Carl Kolchak is the "Night Stalker," a newspaper reporter who investigates strange deaths and unexplained phenomena. He asks the questions that no one else will about the cases the police can't - or won't -- solve. Based loosely on the cult favorite '70s classic, Night Stalker is a mystery/supernatural series starring Stuart Townsend...
Last Episode01x06 The Source (1) Aired: Nov. 10, 2005
Agent Fain reappears on the scene after Kolchak refuses to disclose his source in a seemingly routine story about a drug lord’s death at the … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- In a newsroom scene in the pilot, the image of Darren McGavin (the original Kolchak from the 1970s movies and TV series) can be seen standing at one of the desks, dressed as the 1970s…
[show]In a newsroom scene in the pilot, the image of Darren McGavin (the original Kolchak from the 1970s movies and TV series) can be seen standing at one of the desks, dressed as the 1970s Kolchak, chatting with one of the reporters. This image was digitally sampled from an episode of "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" (1974) and placed into the scene.
- A hat similar to the one used in the original series was used as a prop for one of the scenes in the pilot.
- Kolchak's license plate is 197DMG2. This is another homage/in-joke to the original movie - 197_2 (1972) is the year the original Night Stalker movie premiered. And DMG stands for Darren McGavin.