Quentin and Charity in dream sequence



1897 / 1969


Nancy Barrett


Sam Hall


Henry Kaplan


October 29, 1969


October 14, 1969


Complete: Disc 90
Collection 17: Disc 2

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In a dream, Charity realizes that Quentin is really Count Petofi.

Synopsis Edit

Night at Collinwood at the turn of the century, and this night promises new threats for those who would correct the injustices. For Count Petofi, his mind now in Quentin's body, has entered the I-Ching trance in an effort to get to the year 1969.

With his goal in sight, Beth disrupts the I-Ching trance Quentin (Petofi) is using to travel through time, returning him to 1897. Beth tells him that the portrait of Quentin is missing.

Barnabas tells Kitty that she is the reincarnation of Josette. Kitty goes to Petofi (Quentin) to find out who she really is. In a dream Charity realizes that Quentin is really Petofi.

Quentin (Petofi) demands that Barnabas return the portrait of Quentin; Barnabas denies knowing where it is. Quentin (Petofi) threatens to turn Barnabas back into a vampire, however when he uses the Hand, it has no effect.

The powers of the Hand are transferred to Petofi (Quentin), who uses the Hand to let Kitty realize that she is Josette.

Memorable quotes Edit

Petofi (in Quentin's body): You brought me back!
Beth: The portrait - your picture! It's gone! It's not in the suitcase!

Petofi (in Quentin's body): I have seen the future; and I must return there to stay!

Petofi (in Quentin's body, to Charity): Well, I find you charming...and exquisitely dangerous!

Barnabas (to Kitty): I believe you are the reincarnation of Josette Du Pres.

Petofi (in Quentin's body): Why don't we quit denying the truth to each another, and come out and admit that we are enemies?
Barnabas: if you wish...Count Petofi.

Dramatis personae Edit

Background information and notes Edit

Production Edit

Story Edit

Bloopers and continuity errors Edit

  • As Petofi (in Quentin's body) and Pansy end their "I Wanna Dance With You" dance number, a boom mic peeks into the frame.
  • Kathryn Leigh Scott muffs her line to Quentin (in Petofi's body), "Please, what will you call it...what will it cost you to do it?"
  • When Barnabas reveals he knows Quentin is Petofi, Petofi calls him " extraordinary clever man." He should have said "extraordinarily".

External Links Edit

Dark Shadows - Episode 873 on the IMDb

Dark Shadows Everyday - Episode 873 - The Violent Majority

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