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5 best moments from Columbo Blueprint for Murder

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With a real-life construction environment as a filming backdrop and some big name co-stars to performance manage, Blueprint for Murder gave Peter Falk a baptism of fire in the director’s chair – a challenge he rose to admirably. But which scenes rise higher than the others, like a skyscraper at Williamson City?

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Episode review: Columbo Blueprint for Murder

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Columbo’s legendary first season rounded out with an episode directed by Peter Falk himself: no easy feat given the live construction site backdrop. So is Blueprint for Murder TV gold, or should it be condemned to burial in the foundation of a skyscraper? Read on to find out…

Episode review: Columbo Suitable for Framing

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Let’s don our velvet tuxedos, crank up the electric blankets and prepare to slay our most lovable uncles as we stride out with Dale Kingston and co to give eloquent critique to this most artful of episodes. Is Suitable for Framing a Degas or merely a De Groat? Read on and find out…

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Can anyone solve this real-life Columbo mystery?

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Every episode of Columbo features a mystery. But there’s a real-life Columbo mystery that remains unresolved more than 45 years on. Simply put: who is this beautiful actress who played a small but notable part in Suitable for Framing back in 1971?