With a real-life construction environment as a filming backdrop and some big name co-stars to performance manage, Blueprint for Murder gave Peter Falk a baptism of fire in the director’s chair – a challenge he rose to admirably. But which scenes rise higher than the others, like a skyscraper at Williamson City?
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…