When I saw David Lynch speak, he talked about how he liked the way TV shows let you tell a continuing story, and that with a continuing story, you were allowed to go deeper and deeper. There really is something to be said for long continuing stories. I have a love affair with them. But there are so few out there that capture my imagination.
That is why I was happy to find out about the series Dark Shadows. I read about it on Tim Burton's Wikipedia page,
He has been confirmed as the director of Dark Shadows, a Warner Bros plus Depp's Infinitum-Nihil production based on the '60s daytime supernatural soap of the same name. Johnny Depp is expected to star as the vampire Barnabas Collins, with Anne Hathaway as Victoria Winters, and John August being the screenwriter.
I have started watching it, and I quite like it. It's got a great eerie vibe. I am thrilled that it is long, with 1225 episodes. Even Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which lasted seven seasons, only had 144 episodes.