CTVA US Crime - "Kojak" (Universal/CBS) Season 1 (1973-74)

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Starring Telly Savalas
Season 1 (CBS) (1973-74)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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CBS Wednesdays 10.0pm

1.01 [--] Kojak: SIEGE OF TERROR
24Oct73 CBS
Executive Producer Abby Mann; Produced by James McAdams; Supervising Producer Matthew Rapf
Written by Robert Heverly
Directed by William Hale
Director of Photography Gerald Perry Finnerman, ASC
Guest Star:
Harvey Keitel
*
Also Starring (end credits)
Dan Frazer (regular)
Kevin Dobson (regular)
Co-Starring:
James J. Sloyan ....... Jack Murzie
William Hansen ........ Old Man Hostage
David Proval .......... Calvelli
with:
Jude Farese ........... Mike Amazeen
John Garwood .......... Frank Talabo
Bart Burns ............ Deputy Commissioner
Richard Hurst ......... Crew Cut Hostage
Ralph James ........... Albie Linnick
Jannis Durkin ......... Woman Model Hostage
Allan Manson .......... Detective
Arnold Soboloff ....... Mastin
Alvin Hammer .......... Store Owner Hostage
Demosthenes ........... Det. Stavros (regular)
Synopsis:
When a Brinks Truck heist goes bad and a hostage situation arises, Kojak races the clock to difuse the situation.
Kojak has two hours to free the hostages of the three thieves (Harvey Keitel, James J. Sloyan, Jude Farese) in
an Army surplus store.

1.02 [--] Kojak: WEB OF DEATH
31Oct73
Supervising Producer Matthew Rapf
Written by Jack Laird
Directed by Willian Hale
director of photography Gerald Perry Finnerman ASC
Guest Star:
Hector Elizando .......... Det. Nick Ferro
Co-starring:
Barbara Rhoades .......... Joanna Ferro
Bruce Kirby .............. Sgt. Al Vine
John Karlen .............. Pinky
with:
Burke Byrnes ............. Det. Olney
Norbert Schiller ......... Mr. Pollichek
Brad Josť ................ Foster Bridges
Darrel Zwerling .......... Dr. Agajanian
~
John Arnold .............. Bartender
Borah Silver ............. Dr. Prince (recurring)
John Nolan ............... Ingram
William Martel ........... Sgt. Grady
Other Credits:
Synopsis:
A fellow cop Nick Ferro kills his wife's lover and tries to cover it up.

1.03 [--] Kojak: ONE FOR THE MORGUE
7Nov73
Executive Producer Abby Mann; Produced by James McAdams; Supervising Producer Matthew Rapf
Written by Jerrold Freeman
Directed by Richard Donner
Director of Photography Gerald Perry Finnerman ASC
Guest Stars:
Roger Robinson
Art Metrano

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Anthony Charnota ......... Serafin
Arnold Williams .......... Mitch
With:
Joseph R. Sicari ......... Ferret Face
Ji Tu Cumbuka ............ Slade
Richard Lawson ........... 1st. Suspect
Bart Burns ............... Commissioner
Borah Silver ............. Dr. Prince (recurring)
Jerry Leon ............... Jumbo
Michael deLano ........... Solerno
Larry Watson ............. Arkansas Fowler
Demosthenes .............. Det. Stavros (recurring)
Alfred Dennis ............ Carmone
Joe Alfasa ............... Falcone
Burton Armus ............. Detective
Kojak is suspicious of anonymous tips implicating an
underworld boss in the attempted assassination of his rival (Art Metrano).

1.04 [--] Kojak: KNOCKOVER
14Nov73
Executive Producer Abby Mann; Produced by James McAdams; Supervising Producer Matthew Rapf
Written by Mort Fine
Directed by Charles S.Dubin
director of photography Gerald Perry Finnerman ASC
Guest stars
Alex Rocco
Joseph Hindy

and
Lynnette Mettey ......... Joannie
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Paul Savior ............. Mickey
Victor Campos ........... Det. Gomez
Alan Manson ............. Gallagher
With:
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
Demosthenes ............. Det. Stavros (recurring)
Daniel Nugent ........... Jim
Josie Johnson ........... Leona
Synopsis:
A murder victim's diamond ring compounds a routine homicide case with that of a million-dollar robbery.

