CTVA US Crime - "Kojak" (Universal/CBS) Season 2 (1974-75)

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Starring Telly Savalas
Season 2 (CBS) (1974-75)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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CBS Sundays 8.30pm (23 episodes)
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf
Produced by James McAdams
Supervising Producer Jack Laird

2.01 [24] Kojak: THE CHINATOWN MURDERS (2hrs)
15Sep74
Written by Jack Laird
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
guest stars
Michael Constantine
Sheree North
Tige Andrews
Roger Robinson
Co-Starring
Leonardo Cimino
Robert Ito (Quincy)
Shirlee Kong
A gang in Chinatown tries to start a war between rival criminal factions.

2.02 [25] Kojak: HUSH NOW, OR YOU'LL DIE
22Sep74
Written by Robert W. Lenski
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest stars:
Kathleen Quinlan
Todd Susman

Mike Kellin .......... Frank Conforti
Co-Starring:
Grayson Hall
Carmen Zapata
Brendan Bums
Kojak suspects a rape victim (Kathleen Quinlan), with another person's help, later murdered her assailant.

2.03 [26] Kojak: A VERY DEADLY GAME
29Sep74
Written by Sean Baine
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
Art Lund
Burr DeBenning

Roger Robinson ........ Gil Weaver
Co-Starring:
Alex Colon ............ Raul Fria
Lillian Lehman ........ Lisa
An FBI agent pursues the coast-to-coast trail of a drug thief  who murdered a police officer.

2.04 [27] Kojak: WALL STREET GUNSLINGER
6Oct74
Written by Halsted Wells
Directed by Richard Donner
NO guest stars
Co-Starring: (on end credits)
Alan Feinstein ......... Lenny Grenfell
Bernard Barrow ......... Paulus
With:
Zitto Kazann ........... Sheik Ali
Ann Coleman ............ Felicity
George Coros ........... Big Chrissy
George Wyner ........... Sgt. Collins
Kojak poses as a shady Greek millionaire to catch a man responsible for three murders and the theft of $20 million in securities.

2.05 [28] Kojak: SLAY RIDE
13Oct74
Written by Mort Fine
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Stars:
Julie Gregg
Stephen McHattie

Co-Starring:
Paul Benedict .......... Kauldor
Melendy Britt .......... Joan Marly
Don Hanmer ............. Myron Joyce
Francine York .......... Linda
With:
Don Ross ............... Steve Marly
Jack Stemberger ........ Ernest O'Reilly
Frances Osborne ........ Secretary
Gordon Jump ............ Jonas
Synopsis:
Several men plummet to their deaths at the same convention, making Kojak doubt suicide as the explanation.

2.06 [29] Kojak: NURSEMAID
20Oct74
Written by Joel Oliansky
Directed by Jerry London
director of photography Charles Correll
Guest Star:
Kay Medford
end credits:
Co-Starring:
Eugene Troobnick ........ Koster
Frank Christi ........... Marty Clifford
Lynnette Mettey ......... Doris
With:
Allan Miller ............ Bayliss
Don McGovern ............ Reissen
Len Lesser .............. Hinton
Ian Scott ............... Jurgen
Dave Morick ............. Houghton
Jim Murtaugh ............ Sutter
A murder witness who is Kojak's first clue to a street gang's gun supplier must be persuaded to cooperate, then protected.

2.07 [30] Kojak: YOU CAN'T TELL A HURT MAN HOW TO HOLLER
27Oct74
Written by Albert Ruben
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
Roger Robinson
Harrison Page

Co-Starring:
Roger E. Mosley ...... Stutz
Tom Pedi ............. Filacchione
Margaret Avery ....... Lula
Synopsis:
A small-time crook (Harrison Page) refuses to cooperate when Kojak tries to clear him of murder.

2.08 [31] Kojak: THE BEST JUDGE MONEY CAN BUY
3Nov74
Written by Gene Kearney
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Stars:
John Randolph
Walter McGinn
Melissa Murphy

Dorothy Tristan ........ Ellen
Co-Starring: (end credits)
John Aniston ........... Webster
Abe Vigoda ............. Kilty
with:
Bruno VeSota ........... Revelson
Jack Kutcher ........... Rizell
Walter Stocker ......... Judge Mackie
Kojak suspects the apparent suicide of a young judge suspected of corruption was actually murder.

