While on a sailing-boat, Helen Stewart witnesses far-away, inside a room, a man with a gun killing another. She notifies the fact to the Police and Lt. Columbo begins to investigate. The man is the famous General Martin Hollister, a war hero. Lt. Columbo searches his house and afterwards he is very doubtful about Helen's statement. Written by
Baldinotto da Pistoia
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When Columbo flashes his badge in this episode, his first name, "Frank" can be seen alongside his photo. See more
During a conversation between Columbo and Mrs. Walters, a microphone is visible at the ceiling. See more
All right, I'm gonna go in and speak to the general, and while I'm doing that I want you to search the yacht.
Uh, but, Lieutenant, I don't have a warrant.
Well, I'll ask the general for permission. If he doesn't give it, then I'll get a warrant. In the meantime, check it out.