1973 - 1978, Crime
A New York City detective stretches the law to solve criminal cases.

Episode Guide

  • Kojak - In Full Command (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    In Full Command

    A disgruntled inspector, passed over for promotion, sees a current case as a way to boost his career.

  • Kojak - Sixty Miles to Hell (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Sixty Miles to Hell

    Kojak flies to Las Vegas to rescue Crocker, kidnapped as part of a decoy plot; guests Liberace, Priscilla Barnes.

  • Kojak - Photo Must Credit Joe Paxton (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Photo Must Credit Joe Paxton

    A former actress (Antoinette Bower) sues a photographer (Tige Andrews) who later becomes a suspect in her kidnapping and a jewel theft.

  • Kojak - May the Horse Be With You (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    May the Horse Be With You

    A retired officer is assaulted attempting to prevent the theft of a racehorse he illegally kept in the N.Y.P.D. stables.

  • Kojak - The Halls of Terror (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    The Halls of Terror

    A psychiatrist (Zohra Lampert) believes one of her patients murdered hospital staff.

  • Kojak - No License to Kill (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    No License to Kill

    A jealous police lieutenant refuses Kojak's offer of help to find a professional assassin.

  • Kojak - The Captain's Brother's Wife (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    The Captain's Brother's Wife

    Kojak tries to protect his captain's widowed sister-in-law from big-time gamblers; guests Conrad Janis, John Karlen.

  • Kojak - Chain of Custody (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Chain of Custody

    Kojak's reaction to an incompetent district attorney letting a known killer escape conviction gets him suspended.

  • Kojak - Mouse (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:


    A mild-mannered man runs afoul of a debt collector when he refuses to pay a doctor he blames for his mother's death.

  • Kojak - Justice for All (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Justice for All

    A series of drug-related deaths puzzles Kojak as he considers becoming a law firm's investigator; guest George Wyner.

  • Kojak - I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer

    A detective (Joey Aresco) thinks his wife's divorce lawyer (David Ladd) hired an arsonist to destroy his boat.

  • Kojak - Case Without a File (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Case Without a File

    Probing the murder of a private investigator, Kojak assumes his identity to help solve the case.

  • Kojak - The Summer of '69 (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Summer of '69

    Kojak, on suspension, reviews his actions in an 8-year-old case as a psychotic killer (Steven McHattie) strikes again.

  • Kojak - The Summer of '69 (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    The Summer of '69

    Kojak must reopen an old case when it appears he killed the wrong man; guests Diane Baker, Harrison Page.

  • Kojak - Tears for All Who Loved Her (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Tears for All Who Loved Her

    A mobster's wife murders her husband then creates a distraction by trying to seduce Crocker and Kojak; guest Sam Jaffe.

  • Kojak - Letters of Death (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Letters of Death

    Anonymous messages inform a distraught model which people around her will be murdered.

  • Kojak - Caper on a Quiet Street (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Caper on a Quiet Street

    A woman, Kojak's only clue to finding a stolen $6 million, promises to help, but her boyfriend (Armand Assante) has other plans.

  • Kojak - Once More From Birdland (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Once More From Birdland

    A singer helps clear her father of a murder for which he was imprisoned 14 years earlier.

  • Kojak - Cry for the Kids (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Cry for the Kids

    A teenager is the prime suspect in a murder, and a second killing seems to confirm his guilt; guest Jack Ging.

  • Kojak - Laid Off (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Laid Off

    A laid-off police rookie with two jobs and a sick wife takes a bribe under pressure from a loan shark.

  • Kojak - A Strange Kind of Love (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    A Strange Kind of Love

    A psychotic killer thinks a TV talk-show host is urging him to murder.

  • Kojak - The Queen of Hearts Is Wild (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Queen of Hearts Is Wild

    The girlfriend of a gangster who hates Kojak is the only witness to the murder of a police officer.

  • Kojak - Another Gypsy Queen (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    Another Gypsy Queen

    A Gypsy deceives Kojak while trying to find the man she thinks murdered other Gypsies.

  • Kojak - Sister Maria (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Sister Maria

    A nun seeks revenge on an airline executive she holds responsible for her sister's death in an auto accident.

  • Kojak - Lady in the Squad Room (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Lady in the Squad Room

    Kojak must overcome his disapproval of a female detective to pursue a drug dealer; guests George Maharis, Lisa Pelikan.

