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Kojak 

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

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Abby Mann
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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Telly Savalas ...  Lt. Theo Kojak 117 episodes, 1973-1978
Dan Frazer ...  Capt. Frank McNeil / ... 117 episodes, 1973-1978
Kevin Dobson ...  Det. Bobby Crocker 117 episodes, 1973-1978
George Savalas ...  Det. Stavros / ... 114 episodes, 1973-1978
Mark Russell Mark Russell ...  Det. Saperstein / ... 104 episodes, 1973-1978
Vince Conti Vince Conti ...  Det. Rizzo / ... 92 episodes, 1974-1978
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Storyline

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?


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kojak See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(118 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Before doing this show, Universal Television approached Abby Mann to do a story based on the 1963 Wylie-Hoffert Murders, the brutal rape and murder of two young professional women in Manhattan. See more »

Goofs

In numerous occurrences of emergency vehicles responding, the distinctive tone of the Federal Signal 'Q' siren can be heard, even when it is not mounted. See more »

Quotes

Kojak: Who loves ya, baby?
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Connections

Referenced in Modern Family: American Skyper (2015) See more »

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Kojak The TV Series
25 January 2003 | by batman102750See all my reviews

Kojak the TV Series was The Best TV Series Television had to offer.This was one show that kept you in your seat from the start to the Finish each week, and kept you coming back for more,There has never been a better made for tv show since then. Telly Savalas was born to play Kojak, Never before has an actor put so much of himself into a role, and made it seem so real. I still miss Kojak today and if they would bring back the Series today it would have a new following. I guess you could say that's like saying they will bring back the Drive-In Movie. Not much chance of that happening.


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