Kolchak is witness to a bizarre manifestation when an unseen force decimates a building and causes a cache of lead ingots to vanish into thin air. He soon draws a connection between the disturbance and a series of incidents where both animals and human beings are turning up dead, the marrow mysteriously sucked out of their bones.
Did You Know?
The World Series baseball game Kolchak is hoping to attend is being played between the Boston Red Sox (whose last World Series championship before this episode aired had been in 1918) and the Chicago Cubs (whose last World Series championship before this episode aired had been in 1908). The Red Sox would not win a World Series championship until 2004, and the Cubs would not win until 2016. See more
The character of Monique Marmelstein appears in this episode. However, in the immediately preceding episode, (#1.2 "The Zombie)", Kolchak had sent her back to her home Brooklyn in a taxicab when she became overwhelmed at a murder scene. See more
I knew this one would be more than the biggest story of my career. It was the biggest story in the lives of everyone on this planet. I fought for the story, fought harder than ever before. I wanted people to know, to be prepared... if you can be prepared for something like this.