Guest blogger Kat Johnson provides her very hot takes on Peter Falk’s sexiest Columbo moments. Get ready to swoon!
It’s been a looooooong journey so far, but this is where things start to get really serious as we enter the top 20 of the 100 best Columbo scenes of the 70s. Which episodes are repping today? Let’s see…
Candidate for Crime is almost a brilliant Columbo episode, but is let down by the padding required to take it to a 90-minute running time. Nevertheless, it has a number of terrific scenes that still ensures it’s a treat to watch time and again.
In-show references to Columbo’s previous cases are as rare as hen’s teeth, but they do occasionally surface. Here I chronicle the seven times we get a call back to the Lieutenant’s earlier adventures.
Candidate for Crime is notable for one of the greatest ever Columbo gotchas. But does the whole episode compare favourably to this stand-out moment, or is it low on thrills? Let’s see…
From Mama Fratelli and Mr Miyagi to sexy vampiresses and Major League baseball stars – did you know that all these superstars appeared in Columbo?
Many an episode of Columbo features the killing of a character who is so lovable that our very hearts quiver with sadness at their parting. Oh yes, there are many wronged parties, or innocent folk simply in the way of dastardly crims’ schemes, who meet the ick, buy the farm, or are pushed off their …
Analysing why Columbo’s comeback from 1989-2003 was less successful than the 70s classic era.
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.
At their very best, the Columbo ‘gotcha’ can have the audience fist-pumping and whooping with glee as the killer realises they’re history. Here’s what I think are the 10 very best examples. Do you agree…?