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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Kojak' from 1970-1982:

1970-1982 Episode Guide for 'Kojak':

(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns.)

March 8, 1973: The Marcus-Nelson Murders
Season 0, episode 1
W: Abby Mann   D: Joseph Sargent

With Marjoe Gortner (Teddy Hopper), Jose Ferrer (Jake Weinhaus), Ned Beatty (Det. Corrigan), Allen Garfield (Mario Portello), Lorraine Gary (Ruthie), John Sylvester White (Inspector Hoffstetter), William Watson (Det. Black), Val Bisoglio (Det. Jacarrino), Bruce Kirby (Sgt. McCartney), Gene Woodbury (Lewis Humes).
Homicide detective Theo Kojak comes to suspect that a black youth who confessed to the murder of two white girls was coerced by his police interrogators and is actually innocent of the crime. Pilot movie for the series.

October 24, 1973: Siege Of Terror
Season 1, episode 1
W: Robert Heverly   D: William Hale

With Harvey Keitel (Jerry Talaba), James Sloyan (Jack Murzie), William Hansen (Old Man Hostage), David Proval (Calvelli), Jude Farese (Mike Amazeen), John Garwood (Frank Talabo), Bart Burns (Deputy Commissioner), Rick Hurst (Crew Cut Hostage), Ralph James (Albie Linnick), Jannis Durkin (Woman Model Hostage), Allan Manson (Detective), Arnold Soboloff (Mastin), Alvin Hammer (Store Owner).
Telly Savalas stars as New York City police detective Theo Kojak in a series patterned after the TV movie "The Marcus-Nelson Murders". Tonight, Kojak faces a two-hour deadline in a daring effort to save the lives of five hostages held by a trio of holdup men.

October 31, 1973: Web Of Death
Season 1, episode 2
W: Jack Laird   D: William Hale

With Bruce Kirby (Sgt. Al Vine), Hector Elizondo (Nick Ferro), Barbara Rhoades (Joanna Ferro), John Karlen (Pinky), Burke Byrnes (Detective Olney), Norbert Schiller (Mr. Pollichek), Brad Jose (Foster Bridges), John Nolan (Ingram), William Martel (Sgt. Grady), Borah Silver (Dr. Prince).
Lt. Kojak joins Det. Nick Ferro to investigate a murder case, unaware that Ferro is the man who calculatingly committed the crime.

November 7, 1973: One For The Morgue
Season 1, episode 3
W: Jerrold Freedman   D: Richard Donner

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Borah Silver (Dr. Prince), Art Metrano (Mike Tomaso), Anthony Charnota (Serafin), Arnold Williams (Mitch), Joseph R. Sicari (Ferret Face), Ji-Tu Cumbuka (Slade), Bart Burns (Commissioner), Jerry Leon (Jumbo), Michael DeLano (Solerno), Larry Watson (Arkansas Fowler), Alfred Dennis (Carmone), Joe Alfasa (Falcone).
Kojak is not satisfied even though evidence points conclusively to a rival gangster as being responsible for the attempted assassination of a young hood.

November 14, 1973: Knockover
Season 1, episode 4
W: Mort Fine   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Victor Campos (Detective Gomez), Alan Manson (Gallagher), Alex Rocco (Tony Curcheo), Joseph Hindy (George Bradbury), Lynette Mettey (Joanie), Paul Savior (Mickey), John Goddard (Mesche), Alma Beltran (Mrs. Contreras), Maggie Malooly (Peggy), Jane Alice Brandon (Sara), Alan Dexter (Dimin), Jack Aaron (Charlie Nose), Raymond Mayo (Freddie), Karen Morley (Mrs. Webber), Daniel Nugent (Jim), Josie Johnson (Leona).
A 10-carat diamond ring worn by a murder victim turns a routine homicide into the investigation of an unsolved bank robbery.

November 21, 1973: Girl In The River
Season 1, episode 5
W: Halsted Welles   D: William Hale

With James Keach (Fred Strong), Mark Gordon (Detective 'Chic' Chiccaloni), Jennifer Shaw (Eloise), Stewart Moss (Deerfield), Alan Fudge (Gus), Sidney Clute (Det. Cahan).
Theo Kojak fears that the bizarre stranglulation of a woman may mean the reemergence of of a psychopathic killer who murdered seven women two years ago.

November 28, 1973: Requiem For A Cop
Season 1, episode 6
W: Jack Laird   D: Gary Nelson

With Bruce Kirby (Al Vine), Louise Latham (Madge Donnelly), Michael Margotta (Jack Donnelly), James Luisi (Officer Alessi), Joey Aresco (Sammy), Curt Conway (Father Duggan), John Sylvester White (Chief Copeland), Robert Brubaker (Deputy Commissioner Cowan), Dan Seymour (Broen), Joseph George (Sergeant Dobieski), John Pickard (Tom Donnelly), Gil Serna (Sandro).
Kojak has 48 hours to clear the name of a slain veteran police officer suspected of being on the take, or his old colleague will receive last rites and be buried with dishonor.

December 5, 1973: The Corrupter
Season 1, episode 7
W: James M. Miller   D: Paul Stanley

With Lola Albright (Celia Lamb), Robert Webber (David Lawrence), Alfred Ryder (Emile), Nicholas Cortland (Nicky Cole), Scatman Crothers (Gaylord Fuller).
An ex-fashion model figures in Kojak's investigation of a jewelry racket murder case.

December 12, 1973: Dark Sunday
Season 1, episode 8
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Charles R. Rondeau

With Yvonne Craig (Liz), Richard Jordan (Steve Macy), Paul Lambert (Hugh Jellicoe), Ken Kercheval (Ray Fromm), Lara Parker (Maria), Michael DeLano (Valano), Larry Block (Gerry Erskine).
When a small-time car thief is murdered for no apparent reason, Kojak surmises that the victim must have been a threat to someone much higher in the world of crime.

December 19, 1973: Conspiracy Of Fear
Season 1, episode 9
W: Mark Rodgers, Jack Laird   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With William Prince (Baker), Gretchen Corbett (Jeri), Victor Argo (Dennison), Sid Grossfield (Turner), Michael Keep (Bunce), Larry Watson (Fowler), W.T. Zacha (Weaver), Larry Kert (Whitney Farrow), Michael McGuire (Paul Merchison), Nicholas Colasanto (Victor Marchette).
Kojak tangles with the promoter of a $50 million city redevelopment project, as well as a city assemblyman, when he tries to stall a rezoning measure until he can complete a murder investigation.

January 2, 1974: Cop In A Cage
Season 1, episode 10
W: Alvin Sapinsley   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Victor Campos (Detective Gomez), Nick Dennis (Constantine), Penny Santon (Sophie), Sally Kirkland (Gloria), Janice Heiden (Alexandria), Robert Donley (Henshaw), Lionel Johnston (Eugene), Ray Ballard (Mort).
Even after receiving numerous threats against his life and those of his relatives, Kojak discovers he is powerless to stop the harassment from an ex-convict he helped send to prison.

January 16, 1974: Marker To A Dead Bookie
Season 1, episode 11
W: Mort Fine   D: Alex March

With Val Avery, Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Paul Henry Itkin (Assitant DA Walters), Don Calfa (Fidelio Ortez), Ted White (Solly), Edith Diaz (Celia Ortez), Louie Elias (Art Gordon), Lou Ferragher (Det. Cleary), Henry Brown (Omar 'Miami' Blake), Carmen Argenziano (Davey), Lorraine Gary (Ruth Gardner).
Kojak plans an elaborate scheme to appear that he can be "bought" in order to bait a trap for a large narcotics dealer.