1.05 [--] Kojak: GIRL IN THE RIVER
21Nov73
Executive Producer Abby Mann; Produced by James McAdams
written by Halsted Wells
directed by William Hale
Guest Star:
James Keach
Also Starring: (on opening credits)
Mark Gordon
Co-Starring: (on end credits)
Jennifer Shaw ........ Eloise
Stewart Moss ......... Deerfield
Alan Fudge ........... Gus
with:
Sidney Clute ......... Det. Cahan
Synopsis:
Kojak fears the strangler of seven women has returned when a girl dies in a bizarre manner.

1.06 [--] Kojak: REQUIEM FOR A COP
28Nov73
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Teleplay by Ronald Adams and Jack Laird; Story by Jack Laird
Directed by Gary Nelson
Director of Photography Gerald Perry Finnerman ASC
Guest Stars:
Louise Latham
Mike Margotta
James Luisi

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Bruce Kirby ............ Sgt Alvine
Joey Aresco ............ Sammy
With:
Curt Conway ............ Father Duggan
John Sylvester White ... Chief Copeland
Robert Brubaker ........ Deputy Com. Cowan
Dan Seymour ............ Broen
Joseph George .......... Sgt. Dobieski
John Pickard ........... Tom Donnelly
Demosthenes ............ Det. Stavros (regular)
Gil Serna .............. Sandro
Ray Vitte .............. Prisoner
Michael Gregory ........ Edgar
Kojak races a 48-hour deadline to prevent the burial with  dishonor of his old friend, a veteran officer suspected of corruption.

1.07 [--] Kojak: THE CORRUPTER
5Dec73
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by James M. Miller
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Stars
Lola Albright
Special Guest Star:
Robert Webber
end cast
Co-starring:
Alfred Ryder -- Emile
Nicholas Cortland -- Nicky Cole
Scatman Crothers -- Gaylord Fuller
With: Mel Allen -- Mcgregor
Jay Hammer -- Stiller
Darrell Zwerling -- Agajanian
Russ Grieve -- Proctor
Jon Silo -- Krouse
Robert Nadder -- Cutter
George Skaff -- DeLorme
Sandy Balson -- Melanie Lawrence
[D]
Synopsis:
A new staff, including a former model (Lola Albright), may be involved in a jewelry store owner's murder.

1.08 [--] Kojak: DARK SUNDAY
12Dec73
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Robert Malcolm Young
Directed by Charles Rondeau
Guest Star:
Richard Jordan
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Paul Lambert .......... Hugh Jellicoe
Ken Kercheval ......... Ray Fromm
Lara Parker ........... Maria
Yvonne Craig .......... Liz
Michael Delano ........ Valano
Larry Block ........... Gerry Erskine
With:
John Elerick .......... Mike
Dick Balduzzi ......... Angie
Mark Alaimo ........... Artie
Steve Cory ............ Parking Attendant
Nick Ferrari .......... Carl Alexander
Nelson Olmsted ........ Manager
Lou Fant .............. Olsen
Lou Farragher ......... Sgt.
Demosthenes ........... Sgt. Stavros (recurring)
Synopsis:
The murder of a car thief yields vital clues to a $500,000  heist.

1.09 [--] Kojak: CONSPIRACY OF FEAR
19Dec73
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Mark Rogers and Jack Laird
Directed by Jeannet Szwarc
Director of Photography Gerald Perry Finnerman ASC
Guest Stars:
Larry Kert
Michael McGuire
Nicholas Colasanto

Co-Starring:
William Prince ........... Baker
Gretchen Corbet .......... Jeri
Victor Argo .............. Dennison
With:
Sid Grossfield ........... Turner
Michael Keep ............. Bunce
W.T. Zacha ............... Weaver (TITLES ERROR)
(No, not Det. Weaver. Roger Robinson is Det. Weaver in some other episodes.)
Larry Watson ............. Fowler
Demosthenes .............. Sgt. Stavros (recurring)
Kojak tries to stall an urban redevelopment project until he can solve a murder.

