Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
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The Day Tennyson Died 

With Ethan, Sir Malcolm and Dr. Frankenstein now scattered around the world facing their own demons, a shattered and despondent Vanessa seeks the help of Dr. Seward to battle a new evil.


Damon Thomas


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray (credit only)
Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray
Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives
Rory Kinnear ... John Clare
Patti LuPone ... Dr. Seward
Billie Piper ... Lily (credit only)
Wes Studi ... Kaetenay
Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein
Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler
Christian Camargo ... Dr. Alexander Sweet
Douglas Hodge ... Bartholomew Rusk
Simon Russell Beale ... Ferdinand Lyle
Shazad Latif ... Dr. Henry Jekyll
Sarah Greene ... Hecate Poole
Samuel Barnett ... Renfield


In the season 3 premiere of Penny Dreadful; Ethan is a prisoner under Inspector Rusk's watch heading through America. Sir Malcolm meets a mysterious native american while in Africa. Frankenstein gets a visit from an old friend: Dr. Jekyl. Vanessa seeks the help of a very intriguing and interesting doctor. Written by Adriana Pinto

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Drama | Fantasy | Horror


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When Dr. Frankenstein first brings Dr. Jekyll to his lab, he refers to it as "The House of Pain." This is an allusion to H.G. Wells' novel The Island of Dr. Moreau, where Dr. Moreau's lab was also known as The House of Pain. See more »


In 1892, Zanzibar was a British protectorate, not part of German East Africa. See more »


Dr. Victor Frankenstein: Success. When we were in school, we dreamed... you remember, of walking into the Royal Society with our triumph... of presenting our evidence with glorious flourish. And, how all those who'd hated us and laughed at us would be silenced. And we - heroes both, would conquer the world and beat back death. I have conquered death, and have created monsters - none more so than the man who sits before you.
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Dreadful Recaps Season 3
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Starts poorly
8 January 2020 | by francogrexSee all my reviews

I liked the first two seasons, but this one where they brought more fictional book characters into the story seems cheap.

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1 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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