Although few fans realise it, beyond the boundaries of the television screen exist canonical Columbo adventures in printed form – some of which are really rather good. Here I review ‘The Dean’s Death’, written by Alfred Lawrence and first published in 1975.
Now we’ve worked our way through 45 classic Columbo episode reviews it’s time to celebrate all that’s good about the 70s’ series at a lavish awards ceremony! Fancy…
Some we love, others we love to hate but just who are Columbo fans’ absolute favourite series’ murderers? Thousands of votes have been cast, so let’s see who’s on your list…
Here’s a little sneak preview of some of the Columbo goodies lying in store for readers of the blog – plus some things I need reader assistance with, including talented artists and a 70s’ car enthusiast.
Now this really is good! The ultimate Columbo locations map is your definitive source for the real-life locations from Columbo. Dive in! You won’t regret it…
Chronicling the occasions when Lieutenant Columbo was seen wearing outfits other than his regular shabby suit and raincoat. How many do you remember?
The line-up of Columbo killers makes for the very best sort of rogues’ gallery, with everyone from college kids to lovable grandmas represented. But have you ever stopped to think who your absolute favourite Columbo killers are? That’s the journey of discovery I’ve been on here.
Considering whether Season 4 truly marks the high water mark for Columbo as a show, and assessing the best season overall based on the consistent quality of its episodes. Dive in!
October 27, 1974 was a BIG DAY in Columbo circles: it was the day Patrick McGoohan made his series’ debut in By Dawn’s Early Light. Is it a full-blooded hero of an episode, or the televisual equivalent of a pathetic Boodle Boy? Read on, soldier!
If you’ve ever had ambitions of penning a Columbo mystery yourself, here are the crucial ingredients you need to get right to make it a success. Excellent, informed commentary from guest blogger – and former US Prosecutor – Richard Weill.