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The Columbo Confab Podcast

Nov 20, 2017

When a jilted television executive (played by Trish Van Devere) murders her former lover and colleague, Steve and Sean jump right on the case.  Is this episode prime time material?  Or should it be relegated to the 2:00 a.m. catalogue?  Listen in and find out!

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Nov 13, 2017

Steve and Sean survey "Columbo Cries Wolf" (1990), in which Ian Buchanan plays the High Heffner-esque co-owner of Bachelor's World magazine and who becomes the prime suspect when his domineering business partner disappears.  Is this one worthy of a full-color foldout?  Or is as titillating as just five inches of bare...


Nov 6, 2017

In our Season Three opener, we discuss "The Most Crucial Game" (1972) in which Columbo perennial Robert Culp plays the general manager of a football team who puts the life of the team's owner on ice.  Was this episode a touchdown?  Or a fumble?  Listen in as Steve and Sean discuss it!

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Oct 2, 2017

A popular crime host, played by George Hamilton, murders a colleague with poisoned cigarettes when he's blackmailed for starring in a porno in his youth.  Is this foray into crime so ingenious that it could be an unsolved mystery?  Or is this story as hollow as Al Capone's vault?  Listen in as Steve and Sean reveal...


Sep 25, 2017

Ray Milland stars as a millionaire who contrives a kidnapping and murder scheme to support his expensive hobby growing orchids in "The Greenhouse Jungle" (1972).  Does this story bloom afresh with a clever plot and fine performances?  Or is it the handiwork of someone with a brown thumb?  Listen in and find out what...