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

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There are things in the dark, things adults deny but children are right to fear. See more »


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In a newsroom scene in the pilot, the image of Darren McGavin (the original Kolchak from the 1970s movies and TV series) can be seen standing at one of the desks, dressed as the 1970s Kolchak, chatting with one of the reporters. This image was digitally sampled from an episode of "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" (1974) and placed into the scene. See more »

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

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Never have I so WANTED a series to do well
25 June 2006 | by (Roxy, Elsewhere) – See all my reviews

.....and never have I been so disappointed. I am not sure why this series was even produced at all?! Did they hope to draw in the fans of the old show? If so, this was not the way to do it. None of the charisma of Darren McGavin is evident in the "acting" of the current "Carl Kolchak". I'm also not sure why he has a partner. Since they went to all the trouble of lifting the following from the original: Kolchak drives a Mustang (updated), works as a reporter, works for Tony Vincenzo, you'd think they would also try and establish some of the charm of the original show (no one believes Kolchak, his bumbling, wacky clothing, intrusive style of reporting, etc. In their defense, I suppose they DIDN'T want to remake the series over again, perhaps they wanted to completely re-do the series and attract the younger viewer - but why call it the "Night Stalker"? They would have done just as well (which was horribly) with "Night Reporter Who Bears Little to No Resemblance to Carl Kolchak"


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