Shaft: Season 1, Episode 7

The Murder Machine (19 Feb. 1974)

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A grand jury witness, who was to testify against a mobster, is killed by a grenade at the courtroom. Also killed is a friend of Shaft who was at the courtroom to get married. Shaft is ... See full summary »

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Lt. Al Rossi (as Ed Barth)
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Richard Quayle
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Louise Quayle
Judie Stein ...
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Henry Kassner
Joe Warfield ...
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A grand jury witness, who was to testify against a mobster, is killed by a grenade at the courtroom. Also killed is a friend of Shaft who was at the courtroom to get married. Shaft is determined to catch the hit man, who he briefly saw, and decides to set himself up as a decoy to do so. The killer is also a devoted family man whose wife is catching on to what he really does for a living. Written by rbecker28

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