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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

The Energy Eater (Season 1, Episode 10)
TV Episode | 52 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Carl realizes that Matchemonedo, a monstrous restless bear-like spirit, is eating up the structure of a new hospital built over its resting place and draining patients of their protein. He asks Native American Jim Elkhorn for help.
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Director
Alexander Grasshoff (as Alex Grasshoff)
Writers
Jeffrey Grant Rice (created by) (as Jeff Rice) | Arthur Rowe (teleplay) (story) | Rudolph Borchert (teleplay)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 13, 1974

Release date
Dec 13, 1974 (United States)
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28 cast members
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Darren McGavin
Carl Kolchak Carl Kolchak   See fewer
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Simon Oakland
Tony Vincenzo Tony Vincenzo   See fewer
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William Smith
Jim Elkhorn Jim Elkhorn   See fewer
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Elaine Giftos
Nurse Janis Eisen Nurse Janis Eisen   See fewer
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Tom Drake
Don Kibbey Don Kibbey   See fewer
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Michael Strong
Walter Green Walter Green   See fewer
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Robert Yuro
Detective Webster Detective Webster   See fewer
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Joyce Jillson
Diana Lanier Diana Lanier   See fewer
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Jack Grinnage
Ron Updyke Ron Updyke   See fewer
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Ruth McDevitt
Emily Cowles Emily Cowles   See fewer
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John Alvin
Dr. Carrie Dr. Carrie   See fewer
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Robert Cornthwaite
Dr. Hartfield Dr. Hartfield   See fewer
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Michael Fox
Frank Wesley Frank Wesley   See fewer
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Melissa Greene
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Dianne Harper
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John Mitchum
Janitor Janitor   See fewer
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Ellaraino
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Benjie Bancroft
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Paul Baxley
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Ted Christy
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Daniel Elam
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Wesley Gale
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Bob Golden
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Eugene Jackson
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Chester Jones
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 263 votes