Revisiting the official Columbo pilot episode Ransom for a Dead Man, which first aired 50 years ago on March 1st, 1971. Revel in its majesty and watch the episode in full right here!
If you’ve ever been bamboozled by an apparent lack of consistency in use of phone records to nail villains in Columbo, this is the article you’ve been on hold for your whole life!
Even if you’ve seen every episode a million times, I can guarantee you’ll still take delight in the latest entries in the countdown of the 100 greatest Columbo scenes of the 70s.
You know the drill by now: here are 10 more magical moments from Columbo’s classic era, selected by a panel of experts for your viewing pleasure. Dive in to see what treasures await…
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!
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.
Released in March 1971, Columbo Ransom for a Dead Man was a big-budget spectacular and ‘Event Television’ in the truest sense. But just what are the very best moments? My thoughts here…
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.