You can’t beat a good Columbo ‘gotcha’, but not every episode packs a punch when it matters most. Here I consider the 10 least satisfying Columbo gotchas of the 70s. What do YOU think?
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!
We’ve all seen the freeze frame close-ups of Columbo’s ID badge that state that his first name is ‘Frank’. But should we consider this canonical? I weigh up the options…
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.
While there was never an actual Columbo Halloween episode, the show has enough spooky connections to warrant penning a seasonal special. Let’s check which of the show’s stars are horror icons in their own right.
Although few rate Dead Weight amongst Columbo’s very finest hours, it still has enough quality about it to keep its head above water. Here I pick my 5 favourite moments.
You want absolutely unscientific predictions on which Columbo killers would’ve been found guilty in court? You got ’em right here!
Former US prosecutor Rich Weill gives some expert insight on what would need to happen in court for Columbo’s cases to conclude with a conviction of guilt.
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…
How does Lady in Waiting compare with the sky-high standards of Columbo Season 1, and how does virtual unknown leading lady Susan Clark cut the mustard against Cassidy, Culp and the cadre of exceptional villains we’ve met up to now? Read on to find out…