TV Episodes The Best Kojak Episodes  

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List of the best Kojak episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Kojak episodes of all time are. Fans of Kojak are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list is made up of episodes like All Bets Off and East Sixties. What is the best Kojak episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Dead Again is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Dead Again

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Cross Your Heart and Hope to D... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes

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Summer of '69 (1) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Summer of '69 (1)

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A Souvenir from Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
A Souvenir from Atlantic City Nov 10 1974 Kojak's attempt to solve a terrorist bombing is frustrated by the fact that the only eyewitness is being held incommunicado by the police in another case.

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A Need to Know is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
A Need to Know Oct 24 1976 Kojak and the detectives try to stop a child molester who has diplomatic immunity before he strikes again.

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Sweeter Than Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Sep 28 1975 While responding to a homicide call, Kojak discovers his camera that had disappeared earlier at a party in which he, his nephew and friend attended. His nephew's friend steals the camera and ...more

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Nursemaid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Nursemaid Oct 20 1974 Kojak and Crocker must protect a bookkeeper from madmen who will stop at nothing to keep her from testifying in court.

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Hush Now, or You'll Die is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Hush Now, or You'll Die Sep 22 1974 Kojak tracks down a college student that he suspects has been raped, but is too afraid to come forward after she witnesses one of the assailants murdered by the other.

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The Best Judge Money Can Buy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Nov 03 1974 A judge (John Randolph) whose son was also a judge was murdered and his death was made to look like he had committed suicide. Now, his father must decide whether or not he should allow a ...more

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I Could Kill My Wife's Lawyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
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.

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Acts of Desperate Men is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Jan 12 1975 An accountant assists a sniper (Bruce Kirby Jr.) on a vendetta.

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The Summer of '69 (2) is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
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.

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Unwanted Partners is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Feb 16 1975 Crocker fails to believe that his old childhood friend who is the main focus of a police investigation, could be involved in illegal activity.

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A Question Of Answers, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 2: To clear his name, a man helps Kojak take down a loan shark.

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Elegy In An Asphalt Graveyard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 2 Episode 20: Kojak is particularly affected by the murder of a beautiful Manhattan playgirl.

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Kojak, Season Two:Nursemaid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 2 Episode 7: Kojak and Crocker must protect a bookkeeper from madmen who will stop at nothing to keep her from testifying in court.

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Mouse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 14: Kojak encounters a case in which a highly respected surgeon may be performing unnecessary procedures in order to use the money to pay off gambling debts.

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The Summer of '69, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 10: Kojak is framed when he gets too close to discovering the truth in a serial murder investigation.

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A Question Of Answers, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 1: An unjustly imprisoned man hopes to clear his name by helping Kojak trap the loan shark who framed him.

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Tears for All Who Loved Her is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 8: Crocker falls for a woman while investigating the death of her mobster husband.

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Bad Dude is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 19: A private detective recently arrived from the West Coast puzzles Kojak when he appears to be deliberately making himself a killer's next target.

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The Chinatown Murders Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 2 Episode 2: To head off a bloody war between rival crime families, Kojak must find out who committed a series of murders in Chinatown and bring them to justice.

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The Trade-Off is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 2 Episode 24: Kojak arrests the ringleader (Mark Stevens) of a drug operation, and his gang kidnaps Captain McNeil's wife in order to trade her for the evidence they have against him.

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Slay Ride is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Dec 17 1983 Despite being undercover dressed as Santa Claus, Hooker is finding it hard to get into the Yuletide cheer faced with his first Christmas away from Fran and the children; Stacy too, is low on ...more

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Loser Takes All is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Dec 22 1974 A woman (Ja'net DuBois) intentionally plots to have her husband murdered during a diamond heist that she had planned with her secret love interest (Leslie Nielson).

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Both Sides of the Law is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Feb 22 1976 Kojak competes with a world-famous criminologist to recover five priceless Rembrandt drawings.

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The Halls of Terror is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
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.

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Photos Must Credit Joe Paxton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Photos Must Credit Joe Paxton Mar 04 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.

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Lady in the Squad Room is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Lady in the Squad Room Mar 08 1977 Kojak and a female detective must overcome their dislike for each other when she is transferred from the rape squad to help nab a drug-dealing rapist-muderer.

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You Can't Tell a Hurt Man How ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
You Can't Tell a Hurt Man How to Holler Oct 27 1974 Kojak suspects that a small-time criminal was framed for a murder, but the man refuses to cooperate when Kojak tries to prove his innocence.

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Cry for the Kids is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 4: 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 gain control over the neighborhood.

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Laid Off is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 3: A laid-off police officer with two jobs and a sick wife takes a bribe under pressure from a loan shark.

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A Strange Kind of Love is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 2: A psychotic killer thinks that a television talk show host is subliminally brainwashing him to murder.

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The Queen of Hearts Is Wild is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 1: The girlfriend of a local gangster who hates Kojak is the only witness in the murder of a police officer.

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On The Edge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 17: Kojak is concerned that a fellow detective's obsessive work habits are endangering both his home life and his career.

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Justice Deferred is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 22: The discovery of a skeleton at a demolition site reopens an 18-year-old murder case.

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Deadly Innocence is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 21: Kojak investigates the hit-and-run death of a police chemist and uncovers a frame-up.

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The Frame is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 20: A hood claims that Kojak accepted a bribe.

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A Wind From Corsica is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 18: Kojak must prevent a man from killing the person who framed his recently deceased brother.

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The Forgotten Room is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 3 Episode 16: Kojak doubts a young man is guilty in the murder of a prostitute, even though the circumstantial evidence points to him.

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Once More from Birdland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 5: A singer (Andrea Marcovicci) is determined to prove her wrongfully imprisoned father innocent after he has spent 14 years in prison.

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Caper on a Quiet Street is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 6: A woman is Kojak's only link to finding $6 million, but her boyfriend (Armand Assante) has other plans.

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60 Miles To Hell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 21: Crocker is taken hostage while trying to transport a prisoner back to New York.

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Photo Must Credit Joe Paxton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 20: A photographer (Tige Andrews) becomes the prime suspect in a jewel theft and the phony kidnapping of a former actress (Antoinette Bower) whom he photographs.

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May the Horse Be With You is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 19: A retired police officer is injured after attempting to prevent the theft of a race horse that he illegally housed in the NYPD stables.

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No License To Kill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 17: Kojak offers to help a jealous police officer search for a professional hit man.

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The Captain's Brother'... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 16: Kojak tries to protect Captain McNeil's widowed sister-in-law from big-time gamblers.

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Chain of Custody is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 15: Kojak is suspended after reacting to an incompetent district attorney who failed to convict a known killer.

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Justice for All is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 13: While Kojak is contemplating leaving the police department to become a law firm's investigator, a series of recent drug-related deaths begins to overshadow his decision.

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Case Without a File is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Kojak Episodes
Season 5 Episode 11: Kojak poses as a murdered private investigator in order to find out why the man was killed.