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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

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Status Ended

First Air Date 2014-05-11

Last Air Date 2016-06-19

Seasons 3

Episodes 27


TMDB 7.9


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rebecca_brines shared a tip "Great sci-fi, horror, drama. Loved watching the characters unfold. Super acting."

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jody_baer-swanson shared a tip "I enjoyed it quite a bit. ⭐⭐⭐⭐"

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cali_-01 shared a tip "The first two seasons a pretty good"

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arantza_toquero shared a tip "I liked it a lot ! Eva Green is great !"

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lola_b. shared a tip "Intense and creepy, but also grotesquely beautiful."

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susan_lafrance shared a tip "Characters & actors"

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lonnie_p. shared a tip "It was nice and scary , it balances ."

amy_3458 shared a tip "Legitimately some of the most beautifully written dialogue in any show I’ve ever seen."

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trish_barnes_1431 shared a tip "Wonderful show. You’ll love it"

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angelyse_santiago shared a tip "This was the best show! I don’t know why they would do this"

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lisa_buck_5344 shared a tip "Love love love!!! Must see."

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becky_hunter shared a tip "Lived it!! It's coming to crave in April"

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tv_fan_grl shared a tip "Dark and intense. Puts an interesting twist on tales I'd heard all my life."

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troy_pennock shared a tip "The first 2 seasons are the best"

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BookLadyMonique shared a tip "So bummed there’s no more, perfect mix of vintage and spooky!"

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chelsi_worster shared a tip "Great storyline and I love how they collided the classic horror characters!"

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amelia_chubbs shared a tip "It was an intriguing supernatural story with incredible acting from the actors that immersed me in that world!"

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gaby_mo shared a tip "An edwardian gothic horror. Spooky, and just gory enough. So many classic literary inspirations. Absolutely amazing."

rene_mata_5138 shared a tip "It is..... started kinda slow but give it time!"

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amy_sjoquist shared a tip "Really great, dark drama connecting all the classic horror characters in literature."

deana_eaton shared a tip "Great acting. Loved it!"

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jennifer_scarborough shared a tip "All time favorite."

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robert_hernandez shared a tip "Fun show... A bit too much British angst, but it was fun to binge."

toni_klebacher shared a tip "This was great!"

brandon_st_mark shared a tip "favorite character?"

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brittany_williams_4756 shared a tip "I loved it. It was very dark and sinister. Never a dull moment in this show."

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brittany_williams_4756 shared a tip "It goes into the details of Frankenstein and vampires. Witches and vampires. I watched it beginning to end !"

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deleted_user_1604878958931 shared a tip "This show is really dark, but it does a great job of combining classic horror characters with a new horror element."

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shanna_pankey shared a tip "Very dark. Graphic depictions of sex and gore."

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laura_blondeau shared a tip "Carnival really good"

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shalimar shared a tip "Superb acting. Not for the faint of heart."

rocio_walters shared a tip "If you like old tales of ghost vampires and the likes this is a great show. True to it’s time and story every minute"

kathrine_smith shared a tip "best worst love story ever😍😂"

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nicole_mixell shared a tip "Loved this show"

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tyleneromero1 shared a tip "Love the series"

ashley_rosado shared a tip "Good for October/Halloween #spookyszn #gory"

jazmin_burnside shared a tip "It had everything! Love, romance, sorcery, hate, betrayal, murder, blood, guts, gore, slight comedy, action, adventure"

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Crimsoncabrona shared a tip "It’s really good"

pao_1273 shared a tip "All the gothic novels in one truly original show. Quite a bit of nudity and sex, but it is not out of place."

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