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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

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Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1974 - 19751 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Monster Supernatural Country: America

Kolchak: The Night Stalker is an American television series that aired on ABC during the 1974–1975 season. It featured a fictional Chicago newspaper reporter—Carl Kolchak, played by Darren McGavin—who investigated mysterious crimes with unlikely causes, particularly those that law enforcement authorities would not follow up. These often involved the supernatural or even science fiction, including fantastic creatures.The series was preceded by two television movies, The Night Stalker and The Night Strangler. The series only lasted a single season, it remains popular in syndication; it is often cited as the inspiration for the popular series The X-Files. Following the success of The X-Files, the franchise was resurrected in 2005 in a second television series with a new cast and characters, as well as subsequent in novels and comic books.The entire series is available in syndication and is occasionally rerun on the Sci-Fi Channel under an expanded title, Kolchak: The Night Stalker. In 2008, it was aired on Chiller. It is also available on DVD and streaming from Netflix.Kolchak: The Night Stalker featuring Darren McGavin and Simon Oakland has one or more episodes available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Prime Video, and available for purchase on Microsoft Store. It's a comedy and drama show with 20 episodes over 1 season. Kolchak: The Night Stalker is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (3,605 votes).

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20 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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#2,311 Ranked TV Show

#13 Ranked in Monster TV

#169 Ranked in Horror TV

#204 Ranked in Supernatural TV

Kolchak: The Night Stalker has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (3,605 votes). The show is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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