How Many Episodes Of "Columbo" Have You Seen?
Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.
Ransom for a Dead Man (1971)
A brilliant tort attorney gets rid of her boring husband by faking his kidnapping and keeping the ransom. The FBI may be fooled, but not Columbo.
Murder by the Book (1971)
When one member of a mystery writing team wants to break from his less talented partner, he becomes the victim in a real-life murder mystery.
Death Lends a Hand (1971)
Columbo matches is skills against Brimmer, a former cop turned private investigator with a quick temper who tries to blackmail a client's wife, when she refuses he accidentally kills her and it's up to Columbo to nail him.
Dead Weight (1971)
A war hero shoots and kills his business partner; an easily manipulated young divorcée is the only witness.
Suitable for Framing (1971)
A wealthy art collector is murdered, and all signs point to a robbery gone wrong. But the nephew's alibi is a little too convenient, and Columbo pulls a fast one to ferret out the killer.
Lady in Waiting (1971)
A mousy heiress murders her brother, pretending she thought he was a burglar. Lt. Columbo unravels her alibi.
Short Fuse (1972)
Pressured to give up his birthright, a chemical company heir enacts a clever plan to get rid of his blackmailing uncle and take over the family business. But Lt. Columbo suspects the man's death was not just a tragic accident.
Blueprint for Murder (1972)
Elliot Markham, a brilliant architect and con-man, murders a Texas millionaire and hides his body in order to keep his visionary construction project financed.
Étude in Black (1972)
A ruthless conductor murders the gifted pianist with whom he is having an affair. Lt. Columbo is on the case.
The Greenhouse Jungle (1972)
Columbo arrives at a kidnapping case, which at some point turns to worse. Everything seems to be related to a trust fund managed by a man with a great love for orchids.
The Most Crucial Game (1972)
The manager of a football team murders its callow owner, making it look as if the young man had had an accident in his swimming pool. Lt. Columbo is on the case.
Dagger of the Mind (1972)
In London, a respected Shakespearean acting duo cover up the unintended killing of their producer.
A Stitch in Crime (1973)
A surgeon has an ingenious plan for murdering his partner in a research project, but a nurse catches onto the scheme.
The Most Dangerous Match (1973)
A chess player murders his opponent before a big match. Lt. Columbo must out-maneuver this crafty, but craven, killer.
Double Shock (1973)
A smarmy TV chef and his identical twin brother, a rigidly proper banker, are suspects in the electrocution of their rich uncle.
Lovely But Lethal (1973)
The formula for a miracle wrinkle cream leads the founder of a cosmetics company to murder and Columbo is on this case.
Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)
A wine connisseur kills his half- brother to prevent him selling the family winery to a merchant company so he can pay off his gambling debts.
Candidate for Crime (1973)
Senatorial candidate Nelson Hayward murders his domineering campaign manager, staging it to appear that Hayward himself was the intended victim of a mob hit gone wrong.
Double Exposure (1973)
A self-styled "motivation research specialist" uses subliminal cues to commit a murder. Lt. Columbo is on the case.
Publish or Perish (1974)
A publisher hires a bomb enthusiast to murder a bestselling author of sex novels. Lt. Columbo is on the case.
Mind Over Mayhem (1974)
The director of a government institute that employs various scientific geniuses commits a clever murder. But another kind of genius is on the case: Lt. Columbo.
Swan Song (1974)
A gospel singer wants to be rid of his zealous wife. But a murder made to look like an airplane accident does not fool the wily Lt. Columbo.
A Friend in Deed (1974)
A police commissioner provides a false alibi for a wife killer, but then expects an alibi in return.
Negative Reaction (1974)
A photographer murders his wife and blames her death on a bungled kidnapping. But Lt. Columbo has an even sharper eye than the Pulitzer Prize winner.
By Dawn's Early Light (1974)
The commandant of a military academy murders the chairman of the board, who wants to oust him. Lt. Columbo takes up residence in the barracks to expose the killer.
Troubled Waters (1975)
Lt. Columbo takes a trip to Acapulco, but finds himself on a new case when a used car dealer commits murder on the cruise ship.
A gadget-happy inventor murders his mother-in-law; Lt. Columbo is on the case.
A Deadly State of Mind (1975)
A psychiatrist, who specializes in hypnosis, murders the husband of his mistress and convinces her to lie to the police; it's up to Lt. Columbo to discover the truth.
Forgotten Lady (1975)
A faded dance star of film and stage murders her husband and makes it look like a suicide; Lt. Columbo doubts her seemingly perfect alibi.
A Case of Immunity (1975)
The first secretary to the Suarian king may have immunity from the consequences of committing murder, but Lt. Columbo is wilier than any foreign diplomat.
Identity Crisis (1975)
A top CIA operative commits murder the way only a brilliant spy can, never guessing he'll have to contend with a man like Lt. Columbo.
A Matter of Honor (1976)
When a famous bullfighter's trusted bookkeeper turns up dead in a bullring, Lt. Columbo suspects murder--with a bull as the murder weapon.
Now You See Him (1976)
A stage illusionist kills his employer and makes it look like a contract killing; it's up to Lt. Columbo to trick the master trickster.