1.10 [--] Kojak: COP IN A CAGE
2Jan74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Teleplay by Alvin Apinsley and Gene Kearney; Story by Alvin Sapinsley
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest Star:
John P. Ryan
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Victor Campos ......... Gomez (regular)
Nick Dennis ........... Constantine (regular)
Penny Santon .......... Sophie
Sally Kirkland ........ Gloria
Janice Heiden ......... Alexandria
Robert Donley ......... Henshaw
With:
Lionel Johnston ....... Eugene
Ray Ballard ........... Mort
William Martell ....... Desk Sergeant
Edward Ansara ......... Father Alexei
James V. Christy ...... Jimmy
Demosthenes ........... Stavros (regular)
Lou Farrargher ........ Cleary
A vengeful ex-convict's threats become more direct as the wedding day of Lt. Kojak's niece approaches.

1.11 [--] Kojak: MARKER TO A DEAD BOOKIE
16Jan74
Teleplay by Mort Fine and Gene Kearney; Story by Mort Fine
Directed by Alex March
guest stars
Roger Robinson
Val Avery
Henry Brown
Lorraine Gary

end cast
Co-Starring:
Don Calfa -- Fidelio Ortez
Carmen Argenziano -- Davey
Edith Diaz -- Celia Ortez
With:
Paul Henry Itkin -- Asst. D.A. Waters
[D]
Ted White -- Solly
Lou Farragher -- Det. Cleary
Louie Elias -- Art
Synopsis:
Kojak appears to be corrupt in order to ensnare a narcotics dealer, who is working on a trap of his own.

1.12 [--] Kojak: LAST RITES FOR A DEAD PRIEST
23Jan74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Jack Laird
Directed by Joel Oliansky
Guest Star:
Jackie Cooper
Co-Starring:
Paul Cavonis .......... Gabe
Vince Martorano ....... Vince
Stanley Kamel ......... Clyde
Bruce Kirby ........... Sgt Vine
A jewel thief (Jackie Cooper) posing as a priest masterminds a multimillion-dollar heist during a jeweler's convention.

1.13 [--] Kojak: DEATH IS NOT A PASSING GRADE
30Jan74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Gene Kearney
Directed by Allen Reisner
NO GUEST STARS in this episode
co-starring: (opening credits)
Mariclare Costello
James Woods ............. Caz
co-starring: (end credits)
Jack Murdock -- Art Gordon
Victor Campos -- Det. Gomez
Pamela Hensley -- Delta
With:
[D]
Wayne Heffley -- Det. Steiglitz
Mwako Cumbuka -- Jonas
Allan Joseph -- Mr. King
Darrell Zwerling -- Medical Examiner
James Wheaton -- Mr. Scott
Eddie Lo Russo -- Waiter
John Francis -- Bartender
Kojak is puzzled when some of his personal items appear as false clues to a series of burglaries.

1.14 [--] Kojak: DIE BEFORE THEY WAKE
6Feb74
Written by Robert W. Lenski
Directed by Leo Penn
guest stars
Tina Louise
Isabel Sanford

end cast
Co-Starring: Robert Burr -- Daniel Pope
Isabel Sanford -- Grace
With: Albert Popwell -- Danny Boy
Ann Jillian -- Joanna
Steve Gravers -- Pullian
Jerome Guardino -- Bartender
Jayne Kennedy -- Tour Guide
[D]
A drug-addicted prostitute (Tina Louise) holds the key to the killings of her roommate and a TV reporter.

1.15 [--] Kojak: DELIVER US SOME EVIL
13Feb74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf ; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Robert Malcolm Young
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest Stars:
John Ritter
Ruth McDevitt

Co-Starring:
Fred Sadoff .......... Van Heusen
Ivor Francis ......... J. Warren Hale
Nora Marlowe ......... Jacobs
Karen Lamm ........... Dede
With:
Laurence Haddon ...... Steadman
Harry Hickox ......... Winkler
Gary Walberg ......... Goodman
Irene Tedrow ......... Mrs Hale
Don Hanmer ........... Darata
Synopsis:
A small-time thief (John Ritter) is pressured into arranging
a big-time robbery for money to escape a murder charge.

