This week on Dark Shadows has the show returning to the present day from the storyline in 1795:
writer: Sam Hall director: Dan Curtis air date: 04/01/68
As Victoria Winters is hanged on the gallows, she swaps places with Phyllis Wick in the present and escapes death. As Victoria lays disorientated, the vampire, Barnabas Collins fears the knowledge she has gained from her journey.
writer: Sam Hall director: John Sedwick air date: 04/02/68
Jeremiah appears in a dream with a warning for Victoria about Barnabas. Julia struggles to protect Victoria as Barnabas' paranoia grows. Visiting Victoria, he attacks her to protect his secret.
writer: Sam Hall director: John Sedwick air date: 04/03/68
Victoria buys a portrait of Angélique, much to Barnabas' horror. He sneaks into Collinwood at night and burns the canvas, which magically restores itself to the taunts of Angélique's laughter.
writer: Gordon Russell director: John Sedwick air date: 04/04/68
Professor Stokes, a descendent of Ben, arrives at Collinwood to research his ancestor. He is intrigued by Angélique's painting and offers to buy it from Victoria, but is outbid by Roger.
writer: Gordon Russell director: John Sedwick air date: 04/05/68
Vicki is haunted by visions of the past. As Barnabas and Vicki are driving to elope, a man with a familar face steps into the road in front of them. Swerving to avoid him, the vehicle crashes.