"DEPOSITORY OF DEATH"
Written by Craig Buck
Directed by Jeffrey Hayden
At 1:34 in the episode, there is some kind of strange writing or
runes on the windowsill of Dracula's den.
Maybe it's just my imagination, but the cloud pattern at 8:05 in
the episode, highlighted below, looks like the top portion of a
human skull, with the lower jaw missing!
Kurt mentions Cardinal Richelieu. Richelieu was consecrated as a
Cardinal in France in 1622 and soon became King Louis XIII's
chief minister and is considered to be the world's first Prime
This week's cliffhanger: Curt falls from a great height towards
sharp, iron rods!
Don't miss Chapter X: SEPULCHRE OF THE UNDEAD
"SEEDS OF REVOLT"
Written by Gene R. Kearney
Directed by Joseph Pevney
When Donner and Tara make their escape from the pit, why is the
corridor filled with foamy bubbles?!
When the Partisans bring Donner his whip, they refer to it as
his "lost snake."
To send sound and images down to Thorval in Chimera, the Phantom
Riders use the visilink transmitter...giant earmuffs!
This week's cliffhanger: Billy is caught in an avalanche of
Don't miss Chapter 7: ATTACK OF THE PHANTOM RIDERS
This week's chapter has a semi-jungle music theme instead of the
When the African game warden threatens to arrest Susan for
poaching, she says, "Well, the never arrested Stewart Granger!"
Granger (1913-1993) was a film actor and popular leading man
from the 1940s-1960s, often known for playing adventurers.
At 37:43 in the episode, Bobby reads the headline from the
New York Dispatch newspaper, apparently the full name of
the newspaper for which he and Susan work (previously we knew it
only the the Dispatch). The
New York Dispatch
was once a real weekly newspaper as far back as the
During the scene of Susan investigating the ruins of Parnassus
Imports, for some reason there is a funny, cartoonish sound
effect every once in a while as part of the music. Listen:
In the burned out structure of Parnassus Imports, Susan
discovers a scorched note: DELIVER BY MAY 15 TO DAVID
CLOVERLEAF. May 15 is, of course, the specified day that will
"stun the world" as stated in Episode 1.
This week's cliffhanger: Susan and Bobby are trapped at the
bottom of an elevator shaft as the elevator descends from the
8th floor to crush them!
Don't miss Chapter Six: WATERY GRAVE