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February 19, 1970
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- This night at Collinwood, Carolyn Stoddard has stayed firm in her decision to marry Jeb Hawkes. But then she has a terrifying dream. A dream in which she heard Jeb Hawkes confess to the murder of her father, then saw him turn on her and destroy her, too. So deeply as the dream disturbed her, Carolyn knows she must reconsider the decision, or face a lifetime of fear.
After her dream, Carolyn rushes to the carriage house/Jeb's cottage and tells him she can't go through with the wedding. Jeb gets upset and violently grabs her.
The two briefly struggle, but they end up sharing a kiss. Carolyn says it wasn't Barnabas or Elizabeth who made her change her mind, but Paul. Jeb is confused, but Carolyn explains her dream to him. He denies doing anything to Paul and tries to get Carolyn to forget about her dream. They re-affirm their love for each other, but Carolyn says she needs more time. Her decision upsets Jeb, who says she has two hours to pack all of her belongings. She appears to finally agree, and leaves the carriage house/cottage. After she leaves, the mysterious presence who had haunted Jeb previously returns. Jeb calls out the presence, thinking it's Paul, but it reveals itself to be Peter Bradford instead. Peter admits he prevented the deaths of Maggie, Willie, and Julia, and destroyed the Leviathan Book. Peter proclaims he has come to get his revenge on Jeb, who he says is responsible for killing Victoria Winters in 1797. Peter also tells him that he was hanged for trying to kill him in the past as well, and vows he will push him over Widow's Hill just as he did in the past.
Peter threatens to hurt Carolyn, but Jeb vows to protect her. Peter disappears and the lights turn back on. Jeb rushes to the phone and calls Carolyn at Collinwood. He instructs her not to leave Collinwood until he comes for her. Carolyn is confused, but Jeb won't tell her anything over the phone. Jeb tells her he will pick her up at Collinwood in two hours (at 3:30am).
In an unknown location, Megan rises from her coffin as Sky watches over her. Megan tells Sky he is free to do whatever he wants, but Sky only wants to be with her. He tries to kiss her, but she pushes him away and says there is someone she has to visit.
Later, Megan appears in Philip's jail cell. She tries to bite him while he sleeps, but he wakes up and she pulls away. Megan tells Philip she will try to get him out of jail, but Philip thinks it's hopeless. Megan tells him not to worry and bites him.
Jeb is still at his carriage house at 2:30am. As he packs his things, he hears the voice of Peter, saying in one hour he is going to push him over Widow's Hill.
Back at the jail, Philip is wandering around his cell, dazed and in a confused state. Peter appears to him.
Philip asks Peter what he wants with him. Peter tells him they were both in love with women who were killed by Jeb, but Philip says Barnabas is responsible, to which Peter convinces him it wasn't Barnabas' fault. Peter instructs Jeb to do exactly as he says, or else he will just end up back in jail. He unlocks the cell and frees Philip.
Jeb calls Carolyn at 2:50am and tells her he can't wait until 3:30, and is coming to get her now. Before he can leave the carriage house/cottage, he starts to feel weak and collapses in the chair. Peter appears and pushes Jeb's clock back to 2am. Carolyn attempts to call Jeb from Collinwood when it actually is 3:30, but he is still unconscious. She contemplates going to look for him, but she decides to stay at the house. Meanwhile, Jeb finally wakes up, thinking it's 2am. As Jeb leaves the carriage house/cottage, he is caught by Peter. He informs her that Carolyn isn't at Collinwood, but instead is at Widow's Hill.
At Collinwood, the clock strikes 4am and Carolyn still has had no sign of Jeb. She decides to leave the house and take the back path to the carriage house/cottage. Jeb shows up at Collinwood at the same time Carolyn shows up at the carriage house/cottage. Jeb again hears the voice of Peter, telling him that Carolyn is at Widow's Hill. Jeb finally gives in and rushes to the cliff, only to find Philip waiting for him instead. Philip says he is finally going to get his revenge for all of the trouble Jeb has caused him during his time in Collinsport. The two begin to fight and Philip prepares to push him over the edge.
Memorable quotes Edit
Dramatis personae Edit
- Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard
- Christopher Bernau as Philip Todd
- Roger Davis as Peter Bradford
- Christopher Pennock as Jeb Hawkes
- Geoffrey Scott as Sky Rumson
- Marie Wallace as Megan Todd
Background information and notes Edit
- Roger Davis returns to the cast after an absence of 28 episodes.
- Only the Cast are credit and the Dan Curtis Productions copyright year logo.
- Closing credits scene: Megan's coffin room.
- Jeb killed Victoria Winters at Widows' Hill in the year 1797, which means the legend of Widows' Hill did in fact come true. In 9 it was stated that three people had died at the site, and that a fourth death was predicted. This makes Victoria, in a sense, the last woman to die there, but because of time travel became the second, following Josette DuPres Collins in the year 1796, but before Harriet Collins in 1830, and Samantha Collins in 1840. (Beth Chavez also died on Widow's Hill in 1897.)
- GHOSTWATCH: Peter Bradford's ghost appears to Jeb. It is revealed that Peter was responsible for the recent apparitions that occurred from 957 to 959. Later, Peter's ghost appears to Philip.
- INTERNAL MONOLOGUE: Jeb: Nothing else matters / (recalling Peter's voice); Carolyn: Couldn't take him this long / (recalling Jeb's voice)
- TIMELINE: Jeb gives Carolyn two hours to pack. Day 362 begins, and will end in 970. 1:30am: Jeb phones Carolyn, they plan to meet at 3:30am. 2:30am: Jeb packs. 2:50am: Jeb rings Carolyn. 3:30am: Carolyn waits for Jeb. 3:55am: Carolyn leaves Collinwood.
Bloopers and continuity errors Edit
- In the teaser, after Carolyn leaves her room, the door has not shut fully and starts swinging open again.
- In the closing credits, Geoffrey Scott's first name is misspelled as "Geoffery".
- After the opening credits, Jeb and Carolyn have a passionate kiss. After the kiss Nancy Barrett's lip is bleeding. She wipes the blood away several times during the scene. She also appears to wipe it from his lip after their second kiss.
- The bite marks on Philip's neck are visible before Megan bites him.
- Peter Bradford changes the clock in the carriage house from a bit after 3:00 to 2:00 to fool Jeb. But there's no reason to think Jeb doesn't know what time it is, so when he wakes up later and sees the clock say 2:00, he should be puzzled about why the clock says rather than thinking he was only unconscious for a few minutes.
- As Jeb is packing, Christopher Pennock speaks over the voice-over of Peter Bradford. Later, when Peter Bradford appears at the front door of the carriage house, Roger Davis speaks over Christopher Pennock's line.
- Two music cues later in the episode have some difficulty starting up.