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Fall TV

Bland characters lack killer instinct in 'Stalker'

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / September 29, 2005

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ABC's ''Night Stalker" is a remake of the 1970s Darren McGavin vehicle. And in one scene during tonight's premiere, at 9 on Channel 5, the 1970s-era McGavin is digitized into the new show's newspaper office, leaning up against a desk like a bright cardboard cutout. It's the hour's only gesture at humor, and it falls as flat as the image. (Full article: 451 words)

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