Season 5
22 EPISODES • 1977
Season 5 of Kojak was released on October 2 and consists of 22 episodes.

Season 4


1: The Queen of Hearts Is Wild
Oct 2, 1977
The girlfriend of a local gangster who hates Kojak is the only witness in the murder of a police officer.
2: A Strange Kind of Love
Oct 9, 1977
A psychotic murderer thinks that a television talk show host is subliminally brainwashing him to murder.
3: Laid Off
Oct 16, 1977
A laid off police officer with two jobs and a sick wife takes a bribe under pressure from a loan shark.
4: Cry for the Kids
Oct 23, 1977
A teenager accidentally kills a gangster's hired hand while robbing him, only to have a rival gangster hire him to take out the competition in order to control the neighborhood in which he doesn't own.
5: Once More from Birdland
Oct 30, 1977
A singer(Andrea Marcovicci) is determined to prove her wrongfully imprisoned father innocent after he spends 14 years in prison.
6: Caper on a Quiet Street
Nov 6, 1977
A woman is Kojak's only link to finding $6 million dollars, but her boyfriend (Armand Assante) has other plans.
7: Letters of Death
Nov 13, 1977
Anonymous messages begin turning up informing a model that someone close to her is in danger of being murdered.
8: Tears for All Who Loved Her
Nov 20, 1977
Crocker (played by Kevin Dobson) falls for a woman (played by Jennifer Warren) while investigating the death of her mobster husband.
9: The Summer of '69 (1)
Dec 4, 1977
Kojak must reopen a case in which the prime suspect of three women was shot and killed after a shootout with him. Now, eight years later, the murders have started again and it appears that Kojak may've killed the wrong man.
10: The Summer of '69 (2)
Dec 10, 1977
After Kojak is placed on suspension, he continues to review the 8-year old case while a serial killer (Stephen McHattie) strikes again.
11: Case Without a File
Dec 17, 1977
Kojak poses as a murdered private investigator in order to find out why he was murdered.
12: I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer
Dec 24, 1977
A detective (Joey Aresco) believes that his wife's divorce lawyer (David Ladd) hired an arsonist to destroy his boat.
13: Justice for All
Jan 7, 1978
While Kojak is contemplating leaving the police department to become a law firm's investigator, a series of recent drug related deaths begin to overshadow his decision.
14: Mouse
Jan 21, 1978
Kojak encounters a case where a highly respected surgeon may be doing unnecessary surgeries in order to use the money to pay off gambling debts.
15: Chain of Custody
Jan 28, 1978
Kojak is suspended after reacting to an incompetent district attorney who failed to convict a known killer.
16: The Captain's Brother's Wife
Feb 4, 1978
Kojak tries to protect Captain McNeil's widowed sister-in-law from big time gamblers.
17: No License to Kill
Feb 11, 1978
Kojak offers to help a jealous police officer search for a professional hit man.
18: The Halls of Terror
Feb 18, 1978
Kojak and the detectives go undercover in a local hospital in order to investigate a string of murders that have been occurring while the victims were on duty.
19: May the Horse Be with You
Feb 25, 1978
A retired police officer is injured after attempting to prevent the theft of a race horse that he illegally housed in the NYPD stables.
20: Photos Must Credit Joe Paxton
Mar 4, 1978
A photographer (played by Tige Andrews) becomes the prime suspect in a jewel theft and phony kidnapping of a former actress (played by Antoinette Bower) in which he photographs.
21: 60 Miles to Hell
Mar 11, 1978
Crocker is taken hostage while trying to transport a prisoner back to New York.
22: In Full Command
Mar 18, 1978
After being rejected for a promotion, a disgruntled inspector sees a current case as a way to boost his career.
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