CTVA US Crime  - "Kojak"  (MCA/Universal/CBS)(1973-78)(1985-89) starring Telly Savalas

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Kojak (1973-78)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Mark Speck (soulmark@flash.net) / Todd45236@aol.com

G.Barnes(vze27hrg@verizon.net)
Anders Ahlerup (maria.anders@ahlerup.se) , Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
Kojak (season 1) (CBS) (1973-1974)
Kojak (season 2) (CBS) (1974-1975)
Kojak (season 3) (CBS) (1975-1976)
Kojak (season 4) (CBS) (1976-1977)
Kojak (season 5) (CBS) (1977-1978)
Kojak (Revival TV Movies) (1985-1989)


Universal City Studios, Inc./ an MCA company
for
CBS (season 1, 1973-74 Wednesdays 10.0pm)
CBS (season 2, 1975-76 Sundays 8.30pm)
CBS (seasons 3-4, 1976-78 Sundays 9.0pm)
CBS (season 5 1977-78 Sundays 10.0pm)

Created by Abby Mann (also Executive Producer for episodes 1-6)
Suggested by a book by Selwyn Raab

Executive Producer Matthew Rapf (season 1 on
Supervising Producer Jack Laird

Produced by James McAdams (season 1-3 + some season 4)
Produced by Chester Krumholz (some season 4)

Supervising Producer James McAdams (season 5)
Produced by Gene Kearney and Chester Krumholz (season 5)

US Police drama series 1973-78 115 one hour episodes (5 seasons)
1985-90 7 two hour TVM's
starring
Telly Savalas
as Lt. Theo Kojak (1973-78) / Inspector Theo Kojak (1989-90)
also starring
(1973-78)
Dan Frazier as Captain Frank McNeil
Kevin Dobson as Lt. Bobby Crocker
George Savalas /Demosthenes as Det. Stavros

[MR] Mark Russell as Det. Saperstein
[VC] Vince Conti as Det. Rizzo
[ND] Nick Dennis as Constantine
Victor Campos as Det. Gomez

recurring cast members:
Bart Burns as Commissioner (season 1)
Borah Silver as Dr. Prince (season 1, 3)
Chelsey Uxbridge as Forensics man (season 5)

(1985-1990)
Andre Braugher as Det. Winston Blake
Kario Salem as Det. Paco Montana
Candace Savalas as Pamela
Charles Cioffi as Chief George 'Fritz' Morris

Premise: Cases of a New York cop, of the Manhattan South 13th Precinct

'Kojak' theme music by Billy Goldenberg (seasons 1-4, 1973-77)
`Kojak' theme music by John Cacavas (season 5 1977-78)
Season 5 had a different more up-beat theme tune

Director of Photography Gerald Perry Finnerman, ASC (most season 1)
Director of Photography Charles Correll (season 2 onward) (verify)
Director of Photography Sol Negrin, ASC (season 4)
Director of Photography John McPherson (season 5)

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 Kojak: THE MARCUS NELSON MURDERS  (pilot)(3hrs)
8Mar73
Written and produced by Abby Mann
Directed by Joseph Sargent (Emmy 1972)
Starring
Telly Savals ............ Lt. Theo Kojak
Guest Stars:
Marjoe Gortner .......... Teddy Hopoer
Jose Ferrer ............. Jake Weinhaus
Ned Beatty .............. Det. Dan Corrigan
Allen Garfield .......... Mario Portello
Lorraine Gary ........... Ruthie
Introducing:
Roger Robinson .......... Bobby Martin
and:
Gene Woodbury ........... Lewis Humes
Co-Starring:
William Watson .......... Det. Matt Black
Val Bisoglio ............ Det. Jacarrino
Antonia Rey ............. Rita Alvarez
Chita Rivera ............ Josie Hopper
Bruce Kirby ............. Sgt. Dan McCartney
Robert Walden ........... Mr. Fisher
Robert Fields ........... Asst. D.A. Goodman
Carolyn Nelson .......... Melissa Karr
Lloyd Gough ............. Inspector MacNeill
Lynn Hamilton ........... Arless Humes
Lawrence Pressman ....... Cabot
With:
John Sylvester White .... Inspector Hoffstetter
Paul Jenkins ............ Al Stabile
Helen Page Camp ......... Mrs. Hobber
Ellen Moss .............. Lynn Peyser
George Savalas .......... George Deems
Alan Manson ............. Sgt. Roberts
Fred Holliday ........... Sgt. Topf
Henry Brown, Jr. ........ Abe Humes
Joshua Shelley ......... Mr. Sack
Patricia O'Connell ...... Marge Corrigan
Alex Colon .............. Roberto Timoteo
Ben Hammer .............. Judge DeKana
Tol Avery ............... Justice Redding
Bill Zuckert ............ Judge Mathews
Elizabeth Berger ........ Jo-Ann Marcus
Lora Kaye ............... Cathy Nelson
Steven Gravers .......... Irwin David
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Music by Billy Goldenberg
Song "Don't Give Me A Road I Can't Walk"
Music by Billy Goldenberg
Lyrics by Bobby Russell
Sung by Andy Kim
Director of Photography Mario Tosi
This pilot TV movie is a dramatization of the most controversial and bitterly debated police investigations
preceding the Supreme Court's landmark Miranda Decision in 1966. Name changes and compressions of time and
composites of certain characters have been made in order to present this most significant story.

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