CTVA US Crime - "Kojak" (Universal/CBS) Season 4 (1976-77)

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Starring Telly Savalas
Season 4 (CBS) (1976-77)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################## Kojak ####################
############# season 4 (1976-77) ##############
############### (24 episodes) #################
CBS Sundays 9.00pm
Executive Producer Matthew Rapf
Produced by James McAdams
Supervising Producer Jack Laird
Executive Story Consultant Chester Krumholz
Director of Photography Charles Correll

4.01 [71] Kojak: BIRTHDAY PARTY
26Sep76
Teleplay by Steven Carabatsos
Story by Robert Hoskins anf Steven Carabatsos
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Directed by Sol Negrin, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Marco St. John
Donna Mitchell ............ Lina
Richard Gere
Co-Starring: (opening credits)
Julie Garfield
Michael Durrell
With: (end credits)
Gigi Semone ............... Ellena
Daniel Faraldo ............ Nico
Michael Vael .............. Nightclub Manager
George Morfogen ........... Charley
Ron Max ................... Officer Mason
Joe Zaloom ................ Bartender
MR
VC
Frances Helm .............. Travel Agent
Howland Chamberlain ....... Park Attendent
Themistocles Sapountzakis . Young Cop
A cop killer plans to barter his way out of jail using
Kojak's neice as an exchange hostage.
Kidnappers demand the exchange of their compatriot, in custody
for the murder of an officer, for Kojak's niece.

4.02 [72] Kojak: A SUMMER MADNESS
3Oct76
teleplay by William P. McGivern
story by Jack Laird
directed by Jeannot Szwarc
guest stars:
James Mascolo ............ Det. Jeff Braddock
Brian Murphy
special guest star:
Fionnuala Flanagan ....... Molly
co-starring: (end credits)
Judith Chapman ........... Gretchen
Sidney Armus ............. Geld
Mark Dawson .............. Mr. Dahl
Frances Foster ........... Pearl
Kojak's investigation of a bombing in a Manhattan restaurant
runs into one dead end after another. Already confronted with
personal problems at home, Det.Braddock must face the
investigation of the murder of his mistress.

4.03 [73] Kojak: LAW DANCE
10Oct76
Written by James M. Miller
Directed by Edward M. Abroms
director of photography Charles Correll
Guest Stars:
David Wilson
Biff McGuire
Roxie Roker
Bruce Glover
Martin Kove (Cagney and Lacey)
and
Sharon Gless ............. Nancy Parks (Cagney and Lacey)
Co-Starring: (end credits)
E.A. Sirianni ............ Judge Rowland Burke
Jack Bannon .............. David Fox
Sara Seegar .............. Mae Lester
Joseph George ............ Frank
Rudy Challenger .......... Lionel Lessonbee
With:
Mark Russell ............. Det. Saperstein (regular)
Vince Conti .............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Borah Silver ............. Prince (recurring)
Raymond Singer ........... Moscowitz
A new trial and a murdered witness may free a convicted killer.

4.04 [74] Kojak: OUT OF THE SHADOWS
17Oct76
Written by Gene R. Kearney
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Executive Story Consultant Chester Krumholz
director of photography Charles Correll
Guest Stars:
Ken Sylk ................ Roger Villers
Lara Parker
Bruce Kirby, Sr.
special guest star:
Salome Jens
Co-Starring (end credits)
Delos V. Smith, Jr. ..... Semmelman
T.J. Castronova ......... Mr. Burke
Borah Silver ............ Prince (recurring)
With:
Vince Conti ............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Mark Russell ............ Det. Saperstein (regular)
Michael Danahy .......... Young Man
Heath Robes ............. Killer
Roz Kelly ............... Susan
Howard Konig ............ Ted Owens
Kojak and his men scour Manhatten for a killer known as
'The Grim Reaper', a slasher who murders in the name of consumerism.
Kojak is suspicious when an angry man's confession to a string
of murders seems to lack one vital fact.