  • Kojak - Kiss It All Goodbye (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Kiss It All Goodbye

    Kojak inadvertently shoots and cripples a woman during a robbery; guest Christopher Walken. Directed by Telly Savalas.

  • Kojak - Monkey on a String (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Monkey on a String

    The mob pressures a policeman who has gambled himself deeply into debt, eventually asking him to kill Crocker; guest Judith Light.

  • Kojak - Kojak's Days (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Kojak's Days

    The corpse in the Rolls-Royce is identified, as Kojak searches for the suicidal murderess; guests Louise Sorel, Maud Adams.

  • Kojak - Kojak's Days (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Kojak's Days

    A Rolls-Royce with a corpse in the trunk is found the same day a woman kills her husband; guests Louise Sorel, Maud Adams.

  • Kojak - I Was Happy Where I Was (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    I Was Happy Where I Was

    A Puerto Rican undercover officer goes to his old neighborhood to investigate murders and threats from local thugs.

  • Kojak - When You Hear the Beep, Drop Dead (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    When You Hear the Beep, Drop Dead

    Witnesses overhear a woman threatening to kill her lover, but Kojak cannot find her or the victim.

  • Kojak - The Condemned (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Condemned

    A prizefighter holds hostages in a church after discovering his wife was murdered; guest Dorian Harewood.

  • Kojak - The Godson (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    The Godson

    Kojak tries to prevent his 17-year-old godson from drifting into a life of crime; guests Rosalind Cash, F. Murray Abraham.

  • Kojak - Dead Again (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Dead Again

    Kojak suffers guilt after a man thought dead attacks a girl who reported his threats; guests Brooke Adams, Simon Oakland.

  • Kojak - Where Do You Go When You Have No Place to Go? (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Where Do You Go When You Have No Place to Go?

    An unemployed Mohawk accidentally murders the head of a construction company; guests Blair Brown, Theresa Saldana.

  • Kojak - Black Thorn (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Black Thorn

    Kojak and a bounty hunter find they are after the same desperate bail jumper; guests Danny Aiello, Swoosie Kurtz.

  • Kojak - The Pride and the Princess (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    The Pride and the Princess

    A Yugoslavian princess arrives incognito in New York City to find the family jewels stolen during World War II.

  • Kojak - A Shield for Murder (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    A Shield for Murder

    A powerful politician thwarts Kojak's attempts to reopen a 2-year-old murder case; Kojak is framed as he nears the truth about a girl imprisoned for killing her mother.

  • Kojak - A Shield for Murder (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    A Shield for Murder

    A powerful politician (Geraldine Page) thwarts Kojak's attempts to reopen a 2-year-old murder case; guest Marybeth Hurt.

  • Kojak - By Silence Betrayed (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    By Silence Betrayed

    Dock workers refuse to cooperate in Kojak's investigation of the suspicious deaths of co-workers; guest Charles Siebert.

  • Kojak - A Hair-Trigger Away (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    A Hair-Trigger Away

    A policeman helping his drug-addicted lover mistakenly kills a fellow officer in a raid; guest Morgan Fairchild.

  • Kojak - An Unfair Trade (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    An Unfair Trade

    A police officer's self-defense shooting of a Hispanic youth brings retaliation from a neighborhood.

  • Kojak - A Need to Know (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    A Need to Know

    Kojak is pressured into releasing a child molester because he is protected by diplomatic immunity; guest Al Freeman Jr.

  • Kojak - Out of the Shadows (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Out of the Shadows

    Kojak is suspicious when an angry man's confession to a string of murders seems to lack one vital fact.

  • Kojak - Law Dance (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Law Dance

    A new trial and a murdered witness may free a convicted killer; guests Sharon Gless, Roxie Roker.

  • Kojak - A Summer Madness (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    A Summer Madness

    Kojak's investigation of a bombing in a Manhattan restaurant runs into one dead end after another; guest Fionnula Flanagan.

  • Kojak - Birthday Party (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Birthday Party

    Kidnappers demand the exchange of their compatriot, in custody for the murder of an officer, for Kojak's niece.

  • Kojak - A Grave Too Soon (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    A Grave Too Soon

    Kojak pressures a crime boss when an undercover officer is murdered; guests Daniel J. Travanti, Diana Hyland.

