Columbo episode list

From its pilot in 1968 to its curtain call in 2003, Columbo ran for 35 years and comprised 69 episodes.

The full list of Columbo episodes in chronological order can be viewed below. Click on the links to read my reviews of the episodes. I may not get round to reviewing them all until about 2020 at current rate!

You can also vote your your very favourite episode here!

Columbo pilot episodes

Columbo pilot episodes

Columbo season 1 episodes (1971-72)

Columbo season 1 montage

Columbo season 2 episodes (1972-73)

Columbo season 2 episode list

Columbo season 3 episodes (1973-74)

Columbo season 3 episode list

  • Lovely But Lethal
  • Any Old Port in a Storm
  • Candidate for Crime
  • Double Exposure
  • Publish or Perish
  • Mind Over Mayhem
  • Swan Song
  • A Friend in Deed

Columbo season 4 episodes (1974-75)

Columbo season 4 episode list

  • Exercise in Fatality
  • Negative Reaction
  • By Dawn’s Early Light
  • Troubled Waters
  • Playback
  • Deadly State of Mind

Columbo season 5 episodes (1975-76)

Columbo season 5 episode list

  • Forgotten Lady
  • Case of Immunity
  • Identity Crisis
  • Matter of Honor
  • Now You See Him
  • Last Salute to the Commodore

Columbo season 6 episodes (1976-77)

Columbo season 6 episode list

  • Fade in to Murder
  • Old Fashioned Murder
  • The Bye-Bye Sky High IQ Murder Case

Columbo season 7 episodes (1977-78)

Columbo season 7 episode list

  • Try and Catch Me
  • Murder Under Glass
  • Make Me a Perfect Murder
  • How to Dial a Murder
  • The Conspirators

Columbo season 8 episodes (1989)

Columbo season 8 episode list

  • Columbo Goes to the Guillotine
  • Murder, Smoke and Shadows
  • Sex and the Married Detective
  • Grand Deceptions

Columbo season 9 episodes (1989-90)

Columbo season 9 episode list

  • Murder: A Self Portrait
  • Columbo Cries Wolf
  • Agenda for Murder
  • Rest in Peace, Mrs Columbo
  • Uneasy Lies the Crown
  • Murder in Malibu

Columbo season 10 episodes, plus TV specials (1990-2003)

Columbo season 10 episode list

  • Columbo Goes to College (1990)
  • Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health (1991)
  • Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star (1991)
  • Death Hits the Jackpot (1991)
  • No Time to Die (1992)
  • A Bird in the Hand… (1992)
  • It’s All in the Game (1993)
  • Butterfly in Shades of Grey (1994)
  • Undercover (1994)
  • Strange Bedfellows (1995)
  • A Trace of Murder (1997)
  • Ashes to Ashes (1998)
  • Murder With Too Many Notes (2000)
  • Columbo Likes the Nightlife (2003)

You can read about my all-time Columbo top 10 episodes here.

You can find out the top 10 Columbo episodes as voted for by the fans here.