Production info

Die Like an Egyptian
USA, 2005  TV  

TV-series Killer Instinct

Johnny Messner, Marguerite Moreau, Kristin Lehman, Chi McBride
Directed by David Straiton

  

A naked and completely hairless body is found in a car on a busy downtown street. There are phosphorescent hieroglyphs on the car. During the autopsy, a live cobra is found in the dead man's stomach. The killer's manual, it seems, is the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead. Detectives Hale and Carter are thrust into the dark underworld of Egyptian mythology as bizarre crimes involving ancient hieroglyphs and rituals have the Deviant Crimes Unit on a hunt for one person’s quest for the impossible.

Episode 5 of the short-lived FOX Network television series "Killer Instinct" of which only 14 episodes were made in 2005 and 2006. The show centers around Detective Jack Hale of the San Francisco Police Department Deviant Crimes Unit, which has the mission to track down the perpetrators of unusual crimes within the city.


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