  • Kojak - Both Sides of the Law (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Both Sides of the Law

    Five Rembrandt drawings vanish despite the on-scene capture of the art thieves; guest Susan Sullivan.

  • Kojak - Justice Deferred (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Justice Deferred

    A corpse is found encased in concrete, 18 years after the murder; guests Gail Strickland, Michael Ansara.

  • Kojak - Deadly Innocence (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Deadly Innocence

    A young man must protect a frame-up arranged by his father (Tige Andrews) to avenge his paralyzed brother.

  • Kojak - The Frame (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    The Frame

    Internal Affairs and a hostile district attorney investigate Kojak when a thief claims the lieutenant took a bribe.

  • Kojak - Bad Dude (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Bad Dude

    Kojak is puzzled when a man seems to set himself up for a hired killer and doesn't want police to interfere.

  • Kojak - A Wind From Corsica (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    A Wind From Corsica

    The police and health departments pursue a man with a dangerous virus, trying to carry out his dead brother's vendetta.

  • Kojak - On the Edge (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    On the Edge

    A detective's (Forrest Tucker) obsession with work threatens his family life, career and important case; guest Malachi Throne.

  • Kojak - The Forgotten Room (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Forgotten Room

    When circumstantial evidence implicates a Greek (George Pan) in murder, Kojak's investigation alienates Greek friends.

  • Kojak - How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars

    Christmas Eve finds the understaffed detectives on the streets trying to prevent two murders; guest Veronica Hamel.

  • Kojak - A House of Prayer, a Den of Thieves (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    A House of Prayer, a Den of Thieves

    A former detective catches an elderly counterfeiter, who is murdered before reaching New York; guest Eileen Brennan.

  • Kojak - Money Back Guarantee (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Money Back Guarantee

    A car-theft ring is hard to break when its victims appear to be willing participants; guests David Ogden Stiers, Bernie Kopell.

  • Kojak - A Long Way From Times Square (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    A Long Way From Times Square

    Crocker and Kojak run afoul of mobsters while attempting to extradite a witness (Vincent Baggetta) from a small Nevada town.

  • Kojak - No Immunity for Murder (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    No Immunity for Murder

    Kojak believes a prostitute and her partner did not cause a bookkeeper's murder, but the FBI impedes his investigation.

  • Kojak - The Nicest Guys on the Block (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Nicest Guys on the Block

    Detective Weaver discovers his former high-school classmate is fencing a cache of diamonds worth $1 million.

  • Kojak - Over the Water (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Over the Water

    Kojak breaks up a barroom fight, then one of the brawlers, a mobster's son, puts out a contract on his life.

  • Kojak - Out of the Frying Pan (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Out of the Frying Pan

    An alcoholic detective, demoted to patrolman, tries to catch the murderer of his friend and clear his own name.

  • Kojak - Life, Liberation and the Pursuit of Death (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Life, Liberation and the Pursuit of Death

    Two psychology students mentally torture the only witness (Joanna Miles) to their murder of a professor; guest William Katt.

  • Kojak - Secret Snow, Deadly Snow (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Secret Snow, Deadly Snow

    Evidence suggests a narcotics dealer, Kojak's prime suspect, shot a man who was already dead; guest Robert Mandan.

  • Kojak - Be Careful What You Pray For (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Be Careful What You Pray For

    Three street youths attempt to finance their dreams by hijacking a truck and, in the process, interfere in a crime ring.

  • Kojak - Sweeter Than Life (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Sweeter Than Life

    Lt. Kojak asks an ex-addict (Neville Brand) to help his nephew, who seems to be hooked on drugs and involved in a murder.

  • Kojak - My Brother, My Enemy (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    My Brother, My Enemy

    Kojak resists outside pressures to protect a fellow detective (Sylvester Stallone) who accidentally shot a boy.

  • Kojak - A Question of Answers (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    A Question of Answers

    A man tries to clear his name by helping Kojak trap a loan shark; guest Jennifer Warren.

  • Kojak - A Question of Answers (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    A Question of Answers

    A man tries to clear his name by helping Kojak trap a loan shark; guest Jennifer Warren.

  • Kojak - I Want to Report a Dream (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    I Want to Report a Dream

    A psychic (Ruth Gordon) reports to the police a dream in which she sees a murder committed; guest Tracy Reed.

