Drama10 SeasonsTVG
Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan
A Los Angeles detective solves murder cases.
  • Murder by the Book
    Murder by the Book
    Episode 176 mins
    A blackmailer interferes with a mystery writer's scheme to kill his former partner in a perfect crime.
  • Death Lends a Hand
    Death Lends a Hand
    Episode 276 mins
    Columbo investigates the case of an unfaithful wife who was murdered when she refused to be blackmailed.
  • Dead Weight
    Dead Weight
    Episode 375 mins
    No body, no weapon and a witness courted by the war hero she thinks committed murder, complicate a case.
  • Suitable for Framing
    Suitable for Framing
    Episode 475 mins
    Evidence points to an innocent woman after an art critic and his protege murder an uncle to inherit a collection.
  • Lady in Waiting
    Lady in Waiting
    Episode 575 mins
    Bitter sibling competition for control of a family-owned corporation escalates into murder.
  • Short Fuse
    Short Fuse
    Episode 675 mins
    An explosion kills an executive as he calls his wife from a car phone, and suspicion falls on a company attorney.
  • Blueprint for Murder
    Blueprint for Murder
    Episode 775 mins
    At tremendous expense to the city, Columbo excavates the area surrounding the newly poured foundation of a building to search for a corpse.
  • Étude in Black
    Étude in Black
    Episode 196 mins
    The mistress of a conductor becomes a target for murder after threatening to tell all to her lover's wife.
  • The Greenhouse Jungle
    The Greenhouse Jungle
    Episode 273 mins
    A botanical collector involves his nephew in a kidnapping to break a trust fund, then murders him to finance his hobby.
  • The Most Crucial Game
    The Most Crucial Game
    Episode 373 mins
    A football-team manager (Robert Culp) establishes an electronic alibi for the murder of the team owner (Dean Stockwell) during a game; guests Valerie Harper, Susan Howard, James Gregory, Dean Jagger.
  • Dagger of the Mind
    Dagger of the Mind
    Episode 497 mins
    Columbo journeys to London to observe Scotland Yard, but winds up investigating murders committed by two Shakespearean actors.
  • Requiem for a Falling Star
    Requiem for a Falling Star
    Episode 573 mins
    The ongoing feud between an out-of-favor Hollywood actress and a gossip columnist results in murder. Guest star: Anne Baxter.
  • A Stitch in Crime
    A Stitch in Crime
    Episode 673 mins
    A surgeon kills a nurse who suspects him of intentionally botching the heart surgery of his colleague, a cardiac expert.
  • The Most Dangerous Match
    The Most Dangerous Match
    Episode 773 mins
    An American chess champion plays a private match with his challenger and kills him because the man is a better player.
  • Double Shock
    Double Shock
    Episode 873 mins
    Twins (Martin Landau in a dual role) kill their wealthy uncle just before his marriage to a younger woman.
  • Lovely but Lethal
    Lovely but Lethal
    Episode 173 mins
    A cosmetics manufacturer is suspected of murdering an employee (Martin Sheen) who stole a wrinkle-removing formula.
  • Any Old Port in a Storm
    Any Old Port in a Storm
    Episode 295 mins
    A wine connoisseur kills his playboy brother to prevent his selling the family winery to expiate his latest scandal.
  • Candidate for a Crime
    Candidate for a Crime
    Episode 398 mins
    A senatorial candidate exploits death threats, fabricated for publicity, to kill his manager.
  • Double Exposure
    Double Exposure
    Episode 473 mins
    A motivational researcher blackmails to further his career, kills a man, then frames the victim's wife.
  • Publish or Perish
    Publish or Perish
    Episode 574 mins
    An enraged publisher hires a gunman to kill an author who intends to sign a contract with a competitor.
  • Mind Over Mayhem
    Mind Over Mayhem
    Episode 673 mins
    A prodigy and his robot help investigate the murder of a professor who threatened to disgrace a colleague's scientist son.
  • Swan Song
    Swan Song
    Episode 798 mins
    A gospel singer kills his evangelist wife when she denies him more money and threatens blackmail.
