Questa è la copia ricavata dal mio archivio informatico di parte del sito"JUST ONE MORE THING" di Kevin Glover, dedicato al Tenente Colombo, che ho visitato nel luglio 1996. Purtroppo il sito e il suo autore sono scomparsi dalla rete e la copia conservata è soltanto in formato testo (non in HTML). Tra l'altro all'epoca ero solo agli inizi nel mio personale viaggio nella rete e non ho pensato a memorizzare la maggior parte delle pagine ed immagini collegate (che sono molto di più di quelle visibili. Ugo Baistrocchi.

LT. COLUMBO photo courtesy of ABC TV

Since 1968, Peter Falk has brought us the adventures of the great Lt. Columbo, America's favorite detective. Complete with rumpled trench coat and cigar, he has unravelled some of the most intricate murder schemes and caught many a killer (usually played by high caliber stars like William Shatner, Robert Culp or Gene Barry). Starting with two tv movies, Columbo graduated to a regualr spot on the NBC mystery wheel, where he remained until 1977. Then, after a 12 year hiatus, he re-emerged on ABC in 1989, where he remains to this day. In 1993 Columbo spread beyond the realm of the TV screen and began appearing in a series of critically acclaimed novels by William Harrington.

This page is devoted to ongoing coverage of all three stages of Columbo's career. Although it's still under construction, it will eventually contain detailed information on all of the Lieutenant's cases.

Columbo created by Richard Levinson and William Link


My thanks to the folks at Point for their kind review.


air schedule

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With this update, I have begun an alliance with Sheldon Katz, publisher of The Columbo Newsletter. In addition to giving you all the information you need to subscribe, I will eventually be archiving all of The Newsletter's back issues right here. Issue two is already available for

your reading pleasure.


The Columbo Newsletter

Did you ever wish there was a place where you could learn all there is to know about Columbo, as well as discuss all the fine points of the show? Well, there is! For the last four years, the Columbo Newsletter has provided quarterly episode reviews (from the first movie, Prescription: Murder to Double Exposure in the middle of third season, so far), fan discussion, episode guides, pictures and more. Last year, we featured excerpts from an interview with Columbo co-creator William Link, who talked at length about how the show came back in 1988 and where it's gone from there. Annual subscriptions are $12.00 (for four issues), $16.00 U.S. for international subscriptions (payable by cash or international check or money order). So, join the people who really like to talk Columbo. Oh, and one more thing . . . we want to hear from you, too!

To subscribe, send your check or money order to:

Columbo Newsletter
P.O. Box 1703
Pittsburgh, PA 15230-1703
back issues:
2. Spring 1992


Original Fiction

Well, it's here. The first chapter in the original Columbo Mystery "Web Of Murder." Additional chapter will be posted about every ten days or so. If anyone else out there would like to try their hand at an original Columbo tale, please jump right in! Just send it to me and it'll be posted and archived right here. As always, please let me know what you think.

WEB OF MURDER by K. Patrick Glover

Chapter One


The Formula

Like most shows, Columbo had a set formula, a pattern each episodes followed, that was at least partially responsible for the shows success. Unlike most detective shows, Columbo was never a whodunnit. At the beginning of each film we saw the murderer carefully execute his plan. Already knowing who was responsible, we were left to derive our enjoyment from the battle of wits that would follow: Columbo vs killer.Oddly enough, there were three other things we could count on in each episode. First, Columbo's vague comments about his wife and his past. Gathered together, perhaps these could be used to unravel the mystery of the Lieutenant himself. (This is something that'll I'll eventually do on this page) Second, Columbo's "just one more thing....." questions. These were always the ones that would eventually trip the killer up. Presented as almost an afterthought by Columbo, they almost always caught their victim off guard. And finally, and most puzzlingly, in almost every episode one piece of music appears. Some times as incidental background music, but more often than not, the Lieutenant is whistling or humming it to himself. The piece is the old children's song, "This old man came rolling home".



The Original Series - NBC 1967-1977

1. Prescription: Murder
2. Ransom For A Dead Man
3. Murder By The Book
4. Death Lends A Hand
5. Dead Weight
6. Suitable For Framing
7. Lady In Waiting
8. Short Fuse
9. Blueprint For Murder
10. Etude In Black
11. The Greenhouse Jungle
12. The Most Crucial Game
13. Dagger Of the Mind
14. Requiem For A Falling Star
15. A Stitch In Crime
16. The Most Dangerous Match
17. Double Shock
18. Lovely But Lethal
19. Any Old Port In A Storm
20. Canidate For A Crime
21. Double Exposure
22. Publish Or Perish
23. Mind Over Mayhem
24. Swan Song
25. A Friend In Deed
26. An Exercise In Fatality
27. Negative Reaction
28. By Dawn's Early Light
29. Troubled Waters
30. Playback
31. A Deadly State Of Mind
32. Forgotten Lady
33. A Case Of Immunity
34. Identity Crisis
35. A Matter Of Honor
36. Now You See Him
37. Last Salute To The Commodore
38. Fade In To Murder
39. Old Fashioned Murder
40. The Bye Bye Sky High I.Q. Murder Case
41. Try And Catch Me
42. Murder Under Glass
43. Make Me A Perfect Murder
44. How To Dial A Murder
45. The Conspirators


The New Movies - ABC 1989 - present

46. Columbo Goes To The Guillotine
47. Murder, Smoke And Shadows
48. Sex And The Married Detective
49. Grand Deceptions
50. Murder, A Self Portrait
51. Columbo Cries Wolf
52. Agenda For Murder
53. Rest In Peace, Mrs. Columbo
54. Uneasy Lies The Crown
55. Murder In Malibu
56. Columbo Goes To College
57. Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
58. Columbo And The Murder Of A Rock Star
59. Death Hits The Jackpot
60. No Time To Die
61. A Bird In The Hand
62. It's All In the Game
63. Butterfly In Shades Of Gray
64. Undercover
65. Strange Bedfellows


The Novels by William Harrington


The Friends Of Columbo

This directory is an attempt to organize Columbo fans and make it easier for us to communicate with each other. If you'd like to be included, just send me E-mail with your name, age, E-mail address and what you like most about Columbo. The directory has been updated.

This site maintained by K. Patrick Glover. To send E-Mail click here

last updated Mar 12th 1996

Columbo fans have visited this page since Jan 7th 1996


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