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The Columbo Confab Podcast

Feb 17, 2020

Psychiatrist Dr. Eric Mason (Nicol Williamson) uses his dogs and his love of movie props to murder his best friend for revenge for his adulterous affair with Dr. Mason's late wife.  The stakes are raised when Mason finds himself being pursued by the pesky Lieutenant Columbo.  Is the episode a blooming rosebud?  Or is it...


Feb 10, 2020

In "A Case of Immunity" (1975), a diplomat (Hector Elizondo) murders a colleague for his own financial and political gain.  However, Columbo finds himself embroiled in foreign and political affairs when he quickly discovers who the killer is.  Is this a tasty dish of curried beef?  Or a rotting bit falafel in a gas...


Feb 3, 2020

We're back!  We kick off lucky Season 13 of the podcast with "A Matter of Honor" (1976), starring Ricardo Maltaban as a murderous Mexican matador who bumps off a man who witnesses too much.  However, Columbo's in town, and when he crosses paths with the local police, he can't help but get involved.  Is this one worthy...


Jan 22, 2020

It's been a while since we brought our listeners a new episode, and while we promise more reviews of more Columbo episodes in the near future, check out our discussion of the Mrs. Columbo episode "A Puzzle for Prophets", in which Kate pits herself against a murderous medium.  Is this one truly mystifying?  Or is it...


Oct 28, 2019

In "Candidate for Crime" (1973), Nelson Hayward (played by Jackie Cooper) shoots his campaign manager because he knows where all the proverbial bodies are buried.  Columbo must sift through a myriad of clues including a smashed street lamp, a broken watch, and a new jacket to pin the crime on Hayward.  Is this episode a...