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.
Casting the lovable Dick Van Dyke as a cold-hearted killer in Negative Reaction seemed something of a risky move, on paper at least. Can the comic performer convince in the role? Let’s find out…
‘Were you a witness to what he just did?’ Now you can be! Enjoy Dick Van Dyke’s splendid turn as murderous photographer Paul Galesko in Negative Reaction on the Columbo YouTube channel.
Columbo was awash with devilishly handsome men and bewitchingly beautiful women. The latter take centre stage here as we consider Columbo’s loveliest leading ladies.
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 …
Are these the 10 best Columbo episodes of all time? I certainly think so. Is your favourite here?
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…?