Television: A Polish Sherlock

New York Police Lieut. Theo Kojak is a man of parts: jutting ears, a billiard ball of a pate and a squashed nose. As played by the movies' perennial heavy, Aristotle ("Telly") Savalas every Wednesday night at 10, this street-smart tough yegg also has a soft and thoughtful center. He wears vests, and sucks lollipops in an attempt to give up cigars. The combination makes for one of the more intriguing cop characters on TV. It has also made the show built around the character, CBS'S Kojak, the first new program of the season...

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