Columbo

1968, TV Show

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VIDEO: Columbo: Season 2

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Columbo: Season 2
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Length: 00:11
Posted: 9/30/2014

Peter Falk plays the rumpled detective, who always asks "Just one more thing." watch

VIDEO: The Conspirators

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The Conspirators
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Length: 01:37:12
Aired: 5/13/1978

Clive Revill guest-stars as a charming Irish poet whose verse belies his deadly scheme for homicide and arms smuggling. watch

VIDEO: How to Dial a Murder

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How to Dial a Murder
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Length: 01:12:37
Aired: 4/15/1978

When a famous psychiatrist's friend is mauled to death by the psychiatrist's Doberman pinschers, Columbo suspects it's not an accident. Kim Cattrall and Ed Begley Jr. guest star. watch

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Question: I've been mulling over the ending of The Killing for a week now. Up until the series finale (which is what it should be), I was convinced that the writers hadn't known who the killer would be when they started the series. This was always a pet peeve of mine with soap operas. How can you plot a murder without a murderer? The main problem with this is that the actor playing the murderer doesn't have the background knowledge to act his or her scenes. Though using twice as many episodes as they needed, I could sort of see in the finale how they were setting things up. To truly see if that's the case, I'd have to re-watch the first couple of episodes, which I don't want to do.

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Steven Spielberg Talks Falling Skies and Upcoming TV Projects

Though he's best known as an Oscar-winning filmmaker, Steven Spielberg has been making TV since the 1970s, directing episodes of Marcus Welby, Columbo and his breakthrough project, the action TV-movie Duel. Even as his movie career exploded, he maintained ties to... read more

Columbo Star Peter Falk Dies at 83

Columbo star Peter Falk, who won four Emmys for playing the absent-minded detective, has died. He was 83.

Falk died at his Beverly Hills home Thursday evening, his family said in a statement. Falk had suffered from dementia, a result of a series of dental operations in 2007.

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A New York City native, Falk was 3 when he underwent an operation to remove a malignant tumor in his right eye that left him with a glass eye. Rejected from the armed forces because of his glass eye, he joined the United States Merchant Marines before becoming ...
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The Producers' Kenneth Mars Dies at 75

Kenneth Mars, best known for his performance as a Nazi playwright in the original film version of The Producers, died on Saturday, according to The Associated Press. He was 75.

Mars died in his Grenada Hills, Calif., home from... read more

Lie to Me Boss: We've Made Promises for Season 4

Lie to Me's Season 3 finale dares to ask the question: What if Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had killed one of his closest friends and partners?

VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg and Mark Zuckerberg finally meet on Saturday Night Live

Truthfully, the episode has nothing to do with Facebook, but you can't help but notice the parallels between it and the Oscar-nominated film, The Social Network, which explores the complicated personal and legal entanglements behind the founding of the most popular website on the Internet. In Lie to Me's tale, Nikita's Ashton Holmes plays Zach Morstein, the wunderkind co-creator of a popular dating application who Dr. Lightman (Tim Roth) fingers as the lead suspect in the murder of Zach's best friend and company co-founder.

Executive producers Alexander Cary and David Graziano happily wear their influences... read more

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Season 7, Episode 3
After network television executive Mark McAndrews is killed, Columbo suspects his ambitious...
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Season 7, Episode 2
After a chef is killed, Columbo discovers that a famous food critic expects bribes from...
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Premiered: February 20, 1968, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: The classic whodunit about the razor-sharp detective with a rumpled raincoat, a bumbling manner and no apparent first name. He always has 'uh, just one more question' before nailing the killer. `Columbo' premiered as an NBC series (following a couple of highly regarded TV-movies) in September 1971 as one of three rotating `Sunday Mystery Movie' elements (`McMillan and Wife' and `McCloud' were the other two). It ran for six seasons and was revived periodically in TV films over the next decades.

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