A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

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 Lt. Theo Kojak (118 episodes, 1973-1978)
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 Capt. Frank McNeil / ... (117 episodes, 1973-1978)
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 Det. Bobby Crocker / ... (117 episodes, 1973-1978)
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 Det. Stavros / ... (115 episodes, 1973-1978)
Mark Russell ...
 Det. Saperstein / ... (104 episodes, 1973-1978)
Vince Conti ...
 Det. Rizzo / ... (92 episodes, 1974-1978)
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Lt. Theo Kojak is the main character in this popular television police drama. Kojak is a tough cop, but his trademark is a fondness for lollipops. Despite his difficult work, he tirelessly brings criminals to justice while staying upbeat and good-natured. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Who loves ya, baby?


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8 March 1973 (USA)  »

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Before Kevin Dobson would work with Joan Van Ark on Knots Landing (1979), he met her on an episode of the show. See more »

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Kojak: Who loves ya, baby?
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Referenced in Lovejoy: Swings and Roundabouts (1993) See more »

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Theo Kojak kicked major ass and made the bald look cool
20 August 2003 | by (Near the heart of "Noo Yawk") – See all my reviews

Theo Kojak was and IS the epitome of cool. He was a top cop, he kicked major criminal ass, he sucked on lollipops to kick his smoking habit, and best of all, he maintained a crome-dome so cool and fashionable, Vin Diesel doesn't even come close! The late, great Telly Savalas brought to life Det. Kojak, and thus this creation was the precursor to all those hip "supercop" TV shows to come, with NASH BRIDGES bearing in mind. Who loves ya, baby? Kojak does.


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