January 23, 1974: Last Rites For A Dead Priest
Season 1, episode 12
W: Jack Laird   D: Joel Oliansky

With Jackie Cooper (Mulvaney), Paul Cavonis (Gabe Hildebrand), Vince Martorano (Vince), Stanley Kamel (Clyde Brookner), Bruce Kirby (Al Vine), Fred Franklyn (Chu-Chu Berrigan), Michele Nichols (Barbara Underwood), Richard Karlan (Chubby Henshaw), Jack Manning (Benoit), Frenchia Guizon (Foreman), Mark Giardino (Otto), John Gilgreen (Porter).
A man poses as a priest while masterminding a $3 million jewelry heist.

January 30, 1974: Death Is Not A Passing Grade
Season 1, episode 13
W: Gene Kearney   D: Allen Reisner

With James Woods (Caz Mayer), Victor Campos (Det. Gomez), Mariclare Costello (Diane Gordon), Mwako Cumbuka (Jonas Wilkins), Wayne Heffley (Sgt. Steiglitz), Pamela Hensley (Delta), Jack Murdock (Art Gordon), James Wheaton (Mr. Scott), Darrell Zwerling (Medical Examiner), Allan Joseph (Mr. King).
A series of burglaries complete with fake clues is especially puzzling for Kojak because the "clues" contain some personal items stolen from him.

February 6, 1974: Die Before They Wake
Season 1, episode 14
W: Robert W. Lenski   D: Leo Penn

With Tina Louise (Audrey Norris), Harris Yulin (Bert Podis), Jess Walton (Shana Pope), Colby Chester (Spencer Galen), Robert Burr (Daniel Pope), Isabel Sanford (Grace), Jayne Kennedy (Tour Guide), Steve Gravers (Pullian), Ann Jillian (Joanna Crandall), Albert Popwell (Danny Boy).
A drug-addicted prostitute holds the key to the men responsible for her enslavement, as well as for the murder of her talkative roommate and a crusading television reporter.

February 13, 1974: Deliver Us Some Evil
Season 1, episode 15
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Ruth McDevitt (Mrs. Farenkrug), John Ritter (Kenny Soames), Laurence Haddon (Steadman), Garry Walberg (Goodman), Nora Marlowe (Mrs. Jacobs), Ivor Francis (J. Warren Hale), Karen Lamm (Deedee Howard), Harry Hickox (Jerome Winkler), Don Hanmer (Darata), Irene Tedrow (Florence Hale).
A small time thief gets pressured into setting up a multi-million dollar heist, hoping to get enough money to escape to South America and avoid a murder charge.

February 20, 1974: Eighteen Hours Of Fear
Season 1, episode 16
W: Robert C. Dennis, Jack Laird   D: Charles R. Rondeau

With Lynne Marta (Margaret "Peggy" Farrell), Chuck McCann (Lloyd Tatum), Borah Silver (Dr. Prince), Jack Colvin (Cherneff), Paula Victor (Mrs. Getz), Eddie Fontaine (Alex Fairbanks), Lou Tiano (Pulanski), Darrell Zwerling (Agajanian), Jack Griffin (House Detective).
An out-of-town businessman unwittingly gets involved with a pretty smuggler and the syndicate and becomes the prime suspect for three murders.

February 27, 1974: Before The Devil Knows
Season 1, episode 17
W: Gene Kearney   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Louise Sorel (Vicky Brewer), Henry Darrow (Kevin Le Jeune), Don Knight (John Hagen), David White (Ramsey Brewer), Austin Stoker (Det. Douglas), Lew Palter (Mr. Green), James Beach (Plainclothesman), Jerry Summers (John David).
A man successfully stole $1 million dollars in U.S. government bonds, but his future appears to be precarious as the list of people bent on eliminating him grows longer.

March 6, 1974: Dead On His Feet
Season 1, episode 18
W: Jack Laird   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Jed Allan (Eddie Ryan), Harry Guardino (Det. Benny Furore), Malachi Throne (Solly DeChico), Joanne Linville (Ellen Ryan), Juno Dawson (Inez).
A police detective keeps his terminal illness a secret as he begins the pursuit of his partner's murderer.

March 20, 1974: Down A Long And Lonely River
Season 1, episode 19
W: Robert Foster   D: Leo Penn

With Paul Michael Glaser (Lou Giordino), Sian Barbara Allen (Lyndsey Walker), Kenneth O'Brien (Ankrum), John Aniston (Dancik), John Beal (McKinney), Charles Dierkop (DeLuca), Ed Bernard (Watson), Fuddle Bagley (High Pockets), Joseph V. Perry (Burke).
A young psychologist seeks Kojak's help when her parolee-fiancee disappears with a gun in his hand to settle an old score.

March 27, 1974: Mojo
Season 1, episode 20
W: Mark Weingart, Mort Fine   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Borah Silver (Chemist), John Ashton (Culler), Dennis Patrick (Clay Dexter), Ed Lauter (Floyd), Robert Doyle (Harry), Ken Ruta (Bryce), Michael Richardson (Jimmy Crown), Lenny Kent (Mesche).
Kojak poses as a chemist in an effort to snare the thieves of $1 million worth of morphine who are now trying to sell it back to the insurance company.

April 10, 1974: Therapy In Dynamite
Season 1, episode 21
W: Gene Kearney   D: Leo Penn

With Dabney Coleman (Alex Linden), Jane Elliot, Steven Keats, Joan Pringle (Neva), Elizabeth Allen.
The victims of a psychopathic bomber seem to have no relation to one another, and it's Kojak's problem to stop him before he kills again.

May 8, 1974: The Only Way Out
Season 1, episode 22
W: Alvin Sapinsley   D: Joel Oliansky

With Howard Platt (Roy Benson), Joshua Bryant (Simon Hecht), Paul Jenkins (Timmy Oakes), Lee H. Montgomery (David Hecht), John Hillerman (Mark Gallant), Katherine Theodore (Melinda), Dori Brenner (Miss Rosenberg), Linda Weeks (Paula McKeown), William Tepper (Santangelo).
Kojak helps a boy look for his missing father and finds a connection between his disappearance and a big-time jewel thief now living in Brazil.

September 15, 1974: The Chinatown Murders (1)
Season 2, episode 1
W: Jack Laird   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Leonardo Cimino (Ruby Kabelsky), Robert Ito (Sammy Loo), Sheree North (Mrs. Giancana), Michael Constantine (Don 'Cheech' Scalesi), Tige Andrews (Sgt. Polucci), Milton Selzer (Nathan Davidoff), Vincent Baggetta (Nino La Rocca), Val Bisoglio (Barney Bramley), Patrick Adiarte (Leonard Wong), Victor Argo (Joseph Crespi), Jerome Guardino (Vince Karabian).
The second season begins in a new time slot with a special two-hour episode, as Kojak races against time to prevent a massive gangland war between two traditional organized crime factions who have unknowingly been set up by three Chinese-American hoodlums.

September 22, 1974: Hush Now, Or You'll Die
Season 2, episode 2
W: Robert W. Lenski   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Kathleen Quinlan (Jan Conforti), Todd Susman (John Campbell), Mike Kellin (Frank Conforti), Grayson Hall (Mrs. Campbell), Carmen Zapata (Ellen Conforti), Brendan Burns (Tony), Kim Hamilton (Sgt. Donna Mill), Borah Silver (Prince), Stacy Keach Sr. (Mr. Sperry).
A rape, followed by the murder of the rapist, puts Kojak on the trial of the rape victim and an unknown third party.

September 29, 1974: A Very Deadly Game
Season 2, episode 3
W: Sean Baine   D: Seymour Robbie

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Lillian Lehman (Lisa Keller), Alex Colon (Raul Fria), Burr DeBenning (Cass), Art Lund (Special Agent Watkins), Ji-Tu Cumbuka (John 'Blue' Andrews), Laurence Haddon (Capt. Perkins).
When a policeman is killed by a narcotics rip-off artist, Kojak is determined to catch the killer -- but is thwarted at every turn by the FBI.

