Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak investigates crimes in New York City.
The girlfriend of a local gangster who hates Kojak is the only witness in the murder of a police officer.
A psychotic murderer thinks that a television talk show host is subliminally brainwashing him to murder.
A laid off police officer with two jobs and a sick wife takes a bribe under pressure from a loan shark.
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.
A singer(Andrea Marcovicci) is determined to prove her wrongfully imprisoned father innocent after he spends 14 years in prison.
A woman is Kojak's only link to finding $6 million dollars, but her boyfriend (Armand Assante) has other plans.
Anonymous messages begin turning up informing a model that someone close to her is in danger of being murdered.
Crocker (played by Kevin Dobson) falls for a woman (played by Jennifer Warren) while investigating the death of her mobster husband.
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.
After Kojak is placed on suspension, he continues to review the 8-year old case while a serial killer (Stephen McHattie) strikes again.
Kojak poses as a murdered private investigator in order to find out why he was murdered.
A detective (Joey Aresco) believes that his wife's divorce lawyer (David Ladd) hired an arsonist to destroy his boat.
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.
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.
Kojak is suspended after reacting to an incompetent district attorney who failed to convict a known killer.
Kojak tries to protect Captain McNeil's widowed sister-in-law from big time gamblers.
Kojak offers to help a jealous police officer search for a professional hit man.
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.
A retired police officer is injured after attempting to prevent the theft of a race horse that he illegally housed in the NYPD stables.
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.
Crocker is taken hostage while trying to transport a prisoner back to New York.
After being rejected for a promotion, a disgruntled inspector sees a current case as a way to boost his career.