If you’ve ever been bamboozled by an apparent lack of consistency in use of phone records to nail villains in Columbo, this is the article you’ve been on hold for your whole life!
The countdown of the top 100 Columbo scenes of the 70s officially ends here. Can you resist the urge to scroll all the way down to find out the number one before reading the rest?
With the cast headlined by the late, great Martin Landau as duplicitous twins Dexter and Norman Paris, Double Shock had it all: pathos, great humour, fully developed secondary characters, plus an actual whodunnit element that kept viewers guessing until the final scene. What are its very, best moments? My thoughts right here…
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.
In a series marked by twists and turns, Columbo Season 2 saved it’s biggest surprise till last, serving up an actual whodunnit with feuding identical twin brothers vying for contention as the Lieutenant’s number one suspect. But is Double Shock electrifying stuff, or just a shocker? Let’s find out…
With party season now well and truly upon us, what better time to turn our attentions to one of life’s most important questions: who would make your guest list for a fantasy Columbo dinner party?
In fact we encounter plenty of dirt bags over the course of 69 episodes, but who are the absolute lowest of the low lives when it comes to Columbo killers?
Are these the 10 best Columbo episodes of all time? I certainly think so. Is your favourite here?
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.