Category Archives: Kolchak: The Night Stalker

299 – The Night Strangler

Seattle, 1973.  A series of bizarre murders terrorizes the city.  One reporter, new to town, has seen it all before — or at least something very much like it.

Carl Kolchak must battle a long-suffering editor, a disbelieving publisher and Seattle’s finest as he tries to prove an inhuman killer is on the loose.

Simon and review the sequel to the Night Stalker – the 1973 TV movie, the Night Strangler.

296 – The Night Stalker

1972 a surprise TV movie became the most-watched TV movie in American history.  Darren McGavin starred as Carl Kolchak, an abrasive investigative reporter who is investigating the story of a lifetime.  A vampire is prowling the streets of Las Vegas.

Simon and Eugene discuss the TV movie that inspired the TV series that inspired the X-files.  Could it really be that simple?