Dark Shadows (1966–1971)
The music box theme heard throughout is the original theme from Josette's music box in the classic gothic soap Dark Shadows.
Sunny mentions that Alexandra was a soap opera actress.
While watching the Apollo 11 liftoff, someone says that they want to watch Dark Shadows instead
One of the security guards talks about his childhood obsession with Dan Curtis's DARK SHADOWS.
Mike: "Later, on the set of 'Dark Shadows'"
Music from the daytime serial Dark Shadows (1966) is used throughout the program.
Scenes from the show are show
Gunn says, "All I'm saying is, he tries dancing in here and pulling a Dark Shadows again..."
Denise mentions Spence is going to a Dark Shadows convention
The school is called the Collinsport School for Girls.
Boyd Rice discusses this television show and the influence it had on him.
one reference at being a soap opera
Jane mentions the series after seeing all the crosses in Charley's room
Jay says Keith Morrison of "Dateline NBC" looks like he should be on the show
Michelle Pfeiffer says she was a huge fan of the series
Title reference; Julia auditions for a role in a soap opera, and it is implied that that soap opera is Dark Shadows.
Megan mentions the show by name.
Malcolm Marmorstein, director of DMDD, used to write for this show
Video case is shown.
The distant howl of a wolf being a precursor to supernatural events.
There is a poster of Barnabas Collins in one of the girls rooms.
A clip from this show appears.
Sookie sneaks into one of the inn's empty rooms to watch the show.
Agnes and Augusten watch the show, while chatting and eating dog food.