S1:E1 Night Work

Original Air Date: May 11, 2014

London 1891. As the police investigate a series of gruesome murders, renowned explorer Sir Malcolm Murray and the strangely beautiful Vanessa Ives know there's something darker at play. In search of someone close to them who has been lost, they recruit American sharp-shooter Ethan Chandler and Dr. Victor Frankenstein to help them on their journey. Series premiere.


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Behind 101: Frankenstein's Lab

S1:E1 Extra (2:00)

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Sneak Peek: The Explorer

S1:E1 Preview Scene (1:55)

Sneak Peek: The Explorer

Sneak Peek: Dangerous Endeavors

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Sneak Peek: Dangerous Endeavors

Autopsy of a Scene: Ep. 101 - "Birth of Proteus"

S1:E1 Extra (4:04)

Autopsy of a Scene: Ep. 101 - "Birth of Proteus"

"Having created and shared them throughout recorded time, we are well acquainted with monsters, their forms and habits, strengths and weaknesses, ways of appearing and disappearing."

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3 Seasons, 27 Episodes

  • Season 3

    Ethan Chandler, Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Sir Malcolm, the Creature, and Lily must each face their own monstrous selves. But for Vanessa Ives, accepting her demons could exact a terrible cost and plunge the world into darkness.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Vanessa Ives and her allies find themselves locked in epic battle against an unholy evil; Sir Malcolm falls under the spell of a bewitching temptress; Ethan's big secret becomes known as his past comes back to haunt him.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Vanessa Ives battles an evil demon determined to possess her; Sir Malcolm Murray tries to rescue his cursed daughter; Ethan Chandler becomes enmeshed with a group of vampire hunters and falls for a doomed local prostitute.

    Season 1

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