4.05 [75] Kojak: A NEED TO KNOW
24Oct76
teleplay by Chester Krumholz
story by Stewart Alexander, Cire Rodlak and Chester Krumholz
directed by Russ Mayberry
guest stars
Hector Elizondo .......... Karl Detrow
Al Freeman Jr.
Yuki Shimoda
Jess Osuna
co-starring (end credits)
Maria Tucci .............. The Psychiatrist
with
Rudolph Willrich ......... Cafe Owner
Jason Matzner ............ Peter
Ernesto Gonzales ......... Diaz
Kojak is enraged when a Federal agency demands the release
of a foreign-embassy employee charged with child molestation.

4.06 [76] Kojak: AN UNFAIR TRADE
31Oct76
Written by Burton Armus
Directed by Nicolas Sgarro
Guest Stars:
David Selby
Charles Brown
Jaime Sanchez
Joe Silver
Carlos Cestero
and introducing:
Livia Genise ............ Alicia Diaz
Co-starring: (end credits)
Harry Bellaver .......... Light Duty Officer
Paula Trueman ........... Celia Moore
Tito Goya ............... Chino
With:
Mark Russell ............ Det. Saperstein (regular)
Vince Conti ............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Francisco Prado ......... Garcia
Mary Joan Negro ......... Janet O' Connor
Lionel Pina ............. Hector Diaz
Robert Stattel .......... Reporter
Alan Oms ................ Puerto Rican Woman
Caesar Cordova .......... Superintendent
Teodorina Bello ......... Mrs. Diaz
Marin Cassidy ........... Tom Carley
A police officer's self-defense shooting of a Hispanic youth
brings retaliation from a neighborhood.

4.07 [77] Kojak: A HAIR-TRIGGER AWAY
7Nov76
Teleplay by L.T. Bentwood; Story by Anderson House and Jack Epps, Jr.
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Stars:
William McGinn
Hurd Hatfield
Special Guest Star:
Lynn Redgrave
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Morgan Fairchild ......... Allison
Dominic Chianese ......... George Mallick
Dan Hedaya ............... Dan Hudson
Irene Cara ............... Amy
Ben Slack ................ Sonny Scammons
Sam Locante .............. Joe Mallick
Barney McFadden .......... Leo
A policeman helping his drug-addicted lover mistakenly kills a fellow officer in a raid.

4.08 [78] Kojak: BY SILENCE BETRAYED
14Nov76
Written by Chester Krumholz
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Stars:
Cliff Osmond
Chuck Bergansky
Paul Mantee
Sally Kirkland
Charles Siebert
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Louis Guss .............. Fred
Virginia Christine ...... Mrs. Jackowski
Jim Brochu .............. Tony
With:
Michael Mann ............ Dave
Charles Guardino ....... Charles
Dock workers refuse to co-operate in Kojak's investigation of the suspicious deaths of co-workers.

4.09 [79] Kojak: A SHIELD FOR MURDER (2 hours)(2 parts in syndication)
21Nov76
Produced by Chester Krumholz
Teleplay by William P. McGivern; Story by Robert Malcolm Young and William P. McGivern
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Geraldine Page
Charles Kimbrough
Michael Lombard
Kenneth McMillan
Thom Christopher
Janet Ward
Fred Coffin
and
Marybeth Hurt ........... Karen
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Lester Rawlins .......... Angus Moore
Matthew Cowles .......... Ryan
Eileen Atken ............ Mrs. Foster
Mark La Mura ............ Jed Cosgrove
Peter Bergman ........... Bo Allen
Joseph Leon ............ Willis Newton
With:
Mark Russell ............ Det. Saperstein (regular)
Vince Conti ............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Bob Levine .............. Ward
Ellen O'Mara ............ Sally Jo
Cynthia Belgrave ........ Mrs. Carr
Norberto Kerner ......... Anton Lenco
Uegene O'Neill .......... Daniel Shaw
Bill Moore .............. Gosgrove, Sr.
Earl Rowe ............... Allen, Sr.
Gus Fleming ............. Doctor
Gordon Oasheim .......... Louis
Paul Michael ............ Geddes
George Lee Miles ........ Sgt. Resnik
Leib Lensky ............. The Broom Man
Kene Halliday ........... Asst. D.A. Dunn
William Fort ............ Charlie
Ray Lloyd ............... Skating Coach
David Gideon ............ Chauffeur
Bill Houston ............ Detective
Part 1: A powerful politician (Geraldine Page) thwarts Kojak's
attempts to reopen a two-year-old murder case
Part 2: Kojak is framed as he nears the truth about a young girl
ice skater (Marybeth Hurt) imprisoned for killing her mother.

