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(1973–1978)

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Season 3

14 Sep. 1975
A Question of Answers
When local and federal officers want to catch a loan shark, Kojak persuades a boyhood friend to go undercover as part of a deal to dismiss a case pending against him. Pressure mounts as the Feds renege on providing funds and the loan shark sends muscle. Kojak feels responsible and, when a bombing occurs, sets a trap for the killer.
 
21 Sep. 1975
My Brother, My Enemy
Rick Daly is a young, trigger-happy cop with good intentions to help people. In response to a knife-killing, he is too quick on the trigger and winds up killing a preteen boy. Kojak attempts to shield Daly when the public reacts, demanding revenge, but gets suspicious when cracks appear in Daly's story. Now the tables are turned; the cops feel Kojak is persecuting Daly. When the guy is found who Daly was pursuing, Kojak confronts Daly on the roof where the shooting occurred to nail down the truth.
 
28 Sep. 1975
Sweeter Than Life
During a family party, Kojak's camera was stolen. When it turns up at a murder scene, Kojak discovers his nephew is an addict and was somehow involved. He pays a former boxer to oversee his nephew's detox and attempts to sort out the connection with the murder.
 
5 Oct. 1975
Be Careful What You Pray For
The hijacking of a truckload of plumbing donated to a school results in murder, plus major embarrassment to the NYPD, because Det. Crocker was speaking at the struggling Catholic high school at the time. Kojak pushes his shields to the max, to stop the spiraling crime toll from the caper. Stavros focuses on a strange clue: Why is the Coney Island sand at the heist's fake sewer repair scene, in seed-bags from the Pacific Northwest ?
 
12 Oct. 1975
Secret Snow, Deadly Snow
A plastic surgeon is found dead in his car, apparently shot to death. A drug dealer is arrested, but Kojak is forced to let him go when the medical examiner informs him that the surgeon, who was a heavy cocaine addict, was not killed by the bullet but was already dead of natural causes.
 
26 Oct. 1975
Life, Liberation and the Pursuit of Death
A psychology professor is killed by one of two of his students who wanted to blackmail him into giving them higher grades. A woman witnesses the student as he throws the professor's body off of a pier. When they find out that the witness works in a high-pressure advertising job and is under severe stress, the two students plan to psychologically manipulate the woman into committing suicide.
 
2 Nov. 1975
Out of the Frying Pan...
After a night drinking, an off-duty cop and his friend are attacked by a group of thieves. The friend is killed with the cop's gun. Though ordered to beat duty, the cop, who has battled alcoholism over the years, impedes Kojak's investigation by trying to find those responsible for his friend's death himself.
 
9 Nov. 1975
Over the Water
While in a New Jersey town Kojak interferes with a young man's attempt to pick up a girl over and fight her boyfriend to do so. It turns out the young man is Mike Viggers Jr., whose mobster father, well known to Kojak, effectively runs the town. Humiliated by Kojak, young Viggers determines to have the detective killed and is not going to be deterred even by his father's strong objections.
 
16 Nov. 1975
The Nicest Guys on the Block
Detective Gil Weaver is in a bind as he learns that an old school friend is involved in a group that's plotting to fence a million dollars worth of diamonds, and that he will have to take advantage of that old friendship in order to bring the group down.
 
23 Nov. 1975
No Immunity for Murder
A man is killed, apparently by a prostitute and her partner, but Kojak begins to suspect that it is much more than a simple "Murphy job". As he investigates, he finds that federal authorities are hampering his efforts, and apparently protecting the wealthy businessman he suspects of involvement.
 
30 Nov. 1975
A Long Way from Times Square
Kojak and Crocker go to Nevada to execute a subpoena on Arnold Saxler to have him testify on the murder of a councilman for whose mobster murderer he worked but Saxler has root s in Nevada which cause difficulties for the NYPD pair.
 
7 Dec. 1975
Money Back Guarantee
After a police officer is killed in a routine traffic stop, Kojak discovers the people responsible are part of a large insurance and auto theft operation.
 
14 Dec. 1975
A House of Prayer, a Den of Thieves
Former New York cop Vince LaGuardia (and old friend of Kojak) is now living in Las Vegas. When a wanted counterfeiter is murdered, LaGuardia's investigation involves the activities of a hood and an evangelist. Pilot for an unsold series.
 
21 Dec. 1975
How Cruel the Frost, How Bright the Stars
Christmas Eve is anything but peaceful for Kojak and his men. A woman is convinced her boyfriend is going to commit some kind of crime-but she doesn't know what; and a jealous husband is looking to kill his cheating wife.
 
4 Jan. 1976
The Forgotten Room
When a prostitute is murdered the investigation seems completely stymied until Kojak finds the vital clue in a room no one knows about - except for the killer.
 
11 Jan. 1976
On the Edge
An aging detective with a troubled home life is hard-driven to crack one last headline-grabbing case, even if it means breaking the rules to get it done.
 
18 Jan. 1976
A Wind from Corsica
An escaped prisoner comes to the city looking for revenge. But even worse is that he is sick with the plague and threatens the whole city with an epidemic.
 
25 Jan. 1976
Bad Dude
A hit man from Detroit is in town and Kojak races the clock to find the intended victim before it's too late.
 
1 Feb. 1976
A Grave Too Soon
A body dumped on the street turns out to be an undercover cop. The trail leads Kojak to a Mafia boss who may be out to avenge the death of his own sons.
 
8 Feb. 1976
The Frame
Kojak arrests a thief, a long time nemesis, but can't find any incriminating evidence in his apartment. The thief then claims Kojak extorted $3,000.00 from him. While awaiting review from Internal Affairs, can Kojak clear his name?
 
15 Feb. 1976
Deadly Innocence
A man is killed in a hit and run incident. Kojak eventually learns the death was no accident and is linked to the victim's son, a Vietnam war hero who was also a heroin addict.
 
22 Feb. 1976
Justice Deferred
The discovery of a skeleton at a demolition site reopens an 18-year-old murder case.
 
7 Mar. 1976
Both Sides of the Law
Kojak competes with a world-famous criminologist to recover five priceless Rembrandt drawings.
 

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