In this blog’s quest to provide Columbo fans with thought-provoking deep cuts into the show, this guest post is an item to treasure. Here, Glenn Stewart lays out the hows, whys and whens of Columbo’s modus operandi, the leverage he gains from it and the science behind it.
If you’ve ever been bamboozled by an apparent lack of consistency in use of phone records to nail villains in Columbo, this is the article you’ve been on hold for your whole life!
Ask a Columbo fan about their very favourite scenes and it’s odds-on that a flash of Columbo rage will rank pretty highly in their estimations. Here I consider six examples of Columbo losing his cool and analyse what these displays of emotion really mean.
Debating the merits of favourite Columbo episodes with a fellow fan is one of the most enjoyable pastimes ever. But have you ever wondered which episodes Peter Falk liked most? If so, your sleepless nights are at an end!