4.10 [80] Kojak: THE PRIDE AND THE PRINCESS
28Nov76
Written by James M. Miller
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Maria Schell
Herbert Edelman
Vivian Nathan
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Harry Goz ............. Vito Coletti
With:
Sam McMurray .......... Duke Peter Dushan
Gene Gross ............ The Hit Man
Norman Parker ......... Father Moiso
Ron Hunter ............ Marlow Caswick
Bradford English ...... Cop at the Church
Murray Horwitz ........ Patrolman at Hospital
Jay Hargrove .......... Hearse driver
Father Joe Dispenza ... Himself
A Yugoslavian princess arrives incognito in New York City to find the family jewels stolen during World War II.

4.11 [81] Kojak: BLACK THORN
5Dec76
Produced by Chester Krumholz
Written by Leon Tokatyan
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Rosey Grier
Barry Snider
John Reilly
Danny Aiello
Leonardo Cimino
Swoozie Kurtz
With: (end credits)
Mark Russell ............ Det. Saperstein (regular)
Vince Conti ............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Frank Quinn ............. Willie
Dick Boccelli ........... Tommy
Richard Huss ............ Heavy Set Hood
Sammy Smith ............. Sammy
Jacob Milligan .......... Hotel Clerk
Blanche Dee ............. Woman
Jo LoGrippo ............. Whelan's Driver
Fred Morsell ............ Medical Examiner
Louis Quinones .......... Cuban Hit Man
Pi Douglas .............. Cabbie
Richard Cummings ........ Basketball Player
James Weaver ............ Basketball Player
Kojak and a bounty hunter find they are after the same desperate bail jumper.

4.12 [82] Kojak: WHERE DO YOU GO WHEN YOU HAVE NOWHERE TO GO ?
12Dec76
Produced by James McAdams
Teleplay by Chester Krumholz; Story by Chester Krumholz and James McAdams
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Stephen Macht
Blair Brown
Rudy Bond
Maureen Anderman
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Charles White ........... Reilly
Martin Rudy ............. Albert Beck
Patricia Mauceri ........ Yolanda
Fat Thomas Rand ......... Schuyler
With:
Mark Russell ............ Det. Saperstein (regular)
Vince Conti ............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Hazen Gifford ........... Norton
Henry K. Bal ............ Rainwater
Maria Antoinette Rogers . Mrs. Arrow
Joseph Onishia .......... Sam Goodmeadow
Robert Earl Jones ....... Judge
John Hallow ............. Danton
Charles Welch ........... Dugan
An unemployed Mohawk accidentally murders the head of a construction company.

4.13 [83] Kojak: DEAD AGAIN
19Dec76
Produced by James McAdams
Written by Burton Armus
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
director of photography John Elsenbach
Guest Stars:
Simon Oakland
Brooke Adams
John Durren
Alan Manson
Roy Jenson
Bill Cort
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Helen Page Camp ......... Mrs. Chester
With:
Vince Conti ............. Det. Rizzo (regular)
Mark Russell ............ Det. Saperstein (regular)
Kojak suffers guilt after a man, thought dead, attacks a girl who reported his threats

4.14 [84] Kojak: THE GODSON
4Jan77
Produced by James McAdams
Written by Joseph Polizzi
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Stars:
F. Murray Abraham
Rosalind Cash
Patricia Elliott
Introducing:
Todd Davis ........... Theo Kojak Moore
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Haywood Nelson ....... Bobby Moore
David Harris ......... Bucky Norris
David Vasquez ........ Carlos Rivera
Gary Bolling ......... Stubby Belton
Roger Serbagi ........ Lane
Charles Randall ...... Mr. Van Ord
Gene Baylos .......... Tex Alston
Brian Dennehy ........ Peter Connor
Robert Gazzetta ...... Simmons
Clarence Felder ...... Medical Examiner
Joseph Davidson ...... Mr. Drebbin
Sam Singleton ........ Willie
W. Benson Terry ...... Albert Johnson
Kojak tries to prevent his 17-year-old godson from drifting into a life of crime.