October 6, 1974: Wall Street Gunslinger
Season 2, episode 4
W: Halsted Welles   D: Richard Donner

With Bernard Barrow (Paul Paulus), Alan Feinstein (Lenny Grenfell), George Loros (Big Chrissy), Ben Masters (Oliver), Zitto Kazann (Sheik Ali), George Wyner (Sgt. Collins), Ann Coleman (Felicity), Harvey Fisher (Sgt. Way), Trish Hawkins (Fern).
Kojak hunts for the man responsible a $20 million rip-off of stolen securities and the murder of three victims.

October 13, 1974: Slay Ride
Season 2, episode 5
W: Mort Fine   D: Russ Mayberry

With Paul Benedict (Donald Kauldor), Don Ross (Steve Marly), Don Hanmer (Myron Joyce), Melendy Britt (Joan Marly), Francine York (Linda), Stephen McHattie (Paul Nelson), Gordon Jump (Jonas), Jack Stamberger (Ernest O'Reilly).
Kojak finds suicide an improbable cause when several men, all attending the same convention, appear to have fallen to their deaths.

October 20, 1974: Nursemaid
Season 2, episode 6
W: Joel Oliansky   D: Jerry London

With Kay Medford (Bernice Sandler), Eugene Troobnick (Koster), Frank Christi (Marty Clifford), Lynette Mettey (Doris), Don McGovern (Reissen), Len Lesser (Hinton), Ian Scott (Jurgen), David Morick (Houghton), James Murtaugh (Sutter), Allan Miller (Jerry Bayliss).
Murder leads Kojak to his first clue to the source of a flood of guns reaching the hands of street gangs, but his link is a material witness to the murder.

October 27, 1974: You Can't Tell A Hurt Man How To Holler
Season 2, episode 7
W: Albert Ruben   D: Seymour Robbie

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Harrison Page (Hawthorn Yancey), Margaret Avery (Lula), Tom Pedi (Filacchione), Roger E. Mosley (John Stutz), John Pleshette (Resident), Otis Day (Junior).
A small-time crook, falsely arrested for a shooting, is so convinced that the police are out to get him that he won't cooperate with Kojak, who is trying to clear him, and becomes a dupe for the mob.

November 3, 1974: The Best Judge Money Can Buy
Season 2, episode 8
W: Gene Kearney   D: Leo Penn

With John Aniston (Webster), John Randolph (Judge Mackie Sr.), Walter McGinn (Martin Bronson), Melissa Murphy (Kimberly Hyatt), Dorothy Tristan (Ellen), Abe Vigoda (Kilty), Walter Stocker (Judge Mackie Jr.).
Apparent suicide as the cause of a prominent young judge's death is hard for Kojak to accept, especially when his probing uncovers a tie-in between the judge's non-grieving widow, a private detective, and a lawyer who specializes in defending known criminals.

November 10, 1974: A Souvenir From Atlantic City
Season 2, episode 9
W: Charles Sailor, Eric Kaldor   D: Daniel Haller

With Victor Campos (Detective Gomez), Jaime Sanchez (Paolo Olivarez), Daniel J. Travanti (Lt. Danena), Maria Elena Cordero (Marinella Olivarez), Helena Carroll (Nun), Hank Rolike (Bootblack), Tom Bower (Brenner).
The eyewitness to a radical group bombing turns out to be a well-known police informant, who, when Kojak attempts to confront him, is suddenly unavailable for questioning.

November 17, 1974: A Killing In The Second House
Season 2, episode 10
W: Gene Kearney   D: Christian Nyby

With Martin Balsam (Ray Kaufman), Dimitra Arliss (Sherry Kaufman), Susan Brown (Janet Seymour), John Lehne (Tony Howard), Richard Eastham (Jack Seymour), Nedra Deen (Elaine Miller).
A former police detective turned unscrupulous private eye tries to turn a client's suicide into a short trip to easy street for himself and his wife.

November 24, 1974: The Best War In Town
Season 2, episode 11
W: Burton Armus   D: Richard Donner

With Mark Shera (Patrolman Warren), David Doyle (Sgt. Harry Sumar), Norman Burton ('Fish' Fisher), Buffy Dee (Catonsky), Erica Yohn (Mrs. Warren), Raymond O'Keefe (Laggo), Gene Dynarski (Lairdson), Jon Jacobs (Sweetzer), Richard Karlan (Captain).
A rookie policeman, assigned to Kojak's staff by the police academy, inadvertently starts a gang war by foiling an assassination attempt.

December 1, 1974: Cross Your Heart And Hope To Die
Season 2, episode 12
W: Gene Kearney   D: David Friedkin

With Andrea Marcovicci (Lisa Walden), Lenny Baker (Joyce), Lenka Peterson (Dr. Kirk), Angela Clarke (Mrs. Harrington), Pat Corley (Mr. Miller), George Shannon (Greg), Harvey J. Goldenberg (Mr. Doyle), Peter Carew (Mr. Dean).
A Bellevue hospital outpatient has trouble coping with life's realities, especially when her demented friend believes he is protecting her by killing people.

December 15, 1974: The Betrayal
Season 2, episode 13
W: Joseph Polizzi   D: Telly Savalas

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Paul Anka (Buddy Maus), Richard Romanus (Colucci), Tony Burton (Eddie Ellis), Paul Picerni (Det. Cohen), Helen Verbit (Molly Kramer).
Based on information he has received from a stool pigeon, Det. Colucci believes his successful string of arrests will result in a promotion.

December 22, 1974: Loser Takes All
Season 2, episode 14
W: Robert C. Dennis   D: Allen Reisner

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Leslie Nielsen (Michael Hagar), Ja'net DuBois (Paula Thomas), Antonio Fargas (Benny), Quinn Redeker (Neff), Ed Cambridge (Waverley), Al Stevenson (Tanner), Jac Emel (Jojo).
A stool pigeon fingers a man for murdering his lover's husband, but Kojak can't hold him when witnesses and evidence begin to disappear.

January 5, 1975: Close Cover Before Killing
Season 2, episode 15
W: Peter S. Fischer   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Alex Rocco (Morton Tallman), Nate Esformes (Leonard Tappler), David Ackroyd (Vincent Hackley), Richard X. Slattery (Egan), Erik Estrada (Luis), Catlin Adams (Theresa Ryan), Candy Azzara (Agnes), Anne Wyndham (Linda), Ben Hammer (Nick Vane).
Kojak is stumped while trying to solve the riddle of why a prime suspect, the co-owner of a successful business, would kill his partner and order the burning of his own building.

January 12, 1975: Acts Of Desperate Men
Season 2, episode 16
W: Gene Kearney   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Nick Dennis (Constantine), Eugene Roche (Seymour Haywood), Elaine Joyce (Jo Ann Yager), Thayer David (Tyrone), Bruno Kirby (Keith Wicks).
A mild-mannered accountant finds his life undergoing a radical change when a sniper systematically eliminates his boss and some of his associates.

January 19, 1975: Queen Of The Gypsies
Season 2, episode 17
W: Gene Kearney   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Zohra Lampert (Maria Sheldon), Lane Smith (Clyde Regan), Don Billett (Graves), Michael Ebert (Aldo Quire), Robert Emhardt (Marcus), John Durren (Benson), Maria Grimm (Susan), Mickey Fox (Katrina), Leon Russom (Gallen), Charles Picerni (Dennis), Beverly Sanders (Stella).
A young gypsy girl masterminds a scheme to rob six banks in one day, and recruits a group of specialists.

January 26, 1975: Night Of The Piraeus
Season 2, episode 18
W: Don Rene Patterson, George Bacos   D: Jerry London

With Norman Lloyd (Harry Fein), Ivor Francis (Henry Keiler), Paul Shenar (Arthur Harris), Robert Viharo (Raymond Callis), Gale Garnett (Elaine Kastos), Elizabeth MacRae (Betsy Vellon), George Skaff (Nicholas Julius), Chuck Bergansky (Ed Teechman), Buddy Lester (Lenny Karp), Randy Kirby (Carter), Thaao Penghlis (Yanni Psalidas).
Kojak is puzzled when a belt stolen from a Greek sailor triggers three murders, and a prominent eyewitness refuses to testify.

