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?
The white house on the water that is supposed to belong to Eddie Albert's character is in real life actually owned by "Columbo" star Peter Falk, and is located in Newport Beach, California. See more
Columbo leaves Helen on the boat for an "overnighter" and goes straight to the diner for chili. From the diner payphone he calls "Mrs. Stewart" at home and she answers. She would have still been on the boat at this time. See more
If you hand me your aft line, Mrs. Wallace, I'll secure your stern.
I beg your pardon!
I'll tie up your boat.