4.15 [85] Kojak: THE CONDEMNED
11Jan77
Teleplay by Anthony Spinner; Story by Michael Grais, Mark Victor and Anthony Spinner
Directed by Noel Black
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Paul Benjamin
Dorian Harewood
Stephen Joyce
Roscoe Orman
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jane Hoffman ......... Maggie
Trish Hawkins ........ Olga
Luis Avalos .......... Morales
Richard Cummings ..... Louis Daniels
With:
MR
VC
Jack Betts ........... Paul Lawford
Ken Foree ............ B.J. Smith
Arthur French ........ Eddie
John Pinero .......... Hector
Tina Sattin .......... Woman Tenant
Jim Bryson ........... The Jailor
William Jaeger ....... The Spectator
A prizefighter holds hostages in a church after discovering his wife was murdered

4.16 [86] Kojak: WHEN YOU HEAR THE BEEP, DROP DEAD
18Jan77
Written by Gene R. Kearney
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Guest Stars:
Eric Braeden
Alan Manson
Dale Robinette
Special Guest Star:
Susan Sullivan ....... Carol
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Joseph Turkel ........ Swampgas
Helen Craig .......... Mrs. Whipple
Witnesses overhear a woman threatening to kill her lover, but Kojak cannot find her or the victim.

4.17 [87] Kojak: I WAS HAPPY WHERE I WAS
25Jan77
Teleplay by Sean Baine; Story by Jerrold Freeman and Sean Baine
Directed by Nicolas Sgarro
Guest Stars:
Tony Diaz
Patricia Triana
Norberto Kerner
Raymond Serra
Co-Starring:
Alberto Vasquez ........ Carlos
Miquel Pinero .......... Rudy
Tony Padron ............ Luis
A Puerto Rican undercover officer goes to his old neighborhood to investigate murders and threats from local thugs.

4.18 [88] Kojak: KOJAK'S DAYS part 1
1Feb77
Teleplay by Chester Krumholz; Story by Chester Krumholz and Matthew Rapf
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest Stars:
Kitty Winn
Louise Sorel
Michael Tolan
Sully Boyer
and
Maud Adams
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Barton Heyman ......... Alastar McKnee, Jr.
Louise Shaffer ........ Francie
Lou Gilbert ........... Goldstein
Ken Kercheval ......... Ted Maclay
Gregory Rozakis ....... Frankie, the mouth
Virginia Vestoff ...... Helen
With:
MR
VC
William Hurt .......... Jake
Michael Storm ......... Joseph Magid
Robert Picardo ........ Thomas Rindone
Timothy Meyers ........ Stosh
Phil Rubenstein ....... Charlie
Joe Sorbello .......... Hal
Frank Bongiorno ....... Megan
Denis McKiernan ....... Mel
Liz Sherdan ........... Rose
Danielle Brisebois .... Jaimie Magid
A Rolls-Royce with a corpse in the trunk is found the same day a woman kills her husband.

4.19 [89] Kojak: KOJAK'S DAYS part 2
8Feb77
Teleplay by Chester Krumholz; Story by Chester Krumholz and Matthew Rapf
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest Stars:
Kitty Winn
Louise Sorel
Michael Tolan
Sully Boyer
and
Maud Adams
*
with
Christopher Murney
Virginia Vestoff
Barton Heyman
The corpse in the Rolls-Royce identified, as Kojak searches for the suicidal murderess.