February 2, 1975: Elegy In An Asphalt Graveyard
Season 2, episode 19
W: Jack Laird   D: Christian Nyby

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), John Glover (Billy Jo Sparrow), Stephen Elliot (Tyler Meadows), Walter Brooke (Judge Lavery), Priscilla Pointer (Regina Meadows), Terrence Locke (Farley), Eric Christmas (O'Malley), Jean Willes (Savannah), Sam Laws (Eddie Maxwell).
The murder of a beautiful Manhattan playgirl affects the lives of many people, including Theo Kojak.

February 9, 1975: The Good Luck Bomber
Season 2, episode 20
W: Ray Brenner   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Archie Hahn (Hacket), Richard Bradford (Joe Milner), Jack Ging (Lt. Becker), Bonnie Bartlett (Joan Milner), Nick Dennis (Constantine), Alex Courtney (Det. Evans), Michael Goodwin (Clements), Mike Robelo (Williamson), M.P. Murphy (Mackey).
An unknown bomber has both Kojak and the bomb squad ruffled because they can't defuse his intricate devices and have yet to receive any demands in exchange for stopping the bombing.

February 16, 1975: Unwanted Partners
Season 2, episode 21
W: Burton Armus   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Carmine Caridi (Jake Grubert), Carole Demas (Marie), Brad Dexter (Arnie Naylor), Michael DeLano (Valano), James Sutorius (Benny), Sandra Deel (Mrs. Grubert), Richard Karlan (Captain), John Kerry (Mickey).
Detective Crocker's dedication to duty struggles with his loyalty to an old high school chum who is the prime suspect in a protection racket.

February 23, 1975: Two-Four-Six For Two Hundred
Season 2, episode 22
W: James M. Miller   D: Russ Mayberry

With Robert Loggia (Cassidy York), Dick O'Neill (Augustine Pataki), Rose Marie (Mrs. Tildon), George Loros (Corso), Joshua Shelley (Obitsky), Albert Cole (Berlin), Joyce Davis (Valerie), Roger Aaron Brown (Thompson), Joseph X. Flaherty (Regan), James Espinoza (Ramirez).
An unsuccessful attempt at stealing a painter's truck by a very sophisticated thief has Kojak baffled, especially when the man's lawyer doesn't seem to want him out of jail.

March 2, 1975: The Trade-Off
Season 2, episode 23
W: Robert Swanson   D: David Friedkin

With Bruce Kirby (Sgt. Al Vine), Michael C. Gwynne (Blaise), Mark Stevens (Manny Steiner), Liam Dunn (Faxy), John Dullaghan (Farrell), Jean Le Bouvier (Lillian McNeil), Richmond Shepherd (Grundy).
Captain McNeil's wife is kidnapped in a desperate move by a young drug merchant to ward off prosecution.

March 9, 1975: I Want To Report A Dream
Season 2, episode 24
W: Gene Kearney   D: Telly Savalas

With Ruth Gordon (Eudora Temple), Tracy Reed (Dorothy Cunningham), Cynthia Harris (Helen Fielding), Andrew Robinson (Leon), Dick Balduzzi (Bartender), Helen Page Camp (Mrs. Waring), Richard Carlyle (Mr. Waring), Lenka Peterson (Dr. Kirk), Bebe Kelly (Vera Marston), Larry Gelman (Dr. Marcus).
A psychic informs police about a dream in which she sees a murder take place before it happens -- something that makes Kojak a bit skeptical.

September 14, 1975: A Question Of Answers (1)
Season 3, episode 1
W: Albert Ruben   D: Jerry London

With Eli Wallach (Lee Curtin), Michael V. Gazzo (Joel Adrian), Jennifer Warren (Eloise Geach), Matthew Arkin (Tony Curtin), Jerry Orbach (Brubaker), Allan Rich (Solly's Lawyer), F. Murray Abraham (Solly Nurse), Arny Freeman (Sheldon), Richard Herd (Bob), Charles Kimbrough (Rudy).
The third season begins with an episode about a man who desperately tries to clear his own name and stay out of prison by helping Kojak trap a ruthless loan shark.

September 21, 1975: My Brother, My Enemy
Season 3, episode 2
W: Alvin Boretz   D: Russ Mayberry

With Alan Manson (Lt. Nicola), Sylvester Stallone (Det. Rick Daly), Charles Napier (Marty Vaughan), Ahna Capri (Carol), Stephen Pearlman (Det. Nemo).
Kojak has his hands full when he tries to keep a detective on the force after the young man accidentally shoots a boy during an arrest attempt.

September 28, 1975: Sweeter Than Life
Season 3, episode 3
W: Burton Armus   D: Russ Mayberry

With Nick Dennis (Uncle Constantino), Neville Brand (Sonny), Michael Mullins (Johnny), Jon Lisbon Wood (Don Collins), Eunice Christopher (Mary Drosinis), Richard Foronjy (Davis), Tony Giorgio (Bill Wilson), Arnold Soboloff (Robles), Jack Donner (Krakauer).
When Kojak learns that his nephew is on drugs, he turns to ex-addict Sonny for help while trying to determine if the youth is also involved in a murder.

October 5, 1975: Be Careful What You Pray For
Season 3, episode 4
W: James M. Miller   D: Russ Mayberry

With Meg Wyllie (Sister Agnes), George DiCenzo (Harry Ferguson), Pepe Serna (Enorio Patias), Richard Bakalyan (Proctor), Don Billett (Griss).
Three young Puerto Ricans try to finance their dream of buying a farm by hijacking a load of plumbing supplies.

October 12, 1975: Secret Snow, Deadly Snow
Season 3, episode 5
W: Mort Fine   D: Jerry London

With Royce Wallace (Liz Vernon), Robert Mandan (Dr. Clausen), Elizabeth MacRae (Mrs. Clausen), Victor Arnold (Paul Malloy), Thayer David (Mr. B), Karmin Murcelo (Isabella Beara), Raymond Singer (Dr. Moscowitz), David Sabin (Crawford), Jess Nadelman (Tobias Carson).
Kojak is elated when he gathers iron-clad evidence for a murder charge against a big-time drug dealer, only to discover that the victim was dead before the suspect shot him.

October 26, 1975: Life, Liberation, And The Pursuit Of Death
Season 3, episode 6
W: Gene Kearney   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With William Katt (Carey Nystrom), Joanna Miles (Lorelei Mason), Jim Borelli (Bob Viliano), Robert Carricart (Mr. Viliano), Catlin Adams (Adele), Robert Riesel (Colbenz).
Two psychology students involved in the murder of their professor try to psychologically destroy a woman under severe emotional stress -- and who happens to be the only witness against them.

November 2, 1975: Out Of The Frying Pan . . .
Season 3, episode 7
W: Jack Laird   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Joseph Stern (Nathan Markowitz), Eugene Roche (Sandy Beach), Richard Venture (Capt. Reardon), Lee Weaver (Ozzie Turnbull), Richard O'Brien (Sgt. Doyle), Eddie Firestone (Bunky Ott), Jason Wingreen (Max Persky), Joseph Bova (Morrie Rogaz), Joseph Stern (Nathan Markowitz).
A detective's drinking problem causes him to lose his pistol, his badge and the life of his best friend.

November 9, 1975: Over The Water
Season 3, episode 8
W: Burton Armus   D: Telly Savalas

With Michael Cristofer (Michael Viggers Jr.), Roy Poole (Capt. Keene), Titos Vandis (Michael Viggers Sr.), Asher Brauner (Crater), Frank Campanella (Sammy), Peter Hobbs (Cortazzo), Don Fenwick (Malloy).
Kojak finds himself the object of a murder contract and the source of division between a father and his son, both of whom Kojak threatens to put behind bars.

