Penny Dreadful: Season 1

Penny Dreadful: Season 1

Penny Dreadful: Season 1

Eva Green delivers a Golden Globe-nominated performance as medium Vanessa Ives in this fantasy horror series set in Victorian London, where she collaborates with an explorer, a gunslinger and a scientist to confront literary horror icons like Dracula and Dorian Gray.

2014Rating: R18, Violence, offensive language, drug use, sex scenes & content that may disturbUSAShowtime
FantasyHorrorMystery

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EPISODE 1.1
29 June 2014

Night Work

A woman and an explorer investigate the murder of someone close to them, engaging a sharp-shooter and Dr. Frankenstein for help.

EPISODE 1.2
29 June 2014

Seance

Vanessa and Sir Malcom search for answers at an Egyptionist's party; Madame Kali hosts a séance; Ethan befriends a young Irish immigrant.

EPISODE 1.3
29 June 2014

Resurrection

Dr. Frankenstein is confronted by his past. Vanessa has a vision of Mina.

EPISODE 1.4
29 June 2014

Demimonde

Vanessa's infatuation with Dorian Gray continues to grow. Professor Abraham Van Helsing is hired to work with Dr. Frankenstein. And Fenton draws his master to Sir Malcolm's mansion.

EPISODE 1.5
29 June 2014

Closer Than Sisters

Vanessa recalls her past and the events that led to Mina's disappearance.

EPISODE 1.6
29 June 2014

What Death Can Join Together

Vanessa's latest vision leads Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene to explore a plague ship in search of Mina. Meanwhile, Van Helsing reveals to Dr. Frankenstein more details about the creature that has taken Mina. Later,... MORE Vanessa's night with Dorian unlocks something dark within her.

EPISODE 1.7
29 June 2014

Possession

Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene do everything they can to save Vanessa.

EPISODE 1.8
29 June 2014

Grand Guignol

Vanessa and Sir Malcolm confront their worst nightmares. Season finale.

Penny Dreadful: Season 1 / Reviews

Huffington Post

Huffington Post

It’s mostly Green and Dalton’s show in the early going, and they do outstanding work in the first two episodes.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A creative use of classic horror characters in a familiar setting more roughly realized with a set of all-new, mostly intriguing characters mixed in. Well done, so far.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

To say much more about the plot or the other characters would be to ruin some of Penny Dreadful’s charming mystique—this is the type of show where a spoiler might actually be a spoiler.

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