Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV series)

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Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin) was the best investigative reporter you’ve never heard of. The reason for his anonymity? His exclusive accounts of mass murders and serial killings always wound up being suppressed by the authorities or shelved by his disbelieving editor, Tony Vincenzo (Simon Oakland). He had the scoops, they just never made it to print. Kolchak was the textbook example of the detective-journalist, right down to his crumpled seersucker suit and tape recorder. He … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Heat (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Roger Mortis and Doug Bigelow are cops that are dead serious when it comes to catching criminals. But when the criminals they’re chasing are already dead…things get complicated to say the least. REVIEW: In the tried and true tradition of “48 Hours”, “Tango & Cash” & any buddy cop movie you can come up with comes “Dead Heat”, the story of a pair of detectives who are also best friends. Detectives Roger Mortis (Treat … Continue reading

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975) – TV Show Episodes List

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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago. CAST: Darren McGavin ………. Carl Kolchak Simon Oakland ……….. Tony Vincenzo Jack Grinnage ……….. Ron Updyke Ruth McDevitt ……….. Emily Cowles Jimmy Hawkins ……….. Father James EPISODES: Pilot TV Movies: The Night Stalker (1/11/1972) The Night Strangler (1/16/1973)

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