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Where Did the Vampire Lore Come From?

Season 5 Episode 85

About the Episode

When you think “vampire” some of today’s most popular vampires might come to mind. But in the 18th and 19th centuries, when European vampire lore first really took off, they were a bit more...morose and, instead of that crystal-clear skin, they appeared kind of sickly with a reddish complexion. We unpack the chemistry that may have inspired one of our favorites: the vampire!

Aired: 10/30/19 | Expires: | Runtime: 8m 51s