November 16, 1975: The Nicest Guys On The Block
Season 3, episode 9
W: Mort Fine   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), James A. Watson Jr. (Richie Linden), Norman Alden (Foster), Philip Bruns (George Lampert), James Somack (Muttel), Anna Berger (Mrs. Lipnick), Wil Albert (Dr. Ennis), Bob Bralver (Teddy).
A detective colleague of Kojak's unhappily discovers that a former high school classmate is now involved in the fencing of $1 million in stolen diamonds.

November 23, 1975: No Immunity For Murder
Season 3, episode 10
W: Joseph Gores   D: Andy Sidaris

With Robert Alda (Adrian Marshall), Ron Rifkin (Rick Levine), Sally Kemp (Mrs. Marshall), Gregory Walcott (Malcolm Cane), Dolores Mann (Nancy Fletcher), Jon Cedar (Crowell), John Wyler (Fletcher).
Kojak runs into conflict with the FBI when he tries to investigate a man's connection with the murder of a bookkeeper.

November 30, 1975: A Long Way From Times Square
Season 3, episode 11
W: Gene Kearney   D: Ernest Pintoff

With Judith Lowry (Lily Weed), Vincent Baggetta (Arnold Saxler), Judy Kaye (Penny Rozelle), George Wallace (Washburn), William Wintersole (Chief Peck), Richard Karron (Alley Oop), Mary Jo Catlett (Verna), Brett Hadley (Santa Flora), Max Showalter (Quinlan).
Trying to return an important witness back to New York for trial, Kojak and Crocker discover that their destination, a small Nevada town, isn't safe for New York detectives.

December 7, 1975: Money Back Guarantee
Season 3, episode 12
W: Dallas L. Barnes   D: Daniel Haller

With Bruce Kirby (Sgt. Al Vine), David Ogden Stiers (Bryan LeBlanc), Henry Brown (Forbes), Bernie Kopell (Sam Bernard), John Hensley (Chris Marquez), Sidney Clute (Barry Sullivan), Emory Bass (Stacowski).
The murder of a patrolman puts Kojak and his entire staff on the trail of an active stolen-car ring which owes its success to the willingness of its victims.

December 14, 1975: A House Of Prayer, A Den Of Thieves
Season 3, episode 13
W: Gene Kearney   D: Robert Day

With Vincent Gardenia (Det. LaGuardia), Eileen Brennan (Julie Loring), Lonny Chapman (Lt. Follmer), Jeff Corey (Frank Raynor), Eddie Barth (Joe Torrey), Jay Varela (Sam Lopez), Martine Bartlett (Margaret McCune), Don Calfa (Burgess), Dean Santoro (Walter).
A former New York detective now with the Las Vegas police force collars a counterfeiter and calls his former boss, Theo Kojak, to get the prisoner.

December 21, 1975: How Cruel The Frost, How Bright The Stars
Season 3, episode 14
W: Gene Kearney   D: David Friedkin

With Nick Dennis (Constantine), John Larroquette (Sailor), Jesse Welles (Loretta Kane), Betsy Slade (Alison DeWitt), Darrell Fetty (Douglas North), Deborah White (Jacky Pierce), Veronica Hamel (Elenora), Phil Leeds (Druggist), Edward James Olmos (Paco).
On Christmas Eve, Kojak and his staff find their hands full after a distraught husband mistakenly tries to shoot a woman who looks like his wife, and a spoiled young woman fears her missing boyfriend is about to commit a crime to buy her an expensive Christmas present.

January 4, 1976: The Forgotten Room
Season 3, episode 15
W: James Bonnett   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Nick Dennis (Constantine), George Pan Andreas (Nico Trifores), Rhoda Gemignani (Katrina Patropolous), Oskar Homolka (Father Dimitrius), Phillip R. Allen (Cooper), Oscar Beregi Jr. (Fuchs), Alan Napier (Antonakis).
A young widow acts as a roadblock as police try to establish a case against a young Greek who is a prime suspect in the murder of a prostitute.

January 11, 1976: On The Edge
Season 3, episode 16
W: Alvin Boretz   D: David Friedkin

With Forrest Tucker (Det. Zachary), Verna Bloom (Carrie Zachary), Malachi Throne (Mr. Ballantine), Danny Wells (Riggs), Joseph Sicari (Delman).
A police detective's obsession with his work has not only jeopardized his family life, but also threatens to put an end to his career following a jewel theft and murder.

January 18, 1976: A Wind From Corsica
Season 3, episode 17
W: Mark Rodgers, Barry Trivers   D: Daniel Haller

With Joseph Hindy (Dominic Bruno), Suzanne Charney (Nina Bruno), Milt Kogan (Dr. Laing), Giorgio Tozzi (Anthelmo), Al Ruscio (Mr. Travino), Borah Silver (Prince), George Garro (D'Amato).
A man struggles to carry out his deceased brother's vendetta, unaware that he is carrying a highly communicable disease.

January 25, 1976: Bad Dude
Season 3, episode 18
W: Joseph Gores   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Roger Robinson (Gil Weaver), Roosevelt Grier (Salathiel Harms), Charles Weldon (Shotgun Willie Blaine), Bill Duke (Sylk).
A man seems to be purposely setting himself up as a target for a hit man -- and doesn't want the police to interfere.

February 1, 1976: The Frame
Season 3, episode 19
W: Burton Armus   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Michael McGuire (Scroope), James Luisi (Capt. Rosseau), Madison Arnold (Harry Dubin), Joseph V. Perry (Bancroft), John Quade (Colby), Martin Braddock (Moore).
Kojak finds himself under investigation by the internal affairs division, as well as a hostile district attorney, when a thief Kojak arrested claims he paid the lieutenant a bribe.

February 8, 1976: Deadly Innocence
Season 3, episode 20
W: Sean Baine   D: Daniel Haller

With Tige Andrews (Aaron Fisk), Stephen Macht (Max Fisk), Andrew Parks (Danny Fisk), James Luisi (Capt. Rosseau), Victor Campos (Sgt. Gomez), Whit Bissell (Sentman), Antony Ponzini (Fiorello), Anthony Charnota (Matthews), Lee Bryant (Cindy).
A father pushes his son to great lengths in continuing the cover-up of a frame he arranged to get revenge for an accident.

February 15, 1976: Justice Deferred
Season 3, episode 21
W: Jack Laird   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Michael Ansara (Keith McCallum), Ned Glass (Deitz), Gail Strickland (Monica), Victor Campos (Sgt. Gomez), Marjorie Bennett (Emily Pembroke), Doris Dowling (Rosemary).
The discovery of a skeleton at a demolition site reopens an old murder case.

February 22, 1976: Both Sides Of The Law
Season 3, episode 22
W: Gene Kearney   D: David Friedkin

With David Opatoshu (Dr. Anton Valentine), Ben Hammer (Alex Ross), Susan Sullivan (Kelly McCall), Don Knight (Pourette).
A private detective with a worldwide reputation for getting results at any cost competes with Kojak to find five priceless Rembrandt drawings that disappeared mysteriously.

March 7, 1976: A Grave Too Soon
Season 3, episode 23
W: Jack Laird   D: Daniel Haller

With Diana Hyland (Cleo Donatello), Harold J. Stone (Franco Donatello), Daniel J. Travanti (Capt. Badaduchi), Quinn Redeker (Lou Carver), Danny Goldman (Sutherland), Jay Novello (Patriarch), Jane Alice Brandon (Adrianna), Borah Silver (Prince).
An undercover cop is found murdered in an establishment owned by a known member of a crime syndicate.

September 26, 1976: Birthday Party
Season 4, episode 1
W: Robert Hoskins, Steven Carabatsos   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Sol Negrin

With Richard Gere (Geno Papas), Marco St. John (Tony Papas), Donna Mitchell (Lena Martin), Julie Garfield (Paulina), Michael Durrell (Pete).
The fourth season begins as Kojak works against time to locate the criminals who kidnapped his young niece in order to obtain the release of one of their accomplices.

