After being rejected for a promotion, a disgruntled inspector sees a current case as a way to boost his career.
Crocker is taken hostage while trying to transport a prisoner back to New York.
A photographer (Tige Andrews) becomes the prime suspect in a jewel theft and the phony kidnapping of a former actress (Antoinette Bower) whom he photographs.
A retired police officer is injured after attempting to prevent the theft of a race horse that he illegally housed in the NYPD stables.
Kojak and the detectives go undercover in a local hospital in order to investigate a string of murders that have been occurring while the victims were on duty.
Kojak offers to help a jealous police officer search for a professional hit man.
Kojak tries to protect Captain McNeil's widowed sister-in-law from big-time gamblers.
Kojak is suspended after reacting to an incompetent district attorney who failed to convict a known killer.
Kojak encounters a case in which a highly respected surgeon may be performing unnecessary procedures in order to use the money to pay off gambling debts.
While Kojak is contemplating leaving the police department to become a law firm's investigator, a series of recent drug-related deaths begins to overshadow his decision.
A detective (Joey Aresco) believes that his wife's divorce lawyer (David Ladd) hired an arsonist to destroy his boat.
Kojak poses as a murdered private investigator in order to find out why the man was killed.
Kojak is framed when he gets too close to discovering the truth in a serial murder investigation.
Kojak must reopen a case in which the prime suspect accused of murdering three women was gunned down in a shootout with him. Now, eight years later, the murders have started again, and it appears that Kojak may have killed the wrong man.
Crocker falls for a woman while investigating the death of her mobster husband.
Anonymous messages begin turning up informing a model that someone close to her is in danger of being murdered.
A tough-talking New York City detective isn't afraid to bend the rules in the name of justice
Season Three finds Kojak embroiled in a series of high-profile cases involving the savage murder of a priest, a car theft ring, an18-year-old homicide cold case, a cop killer and a Mob hit ordered on Kojak himself.
Telly Savalas is back as the brilliant and brazen Lieutenant Theo Kojak for the final season of one of television's grittiest and most memorable detective dramas.
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