An aspiring politician is surrounded by a series of deadly "accidents" that obliterate any opposition to his career, and Kolchak discovers a bizarre supernatural element to his campaign: a deal with the devil that affords him protection and allows him to change form into that of an ominous dog. Soon it's up to Kolchak to get him off the campaign trail once and for all. Written by
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Kolchak asks if he will be required to sign his name in blood, and Palmer ('Tom Skerrit') says yes. This is in keeping with the short story, 'The Devil & Daniel Webster', and the opera, Faust, where contractees with the Devil sign in blood when agreeing to sell their souls. See more
The first automobile explosion is supposedly driven by one of Palmer's rivals. But the vehicle is a 1930s roadster with spoked wheels. Obvious use of antique footage. See more
You know, I had once planned to enter the priesthood.
And then the Inquisition ended and all the fun went out of it for you.