Dark Shadows (TV Series 1966–1971) Poster



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Remade as 

Dark Shadows (1991) (TV Series)
Dark Shadows (2005) (TV Movie)
Dark Shadows (2012)

Referenced in 

The Prisoner: Dance of the Dead (1967) (TV Episode)
The music box theme heard throughout is the original theme from Josette's music box in the classic gothic soap Dark Shadows.
Dracula Live from Transylvania (1989) (TV Movie)
Briefly mentioned.
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Sunny mentions that Alexandra was a soap opera actress.
CrissCross (1992)
While watching the Apollo 11 liftoff, someone says that they want to watch Dark Shadows instead
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Barnabus Collins"
Trilogy of Terror II (1996) (TV Movie)
One of the security guards talks about his childhood obsession with Dan Curtis's DARK SHADOWS.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Devil Doll (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Later, on the set of 'Dark Shadows'"
Dracula: The True Story (1997) (TV Movie)
Music from the series is used throughout the programme.
Dark Shadows on Location (1999) (Video)
Scenes from the show are show
Angel: Release (2003) (TV Episode)
Gunn says, "All I'm saying is, he tries dancing in here and pulling a Dark Shadows again..."
The King of Queens: Cowardly Lyin' (2003) (TV Episode)
Denise mentions Spence is going to a Dark Shadows convention
Voodoo Dollz (2008) (TV Movie)
The school is called the Collinsport School for Girls.
The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Iconoclast (2010)
Boyd Rice discusses this television show and the influence it had on him.
Gray Matter (2010) (Video Game)
Dr. Styles was compared to a patron of a Dark Shadows convention.
Blubberella (2011)
one reference at being a soap opera
Fright Night (2011)
Jane mentions the series after seeing all the crosses in Charley's room
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.203 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says Keith Morrison of "Dateline NBC" looks like he should be on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.137 (2012) (TV Episode)
Michelle Pfeiffer says she was a huge fan of the series
Mad Men: Dark Shadows (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference; Julia auditions for a role in a soap opera, and it is implied that that soap opera is Dark Shadows.
Mad Men: The Phantom (2012) (TV Episode)
Megan mentions the show by name.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Dead Men Don't Die (2012) (TV Episode)
Malcolm Marmorstein, director of DMDD, used to write for this show
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2013- 2nd Stage (2013) (Video)
Alexandre Barnabas Castle does a vampire gimmick, with the name Barnabas likely taken from Barnabas Collins
Sicko-Psychotic: This Old Shack (2016) (TV Episode)
Location mentioned
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.80 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "What's Your Favorite Soap?" category
Limestone Burning (Video)
The distant howl of a wolf being a precursor to supernatural events.
The Chronic Rift: The Herbie J Pilato Affair (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced during interview

Featured in 

Now and Then (1995)
There is a poster of Barnabas Collins in one of the girls rooms.
Frankenstein and Me (1996)
On TV.
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
A clip from this show appears.
Gilmore Girls: Come Home (2005) (TV Episode)
Sookie sneaks into one of the inn's empty rooms to watch the show.
Running with Scissors (2006)
Agnes and Augusten watch the show, while chatting and eating dog food.

Spoofed in 

The Job Interview (2016) (Short)
characters/events referenced

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