October 3, 1976: A Summer Madness
Season 4, episode 2
W: William P. McGivern   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Joseph Mascolo (Detective Braddock), Brian Murray (Caesar Ogilvy), Fionnula Flanagan (Molly Braddock), Frances Foster (Pearl Johnson), Judith Chapman (Gretchen Hodges), Sidney Armus (Arnie Geld).
A New York restaurant is bombed, and clues lead to a policeman who lost his girlfriend in the blast, and to his wife.

October 10, 1976: Law Dance
Season 4, episode 3
W: James M. Miller   D: Edward M. Abroms

With Roxie Roker (Carol Lessonbee), David Wilson (Josh Candoo), Biff McGuire (Orin Kingsley), Bruce Glover (Henry Slote), Martin Kove (Burl Slote), Sharon Gless (Nancy Parks), E.A. Sirianni (Judge Burke), Jack Bannon (David Fox), Sara Seegar (Mae Lester), Joseph George (Frank), Rudy Challenger (Lionel Lessonbee), Raymond Singer (Dr. Moscowitz).
Kojak searches for the killer of a key witness in a prominent murder trial.

October 17, 1976: Out Of The Shadows
Season 4, episode 4
W: Gene Kearney   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Bruce Kirby (Sgt. Al Vine), Ken Sylk (Roger Villers), Lara Parker (Jenny Villers), Salome Jens (Olga Norrell), Roz Kelly (Susan).
Kojak and the detectives scour the city for "The Grim Reaper", a slasher who murders his victims out of greed.

October 24, 1976: A Need To Know
Season 4, episode 5
W: Stewart Alexander, Cire Rodlak, Chester Krumholz   D: Russ Mayberry

With Hector Elizondo (Carl Dettrow), Al Freeman Jr. (Donald Mosher), Yuki Shimoda (Assassin), Jess Osuna (George Ryan), Maria Tucci (Psychiatrist).
Kojak and his men are delighted when they are able to take a child molester off the streets, but find their efforts dashed when the man turns out to have diplomatic immunity.

October 31, 1976: An Unfair Trade
Season 4, episode 6
W: Burton Armus   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With David Selby (Sgt. O'Connor), Joe Silver (Chief Wilson), Jaime Sanchez (Thomas Serio), Charles Brown (Dan Garrett), Carlos Cestero (George Sanchez), Paula Trueman (Celia Moore).
Two cops are caught in the backlash of an irate neighborhood when a hispanic youth is killed.

November 7, 1976: A Hair-Trigger Away
Season 4, episode 7
W: L.T. Bentwood   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Irene Cara (Amy), Lynn Redgrave (Claire), Hurd Hatfield (Don Luiz Cabrillo), Dominic Chianese (George Mallick), Dan Hedaya (Dan Hudson), Morgan Fairchild (Allison), Walter McGinn (Len Gittings).
A heroin addict tries to kick her habit with help from her boyfriend, Lt. Giddings, whose status is jeopardized when he accidentally kills a policeman during a drug bust.

November 14, 1976: By Silence Betrayed
Season 4, episode 8
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Virginia Christine (Mrs. Yankowski), Cliff Osmond (Gino), Paul Mantee (Hank Yankowski), Sally Kirkland (Clara), Louis Guss (Fred), Charles Siebert (Bender), Chuck Bergansky (Dagger).
Kojak's investigation into the killing of several dock workers is complicated by the workers' code of silence and their efforts to clean up their own house.

November 21, 1976: A Shield For Murder
Season 4, episode 9
W: William P. McGivern   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Mary Beth Hurt (Karen Foster), Geraldine Page (Edna Morrison), Janet Ward (Miss Slovack), Kenneth McMillan (Lt. Decker), Michael Lombard (Dr. Garvey), Charles Kimbrough (Asst. D.A. Barton).
A wealthy power-wielding New York state county chairman uses her influence to protect her grandson.

November 28, 1976: The Pride And The Princess
Season 4, episode 10
W: James M. Miller   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Herb Edelman (Toza Stefanovic), Maria Schell (Sister Angelica / Princess Dushan), Harry Goz (Vito Coletti), Sam McMurray (Duke Peter Dushan), Norman Parker (Father Moiso), Ron Hunter (Marlow Caswick).
A Yugoslavian princess hunts for priceless family jewels which were stolen at the end of World War II and hidden somewhere in New York City.

December 5, 1976: Black Thorn
Season 4, episode 11
W: Leon Tokatyan   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Swoozie Kurtz (Julie DiNata), Leonardo Cimino (Cordick), John Reilly (Whelan), Barry Snider (Tony Mira), Roosevelt Grier (Salathiel Harms), Danny Aiello (Matty).
Bounty hunter Salathiel Harms makes a return appearance and is pursuing the same man as Kojak, a desperate man who jumped bail in San Francisco.

December 12, 1976: Where Do You Go When You Have Nowhere To Go?
Season 4, episode 12
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Maureen Anderman (Asst. D.A. Lockman), Rudy Bond (Ben), Blair Brown (Stella), Stephen Macht (Joe Arrow).
An angry and troubled construction worker inadvertently kills the man who could hire him.

December 19, 1976: Dead Again
Season 4, episode 13
W: Burton Armus   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Alan Manson (Lt. Nicola), Simon Oakland (Tom Donnelly), Brooke Adams (Julie Winston), John Durren (Andy Rhodes), Roy Jenson (Frank Kelton), William Cort (Mr. Proctor), Helen Page Camp (Mrs. Chester).
A woman informs the detectives that she saw a wanted man who had supposedly died in a house fire, but they don't believe her until it's too late.

January 2, 1977: The Godson
Season 4, episode 14
W: Joseph Polizzi   D: Russ Mayberry

With F. Murray Abraham (Eddie Gordon), Rosalind Cash (Mrs. Moore), Todd Davis (Theo Kojak Moore), Brian Dennehy (Peter O'Connor), Patricia Elliott (Christina), Haywood Nelson (Bobby Moore).
Kojak attempts to bring his 17-year-old godson in line before they confront each other from opposite ends of the law, when the teenager becomes influenced by small-time criminals.

January 11, 1977: The Condemned
Season 4, episode 15
W: Anthony Spinner   D: Noel Black

With Roscoe Orman (Lt. Connors), Stephen Joyce (Priest), Dorian Harewood (Jake Riley), Paul Benjamin (Willie Daniels), Luis Avalos (Victor Morales).
A prizefighter goes berzerk after he discovers his unfaithful wife murdered, and then holds innocent victims hostage in a church.

January 18, 1977: When You Hear The Beep, Drop Dead
Season 4, episode 16
W: Gene Kearney   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Susan Sullivan (Carol Krug), Dale Robinette (Barry), Eric Braeden (Kenneth Krug), Alan Manson (Lt. Nicola), Joe Turkel (Swamp Gas), Helen Craig (Mrs. Whipple).
Even after several witnesses overhear a beautful girl emphatically say she plans to kill her lover, Kojak seems powerless to stop the crime because he can't prove her existence or locate the intended victim.

January 25, 1977: I Was Happy Where I Was
Season 4, episode 17
W: Sean Baine   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With Noberto Kerner (Paco Rodriguez), Patricia Triana (Teresa), Tony Diaz (Enrique Alvarez), Raymond Serra (Al Gregorio).
A Puerto Rican cop goes undercover in his old neighborhood to find out who is trying to start a barrio gang war.

February 1, 1977: Kojak's Days (1)
Season 4, episode 18
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Louise Sorel (Janice Maclay), Kitty Winn (Carla Magid), Michael Tolan (Dr. Peter Allender), Sully Boyar (Louie Rindone), Maud Adams (Elenor Martinson), Ken Kercheval (Ted McClay).
A luxury car with a body in the trunk is brought to the impound garage on the same morning that a woman kills her husband, abandons her child, and leaves a trail she indicates will lead to suicide.