4.20 [90] Kojak: MONKEY ON A STRING
15Feb77
Written by Jack Laird
Directed by Ernest Pintoff
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Joseph Hindy
Albert Paulsen
Judith Light
Co-Starring: (end credits)
David Margulies ........ Midge Piper
Jack Hollander ......... Dinky Geller
With:
MR
VC
Anita Dangler .......... Mrs. Nugent
Christopher Garrick .... O'Halloran
Mark Margolis .......... 1st Gunman
Jack Weir .............. 2nd Gunman
Sheila Coonan .......... Superintendent
Vincent Van Lynn ....... Danziger
Charles McCarthy ....... Rangekeeper
Tony Savage ............ Benny Parsons
Ryan Hilliard .......... Courtroom Guard
Richard Marr ........... Sommelier
The mob pressures a policeman who has gambled himself deeply into debt, eventually asking him to kill Crocker.

4.21 [91] Kojak: KISS IT ALL GOODBYE
22Feb77
Teleplay by Oliver Crawford and Robert W. Lenski; Story by Robert W. Lenski
Directed by Telly Savalas
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Carol Lynley
Christopher Walken
Larry Haines
Co-Starring (end credits)
Lester Rawlins ........... Angus Moore
Elaine Shore ............. Bernadette
Jack Dengel .............. The Wino
with:
MR
VC
Michael Granger .......... Mr. Burbridge
Sam Schacht .............. Dr. Riddle
Peter Hadreas ............ Jamie Webb
Jamil Zakkai ............. The Radiologist
Iraida Polanco ........... The Nurse
Crocker inadvertently shoots and cripples a woman during a robbery.

4.22 [92] Kojak: LADY IN THE SQUADROOM
8Mar77
Written by Burton Armus
Directed by Edward Abroms
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Joan VanArk
Louis Zorich
Special Guest Star:
George Maharis
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Christopher Murney ....... Flarrety
Lisa Pelikan ............. Jennifer Campbell
John Becher .............. Dr. Bernard
With:
MR
VC
Brad English ............. Ptl. Seymour
Tom Quinn ................ Superintendent
Jeffrey Jones ............ Attendent
Ellen Bry ................ Laura Smith
Jack Axelrod ............. Forensics man
Jeffrey Tambor ........... Medical Examiner
Kojak must overcome his disapproval of a female detective to pursue a drug dealer

4.23 [93] Kojak: SISTER MARIA
15Mar77
Teleplay by Ross Teel; Story by Ross Teel, Charles Sailor, and Eric Kaldor
Directed by Ernest Pintoff
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Season Hubley
Ted Beniades
Harold Gary
Gloria Grahame
John Kellogg
Special Guest Star:
Murray Hamilton
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Lester Rawlins ........... Angus Moore
Fred Coffin .............. Lt. Bill Lee
Holland Taylor ........... Elizabeth
with:
MR
VC
John Perkins ............. Man Witness
Denyce Liston ............ Girl Witness
Drew Snyder .............. Stuart Bayliss
Count Stovall ............ Bud Powers
Bernie Passeltiner ....... Louie, the waiter
A nun seeks revenge on an airline executive she holds responsible for her sister's death in an auto accident.

4.24 [94] Kojak: ANOTHER GYPSEY QUEEN
22Mar77
Written by Gene P. Kearney
Directed by Joel Oliansky
director of photography Sol Negrin, ASC
Guest Stars:
Kathleen Widdoes
Graham Beckel
Gastone Rossilli
Tony Kelem
Jerry Jarrett
Michael Egan
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Leonard Jackson ......... Dr. Logan
Caroline McWilliams ..... Mrs. Roberts
David Faulkner .......... E.G. Roberts
Elena Karam ............. Aunt Angeline
With:
MR
VC
Victoria Walter ......... Sue Keane
Michael Hardstark ....... Lewis Ginzberg
Fred Steinharter ........ Doorman
Adrienne Wallace ........ Girl
Jack R. Marks ........... Patrolman
A Gypsy deceives Kojak while trying to find the man she thinks murdered other Gypsies.

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