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Cinema/TV, Dracula

Your Daily Dracula – TV Guest shots …

Tonight’s Guest Star – Dracula (TV appearances).

Armacao Ilimitada: ‘Drácula não morreu’ (1985).  Paulo Villaça.

As the World Turns (2005).  Brian Gaskill as B.J. Green as Dracula.

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: ‘Spatula, Prinze of Dorkness’ (1990)

The Avengers: ‘Epic’ (1967) Peter Wyngarde as ‘Stewart Kirby’

Batoru Fībā Jei: ‘Namida! Daian Taoru’( Battle Fever J: ‘Tears! Diane Falls’) (1979) Eisuke Yoda as Dracula Monster

Bigfoot and Wildboy: ‘Return of the Vampire’ (1979) Deborah Ryan as ‘the Countess’

B.J. and the Bear: ‘A Coffin With a View’ (1979).  Foster Brooks as Dracula.  With George Lazenby as ‘Paul Desmond’ and John Carradine as ‘Transylvanian Caretaker’.

 

Black Jack 21: ‘Pinoko’s Exam Diary’ (2006).  Why has the Dracula of Don Dracula working as a high school principal? It’s an in-joke by manga creator Tezuka Osamu, who liked to interlink his properties.  In the Black Jack 21 episode, no one asks why the bureaucrat has fangs and pointed ears?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: ‘Buffy vs Dracula’ (2000).  Rudolf Martin.

Burke’s Law: ‘Who Killed Purity Mather?’ (1963). Wally Cox as Count Carlo Szipesti.

Chōdenshi Baioman: ‘Purinsu no Yūrei?/’Osorubeki Chichi no Himitsu’ (Super Electron Bioman: ‘Prince’s Ghost’/’My Father’s Dreadful Secret’) (1984).  Kazuo Niibori.

Not much is made of it in the episode, but this features a team-up of Dracula and an array of Japanese monster/ghost archetypes, including Yuki Onna, the Woman of the Snows (as seen in Kwaidan).

Here’s a handy guide to Dracula’s presence in the extended Japanese superhero/robot franchise best known in the west as the Power Rangers.

DaVinci’s Demons: ‘The Devil’ (2013) Paul Rhys

Dengeki Sentai Chenjiman: ‘Ojōsan wa Kyūketsuki’ (Strike Force Changeman: The Young Lady is a Vampire (1988) Eiji Maruyama as Dokyrura

 

Doctor Who: ‘The Chase’ (1965).  Malcolm Rogers.

Doragon Bōru Zetto Fukkatsu no Fyūjon!! Gokū to Bejīta (Dragon Ball Z Fusion Reborn) (1995) Count Drac

The Evil Touch: ‘The Fans’ (1974).  Vic Morrow as Purvis Greene

Fantasy Island: ‘The Lady and the Longhorn/Vampire’ (1978).  Robert Reed as Leo Drake.

Friends ‘The One Where Chandler Can’t Cry’ (2000) Douglas Looper as ‘Nosferatool’ in a porn movie called Buffay the Vampire Layer.

F Troop: ‘V is for Vampire’ (1967). Vincent Price as Count Sforza.

Get Smart: ‘Weekend Vampire’ (1965).  Martin Kosleck as Dr Drago.

Gilligan’s Island: ‘Up at Bat’ (1966).  Bob Denver as Gilligan as Dracula.