Although it’s often regarded as the lesser light of Jack Cassidy’s three Columbo outings, I actually think Publish or Perish is the uber-villain’s finest hour. But just what are its very, very finest scenes? Here’s what I reckon…
Revel in one of the single finest TV episodes ever made – Jack Cassidy’s second turn as a Columbo killer in Publish or Perish. All together now: WHO? WHY?
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.
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!
It’s time to dust off the vintage typewriter and channel your inner Jim Ferris/Abigail Mitchell in a new Columbo writing competition. Intrigued? Then read on!
In what has become a charming annual tradition, in the middle of each year I fling open the proverbial doors to fellow Columbo fans and invite them to cast their votes for their single favourite episode. So for your viewing pleasure, here are fans’ top 10 Columbo episodes, as of August 2018. Is your fave here?
Former US prosecutor and regular guest blogger Rich Weill is back to share his opinion on Publish or Perish – an episode he describes as “one of the series’ great disappointments”. Can he be for real? Let’s see…
Consummate Columbo baddie Jack Cassidy was back for his second stint as a killer in Publish or Perish. Can it hope to match the excellence of his debut in Murder by the Book? Read on and find out…
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.