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The Return

Supernatural Saturday Night returns in April with a review about the "Haunted Summer."

the night that inspired Frankenstein
Gabriel Byrne, Natasha Richardson

It is believed that during the summer in which Percy and Mary Shelley spent with Lord Byron in his house in Vienna that they tried to out scare each other by coming up with fascinating tales of the macabre to amuse each other.

Fueled with the fad of the day, Absinthe what is believed to have transpire is multiple hallucinations. In Ken Russell's 1986 classic, "Gothic" he presents his theory on the events that transpired to inspire Mary Shelley to write one of the most iconic novels not just of her time but of all time, "Frankenstein."

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