Shaft: Season 1, Episode 5

Cop Killer (1 Jan. 1974)

TV Episode  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
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A police officer is framed for extortion and assault on a singer. He tells Shaft he believes this was done to prevent him from uncovering crooked officers involved in an auto theft ring. ... See full summary »

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Wally Doyle
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Off. Charles Tyler
Richard Schaal ...
Tom Donegan
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Brock
Kim Hamilton ...
Marcia Tyler
Talya Ferro ...
Eve
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Capt. Brian Brewster
Eugene Elman ...
Dr. Meyer (as Gene Elman)
Mitzi Hoag ...
Helen Rossi
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Tony
Joe George ...
Marks (as Joseph George)
Peter Canon ...
Cargill
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A police officer is framed for extortion and assault on a singer. He tells Shaft he believes this was done to prevent him from uncovering crooked officers involved in an auto theft ring. Shaft persuades Rossi to go undercover to investigate, but when Rossi is shot down and lies near death, Shaft feels responsible and tries to break the ring himself. Written by rbecker28

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1 January 1974 (USA)  »

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John Shaft: Did you tell him yet, Helen?
Helen Rossi: No, I wanted to wait until he was stronger.
Lt. Al Rossi: Tell me what it is. I can take it!
Helen Rossi: Well, when you were having surgery, he gave you some blood.
John Shaft: [smiling] So if you feel a sudden craving for black eyed peas and cornbread ~ don't worry, baby, it's OK.
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