Top 10 - Columbo episodes of all-time

The 10 best overall Columbo episodes of all-time.
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Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Murder by the Book (1971)
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When one member of a mystery writing team wants to break from his less talented partner, he becomes the victim in a real-life murder mystery. (100 mins.)
 
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Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: By Dawn's Early Light (1974)
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The commandant of a military academy murders the chairman of the board, who wants to oust him. Lt. Columbo takes up residence in the barracks to expose the killer. (100 mins.)
 
3.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: The Conspirators (1978)
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An IRA terrorist executes an arms dealer he considers traitorous; Lt. Columbo is on the case. (100 mins.)
 
4.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Death Lends a Hand (1971)
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When the CEO of a private detective agency threatens the wife of a publisher with blackmail and she threatens to expose him, he accidentally kills her. (100 mins.)
 
5.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: An Exercise in Fatality (1974)
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A health club owner murders one of his franchisees. Lt. Columbo is on the case. (100 mins.)
 
6.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Suitable for Framing (1971)
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A wealthy art collector is murdered, and all signs point to a robbery gone wrong. But the nephew's alibi is a little too convenient, and Columbo pulls a fast one to ferret out the killer. (100 mins.)
 
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Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)
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A connoisseur running a California winery murders his younger half-brother to prevent him from selling the family business. Columbo is on the case. (100 mins.)
 
8.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Blueprint for Murder (1972)
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Elliot Markham, a brilliant architect and con-man, murders a Texas millionaire and hides his body in order to keep his visionary construction project financed. (100 mins.)
 
9.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Try and Catch Me (1977)
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A mystery writer suspects her niece's husband of murdering her, and she exacts revenge by asphyxiating him in her house safe. (100 mins.)
 
10.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: The Most Crucial Game (1972)
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The manager of a football team murders its callow owner, making it look as if the young man had had an accident in his swimming pool. Lt. Columbo is on the case. (100 mins.)