Carl investigates a series of deaths that take place in a community mostly populated by the elderly. The bodies are partially devoured, seemingly by rats, but Kolchak begins to suspect that a more sinister force is at work: a ghastly flesh-eating Hindu demon known as the Rakshasa has set up shop in the area, and it has the ability to take its victims by surprise by appearing to them as the person they trust the most. Written by
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Alternate title: "The Rakshasa". See more
At the very beginning of the episode, you see Kolchak's yellow Mustang convertible with the top up from a distance. In the very next shot, closer to the car, the top is down. See more
The Rakshasa have magical powers, Tony. They seduce their victims to death by taking on the image of someone the victim trusts.
And poor Harry Starman... he trusted you? Obviously he never had to depend on you to come up with a cogent story... something that'll turn a profit!
References Citizen Kane