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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
First Air Date 2014-05-11
Last Air Date 2016-06-19
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julia_999 shared a tip "One of the best shows I’ve ever seen. Highly recommend!!"
kathrine_smith shared a tip "best worst love story ever😍😂"
lola_b. shared a tip "Intense and creepy, but also grotesquely beautiful."
shana_wright_3926 shared a tip "I LOVED this series and wish it hadn’t ended!"
kery_russell shared a tip "Genuinely my favorite show of all time. So good."
yahaira_ayala shared a tip "So good I would watch it again"
amy_3458 shared a tip "Legitimately some of the most beautifully written dialogue in any show I’ve ever seen."
priddy-gurl13 shared a tip "GREAT!"
rebecca_bella shared a tip "Great sci-fi, horror, drama. Loved watching the characters unfold. Super acting."
BookLadyMonique shared a tip "So bummed there’s no more, perfect mix of vintage and spooky!"
maya_gonen shared a tip "Only watched the first two seasons, but enjoyed the way classic gothic literature was tied together."
susan_lafrance shared a tip "Characters & actors"
jody_baer-swanson shared a tip "I enjoyed it quite a bit. ⭐⭐⭐⭐"
jennifer_scarborough shared a tip "All time favorite."
deana_eaton shared a tip "Great acting. Loved it!"
tv_fan_grl shared a tip "Dark and intense. Puts an interesting twist on tales I'd heard all my life."
nine_tendo shared a tip "I didnt finish the show because i was watching other shows and forgot about this one, I dont know why i didnt like it"
becky_hunter shared a tip "Lived it!! It's coming to crave in April"
troy_pennock shared a tip "The first 2 seasons are the best"
arantza_toquero shared a tip "I liked it a lot ! Eva Green is great !"
eriq_lindsay shared a tip "It’s good if your into dark fantasy. I’ve watched it about 5 times since it came out"
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?"
brittany_williams_4756 shared a tip "I loved it. It was very dark and sinister. Never a dull moment in this show."
brittany_williams_4756 shared a tip "It goes into the details of Frankenstein and vampires. Witches and vampires. I watched it beginning to end !"
shanna_pankey shared a tip "Very dark. Graphic depictions of sex and gore."
shalimar shared a tip "Superb acting. Not for the faint of heart."
laura_blondeau shared a tip "Carnival really good"
nicole_mixell shared a tip "Loved this show"
eva_abdullah shared a tip "One of the most fantastic storytelling series."
cathryn_kulat shared a tip "I would say yes, with the caveat that the ending felt very abrupt and forced. Didn’t watch the Netflix continuation."
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"
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."
chelsi_worster shared a tip "Great storyline and I love how they collided the classic horror characters!"
amelia_chubbs shared a tip "It was an intriguing supernatural story with incredible acting from the actors that immersed me in that world!"
gaby_mo shared a tip "An edwardian gothic horror. Spooky, and just gory enough. So many classic literary inspirations. Absolutely amazing."
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"
cali_-01 shared a tip "The first two seasons a pretty good"
lonnie_p. shared a tip "It was nice and scary , it balances ."
rene_mata_5138 shared a tip "It is..... started kinda slow but give it time!"
amy_sjoquist shared a tip "Really great, dark drama connecting all the classic horror characters in literature."
trish_barnes_1431 shared a tip "Wonderful show. You’ll love it"
angelyse_santiago shared a tip "This was the best show! I don’t know why they would do this"
lisa_buck_5344 shared a tip "Love love love!!! Must see."
priscilla_c_munoz shared a tip "Loved every character and gothic element about this show! Definitely one of my favorites!"
solivette_acevedo shared a tip "Season 1 Character development. Great actors and storyline."
salem_zen shared a tip "Amazing mix of Victorian horror vampires,werewolves, witches and devils"