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Penny DreadfulPenny Dreadful

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian G...more

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Fr...More

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Episode 1

The Day Tennyson Died

Ethan, now a prisoner under the watchful eye of Scotland Yard Inspector Rusk, is on a train speeding through the desert of the American West. Meanwhile, halfway around the world in Zanzibar, Sir Malcolm is confronted by a mysterious Native American man. Back in London, Dr. Frankenstein seeks out his old friend Dr. Jekyll. With all of her friends now scattered around the world facing their own demons, a shattered and despondent Vanessa seeks the help of Dr. Seward to battle a new evil. Season premiere.
Episode 2

Predators Far and Near

Lily and Dorian rescue a young woman. Sir Malcolm continues on his journey with the enigmatic Kaetenay. Meanwhile, Ethan gets some unexpected help from Hecate, Drs. Frankenstein and Jekyll hatch a plan and unbeknownst to her, evil forces track Vanessa's every move.
Episode 3

Good and Evil Braided Be

Vanessa is confronted by a familiar, who reveals a clue to her past.
Episode 4

A Blade of Grass

After receiving a clue about a past experience, Vanessa convinces Dr. Seward to use a new form of therapy, hypnosis, to take her back in time.
Episode 5

This World Is Our Hell

Hecate and Ethan struggle to survive in the harsh desert wasteland.
Episode 6

No Beast So Fierce

Vanessa turns to old friend Ferdinand Lyle for help, who introduces her to Catriona Hartdegen, a new ally. Lily, Dorian and Justine put their plan in motion. Ethan, Sir Malcolm and Hecate arrive at Jarod Talbot's ranch.
Episode 7

Ebb Tide

Kaetenay has a vision of impending doom. Frankenstein and Jekyll get help from an unlikely foe. The Creature finally gains courage. And with the help of Catriona, Vanessa learns an awful truth.
Episode 8

Perpetual Night

Ethan, Sir Malcolm and Kaetenay return to London. Dr. Seward discovers Renfield's secret. Meanwhile, Ethan heads out in search of Dr. Frankenstein. And Lily reveals a heartbreaking story from Brona Croft's past.
Episode 9

The Blessed Dark

Ethan learns the shocking truth about Kaetenay. Dr. Seward uses hypnosis on Renfield. Meanwhile, The Creature must make a moral decision as Sir Malcolm, Ethan, Kaetenay, Dr. Seward and Catriona battle to save Vanessa. Season finale.

About this Show

Penny Dreadful

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.

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