A hit man inadvertently kills Shaft's friend with a grenade meant for a grand-jury witness. Quayle: Clu Gulager. Shaft: Richard Roundtree. Louise: Fionnuala Flanagan. Laura: Judie Stein. Kassner: Mills Watson.
Shaft follows the bloody trail of some ruthless executives and the priceless necklace they stole. Shaft: Richard Roundtree. Joanna: Cathy Lee Crosby. Teague: Don Knight. Kirkwood: David Hedison. Lucas: Arthur O'Connell. Rossi: Ed Barth. Praeger: Robert Phillips.
Shaft tries to save a kidnapped suburbanite while avoiding local police, who think he is a crook. Shaft: Richard Roundtree. Williamson: Paul Burke. Nancy: Karen Carlson. Potter: Nicolas Beauvy. Leo: Vic Brandt. Beck: Timothy Scott.
Shaft tries to clear a policeman framed for assault and extortion. Doyle: George Maharis. Tyler: James A. Watson Jr. Shaft: Richard Roundtree. Donegan: Richard Schaal. Brewster: Darren McGavin. Rossi: Ed Barth.