In this blog’s quest to provide Columbo fans with thought-provoking deep cuts into the show, this guest post is an item to treasure. Here, Glenn Stewart lays out the hows, whys and whens of Columbo’s modus operandi, the leverage he gains from it and the science behind it.
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?
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.
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.
Following hot on the heels of the uber-popular Etude in Black was always going to be a tough gig, but with Ray Milland leading the supporting cast, and Peter Falk now owning every inch of the crumpled mac, anything seemed possible. Is Greenhouse Jungle a pathetic African Violet, or a $1200 orchid? Let’s see…
No one’s advocating murder, but some Columbo victims really had it coming. From fishwives and cads to blackmailers and gunrunners, here are the least-mourned victims of them all…