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 Maj. Gen. Hollister is in real life actually owned Peter Falk (I), and is located in Newport Beach, California. See more
Columbo's lit cigar completely disappears as he crosses the threshold from General Hollister's bedroom to the living room. See more
Look, in order to understand a man, you have to understand his past.