Dark Shadows: Meet David Selby

May 11, 2012 Read more: Science Library Pad 6

One of the most popular characters on the original Dark Shadows was named Quentin Collins.

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#1 May 11, 2012
Its the only soap opera worth watching , I loved watching this show when I was growing up even though I was watching reruns from the 70s lol it was some pretty good stuff .

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Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#2 Jun 20, 2012
Cherry Darling88 wrote:
Its the only soap opera worth watching , I loved watching this show when I was growing up even though I was watching reruns from the 70s lol it was some pretty good stuff .
Have you seen the new reboot of Dark Shadows, with Johnny Depp as Barnabas? I still haven't, but am looking forward to it when it reaches DVD and/or bargain theatres.
Tremere

Wrightsville Beach, NC

#3 Jun 20, 2012
I've seen the reboot. If you are looking for something that carries the mood of the tv series, you will be very disappointed. The movie is a comedy, not a drama. And Depp essentially plays Barnabas as if he's Jack Sparrow.
So don't expect Dark Shadows as we knew it.
That said. it's an amusing movie. But, as I said, I was disappointed.

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#4 Jun 20, 2012
Will Dockery wrote:
<quoted text>Have you seen the new reboot of Dark Shadows, with Johnny Depp as Barnabas? I still haven't, but am looking forward to it when it reaches DVD and/or bargain theatres.
I haven't seen it but I was wondering if it was going to be anything like the old tv show but I don't think I would bother watching it since Depp is going to be nothing like the original Barnabas . It's just sad and pathetic that the younger generation is going to get the wrong idea about Dark Shadows . I went back in October to see the remake of John Carpenters The Thing and it was horrible and nothing even remotely close to the original . Not even characters , situations , and the " Thing" itself . Besides , the 80s original was way more of a thriller . It's just a waste of my cash to go to a theater and even expect something good . I stick to the comfort of my house and Netflix .. Plenty of awesome thrillers and cult classics that are better than any remake .
OMG

Columbus, OH

#5 Jan 24, 2013
It sucks! John made it weird as he did Willy Wonka.

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Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#6 Jan 28, 2013
OMG wrote:
It sucks! John made it weird as he did Willy Wonka.
Yeah, it lost most of the feel of the old Dark Shadows mythos.

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