2.09 [32] Kojak: A SOUVENIR FROM ATLANTIC CITY
10Nov74
Written by Charles Sailor and Eric Kaldor
Directed by Daniel Haller
director of photography Charles Correll
Guest Stars:
Jaime Sanchez
Also Starring (opening credits)
Daniel J. Travanti
Maria-Elena Cordero
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Victor Campos .......... Gomez (recurring)
Helena Carroll ......... Nun
Tom Bower .............. Brenner
with:
Rafael Lopez ........... Pena
Ron Joseph ............. 1st Latin
Keone Young ............ Oriental
Hank Rolicke ........... Bootblack
Gina Marie Smika ....... Girl
The eyewitness to a terrorist bombing is a known police informant (Jaime Sanchez).

2.10 [33] Kojak: A KILLING IN THE SECOND HOUSE
17Nov74
Written by Gene Kearney
Directed by Christian Nyby
Guest Star:
Martin Balsam
Also Starring: (opening credits)
Dimitra Arliss
Co-Starring: (end credits)
John Lehne ........... Tony Howard
Nedra Deen ........... Elaine Miller
Richard Eastham ...... Jack Seymour
Susan Brown .......... Janet Seymour
With:
Evelyn Russell ....... Mrs Tyburn
Bob Goldstein ........ Medical Examiner
A private investigator (Martin Balsam), once a police detective, makes a client's suicide look like murder to collect life insurance.

2.11 [34] Kojak: THE BEST WAR IN TOWN
24Nov74
Written by Burton Armus
Directed by Richard Donner
director of photography Vilis Lapenieks, ASC
Guest Stars:
Mark Shera
David Doyle
Normann Burton

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Buffy Dee ............ Catonsky
Erica Yohn ........... Mrs Warren
With:
Raymond O'Keefe ...... Laggo
Gene Dynarski ........ Lairdson
Jon Ian Jacobs ....... Sweetzer
Richard Karlan ....... Uniformed Capt.
Vince Conti .......... Rizzo (regular)
A rookie officer (Mark Shera) assigned to Kojak by a police instructor inadvertently touches off a war between two gangs.

2.12 [35] Kojak: CROSS YOUR HEART AND HOPE TO DIE
1Dec74
Written by Gene Kearney
Directed by David Friedkin
director of photography Charles Correll
Guest Star:
Andrea Marcovicci ....... Lisa
Co-Starring:
Lenny Baker ............. Joyce (according to credits)
Lenka Peterson .......... Dr. Kirk
Angela Clarke ........... Mrs. Harrington
With:
George Shannon .......... Greg
Harvey J. Goldenberg .... Mr. Doyle
Pat Corley .............. Mr. Miller
Peter Carew ............. Mr. Dean
A hospital out-patient has trouble coping with life's realities, especially when her demented friend believes
he is protecting her by killing an agressive suitor.

2.13 [36] Kojak: THE BETRAYAL
15Dec74
Written by Joseph Polizzi
Directed by Telly Savalas
Guest Stars:
Paul Anka
Richard Romanus
Roger Robinson

Co-Starring:
Helen Verbit
Paul Picerni
An informant (Paul Anka) uses a detective to further his own criminal career.

2.14 [37] Kojak: LOSER TAKES ALL
22Dec74
Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis
Story by William P. McGivern and Robert C. Dennis
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest Stars:
Leslie Nielsen
Ja'net DuBois
Roger Robinson

Co-Starring:
Antonio Fargas ........ Benny
Quinn Redeker ......... Neff
with
Edmund Cambridge
A woman's (Ja'net DuBois) husband is murdered during the
diamond heist she plotted with her lover (Leslie Nielsen).

2.15 [38] Kojak: CLOSE COVER BEFORE KILLING
5Jan75
Written by Peter S. Fischer
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Star:
Alex Rocco
Also Starring:(on opening credits)
David Ackroyd
Nate Esformes
Nira Barab
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Richard X. Slattery
Erik Estrada
Kojak is puzzled when a prosperous businessman (Alex Rocco) suddenly is accused of murder and arson.

2.16 [39] Kojak: ACTS OF DESPERATE MEN
12Jan75
written by Gene Kearney
directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Guest Stars:
Eugene Roche
Bruce Kirby, Jr.

Co-Starring:
Elaine Joyce
Thayer David
Robert X. Modica
Nick Dennis
A sniper systematically eliminates a mild-mannered accountant's (Eugene Roche) boss and his associates.