  • Kojak - The Trade-Off (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    The Trade-Off

    A narcotics dealer (Mark Stevens) facing prosecution kidnaps Capt. McNeil's wife and demands Kojak return the evidence.

  • Kojak - Two-Four-Six for Two Hundred (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Two-Four-Six for Two Hundred

    A thief tries unsuccessfully to steal a painter's truck, then sits in jail while his lawyer (Robert Loggia) fails to arrange bail.

  • Kojak - Unwanted Partners (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Unwanted Partners

    Crocker is torn when an old school chum is the prime suspect in the investigation of a protection racket.

  • Kojak - The Good Luck Bomber (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    The Good Luck Bomber

    An unknown bomber baffles Kojak and the bomb squad when he doesn't send any ransom notes offering to stop the explosions.

  • Kojak - Elegy in an Asphalt Graveyard (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Elegy in an Asphalt Graveyard

    The murder of a Manhattan playgirl affects several lives, including Lt. Kojak's; guest Priscilla Pointer.

  • Kojak - Night of the Piraeus (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Night of the Piraeus

    A belt stolen from a Greek sailor causes three murders, but a witness appears unconcerned; guest Norman Lloyd.

  • Kojak - Acts of Desperate Men (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Acts of Desperate Men

    A sniper systematically eliminates a mild-mannered accountant's (Eugene Roche) boss and his associates; guest Elaine Joyce.

  • Kojak - Close Cover Before Killing (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Close Cover Before Killing

    Kojak is puzzled when a prosperous businessman (Alex Rocco) suddenly is accused of murder and arson; guests Erik Estrada, David Ackroyd.

  • Kojak - Loser Takes All (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Loser Takes All

    A woman's (Ja'net DuBois) husband is murdered during the diamond heist she plotted with her lover (Leslie Nielsen); guest Antonio Fargas.

  • Kojak - The Betrayal (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Betrayal

    An informant (Paul Anka) uses a detective to further his own criminal career. Directed by Telly Savalas.

  • Kojak - Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die

    The friend of a mental patient (Andrea Marcovicci) thinks he is protecting her by murdering her aggressive suitor.

  • Kojak - Best War in Town (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Best War in Town

    A rookie officer (Mark Shera) assigned to Kojak by a police instructor inadvertently touches off a war between two gangs.

  • Kojak - A Killing in the Second House (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    A Killing in the Second House

    A private investigator (Martin Balsam), once a police detective, makes a client's suicide look like murder to collect life insurance.

  • Kojak - A Souvenir From Atlantic City (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    A Souvenir From Atlantic City

    The eyewitness to a terrorist bombing is a known police informant (Jaime Sanchez); guest Daniel J. Travanti.

  • Kojak - The Best Judge Money Can Buy (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Best Judge Money Can Buy

    Kojak suspects the apparent suicide of a young judge suspected of corruption was actually murder; guest Abe Vigoda.

  • Kojak - You Can't Tell a Hurt Man How to Holler (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    You Can't Tell a Hurt Man How to Holler

    A small-time crook (Harrison Page) refuses to cooperate when Kojak tries to clear him of murder; guest Roger E. Mosley.

  • Kojak - Nursemaid (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    A murder witness who is Kojak's first clue to a street gang's gun supplier must be persuaded to cooperate, then protected.

  • Kojak - Slay Ride (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Slay Ride

    Several men plummet to their deaths at the same convention, making Kojak doubt suicide as the explanation.

  • Kojak - Wall Street Gunslinger (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Wall Street Gunslinger

    Kojak poses as a shady Greek millionaire to catch a man responsible for three murders and the theft of $20 million in securities.

  • Kojak - A Very Deadly Game (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    A Very Deadly Game

    An FBI agent pursues the coast-to-coast trail of a drug thief who murdered a police officer.

  • Kojak - Hush Now, or You'll Die (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Hush Now, or You'll Die

    Kojak suspects a rape victim (Kathleen Quinlan), with another person's help, later murdered her assailant.

  • Kojak - The Chinatown Murders (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Chinatown Murders

    A Chinatown gang tries to stir up rival criminal factions.

  • Kojak - The Chinatown Murders (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Chinatown Murders

    A gang in Chinatown tries to start a war between rival criminal factions; guests Michael Constantine, Robert Ito.

