Kolchak writes an obituary for a deceased scientist, but soon becomes involved in further investigation when no one can give him a straight answer on how the scientist died. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure goes on a rampage throughout Chicago, stealing morticians' wax and Halloween masks. Kolchak eventually finds out that the scientist was working on Project R.I.N.G.: the development of an artificially intelligent robot. R.I.N.G. killed his creator rather than be shut down, and now the government is hunting it. Kolchak must find where the robot is hiding and reveal the story before the government catch up to R.I.N.G.moreless
A policeman known to Ironside for some years is shot dead while on an investigation. The evidence points to him being crooked, but the Chief is determined to prove otherwise.
Larry and Moe try to cash in on a phony picture of a flying saucer, which is actually a paper plate in the air. Shortly after collecting the prize money from the magazine they submitted it to, they are discovered and thrown in jail. Meanwhile, Joe finds the real flying saucer and cashes in big.moreless