  2.17 [40] Kojak: QUEEN OF THE GYPSIES
19Jan75 CBS Sun
Teleplay by Gene Kearney; Story by Gene Kearney and Arthur E. McLaird
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Guest Star:
Zohra Lampert .......... Marina Sheldon
Co-Starring (opening credits)
Lane Smith ............. Clyde Regan
Peter Mamakos .......... John
*
Co-Starring (end credits)
Donald Billet .......... Sam Graves
Michael Elbert ......... Aldo Quire
Robert Emhardt ......... Marcus
with:
John Durren ............ Benson
Maria Grimm ............ Susan
Mickey Fox ............. Katrina
Leon Russom ............ Gallen
Mark Russell ........... Det. Saperstein (regular)
Charles Picerni ........ Paul Picerni
Synopsis 1:
A Gypsy woman (Zohra Lampert), witness to a bank robbery, recruits the
thieves for a heist involving six banks in one day.
Synopsis 2:
Kojak could use a crystal ball. He's trying to divine why a Gypsy
woman who was passing counterfeit money in a bank during a holdup
later stole the robber's mug shot from the police files. [RF]

2.18 [41] Kojak: NIGHT OF THE PIRAEUS
26Jan75
written by Don Rene Patterson and George Bacos
directed by Jerry London
guest stars
Norman Lloyd
Ivor Francis
Paul Shenar
Robert Viharo
Elizabeth McRae
Gale Garnett
A belt stolen from a Greek sailor causes three murders, but a witness appears unconcerned.

2.19 [42] Kojak: ELEGY IN AN ASPHALT GRAVEYARD
2Feb75
written by Jack Laird
directed by Christian Nyby
guest stars
Stephen Elliott
Roger Robinson
John Glover
Walter Brooke
Priscilla Pointer
Terence Locke
The murder of a Manhattan playgirl affects several lives, including Lt. Kojak's

2.20 [43] Kojak: THE GOOD LUCK BOMBER
9Feb75
Written by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Directed by Ray Brenner
Guest Stars:
Jack Ging
Richard Bradford

Co-Starring:
Ellen Madison
Bonnie Bartlett
Nick Dennis (as Constantine ?)(regular)
Archie Hahn
A series of bombings involving devices that cannot be defused frustrates Kojak

2.21 [44] Kojak: UNWANTED PARTNERS
16Feb75
written by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
directed by Burton Armus
guest stars
James Sutorius
Michael Delano
Brad Dexter
Carole Demas
Carmine Caridi
Crocker is torn when an old school chum is the prime suspect in the investigation of a protection racket.

2.22 [45] Kojak: TWO-FOUR-SIX FOR TWO HUNDRED
23Feb75 CBS
Written by James M. Miller
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Stars:
Robert Loggia
Dick O'Neill

Also Starring: (opening credits)
Rose Marie
Co-Starring: (end credits)
George Loros ............ Corso
Joshua Shelley .......... Obitsky
William Beckley ......... Night Manager
with:
Albert Cole ............. Berlin
Joyce Davis ............. Valerie
Roger Aaron Brown ....... Thompson
A thief tries unsuccessfully to steal a painter's truck, then
sits in jail while his lawyer (Robert Loggia) fails to arrange bail.

2.23 [46] Kojak: THE TRADE-OFF
2Mar75 CBS
Written by Robert E. Swanson
Directed by David Friedkin
Guest Stars:
Michael C. Gwynne ......... Blaise
Mark Stevens .............. Steiner
Co-Starring:
Liam Dunn ................. Faxy
Bruce Kirby sr ............ Vine
with:
John Dullaghan ............ Farrell
Harry Hickox .............. Doorman
Richmond Shepard .......... Grundy
Jean Le Bouvier ........... Lillian McNeil
Kojak arrests drugdealer Steiner. Steiner' gang kidnap McNeil's
wife and want to trade her for the evidence against Steiner.

2.24 [47] Kojak: I WANT TO REPORT A DREAM
9Mar75 CBS
written by Gene Kearney
directed by Telly Savalas
guest stars
Ruth Gordon
Andy Robinson
Co-Starring:
Cynthia Harris
Tracy Reed
A psychic (Ruth Gordon) reports to the police a dream in which she sees a murder committed.

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