabas stabs Trask; Trask escapes and dies in parallel time. Leticia and Desmond plan to be married. Julia, Barnabas and Stokes go up Quentin’s staircase and arrive in 1971; they find that everything has returned to normal. Desmond destroys the staircase. Desmond and Leticia see Trask die in parallel time. In parallel time Julia and Flora dispose of Trask’s body. Justin Collins is dying which means that the lottery will be held again soon.