Back with another question.
He's lieutenant Columbia what would be the equilivant rank in the UK ?
What that Columbo episode that they thought of setting in Japan might have looked like:
Remembering the great Peter Falk who died 10 years ago on this day, 23 June, back in 2011, aged 83.
I've just heard the good news that Columbo is set to be released as a full Blu-ray boxset later this year. According to this video the series will be split into two sets - the original 1970s series and the 1989-2003 newer series. There will be commentary tracks, extras and archival interviews included:
"The Chevy Mystery Show" Enough Rope (1960) starring Bert Freed as Columbo, has been reuploaded recently to YouTube again for anyone who missed it first time around:
This is an earlier version of what became the standalone episode Prescription: Murder (1968) which starred Peter Falk in his first time playing Columbo. After a pilot episode called Ransom for a Dead Man (1971) the Columbo series was commissioned proper and the rest, as they say, is history.
Sad to hear of the death of Columbo writer Peter S. Fischer. He later went on to co-create Murder She Wrote with Columbo creators Levinson and Link. He wrote some of the best episodes of Columbo in the series.
More sad news. Robert Butler, the director of the Columbo episodes Double Shock and Publish or Perish, has died aged 95. Here he is being interviewed about his time working on Columbo: