By PATRICK McCRAY
Taped on this date in 1970: Episode 975
Bruno has Chris Jennings as captive, and uses the promise of safety for a nearby Sabrina to secure his cooperation. Chris won’t outright serve Bruno, but he won’t attempt escape, either. Barnabas takes Roger up to the parallel time room, but it won’t shift. Once Roger leaves, it does. Looking within, he learns that Roger and Angelique were once lovers, Carolyn and Will Loomis are married, and that Will is the author of a valuable and rare biography of Barnabas Collins. Meanwhile, Bruno persuades Carolyn to come over to his place. Once there, he locks her away with a transforming Chris. With Carolyn gone, Jeb will lose the will to live.
But it’s all internally consistent. Please, never underestimate the work of great designers to pull together disparate elements that create a new, subtle, internally consistent language.
On this day in 1970, the world got much smaller with the maiden voyage of the Boeing 747. One of the great triumphs of the human imagination, it could hold enough cargo to pay for a journey without a single, human passenger. It’s influence on world travel was profound.