Kojak (1973–1978)
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The Only Way Out 

A boy asks Kojak to find his father who's gone missing. What they don't know is that he is being held captive.

Director:

Joel Oliansky

Writers:

Abby Mann (created by), Alvin Sapinsley | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Telly Savalas ... Lt. Theo Kojak
Lee Montgomery ... David Hecht (as Lee H. Montgomery)
John Hillerman ... Mark Gallant
Dan Frazer ... Capt. Frank McNeil
Kevin Dobson ... Det. Bobby Crocker
Paul Jenkins ... Timmy Oakes
Joshua Bryant ... Simon Hecht
George Savalas ... Det. Stavros (as Demosthenes)
Dori Brenner Dori Brenner ... Miss Rosenberg
Howard Platt ... Roy Benson
William Tepper ... Santangelo
Linda Weeks Linda Weeks ... Paula McKeown
Katherine Theodore Katherine Theodore ... Melinda (as Katy Theodore)
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A boy asks Kojak to find his father who's gone missing. What they don't know is that he is being held captive.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1974 (USA) See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Simon Hecht: But somebody out there will be looking for me.
Roy Benson: They looked for Hitler for years, too, Mr. Hecht. They gonna find you any faster?
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Simon...you can thank your kid for saving your life.
15 September 2018 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

The story begins with a father calling his son...telling him he will be home a bit late for work. However, the guy doesn't show and the boy (Lee Harcourt Montgomery) soon arrives at the police station to file a missing person report. However, it's only been a day and the detectives try to shoo the kid off...though when Kojak sees this, he takes action and promises to investigate. After all, though the course of season one, you can see that Kojak is tough...but he has a heart of gold. Unfortunately for the missing man, he's being held captive and his days are numbered unless the police locate him quickly.

This is a pretty exciting and enjoyable episode. What I really appreciate is Lee Harcourt Montgomery's acting. While one book listed him among the worst child actors in history, he was just fine here. Additionally, the story is engaging and interesting...a nice way to end a very good first season.


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