A torrid year rounded out on a further low note for Columbo fans with the news that character co-creator William Link passed away on December 27. Here I offer a humble tribute to this goliath of TV production and creation.
SAINTS BE PRAISED! The 50-year-old Columbo mystery surrounding the identity of the nude model from Suitable for Framing has finally and officially been put to bed!
I like little more than flinging on a Columbo t-shirt and strutting about like a pouter pigeon. If you’re the same, it could be time to visit the Columbophile TeePublic store, which is stocking an expanded range of designs paying homage to the dear Lieutenant.
Exciting news if you love both fine art and Lieutenant Columbo – the last ever limited edition print run of the Columbo painting from Murder, A Self Portrait is available now! Get in quick to avoid a life time of regret…
Good news if you’re a Columbo fan based in the United States – every one of the Lieutenant’s 69 televised adventures is available to view, for free, via on-demand streaming service, Peacock.
Playwright pens a Columbo prequel that aims to shed light on the future Lieutenant’s formative years as a homicide detective in New York. Could you help get the script in front of relevant TV power players?
Here’s some news that is guaranteed to make the hearts of Columbo fans SING: a panel of experts and enthusiasts have got their heads together to compile a (reasonably) definitive list of the Lieutenant’s greatest moments from his classic era.
A brief tribute to Columbo killer Honor Blackman, star of 1972’s ‘Dagger of the Mind’, who sadly passed away on 6th April at the age of 94.
Remembering the Columbo contribution of Robert Conrad (AKA Milo Janus), who sadly passed away on 8th February at the age of 84.
Given that there hasn’t been a new Columbo episode in more than 15 years, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the show was old news. You’d be wrong! This review of the Columbo year aims to succinctly fill you in on anything you might have missed…