Last Salute to the Commodore (1976)
Charlie Clay runs the ship building business of his father-in-law, Commodore Swanson, who turns up murdered; Lt. Columbo is on the case.
Fade in to Murder (1976)
An egotistical but successful star of a TV detective show murders his blackmailing producer and makes it look like a robbery.
Old Fashioned Murder (1976)
The spinster head of a family-run museum murders her brother when he threatens to dissolve the financially strapped institution.
The Bye-Bye Sky High I.Q. Murder Case (1977)
Sigma Society member Oliver Brandt murders his business partner when he threatens to expose him as an embezzler and constructs a seemingly foolproof alibi.
Try and Catch Me (1977)
A mystery writer suspects her niece's husband of murdering her, and she exacts revenge by asphyxiating him in her house safe.
Murder Under Glass (1978)
Food critic Paul Gerard, who has been extorting money from restaurant owners in exchange for good reviews, murders one when threatened with exposure.
Make Me a Perfect Murder (1978)
An Emmy-winning TV executive kills her lover (who is also her boss); Lt. Columbo is on the case.
How to Dial a Murder (1978)
A behavioral psychologist whose wife died under suspicious circumstances trains his dogs to kill on command using a telephone.
The Conspirators (1978)
An IRA terrorist executes an arms dealer he considers traitorous; Lt. Columbo is on the case.
Columbo Goes to the Guillotine (1989)
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 (1989)
An egocentric wunderkind director murders a childhood friend who threatens to expose his negligent complicity in the death of his sister years earlier.
Sex and the Married Detective (1989)
When a successful sex therapist with a best selling book and a hit TV show is crushed to learn her business partner/lover is cheating on her, she plots appropriate revenge.
Grand Deceptions (1989)
After the head of a private paramilitary think tank who is embezzling funds murders a blackmailer, he has to match wits with the persistent Lieutenant Columbo.
Columbo Cries Wolf (1990)
When Dian Hunter, the publisher of the men's magazine "Bachelor's World", wants to sell her stock to a media tycoon, her adulterous partner Sean Brantley objects. Soon afterwards, Miss Hunter apparently disappears on a London-bound flight.
Agenda for Murder (1990)
This time Columbo is put on a murder that was made to look like a suicide. However, he notices some loose ends, and asks a lawyer and a governor to clear these problems up.
Uneasy Lies the Crown (1990)
The unsuccessful junior partner in a dental group, a bad husband and degenerate gambler, faces divorce and ostracism from his father-in-law's firm.
Murder in Malibu (1990)
A successful writer of romance novels who is involved with a young, ambitious womanizer, is found shot to death in her Malibu home.
Columbo Goes to College (1990)
Two college students decide to murder their professor during a class that Columbo is teaching.
Death Hits the Jackpot (1991)
Freddie Brower, a down-on-his-luck photographer in the final stages of a divorce, wins $30 million in the lottery. In order to not share it with his wife before the divorce is finalized, he arranges for his uncle Leon to cash in the ticket and give Freddy the money after the divorce. But uncle Leon Lamarr has ideas of his own.
No Time to Die (1992)
Columbo attends the wedding of his nephew, who is also with the LAPD. Suddenly it turns out that the bride is missing, possibly kidnapped. Columbo sets up the investigation to figure out what happened.
A Bird in the Hand... (1992)
Harold likes to gamble, but as a rule he loses and he is heavily in debt. His uncle is the famous Big Fred who is the owner of a football team and he is a millionaire. But Harold can't get a dime from him. So Harold decides to kill his uncle by a pipe bomb under his car. He is not surprised when he is told Big Fred is dead. He is surprised however that the death is due to a road accident. He rushes to his uncle's house and he finds Lt. Columbo getting excited about the car with the bomb...
It's All in the Game (1993)
A mother and daughter pair kill their two-timing lover, and the mother tries to seduce Columbo in an effort to divert suspicion.
Butterfly in Shades of Grey (1994)
L.A. radio moderator Fielding Chase kills Gerry Winters, a member of his staff who tried to help Chase's daughter Victoria (also a staff member) to leave her father and become a novelist in New York. Chase presents a fine alibi: Winters was shot dead while speaking to him on the phone, even the shooting was recorded on his answering machine. Everything seems perfect, but will Lt. Columbo really believe this story?
Lt Columbo investigates men and women who are being killed over pieces of a photo they have, that shows where 4 million dollars in stolen money is hidden.
Strange Bedfellows (1995)
When Graham McVeigh kills his brother and frames a mob bookie for the crime and then kills the bookie and claims self-defense. He finds himself facing trouble from both Columbo and the bookie's superior in the mob.
A Trace of Murder (1997)
A beautiful woman and her forensic expert boyfriend try to frame her very rich husband for murder.
Ashes to Ashes (1998)
After a much maligned Hollywood gossip columnist is murdered by her former lover, Columbo tries to find a way to prove he was responsible for the crime.
Murder with Too Many Notes (2000)
A Hollywood film composer and conductor murdered a talented musician who has been ghostwriting most of his work in recent years.
Columbo Likes the Nightlife (2003)
Columbo gets a taste of the Los Angeles rave scene as he investigates the apparent suicide of a tabloid reporter.