As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first airing of Prescription: Miurder, here’s a little bit about the origins of the Columbo character – and the actors who played him before Peter Falk.
There’s a distinct lack of Columbo-themed professional development articles doing the rounds on LinkedIn, but here are some very real life lessons we can all learn from the good Lieutenant.
Had a hard day? Then relax and enjoy the back story and image gallery of one of TV’s most enduring and heart-warming relationships: that of Columbo and Dog.
Trawl through the #Columbo hashtag on Instagram and it won’t be long before you spy a multitude of plucky tourists cuddling up to a familiar-looking bronze figure, striking a classic pose. It’s clearly a statue of Columbo. But why is it in Budapest?
“Gee whizz, I’d just like to tell you how excited I am to meet you. You see, my wife, Mrs Columbo, she’s a big fan of yours. I can’t wait to get home and let her know you’re reading my, errrr, my whatchamacallit… my blog…” I’d like to think that the real Lieutenant Columbo would …