New York's most famous police lieutenant from the 70's is back! The candy eating, jazz and fashion loving bald guy hunts criminals again. This time Ving Rhames plays the role of Theo Kojak. Kojak doesn't do the police work after the book; he fallows his heart while he searches for the bad guys. His methods are successful, but he needs protection by his old friend and boss Captain Frank McNeil.
While out of duty Kojak enjoys his life listening and playing jazz, other than that he loves to dress up in the latest fashion clothes.
Although the series was very successful on its cable network, it didn't manage to survive longer than one seasion.