Peter Falk took home back-to-back Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the indefatigable Lt. Columbo during the show’s fifth season in 1975-76, and the series itself earned two Emmy nominations, which should give an indication of the quality of the episodes.
Last Episode10x14 Columbo Likes the Nightlife Aired: Jan. 30, 2003
Columbo finds himself in the unlikeliest of places — the Los Angeles rave scene — as he investigates the supposed "suicide" of a tabloid …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (errors in geography): On the way to the dropoff point for the ransom, her new heading is 20 degrees Northwest, which is impossible. A 20 degree heading would be North Northeast.
- Theme song for the series is "This Old Man".
- Despite "Columbo" being an actual Italian last name, in Italy the character and series name has been changed to "Colombo".