Kojak (1973–1978)
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When You Hear the Beep, Drop Dead 

While catching a pair of burglars breaking into an apartment, Kojak and his detectives stumble across an apparent plan by the prostitute occupying the apartment to kill her lover. But ... See full summary »

Director:

Jeannot Szwarc

Writers:

Abby Mann (created by), Gene R. Kearney | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Telly Savalas ... Lt. Theo Kojak
Dan Frazer ... Capt. Frank McNeil
Kevin Dobson ... Det. Bobby Crocker
George Savalas ... Det. Stavros
Eric Braeden ... Kenneth Krug
Alan Manson Alan Manson ... Lt. Steve Nicola
Dale Robinette ... Barry
Susan Sullivan ... Carol Krug
Joe Turkel ... Swampgas (as Joseph Turkel)
Helen Craig Helen Craig ... Mrs. Whipple
Mark Russell Mark Russell ... Det. Saperstein
Vince Conti Vince Conti ... Det. Rizzo
Lorry Goldman Lorry Goldman ... Mr. Taylor
Eugene Elman Eugene Elman ... Mr. Garbers
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Storyline

While catching a pair of burglars breaking into an apartment, Kojak and his detectives stumble across an apparent plan by the prostitute occupying the apartment to kill her lover. But actually, the prostitute doesn't exist and has simply been created as the patsy by a woman intent on killing her husband. Written by rbecker28

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1977 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Unusually for this series, a valid address is in the script. Crocker calls from the fatal burglary apartment, giving the address as 220 E. 54th Street. This is an actual address in Manhattan. Usually the scripts use a fictitious address, especially referencing a crime scene or private residence. See more »

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