The owner of a football team is found dead in his swimming pool. It looks like an accident, a slip and fall; however, Columbo doesn't really believe in this being an accident and investigates as if it was a murder case - but the person he suspects has a powerful alibi. Written by
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The scene where Peter Falk and Robert Culp are talking at the basketball court has appearances by Los Angeles Lakers players LeRoy Ellis, Pat Riley, Happy Hairston, Jim McMillan and Keith Erickson. They are part of the scene, as Culp's character Paul Hanlon explains to Columbo that they are some pro players that live nearby and like to get together and play for fun from time to time. See more
Hanlon hits Wagner while he is facing him, and as a result he falls backwards into the water. But he is then shown floating in the water face down with no explanation for how he rolled over. See more
You know, I had tickets for the game? Didn't even use 'em. Couldn't enjoy it. Till I find the answer, I can't think of anything else.
Edited from A Gathering of Eagles
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart See more