Shadow Chasers: Season 1, Episode 1

Shadow Chasers: Part 1 (14 Nov. 1985)

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Dr. Jonathan MacKensie, professor of anthropology at Georgetown Institute of Science & Technology is 'persuaded' to take over the directorship of Dr. Moorhouse's newly established ... See full summary »

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Dr. Jonathan MacKensie
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Dr. Juliana Moorhouse
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Stella Pence
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Jordan Kerner
Bobby Fite ...
Billy Pence
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Wick
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Mary Komatar
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Melody Lacey
Suzy Gilstrap ...
Randy
Bart Burns
Robert Winley ...
Henry Jones
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Miss Matlovsky (as Yuliis Ruval)
Deborah Nishimura
Milton Murrill
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Dr. Jonathan MacKensie, professor of anthropology at Georgetown Institute of Science & Technology is 'persuaded' to take over the directorship of Dr. Moorhouse's newly established Paranormal Research Unit to investigate unexplainable phenomena, starting with reports of poltergeist activity in a little town in northern California. Once in Fartham, his reluctant investigation leads him to a dark cemetery and a fateful meeting with Edgar ('Call Me Benny, Edgar's Just For the Press') Benedek, who is also prowling around the tombstones on the scent of the same story. Although the flamboyant, self-aggrandizing author (and infamous tabloid reporter) immediately grates on Jonathan's nerves, he recognizes that Benny is considerably more experienced in the investigation of paranormal phenomena than he is (or ever wishes to be) and a partnership is born. The inhabitants of Briarwood Road feared their neighbor, Robert Pence, a professional occultist who claimed to derive his dark powers from his ... Written by Mary Bloemker <maryb@aol.com>

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Fairly entertaining comedy/suspense
19 February 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

A sleazy tabloid reporter teams up with a college professor to investigate the strange occurrences in a small town. They get no help from the suspicious, fearful, and in some cases, eerie inhabitants of the town. They finally solve the mystery of why these occult phenomena occur, and what a surprise it is.


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