Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 15, 1971
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
120 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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Columbo

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.

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10x14 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 …

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The show had 10 seasons and 69 episodes air between 1971 and 2003.

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  • Columbo's first name is never uttered throughout the series. In one episode, however, his badge was briefly shown, listing his full name as Frank Columbo. A Canadian trivia game once claimed…
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    Columbo's first name is never uttered throughout the series. In one episode, however, his badge was briefly shown, listing his full name as Frank Columbo. A Canadian trivia game once claimed his first name was "Phillip". Series co-creator William Link has said that as far as he is concerned, neither one is correct and Colombo has NO first name besides "Lieutenant".
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  • Goof (continuity error): When Columbo and Mrs. Williams are ordering drinks at the airport bar, a Boeing 747 can be seen taxiing toward them in the background. In the time it takes for…
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    Goof (continuity error): When Columbo and Mrs. Williams are ordering drinks at the airport bar, a Boeing 747 can be seen taxiing toward them in the background. In the time it takes for Columbo to say "I'll have a Root Beer", the plane vanishes. 20 seconds later you can see the same plane taxiing farther into its parking space.
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  • Goof (factual errors): In the court scene where the injured plaintiff is being examined on the witness stand, he is asked by his attorney about his injuries and he replies that he injured his…
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    Goof (factual errors): In the court scene where the injured plaintiff is being examined on the witness stand, he is asked by his attorney about his injuries and he replies that he injured his back. Lee Grant objects on grounds that this is expert testimony that can only be given by a medical expert and the court sustains the objection. This is incorrect. A person can testified as to what part of his body he injured and where he feels pain. If the question asked was a technical one, such as what specific disc was injured,that question could only be answered by a medical expert.
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