With the passing of another year, here I chronicle the Columbo stars and contributors we said ‘bon voyage’ to in 2018. May they live long in the memory…
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!
April 1 2018 struck a sombre note for Columbo fans with news that Steven Bochco had died at the age of 74 after a long battle with leukemia. Although small compared to his main body of work, Bochco’s Columbo contribution remains one of the most celebrated of all.
With every year that passes, the pool of Columbo supporting stars gradually diminishes, and 2017 was no different. Here I pay tribute to the Columbo guest stars we said ‘bon voyage’ to over the past 12 months.
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.
As a show, Columbo was notable for showcasing the skills of mature women – a demographic all too often overlooked and underrepresented on the small and large screen. Here are 13 awesome examples of that from leading ladies aged 45+.
Big fans of Peter Falk will be aware that it’s his birthday on 16th September. One London-based fan is marking that anniversary with an art exhibition celebrating the ‘Women of Columbo’ until 31 October.
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…