With party season now well and truly upon us, what better time to turn our attentions to one of life’s most important questions: who would make your guest list for a fantasy Columbo dinner party?
In fact we encounter plenty of dirt bags over the course of 69 episodes, but who are the absolute lowest of the low lives when it comes to Columbo killers?
Taking it back to where it all began in 1968, as Peter Falk dons the raincoat for the very first time in the seminal Prescription: Murder.
Back in the middle of 2014, the internet was awash with rumours that a big screen reboot of Columbo was on the cards, with Hollywood ace Mark Ruffalo the most likely candidate to fill the rumpled raincoat. The #RuffaColumbo hashtag was even trending on Twitter as every man and his Basset Hound weighed in with an …
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…?