  • A Friend in Deed
    A Friend in Deed
    Episode 898 mins
    A man murders his wife and has a friend cover up the act with a burglary, only to have the friend blackmail him into doing the same favor in return.
  • An Exercise in Fatality
    An Exercise in Fatality
    Episode 198 mins
    Lt. Columbo keeps a close watch on a physical-fitness fanatic suspected of murdering his business partner.
  • Negative Reaction
    Negative Reaction
    Episode 295 mins
    A prominent photographer hatches a scheme to cover up his wife's murder with a phony kidnapping plot.
  • By Dawn's Early Light
    By Dawn's Early Light
    Episode 398 mins
    A military-academy commandant murders to protect his career and prevent his school's conversion to a coed junior college.
  • Troubled Waters
    Troubled Waters
    Episode 498 mins
    Columbo's Mexico cruise is disrupted when an automobile executive kills his blackmailing lover, the ship's singer, then frames a musician.
  • Playback
    Episode 574 mins
    After killing his mother-in-law, an electronics magnate's alibi is a video security system.
  • A Deadly State of Mind
    A Deadly State of Mind
    Episode 674 mins
    A psychiatrist (George Hamilton) romances a wealthy patient (Lesley Ann Warren) then uses her in his alibi after killing her husband (Stephen Elliott).
  • Forgotten Lady
    Forgotten Lady
    Episode 197 mins
    A retired actress/dancer stages her wealthy husband's suicide after he refuses to finance her Broadway comeback.
  • A Case of Immunity
    A Case of Immunity
    Episode 274 mins
    A foreign dignitary murders his rival then disguises the crime as part of a robbery blamed on college protesters.
  • Identity Crisis
    Identity Crisis
    Episode 398 mins
    A cunning advertising consultant leading a double life as a spy tries to cover up the details of a homicide.
  • A Matter of Honor
    A Matter of Honor
    Episode 474 mins
    A retired bullfighter credited with saving a young man from a bull arranges the death of the boy's father to protect his own reputation.
  • Now You See Him
    Now You See Him
    Episode 589 mins
    A magician claims an airtight alibi -- being sealed in a tank of water -- in the murder of a blackmailing associate.
  • Last Salute to the Commodore
    Last Salute to the Commodore
    Episode 696 mins
    Lt. Columbo's prime suspect in the case of a drowned yacht magnate also turns up dead.
  • Fade In to Murder
    Fade In to Murder
    Episode 173 mins
    An egotistic TV detective matches wits with Columbo after murdering his producer , a former lover and current blackmailer.
  • Old-Fashioned Murder
    Old-Fashioned Murder
    Episode 275 mins
    The curator (Joyce Van Patten) of a strapped family-owned museum stages a robbery, for insurance, then murders to hide her crime; guests Celeste Holm, Tim O'Connor.
  • The Bye-Bye Sky-High IQ Murder Case
    The Bye-Bye Sky-High IQ Murder Case
    Episode 373 mins
    An accountant, embezzling to support his wife's lifestyle, murders his partner after the man discovers his crimes.
  • Try & Catch Me
    Try & Catch Me
    Episode 173 mins
    A mystery writer uses her plot as a guide to murder her nephew , whom she blames for her niece's death.
  • Murder Under Glass
    Murder Under Glass
    Episode 273 mins
    Columbo investigates the murder of a gourmet restaurant owner who had been the victim of an extortionist.
  • Make Me a Perfect Murder
    Make Me a Perfect Murder
    Episode 397 mins
    A TV-network executive murders her boss and lover when he fails to promote her.
  • How to Dial a Murder
    How to Dial a Murder
    Episode 472 mins
    Columbo suspects a psychologist (Nicol Williamson), a noted expert in mind control, is guilty of murder.
  • The Conspirators
    The Conspirators
    Episode 597 mins
    An Irish poet, who fronts a peace organization while secretly running guns, kills an arms dealer who tries to swindle him.
  • Columbo Goes to the Guillotine
    Columbo Goes to the Guillotine
    Episode 192 mins
    An egocentric psychic murders his old mentor, a magician charged to expose him as fraud, by beheading him while he's rehearsing his guillotine trick.
