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.
Did You Know?
The 1978 TV movie Devil Dog The Hound of Hell was originally intended to be a sequel to this episode. 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
The old cliche that politics makes strange bedfellows is only too true. At one time or another, various and sundry politicians have found themselves - when it proved expedient, of course - sharing a blanket with the military, organized crime, disgruntled, gun-toting dairy farmers, the church, famous athletes, the comedians; the list is endless. But there was a senatorial race not so long ago right here in Illinois where the strangest bedfellow of all was found under the sheets. The strangest......