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.
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!
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…
When it comes to casual boozing, Columbo was in a world of its own. In the 70s especially, pretty much every character seemed to have a glass in hand. And with that in mind I give you 10 terrific booze-fuelled Columbo moments to raise a glass to.