Werewolf: Season 1, Episode 1

Werewolf (11 Jul. 1987)

TV Episode  -   -  Horror | Thriller
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 249 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 1 critic

Grad student Eric Cord's roommate and best friend Ted gives Eric a gun with silver bullets and confesses that he is a werewolf, bitten while he was working on a boat owned by Captain Janos ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(head writer),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 titles
created 23 Jul 2011
 

Related Items

Search for "Werewolf" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Werewolf (11 Jul 1987)

Werewolf (11 Jul 1987) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Werewolf.
1 of 29 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lance LeGault ...
...
...
Theodore 'Ted' Nichols
...
Kelly Nichols
...
Robert Krantz ...
Rudy
Stanley Grover ...
Rudi Armandi
...
Storage Shed Owner
...
Victim in VW
...
Linden Ashby (Victim 2 in VW)
...
Eddie Armondo's Secretary
Andrew Magarian
Lynn Danielson-Rosenthal ...
(as Lynn Danielson)
Harold Ayer ...
Mr. Manickindam
Edit

Storyline

Grad student Eric Cord's roommate and best friend Ted gives Eric a gun with silver bullets and confesses that he is a werewolf, bitten while he was working on a boat owned by Captain Janos Skorzeney. A pentagram appears on his palm a few hours before he changes. The only way to end the curse is to kill the original werewolf in this bloodline. Eric ties Ted up but he changes, breaks free and bites Eric, who is forced to shoot him. Charged with murder, Eric jumps bail and begins searching for the werewolf who bit Ted, who turns out to be Skorzeney. Eric is pursued by "Alamo Joe" Rogan, a bounty hunter who saw Eric change and now uses silver bullets. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 July 1987 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The name "Janos Skorzeny" was taken from The Night Stalker (1972). See more »

Quotes

Kelly: Maybe you should call your lawyer.
Eric: And tell him what, I'm going werewolf hunting? They'd lock me in a rubber room with a box of Crayolas.
See more »

Connections

Follows Werewolf (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

1980s Blast
1 January 2013 | by (Valencia, Spain) – See all my reviews

Werewolf is the kind of TV series that could only have come out of the 1980s. I was watching it again last night, and the music and attitudes are totally 1980s.

Lance LeGault plays the bounty hunter, and his character seems like it would have been a perfect fit for Chuck Connors. It has always puzzled me as to why Chuck Connors would have taken the role of a deranged sailor werewolf.

The acting by John J. York as the victim of his best friend's lycanthropy is choppy at best. Ralph Sbarge plays Ted, the room-mate of York. Ted discovers that women are being killed every month, and he thinks it is him. So he gives York a gigantic pistol so York can kill him when he turns again, at the full moon. That does not seem like a very smart plan. The plotting is not exactly brilliant.

Anyhow, one thing leads to another, and York is now the werewolf, and also a bail-jumping fugitive. Some have pointed out that the plot is exactly like The Fugitive or The Incredible Hulk TV series. The only difference is that The Fugitive had David Janssen and the Incredible Hulk had Bill Bixby, and both of them were much better actors than John York.

The pilot was a bit clunky, and I thought it dragged. The bottom line was to get the confrontation between York and Skorzeny (Connors) set up, and that really happened at the very end, and it was pretty flat. York arrives as a werewolf, so there is no verbal confrontation with Connors. It became a battle of two stunt men in wolf suits. Not much drama there.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Official complete series DVD release in the works! Amatsu_Mikaboshi
Remake the series filmspectrum
DVD release delion-1
This series is on joost.com now thorngenx
No end ? antonio-grisi
Contact 20th Century Fox and help put this on DVD blackbat123
Discuss Werewolf (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?