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  1. John_Simpson

    Item: KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER (ABC/1974-1975)

    Although I hadn't planned on it, a combination of all of the previews in this thread as well as a price drop today on Amazon has caused me to purchase the Complete Series Blu Ray.
  2. John_Simpson

    Item: KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER (ABC/1974-1975)

    You need to check out the catalog of backlot facilities at Universal Hollywood.
  3. John_Simpson

    Item: KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER (ABC/1974-1975)

    But don't forget 1982's St. Elsewhere which was probably the first series influenced by Hill Street. And not to mention 1995's Murder One (also by Bochco) that covered a single murder case (with some background story lines)
  4. John_Simpson

    Item: KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER (ABC/1974-1975)

    Pretty much as I recall. Hill Street had multiple story lines for the ensemble cast as well as something that would begin and end in a particular episode. To help matters along, starting in Season 3 is when they began the "Previously on Hill Street Blues" montage with clips from like a half a...
  5. John_Simpson

    Item: KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER (ABC/1974-1975)

    In an article in Fangoria #25 that "Monster of the Season" format is exactly what McGavin suggested. He did a call out to The Fugitive where David Janssen is looking for the One Armed Man, avoiding Lt Gerard and helping out the usual damsel in distress or occasional child in danger. I don't...
  6. John_Simpson

    Item: KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER (ABC/1974-1975)

    Loved the series. I still haven't figured out star Darren McGavin's complaints that he didn't care for the show’s "monster-of-the-week formula", that led to the cancellation. The record's just never been very clear what he would have replaced it with. I can figure that nowadays we would have a...
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