Kolchak: The Night Stalker

1974, TV Show

Full Episodes(20)

Latest Episode: The Sentry

Mar 28, 1975 Season 1 Episode 20 watch on (Paid)

The government is keen to hush up a series of mysterious deaths at the Merrymount Institute, an underground archival facility. When Kolchak (Darren McGavin) investigates, he determines that the victims were ripped apart as if attacked by a crocodile or other large lizard.

The Youth Killer

Mar 14, 1975 Season 1 Episode 19

Young swinging patrons of an exclusive dating service are turning up, dead of old age. The police don't believe they are the same persons, but Kolchak (Darren McGavin) investigates and discovers that the head of the dating service is actually a woman who is not what she appears. Guest starring Cathy Lee Crosby.
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The Knightly Murders

Mar 07, 1975 Season 1 Episode 18

Various Chicago citizens are being killed with medieval weaponry. Upon investigating, Kolchak (Darren McGavin) finds that they were all tied to the conversion of a small museum into a disco. It turns out that the museum houses the armor of Guy de Mettancoeur, a misanthrope who swore upon his death that his final resting place would never know gaiety and laughter. Now, his ghostly armor animates and kills those who would disrupt his resting place.
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Legacy of Terror

Feb 14, 1975 Season 1 Episode 17

Physically fit specimens (an Air Force pilot, a football player, a Green Beret) are all being targeted for a grisly death: their hearts are being cut from their chests with a dull blade while they're still alive. Kolchak (Darren McGavin) believes that ancient Aztec sacrificial rites are being re-enacted.
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Demon In Lace

Feb 07, 1975 Season 1 Episode 16

On a college campus, young men are dying of heart attacks. When Kolchak (Darren McGavin) investigates, he finds that the men were associated with Professor C. Evan Spate, who is researching an ancient Middle East tablet, and that a series of similar deaths plagued the expedition that recovered the tablet.
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Chopper

Jan 31, 1975 Season 1 Episode 15

A motorcycle driven by a headless rider attempts to run Kolchak (Darren McGavin) down. With Jim Backus, Larry Linville and Art Metrano.
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The Trevi Collection

Jan 24, 1975 Season 1 Episode 14

A fashion industry spy falls to his death as Kolchak (Darren McGavin) watches. This is the first in a series of strange deaths that seem to have a supernatural origin. Kolchak begins to suspect that Madame Trevi, a fashion designer, may be using witchcraft to stop those who oppose her.
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Primal Scream

Jan 17, 1975 Season 1 Episode 13

In a oil company's laboratory, the air conditioning fails, and a primate creature attacks a scientist. Soon other murders occur. Kolchak (Darren McGavin) must fight the oil company's powerful friends to find out where these creatures came from and figure out how to stop them.
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Mr. R.I.N.G.

Jan 10, 1975 Season 1 Episode 12

Kolchak (Darren McGavin )writes an obituary for a deceased scientist, but soon becomes involved in further investigation when no one can give him a straight answer on how the scientist died. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure goes on a rampage throughout Chicago, stealing morticians' wax and Halloween masks. Kolchak eventually finds out that the scientist was working on Project R.I.N.G.: the development of an artificially intelligent robot.
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Horror In the Heights

Dec 20, 1974 Season 1 Episode 11

The elderly residents of Roosevelt Heights are dying. As Kolchak (Darren McGavin) investigates, he discovers a very sinister possibility for the culprit, and realizes that unless someone finds and stops this menace, a lot more people are going to die. And when he realizes he can't even be sure who to trust, things get even more dangerous...
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Energy Eater

Dec 13, 1974 Season 1 Episode 10

Lakefront Hospital and Research Center is a shining example of modernity. Built on reclaimed land, it was completed with only a few tragedies - Indian construction workers killed while doing high-rise work. Then the hospital begins to shake and crack. Strange accidents occur, killing patients and staff. Kolchak (Darren McGavin) thinks he's onto a construction scandal. But when he talks to construction foreman and Indian medicine man Jim Elkhorn, he discovers the truth is much worse.
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Spanish Moss Murders

Dec 06, 1974 Season 1 Episode 9

A series of deaths have nothing in common, except that each victim's chest was crushed, and Spanish moss was found on or near each. Probing the murders, Kolchak (Darren McGavin) eventually discovers a link: each victim was somehow related to Paul Langois (Donald Mantooth), a hot-tempered Cajun. However, Langois has an iron-clad alibi: he's been asleep for several weeks! With Keenan Wynn and Severn Darden.
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Bad Medicine

Nov 29, 1974 Season 1 Episode 8

The apparent suicides of wealthy women are linked to a creature who has been killing them for their jewelry. Starring Darren McGavin. Guest stars: Alice Ghostley and Richard Kiel.
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Devil's Platform

Nov 15, 1974 Season 1 Episode 7

A series of mysterious deaths plague the election trail of Sen. Robert Palmer (Guest star Tom Skerritt), as does a mysterious black dog with a pentagram for a dog tag. Kolchak (Darren McGavin) investigates and finds that the Senator has made a pact with Satan in return for the ability to assume the form of an indestructible black mastiff, and destroy his enemies both within his own party and opposing him.
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Firefall

Nov 08, 1974 Season 1 Episode 6

A series of mysterious deaths plague the life of conductor Ryder Bond (Fred Beir). In each case, the victim is incinerated by supernaturally hot flames. As Kolchak (Darren McGavin) investigates, he finds out that an arsonist, Frankie Markoff, was a fan of Bond's, and was killed in a penny arcade. His funeral procession crossed Bond's car, allowing the spirit to become a "doppelganger" and try to take over Bond's life.
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