February 8, 1977: Kojak's Days (2)
Season 4, episode 19
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Louise Sorel (Janice Maclay), Robert Picardo (Thomas Rindone), Maud Adams (Eleanor Martinson), Michael Tolan (Dr. Peter Allender), Kitty Winn (Carla Magid), Sully Boyar (Louie Rindone), Ken Kercheval (Teddy Maclay).
More facts come to light regarding the unidentified body stuffed in the trunk of a Rolls, and there is more frustration in the attempts to locate Carla Magid, who is bent on suicide.

February 15, 1977: Monkey On A String
Season 4, episode 20
W: Jack Laird   D: Ernest Pintoff

With Judith Light (Tish Pomerantz), David Margulies (Midge Piper), Albert Paulsen (Shelley Briscoe), Joseph Hindy (Vinnie Pomerantz).
A young policeman, addicted to gambling, falls prey to a crime figure.

February 22, 1977: Kiss It All Goodbye
Season 4, episode 21
W: Oliver Crawford, Robert W. Lenski   D: Telly Savalas

With Carol Lynley (Polly Ames), Christopher Walken (Ben Wiley), Larry Haines (Michaels), Lester Rawlins (Aaat. D.A. Moore), Elaine Shore (Bernadette Fopler).
Alterted to a fur robbery in a double-cross by one of the thieves, Crocker inadvertently shoots a young woman, crippling her for life.

March 8, 1977: Lady In The Squad Room
Season 4, episode 22
W: Burton Armus   D: Edward M. Abroms

With George Maharis (Ringer), Louis Zorich (Mike DeBrieno), Joan Van Ark (Detective Josephine Long), Lisa Pelikan (Jennifer Campbell), Christopher Murney (Flaherty).
A policewoman with whom Kojak does not get along is assigned to the case when a nurse is murdered at a public hospital.

March 15, 1977: Sister Maria
Season 4, episode 23
W: Ross Teel   D: Ernest Pintoff

With Gloria Grahame (Helen), Season Hubley (Sister Maria), Murray Hamilton (Harry Harmon), Ted Beniades (Florentino), John Kellogg (Marvin Rubicoff), Harold Gary (Walter Zeif), Lester Rawlins (Asst. D.A. Moore).
A nun has a strong sense of revenge against a powerful airline executive whom she believes is responsible for her sister's death.

March 22, 1977: Another Gypsy Queen
Season 4, episode 24
W: Gene Kearney   D: Joel Oliansky

With Kathleen Widdoes (Sonia), Leonard Jackson (Dr. Logan), Caroline McWilliams (Ellen Roberts), David Faulkner (E.G. Roberts), Elena Karam (Aunt Angeline), Graham Beckel (Lane), Paul Rossilli (Julian).
A gypsy queen plays both ends against the middle in attempting to locate a man she thinks is responsible for killing gypsies.

October 2, 1977: The Queen Of Hearts Is Wild
Season 5, episode 1
W: Donald P. Bellisario   D: Leo Penn

With Edward Power (Agent Robinson), Charles Cioffi (Arnie Brace), Cathey Paine (Linda), Michael Lane (Curly), Earl Boen (District Attorney Hepburn), Jan Peters (Ben), Lynne Topping (Charlene), Connie Sawyer (Mary Benson).
The girlfriend of a local gangster who hates Kojak is the only witness in the murder of a police officer, and Kojak is ordered to leave her alone.

October 9, 1977: A Strange Kind Of Love
Season 5, episode 2
W: Joseph Polizzi   D: Sutton Roley

With Raymond Singer (Medical Examiner), Carole Cook (Marie Stella), Lee Bryant (Rita McCall), James Sutorius (Lawson), Mari Gorman (Molly Lawson), Joseph V. Perry (Talbert), Juno Dawson (Hooker), Doug Hale (Bradford), Michael Alldredge (Katkoff), Lynne Topping (Charlene), Tara Buckman (Toni), Richard Sanders (Drunk).
A psychotic murderer thinks that a television talk show host is subliminally brainwashing him to murder.

October 16, 1977: Laid Off
Season 5, episode 3
W: Burton Armus   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With Michael Durrell (Kenny Murray), Jenny O'Hara (Ann Murray), Carole Cook (Marie Stella), Antony Ponzini (Duff), Anthony Charnota (Victor), Lee Wallace (Hobart), Joe George (Lewis).
A laid-off rookie cop, pressured by personal financial problems, accepts a bribe and then finds hmself drawn into even more serious illegal activities.

October 23, 1977: Cry For The Kids
Season 5, episode 4
W: David C. Taylor   D: Leo Penn

With Barry Miller (Billy Sherback), Jack Ging (Hackford), Linda Carlson (Ellen Sherback), Carmine Caridi (Stan Sherback), Al Ruscio (Jonas Vukich), Regina Baff (Sister Catherine), Susan Adams (Sgt. Clark), Phillip Pine (Jason Kreiger), Louis Guss (Karl Sheer).
Kojak prays his suspicions are wrong when evidence points to a teenager as the prime suspect in the murder of a local gangster.

October 30, 1977: Once More From Birdland
Season 5, episode 5
W: Gene Kearney   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With Milt Kogan (Al Grant), Richard Venture (Robert Smith), William Windom (K.C. Milano), Andrea Marcovicci (Francesca Milano), Teddy Wilson (Joe Penney), Joshua Shelley (Bob Harris), Julius Harris (Joe Addison), Peggy McCay (Mrs. Smith), Craig Huxley (Howie Green), Bob Minor (Blood).
A singer is determined to prove her wrongfully imprisoned father innocent after he's spent 14 years in prison.

November 6, 1977: Caper On A Quiet Street
Season 5, episode 6
W: Michael Wagner   D: Edward M. Abroms

With Candy Azzara (Milly Blasky), Bill Vint (Diesel Romero), Lawrason Driscoll (Jess Hoffstetter), Chuck Bergansky (Brad Quinn), John Sarno (Smoot), Larry Ellis (Dentist), Gary Swanson (Bobby), Al Henderson (Denny), Armand Assante (Tom Ryan), Eugene Davis (Expert).
A woman is Kojak's only link to finding $6 million dollars, but her boyfriend has other plans.

November 13, 1977: Letters Of Death
Season 5, episode 7
W: L.T. Bentwood   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With Nick Dennis (Charlie), Cristina Raines, Bernard Behrens, Stanley Kamel (Bert Marino), Robert Wood (Bob Lawrence), Jason Wingreen (Eddie Hogan), Carolyn Martin (Bertha), Chris Palmer (Ginger), Arthur Space (Ezra Rawlings), Leigh Hamilton (April Daily).
A fashion model finds herself the center of attention as the people around her are mysteriously murdered.

November 20, 1977: Tears For All Who Loved Her
Season 5, episode 8
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Joel Oliansky

With John Elerick (Penny), Robert Raymond Sutton (Patsy), Granville Van Dusen (Fred Toomey), Jennifer Warren (Carol Austin), Sam Jaffe (Papa), Frank Pesce (Spencer), Fred Beir (Robbie Austin).
The wife of a mob kingpin murders her husband then tries to use her feminine wiles to distract both Kojak and Crocker.

December 4, 1977: The Summer Of '69 (1)
Season 5, episode 9
W: Gene Kearney   D: Gene Kearney

With David Clennon (George Martin), Pepe Serna (Rudy Diaz), Stephen McHattie, Alex Dreier, Harrison Page, Phillip R. Allen, Woodrow Parfrey, Thalmus Rasula, Diane Baker, Catlin Adams, Cathy Karp (Nurse Amy), Sheila DeWindt (Leilah), Edwin Mills (Dr. Ellis), Jocelyn Brando (Mrs. Newfield), Rosalind Chao (Grace Chen).
Kojak must reopen a case in which he killed the prime suspect in the murder of three women during a shootout. Now, eight years later, similar murders have started again and it appears that Kojak may have killed the wrong man.

