Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Leslie Nielsen guest stars as Michael Hagar, the mastermind of a million-dollar diamond heist. What Hagar doesn't realize is that he is being manipulated into adding murder to his list of crimes. Pulling the strings is Hagar's sexy partner Paula (Ja'net DuBois, a duplicitous loan shark who has planned all along to use the jewel robbery to cover up the killing of her husband. Kojak (Telly Savalas) has a high old time bringing the villains to justice in this episode, which also features an early appearance by Antonio Fargas, aka "Huggy Bear" on Starsky and Hutch.