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?
, who had been friends 'with Pete Falk (I)' since she was 14 years old, said that he had behaved very badly during the making of this show. In fact, she didn't talk to him afterwards for a year. She also said that guest star Eddie Albert told Falk, "I always wanted to meet you, I always wanted to work with you, but you're a real asshole." See more
It would be totally impossible to witness the shooting inside a house from the distance that the witness was from the house, especially during the day since the interior of the house would be much to dark to see anything. 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.