Columbo is the greatest detective of them all – but that doesn’t mean it was free from fault. Far from it. And some of its worst moments were very bad indeed. Here I chronicle 12 of the series’ most nightmarish scenes. Read on if you dare…
Not many Columbo guest stars were as close to Peter Falk as Ed Begley Jr. Here, the two-time guest star discusses his recollections of appearing on the show, as well as his friendship with Peter Falk that spanned decades.
He may not have appeared in any episodes, but that doesn’t stop Mark Dawidziak from being considered Columbo royalty. Here, the author of the critically acclaimed casebook The Columbo Phile, recalls his experiences of putting the book together as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Here’s a little sneak preview of some of the Columbo goodies lying in store for readers of the blog – plus some things I need reader assistance with, including talented artists and a 70s’ car enthusiast.
Chronicling the occasions when Lieutenant Columbo was seen wearing outfits other than his regular shabby suit and raincoat. How many do you remember?
As a show, Columbo was notable for showcasing the skills of mature women – a demographic all too often overlooked and underrepresented on the small and large screen. Here are 13 awesome examples of that from leading ladies aged 45+.
The fashion police have rounded up some of Columbo’s worst dressed guest stars, and put them in the dock. Will a jury convict them for fashion crimes against humanity? Read on and find out.
From Mama Fratelli and Mr Miyagi to sexy vampiresses and Major League baseball stars – did you know that all these superstars appeared in Columbo?
I’m an unashamed Columbo purist. Give me a choice of any episode and I’d be diving straight into the 70s classics. In fact I’d watch almost any ‘classic’ Columbo outing before I delved into the ‘new’ ones. And by ‘new’, I mean any of the 24 episodes released on ABC between 1989 and 2003. If you’ve …