Former US prosecutor Rich Weill gives some expert insight on what would need to happen in court for Columbo’s cases to conclude with a conviction of guilt.
January 21, 1973 marked the return of Columbo to screens after a two-month winter break. He was back in LA and hanging out with Tinseltown legend Nora Chandler on the Universal lot. But is Requiem for a Falling Star a comeback of epic proportions, or a straight to VHS bargain bucket affair? Read on!
If you like a bit of eye candy when you’re watching Columbo, get ready to phwoooar away to your heart’s content as we consider the show’s most devilishly handsome hombres.
Columbo was awash with devilishly handsome men and bewitchingly beautiful women. The latter take centre stage here as we consider Columbo’s loveliest leading ladies.
In a first for the Columbophile blog, regular reader Richard Weill – a playwright, lawyer and former US prosecutor – provides a very different perspective to my own on Columbo Dagger of the Mind.
Columbo broke new ground on November 26 1972. For the first time ever the Lieutenant stepped outside his Los Angeles comfort zone and mixed it up with a bunch of stereoptype-tastic Brits on a work visit to Scotland Yard. Can ‘Leftenant’ Columbo cut the mustard in old London town? Let’s see…
Some crimes committed in Columbo were so deviously devised that the killers could be forgiven for thinking they’d committed the perfect murder. Here I examine the most fiendishly clever killings of all.