  • Kojak - The Only Way Out (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Only Way Out

    A man asks Kojak to locate his missing father; the case leads to a thief who fled to Brazil with $25 million; guest John Hillerman.

  • Kojak - Therapy in Dynamite (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Therapy in Dynamite

    A psychopathic bomber (Steven Keats) helps his friends by murdering people who hurt them; guests Elizabeth Allen, Dabney Coleman.

  • Kojak - Mojo (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    Kojak poses as a chemist to capture thieves trying to peddle morphine back to the insurance company; guest Ed Lauter.

  • Kojak - Down a Long and Lonely River (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Down a Long and Lonely River

    A psychologist (Sian Barbara Allen) asks Kojak's help to find her avenging fiance, an armed parolee; guest (Paul) Michael Glaser.

  • Kojak - Dead on His Feet (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Dead on His Feet

    A detective (Harry Guardino) hides his terminal illness while pursuing his partner's murderer; guests Joanne Linville, Jed Allan.

  • Kojak - Before the Devil Knows (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Before the Devil Knows

    A fence, a robbery victim and police pursue the lone survivor of a cat-burglar duo after his partner dies suspiciously following their theft of $1 million in U.S. government bonds.

  • Kojak - 18 Hours of Fear (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    18 Hours of Fear

    An out-of-town businessman is arrested for murder after becoming involved with a smuggler (Lynne Marta) and the mob; guest Abe Vigoda.

  • Kojak - Deliver Us Some Evil (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Deliver Us Some Evil

    A small-time thief (John Ritter) is pressured into arranging a big-time robbery for money to escape a murder charge.

  • Kojak - Die Before They Wake (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Die Before They Wake

    A drug-addicted prostitute (Tina Louise) holds the key to the killings of her roommate and a TV reporter; guest Isabel Sanford.

  • Kojak - Death Is Not a Passing Grade (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Death Is Not a Passing Grade

    Kojak is puzzled when some of his personal items appear as false clues to a series of burglaries; guests James Woods, Pamela Hensley.

  • Kojak - Last Rites for a Dead Priest (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Last Rites for a Dead Priest

    A jewel thief (Jackie Cooper) posing as a priest masterminds a multimillion-dollar heist during a jeweler's convention.

  • Kojak - Marker for a Dead Bookie (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Marker for a Dead Bookie

    Kojak appears to be corrupt in order to ensnare a narcotics dealer, who is working on a trap of his own.

  • Kojak - Cop in a Cage (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Cop in a Cage

    A vengeful ex-convict's threats become more direct as the wedding day of Lt. Kojak's niece approaches.

  • Kojak - Conspiracy of Fear (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Conspiracy of Fear

    Kojak tries to stall an urban redevelopment project until he can solve a murder; guests Nicholas Colasanto, Gretchen Corbett.

  • Kojak - Dark Sunday (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Dark Sunday

    The murder of a car thief yields vital clues to a $500,000 heist; guests Richard Jordan, Ken Kercheval, Yvonne Craig.

  • Kojak - The Corrupter (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Corrupter

    A new staff, including a former model (Lola Albright), may be involved in a jewelry store owner's murder; guest Scatman Crothers.

  • Kojak - Requiem for a Cop (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Requiem for a Cop

    Kojak races a 48-hour deadline to prevent the burial with dishonor of his old friend, a veteran officer suspected of corruption.

  • Kojak - The Girl in the River (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Girl in the River

    Kojak fears the strangler of seven women has returned when a girl dies in a bizarre manner; guest James Keach.

  • Kojak - Knockover (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    A murder victim's diamond ring compounds a routine homicide case with that of a million-dollar robbery.

  • Kojak - One for the Morgue (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    One for the Morgue

    Kojak is suspicious of anonymous tips implicating an underworld boss in the attempted assassination of his rival (Art Metrano).

  • Kojak - Web of Death (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Web of Death

    Kojak joins Detective Nick Ferro to investigate a murder case, unaware that Ferro is the man who calculatingly committed the crime.

  • Kojak - Siege of Terror (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Siege of Terror

    Kojak has two hours to free the hostages of three thieves (Harvey Keitel, James J. Sloyan, Jude Farese) in an Army surplus store.