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Kolchak: The Night Stalker Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

20 Episodes 1974 - 1975

Episode 1

The Ripper

Fri, Sep 13, 1974 60 mins

A killer reminiscent of Jack the Ripper terrorizes the women of Chicago. Jane Plumm: Beatrice Colen. Ripper: Mickey Gilbert. Kolchak: Darren McGavin.

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Episode 2

The Zombie

Fri, Sep 20, 1974 60 mins

Gangsters are being savagely murdered by a colleague they thought they had killed and buried. Sposato: Joseph Sirola. Edmonds: Earl Faison. Winwood: Charles Aidman. Kolchak: Darren McGavin.

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Episode 3

They Have Been, They Are, They Will Be

Fri, Sep 27, 1974 60 mins

An unseen entity has the power of a hurricane, an affection for electronic gadgetry and a thirst for bone marrow. James Gregory. Kolchak: Darren McGavin.

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Episode 4

The Vampire

Fri, Oct 4, 1974 60 mins

Several people have died because the blood has been drained from their bodies. Faye: Kathleen Nolan. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Matteo: William Daniels.

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Episode 5

The Werewolf

Fri, Nov 1, 1974 60 mins

One of the passengers on a pleasure cruise is a werewolf.

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Episode 6

Firefall

Fri, Nov 8, 1974 60 mins

Something is turning people into instantaneously flaming corpses.

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Episode 7

The Devil's Platform

Fri, Nov 15, 1974 60 mins

A vicious dog hounds Kolchak as he delves into the background of a prominent politician (Tom Skerritt). Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Lorraine Palmer: Ellen Weston.

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Episode 8

Bad Medicine

Fri, Nov 29, 1974 60 mins

A gem thief is a diabolic killer who looks like a towering Indian and can vanish into thin air. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Baker: Ramon Bieri. Indian: Richard Kiel. Agnes: Alice Ghostley. Rolling Thunder: Victor Jory.

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Episode 9

The Spanish Moss Murders

Fri, Dec 6, 1974 60 mins

Victims are crushed to death by a killer that leaves bits of Spanish moss in its wake. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Siska: Keenan Wynn. Dr. Pollack: Severn Darden. Fiddler: Randy Boone. Pepe LaRue: Johnny Silver.

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Episode 10

The Energy Eater

Fri, Dec 13, 1974 60 mins

A newly constructed hospital is plagued by inexplicable destructive forces. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Elkhorn: William Smith. Janice: Elaine Giftos. Kibbey: Tom Drake.

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Episode 11

Horror in the Heights

Fri, Dec 20, 1974 60 mins

Kolchak uncovers a grisly legend as he investigates the deaths of low-income senior citizens who were chewed to pieces. Starman: Phil Silvers. Indian: Abraham Sofaer. Fineman: Benny Rubin.

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Episode 12

Mr. R.I.N.G.

Fri, Jan 10, 1975 60 mins

A secret military project gets out of hand when a robot goes on a rampage. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Mrs. Walker: Julie Adams. Leslie: Corinne Michaels. R.I.N.G.: Craig Baxley. Akins: Bert Freed.

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Episode 13

Primal Scream

Fri, Jan 17, 1975 60 mins

Cells brought back from the Arctic develop into apelike creatures with voracious appetites for flesh. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Molnar: John Marley. Kitzmiller: Pat Harrington.

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Episode 14

The Trevi Collection

Fri, Jan 24, 1975 60 mins

Animated mannequins are among Kolchak's antagonists as death strikes the world of fashion. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Mme. Trevi: Nina Foch. Madelaine: Lara Parker. Vincenzo: Simon Oakland.

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Episode 15

Chopper

Fri, Jan 31, 1975 60 mins

A headless motorcyclist steals a vintage cycle and roars off wielding an avenging sword. Darren McGavin. Jonas: Larry Linville. Lila: Sharon Farrell. Studs: Arthur Metrano. Bresson: Jim Backus.

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Episode 16

Demon in Lace

Fri, Feb 7, 1975 60 mins

Handsome young men are being literally scared to death by beautiful women who transform themselves into cadaverous ghouls. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Prof. Spate: Andrew Prine. Siska: Keenan Wynn. Rosalind: Kristina Holland.

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Episode 17

Legacy of Terror

Fri, Feb 14, 1975 60 mins

The hearts of murder victims are being ritualistically cut out with a dull knife. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Webster: Ramon Bieri. Tillie: Pippa Scott. Pepe: Erik Estrada.

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Episode 18

The Knightly Murders

Fri, Mar 7, 1975 60 mins

Deaths caused by medieval weapons point toward unchivalrous behavior by an errant knight. Rausch: John Dehner. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Boggs: Hans Conried. Minerva: Lieux Dressler. Maura: Jeff Donnell. Vincenzo: Simon Oakland.

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Episode 19

The Youth Killer

Fri, Mar 14, 1975 60 mins

Beautiful young people are dying from instant aging. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Helen: Cathy Lee Crosby. Orkin: Dwayne Hickman. Bella: Kathleen Freeman. Cab Driver: Demosthenes. Gordy: John Fiedler.

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Episode 20

The Sentry

Fri, Mar 28, 1975 60 mins

Deep underground, a reptilian monster goes on a rampage after a seismologist makes off with its eggs. Kolchak: Darren McGavin. Irene: Kathie Browne. Dr. Verhyden: Albert Paulsen. Flaherty: Tom Bosley.

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