Dark Shadows cast reunion set for October — The Collinsport Historical Society

It’s a Halloween miracle! I’m not going to waste too much space on commentary here, but a DARK SHADOWS cast reunion has been scheduled to take place Oct. 20-21 in Los Angeles. If you’re reading this you already know this is a big deal so I’ll spare you the sales pitch. The event features an…

via Dark Shadows cast reunion set for October — The Collinsport Historical Society

I grew up on Dark Shadows, back in the day before there were video recorders, various ways to catch it in syndication, or the ability to buy the entire series on DVD. I purchased the series on DVD many years ago; I got it on sale on Amazon for a steal as they were doing one of their huge sales at the time. I used to come home from school and watch the show. As the youngest, I was at the bottom of the TV watching chain. Since I got home first, Dark Shadows was one of the few shows that I knew would fall under my control of the TV. It was campy, but it was also one of the few shows that wasn’t a standard soap opera during its time slot. Granted, it was a soap opera, but it was a horror themed one. You had pretty much every horror creature type out there – vampires, witches, ghosts, werewolves, headless guy, Frankenstein’s monster critter, time travel (okay, that’s not really horror, but not too many soap operas of the time could make such a claim), even some references to Cthulhu stuff that I didn’t realize until much later as I wasn’t, and still am not, a H. P. Lovecraft reader.

 

 

 

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