Howard is a mild-mannered young man who drives a truck for a commercial laundry. He's also a mother-obsessed psycho who picks up young female hitchhikers, rapes them and kills them. As the bodies start piling up, the police finally begin to investigate.
There is no such thing as a free ride!
Did You Know?
Even though the story is fictional, the character of Captain J.W. Shaw (Russell Johnson
) does mention some then current serial killers such as The Zodiac Killer (never apprehended) in San Francisco, the Skid Row Slasher (latter discovered to be Vaughan Greenwood) in Los Angeles and "that nut down in Houston" (referring to Dean Corll
who killed a staggering 27 boys before being shot dead by his accomplice Wayne Henley
). See more
When the two police officers', taking Mrs. Burke to help assist them, leave the police back-lot, car park, they proceed to leave with red light flashing and siren wailing, they then drive to the spot where Mrs. Burke's child has been dumped in the dumpster; the location of the dumpster is the exact location where they have just left, in the police back-lot, car park. See more
Featured in Extra Weird
Hitch Hike To Hell
Sung by Nancy Adams
Music by Floyd Huddleston
Lyrics by Tom Adair
Harmonicist - Wayne Berwick See more