As TV shows go, the ill-conceived and ill-fated Mrs Columbo really takes the cake when it comes to alienating audiences. But Columbo featured enough terrific characters to have pulled off some wonderful spin-off series. Here I consider what might have been…
You can’t beat a good debate with fellow Columbo fans about the merits of the show and its stars – and now you can chat to your heart’s content with like-minded folk on the new Columbo forum on this blog.
From the sublime to the ridiculous, Columbo’s fifth season can perhaps best be described as a roller coaster ride. But how does it compare overall to what’s come before it? Let’s take a closer look…
Chronicling the occasions when Lieutenant Columbo was seen wearing outfits other than his regular shabby suit and raincoat. How many do you remember?
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.
The shady world of Middle Eastern political skulduggery was front and centre for Columbo fans on October 12, 1975, as A Case of Immunity first aired. Is it the televisual equivalent of a VIP invite to a Suari Legation garden party, or is it more of a night at home reading Arabian Nights? Let’s take a closer look…
Despite the Lieutenant’s unmatched deductive prowess, there’s no way all of his arrests will have led to convictions. Here I consider 10 high-profile Columbo killers who would absolutely, positively not be going to jail – even though they’re guilty as sin.
Examining the tragic real-life fates of three Columbo guest stars – including one of the best loved of all, Jack Cassidy. Read on with caution.
There’s a distinct lack of Columbo-themed professional development articles doing the rounds on LinkedIn, but here are some very real life lessons we can all learn from the good Lieutenant.
From Mama Fratelli and Mr Miyagi to sexy vampiresses and Major League baseball stars – did you know that all these superstars appeared in Columbo?