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“The Night Stalker” AKA “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” is a seminal show that has lead to an entire subgenre of entertainment, “The Paranormal Investigator.” From “Scooby Doo” to “Supernatural” (and beyond), the paranormal investigator came to prominence with “The X-Files” but this show and many others owe a debt to the man in the blue suit, Carl Kolchak.

The Kolchak Tapes The Projection Booth

    • TV & Film
    • 4.4, 40 Ratings

“The Night Stalker” AKA “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” is a seminal show that has lead to an entire subgenre of entertainment, “The Paranormal Investigator.” From “Scooby Doo” to “Supernatural” (and beyond), the paranormal investigator came to prominence with “The X-Files” but this show and many others owe a debt to the man in the blue suit, Carl Kolchak.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Moria V. ,

Kolchak not Kolshak

Gotta take a star because one host doesn’t know the title character’s name.

Neodana ,

So pleased to have found this podcast !

I have been listening to the Kolchak Tapes podcast and I am blown away by the detail, the interviews and the general love of the character. I like that it is an honest look at something that has been important to me my entire life. I was only 10 when the original film aired on ABC in 1972 and I actually didn’t see it until it reran the second time. I was a horror fan already but this was another level. My best friend and I would make audio recordings of the 2 movies and the series to listen back to since VCR’s were not widely available. We got to where we could recite the movies verbatim. The series was also special to me as a 12 year old boy and just magical.
I finally got 16 of the 20 episodes when CBS late night aired the series in the 80’s. Until the mid 90’s the 4 episodes Firefall, The Energy Eater, Legacy of Terror and Demon in Lace weren’t aired or available since the original run. The 2 TV movies were the only way to see the 4 episodes until Columbia House released the entire series on VHS in the subsequent years. Even episodes like The Energy Eater still have special moments with Kolchak but my favorite episode is Horror in The Heights. I love this episode and it’s a shame more were not like this one. Great job guys and thank you.

USMC3037 ,

Greatest show of all time. Leave the politics out of the podcast.

Would give it five stars just for having a podcast on the greatest show of all time. However, a couple of anti-Trump references got old real quick. Stick to the subject, leave the politics out of it.

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