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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Season 1Netflix | Showtime | Rent or Buy
S01 E01May 12, 2014
Night Work May 12, 2014 A woman and an explorer investigate the murder of someone close to them, engaging a sharp-shooter and Dr. Frankenstein for help.
S01 E02May 19, 2014
Seance May 19, 2014 Vanessa and Sir Malcom search for answers at an Egyptionist's party; Madame Kali hosts a séance; Ethan befriends a young Irish immigrant.
S01 E03May 26, 2014
Resurrection May 26, 2014 Dr. Frankenstein is confronted by his past. Vanessa has a vision of Mina.
S01 E04Jun 2, 2014
Demimonde Jun 2, 2014 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.
S01 E05Jun 9, 2014
Closer Than Sisters Jun 9, 2014 Vanessa recalls her past and the events that led to Mina's disappearance.
S01 E06Jun 16, 2014
What Death Can Join Together Jun 16, 2014 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, Vanessa's night with Dorian unlocks something dark within her.
Season 2Netflix | Showtime | Rent or Buy
S02 E01May 4, 2015
Fresh Hell May 4, 2015 As Victor struggles to resurrect Brona, Ethan prepares to leave London and Malcolm discovers that Vanessa is plagued by new visions.
S02 E02May 11, 2015
Verbis Diablo May 11, 2015 Vanessa meets Caliban for the first time, while Victor begins to train the resurrected Brona in the rudiments of language. Meanwhile, the group turns to Ferdinand for help translating the Verbis Diablo.
S02 E03May 18, 2015
The Nightcomers May 18, 2015 Vanessa tells Ethan how she came to harness her abilities thanks to the help of an older witch... and the tragedy that followed.
S02 E04May 25, 2015
Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places May 25, 2015 While Ferdinand helps Malcolm decipher Brother Gregory's writings, Vanessa helps Victor pick a dress for his cousin. Meanwhile, Dorian takes Angelique on a date, and Ethan rescues a young woman from a runaway horse.
S02 E05Jun 1, 2015
Above the Vaulted Sky Jun 1, 2015 After sealing the townhouse against further intrusion, the group goes its separate ways for the moment. Rusk starts asking questions of Ethan, Brona and Victor draw closer, Vanessa teaches Caliban how to dance, and Evelyn launches her next steps in her campaign to seduce Malcolm.
S02 E06Jun 8, 2015
Glorious Horrors Jun 8, 2015 Malcolm learns of his wife's death but isn't as upset as Ethan and Vanessa believe he should be. Meanwhile, Ethan asks Sembene for a favor, and Dorian sends out invitations for Angelique's coming-out ball.
Season 3Netflix | Showtime | Rent or Buy
S03 E01May 2, 2016
The Day Tennyson Died May 2, 2016 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, Sir Malcolm is confronted by a mysterious Native American man in Zanzibar. Back in London, Dr. Frankenstein seeks out his old friend Dr. Jekyll and Vanessa seeks the help of Dr. Seward to battle a new evil.
S03 E02May 9, 2016
Predators Far and Near May 9, 2016 Lily and Dorian pay a visit to a most unusual show, and Vanessa invites Sweet to a different show. Rusk sets out to track down Ethan and make sure that he hangs, and Henry demonstrates the efficacy of his potion for Victor.
S03 E03May 16, 2016
Good and Evil Braided Be May 16, 2016 Vanessa asks Seward to hypnotically regress her after learning that she met the Master sometime in the past. Rusk learns that Ethan has a new ally. Caliban finds his wife and child. Lily and Dorian have Justine pledge her service to them.
S03 E04May 23, 2016
A Blade of Grass May 23, 2016 Through hypnosis, Vanessa relives what happened to her in the Banning Institute, including the man who befriended her... and the spirits who tormented her.
S03 E05May 30, 2016
This World is Our Hell May 30, 2016 Hecate and Ethan try to survive in the desert wasteland, as thirst and their unrelenting pursuers take their toll. Meanwhile, Victor and Henry continue with their work in Bedlam.
S03 E06Jun 6, 2016
No Beast So Fierce Jun 6, 2016 Vanessa turns to old friend Ferdinand Lyle for help, who introduces her to a new ally. Meanwhile, Lily, Dorian and Justine put their plan in motion; and Ethan, Sir Malcolm and Hecate arrive at Jarod Talbot's ranch.