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.
Ransom for a Dead Man
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.
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.
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.
As it’s already well into November, it’s high time you started making Christmas plans for the Columbo fan in your life – or filling out your own Columbo wishlist if you’re the fan in someone else’s life. Here are some great Columbo gift ideas guaranteed to make hearts sing!
No silver screen accolade is more coveted than the Academy Award. And the stars of Columbo, both from in front of and behind the camera, have a shedload of Oscars between them – as well as nominations galore. Have a look here at Columbo’s Oscars pedigree. You might be surprised…