Night Stalker (2005– )

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Kolchak and his partner, Perri, investigate his wife's mysterious murder and end up uncovering something much more disturbing...

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 Carl Kolchak (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Perri Reed (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jain McManus (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Tony Vincenzo (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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Kolchak's license plate is 197DMG2. This is another homage/in-joke to the original movie - 197_2 (1972) is the year the original Night Stalker movie premiered. And DMG stands for Darren McGavin. See more »

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Remake of Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) See more »

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Nothing Resembling the Original
23 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

This was a good idea (bringing back Kolchack: The Night Stalker) unfortunately everyone who bought the rights to the name completely ignored what made the original a great show. No matter what glitz and glamor you crank out - there is nothing that compares to a great character driven drama. And trust me, this was nothing resembling a great character driven drama. The main characters are completely bland and forgettable just going through the motions. No matter what the powers that be think works as an update to the show - this show needed an old touch to it. Darren McGavin was a great character actor and that is the first thing this show needed - someone who has something interesting about them. But it would also take more than one character actor - the original had several stand out performers. People who were not bland, people who you remembered. Kolchak should be played by a middle aged man - not some young generic stud. Have him work with the generic people if you want, but the main character has to be one who acts interesting. This was indeed an X-Files Clone, and a pale one at that. So much for formulas on what to put in a show - put in something that stands out instead. Thoughly disgusted and disappointed with this tripe.


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