December 10, 1977: The Summer Of '69 (2)
Season 5, episode 10
W: Gene Kearney   D: Gene Kearney

With Pepe Serna (Rudy Diaz), Stephen McHattie, Alex Dreier, Harrison Page, Phillip R. Allen, Woodrow Parfrey, Carole Cook, Catlin Adams, Diane Baker, Brian Farrell (Fred Toner), Kenneth O'Brien (Silas), Kirk Galloway (Harold Woods), Silvana Gallardo (Lisa Diaz), David Glennon (George Martin), Cathy Karp (Nurse Amy), Adrian Ricard (Mrs. Rains), Kirt Washington (Blackbird).
Suspended from the force, Kojak retraces his steps from eight years ago to discover if he shot the wrong man. Meanwhile, a killer continues unchecked.

December 17, 1977: Case Without A File
Season 5, episode 11
W: Joe Gores   D: Nicholas Sgarro

With Angel Tompkins (Jocelyn Mayfair), Floyd Levine, Kathleen Freeman (Ma Wonderly), James Blendick, Erica Hagen, Lyman Ward (Larry Jordan), Sidney Clute (Kilpatrick), Margaret Fairchild (Mrs. Mayfair), Tony Sirico (Greek God), Shelby Leverington (Joan Jordan).
When, during an investigation, Kojak is mistaken for the murdered victim who was a private detective, he decides to continue the charade in an effort to fit together the many pieces of the complex case.

December 24, 1977: I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer
Season 5, episode 12
W: Harriet Margulies   D: Russ Mayberry

With Joey Aresco (Richie Centorini), Paul Larson (Larry Morton), Shera Danese (Sally Cenorini), Misty Rowe (Nadine), Joseph X. Flaherty (Jerome Smith), David Ladd (Everett Coughlin), Stewart Steinberg (Joe Kane), Herbie Braha (Greg Kirkorian), Douglas Kirkson (Alvin Kettle), Adam Wade (Roland Weeks).
One of Kojak's detectives becomes the prime suspect in an arson and murder case.

January 7, 1978: Justice For All
Season 5, episode 13
W: Michael Kozoll, Ross Teel   D: Jim Benson

With Charles Aidman (Tom DeHaven), Michael Cavanaugh (Sonny Canavere), George Wyner (Asst. D.A. Linnick), Peter Hobbs (Kyle Becker), Sammy Williams (Billy Spender), Rudy Bond (Janitor), Ralph Byers (Chris Wyatt), Nicole Erickson (Mary Jane).
Kojak gives serious consideration to leaving the police force for a job as an investigator with a prestigious law firm, but a series of drug-related deaths postpone his ultimate decision.

January 21, 1978: Mouse
Season 5, episode 14
W: Art Eisenson   D: Harvey Laidman

With Michael Witney (Billy Dunvalo), Laura Campbell (Edith Leverkune), Bob Burke (Officer Gerber), Sam Freed (Dr. Bernstein), Ben Piazza (Irving Abernathy), Lincoln Kilpatrick (Todd Flynn), Peter Brandon (Dr. Shane), Maria Smith (Cecilia Quinones).
An infuriated man refuses to pay a doctor's surgery bills, as he holds the man responsible for his mother's death on the operating table.

January 28, 1978: Chain Of Custody
Season 5, episode 15
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Russ Mayberry

With Jack Hogan (Tom Turner), Fred Carney (Judge Cleary), Jack Somack (Charlie Gerson), Frank Pesce (Jerry Gerson), Madison Arnold (Joe Hennessey), Paul Sorenson (Frank Hennessey), Allan Rich (Judge Miller), Phyllis Glick (Asst. D.A. Lakos).
Kojak is suspended when he allows his anger at a D.A., for letting a known killer escape conviction through incompetency, get out of hand.

February 4, 1978: The Captain's Brother's Wife
Season 5, episode 16
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Herb Edelman (Jack Cohen), John Karlen (Hicks), Larry Gelman (Ramos), Andy Romano (Larry Arcadia), Basil Hoffman (Charlie Winston), Sondra Blake (Marie), Conrad Janis (District Attorney Lynn), Shelley Winters (Evelyn McNeil), Frank Sivero (Morgan), Bill McCutcheon (Fred Starrett).
Captain McNeil's widowed sister-in-law gets herself so deep into gambling that even Kojak can't protect her.

February 11, 1978: No License To Kill
Season 5, episode 17
W: Robert & Charlene Bralver, Gene Kearney   D: Ernest Pintoff

With Kenneth McMillan (Lt. O'Mara), Alex Courtney (Frank DeMarco), Michael Baseleon (The Major), Evan Kim (Chok Low), Gail Landry (Irene DeMarco), Justin Lord (Patrolman Gardner), Tom Castronova (Gene Vacelli), David Hollander (Robbie DeMarco).
When Kojak and Crocker are transferred to a Bronx precinct in their search for a hit man, they get flack from their counterparts who feel threatened by their presence.

February 18, 1978: The Halls Of Terror
Season 5, episode 18
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Edward M. Abroms

With Zohra Lampert (Dr. Ellen Page), Erica Yohn (Mrs. Donner), Charlene Dallas (Monica Brady), Ken Kercheval (Professor Lacey), Michael Lerner (Dr. Fine), Meeno Peluce (Christopher), Peter Gelbum (Ralph Donner).
Kojak is frustrated in his attempts to learn why the staff members of a big hospital are being mysteriously murdered.

February 25, 1978: May The Horse Be With You
Season 5, episode 19
W: Rift Fournier   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Jill Jaress (Harriet), Mary Louise Weller (Stacy), Roz Kelly (Millie), Steve Franken (Arnie Goldman), Benny Baker (Danny Fogarty), Richard Foronjy (Ferraro), Ric Mancini (Woody), Sally Kirkland (Shirley), Jeff Conaway (Bert Gaines), Sy Kramer (Elliot Myles).
Kojak and syndicate members are searching for a crippled racehorse, mated with a champion, which has been stolen.

March 4, 1978: Photo Must Credit Joe Paxton
Season 5, episode 20
W: Gene Kearney   D: Jim Benson

With Antoinette Bower (Diane Marco), Andrew Robinson (Roger Layton), Arte Johnson (Billy Butler), Tige Andrews (Joe Paxton), Denyce Liston (June DiMarcoli), Robert Ball (Willie).
When a former beauty queen, traveling with $3 million in jewels, confronts a photographer who has been hounding her, she is killed by a masked thief.

March 11, 1978: 60 Miles To Hell
Season 5, episode 21
W: Gene Kearney, Mike Frankowich Jr.   D: Gene Kearney

With Dick Dinman (Phil Reed), Liberace (Himself), Gianni Russo (Russ Barton), Jilly Rizzo (Croupier), Ethel O'Connel (Mae Rainey), Mark Hannibal (Andy Quinn), Paul Picerni (Vic Whitley), Priscilla Barnes (Sally/Vicki Addison).
While in Las Vegas extraditing a prisoner back to New York, Crocker, his prisoner, a lady agent and a showgirl are kidnapped. Kojak joins the sheriff in a jeep posse searching for the victims.

March 18, 1978: In Full Command
Season 5, episode 22
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Telly Savalas

With Susan Tyrell (Mary Torino), Donegan Smith (Dave Simmons), Marc Alaimo (Joe Greensteen), Danny Thomas (Assistant Chief Howard Brokaw), Nicholas Georgiade (Gino), M.P. Murphy (Chief Inspector), Lenny Montana (McCoy).
An assistant chief inspector, passed over for promotion, feels that Kojak's investigation into a possible organized crime war should be his case. (Last show of the series.)

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