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Shaft

Cop Killer (Season 1, Episode 5)
TV Episode | 73 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A police officer is framed for extortion and assault on a singer. He tells Shaft he believes this was done to prevent him from uncovering crooked officers involved in an auto theft ring. Shaft persuades Rossi to go undercover to ...See moreA police officer is framed for extortion and assault on a singer. He tells Shaft he believes this was done to prevent him from uncovering crooked officers involved in an auto theft ring. Shaft persuades Rossi to go undercover to investigate, but when Rossi is shot down and lies near death, Shaft feels responsible and tries to break the ring himself. Written by rbecker28 See less
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Director
Lee Philips (as Lee Phillips)
Composer
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 1, 1974

Release date
Jan 1, 1974 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Richard Roundtree
John Shaft John Shaft   See fewer
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Eddie Barth
Lt. Al Rossi Lt. Al Rossi   See fewer
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George Maharis
Wally Doyle Wally Doyle   See fewer
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James A. Watson Jr.
Off. Charles Tyler Off. Charles Tyler   See fewer
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Richard Schaal
Tom Donegan Tom Donegan   See fewer
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Kim Hamilton
Marcia Tyler Marcia Tyler   See fewer
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Darren McGavin
Capt. Brian Brewster Capt. Brian Brewster   See fewer
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Eugene Elman
Dr. Meyer (as Gene Elman) Dr. Meyer (as Gene Elman)   See fewer
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Mitzi Hoag
Helen Rossi Helen Rossi   See fewer
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Joe George
Marks (as Joseph George) Marks (as Joseph George)   See fewer
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Peter Canon
Cargill Cargill   See fewer
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Vic Christy
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudy Doucette
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arnold Roberts
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 6 votes