Dark Shadows: Season 1, Episode 21

Episode #1.21 (25 Jul. 1966)

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Vicky and Carolyn become convinced the Burke did not cause Roger's accident. Bill Malloy is suspicious about Burke hiring a private detective Wilbur Strake to investigate the Collins family before Burke arrives in town.



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Frank Schofield ...
Victoria Winters (as Alexandra Moltke)


Over breakfast, Vicki and Carolyn discuss Roger's car wreck and the suspicions centered on Burke Devlin. Both women are doubtful that Burke is guilty. At the inn, Bill Malloy also accuses Burke. Malloy has found out about the detective Burke hired to investigate the Collins family. Vicki receives a letter from the foundling home, and learns that she was also investigated by this private eye. Written by L. Hamre

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"Carolyn's Mother Is a Witch!"
1 August 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

In the Collinwood breakfast room, Vicki (Alexandra Moltke) reviews Burke, Roger and the brake tampering incident with Carolyn (Nancy Barrett). Carolyn asks, "What's a bleeder valve?" She hopes Vicki is correct about Burke. Vicki thinks the perpetrator "may try again." At the inn, Malloy visits Burke and confronts him about his ten-year-old vow to return and destroy the Collins family. Vicki receives the letter from the foundling home (dictated in episode 8) regarding detective Wilbur Strake while Malloy tries to explain his private investigators to a suspicious Malloy...

Vicki tells Carolyn an intriguing story about the foundling home. When she was six-years-old, an attendant said Vicki's parents were coming to take her home. Vicki waited for two weeks, then assumed this was some kind of prank. If so, we can only hope the employee was fired. This was the first episode directed by John Sedwick, who stepped up to give Lela Swift some deserved time off. The opening of the episode features fresh water footage. Two characters are mentioned who will eventually appear, Collinsport lawman Jonas Carter and private investigator Stuart Bronson...

***** Dark Shadows 1966 ABC #21 (7/25/66) John Sedwick ~ Alexandra Moltke, Joan Bennett, Mitchell Ryan, Nancy Barrett...

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