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
Did You Know?
When Columbo flashes his badge in this episode, his first name can be seen, alongside his photo (it's Frank). See more
The picture of Eddie Albert as a Major General appears to have an incorrect number of stars. His uniform is shown and has the correct number, two. The painting appears to show four. See more
If you hand me your line, I'll secure your stern.
I beg your pardon?
I'll tie up your boat.