Candidate for Crime is almost a brilliant Columbo episode, but is let down by the padding required to take it to a 90-minute running time. Nevertheless, it has a number of terrific scenes that still ensures it’s a treat to watch time and again.
In-show references to Columbo’s previous cases are as rare as hen’s teeth, but they do occasionally surface. Here I chronicle the seven times we get a call back to the Lieutenant’s earlier adventures.
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!
The iconic Columbo raincoat and shoes go under the hammer at an auction this June after failing to find a buyer in November 2017. What will it cost to get your hands on a piece of TV history?
The good Lieutenant left our screens so many years ago that the idea of a Columbo year in review never occurred to me. However, there have been a number of thrilling developments in relation to the show this year that warrant revisiting. Even the most ardent fan might have missed some of the Columbo happenings …
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.
Candidate for Crime is notable for one of the greatest ever Columbo gotchas. But does the whole episode compare favourably to this stand-out moment, or is it low on thrills? Let’s see…
From Mama Fratelli and Mr Miyagi to sexy vampiresses and Major League baseball stars – did you know that all these superstars appeared in Columbo?
Many an episode of Columbo features the killing of a character who is so lovable that our very hearts quiver with sadness at their parting. Oh yes, there are many wronged parties, or innocent folk simply in the way of dastardly crims’ schemes, who meet the ick, buy the farm, or are pushed off their …
Columbo has bested some of he greatest criminal minds of his generation. But beyond that, he’s also brought down some of America’s highest profile and most-loved personalities. Here I consider what would rank as his most sensational cases.