Kolchak Stalks the Night

Kolchak: The Night Stalker
was an odd beast when it debuted back in 1974. Probably too odd a beast to be successful. But without Night Stalker, there would be no X-Files, and subsequently, no¬†Fringe. Thanks to Netflix streaming, Kolchak’s adventures are just a couple clicks away, and I’m enjoying the ride. Is it dated? Absolutely. Everything about it screams 1970s American television, yet Darren McGavin’s performance brings it all together. It’s goofy, cheesy fun, and a shame that it’s only 20 episodes long. Check it out!

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