Hot on the heels of their recent release of the show’s third season, Shout! Factory is dishing up Season 4 of Kojak in May.  This beloved detective show starred Telly Savalas as a bald, lollipop-loving detective who dealt with all manner of crimes on the mean streets of New York City.  This new set packs in 25 episodes on six discs and features a variety of familiar faces as guest stars, including such notables as William Hurt, Richard Gere and Christopher Walken.  Read on for all the heart-stopping “Who loves ya, baby?” details…

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KOJAK: SEASON FOUR

STARRING EMMY® AND GOLDEN GLOBE® WINNER

TELLY SAVALAS

SIX-DISC DVD SET INCLUDES ALL 25 CLASSIC EPISODES

IN STORES MAY 1 , 2012 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

He’s got style, street smarts and a penchant for lollipops- Telly Savalas returns as Lieutenant Theo Kojak in Season Four of the classic’70s cop drama Kojak. A must-have for fans of police dramas and DVD collectors , the six-disc DVD set will be available nationwide from Shout! Factory May 1st, 2012 with a suggested retail price of $44.99.

Season Four cases involve the kidnapping of Kojak’s niece , the search for “The Grim Reaper” serial killer , a body found in the trunk of a Rolls-Royce , a vengeful nun , a diplomat molester and a murderous wife. Joining him throughout the season are special guest stars including Richard Gere, Sharon Gless, Hector Elizondo, David Selby, Irene Cara, Lynn Redgrave, Morgan Fairchild, Geraldine Page, Blair Brown, Brian Dennehy, William Hurt, Judith Light, Carol Lynley, Christopher Walken, Jeffrey Tambor, Joan Van Ark, Gloria Grahame and Season Hubley. Like no one else , Kojak cuts through the depths of the criminal mind and solves cases with unparalleled guts and determination.

Created by Emmy® and Academy Award®–winning writer Abby Mann , Kojak ran for five seasons on CBS from 1973–1978 and spawned a series of TV movies throughout the ’80s and ’90s. Actor Telly Savalas won an Outstanding Lead Actor Emmy® for his role.