May 11, 2012
Genre(s): Comedy, Fantasy
In 1776, Barnabas Collins is cursed by a vengeful witch, Angelique Bouchard, for falling in love with the beautiful Josette du Pres. Angelique bewitches Josette into killing herself. Afterwards, Barnabas turns into a vampire and is captured and buried by an angry mob. Barnabas’s coffin is dug up by construction workers in 1972. He returns to his family home to find his descendants have hired a governess named Victoria Winters. Victoria is the reincarnation of his love, Josette. Barnabas also encounters Angelique, who is still alive and still cursing his family. Barnabas helps his family to defeat Angelique, however not before she bewitches Victoria. Victoria tries to kill herself, but Barnabas saves her by turning her into a vampire.