Dating game show killer
"He's just got a dark, dark, dark soul." The movie shows how Alcala would lure his victims by posing as a professional photographer.
Detectives say he would toy with his victims, often strangling them and allowing them to regain consciousness before finally killing them.
Rodney Alcala, one of the most infamous serial killers in U. history, would eventually be arrested and sentenced to death in 1980 for the murder of 12-year-old Robin Samsoe.
(He remains in prison in California.) While Alcala's body count is unknown, police estimate the now-73-year-old man killed at least dozens of women, with some counts running as high as 130 – and there are still over 100 photographs of unidentified women who may have been his victims.
Alcala's death sentence in the Samsoe murder was overturned twice.
Amara Wells settles down in the peaceful suburb of Castle Rock, Colorado with her husband Christopher and daughter, only to have her idyllic life shattered by a ninja assassin who creeps into the family's home with deadly intentions."Junk Food Professor," Howard Appledorf is murdered, and puzzling clues are left at the crime scene.
Place settings on the floor and Red-rum written on his wall in ketchup. Colton Harris-Moore is only a teenager when he embarks on his unbelievable string of capers.
Watching the clip today, knowing that Bachelor Number One would go on to repeatedly choke his victims to unconsciousness and wait until they came to before killing them, their banter is more terrifying preview than goofy innuendo.
After host Jim Lange introduces "successful photographer" Alcala ("You might find him skydiving or motorcycling!