1.16 [--] Kojak: EIGHTEEN HOURS OF FEAR
20Feb74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf ; Produced by James McAdams
Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis and Jack Laird; Story by Robert C. Dennis
Directed by Charles Rondeau
Guest Stars
Lynne Marta
Charles McCann

Co-Starring: (on end credits)
Jack Colvin ......... Cherneff
With
Paula Victor ........ Mrs Getz
Susan Blu ........... Cover Girl
Eddie Fontaine ...... Alex Fairbanks
Louis Tiano ......... Pulanski
Darrell Zwerling .... Agajanian
Burt Armus .......... Himself
Jack Griffin ........ House Detective
Borah Silver ........ Dr. Prince (recurring character)
Paul Micale ......... Bartender
An out-of-town businessman is arrested for murder after becoming involved with a smuggler (Lynne Marta) and the mob.

1.17 [--] Kojak: BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS
27Feb74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf ; Produced by James McAdams
written by Gene Kearney
directed by Charles S. Dubin
guest stars
Henry Darrow
Louise Sorel
Don Knight

end cast
Co-Starring: David White -- Ramsey Brewer (Bewitched)
[D]
With: James V. Christy -- Poolhall Operator
Austin Stoker -- Det. Douglas
Mark Tapscott -- Packman
Lew Palter -- Mr. Green
Burt Armus -- Spotter
James Beach -- Plainclothesman
[VC] -- Police Photographer (This is what was listed in the credits. Normally as Det. Rizzo.)
Jerry Summers -- John David
[MR]
Synopsis:
A fence, a robbery victim and police pursue the survivor (Henry Darrow) of a cat-burglary team.

1.18 [--] Kojak: DEAD ON HIS FEET
6Mar74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Jack Laird
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Guest Stars:
Harry Guardino
Malachi Throne

Special Guest Star:
Joanne Linville
Co-Starring:
Jed Allan ........... Eddie Ryan
Juno Dawson ......... Inez
A detective (Harry Guardino) hides his terminal illness while pursuing his partner's murderer.

1.19 [--] Kojak: DOWN A LONG AND LONELY RIVER
20Mar74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf ; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Robert Foster
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Star:
Paul Michael Glaser
Special Guest Star:
Sian Barbara Allen
Co-Starring (opening credits)
Alexander Hay
-end cast
Co-Starring: Kenneth O'Brien -- Ankrum
John Aniston -- Dancik
John Beal -- McKinney
Charles Dierkop -- DeLuca
Ed Bernard -- Watson
With: [D]
Fuddle Bagley -- High Pockets
Fredric Franklyn -- Nightclub Manager
Joseph Perry -- Burke
A psychologist (Sian Barbara Allen) asks Kojak's help to  find her avenging fiance, an armed parolee.

1.20 [--] Kojak: MOJO
27Mar74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf ; Produced by James McAdams
Teleplay by Mark Weingart and Mort Fine; Story by Mark Weingart
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Guest Stars
Dennis Patrick
Ed Lauter

end cast:
Co-Starrrng: Robert Doyle -- Harry
Ken Ruta -- Bryce
Michael Richardson -- Jimmy Crown
With: [D]
John Ashton -- Culler
Borah Silver -- Chemist
[MR]
Lenny Kent -- Mesche
Synopsis:
Kojak poses as a chemist to capture thieves trying to peddle morphine back to the insurance company.

1.21 [--] Kojak: THERAPY IN DYNAMITE
10Apr74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Gene Kearney
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Stars:
Steven Keats
Elizabeth Allen
Jane Elliot
Dabney Coleman

end cast:
Co-Starring: Joan Pringle -- Neva
Philip Burns -- Mr. Seymour
Peggy Feury -- Dr. Irene Benton
With: [D]
Brit Lind -- Alice
Len Lesser -- Mr. Morgan
Connie Sawyer -- Landlady
Bert Kramer -- Det. Walton
[MR]
A psychopathic bomber (Steven Keats)helps his friends by murdering people who hurt them.

1.22 [--] Kojak: THE ONLY WAY OUT
8May74
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf ; Produced by James McAdams
Written by Alvin Sapinsley
Directed by Joel Oliansky
Guest Stars:
Lee H. Montgomery
John Hillerman

end cast:
Co-Starring: Paul Jenkins -- Timmy Oakes
Joshua Bryant -- Simon Hecht
With: [D]
Dori Brenner -- Miss Rosenberg
Howard Platt -- Roy Benson
William Tepper -- Santangelo
Linda Weeks -- Paula McKeown
Katy Theodore -- Melinda
A man asks Kojak to locate his missing father; the case leads  to a thief who fled to Brazil with $25 million.

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