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Kojak Season 5 Episodes

22 Episodes 1977 - 1978

Episode 1

The Queen of Hearts Is Wild

Sun, Oct 2, 1977 60 mins

A case against a cop killer depends on the testimony of a woman whose mobster boyfriend hates Kojak. Brace: Charles Cioffi. Janet: Paula Kelly. Marie Stella: Carole Cook. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Robinson: Edward E. Power. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 2

A Strange Kind of Love

Sun, Oct 9, 1977 60 mins

A radio personality moves a deranged cabbie to violence. Telly Savalas. Lawson: James Sutorius. Rita McCall: Lee Bryant. Marie: Carole Cook. Toni: Tara Buckman. Molly: Mari Gorman. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 3

Laid Off

Sun, Oct 16, 1977 60 mins

A laid-off rookie cop turns to numbers running to pay heavy debts. Telly Savalas. Ann Murray: Jenny O'Hara. Duff: Antony Ponzini. Victor: Anthony Charnota. Hobart: Lee Wallace. Marie: Carole Cook. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 4

Cry for the Kids

Sun, Oct 23, 1977 60 mins

To avenge his brother, a racketeer hires a teen hit man. Kojak: Telly Savalas. Billy: Barry Miller. Stanley Sherbak: Carmine Caridi. Ellen Sherbak: Linda Carlson. Hackford: Jack L. Ging. Vukich: Al Ruscio. Sister Catherine: Regina Baff. Scheer: Louis Guss. Krieger: Phillip Pine. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 5

Once More from Birdland

Sun, Oct 30, 1977 60 mins

A singer fears that her recently paroled father will go after the men who framed him for murder. Kojak: Telly Savalas. Grant: Milt Kogan. Smith: Richard Venture. Addison: Julius Harris. Harris: Joshua Shelley. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 6

Caper on a Quiet Street

Sun, Nov 6, 1977 60 mins

The search is on for a stolen $6 million after the only man who knew its whereabouts dies. Telly Savalas. Milly: Candice Azzara. Ryan: Armand Assante. Diesel: Bill Vint. Quinn: Chuck Bergansky. Jess: Lawrason Driscoll. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 7

Letters of Death

Sun, Nov 13, 1977 60 mins

Through anonymous letters, a murderer blames her crimes on a model. Telly Savalas. Janelle: Cristina Raines. Marino: Stanley Kamel. Tyler: Bernard Behrens. Andre: Aharon Ipale. Eddie Hogan: Jason Wingreen. Bob Lawrence: Robert Wood. Stavros: George Savalas. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 8

Tears for All Who Loved Her

Sun, Nov 20, 1977 60 mins

A woman murders her hoodlum husband, then tries to hide it from the mob. Telly Savalas. Papa: Sam Jaffe. Patsy: Robert Raymond Sutton. Fred: Granville Van Dusen. Penny: John Elerick. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 9

The Summer of '69, Part 1

Sun, Dec 4, 1977 60 mins

A murder case resurfaces with new killings, performed the same way as the first ones. First of two parts. Kojak: Telly Savalas. Blaine: Stephen McHattie. Irene: Diane Baker. Quade: Harrison Page. Rudy: Pepe Serna. Sheila: Catlin Adams. Williamson: Phillip R. Allen. Observer: Alex Dreier. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 10

The Summer of '69, Part 2

Sat, Dec 10, 1977 60 mins

Conclusion. Yanked from the "Clothesline Killer" case, Kojak continues his probe, privately. Blaine: Stephen McHattie. Irene: Diane Baker. Rudy: Pepe Serna. Quade: Harrison Page. Observer: Alex Dreier. Williamson: Phillip R. Allen. Sheila: Catlin Adams. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 11

Case Without a File

Sat, Dec 17, 1977 60 mins

Kojak looks into the murder of a detective who had access to secret police files. Jocelyn Mayfair: Angel Tompkins. Nelse: Floyd Levine. Ma Wonderly: Kathleen Freeman. Phil Breen: James Blendick. Larry Jordan: Lyman Ward. Kilpatrick: Sidney Clute. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 12

I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer

Sat, Dec 24, 1977 60 mins

One of Kojak's men is embroiled in a divorce from a woman whose lawyer is out to squeeze him dry. Telly Savalas. Richie Centorini: Joey Aresco. Larry Morton: Paul Larson. Coughlin: David Ladd. Sally Centorini: Shera Danese. Nadine: Misty Rowe. Kirkorian: Herbert S. Braha. Kettle: Douglas Dirkson. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 13