  • Murder, Smoke and Shadows
    Murder, Smoke and Shadows
    Episode 295 mins
    A Hollywood director tries to fool Columbo when a studio becomes a murder scene.
  • Sex and the Married Detective
    Sex and the Married Detective
    Episode 394 mins
    The disheveled detective gets some free advice from a world famous sex therapist.
  • Grand Deceptions
    Grand Deceptions
    Episode 494 mins
    The detective is called in to investigate the death of a sergeant major at a training camp.
  • Murder, a Self Portrait
    Murder, a Self Portrait
    Episode 192 mins
    Homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo investigates the murder of a famous painter's ex-wife.
  • Columbo Cries Wolf
    Columbo Cries Wolf
    Episode 296 mins
    Columbo investigates the disappearance of the director of a men's magazine.
  • Agenda for Murder
    Agenda for Murder
    Episode 396 mins
    The disheveled detective investigates the apparent suicide of a notorious racketeer who was facing an indictment.
  • Rest in Peace, Mrs. Columbo
    Rest in Peace, Mrs. Columbo
    Episode 497 mins
    When a crooked estate agent dies in prison, his widow vows to exact her revenge on the two men that put him there. After killing her husband's informing boss, she sets her sights on Lieutenant Columbo.
  • Uneasy Lies the Crown
    Uneasy Lies the Crown
    Episode 596 mins
    A dentist frames his wife for a murder in order to keep up his image and expensive lifestyle.
  • Murder in Malibu
    Murder in Malibu
    Episode 694 mins
    A famous romance novelist is shot dead in the course of what looks like a robbery.
  • Columbo Goes to College
    Columbo Goes to College
    Episode 193 mins
    The rumpled lieutenant is invited to give a college lecture on criminology but ends up investigating the murder of one of the institution's professors.
  • Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
    Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
    Episode 290 mins
    Columbo investigates the murder of a crime show host's rival with incriminating evidence.
  • Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star
    Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star
    Episode 395 mins
    Columbo is put to the test against an equally brilliant, criminal defence lawyer who murders his rock star girlfriend.
  • Death Hits the Jackpot
    Death Hits the Jackpot
    Episode 496 mins
    A police detective questions a jewelry-store owner whose late nephew had a winning lottery ticket.
  • No Time to Die
    No Time to Die
    Episode 591 mins
    Columbo attends his nephew's wedding and as the couple get ready to leave on their honeymoon, the bride disappears; Columbo investigates and suspects his nephew may have made a few enemies on the police force.
  • A Bird in the Hand...
    A Bird in the Hand...
    Episode 693 mins
    Columbo investigates a hit and run, followed by a car explosion.
  • It's All in the Game
    It's All in the Game
    Episode 795 mins
    Two women kill their two-timing lover but have solid alibis; one of the women tries to seduce Columbo to keep him off her trail.
  • Butterfly in Shades of Grey
    Butterfly in Shades of Grey
    Episode 892 mins
    Columbo investigates a case involving argumentative radio talk show host Fielding Chase.
  • Undercover
    Episode 993 mins
    The disheveled detective sets out to solve an unusual double murder in which two men have apparently killed each other.
  • Strange Bedfellows
    Strange Bedfellows
    Episode 1093 mins
    The detective is put on the case of a man who murders his brother.
  • A Trace of Murder
    A Trace of Murder
    Episode 1192 mins
    Columbo matches wits with a forensics specialist, helping his girlfriend to frame her husband for a stock broker's murder.
  • Ashes to Ashes
    Ashes to Ashes
    Episode 1290 mins
    The inimitable cop must prove that a flamboyant Hollywood gossip reporter was murdered by her former lover.
  • Murder With Too Many Notes
    Murder With Too Many Notes
    Episode 1389 mins
    A Hollywood film composer and conductor murders a talented, young musician out of jealousy.
  • Columbo Likes the Nightlife
    Columbo Likes the Nightlife
    Episode 1488 mins
    Columbo investigates the apparent suicide of a tabloid reporter in the Los Angeles rave scene.

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