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Air Date: May 9th, 2014

Network: Showtime

Series Summary
Some of literature's most famously terrifying characters become embroiled in Victorian London.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Suspense, Horror


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  • Even richer and spookier in its second season, this inspired creep show plays like a Hammer horror film rendered by a poet consumed by a fatal romanticism. [4-17 May 2015, p.12] Show More

  • The achievement of Penny Dreadful is that within its highly stylized, delightfully elaborate and occasionally batsh-t world, it has created complex, fascinating characters--or rather, it has begun to. Show More

  • It seems hell-bent on not failing us for one single second. Show More

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