Justice for All

Sat, Jan 7, 1978 60 mins

Kojak considers a job offer while on a heroin case. McNeil: Dan Frazer. DeHaven: Charles Aidman. Sonny: Michael Cavanaugh. Linnick: George Wyner. Becker: Peter Hobbs. Billy: Sammy Williams. Janitor: Rudy Bond. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 14

Mouse

Sat, Jan 21, 1978 60 mins

A doctor deep in debt pressures a meek man to pay for his mother's unneeded surgery. Kojak: Telly Savalas. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Irving Abernathy: Ben Piazza. Flynn: Lincoln Kilpatrick. Dr. Shane: Peter Brandon. Dunvalo: Michael Whitney. Quinones: Maria Smith-Caffey. Leverkuke: Laura Campbell. Avild: Marti Stevens. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas.

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Episode 15

Chain of Custody

Sat, Jan 28, 1978 60 mins

Kojak's friend is murdered when he stands up to the mob. Telly Savalas. Turner: Jack Hogan. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Joe Hennessey: Madison Arnold. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Judge Miller: Allan Rich. Stavros: George Savalas. Judge Cleary: Fred Carney. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Charlie Gerson: Jack Somack. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Frank Hennessey: Paul Sorenson.

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Episode 16

The Captain's Brother's Wife

Sat, Feb 4, 1978 60 mins

McNeil's gambling sister-in-law gets involved with some hoods. Kojak: Telly Savalas. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Cohen: Herb Edelman. Lynn: Conrad Janis. Ramos: Larry Gelman. Hicks: John Karlen. Winston: Basil Hoffman. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 17

No License to Kill

Sat, Feb 11, 1978 60 mins

Kojak suspects a murder attempt is the work of a hit man. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. McNeil: Dan Frazer. O'Mara: Kenneth McMillan. The Major: Michael Baseleon. Frank DeMarco: Alexander Courtney. Vacelli: T.J. Castronova. Chok Low: Evan Kim. Irene DeMarco: Gail Landry. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 18

The Halls of Terror

Sat, Feb 18, 1978 60 mins

A hospital is terrorized by a strangler. Telly Savalas, Kevin Dobson. Dr. Page: Zohra Lampert. Dr. Fine: Michael Lerner. Ralph Donner: Peter Gelbum. Christopher: Meeno Peluce. Brady: Charlene Dallas. Lacey: Ken Kercheval.

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Episode 19

May the Horse Be with You

Sat, Feb 25, 1978 60 mins

Kojak looks into the theft of an old Thoroughbred from the police stable. Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson. Fogarty: Benny Baker. Stacey: Mary Louise Weller. Arnie: Steve Franken. Millie: Roz Kelly. Gaines: Jeff Conaway. Woody: Ric Mancini. Ferarro: Richard Foronjy. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 20

Photo Must Credit Joe Paxton

Sat, Mar 4, 1978 60 mins

An ex-movie queen disappears---along with her jewelry---moments after arriving in New York. Telly Savalas, Kevin Dobson. Paxton: Tige Andrews. Diane Marco: Antoinette Bower. Roger: Andrew Robinson. Butler: Arte Johnson. June: Denyce Liston. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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Episode 21

Sixty Miles to Hell

Sat, Mar 11, 1978 60 mins

In Las Vegas, Crocker and a prisoner are kidnapped along with a theatrical agent and a magician. Liberace makes a cameo appearance. Kojak: Telly Savalas. Sally/Viki: Priscilla Barnes. Barton: Gianni Russo. Vic: Paul Picerni. Quinn: Marc Hannibal. Reed: Dick Dinman. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Saperstein: Mark Russell. Rizzo: Vince Conti.

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Episode 22

In Full Command

Sat, Mar 18, 1978 60 mins

An image-conscious inspector hinders an investigation of mob violence. Kojak: Telly Savalas. Crocker: Kevin Dobson. Mary: Susan Tyrrell. Simmons: Donegan Smith. Gino: Nick Georgiade. Greensteen: Marc Alaimo. Chief Inspector: M.P. Murphy. McNeil: Dan Frazer. Stavros: George Savalas. Rizzo: Vince Conti. Saperstein: Mark Russell.

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