|1966: A ghost emerged from Josette's portrait on Dark Shadows.|
1978: Lucy was devastated when Gary & Val left Dallas again.
1982: Karen Fairgate met Mack Mackenzie in Knots Landing.
1985: General Hospital's Frisco was determined to go undercover.
― Robert Penn Warren
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1966: On Dark Shadows, David (David Henesy) took Victoria (Alexandra Moltke) to the Old House to show her the ghosts. After they left, a ghost emerged from the portrait of Josette Collins.